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Date of the auction: 07.07.2020

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A Victorian pink and white paste swag and fringe necklace,

A Victorian pink and white paste swag and fringe necklace, of Georgian style. A centrepiece composed of circular and cushion cut pink paste in cut down collets, to open scrolling frames, grain set with old eight cut white paste. Swags of paste flower head and lozenge-shaped clusters between, to a

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 7 Jul 2020

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A pair of late Georgian silver and gold paste drop earrings,

A pair of late Georgian silver and gold paste drop earrings, of articulated laurel garland form, with a larger paste drop below, in a closed back cut down collet, to gold hook fittings. Tested as approximately 9ct gold and sterling silver. 50 x 7.10mm, 6.62g (2

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £100 - £200

Date: 7 Jul 2020

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backed paste flower head brooch,

A Georgian silver, pink foil-backed paste flower head brooch, with a circular mixed cut paste in a cut down collet at the centre. Radiating petal-shaped, foil-backed paste petals, all rub set in dome back settings, to a later brooch fitting. 35mm diameter, 16.31g

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 7 Jul 2020

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A Georgian black dot paste cluster,

A Georgian black dot paste cluster, later mounted to a sterling silver ring, finger size J½, a Georgian cushion-shaped foil-backed paste cluster, all set in silver cut down collets and backed in gold, later mounted as a ring, finger size M½, and a Victorian green and white daisy cluster, later

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £150 - £250

Date: 7 Jul 2020

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A Georgian silver, pink and white paste fringe necklace,

A Georgian silver, pink and white paste fringe necklace, with a series of open lozenge-shaped plaques, all set with a central cushion cut foil-backed pink paste, each with a pendant drop and a keystone foil-backed pink paste, with a scrolled wire frame. Open quatrefoil links between, set with a

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 7 Jul 2020

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A pair of early 20th century Georgian style girandole paste drop earrings,

A pair of early 20th century Georgian style girandole paste drop earrings, with later screw fittings. Rows of old Swiss cut and old eight cut colourless paste to closed back settings, paste deficient. Screw fittings marked 9CT, pendant drops marked Lotus 935. 70 x 17mm, 15.73g (2

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £100 - £200

Date: 7 Jul 2020

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An early Victorian cut steel graduated star necklace, c.1840,

An early Victorian cut steel graduated star necklace, c.1840, with a series of graduated, layered, cut steel stars, to a box clasp, tongue deficient, together with a five row cut steel sprung bangle, interior dimensions 58 x 53mm, a cut steel scrolling bar brooch, and a guilloché enamel brooch

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 7 Jul 2020

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A gold garnet set graduated rivière necklace,

A gold garnet set graduated rivière necklace, possibly c.1880, with a series of graduated octagonal step cut garnets, each one crimp set in a shallow collet with a twisted wire border. Each collet with a hollow bead at each side, joined by jump rings to a chased barrel clasp. Tested as approximately

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 7 Jul 2020

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foiled garnet and split pearl cruciform brooch/pendant,

A Georgian gold-foiled garnet and split pearl cruciform brooch/pendant, a central cluster composed of a circular flat cut foil-backed garnet, surrounded by a row of split pearls with a pear-shaped, foil-backed, flat cut garnet at each compass point, with a split pearl tip. Graduated split pearl bars

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £575 - £600

Date: 7 Jul 2020

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backed garnet pendant drop,

A Georgian gold flat cut foil-backed garnet pendant drop, probably originally from an earring in the garland style. Articulated sets of flat cut, foil-backed, pear cut garnets in cut down dome-backed collets, to a cluster of garnets below. Tested as approximately 9ct gold. 31 x 11.70mm, 1.88g

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £100 - £200

Date: 7 Jul 2020

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style cross,

A Georgian gold foil-backed quartz Latin-style cross, with a series of graduated oval mixed cut foil-backed quartz, all claw set to flat-backed collets, with bead terminals and a jump ring bale. Tested as approximately 9ct gold. 43 x 29mm, 3.13g

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £150 - £250

Date: 7 Jul 2020

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A Victorian silver gilt matched necklace and bracelet,

A Victorian silver gilt matched necklace and bracelet, with the necklace composed of a series of decorated domed links between pairs of double heart pierced plaques, with a concealed box clasp, 363mm long, 53.72g, together with a matched bracelet, 195mm long, 22.20g (2

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 7 Jul 2020

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An Iberian gold and ruby set cross, c.1700,

An Iberian gold and ruby set cross, c.1700, with a series of graduated flat cut foil-backed rubies, rub set to the arms with fleur-de-lys terminals. A ruby set bale with incised decoration verso. Tested as approximately 18ct gold. 55 x 41mm, 10.23g

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £250 - £350

Date: 7 Jul 2020

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A Georgian gold flat cut garnet memorial brooch,

A Georgian gold flat cut garnet memorial brooch, with a woven hair panel to the centre with a glazed cover, a border of graduated foil-backed flat cut garnets in cut down collets, 24 x 22mm, 3.26g, together with an early Victorian hardstone memorial ring, with an oval carved sardonyx forget-me-not

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £130 - £180

Date: 7 Jul 2020

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A Victorian silver garnet fringe necklace,

A Victorian silver garnet fringe necklace, with a series of rectangular repoussé plaques, each one rub set with an oval cabochon garnet fish pendant suspended below, with garnet bead terminals between, to a four row belcher link back chain with a box clasp decorated with flower heads. 390mm long

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £350 - £550

Date: 7 Jul 2020

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shaped memorial ring, c.1787,

