Auction 23.02.1993

Christie's
London, South Kensington

Date of the auction: 23.02.1993

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A 19th Century gold mounted oval shell cameo brooch, with twisted ribbon...

A 19th Century gold mounted oval shell cameo brooch, with twisted ribbon surround, depicting a cherub kneeling beside a sepulchre, in a case. See Plate Three

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £250 - £300

Date: 23 Feb 1993

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A diamond line tapering bar brooch.

A diamond line tapering bar brooch. See Plate Five

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £250 - £300

Date: 23 Feb 1993

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A 19th Century gold, foiled oval amethyst and gem cluster entwined hoop...

A 19th Century gold, foiled oval amethyst and gem cluster entwined hoop, design locket back brooch, with applied wire and engraved decoration. See Back Cover Illustration

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 23 Feb 1993

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A pair of 19th Century gold foiled gem three-stone drop entwined design...

A pair of 19th Century gold foiled gem three-stone drop entwined design earrings, with engraved vine leaf decoration. See Back Cover Illustration (2

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £250 - £300

Date: 23 Feb 1993

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An openface keyless cylinder fob watch, the case of green enamel set with...

An openface keyless cylinder fob watch, the case of green enamel set with rose diamonds and rose diamond solitaire centre, suspended from a ropework bar brooch

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £200 - £250

Date: 23 Feb 1993

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An oval sapphire and diamond circular openwork brooch, with diamond ribbon...

An oval sapphire and diamond circular openwork brooch, with diamond ribbon surmount and sapphire and diamond floral twin drops. See Plate Four

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 23 Feb 1993

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A pair of tortoiseshell piqué openwork drop earrings; a pair of jet oval...

A pair of tortoiseshell piqué openwork drop earrings; a pair of jet oval cameo drop earrings, depicting female profiles; a pair of tortoiseshell piqué pear-shaped drop earrings (one fitting detached); a single tortoiseshell piqué drop earring; two tortoiseshell piqué circular brooches; a

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 23 Feb 1993

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A 19th Century gold oval hinged locket, with half pearl and blue enamel...

A 19th Century gold oval hinged locket, with half pearl and blue enamel applied cross motif, to a belcher link neck chain; and an antique oval chased and engraved locket pendant. (2

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £180 - £220

Date: 23 Feb 1993

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A belcher link guard chain - 152cms; a watch key, modelled as a lyre; and a...

A belcher link guard chain - 152cms; a watch key, modelled as a lyre; and a reeded extending pencil

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £250 - £300

Date: 23 Feb 1993

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A French, ruby and diamond crescent brooch (one replacement synthetic ruby).

A French, ruby and diamond crescent brooch (one replacement synthetic ruby

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £400 - £500

Date: 23 Feb 1993

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A diamond circular cluster stick pin.

A diamond circular cluster stick pin

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 23 Feb 1993

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A sapphire and diamond triple cluster ring, with reeded shoulders.

A sapphire and diamond triple cluster ring, with reeded shoulders

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £400 - £500

Date: 23 Feb 1993

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A 19th Century gold mounted oval hardstone cameo brooch, with engraved...

A 19th Century gold mounted oval hardstone cameo brooch, with engraved border, depicting a Classical female profile. See Plate Three

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 23 Feb 1993

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A pair of sapphire and diamond circular cluster drop earrings, to diamond...

A pair of sapphire and diamond circular cluster drop earrings, to diamond two-stone suspension. (2

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £250 - £300

Date: 23 Feb 1993

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A gold nugget stick pin; a foliate engraved whistle fob; two hardstone...

A gold nugget stick pin; a foliate engraved whistle fob; two hardstone fobs; a Bohemian garnet lyre brooch; two half pearl single stone studs; a scatter pin; a gilt bloodstone shield-shaped hinged locket pendant; and oddments

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 23 Feb 1993

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A 9ct. gold, diamond, sapphire amd rose diamond five-stone gypsy set half...

