05 octobre 2015

A Jean Paul Gaultier satin matador jacket, 1991

A Jean Paul Gaultier satin matador jacket, 1991. Estimate:£350 - £500. Photo courtesy Kerry Taylor Auctions A Jean Paul Gaultier satin matador jacket, 1991. Femme labelled and size 42, adorned with gold sequins, braid, frogging and tassels, bust 86cm, 34in Provenance: Amanda Cazalet, model, muse and friend to Jean Paul Gaultier. This jacket was a personal gift to her from the designer. Kerry Taylor Auctions. Antique & Vintage Fashion & Textiles, October 13th 2015‏

05 octobre 2015

A group of fashion plates, English and French, mainly 1770-80s

A group of fashion plates, English and French, mainly 1770-80s. Estimate:£200 - £300. Photo courtesy Kerry Taylor Auctions A group of fashion plates, English and French, mainly 1770-80s. approx 30, including an example from 1689 depicting stylish mother and daughter, fashionable modes for men, women and accessories (qty) Provenance: The late Harry Matthews collection.  Kerry Taylor Auctions. Antique & Vintage Fashion & Textiles, October 13th 2015‏
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05 octobre 2015

'Costumes de l'epoque de la révolution (1790-1793)', 1870s

'Costumes de l'epoque de la révolution (1790-1793)', 1870s. Estimate:£200 - £300. Photo courtesy Kerry Taylor Auctions 'Costumes de l'epoque de la révolution (1790-1793)', 1870s. hand coloured engravings of elegant fashions; together with a pin-pricked picture of a walking couple (11) Provenance: The late Harry Matthews collection. Kerry Taylor Auctions. Antique & Vintage Fashion & Textiles, October 13th 2015‏
05 octobre 2015

A Claude Montana for Ideal-Cuir purple sheepskin jacket, 1980s.

A Claude Montana for Ideal-Cuir purple sheepskin jacket, 1980s. Estimate:£200 - £300. Photo courtesy Kerry Taylor Auctions A Claude Montana for Ideal-Cuir purple sheepskin jacket, 1980s. labelled, together with a black Montana dress, labelled, with cut-out back, bust approx, 91-96cm, 36-38in (2).  Kerry Taylor Auctions. Antique & Vintage Fashion & Textiles, October 13th 2015‏
05 octobre 2015

An evening jacket of Cantonese embroidered silk, 1920s-30s

An evening jacket of Cantonese embroidered silk, 1920s-30s. Estimate:£250 - £400. Photo courtesy Kerry Taylor Auctions An evening jacket of Cantonese embroidered silk, 1920s-30s. the lavender blue ground embroidered with large peonies and other blooms, white fur collar and cuffs, lined in green damask, chest 127cm, 50in The jacket belonged to the vendor's great aunt, Florence Lewis, the daughter of a businessman from Oxford. She wore this jacket when playing bridge - putting it on over her evening dress when... [Lire la suite]
05 octobre 2015

A Comme des Garçons red velvet tunic dress with tulle underskirt, Autumn-Winter, 1988-89

A Comme des Garçons red velvet tunic dress with tulle underskirt, Autumn-Winter, 1988-89. Estimate:£300 - £500. Photo courtesy Kerry Taylor Auctions A Comme des Garçons red velvet tunic dress with tulle underskirt, Autumn-Winter, 1988-9. Tricot label, size M, the simple tunic with cut-away rear skirt allowing the tulle to protrude, bust 86cm, 34in (2).  Kerry Taylor Auctions. Antique & Vintage Fashion & Textiles, October 13th 2015‏

05 octobre 2015

An embroidered green silk damask Daoist priest's robe, Chinese, early 20th century

An embroidered green silk damask Daoist priest's robe, Chinese, early 20th century. Estimate:£1000 - £1500. Photo courtesy Kerry Taylor Auctions An embroidered green silk damask Daoist priest's robe, Chinese, early 20th century. embroidered and appliqued with dragons in pursuit of flaming pearls, phoenix, a tower within flaming nimbus tower surrounded by disks representing the Twenty-eight Lunar Mansions, broad black satin edging bands embroidered with dragons, earth and sea borders, the front with ivory... [Lire la suite]
05 octobre 2015

Private collection of early Chinese White Wares continues Lally’s tradition of exhibiting only the very best

Tang covered jar, ewer and small covered jar from the Longsdorf Collection © 2015 J.J. Lally & Co., New York NEW-YORK - Like a handful of other very top specialists New York Chinese art dealer J.J. Lally does not do the prestigious international fairs. Perhaps he does not need to, he is assured of his respect in his field and knows his market and his collectors who flock to buy at his eagerly-awaited gallery exhibitions.  The earliest Chinese porcelains are undecorated white wares, simply shaped vessels... [Lire la suite]
05 octobre 2015

"Colour Unleashed: Modern Art in the Low Countries 1885-1914" opens at Gemeentemuseum Den Haag

  Piet Mondriaan, Mill in sunlight, 1908, oil on canvas, 114 x 87 cm. Gemeentemuseum Den Haag. THE HAGUE.- In the brief period between 1885 and the outbreak of war in 1914 painting in the Low countries experienced a modern Renaissance. Colour was liberated from the chains of visual reality. Suddenly, grass could be a cool blue, a face could be bright purple, and trees turned red. Colour had become an autonomous means of expression. This was one of the most important developments in modern art history. The... [Lire la suite]
05 octobre 2015

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