Auction 26.09.1995

Christie's
London, South Kensington

Date of the auction: 26.09.1995

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A 19th century pique tortoiseshell bracelet

A 19th century pique tortoiseshell bracelet, of large belcher link design with gold locket back heart shaped clasp with foliate engraved decoration

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 26 Sep 1995

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A guard chain

A guard chain, of belcher link design, with square cornelian intaglio fob seal attached - 126cm

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 26 Sep 1995

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A group of items

A group of items, comprising: a 17th century heart locket of faceted rock crystal enclosing applied cherub and skull and cross bone motif; a watch key with swivel foiled gem and hardstone seal; and a 19th century gilt swivel compass fob; with fancy link chain attached

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £400 - £500

Date: 26 Sep 1995

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A bracelet

A bracelet, of curb link design suspending two antique three-colour fob seals each with foliate decoration, one with foiled amethysts and coiled serpent and lyre mount, two watch keys and three fobs

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 26 Sep 1995

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An antique, coral brooch

An antique, coral brooch, with central carved flower head and fruit and foliage surround (damaged) together with various coral fittings

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 26 Sep 1995

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An antique green paste necklace

An antique green paste necklace, with gold collet set graduated panels; two fine chain link bracelets each with a foiled green paste clasp; and a foiled green paste stick pin. (4

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 26 Sep 1995

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A group of items

A group of items, comprising an oriental paste cluster brooch; an oriental bowl; a 19th century cased pocket compass; and a wood baton with silver mounted plaque

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £50 - £100

Date: 26 Sep 1995

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A group of silver items

A group of silver items, comprising 19th century silver mounted quizzing glass, in a case; a Scottish hardstone brooch in the form of an arrow; a 19th century silver plaque brooch with central crossed tennis racket motif; a 19th century silver brooch modelled as a tennis racket with engraved

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 26 Sep 1995

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A Berlin iron work hair comb

A Berlin iron work hair comb, mounted with five graduated cameo plaques each depicting a classical male or female profile. See Illustration

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 26 Sep 1995

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Four seals, comprising a desk seal

Four seals, comprising a desk seal, with foiled citrine intaglio crest and faceted glass handle; an antique oval steel fob seal with intaglio armoiral; and two chased and engraved hard stone fob seals. (4

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 26 Sep 1995

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A late 17th early 18th century gold fob seal

A late 17th early 18th century gold fob seal, with hard stone intaglio depicting a seated figure at a table with skull vanity and an inscription 'I have lost my friend' and the reverse with faceted crystal enclosing an applied wire work motif, to a gold open work foliate hinged mount

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 26 Sep 1995

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Two gold mounted hard stone fob seals

Two gold mounted hard stone fob seals, each with oval cornelian matrix one with intaglio classical head profile of Apollo, the other with the engraved head of a lion inscribed 'Toujours le mene, always the same' (2

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 26 Sep 1995

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A Victorian gold, rose diamond and enamel pendant

A Victorian gold, rose diamond and enamel pendant, with central oval rose diamond and rose diamond surround set in pale blue enamel field to matching pendant loop. See Plate 1

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 26 Sep 1995

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Two Victorian gold bangles

Two Victorian gold bangles, both of rectangular section hinged design, in a fitted case. (2

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 26 Sep 1995

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Two Edwardian bangles

Two Edwardian bangles, one half pearl hinged half hoop; the other of tubular knot design, in a case. (2

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £250 - £300

Date: 26 Sep 1995

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A 19th century gold mounted triple seal

A 19th century gold mounted triple seal, comprising three intaglio hard stone oval seals two on hinged mounts closing to form a single seal, the body engraved with flowers and stylised leaf pattern, to an opaque glass handle. See Plate 5

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £250 - £300

Date: 26 Sep 1995

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Three 19th century fob seals

Three 19th century fob seals, two with intaglio hard stone monograms, the third with engraved motif and motto. (3

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 26 Sep 1995

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A Victorian gold, turquoise bracelet

A Victorian gold, turquoise bracelet, of tubular four-stone articulated panels. See Plate 1

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 26 Sep 1995

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Two antique gold and gem rings

Two antique gold and gem rings, one an 18th century mourning ring with central sepia miniature under crystal depicting an amphora with the surrounding legend dated 1772, within a border of foiled garnets (repaired) and a turquoise cluster ring with applied serpent design shoulders (repaired). (2

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £250 - £350

Date: 26 Sep 1995

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Two Victorian silver bangles

Two Victorian silver bangles, both of broad hinged design, one engraved with a lakeside scene depicting storks and applied gold decoration, in fitted case; the other with engraved central rectangular panel depicting birds and foliage engraved and dated 1889, hallmarks for Birmingham 1882. (2

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 26 Sep 1995

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An early 20th century, peridot pendant necklace

An early 20th century, peridot pendant necklace, with central single oval peridot, leaf shoulders and reeded bar surround, supporting a untested pearl graduated fringe, the seed pearl single stone bow surmount with pendant loop, to a Prince of Wales link neckchain. (2

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £250 - £300

Date: 26 Sep 1995

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A 19th century gold, foiled topaz pendant

A 19th century gold, foiled topaz pendant, in the form of a cross with cannetille-work mount, in a fitted case

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £500 - £600

Date: 26 Sep 1995

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A 19th century gold and tortoiseshell pique bracelet

A 19th century gold and tortoiseshell pique bracelet, of rectangular open work panel links (clasp tongue repaired

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £250 - £300

Date: 26 Sep 1995

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An antique swivel seal

An antique swivel seal, the oval intaglio armorial in swivel mount, designed as twin serpent heads, the reverse with monogram. See Plate 5

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 26 Sep 1995

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An antique French gold circular box

An antique French gold circular box, with engine turned and two-colour foliate decoration. See Plate 5

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 26 Sep 1995

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A printed enamel miniature brooch

A printed enamel miniature brooch, the sepia portrait depicting a dog, within a stylised scroll and foliate frame

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 26 Sep 1995

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A 19th century gold and enamel heart drop

A 19th century gold and enamel heart drop, with locket back enclosing hair the surrounding engraved Elizabeth Lady Le De Pnser Obt. Jan, 23rd 1818 At. suspended from a bow brooch with engraved decoration

Lot #: 31

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 26 Sep 1995

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A enamel bar necklace

A enamel bar necklace, each pale blue and black dot pattern link with seed pearl divisions and clasp loop stamped with makers mark G.F

Lot #: 32

Estimate: £400 - £500

Date: 26 Sep 1995

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An antique silver ring

An antique silver ring, the engraved hoop with pyramidal bezel

Lot #: 34

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 26 Sep 1995

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An Edwardian half pearl and enamel brooch

An Edwardian half pearl and enamel brooch, modelled as a heart with green gilloche enamel ground, half pearl central applied cluster and surmount, in a fitted case. See Plate 1

Lot #: 36

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 26 Sep 1995