A 9ct. gold, diamond, sapphire amd rose diamond five-stone gypsy set half hoop hinged bangle

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 23 Feb 1993

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A 19th Century oval gold and black enamel locket back mourning brooch, with...

A 19th Century oval gold and black enamel locket back mourning brooch, with half pearl and rose diamond floral applied motif and engraved scroll surround, the reverse engraved and dated 1838

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 23 Feb 1993

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A late 18th Century oval portrait miniature brooch, with paste surround...

A late 18th Century oval portrait miniature brooch, with paste surround, the reverse with engraved applied plaque, Randell William second Marquess of Antrim Obit. 28 July 1791

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 23 Feb 1993

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A pair of early 19th Century gold pear-shaped chalcedony drop earrings...

A pair of early 19th Century gold pear-shaped chalcedony drop earrings, with applied gem floral decoration (one earring damaged). (2

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 23 Feb 1993

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An antique gold oval Memento Mori plaque, enclosing a field of woven hair...

An antique gold oval Memento Mori plaque, enclosing a field of woven hair with applied wirework depicting a young boy and skeleton above a legend Memento Mori, under facetted rock crystal, the reverse engraved and dated 1597. See Plate Five

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 23 Feb 1993

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A 19th Century 18ct. gold rectangular black enamel mourning brooch, with...

A 19th Century 18ct. gold rectangular black enamel mourning brooch, with central locket compartment and half pearl surround, the reverse engraved John Clapcott Obt. 10th Feb 1828, suspending a black enamel and half pearl ball drop; and a rectangular hinged locket pendant, enclosing a lock of hair

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 23 Feb 1993

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A 19th Century gold oval hinged locket/pendant, with central black enamel...

A 19th Century gold oval hinged locket/pendant, with central black enamel quatrefoil motif with applied diamond and half pearl cluster,the surround of black enamel scroll work and rose diamond points, to a half pearl and black enamel suspension, the interior engraved and dated 1872. See Plate Two

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 23 Feb 1993

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An antique, oval blue enamel pendant, enclosing a painted silhouette, the...

An antique, oval blue enamel pendant, enclosing a painted silhouette, the reverse with entwined lock of hair enclosed under rock crystal

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 23 Feb 1993

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An Austo-Hungarian, foiled garnet, garnet and turquoise graduated triple...

An Austo-Hungarian, foiled garnet, garnet and turquoise graduated triple hoop and drop pendant; and a pair of matching earrings. (3

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 23 Feb 1993

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A banded agate dress set comprising a pair of oval cuff links and four...

A banded agate dress set comprising a pair of oval cuff links and four studs; and a gold mounted cabochon agate single stone stick pin, the reverse engraved and dated 1868. (2

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 23 Feb 1993

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A 19th Century gold mounted oval shell cameo brooch, depicting a classical...

A 19th Century gold mounted oval shell cameo brooch, depicting a classical female profile and winged eagle. See Plate Three

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £200 - £250

Date: 23 Feb 1993

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A 19th Century gold quatrefoil locket back brooch, with central foiled...

A 19th Century gold quatrefoil locket back brooch, with central foiled emerald and half pearl star cluster applied motif and scroll openwork terminals. See Plate Five

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £250 - £300

Date: 23 Feb 1993

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A sapphire and diamond triple-cluster half hoop ring.

A sapphire and diamond triple-cluster half hoop ring. See Plate Four

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £700 - £900

Date: 23 Feb 1993

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A 19th Century oval lava cameo, depicting the head of a bearded gentleman...

A 19th Century oval lava cameo, depicting the head of a bearded gentleman wearing a laurel wreath, mounted as a brooch. See Plate Three

Lot #: 31

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 23 Feb 1993

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A late 18th Century mourning ring, the oval bezel enclosing a miniature of...

A late 18th Century mourning ring, the oval bezel enclosing a miniature of an urn, with half pearl surround, the black enamel band with engraved legend dated 1778; and a late 18th Century mourning band ring, of black enamel, with engraved legend dated 1777. (2

Lot #: 33

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 23 Feb 1993