15-04-2017 – 01-01-1970
Exclusive Ancient Art Auction
On Sunday, April 16, 2017, 20.00 CET the next Exclusive Ancient Art Auction will take place at Catawiki. 35 exclusive pieces of art from the Mediterranean world and Egypt will be for sale.
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. 1. Ancient Egyptian Shabti. Late New Kingdom, Third Intermediate Period, 20th-21st Dynasty, approx. 1183-945 B.C. Egypt. Estimate: 3,000-4,000 euros.
Ancient Egyptian Shabti of the scribe Akhpet. Egypt, Late New Kingdom – Third Intermediate Period, 20th-21st Dynasty, approx. 1183-945 B.C. Provenance: French private collection 1990.
No. 11. Terracotta votive plaquette. Greek, South Italy, reputedly from Locri, 490-460 B.C. Estimate: 3,000-4,550 euros.
Terracotta votive plaquette with mythological scene of the kidnapping of Persephone by Hades. 24×16 cm. Greek, South Italy, reputedly from Locri, 490-460 B.C. Provenance: Belgian private collection, collected in the 1960s-1970s.
No. 15. Pair of gold, emerald and garnet earrings with lion heads. Greece. Hellenistic period, 3rd century BC. Estimate: 1,100-1,500 euros.
Pair of gold, emerald and garnet earrings with lion heads. Greek, Hellenistic period, 3rd century BC. Provenance; with Galerie Nefer, Switzerland.