02 août 2015

Mariano Fortuny Black Stencilled Velvet Long Coat

Mariano Fortuny Black Stencilled Velvet Long Coat.  Silk ,velvet,metallic pigments. Pattern: Luccese. Length: 38" - Hem 70" - Sleeve 30". Price Upon Request.  Fortuny's coats often take their inspiration from a myrid of references,renaissance,persian,arabic .These are often elaborately decorated in historical motifs surprisingly unrelated to the cut itself. The hand stenciling is done with real gold metallic pigments aged to a mellow, burnished color. Fortuny built his stenciled... [Lire la suite]

02 août 2015

Mariano Fortuny Black Stencilled Velvet Persian Style Coat

Mariano Fortuny Black Stencilled Velvet Persian Style Coat.  Silk velvet ,metallic pigments,silk, glass. Pattern: Persepolis. Length 39" - Sleeve 32.5" - Hem 64". Price Upon Request.  Fortuny translated the caftan as a loose fitting outer garment,usually made out of silk velvet crepe or gauze the fitted back and open front allowed for elaborate stenciled decoration and venetian bead trim. The hand stenciling is done with real gold metallic pigments aged to a mellow,... [Lire la suite]
02 août 2015

Fortuny Banana Stencilled Velvet Coat, Provenance Tina Chow

Fortuny Banana Stencilled Velvet Coat, Provenance Tina Chow. Silk, velvet,metallic pigments. Pattern: Bellini. Length 50" - Width 42" - Shoulder 20" - Armhole 12". Price Upon Request.  Fortuny translated the caftan as a loose fitting outer garment,usually made out of silk velvet crepe or gauze the fitted back and open front allowed for elaborate stenciled decoration and venetian bead trim. The hand stenciling is done with real gold metallic pigments aged to a mellow, burnished... [Lire la suite]
02 août 2015

Mariano Fortuny Green Stencilled Velvet Long Coat

Mariano Fortuny Green Stencilled Velvet Long Coat.  Silk velvet,metallic pigments, silk faille. Length 42" - Width 38" - Shoulder 19" - Armhole 10". Price Upon Request.  Fortuny translated the caftan as a loose fitting outer garment,usually made out of silk velvet crepe or gauze the fitted back and open front allowed for elaborate stenciled decoration and venetian bead trim. The hand stenciling is done with real gold metallic pigments aged to a mellow, burnished... [Lire la suite]
02 août 2015

Hermes to probe, punish 'cruelty' to crocs used for handbags

This file photo taken in New York 21 June 2007 shows an employee holding a 129,000 USD crocodile-skin Hermes "Birkin" bag for the press to see, during a private opening for the new Hermes store on Wall Street. British singer-actress Jane Birkin asked French luxury group Hermes to rename the mythical Hermes crocodile bag series bearing her name, "until better practices that meet international standards" are in place for the slaughter of these animals, in a statement that was transmitted to AFP on July 28, 2015. AFP. AFP PHOTO/... [Lire la suite]
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02 août 2015

A ruby and diamond clip brooch, circa 1934

A ruby and diamond clip brooch, circa 1934. Estimate CHF14,000 - CHF18,000 ($10,189 - $13,100. Price Realized CHF25,300 ($18,413). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 1998 Designed as a pavé-set and baguette-cut diamond hoop with calibré-cut ruby trim, circa 1934 Christie's. ART DECO JEWELLERY, 17 November 1998, Geneva
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02 août 2015

A cabochon ruby and diamond necklace, circa 1933

A cabochon ruby and diamond necklace, circa 1933. Estimate CHF70,000 - CHF80,000 ($50,946 - $58,224). Price Realized CHF74,750 ($54,403). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 1998 The front section designed as two cabochon ruby swags with baguette-cut diamond trim and three pavé-set diamond graduated scrolled shoulders to the cabochon ruby, circular and baguette-cut diamond twin-line backchain, circa 1933, 36.0 cm. With certificate 32707 dated 2/10/1998 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the rubies are of... [Lire la suite]
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02 août 2015

Madame Grès

Robe de Grès by George Hoyningen-Huene, 1936. Madame Grès, 1951.  Germaine Krebs wearing an evening dress by Madame Grès, 1952. Photo Philippe Pottier. Dovima modeling a dress designed by Madame Grès, 1955. Jacky Mazel wearing a red evening gown by Madame Gres, 1955. Madame Grès, 1956. Madame Grès velvet dress, October 1956, L'Art et la Mode. Photo by George Saad. Red velvet and pink satin dress by Madame Grès, 1960. Madame Grès, 1969. Madame Grès, 1972-73. Photo by Louis Freyssinet.
01 août 2015

Un grandiose appartement dans un palazzo Renaissance de Brescia

  Dans la chambre du maître de maison, où l'on aperçoit les restes d'une fresque du XVe siècle, le lit en bois doré aurait appartenu à un pape. Roberto Peregalli a fait enlever les têtes d'anges sculptées qui le faisaient « ressembler à une version en miniature d'un autel de la basilique Saint-Pierre ». © Vincent Leroux   Les fresques des deux salons sur rue, créés en 1808 par Giuseppe Manfredini et Giuseppe Teosa, ont servi de point de départ à la décoration imaginée par Roberto Peregalli et Laura... [Lire la suite]
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01 août 2015

A blue and white porcelain yenyen vase with scholar's in a landscape, China, Kangxi period

A blue and white porcelain yenyen vase with scholar's in a landscape, China, Kangxi period. Estimate 600/1000 €. Lot sold 1.700 €. Photo Nagel H. 18,2 cm. Small chip to stand. Property from an old European private collection Note: Collector's label to base: Herbert Hoover Collection (31st president of the USA). The Hoovers began their collection of porcelains while living in China at the turn of the 20th century. They favored the Chinese blue and whites from the Kangxi period (1662-1722). At any one time, the... [Lire la suite]