18 mai 2018

Silver columbine cup, Franz Doth, Nuremberg, ca. 1600

Lot 197. Silver columbine cup, Franz Doth, Nuremberg, ca. 1600. Height 31.5cm. Estimate 12,000 - 14,000 EUR. Lot sold 14,000 EUR. © Van Ham Silver, parcel-gilt and gilt interior. On circular, slightly domed foot with rising middle, two rows of staggered, trumpet-shaped bumps. On chased ruffled decorations a small baluster shaft, on it a slightly flared cuppa with fine decorations of flowers and scrolls on punched ground in between two rows of bumps. The slip lid with protruding rim decorated... [Lire la suite]
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17 mai 2018

'The Blue Road: Mastercrafts from Persia' at Liang Yi Museum, Hong Kong

Flask with figures, animals, and leaves, 17th Century. Fritware, with underglaze painting in blue and black? 12 1/5 × 7 9/10 × 4 3/10 in; 31 × 20 × 11 cm. Gift of Gerald Reitlinger, 1978, Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford. Courtesy Liang Yi Museum HONG KONG - Liang Yi Museum, Hong Kong, is hosting ‘The Blue Road: Mastercrafts from Persia’, the first, most dedicated and comprehensive exhibition surveying different aspects of the colour blue in Persian art and history, in Hong Kong.  Opening... [Lire la suite]
15 mai 2017

Bilbao Fine Arts Museum hosts two important works executed by El Greco

 El Greco (Doménikos Theotokópoulos) (Candia, Crete, 1541-Toledo, 1614), Portrait of Antonio de Covarrubias y Leiva & Portrait of Diego de Covarrubias y Leiva, c. 1600. Oil on canvas, 68 x 57 cm, Museo del Greco, Toledo.  BILBAO.- The presentation of two important works from the collection of the Museo del Greco (Toledo), Portrait of Antonio de Covarrubias y Leiva and Portrait of Diego de Covarrubias y Leiva, two oil paintings of the same size (68 x 57 cm) executed by El Greco around... [Lire la suite]
01 février 2017

Renaissance Memento Mori Signet, British, ca. 1600

Renaissance Memento Mori Signet, British, ca. 1600. Gold. Weight: 12.2 g.; circumference: 51.3 mm.; size: US 6.5, UK M ½. Griffin Collection, L.2015.72.34 © 2000–2017 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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20 mars 2016

Kunstkammer Georg Laue at TEFAF Maastricht 2016

Leonhard Kern (Forchtenberg 1588-1662 Schwäbisch Hall), Adam and Eve in the garden of Eden, Circa 1614-20, Alabaster, 30.5 x 22 cm. Kunstkammer Georg Laue (stand 204) © TEFAF Maastricht, 2016 Featuring Adam and Eve in the aftermath of the original sin, this alabaster relief belongs to the few known sculptures produced by Leonhard Kern after his return from Italy in 1614 and before his settlement in Schwäbisch Hall in 1620. The high quality, realism and plasticity of the carving distinguish it as one of... [Lire la suite]
16 janvier 2016

Nautilus Cup, Joachim Hiller, ca. 1600

Nautilus Cup, Joachim Hiller, ca. 1600, silver, nautilus shell, amethyst. H 42.4 cm × W × 19.7 cm d 11.5 cm. BK-1958-44. Rijskmuseum, Amsterdam. Nautilus Cup with gilded silver mounts in the form of an ostrich. The shell is painted with drapes, flowers and birds. In the head of the ostrich is an amethyst contained. Are driven into the base edge between scrolls and ostrich feathers, displayed twice a cobbled, which faces two goats and two horses averted. Ingeniously nautilus shell is used as the body of the... [Lire la suite]
12 janvier 2016

Renaissance and Baroque Jewellery at Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

Ring with a reclining Vulcan, Italy, c. 1540 - c. 1560, gold; d 2.2 cm. BK-17184. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. Sculptors and goldsmiths use the same materials, and in the 16th century they worked in both large and small formats. The celebrated goldsmith Benvenuto Cellini, for example, made monumental sculptures as well as jewellery. Only a few of these sculptor’s pieces, like this ring, have been preserved. The reclining man derives from a sculpture by Michelangelo, Dusk, on the tomb of Lorenzo de’ Medici in Florence. ... [Lire la suite]
28 juillet 2014

Japanese Export Art at the Peadody Essex Museum

Lectern, Japan for export, ca. 1600, lacquer, wood, gold, shell. Peadody Essex Museum © 2001-2014 The Peabody Essex Museum. Portable Shrine, Japan for export, ca. 1597, lacquer, wood, gold, shell, canvas, pigment. Peadody Essex Museum © 2001-2014 The Peabody Essex Museum. Tabernacle, Japan for export, ca. 1600, lacquer, wood, gold, shell. Peadody Essex Museum © 2001-2014 The Peabody Essex Museum. “Birdcage” Vase, Japan for export, ca. 1700, porcelain, copper, gold, bamboo, pigment. Peadody Essex Museum ©... [Lire la suite]