26 février 2012

Chinese blue and white of Kangxi period (1662-1722) @ Christie's Interiors

A pair of Chinese blue and white Beaker Vases, gu. Kangxi period (1662-1722) . Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2012 Each modelled with slightly bulbous centre, with moulded shaped panels painted in a vibrant blue tone with landscape scenes and flowers, the interior with a geometric-pattern band of decoration to the rim, with artemisia leaf marks to the bases; 13½ in. (34.3 cm.) high (2). Estimate £3,000 - £5,000 Provenance: 'Questa Antichita' Via Camerana 8 Torino' lables to the bases.  ... [Lire la suite]

26 février 2012

Chinese blue and white of Wanli Period (1573-1619) @ Christie's Interiors

A pair of  Chinese blue and white jars. Wanli Period  (1573-1619).  Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2012 Each painted to the body with shaped cartouches of peony and lotus spray beside rockwork, the shoulders with shaped panels of fruiting branches, all surrounded by geometric patterns; 14¼ in. (36.2 cm.) high (2). Estimate £3,000 - £5,000 Provenance: 'Questa Antichita' via Camerana 8 Torino' labels to bases.  Three Chinese blue and white square-sectionned bottel... [Lire la suite]
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26 février 2012

“Closer to Van Eyck: Rediscovering the Ghent Altarpiece”

 The Ghent Altarpiece, 1432. LOS ANGELES, CA.- It is now possible to zoom into the intricate, breathtaking details of one of the most important works of art in the world, thanks to a newly completed website focused on the Ghent Altarpiece. A stunning and highly complex painting composed of separate oak panels, The Mystic Lamb of 1432 by Hubert and Jan van Eyck, known as the Ghent Altarpiece, recently underwent much-needed emergency conservation within the Villa Chapel in St. Bavo Cathedral in Ghent. As part of this... [Lire la suite]
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26 février 2012

Genghis Khan @ the Field Museum

  Genghis Khan Warrior and Statesman. CHICAGO, IL.- An unrivaled conqueror who changed the course of world culture is the subject of new exhibition at The Field Museum. Genghis Khan (Feb. 24 through Sept. 3, 2012) showcases the largest single collection of 13th century Mongolian artifacts ever assembled, and takes visitors on an unforgettable journey into Khan’s legendary empire. The exhibition features more than 200 stunning objects including gold jewelry, weaponry, silk robes, religious relics, and the... [Lire la suite]
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