28 juillet 2014

Balenciaga

Balenciaga Dress with Scarves- 1951. 1952 - Sunny Harnett in Balenciaga Photo by Richard Avedon for Vogue, Balenciaga, 1952 Sophie Malgat is wearing an evening dress of white organdie embroidered with black polka-dots. 1953 - Balenciaga Evening Dress. 1955-56. Dovima is wearing a dress by Balenciaga. Photo Richard Avedon for Harper's Bazaar. 

14 mars 2014

René Boivin, Paris, 1951. Striking diamond and platinum Bourelet ring

René Boivin, Paris, 1951. Striking diamond and platinum Bourelet ring. Photo courtesy Hancocks. Striking 'Bourelet' diamond ring of bombé design with pavé-set diamonds and raised edges, mounted in platinum, Rene Boivin, Paris 1951. Light scratching to the metalwork, overall in good condition. Literature and Exhibitions: Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from Francoise Cailles For a selection of comparable rings by Boivin please refer to 'René Boivin: Jeweller' by Francoise Cailles, pp.133 - 149 Hancocks. MasterArt... [Lire la suite]
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02 mai 2013

Natural pearl and diamond brooch, Van Cleef & Arpels, 1951

Natural pearl and diamond brooch, Van Cleef & Arpels, 1951 - Sothebys The surmount of floral design set with natural pearls and brilliant-cut diamonds, suspending lines of baguette diamonds, each terminating on a natural pearl drop,signed Van Cleef & Arpels and numbered. Estimate:  38,000 – 58,000 CHF Accompanied by SSEF report no. 67297, stating that the seven drop-shaped pearls were found to be natural, saltwater, and that due to the mounting the smaller pearls have not been tested. ... [Lire la suite]
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17 janvier 2013

Barbara Mullen photograhed by Richard Avedon, New York, 1951

Barbara Mullen photograhed by Richard Avedon, New York, 1951
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28 novembre 2010

Dix dessins d'Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966) @ Fraysse & Associés

Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966), « Femme debout », vers 1947-1950. photo Fraysse & Associés Dessin au crayon sur papier. 50,3 x 18,8 cm. Répertorié dans les archives du comité GIACOMETTI sous le n°1604. Estimation : 30 000 - 60 000 € Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966), « Femme debout », vers 1947-1950. photo Fraysse & Associés Dessin au crayon sur papier. 50,1 x 17,3 cm. Répertorié dans les archives du comité GIACOMETTI sous le n°1612. Estimation : 30 000 - 60 000 € Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966),  «... [Lire la suite]
13 novembre 2010

Angus McBean (British, 1904-1990), Audrey Hepburn, 1951

Angus McBean (British, 1904-1990), Audrey Hepburn, 1951 © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd Gelatin silver print, mounted on card. Signed and dated in ink on the mount. The reverse of mount inscribed by the photographer 'Copyright Angus McBean/The first published picture/of Audrey Hepburn-picked/out of a chorus line for/a beauty product ad 1951'. Printed 1980s. 24.9 x 20.1cm (9 13/16 x 7 15/16in). Estimate: £800 - 1,200, EUR 920 - 1,400 Literature: Pepper, T., Angus McBean: Portraits (London: National Portrait Gallery, 2006),... [Lire la suite]
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02 octobre 2010

Harry Winston jewelry @ Sotheby's, Important Jewels, New York

A Highly Important Platinum and Diamond Pendant-Necklace, Harry Winston. photo courtesy Sotheby's The pear-shaped diamond weighing 10.02 carats, completed by a necklace set with pear-shaped and round diamonds weighing a total of approximately 30.00 carats, length 16 inches, signed HW for Harry Winston, numbered 65522 and 64108. With signed pouch.- Estimate 1,000,000—1,500,000 USD. Lot Sold 1,286,500 USD Accompanied by GIA report no. 16183096 stating that the diamond is D color, Internally Flawless. Together with a... [Lire la suite]
30 mai 2010

Irving Penn (1917-2009) Two Liqueurs, New York , 1951 & Frozen Foods with String Beans, New York, 1977

Irving Penn (1917-2009) Two Liqueurs, New York , 1951. photo Sotheby's Dye-transfer print, printed before 1960. Flush-mounted to an aluminium board. Signed, titled and dated Two Liqueurs, New York 1951, annotated Print made before 1960 and Ref. 6419 by the photographer in pencil, with stamps 'Signed prints of this photograph not exceeding 16' and 'Dye transfer print made before 1960' with number and date in pencil, and with the photographer's Condé Nast copyright stamp on a paper label fixed to the reverse, and with a 'Irving... [Lire la suite]
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04 décembre 2009

Nine dresses from Cristobal Balenciaga & Eisa sold @ Christie"s London

A cocktail dress of black wool crepe. Cristobal Balenciaga, 1960s. Image 2009 Christie's Ltd with draped cowl shawl collar and gathered fronts, labelled in side seam, tagged 56439. Est. £800 - £1,500 ($1,327 - $2,489) - Price Realized £3,250 ($5,392) A white silk guipure evening gown. Cristobal Balenciaga, 1960s. Image 2009 Christie's Ltd applied with embroidered chiffon flowers throughout, with boat neckline and full skirts, labelled in side seam, tagged 51035. Est. £2,500 - £3,500 ($4,148 - $5,807) - Price Realized... [Lire la suite]
30 août 2009

Norman Parkinson: The London Collections - Trafalgar Square, Vogue 1951

Norman  Parkinson:  The London Collections - Trafalgar Square, Vogue 1951 Early Modern Gelatin Silver Print; signed, titled, dated & estate stamped. Estimate: from $7,000 to $10,000Norman Parkinson was the premier fashion photographer in Great Britain from the 1930s until he died in the 1990s. His work can be seen in Harpers Bazaar, Vogue, Queen, and Town and Country. Parkinson often shot outdoors, and was known for his sense of humor in his work. Tuesday, September 01, 2009, 1:00 PM EST www.artnet.com


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