04 septembre 2017

Roman Glass Bottle with Cut Crystal Decoration, ca. 1st century C.E., from the Eastern Mediterranean or Italy

Roman Glass Bottle with Cut Crystal Decoration, ca. 1st century C.E., from the Eastern Mediterranean or Italy. Cut glass © Miho Museum.  This bottle looks like it is a column of crystal. Blown and molded from colorless translucent glass, the bottle was shaped with cut work. Just beneath the mouth area a sharp angled cord was cut around the neck, and then after a brief hiatus slightly below, the cut surfaces begin. There are 12 cut lines that run from the right shoulder downward toward the lower left, and then another 12 cuts... [Lire la suite]

17 juillet 2016

A glass court necklace, Late Qing Dynasty

Lot 611. A glass court necklace, Late Qing Dynasty. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 HKD. Lot sold 27,500 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's with 108 pink glass beads divided by four green glass fotou (‘Buddha head’), the fotou at the back connected to a gourd-shaped fotouta (‘Buddha head stupa’), supporting a cord intersected by a flattened rectangular green pendant incised on both sides with a shou character flanked by two bats, enhanced by three jinnian strands of green... [Lire la suite]
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02 mai 2015

Jade and glass cicadas, Han Dynasty from the Tsuneichi Inoue Collection at Sotheby's, 13 may 2015

A study group of jade and glass cicadas, Han Dynasty. Estimate 2,500 — 3,000 GBP (3,391 - 4,070 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. comprising: a jade cicada and two glass cicadas; together with a glass dragon ornament, Warring States period, Japanese wood boxes. Quantité: 7. The largest: 5.5cm., 2 1/4 in. Provenance: The jade and glass cicadas: Mayuyama & Co. Ltd., Tokyo. Exhibition: The jade and glass cicadas: Tokubetu tenkan toyo kodai galasu... [Lire la suite]
10 mars 2015

Ralph M. Chait Galleries, Inc., 'Spring Exhibition of Chinese Art' at Asia Week New York 2015

China, Qianlong mark and period, 1736 - 1795 AD. Glass. Height: 6 1/4 inches (15.9 cm). Ralph M. Chait Galleries, Inc. at Asia Week New York 2015  Large Chinese Painted and Gilded Stucco Figure of a Guardian Bodhisattva. Ming Dynasty, circa 16th century. Height: 52 inches. Ralph M. Chait Galleries, Inc. at Asia Week New York 2015 Rare Famille Verte Porcelain Quadrangular Vases (one of two illustrated). Kangxi Period, circa late 17th century. Height: 18 and 18 1/2 inches. Ralph M. Chait... [Lire la suite]
08 août 2014

Goblet, glass, Venice, 16th century

Goblet, glass, Venice, 16th century; tall with straight sides, widening slightly at rim; ornamented throughout with latticinio reticelli and gilding; wide, slightly flattened base-ring. Height: 15.7 centimetres. Diameter: 10.7 centimetres. Purchased from: William Wareham. 1873,1029.1. British Museum. © Trustees of the British Museum. Bibliography: Tait, Hugh, The Golden Age of Venetian Glass, London, British Museum, BMP, 1979
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08 août 2014

Bowl, glass, Venice, late 16th century

Bowl, glass, Venice, late 16th century; vetro a reticello, slightly tapering hemispherical shape, resting on knop and folded bell-foot. Height: 11.9 centimetres. Diameter: 13.5 centimetres. Bequeathed by Felix Slade. S.692. British Museum. © Trustees of the British Museum. Bibliography: Tait, Hugh, The Golden Age of Venetian Glass, London, British Museum, BMP, 1979Nesbitt, A, Catalogue of the Collection of Glass formed by Felix Slade, London, 1871 Gros and Delettrez 8 December 2006, Paris, lot 56 for more open chalice-shaped glass... [Lire la suite]
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08 août 2014

Goblet, glass, Venice, late 16th century

Goblet, glass, Venice, late 16th century; hemispherical bowl; six circular embayments; compressed bulb supported by knop and bell-foot; ornamented throughout with alternating bands of white filigree and plain white glass. Height: 11.3 centimetres. Diameter: 11.3 centimetres. Bequeathed by Felix Slade. S.644. British Museum. © Trustees of the British Museum. Bibliography: Tait, Hugh, The Golden Age of Venetian Glass, London, British Museum, BMP, 1979Nesbitt, A, Catalogue of the Collection of Glass formed by Felix Slade, London, 1871
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08 août 2014

Ewer, glass, Venice, late 16th century

Ewer, glass, Venice, late 16th century; body moulded with band of two lions around centre; body rests on knop and metal-mounted bell-foot; trefoil mouth on neck with arched opalescent handle ornamented throughout with spiralling bands of plain white and filigree. Height: 27 centimetres. Bequeathed by Felix Slade. S.664. British Museum. © Trustees of the British Museum. Compare a very similar vase in form, moulding, size and decoration in Cremona, Museo Civico, illustrated in Ciappi 2006, no. 17 which has a frieze of moulded birds... [Lire la suite]
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08 août 2014

Cup and cover, glass, Venice, late 16th century

Cup and cover, glass, Venice, late 16th century; conical with bowl diminishing downwards in horizontal ridges; knop at base of stem and folded bell-foot; cover rising to clear glass knop in horizontal ridges; ornamented throughout with white diagonal bands. Height: 34.7 centimetres. Purchased through: Miss Whitehead. Purchased through Christie's.Ex-collection Edward William Cooke (1811 - 1880). 1880,0617.27. British Museum. © Trustees of the British Museum. This glass was probably made for export to N. Europe. Exhibited: 1982 24... [Lire la suite]
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08 août 2014

Goblet, glass, Venice, 1550-1600

Goblet, glass, Venice, 1550-1600; tall; long oviform bowl resting on short, thick baluster stem and folded bell foot; bowl decorated with vertical white stripes, curving slightly at top and base. Height: 22.8 centimetres. Bequeathed by Felix Slade. S.591. British Museum. © Trustees of the British Museum. Bibliography: Tait, Hugh, The Golden Age of Venetian Glass, London, British Museum, BMP, 1979Nesbitt, A, Catalogue of the Collection of Glass formed by Felix Slade, London, 1871
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