14 October 2009,
Price realised USD 6,250
USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
A MYCENAEAN POTTERY VESSEL
LATE HELLADIC IIIB, CIRCA 13TH CENTURY B.C.
The globular body tapering to a small disk base, the long cylindrical neck with a flaring rim, a strap handle above and a spout along the shoulders, decorated with broad bands on the body and shoulders, framing a decorative motif, with lines on the handle and spout
9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) high
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Hong Kong +852 2760 1766
Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766
Laura E. Armstrong
Tel: + 1 212 636 2434
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 5 June 1999, lot 135.
with Ward & Co., New York, 1999.
International Head of Antiquities G. Max Bernheimer surveys some magnificent examples, while Laetitia Delaloye offers an expert introduction
Harry Williams-Bulkeley, Christie's European Head of Silver, explains what makes this Dutch Golden Age silver ewer so extraordinary
From record-breakers to national treasures, a selection of landscape-changing works offered in Christie’s salerooms across the past 251 years
Four contemporary silversmiths — hailing from China, Belgium, Britain and Japan — who have harnessed ancient techniques to their own distinctive styles
Antiquities specialist Hannah Solomon explains why this Apis bull is a cause for excitement among collectors and institutions across the globe
The ‘Godfather of Toy Figures’ invites us into his Hong Kong studio for a peek at his upcoming selling exhibition, presented at Christie’s Hong Kong, 11-27 April