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Art Moderne Silver Ring, Jean Despres

Auction:
3188B
Lot:
144
Sold for:
$10,455$8,500

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Auction:
Fine Jewelry - 3188B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 04, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Art Moderne Silver Ring, Jean Despres, France, geometric form in various textures, centering a hammered sphere, size 7, maker's mark and guarantee stamps, signed.

Provenance: The Andy Warhol Collection, Sotheby's New York, April 27, 1988. Pictured in Jean Despres: Jeweler, Maker and Designer of the Machine Age, Melissa Gabardi, p. 107.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

Light surface wear. Tarnish.


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

Melissa Gabardi, Andy Warhol, Arts, Counterculture of the 1960s, Hypochondriacs, Jean Despres, Maker's Mark, The Velvet Underground, Visual arts, France

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