Vintage Couture: The Chris Levin Collection

Strauss & Co, in conjunction with Vintage, with Love. Preview to be held at our Houghton offices.

Levin  |  6:00pm Thu 16 May 2013


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Lot 61

A collection of various designs
comprising eight drawings from the Chris Levin Haute Couture fashion show held at the former State President and Mrs F.W. de Klerk's official guest residence in Pretoria, 1992, each signed and dated '92; a further four pen and ink evening seperate designs accentuated with silver ink, each signed and dated '86; four pen and ink line drawings of bridal gowns each signed and dated '84 and '82 respectively and an additional pen and ink drawing of a black beaded Georgette caftan and jersey dress, signed and dated '77
sheet size: 29,5 by 21cm each (17)

Sold for R 2 000
Including Buyer's Premium and VAT R 2 342

Estimate R 1 000 - 1 500

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The eight designs from the 1992 fashion show consist of four pen and ink evening gown drawings titled 'Back Beuties', a further two pen and ink designs of soft floating gala gowns titled 'Flying Colours' each with 'shot' pure silk chiffon fabric swatches and two additional pen, ink and pencil crayon ball gown designs, one titled 'Gala Games' which features a fabric swatch of gold stars on black tulle, and the other titled 'Check Mate'.

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