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Apollo Galleries welcomes New Year with Jan. 16 Ancient Art & Antiquities Auction

Gandharan upper torso of Bodhisattva, circa 200-300AD, richly carved in grey schist. Serene expression, coiffure radiating from top of head and styled in such a way as to accentuate the subject’s princely status. Size: 650mm x 500mm. Similar to an example sold at Sotheby’s on Sept. 21, 2007. Provenance: Property of London ancient art gallery; private UK collection; acquired in Japan pre-2003; previously in a Japanese collection since the 1960s. Estimate £40,000-£80,000

LONDON – Apollo Galleries, London’s premier source for authentic, fully vetted ancient art and antiquities, will host its first auction of the New Year on Sunday, January 16, with absentee and Internet live bidding through LiveAuctioneers. The breathtaking assemblage of rarities from legendary civilizations is offered with authoritative descriptions and assessments from a newly-engaged team of specialists whose experience at the highest echelons of the art trade is amply documented.

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Artemis Gallery secures jaw-dropping antiquities lineup for June 10 auction

Ancient Egyptian late-18th-Dynasty Amarna faience lotus bottle with glyphs, estimated at $15,000-$20,000

Ancient Egyptian late-18th-Dynasty Amarna faience lotus bottle with glyphs, circa 1353-1336 BCE, estimated at $15,000-$20,000

BOULDER, Colo. – Every auction event conducted by Artemis Gallery is a trip back in time, with intriguing artifacts from scores of important cultures waiting to be discovered. However, the company’s Exceptional Series is a particular favorite with collectors. The finest consignments of investment-grade art and artifacts from Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Viking, Near Eastern, Far East/Asian, and Pre-Columbian and tribal cultures are reserved exclusively for sales produced under the Exceptional Series banner. The next Exceptional Antiquities, Asian, & Ethnographic Auction, slated for June 10, includes more than 400 museum-worthy lots, with absentee and live-online bidding available through LiveAuctioneers.

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