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Auction archive: Lot number 136 136

18kt Gold, Onyx, and Diamond Ring, Barbara Anton 18kt Gold, Onyx, and Diamond Ring, Barbara Anton

Estimate
US$1,200 - US$1,800
Price realised:
US$2,583
Auction archive: Lot number 136 136

18kt Gold, Onyx, and Diamond Ring, Barbara Anton 18kt Gold, Onyx, and Diamond Ring, Barbara Anton

Estimate
US$1,200 - US$1,800
Price realised:
US$2,583
Beschreibung:

18kt Gold, Onyx, and Diamond Ring, Barbara Anton, c. 1970s, set with an oval cabochon raised by pave-set diamond prongs over an onyx tablet, 15.7 dwt, lg. 1 1/4 in., size 6 1/4, signed. Note: A Graduate Gemologist, Barbara Anton (April 3, 1926-May 20, 2007) took some engineering courses while attending Antioch College for journalism. In a 2005 interview she stated that while she preferred writing, "I guess the engineering background helped because I won 23 International Awards for Excellence in Jewelry Design." These include the Diamonds International Award and The Highest Award from The Cultured Pearl Associations of America and Japan. Anton studied jewelry design at the Museum of Modern Art and The Gemological Institute of America. As a hobby she enjoyed flower arranging - she was founder and past president of The Pocono Mountain Garden Club, and was granted accreditation to teach Japanese flower arrangement.

Auction archive: Lot number 136 136
Auction:
Datum:
25 Sep 2018
Auction house:
Bonhams | Skinner
Park Plaza 63
Boston, MA 02116
United States
+1 (0)617 3505400
+1 (0)617 3505429
Beschreibung:

18kt Gold, Onyx, and Diamond Ring, Barbara Anton, c. 1970s, set with an oval cabochon raised by pave-set diamond prongs over an onyx tablet, 15.7 dwt, lg. 1 1/4 in., size 6 1/4, signed. Note: A Graduate Gemologist, Barbara Anton (April 3, 1926-May 20, 2007) took some engineering courses while attending Antioch College for journalism. In a 2005 interview she stated that while she preferred writing, "I guess the engineering background helped because I won 23 International Awards for Excellence in Jewelry Design." These include the Diamonds International Award and The Highest Award from The Cultured Pearl Associations of America and Japan. Anton studied jewelry design at the Museum of Modern Art and The Gemological Institute of America. As a hobby she enjoyed flower arranging - she was founder and past president of The Pocono Mountain Garden Club, and was granted accreditation to teach Japanese flower arrangement.

Auction archive: Lot number 136 136
Auction:
Datum:
25 Sep 2018
Auction house:
Bonhams | Skinner
Park Plaza 63
Boston, MA 02116
United States
+1 (0)617 3505400
+1 (0)617 3505429
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