Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Sapphire and diamond ring, $103,500, Cottone Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far
by Ken Hall

A dazzling sapphire and diamond ladies’ vintage ring in a gold and platinum setting sold for $103,500 at a Fine Art & Antiques Auction held Sept. 23-24 by Cottone Auctions in Geneseo, N.Y. Also, a Tiffany Studios (N.Y.) leaded glass Geranium lamp with signed shade illuminated the room for $52,325; a two-piece Japanese painting on silk, 76 inches by 51 inches, climbed to $33,500; and a pair of Majolica plaques, done in the manner of Benozzo Gozzoli (It., 1421-1497), 18 inches by 13 inches, made $42,550. Prices include a 15 percent buyer’s premium.

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Sapphire and diamond ring, $103,500, Cottone Auctions