Tag Archive for: Fine jewelry

Stephenson’s to auction Philadelphia estate art, jewelry and furniture, Oct. 14

Abner K. Zook (Lancaster, Pa; 1921-2003), three-dimensional carved painting depicting an Amish barn-raising. Size: 49¾ in x 25¼ in (sight), framed size 57in x 33¾in. Accompanied by lengthy personal letter sent by Zook in 1967 to the person commissioning the painting, explaining aspects of the scene in minute detail. Estimate $10,000-$15,000

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa. – The Philadelphia area’s estate specialists, Stephenson’s Auctions in Bucks County, will conduct a Friday, October 14 sale featuring fine and folk art, platinum and diamond jewelry, and an extensive array of mostly mid-20th-century furniture and decorative accessories, including porcelain and glass. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.

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Turquoise butterfly pendant on a leather cord, estimated at $1,200-$1,500

Prestige jewelers and designers featured in Jasper52’s Sept. 21 jewelry sale

Turquoise butterfly pendant on a leather cord, estimated at $1,200-$1,500

Turquoise butterfly pendant on a leather cord, estimate $1,200-$1,500

NEW YORK – A turquoise butterfly pendant on a leather cord, a 14K gold sapphire and diamond ballerina ring, and a vintage sterling silver and turquoise bowguard will likely earn top lot status at Jasper52’s Antique to Modern Fine Jewelry sale, which will commence on Wednesday, September 21 at 4 pm Eastern time. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Platinum and diamond ring and diamond band ring, $28,350

Fine diamonds drove total beyond $1M at Doyle

 Platinum and diamond ring and diamond band ring, $28,350


Platinum and diamond ring and band, $28,350

NEW YORK – Diamond jewelry soared at Doyle’s jewelry sales on August 23 and August 24 as competitive bidding drove the sale total above $1 million, surpassing expectations.

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Stephen Silvia appointed director of jewelry department at Quinn’s Auction Galleries

Stephen M Silvia, newly appointed director of the jewelry department at Quinn’s Auction Galleries, Falls Church, Va. Image courtesy of Quinn’s

 FALLS CHURCH, Va. – The executive team at Quinn’s Auction Galleries takes great pleasure in announcing the appointment of Stephen M Silvia as director of the company’s jewelry department. With a distinguished 40-year career in retail fine jewelry, Silvia is a highly skilled professional, both at the technical and business levels of the trade.

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A still life by Sigmund Menkes, depicting a raised dish with fruits and a vase with flowers

Auctions at Showplace to offer fine art and jewelry, April 11

a still life by Zygmunt Menkes, aka Sigmund Menkes, depicting a raised dish with fruits and a vase with flowers

Still life by Sigmund Menkes depicting a raised dish with fruits and a vase with flowers

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.

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A wealth of fine jewelry glitters at Doyle on April 7

An 18k white gold and diamond bracelet from the collection of Greta Crusoe, estimated at $18,000-$22,000

An 18K white gold and diamond bracelet from the collection of Greta Crusoe, estimated at $18,000-$22,000

NEW YORK – Doyle will hold an auction in the popular Fine Jewelry category on Wednesday, April 7 at noon Eastern time. The sale showcases a wide range of jewelry by prestigious makers such as Van Cleef & Arpels, Cartier, Bulgari, JAR and Tiffany & Co., as well as fine watches for ladies and gentlemen by Rolex, Cartier, Piaget and Bulgari. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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