Joseph DuMouchelle Fine Art, Antiques, Jewelry & Timepieces at Auction New York, NY — On Wednesday 7 December 2011 at 11:00 AM EST, Joseph DuMouchelle will host its auction of Asian Objects, Fine Artwork, Antiques & Jewels. The sale will take place at Fifth Avenue at Cen
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Joseph DuMouchelle Fine Art, Antiques, Jewelry & Timepieces at Auction on December 7th
New York, NY — On Wednesday 7 December 2011 at 11:00 AM EST, Joseph DuMouchelle will host its auction of Asian Objects, Fine Artwork, Antiques & Jewels. The sale will take place at Fifth Avenue at Central Park South in New York, NY as well as online in real time through Artfact LLC of Boston, MA. Bidding will begin at 11:00 AM, EST in New York and online at artfact.com on Wednesday 7 December. A public preview will take place at Hayes Storage, 305 East 61st Street, in New York on December 1, 2, and 5 from 11 AM to 5 PM. Previews are also available online now at artfact.com.
Joseph DuMouchelle are premier gemologists and auctioneers specializing in buying, selling, auctioning and appraising fine estate jewelry and gems. The jewelry collection of the December 7 sale is striking. To be auctioned is a beautiful platinum and 18kt yellow gold Heyman Brothers necklace consisting of pear-shaped diamonds and emeralds. Also by Heyman Brothers is a stunning blue sapphire and diamond ring. Every single piece is a standout, but one of the stars of the jewelry collection is a platinum and marquise diamond ring by Harry Winston. Also not to be missed is a Gerardo Sacco silver on gold, diamond, carved emerald, sapphire and natural pearl necklace. This Renaissance style necklace was stated to be worn by Elizabeth Taylor in Franco Zeffirelli’s film The Young Toscanini.
In addition to jewelry, the sale includes a fine selection of furniture, pottery, paintings, sculptures, and more. The range of Asian art to be auctioned is noteworthy. Highlights of the Chinese collection include an antique bronze sculpture of a standing male figure holding a lizard and a carved disk, antique carved wood horses, and a carved nephrite jade temple with an intricate dragon motif. Also of special interest is an Art Deco, Charlton & Co miniature desk clock that bears a Chinese dragon design on the face with abalone, mother-of-pearl and hard stone accents. Among the impressive furniture collection is an antique English Chinoiserie secretary with mirrored doors and an antique chest of Asian design inlaid with tortoise shells.
Joseph DuMouchelle accepts personal check, money order/cashier’s check, PayPal, and wire transfers. There is a 20% buyer’s premium. Visit artfact.com prior to the sale to register for online bidding or to place an online bid. Registration and bidding via actfact.com is free. Winning bids are charged the buyer’s premium from DuMouchelle as well as a 3% live bidding fee from Artfact. Winning online bids are shipped at the winner’s expense. Please visit artfact.com or josephdumouchelle.com for full terms and conditions and additional information about this unique auction.
Artfact.com is the largest online global marketplace of fine and decorative arts, antiques, collectibles and estate auctions. In 2009 Artfact launched two live online bidding platforms, Artfact Live! and, in the United