PALM BEACH, Fla. – Doyle is pleased to announce the grand opening of its new gallery in Palm Beach, Florida. With this expansion, Doyle will host rotating exhibitions of jewelry, art, silver and other property for upcoming auctions in New York, as well as for private sale. Its Florida team of Regional Advisors Collin Albertsson, Sebastian Clarke and Katherine Van Dell look forward to welcoming clients to the new gallery, located at 208 Brazilian Avenue in the heart of Palm Beach.
The Doyle Palm Beach gallery will hold a Grand Opening Preview Exhibition on Tuesday, October 5 through Thursday, October 7 from 10 am to 5 pm Eastern time each day. Doyle’s CEO Laura Doyle, President Joanne Mournet and the auction house’s Florida team will host a preview exhibition of Important Jewelry to be auctioned in New York on October 21. (The gallery is also open on weekdays by appointment during the same hours.)
Highlights of the preview exhibition include a group of early jewelry by Rene Lalique; pieces by Graff and Van Cleef & Arpels from the estate of an Italian philanthropic family; and a diamond of 8.34 carats, D color, VS1 clarity from the estate of Laura Bostwick. Also on view are the Monroe and Elizabeth Dreher collection of Paul Revere silver, as well as paintings by Louise Nevelson, Henri Lebasque, Jean Dufy, Louis Valtat and Le Pho, and also sculpture by Jean-Lambert Rucki.
The specialists at the Doyle Palm Beach gallery will also host complimentary walk-in auction estimates every Wednesday from 10 am to 5 pm, Eastern time. They will also conduct Consignment Days elsewhere in Florida. Upcoming events are planned for Sarasota and Naples on October 14 and Miami on October 19.
If you wish to contact the gallery to arrange a private appointment, call 561-360-2308 or email DoyleFl@Doyle.com.
Doyle has long been privileged to auction property from prominent estates and distinguished collections in Florida, including two members of the storied Vanderbilt family. The estate of Lady Sarah Consuelo Spencer-Churchill featured important French furniture collected by her grandmother, Gilded Age heiress Consuelo Vanderbilt Balsan, a resident of Manalapan. Important jewelry and accessories highlighted the estate of Consuelo Vanderbilt Earl, whose father, William K. Vanderbilt, Jr., owned Fisher Island.
Other auctions of property from Palm Beach residents included the estate of famed actor Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. and the estate of philanthropist Barbara Wainscott, both of whom counted the British Royal family among their friends. Property from the legendary Palm Beach hostess Marjorie Merriweather Post included jewelry inherited by her granddaughter and furnishings from the personal collections of Post and her father, cereal magnate C.W. Post. The estate of society columnist Aileen Mehle, also known as Suzy, featured jewelry and memorabilia chronicling her career. From the collection of Wynant D. Vanderpoel showcased original drawings and watercolors by poet and author Khalil Gibran. Another notable sale the estate of Elesabeth Ingalls Gillet of Palm Beach offered a range of jewelry, from exquisite family heirlooms to bold and sometimes whimsical designs.
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