Fine Jewelry | Skinner Auction 2641B

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Auction March 12, 2013 in Boston. The March auction features over 500 lots and includes a fine group of antique and period jewelry as well as contemporary jewelry by Tiffany, Cartier, and David Webb. We are particularly pleased to offer an Edwardian enamel and carved agate desk clock made by Cartier Paris in the early 20th century, which is coming to market for the first time since its purchase. Contact the department at 617-874-4313 or

Text of Fine Jewelry | Skinner Auction 2641B

  • Fine Jewelry

    Sale 2641B March 12, 2013 Boston

  • FineJewelry

  • Auction Information

    Auction 2641B Tuesday, March 1210AM

    63 Park PlazaBoston, MA

    Absentee Bidding

    T: 617.874.4318F: 617.350.5429

    General Inquiries: 617.350.5400




    Sunday, March 1012 to 5PM

    Monday, March 11 12 to 7PM

    Victoria Bratberg, G.G.Department Director


    John Colasacco, G.G.617.874.4310

    Julie Khouri617.874.4309

    View all lots online at

    cover: 553; frontispiece: 548; inside back cover: 550 (detail); back cover: 544

    Department Inquiries: 617.874.4313

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  • Table of Contents

    1 Auction & Specialist Information

    2 Web Site & Online Bidding

    4 Event Information

    6 Lots 1553

    163 List of Makers

    164 Conditions of Sale

    165 Absentee Bid Form

    166 Company Directors & Specialty Departments

    167 Administrative Staff & Client Services

    168 Map & Driving Directions

    169 Parking & Accommodations

    171 Dining

    173 Catalog Subscription Form

    Please Note: All lots sold subject to our Conditions of Sale.

    Please refer to page 164 of this catalog for the full terms and conditions governing your purchase.

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  • 4Auction Preview & Jewelry Clinic

    Sunday, March 10th125PM

    As a complement to its auction preview, Skinner invites you to participate in its Jewelry Clinic, hosted by Mr. Hagop Matossian from Bostonian Jewelers. Mr. Matossian, an antique and period jewelry restoration expert, is viewed by his peers in the industry as a pioneer in laser restoration techniques. For the past 25 years, he has collaborated with dealers and private collectors on restoration and alteration projects. He will be available for individual consultations concerning items in the auction throughout the afternoon.

    All preview attendees invited.

    Bostonian Jewelers & Manufacturers, Inc., located in downtown Boston in the Jewelers Exchange Building, specializes in estate and period restoration, and custom design and manufacturing of jewelry. Family-owned and operated since 1969, Bostonian Jewelers uses the latest in laser technology, and can restore even the most intricate of antique and period jewelry in platinum, gold, sterling silver, and base metal, as well as complicated enamel work.

  • 5Property from a New England Family

    A Prominent New York Family

    A Boston Family

    A New Hampshire Collector

    A Rhode Island Collector

    A Maine Estate


    Note Regarding Colored Stones

    Purchasers are reminded that colored stones and diamonds may be enhanced by using one or more techniques,

    including but not limited to: clarity enhancement, resins, and heat treatments.

    Skinner makes no warranty express or implied to the buyer as to whether a natural stone has been enhanced.

  • 118kt Gold Panthere Necklace, Cartier, 49.7 dwt, no. 2413BA, lg. 16 in., signed, boxed.$4,000-6,000

    218kt Gold Bracelet, Cartier, Italy, designed as a hinged bangle, interior cir. 6 1/4 in., signed.$3,000-4,000

    318kt Tricolor Gold Rolling Ring, Cartier, Paris, no. 44, size 6 3/4, signed.$200-400

    418kt Gold and Emerald Panther Brooch, Cartier, France, with emerald mle eyes and black enamel nose, no. 612197, lg. 2 1/8 in., French makers mark and guarantee stamp, signed.$1,200-1,800

    518kt Gold, Emerald, and Diamond Earstuds, each dome pav-set with circular-cut emeralds and full-cut diamond mle, no. D64135, signed.$800-1,200

    618kt Tricolor Gold and Diamond Trinity Ring, Cartier, France, size 3 3/4, no. 924508, makers mark and guarantee stamps, signed, boxed.$3,000-5,000

    7Three 18kt Gold Gem-set Rings, Cartier, France, c. 1992, in emerald, ruby, and sapphire, no. 50 B 59063, 50 B 72178, and 50 B 72009, all size 5 1/4, makers mark, all signed.$1,800-2,200

    818kt Gold Draperie Bracelet, Cartier, c. 1999, composed of six strands of bead links, no. I99312, lg. 6 1/2 in., signed.$2,000-3,000

