10-12-2016 – 01-01-1970
Sale 3: Ancient Objects
Exclusive Ancient Art Auction
On Sunday, December 11, 2016, 20.00 CET the third Exclusive Ancient Art Auction will take place at Catawiki. 62 exclusive pieces of art from the Mediterranean world and Egypt will be for sale. Estimates start at 350 Euros.
Exclusive Ancient Art Auction is a cooperation between IADAA members in the tradition of the famous Basel Ancient Art Fair BAAF. It is privately organized, nevertheless, only members of IADAA have the possibility to offer objects via this auction. This means that every bidder enjoys the full range of advantages provided by IADAA: All members of IADAA guarantee the authenticity of the objects offered by the best of their professional knowledge. And they have established to the best of their ability that the objects were not stolen from excavations, architectural monuments, public institutions or private property. Therefore, buying an object at the Exclusive Ancient Art Auction is as safe as buying it in the gallery of an IADAA member.
Find here some highlights of the upcoming sale:
No. 61. Western Greek Oinochoe. Size: 13,3 cm. Western Greek, Campania, 2nd quarter 4th century B.C. Estimate: 1,100-1,450 Euro.
Western Greek Oinochoe. Size: 13,3 cm. Oinochoe shape 3, so called Chous, depicting a nude youth standing upright and holding a cane in his right hand. Western Greek, Campania, 2nd quarter 4th century B.C. Provenance: South German private collection, acquired 1998 in Biel, Switzerland. Estimate: 1,100-1,450 Euro.
No. 21. Egyptian bronze striding figure of the sacred Apis bull. Size: 7 cm. Egypt – Late Dynastic Period. Estimate: 1,750-2,275 Euro.
Egyptian bronze striding figure of the sacred Apis bull. Size: 7 cm. The bull is striding forward on a rectangular, integral base. He wears the sun disk fronted by an Uraeus on his head. Egypt – Late Dynastic Period. Provenance: Former German private collection 1980. Estimate: 1,750-2,275 Euro.
No. 8. Roman glass jug with trefoil lip. Size: 14 cm. Roman, 3rd-4th century A.D Estimate: 2,100-2,800 Euro.
Roman glass jug with trefoil lip. Size: 14 cm. Glass jug with trefoil lip, a glass trailing around the neck and under the lip, with a dented globular body, slightly indented base with pontil. Roman, 3rd-4th century A.D. Provenance: Ex collection J.J., The Netherlands, collected in the 1990s. Estimate: 2,100-2,800 Euro.