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  • Etruscan Revival Gold and Glass Grapevine Necklace, Castellani
    Estimate
    $15,000 - $20,000
    Lot 1

    Etruscan Revival Gold and Glass Grapevine Necklace, Cas...

    Est.
    $15,000 - $20,000
  • Belle Epoque Ruby and Diamond Pendant
    Estimate
    $2,500 - $3,500
    Lot 2

    Belle Epoque Ruby and Diamond Pendant

    Est.
    $2,500 - $3,500
  • Antique Ruby and Diamond Ring
    Estimate
    $5,000 - $7,000
    Lot 3

    Antique Ruby and Diamond Ring

    Est.
    $5,000 - $7,000
  • Antique 18kt Gold and Enamel Open-face Pendant Watch, Boucheron
    Estimate
    $3,000 - $5,000
    Lot 4

    Antique 18kt Gold and Enamel Open-face Pendant Watch, B...

    Est.
    $3,000 - $5,000
  • Antique Gold, Enamel, and Diamond Flower Brooch, Tiffany & Co.
    Estimate
    $3,000 - $5,000
    Lot 5

    Antique Gold, Enamel, and Diamond Flower Brooch, Tiffan...

    Est.
    $3,000 - $5,000
  • Antique 18kt Gold, Opal, and Diamond Ring, Tiffany & Co.
    Estimate
    $1,500 - $2,000
    Lot 6

    Antique 18kt Gold, Opal, and Diamond Ring, Tiffany & Co...

    Est.
    $1,500 - $2,000
  • 18kt Gold and Rose-cut Diamond Bracelet
    Estimate
    $1,500 - $2,000
    Lot 7

    18kt Gold and Rose-cut Diamond Bracelet

    Est.
    $1,500 - $2,000
  • Renaissance Revival Gold, Hardstone Cameo, and Enamel Pendant
    Estimate
    $1,500 - $2,000
    Lot 8

    Renaissance Revival Gold, Hardstone Cameo, and Enamel P...

    Est.
    $1,500 - $2,000
  • Antique Sapphire and Diamond Ring
    Estimate
    $1,500 - $2,000
    Lot 9

    Antique Sapphire and Diamond Ring

    Est.
    $1,500 - $2,000
  • Antique 14kt Gold Snake Bracelet, Carter, Howe & Co.
    Estimate
    $3,000 - $5,000
    Lot 10

    Antique 14kt Gold Snake Bracelet, Carter, Howe & Co.

    Est.
    $3,000 - $5,000
  • Antique Gold Locket and Chain, Tiffany & Co.
    Estimate
    $1,500 - $2,000
    Lot 11

    Antique Gold Locket and Chain, Tiffany & Co.

    Est.
    $1,500 - $2,000
  • Antique Rose-cut Diamond Earrings
    Estimate
    $1,500 - $2,000
    Lot 12

    Antique Rose-cut Diamond Earrings

    Est.
    $1,500 - $2,000
  • Antique Rose-cut Diamond Necklace
    Estimate
    $3,000 - $5,000
    Lot 13

    Antique Rose-cut Diamond Necklace

    Est.
    $3,000 - $5,000
  • Antique Gold and Diamond Pendant
    Estimate
    $3,000 - $5,000
    Lot 14

    Antique Gold and Diamond Pendant

    Est.
    $3,000 - $5,000
  • Silver and Rose-cut Diamond Earrings
    Estimate
    $1,500 - $2,000
    Lot 15

    Silver and Rose-cut Diamond Earrings

    Est.
    $1,500 - $2,000
  • Antique 18kt Gold and Diamond Ring
    Estimate
    $3,000 - $5,000
    Lot 16

    Antique 18kt Gold and Diamond Ring

    Est.
    $3,000 - $5,000
  • Antique 18kt Gold and Diamond Ring
    Estimate
    $3,000 - $5,000
    Lot 17

    Antique 18kt Gold and Diamond Ring

    Est.
    $3,000 - $5,000
  • 18kt Gold, Sapphire, and Diamond Three-stone Ring
    Estimate
    $4,000 - $6,000
    Lot 18

    18kt Gold, Sapphire, and Diamond Three-stone Ring

    Est.
    $4,000 - $6,000
  • Diamond Earrings.
    Estimate
    $4,000 - $6,000
    Lot 19

    Diamond Earrings.

