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Peony brooch
Designed by Van Cleef & Arpels
Paris, France, 1937
Gold, platinum, diamonds, Mystery Set rubies
Van Cleef & Arpels Collection
Photo by Patrick Gries/Van Cleef & Arpels
On view in "Set in Style: The Jewelry of Van Cleef & Arpels" at the Cooper-Hewitt
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by Brook S. Mason

1. The other Kravis
The most important design collector west of the Mississippi? Hands down, it’s the relatively quiet George R. Kravis II, whose brother Henry and his Museum of Modern Art chairwoman wife Marie-Josée have long secured art-world headlines. Now, George and his collection are close to garnering their rightful center-stage position in the international spotlight.