Alba White Truffle, a Piedmont jewel
Truffles are hypogean mushrooms that grows and live underground, from few centimetres to a meter under the level of ground, living in symbiosis with roots of trees and plants; their favourite place is the root of oaks, lindens, hazels and poplars from which they catch the organic compounds.
Art, Sculpture
Fourth Position
Edgar Degas1834-1917 | French Fourth Position Front, on the Left LegSigned, numbered, dated, and stamped with the foundry mark “Degas / 6|G / 1998 / CIRE C.VALSUANI PERDUE”Bronze This extraordinary bronze sculpture of a dancer in motion was conceived by the great Impressionist Edgar Degas. Entitled Fourth Position Front, on the Left Leg, the bronze …
Art, Painting
Delivering Two Busts
Norman Rockwell1894-1978 | American Delivering Two BustsSaturday Evening Post cover, April 18, 1931Signed “Norman Rockwell” (center right)Oil on canvas. For over seven decades, Norman Rockwell captured the attention of millions of Americans with his 321 Saturday Evening Post cover illustrations. Each week, Americans brought his art into the intimate space of their homes, engraining Rockwell’s …
Art, Objects
French Louis XIV Style Gilt-Bronze Mounted Green Boulle Marquetry Clock
Jean-Pierre Latz1691-1754 | French French Louis XIV Style Gilt-Bronze Mounted Green Boulle Marquetry Clock Regulateur De Parquet, with Matching Original Pedestal, circa 1890’s. This fabulous clock and its matching pedestal are masterfully crafted of ebony and made with most spectacular polychrome Boulle marquetry comprising mother-of-pearl inlaid into golden brass. Having beautiful gilt-bronze mounts of putti …