30 janvier 2017

Brooch, Ottonian, Made in probably northern Italy, ca. 970–1030

Brooch, Ottonian, Made in probably northern Italy, ca. 970–1030. Gold, pearls, glass, cloisonné enamel. Overall: 1 1/2 x 1/2 in. (3.8 x 1.2 cm). Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917, 17.191.7 © 2000–2017 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. High-ranking members of the Ottonian court wore this kind of adornment. The star-shaped brooch is decorated with miniature architectural forms constructed out of fine gold filigree and granulation. Collared enclosures for gems and glass paste were often used to set stones onto bezels for finger rings... [Lire la suite]
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19 janvier 2017

Devotional pendant. Unmarked. Northern Italy, circa 1500

Devotional pendant. Unmarked. Northern Italy, circa 1500. Gold, nielle and polychrome enamels. Diameter: 4,9 cm. Philippe d’Arschot at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. Philippe d´Arschot. Fine antique silver from the 16th to the 19th Centuries. Avenue Louise, 192, 1050 Brussels, Belgium
19 janvier 2017

Devotional pendant, Northern Italy, circa 1600

Devotional pendant, Northern Italy, circa 1600. Silver-gilt, with a verre eglomisé plaque behind rock Crystal. Height 6,7 cm. Philippe d’Arschot at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. Philippe d´Arschot. Fine antique silver from the 16th to the 19th Centuries. Avenue Louise, 192, 1050 Brussels, Belgium
08 novembre 2016

Portrait medallion of Emperor Charles V, Northern Italy, c. 1535-1540

Portrait medallion of Emperor Charles V, Northern Italy, c. 1535-1540, ivory capsule, c. 1600 © Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
05 avril 2015

J. Paul Getty Museum presents 'Renaissance Splendors of the Northern Italian Courts'

Initial S: The Conversion of Saint Paul (detail), cutting from a gradual, probably northern Italy, attributed to Pisanello and the Master of the Antiphonal Q of San Giorgio Maggiore, about 1440-50. The J. Paul Getty Museum. © J. Paul Getty Trust LOS ANGELES, CA.- Drawn largely from the Getty Museum’s exceptional permanent collection of Italian art, and major loans from private collections, Renaissance Splendors of the Northern Italian Courts is on view March 31–June 21, 2015 at the J. Paul Getty Museum, Getty... [Lire la suite]