Black, Starr & Frost Aquamarine Jewelry Set, Japanese Shibayama Cabinet Lead Akiba Antiques SaleJul 13, 2021 12:00 EDT
Akiba Antiques’ upcoming Pride of July Sale brings an antique five-piece aquamarine set by Black, Starr & Frost, America’s first jeweler and the first retailer on Fifth Avenue. The available set includes a bracelet, bow brooch, dress clip, and pair of earrings. All five pieces are made in 14-karat yellow gold with scissor-, octagonal-, and rectangular-cut aquamarines as the featured stone. The gems have a light sea green hue.
The Japanese art of inlaying using ivory, wood, lacquer, and precious stones is called Shibayama. A Shibayama kodansu cabinet crafted during the Meiji period will lead the upcoming Akiba Antiques sale. It features floral and bird motifs, as well as solid silver carrying handles and a door opening. Inside the cabinet are three drawers with multi-colored abalone shells, horns, and other semi-precious materials. The sale offers jewelry, watches, fine art, decorative art, sculptures, and more. Follow all the lots online and register to bid on LiveAuctioneers.
# of Lots:662
Price Range:$200- $12000
Interesting lots include:
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|Vintage Platinum Diamond Bracelet|| Estimate: |
|(5 Pc) Antique Gorham Black Starr & Frost Jewelry Suite|| Estimate: |
|Important Signed Japanese Meiji Shibayama Kodansu|| Estimate: |
|Jose Mijares (Cuban, 1921) Mujer Del Cerro Serigraph|| Estimate: |
|Chinese Lapis Lazuli Erotic Carved Figurine|| Estimate: |