12 janvier 2016

Renaissance and Baroque Jewellery at Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

Ring with a reclining Vulcan, Italy, c. 1540 - c. 1560, gold; d 2.2 cm. BK-17184. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. Sculptors and goldsmiths use the same materials, and in the 16th century they worked in both large and small formats. The celebrated goldsmith Benvenuto Cellini, for example, made monumental sculptures as well as jewellery. Only a few of these sculptor’s pieces, like this ring, have been preserved. The reclining man derives from a sculpture by Michelangelo, Dusk, on the tomb of Lorenzo de’ Medici in Florence. ... [Lire la suite]

12 janvier 2016

Pair of candlesticks, The Greek A, Adrianus Kocx, Delft, ca. 1690 - ca. 1700

Pair of candlesticks, The Greek A, Adrianus Kocx, Delft, ca. 1690 - ca. 1700, faience, h 21.6cm × W 15cm. BK-1955-72-A & BK-1955-72-B. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. Although the shape of these candlesticks resembling Dutch silver examples, do the decorations to Chinese. On the trunk were made even invented Chinese characters.
12 janvier 2016

Can polychrome-painted with Chinese characters, The Moor Hooft Rochus Jacobsz. Steijn Hoppe, Delft, ca. 1685 - ca. 1690

Can polychrome-painted with Chinese characters, The Moor Hooft Rochus Jacobsz. Steijn Hoppe, Delft, ca. 1685 - ca. 1690, faience, h 25cm. BK-NM-12400-271. Donation of the heirs of Mr JF Loudon, The Hague, 1916. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. Although the color blue in the decorations of these can dominate, are also yellow and green used in the show with four Asian figures. The gold and red accents are arranged around during an extra bakgang on the enamel. These shades are therefore more vulnerable and they are therefore the most worn.
12 janvier 2016

Teapot with chinoiserie decorations, Delft, ca. 1695 - ca. 1715,

Teapot with chinoiserie decorations, Delft, ca. 1695 - ca. 1715, faience, h 12cm x D 19cm. BK-NM-12400-211. Donation of the heirs of Mr JF Loudon, The Hague, 1916. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. Drinking coffee and tea came at the end of the 17th century in fashion. The objects that were needed here, were often appropriate exotic shapes and decorations. The handle of this tea pot has the shape of a bamboo; flower patterns, in a limited palette of green, blue and red, are examples of Asian porcelain.
12 janvier 2016

Teapot, The Moor Hooft Rochus Jacobsz. Steijn Hoppe, Delft, ca. 1685 - ca. 1690

Teapot, The Moor Hooft Rochus Jacobsz. Steijn Hoppe, Delft, ca. 1685 - ca. 1690, faience, h 17.5cm × W × D 13,0cm 19,0cm. BK-16 535. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam.
12 janvier 2016

Hexagonal vase with cover on feet, China, Kangxi period (1662-1722), 1680 - 1720

Hexagonal vase with cover on feet, China, Kangxi period (1662-1722), 1680 - 1720, blue and white porcelain, h × d 17,7cm 6,7cm. AK-RBK-16 302-B. Bequest of Mr. and Mrs. Drucker-Fraser, Montreux, 1944. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam.

12 janvier 2016

Pear-shaped bottle vase, China, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Pear-shaped bottle vase, China, Kangxi period (1662-1722), blue and white porcelain, h 18.4cm. AK-RBK-16 306-A. Bequest of Mr. and Mrs. Drucker-Fraser, Montreux, 1949. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam.
12 janvier 2016

Pair of Flower pyramids in the form of a stacked obelisk, the Metaale Pot, Lambertus van Eenhoorn, Delft, ca. 1710 - ca. 1720

Flower pyramid in the form of a stacked obelisk, the Metaale Pot, Lambertus van Eenhoorn, Delft, ca. 1710 - ca. 1720, faience, 104,0cm H × W × D 17,5cm 18,0cm; ; brand, bottom holder, painted in blue, "LVE (together)". BK-14 852-A. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. Flower pyramid in the form of a stacked obelisk, the Metaale Pot, Lambertus van Eenhoorn, Delft, ca. 1710 - ca. 1720, faience, 101,0cm H × W × D 17,5cm 18,0cm; brand, bottom holder, painted in blue, "LVE (together)". BK-14 852-B. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam.
12 janvier 2016

Violin, Delft, ca. 1705 - ca. 1710

Violin, Delft, ca. 1705 - ca. 1710, faience, h 63cm × W 23cm x D 10cm. BK-NM-12400-91. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. Violin earthenware with two scenes with violin players. This violin of pottery can not be played. It is an ornamental object. When the violin was purchased in 1876 for a record sum of 1,500 guilders by the collector John Loudon, was considered the absolute pinnacle of the production of Delft pottery. The modeling and paintings make this an exceptional object.
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12 janvier 2016

Shoe, Delft, ca. 1660 - ca. 1675

Shoe, Delft, ca. 1660 - ca. 1675, faience, h 8.5 cm × L 15,5cm. BK-1957-11. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. This little shoe, with a large bow and a square toe, made in the fashion of about 1665. The flower decorations, however, are derived from Chinese porcelain. Miniature Shoes pottery were well into the 18th century, very popular. For which they have exactly served, is not known; probably they decorated the table or mantelpiece.
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