12 janvier 2008

La leçon d'élégance d'Isabelle Dubern, fondatrice de 10 Vendôme: Un bon livre

"« L'esprit en fête », de Michel David Weill, autoportrait du légendaire patron de la banque Lazard, qui est aussi un grand collectionneur d'art. Figure éminemment distinguée il incarne un esprit libre, détaché et exigeant qui rappelle celui du XVIIIème siècle. ". Isabelle Dubern. (Julie De Los Rios, www.vogue.fr)
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12 janvier 2008

A Transitional blue and white globular long-necked ewer - Circa 1640

A Transitional blue and white globular long-necked ewer - Circa 1640 Painted around the bulbous body with four peony roundels dividing larger clusters of foliage, the waisted neck with upright shrubs in the manner of tulips, set with a large loop handle (handle base line overpainted). 36cm (14in) high - Estimate: £4,000 - 5,000 - Unsold.Bonhams. Fine Asian Art, 6 Nov 2006. New Bond Street
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12 janvier 2008

A rare pair of powder-blue-glazed ewers for the Islamic market - 17th century

A rare pair of powder-blue-glazed ewers for the Islamic market - 17th century Each moulded following a metal form with a flattened pear-shaped body, long curving spout culminating in a faceted collar, and indented mouth rim above a plain flange, minor traces of gilding remaining. 29.5cm (11½in) high. (2). Sold for £6,000 plus Premium and tax Bonhams. Fine Asian Art, 6 Nov 2006. New Bond Street
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12 janvier 2008

Le groupe Rock & Roll en Roberto Cavalli

Le créateur italien Roberto Cavalli a choisi le groupe Rock & Roll pour représenter sa collection été 2008. La campagne a été shootée par les photographes Inez Van Lansweerde et Vinoodh Matadin à Los Angeles. JULIE DE LOS RIOS www.vogue.fr
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12 janvier 2008

A rare Vietnamese blue and white ewer - Late 15th/early 16th century

A  rare Vietnamese blue and white ewer - Late 15th/early 16th centuryThe pear-shaped body boldly painted with peony blossoms and leafy scrolls between a band of large petal lappets below and a stylised ruyi-shaped leafy lappet above, the neck painted with stiff leaves above a band of chrysanthemum scrolls (old repair). 15cm (9¾in) high. Estimate: £10,000 - 15,000 - Unsold. Footnote: The origin of blue and white wares in Vietnam is still a subject of debate amongst scholars. It is likely that the technique of painting... [Lire la suite]
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12 janvier 2008

A fine Ming-style blue and white vase, meiping - Qianlong

A fine Ming-style blue and white vase, meiping - Qianlong The graceful swollen body rising gently from a slightly splayed foot to a short neck with everted mouth rim, the exterior painted in deep shades of blue with simulated 'heaping and piling', with three detached fruit-sprays between a band of plantain leaves at the foot and a stylised petal lappet at the neck (rim chip). 26cm (10in) high. - Sold for £8,000 plus Premium and tax Bonhams. Fine Asian Art, 6 Nov 2006. New Bond Street
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12 janvier 2008

La fashionweek milanaise ouvre ses portes

La semaine de la mode masculine débute le 12 janvier. Au programme : les collections hiver 2008-09 des grandes maisons telles que Burberry Prorsum (photo), Versace, Emporio Armani, Francesco Smalto, Calvin Klein, Prada... JULIE DE LOS RIOS www.vogue.fr
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12 janvier 2008

A blue and white saucer dish - Qianlong seal mark and of the period

A blue and white saucer dish - Qianlong seal mark and of the period Brightly painted to the interior with a central roundel of a long-bodied five-clawed dragon amongst stylised crashing waves, the exterior painted with a band of foaming waves and dragons below a border of overlapping circles (rim chips). 17cm (7in) diam. - Sold for £1,600 plus Premium and tax Bonhams. Fine Asian Art, 6 Nov 2006. New Bond Street
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12 janvier 2008

A rare Imperial famille verte coral-ground bowl - Yongzheng four-character mark and of the period

A rare Imperial famille verte coral-ground bowl - Yongzheng four-character mark and of the period The gently rounded sides flaring out from a short straight-cut foot, the exterior finely and vividly enamelled with three detached peony sprays, the delicate blooms with frilly-edged petals applied with a rich blue enamel and framing iron-red shaded centres, the arched leaves enamelled in bright green, all reserved on a rich coral-red ground, the interior glazed white (hairline crack). 12cm (4¾in) diam. - Sold for £7,500 plus... [Lire la suite]
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12 janvier 2008

Jonathan Saunders quitte Londres

Le designer Jonathan Saunders ne défilera pas en Londres en février prochain. Sa collection hiver 2008-09 sera révélée lors de la fashionweek new-yorkaise, qui se tiendra du 1er au 8 février prochain. JULIE DE LOS RIOS www.vogue.fr
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