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Van Cleef and Arpels 18K gold, diamond, and black onyx double scallop demi-paure set (est. $90,000-$150,000). Image courtesy of Dallas Auction Gallery.

Van Cleef and Arpels add shine to Dallas Auction Gallery’s Apr. 20 sale

Van Cleef and Arpels 18K gold, diamond, and black onyx double scallop demi-paure set (est. $90,000-$150,000). Image courtesy of Dallas Auction Gallery.
Van Cleef and Arpels 18K gold, diamond, and black onyx double scallop demi-paure set (est. $90,000-$150,000). Image courtesy of Dallas Auction Gallery.
DALLAS – With the price of gold hitting record highs, Dallas Auction Gallery is offering a gentle reminder that consumers should do their homework before selling gold jewelry and accessories. Tough economic times and compelling gold exchange infomercials have created a jewelry-selling craze, but savvy sellers should think twice before putting unwanted or old jewelry in an envelope. Dallas Auction Gallery will offer over 75 lots of estate jewelry in the April 20 auction. LiveAuctioneers will provide Internet live bidding.

Kathi Shuford, vice president of Dallas Auction Gallery, says, “Jewelry sold at a live auction is exposed to an international audience. Collectors of high-end and signed jewelry are Internet savvy. They understand the value of signed and period pieces and comb the on-line auction catalogs of high-end reputable auction houses for these valuable pieces. We are proud to be able to give our clients the opportunity to buy important estate pieces in our April 20 auction. The most preeminent lot in this sale is the Van Cleef and Arpels 18K gold, diamond, and black onyx double scallop demi-paure set that is consigned from a local Dallas collector, estimated to sell between $90,000-$150,000.”

The April auction will also feature fine art, Chinese art and antiques, an impressive collection of estate silver, fine furniture, and more. Highlights from the sale include:

  • 18K gold, diamond and Columbian emerald ring, the Columbian emerald, 7.0 carats, stamped, “18K PNB” (est. $6,000-$10,000).
  • French platinum and diamond bracelet having 106 round brilliant cut diamonds, French eagle hallmark (est. $13,000-$20,000).
  • Chinese Qing carved jade water pot depicting three boys surrounding a large hollowed guava shaped vase carved with five bats, raised on an intricately Zitan and rosewood base (est. $8,000-$12,000).
  • Large Chinese Qing carved ivory vase depicting the face of the beast and dragons, having four free rings at the base (est. $6,000-$9,000).
  • Rare pair of Chinese late Ming-early Qing bronze candelabra depicting lotus blossoms and rocks (est. $8,000-$12,000).
  • James Boren, One More for the Road oil painting on canvas. (est. $4,000-$6,000).
  • William A. Slaughter, Bluebonnet Landscape with Stream, oil painting on canvas. (est. $3,000-$5,000).
  • Tiffany sterling silver Art Deco vase, trumpet form, both rims with a finely chased banded borders of alternating panels of acorns with oak leafs, and rosettes. The body monogrammed, “MLM.” Marked for Tiffany and Co. (est. $7,000-$9,000).
  • Pair of German silver Royal Prussian sauce boats and stands by Hermann Julius Wilm. (est. $6,500-$8,500).

For more information, please visit www.dallasauctiongallery.com or call 214-653-3900.

 

View the fully illustrated catalog and register to bid absentee or live via the Internet as the sale is taking place by logging on to www.LiveAuctioneers.com.


ADDITIONAL LOTS OF NOTE


The Columbian emerald in this ring is 7.0 carats and is complemented with 18 round brilliant-cut diamonds weighing 1.20 carats. Image courtesy of Dallas Auction Gallery.
The Columbian emerald in this ring is 7.0 carats and is complemented with 18 round brilliant-cut diamonds weighing 1.20 carats. Image courtesy of Dallas Auction Gallery.
Chinese Qing carved jade water pot depicting three boys surrounding a large hollowed guava-shaped vase carved with five bats, raised on an Zitan and rosewood base (est. $8,000-$12,000). Image courtesy of Dallas Auction Gallery.
Chinese Qing carved jade water pot depicting three boys surrounding a large hollowed guava-shaped vase carved with five bats, raised on an Zitan and rosewood base (est. $8,000-$12,000). Image courtesy of Dallas Auction Gallery.
Large Chinese Qing carved ivory vase depicting the face of the beast and dragons, having four free rings at the base (est. $6,000-$9,000). Image courtesy of Dallas Auction Gallery.
Large Chinese Qing carved ivory vase depicting the face of the beast and dragons, having four free rings at the base (est. $6,000-$9,000). Image courtesy of Dallas Auction Gallery.
Tiffany sterling silver Art Deco vase, both rims with finely chased banded borders of alternating panels of acorns with oak leafs and rosettes. Monogrammed ‘MLM’ (est. $7,000-$9,000). Image courtesy of Dallas Auction Gallery.
Tiffany sterling silver Art Deco vase, both rims with finely chased banded borders of alternating panels of acorns with oak leafs and rosettes. Monogrammed ‘MLM’ (est. $7,000-$9,000). Image courtesy of Dallas Auction Gallery.
Pair of German silver Royal Prussian sauce boats and stands by Hermann Julius Wilm (est. $6,500-$8,500). Image courtesy of Dallas Auction Gallery.
Pair of German silver Royal Prussian sauce boats and stands by Hermann Julius Wilm (est. $6,500-$8,500). Image courtesy of Dallas Auction Gallery.