Auction 10.12.2002

Christie's
London, South Kensington

Date of the auction: 10.12.2002

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A VICTORIAN DIAMOND FIVE STONE RING

A VICTORIAN DIAMOND FIVE STONE RING of old-brilliant-cut diamond half-hoop design, with rose-cut diamond points, two deficient, to carved gallery and shoulders

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,600

Date: 10 Dec 2002

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A VICTORIAN DIAMOND BROOCH

A VICTORIAN DIAMOND BROOCH designed as a group of old-cut diamond knife-edge rays, two diamond crossover loops and diamond two stone centre, with detachable brooch fitting and comb attachment, in fitted case

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 10 Dec 2002

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AN EDWARDIAN GARNET, ROSE-CUT DIAMOND AND UNTESTED PEARL NECKLACE

AN EDWARDIAN GARNET, ROSE-CUT DIAMOND AND UNTESTED PEARL NECKLACE composed of three cushion-cut garnet drops, each suspended from a rose-cut diamond and pearl flowerhead cluster panel, with rose-cut diamond and seed pearl bow connections, to rose-cut diamond and seed pearl graduated fringe shoulders

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £2,000 - £2,500

Date: 10 Dec 2002

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A PAIR OF DIAMOND EARRINGS

A PAIR OF DIAMOND EARRINGS of claw-set diamond circular cluster design, with screw fittings. (2

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £2,000 - £2,500

Date: 10 Dec 2002

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A PAIR OF DIAMOND AND UNTESTED PEARL CLUSTER EARRINGS

A PAIR OF DIAMOND AND UNTESTED PEARL CLUSTER EARRINGS, the central pearl with old-brilliant-cut diamond surround, with post fittings. (2

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 10 Dec 2002

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AN EDWARDIAN, GOLD-MOUNTED PORTRAIT MINIATURE LOCKET PENDANT

AN EDWARDIAN, GOLD-MOUNTED PORTRAIT MINIATURE LOCKET PENDANT, the oval locket with glazed portrait of a young boy and girl with bouquet, within rose-cut diamond frame and pendant loop, the hinged reverse, with engraved monogram, opening to reveal twin painted miniature portraits of a young boy

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 10 Dec 2002

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AN EDWARDIAN AQUAMARINE AND DIAMOND BROOCH PENDANT

AN EDWARDIAN AQUAMARINE AND DIAMOND BROOCH PENDANT, the cushion-cut aquamarine with collet-set diamond border, within a diamond knife-edge and diamond flowerhead garland open-work surround, with detachable brooch fitting, pendant loop deficient, in fitted case stamped FRAZER & HAWS

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,500

Date: 10 Dec 2002

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A 19TH CENTURY GOLD-MOUNTED HARDSTONE CAMEO BROOCH

A 19TH CENTURY GOLD-MOUNTED HARDSTONE CAMEO BROOCH, the circular cameo carved as the profile head of Diana, the mount with pierced border and half-pearl and rose-cut diamond three stone quarters, with locket back

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 10 Dec 2002

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A PAIR OF EARLY 20TH CENTURY SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND EARRINGS

A PAIR OF EARLY 20TH CENTURY SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND EARRINGS, each designed as a cushion-cut sapphire and diamond nine stone cluster drop, to diamond graduated bar and chain-link ladder design connections and diamond single stone suspension, to a post fitting. (2

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 10 Dec 2002

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A JADE SCARAB RING BY LALIQUE

A JADE SCARAB RING BY LALIQUE, the carved scarab with seal engraved base, swivel set into the heavy shank with exterior lettering in French translating to HE WHO SINGS CASTS AWAY HIS GRIEF , with engraved block letter signature

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,400

Date: 10 Dec 2002

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AN EDWARDIAN DIAMOND NECKLACE

AN EDWARDIAN DIAMOND NECKLACE, the swag and drop design composed of flowerheads and leaves with single stone drops and ribbon bow shoulders, to a belcher link chain, in a case

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 10 Dec 2002

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AN EARLY 20TH CENTURY DIAMOND SET ENAMEL FOB WATCH ON CHAIN

AN EARLY 20TH CENTURY DIAMOND SET ENAMEL FOB WATCH ON CHAIN, the plain dial with Arabic numerals and subsidary seconds, with pale green guilloche enamel bezel, the rear cover with painted enamel roses against the pale green guilloche enamel ground, with diamond and rose-cut diamond overlaid

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 10 Dec 2002

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AN EARLY 20TH CENTURY DIAMOND BROOCH

AN EARLY 20TH CENTURY DIAMOND BROOCH, the circular panel with three sections of lilac guilloche enamel overlaid with diamond laurel wreath decoration, with pierced motif between, centering a diamond single stone, with diamond set ribbon bow surmount and diamond, rose-cut diamond and pearl triple

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 10 Dec 2002

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A LATE 19TH CENTURY DIAMOND BROOCH

A LATE 19TH CENTURY DIAMOND BROOCH of scrolling foliate design, with later brooch fitting and adaptations

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 10 Dec 2002

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A 19TH CENTURY DIAMOND CRESCENT BROOCH

A 19TH CENTURY DIAMOND CRESCENT BROOCH, the graduated diamond twin line with diamond floral and foliate swag between, with later brooch fitting

