30 août 2015

1953 Bentley R-Type 4.9-Litre Continental Sports Saloon

1953 Bentley R-Type 4.9-Litre Continental Sports Saloon. Coachwork by H J Mulliner - Registration no. 813 FUF - Chassis no. BC32C - Engine no. BCC31. Estimate £850,000 - 1.1 million (€1.2 million - 1.5 million) © Bonhams 2001-2015 *Delivered new to France*Factory-fitted 4.9-litre engine*Current ownership for 36 years*Restored in the early 1990s  Notes: 'The vocabulary of motoring being a lame and limited thing, it is difficult to put into words the gulf that separates a Continental from... [Lire la suite]

30 août 2015

1938 BMW 328 Sports Roadster

1938 BMW 328 Sports Roadster. Registration no. Not UK registered - Chassis no. 85378 - Engine no. 79280. Estimate £550,000 - 650,000 (€750,000 - 890,000). © Bonhams 2001-2015 *One of fewer than 200 surviving*One owner from 1965 to 2013*Extensively restored 2009-2011*Mille Miglia eligible Notes: BMW's emergence as a manufacturer of fine sporting motor cars can be traced back to the annual Eifelrennenevent held at the Nürburgring on 14th June 1936, when Ernst Henne beat a field that... [Lire la suite]
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30 août 2015

1935 Aston Martin Ulster 2/4-seater Tourer

The Ex-Alan Phipps, Harold Bevan, Bill Burton. 1935 Aston Martin Ulster 2/4-seater Tourer. Coachwork by Enrico Bertelli - Registration no. CMF 764 - Chassis no. D5/570/U - Engine no. D5/570/U. Estimate £700,000 - 900,000 (€960,000 - 1.2 million). Photo Bonhams *One of only four Special Order 2/4 seat Ulsters produced by the works*Extensive period racing history including victory in the 1936 Stanley Cup at Donington*Regularly maintained over many years by marque specialists *Proven track record in historic racing and... [Lire la suite]
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30 août 2015

Bergdorf Goodman Archives. Coctail & Evening Dresses: Patou

Bergdorf Goodman Archives. Coctail & Evening Dresses: Patou
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30 août 2015

Sagra femorata blue form, Sagra femorata red form, Sagra longicollis

Sagra femorata blue form Sagra femorata red form Sagra longicollis   Sagra longicollis
30 août 2015

A Manchu lady's pink silk informal robe, Late Qing dynasty

A Manchu lady's pink silk informal robe, Late Qing dynasty. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. with side opening, standing collar and layered sleeves, the silk ground woven with roundels enclosing peonies, the black borders and ivory sleeve bands worked in satin stitch with peonies, begonias and orchids, bordered with woven floral ribbon and piping, the sleeves edged in lace - Length 55 1/2  in., 141 cm; Width 54 in., 137.2 cm Provenance: Jenny Lewis, Hong Kong.James... [Lire la suite]


30 août 2015

An embroidered silk lady's informal court robe, Qing dynasty, late 19th century

An embroidered silk lady's informal court robe, Qing dynasty, late 19th century. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. embroidered with eight medallions, each with a pair of cranes surrounded by and wide band of prunus sprigs and butterflies, the design repeated on the cuffs, collar and sleeve bands, edged in black and gold brocade, with terrestrial diagram and lishui border at the hem - Length  55 in., 140 cm;  Width 80 in., 203 cm Provenance: James Acheson,... [Lire la suite]
30 août 2015

A ladies' informal red-ground kesi silk robe, changfu, Late Qing dynasty

A ladies' informal red-ground kesi silk robe, changfu, Late Qing dynasty. Estimate US$ 35,000 - 50,000 (€31,000 - 44,000). Photo: Bonhams. he bright red robe woven with three roundels on the front, three on the back and one on each sleeve, each roundel formed of twisting leafy vines issuing geometrically-patterned double gourds and encircling a pair of butterflies with gold antennae and four further butterflies, the collar and wide cuffs similarly formed of kesi black silk with butterflies and gourds, the hem with... [Lire la suite]
30 août 2015

An Imperial dark blue-ground 'dragon roundel' kesi surcoat, gunfu, 19th century

An Imperial dark blue-ground 'dragon roundel' kesi surcoat, gunfu, 19th century. Estimate US$ 35,000 - 50,000 (€31,000 - 44,000). Photo: Bonhams. The robe opening down the front, the dark blue silk ground woven in kesi technique with four roundels, each containing a golden five-clawed front-facing dragon encircling a flaming pearl above rolling waves and surrounded by pink and blue bats and two elaborate shou medallions, each dragon beneath one of the Twelve Symbols of Imperial Authority, the moon on the... [Lire la suite]
30 août 2015

Ornella Iannuzzi, Flora Bhattachary, Amy Burton

Ornella Iannuzzi, ‘The Uprising’ ring. 18ct rose gold, diamonds and pearls. Gold Award  of the 106th annual Goldsmiths’ Craftsmanship & Design Awards.  Flora Bhattachary, Trillion Set Silver Gilt Rings. Silver Award of the 106th annual Goldsmiths’ Craftsmanship & Design Awards.  Amy Burton, Skyline Rings – London New York and Paris. Silver IJL Award of the 106th annual Goldsmiths’ Craftsmanship & Design Awards.