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Sand, soda, and lime: mundane and magical

Dara Mayers - 02/05/2020

Sand, soda, and lime: mundane and magical

Glass is remarkable material. Liquid and solid, sturdy and brittle, mundane and magical. Infinitely fragile pieces of ancient Roman glass that have miraculously survived for thousands of years often serve as an entrée for people new to collecting.


Primitive Art from the Harry Bertschamm Collection

Howard Nowes - 10/10/2019

Outer worldly acquistion
We are pleased to share with you a fascinating new acquisition, from the estate of artistHarry Bertschamm. Kulap figures very rarely come onto the market. In fact, in my 30 years as a dealer, this is the first time I’ve encountered such a piece.

True of Voice: The Royal Butler Ramessesemperre

Dara Mayers - 07/25/2019

egyptian relief

The Art of Provenance Research

Howard Nowes - 10/25/2018

 An object’s provenance can have a profound impact on its value and its trajectory through time as it passes from one collector to another.  At Art for Eternity we take pride in our commitment to thorough provenance research.  We investigate the provenance of each art object we are interested it, and we only acquire objects with excellent provenance.



Howard Nowes - 10/10/2018

LIDAR, a once-top secret US military surveillance technology for surveying and detecting the topography of long-lost structures buried underground has now become declassified, with astounding new findings for those of us in the arts and sciences.  We now know that Mayan civilization was vastly more abundant and complex than we ever previously imagined, with epic, sprawling cities, including one such city buried just beneath the top layer of the jungle in Guatemala that was home to an estimated 7 to 11 million people, matching New York City in population and density...

Art for Eternity at the 2018 San Francisco Tribal & Textile Art Show

Howard Nowes - 02/14/2018

We are pleased to share these photos of the Art for Eternity booth at the 2018 San Francisco Tribal & Textile Art Show in San Francisco, at the Fort Mason Center.

Happy Holidays 2017

Howard Nowes - 12/15/2017

Pre-Columbian Presentation at Appraiser's Conference A Success

Howard Nowes - 11/16/2017

We are proud to announce the successful completion of our lecture on Pre-Columbian art appraising at this year's Appriaser's Association of America conference this 2017 season.  Topics addressed were cultural context, authenticity, patramony issues, and grading the quality of the art to determine value.

Appraising Pre-Columbian Art in Todays Marketplace

Howard Nowes. AAA - 11/8/2017

If you are an attendee of the Appraisers Association of America conference, please join us for a lecture on Pre-Columbian art appraisal this Sunday, November 12th, at 2:30 PM, to take place at the New York Athletic Club at Central Park South.



Howard Nowes - 10/10/2017

The Objects of Art Show Los Angeles presents a unique experience for beginning as well as seasoned collectors, showcasing an extensive collection of antique, historic and contemporary material ranging from fashion, jewelry and ornamental items to furniture and books, prints, paintings and sculpture. Spanning the globe, the show brings together fine and folk art, tribal, American Indian and contemporary art all under one roof, creating a visual and cultural feast that is both encompassing and exclusive.


Howard Nowes Ancient Art
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