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Apollo Art Auctions to host July 23 sale of fine ancient art, antiquities, jewels, gold coins

Greek Chalcidian hammered bronze helmet, circa 500-300 BC, contoured double curve above brow; hinged, articulated cheek guards. By the time of the Peloponnesian War (434-402 BC), the Chalcidian design was the most widely used type of helmet within Greek ranks. Provenance: London private collection; acquired in European art market pre-2000. Estimate £15,000-£20,000 ($19,380-$25,840)

LONDON – Apollo Art Auctions, internationally known as the most-trusted source for authentic, expertly vetted ancient art and antiquities, will present a July 23rd gallery auction whose quality would please even the most discerning and sophisticated collector. In addition to highly important cultural art and artifacts, the 535-lot auction is enhanced by precious coins, and fine gold and gems from a sumptuous selection of wearable ancient jewelry. Bid absentee and live online through LiveAuctioneers.

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Museum-quality pieces throughout Artemis Gallery’s June 29 Exceptional Antiquities Auction

Ancient Egyptian sandstone panel with three fragmentary columns of inscribed hieroglyphs and a left-facing female figure, perhaps a goddess consort. Late Third Intermediate or Ptolemaic Period, circa 760-30 BCE. Height: 20.5in. Exhibited at LA County Museum of Art; Arizona Museum of Art; and the Robert and Frances Fullerton Museum of Art, California State University, San Bernardino, California. Published in important 1992 reference written by Dr. Gerry D. Scott III. Provenance: Collection of Dr. W. Benson Harer Jr. Estimate $45,000-$67,500

BOULDER, Colo. – Internationally known and frequently called upon for expert consultation, Artemis Gallery has auctioned some of the world’s finest collections of ancient, cultural and ethnographic art. Each of their auction events is expertly curated, with careful thought given to including historical treasures to please both the connoisseur and motivated new collector. Artemis Gallery’s Thursday, June 29 lineup features a stellar array of objects with deep provenance – some whose trail of ownership can traced back as far as the turn of the 20th century.

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Apollo Art Auctions offers prized selection of antiquities, Islamic art & militaria, June 10-11

Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth Saxony, lobster-tail hussar’s helmet with wings, circa 17th-18th century AD, reign of August II the Strong. Round skull with six vertical ridges, horizontal visor with attached narrow face guard. Wings adorned with openwork heart shapes. Provenance: Property of European collector; formerly in private German collection. Estimate £4,500-£9,000 ($5,555-$11,110)

LONDON – Apollo Art Auctions, the premier choice for authentic, expertly vetted ancient art and antiquities, takes pleasure in announcing highlights of its June 10-11 gallery auction, with absentee and Internet live bidding available through LiveAuctioneers. In addition to exquisite, professionally vetted cultural art, artifacts and jewelry, the 702-lot auction broadens the buying horizons for collectors of ancient arms and armor with the addition of post-16th-century weaponry.

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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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