02 juillet 2016

Italian, Faenza or perhaps Pesaro, circa 1500, Double handled albarello with a contour-panel portrait of a lady

Lot 46. Italian, Faenza or perhaps Pesaro, circa 1500, Double handled albarello with a contour-panel portrait of a lady. the reverse with gothic foliage, maiolica, 21.4cm., 8 3/8 in. high. Estimation 15,000 — 25,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's Provenance: Christie's London, 3rd October 1983, lot 238 (as Tuscan) Sotheby's. Old Master Sculpture and Works of Art Including Splendours from a Mantuan Palazzo, Londres, 05 juil. 2016, 02:30 PM 

21 octobre 2015

A suite of seven Pesaro drug jars for the Sagoriti pharmacy in Corfu, probably Casali e Callegari factory, circa 1763-70

A suite of seven Pesaro drug jars for the Sagoriti pharmacy in Corfu, probably Casali e Callegari factory, circa 1763-70. Estimate 1,800 — 2,200 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. comprising a large display jar, two albarelli, two ovoid vases, and two syrup jars, each with drug name in manganese on a label within floral borders, the shoulders with an apothecary's sign and the initials A.S., the shoulders of the display jar inscribed Arsenio Sagoriti/ Speziale in Corfu, Quantité: 7 - the... [Lire la suite]
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17 juillet 2013

Exhibition on unicorns in Medieval and Renaissance art marks 75th anniversary of The Cloisters

The Unicorn in Captivity, South Netherlandish, ca. 1495–1505. Wool, silk, and silver and gilded-silver wrapped thread, 12 ft. 1 in. x 99 in. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of John D. Rockefeller Jr., 1937 (37.80.6) Image: © The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York NEW YORK, NY.- An exhibition focused on the theme of the unicorn in medieval and Renaissance art marks the 75th anniversary of the founding of The Cloisters museum and gardens—the branch of The Metropolitan Museum of Art dedicated to the art and architecture of... [Lire la suite]