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Important Jewelry

Tue, Apr 24, 2018 at 10am EDT |
New York
2018-04-24 10:00:00 2018-04-24 18:00:00 America/New_York Important Jewelry . Please note that the end time is an estimate based on average auction duration and is not guaranteed; auctions may end earlier or later than their estimated end time. New York Doyle
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Exhibition Dates
Fri, Apr 20
10am – 5pm

Sat, Apr 21
10am – 5pm

Sun, Apr 22
12pm – 5pm

Mon, Apr 23
10am – 3pm


Doyle New York
175 East 87th Street
New York,  NY  10128

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  • 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 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.

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  • Estate of Mary Murray
  • Estate of Mossavar Akhavan
  • Property from an Estate
  • Property from the Estate of a New York Lady
  • Property from the Estate of Wendy Vanderbilt Lehman
  • Property of a Pennsylvania Collector
  • Property of a Southern Estate
  • Property of a Southern Lady
  • The Collection of a Distinguished Lady
  • The Collection of Veronica Conwell, Star of the Ziegfield Follies
  • The Noel and Harriette Levine Collection

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