17 novembre 2009

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's Asprey jewelry collection.

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are breaking into high-end jewelry design with Asprey via a capsule collection of gold jewelry and silver accessories called The Protector — and inspired by the snake. The Protector, the Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie for Asprey collection, will go on sale later this week at Asprey stores in London, New York, Beverly Hills, Tokyo and Dubai. Prices start at $525 and all net proceeds from sales will benefit the Education Partnership for Children of Conflict.... [Lire la suite]
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17 novembre 2009

Sotheby's London to Offer Rare Items From The Collection of the Duke of Bedford

Antico, "Seated Nymph". Est. £1.5-2.5 million. Photo: Sotheby's LONDON.- Sotheby's London announced the sale of three highly important pieces from the collection of the Duke of Bedford at Woburn Abbey which will represent the highlights of both the Old Master Sculpture and the Important Furniture, Silver & Ceramics sales on Tuesday, December 8, 2009. The first of the three treasures to be sold from the Woburn Abbey collection on the instructions of the trustees of the Bedford Estates is the newly discovered unique... [Lire la suite]
17 novembre 2009

Albert Ernest Carrier-Belleuse (1824-1884) Mozart

Albert Ernest Carrier-Belleuse (1824-1884) Mozart Rare épreuve en terre cuite patinée rosé. Edition ancienne de l'atelier de Carrier-Belleuse, sur un socle en bois. Signée «Carrier-Belleuse». Haut. 40,5 cm - Long. 24 cm - Prof. 18 cm.- Estimation : 3500 / 4000 € SVV. Alain Schmitz • Frédéric Laurent. dimanche 29 novembre 2009 à 14h30 à Saint-Germain-en-Laye - Tél. : 01 39 73 95 64 - Fax : 01 39 73 03 14 - E-mail : contact@sgl-encheres.com
17 novembre 2009

Museums Join Forces to Save Nine Couture Gowns by Madeleine Vionnet from Export

Blue and red floral printed silk afternoon dress, 1931. Madeleine Vionnet, 1931. Purchased with the support of the Friends of the V&A © V&A Images. LONDON.- The V&A, London; The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle; and the Fashion Museum, Bath are delighted to announce that they have jointly acquired nine haute couture gowns designed by French couturier, Madeleine Vionnet for a wealthy British socialite after an export stop was placed on them. This is the first time an export stop has been placed on examples of... [Lire la suite]