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DESCRIPTIONThe Skinner Jewelry department offers estate and antique jewelry from the 19th and 20th centuries to contemporary artist designed pieces. Skinner is at the forefront of the fine jewelry market, promoting one-of-a-kind art jewelry pieces that are balanced, beautiful, and wearable. Consignments of antique jewelry are always welcome for our quarterly auctions. Make an appointment with a Skinner jewelry appraiser to have your gold, diamond, gemstone or vintage jewelry evaluated for auction. For more information on consigning your fine antique jewelry to auction, contact the department at 617-874-4313 or email@example.com.
SKINNERFine Jewelry Sale 2539B March 15, 2011 Boston232224252627Fine Jewelryspecialists in chargeVictoria BratbergDepartment Director617.874.4305Jewelry Department - 617.874.4313General Inquiries: firstname.lastname@example.orgJohn Colasacco617.874.4310auction 2539BpreviewSunday, March 13, 2011 12 to 5 p.m.Monday, March 14, 2011 12 to 7 p.m.Tel: 617.874.4318Fax: 617.350.5429Online: www.skinnerinc.comgeneral inquiries617.350.5400cover: 690; back cover: 410, 680, 694absentee biddingTuesday, March 15, 2011 at 10 a.m.63 Park PlazaBoston, MassachusettsView all lots online at www.skinnerinc.comJulie Khouri617.874.4309Register Preview and Bid Live Online Preview Auctions Online Flip through the pages of our interactive virtual catalogues, or view all lots in an upcoming auction to browse through images and detailed lot information. You can also download and print a PDF fle of a catalogue.Find Items with Lot Alert Find out immediately when items you like are available at auction. 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Email email@example.com to join.www.skinnerinc.comPlease Note: All lots sold subject to our Conditions of Sale. Please refer to page 112 of this catalogue for the full terms and conditions governing your purchase.Copyright Skinner, Inc. 2011All rights reservedtable of contents 1 Auction & Specialist Information 2 Web Site & Online Bidding 4 Event Announcement 5 Provenance & Notes 7 Lots 1-694110 List of Makers112 Conditions of Sale113 Absentee Bid Form114 Company Directors & Specialty Departments115 Administrative Staff & Client Services116 Map & Driving Directions117 Parking & Accommodations118 Dining119 Catalogue Subscription Form6SKINNER invites you to attend aJewelry ClinicSunday, March 13th12:00 5:00 p.m.As a complement to its auction preview, Skinner invites you to participate in its Jewelry Clinic, hosted by Mr. Hagop Matossian from Bostonian Jewelers. Mr. Matossian, an antique and period jewelry restoration expert, is viewed by his peers in the industry as a pioneer in laser restoration techniques. For the past 25 years, he has collaborated with dealers and private collectors on restoration and alteration projects. He will be available for individual consultations concerning items in the auction throughout the afternoon.All preview attendees invited.Bostonian Jewelers & Manufacturers, Inc., located in downtown Boston in the Jewelers Exchange Building, specializes in estate and period restoration, and custom design and manufacturing of jewelry. Family owned and operated since 1969, Bostonian Jewelers uses the latest in laser technology, and can restore even the most intricate of antique and period jewelry in platinum, gold, sterling silver, and base metal, as well as complicated enamel work.7We are offering jewelry from the collection of Miss Margaret Case. Miss Case was the Features and Society editor at Vogue magazine for forty years. She was an intricate part of the New York fashion world from the 1930s until her death in 1971. Some of Miss Cases closest friends were fashion icon Diana Vreeland and photographer Cecil Beaton, who is responsible for the photo shown above. She had a fondness for American jewelry designers David Webb and Kenneth Jay Lane, and felt that mixing fne and costume jewelry together was, as she would say, Chic as Hell. Lots 28-36, 145, 146, 158, 266, 292, 435, 484, 637, 639A New York CollectorA New Hampshire EstateA Massachusetts Collector of Cuff LinksProperty from a New Jersey CollectionA Collector of Artist-designed JewelryProvenanceNote Regarding Colored StonesPurchasers are reminded that colored stones and diamonds may be enhanced by using one or more techniques, including but not limited to: clarity enhancement, resins, and heat treatments.Skinner makes no warranty express or implied to the buyer as to whether a natural stone has been enhanced.8 additional information and photos at www.skinnerinc.comLots 1-219 online bidding at www.skinnerinc.com1.Stainless Steel Bracelet, Herms, the hinged form with lilac