10 février 2011

La collection d'antiquités romaines de Jean-Philippe Mariaud de Serres @ Christie's Paris, part one

Tète en marbre de l'empereur Néron. Epoque romaine, circa 54-68 après J.C. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 Tournée vers la gauche, son visage d'adolescent marqué par de lourdes paupières, ses cheveux épais ondulés se déployant en forme de rayons de la calotte jusqu'au front et se prolongeant sur les joues en longues pattes bouclées. Hauteur: 33 cm. (13 in.) - Estimate €80,000 - €120,000 Provenance: Collection Mariaud de Serres, France, acquis avant 2000. Notes: Ce portrait combine les éléments canoniques des... [Lire la suite]
01 décembre 2010

Christie's to Present Important Auctions of Antiquities and Ancient Jewelry in December

A Roman Marble Torso of a God or an Athlete, Circa 1st Century B.C.-1st Century A.D. Estimate: $300,000 - 500,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s will offer two sales of ancient art that will take place on December 9- Antiquities Including Property from the Collection of Max Palevsky and Ancient Jewelry. The sales will feature over 300 lots that range from Predynastic Egypt through to the Byzantine period, including a highly important Cycladic marble reclining female figure. Highlights comprise an... [Lire la suite]
14 mars 2010

Luca Pignatelli (B. 1962), Testa Di Afrodite.

Luca Pignatelli (B. 1962), Testa Di Afrodite. photo courtesy Sotheby's Oil on stitched canvas collage. Signed, titled and dated Milano 2001 on the reverse. 171.5 by 146 cm. Est. 20,000—30,000 USD. Lot Sold  31,250 USD PROVENANCE: Private Collection, Beverly HillsAcquired by the present owner from the above Sotheby's. Contemporary Art. 09 Mar 10. New York www.sothebys.com
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03 mars 2010

Important Antiquities Sale to be Held at Christie's in April

Fish plate. Estimate: £4,000-5,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010. LONDON.- As part of the specialised sales on offer in South Kensington, Christie’s announced the upcoming Antiquities sale, to be held on 29 April 2010. The first Christie’s sale composed by Georgiana Aitken since her appointment as head of the Antiquities department in November 2009 is set to excite international collectors and connoisseurs as well as institutions with many important, rare and museum quality pieces. The sale will comprise approximately 350... [Lire la suite]
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21 novembre 2009

Christie's to Offer Exquisite Antiquities and Ancient Jewelry this December

A late Roman sardonyx cameo portrait of the Emperor Constantine. Circa early 4th-Century A.D. Estimate: $150,000-250,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2009. NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s will present two sales of ancient art, Antiquities and Ancient Jewelry, on December 11 featuring over 350 lots showcasing the broad range of works from Predynastic Egypt through to the Roman period. Highlights of the Antiquities sale include a stunning Roman marble torso of Venus, a Roman marble portrait head of the emperor Hadrian, and a... [Lire la suite]
27 avril 2009

A Roman marble head of Aphrodite, Circa 1st-2nd Century A.D.

A Roman marble head of Aphrodite, Circa 1st-2nd Century A.D. Depicted with a serene expression on her face, her head tilted and turned to the right, the waving hair centrally-parted and dressed with a diadem around her head, the elaborate curls drawn back into a loose chignon, some escaping at the base of the neck, the frontal tresses swept into a topknot, the wide-set eyes beneath a softly curving browline, the full lips slightly parted, 10½in (26.8cm) high, mounted, cleaned, the tip of the nose restored. Estimate:... [Lire la suite]
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30 mars 2009

"Worshiping Women: Ritual and Reality in Classical Athens" @ the Onassis Cultural Center in New York

Attic Red-Figure Nuptial Lebes with Lid, 410 B.C. Attributed to the Painter of Louvre ΜΝ 558. Clay H. 0.165 m. From Eretria, Athens, National Archaeological Museum, 1658. Cat. No. 142 NEW YORK, NY.- The galleries of the Onassis Cultural Center in New York have been transformed into evocations of ancient Greek sanctuaries, each filled with artistic masterpieces assembled from international collections, for the major exhibition Worshiping Women: Ritual and Reality in Classical Athens. On view through May 9, 2009, the exhibition... [Lire la suite]
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