05 mai 2018

Vanity case 'Persian Mosque', ca. 1929, by Vladimir Makovsky for Black, Starr and Frost Co., New York

Vanity case 'Persian Mosque', ca. 1929, by Vladimir Makovsky for Black, Starr and Frost Co., New York. Mother-of-pearl, hardstone, enamel, gold, diamonds, platinum. L x W x D: 8.2 × 5.8 × 1.8 cm. Black, Starr & Frost; mosaic signed "M" for Makovsky. Lent by private collection. Accession Number 13.2016.57 © Cooper Hewitt Museum.

04 mai 2018

Vanity case 'Garden Scene', ca. 1929, by Strauss, Allard & Meyer for Janesich

Vanity case 'Garden Scene', ca. 1929, by Strauss, Allard & Meyer for Janesich, lac burgauté, shell, diamond, enamel, pearl, gold, platinum, mirrored plate glass. L x W x D: 8.5 × 5.5 × 1.2 cm. Janesich; 6295; maker's mark for Strauss, Allard & Meyer; French assay marks. Lent by private collection. Accession Number 13.2016.47 © Cooper Hewitt Museum.
Posté par Alain Truong à 22:32 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , ,
01 mai 2018

Vladimir Makovsky for Black, Starr and Frost Co., New York. Vanity case 'Landscape', ca. 1929

Vladimir Makovsky for Black, Starr and Frost Co., New York. Vanity case 'Landscape', ca. 1929, carved hardstone, carved and tinted mother-of-pearl, enamel, gold, diamonds, platinum, mirrored plate glass. L x W x D: 8.3 × 5.7 × 1.9 cm. Signed Black Starr & Frost. Lent by Private Collection. © Cooper Hewitt
01 mai 2018

Cartier, Vanity case 'Pekingese', ca. 1929

Cartier, Vanity case 'Pekingese', ca. 1929, carved jadeite, enamel, diamonds, mother-of-pearl, coral, mirroed plate glass, gold, platinum. L x W x D: 9.2 × 6.1 × 2.1 cm. French assay marks; Cartier, Paris, Londres, New York; Made in France; 01026. Lent by Private Collection. © Cooper Hewitt
Posté par Alain Truong à 18:25 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , , ,
30 avril 2018

Vladimir Makovsky for Black, Starr and Frost Co., New York. Vanity case, Landscape, ca. 1929

Vladimir Makovsky for Black, Starr and Frost Co., New York. Vanity case, Landscape, ca. 1929, mother-of-pearl, rose-cut diamonds, square-cut rubies, enamel, 18-karat gold, platinum, mirrored plate glass. L x W x D: 7.4 × 4.8 × 1.3 cm. English importation marks. Lent by Private Collection. © Cooper Hewitt
08 avril 2015

'Golden Glamour: The Edith Stuyvesant Vanderbilt Gerry Collection' on view at the RISD Museum

Paul Poiret (French, 1879-1944), Coat, 1922. Silk velvet, fur, metallic silk embroidery, and faux pearls. Length: 147.3 cm (58 inches). Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Edith Stuyvesant Vanderbilt Gerry 59.031.9. RISD Museum, Providence, RI. PROVIDENCE, RI.- These garments dating from 1922 to the late 1930s share two traits: they were worn by Edith Stuyvesant Dresser Vanderbilt Gerry (1873–1958) and they incorporate gold in the form of lamé, metallic pigments, and actual metal threads. During the period... [Lire la suite]