William Harper - Design New York Thursday, June 9, 2016 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    June Schwarcz, California

  • Literature

    Helen W. Drutt English and Peter Dormer, Jewelry of our Time: Art, Ornament and Obsession, New York, 1995, p. 303 for a similar example
    Janet Koplos and Bruce Metcalf, Makers: A History of American Studio Craft, Asheville, 2010, p. 342 for a similar example

  • Catalogue Essay

    William Harper’s works are included in the permanent collections of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; the Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, New York; Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, North Carolina; Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pennsylvania; Victoria and Albert Museum, London; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut; The Vatican Museum, Vatican City, and the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC among others.

Property from the Estate of June Schwarcz


Brooch, “Ripe Blossom IV”

Cloisonné enamel, gold, silver.
3 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 3/8 in. (8.9 x 3.8 x 1 cm)
Underside incised William Harper 1992/RIPE BLOSSOM IV.

$6,000 - 8,000 

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New York Auction 9 June 2016