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14kt Gold Lion Ring, Eric de Kolb

Auction:
3144B
Lot:
141
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

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Auction:
Fine Jewelry - 3144B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 25, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

14kt Gold Lion Ring, Eric de Kolb, c. 1970, 15.1 dwt, size 7 3/4 to 8, signed.

Note: Eric de Kolb (March 10, 1916-April 14, 2001) was born in Vienna to an aristocratic family. De Kolb was an artist, sculptor, fashion designer, jewelry designer, and designer of commercial packaging. He is the original creator of the Teddy Bear honey dispenser and footie pajamas with booties and snap opening for diaper change. His jewelry and sculpture shows Persian, Pre-Columbian, Greek, and Etruscan influences from examples in his own collection. His work was represented in several New York City galleries, and his ancient art replica jewelry was retailed by Bonwit Teller.
Estimate $2,000-3,000


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.

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New York City, Austrian nobility, Culture, Eric de Kolb, European people

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