21 juin 2019

Oliver Forge and Brendan Lynch Ltd at London Art Week 2019

Hellenistic. A Hellenistic marble head of a Queen, Third-second century BC. Marble. 27 cm.  Oliver Forge and Brendan Lynch Ltd. © 2019 London Art Week Cypriot. Cypriot incised red polished ware plank figure in the form of a mother and child, Early-Middle Bronze Age, circa 2000-1800 BC. Incised red polished ware, 23 cm, Oliver Forge and Brendan Lynch Ltd. © 2019 London Art Week Oliver Forge and Brendan Lynch Ltd. 2 Georgian House, 10 Bury Street, London, SW1Y... [Lire la suite]
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14 juin 2019

Early Picture of a Dog on a Lead From the collection of Desmond Morris offered at Bonhams

Lot 2. A large Persian pottery bowl, Circa late 3rd-late 2nd Millennium B.C.; 18cm high, 23.5cm diam. Estimate £ 20,000 - 30,000 (€ 22,000 - 34,000). © Bonhams 2001-2019 One of the first known depictions of a dog on a lead is being offered at Bonhams' Antiquities Sale at New Bond Street on Wednesday 3 July. It is painted on one of three panels of a large Persian pottery jar dated circa late 3rd to late 2nd century BC, and shows a hunter with a bow and arrow holding a curly-tailed... [Lire la suite]
21 octobre 2012

Princeton University Art Museum presents City of Gold: Tomb and Temple in Ancient Cyprus

Cypriot, late 6th century b.c.e.: Head from a colossal male statue. Polis Chrysochous, Local Museum of Marion and Arsinoe. Courtesy of the Department of Antiquities, Cyprus. PRINCETON, NJ.- City of Gold: Tomb and Temple in Ancient Cyprus examines the unique and compelling art and archaeology of early Cyprus, as seen in a single site, Polis Chrysochous—a place rich in history, architecture, and art, and a meeting place of cultures and religions from the Iron Age to the Classical, Hellenistic, Roman, Byzantine, and medieval periods.... [Lire la suite]
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07 août 2012

Gold pendant with granulated ornament, 1400-1050 B.C. Late Bronze Age. Cypriot.

Gold pendant with granulated ornament, 1400-1050 B.C. Late Bronze Age. Cypriot. 74.51.3136The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76. © 2000–2012 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. 
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03 août 2012

Gold Bowl. Cypriot. Archaic period, ca. 700 B.C.

Gold Bowl. Cypriot. Archaic period, ca. 700 B.C. Overall: 1 7/8 in. (4.8 cm) Other: 5 9/16 in. (14.1 cm). The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76. 74.51.4551. © 2000–2012 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. A rosette fills the center. The two concentric zones are presented as papyrus swamps. The inner one is inhabited by ducks, the outer one by three bulls and three fallow deer whose lower extremities are covered by the vegetation. The animals are rendered with considerably greater energy and... [Lire la suite]
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03 janvier 2010

Masterpieces of Neues Museum, Berlin

The bust of Nefertiti - Nordkuppelsaal. Neues Museum, Berlin. Armoured cavalryman. Silver, from the hacksilver find at the Lisów mill, formally Leissow, (Lisów, Lubusz Voivodeship, Poland), 10th century AD. Museum of Prehistory and Early History / SMB. Neues Museum, Berlin. Photo: Claudia Plamp Berlin Green Head. Late Period, 30th Dynasty, around 350 BC. Egyptian Museum and Papyrus Collection / SMB. Neues Museum, Berlin. Photo: Margarete Büsing Golden ceremonial hat with circular ornamentation, gold sheet,... [Lire la suite]