Christie’s announced this week it is has scheduled a series of public exhibitions and special events leading up to the sale of the collection of Elizabeth Taylor, who passed away March 23. The tour will culminate in New York in early December with a special ten-day, museum-quality exhibition of Elizabeth Taylor’s jewelry, fashion, accessories, decorative arts and memorabilia, followed by four consecutive days of auctions.
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The cornerstone of the sale was the remarkable 1960s Emilio Pucci collection of Lorna Dwyer-Carfano, a Pucci model during the 1960s. Bidders pounced on everything from contemporary designer pieces, such as a stunning pink Chanel jacket with pink and gold logo button that brought $430 to iconic genre pieces such as the 1960s Nina Ricci red wool dress that sold for $370.
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Marilyn Monroe – perhaps the most famous movie star in recent memory – and her famous white dress from “The Seven Year Itch,” shown in background of this photograph – is considered to be one of the greatest movie costume … Read More +
Available at shop.collect.com BURBANK, Calif. — Continuing their long tradition of organizing specialty shows, Caskey Lees has announced a new vintage costume jewelry and vintage fashion event scheduled to debut July 10 at Pickwick Gardens in Burbank. More than 60 … Read More +
Appraiser and author Caroline Ashleigh has been a featured appraiser on the popular television show, “Antiques Roadshow,” since 1997, and HGTV, and has been featured in publications such as “Forbes Magazine,” “The New York Times” and “Art and Antiques.” Caroline … Read More +
Profiles in History announces the sale of the largest collection of Hollywood costumes and props in the world. For the first time in 50 years, the private collection owned by screen legend Debbie Reynolds will be made available to the … Read More +
Having met and worked with Cari and the cast on the show Cash & Cari, I can attest to the fact that there is a familial atmosphere built upon long-standing relationships. And like many families, they seem to work extraordinarily well together in a sort of charmingly dysfunctional way. Cari recently held a Q&A session with fans and the media, touching on the show, her business and her personal collections.
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A dress worn by Prince William’s fiancee Kate Middleton at a university fashion show in 2002, which reportedly sparked the royal’s interest in his bride-to-be, fetched $105,000. Including commission, the see-through mesh slip dress designed by Charlotte Todd sold for … Read More +
My client, and stage and screen star Debbie Reynolds, has been a life long movie buff and the custodian of an enormous Hollywood memorabilia collection, valued at over 50 million dollars. Throughout her lifetime, she has had a passion for … Read More +
I wrote an article on my own collecting interests (“What’s on Tap,” Antique Trader, Nov. 25, 2009) and received a number of contacts from readers with Knapstein brewery items and stories. It’s great to know there are still wonderful items … Read More +