DoneTue, Apr 20, 2004 8:00 AM EDT
New York, NY, USA
Important Estate Jewelry
The sale will offer luxurious jewelry that spans the Antique, Victorian, Edwardian, Art Nouveau, Art Deco and Modern eras. There will also be an array of fine wrist and pocket watches, cuff links and objets de vertu. Among the makers represented in the sale are Antonini, Baume & Mercier, Benrus, Bigelow Kennard, Boucheron, Brevetta, Buccellati, Bucherer, Bulgari, Carrera y Carrera, Cartier, Charriol, Chaumet, Croton, Dunhill, Ebel, Elgin, E.M. Gattle & Co., Golayl, Gubelin, Hamilton, Samuel Kirk, Kohn, Georg Jensen, Lalaounis, Lalique, LeCoultre, Elizabeth Locke, Longines, Lucien Piccard, Manfredi, Robert Lee Morris, Movado, Nardi, Omega, Patek Phillippe, Perfect Parts, Piaget, Pomellato, Rolex, Schlumberger, Schultz, Tiffany & Co., Ullman, Vacheron, Van Cleef & Arpels, Waltham, David Webb, Harry Winston, Helen Woodhull, Yard and David Yurman. A feature of the auction will be a private collection of Edwardian Old Mine diamond jewelry descended in the family of the consignor. Highlighting the collection is a fine Edwardian Old Mine diamond pin / pendant, circa 1912, in a stylized garland design. Also included are three Old Mine diamond rings, circa 1915, by the Fifth Avenue jeweler E.M. Gattle & Co. During the early 20th century, E.M. Gattle & Co. was one of New York’s premier jewelers. The rings include two three-stone diamond rings and one two-stone diamond ring. Notable offerings from other collections and estates include a delicate Edwardian diamond and emerald basket pin / pendant, a diamond ring centered by a fancy yellow diamond of approx. two carats, and a single owner collection of charming antique Swiss enamel cameo suites and brooches.