19 janvier 2017

Womans belt, Germany, circa 1600

Womans belt, Germany, circa 1600. Parcel-gilt silver. Lenght 97 cm. Philippe d’Arschot at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. Philippe d´Arschot. Fine antique silver from the 16th to the 19th Centuries. Avenue Louise, 192, 1050 Brussels, Belgium
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19 janvier 2017

Baptismal pendant. Unmarked, Germany, 1639

Baptismal pendant. Unmarked, Germany, 1639. Silver and silver gilt. Height 13 cm. Philippe d’Arschot at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. Philippe d´Arschot. Fine antique silver from the 16th to the 19th Centuries. Avenue Louise, 192, 1050 Brussels, Belgium
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18 janvier 2017

Canister, Coat of arms of Franz Albrecht von Muggerstal, Germany, Cham, 1665, maker's mark the initials "IR"

Canister, Coat of arms of Franz Albrecht von Muggerstal, Germany, Cham, 1665, maker's mark the initials "IR". Silver gilt mounted serpentine. Height 21 cm. Philippe d’Arschot at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. Philippe d´Arschot. Fine antique silver from the 16th to the 19th Centuries. Avenue Louise, 192, 1050 Brussels, Belgium
18 janvier 2017

Double beaker, Nicolaus I Emmerling, Germany, Nuremberg, 1593-1602

Double beaker, Nicolaus I Emmerling, Germany, Nuremberg, 1593-1602. Silver. Height 12,6 cm. Philippe d’Arschot at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. Philippe d´Arschot. Fine antique silver from the 16th to the 19th Centuries. Avenue Louise, 192, 1050 Brussels, Belgium
18 janvier 2017

Notebook, Coat of arms of the Bishop of Bamberg, Melchior Voit von Salzburg (1603-1653), Germany, circa 1640

Notebook, Coat of arms of the Bishop of Bamberg, Melchior Voit von Salzburg (1603-1653), Germany, circa 1640. Silver and ivory. Lenght 7,2 cm. Philippe d’Arschot at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. Philippe d´Arschot. Fine antique silver from the 16th to the 19th Centuries. Avenue Louise, 192, 1050 Brussels, Belgium
18 janvier 2017

Standing cup (Beckerschraube), Hans Otto, Germany, Augsburg, 1660

Standing cup (Beckerschraube), Hans Otto, Germany, Augsburg, 1660. Silver and silver-gilt. Height 24,8 cm. Philippe d’Arschot at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. Philippe d´Arschot. Fine antique silver from the 16th to the 19th Centuries. Avenue Louise, 192, 1050 Brussels, Belgium

18 janvier 2017

Tankard, Johann Eissler, Germany, Nuremberg, 1681

Tankard, Johann Eissler, Germany, Nuremberg, 1681. Silver gilt. Height 23 cm. From Margarete Oppenheim's collection, Berlin. Philippe d’Arschot at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. Philippe d´Arschot. Fine antique silver from the 16th to the 19th Centuries. Avenue Louise, 192, 1050 Brussels, Belgium
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16 novembre 2016

First look inside the new V&A Gilbert Galleries

V&A Gilbert Galleries. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London. LONDON.- The V&A’s spectacular Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Galleries re-open to the public on Wednesday 16 November 2016. The newly updated suite of four galleries display highlights from one of the most important collections of decorative art ever given to the nation, alongside recent acquisitions.   Over 500 precious objects amassed by 2oth-century collectors Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert, including European silver and gold plate, delicate gold... [Lire la suite]
17 octobre 2016

Silver and gilded silver pendant, set with emeralds, rubies and rose- and table-cut diamonds, Germany, ca. 1700

Silver and gilded silver pendant, set with emeralds, rubies and rose- and table-cut diamonds, the back engraved. The central emerald a later addition. Germany, ca. 1700. Given by Dame Joan Evans (M.57-1962). © Victoria and Albert Museum, London 2016.
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25 septembre 2016

The Metropolitan Museum of Art opens "Jerusalem 1000-1400: Every People Under Heaven"

NEW YORK, NY.- Beginning around the year 1000, Jerusalem attained unprecedented significance as a location, destination, and symbol to people of diverse faiths from Iceland to India. Multiple competitive and complementary religious traditions, fueled by an almost universal preoccupation with the city, gave rise to one of the most creative periods in its history. Opening atThe Metropolitan Museum of Art on September 26, the landmark exhibition Jerusalem 1000–1400: Every People Under Heaven will demonstrate the key role that... [Lire la suite]