Pook & Pook Teams Up With Stuart Kingston Galleries For Oct. 28 Jewelry Auction
Although names like Cartier and Van Cleef & Arpels were noticeably absent from this years Paris Biennale over a dispute regarding exhibition space, pieces from these high-end jewelers will be showcased at the upcoming Jewelry Auction, a collaboration between Pook & Pook Inc. and Stuart Kingston Galleries, in Stuart Kingstons new Greenville, Del., location on Saturday, Oct. 28 (featuring plenty of jewelry exhibition space).
Clients can expect the same excellent service found at both Pook & Pook and Stuart Kingston and will be treated to an upscale, tax-free experience with over 150 lots of exceptional jewelry. For the animal lover, the sale will feature fearsome jewel-encrusted leopards and dragons, a whimsical frog, as well as a dog, bird, and gazelle decorated with delicate gold and vibrant gemstones. For those with classic tastes, strands of pearls, tennis bracelets, and diamond studs abound. Finally, for those who missed Cartier and Van Cleef & Arpels in Paris, consider a tri-colored rolling ring from Cartier in the iconic trinity style designed by Louis Cartier and favored by the Duchess of Cambridge, or a foliage-inspired pin by Van Cleef & Arpels studded with 17 diamonds and 23 sapphires. Also of note are two dazzling diamond rings, one with a brilliant round diamond weighing 2.06 carats flanked by 76 smaller diamonds, the other with an old mine-cut cushion shape diamond weighing 4.84 carats.
Pook & Pook is no stranger to jewelry, having presented several dedicated jewelry collections in the past in addition to fine and decorative arts. Stuart Kingstons 80-year history in the jewelry business makes a harmonious match to Pook & Pook Inc., an auction house that thrives at the forefront of innovation and collaboration, helping to create Bidsquare.com, an improved and vetted online auction program. This collaboration will be yet another opportunity for both houses to continue the tradition of bringing clients a curated selection of jewelry sans sales tax, at a lower cost to buyers than found in New York or Philadelphia.
For exhibition times and dates, call Stuart Kingston Galleries at 302-652-7978. The live auction will take place at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 28, at 3704 Kennett Pike, Suite 450, Greenville, Del. Interested bidders are encouraged to contact Pook & Pook Inc. at [email protected] or 610-269-4040 with questions regarding condition reports; online, in-house, phone or absentee bidder registration; or to purchase a printed catalog. The catalog can be viewed online at www.pookandpook.com or www.bidsquare.com.
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