Alain.R.Truong

12 février 2016

Museum makes public centuries of secret glassmaking techniques through new online resource

Enameled Goblet, about 1500, Venice, Italy. Overall H: 16.2 cm; Rim Diam: 8.2 cm; Foot Diam: 10.1 cm. Accession Number: 79.3.185. Bequest of Jerome Strauss. The Corning Museum of Glass. CORNING, NY.- The Corning Museum of Glass has released its first-ever scholarly electronic resource, The Techniques of Renaissance Venetian Glassworking by artist and scholar, William Gudenrath. A culmination of a lifetime of research, this digital resource details the techniques used to make glass on Murano, Venice’s historic... [Lire la suite]
11 février 2016

Bas Meeuws, Vanitas and other still life

Bas Meeuws, Still life © 2014 Bas Meeuws Bas Meeuws, Vanitas © 2014 Bas Meeuws Bas Meeuws, Vanitas © 2014 Bas Meeuws  Bas Meeuws, Vanitas © 2014 Bas Meeuws Bas Meeuws, Vanitas © 2014 Bas Meeuws  Bas Meeuws, Vanitas © 2014 Bas Meeuws Bas Meeuws, Still life © 2014 Bas Meeuws  Bas Meeuws, Still life © 2014 Bas Meeuws Bas Meeuws website
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11 février 2016

Extraordinary private collection of 16th-century works on view for the first time to the public

Giorgio Ghisi, “The Vision of Ezekiel”, 1554, engraving. Private collection of Kirk Edward Long. Photo: Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University STANFORD, CA.- More than 180 works, selected from one of the most extensive private collections of Mannerist prints in the world, epitomize the 16th-century’s extravagant and sophisticated style. Opening at Stanford University’s Cantor Arts Center on February 10, Myth, Allegory and Faith: The Kirk Edward Long Collection of Mannerist Prints reveals the scope and... [Lire la suite]
11 février 2016

Jorge Welsh to display an exceptional Chinese porcelain pagoda at TEFAF Maastricht 2016

Blue and White Eight Tiered Pagoda, China — Qing dynasty (1644-1911), late 18th century/early 19th century. Porcelain decorated in underglaze cobalt blue and gold. H. 90 cm L. 28 cm. © Jorge Welsh Works of Art. LONDON.- A comprehensive collection of works of art, illustrating the best of cross-cultural encounters between Europe, Africa, India, China and Japan, has been chosen purposely for the TEFAF fair by Jorge Welsh Works of Art. TEFAF will open its doors to the public on the 11th of March and close on Sunday... [Lire la suite]
11 février 2016

Maîtres du Design: Exposition inédite de dessins couvrant près d'un siècle de création joaillière à Sotheby's Londres

Van Cleef & Arpels - Attributed to René-Sim Lacaze, Study for an important necklace, 1935-41.  © Sotheby's LONDON- From 18th February to 8th March 2016, Sotheby’s London is set to stage an exhibition that shines a spotlight on an aspect of jewellery which is little known, yet one that is absolutely critical to the production of all the greatest designs: the drawing preceding the jewel, which is very often a work of art in itself. The exhibition, entitled “Masters of Design”, will consist of hundreds of previously... [Lire la suite]
10 février 2016

A very rare two-strand natural pearl and diamond necklace

A very rare two-strand natural pearl and diamond necklace. © Christie's Image 2011 The two-strand necklace composed of one hundred and twenty graduated white natural pearls and one cultured pearl measuring from 4.7 to 12.2 mm, joined to the diamond clasp, mounted in platinum, 45.6 cm long - Lot 3253. Estimate HK$5,500,000 - HK$7,500,000 ($700,000-900,000). Price Realized HK$11,524,000 ($1,488,246) Accompanied by report no. 58880 dated 18 March 2011 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological... [Lire la suite]
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10 février 2016

A pair of rare ruby and diamond ear pendants

A pair of rare 5.23 and 5.13 carats Burma "pigeon's blood red" ruby and diamond ear pendants. © Christie's Image 2011 Each set with an oval-shaped ruby weighing 5.23 and 5.13 carats, within a marquise-cut diamond surround, accented by circular-cut rubies, joined to the trefoil diamond surmount each set with a pear-shaped diamond weighing 0.96 and 0.95 carat, mounted in 18k white gold, 3.9 cm long - Lot 3278. Estimate HK$13,500,000 - HK$20,000,000 ($1,700,000-2,500,000). Price... [Lire la suite]
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10 février 2016

An Attractive Three Strand Natural Pearl and Diamond Necklace

An Attractive Three Strand Natural Pearl and Diamond Necklace. © Christie's Image 2011 The three-strand necklace composed of one hundred and forty-three white natural pearls measuring from 2.5 to 12.8 mm, spaced by cushion, brilliant and baguette-cut diamond links, suspending a drop-shaped natural pearl measuring approximately 13.9 to 14.1 x 23.3 mm, joined to a pear-shaped rose-cut diamond cap, mounted in 18k gold, 34.8 cm long - Lot 3258. Estimate HK$9,600,000 - HK$15,000,000... [Lire la suite]
10 février 2016

A pair of diamond ear pendants, by Etcetera

A pair of diamond ear pendants, by Etcetera © Christie's Image 2011  Each set with old mine-cut diamonds in quatrefoil formation, suspending three marquise-cut diamonds, joined to the marquise-cut diamond spacer and old mine-cut diamond surmount, mounted in 18k white gold, 6.3 cm long. With maker's mark for Etcetera - Lot 3140. Estimate HK$1,400,000 - HK$2,000,000 ($175,000-250,000). Price Realized HK$1,820,000 ($235,041) Christie's. HONG KONG MAGNIFICENT JEWELS, 31 May... [Lire la suite]
10 février 2016

A pair of unusual emerald, natural pearl and diamond ear pendants, by Etcetera

A pair of unusual Colombian emerald, natural pearl and diamond ear pendants, by Etcetera. © Christie's Image 2011 Each suspending a square-shaped emerald weighing 9.12 and 8.84 carats, enhanced by brilliant-cut diamond accents, to the drop-shaped natural pearl measuring 10.3 - 10.5 x 16.0 and 10.2 - 10.4 x 16.8 mm, joined to the sugarloaf emerald and half-domed pearl surmount with diamond detail, mounted in 18k white gold, 5.2 cm long, in fitted pink leather case. With maker's mark for Etcetera - Lot... [Lire la suite]