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Apollo Art Auctions to host March 12 & 15 sales of expertly curated antiquities, Islamic art

Greek Lucanian red-figure bell krater, circa 500-400 BC, TL tested by independent German laboratory Ralf Kotalla. Size: 285mm long x 355mm wide (11.22in x 13.98in). Estimate £3,000-£6,000 ($3,605-$7,210)

LONDON – As any collector of fine objects would attest, you can never have too much of a good thing. London’s premier source for exquisite ancient and cultural art, Apollo Art Auctions, agrees with that sentiment, which is why they’ve arranged for two separate and distinct sales in mid-March to accommodate an abundance of recently consigned treasures. Read more

Artemis Gallery to host Mar. 9 auction of exceptional ancient, ethnographic & fine art

Published Egyptian New Kingdom (latter 18th Dynasty, reign of Thutmose IV to Amenhotep III) polychrome stone panel wall painting from tomb of Neb-Amun (TT90) in Thebes, circa 1401-1353 BCE. Panel size: 12in wide x 11.125in high. Custom stand included. First time at auction. Estimate $15,000-$22,500

BOULDER, Colo. – Some of the world’s finest collections of ancient, cultural and ethnographic art include impeccably curated and well provenanced pieces that were acquired through Artemis Gallery. Internationally known and frequently called upon for expert consultation, Artemis Gallery’s specialists delight in creating diverse auction selections like the one that awaits bidders on Thursday, March 9. The lineup includes many incomparable items that have never before appeared at auction. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.

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Apollo Art Auctions to host Dec. 11 holiday ‘feast’ of ancient art, antiquities & coins

Rare circa 300 AD Roman silver bowl with central medallion presenting high-relief bust of Zeus with good facial details and abundant hair and beard. Width: 165mm (6.5in). Weight: 230g (7.4ozt). Estimate £2,500-£5,000 ($3,065-$6,130)

LONDON – Apollo Art Auctions hopes to make your Christmas merry and bright with unique antiquities, ancient artworks, coins and wearable jewelry chosen especially for their beautiful December 11, 2022 holiday sale. Whether you’re a collector or a gift-giver in search of something unforgettable, you’ll find it in this impeccably curated auction. The 500+ cataloged lots encompass a broad range of well-provenanced and expertly authenticated artifacts from Classical Europe, through Egypt and the Near East, as well as many treasures from India and China.

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Artemis Gallery presents Marc Amiguet Schmitt cultural art collection, Oct. 20

Large Pre-Columbian Maya, Late Classic, circa 550-900CE, polychrome incensario fragment of sun god Kinich Ajaw (or Kinich Ahau), also designated as ‘God G’ when referring to codices. Size: 10.8in wide x 11.8in high. Provenance: Marc Amiguet Schmitt estate, Amiguet’s Ancient Art. Estimate $4,000-$6,000

BOULDER, Colo. – On Thursday, October 20, Artemis Gallery will conduct a very special auction featuring the cultural art collection of Marc Amiguet Schmitt, a respected lifelong antiquities dealer and owner of Amiguet’s Ancient Art. While Marc only lived to age 49, his impact was great, especially in Pre-Columbian art circles.

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Artemis Gallery to auction film legend Anthony Quinn’s cultural art collection, Feb. 27

Lovely Roman Imperial Period (circa 2nd-3rd century CE) marble head of a female subject, 16.4in high. Estimate $16,000-$24,000

BOULDER, Colo. – Artemis Gallery takes great pleasure in announcing a February 27 online auction through LiveAuctioneers consisting exclusively of cultural artworks acquired by screen legend and “Renaissance man” Anthony Quinn (1915-2001). A portion of the auction proceeds will benefit The Anthony Quinn Foundation, which was established by Quinn’s wife, Katherine Quinn, to fund arts scholarships for youth and advocate for arts education.

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Pax Romana presents The Art of Ancient China, a May 2 antiquities auction

Large Chinese Tang Dynasty ceramic Bactrian (Mongolian) camel and rider, circa 618-907 AD. Dimensions: 700mm x 560mm. Conveys with Ralf Kotalla (Germany) TL certificate and full report. Estimate £10,000-£20,000

LONDON – To collectors of ancient art, scholarship and provenance are the two most important points to consider before making a purchase. It is no coincidence that those same criteria are the business cornerstones of Pax Romana, Britain’s premier gallery and boutique auction house specializing in antiquities, cultural art and coins.

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