06 juillet 2012

Four-sided porcelain bottle with underglaze blue decoration, circa 1590-1610. Wanli period, Ming dynasty

Four-sided porcelain bottle with underglaze blue decoration, circa 1590-1610. Wanli period, Ming dynasty. Purchased from Brooke Sewell Permanent Fund. Registration number: 1960,0721.1. © The Trustees of the British Museum This square-cross-section bottle has domed shoulders, a narrow cylindrical neck and flat base. Each face is painted in underglaze blue with an armorial device surrounded by scrolling fronds; below the arms are four different flowers issuing from Chinese rocks, and on the shoulder... [Lire la suite]
06 juillet 2012

Porcelain jar with underglaze blue decoration, circa 1610-1630. Tianqi-Chongzhen period, Ming dynasty. Registration number: 1963,0520.4 © The Trustees of the British Museum This heavily potted ovoid jar has a short neck with an out-turned rim. It is painted in bright underglaze blue around the shoulder with a 'kraak'-style diaper and petal-panel design and around the foot with stylized lappets. Between these it is painted with rare European motifs. Among highly stylized formal flower sprays are six ogival... [Lire la suite]

06 juillet 2012

Porcelain jar with underglaze blue and applied decoration, circa 1610-1630. Tianqi-Chongzhen period, Ming dynasty.

Porcelain jar with underglaze blue and applied decoration, circa 1610-1630. Tianqi-Chongzhen period, Ming dynasty. Registration number: Franks.1397.a. © The Trustees of the British Museum This small six-lobed jar has a high foot and a low neck with out-turned rim. It is decorated with three curly-haired cherubs applied in relief, their wings painted, with pendant grape vines beneath, and alternating with flower sprays. Height: 12.2 centimetres. Diameter: 3.5 inches. Harrison-Hall 2001:The cherubs... [Lire la suite]
06 juillet 2012

Dish, porcelain, 1600-1620. Wanli (probably), Ming dynasty.

  Dish, porcelain, 1600-1620. Wanli (probably), Ming dynasty. Registration number: 1925,0512.1. © The Trustees of the British Museum Diameter: 20.2 centimetres. Height: 3 centimetres. Porcelain dish with bracket-lobed rim and 'kraak'-type underglaze blue decoration. This shallow dish has moulded sides, a bracket-lobed rim and a low foot ring. It is painted in underglaze blue with fruit and flower spray panels and emblems in the style of 'kraak' porcelain in the rim and cavetto, but the... [Lire la suite]
06 juillet 2012

Large porcelain bowl with 'kraak'-type underglaze blue decoration. , 1600-1620. Wanli period, Ming dynasty

Large porcelain bowl with 'kraak'-type underglaze blue decoration. , 1600-1620. Wanli period, Ming dynasty. Registration number: 1957,1216.19. © The Trustees of the British Museum This bowl has rounded sides and a bracket-lobed rim and stands on a spreading foot ring. It is painted in bright underglaze blue with four armorial-style shields each containing a hydra with two human heads and five heads of fabulous beasts with scaled wings, a tail and two legs with hooves. The shields have streamers... [Lire la suite]
06 juillet 2012

Dishes Depicting Lady with a Parasol. Design attributed to Cornelis Pronk (Dutch, Amsterdam 1691–1759 Amsterdam).

Dish Depicting Lady with a Parasol. Design attributed to Cornelis Pronk  (Dutch, Amsterdam 1691–1759 Amsterdam), ca. 1734–37. Japan, Edo period (1615–1868). Porcelain painted with cobalt blue under and colored enamels over transparent glaze (Hizen ware; Imari type). Diam. 10 1/2 in. (26.7 cm). Dr. and Mrs. Roger G. Gerry Collection, Bequest of Dr. and Mrs. Roger G. Gerry, 2000. Accession Number: 2002.447.123. © 2000–2012 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.  Dish Depicting Lady with... [Lire la suite]


06 juillet 2012

Evening Ensemble, Mariano Fortuny (Spanish, Granada 1871–1949 Venice), 1949.

Evening Ensemble, Mariano Fortuny  (Spanish, Granada 1871–1949 Venice), 1949.  Silk. Length (a): 58 in. (147.3 cm) Length at CB (c): 37 in. (94 cm) Credit Line: Gift of The Family of Mrs. M. Lincoln Schuster, 1977. Accession Number: 1977.363.15a–c. © 2000–2012 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. 
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06 juillet 2012

Bulgari

Bulgari, necklace in yellow gold with turquoises, amethysts 318,90 ct, emeralds 211,52 ctand diamond pave 7,20ct. Biennale des Antiquaires 2012 Bulgari, earrings in yellow gold and turquoises with emeralds 30,45 ct, amethysts 73,46 ct, 2 amethysts 7,80 ct and diamond pave 2,04ct. Biennale des Antiquaires 2012
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06 juillet 2012

Bulgari

Bulgari, necklace in white gold with emeralds 141,97 ct, sapphires 149,31 ct, rubis 95,42 ct, round brilliant cut diamonds 34,13 ct, baguette diamonds 4,78 ct and diamond pave 14,99ct. Biennale des Antiquaires 2012
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06 juillet 2012

Wallace Chan, Birth of Light, brooch from 2011. Biennale des Antiquaires 2012

Wallace Chan, Birth of Light, brooch from 2011. Biennale des Antiquaires 2012
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