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Auction archive: Lot number 700

18kt Gold and Ebony Earclips, Christopher Walling18kt Gold and Ebony Earclips, Christopher Walling

Estimate
US$1,000 - US$1,500
Price realised:
US$1,680
Auction archive: Lot number 700

18kt Gold and Ebony Earclips, Christopher Walling18kt Gold and Ebony Earclips, Christopher Walling

Estimate
US$1,000 - US$1,500
Price realised:
US$1,680
Beschreibung:

18kt Gold and Ebony Earclips, Christopher Walling, the ridged ebony domes on conforming mounts, lg. 1 1/2 in., signed. Note: Christopher Walling, a self-taught jeweler, began creating Minoan-style jewelry at the age of eight with twisted telephone wire. An appreciation for minimalism is evident in his jewelry. He often uses baroque pearls in his work, his trademark stone. His creations have been featured in two PBS documentaries; the Nova program, 'Mystique of the Pearl' and the Nature special 'Diamonds.' His jewelry is worn by numerous public figures including Renee Taylor, Danielle Steele, Kathleen Turner, and the late Elizabeth Taylor. Additionally, Walling's work has been exhibited in museums throughout the United States, and an abalone pearl named for him was exhibited at the Smithsonian in Washington D.C.

Auction archive: Lot number 700
Auction:
Datum:
10 Dec 2013
Auction house:
Bonhams | Skinner
Park Plaza 63
Boston, MA 02116
United States
+1 (0)617 3505400
+1 (0)617 3505429
Beschreibung:

18kt Gold and Ebony Earclips, Christopher Walling, the ridged ebony domes on conforming mounts, lg. 1 1/2 in., signed. Note: Christopher Walling, a self-taught jeweler, began creating Minoan-style jewelry at the age of eight with twisted telephone wire. An appreciation for minimalism is evident in his jewelry. He often uses baroque pearls in his work, his trademark stone. His creations have been featured in two PBS documentaries; the Nova program, 'Mystique of the Pearl' and the Nature special 'Diamonds.' His jewelry is worn by numerous public figures including Renee Taylor, Danielle Steele, Kathleen Turner, and the late Elizabeth Taylor. Additionally, Walling's work has been exhibited in museums throughout the United States, and an abalone pearl named for him was exhibited at the Smithsonian in Washington D.C.

Auction archive: Lot number 700
Auction:
Datum:
10 Dec 2013
Auction house:
Bonhams | Skinner
Park Plaza 63
Boston, MA 02116
United States
+1 (0)617 3505400
+1 (0)617 3505429
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