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14kt Gold and Faience Brooch, Ed Wiener

Auction:
3015B
Lot:
10
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

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Auction:
Fine Jewelry - 3015B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
June 27, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

14kt Gold and Faience Brooch, Ed Wiener, c. 1970, centering an Ancient Egyptian faience eye, wd. 1 1/2 in., signed.

Note: Inspired by the work of Sam Kramer and Frank Rebajes, Ed Wiener became a studio jeweler in the 1940s, with establishments in Provincetown, on Cape Cod, and New York City.
From the collection of Susan Freeman, a renowned collector of jewelry and couture. She herself designed and produced jewelry in the 1970s; her creations were sold at various New York venues including Henri Bendel, H&J Blitz, and The Stevens Gallery, as well as to private clients. Susan and her jewelry were featured in the "Lookout" section of People magazine in May of 1974. With her husband, Cliff Freeman, Susan traveled the world collecting the rare, unusual, and beautiful.
Estimate $1,500-2,000


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Henri Bendel, People Magazine, Cliff Freeman, Susan Freeman, Sam Kramer, Frank Rebajes, Cape Cod, Egyptian faience, Pottery, Provincetown, Massachusetts, New York City, Provincetown

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