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“Deceptively Modern” Exhibition Preview in ForbesLife Magazine

Beth Bernstein wrote a thoughtful preview in ForbesLife Magazine about our upcoming exhibition:

Over the past several years, Peter Schaffer, Director of A La Vieille Russie has been witnessing a change in the market and he has been building a collection to meet the growing demand. He has curated Deceptively Modern: Jewelry 1940s-1980s, an exhibition sale that highlights dynamic pieces that were designed from the end of WWII through the 1980s. On view from October 23rd through November 15th, the collection features bold statement jewelry by famed designers such as Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels, Mauboussin, Gucci, and Angela Cummings, among others.