Monday, January 14, 2008

Getting Kozy

Love among the (Egyptian) ruins: Carla Bruni and Nicolas Sarkozy

Its been quite some time since we've had such an engaging couple to replicate. The following are a few examples, of the most relevant sort, ranging from the ridiculous to the absurd. Poor Josie's not on the reverse of the cup just below, afraid she only qualified for the underplate. Polychrome, polyandry... tomato, tomahto.

An Austrian painted and parcel-gilt porcelain jelly jar, circa 1900

French Connection, California-based ceramist Tom Hatton's recent take on the doomed couple

Mattel's Joséphine Barbie. I had no idea they made one.

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