is guaranteed with the inventive, pioneering flair and dedication of SICIS.
The city of Ravenna is filled with exquisite works that adorn the monuments, historic buildings and interiors of Ravenna’s churches, dating back over 1500 years.
The mosaic medium made a considerable addition to the arts that reflect the might of Christian rule within the Roman empire.
It is profusely decorated with the antique-inspired grotteschi that became popular in the early sixteenth century.
, Mycenaean Terracotta stirrup jar with octopus 1200–1100 B. [ For 1200BC the psychedelic octopus on this jar is very futuristic ] Flared Bowl, 6th–8th century Peru; Moche Ceramic This flared bowl, called , has an empty pedestal base filled with small ceramic pellets that rattle when the vessel is shaken.
Flamboyant, exuberant and fearless in the implementation of ideas has been an enduring feature of Italian design, especially since the post war modernist resurgence.
Sicis is continuing this adventurous tradition, offering modern mosaic concepts that capture a contemporary realm of design, taking the rich, classical Italian mosaic art of the past to new captivating levels.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art attracts some five million people a year.
This cultural gem is settled close to other historic sites of New York – few steps from the grand Central Park and the ultimate fashionable landmark of the Fifth Avenue.
The video slideshow below features the examples of American art pottery, gifted from the collector Robert A. This collection of 250 pieces spans 80 years from 1876 to 1956 and is located in the New American Wing on the mezzanine level of the Museum’s Charles Engelhard Court .
Outstanding works from every major American pottery and many lesser-known but historically significant potteries are featured in the collection. Iran, said to be from Ziwiye This large jar—glazed in green, blue, brown, yellow, white, and black—represents an advanced glazing technique that was in widespread use during the first millennium B. Basin with a Horseman Spearing a Serpent Spanish Earthenware, tin-glaze (lustreware) 1390-1400 This is the earliest example of medieval lusterware in the Museum’s collection, this basin was probably either used as a serving dish or intended only for display.
with Image of Phoenix, late 13th century Iran, Takht-i Sulaiman Jar with frieze of bulls. The brilliant coloring and expert craftsmanship of Spanish lusterware made it renowned throughout Europe. 9) This dish was made in China during the Ming dynasty (1368–1644), comissioned by a Japanese tea practitioner for use in the (tin-glazed earthenware)bowl with the Arms of Pope Julius II and the Manzoli of Bologna 1508.