08 août 2015

A massive bronzed fibreglass model of a Tyrannosaurus Rex

A massive bronzed fibreglass model of a Tyrannosaurus Rex. Modern. On an integral naturalistic base with castors. From nose to tail measures 760cm, height 265cm. Estimate: £10,000-15,000 ($15,500 - $23,250). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2015. Christie's. OUT OF THE ORDINARY, 10 September 2015. London, South Kensington
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08 août 2015

An exceptionally well-preserved Plesiosaur skull. Middle Jurassic period

An exceptionally well-preserved Plesiosaur skull. Middle Jurassic period (circa 165 million years ago). 117cm long. Lower Oxford Clay, the near complete skull and neck of a Cryptoclidus eurymerus supported on custom stand. Estimate: £60,000-90,000 ($93,000 - $139,500). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2015. Literature: Brown, D. S. and Cruickshank, A. R. I. 1994. The skull of the Callovian plesiosaur Cryptoclidus eurymerus and the sauropterygian cheek. Palaeontology, 37, (4), 941-953. ... [Lire la suite]
25 mai 2015

Sotheby's to auction a lock of Mozart's hair; Expected to fetch £10,000-12,000 next week in London

A lock of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s fair hair, contained in a nineteenth-century gilt locket, with a nineteenth-century manuscript note of provenance. © Sotheby's LONDON.- A lock of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s hair, contained in a 19th-century gilt locket, will be offered at Sotheby’s auction in London on 28 May 2015, with an estimate of £10,000 – 12,000. The strands of hair were given by Mozart’s widow, Constanze, to the mother of the German-born conductor Karl Anschütz (1813-1870). It then passed into the... [Lire la suite]
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20 mai 2015

Alexandre-Isidore Leroy de Barde (1777-1828), cabinets de curiosités

 Alexandre-Isidore Leroy De Barde (1777-1828), Vases grecs et étrusques.  Alexandre-Isidore Leroy De Barde (1777-1828), Nature morte aux oiseaux exotiques, au centre : un hibou, autour divers oiseaux. Alexandre-Isidore Leroy de Barde (1777-1828), Nature morte aux oiseaux exotiques, vers 1810, gouache et aquarelle. Alexandre-Isidore Leroy de Barde (1777-1828), Selection of Shells Arranged on Shelves (Choix de coquillages), first half of 19th century. Watercolour and gouache on heavy paper, 125 x 90 cm... [Lire la suite]
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20 mai 2015

Frans II Francken (Anvers, 1581-1642), Cabinet d'un collectionneur, 1636

Frans II Francken (Anvers, 1581-1642), Cabinet d'un collectionneur, 1636. Huile sur panneau de chêne, 74 x 78 cm, Vienne, Kunsthistorisches Museum.
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20 mai 2015

Joseph Arnold, Kunstkammer der Regensburger Familie Dimpfel, 1668

Joseph Arnold, Kunstkammer der Regensburger Familie Dimpfel, 1668, Ulmer Museum.


20 mai 2015

Frans II Francken (Anvers, 1581-1642), Cabinet d'un collectionneur, 1625

Frans II Francken (Anvers, 1581-1642), Cabinet d'un collectionneur, 1625. Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienne
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20 mai 2015

Domenico Remps, Kunstkammer cabinet, 2nd half 18th century

Domenico Remps, Kunstkammer cabinet, 2nd half 18th century, Florence. Museo delle Pietre Dure dell'Opificio
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06 mai 2015

Oliver Hoare opens exhibition dedicated to objects and works of art from the past 5,000 years

Gandhara grey schist head of the Buddha, Afghanistan, 3rd century AD. Size: 36 cm high. Photo: Oliver Hoare Ltd. LONDON.- Oliver Hoare presents Every Object Tells a Story, a public exhibition that will take place from 6 May to 26 June 2015 at 33 Fitzroy Square, London. The exhibition will present an eclectic selection of over 250 objects primarily chosen on the basis of their historical fascination and interesting backstories, and will include relics from all round the world representing many notable names,... [Lire la suite]
25 avril 2015

Sotheby's to offer extremely rare elephant bird egg expected to fetch £30,000-50,000 at auction

An intact and complete elephant bird egg [Madagascar, 17th century or earlier]. Photo: Sotheby's LONDON.- An extremely rare egg, measuring over 30 centimetres high will be offered at Sotheby’s auction in London on 30th April 2015, with an estimate of £30,000 – 50,000. Believed to be over 400 years old, the egg comes from the Elephant Bird - the largest bird ever to live on the planet. Now extinct, the great elephant bird – a giant flightless bird indigenous to the island of Madagascar - measured over three... [Lire la suite]
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