Ceylon sapphire and diamond sparkler is a top pick at John Moran, Dec. 7

Ceylon sapphire and diamond ring, estimated at $30,000-$40,000
Ceylon sapphire and diamond ring, estimated at $30,000-$40,000
Ceylon sapphire and diamond ring, estimated at $30,000-$40,000

LOS ANGELES ‚ÄĒ Just in time for the holidays, John Moran Auctioneers will present its Winter Fine Jewelry & Timepieces auction on Wednesday, December 7, beginning at 10 am Pacific time. Having more than 370 lots, the selection will include jewelry, timepieces, diamonds, emeralds, sapphires and gold. The first half of the auction will offer gemstone and diamond classics, and the timepieces presented include works by Gerald Genta, Cartier, Rolex and Patek Phillippe. In addition, a small collection of antique jeweled seals and boxes will be featured. The second half of the sale includes large group lots of gold and gemstone jewelry.¬†Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through¬†LiveAuctioneers.

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Esteemed Nashville antique dealer’s collection steps up at Case, Oct. 8

 

Antique red chinoiserie-decorated Dutch linen press with an old Antwerp label, from the estate of Pia Stratton, estimated at $1,000-$1,200
Antique red chinoiserie-decorated Dutch linen press with an old Antwerp label, from the estate of Pia Stratton, estimated at $1,000-$1,200

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. ‚ÄĒ The first of two major Case auctions featuring art and antiques from Nashville antiques dealer Pia Stratton‚Äôs business and personal collection is set for Saturday, October 8. Items from several other estates, private collections and two museums, including the Arkansas Museum of Art, are also included in the nearly 600-lot auction.¬†Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through¬†LiveAuctioneers.

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