13 avril 2017

18 Karat Gold, Platinum and Diamond Necklace and Bracelet, Designed by George Headley, Los Angeles

Lot 199. 18 Karat Gold, Platinum and Diamond Necklace and Bracelet, Designed by George Headley, Los Angeles, the Necklace Retailed by Paul Flato, the Bracelet Retailed by Laykin et Cie, circa 1943. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's.  The flexible necklace designed as a graduated line of flowering vines accented by an off-set diamond bow, the leaves and bow set with old mine and old European-cut diamonds weighing approximately 30.10 carats, length 15½ inches; circa 1941; the... [Lire la suite]

14 mars 2015

'Bent, Cast, and Forged: The Jewelry of Harry Bertoia' on view at the Cranbrook Art Museum

Ornamental Centipede. Harry Bertoia, Circa 1942, Hammered brass. Gift of George Gough Booth and Ellen Scripps Booth through The Cranbrook Foundation. CAM 1943.12. Photo by R. H. Hensleigh and Tim Thayer. BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MICH.- Cranbrook Art Museum announces that the exhibition Bent, Cast, and Forged: The Jewelry of Harry Bertoia will open on March 14, 2015. This is the first Museum exhibition devoted exclusively to Harry Bertoia’s designs for jewelry. It will run through November 29, 2015.  Bertoia (b.... [Lire la suite]