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Tag: Karl Springer

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    Estate Jewelry, Fine Art & Collectibles

    Even though the panther debuted in Cartier jewelry in 1914, the motif did not became synonymous with the brand until the 1940s. Cartier's elegant feline was popularized and perfected by Jean Toussaint, the company’s director and a close companion of Louis Cartier. With the help of designer Peter Lemarchand, Toussaint…

    Diamond and 18K Engagement Ring
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    Known for his use of simple forms, Karl Springer’s work also often explored unusual or exotic materials. In the 1960s, Springer was discovered by the Duchess of Windsor, who then became his first collector. Shortly after she helped launch his career, he opened a showroom in New York City and…

    Verner Panton, armchair, model 270F
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    Eclectic Collection of Estates Worldwide

    The work of Georges Braque will be featured in the upcoming Eclectic Collection of Estates Worldwide Auction offered by Akiba Antiques. Braque was well known as a key founder of Cubism, alongside Pablo Picasso. However, he did not limit himself to Cubism, also exploring Impressionism, Fauvism, and some collages in…

    Philip and Kelvin Laverne Coffee Table
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    Fine Art, Jewelry, Mid Century & Antique Estate Auction

    A set of ten Mid-Century Modern chairs will be available in Clarke Auctions’ upcoming Fine Art, Jewelry, Mid Century & Antique Estate Auction. Karl Springer created these pieces with lacquered parchment by stretching and varnishing leather into a solid and defined form. The chair cushions are upholstered in giraffe-patterned fabric,…

    Fine Art, Jewelry, Mid Century & Antique Estate Auction