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

Antiques Popular for Phoenix Ancient Art & Others

Published on February 28, 2010 by Phoenix in Aboutaam, Antiquities, Phoenix Ancient Art, Uncategorized

Historically, antiquities have only been a very small part of the art market.  However, they are beginning to attract more attention from collectors and investors.  The black market for antiques has been restricted, causing tighter controls on access to antiquities, and this,  of course, raises the value of each antique and increases interest in this..Read More