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Alphonse Mucha Job Cigarette Papers Poster, estimated at $3,000-$5,000 at Stephenson's.

Jewelry, silver, and art highlight Stephenson’s Spring Decorative Arts sale May 31

SOUTHAMPTON, PA — Nearly 500 lots of jewelry, silver, and artworks are featured in Stephenson Auction‘s Spring Decorative Arts sale on Friday, May 31. The complete catalog is available for review and bidding now at LiveAuctioneers.

The sale is topped by a 14K yellow and white gold diamond engagement ring with one round transitional-cut diamond weighting 2.39 carats. In very good condition with no visible defects, Stephenson’s estimates it at $3,000-$5,000.

Next up is a 19th-century French color lithograph for JOB (Joseph Bardou Company) cigarette papers. With artwork by Alphonse Mucha (1860-1939) depicting a woman with a cigarette in her hand against a background featuring JOB monograms, it comes complete with Ursula Hobson Fine Art Framing. Previously sold in 1994 at Freeman’s, it carries a $3,000-$5,000 estimate.

Fans of antique silver will take note of this Hunt and Roskell English sterling silver swing tea kettle on a matching stand. The kettle boasts an elaborate chased and engraved floral design with an engraved Arbuthnot family crest and an acorn finial on its lid. Dating to 1844, the kettle and stand have a $2,000-$3,000 estimate.