Tag Archives: Diamond

Gems of the Miniature Glass World

Gems of the Miniature Glass World

Article and photos by Peter Wade In the antiques trade, the term “smalls” is a descriptive term used to refer to the many small items found amongst the thousands of antiques collected today. Often this descriptive has had a slightly negative connotation in that smalls were thought of as the lessor collectibles, frequently overlooked and […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 35-Star Flag Folk Art Table, $18,000, Woody Auction

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 35-Star Flag Folk Art Table, $18,000, Woody Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Civil War-era, 35-star, solid wood flag folk art table, honoring West Virginia’s admission to the Union on June 20, 1863, sold for $18,000 at an auction held September 7th by Woody Auction in Douglass, Kan. Also, a Quick Meal Model 407-16 salesman’s sample […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Tiffany Bamboo floor lamp, $241,900, Cottone Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Tiffany Bamboo floor lamp, $241,900, Cottone Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Tiffany Studios ‘Bamboo’ leaded glass and bronze floor lamp sold for $241,900 and a vintage Tiffany & Company 5.25-carat diamond ring realized $182,900 at Cottone Auctions’ Spring Fine Art & Antiques Auction held March 23-24 in Geneseo, N.Y. Also, a watercolor, India ink […]

The Estate of Zsa Zsa Gabor Offered April 14 by Heritage Auctions

The Estate of Zsa Zsa Gabor Offered April 14 by Heritage Auctions

Actress and socialite’s luxury collection of couture and fine art on preview in storied Bel Air mansion. Beverly Hills: The private personal property of Zsa Zsa Gabor, whose opulent lifestyle defined the Hollywood aristocrat, will be offered for the first time in Heritage Auctions’ Estate of Zsa Zsa Gabor Auction April 14 in Beverly Hills. Never before available to […]

Antiques Peek: November 2017

Antiques Peek: November 2017

by Jessica Kosinski Birthstones Shining Bright This month we are taking a peek at birthstones. Birthstones today are commonly worn as physical adornments. Necklaces, rings, and many other types of jewelry can be set with birthstones, all of which have significance to those who wear them. The exact type of significance may be sentimental in […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Emerald and diamond ring, $5.512 million, Christie’s

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Emerald and diamond ring, $5.512 million, Christie’s

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall An emerald and diamond ring by Raymond Yard, set with an octagonal step-cut emerald of about 18.04 carats, sold for $5.512 million at a Magnificent Jewels Auction held June 19th by Christie’s in New York. It was a new world record per carat ($305,516) […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 1957 Chevrolet Bel-Air, $31,860, Cordier Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 1957 Chevrolet Bel-Air, $31,860, Cordier Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A fully restored 1957 Chevrolet Bel-Air car sold for $31,860 at a Spring Antique Catalog Auction held May 20th by Cordier Auctions in Harrisburg, Pa. Also, a painting by Harold Newton (Am., 1934-1994), one of the legendary Florida Highwaymen, fetched $3,894; a 1924 Steinway […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Rolex men's wristwatch, $9,775, Jeffrey S. Evans

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Rolex Datejust Presidential gold and diamond men’s wristwatch sold for $9,775 at a Fine & Decorative Arts Auction held April 30 by Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates in Mt. Crawford, Va. Also, a Pablo Picasso signed limited-edition print, titled La Bouteille du Rohm, […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles – Edouard Cortes work, $24,400, Crescent City

Gavels 'n' Paddles - Edouard Cortes work, $24,400, Crescent City

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles – Edouard Cortes work, $24,400, Crescent City Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall An original oil on canvas painting by the French artist Edouard Leon Cortes (1882-1969), titled Winter Place de la Madeleine (1942), sold for $24,400 at an Estates Auction held Sept. 20-21 by Crescent City Auction […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Platinum and diamond ring, $14,160, Michaan's Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Platinum and diamond ring, $14,160, Michaan's Auctions

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Platinum and diamond ring, $14,160, Michaan’s Auctions Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A classically styled platinum and diamond ring, with the center old European cut stone weighing 3.20 carats surrounded by six old mine cut diamonds, sold for $14,160 at an Estates Auction held March 2 by […]