In 2002 the sale of the statue broke the world auction record for an antiquity (of that time) after selling for nearly $12 million at Christie’s London.
|The Jenkis Venus is a copy of the Aphrodite of Knidos statue, which is was one of the most famous works of Praxiteles, an ancient Greek sculptor. |
This bronze figure of a tapir is a preeminent example of Chinese figurines of the 4th century B.C. The tapir was a pig-like mammal that became extinct in China about 10,000 years ago. $12 Million
The sculpture, ‘Roman Bust of Antinous’, was sold by Sotheby’s in 2010 for almost $24 million.
Artemis and the Stag: $28.6 Million. Artemis and the Stag, was the highest priced statue ever sold at the time (2007).