Christie’s to Present Important Auctions of Antiquities and Ancient Jewelry in December

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NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s will offer two sales of ancient art that will take place on December 9- Antiquities Including Property from the Collection of Max Palevsky and Ancient Jewelry. The sales will feature over 300 lots that range from Predynastic Egypt through to the Byzantine period, including a highly important Cycladic marble reclining female figure. Highlights comprise an exquisite Roman marble torso of an emperor, an Egyptian red granite statue of a queen and an exceptional suite of three Roman gold-mounted sardonyx cameos. An Egyptian Red Granite Statue Of Queen Late Ptolemaic Period, Circa 1ST Century B.C. Estimate: $200,000 – 300,000. An Egyptian red granite statue of a queen possibly depicting Cleopatra VII, striding forward in the traditional Egyptian stance. This queen