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.
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.
Attributed to the early Greek artist, Python, this Red Figure Bell Krater picturing a scene with a youthful Dionysus.
African & Oceanic Art, Antiquities and Natural History
Tuesday 5th May 2020 | Live Online