On April 11, Turner Auctions + Appraisals Opens The Door To The Nancy Glenn Couture Closet

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Carved Coral Rose & 14k Gold Brooch, gross weight approximately: 30.1 grams; measuring: 2 1/2 x 1 1/2in. Estimate $800 – $1,200.

SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- Turner Auctions + Appraisals will open the door to the Nancy Glenn Couture Closet on Saturday, April 11, 2020. This online auction, Part II of the Nancy Glenn Collection, features over 200 lots of jewelry, handbags, clothing, shoes, hats, decorative items and more – many from celebrated high-fashion designers. Part I of the Nancy Glenn Collection, offering Hermès scarves and shawls, was an exceptional success: all 200 lots were sold at auction and for numerous bids. Nancy Glenn was founder and owner of the well-known, high-end interior design firm, Glenn Design Company, in Sausalito, California, for over 35 years.

This Nancy Glenn auction continues to feature a wide selection of luxury goods and adornments, mostly for women. Among the many jewelry offerings are earrings, bracelets, necklaces, pendants, rings, brooches and watches – including pieces by Hermès, Tiffany & Co., Mikimoto, Kieselstein-Cord, and Amy Katherine Russell; many feature diamonds, tourmaline, gold, blackened silver, jade, lapis lazuli, coral, opal, Bohemian garnets, Bakelite, or freshwater or cultured pearls. A rare David Gilhooly frog sandwich pendant-necklace is also in this sale. Handbags, evening bags, totes and related accessories come from Hermès, Bottega Veneta, Paloma Picasso, Ferragamo, Judith Leiber, Louis Vuitton, Prada, Tory Burch, Tumi, Bally, Nicole Miller, Icon and others.

Other offerings include a selection of couture clothing from Badgley-Mischka, Yves St. Laurent and St. John; several furs; designer hats and a few scarves; several pairs of shoes or cowboy boots; Western silver and leather belts; and a Native American beaded vest. Among the decorative items are Baccarat candleholders, jewelry boxes, malachite carvings, and silver Christmas ornaments. The sale also features groupings of vintage and costume jewelry, watches, gold rings, and silver bracelets. Items for men include gold nugget cufflinks, a Raymond Weil watch, a pocket watch, men’s accessories, and Hermès and Gucci ties.

Turner Auctions + Appraisals begins its online auction on Saturday, April 11, 2020, at 10:30 am PST; sale items are available for preview and bidding now. The auction will be featured live on multiple platforms: LiveAuctioneers, Invaluable, Bidsquare, iCollector, and Turner Auctions + Appraisals’ free mobile app, which can be
downloaded from the App Store or Google Apps (“Turner Auctions”). All are easily accessed through ‘Upcoming Auctions’ at the company’s website.

Here are some highlights of the upcoming sale:

Lot 1: Hermès Tan Leather Purse, 9 x 7 x 1in.; strap 14in.; good condition, light scratching to hardware. Estimate $500 – $700. (Photo, top right)

Lot 67: Stone-set and 14k Gold Slide Bracelet, gross weight approximately: 41.7 grams; length: 6 1/2in. Estimate $800 – $1,000.

Lot 203: Native American Beaded Vest, early 20th century with hide embellished by beadwork. Overall good condition with normal signs of wear commensurate with age including bead and stitch losses. Estimate $300 – $500.

Lot 44: Hermès Enamel Bangle Bracelet, diameter: 2 1/2in., width: 1 3/8in.; signed Hermes Paris, Made in Austria+L. Estimate $300 – $500.

Lot 12: Tiffany & Co. Turquoise & 18k Necklace/Earring Set, 18k gold; both signed T&Co.; fringe necklace measures 16in, earring length: 3/4in.; gross weight approximately 14.8 grams. Estimate $500 – $800.

Lot 70: Seed Pearl, Turquoise & 18k Gold Bracelet & Ring, set with 9 round brilliant and single-cut diamonds weighing in total approximately 0.16cts; gross weight approximately 28.9 grams; bracelet size: 7 1/2in.; ring: 8 1/2. Estimate $700 – $900.

Lot 5: Tiffany Elsa Peretti 18k Gold Mesh Purse Necklace, circa 1970s, with black drawstring cord and tassel; gross weight approximately 22.5 grams; plaque signed Tiffany & Co. Peretti, very good condition. Estimate $500 – $800.

Lot 103: Ferragamo Animal Print Nylon & Leather Tote Bag, jaguar and parrot motif, with exterior and interior pockets. Marked Salvatore Ferragamo Made in Italy AQ-21 6410; measuring 13 x 8 1/2 x 5in; lightly used. Estimate $200 – $400.

Lot 57: Vintage Bakelite Hinged Ribbon Bracelet, red and black, with gilt metal details, inner width: 2 1/2in. Estimate $150 – $250.

Lot 16: Rare David Gilhooly Frog Sandwich Pendant Necklace, ceramic necklace with 14k gold chain; pendant: 1 3/4 x 1 1/4in, chain: 30in.; signed DG 82. Estimate $300 – $500.

Lot 193: Hermès Cashmere & Silk Blend Shawl, 65% Cashmere and 35% Silk. Measurements: 53″ x 53″ approximately. Condition: Good – Gently used with signs of wear, stains, and small holes. Estimate $300 – $400.

Lot 22: Diamond & 18k Gold Solitaire Ring, radiant-cut diamond measuring approximately 6.15 x 5.4 x 3.7mm and weighing an estimated 1.00 cts.; H-I-J/SI; weighing 4.9 grams, size 8 (approximate). Estimate $1,200 – $1,500.

Lot 65: Carved Coral Rose & 14k Gold Brooch, gross weight approximately: 30.1 grams; measuring: 2 1/2 x 1 1/2in. Estimate $800 – $1,200.