Growing up in Argentina, Gustavo Olivieri would go to auctions with his father, who gave him reign over the bidder’s paddle. So it’s perhaps inevitable that Olivieri would become such an admired dealer of rare and collectible artwork, books, furniture, and lighting. An architect by training, he’s a collector by avocation, and his shops in Miami, East Hampton, and New York City are proof of his passion for beauty.
Ornate goldtone metal necklace prong set with blue
oval faceted glass stones and embellished with small round faceted stones and off-white enameling, circa 1940. Pendant, 3.25"L x 2.35"W. Unsigned. Minimal wear.
1940s Victorian Revival-style heavy goldtone metal necklace set
with molded green stones, faux-pearls, and faceted purple glass stones. Centerpiece, 2.25"L x 1.55"W. Adjustable clasp. Minimal wear.
Goldtone and silvertone textured leaves necklace with spring
ring clasp. Marked "Napier." Center leaf, 2.25"L. An identical necklace is shown on page 508 of Melinda L. Lewis & Henry Swen's book "The Napier Co.: Defining 20th Century American Costume Jewelry." ...