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Jasper52 showcases Antique to Modern Sterling Silver, Sept. 14
NEW YORK – On Wednesday, September 14, starting at 3 pm Eastern time, Jasper52 will present a sale of Antique to Modern Sterling Silver, consisting of precisely 133 lots. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
British silversmith Gerald Benney’s works showcased at Dreweatts, July 7
LONDON – Dreweatts’ Thursday, July 7 sale will feature a collection of works by Gerald Benney (1930-2008), the most important designer in the revival of British silversmithing in post-World War II Britain. Born in Hull, East Yorkshire in 1930, Benney’s career lasted more than half a century, and in 1995, he was appointed a Commander […]
Chinese enamels reflected perception of European culture
NEW YORK — Few cultures are immune to fascination with “the other,” and Europeans were definitely “the other” in the minds of generations of Chinese artists. They were keenly interested in foreigners and Western art styles and motifs, and created gorgeous enameled objects – some copper, some porcelain – featuring European scenes and portraits. Chinese artists made […]
Corning Museum’s ‘Fire and Vine’ raises a glass to wine
CORNING, N.Y. – The Corning Museum of Glass’ (CMoG), current exhibition titled “Fire and Vine: The Story of Glass and Wine,” explores the deeply entwined relationship between wine and glass. The exhibit will continue through December 31, 2022.