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
What Might the Artworld’s ‘New Normal’ Look Like?
Utagawa Kunisada (1786–1864), Kabuki actor Iwai Hanshirō V offstage arranging irises, 1820s. Colour woodblock print. Courtesy British Museum
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…
10 Korean Artists Who Are Shaping Contemporary Art
From Park Chan-kyong and Haegue Yang to Tiffany Jaeyeon Shin and Kim Heecheon, these influential artists embrace and challenge the notion of “Korean art.”
(Correction) Wake Up and Embark on a Journey that Will Change You…Forever, Says the Asian Art Museum
Tsherin Sherpa (Nepalese, b. 1968), The Melt, 2017. Acrylic, ink, and gold on canvas. Asian Art Museum, Museum purchase, 2017.44. © Tsherin Sherpa. Photograph © Asian Art Museum.
Li Tianbing’s Art Exhibition at JD Malat Gallery
On May 2, a very interesting art exhibition opened its doors at JD Malat Gallery in London. Titled “Urban Scene,” it is entirely dedicated to the work of Li
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
Zhang Dali | Deep Blue Sky No.3 (2013) | Available for Sale | Artsy
Available for sale from Eli Klein Gallery, Zhang Dali, Deep Blue Sky No.3 (2013), Cyanotype photogram and ink on rice paper, 199 × 116.5 cm
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