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Alameda, CA, United States
DoneSat, Jun 10, 2017 5:00 PM GMT

June 10 Estate Auction

The spotlight is on fine jewelry at Michaan?s June Estate Auction. Precious gemstones set in platinum and gold, jade and coral, and many elegant timepieces will be sold. A luminous 62-carat star sapphire ring and an emerald-cut diamond of over 3 carats are among the many exceptional rings. Art Deco diamonds and romantic Victorian jewelry suites, pearls by Mikimoto and elegant black jade from Gump?s, ladies? gold wristwatches, and collectible estate pocket watches are featured. Retro and contemporary designs are also in the assortment of fine bracelets, rings, brooches and necklaces. American artists featured in this auction include Chicago surrealist Gertrude Abercrombie and the singular contemporary Napa Valley painter, Ira Yeager. Jesus Rafael de Soto of Venezuela, and Mexican artist Jesus Reyes Ferreira (also known as Chucho Reyes) are among the international names in June?s Fine Art assortment, with works by European artists such as Gianni Pisani (born 1935) and Paul C.F. Jobert (1863-1942). Rosenthal china, Royal Danish silver, and Saint-Louis crystal will be offered. Diverse collectibles include stamps and coins, Native American artifacts, and a handcrafted Kiade ?Riva? model boat. Ancient Cypriot pottery jugs, a Steinway grand piano, and furniture ranging from Directoire to Chinese rosewood are also in the June auction, alongside Chinese porcelains, snuff bottles and scroll paintings, and Japanese art and collectibles.