Restorers uncovered the artwork while renovating a major painting
Victoria And Albert Museum
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Monday 27 August 2007
What to buy the woman who has everything? A limited-edition doll courtesy of the Lanvin designer and all-round fashion darling, Alber Elbaz, might make her very happy indeed. For autumn, the small but perfectly formed house that is currently giving the big brands a run for their money has collaborated with the Taiwanese craftsman Franz, and is offering up small but perfectly formed hand-painted porcelain figurines wearing signature looks from the current collection and tiny stilettos. True to the current vogue for all things collectable, each doll is limited to a series of 800 and costs 250. A bargain, one might not unreasonably argue, given that a full-size Lanvin frock might cost 10 times that, and then there are the dry-cleaning bills to consider.
Sunday 11 June 2006
Investors will be searching for clarity on the state of the global economy this week as data from both sides of the Atlantic sets the tone.
Wednesday 17 May 2006
Ottakar's has rejected a renewed bid by the music retailer HMV to gain control of it. HMV, which bid £97m for the bookseller in September, received regulatory approval for a takeover last week.
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Friday 20 September 2002
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
France 'blocks' Russian sailors from boarding a warship
Revealed: How the world gets rich – from privatising British public services
Rochester aftermath: Sacking of Emily Thornberry will make work of Labour MPs '10 times harder'
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