Apollo Art Auctions offers spectacular ancient art & antiquities, Jan. 29

Important over-lifesize marble portrait of a Severan lady, possibly Empress Julia Domna, circa early 3rd century AD. Realistic details to face and wavy, center-parted hairstyle. Height: 555mm (21.85in). Provenance: Private collection of London doctor; previously with a London ancient art gallery; acquired from old Suffolk, UK collection, 1980s. Formerly in 19th century English collection (based on restoration techniques and information provided by vendor). Exhibited at Olympia Antiques Fair, June 2022. Accompanied by ARS professional historical report. Estimate £100,000-£200,000 ($122,150-$244,300)

LONDON – Apollo Art Auctions will launch its new season of gallery events with a January 29 sale generously laden with ancient fine art, antiquities and rare coins. Bidders who are unable to attend in person may bid remotely by phone, online or absentee, and everyone can enjoy the visually stunning auction catalogue online. With its exceptional photography and authoritative descriptions of rare art and artifacts, the auction book takes the reader on a virtual journey of the greatest civilizations of the world, traversing Classical Europe, Egypt and the Near East, and both southern Asia and the Far East.

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Apollo Art Auctions presents expertly vetted ancient and Islamic art, Aug. 28

Mamluk or earlier (possibly Ayyubid or Fatimid) wooden panel carved in high relief. Accompanied by Art Loss Register Certificate and radiocarbon dating report. Provenance: London private collection by descent; acquired pre-2000 from Oliver Hoare. Estimate £10,000-£15,000 ($12,050-$18,070)

LONDON – An extraordinary selection of ancient and oriental art, including early Islamic treasures, will be offered by Apollo Art Auctions on Sunday, August 28, starting at 12 noon BST (7 a.m. US Eastern Time). The 417-lot sale, with beautiful and interesting objects to please even the most sophisticated collector, will be conducted live at Apollo’s elegant central London gallery, with international participation cordially welcomed absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.

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Artemis Gallery to auction exceptional antiquities, cultural & fine art, March 24

Rare Ancient Egyptian Pre-Dynastic (Naqada II to Naqada III, circa 3500-3000 BCE) terracotta canoe-form boat model with pinched keel, 19in long. Published in 1909 reference ‘The Light of Egypt,’ by Robert de Rustafjaell, who found the relic at Gebelein, 17 miles from Luxor. Extensive provenance, including Sotheby’s London, January 20-24, 1913. Estimate $40,000-$50,000

BOULDER, Colo. – Discerning collectors of cultural art always look forward to Artemis Gallery’s auctions produced under the “Exceptional Antiquities” banner. That particular series of sales represents the finest ancient, ethnographic and fine art consignments entrusted to the renowned Artemis team for expert vetting, marketing and sale. The next Exceptional Auction is slated for Thursday, March 24, and as always, each item will convey to its new owner with an Artemis Gallery Certificate of Authenticity.

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Apollo Galleries to auction Ancient, Chinese & Islamic Art from fabled collections, March 27

Roman bronze Cupid statuette, circa 100 AD, 235mm high. Similar to example in collection of Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. Provenance: property of a London gentleman. Estimate $26,225-$52,450

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 important civilizations of the Near East, Egypt, India and China.

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