02 octobre 2019

August the Strong's Royal State Apartments reopen in Dresden

Parade bedroom, virtual reconstruction of the parade rooms of 1719, Dresden, 2014 © Sächsisches Immobilien- und Baumanagement (mic-vis.de, Studio für Visualisierung) DRESDEN.- August the Strong’s Royal State Apartments (Paraderäume) and the Porcelain Cabinet in the Turmzimmer (Tower Room) were opened on Saturday, 28 Saturday 2019, marking the culmination of the restoration of Dresden’s Residenzschloss, which started in 1986. The prestigious suite of rooms in the west wing – conceived by the Elector-King personally as a... [Lire la suite]

06 septembre 2013

Moors & Africans in Green Vault, Dresden

Moor with Emerald Level, Balthasar Permoser (sculptor), Wilhelm Kruger (sculptor), Johann Melchior Dinglinger (jeweler). Emerald: Gift of 1581; jewelery and sculptural works: probably 1724. Pear wood, painted, silver, gold, emeralds, rubies, sapphires, topazes, garnets, almandine, tortoiseshell, Emerald; 63.8 x 29.0 x 31.0 cm, H 58 cm without crown. VIII 303. Green Vault © Dresden State Art Collections 2013 The statuette would be without the Baroque interior design of the Green Vault 1723-1724 did not occur, because it owes... [Lire la suite]
31 août 2013

August the Strong's Emerald set. Green Vault

Emerald set. Green Vault © Dresden State Art Collections 2013 Like all gem sets of August the Strong (see, among others, the texts set for sapphire) presented the emerald set in 1719 a self-contained ensemble dar. Its value was estimated at 98,000 dollars. Further additions followed, for example in 1731 with the jewelry execution of the Order of the Golden Fleece or 1737 with the production of a new sword. The emerald suite was the king at the kurprinzlichen wedding on a white velvet gown at the... [Lire la suite]
17 août 2013

The Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, famille verte's chargers in Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden

Collection de porcelaine de Dresde, en Saxe, redessiné par Peter Marino. L'un des panneaux "Famille Verte". Charger. China, Jingdezhen Qing Dynasty (1644 - 1911), Kangxi era (1662 - 1722), about 1700 - 1720. Porcelain Collection. PO 6933. Porcelain, painted in overglaze enamels of the "family verte" green, turquoise, iron red, blue, aubergine, black and gold. H. 5.9 cm, D. 35.8 cm. © Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden 2013 August the Strong had a special passion for Chinese porcelain famille verte style, a term that in 1862 by... [Lire la suite]