Bonhams Fall salon jewelry and watches sale a starry success

SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- Bonhams auction of Salon Jewelry and Watches on September 19 in San Francisco brought more than $1.17 million, with star-studded lots from both Austrian-born actress Hedy Lamarr and the Estate of songwriter, composer, conductor and playwright Meredith Willson and his wife Rosemary. Proceeds from the Estate will benefit the Meredith and Rosemary Willson Charitable Foundation.

Property from the Collection of Hedy Lamarr sold marvelously, with a diamond, turquoise, ruby and cultured pearl pendant-brooch, sold for $11,875 (est. $3,000-5,000), headlining during the sale. Also from the Collection was a diamond and orange stone flower brooch, sold for $5,000 (est. $1,200-1,800); and a reverse painted rock crystal and diamond clip-brooch, sold for $2,750 (est. $800-1,200).

Property from the Estate of Meredith Willson and his wife Rosemary also brought great results, with such items on offer as a diamond bracelet, sold for $5,625 (est. $4,000-6,000); a diamond cluster ring, sold for $4,750 (est. $4,000-6,000); and a pair of diamond pendant earclips, sold for $4,375 (est. $3,000-4,000). 

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