30 juin 2018

Blue and white albarello, probably Manises, Valencia, Spain, 15th century

Blue and white albarello, probably Manises, Valencia, Spain, 15th century; 28.5cm high, 14cm diameter. Courtesy Amir Mohtashemi Ltd. AMIR MOHTASHEMI LTD.,Stand C5 at Masterpiece London 2018 (28 June - 04 July 2018)      

29 mars 2014

Sotheby's announces Arts of the Islamic World: Rare and precious works of art spanning 1000 years

Lot 87. A magnificent Qajar royal portrait of Fath ‘Ali Shah attended by a prince attributed to Mihr ‘Ali, Persia, circa 1820, Estimate: £1,500,000-2,500,000. Lot sold £2,994,500. Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- On 9th April 2014 Sotheby’s Arts of the Islamic World sale will bring to the market an exquisite selection of paintings, manuscripts, textiles, ceramics, weaponry and rugs. Spanning over 1000 years, these objects offer a remarkable testimony to the astonishing scope of artistic production in the lands under Islamic... [Lire la suite]
29 juillet 2010

Archaeologists Discover 2,400-Year-Old Weapons and Tools in Valencia

The fittings of an iberian door near three swords, several spears, the hilt of a shield and a knife, --all of them dated from 4th Century B.C. EPA/MANUEL BRUQUE. VALENCIA.- The finding of a set of useful weapons for warriors from 2400 years ago in La Bastida de les Alcusses located in Moixent (Valencia) has confirmed this excavation as "the peninsular town of reference to study the Iberian period." This has been assured by the delegate of the department of Culture of the Provincial Council of Valencia, Salvador... [Lire la suite]
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20 juillet 2010

Painting by Spanish Baroque Master Francisco Ribalta Restored After Being Hidden in Church

One of the restorers points at the painting The Calvary, by Spanish baroque painter Francisco Ribalta (1565-1628), during the presentation of the artwork after it was restored in Valencia, eastern Spain. EPA/MANUEL BRUQUE. VALENCIA.- The old Church of San Esteban, on Colón de Valencia Street, had been its hiding place for centuries. The piece, which was completely blackened, had gone unnoticed for many years. The weather had harmed the painting, in fact, 40% of the paint was gone. For seven months, three conservators from the... [Lire la suite]
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