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Maya Funerary Offering Found by Archaeologists in Cenote Near Chichen Itza

MEXICO CITY.- Underwater archaeologists discovered in a cenote near The Castle pyramid at Chichen Itza, Yucatan, a Prehispanic funerary offering deposited in the flooded cave to ask for rain in 9th and 10th centuries, during 2 different drought periods...

Maya Funerary Offering Found by Archaeologists in Cenote Near Chichen Itza

MEXICO CITY.- Underwater archaeologists discovered in a cenote near The Castle pyramid at Chichen Itza, Yucatan, a Prehispanic funerary offering deposited in the flooded cave to ask for rain in 9th and 10th centuries, during 2 different drought periods...

Victoria & Albert Museum Acquires Spectacular Ottoman Tankard with Help from...

LONDON.- A rare jade tankard inlaid with gold and studded with rubies and emeralds has been acquired by the V&A. The tankard was originally made for an Ottoman sultan in the late 16th century, in the imperial capital of Istanbul. A limited number of th...

Victoria & Albert Museum Acquires Spectacular Ottoman Tankard with Help from...

LONDON.- A rare jade tankard inlaid with gold and studded with rubies and emeralds has been acquired by the V&A. The tankard was originally made for an Ottoman sultan in the late 16th century, in the imperial capital of Istanbul. A limited number of th...

Saint Louis Art Museum Announces Fiery Pool: The Maya and the...

ST LOUIS, MO.- The Saint Louis Art Museum announces the February 13, 2011 opening of Fiery Pool: The Maya and the Mythic Sea, a breathtaking exhibition that showcases more than 90 works of Maya art, many shown for the first time in the United States. T...

Private California Collection of Impressionist Paintings Highlights Christie’s Sale

NEW YORK, NY.- Christie's announced it has been selected to offer The Walter and Phyllis Shorenstein Collection as part of its major fall 2010 and spring 2011 sales in New York and Hong Kong. Assembled over more than four decades by Walter Shorenstein,...

Private California Collection of Impressionist Paintings Highlights Christie’s Sale

NEW YORK, NY.- Christie's announced it has been selected to offer The Walter and Phyllis Shorenstein Collection as part of its major fall 2010 and spring 2011 sales in New York and Hong Kong. Assembled over more than four decades by Walter Shorenstein,...

Teenage Photographer Prevails in Suit Against Porn Company

TAMPA, FL (PR NEWSWIRE).- Teenaged photographer Lara Jade Coton never expected one of her photos to turn up on the cover of a pornographic movie. She certainly never expected to see a picture of herself used in that fashion. But that is just what Lara ...

Doyle New York to Auction a Chinese Imperial Zitan Table

NEW YORK, NY.- Doyle New York, one of the world’s leading auctioneers and appraisers, will hold an auction of Asian Works of Art on Monday, September 13, 2010 at 10am (EST). The sale offers over 430 lots showcasing the arts of China, Japan, Korea ...

The Joe Grimberg Collection of Chinese Snuff Bottles at Sotheby’s New...

NEW YORK, NY.- One of the highlights of Sotheby’s fall 2010 Asia Week sales in New York will be a single owner offering of the Joe Grimberg Collection of Chinese Snuff Bottles on 14 September 2010. The bottles date from as early as the beginning o...

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