Ahlers & Ogletree's Jewelry & Gifting auction, December 1-2, has items perfect for holiday gift-giving
Included are over 200 lots of studio couture jewelry and vintage designer fashion accessories from the estate of Vectra Orkin Barnette, and fine jewelry from the estate of Fred Bentley, Sr. The auction is online via several platforms, and live at the gallery in Atlanta, Georgia.
By: Ahlers & Ogletree, Inc.
The two sessions combined will present over 600 lots of fine jewelry by Van Cleef & Arpels, Cartier and others; collectible watches by Rolex, Vacheron Constantin and others; designer accessories and costume jewelry by Chanel, Hermes, Christian Dior, Yves Saint Laurent, Rebecca Collins and Masha Archer, and mo
Included in the sale are more than 200 lots of studio couture jewelry and vintage designer fashion accessories from the estate of Vectra Orkin Barnette – an avid lifetime collector of fine antiques and decorative arts from Italy, France and China – and fine jewelry from the estate of Fred Bentley, Sr. – the cherished local Atlanta politician, art collector, patriarch and philanthropist.
All three of the expected top lots named above are in the Day 2 session, with the diamond and platinum ring carrying the highest pre-sale estimate ($80,000-$125,000)
The Cartier (French, 1847) coral, pearl and 18kt gold quadruple-strand necklace from 1976 has two strands of spherical orange red coral beads flanked by two strands of white bodied cultured pearls, centering an ornate clasp set 24 native cut with carved vegetal motif green emeralds weighing 4.05 ctw, plus nine marquise cut and 40 round brilliant cut diamonds weighing 8.00 ctw (est. $10,000-$15,000)
The platinum tested diamond Riviera (or Riverie) necklace boasts one round brilliant cut diamond weighing about 2.20 carats of VS-2 clarity and I/J color, plus 95 graduated round brilliant cut diamonds of VS-2/SI-1 clarity and H/I color, weighing approximately 24.00 ctw. The diamond clasp contains one marquise cut and six baguette cut diamonds weighing 0.15 ctw (est. $35,000-$70,000)
Internet bidding will be available on Ahlers & Ogletree's popular online bidding platform, bid.AandOAuctions.com, plus LiveAuctioneers.com, Invaluable.com and Bidsquare.com. To learn more, visit www.aandoauctions.com.