Olof Neppelberg

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Diana. Place of creation: Italy (cameo). France. Date: Late 15th - early 16th century (cameo), ca. 1555. Material: agate, onyx- cornelian, gold, enamel.

Diana. Place of creation: Italy (cameo). France. Date: Late 15th - early 16th century (cameo), ca. 1555. Material: agate, onyx- cornelian, gold, enamel.

Cameo of Jupiter (The Cameo of Chartres), Roman, about A.D. 50; Sardonyx set in a fourteenth-century gold and enamel mount. One of the best examples in existence of the interplay between and balance of Nature and Artistry.

Cameo of Jupiter (The Cameo of Chartres), Roman, about A. Sardonyx set in a fourteenth-century gold and enamel mount. One of the best examples in existence of the interplay between and balance of Nature and Artistry.

Königliche Porzellanmanufaktur Berlin, The vase ca. 1825/30, the base slightly earlier. TA Berlin KPM porcelain krater-form vase with a view of Potsdam.

Königliche Porzellanmanufaktur Berlin, The vase ca. the base slightly earlier. TA Berlin KPM porcelain krater-form vase with a view of Potsdam.

A Sèvres (hard paste) 'fond écaille' cup and saucer, circa 1802-03 gobelet 'litron' et soucoupe, of the second size, the cup with a bronzed cameo of a classical lady in profile upon a slight opaque ground, within a fruit and flower garland reserved on a gold ground, both pieces with a gilded anthemion palmette reserved on a rich mottled brown border simulating tortoiseshell, Sevres/ X marks in iron-red to both, the cup incised DC, the saucer incised Ma, Quantity: 2

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Italian Comedy Figure: Mezetin, c. 1753, Fürstenberg Porcelain Factory (German), Simon Feilner (German, 1798), porcelain with enamel decoration, Overall: 19.70 x 9.40 x 8.10 cm (7 3/4 x 3 11/16 x 3 3/16 inches). Gift of A. & R. Ball 1952.224

Italian Comedy Figure: Mezetin, c. Fürstenberg Porcelain Factory (German), Simon Feilner (German, porcelain with enamel decoration, Overall: x x cm x 3 x 3 inches).

Head of Medusa Cameo by Benedetto Pistrucci, Italian, 1783-1855

Head of Medusa Cameo by Benedetto Pistrucci (Italian, active England) Mount by Carlo Giuliano (Italian, working in England, ca. executed in England (London) cameo mount ca. 1860 Red jasper mounted in gold with white enamel.

upennmanuscripts:  This plant on fol. 42r of LJS 419 is not the Oddish we need nor the one we deserve right now, and I for one am terrified. Those hollow eyes are the stuff of nightmares! This herbal seems to have a penchant for that.   Manuscript description and digital images can be found here at OPenn, and you can download an ebook version here.

This plant on fol. of LJS 419 is not the Oddish we need nor the one we deserve right now, and I for one am terrified. Those hollow eyes are the stuff of nightmares! This herbal seems to have a penchant for that. Manuscript description and digital.

Insertado

Insertado

A Fabergé jewelled and gold-mounted hardstone figure of a turkey, workmaster Henrik Wigström, St Petersburg, 1908-1917. Naturalistically carved of obsidian, with aventurine quartz face, purpurine wattle and caruncles, rose-cut diamond-set eyes, gold feet.

yes even extended to make animals ~ Fabergé gold mounted Turkey - St.Petersburg ~ obsidian with aventurine quartz face / purpurine wattle - caruncles / rose-cut diamond-set eyes / gold feet

AN IMPERIAL ENAMELLED GLASS ‘CHILONG AND LINGZHI’ SNUFF BOTTLE GUYUE XUAN MARK, PALACE WORKSHOPS, QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD

An Imperial enamelled glass ‘Chilong and Lingzhi’ snuff bottle, Guyue Xuan Mark, Palace Workshops, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong period.

Plat à ombilic, faïence, Nevers vers 1660

Plat à ombilic, faïence, Nevers vers 1660