LONDON – Apollo Art Auctions, internationally known as the most-trusted source for authentic, expertly vetted ancient art and antiquities, will present a July 23rd gallery auction whose quality would please even the most discerning and sophisticated collector. In addition to highly important cultural art and artifacts, the 535-lot auction is enhanced by precious coins, and fine gold and gems from a sumptuous selection of wearable ancient jewelry. Bid absentee and live online through LiveAuctioneers.
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CHICAGO – In its Thursday, May 26 Antiquities & Ancient Art: A Study auction, Hindman examines what it means to be an antiquarian in every sense of the word. Consisting of more than 200 lots, the sale highlights the civilizations that formed the foundation of our modern world, offering objects for novice and experienced collectors alike. From an Egyptian female figure made of the civilization’s most cherished magical material, faience; to a Roman portrait head of Antisthenes, who laid the foundation of Cynic philosophy; to a Roman marble Capitoline type statue of Venus, the goddess of Love, the oldest god according to Plato’s Symposium; this sale explores just what it means to be a scholar and aficionado of the ancient world. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
PITTSFIELD, MASS. — Three Tiffany Studios lamps topped the $100,000 mark at Fontaine’s Auction Gallery on February 5 in a sale that exceeded $2 million. The Tiffany trio shined brightest, but they were not the only lots that triumphed. The fine art and furniture categories performed admirably as well.
NEW YORK – Doyle will auction an important Roman marble figure of Aphrodite on Wednesday, October 13 at 10 am Eastern time. Part of a selection of property from the estate of fashion designer Herbert Kasper, the figure will be offered as Lot 320 within the auction of English & Continental Furniture & Decorative Arts. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.