and pink enamel penguin motif, interior cir. 6 1/2 in., makers mark, signed, boxed. $150-2502.Polychrome Enamel Bangle, Herms, depicting elephants, interior cir. 8 in., signed, boxed. $200-3003.Stainless Steel H-our Wristwatch, Herms, the silver dial with Arabic numeral indicators, enclosing a quartz movement, completed by orange calfskin strap, signed, boxed. $400-6004.Three Silk Scarves, Herms, Harnais a lAngliase by Hugo Grygkar, Les Artifciers by Michel Duchene, retailed by Neiman Marcus, and Raconte-moi le Cheval by Dimitri Rybaltchenko, 35 x 35 in. $200-4005.Two Silk Scarves, Herms, Cliquetis by Julia Abadie, and Les Voitures Transformation by Francoise de la Pierre, 35 x 35 in. $200-4006.Two Silk Scarves, Herms, Les Merises by Antoine de Jacquelot, and Marine et Cavalerie by Philippe Ledoux, 35 x 35 in. $200-4007.Two Silk Scarves, Herms, A La Gloire De Guillaume and Cheval Turc, 35 x 35 in. $150-2508.Pleated Silk Scarf, Herms, Ombrelles Et Pabapluies, depicting parasols, boxed. $150-2509.Green Leather Globe Trotter Agenda, Herms, interior with two hooks for reflls, front and back pockets, with sterling silver pen, lg. 7 1/2 in. $150-25010.Porcelain Sarcelles Ashtray, Herms, the motif of the Sarcelles the work of Emmanuel Frachon to commemorate the Honneurs Laurent Perrier de la Chasse, lg. 7 1/2 in., with Herms box. $100-20010A.Dresses from the Collection of Diana, Princess of Wales, hardcover catalogue of the sale conducted at Christies New York, June 25, 1997, including absentee bid form and ticket for admission to view. $500-70011.Stainless Steel and Lacquer Ballpoint Pen with Watch and Calendar, Cartier, limited edition, no. 1716/2000, manufactured in 2000, quartz movement, white matte dial, Roman numerals, the circular case mounted on top of the black lacquered pen, completed by a revolving, engraved calendar on the body of the pen, with platinum fnish, lg. 5 1/2 in., dial and movement signed, with box and certifcate. $1,000-1,50012.Enamel and Swarovski Crystal Rabbit Frame, Jay Strongwater, depicting an enameled rabbit set with colored crystals holding a square frame accented with enameled branches and leaves, fts a photo size 2 x 2 in., with dustcover, box and screwdriver. $200-30013.Three Whimsical Laminated Rhodoid Brooches, Lea Stein, Paris, including a cat, a turtle and a rooster, lg. 4, 3, and 2 1/2 in., signed. $450-55014.Two Resin Brooches, Migeon, Paris, comprising two translucent colored abstract resin brooches with gold leaf backing, lg. 6, 5 in., signed. $150-25015.Amethyst Bead Lariat, Attributed to Yves Saint Laurent, composed of fve strands of amethyst beads measuring approx. 8.00 to 10.00 mm, lg. 48 in. $500-70016.Plastic and Silver Pendant Necklace, A. Pomodoro, c. 1970s, the shaped white plaque with crossed barbell motif, suspended from a white leather cord. $200-30017.Frosted Glass and Faux Onyx Glass Bead Necklace and Earclips, Stanley Hagler, designed as a fringe collar composed of frosted glass, faux onyx glass and simulated seed pearls, gilded metal fndings, earpendants en suite, lg. 17 and 2 1/2 in. $600-80018.Gilded Metal and Green Glass Sautoir, William de Lillo, c. 1970, designed as a tiered, fexible necklace composed of geometric plaques set with green glass and clear crystals, completed by a fringe of crystal briolettes, lg. 20 in., signed.Note: Pictured in Rhinestones! A Collectors Handbook and Price Guide, by Nancy N. Schiffer, p. 85. $800-1,20019.Gilded Metal and Colored Glass Bead Necklace, Stanley Hagler, designed as foral clusters set with red glass and simulated pearls, completed by a double strand of red glass beads, gilded metal fndings, lg. 18 in. $300-50020.Gilded Metal and Imitation Pearl Necklace, Miriam Haskell, suspending an openwork pendant of gilded metal, set with one large imitation pearl drop, completed by a necklace of imitation pearls, lg. 20 1/2 in. $200-30021.Gilded Metal and Imitation Pearl Necklace, Stanley Hagler, designed as a bow composed of clusters of imitation pearls and seed pearls, completed by two strands of imitation pearls, lg. 19 in., signed. $200-30010 additional information and photos at www.skinnerinc.comLots 22-27 are pictured on the interior front cover22.Two Colored Glass Bead Necklaces, including a gilded metal lariat composed of blue beads set at the terminals with fringed tassels and a collar composed of faux turquoise glass beads, crystals and simulated pearls woven together with golden threads, lg. 40 and 26 in. $100-20023.Crystal Crown Bracelet, Birks, fashioned as a crown of openwork design, set throughout with crystals, hinged at the back, interior cir. 7 in., with signed box, (several stones missing). $600-80024.Gilded Metal and Faux Citrine Glass Nec