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Nye & Co. makes holiday shopping a pleasure, Dec. 7-8

Marquis platinum and 6.1-carat diamond engagement ring with removeable gold cocktail jacket in a ribbed basket weave pattern, estimated at $50,000-$70,000

Marquis platinum and 6.1-carat diamond engagement ring with removable gold cocktail jacket in a ribbed basket weave pattern, estimated at $50,000-$70,000

BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – Nye & Company Auctioneers will wrap up 2022 with a two-day auction featuring jewelry for holiday gift-giving. It will take place on Wednesday, December 7, and Thursday, December 8, with both sessions starting at 10 am Eastern time. The live-online Holiday Chic and Antique Estate Treasures Auction includes jewelry from three tri-state area consignors and other items imbued with holiday charm. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Jackie Collins’ jewelry a glittering addition to Chiswick’s Dec. 6 auction

From the collection of the late Jackie Collins. Image courtesy of Chiswick Auctions

LONDON – Jewelry from the private collection of Jackie Collins (1937-2015) will be up for sale at Chiswick Auctions on Tuesday, December 6. Most of 10 pieces entered in the auction were purchased by Collins in the last decades of her life while living in California.

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Encased Star Wars (1978) 3.75in Ben (Obi-Wan) Kenobi 12 Back-A double-telescoping lightsaber action figure with SKU on footer denoted earlier production, AFA 75 Ex+/NM. Extremely rare and only the third carded specimen of its type ever to be offered by Hake’s. Estimate $100,000-$200,000. Image courtesy of Hake’s Auctions

Hake’s brings more rare Star Wars, vintage video games to auction, Nov. 15-16

Encased Star Wars (1978) 3.75in Ben (Obi-Wan) Kenobi 12 Back-A double-telescoping lightsaber action figure with SKU on footer denoted earlier production, AFA 75 Ex+/NM. Extremely rare and only the third carded specimen of its type ever to be offered by Hake’s. Estimate $100,000-$200,000. Image courtesy of Hake’s Auctions

Encased Star Wars (1978) 3.75in Ben (Obi-Wan) Kenobi 12 Back-A double-telescoping lightsaber action figure with SKU on footer denoted earlier production, AFA 75 Ex+/NM. Extremely rare and only the third carded specimen of its type ever to be offered by Hake’s. Estimate $100,000-$200,000. Image courtesy of Hake’s Auctions

YORK, Pa. – The quest for early Star Wars collectibles has reached a fevered pitch, but the auction market tells us the journey is just beginning. Interest in Star Wars items is stronger than ever, especially for prototypes and samples, rare variations, and toys produced in low numbers or no numbers at all. To some, it may seem that Hake’s – the auction house holding numerous world records for Star Wars material – has already sold the ultimate rarities from that wildly popular category. But exciting surprises continue to emerge, some from unexpected sources, and those fresh consignments and new discoveries will be front and center at Hake’s November 15-16 pop culture auction. View the fully illustrated catalog on LiveAuctioneers.

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Richard Diebenkorn, ‘Red Yellow Blue,’ $55,440

Diebenkorn led Sarasota Estate Auction’s $500K art offering

Richard Diebenkorn, ‘Red Yellow Blue,’ $55,440

Richard Diebenkorn, ‘Red Yellow Blue,’ $55,440

SARASOTA, Fla. – Sarasota Estate Auction had another spectacular sale October 29 and 30. Exceeding more than half a million dollars, multiple lots performed extremely well, including pieces that significantly outperformed their estimates.

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Hake’s Nov. 15-16 auction answers demand for Star Wars collectibles, vintage video games

Left: ‘Journey Into Mystery’ #83, August 1962, features origin and first appearance of Marvel’s God of Thunder, The Mighty Thor. CGC 5.5 Fine. Estimate $10,000-$20,000; Right: Marvel ‘Tales Of Suspense’ #39, March 1963, features origin and first appearance of Iron Man. CGC 4.5 VG+. Estimate $10,000-$20,000

YORK, Pa. – The quest for early Star Wars collectibles has reached a fevered pitch, but the auction market tells us the journey is just beginning. Interest in Star Wars items is stronger than ever, especially for prototypes and samples, rare variations, and toys produced in low numbers or no numbers at all. To some, it may seem that Hake’s – the auction house holding numerous world records for Star Wars material – has already sold the ultimate rarities from that wildly popular category. But exciting surprises continue to emerge, some from unexpected sources, and those fresh consignments and new discoveries will be front and center at Hake’s November 15-16 pop culture auction.

