Mollie Burns Keith

Jewelry Director

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.

Mollie earned her B.F.A. in Art History from New York University, as well as graduate Gemologist and Jeweler degrees from the Gemological Institute of America, California.

Born in London and raised in Australia, Mollie resides in Los Angeles, California.