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New York, NY, United States
DoneWed, Apr 12, 2006 1:00 PM GMT

Important Estate Jewelry

The April 12 auction will offer Important Estate Jewelry from a variety of prominent estates and collections. The sale will offer almost 500 lots of dazzling jewelry spanning the Antique, Victorian, Edwardian, Art Nouveau, Art Deco and Modern eras by some of the world’s most prestigious makers, including Van Cleef & Arpels, Cartier, Boucheron, Bulgari, Schlumberger, Buccellati, David Webb, Verdura, Yard and Tiffany & Co. Also featured will be fine watches and objets de vertu, including elegant compacts, cigarette cases and cufflinks. A special section of the sale will be devoted to fine jewelry from the Estate of Claire Vogelman (lots 1454-1465). Featured pieces from the Vogelman Collection include an exquisite turquoise and diamond necklace and earclips by Van Cleef & Arpels (lots 1465 and 1464), a group of diamond and carved emerald jewelry (lots 1459-1462), and a selection of signature designs by David Webb. Highlighting the property of other owners is an Art Deco platinum, diamond, emerald and ruby pendant necklace and pair of earrings signed H. Lyon et Ses Fils (lot 1480). Among the stunning Art Deco bracelets to be offered are a diamond bracelet composed of octagonal-shaped panels (lot 1477); a cabochon sapphire, sapphire and diamond bracelet (lot 1478); and a diamond and emerald bracelet (lot 1476). Other notable pieces include a diamond cluster clip brooch (lot 1475) and a diamond clip brooch in a stylized leaf design (lot 1474).