A Collection of Rare & Unique Vintage Jewelry, Decorative Arts & MoreAug 20, 2019 12:00 EDT - Sep 20, 2019 19:00 EDT
Vintage modernism might sound like an oxymoron, but in actuality is a distinct and quirky flash to the recent past. Lisa Cliff has spent over 25 years collecting mid-century works of art, jewelry, design, and more. The upcoming buy-now sale offered from her collection presents an exciting and accessible opportunity to own some of the oddest and most interesting pieces of post-war, design history.
Almost 400 lots are currently available, with a particular focus on contemporary jewelry and decorative arts following the 1950s. The buy-now prices range from $140 to $10,800, offering a wide spectrum of available pieces. One standout lot is a diamond and gold flower brooch and earrings set, a stunning, high-quality item from Cartier. There are numerous pieces of elegance and beauty in this sale, but these are matched by equal parts creativity and eccentricity.
Luxury rings take on unexpected shapes, covering a cube in pearls and suspending a gem midair. Modernist jewelry and sculpture take on new life in this sale, with unexpected protrusions and playful distortions abound. Whether you’re searching for fine jewelry or conversation-starting artwork or a glazed bowl shaped like a moon crater, this auction will hold something for you. Browse the full catalog and register to buy on Bidsquare.
Lot Categories:Fine Art (5), 20th Century (3), Decorative Arts (130), Collectibles (16), Jewelry (262)
# of Lots:395
Price Range:$140 to $10,800.
Interesting lots include:
|Item Image||Item Name||Estimate|
|Cartier Gold Diamond Rose Flower Brooch and Earrings Set||
|Sam Kramer Important Turquoise Sterling Silver American Modernist Necklace||
|Bennett Bean Ceramic Large Scale Vessel With Butterfly Accents||
|1960s Geometric Custom Scandinavian Modernist Pearl Silver Gold Vermeil Ring||
|Mid Century Modernist Glazed Stoneware Moon Crater Bowl||
|Doyle Lane Stoneware California Studio Pottery Orange Red Weed Vase||
- 20th Century
- Decorative Arts
- Fine Art
- Lisa Cliff Collection
- Luxury Jewelry
- Modern Art
- Modern Jewelry
- Vintage Decorative Art
- Vintage Jewelry
- Vintage Modernism
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