19 juillet 2013

The Cheapside Hoard: London’s Lost Jewels at Museum of London

The Cheapside Hoard: London's Lost Jewels , London - Courtesy of Museum of London LONDON-  The Museum of London will open a major new exhibition investigating the secrets of the Cheapside Hoard. This extraordinary and priceless cache of late 16th and early 17th century jewels and gemstones – displayed in its entirety for the first time in over a century – was discovered in 1912, buried in a cellar on Cheapside in the City of London.Through new research and state-of-the-art technology, the exhibition will showcase the... [Lire la suite]

19 juillet 2013

Pigeons by Richard Bailey

Richard Bailey, Scandaroon. (c) Richard Bailey Richard Bailey, Old Dutch Capucine. (c) Richard Bailey Richard Bailey, Long Face Tumbler. (c) Richard Bailey Richard Bailey, Archangel. (c) Richard Bailey Richard Bailey, English Carrier. (c) Richard Bailey Richard Bailey, Black Jacobin. (c) Richard Bailey Richard Bailey, Competition Tippler. (c) Richard Bailey
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19 juillet 2013

The Jack Halpern Collection

菱锰矿 RHODOCHROSITE 菱锰矿,产自南非(Hotazel, Kalahari Manganese Field, South Africa),3.3 cm 高。Jack Halpern 收藏 菱锰矿 RHODOCHROSITE 菱锰矿,产自美国。Jack Halpern 收藏 蓝铜矿 Azurite 蓝铜矿,产自墨西哥(Concepción del Oro, Zacatecas, Mexico),9 cm。Jack Halpern 收藏 锂电气石 ELBAITE 锂电气石,产自莫桑比克(Alto Lighona, Mozambique),8 cm 高。Jack Halpern 收藏 银星石 WAVELLITE 银星石,产自美国(Mauldin Mountain, Montgomery County, Arkansas, U.S.A ),9 cm。Jack Halpern 收藏 银星石 WAVELLITE 银星石,产自美国(Mauldin Mountain, Montgomery County, Arkansas, U.S.A ),9 cm。Jack Halpern 收藏 硫铜钴矿+方解石... [Lire la suite]
19 juillet 2013

ILLUMINATING OBJECTS: European Filigree Glass on Display at The Courtauld Gallery

Goblet, Venice or Venetian style (Amsterdam or Antwerp), c. 1550-1625. Filigree glass, mould-blown. Samuel Courtauld Trust: Gambier Parry Bequest, 1966 LONDON - The fourth display in the Illuminating Objects programme at The Courtauld Gallery focuses on two kinds of filigree glass in The Courtauld’s collection of decorative arts. Both are drinking glasses: the first, a Venetian or ‘Venetian-style’ (façon de Venise) filigree goblet, drawing upon the technologies and shapes developed on the Venetian... [Lire la suite]
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