25 août 2009

Vietnam coin bears Chinese Song Dynasty reign - Zhi Dao Yuan Bao

Vietnam coin bears Chinese Song Dynasty reign - Zhi Dao Yuan Bao This piece of coin is found in java, Indonesia. It coincident with a Chinese Song Dynasty Zhi Dao Yuan Bao. This type of coin is believed to be either produced by ancient Vietnam or in Java, Indonesia. 22.9mm/ 3.27 VF - Price 4 USD @ dong_hua_zhai's Coins and Antiques Note : In ancient, Merchants from China, Vietnam, Japan and Ryukyu islands use huge junks to bring in cash coins in exchange of spices and rice with Javanese people.
25 août 2009

"Sargent and the Sea ' @ the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C

John Singer Sargent, Whitby Fishing Boats, 1884, oil on canvas. Private Collection In Sargent and the Sea, the Corcoran Gallery of Art brings together for the first time more than 80 paintings, watercolors, and drawings depicting seascapes and coastal scenes from the early career of John Singer Sargent (1856-1925), the pre-eminent American expatriate painter of the late 19th century.  The Corcoran’s masterwork En route pour la pêche (Setting out to Fish) (1878), will serve as the centerpiece of the exhibition, and will be... [Lire la suite]

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