A Georgian gold navette-shaped memorial ring, c.1787, with a gold engraved and incised urn, to a woven hair ground, with a glazed cover. A notched bezel with flat section shoulders, with engraved and incised decoration to a plain shank. A hand engraved memorial inscription to the underside of the

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £200 - £400

Date: 7 Jul 2020

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A Georgian gold amethyst memorial ring, c.1747,

A Georgian gold amethyst memorial ring, c.1747, with a cushion-shaped flat cut foil-backed amethyst, in a cut down collet at the centre, with a gadroon dome back setting. A scalloped shank with black champlevé enamel decoration to read 'Dr ABM Sequeira OB:5 Aug.1747 AE:82'. Tested as approximately

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 7 Jul 2020

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A rose cut diamond and enamel cluster,

A rose cut diamond and enamel cluster, later mounted as a ring. A central oval Dutch rose cut diamond, claw set to a border of rose cut diamonds in petal shapes, with a royal blue guilloché enamel ground. The cluster later mounted to a plain underbezel and shank. Head 15.1 x 14.50mm, 5.82g. Finger

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 7 Jul 2020

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A late Victorian gold photo locket,

A late Victorian gold photo locket, of swivel seal form, with a circular faceted hinged glass cover to each side. A stirrup-style hasp with coiled wire decoration, suspended on a trace chain with a barrel clasp. Both marked 9ct or 9c. Pendant 28 x 25mm, 11.23g

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £200 - £250

Date: 7 Jul 2020

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A pair of Victorian piqué work tortoiseshell drop earrings,

A pair of Victorian piqué work tortoiseshell drop earrings, of balloon form with a bead top, decorated with panels of flowers to hook fittings. 58 x 12.80mm, 8.04g (2

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £150 - £250

Date: 7 Jul 2020

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A gentlemen's Edwardian gold hardstone signet ring,

A gentlemen's Edwardian gold hardstone signet ring, with an oval cornelian tablet, intaglio engraved with the profile of a 17th century gentleman. The hardstone claw set to a plain collet, with a four row flat section shank. Tested as approximately 9ct gold. Head 19.90 x 17.2mm, 8.11g. Finger size O

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £150 - £250

Date: 7 Jul 2020

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A Victorian 15ct gold ruby set snake or serpent ring,

A Victorian 15ct gold ruby set snake or serpent ring, with a coiled snake with faceted ruby set eyes. Birmingham 1885. 10.68 to 8.10mm wide, 8.98g. Finger size T LE

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £120 - £160

Date: 7 Jul 2020

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foiled topaz and chrysolite brooch, c.1840,

A Victorian cased gold-foiled topaz and chrysolite brooch, c.1840, of scrolling lozenge form. Three graduated oval foil-backed topaz with a cushion-shaped Swiss cut chrysolite at the compass points and a detachable pendant drop below, with glazed locket verso and 'C' catch. 35 x 46mm, 7.84g

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £100 - £200

Date: 7 Jul 2020

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A Victorian gold amethyst bracelet, c.1850,

A Victorian gold amethyst bracelet, c.1850, with a scrolling centrepiece, claw set with an oval mixed cut amethyst. A series of graduated oval mixed cut amethysts all claw set to collets with applied bead decoration to geometric back lugs, with a concealed box clasp and safety chain. Tested as

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 7 Jul 2020

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not lariat necklace, c.1840,

A Victorian gold turquoise forget-me-not lariat necklace, c.1840, with a scrolling centrepiece, rub set with a flower head and turquoise points. Two adjustable palmier chain drops with scrolling forget-me-not pendants and integral chain above, with barrel clasp and glazed locket verso. Tested as

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £200 - £400

Date: 7 Jul 2020

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A Victorian gold, aquamarine and garnet knot brooch,

A Victorian gold, aquamarine and garnet knot brooch, oval mixed cut aquamarines and garnets in clawed collets to the bloomed and textured finish knot, with applied wire quatrefoils. Tested as approximately 18ct gold, with gilt metal pin and 'C' catch. 35 x 23mm, 3.93g

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £60 - £90

Date: 7 Jul 2020

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An oval painted porcelain miniature plaque,

An oval painted porcelain miniature plaque, depicting the Four Courts, Dublin, 46 x 34mm. In a green snakeskin case with gold piqué work

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £400 - £450

Date: 7 Jul 2020

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A Regency gold composite cameo brooch,

A Regency gold composite cameo brooch, with a brown glass cameo of Cupid climbing, applied to a chalcedony ground. Rub set to milled border and applied twisted wire frame, with pin, 'C' catch and safety chain. Tested as approximately 15ct gold. 32mm diameter, 8.39g

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £130 - £180

Date: 7 Jul 2020

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An early Victorian three stone foiled garnet and foiled quartz ring,

An early Victorian three stone foiled garnet and foiled quartz ring, with an oval mixed cut foiled garnet, claw set to the centre in a shallow closed back collet. An oval mixed cut foiled quartz to each side, in matching collets with graduated beads to the outer edges, graduated beads to the

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 7 Jul 2020

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A Victorian seed pearl and gemstone graduated fringe necklace, c.1890,

A Victorian seed pearl and gemstone graduated fringe necklace, c.1890, with assorted gemstones to include smoky quartz, topaz, opal, emerald, sapphire, ruby and turquoise. Each faceted or cabochon gemstone, claw set in a fluted collet with a circular mixed cut white sapphire, claw set above. A

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 7 Jul 2020