12 juillet 2011

Ivory Artemis and Actaeon Tankard. Circa 1860.

Ivory Artemis and Actaeon Tankard. Circa 1860. Photo MS Rau Antiques 6 3/4" wide x 12 1/8" high.. Price: $34,500 Crafted entirely of precious ivory, this large covered tankard is adorned with the most intricate carving we have ever seen on such an item. Every part of this glorious stein is meticulously executed, from the elegant nude finial on its lid and spectacular handle, which is graced with a carytid, to the magnificent frieze depicting the myth of Artemis and Actaeon. Even the pin in the hinge is delicately carved of... [Lire la suite]
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30 mars 2009

"Worshiping Women: Ritual and Reality in Classical Athens" @ the Onassis Cultural Center in New York

Attic Red-Figure Nuptial Lebes with Lid, 410 B.C. Attributed to the Painter of Louvre ΜΝ 558. Clay H. 0.165 m. From Eretria, Athens, National Archaeological Museum, 1658. Cat. No. 142 NEW YORK, NY.- The galleries of the Onassis Cultural Center in New York have been transformed into evocations of ancient Greek sanctuaries, each filled with artistic masterpieces assembled from international collections, for the major exhibition Worshiping Women: Ritual and Reality in Classical Athens. On view through May 9, 2009, the exhibition... [Lire la suite]
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01 mars 2009

Eugène Marioton (1857-1933) , Artemis

Eugène Marioton (1857-1933) , Artemis Épreuve en bronze à patine brune. Fonte d'édition de Émile Colin & Cie. Cachet de fondeur. Inscrit 'Eugène Marioton. Haut. : 34 cm. Estimation : € 1,200-1,500 Tajan. Sculptures du XIXe siècle à nos jours, 05 mars 2009, Espace Tajan www.tajan.com
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