NEW YORK – A selection of fine jewelry from renowned jewelers such as Tiffany, Van Cleef & Arpels and Oscar Heyman were back in the spotlight at Capo Auction Fine Art and Antiques’ March 25 spring auction. Absentee and Internet live bidding was available through LiveAuctioneers.
The much anticipated jewelry portion of the auction saw the bidding escalate in the room, online and on the phones. The top seller of the day included a pair of Van Cleef & Arpels coral earrings, 18K yellow gold, chandelier earrings (above), each with 20 coral cabochons, accented with round diamonds, approximately 4.0 carats, and suspending five faceted pear cut amethysts. The signed Van Cleef & Arpels earrings sold for $21,600.
A unique Tiffany & Co. Art Deco platinum and diamond ring (below), circa 1935, set with a cent round diamond, approximately 1.60 carats, accented with round diamonds and calibre sapphires, sold for $9,000.
An Oscar Heyman sapphire and diamond ring of platinum and 18K white gold (below) sold for $8,400.
Capo also sold a stunning emerald ring, 18k yellow white ring, with a central oval faceted emerald weighing 3.54 carats surrounded by round diamonds, for $2,400.
A set of three Franz Hagenauer metal jazz figures, circa 1935, stamped “Franz Hagenauer Wein” and “Made in Austria,” sold for $4,800.
In the silver arena, a Mexican silver coffee and tea set, consisting of a coffee pot, teapot, milk jug, sugar bowl and waste bowl, total 6,210 grams, sold for $2,400.
Featured Asian items included a set of three Chinese carved turquoise figures, consisting of a standing maiden, a seated deity and a seated Buddha, which sold for $3,600.
Two Chinese carved coral figures (below), each modeled as a standing maiden on a carved wood stand, brought $2,400.
For details contact Capo Auction at 718-433-3710.