Past Auction

Fine Jewelry

Wed, Feb 20, 2019 at 10am EST |
New York
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Sale Total Topped $2 Million


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  • Auction of Fine Jewelry on February 20, 2019
  • Featuring Property from the Estate of Jewelry Designer Linda Lee Johnson
  • Consignments Are Currently Being Accepted for Future Sales

NEW YORK, NY – Doyle’s Fine Jewelry auction on February 20, 2019 offered a wide range of jewelry with more moderate estimates than in the Important Jewelry category of sales. Showcased were over 800 lots of stylish jewelry by the world's most prestigious makers, including Tiffany & Co., Schlumberger, David Webb, Van Cleef & Arpels, Cartier, Hermès, Bulgari and Buccellati. Among the fine watches were examples by Rolex, Chopard, Piaget and Patek Philippe.

With international competitive bidding in the saleroom, on the telephones and via the Internet, the auction totaled a successful $2,087,156, at the top end of the $1,478,100-2,086,200 estimate, with a strong 89% sold by lot and 92% sold by value.

The Estate of Linda Lee Johnson

Doyle is honored to auction a group of jewelry from the estate of acclaimed jewelry designer Linda Lee Johnson (1944-2018) as a featured section of the auction. An accomplished sculptor, Johnson studied jewelry making in the 1980s, and her creations were initially sold by Tiffany & Co. In 1989, she partnered with Barney’s and introduced the store’s first jewelry collection.  Read More

All prices include the Buyer's Premium.


We Invite You to Auction!

Consignments are currently being accepted for upcoming Jewelry auctions 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 and Emily Marchick in Beverly Hills at 310-276-6616 or DoyleLA@Doyle.com

Consignments are currently being accepted

To have your property evaluated for possible consignment in the next auction, please contact:

Ann Lange
212-427-4141, ext 221
Jewelry@Doyle.com

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  • Estate of a Fifth Avenue Lady
  • Estate of a New Jersey Lady
  • Estate of Alyce Kalin, Sarasota
  • Estate of Alyce Kalin, Sarasota
  • Estate of an Italian Lady
  • Estate of Henrie Jo Barth
  • Estate of Howard S. Smith
  • Estate of James Chip Dale
  • Estate of Joan D. Martin
  • From the Collection of Margo Howard
  • Property from the Estate of a Long Island Lady
  • Property from the Estate of a Prominent Ambassador's Daughter
  • Property from the Estate of Mary Jane Kenny to be Sold to Benefit the Bonaventura Devine Foundation
  • Property of a Cuban Family
  • Property of a Lady
  • Property of a Miami Lady
  • Property of a New York Collector
  • Property of a North Carolina Lady
  • The Estate of Barbara Wainscott
  • The Estate of Carola & Walter Michael
  • The Estate of George and Laurette Podell
  • The Estate of Linda Lee Johnson
  • The Estate of Roxanne Wruble Rosoman
  • The property of Doyle New York

A Selection of Auction Highlights

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Lot 679

Platinum and Diamond Ring

C Estate of a New Jersey Lady
Estimate: $15,000 - $20,000
Sold for $22,500 (includes buyer's premium)

Lot 231

Gold and Diamond Ring

C From the Collection of Margo Howard
Estimate: $6,000 - $8,000
Sold for $13,750 (includes buyer's premium)

Lot 105

Platinum and Diamond Ring

C Property from the Estate of a Prominent Ambassador's Daughter
Estimate: $9,000 - $12,000
Sold for $12,500 (includes buyer's premium)