25 mars 2019

Sotheby's announces an eclectic offering of objects from the prehistory period to the present

HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s Hong Kong will present Curiosity V on 2 April at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. In its fifth instalment, the sale offers an eclectic and thought-provoking assemblage of works ranging across time and geographical space, from Ice Age Siberia, to Bronze Age China, Ancient Egypt and Medieval Europe. Highlights include an important Neolithic jade cong from the Liangzhu culture formerly in the distinguished collection of Duan Fang (1861-1911); a monumental stucco Buddha head dating from the... [Lire la suite]

06 janvier 2019

Leopold Blaschka, Cassiopea frondescens, Dresden, 1868

Cassiopea frondescens, jellyfish, glass model, by Leopold Blaschka, Dresden, Germany, 1868, National Museum Of Scotland, Z.1868.42.19. © National Museums Scotland
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06 janvier 2019

Leopold Blaschka, Hippopode flava, Dresden, 1868

Hippopode flava, jellyfish, glass model, by Leopold Blaschka, Dresden, Germany, 1868, National Museum Of Scotland, Z.1868.42.13. © National Museums Scotland.
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06 janvier 2019

Leopold Blaschka, Rhizophysa heliantha, Dresden, 1868

Rhizophysa heliantha, siphonophore, glass model, by Leopold Blaschka, Dresden, Germany, 1868, National Museum Of Scotland, Z.1868.42.13. © National Museums Scotland.
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06 janvier 2019

Leopold Blaschka, Cyanea labiche, jellyfish, Dresden, Germany, 1868

Cyanea labiche, jellyfish, glass model, by Leopold Blaschka, Dresden, Germany, 1868, National Museum Of Scotland, Z.1868.42.5. © National Museums Scotland. 
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06 janvier 2019

Leopold and Rudolph Blaschka, Carybdea periphylla, jellyfish, Dresden, Germany, 1863 - 1890

Carybdea periphylla, jellyfish, glass model, by Leopold and Rudolph Blaschka, Dresden, Germany, 1863 - 1890, National Museum Of Scotland, Z.1910.14.49. © National Museums Scotland.

06 janvier 2019

Leopold and Rudolph Blaschka, Aequorea cyanea, Dresden, Germany, 1863 - 1890

Aequorea cyanea, glass model, by Leopold and Rudolph Blaschka, Dresden, Germany, 1863 - 1890, National Museum Of Scotland, Z.1910.14.47. © National Museums Scotland
06 janvier 2019

Leopold and Rudolph Blaschka, Melicertum perla, thecate hydroid, Dresden, Germany, 1863 - 1890

Melicertum perla, thecate hydroid, glass model, by Leopold and Rudolph Blaschka, Dresden, Germany, 1863 - 1890, National Museum Of Scotland, Z.1910.14.45. © National Museums Scotland.
06 janvier 2019

Leopold and Rudolph Blaschka, Portuguese man-of-war, Dresden, Germany, 1863 - 1890

Physalia physalis (Linnaeus, 1758), Portuguese man-of-war, siphonophore, glass model, by Leopold and Rudolph Blaschka, Dresden, Germany, 1863 - 1890, National Museum Of Scotland, Z.1910.14.41. © National Museums Scotland
06 janvier 2019

A glass model of a jellyfish, Leopold Blaschka, circa 1877

Lot 48. A glass model of a jellyfish, Leopold Blaschka, circa 1877; 8 x 3 x 3in. (20 x 8 x 8cm.). Estimate GBP 15,000 - GBP 25,000 (USD 18,930 - USD 31,550). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The glass chamber painted to reveal details of internal structure, supported on iron rod on stand with painted ex inventory number 1877-376. Provenance: Acquired by the Science Museum, London in 1877.Deaccessioned 1925-27. Note: Leopold Blaschka (1822-95) was a Czech jeweller working in Dresden who turned his... [Lire la suite]
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