24 août 2009

Sheng Song Yuan Bao. Empereur Zhe Zong (1086-1100)

Northern Song Dynasty, Emperor Huizong 徽宗, Sheng Song Yuan Bao 聖宗元寳 (1101) 1-cash running script. 24.27mm/3.87g lovely XF - Price 3 USD @ dong_hua_zhai's Coins and Antiques
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24 août 2009

Huang Song Tong Bao

Huang Song Tong Bao (1039-1054). Empereur Ren Zhong (1022-1063), Northern Song dynasty 1-cash seal script, long TONG variety, large center hole. 24.83mm/3.99g lovely XF - Price 3 USD @ dong_hua_zhai's Coins and Antiques
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24 août 2009

Huang Song Tong Bao

Huang Song Tong Bao (1039-1054). Empereur Ren Zhong (1022-1063), Northern Song dynasty 1-cash seal script. Small TONG variety with rosette hole. 24.65mm/3.24g VF - Price 2 USD @ dong_hua_zhai's Coins and Antiques Chinese coins from Northern song dynasty (AD960 - 1127) are famous for it's beautiful Chinese calligraphy and fine quality. One interesting feature in  this period is the matched coins. 2 coins in different calligraphic styles but in same period title, all dimensions, and even composition of alloy make a... [Lire la suite]
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24 août 2009

"Marvin Lipofsky: 1969 - 2009" @ Micaela Gallery

SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- Marvin Lipofsky's use of glass as a gestural artistic material helped to reinvent a centuries-old craft tradition as a Modernist art form. His sculptures crystallize a lifetime of travel and material investigation, as well as the sumptuous colors of the natural landscape, the visceral forms of the body, and the alchemical processes of manipulating blown glass. As an artist, educator, and inveterate traveler, Lipofsky has been an inspirational force throughout the international glass community for more than four... [Lire la suite]
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24 août 2009

Modern and contemporary masters drawings @ Olyvia Kwok in October

LONDON.- Olyvia Kwok is to present an exhibition of exquisite drawings by modern and contemporary masters, including Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Marc Chagall, Salvador Dali, Christo, Alexander Calder and Keith Haring at her London gallery in October. “Black on Paper” heralds the expansion of Olyvia Oriental, a gallery specialising in contemporary Chinese and Asian art, into Western modern and contemporary art. To emphasize this extra dimension of the gallery, it will be re launched as Olyvia Fine Art. Whilst much less expensive... [Lire la suite]