04 août 2017

“Drink That You May Live”: Ancient Glass from the Yale University Art Gallery

Bowl, Hellenistic or Roman, Eastern Mediterranean, late 2nd century B.C.–early 1st century A.D. Cast mosaic glass, 3 1/16 × 5 9/16 in. (7.8 × 14.1 cm). Yale University Art Gallery, Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore, 1955.6.20. Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery. NEW HAVEN, CONN.- The Yale University Art Gallery announces the opening of “Drink That You May Live”: Ancient Glass from the Yale University Art Gallery. The museum is home to one of the most... [Lire la suite]

19 juin 2016

A Blanc de Chine pitcher, China, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662 - 1722)

Lot 82. A Blanc de Chine pitcher, China, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662 - 1722). Estimation 600 € - 800 €. Photo Artcurial PICHET EN PORCELAINE BLANC DE CHINE, CHINE, DYNASTIE QING, ÉPOQUE KANGXI (1662 - 1722)  La panse globulaire, l'épaulement orné d'une guirlande de fleurettes en léger relief, la bordure de la base, d'une frise de pétales, le col strié de lignes horizontales et agrémenté d'une anse ; petits éclats à la bordure - H. : 19,5 cm (7 ½ in.)       Art d'Asie, le 21... [Lire la suite]
15 février 2016

Ancient treasures from the Republic of Turkey on view at the Penn Museum in Philadelphia

Poster Exhibition The Golden Age of King Midas, at the Penn Museum February 13 through November 27, 2016. PHILADELPHIA, PA.- What was behind the legendary story of King Midas and his golden touch? That is the question to be answered—not with chests full of gold, but with a spectacular array of 150 objects, including more than 120 specially-loaned ancient artifacts from four museums in the Republic of Turkey, keys to telling the true story of a very real and powerful ruler of the Phrygian kingdom. The Golden Age of King... [Lire la suite]
06 janvier 2014

An American silver Japanese style pitcher, Tiffany & Co., New York, dated 1877

An American silver Japanese style pitcher, Tiffany & Co., New York, dated 1877. Photo Sotheby's the spot-hammered surface chased with a pond scene and applied with gilt irises, bamboo, catfish and dragonflies; marked on base and numbered 4706-3400; height 7 3/4 in., 19.7cm, 30oz 10dwt, 952g. Estimation 20,000 — 30,000 USD NEW YORK OR LONG ISLAND PRIVATE COLLECTOR Sotheby's. Important Americana. New York | 24 janv. 2014 - www.sothebys.com
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13 juillet 2012

Pitcher. Iran, late 12th century

Pitcher. Iran, late 12th century. Fritware, overglaze luster-painted, 8 1/2 x 5 in. (21.59 x 12.7 cm). The Nasli M. Heeramaneck Collection, gift of Joan Palevsky (M.73.5.361).  Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)
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08 juin 2011

Pitcher with a makara-head spout, Vietnam, Giao-Chi era (1st to 3rd centuries)

 Pitcher with a makara-head spout, Vietnam, Giao-Chi era (1st to 3rd centuries). © Galerie Christophe Hioco Detail: handle. © Galerie Christophe Hioco Detail: spout. © Galerie Christophe Hioco bronze, H: 28 cm; length: 32.5 cm. Price On Request This pitcher with its spout shaped like a makara head from the Giao-Chi era (1st to 3rd centuries CE) is an exceptional object. Its basic shape is reminiscent of the Hu vases of the Han era, with a flaring foot and a paunchy body. The spout, for its part, is not classical. It... [Lire la suite]
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