    Est.
    $4,000 - $6,000
  • Antique Diamond Crescent Brooch, Tiffany & Co.
    Estimate
    $3,000 - $5,000
    Lot 20

    Antique Diamond Crescent Brooch, Tiffany & Co.

    Est.
    $3,000 - $5,000
  • Antique Diamond Sunburst Brooch, Howard & Co.
    Estimate
    $30,000 - $50,000
    Lot 21

    Antique Diamond Sunburst Brooch, Howard & Co.

    Est.
    $30,000 - $50,000
  • Edwardian Diamond Pendant/Brooch
    Estimate
    $3,000 - $5,000
    Lot 22

    Edwardian Diamond Pendant/Brooch

    Est.
    $3,000 - $5,000
  • Edwardian Diamond Crown Brooch
    Estimate
    $2,000 - $3,000
    Lot 23

    Edwardian Diamond Crown Brooch

    Est.
    $2,000 - $3,000
  • Antique Diamond Pendant/Brooch
    Estimate
    $3,000 - $5,000
    Lot 24

    Antique Diamond Pendant/Brooch

    Est.
    $3,000 - $5,000
  • Belle Epoque Gold and Diamond Minaudiere, Cartier
    Estimate
    $3,000 - $5,000
    Lot 25

    Belle Epoque Gold and Diamond Minaudiere, Cartier

    Est.
    $3,000 - $5,000
  • Gold, Pearl, and Aquamarine Bead Longchain
    Estimate
    $2,000 - $3,000
    Lot 26

    Gold, Pearl, and Aquamarine Bead Longchain

    Est.
    $2,000 - $3,000
  • Edwardian Platinum and Diamond Solitaire
    Estimate
    $5,000 - $7,000
    Lot 27

    Edwardian Platinum and Diamond Solitaire

    Est.
    $5,000 - $7,000
  • Art Deco Natural Pearl Necklace, Tiffany & Co.
    Estimate
    $6,000 - $8,000
    Lot 28

    Art Deco Natural Pearl Necklace, Tiffany & Co.

    Est.
    $6,000 - $8,000
  • Edwardian Diamond Bow Brooch
    Estimate
    $2,500 - $3,500
    Lot 29

    Edwardian Diamond Bow Brooch

    Est.
    $2,500 - $3,500
  • Edwardian Rubellite and Diamond Brooch
    Estimate
    $4,000 - $6,000
    Lot 30

    Edwardian Rubellite and Diamond Brooch

    Est.
    $4,000 - $6,000
  • Art Deco Platinum and Diamond Bracelet
    Estimate
    $5,000 - $7,000
    Lot 31

    Art Deco Platinum and Diamond Bracelet

    Est.
    $5,000 - $7,000
  • Platinum, Sapphire, and Diamond Ring
    Estimate
    $800 - $1,200
    Lot 32

    Platinum, Sapphire, and Diamond Ring

    Est.
    $800 - $1,200
  • Edwardian Sapphire and Diamond Ring
    Estimate
    $2,000 - $3,000
    Lot 32A

    Edwardian Sapphire and Diamond Ring

    Est.
    $2,000 - $3,000
  • Platinum and Diamond Earrings
    Estimate
    $6,000 - $8,000
    Lot 33

    Platinum and Diamond Earrings

    Est.
    $6,000 - $8,000
  • Platinum and Diamond Bow Brooch, Tiffany & Co.
    Estimate
    $1,500 - $2,000
    Lot 34

    Platinum and Diamond Bow Brooch, Tiffany & Co.

    Est.
    $1,500 - $2,000
  • Belle Epoque Amethyst and Diamond Heart Pendant
    Estimate
    $2,000 - $3,000
    Lot 35

    Belle Epoque Amethyst and Diamond Heart Pendant

    Est.
    $2,000 - $3,000
  • Art Deco Platinum, Aquamarine, and Diamond Brooch
    Estimate
    $4,000 - $6,000
    Lot 36

    Art Deco Platinum, Aquamarine, and Diamond Brooch

    Est.
    $4,000 - $6,000
  • Art Deco Platinum and Diamond Strap Bracelet
    Estimate
    $20,000 - $25,000
    Lot 37

