Wednesday, 29 April 2009

Ex Symes Bronze Sold at Bonhams

A Greek Daedalic bronze figure that had once passed through the hands of Robin Symes has been sold at Bonhams (London) for £9000 (lot 10). It is still not clear why Bonhams failed to declare this important part of the collecting history.

Other lots that have received comment here:
Another related lot that interested me:
  • lot 37: Roman sarcophagus from the Graham Geddes collection, £4080

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A Fragmentary Athena Attributed to Myron

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