No Name Design at the Triennale Design Museum - Sight Unseen
The collecting of anonymous objects — and the subsequent use of those objects in creating a perfectly styled interior — has become such a staple of modern life that it’s hard to remember a time when not everyone loaded up their vans twice a year at places like Brimfield. But Franco Clivio, a former industrial designer and a lecturer at Zurich’s Schule für Gestaltung, has been amassing such objects for more than four decades. His collection — which numbers into the thousands — is on view…
Bracelet with 56 charms | Charms include those made by Ester White (Navajo), Lolita Platero (Zuni), Helen Long (Navajo), Alberto Contreras (Navajo), Jim Paywa (Zuni) plus many more Bracelet and most of the charms are sterling silver. Predominately turquoise with the occasional coral piece incorporated into a charm.
COLLECTION OF CHINESE GILT METAL, ENAMEL AND KINGFISHER FEATHER HAIRPINS AND EARPICK-HAIRPINS QING DYNASTY Variously formed as flowers and foliage, bats, birds and shou characters, decorated with pearls and coloured stones, 23cm max. (23) Provenance: a private collection, London.