NEW YORK — French goldsmith and engraver René Boivin (1864-1917) built an impressive company that was one of the leading European jewelry houses in the 20th century. Known for his striking designs that went against the naturalistic look that prevailed during the Art Nouveau era, Boivin was celebrated for his unusual choice of materials and […]
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NEW YORK – An 18K gold and turquoise link bracelet dating to the 1960s, a late Victorian 14K gold, diamond and amethyst cocktail ring, and a vintage 18K gold and diamond filigree bangle bracelet will compete for top-lot status at Jasper52’s Unique Vintage and Estate Finds Jewelry auction, which will be conducted on Wednesday, April 12, starting at 11 am Eastern time. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
MT. CRAWFORD, Va. – Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates will hold its 43rd Semi-Annual Premier Americana Auction on Thursday, November 17, Friday, November 18, and Saturday, November 19. The event features nearly 1,500 lots of high-quality, fresh-to-the-market material from several important collections as well as a large selection of choice objects from various individuals, estates and institutions. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
WINDSOR, Conn. – Nadeau’s Auction Gallery will hold a 605-lot sale of Asian, fine and decorative arts, jewelry, watches, furniture, rugs and Americana to take place on Saturday, April 30, starting at 10 am Eastern time. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
NEW YORK – Auctions at Showplace will present a sale of 280 lots from New York City Metropolitan area estates on Sunday, April 24. Offerings will include furniture by Paul McCobb, George Nakashima, Paul Evans, and Fritz Hansen. Other highlights include a French articulated horse model, Louis Mendez sculptures, and art and prints from Cindy Sherman, Salvador Dali, Daniele Donde, Robert Gwathmey and Umetaro Azechi. A wide array of silver, porcelain, glass, jewelry and paintings complete the sale. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
NEW YORK – On Tuesday, March 29, starting at 3 pm Eastern time, Jasper52 will present an auction of Exclusive Estate & Designer Jewelry. Featuring 264 lots, the sale lineup includes all your favorite designers, brand names, gems and metals. Pieces on offer include a Jean Schlumberger for Tiffany & Co. platinum multi-gem bracelet; an Art Deco platinum ring set with a 10.03-carat diamond; a circa-1960s Oscar Heyman ruby, diamond and platinum line bracelet; a Van Cleef & Arpels necklace and bracelet duo in 18K gold with mother-of-pearl and diamonds; a circa-1980s Cartier necklace with turquoise, amethyst and diamonds set in 18K gold; a sapphire and diamond 18K gold retro clip pin brooch by Boucheron; an 18k gold ring set with a 15-carat Colombian emerald; an 18k gold Bulgari Tubogas wrap-around wristwatch; a circa-1980s Graff ruby, diamond and 18K gold ring; a Chopard 18K gold ladies’ bracelet wristwatch, with a lapis lazuli dial; a Bulgari ring set with two heart-shaped gems, one a blue sapphire and one a pink sapphire; and a circa-1950s pair of diamond clip-on earrings by Marchak. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
NEW YORK — The latest trend in home decorating involves objects that are thousands and sometimes millions of years old. Geodes — rocks that contain crystals — are all the rage as home accent pieces. While hunting for geodes is an established pastime, the alluring natural history specimens are readily available at auction.