17 November 2021

Signed Jewels by JAR, Flato, Bulgari, and Cartier Lead Phillips’ December Sales in New York

Signed Jewels by JAR, Flato, Bulgari, and Cartier Lead Phillips’ December Sales in New York


Live Auction on 6 December to be Held at 432 Park Avenue, Alongside Online Auction from 2-8 December



A Pair of Colored Diamond, Diamond, and Rose Gold Cuffs

Estimate: $300,000-500,000


NEW YORK – 17 NOVEMBER 2021 – Phillips is pleased to announce highlights from the December Jewels auctions in New York. Featuring over 120 lots, the live auction will take place on 6 December, featuring signed pieces by JAR, Flato, Bulgari, Cartier, and more.  The sale also features jewels with exceptional provenance, many of which are coming to auction for the very first time. Alongside the live auction will be an online-only sale, open for bidding from 2-8 December. The online sale includes a strong selection of gentlemen’s jewels, along with pieces by Buccellati, Vhernier, Pomellato, Cartier and Tiffany, among other contemporary designers.


Sara Payne Thomeier, Head of Jewels, Americas, said, “This season, we are pleased to host our first jewellery exhibition and auction in our new headquarters at 432 Park Avenue. The live and online sales bring together some of the finest names in twentieth century and contemporary jewellery – from an emerald, diamond, and platinum bracelet by Flato to a set of diamond and rose gold cuffs by JAR. The sales are emblematic of the very best of today’s market and we are delighted to offer such an exquisite selection to our collectors around the globe.”


Lot 122


A Pair of Colored Diamond, Diamond, and Rose Gold Cuffs

Each tapering cylindrical cuff designed as lace composed of rose gold set throughout with fancy colored diamonds with an approximate total weight of over 100 cts., signed JAR Paris. Exhibited: Metropolitan Museum of Art, Jewels by Jar, 2013-2014.

Estimate $300,000 – 500,000



Lot 121


A Color Diamond, Diamond an d Bi-Colored Gold Necklace

A bespoke necklace composed of four pave-set bars supporting rows of articulating yellow pear-shaped diamonds, transitioning to rows of briolette yellow diamonds, signed Chopard.

Estimate $300,000 – 500,000


Lot 101


A Carved Emerald, Diamond, and Platinum Bracelet

An exceedingly rare bracelet centering an Antique hexagonal-shaped carved Columbian emerald, of approximately 200 cts., set in a cobblestone-set diamond cuff, signed Flato.

Estimate $300,000 – 500,000



Lot 31


An Emerald, Enamel, and Gold, Sautoir with Pendant Watch convertible to a Brooch

A late Art Nouveau sautoir of sculpted gold and enamel links, with stations of emerald cabochon stones, centered by a large Columbian emerald cabochon from which suspends a pendant watch, with an additional large Columbian emerald cabochon to one side and an engine-turned guilloche enameled watch face to the reverse, accented by diamonds and fine gold sculptural detailing, signed Marcus & Co.

Estimate $100,000 – 150,000


Lot 123

A Fancy Vivid Yellow Diamond, Diamond, Platinum, and Gold Ring

An Edwardian twin stone ring, featuring an antique oval vivid yellow diamond of and an unusual antique lozenge cut diamond of D color, set to a finely wrought mounting with trumpeting marquise cut diamond side stones and millegrain details, accompanied by a Charlton & Co. box.

Estimate $160,000 – 220,000


Lot 124


A Diamond, Onyx, and Platinum Pendeloque and a French Diamond and Platinum convertible Necklace/Bracelet

An important Art Deco era pendeloque pendant over 6 inches in length, with exquisitely selected fancy cut diamonds set in articulating mounts to the center of the pendant and fringe, surmounted by a carved onyx ring and diamond set clip. The pendant accompanied by a convertible sautoir, French unsigned, with option to be worn at two necklace lengths, or as bracelets, pendant signed Cartier.

Estimate $300,000 – 500,000


Lot 120


A Sapphire, Diamond, and Platinum Parure

Comprising a necklace, bracelet, pair of earclips, and a ring; the necklace and bracelet composed of a line of sapphires edged by diamonds; each earclip composed of two sapphires edged by a figure-eight of diamonds; the ring centering a sapphire flanked by rectangular and square step-cut diamonds, completed by round brilliant diamonds, necklace and bracelet signed Bulgari, in a signed and fitted case.

Estimate $250,000 – 350,000



Lot 106


A Smokey Quartz, Diamond, Emerald, Sapphire, and Gold Pendant Necklace

The pendant composed of a carved smokey quartz mirrored by textured gold accented by two rows of diamonds, centering a cushion-shaped blue sapphire and a pear-shaped yellow sapphire, surmounted by a square step-cut emerald, suspended from a textured gold link chain accented with diamonds, each signed GRIMA

Estimate $3,000 – 5,000



Lot 90


A Diamond and Gold Evening Bag

The crocodile embossed gold case accented by two zig-zag lines of diamonds, opening to a mirror and lined interior, with a hinged loop to add chain or tassel, signed Gucci.

Estimate $20,000 – 30,000


Lot 113

An Art Deco Aquamarine, Diamond, Onyx, Rock Crystal, Cultured Pearl, and Platinum Necklace

The necklace centering a rectangular step-cut aquamarine, accented by onyx, rock crystal, and diamonds, suspended from two rows of pearls accented by onyx and diamond spacer bars, completed by a diamond clasp.

Estimate $20,000 – 30,000



Lot 105


A Modern Gold ‘Dalí d’or’ Ladies Wristwatch

An 18K gold bracelet watch of graduating textured links terminating in a 22K gold coin signed S. Dali, with a center watch face, signed and numbered Piaget.

Estimate $10,000 – 15,000


Lot 56, 53, and 51


Group of Colored Sapphire, Spinel and Diamond Jewels

Offered individually, from a collection of similar works, a pair of earrings, a flexible bracelet and a bold clip brooch, executed with a variety of colored sapphire and spinel gemstones, with diamond accents throughout.

Estimate $15,000 – 20,000



Lot 100

A Diamond and Platinum Bracelet

The bracelet of bypass form, centering a row of rectangular step-cut diamonds surrounded by alternating round brilliant cut diamonds and rectangular step-cut diamonds, capped by a half-moon-cut diamond.

Estimate $60,000 – 80,000


Lot 115


A Diamond, Platinum, and White Gold Necklace

The necklace composed of five sections, each centering a round brilliant-cut diamond with radiating bands of rectangular step-cut diamonds and round brilliant-cut diamonds, completed by a chain of alternating round brilliant-cut and rectangular step-cut diamonds, signed Boucheron.

Estimate $60,000 – 80,000


Lot 110


An Aquamarine Rock Crystal Diamond and White Gold Sautoir Necklace/Bracelet

An opera length necklace composed of graduated frosted hoops of rock crystal joined by diamond set links and adorned to the front with three large emerald cut aquamarines, suspending a detachable pendant with aquamarine centered within a frosted rock crystal hoop wrapped in line-set diamond ribbons, attributed to Kutchinsky. Can be worn as a necklace at two lengths or a bracelet, with signed fitted box.

Estimate $40,000 – 50,000



Auction: 6 December 2021

Auction viewing: 2-5 December

Location: 432 Park Avenue, New York




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*Estimates do not include buyer’s premium; prices achieved include the hammer price plus buyer’s premium.



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