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Apollo Art Auctions to offer premier antiquities, ancient and Asian art, July 24

Apollo Art Auctions to offer premier antiquities, ancient and Asian art, July 24

LONDON – A museum-quality selection of expertly appraised antiquities, ancient and Asian artworks, jewellery and weaponry will be offered by Apollo Art Auctions on Sunday, July 24, starting at 12 noon BST (7 a.m US Eastern Time). The 500-lot sale will be conducted live at Apollo’s elegant London gallery, with international participation cordially welcomed by […]

Han Dynasty Antiques

The Han Dynasty was a significant era in Chinese history with a long tradition in arts and crafts. It lasted from 202 BC to 220 AD, and left behind a great legacy. During the Han Dynasty there was a common belief that the human soul would separate into two distinct entities that would dwell for eternity in the tomb. Thus, people placed spirit objects and grave goods in tombs to provide comfort for the deceased and enhance his social status in the afterlife. These tombs were usually adorned with portraits and played an important role in funerary rituals, making them one of the most popular collectible items from this period. Other Han Dynasty treasured objects include pottery, scrolls, vessels, sculptures, ceramics, lacquered pieces and silk knitted works, presenting a diverse array of options for collectors. Whether you prefer a high-fired porcelai

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