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Jewelry
A Suite Of Amethyst Jewelry by Ruser:
     Comprising a necklace, designed as a series of rectangular-cut amethyst graduated links; a bracelet and pair of ear clips en suite, mounted in 18K gold, (ear clips detach to be worn as brooch clips), necklace 16 ins., bracelet 7¾ ins. Necklace and bracelet signed Ruser.
     Previously from the collection of Madam Baloyan, formally from the collection of Joan Crawford.

     This jewelry set sold at auction on the following dates:
​​March 6th, 2001 - Price: $49,350.
December 11th, 2013 - Price: $71,875.00​
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A Suite Of Rhinestone & Gilt Jewelry:
     ​A necklace, designed as a series of oval plaques, set with green cabochon and colorless rhinestones; a pair of ear clips and a ring; accompanied by a document concerning the provenance. 

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Previously purchased at auction of the Estate of Joan Crawford, Plaza Art Galleries in New York on January 19th, 1978.
Gold-Plated Metal Necklace and Pair of Earclips: 
     Necklace length: 18 1/4 inches. Earclips measurements: 1/2 x 1.

     This set was first sold at auction on December 7th, 2011​​.
The hammer price was ​$832.00 (Including buyer's premium).
Geoffrey Beene-Designed Gold-Plated Metal and Rhinestone Earclips and Ring: 
     Gold-plated metal pave-set with clear rhinestones.
     Earclips measurements: 5/8 x 1"
     Ring measurements: 5/8 x 1" ​​
     Size 6 1/2, adjustable.

     These items were first sold at auction on December 7th, 2011.
​The hammer price was $750.00 (Including buyer's premium).​​
Gold, Ruby, Emerald and Diamond Pepsi Bottle Brooch: 
   14 kt. gold pin centering a detailed Pepsi logo, topped by an accented ruby bottle cap, set throughout with emeralds and diamonds, approximately 11.2 dwt. Length 2 1/8 inches.

     This item was first sold at auction on December 7th, 2011.
The hammer price was $​​​5,000.00 (Including buyer's premium).
Lady's Gold Wristwatch: 
     14 kt. reverse inscribed "Joan Crawford", 1940s, approximately 9.9 dwt. Length 6 3/4 inches.

     This watch was first sold at auction on December 7th, 2011.
The hammer price was $2,500.00 (Including buyer's premium).​​​
Gold, Ruby and Sapphire Charm: 
     14 kt. centering 5 round rubies approximately .20 ct., and 3 round sapphires approximately .15 ct., reverse engraved "To Joan Crawford, Our Great Lady of Many Achievements, From Variety Clubs International".
Aapproximately 6.8 dwt. Diameter ap. 1 1/4". 

     This item was first sold at auction on December 7th, 2011.
The hammer price was $2,500.00 (Including buyer's premium).​​​
Suite Of 14 Karat Gold And Citrine Jewelry With ​A Clip-Brooch By Raymond Yard, Circa 1940:
     The clip-brooch set with a rectangular modified brilliant-cut citrine weighing approximately 350.00 carats, signed Yard; attached to a necklace designed as a double snake-link chain accented by gold scrolls and a citrine clasp, length 14½ inches; the hinged bracelet set with two large half-moon shaped citrines, internal circumference approximately 7 inches; the earclips set with emerald-cut citrines within a border of ribbon scrolls.

     This set was sold at auction on December 5th, 2012.
The hammer price was $56,250.00 (Including buyer's premium)​​
Diamond Necklace By Ruser, Circa 1940:
     The slightly graduating line set continuously with 172 baguette diamonds weighing approximately 30.00 carats, mounted in platinum, length 15½ inches, signed Ruser.

     This item was sold at auction on October 25th, 2006.
The hammer prices was $$48,000.00.
Group of Assorted Imitation Pearl Jewelry:
     Including two necklaces, bracelet and pair of earclips; Together with a pair of Opera glasses in a pearl beaded case.
  • 1. Necklace: pearls ap. 8.0 mm. Length 20 1/2" 
  • 2. Necklace: pearls ap. 8.0 mm. Length 18" 
  • 3. Bracelet: pearls ap. 8.0 mm. Length 7" 
  • 4. Pair of Earclips: pearl drops ap. 9.5 to 11.5 mm., rhinestone baguettes, clip-backs. Length 2" 
  • 5. Pair of Opera Glasses in a Matching Bag: Gold-tone metal, signed Mignon 2.5X, Made in Japan, with beaded white accents and a miniature rose tapestry in a matching beaded bag. 2 x 3 1/2"
     This jewelry set was s​old at auction on December 7th, 2011.
​Hammer Price: $1,216 (Including buyer's premium)​
Gold Charm Belt From Vincent Sherman:
     Ruser-designed, a gold charm belt composed of a link chain intersected at regular intervals by six detachable oval-shaped gold discs, three of them engraved: "
The Damned Don't Cry," "Goodbye My Fancy," "Starring Joan, directed with Love and Affection by Vincent," and "Harriet Craig." 
     ​
29 inches in length. ​​Signed "Ruser". 

     This belt was auctioned on October 16th, 2012 - Hammer Price: $7,500.00​​.

(This belt was previously auctioned by Christie's New York in March 1978, Lot 62)​
Gold Wristwatch:
     ​Circa 1945, the rectangular cream-colored dial with black enamel Arabic chapters and hands, to the yellow and white gold geometric case and backwind manual movement, attached to a 14k yellow gold gooseneck bracelet.  The reverse inscribed "Joan Crawford."  Length, 7 inches. 15.2 grams.

​​     This watch was sold at auction on March 31st, 2012 - Hammer Price: $4,224.00