24 novembre 2013

Miroir aux sphinx affrontés. Iran oriental ou Anatolie, Dynastie Seldjoukide, XIIe-XIIIe siècle

Miroir aux sphinx affrontés. Iran oriental ou Anatolie, Dynastie Seldjoukide, XIIe-XIIIe siècle. Photo Boisgirard et Associés Bronze moulé. Diamètre : 11 cm. (Belle patine verte). Estimation : 1 200 / 1 500 € Le sphinx ailé est un motif connu dans l’art islamique à partir du XIe siècle, et spécifiquement en Iran aux XIIe et XIIIe siècles. Associé au disque solaire dès l’époque achéménide, il est considéré comme un animal céleste, symbole de lumière éternelle.Il n’est donc pas étonnant d’observer ce... [Lire la suite]
24 novembre 2013

Byzantine, 12th century. Pendant set with a cameo of a pelican

Byzantine, 12th century. Pendant set with a cameo of a pelican. Photo courtesy Sotheby's.  onyx, mounted in gold with a filigree loop; 32mm., 1¼in. overall. Estimation 2,000 — 3,000 GBP Sotheby's. European Sculpture & Works of Art. London | 04 déc. 2013, 11:00 AM -www.sothebys.com
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24 novembre 2013

Byzantine, 7th century, finger ring

Byzantine, 7th century, finger ring. Photo courtesy Sotheby's.  gold, with raised octagonal bezel adorned with clusters of beads and set with an emerald, the openwork hoop in garland form - bezel: 14mm., 9/16 in. - ring size P. Estimation 8,000 — 12,000 GBP  Provenance: private collection, Italy  The present ring compares closely with a Byzantine 7th-century gold ring also with octagonal bezel adorned with beads and openwork hoop (but with an inscription) at Dunbarton Oaks, Washington DC (Ross, op. cit,. no.... [Lire la suite]
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05 novembre 2013

"Heaven and Earth: Art of Byzantium from Greek Collections" on view at the National Gallery of Art

Unknown Artist, Head of Aphrodite, 1st century. Marble, possibly Parian (Marathi), height: 15 3/4 in. (40 cm). National Archaeological Museum, Athens WASHINGTON, DC.- In the first exhibition devoted to Byzantine art at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, some 170 rare and important works, drawn exclusively from Greek collections, offer a fascinating glimpse of the soul and splendor of the mysterious Byzantine Empire. On view in the West Building from October 6, 2013, through March 2, 2014, Heaven and Earth: Art of Byzantium... [Lire la suite]
04 novembre 2013

Monumental Seated Mother. Circa 1200 A.D., Seljuq Dynasty, Iran

Monumental Seated Mother. Circa 1200 A.D., Seljuq Dynasty, Iran. Dimensions: 31 cm (12 1/4 in.). Photo courtesy DAVID AARON ANCIENT ARTS ASIAN ART IN LONDON. 31st October -- 9th November 2013. DAVID AARON ANCIENT ARTS. David Aaron, Salomon Aaron. Phone +44 (0)20 7491 9588 - Mobile +44 (0)7707 938 373 - Fax +44 (0)20 7491 9522 - Email info@davidaaronarts.com - Website www.davidaaronarts.com 
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04 novembre 2013

Highly Important Female Idol, 1st Millennium B.C., Luristan

Highly Important Female Idol, 1st Millennium B.C., Luristan. Dimensions: 24 cm (9 1/2 In.). Photo courtesy DAVID AARON ANCIENT ARTS ASIAN ART IN LONDON. 31st October -- 9th November 2013. DAVID AARON ANCIENT ARTS. David Aaron, Salomon Aaron. Phone +44 (0)20 7491 9588 - Mobile +44 (0)7707 938 373 - Fax +44 (0)20 7491 9522 - Email info@davidaaronarts.com - Website www.davidaaronarts.com 
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21 octobre 2013

"Augustus" (Augusto) at the Scuderie del Quirinale in Rome

Augustus as Pontifex Maximus [Credit: Museo Nazionale Romano, Palazzo Massimo alle Terme]. ROMA - Organised to mark the 2000th anniversary of his death on 19 August 14 AD, the exhibition presents the stages in the dazzling personal story of Augustus in parallel with the birth of a new historical era. The adopted son and great-nephew of Julius Caesar, Augustus was a man endowed with exceptional charisma and political acumen.  He succeeded, where even Caesar had failed, in putting an end to decades of bloody internecine... [Lire la suite]
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07 octobre 2013

Aphrodite of the Gardens, 1st century A.D., Roman

Aphrodite of the Gardens, 1st century A.D., Roman. Photo courtesy Axel Vervoordt Provenance: French private collection, acquired c. 1980; Bought from Jean-Philippe Mariaud de Serres, Paris. Condition: With a superb original archaeological patina and calcification. Since the late ‘60s, Axel Vervoordt acquired a strong reputation as an antique dealer and art connoisseur. This family-run business, based in Kanaal, near Antwerp in Belgium, has grown into an international company dealing in art and antiques, interior design... [Lire la suite]
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07 octobre 2013

Ariadne Galleries at Haughton International Fairs

Statue of Asklepios, Second century AD, Roman. Photo courtesy Ariadne Galleries  Acquired by Alexander Iolas, in New York and Paris, between 1950 and 1965; Acquired in Paris; European Private Collection, 1980-1982; Ophiuchus Collection, 1982-2013 Published and Exhibited: Vogue, 1982 Classical Antiquities from Private Collections in Great Britain. A Loan Exhibition in Aid of the Ashmole Archive, Sotheby(January 15th-31st 1986) Hydria with Nike, Fifth century BC, Greek. Photo courtesy Ariadne... [Lire la suite]
13 septembre 2013

Archaeologists find tomb of ancient Chinese female 'prime minister' Shangguan Wan'er

Ancient: This undated picture released by the Shaanxi provincial cultural relics bureau shows a stone marker carved with an epitaph inside the newly discovered tomb of Shangguan Wan'er. © AFP/Getty Images BEIJING (AFP).- Archaeologists have discovered the tomb of a 7th-century female politician who was one of the most powerful women in China's ancient history, local media said on Thursday. Shangguan Wan'er -- who lived from 664 to 710 in the Tang dynasty -- was a trusted aide to China's first empress Wu Zetian and is... [Lire la suite]


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