Fine Jewelry

Sunday, May 5, 2024

The spring fine jewelry auction sold over 150 lots with great success, and spirited bidding between the 3,230 registered bidders led to over $1.3 million in sales and a nearly 90% sell-through rate. The sale was led by Lot 28, a scroll and shield form brooch that centered an unheated 4.22 cts. Kashmir Sapphire that resulted in bidders from around the world pushing the it to sell for $437,500. Additional highlights from the sale included Lots 26 and 27, rare period pieces, with one-of-a-kind colored stones. Demand for signed pieces by known makers including Van Cleef & Arpels, Cartier, and Tiffany & Co. showed just how strong the jewelry auction market continues to be.

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Auction Highlights

Lot 28

Platinum, 4.22 cts. Kashmir Sapphire, and Diamond Brooch

Sold: $437,500

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Lot 27

Edwardian Platinum, Colombian Emerald, Diamond, and Natural Pearl Sautoir

Sold: $43,750

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Lot 26

Edwardian Platinum, Burmese Ruby, and Diamond Ring

Sold: $41,250

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Lot 39

Gold and 5.52 cts. Diamond Ring

Sold: $62,500

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Lot 37

Van Cleef & Arpels Platinum and Diamond Brooch/Pendant

Sold: $34,375

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Lot 36

Van Cleef & Arpels Platinum and Diamond Earclips

Sold: $31,250

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Lot 5

Gilbert Oakes 14K Gold and Diamond Ring

Sold: $28,125

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Lot 66

Tiffany & Co., Elsa Peretti 18K Gold Necklace

Sold: $16,250

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Lot 9

18K Gold, Sapphire, and Diamond Butterfly Brooch

Sold: $18,750

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Additional Information

Exhibition for the spring fine jewelry auction will be held at our Charles Street gallery from Monday, April 29 – Friday, May 3. Please contact the gallery to schedule your visit.

If you would like to receive a complimentary, fully illustrated print catalogue for the Fine Jewelry auction, please contact us.

We invite you to participate in our spring auction season in one of the following ways:

Attend In-Person: The auction will be held at our Beacon Hill gallery, and we welcome you to attend the auction in-person. Please register prior to the sale day in order to receive a paddle number by giving us a call at the gallery or emailing [email protected].

Bid Live Online: The auction will be live-streamed on our website so you can see and hear the auctioneer as you bid live from your computer or mobile device. In order to bid live, you will need to register for the auction. Once you have registered, you will be able to enter the live sale through the online catalogue on auction day.

Telephone Bid: We have limited telephone lines available for those who prefer not to bid online. Leave a telephone bid.

Absentee Bid: If you are unable to participate live on sale day, you may leave absentee bids through our website. In order to leave absentee bids, you will need to register for the auction. Once you have registered, you may leave absentee bids through the online catalogue.