14 janvier 2017

Danseuse et nain violoniste, Johann Heinrich Köhler (1669-1736), Dresde, 1er quart du 18e siècle

Danseuse et nain violoniste, Johann Heinrich Köhler (1669-1736) orfèvre, joaillier, Dresde, 1er quart du 18e siècle. Argent, diamant, émail sur ronde-bosse d'or, émeraude, perle baroque, rubis. Hauteur : 12,6 cm. Socle : 13,4 cm x 9 cm. Allemagne, Dresde, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen, Grünes Gewölbe. Photo © BPK, Berlin, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / image SKD

15 février 2016

Johann Heinrich Köhler (-1736), Small jewelry altar with St. Joseph

Johann Heinrich Köhler (-1736), Small jewelry altar with St. Joseph. Coral work: probably Trapani (Sicily); Goldsmith version: Dresden, 1729 - 1732. Coral, silver, gilt, enamel, gems, 30.1 x 18.1 x 10.5 cm. Inventory number: VI 28. Green Vault © Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden 2016 In a niche-like architecture, crowned by three vases with jeweled, enameled flowers, presents itself under a halo with the image of Our Lady of St. Joseph of Nazareth. He is represented in ancient costume and... [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]
28 août 2013

Golden Fleece with onyx. Köhler, Johann Heinrich (jeweler), Dresden, 1725

Golden Fleece with onyx. Köhler, Johann Heinrich (jeweler), Dresden, 1725; three onyx cabochons, 86 diamonds, gold, silver, enamel; 14.5 x 7.0 cm. VIII 1. Green Vault © Dresden State Art Collections 2013 The cool Noblesse radiating jewel with three Onyxes was passed in July 1725 a jeweler Johann Heinrich Köhler. Koehler had created already in 1722 the "big" diamond fleece Order as important religious representation of Augustus the Strong. This order is the growing favor of the king against the Dresden goldsmith in 1701... [Lire la suite]
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20 août 2013

Coral works from the Green Vault

Cup as Daphne with coral tines, Jamnitzer, Abraham (silversmith), Jamnitzer, Wenceslas (draft), Nuremberg, 1580-1586. Green Vault. IV 260. Silver, gold plated for the most part, Coral. H. 64.6 cm © Dresden State Art Collections 2013 Already in treasury inventory of 1586/87 this work is listed as "1 Silver bilt breast of a virgin, with a large gewechß of coral Zincken ..." . Certainly the bizarre object was never meant for practical use, even if remove the upper body of the nymph in belt height and hollow lower part... [Lire la suite]