The Silver, Jewelry & Objects of Vertu auction features collectibles in a broad range of categories, including fine art, metal work and silver. On display are pieces from the personal collections of former Governor Jim Thompson and Paul & Terry Somerson.
Besides being an ardent art collector, former Governor Jim Thompson was the longest serving governor of Illinois (1977-1991), and an awardee of Illinois’s highest state honor, the Order of Lincoln. Paul Somerson, a highly successful tech journalist and author, together with his wife Terry, are credited with owning the largest private collection of American arts and crafts, metalwork, and jewelry.
The vintage ladies ring by famed artist Susan Oakes Peabody (b.1950) portrays old European cut round diamonds set in 14k yellow gold.
Meanwhile, the Kalo Shop tall trumpet vase, set in fine sterling silver, showcases the work of one of Chicago’s. Those interested in the collectibles on sale can register to bid on invaluable.
Lot Categories:Collectibles (19), Decorative Art (207), Fine Art (1), Furniture (19), Jewelry (318), Wines & Spirits (1)
# of Lots:565
Price Range:$100 - $25,000
Interesting lots include:
|Item Image||Item Name||Estimate|
|Susan Oakes Peabody (b. 1950) ladies ring|| Estimate: |
|The Kalo Shop tall trumpet vase|| Estimate: |
|he Kalo Shop pendant necklace pendant: 1 3/4"w x 2 1/8"h; chain: 17 3/8"l|| Estimate: |
|he Kalo Shop brooch 1 11/16"w x 2"h|| Estimate: |