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    Sale 5340

    Interiors - 20th Century Edition including Modern Design, Art, Fashion & Prints

    16 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 314

    YVES SAINT LAURENT

    A PAIR OF RUSSIAN BOOTS

    Price Realised  

    YVES SAINT LAURENT
    A PAIR OF RUSSIAN BOOTS
    1974, black suede with gilt leather appliqué
    UK 7
    Stamped in gilt


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    O'Keeffe, 'Shoes;'p335 for the same style.

    The very Eastern decorative motif on these extraordinary boots presages Saint Laurent's revolutionary Russian Collection of 1976 by two years. His fascination with Russian art and design reappeared over and over in his collections throughout the rest of his design carerr.

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    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage