Lambertville, NJ - Rago Auctions presents a sale of fine and important jewelry on Sunday, December 2, preceded by a sale of jewelry sold without reserve on Friday, November 30. The catalog is available in print and online as of November 12. Previews begin November 24.
Unreserved Jewelry: Friday, November 30 at 10AM, 467 lots
Antique and modern jewelry, watches and luxury accessories sold without reserve. Highlights include gold and diamond rings, signed and gem-set jewelry, and costume jewelry.
Fine & Antique Jewelry: Sunday, December 2 at 10AM, 636 lots
A diverse offering of fine, antique and modern jewelry including Georgian, Victorian, Edwardian and Art Deco designs, important signed works, substantial diamond and gemstone jewelry, as well as loose gemstones, watches, accessories and objets de vertu. This lovely sale will present works by Cartier, Hermès, Seaman Schepps, Tiffany & Co., and Verdura, among others.
Highlights include a Seaman Schepps multi-gem & diamond "Garden" bracelet, an Art Deco diamond & palladium necklace by Tiffany & Co., a fine Art Deco diamond & enameled yellow gold table box by Cartier, a "Regatta" diamond & yellow gold necklace by Verdura, a 6.43 cts "Lucida" diamond ring by Tiffany & Co., an impressive pair of antique diamond earrings (5.32 and 5.23 cts.), and a 3.47 cts. emerald-cut diamond engagement ring, among others.
Featuring Hermès scarves from a Chapel Hill, North Carolina Collection.
"We are so pleased to be presenting this breadth of material at auction. The sale includes a wealth of gemstone, diamond and engagement jewelry as well as a collection of pristine, collectible Hermès scarves. Whether you are a collector, connoisseur or just in need of a holiday gift, this auction has something for everyone."
- Katherine Van Dell, Director, Jewelry
Saturday, November 24 through Wednesday, November 28, 12-5 p.m. Thursday, November 29, 12-7 p.m. Also by appointment. Doors open at 9 a.m. on sale days.
Open House with Dr. Wilfried Zeisler, Hillwood Museum Chief Curator, entitled “Fabergé Rediscovered” on Wednesday, November 28. The auction house opens at noon, reception at 5 p.m., lecture at 6 p.m. RSVP: 609.397.9374, ext. 125 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rago is located midway between NYC (1 hr. 15 min) and Philadelphia (50 min). Directions online at ragoarts.com.
For those unable to attend, telephone/absentee bidding available at 609.397.9374. Online bidding available at www.bidsquare.com.
Printed catalogues are available for purchase at the auction house, by calling 609.397.9374 or by emailing a request to email@example.com
View a complete online catalogue with color images at www.ragoarts.com and www.bidsquare.com, online November 12.
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High-resolution images available here.
About Rago Auctions: Rago is a leading U.S. auction house with $33 million in annual sales. It serves thousands of sellers and buyers yearly with global reach, personal service and competitive commissions for single pieces, collections and estates. Rago's expertise encompasses 20th/21st century design; fine art; American, European, English and Asian decorative arts and furnishings; fine jewelry and coins/currency. An internationally known venue through which to buy and sell, it offers free valuations for personal property (from a single piece to collections), as well as USPAP compliant estate and appraisal services. Rago is located midway between Philadelphia and New York with satellite offices in Westchester/Connecticut.
January 19-20, 2019: Design Auction
February 22-24, 2019: Unreserved Auction
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