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The Collection of André Leon Talley

Thu, Sep 21, 2023 10:00AM EDT
Lot 109

Pair of Mercedes Robirosa Cufflinks and Lapel Pin

Estimate: $200 - $300
Sold for

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$200 $50
$500 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000

Each piece marked 'Mercedes Robirosa'.

1 1/2 x 1 in.

Note: Mercedes Robirosa was one of Yves St. Laurents favorite models in the late 1960s and 70s. Laurent chose Robirosa to model the Mondrian dress, which is in the permanent collection of the Metropolitan Museums Costume Institute. After her modeling career, Karl Lagerfeld hired her to design jewelry for Chanel. Four years later, she went out on her own designing her jewelry collection. 


All in overall good condition.

Not withstanding this report or any discussion concerning condition of a lot, all lots are offered and sold "as is" in accordance with our conditions of sale.

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The Collection of André Leon Talley