09 août 2014

Some famous Baroque Pearls

Flemish manufacture. Pendant depicting Hercules, gold, enamel and pearl, Scaramazza, 16th century,via Christie"s Geneva Flemish manufacture. Pendant in the form of a marine animal in gold, enamel, precious pearl piettre, Scaramazza, 16th century, via Christie"s Geneva. "The Canning Jewel". Flemish manufacture. Gold, precious stones, pearl Scaramazza from 16th century, Victoria and Albert Museum, London © Victoria Albert Museum. Dutch Manufacture, 16th century, gold and enamel pendant with baroque pearl in the form of a... [Lire la suite]

07 août 2013

Ostrich, German, 17th century

Ostrich, German, 17th century. Silver with incorporated ostrich eggshell, 45.5 cm. Accession Number: M21w7. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum © 2013 Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
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23 mai 2013

A Pair of Ormolu-Mounted Chinese Export Turquoise Porcelain Ostriches. The porcelain 18th Century, the mounts circa 1820-1830

A Pair of Ormolu-Mounted Chinese Export Turquoise Porcelain Ostriches. The porcelain 18th Century, the mounts circa 1820-1830. Photo Christies Image Ltd 2013 Each modeled as an ostrich beside trees on a rocky mound; 8¾ in. (22 cm.) high (2). Estimate $5,000 – $8,000 Christies. THE CONNOISSEUR'S EYE. 7 June 2013. New York, Rockefeller Plaza.
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07 novembre 2010

Thomas Grünfeld, Dog/Rooster & Ostrich/Rooster/Donkey, from the Misfits Series, 1998 & 2006

Thomas Grünfeld, Dog/Rooster, from the Misfits Series, 1998. photo courtesy Philips de Pury & Co. Taxidermied dog and rooster. 23 x 20 x 38 1/2 in. (58.4 x 50.8 x 97.8 cm).  ESTIMATE $10,000-15,000 PROVENANCE  Galerie Michael Janssen, Berlin EXHIBITED  Volkart, Yvonne, Infobiobodies: Art & Esthetic Strategies in the New World Order, Next Cyberfeminist International, Berlin, 1999 Thomas Grünfeld, Ostrich/Rooster/Donkey, from the Misfits Series, 2006. photo courtesy Philips de Pury &... [Lire la suite]
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