In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Furniture and other possessions that survive with long and reliable provenances may still elude adequate identification of the earliest circumstances of ownership.
- Since Pallucchini's researches into the known history and provenance of the Modena triptych turned up only references to its existence in north Italy, he concluded it was a work done during El Greco's period in Venice.
- Looking hack to the 1930s, she wrote in 1954 that she and other dealers and collectors had not been as rigorous as they might have been about recording provenances.
- Nevertheless, chairs with reliable provenances linking them to old Delaware families do survive, and attention to the histories and the design of these chairs yield a core of furniture that may reasonably be called Delaware-made.
- It should also be noted that there are no contact-period materials from the Johnson site and that the only historic materials recovered date to the nineteenth century and did not occur in the provenances associated with the figurines.
- In the menus, which are available in English and Bulgarian, their provenance is explained, along with some Mussel Lore for those in need of a little reading matter while waiting for their dishes to arrive.
- Bemused, she enquired about their provenance - history - only to be told that they had come from St Andrews.
- He sets out to establish a solid stylistic chronology, relying heavily on dated objects or those with invincible provenances, tradesmen's bills, and house inventories.
- My assignment: ‘Write about the provenance or historical origin of your favorite food or dish.’
- The following items include a complete description of each relic, it's historical significance, exhibition history, and provenance.
- In a flurry of Internet activity that seemed timed to coincide with a government hearing, five major American museums posted information in mid-April on works in their collections with questionable WWII-era provenances.
- The Stenton chairs are rich both in reliable provenances - established several generations ago - and in eighteenth-century bills, inventories, and other written references.
- This article draws together the archival and historical references to this remarkable set of royal furniture, seeking to address all the issues relevant to its origins, provenance, use and display.
- Entries convey the vagaries of composition, the media in which the verses were preserved, and any relevant information concerning their provenance, disposition, and genre.
- Data from gamma ray spectrometry can provide useful information on sediment provenance and environmental conditions.
- False provenances and certificates of authenticity are favorite tools of cheats and should never be accepted blindly.
- In order to compare the differences between the provenances at different times, the original data was pooled into three groups: southern, intermediate and northern, with two provenances in each.
- Raw materials of good provenance, sourced locally wherever possible, are the sine qua non of any healthy, thriving food culture.
- An archival collection is a group of items that have a shared history and provenance.
- The catalogue conscientiously lists provenances, literature and exhibitions.
- He added: ‘We did not find direct evidence that consumers were being ripped off, but the problem with unhallmarked items is that their provenance is uncertain.’
- Prospective buyers can't view the car before making a pitch, but full documentation proving the car's provenance and service history are promised.
- When I was a student of art history, I spent my days doggedly tracking down art objects, provenances and sources, historical and contemporary influences, stylistic affinities and social contexts, readings and interpretations.
- But the rarity, provenance, history and physical condition of the print all play their part.
- Scriptures of different provenance and the information derived from them are related to one another and connected together.
- Expert knowledge is needed to value goods, confirm their provenance and determine their future worth.
- Pointing at a text's historical and political provenance and ideological bias may not increase the pleasure of reading.
- The latter had a knack for persuading descendants of Chinese nobles to part with their inherited treasures, including rare paintings and porcelains with imperial provenances.
- The provenances of his so-called ‘Contarini ceiling’ and gilt leather, supposedly from the same palazzo, are similarly confused.
- Because the blocks themselves are so glorious the signatures are almost insignificant, until that is, one begins to look at the history or provenance of the quilt.
- Drewe was a master himself in creating provenances for the newly minted works, which he then sold to members of the art establishment.
- I wish them better luck than I had in determining the absolute provenance of its information and wording.
- Neither dates nor provenances can convincingly explain the development of these distinct artistic languages within the Jewish art of the Iberian Peninsula.
- The provenances of documented pieces clearly indicate that painted furniture was not made for the lower classes, as was traditionally believed, but for members of the middle and upper classes.
- Whatever the historical provenance of the Cumberland sausage, it soon became a well established feature on the household menu in Cumbria.
- Most had, understandably assumed that Jacobite glass objects had solid provenances and that those who had written on the subject had done so after having done their research.
- Duanfang's foresight in publishing his collection allows us to reconstruct provenances for hundreds of objects in collections around the world.
- One leaf was collected from short shoots of three trees per each of clone, provenance or origin at stages 1, 3 and 5 of leaf development.
- It was also during the years of World War II that Marjorie Post acquired two icons with imperial provenances.
- Therefore, the precise provenances and functions of the two Doric capitals found in this building (parts of colonnades, supports for benches, or material for the lime kiln?) must remain indeterminate.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.