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Irving Gold Collection Among Highlights at Doyle New York

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The first auction at Doyle this season, the Important Jewels sale comprises 505 lots of fantastic jewels. Spanning the Antique, Victorian, Edwardian, Art Nouveau, Art Deco and Modern eras, the sale offers jewelry for every taste and budget. Pieces signed by the world’s most prestigious houses, such as Cartier, David Webb, Van Cleef & Arpels, Bulgari and Harry Winston (to name a few) will share the block with superb diamonds and gemstones. Also included in the sale is the collection of master jeweler Irving Gold, who created iconic jewels for Van Cleef & Arpels for more than 60 years.

Platinum, Ruby and Diamond 'Trombino' Ring, Bulgari  Centering one cushion modified mixed-cut ruby approximately 7.28 cts., flanked by 8 baguette diamonds, pave-set with 68 round diamonds, altogether approximately 3.70 cts., signed Bulgari. Size 5 1/4.

Platinum, Ruby and Diamond ‘Trombino’ Ring, Bulgari
Centering one cushion modified mixed-cut ruby approximately 7.28 cts., flanked by 8 baguette diamonds, pave-set with 68 round diamonds, altogether approximately 3.70 cts., signed Bulgari. Size 5 1/4.

 

Most notable in the sale are the number of important colored stone rings: a diamond and ruby ‘Trombino’ ring by Bulgari featuring a 7.28-carat Burmese ruby (est. $200,000-300,000); an 10.37-carat Colombian emerald and diamond ring by Bayco (est. $150,000-250,000); a 17.74 ‘Royal Blue’ Burmese sapphire and diamond ring (est. $150,000-250,000); and a 6.72-carat Colombian emerald and diamond ring by Bulgari (est. $120,000-180,000).

Platinum and Diamond Ring, Van Cleef & Arpels  Centering one cut-cornered step-cut emerald-cut diamond approximately 8.34 cts., flanked by 2 tapered baguette diamonds, signed VCA, NY, no. 38247-4. Size 4 1/2.  With GIA report no. 2171153122 stating that the diamond is D color, VVS2 clarity, type IIa.

Platinum and Diamond Ring, Van Cleef & Arpels
Centering one cut-cornered step-cut emerald-cut diamond approximately 8.34 cts., flanked by 2 tapered baguette diamonds, signed VCA, NY, no. 38247-4. Size 4 1/2.
With GIA report no. 2171153122 stating that the diamond is D color, VVS2 clarity, type IIa.

 

A mainstay in every sale, superb diamonds also sparkle bright, led by a an 8.34-carat emerald-cut D/VVS2/Type IIa diamond ring by Van Cleef & Arpels (est. $250,000-350,000). Other diamond highlights include rings set with a 11.65-carat emerald-cut I/VS2 diamond (est. $150,000-250,000); a 6.13-carat round J/VS1 diamond (est. $70,000-90,000); and a 4.45-carat oval D/VVS2 diamond (est. $50,000-70,000).

Pair of Platinum and Diamond Pendant-Earclips, Harry Winston  Topped by 2 round diamonds approximately 4.17 cts., joined by 4 round and marquise-shaped diamonds approximately 2.00 cts., suspending 2 pear-shaped diamonds approximately 6.06 cts., signed HW, no. 62138.

Pair of Platinum and Diamond Pendant-Earclips, Harry Winston
Topped by 2 round diamonds approximately 4.17 cts., joined by 4 round and marquise-shaped diamonds approximately 2.00 cts., suspending 2 pear-shaped diamonds approximately 6.06 cts., signed HW, no. 62138.

 

Noteworthy earrings and necklaces also feature prominently in the sale, such as a pair of platinum and diamond pendant earrings by Harry Winston (est. $125,000-225,000) and diamond pendant necklace also by Harry Winston suspending a 4.67-carat pear-shaped diamond (est. $75,000-100,000).

Pair of Hammered Repousse Gold Cuff Bangle Bracelets, Van Cleef & Arpels

Pair of Hammered Repousse Gold Cuff Bangle Bracelets, Van Cleef & Arpels 18 kt., the wide hammered gold cuffs depicting a stylized leaping ram and bull, amidst leaves, flanked by tumbling male figures and crescent moons, edged by small gold beading, signed VCA NY, no. 2V6931, approximately 75.2 dwts. Inner circles 6 1/4 inches, open backs.

 

From the collection of Irving Gold, a number of unique pieces the jeweler made for Van Cleef & Arpels join masterpieces of the same ilk also made by Mr. Gold. My favorites from his collection include a pair of hammered repousse gold cuff bangle bracelets, Van Cleef & Arpels (est. $10,000-15,000); a carved coral, diamond and cabochon emerald dragon-head ring, by Van Cleef & Arpels (est. $2,000-3,000); and an Art Deco diamond and emerald brooch (est. $20,000-30,000).

Here the additional highlights from the sale:

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    Sanjeev Kumar
    October 31, 2015 at 2:55 am

    I like the way you studded the gemstones in the fantastic jewelry designs.

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