A Killer View

Nov 11,2015 | 15:33 EST By Bidsquare

The Japanese have long had a reputation for producing objects of great beauty. With a Zen-like approach to design, they have the ability to infuse even the most practical of objects with clean lines and elegance.

Lots 142 & 143 allow bidders to keep an eye on things...and to look good doing it!

This truth is evident in the sale of two lots selling in Kodner Galleries’ Antiques, Fine Art, Jewelry & Decorative Art sale. Lot 143, a pair of 1940s World War II Japanese battleship bigeye binoculars, and Lot 142, a pair of 1950s Japanese Imperial Navy binoculars, may have been designed to keep an eye on military matters for the land of the Rising Sun, yet its hard not to be impressed by the retro sleekness of their design.

The jewelry category is deep and filled with unique and interesting pieces. Lot 127 - a vintage ladys Israeli pear shaped white opal and sapphire bracelet - is sure to have its share of admirers.

Those looking for a piece of jewelry sure to steal the show at this years Christmas party should be making note of Lot 114, a gem quality emerald cut citrine pendant necklace.

Its always satisfying to find jewelry thats creative without giving ground on quality. Lot 116, a vintage ladys gold bracelet set with emeralds, diamonds and rubies, offers a uniqueness sure turn heads at any dinner party.

Lot 2 - a pair of Lalique Crystal Luxembourg bookends

Kodner Galleries Antiques, Fine Art, Jewelry and Decorative Art sale is 324 lots strong and covers a vast range of categories including glassware, bronze, jewelry, Asain art, silverware, furniture, bags, sculpture, paintings, porcelain and more. Look now at the full catalog.