jewelry

Chinese Gold and Silver from the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 907) in American Collections


Rare and precious metalwork from China’s Tang Dynasty are on display. This exhibition includes Buddhist statues, vases, ladles, scissors, cosmetic boxes, and jewelry from the 7th to the 10th century.
China, decorative objects, metalwork, gold, silver, jewelry, exhibitions

Treasures from Hungary: Gold and Silver from the 9th–19th Centuries


A thousand years of Hungarian metalwork is on display. The exhibition features items from the Hungarian National Museum and the Esztergom Basilica.
Hungary, gold, silver, metalwork, decorative objects, jewelry, traveling exhibitions

The Countess' Treasury: Gems & Curiosities from Burghley House


Sixty opulent treasures are on view from Burghley House, in Lincolnshire, England—one of the most majestic estates of the Elizabethan era. This collection of 17th century Renaissance jewelry, pomanders, ewers, bowls, tankards, and tea cups displays a variety of decorative embellishments including rock crystal mounted in gold and silver gilt, garnet and agate set in precious metal, colorful enameling, and delicate filigree.
england, 17th century, jewelry, tea service, decorative objects, exhibitions

Paris Opera on Stage: Designs, Costumes, Jewels


This exhibition provides an up-close look at costumes, jewelry, and related drawings from the collection of the Paris Opera. The detailed costumes on display date from the era of Louis XIV to the present day, and feature the work of artists and designers such as Pablo Picasso, Marc Chagall, Fernand Léger, and Christian Lacroix. Also on view are fifty pieces of stage jewelry that date from the 19th century, including diadems, bejeweled collars, armbands, and necklaces. 
opera, France, costumes, jewelry, drawings, Paris Opera, Louis XIV, exhibitions

The Art that is Life: The Arts & Crafts Movement in America, 1875-1920


This exhibition explores the influence of the Arts and Crafts movement on American life at the turn-of-the-century. The movement's philosophy is represented through the craftsmanship of stained glass, silver, textiles, ceramics, furniture, architectural drawings, costumes, jewelry, embroidery, and illustrated books. Works of John LaFarge, Gustav Stickley, Charles Sumner and Henry Mather Greene, Louis Comfort Tiffany, Arthur and Lucia Mathews, and Frank Lloyd Wright are on view.
Arts and Crafts, 19th century, 20th century, craftsmanship, stained glass, silver, textiles, ceramics, furniture, architectural drawings, costumes, jewelry, embroidery, books, John LaFarge, Gustav Stickley, Charles Sumner Greene, Henry Mather Greene, Louis Comfort Tiffany, Arthur and Lucia Mathews, Frank Lloyd Wright, traveling exhibitions, ch:exhibition=35350143

Gold of Greece: Jewelry and Ornaments from the Benaki Museum


This exhibition traces the evolution of Hellenism through Greece's gold craftsmanship. The objects on display date from the 15th century BC through the late 19th century, providing comprehensive coverage of the technical developments and aesthetic tastes of each period.  Organized by the Benaki Museum, Athens, and the Dallas Museum of Art.
Greece, gold, jewelry, ornament, traveling exhibitions

The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource


This in-depth presentation of of close to 1,000 objects endeavors to capture the richness and variety of the Museum's permanent collection through a series of changing gallery installations. 
furniture, silver, Porcelain, Glass, jewelry, drawings, prints, textiles, wallcoverings, books, permanent collection, exhibitions, ch:exhibition=35349375

Toward Modern Design: Revival & Reform in Applied Arts 1850-1920


More than 50 examples of furniture, ceramics, glass, silver, jewelry, brass, and graphics produced between 1850 and 1920 are on display from the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum’s permanent collection. Works by William de Morgan, Émile Gallé, and Tiffany are on view, as well as a glass flask by James Powell & Sons, a painted glass vase by Richard Redgrave, a restored cabinet by Carlo Bugatti and furniture by Hector Guimard.
furniture, ceramics, Glass, silver, jewelry, graphics, 19th century, 20th century, permanent collection, exhibitions, ch:exhibition=35349663

Body Language: Jewelry and Accessories at the National Design Museum


Two hundred pieces, dating from 1,000 BC to the present, trace the evolving relationship between jewelry and the human body. Examples of jewelry worn for protection, symbolism, status, and adornment are on display from the Museum's permanent collection.
jewelry, accessories, exhibitions, ch:exhibition=35349429

Design for Life: A Centennial Celebration


This exhibition features works designed for daily life, and is comprised of selections from the Museum's permanent collection, chosen by the graphic designer, Stephen Doyle, and the architect, Leslie Gail. The diverse objects include an Eames chair, a red and white Soviet chess set, and a toothbrush. 
Architecture, Industrial Design, textiles, wallpaper, drawings, furniture, jewelry, Stephen Doyle, Leslie Gail, exhibitions, ch:exhibition=35350279

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