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Platinum and Sapphire Dress Set

Platinum and Sapphire Dress Set

Auction:
3215T
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Mar 04, 2019
Lot:
1102
Estimate:
$600 - $800

Platinum and Sapphire Dress Set, Italy, comprising a pair of double cuff links and two shirt studs, each centering a cabochon sapphire, 10.6 dwt, in a fitted box for Felippo Chiappe. More ...

18kt Gold Gem-set Flower Ring

18kt Gold Gem-set Flower Ring

Auction:
3215T
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Mar 04, 2019
Lot:
1117
Estimate:
$300 - $500

18kt Gold Gem-set Flower Ring, c. 1960s, set with circular-cut rubies, sapphires, and emeralds, with cabochon turquoise and single-cut diamond melee, 7.0 dwt, size 6 3/4. More ...

Renaissance Revival Gold and Sapphire Ring

Renaissance Revival Gold and Sapphire Ring

Auction:
3215T
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Mar 04, 2019
Lot:
1245
Estimate:
$500 - $700

Renaissance Revival Gold and Sapphire Ring, set with a foil-back faceted sapphire, engraved accents, size 5 1/2. More ...

18kt Bicolor Gold, Sapphire, and Diamond Ring

18kt Bicolor Gold, Sapphire, and Diamond Ring

Auction:
3215T
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Mar 04, 2019
Lot:
1336
Estimate:
$600 - $800

18kt Bicolor Gold, Sapphire, and Diamond Ring, centering three bezel-set step-cut sapphires, channel-set diamond melee, 7.5 dwt, size 7. More ...

Ultra-Lomara Microscope

Ultra-Lomara Microscope

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1362
Estimate:
$100 - $150

Ultra-Lomara Microscope, Germany, 20th century, two-part microscope each with original case, stacking objectives marked "3A, 3B, 3C," wheel of apertures under substage, swing-out substage condenser, More ...

French Optical Pyrometer

French Optical Pyrometer

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1391
Estimate:
$50 - $75

French Optical Pyrometer, E. Ducretet, Paris, silvered scale rotating around the central lens, brass shaft with maker's plaque, housed in the original velvet-lined case with extra lens. Clocks, More ...

Collection of Scientific Instruments

Collection of Scientific Instruments

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1405
Estimate:
$150 - $200

Collection of Scientific Instruments, a J.H. Steward dichroscope, optical prisms, spectroscopes, and others. Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments online More ...

Twenty-three British Royal Commemorative Items

Twenty-three British Royal Commemorative Items

Auction:
3199T
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 16, 2019
Lot:
1180
Unsold
 

Twenty-three British Royal Commemorative Items, including Devonsware, Adams, and Shelley baby plates, and a boxed Kaiser "Royal Silhouette Vase." More ...

Four Tiffany Studios Gold Favrile Shades and a Similar Shade

Four Tiffany Studios Gold Favrile Shades and a Similar Shade

Auction:
3199T
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 16, 2019
Lot:
1324
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Four Tiffany Studios Gold Favrile Shades and a Similar Shade, New York, c. 1910, ribbed swollen forms, all marked "L.C.T. Favrile" on the aperture rim, ht. 5, aperture rim dia. 2 1/4 in., with a More ...

Five Imperial Art Glass Items

Five Imperial Art Glass Items

Auction:
3199T
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 16, 2019
Lot:
1357
Sold for:
$461$375

Five Imperial Art Glass Items, Bellaire, Ohio, early 20th century, all in silky iridescent glass, a trumpet vase with iridescent blue threading, Imperial Glass sticker, ht. 9 1/2; three More ...

Retro 14kt Gold Gem-set Brooch

Retro 14kt Gold Gem-set Brooch

Auction:
3200T
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 16, 2019
Lot:
2027
Sold for:
$461$375

Retro 14kt Gold Gem-set Brooch, set with diamonds, emeralds, rubies, and sapphires, lg. 1 1/2 in., 9.4 dwt. More ...

14kt Gold and Sapphire Snake Ring

14kt Gold and Sapphire Snake Ring

Auction:
3200T
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 16, 2019
Lot:
2071
Sold for:
$277$225

14kt Gold and Sapphire Snake Ring, ring surface lg. 1 3/4 in., total 5.0 dwt. More ...

14kt Gold, Rose-cut Diamond, and Sapphire Ring

14kt Gold, Rose-cut Diamond, and Sapphire Ring

Auction:
3200T
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 16, 2019
Lot:
2098
Sold for:
$277$225

14kt Gold, Rose-cut Diamond, and Sapphire Ring, navette form, size 6 3/4, 2.2 dwt. More ...

14kt Gold, Ruby, Diamond, and Sapphire American Flag Brooch

14kt Gold, Ruby, Diamond, and Sapphire American Flag Brooch

Auction:
3200T
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 16, 2019
Lot:
2107
Sold for:
$554$450

14kt Gold, Ruby, Diamond, and Sapphire American Flag Brooch, lg. 1 3/8 in., 4.1 dwt. More ...

14kt Gold and Synthetic Sapphire Class Ring

14kt Gold and Synthetic Sapphire Class Ring

Auction:
3200T
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 16, 2019
Lot:
2128
Sold for:
$554$450

14kt Gold and Synthetic Sapphire Class Ring, size 10, 17.7 dwt. More ...

14kt Gold and Sapphire Rose Brooch

14kt Gold and Sapphire Rose Brooch

Auction:
3200T
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 16, 2019
Lot:
2142
Sold for:
$308$250

14kt Gold and Sapphire Rose Brooch, wd. 2 in., 9.3 dwt. More ...

