04 novembre 2008

fashion156: The structured man (5)

Coat and trousers by SOAR, further information available @ www.soar-london.com . T shirt, worn back to front, by Satyen Kumar, further information available @ www.satyenkumar.co.uk . Belt, stylist's own (© fashion156.com 2006 - All images copyright their respective owners)
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04 novembre 2008

An Exceptionally Fine And Rare Yellow Jade Belt Hook, Dai Gou . Western Han (206 Bc - Ad 8)

An Exceptionally Fine And Rare Yellow Jade Belt Hook, Dai Gou . Western Han (206 Bc - Ad 8) The shield-shaped hook subtly grooved and finely pierced with cloud scrolls and carved in shallow relief in the centre with a crested animal mask, confronting the masterfully sculpted incurving monster terminal, the back of the terminal finely incised with a stylised bird, the circular stud incised with a swirling pattern, the well polished stone of even semi-translucent yellowish tone with areas of darker brown inclusions. 3 5/8 in.... [Lire la suite]
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04 novembre 2008

fashion156: The structured man (4)

Knit vest and sleeves by Melanie Broder, further information available @ red-mb@web.de (© fashion156.com 2006 - All images copyright their respective owners)
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04 novembre 2008

A Ming-Style Blue And White Moonflask. Underglaze Blue Qianlong Six-Character Sealmark And Of The Period (1736-95)

A Ming-Style Blue And White Moonflask. Underglaze Blue Qianlong Six-Character Sealmark And Of The Period (1736-95) Painted to each side in cobalt blue tones with eight radiating lotus petal-shaped panels enclosing the bajixiang around a central raised boss with a stylised flowerhead, divided by key-fret and lappet bands, all within a key-fret border, the flat sides with a wide band of leafy scroll issuing lotus blossoms, the neck and foot with bands of lingzhi scroll beneath a key-fret band to the rim, the cylindrical neck... [Lire la suite]
04 novembre 2008

fashion156: The structured man (3)

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

An Extremely Rare Famille Rose 'Peach And Bats' Medallion Bowl. Underglaze Blue Yongzheng Six-Character Mark

An Extremely Rare Famille Rose 'Peach And Bats' Medallion Bowl. Underglaze Blue Yongzheng Six-Character Mark Within A Double Circle And Of The Period The finely potted bowl with deep rounded sides and a straight foot, the exterior delicately enamelled with five medallions each containing two bats in flight amongst naturalistic fruiting and flowering peach sprays, the fruit picked out in varying shades of pink turning to yellow with some raspberry blushes, and the leaves with tones of green, and yellow to suggest different... [Lire la suite]

04 novembre 2008

fashion156: The structured man (2)

Sweater and trousers by Siri Johansen, further information available @ www.sirijohansen.com . Shoes by James Long, further information available @ www.jameslonguk.com (© fashion156.com 2006 - All images copyright their respective owners)
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04 novembre 2008

Christie's Geneva: Impressive Private Collections & Royal and Aristocratic Jewels

Geneva – Christie’s 20 November Jewels: The Geneva Sale will dazzle and delight with an array of diamonds, coloured diamonds, with important gemstones such as the 42 carat Kashmir sapphire and will present several private collection as well as a dedicated section of royal and aristocratic jewels. IMPRESSIVE PRIVATE COLLECTIONS AN EXQUISITE ART DECO SAPPHIRE, EMERALD AND DIAMOND NECKLACE, BY CARTIERSuspending a briolette sapphire drop, from a neckchain set with a series of carved barrel-shaped emerald beads, alternating... [Lire la suite]
04 novembre 2008

fashion156: The structured man (1)

Sweater and knit sash by James Long, further information available @ www.jameslonguk.com (© fashion156.com 2006 - All images copyright their respective owners)
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04 novembre 2008

The Wittelsbach Diamond: Unique Royal History for Sale at Christie's London in December

The Wittelsbach Diamond. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2008 LONDON.- Christie’s are privileged to present the Wittelsbach diamond, an extremely rare 35.56 carat, historic 17th century fancy deep greyish-blue diamond, to the international market for the first time in almost 80 years, on Wednesday 10 December 2008. Known as ‘’Der Blaue Wittelsbacher’’ since 1722, it is one of very few diamonds which can claim 17th century heritage, incredible rarity and exceptional beauty. Upon the engagement of the Infanta Margarita Teresa... [Lire la suite]