    918kt Gold Love Earrings, Cartier, each with screw motifs, lg. 3/4 in., no. 169356, signed.$700-900

    10 Platinum, Aquamarine, Enamel, and Diamond Ring, Faberg, set with an oval-cut aquamarine framed by blue enamel and full-cut diamond mle, size 7, signed, boxed.$800-1,200

    11 18kt Tricolor Gold Rolling Ring, Cartier, Paris, size 7, French guarantee stamp and makers mark, signed.$250-350

    12 18kt White Gold Ring, Cartier, France, c. 1997, no. 669279, 7.9 dwt, size 4 1/2, makers mark, signed.$800-1,200

    13 18kt Tricolor Gold and Cultured Pearl Earpendants, Cartier, c. 1989, each ribbed top suspending a black and a white pearl, no. B4050, signed.$600-800

    14 18kt Gold Pearls by the Yard Necklace, Elsa Peretti, Tiffany & Co., lg. 16 in., signed.$300-400

    15 Gold Coin Pendant, the gold coin within an 18kt gold bezel, 5.1 dwt, dia. 3/4 in.$300-500

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  • 1622kt and 18kt Gold, South Sea Pearl, and Diamond Queen Bee Pendant/Brooch, Maija Neimanis, with granulated body and wings, full-cut diamond eyes, suspending a removable pearl measuring approx. 15.50 x 14.40 mm, 24.4 dwt, lg. 2 3/8 in., signed.$1,800-2,200

    1722kt and 18kt Gold and South Sea Pearl Day/Night Earpendants, Maija Neimanis, each shaped granulated top suspending a pearl measuring approx. 14.00 x 11.20 mm, 12.8 dwt, lg. 1 1/2 in., signed.$1,200-1,500

    1818kt Gold and Sterling Silver Reversible Bracelet, Paloma Picasso, Tiffany & Co., composed of circular links, lg. 8 in., signed.$1,000-1,500

    1918kt Gold Gem-set Earclips, each set with a cushion-cut citrine with step-cut green tourmaline accent, lg. 3/4 in.$400-600

    2018kt Gold and Green Tourmaline Brooch, set with a fancy-cut green tourmaline measuring approx. 26.00 x 13.90 x 12.50 mm, 12.1 dwt, lg. 2 in.$800-1,200

    2118kt Gold Parentesi Ring, Bulgari, designed as a flexible band, 8.5 dwt, size 5, signed, boxed.$600-800

    22 22kt Gold, Sterling Silver, Carnelian, and Pearl Pendant, set with a square carnelian framed by four bezel-set pearls, suspended from a 14kt gold woven link chain, lg. 1 1/8 and 24 in.$500-700

    23 18kt Gold, Blue Topaz, and Diamond Ring, c. 1994, bezel-set with an emerald-cut blue topaz, flanked by baguette-cut diamonds, ribbed mount, size 5, makers mark.$800-1,200

    24 14kt Gold Necklace, composed of fancy links, 29.2 dwt, lg. 24 in.$1,000-1,500

    25 18kt Gold Tricolor Bracelet, the flexible strap with engraved accents, 24.6 dwt, lg. 7 3/8 in.$1,000-1,500

    26 18kt Gold Ring, of abstract form, 10.9 dwt, size 7 1/4. $400-600

    27 18kt White Gold Necklace and Bracelet, Fope, Italy, the necklace composed of woven links, bracelet en suite, 30.6 dwt, lg. 17, 7 3/4 in., both signed.$1,500-2,000

    28 14kt Gold Necklace, composed of oval links, completed by a toggle clasp, 23.7 dwt, lg. 17 1/4 in.$800-1,200

    29 18kt Gold and Cultured Pearl Necklace and Earstuds, composed of circular links with cultured pearl accents, earstuds en suite, 24.4 dwt, lg. 30, 1 1/8 in.$1,000-1,500

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    3018kt Gold Brooch and Earclips, Tiffany & Co., c. 1981, the brooch designed as an abstract flower, earclips en suite, 19.4 dwt, lg. 1 1/2, 1 in., signed, boxed.$1,000-1,500

    3118kt Gold and Black Jade Earclips, Tiffany & Co., Hong Kong, designed as polished domes, one of black jade with gold accents, the other gold with black jade accents, lg. 7/8 in., signed, with pouch.$800-1,200

    3218kt Gold and Sapphire Ring, Tiffany & Co., c. 1995, bezel-set with an emerald-cut sapphire, 6.7 dwt, size 5 1/4, signed.$800-1,200

    3318kt Gol