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Sasanian silver objects, antique furniture and estate jewellery highlight auction at Maynards Auction House
A scratch built model of HMS Royal William. Estimate: $ 9,000 to 12,000.

VANCOUVER.- An intriguing range of a fine selection Sasanian silver objects, international art, period furniture, estate jewellery, Asian art and ceramics make up the 571-auction lots for a rare daytime sale at Maynards next Wednesday, June 19. Starting at 11:00 a.m., the auction is expected to be popular with younger collectors, since many of the lots have an estimated price point of $3,000 or under.

Maynards is proud to feature objects from the collection of the late philanthropist and prominent Iranian business man, Mr. Habib Sabet. After seven of his Jade antique pieces made dramatics six-figure record-breaking sales in March, the Sabet family returns with 14 different antiques from two prestigious Persian Dynasties, namely the Sassanian Dynasty and the Achaemenid Dynasty, that ruled an area from the Euphrates river to Bactria from the 3rd century A.D. until the Islamic conquest in the seventh century, controlling the silk road for much of that time. The Persian antiques represent various royal dignities and courtly love within the two Persian dynasties and are made of silver with mercury lining.

Key highlights of Sabet’s collection include:

• Lot 197: Anchaemenid silver rhyton goblet valued $4,000-$6,000

• Lot 201: Large dish depicting scenes of kingly prowess valued $5,000 to $7,000

• Lot 202: Magnificent large Achaemenid figure of a winged bull valued $8,000 to $10,000

• Lot 203: Bust of a Sasanian King, thought to be Shapur II (A.D. 310-379) valued $8,000 to $10,000

In addition to Sabet’s Persian collection, the auction will also feature a notable pair of Kenyan rhinoceros horns, shot in Kenya in 1906, by Robert F. Keeling, and mounted by Richard Ward of Picadilly London in 1964, while such trades were still legal. The Kenyan horns are valued between $80,000 to $90,000. They are 11 ¼ inches in length and six inches wide.

One of the largest and possibly most eye-catching lot up for bid is the lifelike replica of the HMS Royal William ship. Vancouver-based model-enthusiast, Victor Jankovic, dedicated six years of his life to build the 1/32 scale model-ship and has this year decided to part with the masterpiece.

Eight feet long, six feet tall, 17 inches wide and 45 pounds in weight, the model-ship barely fits through a doorway and takes two people to move it anywhere. It is a fully “functioning” model-ship that sails in water; realistic enough to merge within its surroundings. Although some may argue it is better suited for display only, given the logistical challenges associated with its size and finesse. It has an estimated value of $9,000 to $12,000.

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