Skinner Fine Jewelry Auction to Feature Collection of Miriam Haskell Jewelry and Largest Selection o Skinner will host an auction of Fine Jewelry on Tuesday, December 7th in the Boston gallery at 10 a.m. The sale features a large selection of diamond jewelry, as well as an incredible collection of u
$3,000 to $5,000; an 18kt gold, sapphire, and freshwater pearl necklace by Margaret Rogers estimated at $6,000 to $8,000; and a pair of jadeite earpendants, Tiffany & Co., also estimated at $6,000 to $8,000.
Rounding out the sale is a fine offering of Art Nouveau pieces. Featured works from the genre include an 18kt gold, plique-a-jour enamel, and enamel brooch by Joe Descomps for Leon Gariod, depicting a nude maiden and estimated at $4,000 to $5,000 and the cover lot, an 18kt gold, carved opal, enamel, pearl, and diamond pendant estimated at $15,000 to $25,000.
Finally, an unusual 18kt gold and ruby spider brooch, estimated at $2,000 to $3,000; and a pair of 14kt gold gem-set "Sign Language" clip brooches by Paul Flato estimated at $5,000 to $7,000 will be offered.
Catalog and Preview Information
Previews for the auction will be Sunday, December 5th, 12 p.m.-5 p.m. and Monday, December 6th, 12 p.m.-7 p.m. Illustrated catalog #2529B is available by mail for $35 ($42 for foreign requests) from the subscription department at 508-970-3000 x3240. It is also available at the gallery for $32. Prices realized will be available at Skinnerinc.com during and after the sale. Skinner's site also allows users to view all lots in the auctions, leave bids, order catalogs, and bid live in real-time through Skinner-Live.
Skinner, Inc. is one of the world’s leading auction houses for antiques and fine art. With expertise in over 20 specialty collecting areas, Skinner draws the interest of buyers from all over the world and its auctions regularly achieve world record prices. Skinner provides a broad range of auction and appraisal services, and it is widely regarded as one of the most trusted names in the auction business. Skinner’s appraisal experts regularly appear on the PBS-TV series, Antiques Roadshow, and its specialty departments include American Furniture & Decorative Arts, American & European Paintings & Prints, European Furniture & Decorative Arts, 20th Century Design, Fine Ceramics, Fine Jewelry, Couture, Fine Musical Instruments, Asian Works of Art, Fine Wines, Rare Books & Manuscripts, Oriental Rugs & Carpets, American Indian & Ethnographic Art, Fine Judaica, Antique Motor Vehicles, Toys, Dolls & Collectibles, Discovery and Science, Technology & Clocks. Skinner galleries are located in Boston and Marlborough, Mass. For more information on upcoming auctions and events, visit Skinner’s web site www.skinnerinc.com.