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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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Tiara, Cartier London, special order, 1936. Platinum, diamonds, turquoise. Sold to the honorable Robert Henry Brand. Cartier Collection. Vincent Wulveryck, Collection Cartier © Cartier

Dallas museum sole US venue for ‘Cartier and Islamic Art’ show

 

Tiara, Cartier London, special order, 1936. Platinum, diamonds, turquoise. Sold to the honorable Robert Henry Brand. Cartier Collection. Vincent Wulveryck, Collection Cartier © Cartier

Tiara, Cartier London, special order, 1936. Platinum, diamonds, turquoise. Sold to the honorable Robert Henry Brand. Cartier Collection. Vincent Wulveryck, Collection Cartier © Cartier

DALLAS – The Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) is the lone North American venue for Cartier and Islamic Art: In Search of Modernity, a major exhibition tracing inspirations from Islamic art and design – including from Louis Cartier’s exquisite collection of Persian and Indian art – on the creations of the Maison Cartier from the early 20th century to present day. The show debuted on May 14 and will continue through September 18.

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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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Lawrence Wang, CC BY-SA 2.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

After outcry, Israeli museum calls off sale of Islamic art

Lawrence Wang, CC BY-SA 2.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani Museum. Image by Lawrence Wang, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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. Read more