04 juillet 2010

CARTIER PARIS Superb Carved Coral Diamond and Emerald Turtle Pin. France, 1950c.

CARTIER PARIS Superb Carved Coral Diamond and Emerald Turtle Pin. France, 1950c. photo by Macklowe Gallery A superb rare Cartier Paris pin of a nineteenth century carved coral serpent resting upon a rock adapted by Cartier into a mythological serpent wrapped around a turtle and mounted in gold set with diamonds and emeralds. Signed Cartier Paris and numbered. Price $97,000 An exceptional example of Cartier jewels illustrated in 'Amazing Cartier' Flammarion, chapter 'Chimeras, Crocodiles and other Reptiles'. Macklowe... [Lire la suite]
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04 juillet 2010

Iconic Pierre Cardin dress. 1960's-1970's

Iconic Pierre Cardin dress. 1960's-1970's. photo by Resurrection This piece is beyond collectible and far head of its time. The chrome plating is in impeciable condition. The dress is done in black medium weight wool with a bit of a A-line skirt and high cut armholes for that classic mod shape. Price $4,500 Resurrection, 8006 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA, 90046. Phone: 323.651.5516 - E-Mail: sienna@resurrection-krmh.com
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04 juillet 2010

Wall Cabinet With Its Mirror By Carlo Bugatti. France. Circa 1910.

Wall Cabinet With Its Mirror By Carlo Bugatti. France. Circa 1910. photo courtesy Galerie Michel Giraud Wall cabinet which frame and legs are in ebony-like wood. The whole is richly decorated with pewter inlays of abstract motifs. The brass-sheathed apron has a drawer. The column shaped feet and stretchers are partially covered with beaten brass and bone in geometrical compositions. height: 23 ½, depth: 7 ¼, width/length: 13 ¾. Price contact dealer Galerie Michel Giraud, 35-37 Rue de Seine Paris 75006, France. Phone: 33 0... [Lire la suite]
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04 juillet 2010

TIFFANY. Stunning Carved Ivory Rose Brooch, USA, circa 1950s.

TIFFANY. Stunning Carved Ivory Rose Brooch, USA, circa 1950s. photo by Hancocks Unusual brooch designed as a rose-head in carved ivory with yellow gold and turquoise cabochon highlights, with a yellow gold and diamond stigma. French makers and export marks and stamped MADE IN FRANCE and signed TIFFANY SCHLUMBERGER. Price on application Hancocks, 52/53 Burlington Arcade, London UK, WIJOHH. Phone: 44 7493 8904 - E-Mail: info@hancocks-london.com
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04 juillet 2010

Tête de cerf en bois sculpté, yeux en verre sur écusson ouvragé.

Tête de cerf en bois sculpté, yeux en verre sur écusson ouvragé. photo courtesy Thierry De Maigret Estimation : 1 200 - 1 400 € Thierry De Maigret. Dimanche 25 juillet à 10h30. CHANTILLY - Salle du Jeu de Paume - Route du Château - 60500 Chantilly. EMail : contact@thierrydemaigret.com - Tél. : 01 44 83 95 20
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04 juillet 2010

1990s ISSEY MIYAKE Pleated & Sculpted Evening Gown

1990s ISSEY MIYAKE Pleated & Sculpted Evening Gown. Japan. photo courtesy Vintage Fashion Fine vintage Issey Miyake pleated & sculpted evening gown. Outstanding design & execution! Finely pleated item slips over head (no zipper) with attached & pleated back panel plus attached back waist ties. Sold Vintage Fashion Inc. 4700 N Central Ave #121, Phoenix AZ, 85012. Phone: 480-280-6838 - E-Mail: vintagefashion@cox.net
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04 juillet 2010

Bonhams to Sell Paintings Owned by Oscar Wilde's Friend

Herman Saftleven (Rotterdam circa 1609-1685 Utrecht) A mountainous river landscape with figures loading barges, signed with initials and dated 'HS/ 1669' (lower left), oil on panel, 47.1 x 63.2cm (18 9/16 x 24 7/8in). Estimate: £15,000 - 20,000, € 18,000 - 24,000, USD 22,000 - 29,000. photo Bonhams LONDON.- A landscape painting by Herman Saftleven once owned by one of Oscar Wilde’s closest friends is expected to fetch £15,000-20,000 when it is auctioned at the Old Master Paintings sale on Wednesday 7th July at Bonhams, New Bond... [Lire la suite]
04 juillet 2010

Mariano Fortuny. Delphos Dress and Velvet Jacket, Pleated silk and stenciled velvet, Italy

Mariano Fortuny. Delphos Dress and Velvet Jacket, Pleated silk and stenciled velvet, Italy. photo courtesy Katy Kane This is a stunning ensemble; a Fortuny black silk Delphos gown and a black silk velvet jacket, stenciled in silver and gold that was designed by Fortuny as well. Sold. The dress is in excellent condition, trimmed on both sides with Venetian glass beads. The pleats are tight, there are no splits or holes in the fabric and it comes with the original box and care instruction card. The... [Lire la suite]
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04 juillet 2010

Claude Lévêque, "The Diamond Sea" @ Sete. Centre régional d´art contemporain du Languedoc-Roussillon

Claude Lévêque, The Diamond Sea, 2010. Installation. Courtesy Crac Sète, © Claude Lévêque. Photo: Claude Lévêque. «Comme suite d'été au Grand Soir à la Biennale de Venise, la navigation sur le grand canal de la lagune vénitienne me conduit un an après sur le canal du Rhône à Sète. J'inscris ce voyage dans les espaces du Crac Languedoc-Roussillon.L'expérience vénitienne observée dans les tableaux du Carpaccio, du Tintoret, de Véronèse et Bellini qui ont alimenté ma réponse à l'architecture du Pavillon français me permettent... [Lire la suite]
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04 juillet 2010

Recently Acquired "Green Lady" Returns to Yale University Art Gallery

Pre- and post-conservation images of Figure of a Woman, Roman, 1st century B.C.–early 1st century A.D. Marble. Yale University Art Gallery, Purchased with the Ruth Elizabeth White and Leonard C. Hanna, Jr., B.A. 1913, Fund. NEW HAVEN, CT.- The Yale University Art Gallery announced the installation of a recent and important acquisition that showcases portraiture traditions of the late Hellenistic and early Roman era and 21st century conservation methods. Acquired in 2007, and affectionately known to Gallery staff as the “Green... [Lire la suite]