16 juillet 2017

Forge and Lynch Ltd at London Art Week 2017

An Egyptian pottery Jar, circa 2600-2500 B.C., 23 cm. 9 in. Forge and Lynch Ltd. © 2017 London Art Week Provenance: J.H.H.Claessen (1926-2006), Netherlands. A Coptic textile fragment depicting a dancer, 4th-5th century A.D, 75 cm. by 25 cm. 29 1⁄2 in by 10 in. Forge and Lynch Ltd. © 2017 London Art Week Provenance: Rose Choron (1916-2014) Switzerland, acquired between 1950s-80 Oliver Forge and Brendan Lynch Ltd. is a London and New York based firm of independent art... [Lire la suite]

06 septembre 2015

Woven Luxuries: Indian, Persian, and Turkish Velvets from the Indictor Collection at Asian Art Museum

Woven Luxuries: Indian, Persian, and Turkish Velvets from the Indictor Collection at Asian Art Museum. SAN FRANCISCO—More than just practical clothing and furnishings, silk velvets symbolized sophisticated taste and cultural power in courtly Islamic society, especially during the 16th–18th centuries. Woven Luxuries: Indian, Persian, and Turkish Velvets from the Indictor Collection offers a glimpse of the splendor and diversity of these velvets. On view from March 13 through Nov. 1 in Tateuchi Gallery, this intimate exhibition... [Lire la suite]
10 mars 2015

Dr. Robert R. Bigler, 'Before Yongle: Chinese and Tibeto-Chinese Buddhist Sculpture of the 13th and 14th Centuries' at Asia Week

Vajravarahi. Tibeto-Chinese, Yuan, 14th century. Gilt copper alloy. Height: 6 3/16 inches (15.7 cm). Dr. Robert R. Bigler at Asia Week New York 2015  Textile fragment, silk and gold thread lampas weave. Tibeto-Chinese, Yuan, late 13th century. 28.35 x 16.54 inches (72 x 42 cm). Dr. Robert R. Bigler at Asia Week New York 2015 Buddha Shakyamuni. Nepalo-Chinese, Yuan, late 13th-early 14th century. Gilt copper alloy. Height: 6.89 inches (17.5 cm). Dr. Robert R. Bigler at Asia Week New... [Lire la suite]
11 août 2012

Textile Fragment with Design of Boys Among Pomegranates and Flowers. Silk, 11th Century

Textile Fragment with Design of Boys Among Pomegranates and Flowers. Silk, 11th Century. L x W: 12 3/8 x 14 in. 51.157. Founders Society Purchase, Octavia W. Bates Fund. Photo ©2012, Detroit Institute of Arts Provenance: Mr. Loewi (dealer)