New ArrivalsCartier, Bhagat,Antique Earrings& Suzanne Belperron
ON THE SHELF
Kay Thompson, who lived at the Plaza Hotel in New York City, became most notable as the author of the Eloise series of children's books, which were supposedly inspired by the antics of her goddaughter Liza Minnelli. However, whenever asked if this was true Thompson always responded, "I am Eloise". This 1955 first edition marks our initial introduction to the adventurous six year old.
FD IN FOCUS
Fabergé played a leading role in Russian and European decorative art during the late 19th and early 20th century. Working for the Russian Imperial Court, Fabergé was able to make a wealth of fine objects, some simple and some elaborate, but all inventively designed and meticulously executed. Fabergé believed that the intrinsic value of an object was its design, and not necessarily the number or carat weight of the stones or the amount of gold that was used.
ON THE WALL
Gripped by the suicide of Marilyn Monroe, James Rosenquist created a stylized, fragmented, and inverted portrait of Monroe superimposed with the trademark script of the Coca-Cola logo. By fragmenting Monroe’s image and combining her with another popular product, Rosenquist is commenting on how her life and career had been consumed by her superstar status.