13 août 2016

Kunsthistorisches Museum exhibits works from the Emperor's coin collection

Johann Zoffani (1733-1810), Francis I (1708-1765), 1776-77, canvas 232 x 149 cm © KHM-Museumsverband. VIENNA.- As part of the 125th anniversary celebrations of the Kunsthistorisches Museum the Coin Collection is showing a special exhibition featuring selected gold coins from the Imperial Numophylaciums, the Emperor’s coin collection. Renowned for its size and the quality and rarity of its holdings, the world-famous collection in Vienna owes its fame to generations of Austrian rulers and their... [Lire la suite]

30 juin 2013

A Charles II silver tankard, Arthur Manwaring, London, 1677

A Charles II silver tankard, Arthur Manwaring, London, 1677. Photo courtesy Sotheby's the body engraved with a coat-of-arms, hinged cover, scroll handle; 20cm, 7 7/8 in high; 1288gr, 41oz 8dwt. Estimate 3,000-5,000 GBP Sotheby's. Arts of Europe. London | 10 juil. 2013 - www.sothebys.com
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22 janvier 2013

Candleholder, Vietnam, Lê dynasty, 1677

Candleholder, Vietnam, Lê dynasty, 1677. In three sections with dragons, panels, and rosettes in biscuit relief, underglaze-cobalt decoration. Second year Vinh Tri reign (1677); H. 61,30 cm; Tokyo, National Museum, TG-2731 ©2004-2013 Tokyo National Museum