This auction is soooo close to home for me...I can't wait to see it (and see who buys it).
Item # 94A
Sarcophagus Encaustic Painting of Fayum, painting on gesso on wood panel. Appears to be from the Roman 1st century A.D., period from Egypt . These are known as "Fayum," portraits of a deceased upper class person. Estimate $30,000-50,000
And there's lots more...Franz Klein, Alexander Calder, Joshua Reynolds....check 'em out:
Early 19th Century, Primitive Painting of A Young Boy. Estimate $4,500-,6,500
Philip Russell Goodwin, 1882-1935. A previously unknown painting. Estimate $80,000-$120,000
Rufus Porter, 1792-1884, Unknown husband and wife. Estimate $4,000-7,000
Joshua Reynolds, 1723-1792. Unknown sitter. Estimate $4,000-7,000