10 janvier 2019

Galerie Cybele at BRAFA 2019, Stand 19d

Agricultural implements for Shabtis, Egypt, 19th Dynasty, Reign of Sethi I, 1290-1279 BC. Faience, two water pots carried on a yoke, a seed basket, hoes. © Galerie Cybele at BRAFA 2019, Stand 19d. Provenance: given by Belzoni to Lord Belmore one year after the discovery of the tomb of Sethy I, 1817, Charles Bouché Collection; Sotheby's London, 4 December 1972, lot n° 105 Literature: H. Loffet, ‘Collection Emmacha, antiquités Egyptiennes, Tome 1: Les shabtys et ouchebtys’, Paris, 2013, pp. 229-131, n° 73- ... [Lire la suite]

10 octobre 2016

Exhibition of masterworks from the Brooklyn Museum's acclaimed Egyptian collection opens in Dallas

Sphinx of King Sheshenq, ca. 945-718 B.C.E. Bronze, 1 15/16 x 13/16 x 2 7/8 in. (4.9 x 2.1 x 7.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 33.586.  DALLAS, TX.- Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt showcases the diverse representations of felines from the world-famous Egyptian holdings of the Brooklyn Museum. From domesticated cats to mythic symbols of divinities, felines played an important role in ancient Egyptian imagery for thousands of years. The exhibition, which explores the roles of cats, lions, and other... [Lire la suite]
16 août 2016

Portrait of a thin-faced man, A.D. 140–170, Roman Period, Egypt

Portrait of a thin-faced man, A.D. 140–170, Roman Period, Egypt. Encaustic, limewood, gold leaf. H. 42.3 × W. 18.7 cm (16 5/8 × 7 3/8 in.). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Rogers Fund, 1909 (09.181.3) © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. This man's intent, direct gaze and parted lips make him seem restive. The remarkably free brushwork builds up forms without reliance on clean contours. The portrait has striking atmospheric qualities, such as the strands of seeminly damp hair that cling to the... [Lire la suite]
16 août 2016

Hanging Showing Euthenia in a Garden, 1st century, Roman Period, Egypt

Hanging Showing Euthenia in a Garden, 1st century, Roman Period,  From Egypt; Said to be from Northern Upper Egypt, Akhmim (Khemmis, Panopolis). Linen, tempera paint, h. 40.3 cm (15 7/8 in); w. 45.1 cm (17 3/4 in). The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Purchase, Mr. and Mrs. Nathaniel Spear, Jr. Gift, 1984 (1984.178) © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. This rare painting of tempera on linen shows the Greek personification of abundance, Euthenia. The goddess, consort of the Nile god, rests on a... [Lire la suite]
23 février 2016

Fitzwilliam Museum's remarkable collection of Egyptian coffins on view in new exhibition

Face from coffin, detail. Carved gilded wood, depth, 7.5, cm, length, 16.6, cm, width, 11.9, cm. 1186 B.C. — 1069 B.C., Twentieth Dynasty, Egypt © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. CAMBRIDGE.- The Fitzwilliam Museum is marking its bicentenary anniversary celebrations with an exhibition on its remarkable collection of Egyptian coffins. Going beyond the images of mummies, animal-headed gods, pharaohs and mystery often associated with ancient Egypt, Death on the Nile will explore the... [Lire la suite]
19 octobre 2015

"Egypt: Millennia of Splendour" opens at the Museo Civico Archeologico in Bologna

BOLOGNA.- The Museo Civico Archeologico is hosting Egypt. Millennia of Splendour. Beneath the two towers, the splendour of a civilisation that lasted thousands of years and has always fascinated the entire world, has sprung back to life: the Egypt of the pyramids, pharaohs and multiform gods, but also that of sensational discoveries, captivating archaeology, passionate collecting and rigorous scholarship. The exhibition ‘Egypt’, which is being held at the Museo Civico Archeologico in Bologna, is not just an exposition... [Lire la suite]

21 septembre 2015

The New York Ceramics & Glass Fair debuts contemporary ceramics & glass artists

Large Rorstrand Stoneware Vase with a Continuous Skyline Scene of Manhattan, New York, by Oskar Dahl. Courtesy of Earle D. Vandekar of Knightsbridge NEW YORK, NY.- By introducing a roster of renowned contemporary ceramic and glass artists, The New York Ceramics & Glass Fair, the only vetted fair of its kind in the United States, is taking robust action to expand its already abundant offerings from the 17th through the 21st centuries. “Our fair has always been dedicated to presenting the best in the... [Lire la suite]
19 février 2015

Major antiquities collection of over 350 works donated to Israel Museum by Robert and Renée Belfer

Belfer Collection. Marble head of a youth, after a Polycletus Greek original of the 5th century BCE., Roman period, 1st century CE. Photo: ©The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Elie Posner.  JERUSALEM.- The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, today announced a transformative gift of more than 350 works of art and artifacts from antiquity by Robert and Renée Belfer, New York. Considered among the most significant private holdings of antiquities in the world, the Belfer Collection features hundreds of ancient Greco-Roman and Near-Eastern... [Lire la suite]
14 mai 2014

Christie's announces spring sale of antiquities from ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome, and the Near East

NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s presents the spring sale of Antiquities on June 5th. Comprised of 131 lots, the sale will offer a breadth of superb works of art from the cultures of ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome, and the Near East. With estimates ranging from $2,000 to $400,000, this sale includes a wide selection of objects, from glass, bronze and pottery to marble portrait busts and bronze armor, offering both new and seasoned collectors the opportunity to enhance their collections at every level. The sale is expected to realize in excess... [Lire la suite]
16 janvier 2012

Roswitha Eberwein GmbH - Antike Kunst Göttingen @ BRAFA'12

Théophore au nom de „Padi-Hor“ avec Osiris – Grauwacke brune Theophorus of Padi-Hor presenting the god Osiris. Egypt, Late Period, XXVI. Dynastie Brown greywacke with inscription: ‘[Words spoken by Osiris-] Oun-nefer, may he grant life and good health to Pa-di-hor, son of Imen-tef-nakht, born to the mistress of the house, Na-néfer-neith'. H. 16.6 x W. 7.8 x D. 11.1 cmProvenance: former Swiss private collection Literature: ‘Egyptian Sculpture of the Late Period’, The Brooklyn Museum, 1960 Trois Vases Canopes – Terre... [Lire la suite]
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