Form Through Time

 

FORM THROUGH TIME

Iconic objects from across Antiquity, the world of African & Oceanic Art and Natural History

 

Form Through Time is a journey through world history and culture, bringing together Fine Ancient Art, Tribal Art & Natural History into a curated whole. The works presented in this sale offer a glimpse onto the distant peoples who created them. They also reveal how the art of the remote past stimulated many of the great twentieth century artists, with a tangible connection into our modern day.

The sale offers you the opportunity to acquire some of the most iconic objects from across Antiquity and the world of Tribal Art, including; classical African art, Māori and Polynesian works, Inuit sculpture, Fine Fossils, Meteorites, Natural History, Ancient Greek and Roman art, prehistoric European art, ancient Egyptian, pre-Columbian and works of art from the Ancient Near Eastern cultures.

Previous highlights include an exceptionally rare Zulu prestige neckrest dating to the mid-19th century found in a Scottish property, achieving £65,000*, an antique Fijian daveniyaqona kava dish, which achieved £68,750* and an ancient Cypriot trefoil vessel, dating to 650 B.C., with a rare depiction of a goddess, sold for £30,000*.

 
 

Forthcoming Auction

 

Form Through Time: African & Oceanic Art and Antiquities

Form Through Time: African & Oceanic Art and Antiquities

Wed, 23rd Nov 2022 10:00
Last consignment: Fri, 14th Oct 2022

 


 

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Alexander Tweedy

 

“The objects offered in this sale are not only beautiful and decorative,

their age and meaning also makes them inherently powerful.

I’m certain that for everyone who views the sale,

there will be a piece that captures them.”

 

ALEXANDER TWEEDY
Consultant Specialist, African & Oceanic Art and Antiquities
0131 557 8844
alex.tweedy@lyonandturnbull.com

 


 

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