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Art Deco Platinum and Diamond Dress Set

Auction:
3188B
Lot:
145
Sold for:
$5,228$4,250

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

Description:

Art Deco Platinum and Diamond Dress Set, a pair of cuff links, four vest buttons, and three shirt studs, 27.8 dwt.

Provenance: Bequest from Joseph H. Hirshhorn, (1899-1981) financier, philanthropist and benefactor of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. to his grandson.
The gift is documented in Little Man in a Big Hurry, The Life of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, Uranium King and Art Collector, Gene Hirshhorn LePere, Vantage Press, New York, p. 257.

Estimate $1,500-2,000


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Keywords

vantage press, Joseph H. Hirshhorn, Uranium King, Culture of Washington, D.C., Hirschhorn, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Joseph Hirshhorn, Stockbrokers, Visual arts, Washington, D.C.

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