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704: VICTORIAN AMETHYST & SEED PEARL BROOCH I
1026: CARTIER DECO RUBY DIAMOND JABOT PIN1009: PERIOD MAUBOUSSIN DIAMOND PLATINUM 15 C
Lambertville, NJ, United States
DoneSun, Dec 15, 2002 1:00 AM UTC

Antique & Fine Jewelry Auction

This auction features over 300 lots of antique and fine jewelry with estimates ranging from $150 to $20,000, each chosen for its aesthetic merit, timeless quality and enduring value. One highlight of the sale is a period Tiffany platinum moonstone and sapphire pendant, estimated at $8,000 and $10,000. A Victorian bracelet with diamonds, black enamel, and cats-eye chrysoberyls, totaling 45.5 carats, will be offered for $3,000 to $5,000, along with a matching brooch with 20 carats of chrysoberyls for $2,500 to $3,500. An Arts and Crafts brooch in 18 karat gold with rubies and diamonds is expected to bring between $6,000 and $8,000 while a 14 karat gold Griffin pin by Riker Brothers is estimated at $400 to $500. Other notable pieces include a diamond and platinum /”Reflections/” brooch by T.H. Maubaussin of Paris, a French Art Nouveau sterling lavalier with plique á jour, a selection of Victorian seed pearl brooches, $200-$400, a yellow gold ruby and diamond lady’s ring with enamel, $1,200-$1,500, and a pair of Edwardian diamond ear pendants in platinum, estimated at $1,500 to $2,000. Several lots of accessories, timepieces and objects of vertu, chosen with the jeweler’s eye are being offered, among them a Buccellati ivory and silver vase with reeded leaf decoration, 8-1/2/” x 5/”, estimated at $5,000 to $6,000, a Russian silver and gold box with carved Nephrite lid with white guilloche enamel and marks for Third Artel, $1,200-$1,500. Also featured is a banded agate ovoid ring dish with ruby, turquoise, and 18 karat yellow gold mount by Schlumberger, $1,800-$2,200, a Mother of Pearl and sterling oyster set in a fitted box by Hutton and Sons, Ltd., circa 1896, $1,500-$2,000, and a cut crystal jewelry coffer, 8/” x 5/” x 7/”, with Doré bronze mounts, $600-$800.