September Auction Block

Off the auction block this month: a jewelry lot from Doyle, a Kobe Bryant rookie card, an 18th century portrait and a unique disco ball circa 1970s California.  


Group of Platinum, Gold, Gold-Filled, Metal, Diamond and Colored Stone Jewelry 

Estimate: $80,000-$120,000  

Sold for: $176,400 

This lot was part of an auction involving the contents of abandoned safe deposit boxes by order of Bank of America. It includes a platinum necklace accented with diamonds totaling approximately 30 carats. Multiple necklaces, earrings, pins, rings and more are accented with diamonds, rubies, sapphires, emeralds and pearls.   


A 1996-97 Skybox E-X2000 Credentials Kobe Bryant Rookie Basketball Card No. 30 (BGS 9 MINT) 

Estimate: $15,000-$25,000  

Sold for: $34,375  

The definitive collection of Kobe Bryant rookie cards offered a peek into the collecting world for enthusiasts looking for the best card possible or just starting the hobby. The sale was one of the most complete offerings of Bryant’s rookie cards to come to market.  


Nicolas Colombel (French 1644-1717), “Portrait of a Woman as Flora,” Oil on Canvas, 29 ¼ x 32-1/2 in (74 X 82.5 cm) 

Estimate: $12,000-$18,000  

Sold for: $28,000  

This oil on canvas portraiture from a private collection of Jill D. Sachs is signed “N. Colombel p.” and dated 1701. The painting was likely exhibited at the Salon of 1704. Under the features of Flora, a woman is represented, but the model’s identity is unknown.  


A 12 Inch Disco Ball from 1520 Sedgwick Ave. 

Estimate: $6,000-$8,000  

Sold for: $37,800  

This disco ball is circa 1970s California. It is part of the “DJ Kool Herc and the Birth of Hip-Hop” auction that ran August 4-18, 2022. The online auction in New York celebrated the legendary DJ and father of hip-hop, DJ Cool Herc. It includes over 150 lots of original vinyl records Herc used to spin in the ‘70s and vintage turntables, speakers and stereo equipment, among other items.  







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