25 juillet 2014

Debut installation of Peabody Essex Museum's new curator of Chinese and East Asian art

Wedding Headdress, China, kingfisher feathers, silk, enamel, brass, beads, pearls, semi-precious stone. © 2001-2014 The Peabody Essex Museum SALEM, MASS.- The Peabody Essex Museum presents Double Happiness: Celebration in Chinese Art, an installation featuring a selection of more than 30 works spanning 3,000 years which have been drawn from the museum's renowned Chinese collection. Organized by Daisy Yiyou Wang, PEM's recently appointed curator of Chinese and East Asian art, this installation examines how festivals, ceremonies... [Lire la suite]

28 juillet 2013

Caravel pendants

Caravel Pendant, c. 1580-1590, the State Hermitage Museum 17th-century gold pendant. Benaki Museum, Athens. Pendant in the shape of a ship (back), 16th century, Italy Caravel pendant. Late 16th century, Italian. Gold, rubies, emeralds, pearls and enamel, Hermitage Museum. Renaissance pendant with pearls and mother of pearl, 1580. Schmuckmuseum Profzheim In the early 16th century pearl came to Spain from the New World and Europe, began the second after the Roman "pearl fever". For one only in 1500 in Seville imported 320... [Lire la suite]
09 juin 2013

Attributed to Georg Siebenburgen (German, died 1617) (Jeweler) & Palatine Miklos Esterhazy (Hungarian,Esterhazy Marriage Collar,

Attributed to Georg Siebenburgen (German, died 1617) (Jeweler) & Palatine Miklos Esterhazy (Hungarian), Esterhazy Marriage Collar, ca. 1611, Augsburg, Germany. Gold, enamel, rubies, emeralds, pearls, sapphires, stones, other gems or colored glass. L: 18 in. (45.7 cm). The Walters Art Museum This elegant, jeweled wedding collar (incomplete) was reputedly worn by the scion of a powerful Hungarian noble family allied with the Habsburgs, Palatine Miklos Esterhazy, at his wedding in 1611. The design evokes a... [Lire la suite]
01 janvier 2013

Dolphin Pendant, ca. 1600

Dolphin Pendant, ca. 1600, gold, enamel, emeralds, pearls. H: 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm). The Art Walters Museum.  This wonderfully flamboyant design is close to the model on the title page of the second part of Hans Collaert's stunning series of pendant designs published in Antwerp in 1582: "Virtuosic Designs for Golden Ornaments." In the engraving, it is the god Apollo riding a sea monster, but the similarities remain strong.
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01 janvier 2013

Pendant with a Personification of Fortitude. German, ca. 1625-1650

Pendant with a Personification of Fortitude. German, ca. 1625-1650, gold, enamel, diamonds, rubies, pearls; 5 in. (12.7 cm). The Art Walters Museum.  The chain and attachments with surrounding flourishes are 19th-century repairs and embellishments, probably by Reinhold Vasters (1827-1909).
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15 octobre 2012

Fantasy fish brooch in sapphires, pearls, diamonds, and gold by Autore

Fantasy fish brooch in sapphires, pearls, diamonds, and gold by Autore.
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05 septembre 2012

Necklace from Ganjam's Nizam Collection with emeralds, pearls and diamonds set in yellow gold.

Necklace from Ganjam's Nizam Collection with emeralds, pearls and diamonds set in yellow gold. 
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05 septembre 2012

Ganjam's Wristwear from Nizam Collection

Ganjam's Wristwear from their Nizam Collection, with green tourmalines, yellow sapphires, pearls, and diamonds set in yellow gold.
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05 septembre 2012

Ganjam's earrings from Nizam Collection

Ganjam's earrings from their Nizam Collection. With green tourmalines, yellow sapphires, pearls, and diamonds set in yellow gold.
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05 septembre 2012

Ganjam.

Wristwear from Ganjam's Nizam Collection, each with green tourmalines, yellow sapphires, pearls, and diamonds set in yellow gold.
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