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Category: Jewelry

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    Excellent Fall Estates Auction

    Born in 1757, Aaron Willard was considered one of the most significant horologists of his time. His clocks were the first to be economically accessible throughout the United States. Offered in Americana Auctions’ upcoming sale is a Willard mahogany tall clock. This early American piece features the original floral painted…

    GRAHAM FLIGHT TITANIC SHIP PAINTING
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    Cincinnati Collections: Online Auction

    The upcoming Cowan's Auctions online sale showcases a selection of American, English, and European artifacts. It particularly features an oil painting by Henry Faulker, a prolific American artist recognized for his colorful paintings and odd habits. His practice of bringing a bourbon-drinking goat to parties and shows contributed to his…

    Joseph Thors (British, circa 1835-1900)
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    Fine Jewelry, Luxury Handbags, Sterling Silver, Silver & Gold Coins

    The Presidential bracelet is one of the primary styles used for Oyster Perpetual watches, which are popular among heads of state and CEOs. It is a semi-circular, three-piece link metal bracelet, developed specifically for the Day-Date watch. One of the noteworthy lots at the upcoming auction, presented by Alex Cooper…

    A 2.50 ctw Pave Sapphire Ring in 14K Yellow Gold
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    Navajo Silver + More

    Considered the “stone of life,” turquoise holds special significance in several Native American cultures, especially for the Navajo people. According to one legend, Estsanatlehi, the Navajo goddess of creation, protection, and abundance, appeared as a drop of turquoise. Santa Fe Art Auction will present several turquoise jewelry pieces in their upcoming…

    A Kenneth Begay Turquoise and Coral Band Cuff
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    Jewels & Watches

    Henri Rodanet (1884-1956), the descendant of a family of Parisian watchmakers, joined Jaeger LeCoultre after World War I. At the time, small wristwatches were beginning to be marketed toward women. The duo wanted to make small size lady’s watches without compromising on quality. Rodanet brainstormed the idea and came up…

    Boucheron Diamond Yellow Sapphire and South Sea Cultured Pearl Necklace
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    Antiques & Modern from Estates & Collections

    Kawai Musical Instruments, founded by Koichi Kawai, is a well-known piano manufacturing company in Japan. Kawai lived beside reed organ builder Torakusu Yamaha and worked under him as an apprentice. After Yamaha’s death and the diversification of the Yamaha Corporation, Kawai started his own company. The upcoming New Haven Auctions…

    Rare Carlo Mollino Theater Chair
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    Civil War-era military amputation kit sells for $5,000 at Holabird's Great American Pow-Wow Auction held August 27-31

    Also, a pair of circa 1910-1920 railroad signal lamps brought $5,375 and a choice, attractive crystalline gold specimen weighing 5.45 troy ounces hit $5,625. Civil War-era military amputation kit made around 1861 by G. Tiemann & Co. (N.Y.), which had been making surgical instruments since 1826 ($5,000). RENO, NV, UNITED…

    Civil War-era military amputation kit sells for $5,000 at Holabird's Great American Pow-Wow Auction held August 27-31
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    Premier Auctions | Session II

    Milton Avery was noted for his use of lyrical color in paintings of landscapes, figures, and still lifes. A New York native, he was a central figure of the 20th-century American art scene who did not seek to categorize his work. Avery often claimed, “I never have any rules to…

    British School Sporting Painting
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    Premier Auctions | Session I

    Highlighted in the first session of Brunk Auctions’ upcoming event is a 1964 Lincoln Continental sedan from the Ford Motor Company. Since 1939, the division of Lincoln Continental was led by Edsel Ford, son of the founder Henry Ford. He produced personal luxury convertible cars as vacation vehicles. The featured…

    Edwardian Platinum and Diamond Necklace
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    1, 2, 3...Sold! Online Only Sale

    Guanyin is a Chinese manifestation of the Avalokiteśvara bodhisattva, a being committed to attaining Buddhahood. Avalokiteśvara embodies the compassion of all Buddhas. Also known as Tara or Jetsun Dölma in Tibet, Avalokiteśvara is a significant figure in Buddhism. One of the noteworthy lots in the upcoming Showplace Antique + Design…

    Assorted Asian Table Articles, Group of 7
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    Autumn Americana Auction

