A Grand Success: TEFAF New York Fall 2016

Published on November 6, 2016 by Phoenix in Hicham Aboutaam, Phoenix Ancient Art

TEFAF New York Fall 2016 has just closed its doors, and what a success it was. Phoenix Ancient Art was honored to be part of the first TEFAF New York fair which also included 93 other antique dealers and artisans from 14 countries. The fine arts and antiques were all showcased in the Park Avenue..Read More


Warrior – Ancient Arms and Armor

Published on September 21, 2015 by Hicham Aboutaam in Antiquities, Hicham Aboutaam, Phoenix Ancient Art

War. To most of us war is something fought far away, fraught with danger but very far from the fabric of our being, from our daily lives. But in ancient societies, war was part of the very foundation of the culture. It declared who was in charge and who would remain so. And it made..Read More


Neolithic to Nebuchadnezzar

Published on November 8, 2010 by Sophie in Aboutaam, Antiquities, Hicham Aboutaam, Phoenix Ancient Art, Uncategorized

  Phoenix Ancient t Art, Winged griffin flanking a scared tree, Phoenician, ca. 8th century B.C., ivory, H 10.6 cm   [Hicham] Aboutaam notes, “There are people who collect both Classical and Near Eastern art, but not everybody does that. Those who like Near Eastern art in general, feel that it is historically and archeologically superior..Read More


Bronze Figure of Serapis Seated on a Throne at Phoenix Ancient Art

Published on June 12, 2010 by Phoenix in Ali Aboutaam, Hicham Aboutaam, Phoenix Ancient Art

One of the many  antiques available from Hicham and Ali Aboutaam at Phoenix Ancient Art is this thirdpcentury Bronze Figure of Serapis seated on a Throne.  Serapis was quite popular during the Hellenistic period , with a large temple located in Alexandria and another famous one in Memphis.  His successful cult spread throughout the Mediterranean..Read More


New Rules for Ancient Art

Published on June 5, 2010 by Phoenix in Aboutaam, Ali Aboutaam, Antiquities, Hicham Aboutaam, Phoenix Ancient Art

Antiquities dealers like Hicham and Ali Aboutaam, co-owners of Phoenix Ancient Art believe that dealers must change with the changing standards.


The Aboutaam’s, Etruscan and Villanovan Art

Published on May 25, 2010 by Phoenix in Aboutaam, Antiquities, e-tiquities, Hicham Aboutaam, Phoenix Ancient Art

Gems sold by Phoenix Ancient Art span many time periods throughout history including the Villanovian Era. One such piece, currently on sale through the web is the Villanovian bronze figurine, typical of art history during the time.


Gallery Walk Features Phoenix Ancient Art

Published on May 13, 2010 by Phoenix in Aboutaam, Ali Aboutaam, Antiquities, Art Galleries, Hicham Aboutaam, Phoenix Ancient Art

Included among the 50 participating galleries is Phoenix Ancient Art, whose New York branch, located at 47 East 66th Street, is right smack in the middle of this year’s event.


Aboutaam at the Palm Beach Antiques Fair

Published on March 7, 2010 by Phoenix in Ali Aboutaam, Antiquities, Hicham Aboutaam

Each year, Palm Beach hosts a fantastic antiques fair, showing antiques from more than  90 dealers.  Called the Palm Beach/America’s Fine Art & Antique Fair, this fair attracts the best antique dealers from around the world who  display their possessions. The 2007 fair, with its new director Dr. buy levitra online Michale Mezzatesta, lasted for 11 days..Read More


The Changing Face of Antique Buying

Published on February 21, 2010 by Phoenix in Aboutaam, Ali Aboutaam, Antiquities, Hicham Aboutaam

Today, the purchase of antiques has a new face.  As described on > CNNMoney.com, antique purchasing has become more mainstream.  This is particularly true in America.  While antiques have always been of interest to the highly wealthy, the antiques world in America is finding more regular Americans participating in  auctions. Last year at Sotheby’s Antiquities sales..Read More


What are Hellenistic Antiques?

Published on February 14, 2010 by Phoenix in Antiquities, Hicham Aboutaam, Phoenix Ancient Art

If you’re looking for an outstanding show piece, or a terrific investment, Hellenistic antiques are a great choice.  Phoenix Ancient Art offers a large selection of breathtaking Hellenistic antiqued dating from the 3rs to the 1st centuries B.C.,  when Greek art was produced under the influence of Alexander the Greet and his successors.It was a time  great prosperity. ..Read More