On the Fascination of Objects: Greek and Etruscan Art in the Shefton
The Shefton Collection in Newcastle upon Tyne contains a fine array of Greek and Etruscan objects and takes its name from its founder Professor Brian Shefton (1919 – 2012). In spite of the importance of this collection it has not been widely published and remains something of a hidden gem. Brian Shefton was an insightful collector, as well as a distinguished scholar of Greek and Etruscan archaeology, and the 14 papers presented here reflect the broad scope of the collection; ranging across pottery, jewelery, terracottas and metalwork. The contributions, written by leading experts in the field, focus on specific objects or groups of objects in the Collection, providing new interpretations and bringing previously unpublished items to light. The history of the Shefton Collection is explored. Together these contributions provide a tribute to a remarkable individual who made a substantial and notable contribution to his discipline.
- ASIN: B01H39RKL2
Safavieh Home Collection Foil Perugia Etruscan Mirror,
Dramatic in its bold simplicity, the Perugia Etruscan mirror is crafted with a hammered iron and wood frame in a lustrous gold foil finish. Its handsome sculptural form brings a sense of depth and old world drama to traditional and transitional rooms.
- Color: Gold
- Brand: Safavieh
- ASIN: B00R560354
- UPC: 683726789789
Plate 25 from the Collection of Etruscan, Greek and Roman Antiquities from the Cabinet of the Honorable William
William Hamilton Illustrated sheet from Collection of Etruscan, Greek and Roman Antiquities from the Cabinet of the Honorable William Hamilton... Naples: 1766-1767 Aquatint engraving in black and terra-cotta ink 24 1/2" x 34 1/2" framed Sir William Hamilton was sent to Naples in 1764 as chief British envoy to the Bourbon King Ferdinand IV. Inspired by the cultural heritage of Italy, Hamilton developed a great passion for archaeology and the study of antiquities, and soon embarked on a project to publish illustrations of the objects that so fascinated him. Ferdinand IV, as official guardian of the treasures of Pompeii and Herculaneum, encouraged the wealthy gentlemen of his kingdom to form private "cabinets" of antiquities. Some of these gentlemen hired their own workmen, while others bought from scavengers and displayed, or resold, a rich harvest of pottery, sculpture, jewelry, metalwork and other artifacts. Hamilton assembled just such a collection, and then chose the finest examples of excavated pottery art for his publication. Other objects came from the Royal Collection, lent generously by the Ferdinand IV. Hamilton was driven in his project by one particular ambition: he wanted to change completely and indelibly the taste of Europe, to ".annihilate those Gothic forms which h...
- ASIN: B00HDXEWOW
Michael Valitutti Palladium Silver Etruscan Collection Princess Cut Citrine Stud
This exquisite Michael Valitutti earring features your choice of 5mm square swiss blue topaz, brazilian amethyst 0.39ctw, citrine 0.39ctw, smoky quartz, garnet 0.57ctw or white topaz. Crafted of palladium silver with a beautifully-constructed undergallery and 18k yellow gold-embraced detailing, this earring shines with a highly polished finish.
- Color: Yellow
- Brand: Michael Valitutti
- ASIN: B06XPMMMY7
Etruscan Magic and Occult
This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original work.
- ASIN: 1162621303
Etruscan Places: “Money poisons you when you've got it, and starves you when you
For many of us DH Lawrence was a schoolboy hero. Who can forget sniggering in class at the mention of ‘Women In Love’ or ‘Lady Chatterley’s Lover’? Lawrence was a talented if nomadic writer whose novels were passionately received, suppressed at times and generally at odds with Establishment values. This of course did not deter him. At his death in 1930 at the young age of 44 he was more often thought of as a pornographer but in the ensuing years he has come to be more rightly regarded as one of the most imaginative writers these shores have produced. As well as his novels he was also a masterful poet (he wrote over 800 of them), a travel writer as well as an author of many classic short stories. Here we publish his travel writings ‘Etruscan Places’. Once again Lawrence shows his hand as a brilliant writer. Delving into the landscapes and peeling back the layers to reveal the inner heart.
- ASIN: B00NNI32QK
Murray Feiss WB1193CB One-Light Tuscan Villa Collection Wall Bracket, Corinthian Bronze with Beige Etruscan Glass
The Murray Feiss WB1193CB Tuscan Villa collection Sconce Wall Lighting in Corinthian Bronze uses Incandescent light output and brings Antique style. This item is 17"H x 5"W x 7"D. The total wattage is 100 and the voltage is 120 volts. The Murray Feiss WB1193CB requires 1 bulb. Additional Information: Shade-Scolloped Champagne Scavo Glass.
- Color: Corinthian Bronze
- Brand: Murray Feiss
- ASIN: B000RO0DQ0
- UPC: 014817252903
Museum quality Etruscan bronze mirror with Poseidon riding a Sea Horse, c 400
Museum quality Etruscan bronze mirror with Poseidon riding a Sea Horse, circa 400 BC: Height: 11 inches = 28 cm Diameter: 5.5 inches = 14 cm Weight: 15 oz. = 420 g Age: circa 4th Century B.C. Mirror surface is slightly convex, disk-shaped with a flange flaring out at the bottom, The reverse is incised with Poseidon riding a Sea Horse. The handle is shaped as a head of the strange animal: crocodile with long ears Provenance: from the collection of professor from New Jersey University, USA. References: Etruscan civilization (/ɨˈtrʌskən/) is the modern name given to a civilization of ancient Italy in the area corresponding roughly to Tuscany, western Umbria, and northern Lazio. The ancient Romans called its creators the Tusci or Etrusci. Their Roman name is the origin of the terms Tuscany, which refers to their heartland, and Etruria, which can refer to their wider region. In Attic Greek, the Etruscans were known as Τυρρηνοὶ (Tyrrhēnoi), earlier Tyrsenoi, from which the Romans derived the names Tyrrhēni (Etruscans), Tyrrhēnia (Etruria), and Mare Tyrrhēnum (Tyrrhenian Sea).The Etruscans called themselves Rasenna, which was syncopated to Rasna or Raśna, earlier T'rasena whence comes the Roman and Greek names, prompting some to associate them with the Egyptian Tere...
- Brand: Unknown
- ASIN: B07CZQ3W25
- UPC: 665613586886
Etruscan Art: in The Metropolitan Museum of
This informative and engaging book on the Museum’s outstanding collection of Etruscan art also provides an introduction to the fascinating and diverse culture of ancient Etruria, which thrived in central Italy from about 900 to 100 B.C. Masterpieces of the collection include 7th century B.C. objects from the Monteleone di Spoleto tomb group (including the famous remarkably well-preserved bronze chariot), intricate gold jewelry, carved gems, and wonderful ambers. For the first time in more than 70 years, this incredible body of work is published in a comprehensive and beautifully designed book that draws upon decades of exhaustive research.Etruscan Art opens with short histories of pre-Roman Italy, Etruscan Studies, and the Metropolitan’s collection, followed by chronological analyses of tomb groups, types of objects, and individual objects. The closing section features forgeries, pastiches, and objects of uncertain authenticity, all previously thought to be genuine. Richard Daniel De Puma, one of the foremost experts on Etruscan art, provides an invaluable new contribution to the study of ancient Italy.
- Brand: Brand: Metropolitan Museum of Art
- ASIN: 0300179537
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