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Pubblicato il: gio 09 Dic 2010
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ANTICHITA’ e GIOIELLI ANTICHI

CHRISTIE’S. New York, 9 dicembre 2010
Le due vendite “Antiquities Including Property from the Collection of Max Palevsky” e “Ancient Jewelry” hanno totalizzato  $34,092,875  con il 76% di venduto per lotto (263 lotti venduti su 347 offerti). Il prezzo più alto è stato raggiunto dal lotto 88, una figura femminile di marmo proveniete dalle Cicladi. Partita da una stima di 3,000,000 – 5,000,000 $ è stata aggiudicata a $16,882,500 (WORLD AUCTION RECORD FOR A CYCLADIC MARBLE FIGURE).
G. Max Bernheimer, International Department Head of Antiquities and Molly Morse Limmer, Head of Department: “Christie’s Antiquities Department made history once again, achieving $34 million, the highest total for an Antiquities sale at Christie’s and selling the exceptional Cycladic marble reclining female figure for an amazing $16.8 million, a world auction record for a Cycladic marble figure and the highest price achieved for an ancient work of art ever sold at Christie’s.  There was tremendous activity in the packed saleroom and on the telephones for astounding works, which achieved stupendous prices especially for Roman marble sculptures from the Collection of Max Palevsky and Egyptian bronzes.  The Ancient Jewelry sale held exclusively and annually at Christie’s New York was highlighted by three Roman gold-mounted sardonyx cameos, which sold for $146,500.”
TOP TEN:

Lot

Description

 

Estimate ($)

 

Purchase Price

 

Buyer

88

A Cycladic Marble Reclining Female Figure, Name-Piece of the Schuster Master, Early Cycladic II, Circa 2400 B.CWORLD AUCTION RECORD FOR A CYCLADIC MARBLE FIGURE 3,000,000 – 5,000,000 $16,882,500£10,753,184

€12,789,772

Anonymous

179

A Roman Marble Emperor, Circa Late 1st– Early 2nd Century A.D. 600,000 – 900,000 $2,210,500£1,407,961

€1,674,621

US Private

155

A Roman Marble Torso of A God or Athlete, Circa 1st Century B.C.- 1stCentury A.D. 300,000 – 500,000 $1,202,500£765,923

€910,984

US Private

148

A Roman Marble Draped Female Herm, Circa 1st– 2nd Century A.D. 250,000 – 350,000 $962,500£613,057

€729,166

International Private

15

An Egyptian Bronze Standard Finial, New Kingdom to Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty XVII-XXV, 1550-712 B.C. 200,000 – 300,000 $890,500£567,197

€674,621

International Private

35

An Egyptian Red Granite Statue of a Queen, Late Ptolemaic Period, Circa 1st Century B.C. 200,000 – 300,000 $746,500£475,477

€565,530

US Private

29

A Large Egyptian Bronze Falcon-Headed Horus, Ptolemaic Period, 304-30 B.C. 150,000 – 250,000 $662,500£421,974

€501,893

US Private

151

A Roman Marble Athena, Circa 1st-2nd Century A.D. 200,000 – 300,000 $626,500£399,044

€474,621

US Private

188

A Roman Marble Archaistic Bearded Head of Dionysos, Circa 2ndCentury A.D. 100,000 – 150,000 $578,500£368,471

€438,257

European Private

175

A Roman Over-Lifesized Marble Head of Hecules, Flavian Period, Circa 69-98 A.D. 80,000 – 120,000 $530,500£337,898

€401,893

US Private

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