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Balenciaga Draped Black Chiffon Gown
French, 1950s
The strapless fitted boned bodice with sweetheart neckline, black china silk underlay and chiffon lining, the skirt with black silk lining and controlled by six gore A-line self backed black gazar petticoat, the hem stiffened with horsehair and wire, size 6/8, labeled: Balenciaga/10 Avenue George V/Paris and tape label: 56.501(?).
Sold to a California bidder for $3,300

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Balenciaga Embroidered Tulle Dress and Gros de Londres Coat
French, mid 1960s
The sleeveless pearl gray slender sheath with underdress of silk crepe de chine only anchored edge to edge at modified scoop neckline, embroidered overall with foliate vinery in several shades of gray silk chenille and silver elements, left shoulder and side closure, belt sash of similar embroidered chevron design, the understated self lined coat of controlled volume finished with signature floating edge to edge treatment at hems and front closure, jewel neckline, elbow kimono sleeve, size 4/6, dress labeled: Balenciaga/10 Avenue Georges V/Paris and tape label 93111.
Sold to a foreign buyer for $8,365

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Balenciaga Vibrant Pistachio Curled Ostrich Feather Evening Coat
French, circa 1965
Cardigan coat of lime tulle with jewel neck and bracelet length kimono sleeves sewn overall with pieces of flat curled ostrich feathers resembling fiddle head ferns in subtle hues of pistachio green, size 6, labeled: Balenciaga/10 Av. George V/Paris.
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Balenciaga Beaded Flower Evening Gown
French, mid 1940s, The strapless silk sheath printed with an elaborate floral pattern encrusted with beadwork.
Sold for $11,750

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Balenciaga Passementerie Vest
French, 1950s
Of black silk faille, notched collar, Spanish Renaissance inspired creme silk three dimensional embroidery incorporating couching, stump work and braid, size 8, labeled: Balenciaga/10 Avenue Georges V/Paris.
Excellent condition, mild discoloration.

Estimate $600-800


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Balenciaga Black Wool Knubby Crepe Dress
French, early 1960s
Modified jewel neckline with curved yoke front and back, midriff seams front and back for shaping, short kimono sleeve, low waisted design features side front closure with two man-tailored buttons, skirt with dirndl seaming and side front pockets, unlined except for yokes lined in chiffon, black soft leather belt with bow knot, size 4/6, labeled: Balenciaga/10 Avenue Georges V/Paris and tape label 80025.
Very good condition, some moth damage, hem not original.

Estimate $900-1,200

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Balenciaga Bottle Green Wool Suit
French, early 1960s
Tone on tone plaid, semi fitted jacket shaped with front and back demi-princess seaming, double-breasted with self covered buttons, pointed collar, dirndl skirt with side front and back seams, lined with bottle green silk pongee, size 4/6, labeled: Balenciaga/10 Avenue George V/Paris.
Very good condition.

Estimate $400-600



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Balenciaga Winter White Shirt Jacket
French, 1960s
Of stretch gabardine, modified bracelet length cuffed kimono sleeve with gusset, rounded collar with center front button closure, drop extended epaulets with button at shoulder, faux breast pocket flaps and vertical flap pockets at side front hip with button, slit each side hem, size 8, labeled: Balenciaga/10 Ave. George V/Paris.
Good condition, one button missing, some spotting.

Estimate $400-600


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Balenciaga Rhinestone Embroidered Gown
French, mid 1960s
The sleeveless columnar trained sheath of creme silk crepe, greige cigaline overlay embroidered overall with rhinestone, faux pearls, and ridged sequins, jeweled neckline and hem, size 8, labeled: Balenciaga/10 Avenue George V/Paris and tape label: 94169.
Very good condition.

Estimate $2,500-3,500


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Cissy Zoltowska for Balenciaga Dandelion Brooch
France, 1962
Rhinestones and simulated pearls mounted on oxidized metal structure and stems, 3 1/2 x 2 inches, signed: Cis.
Excellent condition.
Estimate $500-700


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Balenciaga Olive Drab Print Bustle Day Dress
French, 1939
Of silk crepe de chine with field of whimsical creme flying ducks, the bodice with long dolman sleeves, jewel neckline, self covered knife edge buttons down front closure extending onto peplum which drapes back into a bustle, the skirt slender in front and voluminously flared and gathered under the bustle, unlined, size 4/6, black label on inner grosgrain waistband: Balenciaga/10 Avenue George V/Paris.
Excellent condition.

Estimate $3,500-5,000

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Balenciaga Warp Printed Silk Faille Ensemble
French, 1955
The spectacular midnight garden floral print of black ground with shades of red and rose with accents of blue, green and brown, a sleeveless dress with fitted bodice, faux surplus V-necked front closure, center back zipper, shoulders with deep folds at front, the raised waistline higher in front than back, bouffant gathered skirt, two and one quarter inch self buckle belt, the kabuki coat bias at center back seam and straight grain at closure edges, edge to edge self lined, large volume of fabric gathered up to back of neck and bunched into a bias self fabric tie with bow, short kimono sleeves with gusset, asymmetrical surplus closure at front, coat hemline higher at front than back, dress hem exposed at front only, size 6, no label.
Coat untouched, dress seams released and multiple hemlines.
Estimate $5,000-7,000


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Balenciaga Parrot Green Wool Suit
French, 1960s
Double breasted with notch collar, full princess seaming in front and side panel seaming in back, back vents, tab pockets at hip, bracelet length sleeves, hammered brass buttons, slender skirt, all lined in matching crepe de chine, size 6, labeled: Balenciaga/10 Avenue Georges V and tape label: 92945.
Excellent condition.
Estimate $600-800


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Balenciaga Deep Purple Wool Suit
French, early 1960s
The demi fitted jacket with modified jewel neckline and bracelet length sleeves, center front closure with dyed to match buttons, four inch self fringe at hip level hem, dirndl skirt with side front and back seams, both lined in purple silk crepe de chine, 60 x 7 inch matching wool muffler with additional four inch self fringe all around, size 4/6, labeled: Balenciaga/10 Avenue George V/Paris.
Very good condition, skirt seams let out, sleeves and hem lengthened.

Estimate $600-800


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could balenciaga get any better? it's so beautiful.

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