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Recent Auction Highlights

Highlights From Our July 12-14, 2014 Auction

Fancy Light Brownish Pink unmounted diamond, one unmounted round brilliant cut diamond weighing 1.51 cts., accompanied by a GIA Colored Diamond Grading Report #216103058, dated April 29, 2014, stating Fancy Light Brownish Pink, Natural, Even, VS1Lot 6805

Fancy Light Brownish Pink unmounted diamond, one unmounted round brilliant cut diamond weighing 1.51 cts., accompanied by a GIA Colored Diamond Grading Report #216103058, dated April 29, 2014, stating Fancy Light Brownish Pink, Natural, Even, VS1

Sold for $23,800

Two Aboriginal Peoples Northern Australia shieldsLots 4420-4420A

Two Aboriginal Peoples Northern Australia shields

Sold for $47,600

2012 Nissan 370 Z Touring CoupeLot 6422

2012 Nissan 370 Z Touring Coupe

Sold for $22,610

Bob Grieves (American, b. 1986), "Shenandoah Farewell," bronze sculpture, title placard lower center base, mounted on wood base, overall (with base): 27"h x 59"w x 20"w. Provenance: Estate of Dean and Margaret Lesher (former owners of the Contra Costa Times)Lot 6317

Bob Grieves (American, b. 1986), “Shenandoah Farewell,” bronze sculpture, title placard lower center base, mounted on wood base, overall (with base): 27″h x 59″w x 20″w. Provenance: Estate of Dean and Margaret Lesher (former owners of the Contra Costa Times)

Sold for $15,470

Manner of Fu Baoshi (Chinese, 1904-1965), Scholars Playing Chess, ink and color on paper, the left with a colophon bearing signature and sealed 'Fu', painting: 32"h x 15.5"w, overall (scroll): 71"h x 18.75"wLot 8000

Manner of Fu Baoshi (Chinese, 1904-1965), Scholars Playing Chess, ink and color on paper, the left with a colophon bearing signature and sealed ‘Fu’, painting: 32″h x 15.5″w, overall (scroll): 71″h x 18.75″w

Sold for $9,520

Rolex Tiffany & Co. submariner stainless steel wristwatch, ref. 5513, circa 1971Lot 6866

Rolex Tiffany & Co. submariner stainless steel wristwatch, ref. 5513, circa 1971

Sold for $15,470

Pair of Empire ormolu and patinated bronze ewers, attributed to Claude Gallé, Paris circa 1810, each having a single handle accented with Classical style winged nymphs, above the spout having a figural mask mount, and rising on a pedestal base terminating on paw feet, 22.5"hLot 6360

Pair of Empire ormolu and patinated bronze ewers, attributed to Claude Gallé, Paris circa 1810, each having a single handle accented with Classical style winged nymphs, above the spout having a figural mask mount, and rising on a pedestal base terminating on paw feet, 22.5″h

Sold for $10,115

Douglas Hofmann (American, b.1945), Madame Derriere, oil on board, signed lower right, sight: 39.25''h x 42.25''w, overall (with frame): 45''h x 47.25''wLot 6212

Douglas Hofmann (American, b.1945), Madame Derriere, oil on board, signed lower right, sight: 39.25”h x 42.25”w, overall (with frame): 45”h x 47.25”w

Sold for $11,900

Chinese celadon jade carving, featuring a cricket perched on a bitter melon, 3.5"w; Provenance: Estate of Carolyn T.C. Chang, Tucson, Arizona, acquired in Hong Kong in the 1970'sLot 8041

Chinese celadon jade carving, featuring a cricket perched on a bitter melon, 3.5″w; Provenance: Estate of Carolyn T.C. Chang, Tucson, Arizona, acquired in Hong Kong in the 1970′s

Sold for $ 5,355