Archive for October, 2010

Louisiana Winter Art and Antiques Show

. October 27, 2010 . 0 Comments

The Louisiana State Museum will host a Winter Art and Antiques Show, December 3-5, 2010 at The Old U.S. Mint 400 Esplanade Avenue, New Orleans. The 2010 Winter Art and Antiques Show, presented by Louisiana Life and Antiques & Fine Art magazines. Early winter in New Orleans is the best and most beautiful season in […]

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Italian Art Deco Treasure Found in Scotland to Sell at Bonhams

Italian Art Deco Treasure Found in Scotland to Sell at Bonhams

. October 27, 2010 . 0 Comments

A ceramic sculpture which sat for years unrecognised in a family house in Edinburgh has been identified as a master work by the Italian Art Deco designer Sandro Vacchetti. It will be offered for sale at Bonhams ‘Design from 1860’ auction in London on 17 November (est £8,000–10,000). The sculpture, known affectionately to the family […]

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Stanley Gibbons Completes Falkland Islands National Stamp Collection

. October 24, 2010 . 0 Comments

The Falkland Islands Philatelic Study Group (FIPSG) has, for some months, been trying to compile a basic mint collection of stamps to form the Falkland Islands National Stamp Collection to be housed in the Falklands Museum, after it was found that the collection bought previously was incomplete; Stanley Gibbons is pleased to announce that they […]

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The First Emperor : China’s Terracotta Warriors at the Art Gallery of New South Wales

The First Emperor : China’s Terracotta Warriors at the Art Gallery of New South Wales

. October 24, 2010 . 0 Comments

One of the greatest archaeological discoveries of the twentieth century, the incredible life-size terracotta warriors have captivated audiences around the world. This amazing discovery stunned the world and exploration continues to this day. Exhibition open pen 2 Dec – 13 Mar 2011.. Discovered by villagers in 1974, this vast underground army was created to protect […]

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Tibetan Rugs and Ritual Utensils on View at the Metropolitan Museum

Tibetan Rugs and Ritual Utensils on View at the Metropolitan Museum

. October 23, 2010 . 0 Comments

Rugs and Ritual in Tibetan Buddhism, an installation dedicated to ritual practice in Tibetan Vajrayana Buddhism, explores the role of the ritual objects that were employed by its practitioners in pursuit of spiritual enlightenment. Exhibition open now through March 27, 2011. Comprising 30 tantric ritual rugs and utensils—including knives, vessel, fire-offering ladles, ritual staff, daggers, […]

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