Fine Jewelry | Skinner Auction 2659B

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Auction June 11, 2013 in Boston.The June auction features over 500 lots and includes a fine and rare group of Art Nouveau jewels by the renowned firm of Marcus & Co. The sale also features jewelry by Tiffany, Cartier, and Van Cleef & Arpels, as well as fine antique and period pieces. Several fancy colored diamonds, including a pair of fancy vivid and fancy intense yellow diamond earrings stand out as exceptional examples of colored stones.

Text of Fine Jewelry | Skinner Auction 2659B

  • Fine Jewelry

    Sale 2659B June 11, 2013 Boston

  • FineJewelry

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    cover: 562; frontispiece: 552; inside back cover: 440; back cover: 590

    Auction Information

    Auction 2659B Tuesday, June 1110AM

    63 Park PlazaBoston, MA

    Absentee Bidding

    T: 617.874.4318F: 617.350.5429

    General Inquiries: 617.350.5400




    Sunday, June 912 to 5PM

    Monday, June 10 12 to 7PM

    Victoria Bratberg, G.G.Department Director


    John Colasacco, G.G.617.874.4310

    Julie Khouri617.874.4309

    Department Inquiries: 617.874.4313

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  • Table of Contents

    1 Auction & Specialist Information

    2 Web Site & Online Bidding

    4 Event Information

    5 Provenance

    6 Lots 1590

    167 List of Makers

    168 Conditions of Sale

    169 Absentee Bid Form

    170 Company Directors & Specialty Departments

    171 Administrative Staff & Client Services

    172 Parking & Accommodations

    173 Map & Driving Directions

    175 Catalog Subscription Form

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

    Please refer to page 168 of this catalog for the full terms and conditions governing your purchase.

    Copyright Skinner, Inc. 2013

    All rights reserved

    MA/Lic. #2304

  • 4Auction Preview & Jewelry Clinic

    Sunday, June 9th125PM

    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 York Estate

    Property from a Boston, Massachusetts, Estate

    A California Collector

    Property from a Rhode Island Family

    Property from a New Hampshire Family

    Property from a Cambridge, Massachusetts, Family


    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, Platinum, and Diamond Etoile Bracelet, Tiffany & Co., designed as a hinged bangle set with full-cut diamond mle accents, 17.4 dwt, interior cir. 6 3/4 in., signed.$2,000-3,000

    218kt Gold Signature Necklace, Tiffany & Co., composed of X-form links, 38.5 dwt, lg. 16 in., signed T & Co.$2,500-3,500

    318kt Gold Signature Bracelet, Tiffany & Co., composed of X-form links, 18.4 dwt, lg. 6 3/4 in., signed T & Co.$1,000-1,500

    418kt Gold and Diamond Locket, Charles Green, designed as a heart set with full-cut diamond mle, 7.0 dwt, lg. 1 1/4 in., makers mark.$400-600

    518kt Gold Earclips, Tiffany & Co., c. 1995, each designed as a woven dome, 5.9 dwt, lg. 5/8 in., signed.$400-600

    618kt Gold and Mab Pearl Earclips, Tiffany & Co., each set with a mab pearl measuring approx. 12.70 mm, 15.9 dwt, lg. 7/8 in., signed.$700-900

    718kt Gold Happy Diamond Ring, Chopard, containing bezel-set diamond mle, size 5 3/4, signed.$1,000-1,500

    818kt Gold and Amethyst Ring, set with a cabochon and baguette-cut amethysts, 7.6 dwt, size 7 1/4.$700-900

    918kt Gold, Platinum, and Diamond Etoile Band, Tiffany & Co., set with ten full-cut diamonds, size 5 1/4, signed.$600-800

    10 14kt Gold Wristwatch, Tiffany & Co., the white dial with Arabic numeral indicators enclosing a quartz movement, completed by a brickwork link bracelet, 17.9 dwt, lg. 6 1/4 in.$800-1,200

    11 14kt Gold Earpendants, Tiffany & Co., each designed as a hoop, 6.9 dwt, lg. 1 3/16 in., signed.$300-500

