NEW YORK – Don’t ask if you deserve it. Of course you do. You are worthy and yes, you can and should have nice things. On May 26, starting at 9 pm Eastern time, Jasper52 will present 362 ways to reward yourself through its Designer Jewelry & Watches sale, featuring pieces from storied brand names such as Piaget, Bulgari, Van Cleef & Arpels, Cartier, Tiffany & Co., David Yurman, Chanel, and many more. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
DAMASCUS, Va. – If walls could talk, Martin’s Tavern in Washington, DC, would be a never-ending source of tantalizing political back stories that never made it into print. Since 1933, the beloved Georgetown restaurant has been a favorite of presidents, the press corps, sports legends and visiting dignitaries. Under the watchful eye of successive generations of the Martin family, each president from Truman through George W Bush was escorted to their favorite booth or table where, on a number of occasions, history was made. It was at Martin’s Tavern that Congressman John F Kennedy proposed to future first lady Jacqueline Bouvier. LBJ was known to discuss pending legislation there with his closest advisers, and there is evidence to suggest that spies consorted at the establishment in the 1930s and ‘40s.
CHICAGO – Hindman’s spring Fine Timepieces and Fine and Important Jewelry auctions will take place on May 17 and 18, and will showcase stunning antique keepsakes and modern pieces by designers including Van Cleef & Arpels, Bulgari, Hemmerle, Evelyn Clothier, Tony Duquette, and Nicholas Varney, and wristwatches by Longines, Breitling, Omega, Jaeger-LeCoultre, and Patek Philippe. The timepieces auction will include a variety of pocket watches, ladies dress watches by Cartier and Chopard, as well as men’s sports watches and collectible timepieces. The jewelry auction will feature property from a private collection with several floral plique-a-jour enamel and gemstone brooches by Evelyn Clothier. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
PARIS – As part of the Jewelry and Watches sale on May 19, Piasa is proud to present an Art Deco mystery clock made by Cartier in the early 1930s and estimated at €400,000-€600,000. This clock, which has hands that seem to float magically in the dial, will make its auction debut. It has not appeared on the market since its creation by the Cartier Paris workshops. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
MONROVIA, Calif. – John Moran’s Fine Jewelry & Timepieces sale offers connoisseurs a myriad of gemstones and pieces from prominent brands such as Cartier, Tiffany, and Breitling. The sale will take place on May 11-12 and will feature the jewelry collection of the late movie actress Vera Ralston. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
NORWOOD, N.J. – Sterling Associates, Bergen County, New Jersey’s foremost estate specialists, will conduct this year’s edition of their popular Spring Fine Art and Antiques Auction on Wednesday, April 21, exclusively through LiveAuctioneers. The sale’s 223 lots include more than 100 artworks, a sizable selection of Chinese decorative art and accessories, and fine jewelry and luxury watches. The main consignments have come directly from estates in Englewood and Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey.
NEW YORK – On April 11, Auctions at Showplace will kick off its spring 2021 auction season with a sale featuring fine jewelry from a 79th Street estate including Angela Cummings, Cartier, Marina B., Asprey, Tiffany & Co., and others. Also of note is a collection of photography from the collection of New York Live Arts, including several images of artistic director Bill T. Jones. A Meissen porcelain chinoiserie nodder figure leads a selection of decorative arts from a 57th street estate, and the fine art section spotlights a Sigmund Menkes painting and an unusual Jenny Holzer LED sculpture. Bid absentee or live via the Internet through LiveAuctioneers.
NEW YORK, NY — Doyle‘s “Important Jewelry” auction slated for Thursday, March 25 at 12:00 p.m. Eastern will showcase luxurious jewelry spanning a century of design by the world’s most prestigious makers, including Cartier, David Webb, Van Cleef & Arpels, JAR, Seaman Schepps, Harry Winston and Tiffany & Co. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers. Read more
‘Tis the back-to-school season. And with that, we’re reminiscing on our favorite subject at school: lunch. One of the best parts of lunch? Showing off your lunch box.