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Ancient / Ethnographic From Around The World

(403 Lots)
by Artemis Gallery
  • January 4, 2018, 7:00 AM PST Live Auction
  • Louisville, CO, US
  • Phone: +1 720-890-7700
  • Email: Artemis Gallery
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    Auction Description for Artemis Gallery: Ancient / Ethnographic From Around The World
    Desirable categories, all price ranges... Antiquities from Egypt, Greece, Italy and the Near East, Asian, Pre-Columbian, African / Tribal, Native American, Oceanic, Fossils, Spanish Colonial, Russian Icons, European works on paper, much more! All categories, all price ranges... all legally acquired and guaranteed to be as described or your money back.

    Conditions of Sale

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    Please read the following "Terms of Sale" carefully. These terms are applicable to all bidders in this auction, collectors and dealers alike.

    AUCTION will start at 8:00 AM MT, 10:00 PM EST, 7:00 AM PST - Leave absentee bids, bid live or bid via phone. Please do not bid in this auction if you do not agree to all the terms listed below. Your submission of bids in this auction constitutes your acceptance of these "Terms of Sale."

    1. All items in this auction have been legally acquired, are legal to sell, and guaranteed to be as described or your money back.

    2. This is an auction sale, not an approval sale. By bidding in this auction, the bidder personally guarantees payment. The auctioneer has final discretion in all matters. In case of dispute, the lot(s) in question may be resold. Lots will be sold in their numerical sequence unless the auctioneer directs otherwise.

    3. HIGH and LOW ESTIMATES are provided for each lot for reference only.

    4. No lots will be released / shipped until payment has been made in full. Payment (in U.S. funds) may be made via personal check or money order, via credit card (MasterCard, Visa, Discover), PayPal or Bank Wire Transfer. For PayPal payments please use "artemisgallery@gmail.com" email address for processing payments.

    5. BUYER'S PREMIUM: A 24.5% Buyer's Premium will be added to the final price of each lot purchased through Artemis Gallery and will be paid by all bidders without exception.

    6. CO SALES TAX: Appropriate Colorado Sales Tax will be added to all invoices, unless a valid CO seller's permit is on file with Artemis Gallery/Artemis Gallery Live prior to any bidding in the auction. Items shipped outside of CO (United States or international) are also sales tax exempt.

    7. RETURN POLICY: If our description of the item is not as described, we will accept return of the item; however, WE MUST HAVE WRITTEN NOTIFICATION OF RETURN WITHIN TWO BUSINESS DAYS FROM RECEIPT OF ITEM BY BIDDER, as shown by FedEx, UPS or USPS tracking data, and the item must be received by us within ten days in the condition received. A written letter from a recognized expert in the field pertaining to the item in dispute must be presented for refund. No lots may be returned without prior written consent. Return shipping is at the bidder's expense. In no event may any lot(s) be returned after fifteen (15) days from the date of the auction. As of January 20, 2018, ALL SALES ARE FINAL.

    8. BIDDING will be conducted automatically ONLINE via the LiveAuctioneers automated system. Bidders may place their bids LIVE or by leaving ABSENTEE BIDS prior to the auction start via the Live Auctioneers auction catalog. Phone bidding is not available.

    9. SHIPPING: As a convenience to our buyers, shipping is handled in-house. All buyers will receive an invoice detailing their purchases, sales tax (if applicable), buyer's premium, and shipping/insurance charges. Items will be shipped only upon receipt of payment in full and will be insured for their full value.

    **For shipments outside of the USA, customs and duties may apply upon entry into said country; this fee, if any, is the buyer's responsibility. Also, please be aware that Artemis Gallery will NOT falsify customs value on any international shipments - what you pay is what we declare, no exceptions. There are a small number of international countries we cannot ship to. If you have questions about this, please inquire BEFORE bidding**

    9a. REQUEST TO DELAY SHIPPING FOR LOTS WON: We are happy to delay shipping on all paid lots for up to 30 days with no storage fees. After 30 days, storage fees will accrue based on a 2% of invoice total.

    10. ESTIMATES for each lot are given only as a guide to help gauge bidding. Lots may sell for a price greater than or less than these estimates.

    12. ALL BIDDERS must register to bid.

    13. In the event a successful bidder fails to make payment when due, Artemis Gallery reserves the right to re-sell the merchandise and bidder agrees to pay for the reasonable cost of such a sale and to pay any difference between the resale price and the previously successful bid, together with any incidental costs of sale and disbursements.