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  • 1218kt Gold Necklace, Tiffany & Co., composed of tapered woven mesh links, 42.6 dwt, lg. 16 in., signed.$2,000-3,000

    1318kt Gold, Citrine, and Diamond Ring, Fred, Paris, set with a fancy-cut citrine and full-cut diamond mle, 11.1 dwt, size 8, no. ATF10032, makers mark and guarantee stamps, signed.$1,500-2,000

    1418kt Gold Earclips, Tiffany & Co., each designed as coiled ropetwist, 11.4 dwt, lg. 3/4 in., signed.$600-800

    1514kt Gold Necklace and Bracelet, Tiffany & Co., each composed of double ropetwist chain, 55.7 dwt, lg. 17 1/4 and 7 1/2 in., signed.$3,000-5,000

    1618kt Gold and Citrine Earclips, David Yurman, each bezel-set with a fancy-cut citrine, 12.6 dwt, lg. 11/16 in., signed.$800-1,200

    1718kt Gold B. Zero1 Bracelet, Bulgari, designed as a hinged bangle, 29.9 dwt, interior cir. 6 1/2 in., signed.$2,000-3,000

    1818kt Tricolor Gold and Diamond Trinity Ring, Cartier, size 6 1/4, no. NU0783, signed.$5,000-7,000

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  • 1914kt Gold Pendant/Brooch, Eric De Kolb, depicting an allegorical scene framed by figures, 22.7 dwt, lg. 2 1/2 in., signed.$1,000-1,500

    2014kt Gold and Coral Strawberry Brooch, designed as a strawberry vine with five carved coral berries, 9.6 dwt, lg. 2 1/8 in.$800-1,200

    2114kt Gold, Opal, and Diamond Earpendants, each set with a cabochon opal measuring approx. 16.40 x 12.30 x 4.40 mm, suspended from foliate tops, single-cut diamond mle accents, 10.3 dwt, lg. 1 3/4 in.$600-800

    2214kt Gold and Tigers-eye Bracelet, composed of tigers-eye anchor links joined by gold knot links, lg. 7 1/2 in.$500-700

    2318kt Gold Gem-set Figural Brooch, designed as four mushrooms, circular-cut emerald and diamond mle accents, 13.0 dwt, lg. 1 3/4 in.$600-800

    2418kt Gold Figural Pendant, Mayan-style, depicting an abstract bird, 37.1 dwt, lg. 4 in.$1,500-2,000

    2518kt Gold, Ruby, and Diamond Ring, of textured abstract form, set with circular-cut rubies and full-cut diamond mle, 16.8 dwt, size 7.$700-900

    26 18kt Gold Tropic Bird Brooch, 6.7 dwt, lg. 2 1/2 in.$250-350

    27 Seven 14kt Gold Bangle Bracelets, one hinged, together with three gold charms, 37.7 dwt.$1,000-1,500

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  • 2814kt Gold and Diamond Necklace, designed as a ropetwist collar set with twelve marquise-cut diamonds weighing approx. 2.20 cts., 27.6 dwt, lg. 15 1/2 in.$1,000-1,500

    2918kt Gold, Cultured Pearl, and Diamond Bracelet, the flexible cuff composed of five rows of cultured pearls spaced by gold rondelles, centering a ribbed plaque set with full-cut diamond mle, interior cir. 5 3/4 in.$1,000-1,500

    30Two 18kt Gold and Pearl Jewelry Items, a ring set with a mab pearl, and a pair of earclips each set with eleven cultured pearls, 20.7 dwt, size 6 3/4, lg. 1 in.$800-1,200

    3114kt Gold, Aquamarine, and Diamond Ring, bezel-set with a cushion-cut aquamarine measuring approx. 16.70 x 11.20 x 7.10 mm, the shoulders set with tapered baguette-cut diamonds, 6.4 dwt, size 5 1/4.$800-1,200

    3218kt Gold, Golden Pearl, and Diamond Earpendants, each designed as a hoop, pav-set with full-cut diamond mle, suspending a removable golden pearl measuring appro