Anton Horvat platinum, sapphire and diamond brooch soars to $108,000 at Nadeau's New Year's Day sale A stunning Anton Horvat platinum, sapphire and diamond brooch with a cushion-cut, 6-carat blue sapphire sailed past the pre-sale estimate of $4,000-$6,000 to gavel for $108,000 at Nadeauís Auction.
ĺ, slipped on a new finger for $14,400, topping the pre-sale estimate of $5,000-$9,000; and an early 20th century platinum emerald and diamond ring, the center emerald being about 5.75 carats and surrounded by 52 round-cut single diamonds, size 3 Ĺ, hit $16,800. It was expected to command $4,000-$8,000.
Nadeauís Auction Gallery has its next monthly sale planned for Saturday, Jan. 25. Then, in the spring, major Americana and Chinese auctions will be held (times and dates yet to be determined). Watch the website for details as spring approaches: www.NadeausAuction.com.
Nadeauís is always accepting quality consignments for its bigger sales, held throughout the year, and its general auctions, held every four weeks. To consign an item, an estate or a collection, you may call them at (860) 246-244, or e-mail them at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about Nadeauís Auction Gallery, log on to www.NadeausAuction.com.