Past Auction

Important Jewelry

Thu, Apr 18, 2019 at 10am EDT |
New York
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Sale Total Tops $5 Million!


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  • Auction of Important Jewelry on April 18, 2019
  • Fancy Intense and Fancy Vivid Blue Diamond and Diamond Ring Soars to $735,000
  • Suite of Cabochon Emerald, Ruby and Diamond Jewelry Totaled $471,875

NEW YORK, NY — Exceptional jewelry drove soaring prices at Doyle’s Important Jewelry auction on April 18, 2019. Highlighting the sale was a ring featuring one .92 ct. marquise-shaped Fancy Intense Blue diamond and one .86 ct. Fancy Vivid Blue diamond, framed by diamonds. The circa 1915 ring skyrocketed to $735,000, far surpassing its estimate of $200,000-300,000. A spectacular cabochon emerald, ruby and diamond necklace by Cartier achieved $287,500 (est. $50,000-70,000), while the matching bracelet reached $156,250 (est. $25,000-35,000) and earrings sold for $28,125 (est. $6,000-8,000). By Van Cleef & Arpels, an exquisite platinum, gold, mystery-set ruby and diamond flower clip-brooch exceeded its $40,000-60,000 estimate to realize $212,500.

With competitive bidding in the salesroom, on the telephones, and via the Internet the auction totaled $5,033,750 surpassing its estimate of $2,868,400 to $4,113,100, with 87% sold by lot and 90% sold by value.


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  • Collection of an East Side Lady
  • Estate of a Distinguished New York City Lady
  • Estate of a Palm Beach Heiress
  • Estate of a Vero Beach Lady
  • Estate of Elizabeth H. Fuller
  • From the Arthur and Luce Klein Estate
  • From the Collection of Margo Howard
  • Property from the Estate of Mary Jane Kenny to be Sold to Benefit the Bonaventura Devine Foundation
  • Property from the Rhinelander Stewart Family
  • Property of a Connecticut Family Collection
  • Property of a Detroit Lady
  • Property of a Larchmont, NY Estate
  • Property of a Miami Lady
  • Property of a New York State Collector
  • Property of a Palm Beach Collector
  • Property of a Palm Beach Lady
  • Property of a Southern Lady
  • Property of an East Coast Lady
  • Property of the Gertrude D. Davis Trust
  • The Estate of Cora Sarsar
  • The Estate of Edythe Meyers
  • The Estate of Linda Lee Johnson
  • The Estate of Marguerite Vivienne Woolley-Hart
  • The Estate of Roxanne Wruble Rosoman
  • The Property of a New York Collection

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