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Iconic Names Generate Strong Bids

An Art Nouveau vase by Zsolnay, 11" high and with Eosin glaze, more than doubled its presale estimates of $700/1000 when it sold for $2478. “This rare glaze by Zsolnay is very sought after,” Davis noted. Rare glazes, well-known images, desirable …

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Value of French antique desk is a shock for US family

Majorelle (1859- 1926) was popular around the same time as Louis Comfort Tiffany, and famed for making Art Nouveau furniture. His speciality was to embellish the designs he produced with life-sized lilies and orchids made of gilt bronze. Only a few …

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Liz Lochhead goes back to school for art class

She is turning back the clock again for this new exhibition, Competent At Peever, at Scotland Street School Museum, a Charles Rennie Mackintosh-designed building on Glasgow's south side. Lochhead, who studied at Glasgow School of Art (GSA) from …

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Scottish influences give touch of old country

Charles Rennie Mackintosh's elegant rose and Arts and Crafts motifs are interpreted in pretty lighting and window and wall stencils at JustMackintosh.com. Look for items with key, thistle, antler, knot and shield motifs. Sir Edwin Landseer's iconic …

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New £10 blood test that can detect a heart attack in just 30 minutes could …

Made In Chelsea's Ashley James unveils jewellery range as she opens up about her battle with depression and dreams of landing This Morning role · Picture Shows: Lauren Pope December 14, 2014\n \n 'The Only Fabulous in fur: ….. Chart-toppers take to …

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Conchita Wurst gets her burlesque on at Paris Crazy Horse

"I really feel comfortable being a lady on the stage, but … this kind of sexiness is something different. I mean they're real women (on stage), you know what I mean? So I really have to find also this side of my female character." Since winning …

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PNG wants Total to develop disputed gas field – energy minister

SINGAPORE, Sept 25 (Reuters) – Papua New Guinea wants Total SA to lead construction of a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project drawing gas from a disputed field instead of the gas being used to expand an existing giant project, the country's …

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Many sick in US Ebola patient's Liberia hometown

As 9-year-old Mercy Kennedy sobbed along with neighbors mourning news of her mother's death, not a person would touch the little girl to comfort her. Mercy's mother had helped to wash the pregnant woman's clothes, and had touched her body after she …

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Tom Parker Bowles: Gatto

A great Neapolitan dish and an example of the influence that high French cooking had on grand Neapolitan kitchens in the 18th century. The name is a bastardised version of 'gâteau', and this is a rare southern Italian dish in which potatoes are the …

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Megan Fox travels in style as she leaves Sydney wearing winter mukluks and …

The sexy brunette actress was seen holding a dream dictionary and was dripping in tribal jewellery, not to mention wearing comfy mukluks – soft winter boots worn first by Native North Americans. … But, switching from her high heels and glitzy body …

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Art Nouveau Art Deco Arts Crafts Jewelry Jewellery | white …

You still want to buy the Jewellery Jewelry Art Craft Design Drawing Drafting Template Stencil – Ornaments and Curves? .TheJewellery Jewelry Art Craft Design Drawing Drafting Template Stencil – Ornaments and Curves is …

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'The Nutcracker,' a New York Theater Ballet Production

The centerpiece of Gillian Bradshaw-Smith's Art Nouveau-inspired set is a large clock with adjustable, removable hands. In the overture, Godfather Drosselmeyer's nephew (Stephen Campanella, who also plays the Nutcracker Prince), opens the apparatus to …

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Protesters in Utah city fight for their right to dance

Dozens of people danced to the title track of the Bacon movie, Kenny Loggins' Footloose, as well as the Beastie Boys' (You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (To Party) and Men Without Hats' The Safety Dance, theSt. George News reported. Tiffany Barnes told …

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Mollie King struts her stuff in stylish culottes as she heads to Radio 1 after …

Rumours of a reconciliation between Mollie King and David Gandy have been circulating since July. And hours after MailOnline exclusively obtained the first picture of them holding hands whilst taking a stroll in London, the Saturdays beauty has stepped …

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Good Dutch Art Nouveau Jewellery Is Hard To Find …

Bert Nienhuis' designs are regarded as the most distinctive jewels of the Dutch equivalent of the international Art Nouveau movement; De Nieuwe Kunst, the movement that drastically ended the 19th century; historical styles …

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KaterinaPerez.com Fabergé Easter In Harrods And Beyond …

Stepping outside the pop-up boutique, I faced four museum-like displays with Karl Fabergé's art objects, jewellery, cigarette cases and some other exhibits that belong to the maison(see below). However, the most spectacular …

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Natural Theme of Tiffany LampsTiffany & Co Sale UK …

Tiffany Earrings Our diverse selection of Tiffany Style lamps and reproductions will both beautify and illuminate your home with all the warmth and charm of the originals. Louis Comfort Tiffany did not begin his career in stained …

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Alex Salmond: Keeping the pound in event of Scotland's independence would …

