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EDISON, N.J. — A Van Cleef & Arpels gold and diamond bracelet ran the book up to $31,050 at Bodnar’s June 24 estate jewelry sale. In 18K gold, the bracelet featured 54 round diamonds spaced in six equidistant sections around the flexible band.,
EDISON, N.J. — A Van Cleef & Arpels gold and diamond bracelet ran the book up to $31,050 at Bodnar’s June 24 estate jewelry sale. In 18K gold, the bracelet featured 54 round diamonds spaced in six equidistant sections around the flexible band.The sale featured just under 100 lots of fine estate jewelry that spanned […],
CHESTER, N.Y. — Humor stoked the fire at Jenack’s military, firearms and taxidermy sale as a Victorian taxidermy diorama featuring two squirrels playing cards over a table took the top lot at $4,012.,
CHESTER, N.Y. — Humor stoked the fire at Jenack’s military, firearms and taxidermy sale as a Victorian taxidermy diorama featuring two squirrels playing cards over a table took the top lot at $4,012.The sale proved to be a macabre lover’s dream. Exhibited in the Morbid Anatomy Museum’s final exhibit, a rare two-headed calf taxidermy mount […],

Video: House Of Worth Gown Revived At The Met - Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:47:36 +0000

NEW YORK CITY — Conservators at The Costume Institute Conservation Laboratory at the Metropolitan Museum of Art do their best to keep works original. While the goal of conservation does not normally include restorative treatments, sometimes they are necessary.,

Video: House Of Worth Gown Revived At The Met - Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:46:50 +0000

NEW YORK CITY — Conservators at The Costume Institute Conservation Laboratory at the Metropolitan Museum of Art do their best to keep works original. While the goal of conservation does not normally include restorative treatments, sometimes they are necessary. That was the case with a 1898 House of Worth silk ball gown that came to […],
HUDSON, N.Y. — Stair Galleries offered property from the Manhattan apartment of Rolling Stones’ guitarist Keith Richards and his model wife Patti Hansen on Saturday, June 24.,
HUDSON, N.Y. — Stair Galleries offered property from the Manhattan apartment of Rolling Stones’ guitarist Keith Richards and his model wife Patti Hansen on Saturday, June 24. And just as the couple’s brilliantly colorful Upper East Side apartment was conceived by Hansen as a European jewel box, filled with Italian, French and English furniture, decorations […],
NEW YORK CITY — On Thursday evening, July 22, Kestenbaum & Company offered a diverse group of Judaica to collectors, dealers and incunabula lovers all over the world.,
NEW YORK CITY — On Thursday evening, July 22, Kestenbaum & Company offered a diverse group of Judaica to collectors, dealers and incunabula lovers all over the world. The top lot of the evening was an important second incunable edition of Jacob ben Asher’s halachic code, Arba’ah Turim [The Four Orders of the Jewish Code […],