22 novembre 2016

A good Mariano Fortuny black silk 'Delphos', 1930s

Lot 64 : A good Mariano Fortuny black silk 'Delphos', 1930s. Estimate £4000 - £6000. © Kerry Taylor Auctions A good Mariano Fortuny black silk 'Delphos', 1930s. marked with maker in the selvedge and to the reverse of the belt, columnar with Murano striped yellow glass beads to shoulders and sides, the silk belt stencilled in silver with leaf scrolls (2).  Kerry Taylor Auctions. Monday December 12th at 2pm

21 novembre 2016

A Mariano Fortuny stencilled pink velvet mantle, circa 1920

Lot 63 : A Mariano Fortuny stencilled pink velvet mantle, circa 1920. Estimate: £4000 - £6000. © Kerry Taylor Auctions A Mariano Fortuny stencilled pink velvet mantle, circa 1920. bearing circular label to lining, printed in gold with scrolling vine and stylised tree motifs, with side slits forming armholes .  Kerry Taylor Auctions. Monday December 12th at 2pm
22 juin 2016

Mariano Fortuny

Régine Flory dans une robe de Mariano Fortuny (1910) Clarisse Coudert, wife of Condé Nast, in a Fortuny Delphos and long mantle, c. 1919. Robe 'Delphos' portée par Mrs.William Wetmore, posant devant un Tissu Fortuny, 1935
01 mars 2016

Mariano Fortuny, Kimono Coat, 1910s

Mariano Fortuny, Kimono Coat, 1910s. Light brown velvet with polychrome stencil print of Japanese traditional pattern; salmon-pink silk faille lining; straight-cut structure. AC7771 93-19 ©The Kyoto Costume Institute, photo by Kazumi Kurigami A gorgeous informal, indoor wear. The "tatewaku" (hourglass line) pattern with butterfly and hollyhock motifs was inspired by a Japanese fabric. Mariano Fortuny sought out pattern design sources from diverse periods and regions, including Japan. The textile for this coat has the... [Lire la suite]
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01 mars 2016

Mariano Fortuny, Dress "Delphos", 1910s

Mariano Fortuny, Dress "Delphos", 1910s. Green silk satin one-piece dress; thin pleats all over; glass beads at armholes and side seams. Label "MADE IN ITALY FABRIQUÉ EN ITALIE FOR FORTUNY DEPOSE". AC3189 80-8-3 ©The Kyoto Costume Institute, photo by Takashi Hatakeyama The "Delphos" series, which originated in around 1907, was the signature work of Mariano Fortuny, who used Japanese or Chinese silk fabrics to make ancient Greek-style dresses. Pleats flow down from the shoulders to cover the body naturally. This fresh... [Lire la suite]
02 décembre 2015

A Mariano Fortuny stencilled black velvet jacket, 1920

Lot 58 : A Mariano Fortuny stencilled black velvet jacket, 1920. Estimate:£1000 - £1500 © Kerry Taylor Auctions A Mariano Fortuny stencilled black velvet jacket, 1920. un-labelled, delicately stencilled with fern-like scrolls in gold and pink, re-lined in deep pink satin, cords to the neck to fasten, chest approx 142cm, 58in; together with the original handwritten Fortuny invoice dated 14.6.1920 (2) The jacket is noted on the original invoice as selling for £700. Provenance for lots 55 to 58: These... [Lire la suite]

02 décembre 2015

A Mariano Fortuny stencilled velvet jacket, circa 1920

Lot 57 : A Mariano Fortuny stencilled velvet jacket, circa 1920. Estimate:£1500 - £2000 © Kerry Taylor Auctions A Mariano Fortuny stencilled velvet jacket, circa 1920. circular label to lining, printed with a Renaissance pattern in purple on a silver-grey velvet ground, lined in grey satin, of oriental cuff with tapering dolman sleeves, padded hem, the cuffs caught by velvet bands with latticed metal plaques and silk thongs, matching waist belt, chest approx 112cm, 44in (2).  Provenance for lots 55... [Lire la suite]
02 décembre 2015

A Mariano Fortuny rose pink silk Peplos dress, 1920

Lot 56 : A Mariano Fortuny rose pink silk Peplos dress, 1920. Estimate:£600 - £1000 © Kerry Taylor Auctions A Mariano Fortuny rose pink silk Peplos dress, 1920. the integral tunic and edges weighted with grey-blue iridescent Murano glass beads, multi-size; together with a copy of the original invoice shows that this gown cost £550 in 1920 (2) Provenance for lots 55 to 58: These Fortuny garments originally belonged to Lady (Charlotte) Bonham Carter (1893-1989). Charlotte was the daughter of Colonel... [Lire la suite]
02 décembre 2015

A Mariano Fortuny stencilled black silk tunic, circa 1920

Lot 55 : A Mariano Fortuny stencilled black silk tunic, circa 1920. Estimate:£400 - £600 © Kerry Taylor Auctions A Mariano Fortuny stencilled black silk tunic, circa 1920. un-labelled, printed with stylised tree repeats, edged in black silk cord with Murano bead weights. Provenance for lots 55 to 58: These Fortuny garments originally belonged to Lady (Charlotte) Bonham Carter(1893-1989). Charlotte was the daughter of Colonel William Ogilvy and Lucy (nee Wickham). The 'Mrs L Ogilvy' listed as making... [Lire la suite]
02 décembre 2015

A good Mariano Fortuny stencilled black velvet evening coat, 1920-30

Lot 52 : A good Mariano Fortuny stencilled black velvet evening coat, 1920-30. Estimate:£2000 - £3000 © Kerry Taylor Auctions A good Mariano Fortuny stencilled black velvet evening coat, 1920-30. with printed circular label to the satin lining, stencilled in gold with delicate foliate palmettes and bands, lined in beige/gold satin, with plaited silk tie cords to the neck, chest 120cm, 50in Provenance: Originally belonged to Bertha Hall, an American socialite, the daughter of a millionaire cooper... [Lire la suite]