    14. If the auction invoice is not paid for in full when due per invoice terms, including any applicable credit card processing fees, the unpaid balance will bear interest at the highest rate permitted by law until paid in full. If the matter is referred to an attorney for collection, bidder agrees to pay all reasonable attorney fees, court costs and other collection cost incurred by Artemis Gallery to collect past due invoices and that the services of process by certified or registered mail, return receipt requested, shall be sufficient to confer "in personam" jurisdiction over bidder.

    15. Buyer agrees that any claim of controversy arising out of, or relating to the formation, interpretation of performance of these terms and underlying transactions or the breach thereof, is subject to arbitration or judicial proceedings and shall take place within the County of Boulder, CO subject to the laws of the State of Colorado.

    16. QUESTIONS? Feel free to email us at info@artemisgallery.com with questions prior to bidding or feel free to call us at 720-890-7700. Please be sure to ask all questions at least 30 minutes prior to auction start time, as we will not be able to take calls or answer emails sent to us during the auction.

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Estimate: $2,600 - $3,900
Description: Egypt, Pre-Dynastic, Chalcolithic Period, Bronze Age II, ca. 2700 to 2500 BCE. Three stunning mace heads, each one carved from exquisite banded alaba...
Condition Report: Varying levels of surface wear - commensurate with age - and a few chips/losses commensurate with use.
Realized: $1300 Unverified

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Estimate: $1,100 - $1,400
Description: Egypt, Middle Kingdom, 11th to 12th Dynasty, ca. 2030 to 1640 BCE. A sacred boatman figure, skillfully carved in a pose that departs from the kneelin...
Condition Report: Missing one leg, foot of surviving leg, and arms. Expected surface wear with pigment loss, fissures, and abraded areas commensurate with age. Still a...
Realized: $0
Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000
Description: Egypt, Third Intermediate Period, ca. 1069 to 656 BCE. A large, painted limestone ushabti (shabti), its mummiform body with a black tripartite wig, c...
Condition Report: Normal surface wear with abraded areas and pigment loss, though much of the painted program remains.
Realized: $0
Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Description: Egypt, Late Dynastic Period, 26th to 31st Dynasty, ca. 664 to 332 BCE. A beautiful necklace comprised of fifty-two tubular faience beads in hues of g...
Condition Report: Light wear and small chips to some beads, with intact Djed amulet. Strung in modern times and wearable as shown.
Realized: $450 Unverified

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Estimate: $1,100 - $1,800
Description: Egypt, Third Intermediate, 21st to 22nd Dynasty, ca. 1069 to 715 BCE. A turquoise blue faience ushabti, standing mummiform with one inscribed vertica...
Condition Report: Expected surface wear commensurate with age, but much of the inscription and details remain.
Realized: $0
Estimate: $400 - $600
Description: Egypt, New Kingdom Period, 18th Dynasty, reign of Thutmosis III, ca. 1479 to 1425 BCE. A miniature fish-form scaraboid, carved from a lightweight ste...
Condition Report: Surface wear commensurate with age, light abrasions and wear to glazing, fading to pigmentation and incised details, with light earthen and mineral d...
Realized: $200 Unverified

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Estimate: $300 - $450
Description: Ancient Egypt, New Kingdom/Third Intermediate Period, ca. 1550 to 712 BCE. A pair of fine faience scarabs. One has the hieroglyphs for Horus-Ra-Mes o...
Condition Report: Wear commensuate with age, with small chips from surface, but excellent preservation of motifs.
Realized: $125 Unverified

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Estimate: $700 - $1,100
Description: Egypt, Third Intermediate Period to Late Dynastic Period, ca. 1070 to 332 BCE. A charming figurine depicting the god Ra-Horakhty, "Ra, who is Horus o...
Condition Report: Intact, with excellent remaining details.
Realized: $0
Estimate: $400 - $600
Description: Ancient Egypt, Second Intermediate Period, 15th to 17th Dynasty, ca. 1674 to 1549 BCE (smaller); New Kingdom to Third Intermediate Period, 18th to 25...
Condition Report: Small chips to surfaces of both. Very nicely preserved motifs.
Realized: $0
Estimate: $1,100 - $1,650
Description: Ancient Egypt, Late Period, ca. 664 to 332 BCE. A rare green glazed faience menat amulet, symbol of powerful women. It is lioness headed as it depict...
Condition Report: Intact, with wear commensurate with age, but very nice remaining details.
Realized: $0
Estimate: $1,400 - $1,800
Description: Egypt, Late Dynastic to Ptolemaic period, ca. 500 to 315 BCE. Very rare and quite exceptional silver amulet in the form of Tawaret. Cast of almost pu...
Condition Report: Choice with small areas of verdigris
Realized: $0
Estimate: $1,800 - $2,500
Description: Ancient Egypt, Saite Period, Twenty-Sixth Dynasty (XXVI), ca. 664 to 525 BCE. A faience-glazed plaque that was probably made to be an amulet (there w...
Condition Report: Headdress is lost. Light wear on surface, with excellent remaining detail.
Realized: $0
Estimate: $400 - $600
Description: Egypt, Romano-Egyptian period, ca. 30 BCE to 2nd century CE. A beautiful tube-shaped pyxis made from a hollowed-out bone and glazed with a pale turqu...
Condition Report: Bone has some stress fractures along its length, particularly on one side, but piece remains intact. Some losses to glaze as shown. Lid is not presen...
Realized: $450 Unverified

