News about Greek Collectibles
Oliver Banks ancient Greek coin collection drew bidders to Doyle sale
NEW YORK – Doyle held the landmark sale of the Oliver Talcott Banks collection of ancient Greek coins on January 19. The collection was presented as a featured section of the auction of Coins, Stamps, Bank Notes & Sports Collectibles from various collections and estates.
Greek police recover Picasso, Mondrian works stolen in 2012
ATHENS (AP) – Greek police say they have recovered two paintings by 20th century masters Pablo Picasso and Piet Mondrian, nearly a decade after their theft from the country’s biggest state art gallery in Athens.
Greek police recover ancient statue of ‘exceptional artwork’
ATHENS — A man has been arrested on suspicion of antiquities smuggling for trying to sell an ancient marble statue of “exceptional artwork” that once likely adorned a temple on Athens’ famed Acropolis or the slopes around it, Greek authorities said Friday.
Pax Romana Oct. 27 antiquities sale led by rare Greek Hoplite helmet
LONDON – Pax Romana, Britain’s premier dealer and auctioneer of fully authenticated and certified antiquities, will host a Sunday, Oct. 27 auction of expertly curated ancient art, wearable jewelry, relics and weaponry. Featured items reflect the artistic and intellectual achievements of some of the world’s greatest civilizations, with a timeline that incorporates Ancient Egypt, Greece […]