Jewelry Sales on February 24-25, 2016 Top $2.9 Million
Strong Competition Sends Sale Total Past Pre-Sale Estimates
Consignments Are Currently Being Accepted for Upcoming Sales in New York and Beverly Hills
Doyle New York’s Jewelry auctions on February 24-25, 2016 saw strong international competition from hundreds of bidders in the salesroom, on the telephones, and on the Internet. The sale presented hundreds of lots of jewelry with more moderate estimates than are offered in Doyle’s Important Jewelry category of sales. Showcased were glittering creations – including many signed pieces – set with diamonds, colored stones and pearls, as well as gold jewelry, fine watches and gentlemen's accessories.
Competitive bidding resulted strong prices and a successful two-day total of $2,918,219, surpassing the pre-sale estimate of $1,970,780-2,785,580.
The top lot was an impressive diamond ring set with a cut-cornered step-cut emerald-cut diamond of approx. 6.25 carats, S-T, VS2, that achieved $46,875, exceeding its estimate of $35,000-45,000. A pair of diamond stud earrings with two cushion-cut diamonds, total approx. 4.08 carats, each D color, SI1 and VVS2, fetched $31,250 against an estimate of 25,000-35,000. A bib necklace fashioned from thirteen Tahitian gray and light golden cultured pearls and diamonds sold for $18,750, several times its estimate of $4,000-6,000.
All prices include the Buyer's Premium.
We Invite You to Auction!
New York: Important Jewelry / Auction April 18 / Consignment Deadline March 9
Beverly Hills: Fine Jewelry / Auction May 16 / Consignment Deadline March 18
New York: Fine Jewelry / Auction June 16 / Consignment Deadline May 6
Consignments are currently being accepted for upcoming sales in New York and Beverly Hills. We invite you to contact us for a complimentary auction evaluation of your jewelry and fine watches. Our specialists are always available to discuss the sale of a single item or an entire collection. For information, please contact:
Ann Lange in New York at 212-427-4141, ext 221 or jewelry@Doyle.com
Nan Summerfield in Beverly Hills at 310-276-6616 or DoyleLA@Doyle.com