11 February 2003
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A GROUP OF DIAMOND AND FRESHWATER PEARL JEWELRY
Comprising a bar brooch, set with circular-cut diamonds, mounted in platinum and gold, (illustrated); a bracelet, designed as a series of baroque freshwater pearl links, spaced by rose-cut diamond links, mounted in silver and gold, 8 ins.; and a bracelet, centering upon a navette-shaped plaque, accented by old mine-cut diamonds, to the curb-link chain, mounted in gold, 6 ins. (plaque with pin stem attachment and pendant hoop) (3)
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THE ESTATE OF JUNE BAUMGARDNER GELBART
What can we learn from Oscar Wilde’s note to the poet Pierre Louÿs inside this first edition of his only novel?
Photographer Douglas Kirkland on the night in 1961 he ‘made magic’ with Marilyn Monroe — and the camera that captured it all