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BOULDER, Colo. – On Thursday, July 14, Artemis Gallery will present its Exceptional Antiquities, Ethnographic and Fine Art Auction, with absentee and online bidding through LiveAuctioneers. The 357-lot selection features museum-worthy examples of classical antiquities (Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Near Eastern), as well as Viking, Far East and Asian, Pre-Columbian, African and Tribal, Oceanic, Native American and Spanish Colonial treasures.
CHICAGO – Early Egyptian artifacts, sculpture and Roman portrait heads led Hindman’s May 26 Antiquities & Ancient Art: A Study auction to $1,531,063, the highest total for an antiquities auction at the firm. Bidders from 22 countries and 33 states participated in the sale. An Egyptian gilt cartonnage mummy mask emerged as the top lot, selling for $175,000 against an estimate of $50,000-$60,000 and leading an incredibly strong selection of ancient Egyptian artifacts.
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.
CHICAGO — Hindman realized more than $1 million in its biannual Antiquities and Ancient Art auction on May 27. Outstanding Roman and Greek marble sculptures were among standout lots, including portrait heads and Egyptian bronzes. Property from a midwest private collection; the collection of Tina and Simon Beriro of Aspen, Colorado; the estate of Lewis B. Cullman; and an important midwestern collector saw fantastic engagement. This was the first auction under new Director and Specialist of Antiquities and Pre-Columbian Art Jacob Coley, and the sale received strong interest across multiple channels, leading to great success.