30 décembre 2018

d’Arschot & Cie at BRAFA 2019, Stand 42b

Nef, Augsburg, 1613-1615. Silversmith: Heinrich Winterstein. Silver and silver-gilt. H 37.5 cm. © d’Arschot & Cie at BRAFA 2019, Stand 42b. Virgin and child, Antwerp, circa 1704. Silversmith: Josephus I Hennequin. Silver, boxwood and ebony, H 34 cm. © d’Arschot & Cie at BRAFA 2019, Stand 42b. Pendant, Portugal, last third of 18th century. Gold and rose cut diamonds. H 9 cm. © d’Arschot & Cie at BRAFA 2019, Stand 42b. La galerie ouverte... [Lire la suite]

15 août 2017

Sparkling gems, luxurious materials, and superb craftsmanship on view at the Joslyn Art Museum

OMAHA, NE.- Throughout history, jewelry has served both functional and decorative purposes, reflecting not only the patron’s particular values and interests, but also the social, political, and economic circumstances of the time and place of its creation. In France, Paris has long been considered a center of innovation in fashion, the visual arts, and jewelry production. Bijoux Parisiens charts the course of jewelry design in France over four centuries, tracking the country’s evolving jewelry aesthetic as it responded to... [Lire la suite]
24 mars 2017

Lisbon, Portugal by Ron Gessel

Lisbon, Portugal by Ron Gessel
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24 novembre 2016

Bureau plat, Portugal, mid-18th century

Lot 570. Bureau plat, Portugal, mid-18th century. Estimate: € 21000-25000. Photo Hampel 74 x 167 x 81 cm. Black and gold lacquer version in walnut, leather and braid on the plate.  Hampel. Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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09 septembre 2016

ARPAB / Álvaro Roquette - Pedro Aguiar Branco à la Biennale des Antiquaires 2016

Cup. Gold, 20 cm high, Portugal, ca. 1730-50 © Pedro Lobo Table cabinet. Exotic wood, tortoiseshell, ivory, and silver, Ceylon (Sri Lanka), Late 16th century, 24.2 x 47.6 x 32.6 cm © Pedro Lobo Tazza. Gilded silver, 21 x 29.5 x 29.5 cm, Lisbon, 1548. Provenance: Royal Collections – D Fernando II of Portugal © Pedro Lobo Tazza. Gilded silver, 21 x 29.5 x 29.5 cm, Lisbon, 1548. Provenance: Royal Collections – D Fernando II of Portugal © Pedro Lobo Biennale des Antiquaires 2016. ARPAB / Álvaro Roquette - Pedro Aguiar... [Lire la suite]
26 janvier 2016

Detail sleeve, Robe à la francaise, probably Portugal, c. 1720

Detail sleeve, Robe à la francaise, probably Portugal, c. 1720. Salmon coloured ribbed silk, lavishly embroidered with floral motifs. Museu Nacional do Traje. Photo Carlos Monteiro, 2004 © DGPC

18 mai 2015

Quartz with Arsenopyrite inclusions from Portugal

Quartz with Arsenopyrite inclusions from Portugal
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08 mars 2015

A demi parure with its fitted case, Portugal, last third of the 18th C

A demi parure with its fitted case, Portugal, last third of the 18th C. Deborah Elvira (stand 267) – TEFAF 2015 Antiques (13-22 March 2015)  Silver, gold, topaz, diamonds, gilt leather  Provenance: Private collection
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29 juillet 2014

Must have: 'PORTUGAL IN PORCELAIN FROM CHINA: 500 years of trade: Volume I'

PORTUGAL IN PORCELAIN FROM CHINA: 500 years of trade is a five volume comprehensive study of Chinese export porcelain ordered by the Portuguese market from 1520 until 1900. This bilingual work, written in Portuguese and English, reports on the history of Portuguese trade with China, with primary research on the people and institutions that commissioned the porcelains. PORTUGAL IN PORCELAIN FROM CHINA: 500 years of trade is the definitive source on this subject for the next generations. Volume 1 Summary ... [Lire la suite]
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09 février 2014

Pendant, Portugal, c.1750

Pendant, Portugal, c.1750. Part of a stomacher, citrines and yellow topazes set in silver. Victoria & Albert Museum, London © V&A Images.
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