14kt Gold, Diamond, and Sapphire Abstract Ring

14kt Gold, Diamond, and Sapphire Abstract Ring

Auction:
3200T
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 16, 2019
Lot:
2169
Sold for:
$246$200

14kt Gold, Diamond, and Sapphire Abstract Ring, size 6, 6.2 dwt. More ...

14kt Gold, Star Sapphire, and Diamond Cocktail Ring

14kt Gold, Star Sapphire, and Diamond Cocktail Ring

Auction:
3200T
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 16, 2019
Lot:
2191
Sold for:
$523$425

14kt Gold, Star Sapphire, and Diamond Cocktail Ring, (imperfections), size 7 1/2, 6.8 dwt. More ...

Two Pairs of 14kt Gold Earclips

Two Pairs of 14kt Gold Earclips

Auction:
3200T
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 16, 2019
Lot:
2195
Sold for:
$677$550

Two Pairs of 14kt Gold Earclips, one pair monogrammed and surrounded by synthetic sapphires, lg. to 1 1/2 in., total 19.7 dwt. More ...

14kt Gold, Sapphire, and Diamond Five-stone Ring

14kt Gold, Sapphire, and Diamond Five-stone Ring

Auction:
3200T
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 16, 2019
Lot:
2219
Sold for:
$738$600

14kt Gold, Sapphire, and Diamond Five-stone Ring, size 6 1/2, 2.9 dwt. More ...

14kt Gold, Sapphire, and Diamond Ring and Pair of Earrings

14kt Gold, Sapphire, and Diamond Ring and Pair of Earrings

Auction:
3200T
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 16, 2019
Lot:
2270
Sold for:
$461$375

14kt Gold, Sapphire, and Diamond Ring and Pair of Earrings, ring size 7, total 3.6 dwt. More ...

18kt Gold, Diamond, and Sapphire Ring

18kt Gold, Diamond, and Sapphire Ring

Auction:
3200T
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 16, 2019
Lot:
2283
Sold for:
$461$375

18kt Gold, Diamond, and Sapphire Ring, setting lg. 1 1/4 in., size 7 1/2, 5.9 dwt. More ...

Fulvio Bianconi (1915-1996) for I.V.R. Mezzaga "Fasce Orizzontali" Vase

Fulvio Bianconi (1915-1996) for I.V.R. Mezzaga "Fasce Orizzontali" Vase

Auction:
3192B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Dec 14, 2018
Lot:
285
Unsold
 

Fulvio Bianconi (1915-1996) for I.V.R. Mezzaga "Fasce Orizzontali" Vase, Italy, c. 1950, conical form with bands of red, green, violet, and blue, remains of a paper label, polished pontil, ht. 6 More ...

Josh Simpson (b. 1949) Glass Paperweight

Josh Simpson (b. 1949) Glass Paperweight

Auction:
3192B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Dec 14, 2018
Lot:
519
Sold for:
$431$350

Josh Simpson (b. 1949) Glass Paperweight, Massachusetts, undersea motif with cane clusters on swirling pale blue and cobalt ground, incised mark and date "Simpson 1991 9-1," ht. 5 in. More ...

Two Paint-decorated Windsor Side Chairs

Two Paint-decorated Windsor Side Chairs

Auction:
3190T
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 12, 2018
Lot:
1240
Sold for:
$123$100

Two Paint-decorated Windsor Side Chairs, mid-19th century, a green-painted arrow-back and a yellow-painted thumb-back, both with crests decorated with flowers, ht. to 34 1/2 in. More ...

Two Pairs of Carl Zeiss Brass and Mother-of-pearl Opera Glasses.     Estimate $300-400

Two Pairs of Carl Zeiss Brass and Mother-of-pearl Opera Glasses. Estimate $300-400

Auction:
3190T
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 12, 2018
Lot:
1290
Sold for:
$185$150

Two Pairs of Carl Zeiss Brass and Mother-of-pearl Opera Glasses. More ...

Two-piece Indigo and Ivory Striped Blanket

Two-piece Indigo and Ivory Striped Blanket

Auction:
3190T
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 12, 2018
Lot:
1328
Sold for:
$185$150

Two-piece Indigo and Ivory Striped Blanket, possibly Mexico, 19th century, 7 ft. x 5 ft. 2 in. Provenance: The Ronnie Newman Collection of Early Rugs. More ...

Rare and Unusual Enamel Memento Mori Ring

Rare and Unusual Enamel Memento Mori Ring

Auction:
3188B
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Dec 04, 2018
Lot:
31
Sold for:
$6,150$5,000

Rare and Unusual Enamel Memento Mori Ring, 18th century, the optical illusion depicting two children in a background that forms a skull, 18.00 mm, size 6 1/2. Lots 1- 96 are from the More ...

Gold, Sapphire, and Diamond Navette Ring

Gold, Sapphire, and Diamond Navette Ring

Auction:
3188B
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Dec 04, 2018
Lot:
112
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Gold, Sapphire, and Diamond Navette Ring, centering an old European-cut diamond weighing approx. 0.50 cts., with circular-cut sapphires and rose-cut diamonds, size 5 1/2. More ...

Antique Pair of Gold and Sapphire Cuff Links

Antique Pair of Gold and Sapphire Cuff Links

Auction:
3188B
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Dec 04, 2018
Lot:
116
Unsold
 

Antique Pair of Gold and Sapphire Cuff Links, set with old pear-shape cushion-cut sapphires in fine mounts with scroll and foliate motifs, each link approx. 14.00 mm, French import stamps. More ...