08 septembre 2010

Ming Dynasty bronzes @ Freeman & Co

Rare Chinese Ming cast bronze censer cover. Wanli period. photo courtesy Freeman & Co Of three parts and of graduating cylindrical form, surmounted with cast coiled dragon finial, over Indian lotus and coiled dragon open-work base, raised on a later associated stand. Cover H: 17 in. Estimate $6,000-8,000 PROVENANCE: Washington D.C Collection surmounting dragon missing one horn, minor surface wear and dents to base consistent with age and use Rare Chinese Ming gilt bronze cup. 16-17th century. photo courtesy... [Lire la suite]

08 septembre 2010

« Cartier at Prague Castle – The Power of Style »

The exhibition featuring over 368 exceptional and historical jewels, timepieces, and luxury objects created by the Maison Cartier will be held in the Riding Hall of The Prague Castle from July 9 until October 17, 2010. The Prague Castle thus joins the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the British Museum of London, and other famous exhibition venues in Paris (Le Petit Palais), Berlin (Vitra Design Museum), Moscow (the Kremlin Museums), Tokyo (The National Museum) or most recently Beijing (The Palace Museum in the heart of... [Lire la suite]
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08 septembre 2010

BARCELONA:- A Roman emperors tiara on display as part of the Raffel Pages collection at the Diocesan Museum of Barcelona, northeastern Spain, 07 September 2010. The exhibition features over 400 hairdressing tools used in the 18th and 19th centuries, including Marie Antoinettes hairdressers scissors, Grace Kellys wig and hair locks of the four members of the Beatles. EPA/XAVIER BERTRAL.
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