18 Press Releases

Tag: Vintage Jewelry

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    Fine Jewelry Collections

    Established in 1879 by a Canadian silversmith, Birks marks its 140th year in business this coming fall. One of the company’s diamond rings will be featured in the upcoming Fine Jewelry Collections auction, presented by Skinner. The platinum ring is set with a solitaire brilliant-cut diamond, flanked by four baguette-cut…

    Fine Jewelry Collections
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    Bidsquare Exclusive Jewels

    Joshua Kodner presents the upcoming Bidsquare Exclusive Jewels auction, featuring a collection of jewelry, watches, and estate pieces. The sale will feature several emerald items, including a pair of emerald and diamond earrings. The step-cut emeralds are accented by marquise-cut diamonds, all set in platinum.   A Ceylon no-heat sapphire ring is…

    EMERALD AND DIAMOND RING
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    Quarterly Fine & Decorative Arts Catalog

    One of the most influential British artists of the 20th century, David Hockney has explored traditional artistic genres through mediums as diverse as printmaking, photography, painting, and iPad drawing. An example of his work is available in the upcoming Quarterly Fine & Decorative Arts sale, presented by Bunch Auctions. The available…

    DAVID HOCKNEY (BRITISH, B. 1937), EARLY LANDSCAPE
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    Decorative Furnishings and Accessories, Custom, Jewelry and Silver Auction

    During the reign of Louis XV in France, the highly decorative and luxurious style of Rococo came into popularity. Furniture created in this style is characterized by the use of rare woods, the focus of ornate and fantasy motifs, and a balance between comfort and elegance. A set of six…

    Bruno Lucchesi (B1926), bronze, "On the Road to Damascus," 1959 Horse Rider, unsigned. ht. 11 1/4 in., lg. 15 1/2 in. Provenance: The Estate of Ed Bre
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    3rd Thursday Discovery Auction (Online)

    In 1891, the U.S Department of the Interior commissioned Webb C. Ball to create an overarching set of railroad watch qualifiers. Ball partnered with the Waltham Watch Company for the manufacture of the Ball Waltham railroad pocket watch, which set the standard for railroad timekeeping. A Ball Waltham pocket watch…

    3rd Thursday Discovery Auction (Online)
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    New York City Estate Auction, March 1

    Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, one of the leading artists of the Dutch Golden Age, was among the most sought-after portraitists of his time. A draftsman and etcher, Rembrandt’s work explored the interplay of light and shade. His paintings are included in several of the world’s greatest museum collections, including the…

    Purvis Young Folk - Outsider Art Oil on Panel
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    2020 February Fine Jewels

    Gemologists divide diamonds into two types based on the levels of nitrogen in the stone’s chemical structure. Type IIa diamonds are the most scientifically pure and are noted for their clarity. A 5-carat Type IIa diamond will be featured in the upcoming Fine Jewels auction, offered by Fortuna Auction. The…

    5.16-Carat Very Fine Ruby and Diamond Ring
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    Luxury Accessories & Modern Art

    The repeating timepiece was first developed in the late 17th century by Daniel Quare, who invented the hour and quarter striking mechanism. However, it was not until 1839 when Patek Philippe introduced their first quarter repeating watch that the style entered the mainstream. An early generation Patek Philippe quarter repeating…

    Louis Vuitton Keepall 55
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    Important Jewelry

    Alexandrite, the rarest  and most valuable of all other gemstones, was first discovered in the Ural Mountains in Russia in 1834 by French mineralist Nils Gustaf Nordenskiöld. Named after Alexander the Second, Czar of Russia, this gemstone is popularly known as ‘emerald by day, ruby by night’ as it changes from…

    Sapphire and Diamond Snowflake Brooch, Tiffany & Co.
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    California Jewels

    In 1886, Charles Lewis Tiffany, founder of the iconic jewelry company Tiffany & Co., unveiled a new setting in rings, calling it ‘The Tiffany Setting’. In this process, diamonds are placed into a six-prong setting, lifting the gem above the band. He marketed rings made from “The Tiffany Setting” as engagement rings,…

    A 'crepe de chine' necklace,/AuctionDaily
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    Fortuna Exchange: October Jewelry & Watches

    While a common theme of diamonds and gemstones defines the upcoming October Jewelry & Watches sale, it would be a mistake to take any of the available pieces for granted. A diverse offering of rings, necklaces, watches, brooches and much more, this auction presented by Fortuna continues a monthly auction…

    Fortuna
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    Abington Auction’s Autumn Sale

    From several major estates in South Florida comes an auction of broad categories, unexpected discoveries, and artwork from the masters. This autumn sale presented by Abington Auction Gallery covers the reaches of fine art, beginning with an abstract landscape by Roger Muhl. Les Pins recollects the style of the impressionists…

    Fine Books & Manuscripts
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    Fine Jewelry & Watches

    Luxury jewelry does not always blend well with everyday life, reserving itself rather for special moments. In the upcoming Fine Jewelry & Watches Auction offered by Hampton Estate Auction, however, fine accessories are available for elaborate and ordinary occasions alike. A rose gold diamond bracelet from Cartier is a perfect…

    Hampton Estate Auction
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    Jewelry and Watches Auction

    The upcoming Jewelry and Watches Auction offered by Morton Subastas is an even blend of vintage and modern decorative accessories. Exceptional watches and timepieces shine bright in this sale, including an Audemars Piguet wristwatch whose elegance is head and shoulders above the average watch. Several antique diamond rings also feature,…

    Jewelry and Watches Auction
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    A Collection of Rare & Unique Vintage Jewelry, Decorative Arts & More

    Vintage modernism might sound like an oxymoron, but in actuality is a distinct and quirky flash to the recent past. Lisa Cliff has spent over 25 years collecting mid-century works of art, jewelry, design, and more. The upcoming buy-now sale offered from her collection presents an exciting and accessible opportunity…

    Lisa Cliff
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    Estate Jewelry, Art & Collectibles

    A cross-cultural appreciation for beautiful things unites the upcoming Estate Jewelry, Art & Collectibles auction presented by Kodner Galleries. Delicate, crafted specimens are presented alongside loose gems and odd antiques. High quality lots are matched with diverse categories ranging from Chinese jade pieces to vintage collectibles. Estimates for over 300…

    18th/19th C. Chinese/Tibetan Covered Urn / AuctionDaily
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    Fine & decorative arts auction

    Spectacular display of jewelry and furniture pieces will be put forth in the upcoming Fine & Decorative arts auction by A.H. Wilkens. A beautiful blue sapphire art deco ring, studded with clear diamonds and a solitaire diamond engagement ring are items with the highest bids. Among collectible furniture is a…

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    Estate Jewelry, Art & Collectibles

    The upcoming Estate Jewelry, Art & Collectibles auction offered by Kodner features a broad selection of fine jewelry and collectibles. High quality gold and diamond jewelry pieces stand out, including a radiant, cut diamond engagement ring and several vintage platinum and diamond bracelets. Several decorative art pieces from the American…