08 juillet 2012

Paire de pendants d'oreilles en or gris, ornés d'une suite de trois diamants tables dans un entourage de diamants ronds

Paire de pendants d'oreilles en or gris, ornés d'une suite de trois diamants tables dans un entourage de diamants ronds. Photo Hôtel des Ventes de Monte-Carlo Poids : 9,7 g. Lot 262. Estimation : 13 000 / 15 000 €A pair of diamond and gold ear pendants. Hôtel des Ventes de Monte-Carlo - 98000 Monaco. Mercredi 18 juillet 2012. Hôtel Monte-Carlo Bay - 40, Avenue Princesse Grace - 98000 Monaco. Tel 00 377 93 25 88 89
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08 juillet 2012

Stemcup. Chenghua mark and period (1465-1487), Ming dynasty

Stemcup, painted on the outside in underglaze blue and overglaze polychrome enamels in doucai style with two branches with large leaves and fruit and two pairs of birds. Chenghua mark and period (1465-1487), Ming dynasty. Jingdezhen kilns, south China. Height: 7.62 cm. Museum number: C.34-1954. Victoria & Albert Museum © V&A Images From register; sold to Messrs Bluett at Sotheby's, May 11th 1954, lot 17, the 'Property of a Gentleman' (known to be a Mr... [Lire la suite]
08 juillet 2012

Long collier Art Déco à transformations en cinq rangs de motifs en lignes de perles. Vers 1925

Long collier Art Deco à transformations en cinq rangs de motifs en lignes de perles. Vers 1925. Photo Hôtel des Ventes de Monte-Carlo réunis par des plaques de platine ajourées de feuilles de marronniers serties de petites roses, terminé d'une frange de perles amovible et portable en broche. Longueur interne : 72 cm environ. Lot 258. Estimation : 5 000 / 7 000 € Accompagné d'un certificat L.F.G. attestant : perles naturelles.A natural pearl, diamond and platinum necklace.Hôtel des Ventes de Monte-Carlo - 98000... [Lire la suite]
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08 juillet 2012

Ravissant bracelet Art Deco en platine, en suite de maillons géométriques articulés sertis de diamants

Ravissant bracelet Art Deco en platine, en suite de maillons géométriques articulés sertis de diamants. Photo Hôtel des Ventes de Monte-Carlo centré d'une suite de cinq diamants plus importants. Poids : 22,4 g. Longueur interne : 16,5 cm environ. Lot 257. Estimation : 1 800 / 2 500 €A diamond and platinum Art Déco bracelet. Hôtel des Ventes de Monte-Carlo - 98000 Monaco. Mercredi 18 juillet 2012. Hôtel Monte-Carlo Bay - 40, Avenue Princesse Grace - 98000 Monaco. Tel 00 377 93 25 88 89
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08 juillet 2012

"Chicken" Wine cup, Chenghua mark and period (1465-1487), Ming dynasty

"Chicken" Wine cup, Chenghua mark and period (1465-1487), Ming dynasty. Porcelain painted in underglaze blue and coloured enamels (doucai), Jingdezhen kilns, south China. Height: 3.6 cm, Diameter: 8.3 cm. From the E.T. Chow collection. Museum number: C.1-1960. Victoria & Albert Museum © V&A Images In the Ming dynasty (1368-1644) Jingdezhen became the major ceramic-manufacturing centre. Imperial kilns were established to produce fine porcelain for the exclusive use of... [Lire la suite]
08 juillet 2012

Cristóbal Balenciaga (born 1895 - died 1972), Evening cape, February 1963

Cristóbal Balenciaga (born 1895 - died 1972), Evening cape, February 1963. Given by Mrs Loel Guinness. Museum number: T.31-1974. Victoria & Albert Museum © V&A Images This evening cape by Cristóbal Balenciaga (1895–1972) is made from white gazar. It is double-breasted with four covered buttons and has a deep flounce seam and inset pocket in the flounce. It was designed to be worn with matching dress and is typical of the pared-down elegance of his creations of the 1960s. Born in Spain,... [Lire la suite]


08 juillet 2012

Charles James (born 1906 - died 1978), "Tree Dress". Evening dress, 1955

Charles James (born 1906 - died 1978), "Tree Dress". Evening dress, 1955 . Silk taffeta, the bodice mounted on a boned foundation, the skirt supported by net and cotton webbing underskirts, fastened with two zips, mainly hand-sewn with some machine-stitching. Given by Mrs Ronald Tree. Museum number: T.277-1974. Victoria & Albert Museum  © V&A Images The inspiration for this elegant evening dress probably came from cuirasse bodices and bustle skirts of the 1870s. James was... [Lire la suite]
08 juillet 2012

Chanel, Evening dress, ca. 1932

Chanel, Evening dress, ca. 1932. Machine- and hand-sewn blue tulle and sequins. Given by Loelia, Duchess of Westminster? Museum number: T.339-1960. Victoria & Albert Museum  © V&A Images This long, sleeveless evening dress is made of saxe-blue silk, completely covered with small matching sequins. It has a wide V-neck in the front, which dips to the waist at the back. A large bow of matching material is applied to the front bust, and another below the waist at the back.... [Lire la suite]
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08 juillet 2012

Callot Soeurs, Evening dress, 1922-25

Callot Soeurs, Evening dress, 1922-25. silk satin. Given by Lady Lebus. Museum number: T.73-1958. Victoria & Albert Museum  © V&A Images In 1895 the four daughters of a Parisian antique dealer named Callot, the sisters-named Marie, Marthe, Regina and Josephine-set up a salon on rue Taitbout, where they worked with antique laces and ribbons to fashion blouses and lingerie. Their father had been a painter and teacher of design, and their mother a lace maker. The sisters formed... [Lire la suite]
08 juillet 2012

Paul Poiret (born 1879 - died 1944), "Samovar". Evening dress, 1919-1920

Paul Poiret (born 1879 - died 1944), "Samovar". Evening dress, 1919-1920. Rayon, embroidered with gilt strip, machine-made lace over gilt tissue and tulle. Given by Mr Vern Lambert. Museum number: T.338-1974.  Victoria & Albert Museum  © V&A Images This dramatic gold and black evening dress, called 'Samovar', is composed of a figure-hugging, low-waisted bodice attached to a gathered lace skirt. The black rayon bodice is embroidered with gilt strip in meanders, and the... [Lire la suite]


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