    Art Deco Platinum and Diamond Strap Bracelet

    Est.
    $20,000 - $25,000
  • Platinum, Emerald, and Diamond Ring
    Estimate
    $4,000 - $6,000
    Lot 38

    Platinum, Emerald, and Diamond Ring

    Est.
    $4,000 - $6,000
  • Art Deco Jadeite Jade Ring
    Estimate
    $4,000 - $6,000
    Lot 39

    Art Deco Jadeite Jade Ring

    Est.
    $4,000 - $6,000
  • Platinum, Jade, and Diamond Earrings
    Estimate
    $3,500 - $4,000
    Lot 40

    Platinum, Jade, and Diamond Earrings

    Est.
    $3,500 - $4,000
  • Jade Pendant
    Estimate
    $3,500 - $4,500
    Lot 41

    Jade Pendant

    Est.
    $3,500 - $4,500
  • Art Deco Platinum and Diamond Bracelet
    Estimate
    $2,000 - $3,000
    Lot 42

    Art Deco Platinum and Diamond Bracelet

    Est.
    $2,000 - $3,000
  • Art Deco Diamond Pendant Necklace
    Estimate
    $3,000 - $5,000
    Lot 43

    Art Deco Diamond Pendant Necklace

    Est.
    $3,000 - $5,000
  • 14kt White Gold and Diamond Solitaire
    Estimate
    $5,000 - $7,000
    Lot 44

    14kt White Gold and Diamond Solitaire

    Est.
    $5,000 - $7,000
  • Platinum and Diamond Ring
    Estimate
    $2,000 - $3,000
    Lot 45

    Platinum and Diamond Ring

    Est.
    $2,000 - $3,000
  • Platinum and Diamond Solitaire
    Estimate
    $1,500 - $2,000
    Lot 45A

    Platinum and Diamond Solitaire

    Est.
    $1,500 - $2,000
  • Charm Bracelet
    Estimate
    $7,000 - $9,000
    Lot 46

    Charm Bracelet

    Est.
    $7,000 - $9,000

Auction Description

Important Jewelry by Bonhams Skinner
The September Important Jewelry auction will feature almost 200 lots of antique, period, and contemporary jewelry. Highlights from the auction include a Twinstone Kashmir Sapphire Ring by Cartier, an Antique Diamond Sunburst Brooch from the collection of Hope Goddard Iselin, and a selection of Art Deco jewelry. Preview Times: September 15, 12PM – 5PM & September 16, 12PM – 7PM | Contact Us: 617.874.4313 jewelry@skinnerinc.com Read more
Bonhams Skinner
Boston, MA 02116
United States

bidsquare@bonhamsskinner.com

Phone:+16173505400

Buyer’s Premium

Start Premium (%)
$0 25.00

Bid Increments

Start Increments ($)
$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
$300,000 $25,000
$500,000 $50,000
$1,000,000 $100,000

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Terms & Conditions

1. Some of the lots in this sale are offered subject to a reserve. The reserve is a confidential minimum price agreed upon by the consignor and Skinner, Inc. below which the lot will not be sold. In most cases, the reserve will be set below the estimated range, but in no case will it exceed the estimates listed. A representative of Skinner, Inc. will execute such reserves by bidding for the consignor. In any event and whether or not a lot is subject to a reserve, the auctioneer may reject any bid or raise not commensurate with the value of such lot.

2. All property is sold “as is,” and neither the auctioneer nor any consignor makes any warranties or representation of any kind or nature with respect to the property, and in no event shall they be responsible for the correctness, nor deemed to have made any representation or warranty, of description, genuineness, authorship, attribution, provenance, period, culture, source, origin, or condition of the property and no statement made at the sale, or in the bill of sale, or invoice or elsewhere shall be deemed such a warranty of representation or an assumption of liability.

3. Except as provided in paragraph 1 above, the highest bidder as determined by the auctioneer shall be the purchaser. In the case of a disputed bid, the auctioneer shall have sole discretion in determining the purchaser and may also, at his or her election, withdraw the lot or reoffer the lot for sale. The auctioneer shall have sole discretion to refuse any bid, or refuse to acknowledge any bidder. Any bidder that plans on spending in excess of $100,000 should make arrangements with the accounting department at least five (5) days in advance of the sale, as a deposit may be required to participate.

