13 novembre 2015
'Chevalière' ring, René Boivin, 1951. Estimate 3,500 — 4,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's Designed as a polished wooden shank decorated to the front with a panther motif, size K1/2, signed René Boivin. Bibliography: Cf: Françoise Cailles, René Boivin Joaillier, Les Éditions de l'Amateur, Paris, 1994, page 135 for an illustration of this ring and stating that the model is from 1933. Accompanied by a certificate from Françoise Cailles. Sotheby's. Fine Jewels, London, 1 dec. 2015,... [Lire la suite]
25 octobre 2015
Balenciaga, Vogue, 1951
22 octobre 2015
Della Oake in an evening gown by Lanvin, 1951. Photo by Cecil Beaton.
19 octobre 2015
Lee Miller, Jeanne Lanvin in Vogue, June 1, 1928. Photo Edward Steichen Joan Clement in Lanvin's crystal embellished robe de style, Vogue, November 1, 1926. Photo Edward Steichen Mme-Hilling, wears Lanvin's Russian diadem, Vogue, October 1, 1933. Photo George Hoyningen-Huene Helen Lyons in Jeanne Lanvin Vogue, May 1, 1924. Photo Edward Steichen Lanvin's romanticism, here Expressed with a butterfly bow at the back of a stunning evening dress, coexisted with Art Deco's streamlined aesthetic Vogue, May 1, 1927.... [Lire la suite]
16 octobre 2015
Bettina, wearing Jacques Fath's "Red Shoes," Vogue, September 1950. Photo Irving Penn Bettina, Dior, 1951. Everett Collection Simone Micheline Bodin (8 May 1925 – 2 March 2015), Bettina wearing a hat by Rose Valois, Janvier 1951. Everett Collection Bettina and her Simca cabriolet, avenue Montaigne, 1953. Photo Jacques Rouchon Bettina and her Simca cabriolet, avenue Montaigne, 1953. Photo Jacques Rouchon Bettina wearing a hat by Legnoux, Janvier 1954. Everett Collection Bettina arriving at Maxim's restaurant... [Lire la suite]
03 octobre 2015
Fiona Campbell-Walter in a dress by Hardy Amies, photographed by Henry Clarke, 1951
22 août 2015
Balenciaga. Polka Dotted Smock Top over a Black Skirt, 1951. Photo by Gordon Parks
13 août 2015
Bettina wearing a veiled hat by Balenciaga, 1951.
02 août 2015
Robe de Grès by George Hoyningen-Huene, 1936. Madame Grès, 1951. Germaine Krebs wearing an evening dress by Madame Grès, 1952. Photo Philippe Pottier. Dovima modeling a dress designed by Madame Grès, 1955. Jacky Mazel wearing a red evening gown by Madame Gres, 1955. Madame Grès, 1956. Madame Grès velvet dress, October 1956, L'Art et la Mode. Photo by George Saad. Red velvet and pink satin dress by Madame Grès, 1960. Madame Grès, 1969. Madame Grès, 1972-73. Photo by Louis Freyssinet.
14 juin 2015
The Singing Bird Scent Flask by Jaquet Droz & Leschot circa 1785 sells for $2.5M / CHF 2.3M. More than double the pre-sale high estimate. A world auction record for any timepiece by the Swiss manufacturer. Photo: Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Timepieces spanning from 1760 to 2015 brought Sotheby’s its highest-ever total for a ‘various-owner’ sale of Important Watches in New York, achieving $12.5 million / CHF 11.6 million (sale estimate $6.5–10 million) with a very strong 88.8% of lots sold. The centerpiece of... [Lire la suite]