Cartier Tank Watch

Cartier tank watch

The Cartier Tank Watch The first Tank watch was invented by Louis Cartier in 1917. Believe it or not, it’s rectangle shape was inspired by a tank used during World War I!  Over the years Cartier has made all types of variations of their tank watch and just about all other luxury watch companies have […]

Lucite furnishings and accessories

lucite chairs

There are three responses to design – yes, no, and WOW! Everytime, lucite furniture at our New England estate sales get a “WOW”! New and Vintage lucite items We love it when our New England estate sales include lucite items. Whether it’s lucite furniture or lucite accessories, lucite pieces always sell fast and for top […]

David Yurman jewels wanted

necklace

David Yurman Jewelry While shopping in New York the other day I was stopped in my tracks with the jewelry displayed in the David Yurman windows.  I always thought of casual jewelry made of sterling silver, semi precious stones, and small amounts of white gold when I thought of David Yurman but that is not […]

Boucheron Jewels

ring

Boucheron Fine Jewelry Fun facts about Boucheron:  In 1983 the location for Boucheron’s first store in Paris was selected because it was the sunniest corner location. Boucheron believed that his diamonds would sparkle even greater with the bright sun, and he was surely correct!  Lol.   Boucheron was always a family owned business until Gucci acquired […]

Piaget watches

Piaget watch

Piaget Recognized by many, worn by a happy few. I remember the first two times I saw a Piaget watch. The first time was on the cover of Town & Country magazine back in the 1980’s. It was a women’s watch covered in marquise Rubys and round diamonds wrapped around a Christmas ornament. I may […]

Fine art

WE have buyers for fine art right now Fine Art Warhol Hockney Hirst Retro Held All Fine art, fine jewelry, and classic cars would be our true area of expertise. We have been appraising fine art and jewels for over 30 years, from all around the world. We’ve liquidated large Warhol pieces, large private collections, […]

Asian Art is so popular

Asian art

Asian Art The popularity of Asian Art cannot be overstated. Asian art is becoming more and more valuable each day. It’s limited availability combined with collectors willing to over pay has launched the industry into a place where it’s becoming very difficult to find reasonable opportunities.  The most sought after pieces are in the hands […]

Christian Louboutin resale

shoes

Christian Louboutin When I first heard ‘Christian Louboutin’ I thought someone was mispronouncing Louis Vuitton. Christian Louboutin was born in January 1964.  He’s a french fashion designer whose high-end high heels brought him to fame and great fortune world wide.  His unique, shiny red-lacquered soles have become his signature.   Louboutin started out freelancing for various designers like […]

Jonathan Adler collectibles

car

Jonathan Adler Jonathan Adler started off making and selling ceramic accessories to Barneys in New York in 1993.  Now he has 17 stores and is a household name and is known worldwide.  When I think of Jonathan Adler I think of pure White jeans and pop art style accessories.  In fact, on my list of […]

Louis 14th, 15th, 16th

louis chairs

Louis, Louis, Louis XIV = 14 XV=15 XVI=16 What’s the deal with all the “Louis XVI” refrences? Louis style, Louis XVI, Louis XIV, or Louis XV is a style originated in France during the time of King Louis XVI (1774–1793).  It started at the end of the baroque style which is why some pieces have that overdone styling.  It […]