Year of the Horse


James Doran Webb

The British sculptor creates furniture and animal sculptures from driftwood. The animal series are created both life-sized and in miniature. Rearing Stallion (below), on display at the Oakley Court Hotel, Windsor, UK. Steeplechase, a tabletop sculpture of driftwood and stainless steel (above) US$6,500.

 Untitled37Vacheron Constantin Legend of the Chinese Zodiac

Drawing inspiration from the art of paper-cutting, or jianzhi, the finely crafted central horse sits on a face of leaf motifs – a classic in Chinese iconography. Calibre 2460 G4, with hands-free time display through the four apertures. Limited to 12 pieces in 18k pink gold and 12 pieces in platinum. www.vacheron constantin.complatinum.


Puma Suede pack

The sports brand’s classic Suede silhouettes – PUMA Suede and PUMA Suede Mid – are reimagined in richly coloured copper and chocolate-brown hues, with the Chinese character for ‘horse’ embroidered on the tongue and etched on a wooden chess piece that hangs on the eyelet.

 Untitled42Australian Lunar Series gold coins

99.99% pure gold in 1oz, 1/4oz and 1/10oz sizes. 1oz gold proof coloured edition (shown) AU$2,695



Special-edition ‘Year of the Horse’ fountain pen features an 18k gold nib and 23k gold-plated overlays within the polished translucent imperial-red lacquer. US$450


Shanghai Tang & Moleskine

Limited-edition notebook, embossed with a Tangram horse pattern. A5, 240 pages. US$51.60


Society6 throw pillows

1. Mark Ashkenazi, 2. Harry Leung, 3. Kate Fitzpatrick 16 x 16 – US$20, 20 x 20 US$28.


Sk8-Hi Reissue

Thematic Sk8-Hi Reissue iteration mocked up in ‘Chili Pepper’ red pony-hair upper with tonal red suede.

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