03 octobre 2010

"Fashioning Fashion: European Dress in Detail, 1700-1915" @ The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)

Image: Photo © 2010 Museum Associates/LACMA LOS ANGELES, CA.- The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) presents Fashioning Fashion: European Dress in Detail, 1700-1915 celebrates the museum's groundbreaking acquisition of a major collection of European men's, women's, and children's garments and accessories.The exhibition tells the story of fashion's aesthetic and technical development from the Age of Enlightenment to World War I. It examines sweeping changes in fashionable dress spanning a period of over two hundred years,... [Lire la suite]
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26 octobre 2009

François Linke, A Louis XV revival gilt-bronze and chinese coromandel lacquer mounted kingwood commode, Paris, circa 1897

François Linke (1855 - 1946), A Louis XV revival gilt-bronze and chinese coromandel lacquer mounted kingwood commode, Paris, circa 1897, index number 245 (variant) photo Sotheby's fleur de pêcher marble top, signed F. Linke to the right-hand chute, locks stamped by Clément Linke, keyhole escutcheon stamped FL and number 845 from linke's workshop metalworks numbering. 95.3 cm; 120 cm; 58.4 cm - Est. 60,000—80,000 USD - Sold 92,500 USD NOTE: The present lot is a rare example of Linke's output. His archives are frustratingly... [Lire la suite]
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