Past Auction

Fine Jewelry

Wed, Apr 07, 2021 at 12pm EDT |
New York
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Sale Total Tops $1.1 Million Far Surpassing the Pre-Sale Estimate!


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  • Successful Auction of Fine Jewelry on April 7, 2021
  • Sale Total Tops $1.1 Million Far Surpassing the Pre-Sale Estimate
  • Including Jewelry from the Collection of Greta Crusoe, Founder of Perla Negra

NEW YORK, NY -- Jewelry sales at Doyle have been achieving exceptionally strong prices at all levels of value. This trend continued at the recent Fine Jewelry auction on April 7, 2021. The sale showcased a wide range of stylish jewelry by such prestigious makers as Van Cleef & Arpels, Cartier, Bulgari, JAR and Tiffany & Co., as well as fine watches for ladies and gentlemen by Rolex, Cartier, Piaget and Bulgari.

With competitive bidding, the sale totaled a successful $1,172,430, far surpassing the pre-sale estimate of $610,200-848,700, with an impressive 96% sold by lot and 100% sold by value.

The top lot of the day was a diamond ring from the Estate of Violet Werner, Palm Beach, Florida, that realized $75,600, more than tripling its estimate of $18,000-22,000.

All prices include the Buyer's Premium.

Greta Crusoe with Family

The Collection of Greta Crusoe, Founder of Perla Negra  

Panamanian entrepreneur and philanthropist Greta Crusoe established the luxurious swimwear label, Perla Negra, with the mission of encouraging every woman to feel beautiful and confident at the beach and beyond. The mother of eight is a true believer in the positive qualities of every human being and our innate desire to give back. Perla Negra (Black Pearl) is inspired by the Pearl Islands off Panama’s Pacific coast, steeped in the history of pearl divers, traders and pirates, and the multi-hued black pearls that reflect a diversity of colors. The firm’s philanthropy prioritizes the economic empowerment of women.

Property from the Collection of Greta Crusoe comprised 29 lots in the sale. View Lots


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  • A Beverly Hills Collector
  • Estate of a Sarasota Lady
  • Estate of Ambassador and Mrs. Evan G. Galbraith
  • Estate of an Upper East Side Lady
  • Estate of Violet Werner, Palm Beach, Florida
  • From the Collection of a Bay Area, California Artist
  • From the Collection of Hans and Beryl Neuman
  • Property of a California Gentleman
  • Property of a Florida Lady
  • Property of a Wall Street Collector
  • Property of the Estate of Barbara Spiegel Linhart
  • The Collection of Greta Crusoe
  • The Estate of a Los Angeles Family
  • The Estate of a Notable Washington, DC Family

A Selection of Auction Highlights

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