Apollo Art Auctions to offer premier antiquities, ancient and Asian art, July 24

Circa 3100-2900 B.C. Sumerian pictographic tablet whose cuneiform writing records an administrative account with entries of food supplies. Size: 44.8mm by 68.4mm, weight 62.44g. Provenance: passed by descent to family members of gentleman who died in 1988. Estimate £4,000-£8,000 ($4,810-$9,620)

LONDON ‚Äď A museum-quality selection of expertly appraised antiquities, ancient and Asian artworks, jewellery and weaponry will be offered by Apollo Art Auctions on Sunday, July 24, starting at 12 noon BST (7 a.m US Eastern Time). The 500-lot sale will be conducted live at Apollo‚Äôs elegant London gallery, with international participation cordially welcomed by phone, via absentee bid, or live online through LiveAuctioneers.

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Hindman’s May 26 auction a study of antiquities and ancient art

Roman marble statue of the goddess Venus, est. $200,000-$300,000

 

Roman marble statue of the goddess Venus, est. $200,000-$300,000
Roman marble statue of the goddess Venus, est. $200,000-$300,000

CHICAGO ‚Äď 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‚Äôs 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‚Äôs 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.

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South Sea pearl necklace leads strong J. Garrett lineup Sept. 11-12

Elizabeth Gage 18K gold necklace with baroque South Sea pearls, est. $70,000-$120,000
Elizabeth Gage 18K gold necklace with baroque South Sea pearls, est. $70,000-$120,000
Elizabeth Gage 18K gold necklace with baroque South Sea pearls, est. $70,000-$120,000

DALLAS ‚Äď Two important Dallas estates, plus other fine consignments in a wide variety of categories, will come up for bid in a two-day, online and absentee-only auction planned for the weekend of September 11 and 12 by J. Garrett Auctioneers, based in Dallas. Start times both days will be 10 am Central time. Nearly 1,000 quality lots will be offered.¬†Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through¬†LiveAuctioneers.

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