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Fantastic plastic

July 26th, 2007 · 2 Comments

I knew a man once who collected plastic shopping bags. He had examples from some of the most famous department stores and high-class shops from all around the world. He was a security guard and got himself sacked for petty pilfering … presumably the bags came in handy for carrying home his booty! He came […]

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Tags: Art Deco · Bakelite · Plastic

$13.7 million for a Picasso at Sotheby’s

November 3rd, 2005 · No Comments

.flickr-photo { border: solid 1px #000000; }.flickr-frame { float: right; text-align: center; margin-left: 15px; margin-bottom: 15px; }.flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } The big money was out in New York on Tuesday evening when Sotheby’s sale of Impressionist paintings raised a total of $130.1 million. The Christie’s sale on Tuesday night totalled $160.9 million. […]

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Tags: Japanese · Plastic

Lea Stein – jewellery that’s fantastic plastic

November 2nd, 2005 · 19 Comments

by Christopher Proudlove©Español | Deutsche | Français | Italiano | Português Punch the name Lea Stein into eBay and there are currently 188 of the Paris designer’s funky celluloid brooches up for sale. And that’s part of the problem. Can they really all be real? The problem with eBay is that you’re on your own […]

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Tags: Jewellery · Lea Stein · Plastic