    During the golden era of American carousels, many skilled artisans migrated from Europe to the United States. Among them was Charles Carmel. In 1883, he moved to New York from Russia and started working at Looff, a carousel manufacturing company. His carousels often involved highly decorated, realistic horses. The upcoming…

    Martina and Florentino Montoya San Idefanso Jar
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    Select Antique Jewelry & Watches

    American designer and jeweler David Webb is best known for his sculptural animal motifs and his use of textured gold, colored gemstones, and carved rock. In his early career, Webb made weekly visits to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, where he was inspired by the goldwork of the ancient world.…

    Diafini Ruby Tsavorite Gold Strawberry Brooch Pin
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    Fall Jewelry Picking

    Following the success of the Rolex reference 6542 watch, a distinct GMT-Master watch was introduced in 1959. It was initially designed as a timekeeping tool for pilots who sought a readable, accurate, and functional wristwatch. The upcoming Auction XI - Fall Jewelry Picking, presented by Intervendue, offers a Rolex GMT-Master…

    SALAVETTI 18K Pink Sapphire Diamond EarringsÊ
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    12-carat diamond ring realizes $143,750 in Andrew Jones Auctions' first-ever Fine Jewelry, Watches & Timepieces sale

    The online auction, a tidy affair with just over 100 lots, achieved a 96 percent sell-through and totaled over $700,000. The diamond ring was the top lot. The auction’s expected top lot was this dazzling 12.01-carat emerald cut diamond (K VVS1) and platinum ring. It sailed past its $80,000-$120,000 estimate…

    12-carat diamond ring realizes $143,750 in Andrew Jones Auctions' first-ever Fine Jewelry, Watches & Timepieces sale
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    Showplace Antique + Design Center Offers Asian Art in its New York City Estate Auction

    Emperor Kangxi (1654-1722) was the longest-reigning emperor of China. One of the cornerstones of his tenure was the rejuvenation of porcelain manufacturing. He oversaw the reopening of imperial factories, which had been dormant for 60 years. Featured in the New York City Estate Auction, presented by Showplace Antique + Design…

    Durand Feathered Art Glass Vase
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    Contemporary, Outdoor and Decorative Arts

    The work of Scottish artist Jacqueline Marr can be compared to the old Renaissance masters, especially given the artist’s close attention to lighting. “I strive to bring the paint to life,” she says in her biography, “to allow my figures, my subject to emerge from the canvas, stepping out from…

    Two Russian watercolor landscapes, signed illegibly
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    AC Stickley Arts & Crafts Auction

    The Stickley brothers, Albert, Gustav, Charles, Leopold, and John George, formed the Stickley Brothers Furniture Company in 1891. Beginning in 1900, the company produced chairs and tables in styles ranging from Colonial Revival to early Mission. The company continued to create Colonial American pieces until it ceased production in the…

    Dirk van Erp Hammered Copper & Stenciled Mica Boudoir
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    Savannah’s Everard Auctions presents Fine and Decorative Art from Southern Estates and Private Owners in online-only auction closing October 8

    Featured: Superb Stephen Scott Young watercolor of African-American boy, 27 artworks from Estate of Judie Weiss, including works by Andre Derain and Josef Foshko Stephen Scott Young (FL/SC/Bahamas, b. 1957-), Tenth Son, Watercolor, 21 x 29¼in (sight), signed and dated ’99 at lower right, inscribed ‘First Study Shelley’s Brother. Estimate:…

    Savannahs Everard Auctions presents Fine and Decorative Art from Southern Estates and Private Owners in online-only auction closing October 8
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    Jewelry and Watches Auction

    In 1963, Rolex launched its first Daytona model. Named after the Daytona International Speedway in Florida, Rolex celebrated its official partnering with the racetrack the year before. More than 50 years later, the Cosmograph Daytona remains an icon of the watch industry. An Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona watch highlights the…

    BVLGARI DIAGONO CHRONOGRAPH. STEEL. REF. SC 38 S
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    Artworks by Lichtenstein, Blanchard, Benton, others are in Neue Auctions' Sept. 26th online sale

    BEACHWOOD, Ohio – Fast on the heels of a highly successful 20th Century & Mid-Century Modern sale in August, Neue Auctions is back on the virtual block with a Fine Art & Antiques auction planned for Saturday, Sept. 26th, at 10 am Eastern time. The online-only auction features a wide…

    Artworks by Lichtenstein, Blanchard, Benton, others are in Neue Auctions Sept. 26th online sale