11 mai 2017

Desire, love, identity: British Museum explores LGBTQ histories

British and American badges from the 1970s onwards. Plastic, paper and metal. © 2017 Trustees of the British Museum. LONDON.- 2017 is the 50th anniversary of the passing of the Sexual Offences Act in July 1967. This legislation partially decriminalised homosexuality in England and Wales and marks an important milestone in the campaign for equality. The display Desire, love, identity: exploring LGBTQ histories marks this anniversary. There will also be an accompanying trail highlighting fourteen key objects in the... [Lire la suite]
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19 février 2017

Classical Revival Gold Ring Featuring a Banded Agate Cameo Depicting the Bust of Hadrian, Europe, 18th-19th Century

Classical Revival Gold Ring Featuring a Banded Agate Cameo Depicting the Bust of Hadrian, Europe, 18th-19th Century. $6,800.00 © 2000-2017 by Barakat, Inc. contact-form@barakatgallery.com - TEL 310.859.8408 - FAX 310.276.1346
19 août 2012

A French Silver-gilt and Rock Crystal Bust of Hadrian, Cartier, Paris, dated 1991

A French Silver-gilt and Rock Crystal Bust of Hadrian, Cartier, Paris, dated 1991. Photo Sotheby's the silver-gilt bust raised on a rock crystal pedestal, the silger-gilt base rim engraved WORLD MONUMENTS FUND AWARD, the fitted red leater and tooled gilt Cartier presentation box with plaque engraved THE 1991 HADRIAN AWARD IS PRESENTED TO MRS. VINCENT ASTOR. Marked on bust, base rim engraved Cartier 950 HPSD 12; height 5 3/8 in. 13.6 cm - Estimate 800-1,200 USD Sotheby's. Property from the Estate of... [Lire la suite]
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03 juillet 2011

A pair of Italian 17th century carved white marble and alabaster fiorito busts of Julius Caesar and Hadrian after the Antique.

A pair of Italian 17th century carved white marble and alabaster fiorito busts of Julius Caesar and Hadrian after the Antique. Photo Bonhams each Roman Emperor depicted facing frontally, with white marble head above fiorito alabaster-veneered drapery over the shoulders, on a spreading stepped base, 67cm wide, 35cm deep, 84cm high (26" wide, 13.5" deep, 33" high). (2) - Estimate: £100,000 - 150,000, US$ 160,000 - 250,000, € 120,000 - 170,000 Literature: C. Scarre, Chronicle of the Roman Emperors, London, 1998. Bonhams. Fine... [Lire la suite]
21 novembre 2009

Christie's to Offer Exquisite Antiquities and Ancient Jewelry this December

A late Roman sardonyx cameo portrait of the Emperor Constantine. Circa early 4th-Century A.D. Estimate: $150,000-250,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2009. NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s will present two sales of ancient art, Antiquities and Ancient Jewelry, on December 11 featuring over 350 lots showcasing the broad range of works from Predynastic Egypt through to the Roman period. Highlights of the Antiquities sale include a stunning Roman marble torso of Venus, a Roman marble portrait head of the emperor Hadrian, and a... [Lire la suite]