Ancient Resource Auctions Presents Fall Exceptional Antiquities Sale on October 3

The National Herald

Attic black-figure lekythos with Athena fighting Giants, dated to the early 5th century BC. (Photo: Los Angeles County Museum of Art / Public domain)

LOS ANGELES – Ancient Resource Auctions presents its Fall Exceptional Antiquities auction on Saturday, October 3, 9 AM PST, and features an impressive selection of high quality and well-provenanced ancient Greek, Egyptian, Roman, Near Eastern, Holy Land, Byzantine, Asian, Pre-Columbian antiquities, and Ethnographic Art.

Gabriel Vandervort of Ancient Resource Auctions told Artfix Daily, “It’s Auction 87 and we’re featuring an incredible assortment of antiquities from a wide variety of cultures. Buyers will get wonderful pieces at great prices.”

Among the items up for auction are a Greek black-figure lekythos (painted pottery vessel) circa 500-460 BC which could fetch $3,500-$5,000, a Cypriot bichrome jug from the Cypro-Archaic I era, circa 750-600 BC could fetch $600-$900, and a Greek vase depicting a female head dating from about the 4th century BC, is expected to fetch $3,000-$4,000.

“In addition to online bidding, phone and absentee bids will be accepted,” Artfix Daily reported, adding that “because of social distancing restrictions in Los Angeles and the COVID-19 health crisis, in-person meetings to preview items are difficult. However, Ancient Resource Auctions is happy to send additional photos and conduct detailed condition reports for interested bidders, as well as answer any and all questions.”

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Vandervort said that “Ancient Resource Auctions is one of the few truly specialized auction houses as it pertains to handling rare antiquities,” Artfix Daily reported.

“We’re a small operation with a true passion and dedication for ancient history with decades of combined experience working specifically with these items. Buyers can feel secure knowing we only offer genuine antiquities,” he told Artfix Daily.

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