Spotlight on African & Oceanic Art, Antiquities and Natural History

Spotlight on African & Oceanic Art, Antiquities and Natural History

Highlights from our May 2020 Auction

Join specialist Alex Tweedy as he introduces us to a few highlights featuring in our African & Oceanic Art, Antiquities and Natural History auction, taking place live online on Tuesday 5th May.

 

 

Our forthcoming auction of African & Oceanic Art, Antiquities and Natural History, taking place live online on Tuesday 5th May, includes a wide range of fascinating pieces from across world history and culture. For the first time the sale will also include an exciting selection of Natural History, ranging from large-scale fossils to precious minerals and crystals. Watch the short film above to discover Alex Tweedy's favourite highlights or read more below. 

 

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Highlight Features 

 

 

A Window into an Ancient World | An Ancient Celtic Shield  

 

A Window into an Ancient World | An Ancient Celtic Shield

 

The work of a master metalsmith, this shield tells the story of arms and armour production for the elite of Celtic society during the 5th century B.C. A remarkable window into both ancient Celtic craftsmanship and ritual practice more than 2,500 years ago.

 

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Python's Red-Figure Style | Dionysian Scene Bell Krater

Python's Red-Figure Style | Dionysian Scene Bell Krater

 

Attributed to the early Greek artist, Python, this Red Figure Bell Krater picturing a scene with a youthful Dionysus.

 

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Dates for Your Diary

 

African & Oceanic Art, Antiquities and Natural History 

Tuesday 5th May 2020 | Live Online

 

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