NEW YORK – On March 30, Jasper52 will present an auction loaded with choice items exclusively from the prestigious Miami Beach Antique Show. From iconic Van Cleef & Arpels Alhambra jewelry to an exquisite museum-quality clock and garniture set, this special online auction features only the best in jewelry, watches, decorative art and fine art. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.
The auction will open with a set of Van Cleef & Arpels Alhambra angel skin coral earrings set in 18K gold, which is expected to sell for $8,000-$10,000. Six lots of Van Cleef & Arpels Alhambra are offered including a limited edition Alhambra Bois D’amourette 18K rose gold necklace in excellent condition (est. $23,000-$28,000).
More than a dozen wristwatches are offered in the auction including a women’s Patek Philippe Ladies Twenty~4 watch in 18k yellow gold with 45 round brilliant cut diamonds,10 of which are on the watch face (est. $23,000-$28,000).
Worthy of the Palace of Versailles is a Louis XVI Barbedienne clock and garniture set in gold-plated bronze. The clock, which stands 32 inches tall, chimes on the hour and half hour (est. $66,000-$79,000).
Gaston Sébire (1920-2001) was a French painter of seascapes, landscapes, still lifes and flowers. His oil on canvas painting titled Pluie au Havre depicts of view of the French port city’s harbor on a rainy day (est. $3,000-$3,500).
Russian antiques offered in the auction include a Faberge kovsh in agate and yellow gold. Finnish-born Erik Kollin (1836–1901) crafted the traditional Russian drinking vessel in St. Petersburg. Kollin worked for August Holmström and for Carl Fabergé and was soon put in charge of all Fabergé workshops, a post he held until 1886. The kovsh is in excellent condition and valued at $12,000-$15,000.
From Milan, Italy, an elegant Buccellati silver centerpiece in the Prestigio pattern is 12¼ inches and comes with its original case ($7,000-$8,000).
The 500-lot Miami Beach Antique Show auction will be held Saturday, March 30, starting at 7 p.m. Eastern time.