17 juin 2009

Seven Balenciaga couture 1960s dresses and coats

A Balenciaga couture black slubbed silk dinner dress, Spring 1962 labelled and numbered 81793, with curved lightly padded shoulders, deep slanted front pockets, back buttoned with integral tie belt to waist, bust 96cm, 38in. Condition: faint white-ish stains to front of bodice, small hole at rear sleeve/shoulder seam but it could be easily sewn up, deodorant marks at underarms, neck edge and underarms with soiling, in need of cleaning, one button replaced at the back. Estimate: £350 - £500 A... [Lire la suite]

17 juin 2009

Francis Bacon (1909-1992) AFTER THE LIFE MASK OF WILLIAM BLAKE, 1955-1991

Francis Bacon (1909-1992) AFTER THE LIFE MASK OF WILLIAM BLAKE, 1955-1991 Lithographie en couleurs sur papier Rives, épreuve signée et numérotée 53/60. Edition Librairie Séguier, Paris. 80 x 60 cm (la planche), 59,5 x 50 cm (l'image). Estimation : 6 000 / 8 000 €Bibliographie : Alexandre Tacou, Francis Bacon: Estampes, Bervillé Editions, Paris, 2008, reproduit sous le n°29 Vente du Mercredi 17 juin 2009. Art Contemporain. Piasa - Paris
17 juin 2009

A 1925 couture cocktail dress, attributed to Coco Chanel and a Chanel couture evening coat/over-dress, late 1950s

A  couture beige lace cocktail dress, attributed to Coco Chanel, circa 1925 un-labelled, the bands of lace with slotted ribbon to the waist, the skirt falling in tiers, with picot edging to the inner silk and satin petticoat, bust 96cm, 38in. Perspiration stains at underarms to petticoat, othewise good. Estimate: £600 - £800. A Chanel couture pale blue slubbed silk evening coat/over-dress, late 1950s labelled and numbered 69236, fastened by hook and eye at the waist, the full skirt with... [Lire la suite]
17 juin 2009

Francis Bacon (1909-1992) STUDY FOR BULLFIGHT, 1987-1989

Francis Bacon (1909-1992) STUDY FOR BULLFIGHT, 1987-1989 Lithographie en couleurs sur papier Arches, épreuve signée et numérotée 33/180. 94,5 x 68 cm (la planche), 68,2 x 55,5 cm (l'image). Estimation : 9 000 / 12 000 €Bibliographie : Alexandre Tacou, Francis Bacon: Estampes, Bervillé Editions, Paris, 2008, reproduit sous le n°27 Vente du Mercredi 17 juin 2009. Art Contemporain. Piasa - Paris
17 juin 2009

Twenties orientalist dresses and coats from Babani, Agnès-Madame Havet, Redfern and Lanvin 1938

An early Babani orientalist gold brocaded evening jacket, circa 1912 labelled "V.Babani 98 Bd Haussmann Paris", cut Persian style lower at the back, with angled cross-over panels to the front which prestud fasten at the waist, slashed sleeves, lined in pale green silk and edged in green and wine striped silk. Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500 Condition: would originally have had hook and eye fasteners - now there are prestuds, green silk lining at armholes particularly the underarms has perished. The fabric is... [Lire la suite]
17 juin 2009

Mark Rothko (1903-1970) DARK GREEN AND VIOLET

Mark Rothko (1903-1970) DARK GREEN AND VIOLET Laine teintée, tapis d'une édition à 2 exemplaires. 197 x 197 cm. Estimation : 6 000 / 8 000 € Vente du Mercredi 17 juin 2009. Art Contemporain. Piasa - Paris
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17 juin 2009

A Jeanne Paquin labelled green lace and satin flapper dress, Summer 1927

A Jeanne Paquin labelled green lace and satin flapper dress, Summer 1927 Large woven satin label, dated and numbered 40563, with diagonal satin bands converging at the front with two floating panels, interal satin waist slip, bust 92cm, 36in - Estimate £500 - £700 Condition: satin panel to front right side is splitting, slight soiling to satin piping on inside edge of neck opening, a few small breaks in the lace here and there but top of the inside petticoat has perished at the upper edge and underarms, and... [Lire la suite]
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17 juin 2009

Olivier Debré (1920-1999) OUARZAZATE, 1971

Olivier Debré (1920-1999) OUARZAZATE, 1971 Huile sur toile signée, datée et titrée au dos. 65 x 81 cm. Estimation : 5 000 / 7 000 €Provenance : Galerie Ariel, ParisCollection particulière, Paris Vente du Mercredi 17 juin 2009. Art Contemporain. Piasa - Paris
17 juin 2009

A pink satin Worth ball gown

A pink satin Worth ball gown the label numbered for 1902 but construction circa 1913-18 the woven signature label stamped 57821 and applied to broad petersham waistband, with elaborate beaded and paste inset palmette which meanders from right shoulder to left front, broad silver bobbin lace trim, separate chiffon lace edged inner skirt, pointed train with arm-loop for dancing, bust 92cm, 36in, (2) Estimate £600 - £900 Note : Jewelled tulle palmette section is fragile and has holes especially to front palmette... [Lire la suite]
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17 juin 2009

One of the Most Impressive and Largest Mosaics in Israel will be Re-exposed

Photos by Niki Davidov, courtesy of the Israel Antiquities Authority JERUSALEM.- Thirteen years after one of the most beautiful mosaics ever to be seen in the country was covered over, the Israel Antiquities Authority, in cooperation with the municipality of Lod and its residents, is beginning an archaeological excavation that will re-expose the mosaic, once and for all. Some 30,000 people from all over the country visited the site during one weekend when the mosaic was on display to the public. The 1,700 year old mosaic floor,... [Lire la suite]
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