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Antonio Neri in Pisa

Majolica vase by Niccolò Sisti,decorated in the grotesque style.Antonio Neri's career in glassmaking took him from the city of his birth, Florence, to Pisa, Antwerp and possibly other places yet to be confirmed, such as Rome and...
From: Conciatore on 18 May 2020

March 13

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “A CHINA MANUFACTURE.” In January 1770 an advertisement for “New China Ware” ran in the Pennsylvania Chronicle.  In it, the “CHINA PROPRIETORS...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 13 Mar 2020

January 15

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “Dealers will meet with the usual encouragement.” As colonists greeted a new decade, the “proprietors of the CHINA WORKS, now erecting in Southwark” took...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 15 Jan 2020

Neri in Pisa

Majolica vase by Niccolò Sisti,decorated in the grotesque style.Antonio Neri's career in glassmaking took him from the city of his birth, Florence, to Pisa, Antwerp and possibly other places yet to be confirmed, such as Rome and...
From: Conciatore on 11 Oct 2019

Neri in Pisa

Majolica vase by Niccolò Sisti,decorated in the grotesque style.Antonio Neri's career in glassmaking took him from the city of his birth, Florence, to Pisa, Antwerp and possibly other places yet to be confirmed, such as Rome and...
From: Conciatore on 30 Jan 2019

Neri in Pisa

Majolica vase by Niccolò Sisti,decorated in the grotesque style.Antonio Neri's career in glassmaking took him from the city of his birth, Florence, to Pisa, Antwerp and possibly other places yet to be confirmed, such as Rome and...
From: Conciatore on 30 Apr 2018

Porcelain Propaganda

I’m thinking about Russia this week for two reasons. In a year of big historical anniversaries, we have now arrived at the centenary of the Russian Revolution–which I must say is not getting much play here, or even in Russia apparently! Regardless...
From: streets of salem on 7 Nov 2017

Neri In Pisa

Majolica vase by Niccolò Sisti, decorated in the grotesque style. Antonio Neri's career in glassmaking took him from the city of his birth, Florence, to Pisa, Antwerp and possibly other places yet to be confirmed, like Rome and...
From: Conciatore on 24 May 2017

Neri in Pisa

Majolica vase by Niccolò Sisti, decorated in the grotesque style. Antonio Neri's career in glassmaking took him from the city of his birth, Florence, to Pisa, Antwerp and possibly other places yet to be confirmed, like Rome and...
From: Conciatore on 8 Jun 2016

Neri in Pisa

Majolica vase by Niccolò Sisti,decorated in the grotesque style. Antonio Neri's career in glassmaking took him from the city of his birth, Florence, to Pisa, Antwerp and possibly other places yet to be established, like Rome and...
From: Conciatore on 10 Jun 2015

The Apian Emperor

In honor of Napoleon’s coronation as Emperor of the French (not Emperor of France, an important distinction and consequence of the French Revolution) on this day in 1804 I thought I would explore his adoption of bee symbolism in greater detail than...
From: streets of salem on 2 Dec 2014

design-is-fine: Johann Gottlieb Kirchner, Rhinoceros,...

design-is-fine: Johann Gottlieb Kirchner, Rhinoceros, 1730. Porcelain, Meissen. Via skd.museum Dresden. Made after the famous wood cut of Albrecht Dürer. Exotic and extravagant: sublime!

Neri in Pisa Reprise

Majolica vase by Niccolò Sisti, decorated in the grotesque style.Antonio Neri's career in glassmaking took him from the city of his birth, Florence, to Pisa, Antwerp and possibly other places yet to be established, like Rome...
From: Conciatore on 16 Jun 2014

Pisa

Majolica vase by Niccolò Sisti, decorated in the grotesque style.In the early seventeenth century, there were several glass furnaces in Pisa. One was run at the pleasure of Grand Duke Ferdinando by Niccolò Sisti. Raised in Norcia in Perugia,...
From: Conciatore on 18 Oct 2013

Shakespeare on Show: Top Ten Exhibition – Statue of Bottom & Titania

  Statue of Bottom and Titania (STRST : SBT t29) – Shakespeare’s Top Ten Characters Exhibition, Nash’s House   This blog has been written by Emily Millward, Museum Collections Assistant.   Statue of Bottom and Titania (STRST : SBT...
From: Finding Shakespeare on 8 Jul 2013

Just had to reblog this amazing piece! objectcuriosity: Mounted...

Just had to reblog this amazing piece! objectcuriosity: Mounted Ceramic Figures, Chinese porcelain, c.1622-1795, French flowers and mounts, 1740-45, Getty Museum. From the Getty:  French craftsmen combined diverse pieces of Chinese porcelain in an...

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