06 juillet 2019

A Meissen white porcelain model of a hen with her chicks, 1732 

Lot 108. The Williams-Wynn Meissen Hen from the Royal Saxon Porcelain Menagerie. A Meissen white porcelain model of a hen with her chicks, 1732; 13 ½ in. (34.5 cm.) high. Estimate 300,000 - GBP 500,000. Price realised GBP 467,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 Naturalistically modelled by J.J. Kändler, with her head turned towards her tail, a chick preening itself on her back and further chicks peeping out from under her wings and feathers. Provenance: Commissioned by Augustus II... [Lire la suite]

06 janvier 2019

Leopold Blaschka, Cassiopea frondescens, Dresden, 1868

Cassiopea frondescens, jellyfish, glass model, by Leopold Blaschka, Dresden, Germany, 1868, National Museum Of Scotland, Z.1868.42.19. © National Museums Scotland
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06 janvier 2019

Leopold Blaschka, Hippopode flava, Dresden, 1868

Hippopode flava, jellyfish, glass model, by Leopold Blaschka, Dresden, Germany, 1868, National Museum Of Scotland, Z.1868.42.13. © National Museums Scotland.
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06 janvier 2019

Leopold Blaschka, Rhizophysa heliantha, Dresden, 1868

Rhizophysa heliantha, siphonophore, glass model, by Leopold Blaschka, Dresden, Germany, 1868, National Museum Of Scotland, Z.1868.42.13. © National Museums Scotland.
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06 janvier 2019

Leopold Blaschka, Cyanea labiche, jellyfish, Dresden, Germany, 1868

Cyanea labiche, jellyfish, glass model, by Leopold Blaschka, Dresden, Germany, 1868, National Museum Of Scotland, Z.1868.42.5. © National Museums Scotland. 
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06 janvier 2019

Leopold and Rudolph Blaschka, Carybdea periphylla, jellyfish, Dresden, Germany, 1863 - 1890

Carybdea periphylla, jellyfish, glass model, by Leopold and Rudolph Blaschka, Dresden, Germany, 1863 - 1890, National Museum Of Scotland, Z.1910.14.49. © National Museums Scotland.

06 janvier 2019

Leopold and Rudolph Blaschka, Aequorea cyanea, Dresden, Germany, 1863 - 1890

Aequorea cyanea, glass model, by Leopold and Rudolph Blaschka, Dresden, Germany, 1863 - 1890, National Museum Of Scotland, Z.1910.14.47. © National Museums Scotland
06 janvier 2019

Leopold and Rudolph Blaschka, Melicertum perla, thecate hydroid, Dresden, Germany, 1863 - 1890

Melicertum perla, thecate hydroid, glass model, by Leopold and Rudolph Blaschka, Dresden, Germany, 1863 - 1890, National Museum Of Scotland, Z.1910.14.45. © National Museums Scotland.
06 janvier 2019

Leopold and Rudolph Blaschka, Portuguese man-of-war, Dresden, Germany, 1863 - 1890

Physalia physalis (Linnaeus, 1758), Portuguese man-of-war, siphonophore, glass model, by Leopold and Rudolph Blaschka, Dresden, Germany, 1863 - 1890, National Museum Of Scotland, Z.1910.14.41. © National Museums Scotland
28 décembre 2017

Cabinet piece with the portrait cameo of a Roman emperor, Johann Melchior Dinglinger & Balthasar Permoser, Dresden, before 1722

Cabinet piece with the portrait cameo of a Roman emperor, Johann Melchior Dinglinger (1664-1731), Jeweler & Balthasar Permoser (1651-1732), sculptor, Dresden, before 1722; Cameo: Roman, probably 41 AD. Onyx cameo, ivory, cameo, gold, precious stones, pearls, gold plated silver, agate, jasper, enamel. H 44.0 cm; Onyx cameo: H 13.0 cm, W 10.0 cm. Green Vault, V 1. © Dresden State Art Collections. In February 1722 Johann Melchior Dinglinger delivered two works to the Green Vault, both of which have the majesty and the... [Lire la suite]