Skinner Fine Jewelry Auction Fetches $1.8M

Skinner Inc . is pleased to announce that its recent sale of Fine Jewelry grossed more than $1.8M. Diamonds continue to secure the top 5 lots.

Of impressive note, the top selling lot was an Art Deco Kashmir Sapphire and Diamond ring estimated at $25,000-35,000. It sold for more than six times the high estimate for $225,150.00 The top 4 lots are highlighted below, including sale price.

Skinner’s Fine Jewelry auctions continue to impress, its December sale grossing $2.4M, despite continued shaky economic conditions as buyers recognize the intrinsic value in these rare pieces purchased at auction.

If you would like to speak with Gloria Lieberman, director of fine jewelry, please contact me at 781-794-3214 or [email protected] Images available upon request. Thanks, Sarah

Top Lots:
Lot 772: A platinum and diamond solitaire, prong set with an emerald cut diamond weighing 7.53 cts. (est. $40/60,000); Sold for $59,250.00

Lot 759: A platinum, Burma sapphire and diamond ring prong set with a cushion cut sapphire weight 5.74 cts set with old single and mine cut diamonds. (est. $25/35,000). Sold for $38,105.00

Lot 725: Art Deco platinum, sapphire and diamond bracelet, J.E. Caldwell &U Co, set with caliber cut sapphires and full cut diamond melee, total diamond wt. 11.00 cts (est. $25/35,000). Sold for $37,920.00

Lot 724: Platinum and diamond solitaire prong set with full cut diamonds weighing 4.49 cts (est. $30/40,000). Sold for $37,920.00