Important JewelryTue, Apr 24, 2018 at 10am EDT |
Auction of Important Jewelry on April 24, 2018 at 10am
Featuring Property from the Noel and Harriette Levine Collection and the Estate of Wendy Vanderbilt Lehman
NEW YORK, NY -- Doyle’s auction of Important Jewelry on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 10am will showcase dazzling jewelry by the world’s most prestigious makers, including Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels, David Webb, Flato and Tiffany & Co., with offerings spanning the Antique, Victorian, Edwardian, Art Nouveau, Art Deco and Modern eras. Also attracting attention will be high-carat-weight diamond and colored stone rings, as well as fine watches, gentlemen’s accessories and objets de vertu.
Diamond rings in the sale are highlighted by a sparkling example set with a marquise-shaped diamond, approx 8.69 carats, F color, SI1 clarity, from the Estate of a New York Lady (est. $120,000-180,000). Colored stones feature a ring by Raymond Yard centering a dazzling cushion-shaped Burma ruby, approx. 6.04 carats with no indications of heat or clarity enhancement (est. $80,000-120,000). The sale also offers a selection of rings set with luminous Colombian emeralds (est. range $20,000-60,000) and a 'Trombino' diamond band ring by Bulgari set with a Sri Lanka (Ceylon) sapphire, approx. 6.56 carats, no indications of heating (est. $30,000-40,000).
The Noel & Harriette Levine Collection
Jewelry from the Noel and Harriette Levine Collection offers exceptional pieces by David Webb, Van Cleef & Arpels and other makers comprising lots 335-387. Highlights include a clip-brooch by David Webb designed as a charming lion set with yellow sapphires and diamonds (est. $30,000-50,000). By Van Cleef & Arpels is a turquoise bracelet/necklace combination enhanced with diamonds and sapphires (est. $30,000-50,000). Certain to attract attention is a glittering diamond ring set with a pear-shaped diamond of approx. 10.03 carats, J color, I1 clarity (est. $35,000-45,000). Read More
The Estate of Wendy Vanderbilt Lehman
A special section of the auction is devoted to important jewelry and objets de vertu from the Estate of Wendy Vanderbilt Lehman, comprising lots 279 – 293. Highlighting the collection is a rare and exceptional pair of platinum and diamond feather clips by Paul Flato, 1930s (est. $30,000-50,000). Read More
Jewelry Breakfast with David Patrick Columbia / Friday, April 20, 2018
Over two hundred guests attended a breakfast with David Patrick Columbia of NewYorkSocialDiary.com as he shared his memories of Wendy Vanderbilt Lehman. The event was hosted within the exhibition of Important Jewelry, including jewelry from the Estate of Wendy Vanderbilt Lehman to be offered on April 24. Also on view were her remarkable collection of colorful fashion jewelry by Iradj Moini and Kenneth J. Lane to be offered on May 23.
We Invite You to Auction!
Consignments are currently being accepted for upcoming jewelry auctions. We invite you to contact us for a complimentary auction appraisal 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 and Emily Marchick in Beverly Hills at 310-276-6616 or DoyleLA@Doyle.com