14 mars 2018

A fine copper-red-glazed bowl, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722)

Lot 345. A fine copper-red-glazed bowl, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722). Diameter 6 1/8  in., 15.5 cm. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 USD. © Sotheby's the deep rounded sides rising from a tapered foot to a gently everted rim, covered overall in a lustrous garnet-colored glaze suffused with minute bubbles, the warm red tones transmuting to shades of dark mushroom around the well and foot, the rim and base white, the base with a six-character mark in underglaze-blue within a... [Lire la suite]

14 mars 2018

High on luxury: Lost treasures from the Roman Empire on view at Denmark's Glyptotek

COPENHAGEN.- The unique Roman silver treasure from Berthouville in France has previously only been exhibited in the USA and France. Now, exceptionally, it is on view in Denmark. It is the 3rd century AD and the Roman Empire extends across vast areas of Europe. In these occupied regions, for better or for worse, the Romans spread their culture. This also includes a decadent proclivity for celebration and excess. From 14th March 2018 visitors to the Glyptotek can give their imagination free rein as regards... [Lire la suite]
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