6 December 2007
PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK PRIVATE COLLECTION
FOUR GREEK ALABASTER VESSELS
HELLENISTIC PERIOD, CIRCA 3RD-1ST CENTURY B.C.
Including an amphora with an ovoid body tapering to a rounded tip, with twin handles; a spindle-shaped bottle with a long cylindrical neck; and two spouted bowls with horizontal flared handles
Tallest: 4¼ in. (10.8 cm.) high (4)
London Art Market, 1982.
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International Head of Antiquities G. Max Bernheimer marvels at a powerful stone relief — the finest example of Assyrian art to come to market in decades
Interior designer Robert Kime on how he came to acquire this magnificent tapestry — depicting a scene in the life of Alexander the Great — for just £7,500
International Head of Antiquities G. Max Bernheimer surveys some magnificent examples, while Laetitia Delaloye offers an expert introduction
Christie’s specialists discuss Haring, Banksy and Stik, and how to bring the street into the home
Offered on 6 December in London, Anthony van Dyck’s Portrait of Princess Mary, Daughter of King Charles I of England