19 août 2011

Balenciaga. Cocktail dress, 1958 & Semi-formal evening-dress, 1966

Balenciaga. Semi-formal evening-dress, 1966 Sleeveless evening dress of fine blue linen, with a fitted bodice, a deep, scooped neckline and full gathered skirt which falls to the knee in front and drops to the floor in the back. This peacock-tail silhouette is one for which Balenciaga was renowned. The dress is hand-embroidered in a stylized floral motif of openwork eyelet to reveal flesh toned silk lining in the bodice and blue silk in the skirt. Balenciaga. Cocktail dress, 1958 Sleeveless dress of rose gazar with a fitted... [Lire la suite]

19 août 2011

Z Zegna Autumn(Fall) 2011 Ad Campaign

Model: James Smith
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19 août 2011

A Chinese armorial export ware bowl bearing the cyphers of king Charles XII of Sweden.

A Chinese armorial export ware bowl bearing the cyphers of king Charles XII of Sweden. Photo courtesy Bonhams 29cm diameter - Estimate: £800 - 1,200 Bonhams. Pictures, Furniture, Tribal, European & Asian Works of Art, 7 Sep 2011, Oxford www.bonhams.com
19 août 2011

A pair of famille rose Canton enamel 'European subject' vases, zhadou. Qianlong-Jiaqing.

A pair of famille rose Canton enamel 'European subject' vases, zhadou. Qianlong-Jiaqing. Photo courtesy Bonhams Each brightly painted on both sides with two matching pairs of figures of courting couples, he wearing a blue frock coat and pink breeches, she with a long pink robe and holding a basket of flowers, all on a rich puce-red ground enriched with Indian lotus clusters between the panels and cicada lappets above the shoulder. 8.2cm (3¼in) high (2). Estimate: £750 - 1,000 Bonhams. Pictures, Furniture, Tribal, European &... [Lire la suite]
19 août 2011

A Chinese gold splash bronze baluster vase

A Chinese gold splash bronze baluster vase. Photo courtesy Bonhams With dragon handles and raised decoration (later cut into two sections) on ebonized plinth, 53cm high - Estimate: £1,500 - 2,000 Bonhams. Pictures, Furniture, Tribal, European & Asian Works of Art, 7 Sep 2011, Oxford www.bonhams.com
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19 août 2011

A Chinese mirror on stand

A Chinese mirror on stand. Photo courtesy Bonhams With frilled rim, decorated with geese 14cm diameter - Estimate: £300 - 500 Bonhams. Pictures, Furniture, Tribal, European & Asian Works of Art, 7 Sep 2011, Oxford www.bonhams.com
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19 août 2011

An 18th Century Chinese lacquer four fold screen

An 18th Century Chinese lacquer four fold screen. Photo courtesy Bonhams Each side decorated with numerous pavillions and garden buildings with groups of figures, predominantly in gilt on a black ground, 193cm high; each panel 42cm wide. Estimate: £500 - 600 Bonhams. Pictures, Furniture, Tribal, European & Asian Works of Art, 7 Sep 2011, Oxford www.bonhams.com
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19 août 2011

A Chinese tortoiseshell rectanglar snuff box. Jiajing - Daoguang.

A Chinese tortoiseshell rectanglar snuff box. Jiajing - Daoguang. Photo courtesy Bonhams The cover and sides carved in the Cantonese style with figures amid pavilions and pine trees, central blank oval cartouche, the underside with a pair of pheasants in a peony and rockwork garden in low relief, 8 x 5.5 x 2.5cm (2). Estimate: £300 - 500 Bonhams. Pictures, Furniture, Tribal, European & Asian Works of Art, 7 Sep 2011, Oxford www.bonhams.com
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19 août 2011

A Regency sarcophagus shaped tortoisehell tea caddy

A Regency sarcophagus shaped tortoisehell tea caddy. Photo courtesy Bonhams With ivory ring side handles, fitted interior with glass mixing bowl, on ivory pad feet, 33cmcm wide, 16cm deep, 18cm high (12.5" wide, 6" deep, 7" high) - Estimate: £1,000 - 1,500 Bonhams. Pictures, Furniture, Tribal, European & Asian Works of Art, 7 Sep 2011, Oxford www.bonhams.com
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