05 février 2016

Gold and pearl pendant jewel of the Lamb of God, Spanish, 1600-1650

Gold and pearl pendant jewel of the Lamb of God, Spanish, 1600-1650, ruby, pearl, gold, enamel. Bequeathed by Baron Ferdinand Anselm Rothschild, 1898. Ex-collection Baron Anselm von Rothschild (1866 cat. no. 339). WB.164. British Museum collection. © Trustees of the British Museum Pendant jewel; gold; lamb in white enamel, back formed of baroque pearl, seated on closed book; back of book with three bands, panels enamelled blue; underside is open-work with scrolls; clasps jewelled with rubies;... [Lire la suite]
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05 février 2016

Gold enamelled pendant- jewel depicting a galloping horse with warrior, German, 1525-1575

Gold enamelled pendant- jewel depicting a galloping horse with warrior, German, 1525-1575, ruby, pearl, gold, enamel, emerald. Bequeathed by Baron Ferdinand Anselm Rothschild, 1898. Ex-collection Baron Anselm von Rothschild (1866 cat. no. 338). WB.161. British Museum collection. © Trustees of the British Museum Pendant jewel; gold; enamelled; form of galloping white horse ridden by warrior dressed in helmet, cuirass and buskins; holds scimitar and buckler; one side of horse set with three rubies;... [Lire la suite]
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05 février 2016

Finial for a staff, Warring States Period (475–221 BCE)

Finial for a staff, Warring States Period (475–221 BCE). Bronze with gold and silver inlay. H. 10 × W. 22 cm. Kong Residence Cultural Relics Archive, Cultural Relics Administrative Committee of Qufu City, Shandong Province.
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05 février 2016

Pair of statues of Confucius and his wife, Madame Qiguan, Song dynasty (960–1279)

Pair of statues of Confucius and his wife, Madame Qiguan, Song dynasty (960–1279). Wood, originally painted. Confucius: H. 37 cm; W. 15.5 cm. Madame Qiguan: H. 42 cm; W. 16 cm. Kong Residence Cultural Relics Archive, Cultural Relics Administrative Committee of Qufu City, Shandong Province
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05 février 2016

Gold and pearl pendant jewel in form of a couchant, probably Spanish or Netherlandish, early 17th century, with later additions.

Gold and pearl pendant jewel in form of a couchant hind, probably Spanish or Netherlandish, early 17th century, with later additions; ruby, pearl, gold, enamel. Bequeathed by Baron Ferdinand Anselm Rothschild, 1898. Ex-collection: Albert Denison, 1st Baron Londesborough. WB.162. British Museum collection. © Trustees of the British Museum Pendant jewel; gold; form of couchant hind, body formed of baroque pearl, fore and rear quarters of gold coated with transparent amber enamel; oval base, set with... [Lire la suite]
05 février 2016

Gold pendant jewel of a Nereid and Child, Italian or German, late 16th century

Gold pendant jewel of a Nereid and Child, Italian or German, late 16th century; ruby, pearl, gold, enamel, emerald, diamond. Bequeathed by Baron Ferdinand Anselm Rothschild, 1898. Ex-collection Countess of Mount Charles, ex-collection Elizabeth Conyngham, Marchioness Conyngham. WB.155. British Museum collection. © Trustees of the British Museum Pendant jewel; gold; set with diamonds, emeralds and rubies; form of a Nereid with child, bodies of Baroque pearls with white enamel; Nereid holds... [Lire la suite]
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05 février 2016

Gold pendant jewel of a hippocamp, perhaps Italian, late 16th century, with later additions

Gold pendant jewel of a hippocamp, perhaps Italian, late 16th century, with later additions. Bequeathed by Baron Ferdinand Anselm Rothschild, 1898. Ex-collection: Albert Denison, 1st Baron Londesborough . WB.157. British Museum collection. © Trustees of the British Museum Pendant jewel; gold; set with rubies and emeralds; form of hippocamp, body of baroque pearl set in gold enamelled green; head in gold with white enamel; collar of rubies; three star-shaped settings with stone below; four pendant pearls;... [Lire la suite]
05 février 2016

Anonymous, Memorial Portrait of Madame Li, Wife of Kong Chuanduo, 68th-generation Duke for Perpetuating the Sage, Qing dynasty

Anonymous, Memorial Portrait of Madame Li, Wife of Kong Chuanduo, 68th-generation Duke for Perpetuating the Sage, Qing dynasty (1644-1911). Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk, 176.5 × 97 cm (painting only), 313.5 × 118 cm (overall with mounting). Kong Residence Cultural Relics Archive, Cultural Relics Administrative Committee of Qufu City, Shandong Province.
05 février 2016

Anonymous, Portrait of Madame Yan, Wife of Kong Shangxian, 64th-generation Duke for Perpetuating the Sage, Ming dynasty

Anonymous, Portrait of Madame Yan, Wife of Kong Shangxian, 64th-generation Duke for Perpetuating the Sage, Ming dynasty (1368–1644). Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk, 187 × 101 cm (painting only), 343.5 × 129 cm (overall with mounting). Kong Residence Cultural Relics Archive, Cultural Relics Administrative Committee of Qufu City, Shandong Province.
05 février 2016

Anonymous, Portrait of Confucius as Minister of Justice in Lu, Ming dynasty (1368–1644)

Anonymous, Portrait of Confucius as Minister of Justice in Lu, Ming dynasty (1368–1644). Hanging scroll; ink and color on paper, 117.5 × 65.7 cm (painting only), 147.7 × 77.3 cm (painting and colophons), 273.5 × 91.5 cm (overall with mounting). Shandong Provincial Museum