22 décembre 2016
Roger Vivier for Christian Dior, Beaded evening shoes, 1958-1960 © Victoria and Albert Museum, London. SALEM, MASS.- The Peabody Essex Museum is presenting Shoes: Pleasure and Pain, an exhibition organized by the Victoria and Albert Museum, London that explores the creative potential, cultural significance and transformative power of footwear through more than 300 pairs, ranging from elaborate vintage designs to cutting-edge contemporary works by Manolo Blahnik, Christian Louboutin, Jimmy Choo and Prada. Examples from... [Lire la suite]
10 septembre 2016
Bulgari. "Snake" bracelet-watch. Yellow gold with white marquise cut diamonds and Jadeite. Piaget movement watch, white diamond bezel. Manufactured in 1960's. © HD Rare and Unique Cartier. "Tutti Frutti" bracelet in yellow gold and platinum set with sugarloaf emerald and burmese rubies carved with foliate motif, pavé-set diamonds leaves and garlands. Original Cartier certificate and case. Manufactured in 1938. © HD Rare and Unique Bulgari necklace Masterpiece in yellow gold, platinum and white gold,... [Lire la suite]
29 août 2016
François Boucher, Academic Study of A Reclining Male Nude, about 1750. The Art Institute of Chicago, Regenstein Endowment Fund. CHICAGO, IL.- The Art Institute of Chicago presents 84 hitherto unexhibited masterful drawings carefully and thoughtfully acquired over the last quarter century in an exhibition titled Master Drawings Unveiled: 25 Years of Major Acquisitions. Building upon an established and world-renowned collection, these masterpieces range from the French and Italian schools of the 17th century to Swiss,... [Lire la suite]
15 août 2016
Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian, 1890–1973). Necklace, 1938. Metal. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Beatrice Glass, 1981 (1981.517.12). © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
15 août 2016
Elsa Schiaparelli, (Italian, 1890–1973). Necklace, 1938. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Arturo and Paul Peralta-Ramos, 1955 (2009.300.1236) © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The symbolism connected to the ivy plant is varied. Based on its evergreen nature, and the ability to grow in the darkest of places despite lack of light, it has been seen as a symbol of fidelity and enduring... [Lire la suite]
19 janvier 2016
René Boivin, Clip « œillet », 1938. La Galerie Parisienne. Dessin de Juliette Moutard. Or jaune, rubis, olivines, diamants, tourmalines vertes. 5,9 x 4,7 cm.
25 août 2015
Victor Brauner in his atelier, Paris 1938 by Limot (Walter Lichtenstein)
12 août 2015
Cristobal Balenciaga (French, founded 1949), Dress, 1938. Cotton. Gift of Rodman A. Heeren. 72.112.144. The Museum at FIT 2012 © The Museum at FIT.
12 août 2015
Cristobal Balenciaga (French, founded 1949), Evening dress, 1938. Black silk velvet. Gift from The Estate of Tina Chow. 91.255.2. The Museum at FIT 2012 © The Museum at FIT. From the moment Balenciaga opened his couture house in Paris in 1937, he created gowns inspired by those of the Infantas, the princesses of Spain's golden age. The padded hips, or panniers, combined with the rich black velvet (meticulously rendered in a cutwork leaf pattern and popular in the baroque era), further enhance the... [Lire la suite]
25 février 2015
A French Diamond Bracelet by Maison Boivin, 1938. © 2015 Lucas Rarities A French platinum bracelet set with round old-cut diamonds weighing approximately 13 carats in total, by Maison Boivin. With French assay marks for platinum and 18 karat gold on the tongue. Accompanied by a certificate of authentication from Françoise Cailles dating the piece to 1938 and attributing the original design to Juliette Moutard. Price on request Lucas Rarities