Gerhard Hirsch Nachfolger, D-Munich

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10-02-2015 – 01-01-1970

Auction 305

Auction with Antique Art Objects at Gerhard Hirsch Nachfolger in Munich

The first auction of Gerhard Hirsch Nachfolger in 2015 will encompass 1,000 Lots of antique art. The auction starts with Glass Objects, among which a rotund, hexagonal vessel from the Sassanid time, with an estimated price of EUR 2,500.-.

86: Torso of a kouros. Marble. Greek, 7th/6th century BC H. 49.5 cm.

Following this, the Stone Objects, among them a Torso of an archaic kouros made of light, crystalline Marble. This piece of Greek craftsmanship from the 7th/6th century is estimated at EUR 50,000. Especially attractive is the head of a goddess created in light marble from the early Hellenistic period (late 4th-early 3rd century BC) with a valuation of EUR 10.000,-. Based on a classical Greek model, the head of a youth from the time of the Roman imperial period is estimated at EUR 5.000.-. A Fragment of a Relief from Southeast Asia depicting a scene of 9 Figures is estimated at EUR 5,000.-. After various objects from the Gandhara culture, vessels and stone weapons will also be auctioned.

200: black-figure neck amphora. Attic, 520-510 BC H. 42.7 cm.

Up for auction next are the Terracotta Objects. Among them is a statue of Apollo from the 4th-early 3rd century BC carrying a valuation of EUR 2,500.-.The centerpiece of auction 305 is a black-figure neck amphora. This Attic object was created between 520-510 BC and depicts a farewell scene on the obverse and a warrior astride a front facing quadriga on the reverse. This master piece has been part of a Munich collection since 1988 and is estimated at 25,000.-

Metal Objects are up for auction next, beginning with a bronze Statue of Jupiter from the Roman period (1-2 century BC), estimated at EUR 2,500.-. Particularly fine pieces of craftsmanship are the two bronze-plastic busts of Silenus (Roman, 2-3 century BC). These are estimated at 2,600.-. Also noteworthy are the appliqué of a vessel in the form of a sphinx. This early Greek work from the 6th century BC is estimated at EUR 3,500.-.

After a series of Islamic objects and oil lamps, Weapons, Scales and Weights, Locks and Keys, a series of golden crosses go under the hammer, for example a golden pendant in the form of a cross inlayed with garnet stones (post Byzantine, Estimated: EUR 2,400.-). Subsequently Plaquettes, Mirrors and Cosmetic Utensils, Belt Buckles, Needles and Spoons, as well as Fibulas, such as a golden crossbow fibula with inscription and ornaments (Roman, 4th century AD, Estimated at 1,750.-).

607: Necklace of rotund rock crystal and gold pearls. Gold, Greek, 5-3 century BC L. 43 cm.

Among the Antique Jewelry coming under the hammer, a necklace of rotund rock crystal and gold pearls with granulation décor and biconical sapphire pearls is of note (Gold, Greek, 5-3 century BC), estimated at EUR 7,500.-.Another particularly attractive piece is a golden bracelet with medallions, garnet, emerald, amethyst, and glass (Byzantium, estimated at EUR 23,000.-). After the rings there will be a series of 75 Cameos and Intaglio up for auction. Noteworthy is the bust of a woman made of onyx. This piece of high quality from the 3rd century AD is estimated at EUR 1,200.-.

After thede Seals, Idols and Amulets will come under the hammer, beginning with an idol made of brown stone (2nd half of the 4th century AD), estimated at EUR 2.000.-. With a valuation of EUR 4,300.- a Statue of Fortuna-Tyche from the 2nd-3rd century AD comes under the hammer.

Lastly, there are is an interesting series of Aegyptica beginning with a female stucco head with ornamental painting. This object from the Roman period, 2/3 century AD is estimated at EUR 5.000,-.

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