Geneva galleries reopen their exhibitions

Published on June 12, 2020 by Phoenix in Uncategorized

In the Old Town, most of the stores have been open since May 11. The Phoenix Ancient Art gallery, on rue Verdaine, has reopened under the guidance of its director, Michael Hedqvist and President, Ali Aboutaam.

PAD London Is On The Way

Published on September 6, 2017 by Phoenix in Uncategorized

In just a few weeks, from October 2-8, we will have the honor of participating for the fourth time at PAD London. Set in the beautiful heart of Mayfair, PAD is London’s most respected fair for 20th century art, design, decorative arts, tribal art and antiques. Participants include esteemed gallery owners and artists from around..Read More


Published on December 18, 2010 by Sophie in Uncategorized

The market for fine antiquities has never been stronger. For example, a four-inch black chlorite bust of a mythological hero, whose most distinguishing characteristics are a long shell-inlaid scar crossing the right side of his face and another large scar on his left cheek sold at Sotheby’s on 8 December for $1,258,500 against a pre-sale estimate fo $300,000-500,000. The piece was consigned by a collector who bought it from the Aboutaam brothers, co-owners of Phoenix Ancient Art, who bought it at Christie’s in June 2000 for $105,000. The small but powerful piece has been in several private collections and is believed to have been found prior to 1961.

Neolithic to Nebuchadnezzar

Published on November 8, 2010 by Sophie in 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


Published on October 15, 2010 by Sophie in Uncategorized

Rarities on the stand of Phoenix Ancient Art include: Greek, late 8th century B.C. bronze A Geometric Horse H: 11 cm, Base: 7 cm (4.3 x 2.8 in.) The horse dates from the Geometric Period, 10th to 8th century B.C.  The era was a time of great cultural advancement: Homer and the rise of epic..Read More

New Rules for Ancient Art

Published on June 5, 2010 by Phoenix in Uncategorized

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

Using Antiques in the Home

Published on January 27, 2010 by Phoenix in Uncategorized

What’s old is always in style.  At least that’s what people who love antiques say.  There are many great ways to decorate with antiques and to take  home décor to a whole new level of style with only a few key items. When you start to search for antiques, you should first become familiar with..Read More

Going Once, Twice, Sold on E-tiquities of Phoenix Ancient Art

Published on November 20, 2009 by Phoenix in Uncategorized

The Aboutaam brothers, Hicham and Ali instituted e-tiquities in May, 2009.

No Fear Art Collecting at Phoenix Ancient Art

Published on November 12, 2009 by Phoenix in Uncategorized

At Phoenix Ancient Art this kind of worrying is completely unfounded.

E-tiquities Brings Ancient Art to Your Fingertips

Published on November 5, 2009 by Phoenix in Uncategorized

The Aboutaam brothers, Ali and Hicham have decided to launch a truly innovative method for people to acquire antiquities, through their computer.