06 novembre 2010

A late 16th/early 17th century Dutch silver-gilt mounted "turban" shell nautilus cup and associated cover,

A late 16th-early 17th century Dutch silver-gilt mounted "turban" shell nautilus cup and associated cover © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd Utrecht, date letter "K", possibly 1605, maker's mark three lozenges in a shield, for Eersten (Ernst) Jansz van Vianen, cover unmarked,the interior upper band applied with a salamander having a protruding tongue and attempting to lure a lobster opposite, the outer band engraved/etched with trailing foliage and a pierced and engraved stiff leaf and arc border below, the... [Lire la suite]
29 novembre 2009

Edward Weston (1886-1958)/Cole Weston (1919-2003), "Shell [Nautilus]." & "Shell."

Edward Weston (1886-1958)/Cole Weston (1919-2003) "Shell [Nautilus]." . courtesy of Swann Auction Galleries Silver print, 9 1/4x7 1/4 inches (23.5x18.4 cm.), with the "Negative by Edward Weston/Print by Cole Weston" notation and the title, date and negative number, in pencil, in Cole's hand, on mount verso. 1927; printed 1970s - Estimate $5,000-7,500 The Art of Edward Weston, 39. Edward Weston: The Flame of Recognition, 25. Supreme Instants: The Photography of Edward Weston, 26. Edward Weston: Photographs,... [Lire la suite]
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