A.lain R. T.ruong

28 juillet 2014

Desk on Stand, China for export, ca. 1730, ivory and zitan wood

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Desk on Stand, China for export, ca. 1730, ivory and zitan wood. Peadody Essex Museum © 2001-2014 The Peabody Essex Museum.

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Wallpaper Panel, China, 18th century

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Wallpaper Panel, China, 18th century, gouache on paper. Peadody Essex Museum © 2001-2014 The Peabody Essex Museum.

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Tingqua's (active 1830s-1870s) Studio, China, mid-19th century, gouache on paper

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Tingqua's (active 1830s-1870s) Studio, China, mid-19th century, gouache on paper, gouache on paper. Peadody Essex Museum © 2001-2014 The Peabody Essex Museum.

Firing a Dragon Kiln, China, ca. 1820

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Firing a Dragon Kiln, China, ca. 1820, gouache on paper. Peadody Essex Museum © 2001-2014 The Peabody Essex Museum.

Chinese Garden, Guan Lianchang, a.k.a. Tingqua (active 1830s-1870's), Guanghou, China, 1854

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Chinese Garden, Guan Lianchang, a.k.a. Tingqua (active 1830s-1870's), Guanghou, China, 1854, gouache on paper. Peadody Essex Museum © 2001-2014 The Peabody Essex Museum.



White Magnolia and Hibiscus, China (Guanghou) or Mauritius, ca. 1823

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White Magnolia, China (Guanghou) or Mauritius, ca. 1823, gouache on paper. Peadody Essex Museum © 2001-2014 The Peabody Essex Museum.

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Hibiscus, China (Guanghou) or Mauritius, ca. 1823, gouache on paper. Peadody Essex Museum © 2001-2014 The Peabody Essex Museum.

Elsa Peretti for Tiffany: in pursuit of purity for four decades

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Elsa Peretti for Tiffany lacquered hardwood and gold Doughnut bangles.

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Elsa Peretti for Tiffany charcoal-coloured Bone Cuff in ruthenium over copper - one of the most sought-after accessories of the last four decades.

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Elsa Peretti for Tiffany Cabochon rings in gold and silver set with hand-carved black jade, turquoise and green jade.

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Elsa Peretti for Tiffany Snake necklace in yellow gold.

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Elsa Peretti for Tiffany Diamonds by the Yard necklaces and earrings in yellow gold.

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Elsa Peretti for Tiffany Open Heart pendant in platinum with pavé diamonds.

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Elsa Peretti for Tiffany Bottle pendants in gold and platinum with hand-carved lapis lazuli and turquoise stoppers.

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Elsa Peretti Diamond Hoop necklace and bracelet in yellow gold.

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Elsa Peretti for Tiffany Feather necklace in yellow gold.

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Elsa Peretti's mantra, 'style is to be simple', involves eliminating excess detail in pursuit of the purity and essence of an object.

By the courtesy of The Jexelry Editor

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Japanese Export Art at the Peadody Essex Museum

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Lectern, Japan for export, ca. 1600, lacquer, wood, gold, shell. Peadody Essex Museum © 2001-2014 The Peabody Essex Museum.

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Portable Shrine, Japan for export, ca. 1597, lacquer, wood, gold, shell, canvas, pigment. Peadody Essex Museum © 2001-2014 The Peabody Essex Museum.

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Tabernacle, Japan for export, ca. 1600, lacquer, wood, gold, shell. Peadody Essex Museum © 2001-2014 The Peabody Essex Museum.

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“Birdcage” Vase, Japan for export, ca. 1700, porcelain, copper, gold, bamboo, pigment. Peadody Essex Museum © 2001-2014 The Peabody Essex Museum.

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Pair of Cycad Trees, Japan for export, late 17th-early 18th century, porcelain. Peadody Essex Museum © 2001-2014 The Peabody Essex Museum.

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Telescope with Monogram VOC (Dutch East India Company), Japan or Indonesia for export, mid-late 18th century, lacquer, pasteboard, gold, cotton. Peadody Essex Museum © 2001-2014 The Peabody Essex Museum.

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Knife Box, Japan for export, ca. 1801, wood, lacquer, gold, shell, copper, silver. Peadody Essex Museum © 2001-2014 The Peabody Essex Museum.

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Tray with American Shield, Japan for export, ca. 1801, wood, lacquer, gold, shell. Peadody Essex Museum © 2001-2014 The Peabody Essex Museum.

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The Battle of Doggerbank, Sasaya Workshop, Kyoto, Japan for export, late 18th century, lacquer, copper, gold. Peadody Essex Museum © 2001-2014 The Peabody Essex Museum.

David Morris at the Biennale des Antiquaires 2014

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David Morris Fan necklace featuring pear and round shaped Colombian emeralds with marquise and pear-shaped diamonds. Biennale des Antiquaires 2014

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David Morris Burmese ruby and diamond necklace featuring ruby cabochons and beads. Biennale des Antiquaires 2014

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David Morris ring featuring a central 64.55ct blue Burmese double cabochon sapphire with a twisting diamond band. Biennale des Antiquaires 2014

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David Morris necklace with opal beads from the 1920s alongside brilliant-cut diamonds. Biennale des Antiquaires 2014

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David Morris ring featuring a pear shaped 8.06ct Fancy pink diamond surrounded by a band of pink diamonds. Biennale des Antiquaires 2014

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David Morris 22.22ct D IF pear-shaped diamond drop on an antique marquise-cut white diamond and brilliant-cut pink diamond necklace. Biennale des Antiquaires 2014

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Teapot with Mounts, China for export, late 17th century

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Teapot with Mounts, China for export, late 17th century, porcelain. Peadody Essex Museum © 2001-2014 The Peabody Essex Museum.



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