News about Islamic Antique
Apollo Galleries to auction Ancient, Chinese & Islamic Art from fabled collections, March 27
LONDON – Apollo Galleries and Auctions, Britain’s premier source for expertly appraised cultural art and antiquities, takes pleasure in announcing highlights of their March 27, 2022 sale. The 488-lot Ancient, Chinese and Islamic Art Auction is divided into four sections that encompass a broad range of deeply provenanced artifacts covering the Classical European era and […]
After outcry, Israeli museum calls off sale of Islamic art
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s premier museum for Islamic art has scrapped the planned auction of scores of rare and precious items after public outcry over the attempted sale, which had been expected to fetch millions of dollars from wealthy private collectors.
Israeli dig unearths trove of early Islamic gold coins
JERUSALEM (AP) – Israeli archaeologists announced Monday the discovery of a trove of early Islamic gold coins found during recent salvage excavations near the central city of Yavne.
Leclere mounts Orientalist and Islamic art auction Oct. 27
MARSEILLE, France – Since the 18th century the East has seduced Westerners with its idyllic settings, inviting artists to stay. Leclere auction house now invites collectors to partake in its next Orientalist and Islamic Art auction on Friday, October 27. The auction catalog consists of 86 lots of paintings, prints, sculpture and other fine […]