Meanwhile Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie said the export economists 'couldn't make the Nationalists sums add up'. He hit out: 'Between John Swinney's promise that there would be no increases in personal tax and the SNP's suggestion that …

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Chocs outside the box: Superfood berry thins

… ○ Break up and gently melt the two chocolates in a bowl set over a pan containing a little simmering water. At the same time, tear off a large sheet of baking paper about 35cm (14in) square. Using a pencil draw 4cm (1½ in) circles on the paper …

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GPs 'pressured' over antibiotics: Nearly half of doctors hand out medication …

Almost half of GPs have admitted prescribing antibiotics simply to get pushy patients to leave their consultation rooms, it has been revealed. A survey has found that 45 per cent of family doctors hand out the medication even though they know it will …

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Angel Sanchez Bridal Fall 2015

Nicole Miller broke out of her comfort zone for fall with 12 looks featuring fuller shapes, lower-cut backs and more traditional bridal fabrics. ….. The Warnaco Group Inc. The Wet Seal Inc. Tiffany & Co. … Bridal Fall 2015 · Louis Vuitton RTW …

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160 British medics sign up to help the fight against Ebola

More than 160 doctors, nurses, paramedics and other NHS staff have volunteered to go to ebola- ravaged West Africa. They will spend six weeks trying to stem the worst ever outbreak of the disease, which has claimed more than 2,800 lives. The number of …

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Ruby Tandoh: Camomile vanilla cupcakes

Camomile might not be an obvious flavour for a cake but it's one that works remarkably well. It is subtly grassy, fragrant and – bolstered by the vanilla – mellow and warm. On days when comfort food is called for, you could do worse than one of these …

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Art Nouveau Ring The 3D Studio

Jewelry ring, art Nouveau style, 3d model.

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Equestrian spectacle steals Seoulites' breath

“It all started with creating a nouveau genre of entertainment that was more theatrically based,” choreographer and artistic codirector Alain Gauthier told The Korea Herald in an interview beside the stable. “By incorporating state-of-the-art …

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Polly Bergen, versatile actress, singer dies at 84

April 15, 1958: Writer Carl Reiner and actress Polly Bergen pose with their statuettes at the Emmy Awards presentations in New York. … She sold the company in 1973 to Faberge, staying on for a couple of years afterward to run it as a Faberge subsidiary.

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Fashion Magpie Jewellery: Featured Item. Red Art Nouveau …

My favourite era of style I love to draw inspiration from is the Art Nouveau movement of the 40's. I love the flowing lines, the beautiful woman and the colour of the period. I even did a series of posts in honour of the movement …

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Vibrant Vienna: Take a trip back in time to Austria city rich in culture, history

Christmas Markets like this one at City Hall Square are found throughout Vienna and are just one reason to travel to the city in the winter. Explore Vienna 3. Michaelerplatz, the square in front of Hofburg Palace, is a popular spot for horse-drawn …

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Art review: At June Fitzpatrick Gallery, craft-as-art a comfortable fit

Her vessels are generally small and highly energized by their vaguely Art Nouveau and Celtic linear elements. Her paintings reveal the technical truth behind their making insofar as linear designs of her high-fire (cone 8, soda-fire) thrown vessels are …

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Angelina Jolie buys Brad Pitt £12m HEART-SHAPED ISLAND for 50th birthday

Architect fanatic Brad, who turns 50 on December 18, once said: “When I discovered Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Frank Lloyd Wright, it changed my life.” In 2006 Angelina took Brad on a tour of Wright's home Fallingwater which was completed in 1939.

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Apple planned to partner with PayPal – until it found out the money site was …

Apple and Samsung have spent years at loggerheads over various patent infringements, and despite calling a truce recently, the rivalry still runs deep it seems. Reports claim that Apple was recently in talks with PayPal to be the 'preferred payment …

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Teacher tried to stop Washington state shooting

TULALIP, Wash. (AP) — A newly hired teacher confronted a gunman and was being hailed as a hero on Saturday after a deadly shooting rampage in the cafeteria of a Washington state high school. First-year social studies teacher Megan Silberberger …

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Stylebook Snapshot: New Pittsburgh fashion boutiques offer lots of options for …

Lingerie, lounge and leisure wear are the shop's specialties, as well as home comfort items such as furniture and house fixtures, records and sweet treats. All are either vintage or made in the U.S., including some collaborations with other local …

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Vienna's Imperial Palace was the winter home of the Austrian rulers

… including the Museum of Modern Art, Zoom Children's Museum, Tanzquartier Wien (a centre for contemporary dance and performance), Leopold Museum (a treasure-trove of Viennese art nouveau), and Kunsthalle (with its contemporary international art), …

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Pampanga beyond the kitchen

These are either Spanish Colonial or Art Deco. Atypical in its exteriors is the Augusto P. Hizon House. It is the only one in the vicinity that looks Victorian, the imposing structure crowned by two domelike cupolas flanking its pediment. It is wrapped …

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