NEW YORK – More than 600 lots of fine jewelry, watches and decorative art are offered in an online auction taking place Wednesday, May 29, through Jasper52. Names synonymous with the highest quality design and craftsmanship are presented: Tiffany & Co., Buccellati, Rolex and Jaeger-Lecoultre, to name a few. Bid absentee or live online exclusively through LiveAuctioneers.
Among the top lots in estate jewelry is a 1960s Tiffany & Co. 18k gold and diamond ring by the renowned designer Jean Schlumberger (above). The ring features a 2.06 heart-shaped diamond of F color and VS1 clarity and 14 round diamonds weighing approximately 0.28 carats. It is expected to sell for $34,000-$41,000.
From Buccellati, the design house founded in Milan in 1919, is a pair of contemporary 18K gold earrings set with 2.00 carats of G/VS diamonds (below). The earrings measure 1½ inches long and a half-inch wide and weigh 10.79 grams. They are marked “Buccellati 18KT Italy E 4577” ($5,500-$7,000).
Approximately 30 luxury watches are offered in the auction. For the ladies, there is a Jaeger-Lecoultre Grande Reverso ultra-thin watch with diamonds that has not been worn (est. $9,000-$11,000).
An original Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date GMT-Master exhibits light wear that can be expected on a watch made in 1984. The watch is in a fully working order and is in good vintage condition (est. $10,000-$12,000).
A rare and beautiful large Victorian bowl of Britannia silver is decorated with elegant fluting alternating between two ornate cartouches. The fixed rim has cherub faces for decorative highlights. The bowl is in excellent condition and valued at $8,000-$10,000.
French furniture is also a highlight of this huge auction. An unusual Louis XV-style mirror measuring more than 4 feet tall was made in France in the 1980s. Original and in excellent condition, this unusual piece is estimated to bring $1,000-$1,200.
The Jasper52 auction will by held Wednesday, May 29, beginning at 4 p.m. Eastern time.