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Decorative antique necklace comprised of Islamic glass beads, mostly circa 8th-12th century AD, with the beads strung together with plated coin replicas, brass breads and wire (est.  700-$1,000).

Online Summer Antiquities Discovery Sale, June 27th

Ancient Resource Auctions / June 27, 2020


A lovely Moche portrait vessel made between 100 BC and 500 AD, a Late Period Ptolemaic Egyptian bronze sarcophagus of a lizard, and a gorgeous Cypriot alabaster dish from the 4th or 5th century BC are a few expected top lots in Ancient Resource Auctions’ online-only Auction #85, a Summer Antiquities Discovery Sale slated for Saturday, June 27th. “Our Summer Discovery Sale will feature a wonderful selection of authentic, museum quality and well-provenanced items from various cultures, as well as other ethnographic and antique items starting at great values,” said Gabriel Vandervort of Ancient Resource Auctions. “Also sold will be an array of antique and ancient-style reproduction pieces.” The auction is up and online now for pre-bidding. It will go live on auction day, July 27th at 9 am Pacific time and will continue throughout the day. Up for bid are around 325 lots of authentic Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Near Eastern, Holy Land, Byzantine, Asian and Pre-Columbian antiquities, plus fine examples of ethnographic art – something for every level of collector. All lots may be viewed and bid on now, via Ancient Resource Auctions’ bidding platform, at bid.AncientResourceAuctions.com, and on its bidding apps for both Android and Apple devices. Bids can also be placed on Invaluable.com and LiveAuctioneers.com. A link to LiveAuctioneers is at https://www.liveauctioneers.com/catalog/170624_auction-85-summer-antiquities-discovery-sale/. In addition to online bidding, phone and absentee bids will be accepted. When bidding this way, a 19.5 percent buyer’s premium will apply, versus a 24.5 percent premium when bidding online via LiveAuctioneers.com or Invaluable.com, and 20 percent via the Ancient Resource Auctions bidding platform and app. 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. Call 818-425-9633 or email ancientresourceauctions@yahoo.com. To learn more about Ancient Resource Auctions and the Saturday, June 27th Summer Antiquities Discovery Sale, visit www.AncientResourceAuctions.com. Updates are posted often.

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