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December Vintage- Decades of Decadence

Wed, Dec 8, 2021 11:00AM EST
Lot 257

CHRISTIAN DIOR STRAPLESS BALLGOWN, LONDON, c. 1958

Estimate: $1,200 - $1,800

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$500 $50
$2,000 $100
$5,000 $250
$10,000 $500
$20,000 $1,000
$40,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000
$500,000 $10,000
$1,000,000 $25,000
Black strapless silk taffeta ballgown w/ asymmetrical wrapped front bodice formed from crossed back skirt panels, full slightly trained skirt, c. 1958, label "Christian Dior, London", couture # "4322", "Holt Renfrew & Company Limited", B 40", W 31",L 48.5"-52", (bones poking through, 0.25"-0.75" tears in hem or zip facing, tacks broken at neckline, 1.5" line stain at seat, few tiny-0.25" stains, petticoat & bodice structure worn) very good. Provenance: Elena Jofré Serey de Chávez (1908-1987)of Santiago, Chile, wife of Chilean diplomat who served in consular posts in Peru, Canada & the USA, including as Consul General in NYC. Commissioned oil painting, dated 1965.

Condition

Very Good

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