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 10 Dec 2002

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A 19TH CENTURY DIAMOND AND ENAMEL BROOCH/COMB

A 19TH CENTURY DIAMOND AND ENAMEL BROOCH/COMB, the seven graduated cushion shaped panels guilloche enamelled in green or red, each with diamond single stone centre, with diamond three stone lines between, with detachable brooch fitting and alternative tortoiseshell comb fitting, the fitted case

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 10 Dec 2002

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A 19TH CENTURY GOLD, ENAMEL AND ROSE-CUT DIAMOND BROOCH

A 19TH CENTURY GOLD, ENAMEL AND ROSE-CUT DIAMOND BROOCH, the circular panel finely enamelled to depict the head and shoulders of a stylised Minerva, with rose-cut diamond and engraved decoration

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 10 Dec 2002

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A 19TH CENTURY DIAMOND HORSESHOE BROOCH

A 19TH CENTURY DIAMOND HORSESHOE BROOCH, the graduated row of twenty-one diamonds with inner row of smaller diamonds, with later adapted twin prong fitting

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,500

Date: 10 Dec 2002

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A PAIR OF 19TH CENTURY GOLD AND ENAMEL CUFFLINKS BY WILLIAM SOPER

A PAIR OF 19TH CENTURY GOLD AND ENAMEL CUFFLINKS BY WILLIAM SOPER, each modelled as a scarab beetle with green enamel carapace, with link and bar connections, each reverse with engraved signature, in makers fitted case. (2

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 10 Dec 2002

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AN EDWARDIAN DIAMOND AND PEARL TRIPLE HEART BRACELET

AN EDWARDIAN DIAMOND AND PEARL TRIPLE HEART BRACELET, the curb link chain with three hearts, each pave set with pearls, with diamond single stone centre

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 10 Dec 2002

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AN AQUAMARINE BROOCH AND EARRING SET

AN AQUAMARINE BROOCH AND EARRING SET, the large oval aquamarine within a surround of untested half pearls, the scalloped border pierced and engraved with scrolling foliate decoration, with matching suspension loop; the matching earrings with later fittings. (3

Lot #: 31

Estimate: £2,000 - £2,500

Date: 10 Dec 2002

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A SILVER BOX WITH REVERSE CRYSTAL INTAGLIO OF A CAT

A SILVER BOX WITH REVERSE CRYSTAL INTAGLIO OF A CAT, the intaglio set into the hinged lid of the circular box, depicting a tabby cat peering our of a wicker basket, London 1933

Lot #: 32

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 10 Dec 2002

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A 19TH CENTURY SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND SET GOLD MESH BAG

A 19TH CENTURY SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND SET GOLD MESH BAG, the arched frame pierced and engraved with scrolling foliate motifs set to the front with sapphire and diamond decoration, the mesh also with lines of sapphires and diamonds, with a fringe of untested pearls, each with rose-cut diamond caps, one

Lot #: 35

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 10 Dec 2002

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AN ENAMELLED BALL WATCH AND CHAIN

AN ENAMELLED BALL WATCH AND CHAIN, guilloche enamelled in turquoise blue, with painted gilt decoration, the white enamel dial with blue Arabic numerals, suspended from a blue enamelled rod and gilt chain necklace

Lot #: 36

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 10 Dec 2002

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A GENTLEMAN'S PLATINUM, SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND THREE STONE RING

A GENTLEMAN'S PLATINUM, SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND THREE STONE RING, the heavy broad shank gypsy set with a central sapphire between two diamonds, the shank interior with inscription From Blanche to Eugen

Lot #: 37

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 10 Dec 2002

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A PARASOL WITH DIAMOND SET HANDLE

A PARASOL WITH DIAMOND SET HANDLE, the elegant ambroid long handle with knop terminal and gold collars, the top with textured band set with scrolling diamonds between mint green guilloche enamel borders, signed BRIGG, with maroon cloth, cover and tassel, with shaped leather case

Lot #: 38

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 10 Dec 2002

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AN 18CT GOLD CURB LINK WATCH CHAIN

AN 18CT GOLD CURB LINK WATCH CHAIN, the twin row with T bar, 103grm., suspending an 18ct gold mounted swivel fob seal with bloodstone and cornelian matrices, seal engraved with crest and monogram, with engraved buckle and strap design swivel

Lot #: 39

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,400

Date: 10 Dec 2002

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A DIAMOND AND OPAL HEART BROOCH

A DIAMOND AND OPAL HEART BROOCH, the heart shaped opal within a diamond surround, with diamond single stone shoulders, adapted from a ring

Lot #: 40

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 10 Dec 2002

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A CARVED OPAL NATIVE AMERICAN INDIAN HEAD BROOCH

A CARVED OPAL NATIVE AMERICAN INDIAN HEAD BROOCH with feathered head-dress, the opal of good thickness on matrix, on a gold brooch mount engraved Opal 125.5 ct

Lot #: 41

Estimate: £800 - £1,000

Date: 10 Dec 2002

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A TANZANITE AND DIAMOND PENDANT

A TANZANITE AND DIAMOND PENDANT set with two tanzanites, one a triangular cut with diamond border and diamond single stone suspension, to a drop cut tanzanite with diamond border, in white mounts, on a neckchain

Lot #: 46

Estimate: £3,000 - £3,500

Date: 10 Dec 2002