In collaboration with Lark Mason Associates, Fallon Art Advisory will present a treasure trove of Gold and Precious Gemstone Jewelry from a Private Midwest Collection, which opens for bidding on iGavelAuctions.com starting October 26th to November 16th. Accumulated over three decades, the fresh-to-the-market sale of 180 lots– dating from 1920 to 2021–includes watches, necklaces, rings, brooches, and bracelets from international jewelry purveyors such as Cartier, Tiffany, Pucci, Bueche Girod, David Yurman, Philippe Charriol, Movado, Baume & Mercier, and TANE of Mexico.
“With their accessible estimates, this is sale is paradise for anyone who loves jewelry,” says Debbie Fallon. “The quality of these beautiful pieces is spectacular and with the holidays soon upon us, the sale couldn’t come at a better time.”
Among the highlights are: a Diamond and 18K Yellow Gold Necklace and Earrings Set (Estimate: $11,000-12,000); a Tiffany 18K Yellow Gold Love Knot Choker (Estimate: $7,000-8,000); a Century 22K Yellow Gold Bracelet (Estimate: $4,800-5,800); a Bueche Girod Women's Diamond, Sapphire with Lapis Face 18K Yellow Gold Watch (Estimate: $7,000-9,000); a Vintage Diamond and Sapphire Platinum Ring (Estimate: $1,500-1,800); an Emerald and Diamond 18K White Gold Ring (Estimate: $1,600-1,800); and a Tiffany & Co. 18K Yellow Gold and Chrysoprase Link Bracelet (Estimate: $2,200-3,500); and a Yellow and White Diamond 14K White Gold Ring (Estimate: $3,500-5,000).
About Fallon Art Advisory
Founded by Debbie Fallon in 2020, Fallon Art Advisory, based in Minneapolis, assists clients with a variety of needs including estate evaluation and appraisals, art brokerage, auctions, and estate sales. Utilizing her extensive network of designers, art insurers, auction houses, estate sale contacts and experts in restoration, she astutely advises her clients in all matters pertaining to art. Ms. Fallon is certified by the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).
About Lark Mason
With locations in New Braunfels, Texas and New York City, Lark Mason Associates, the eponymous, auction house specializing in Asian, ethnographic, and ancient works of art, was founded by Lark Mason after many years as an expert at Sotheby's New York.
Mason served as a General Appraiser from 1979 until 1985, and as a Senior Vice President and specialist in Chinese art with Sotheby's Chinese Works of Art Department from 1985-2003. From 2000-2003 he concurrently was a Director of Online Auctions for Sothebys.com. He also served as a consulting curator at the Trammel and Margaret Crow Collection of Asian Art in Dallas, Texas from 2003-2009. He is a generalist in American and European works of art and paintings, as well as an expert in the field of Chinese art and has valued and advised many private collectors and institutions.
Lark Mason Associates regularly hosts auctions on the iGavel Auctions platform and has an established history of record sales of Chinese and other works of art and holds the record for the highest price achieved for any work of art in an online sale, for a painting sold in May 2014 that realized close to $4.2m. Mason, the owner and CEO of iGavel Auctions, is noted for his regular appearances on "The Antiques Road Show."
About iGavel Auctions
iGavel, founded in 2002 by Lark Mason, is an online platform dedicated solely to the sale of fine arts, antiques and collectibles offered by a network of independently owned auction houses, dealers, appraisers and other arts professionals. Sales are held in a traditional auction-catalog format entirely online. For more information, visit www.igavelauctions.com