Luxury Design, Past & Present
Gold Brooch with Pearls & Enamel Brooch circa 1980 by William Harper, an American jeweler. The brooch measures 3.875 inches long and 1.625 wide. This piece has impressed marks on reverse.
William Harper work has been shown in solo gallery exhibitions from New York City to Trondheim, Norway. His jewelry was prominently featured in the recent book "One of a Kind: American Art Jewelry Today" by Susan Grant Lewin. His work is in the collections of the American Craft Museum, Boston's Museum of Fine Arts, the Cleveland Museum of Art, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Harper is also represented in the Vatican Museum and the Victoria and Albert Museum in London