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New York, NY, United States
DoneTue, Jul 12, 2005 1:00 PM GMT

Fine Jewelry and Doyle at Home

The JULY 12 session will offer FINE JEWELRY and CONTENTS OF ABANDONED SAFE DEPOSIT BOXES by order of Washington Mutual and the Bank of New York. The sale features diamond and colored stone jewelry, fine wrist and pocket watches, numerous US and foreign coins, currency, and costume jewelry. Among the highlights are an elegant diamond bracelet (lot 115); a pair of ruby, sapphire, emerald and diamond flower earclips (lot 216); a diamond ring with one round diamond approx. 1.75 cts (lot 220); a black enamel, diamond and pearl bangle (lot 223); an emerald and diamond necklace an pair of earrings (lot 409); a pair of peridot and diamond pendant earrings (lot 428); a two-color gold and diamond necklace (lot 467); a gold, aqaumarine, beryl and morganite nugget bead necklace (lot 554); and a sapphire and diamond ring with an oval sapphire approx. 2.20 cts (lot 589). The JULY 13 session offers DOYLE AT HOME: FINE FURNITURE, DECORATIONS AND PAINTINGS, including VICTORIAN DECORATIVE ARTS. Among the fine art selection are works by Grosvenor (George G.)Thomas (lot 1003); Barney Tobey (lot 1010); John R. Grabach (lot 1018); Rudolph A. Voelcker (lot 1021); and John William Reilly (lot 1023), as well as a series of large steeple chase murals (lot 1014). The furniture and decorative arts section includes a Louis XV style carved oak armoire (lot 1137); several sets of dining chairs; a George II style giltwood mirror (lot 1304); an American Queen Anne style highboy (lot 1452); a pair of Louis XVI style bronze and marble cassoulettes (lot 1441); and a pair of monumental garden urns (lot 1466); as well as prints, porcelain, silver, rugs, and numerous sets of leather bindings.