13 novembre 2017

Sotheby's announces highlights from the November Sale of Ancient Sculpture and Works of Art

Lot 72. A Marble Sigma-shaped Table with Relief Border depicting Birth of Aphrodite & Marine Thiasos, Eastern Mediterranean, late Romanearly Byzantine, Theodosian Period, circa 390-430 A.D. 126 by 122.5 cm. Estimate £400-600,000. Courtesy Sotheby’s. LONDON.- Covering an unprecedented spectrum of objects from Classical Greece and Rome to Ancient Egypt and the Near East, Sotheby’s November sale of Ancient Sculpture and Works of Art brings to life past civilisations. With estimates ranging from £800 to... [Lire la suite]

17 février 2017

Exhibition of works by Claude & François-Xavier Lalanne opens at Robilant+Voena

Claude Lalanne, Choupatte, 2014. Bronze with green patina, 55 x 66 cm. ST. MORITZ.- Robilant+Voena present Claude & François-Xavier Lalanne, an exhibition of works by the French artist duo on view at their St Moritz gallery from 17 February to 27 March 2017. François-Xavier (1927 - 2008) is renowned for his large-scale sculpture animals that often contain secret compartments or double as functional furniture, such as his 1964 Rhinocrataire – a life-size rhino with a desk concealed in its stomach. Claude... [Lire la suite]
17 février 2017

Exhibition brings to light one of the founding myths of ancient Egypt: The Mysteries of Osiris

Colossal statue of the god Hapi, Thonis-Heraklion, Bay of Abukir, Egypt (SCA 281). Photo: Christoph Gerigk © Franck Goddio, Hilti Foundation. ZURICH.- After Paris and London for the first time in a German-speaking country: A fascinating exhibition at Museum Rietberg in Zurich shows the latest underwater archaeological finds. On 10 February 2017, the exhibition Osiris – Egypt’s Sunken Mysteries opened at Museum Rietberg in Zurich. The exhibition brings to light one of the founding myths of ancient Egypt: the... [Lire la suite]
23 novembre 2016

Major exhibition devoted to the work of Claude and the late François-Xavier Lalanne opens

François-Xavier Lalanne (1927 - 2008), Babouin, 1984. Cast iron, 139 x 80 x 70 cm; (54 3/4 x 31 1/2 x 27 1/2 in.). Edition of 8 + 4 AP. Courtesy of Ben Brown Fine Arts. LONDON.- This autumn Ben Brown Fine Arts presents Claude & François-Xavier Lalanne, a major exhibition devoted to the wonderful and whimsical work of French artists Claude and the late François-Xavier Lalanne. Choreographed by interior designer Manfredi della Gherardesca, the exhibition brings together almost 30 works by both artists,... [Lire la suite]
21 mai 2016

British Museum launches first major exhibition of underwater archaeology

Sunken Cities: Egypt’s Lost Worlds will be at the British Museum from 19 May to 27 November 2016. LONDON.- The British Museum is staging a major exhibition on two lost Egyptian cities and their recent rediscovery by archaeologists beneath the Mediterranean seabed. On view for an extended run of six months, The BP exhibition Sunken cities: Egypt’s lost worlds is the Museum’s first large-scale exhibition of underwater discoveries. It shows how the exploration of Thonis-Heracleion and Canopus – submerged at the mouth of the... [Lire la suite]
01 février 2016

Two Temple Place reopens with exhibition of the ancient Egyptians at their most spectacular

Wooden face with inlaid eyes, originally part of a coffin, Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 22 (945 - 715 BC). Possibly from excavations at Abydos. Courtesy Two Temple Place and Baghshaw Museum (Kirklees Council). LONDON.- Two Temple Place reopened to the public with its fifth annual Winter Exhibition, Beyond Beauty: Transforming the Body in Ancient Egypt on 30th January 2016. This major new exhibition allows us to experience the ancient Egyptians at their most spectacular and at their most intimate, uncovering a... [Lire la suite]
06 juin 2010

Intaille romano-égyptienne montée en bague or du 19e siècle. Osiris.

Intaille romano-égyptienne montée en bague or du 19e siècle. Osiris. Bague en or, ornée d'une intaille ovale de surface bombée, en agate, sardoine sur fond de calcédoine orangée, gravée d'une gracieuse figure debout du dieu Osiris momiforme. L'intaille est de belle facture. Il s'agit d'un exemple très rare d'adaptation d'une technique de gravure romaine à un sujet tradtionnel égyptien. Sujet rarissime et jolie matière. Parfait état de l'intaille. Intaille romaine, probablement 1er siècle après J.C. Monture en or à... [Lire la suite]
20 octobre 2008

An Egyptian bronze figure of Osiris. Late Period, after 600 B.C.

An Egyptian bronze figure of Osiris. Late Period, after 600 B.C. Wearing the atef crown, with frontal uraeus, holding the crook and flail, the false beard with incised details and chin straps, the broad collar with a decorative tab at the back, 7¼in (18.4cm) high, mounted. Sold for £2,160 (Copyright © 2002-2008 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved) Bonhams. Antiquities. New Bond Street, 15 Oct 2008. www.bonhams.com
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14 octobre 2008

Statuette votive momiforme représentant le dieu Osiris. Art Egyptien, Basse Epoque.

Statuette votive momiforme représentant le dieu Osiris. Art Egyptien, Basse Epoque. debout les bras croisés tenant les instruments aratoires. Il est paré de l'uraeus et de la barbe postiche. Les yeux creux étaient autrefois incrustés. Bronze. Oxydation verte, bleue et rouge. Petites restaurations, sinon belle conservation. Haut. 28,5 cm  Estimation : € 14,000-15,000 TAJAN. ARCHÉOLOGIE, 29 oct. 2008 14:00, Drouot - salle 7  - www.tajan.com
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