Artemission reveals ancient artifacts at auction July 8

Egyptian artifacts in the Artemission auction include the faience and gold necklace with lotus and flies amulets, circa 1570-1320 B.C., and the 6 3/8-inch-tall faience shabti, circa 664-343 B.C. Artemission images

Egyptian artifacts in the Artemission auction include the faience and gold necklace with lotus and flies amulets, circa 1570-1320 B.C., and the 6 3/8-inch-tall faience shabti, circa 664-343 B.C. Artemission images

LONDON – Artemission’s next auction of antiquities, which consists of 86 choice lots, will take place on Wednesday, July 8, and offer a range of ancient objects from across the Mediterranean and Near Eastern worlds. LiveAuctioneers.com will provide absentee and Internet live bidding.

Included are two cuneiform inscribed documents from the Sumerian era, three Akkadian cylinder seals, one of the early Sumerian period and an impressive Bactrian stone mouflon (above) from 1500 B.C., an excellent assembly of selected Egyptian, Classical and Gandhara works of art.

The auction offers a variety of objects which date from 4000 B.C to the 11th century originating from Egypt, the Near East and Europe. The collection incorporates objects fashioned from a variety of materials including marble, bronze, faience, glass, gold, pottery and stone.

Mesopotamian clay tablet with neat cuneiform, circa 2080-2030 B.C. Estimate: $1,000-$2,000. Artemission image

Mesopotamian clay tablet with neat cuneiform, circa 2080-2030 B.C. Estimate: $1,000-$2,000. Artemission image

Gandhara schist figure of Buddha, third-fourth century. Estimate: $2,000-$2,400. Artemission image

Gandhara schist figure of Buddha, third-fourth century. Estimate: $2,000-$2,400. Artemission image

Egyptian faience and gold necklace with lotus and flies amulets, circa 1570-1320 B.C. Estimate: $6,000-$6,000. Artemission image

Egyptian faience and gold necklace with lotus and flies amulets, circa 1570-1320 B.C. Estimate: $5,000-$6,000. Artemission image

Egyptian faience shabti, 26th-30th Dynasty, circa 664-343 B.C. Estimate: $3,00-$4,000. Artemission image

Egyptian faience shabti, 26th-30th Dynasty, circa 664-343 B.C. Estimate: $3,000-$4,000. Artemission image

 

Bactrian stone mouflon, Persia, 1500 B.C. Estimate: $3,500-$5,000. Artemission image

Bactrian stone mouflon, Persia, 1500 B.C. Estimate: $3,500-$5,000. Artemission image

All items come with a certificate of authenticity.

For further information contact Artemissiuon email info@artemission.com or
telephone +44 (0)20 7565 0997.

View the fully illustrated catalog and register to bid absentee or live via the Internet as the sale is taking place by logging on to www.LiveAuctioneers.com.