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Important Jewelry

Wed, Dec 12, 2018 at 10am EST |
New York
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  • Auction of Important Jewelry on December 12, 2018 at 10am
  • Featuring Jewelry by the World's Most Prestigious Makers
  • Perfectly Timed for the Holidays!

NEW YORK, NY -- Perfectly timed for the holidays, Doyle's auction of Important Jewelry on December 12, 2018 offered glittering creations for that special person on your list. Showcased were high carat weight diamonds and exquisite jewelry by the world's most prestigious makers, including Van Cleef & Arpels, Cartier, David Webb, Bulgari and Tiffany & Co. Also featured were fine watches for ladies and gentlemen by Audemars Piguet, Cartier, Chopard, Patek Philippe, Piaget and Rolex.

With competitive bidding in the saleroom, on the telephones and via the Internet, the auction totaled $2,551,000 against an estimate of $2,139,100-3,051,100, with a strong 79% sold by lot and 81% sold by value.

Property of a Miami Lady

Highlighting the sale was a stunning diamond ring from the collection of a Miami Lady that achieved $93,750, surpassing its estimate of $50,000-70,000. The diamond was emerald-cut diamond and weighed approx. 6.29 carats, I color, VS2 clarity. From the same collection were an elegant turquoise and diamond necklace that realized $56,250, well over its estimate of $25,000-$35,000, and a platinum and diamond straight-line bracelet, diamonds total approx. 38.00 carats estimated at $30,000-50,000 that sold for $53,125. A Burma sapphire of approx. 16.30 carats with no evidence of heat or clarity enhancement fetched $31,250 against an estimate of $30,000-50,000.

The Estate of Alyce Kalin

Attracting attention was stylish jewelry from the Estate of Alyce Kalin of Sarasota, Florida. Featured was a group of jewelry by New York designer Henry Dunay. In a career spanning over fifty years, Mr. Dunay created innovative and timeless designs that are equal part jewelry and art.  Read More About the Estate

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Consignments are currently being accepted for future 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.

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  • Collection of an East Side Lady
  • Estate of a Fifth Avenue Lady
  • Estate of Alyce Kalin, Sarasota
  • Estate of Alyce Kalin, Sarasota
  • Estate of Henrie Jo Barth
  • Estate of Marianne Schaller
  • Property from a Southern California Collector
  • Property from the Descendants of Grand Duke George Mikhailovich of Russia
  • Property from the Estate of a Long Island Lady
  • Property of a Cuban Family
  • Property of a Miami Lady
  • Property of a New Jersey Private Collector
  • Property of a North Carolina Lady
  • Property of a Private Collector
  • The Estate of Barbara Wainscott
  • The Estate of Carola & Walter Michael
  • The Estate of George and Laurette Podell
  • The Noel and Harriette Levine Collection

A Selection of Auction Highlights

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