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Thomaï Serdari on Fine Arts & Luxury
Crystalucinae Metha Agressiva

In today’s Haute Joaillerie, the role of the stone is predominant in the process of making jewelry, preeminence very much in tandem with the yielding of the goldsmith to the jeweler in early Modern Europe. What is significantly different today as compared to the art of jewelry making in the 15th and 16th centuries in […]

Royal Manufactory of Sèvres

The recent acquisition of eighteenth-century French porcelain announced by the Frick’s Board of Trustees inspired me to take the metro back in time. The hard-paste Sèvres Vase acquired in honor of the Frick’s recently retired Director, Anne L. Poulet is the first piece of hard-paste porcelain from the Royal Manufactory of Sèvres to enter the […]