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Estimate: $900 - $1,200
Description: Egypt, Late Dynastic Period, 26th to 31st Dynasty, ca. 664 to 332 BCE. A tall, mold-made ushabti formed from a delicate blue-green faience. The mummi...
Condition Report: Surface wear and small pitting holes commensurate with age, some discoloration, and minor chips to shoulders and base. Light earthen and mineral depo...
Realized: $0
Estimate: $700 - $1,000
Description: Egypt, Nagada II (Naqada), ca. 3500 to 3200 BCE. A heavy alabaster vessel with a conical form and a drilled interior. The neck flares outward to a wi...
Condition Report: Rim is chipped as shown.
Realized: $0
Estimate: $400 - $600
Description: Egypt, Middle Kingdom to beginning of Late Dynastic Period, 12th to 26th Dynasty, ca. 2040 to 664 BCE. Two lovely miniature amulets from ancient Egyp...
Condition Report: Both items have age-commensurate surface wear, fading to color and incised designs, otherwise intact and very good.
Realized: $0
Estimate: $900 - $1,400
Description: Ancient Egypt, New Kingdom, 20th Dynasty (Dynasty XX), ca. 1189 to 1077 BCE. A rare, well-preserved wooden ushabti (shabti), mummiform, with its hair...
Condition Report: Natural cracks in the wood with a small loss on the base and along one side from the base upward to the waist. Small losses to the pigment, especiall...
Realized: $0
Estimate: $300 - $450
Description: Egypt, Late Dynastic to Ptolemaic Periods, ca. 712 to 30 BCE. Two stirrup-shaped, bright blue faience finger rings, each one with a flat face bearing...
Condition Report: Both are repaired in multiple places and are too fragile to be worn. Nice preservation of motifs.
Realized: $0
Estimate: $1,100 - $1,700
Description: Egypt, Late Period, 26th Dynasty, ca. 664 to 525 BCE. A Late Period ushabti (shabti) painted with a turquoise faience that turns pale brown towards t...
Condition Report: Body reattached near foot as well as roughly one-third of the way up from the base. Surface wear commensurate with age, wear and fading to hieroglyph...
Realized: $0
Estimate: $300 - $500
Description: Egypt, Late Dynastic period, dynasty 26 through 30, ca. 662 to 320 BCE. Very fine faience amulet - worn for good luck or often included in the mummy ...
Condition Report: Small chip to front of base, else intact
Realized: $150 Unverified

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Estimate: $700 - $900
Description: Ancient Egypt, Ptolemaic Periods, ca. 332 to 30 BCE. A collection of ancient white faience cylindrical beads (approximately 20), green faience seed b...
Condition Report: Beads have light wear/patina with some scratching to the stone scarab commensurate with age.
Realized: $350 Unverified

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Estimate: $400 - $600
Description: Ancient Egypt, Middle Kingdom, 11th to 14th Dynasty, ca. 2061 to 1690 BCE. Two striking scarab amulets. The first, a turquoise faience glazed steatit...
Condition Report: Both are intact, with wear commensurate with age. The quartz one has some encrustation in the lower profile areas.
Realized: $0
Estimate: $400 - $600
Description: Egypt, Middle Kingdom to New Kingdom period, 12th to 18th Dynasty, ca. 1991 to 1292 BCE. Two carved steatite scaraboids, one blue-green and the other...
Condition Report: Both items have age-commensurate surface wear, light fading to pigmentation, and small chips around peripheries. Otherwise intact and very good.
Realized: $0
Estimate: $2,500 - $3,500
Description: Egypt, Ptolemaic period, ca. 332 to 32 BCE. A large, multi-colored painted cartonnage fragment with a long column of hieroglyphic text. The text is f...
Condition Report: Piece is a fragment, as shown. Some losses and cracks to gesso, as shown. Remains of gilt decorated surfaces.
Realized: $0
Estimate: $2,500 - $3,500
Description: Egypt, ca. 1st century BCE to 2nd century CE. Rare large hollow-molded terracotta Apis Bull wearing the sun disk with Egyptian uraeus in the center a...
Condition Report: Intact with remains of original pigment.
Realized: $0
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