John Moran Auctioneers’ Jewels, Luxury & Coins sale brings fresh and exciting finds to market
• Vintage and Antique jewels are sure to capture attention
• Juicy diamonds are set to make a splash
• Vintage designer clothing and accessories sure to resonate with buyers
• Coins from around the world will grab attention
MONROVIA, CA – John Moran Auctioneer’s September 15th Jewels, Luxury & Coins auction is, as the name implies, filled with 423 lots of fine jewelry, luxury goods, and international and domestic coins with something for every taste. From fine vintage jewels to glittering diamonds to silky scarves to luscious ducats, Jewels, Luxury & Coins is the place to find your next obsession. With all lots and condition reports online, browsing from the comfort of home has never been easier. A digital catalogue will be available online ahead of the auction for convenience.
Vintage and Antique jewelry to capture the imagination can be found in the auction. A stellar Tiffany & Co. diamond and emerald bracelet with its clean lines and unusual diamond-shaped cuts is an exemplary example of the Art Deco style and comes with its original box. The lust-worthy bracelet comes to the block with a $30,000-50,000 estimate. An impressive star sapphire ring in a luscious Art Deco setting is ready to make its grand debut when it hits the block with a $10,000-15,000 estimate. An adorable brooch designed with a field mouse resting on a sheath of wheat from the 1970s is sure to charm hearts with its $1,000-1,500 estimate.
Glittering diamonds are still a jewelry lover’s best friend and plenty of tempting stones can be found in the auction. A 4.94 ct. square step cut diamond in a modern white gold setting with two trilliant-cut diamonds will be a statement-making piece on any finger and comes to the block with a $25,000-35,000 estimate. Timeless diamond line necklace will always be in style. A gorgeous diamond line necklace with over one hundred full-cut round diamonds is sure to appeal at its $8,000-12,000 estimate. A classic round brilliant-cut diamond weighing 3.03 cts. Comes with a solitaire setting and is sure to sell within its $15,000-20,000.
Classic clothing and accessories are set to make a splash. A delightful Oscar de la Renta gown with its playful deep-V back is sure to bring $300-500. A dark green “Constance” belt from Hermès comes just in time for fall weather and is estimated to bring $400-600. Gent’s are well represented in the auction as well with a covetable Saddleback leather briefcase, sure to appeal at its $400-600 estimate. The always stylish Hermès silk scarf is a hit at every auction. A stunning “Le Bien Aller” scarf designed by Jean de Fougerolle comes to the block with an approachable $200-400 estimate.
Coins both, collector and investment-worthy, are sure to turn heads at the sale. A fine selection of coins from South Africa includes a weighty 10 Tolas gold bar sure to bring $6,000-7,000. American coins from the late 19th and 20th centuries will make a splash, especially a 1924 US Saint Gaudens $20 Double Eagle estimated to bring $1,500-2,000. European coins feature in the sale, chief among them are four 1915 Austria 4 Ducat gold coins sure to bring $3,000-3,500.
Other highlights include:
• An 18k yellow gold and emerald ring, est.: $4,000-6,000
• An Oscar Heyman diamond and gem-set ring, est.: $3,000-5,000
• A Tiffany & Co. diamond star necklace, est.: $3,000-5,000
• An Hermès “A Propos de Bottes” silk blouse, est.: $200-400
• Three South African 1 oz. Krugerrand gold coins, est.: $5,000-5,500
Moran’s fall auction season will continue when Traditional Collector heads to the block with a curated selection of classic art and furnishings on September 22nd. American Indian items and fine Western art heads to the block with Art of the American West on September 27th. October will hold the ever-popular 20th Century Art + Design auction as well as Studio Fine Art and Studio Decorative Art. November will see the highly-anticipated California & American Fine Art auction as well as California Living. A Fine Jewelry & Timepieces as well as Luxury, Couture, & Accessories auction is planned just in time for the holidays in early December. Moran’s takes the health and safety of our staff and customers seriously, as such, all previews for the auction will be by appointment only and the sales will be held online without a live audience.
For upcoming highlights, online catalogues, and more information on these sales, visit Moran’s website: www.johnmoran.com. Bidding is now available online via Moran’s new mobile app Moran Mobile, available on both iOS and Android operating systems. Live bidding on a desktop is available through our website; bidding is also supported by telephone or absentee.
Consignment inquiries are always welcome.
“As the name implies, filled with 423 lots of fine jewelry, luxury goods, and international and domestic coins with something for every taste.”