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]

18 février 2015

A pair of entrée dishes, Chinese export porcelain, Jiaqing Period, ca. 1800

A pair of entrée dishes, Chinese export porcelain, Jiaqing Period, ca. 1800. Estimation : 2 000 € / 3 000 €. Photo Veritas Art Auctioneers, Lisboa. Polychrome and gilt decoration similar to that of Luis Pinto de Sousa Coutinho Service (one with minor restoration to the rim and wear to the gilding) - 9x26x33,5 cm Veritas Art Auctioneers, Lisboa. Antiquités, Objets d'Art, Argenterie et Bijoux, le 25 Février 2015 à 21h.Contact: Igor Olho-Azul. Tel: +351 21 794 8000 -... [Lire la suite]