4. All merchandise purchased must be paid for and removed from the premises the day of the auction. Skinner Inc. may impose, and the purchaser agrees to pay, a monthly interest charge of 1.5% of the purchase price of any lot or item lot not paid for within thirty-five (35) days of the date of sale. Skinner, Inc. shall have no liability for any damage or loss to property left on its premises for more than three (3) days from the date of sale. If any property has not been removed within three (3) days from the date of sale, at the option of Skinner, Inc. (a) Skinner Inc., may impose, and the purchaser agrees to pay, a monthly storage charge of 1.5% of the purchase price of any lot or portion of a lot not removed within the three days, and/or (b) Skinner Inc. may place the merchandise in a subsequent auction, without Reserve, to be sold to the highest bidder, and after deducting the standard commission and any additional charges that may apply, remit the proceeds to the purchaser.

5. Skinner accepts cash or check for payment. Personal checks will be acceptable only if credit has been established with Skinner, Inc. or if a bank authorization has been received guaranteeing a personal check. Skinner, Inc. reserves the right to hold merchandise purchased by personal check until the check has cleared the bank. The purchaser agrees to pay Skinner, Inc. a handling charge of $25.00 for any check dishonored by the drawee. Please contact Accounting for additional payment methods. Skinner does not accept payment by credit card for merchandise purchases.

6. If the purchaser breaches any of its obligations under these Conditions of Sale, including its obligation to pay in full the purchase price of all items for which it was the highest successful bidder, Skinner Inc. may exercise all of its rights and remedies under the law including, without limitation, (a) canceling the sale and applying any payments made by the purchaser to the damages caused by the purchaser’s breach, and/or (b) offering at public auction, without reserve, any lot or item for which the purchaser has breached any of its obligations, including its obligation to pay in full the purchase price, holding the purchaser liable for any deficiency plus all costs of sale.

7. In no event will the liability of Skinner, Inc. to any purchaser with respect to any item exceed the purchase price actually paid by such purchaser for such item.

8. Shipping is the responsibility of the purchaser. Upon request, our staff will provide the list of shippers who deliver to destinations within the United States and overseas. Some property that is sold at auction can be subject to laws governing export from the U.S., such as items that include material from some endangered species. Import restrictions from foreign countries are subject to these same governing laws. Granting of licensing for import or export of goods from local authorities is the sole responsibility of the buyer. Denial or delay of licensing will not constitute cancellation or delay in payment for the total purchase price of these lots.

9. All purchases are subject to the Massachusetts 6.25% sales tax unless the purchaser possesses a Massachusetts sales tax exemption number. Exemption numbers from other states are accepted in Massachusetts if presented with a business card or letterhead. Dealers, museums, and other qualifying parties can apply for a Massachusetts exemption number prior to the auction by contacting the Massachusetts Department of Corporations and Taxation at 100 Cambridge Street in Boston.

10. A premium equal to 23% of the final bid price up to and including $100,000, plus 20% of the final bid price from $100,001 up to and including $1,000,000, plus 12% of the final bid price from $1,000,001 and over will be applied to each lot sold, to be paid by the buyer as part of the purchase price.

11. Bidding on any item indicates your acceptance of these terms and all other terms printed within, posted, and announced at the time of sale whether bidding in person, through a representative, by phone, by Internet, or other absentee bid.

12. Skinner, Inc. and its consignors make no warranty or representation, express or implied, that the purchaser will acquire any copyright or reproduction rights to any lot sold. Skinner, Inc. expressly reserves the right to reproduce any image of the lots sold in this catalog. The copyright in all images, illustrations and written material produced by or for Skinner, Inc. relating to a lot, including the contents of this catalog, is, and shall remain at all times, the property of Skinner, Inc. and shall not be used by the purchaser, nor by anyone else, without our prior written consent.

13. These conditions of sale shall be governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (excluding the laws applicable to conflicts or choice of law). The buyer/bidder agrees that any suit for the enforcement of this agreement may be brought, and any action against Skinner in connection with the transactions contemplated by this agreement shall be brought, in the courts of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts or any federal court sitting therein. The bidder/buyer consents to the exclusive jurisdiction of such courts and waives objections that it may now or hereafter have to the venue of any such suit.

Revised January 8, 2014