Fine Jewelry | Designer Jewelry | Timepieces | Silver Jewelry | 20th Century | Turn of the Century Jewelry
Anything glittering that can be slipped on a finger, worn around the neck, dangled from an ear, or set onto a wrist can be found at Moran’s semi-annual Fine Jewelry & Timepieces auctions. Whether you are in the market for a special Art Deco ring, a pair of David Webb statement earrings, or a showstopping Patek Philippe wristwatch, Moran’s Fine Jewelry & Timepieces auctions feature something for every taste. Modernist jewelry examples can be found in 20th Century Art + Design and American Indian examples in our Art of the American West auctions. Selections at approachable price points can be found in our Studio Jewelry auctions
Mollie Burns Keith has been in the appraisal business since 1995.
As a specialist in fine jewelry and gemstones, Mollie began her career at Christie’s New York, where she served as Assistant Vice President and Head of Christie’s East Jewelry Department. She was subsequently promoted to Vice President and Senior Specialist of Christie’s Los Angeles offices, and was also stationed in Christie’s Hong Kong and London offices. She also worked as a Senior Specialist at Bonhams & Butterfields in Los Angeles.
Mollie Joined John Moran Auctioneers in 2007. As Jewelry Director, she oversees Moran’s biannual Fine Jewelry & Timepieces and Studio Jewelry auctions. She is a USPAP qualified appraiser, and also works as a freelance consultant and advisor.
A pair of French gem-set dachshund cufflinks, Cartier
Sold for $5,000
A fancy pink diamond, 1.02 cts.
Sold for $75,000
An Art Deco jadeite and enamel bracelet, Tiffany
Sold for $36,000
A shell and gem-set brooch-necklace, Verdura
Sold for $96,000
A French Cartier Art Deco diamond and onyx bow brooch
Sold for $25,000
Let Us Value Your Collection
Moran’s offers a wide range of appraisal and paid valuation services, including fair market and insurance appraisals. By retaining Moran’s to evaluate your property, you can be sure that your heirs or trustees will be able to make informed decisions about the equitable distribution or liquidation of assets.
If you are looking to downsize your collection or prepare a home for sale, Moran’s can apply our expertise in valuation, staging, logistics, and marketing to ensure you get the best price for your property.