Auction News | Watches & Jewelry

Morphy Auctions’ single-owner jewelry sale brings a little sparkle

29 April 2016 12:00

Morphy Auctions is set to bring a little sparkle next week, with a sale featuring jewelry and watches from a stunning single-owner Palm Beach collection.
The auction will offer more than 400 lots, with dazzling pieces by makers including Tiffany, Cartier, Elsa Peretti, Bulgari, David Yurman, Fred Leighton, Boucheron, Georg Jensen, Rolex, Baume & Mercier, Corum and Jaeger LeCoultre.

"It is with great pleasure that Morphy’s presents this second auction of remarkable jewelry rarities from a private Palm Beach, Florida estate," said Dan Morphy, President of Morphy Auctions.

"The fine selections available truly offer something for everyone and the timing could not be better for those looking for a very special Mother’s Day, graduation, or wedding gift. If bling is your thing, this auction was made for you!"

Amongst the leading lots are an emerald and diamond necklace, with old European cut diamonds weighing 7.50 carats terminating in a carved emerald drop, valued at $12,000-$15,000, and an 18 karat gold and tsavorite garnet necklace, believed to be the work of "jeweler to the stars" Fred Leighton, estimated at $6,500-8,500.

A selection of more than 90 fine rings will include an unheated ruby and diamond ring, with an oval cabochon ruby weighing approximately 26.23 carats, estimated at $10,000-$15,000; and a beautiful French Pave diamond & Burmese ruby ring valued at $10,000-$12,000.

For collectors seeking the perfect watch, there are numerous timepieces on offer from the likes of Patek Philippe, Bulgari, Audemars Piguet, Rolex and Vacheron & Constantin.
Amongst the standout lots are a Patek Philippe Neptune lady’s diamond bracelet watch in eighteen karat white gold, valued at $8,000-$10,000; a Bulgari Parentesi lady’s cuff bracelet watch in eighteen karat gold, estimated at $5,000-$7,000; and a Patek Philippe Gent’s hooded strap watch in eighteen karat rose gold, priced at $5,000-$7,000.

The sale takes place in Denver on Tuesday May 3.