Ancient Resource Auctions

Gabriel Vandervort's career began as a producer and writer of ancient history documentaries for the History Channel, the Discovery Channel, and History International. His love of history quickly brought him into the world of collecting coins and artifacts from the ancient world, as he began networking with local auction houses, artifact dealers and experts in the field, such as Joel Malter, Alex Malloy, Stephen Album, Dr. Gerald Eisenberg, Sue McGovern and David Sear.

With an overwhelming number of well-provenanced collections coming in from noteworthy collections and galleries throughout the US and Europe, Gabriel brought in two close friends and fellow experts, Kelly Ramage, formerly long-term cataloguer for Malter Galleries, and Michael Bianco, world-renowned antiquities expert and collector, and this business branched into the auction company Ancient Resource LLC in 2008.

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A lot of 4 Roman bronze fibulae
A lot of 4 Roman bronze fibulae. The lot includes a nice trumpet fibula, L: 2 1/4 in (5.7 cm); a Thistle brooch, L: 1 1/2 in (3.8 cm); a one-piece Manheim type with attractive green patination, L: 3 in (7.7 cm); and a dolphin type, L: 3 1/8 in (7.9 cm). A nice group! Ex Southern California private collection. Ancient Resource Auctions
A Roman bronze phallic amulet
A Roman bronze phallic amulet, c. 1st - 3rd Century AD, of natural style with large suspension loop. L: 1 1/2 in (3.8 cm). Nicely patinated and suspended from lamps and similar for warding off evil and for good luck. Ex Barstow, CA family collection acquired prior to 1990. Ancient Resource Auctions
Roman coin lot. Antoniniani, lot of 5 coins of
Roman coin lot. Antoniniani, lot of 5 coins of Gordian III from Antioch. Rx./ Fortuna (3), Sol & Aequitas. Average Fine. Ancient Resource Auctions
A great collection of ancient architectural fragments
A great collection of ancient architectural fragments, c. 1st - 5th Century AD, including fragments said to be from Priene and Nero's Golden House. Lot includes three fragments of mosaic flooring containing black and white tesserae and a smaller example with smaller tesserae in shades from creme to dark brown (Largest 4 3/4 in x 4 1/4 in (12.1 x 10.8 cm). Also, a decorative element with antique label stating that it is from Nero's Domus Aurea or the 'Golden House'. It is a strip of black stone with dark green blotches, L: 2 3/4 in (7 cm). Also included is a portion of a marble architectural or sculptural element from the same period, 4 7/8 in x 2 3/4 in x 2 7/8 in (12.4 x 7 x 7.3 cm). Ex Joseph C. Morton collection. Ancient Resource Auctions
Egyptian pale purplish-blue faience ushabti
An Egyptian pale purplish-blue faience ushabti, Ptolemaic, c. 305 - 30 BC, mummiform, wearing tripartite wig and false beard, arms folded across chest, hands holding implements. H: 2 7/8" (7.3 cm). Intact, mounted on custom base. Ex Harvey Fienstein Collection, New York. Ancient Resource Auctions

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Ancient Resource LLC
3715 Market St # 205, Glendale, CA 91208, United States
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