Luxury jewelry and watches shine at Leland Little
Auction action in Hillsborough, North Carolina
HILLSBOROUGH, NC – Fresh in the Market, a Chippendale Walnut Masonic Corner Cabinet from the Powell Family in North Carolina attributed to William Seay, circa 1792-96, found favor with bidders at Leland’s auction Little on December 4, beating his estimate of $ 80 / 120,000 to sell for $ 264,000. Hailing from Bertie County and in one piece form, the piece featured a yellow pine secondary, a broken arched pediment with an applied cove molding ending in rosettes with gesso encrusted five-pointed stars, a crown molding double-line concave to the edge of the terminus and a tympanum featuring a central raised ebonized field with an eagle with outstretched wings incised with Masonic emblems. Measuring 111Ã ?? Â¼ by 55 by 36 inches, it descended into the Lewiston, NC, Powell family and was acquired by the shipper in 2017. This is the first time this corner cabinet has been offered to the public and it was won by a bidder over the phone.
Seay was a key figure in the Roanoke River Basin School of Cabinetmaking in North Carolina, and he provided his clients with cabinets and other simple assembled furniture.
The auction generated more than $ 2.3 million in sales. There were 306 lots and collectively they allowed the company to achieve strong and consistent results across all categories. Although, perhaps because the company’s signature winter sale, as it was titled, preceded the holidays, most of the main lots were much smaller than the closet, in fact, downright wrapped, wrapped and data. Jewelry and watches were of the ascendant. In the latter category, a platinum and diamond Rolex Daytona watch was highly sought after and beat its $ 50/70,000 to end up at $ 216,000. Automatic, with serial number 69V455H8, the watch featured a platinum bezel channel set with square cut diamonds, a signed dial with pavÃ© diamonds, luminescent indexes and hands, sweeping seconds hand and blue chronograph functions. An Oyster bracelet completed the timepiece and it was accompanied by interior and exterior presentation boxes and labels. It had been purchased from Rolex Boutique Deutsch, Houston, Texas.
The bling finger was represented by a 5.11-carat platinum and diamond solitaire ring, Tiffany & Co., which sold for $ 106,800. The main attraction was the round brilliant diamond weighing 5.11 carats and exhibiting the H color, VS2 clarity in a six prong setting. Signed by Tiffany & Co., the 5Â½ size ring was accompanied by a GIA report from October 2021.
At $ 79,200, a platinum and diamond necklace from Tiffany & Co. crafted in an elegant leaf motif. These were defined by prong-set marquise-cut diamonds weighing 26.42 carats in total and round brilliant-cut diamonds weighing 22.36 carats for a total weight of 48.78 carats (FG color, VVS-VS clarity), and completed by an integrated clasp with trigger set with diamonds and with security under pleat.
A platinum and diamond necklace from Tiffany & Co. sold for $ 49,200. The signed piece included 92 âcircleâ links set with round brilliant-cut diamonds weighing 25.16 carats in total (color FG, clarity VVS-VS).
Now something for the wrist – a Cooper bracelet in platinum, 18k gold and diamonds, made by Schlumberger for Tiffany & Co. The bracelet featured cushion links in platinum and diamonds with applied yellow gold X accents and bar links set with diamonds. It was completed with an integrated clasp signed Tiffany & Co. Schlumberger Studios, stamped PT 950 AU 750 and numbered 36744936. The total weight of the full cut round diamonds was approximately 27.24 carats in total (DF color, VS clarity). With a length of 7 inches, it sold for $ 73,200.
Another piece of jewelry on sale was another bracelet, this one in 18k gold, platinum, diamond and spangled enamel by Schlumberger for Tiffany & Co. which found a buyer for $ 43,200. It was designed as a hinged bangle with segmented links with full cut pavÃ©-set round diamonds alternating with segmented links in spangled black enamel and with ribbed gold bars evenly spaced between diamond and diamond links. ‘E-mail. It was completed with an integrated clasp with pin security and was 6Ã? Â½ inches long.
Not jewelry but a gem in the lighting category was from the collection of the late Robert Jamieson Jr, Pinehurst, NC It was a Tiffany Studios Dragonfly table lamp, circa 1910, with a green marbled glass shade with green cabochons emerald, seven dragonflies with body cream, ruby ââcabochon eyes, some with amber edges and reticulated bronze coated wings with a swirled pink and green slag glass. It was surmounted by a pierced bronze heating cap and an onion-shaped finial. With a 26×10 inch base and an 8×20-3 / 8 inch shade, it made $ 44,400.
The prices shown include the buyer’s premium as stated by the auction house. For information, www.lelandlittle.com or 919-644-1243.
From the collection of the late Robert Jamieson Jr, Pinehurst, NC, a Tiffany Studios Dragonfly table lamp, circa 1910, left the gallery for $ 44,400.
This platinum and diamond Daytona watch from Rolex surpassed its estimate of $ 50/70,000 to end up at $ 216,000.
Fresh from the market and attributed to Bertie County carpenter and cabinetmaker William Seay, a Chippendale Walnut Masonic Corner Cabinet from the Powell family of North Carolina, circa 1792-96, exceeded his estimate of 80/120,000 $ to lead the sale to $ 264,000.
Among the best-selling necklaces, this platinum and diamond example from Tiffany & Co. with an elegant leaf motif sold for $ 79,200.
The platinum and diamond necklace, Tiffany & Co., came out for $ 49,200.
A 5.11 carat platinum and diamond solitaire ring from Tiffany & Co., size 5Â½, was offered for $ 106,800.
The Cooper bracelet in platinum, 18k gold and diamonds, Schlumberger for Tiffany & Co., fetched $ 73,200.
18k gold, platinum, diamonds and paillonnÃ© enamel spell luxury for this Schlumberger hinged bangle for Tiffany & Co., which grossed $ 43,200.