25 October 2016
A BACTRIAN STONE RITUAL OBJECT
CIRCA LATE 3RD-EARLY 2ND MILLENNIUM B.C.
54 ½ in. (138.4 cm.) long
with Joseph G. Gerena, New York.
Acquired by the current owner from the above, 1999.
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Explore art from antiquity to the 20th century, offered as part of Classic Week in London, 3–13 December
Specialist Claudio Corsi traces the origins of these two Roman reproductions in marble of ancient Greek bronzes, both offered in Antiquities on 4 December
Hauntingly lifelike, these remarkable portraits were positioned over the heads of mummies and wrapped in place almost 2,000 years ago
The legends of the sky god who lost an eye, the unborn child who was sewn into his father’s thigh, and more
Insights into the enduring appeal of works that were sculpted some 5,000 years ago. Illustrated with pieces offered at Christie’s
Specialist G. Max Bernheimer explains their significance as 40 exquisite pieces from the G. Sangiorgi Collection sell in New York for $10,640,500
As the Quentin Blake: Not in Books sale opens, the illustrator of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and many other books offers a glimpse of his creative process
The viewing showcases the most comprehensive selection of limited-edition handbags and Supreme accessories ever seen at Christie’s