5 Press Releases

Tag: Edwardian

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    Jacob Adriaensz Backer’s Portrait, Fine Art, and Furniture Showcased at Hindman

    Jacob Adriaensz Backer (1608-1651) was a Dutch painter known for his quickly-completed portraits. With Rembrandt’s assistance, he excelled in his work but always adhered to portraits and nudes. Backer was especially interested in capturing hands and feet. A portrait of a woman wearing a black gown with a white collar…

    Attributed to Jacob Adriaensz Backer (Dutch, 1608-1651)
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    Estate Jewelry, Art, & Collectibles

    Leading the offerings of Kodner Galleries’ upcoming Estate Jewelry, Art, & Collectibles sale is a 169-carat diamond and platinum necklace. Designed with Old European-, emerald-, marquise-, and baguette-cut diamonds, the necklace falls in four graduated strands. Jewelry collectors can consider almost 100 lots in this auction, including an Edwardian choker…

    Chanel Agate and 18K Earrings
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    Eclectic Collection of Estates Worldwide

    During the reign of Napoleon Bonaparte in the early 19th century, French interior design experienced a shift. Decorative pieces such as mantel clocks became more ornate with the use of gilt bronze and ancient imagery, a departure from the serious English pieces popular at the time. The upcoming Eclectic Collection…

    Faberge Imperial Coronation Egg
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    Fine Art & Antiques – Day 1

    Active between 1781 and 1835, the New Hall porcelain factory was a cooperative between several Staffordshire earthenware makers. The factory pioneered a new two-stage firing process, a lower temperature biscuit firing followed by a high-temperature glost firing. The resulting product – known for its hybrid hard-paste – had a milky…

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    Important Jewelry

    In 1866, Jacob Dreicer and his wife, Gittel, immigrated to New York from Russia. Two years later, the couple opened Dreicer & Co. They were the first American jewelers to introduce the latest diamond cuts from Paris, often creating pieces equalling the better-known Parisian houses. Dreicer & Co. was liquidated…

    Raymond Yard 18kt Gold, Opal, Jade, Sapphire, and Diamond Brooch