Tuesday, 2 June 2020

Gems from the Merriweather Post Collection

“Spectacular Gems and Jewelry from the Merriweather Post Collection” opened to the public on June 10, 2017. The exhibit included 50 pieces of jewelry that Marjorie Merriweather Post collected from the 1920s through the 1970s. The cereal heiress, founder of General Foods and former wife of E.F. Hutton was once the wealthiest woman in America.
Oscar Heyman circa 1929
Her magnificent jewelry collection included important jewels of royal provenance and countless masterpieces specially commissioned from Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels, and Harry Winston.

Harry Winston