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Marina B 18K gold, diamond, topaz and citrine ring, estimated at $9,000-$11,000

Exclusive Estate and Designer Jewelry commands spotlight, Oct. 25

Marina B 18K gold, diamond, topaz and citrine ring, estimated at $9,000-$11,000

Marina B 18K gold, diamond, topaz and citrine ring, estimated at $9,000-$11,000

NEW YORK – A circa-1980s Marina B 18K gold, topaz, citrine and diamond ring; a pair of Suzanne Belperron Dents de Loup gold, platinum and diamond clip brooches; and a charming set of gold, diamond and onyx poodle-form pins by Cartier will likely earn top lot status at Jasper52’s Exclusive Estate and Designer Jewelry auction, which will take place on Tuesday, October 25, starting at 3 pm Eastern time. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Art Deco platinum, diamond and emerald brooch, estimated at $30,000-$36,000

Antique and designer bling beckons bidders to Oct. 4 jewelry sale

Art Deco platinum, diamond and emerald brooch, estimated at $30,000-$36,000

Art Deco platinum, diamond and emerald brooch, estimated at $30,000-$36,000

NEW YORK – An 18K gold, diamond and sapphire cocktail ring, a pair of 18K gold Love earrings by Cartier, and an Art Deco platinum, diamond and emerald brooch will vie for top lot status at Jasper52’s Fine Antique Jewelry and More sale, which will be conducted on Tuesday, October 4 at 1 pm Eastern time. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Harry Winston diamond ring could claim top-lot status at Hindman, Sept. 13

Harry Winston 7.40-carat diamond and platinum ring, est. $225,000-$325,000

Harry Winston 7.40-carat diamond and platinum ring, est. $225,000-$325,000

CHICAGO – A timeless selection of sophisticated jewelry will highlight Hindman’s September 13 Important Jewelry auction, offering designs for every level of collector. A Harry Winston diamond ring featuring a 7.40-carat pear shape diamond is the top lot, carrying an estimate of $225,000-$325,000. The sale has pieces made in pre-Victorian times to present day, including jewelry by top designers such as Cartier, Tiffany & Co., Jean Mahi, Evelyn Clothier and Sabbadini. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Tiara, Cartier London, special order, 1936. Platinum, diamonds, turquoise. Sold to the honorable Robert Henry Brand. Cartier Collection. Vincent Wulveryck, Collection Cartier © Cartier

Dallas museum sole US venue for ‘Cartier and Islamic Art’ show

 

Tiara, Cartier London, special order, 1936. Platinum, diamonds, turquoise. Sold to the honorable Robert Henry Brand. Cartier Collection. Vincent Wulveryck, Collection Cartier © Cartier

Tiara, Cartier London, special order, 1936. Platinum, diamonds, turquoise. Sold to the honorable Robert Henry Brand. Cartier Collection. Vincent Wulveryck, Collection Cartier © Cartier

DALLAS – The Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) is the lone North American venue for Cartier and Islamic Art: In Search of Modernity, a major exhibition tracing inspirations from Islamic art and design – including from Louis Cartier’s exquisite collection of Persian and Indian art – on the creations of the Maison Cartier from the early 20th century to present day. The show debuted on May 14 and will continue through September 18.

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Tiffany lamp topped prices at Morphy’s June 8-10 auction, bringing record $541,200

Tiffany Studios table lamp with 20in conical leaded-glass shade in ‘Poppy’ motif exhibiting the very highest standards of Tiffany artistry. Astounding colorway and complex composition, including exceptionally rare base with 16 iridescent Favrile-glass balls as supports for the telescoping stem. Tiffany stamps to both shade and base. Sold for $541,200 (inclusive of 23% buyer’s premium) against an estimate of $350,000-$450,000. Morphy Auctions image

DENVER, Pa. – During the second session of their June 8-10 Fine & Decorative Arts Auction, Morphy’s sold a rare circa 1905-1910 Tiffany Studios “Poppy” leaded-glass table lamp for an astounding $541,200 (all prices quoted include a 23% buyer’s premium). Based upon their research, Morphy’s believes it to be a world-record auction price for a Tiffany lamp in the Poppy motif.

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