Antiquities

The Antiquities department benefits from many years of auctioneering experience and is among the world's leaders in auctions of Antiquities. Our bi-annual auctions offer a variety of objects which date from between 4000 B.C to the 12th century A.D. Geographically, artifacts could originate anywhere from Egypt, the Near East and Europe and incorporate objects fashioned from a variety of materials including marble, bronze, glass, gold, pottery and stone.

An Achaemenid glass phiale

£30,000 - 50,000
US$ 51,000 - 85,000

A Greek marble bust of a goddess

Sold for £109,250 (US$ 185,637) inc. premium

A large Egyptian wood canopic jar box for Pa-di-wesir

Sold for £139,250 (US$ 236,613) inc. premium

A Roman marble relief panel

Sold for £490,400 (US$ 833,286) inc. premium

A Mesopotamian terracotta cuneiform cylinder

Sold for £264,000 (US$ 448,587) inc. premium

A large Attic black-figure skyphos

Sold for £63,650 (US$ 108,153) inc. premium

A Roman bronze figure of dancing Lar

Sold for £109,250 (US$ 185,637) inc. premium

A Roman marble figure of a goddess

Sold for £132,000 (US$ 224,293) inc. premium
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