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7 edition of The Portland Vase found in the catalog.

The Portland Vase

The Extraordinary Odyssey of a Mysterious Roman Treasure

by Robin Brooks

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  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Harper Paperbacks .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Glass Arts And Crafts,
  • Art Museums And Galleries,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • Art,
  • Glass & Glassware,
  • Art / History / European,
  • Ancient - General,
  • European

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages250
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9232142M
    ISBN 100060511001
    ISBN 109780060511005
    OCLC/WorldCa62189017

    Dec 01,  · What is accepted is that the scenes have a meaning (listen: Portland Vase Imagery). The figures are not merely decoration but players in a drama that made sense to the original owner of the vase. If we explore the leading historical interpretation, the key to . Find thousands of LDS books, movies, music and more. Looking for an LDS related gift? Find it at Deseret Book!

    Dec 02,  · The vase was made of two layers of glass–an opaque white overlayer and a dark blue, almost cobalt, underlayer. The white layer is cut away so that the figures stand out in relief against the dark, cobalt layer. Over time, scholars, thinkers, artists, and philosophers have come up with dozens of interpretations to explain the imagery on the vase. Giovanni Pichler (mold). Naples Rome. Cast of the Portland Vase, c Plaster, 10 ½ in (height). Gift of Francis Calley Gray, This unprepossessing vase is a rare, eighteenth-century plaster cast of the celebrated—and more colorful—Portland Vase in glass, made in Rome (or possibly Alexandria) two millennia ago.

    Nov 22,  · The Portland Vase was probably made during the reign of the Roman emperor Augustus (27 BC-AD 14). A work of outstanding technical skill, it is apparently decorated with scenes of love and marriage, the precise meaning of which has been the cause of much debate and ritacrossley.com: $ Feb 16,  · 'First Edition' copy of the Portland Vase (Vase) by Hackwood, William, ca. (made). 'First Edition' copy of the Portland Vase, jasper with black 'dip' and white reliefs, English: Wedgwood, Museum Number


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Sep 03,  · In -The Portland Vase: The Extraordinary Odyssey of a Mysterious Roman Treasure_ (HarperCollins), Robin Brooks has given a biography of a unique object, not only telling its history and about the lives of those who owned and held it, but also about the centuries of unresolved argument about what the figures on The Portland Vase book vase ritacrossley.com by: 1.

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Aug 01,  · I loved this book. It was exactly my favorite kind of narrative nonfiction - it's history, and I learned a lot from it, but it also told a wonderful story.

I didn't know anything about the Portland Vase - I'd never heard of it before picking up this book. - and now I wish I'd know about it /5. The Portland Vase is a Roman cameo glass vase, which is dated to between AD 1 and AD 25, though low BC dates have some scholarly support. It is the best known piece of Roman cameo glass and has served as an inspiration to many glass and porcelain makers from about the beginning of the 18th century onwards.

It is first recorded in Rome in –, and since has been in the British Present location: British Museum, London. Aug 09,  · For thousands of years an enigmatic and astonishingly beautiful piece of Roman art has captivated those who have come in contact with ritacrossley.com before the birth of Christ, the Portland Vase, as it is called, is renowned for both its beauty and its mystery.

Dec 01,  · The Portland Vase The Portland Vase book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. he Portland Vase is the most famous cameo-glass vessel from antiquity, /5(3). The Portland Vase, probably made during the reign of the Roman emperor Augustus (27 BC-AD 14), has been considered the most beautiful cameo glass vessel surviving from antiquity.

A work of outstanding technical skill, it is decorated with scenes of love and marriage, the precise meaning of which has been reinterpreted countless times. This book offers an exciting new reading of the vase.

Portland Vase by Haynes, Denys Eyre Lankester and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at ritacrossley.com Portland Vase, Roman vase (1st century ad) of dark blue glass decorated with white figures, the finest surviving Roman example of cameo glass. Originally owned by the Barberini family (and sometimes called the Barberini Vase), it came into the possession of the duchess of Portland in the 18th.

The Portland Vase is the most famous of all objects to have passed through Sir William Hamilton's hands. It was already well known when he acquired it from the Scottish dealer James Byres between andand it was discussed by d'Hancarville in the second volume of.

Sep 23,  · This extraordinary copy of the legendary Portland Vase is one of the remarkably rare numbered First Editions crafted by Josiah Wedgwood, the. The Portland Vase went through many hands before ending up in the British Museum, and the book details them all in chronological order using an anecdotal approach that makes the book very readable for the ritacrossley.com also takes the time to explain the various competing theories on the iconography of the vase (the debate is ongoing, in /5(4).

According to The Portland Vase: the extraordinary odyssey of a mysterious Roman treasure By Robin Jeremy Brooks, William Lloyd was the name which he gave to the police.

The British Museum later hired detectives to find out more about him, possibly with the intention of bringing a civil suit. Jul 07,  · The standout lot of the auction is a Wedgwood numbered first edition copy of the Portland Vase from the Paul Lauer Collection ($40,$60,).

Wedgwood’s oven book records list 43 of these “first edition” vases fired between and Eleven were broken during the process, and the numbers of additional faulty vases are not known.

The Portland Vase: The Extraordinary Odyssey of a Mysterious Roman Treasure by Robin Brooks and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at ritacrossley.com Jul 12,  · Blake contributed seven engravings to Darwin's book: Fertilization of Egypt Tornado Amaryllis and Four images of the Portland Vase to illustrate the philosophical note.

Blake had become interested in studies of Greek and Roman literature through his friend Thomas ritacrossley.com: Ellie Clayton. Note: Citations are based on reference standards.

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The Portland Vase isn’t just any old piece of crockery. Some 2, years old, this small, squat container, cobalt blue with white figures in relief settled amid trees and rocks, is special, writes Brooks, because it. The Portland Vase. likes. The Portland Vase represents a unique taste of original style.

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Following the suggestion of Fuseli, Blake was engaged to engrave several pictures over a period of time. The Portland Vase, which dated from first century Rome, was decorated with Author: Ellie Clayton.Woods began her talk by showing pictures of the Portland vase, the subject of the book she was reviewing.

Robin Brooks’ book, “The Portland Vase: The Extraordinary Odyssey of a Mysterious Roman Treasure,” was, in Woods’ words, “ one of the finest accounts .Late 19th Century Portland Vase Reproduction by Wedgwood, England About Two-handled vase, wonderful Wedgwood reproduction of the most famous Roman glass cameo technique (1st century ritacrossley.com century A.C.) decorated in band and in black jasperware on the bottom, with mythological scenes in relief and signed on the bottom ritacrossley.com: Wedgwood.