Apollo Galleries to auction peerless antiquities, ancient jewellery, weaponry, May 14-15

Pair of life-size Roman marble statues of nude children representing Harpocrates, god of silence and secrecy, each standing on a plinth. Formerly in a West Sussex estate, acquired 1960s/1970s. Accompanied by archaeological expertise by Dr Raffaele D’Amato and geological scholarly report by Dr Ronald Bonewitz. Estimate £40,000-£60,000 ($50,185-$75,280)

LONDON – Dr. Ivan Bonchev of Apollo Galleries and Auctions, Britain’s premier source for authentic, expertly appraised cultural art and antiquities, takes pleasure in announcing highlights of the company’s May 14-15, 2022 sale. The elegant 599-lot auction event is divided into two sessions, each devoted to its own distinct specialties. Classical and Asian antiquities will be presented on Saturday the 14th, while ancient jewellery and weaponry are reserved for Sunday the 15th. Deeply provenanced, all auction items have been vetted by world-renowned consultants, and if applicable, scientifically analyzed and tested.

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Hermann Historica spotlights antique arms and armor May 27

Black and white half armor from South Germany, estimated at €24,000-€48,000
Black and white half armor from South Germany, estimated at €24,000-€48,000
Black and white half armor from South Germany, estimated at €24,000-€48,000

MUNICH – Hermann Historica‘s May 27 auction celebrates the creations of early armorers and blacksmiths. Their impressive craftsmanship is clearly evident in the 322 lots, with a range of medieval and early modern objects from arsenals and royal armories. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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