Exceptionally Rare Chinese Carved Ivory Pendant after designs by Daniel Mignot, Augsburg, active 1593–1616 and his contemporaries - Michael Backman Ltd
This rare and unique pendant of the first half of the seventeenth century is made of ivory and almost certainly in China. The scrollwork designs of both front and back are based on ornamental prints by the Augsburg-based Huguenot engraver Daniel Mignot and his contemporaries. (See below for examples of Mignot’s engravings, and here for … Read more
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Ming Glazed Terracotta Sculpture of a Fu Dog - Barakat Gallery Store
While sculptures of Fu Dogs such as this outstanding blue and green-glazed example originally stood guard outside of Buddhist temples, by the time of the Ming Dynasty, when this work was created, the Dogs had lost most of their religious significance and were placed outside the entrances to homes and palaces out of custom. Even today, many monumental public buildings are decorated with lion figures standing guard at the base of the stairway. Traditionally the Fu Dog is depicted with one of…
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(Correction) Wake Up and Embark on a Journey that Will Change You…Forever, Says the Asian Art Museum
(The below was corrected on 1/13/20 to include missing text due to a technical error.) The Asian Art Museum in San Francisco opens your eyes with Awaken: A Tibetan Buddhist Journey ...
Yoshitomo Nara | LACMA
Yoshitomo Nara is among the most beloved Japanese artists of his generation. His widely recognizable portraits of menacing figures reflect the artist’s raw encounters with his inner self. A peripatetic traveler, Nara’s oeuvre takes inspiration from a wide range of resources—memories of his childhood, music, literature, studying and living in Germany (1988–2000), exploring his roots in Japan, Sakhalin, and Asia, and modern art from Europe and Japan. Spanning over 30 years from 1987 to 2020…
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Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle - Aug 03, 2013 | Altair Auctions in MA
China, 19th C., Peking glass snuff bottle, flattened rectangular form tapering to the bottom, decorated with an array... Item was passed
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Satsuma Pottery; Japanese, Vase, Baluster-Form, Bird & Flowering Branch, 12 inch.
A Japanese Satsuma vase having a baluster form, with birds and flowering branch decoration on a orange background and brocade neck, Japan, circa 1876-1925