04 novembre 2008

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Sweater by Jil Sander @ Selfridges, further information available @ www.selfridges.com . Trousers by Hans Madsen, further information available @ www.hans-madsen.com Photography and retouching: Fabrice Lachant @ www.photobyfabrice.com . Styling: Guy Hipwell, contact guy@fashion156.com . Make-up: Lan Nguyen using MAC cosmetics @  www.myspace.com/creativemakeupartist . Hair: Marc Eastlake @ www.balconyjump.co.uk , assisted by Christopher Coe. Stylist's Assistants: Gaia Bonini, Samara Tompsett, Simran Kaur. Model: Francois @... [Lire la suite]
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04 novembre 2008

A Celadon-Glazed 'Lotus' Bowl. Song Dynasty

A A Celadon-Glazed 'Lotus' Bowl. Song Dynasty'Lotus' Bowl. Song Dynasty the deep rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to an everted rim, freely carved to the interior with leafy stems of lotus and covered overall in a sea-green glaze. 16.5cm., 6 1/2 in. Estimate 600—800 GBP PROVENANCE: F. Low-Beer & Co., New York EXHIBITED: Kunst Industri Musee, Copenhagen, 1950, cat. no. 361. Helsingfors, Helsinki, 1956, cat. no. 140. LITERATURE AND REFERENCES: Bo Gyllensvard, Chinese Ceramics in the Carl Kempe... [Lire la suite]
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04 novembre 2008

fashion156: The structured man (9)

Jacket and trousers by Qasimi, further information available @ www.qasimi.com (© fashion156.com 2006 - All images copyright their respective owners)
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04 novembre 2008

A 'Ding' 'Lotus' Bowl, Song-Jin Dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 555. A 'Ding' 'Lotus' Bowl, Song-Jin Dynasty (960-1234); 15.8cm., 6 1/4 in. Estimate 800—1,200 GBP. Lot sold 15,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's 2008. the gently flaring sides rising from an angled base and short straight foot to an everted rim, freely carved to the interior with a leafy lotus stem and covered overall in a transparent ivory-white glaze falling in characteristic teardrops down the exterior, rim metal bound.  Provenance: A. Yecht, Amsterdam (according to label). Sotheby's. Fine Chinese... [Lire la suite]
04 novembre 2008

fashion156: The structured man (8)

Blazer and all in one by Saul Hart, further information available @ saulandrewhart@googlemail.com . Socks by Falke @ www.mytights.com (© fashion156.com 2006 - All images copyright their respective owners)
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04 novembre 2008

A Very Rare Ming Blue And White Baluster Vase. Early Ming Dynasty, Second Half 15th Century

A Very Rare Ming Blue And White Baluster Vase. Early Ming Dynasty, Second Half 15th Century Of slender pear form with applied lion-mask loop handles suspending fixed rings, the main section decorated with stylised lotus and scrolling foliage, above a lappet band, the foot with florets, the neck with a band of ruyi suspending pendants. 15½ in. (39.3 cm.) high - Price Realized £70,850 ($115,273) Provenance: Sotheby's London, 11 December 1979, lot 278 Notes: This is a rare example of a temple vase of the period related... [Lire la suite]

04 novembre 2008

fashion156: The structured man (7)

Zip top by Siv Stoldal, further information available @ www.sivstoldal.com (© fashion156.com 2006 - All images copyright their respective owners)
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04 novembre 2008

A Very Rare And Finely Carved Rhinoceros Horn Lotus Leaf-Shaped Water Dropper. 17th/18th Century

A Very Rare And Finely Carved Rhinoceros Horn Lotus Leaf-Shaped Water Dropper. 17th/18th Century The main receptacle naturalistically modelled as a large lotus leaf, carved around the exterior with three lotus blooms and a pod with loose seeds, beside a curled leaf and millet, all borne on the long stems curving up to one side, the central stem well-hollowed to form the pouring spout, its slender channel connected to a hole in the centre of the interior, the interior of the cup with a crab grasping a spray of millet in its... [Lire la suite]
04 novembre 2008

fashion156: The structured man (6)

Jacket by Vivienne Westwood @ Selfridges, further information available @ www.selfridges.com (© fashion156.com 2006 - All images copyright their respective owners)
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04 novembre 2008

Two Very Rare Imperial 'Bannerman' Portraits. Attributed To Jin Tingbiao (Active 1757-67) With Inscriptions By Qianlong

Two Very Rare Imperial 'Bannerman' Portraits. Attributed To Jin Tingbiao (Active 1757-67) With Inscriptions By The Qianlong Emperor (R. 1736-95) Ink and colour on paper. 11¾ x 12½ in. (30.3 x 31.8 cm.) (2) - Price Realized £121,250 ($197,274) Provenance: Acquired in Berlin, Germany, in the late 1950s. Notes: The inscription can be translated:The Late Vice Commandant, Commandant of Calvary, One-Cloud Calvary San GeHe fled from the Battle of Hunqi; was demoted for jeopardising the defences. Rejoined the army in... [Lire la suite]
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