26 janvier 2017

Art Deco 8.64 carat Burma oval engraved cabochon sapphire ring, c.1925

 Art Deco 8.64 carat Burma oval engraved cabochon sapphire ring, c.1925. Mounted in platinum with marquise, baguette & single cut diamond shoulders. Courtesy Hancocks
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23 décembre 2015

Vitaldi Babani, lamé flapper dress, c.1925

Vitaldi Babani, lamé flapper dress, c.1925
13 juin 2015

Shoes and sacrifice: Exhibition at the Victoria & Albert Museum explores footwear fashion

Chopines, about 1600 © Victoria and Albert Museum, London LONDON (AFP).- For centuries, women and sometimes men have squeezed their feet into tiny shoes or balanced on towering heels to feel sexy, empowered and to show their wealth and status. Now their sacrifice is being celebrated in a new exhibition, 'Shoes: Pleasure and Pain', which opens at the V&A museum in London on Saturday. From a 2,000-year-old pair of Egyptian gold sandals to child-like Chinese slippers for bound feet, to Christian... [Lire la suite]
28 février 2014

Rectangular 'nécessaire de beauté, by Lacloche, c.1925

Rectangular 'nécessaire de beauté, by Lacloche, c1925. Images © Goldsmiths’ Hall, London. Gold, cornelian, enamel, jade and diamonds.
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