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Monday, July 3, 2017

Auction Preview: Christie's Sale of Antiquities, London, July 5 | BLOUIN ARTINFO


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Auction Preview: Christie's Sale of Antiquities, London, July 5

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An Egyptian Granite Head Of Sekhmet, Thebes, New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, Reign Of Amenhotep III, Circa 1388-1351 B.C. 10 ½ in. (26.5 cm.) high. Estimate: GBP 100,000 - GBP 150,000 (USD 127,300 - USD 190,950).
(Courtesy: Christie's)
What: Sale of Antiquities

Where: 8 King Street, St. James's, London SW1Y 6QT

When: July 5, 10:30am (Lots 1 - 180)

Public viewing: July 4, 9am-8pm

Top lots of the sale:

* An Egyptian Granite Head Of Sekhmet, Thebes, New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, Reign Of Amenhotep III, Circa 1388-1351 B.C. 10 ½ in. (26.5 cm.) high. Estimate: GBP 100,000 - GBP 150,000 (USD 127,300 - USD 190,950).

* A Roman Marble Torso Of Polykleitos' "Dresden Youth," Circa First Quarter Of The 1st Century A.D., 26 3/8 in. (67 cm.) high. Estimate: GBP 100,000 - GBP 150,000 (USD 127,300 - USD 190,950).

* An Attic Red-Figured Pelike, Attributed to the Carpenter Painter, Circa 500-490 B.C., 10 5/8 in. (27.5 cm.) high. Estimate: GBP 80,000 - GBP 120,000 (USD 101,840 - USD 152,760).

* A Roman Bronze And Iron Cavalry Parade Mask, Circa 1st Century A.D., 8 in. (20.5 cm.) high. Estimate: GBP 80,000 - GBP 120,000 (USD 101,840 - USD 152,760).

* A Ceremonial Bronze Dirk Of The 'Plougrescant-Ommerschans' Type, Middle Bronze Age, Circa 1500-1350 B.C., 26 ¾ in. (68.3 cm). High. Estimate: GBP 80,000 - GBP 120,000 (USD 101,840 - USD 152,760).

* An Egyptian Painted Wood Mummy Portrait of a Man, Roman Period, Circa 2nd Century A.D., 14 ½ in. (37 cm.) high. Estimate: GBP 70,000 - GBP 90,000 (USD 89,110 - USD 114,570).

* An Egyptian Painted Wood Mummy Portrait of a Woman, Roman Period, Circa 2nd Century A.D., 13 ¾ in. (35 cm.) high. Estimate: GBP 50,000 - GBP 80,000 (USD 63,650 - USD 101,840).

For details, visit: http://www.christies.com/

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