10 janvier 2014

Squelette de panthera tigris

Squelette de panthera tigris. Photo courtesy Leclere Sur socle. 93 x 170 cm. (hors socle). Estimation : 4 000 / 5 000 € Leclere . Mercredi 15 janvier 2014. 5, rue Vincent Courdouan - 13006 Marseille. Tel: +33 (0)4 91 50 00 00
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10 janvier 2014

Ensemble de trois meubles contenant 60 tiroirs vitrés renfermant environ 5000 papillons

      Ensemble de trois meubles contenant 60 tiroirs vitrés renfermant environ 5000 papilons. Photo courtesy Leclere Rare collection entomologique du Docteur Kovach entreprise en 1905. Estimation : 15 000 / 20 000 €On y joint un ensemble de carnets, notes du collectionneur, et article «Kaléidoscope» datant du 1-12-68. Leclere . Mercredi 15 janvier 2014. 5, rue Vincent Courdouan - 13006 Marseille. Tel: +33 (0)4 91 50 00 00
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10 janvier 2014

Rare oeuf d’Aepyornis Maximus. Quaternaire Sub-récent, Madagascar

Rare oeuf d’Aepyornis Maximus. Quaternaire Sub-récent, Madagascar. Photo courtesy Leclere  H. : 33 cm.  complet non restauré. Estimation : 30 000 / 40 000 € L’Aepyornis Maximus, aussi nommé « l’oiseau éléphant», pouvait atteindre 3 mètres de haut.Il est considéré comme le plus grand oiseau du monde et a pondu les plus grands oeufs connus.Sa répartition était endémique à l’île de Madagascar.Sa disparition est probablement due à l’arrivée de l’homme sur cette île.Notre exemplaire est intact et de... [Lire la suite]
15 novembre 2013

Great Britain's Culture Minister appeals for £175,100 to keep Napoleon Bonaparte death mask

The cast – known as the ‘Boys cast’ - was made for the Rev Richard Boys, Senior Chaplain of St Helena and is one of only a tiny handful with a provenance linking it directly to the island. Photo: Bonhams. LONDON (AFP).- A cast of Napoleon Bonaparte's death mask recently sold at auction in Britain could leave the country unless a domestic buyer can match the £175,100 ($280,640, 208,400 euros) sale price, the government warned Wednesday.  Culture Minister Ed Vaizey announced that he had deferred granting an export licence for... [Lire la suite]
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15 septembre 2013

The fairies of Cedric Laquieze

The fairies of Cedric Laquieze.  Composed of bones, plants, feathers, and insect parts, these fairies are the inspired creations of Cedric Laquieze, an Amsterdam based sculptor and recent graduate from the Rietveld academy (class of 2010). (source  Cedric’s blog)
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12 septembre 2013

South American Birds Display in Framed Shadow Box. Circa Mid to Late-19th Century

South American Birds Display in Framed Shadow Box. Including: American Redstart, Scarlet Tanager, Yellow Warbler, Various other Warblers and Tropical Birds. Circa Mid to Late-19th Century.
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12 septembre 2013

Cabinet of Cats, Birds, & Other Assorted Specimens. Ryan Matthew’s Collection

Cabinet of Cats, Birds, & Other Assorted Specimens. Ryan Matthew’s Collection. Photo by Sergio Royzen.
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12 septembre 2013

Cabinet by Alexandre Isidore Leroy de Barde, 1810.

Cabinet by Alexandre Isidore Leroy de Barde, 1810.
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28 août 2013

"Art of the Curious: An exhibition of the rare, the bizarre and the beautiful" at Colnaghi, London

Kunstkammer cabinet set up by Georg Laue with treasures from the Renaissance and Baroque.  LONDON - Art of the Curious, an intriguing collaborative exhibition of curiosities of nature and art, will be staged at Colnaghi, 15 Old Bond Street, London, from 2 to 25 October 2013. Colnaghi’s paintings and drawings departments will join forces with Kunstkammer Georg Laue of Munich, the leading gallery specialising in Kunst- and Wunderkammer objects of the Renaissance and Baroque, to show a selection of... [Lire la suite]
03 août 2013

Ammonite & Nautilus

Pyritized Ammonite, Russia Opalized and pyritized ammonite fossil The Rare Gemstone Ammolite.  This dazzling iridescent fossil of an 80 million year old ammonite measuring two feet in diameter was discovered near Alberta, Canada and is a particularly rare example of an ancient sea creature that went extinct at the same time as most dinosaurs. The spectacular coloration is the result of millions of years of high temperatures and pressures acting on the animal’s shell to create a gemstone known as ammolite. Ammonite,... [Lire la suite]
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