There’s no greater modern-day fairytale village than Carmel-by-the-Sea in California. This community features a number of charming homes built in the 1920s by Hugh Comstock. It all began when the architect’s wife asked him to build her a doll house as a show room for the rag dolls she sold, and the result was ‘Hansel’, above.
Callot Soeurs Green Orientalist Ensemble French, 1920s The tunic and skirt trimmed with Chinese inspired multicolored flowers, labeled: Callot Soeurs/ Paris/Nouvelle Marque Deposee. Good condition, waist alteration. Sold for $650
Art Deco Carved Jade, Platinum, Cabochon Sapphire and Diamond Box The square jade box carved with a bird perched on a blossoming tree, with stylized platinum buckle hinges and clasp set with rose-cut diamonds, centering 6 round cabochon sapphires, circa 192