Important Jewels

Christie's
12 December 2012, London, King Street

Date of the auction: 12.12.2012

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AN EARLY 20TH CENTURY AGATE AND DIAMOND DRESS-SET, BY BOUCHE...

AN EARLY 20TH CENTURY AGATE AND DIAMOND DRESS-SET, BY BOUCHERON
AN EARLY 20TH CENTURY AGATE AND DIAMOND DRESS-SET, BY BOUCHERON Comprising a pair of cufflinks and six buttons, each circular panel composed of a polished moss agate centre to a circular-cut diamond line surround, circa 1900, French

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 12 Dec 2012

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A VICTORIAN ENAMEL AND DIAMOND HORSE AND JOCKEY BROOCH

A VICTORIAN ENAMEL AND DIAMOND HORSE AND JOCKEY BROOCH
A VICTORIAN ENAMEL AND DIAMOND HORSE AND JOCKEY BROOCH The horse realistically modelled at rest, pavé-set with circular-cut diamonds and an enamel saddle and brow-band, the jockey with painted enamel racing colours, mounted in silver and gold

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 12 Dec 2012

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A PAIR OF EDWARDIAN NOVELTY CUFFLINKS

A PAIR OF EDWARDIAN NOVELTY CUFFLINKS
A PAIR OF EDWARDIAN NOVELTY CUFFLINKS Each oval panel depicting the 'Mr Jorrocks' character in polychrome enamels, including on horseback, with a fox and holding a whip, with chain link connections, circa 1900 (2

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 12 Dec 2012

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A PAIR OF EARLY 20TH CENTURY ENAMEL AND DIAMOND CUFFLINKS

A PAIR OF EARLY 20TH CENTURY ENAMEL AND DIAMOND CUFFLINKS
A PAIR OF EARLY 20TH CENTURY ENAMEL AND DIAMOND CUFFLINKS Each circular panel with blue guilloché enamel centre to a rose-cut diamond line border, with chain link connections between, mounted in gold and platinum, circa 1915, cased (2

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 12 Dec 2012

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A LATE 19TH CENTURY RUSSIAN EMERALD AND DIAMOND BROOCH

A LATE 19TH CENTURY RUSSIAN EMERALD AND DIAMOND BROOCH
A LATE 19TH CENTURY RUSSIAN EMERALD AND DIAMOND BROOCH The oval plaque with cabochon emerald centre, flanked to either side by single old-cut diamond collets and further ruby cabochon points, raised on a dimpled ground, to the polished bevelled

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 12 Dec 2012

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A COLLECTION OF PEARL JEWELLERY

A COLLECTION OF PEARL JEWELLERY
A COLLECTION OF PEARL JEWELLERY Comprising a single row of two hundred and twenty-four natural pearls measuring 7.7-2.1mm, with half pearl-set clasp; a natural pearl pendant with two-stone circular-cut diamond surmount and fine neckchain; together with a cultured

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £7,000 - £10,000

Date: 12 Dec 2012

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A DIAMOND SINGLE-STONE RING

A DIAMOND SINGLE-STONE RING
A DIAMOND SINGLE-STONE RING The circular-cut diamond weighing approximately 11.59 carats, claw-set between single baguette-cut diamond shoulders, raised on a plain hoop

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £60,000 - £80,000

Date: 12 Dec 2012

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AN EARLY 20TH CENTURY AGATE AND ENAMEL 8-DAY MINUTE REPEATIN...

AN EARLY 20TH CENTURY AGATE AND ENAMEL 8-DAY MINUTE REPEATING MINIATURE DESK CLOCK, ATTRIBUTED TO LACLOCHE FRÈRES
AN EARLY 20TH CENTURY AGATE AND ENAMEL 8-DAY MINUTE REPEATING MINIATURE DESK CLOCK, ATTRIBUTED TO LACLOCHE FRÈRES Rectangular gilt-brass lever movement, key-wound, repeating and striking

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 12 Dec 2012

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A PAIR OF CULTURED PEARL AND DIAMOND EAR PENDANTS

A PAIR OF CULTURED PEARL AND DIAMOND EAR PENDANTS
A PAIR OF CULTURED PEARL AND DIAMOND EAR PENDANTS Each composed of a pear, brilliant and marquise-cut diamond cluster top, suspending an articulated cultured pearl drop, with diamond-set cusp and single-stone surmount, also with interchangable

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £12,000 - £15,000

Date: 12 Dec 2012

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A 19TH CENTURY MICROMOSAIC BANGLE

A 19TH CENTURY MICROMOSAIC BANGLE
A 19TH CENTURY MICROMOSAIC BANGLE The broad hinged bangle with fine bead and ropework decoration, the front set with a rectangular micromosaic panel depicting Aurora, the goddess of the dawn, flying before the chariot of Apollo, with the clouds of night rolling away

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £7,000 - £9,000

Date: 12 Dec 2012

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A 17TH CENTURY DIAMOND RELIQUARY CROSS PENDANT

A 17TH CENTURY DIAMOND RELIQUARY CROSS PENDANT
A 17TH CENTURY DIAMOND RELIQUARY CROSS PENDANT The square section cross with pierced scrolling frame, set with vari-sized table and rose-cut diamonds and traces of black and white enamel detailing, the reverse partly hinged, opening to reveal a

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 12 Dec 2012

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A SPANISH OR SPANISH COLONIAL EMERALD RING

A SPANISH OR SPANISH COLONIAL EMERALD RING
A SPANISH OR SPANISH COLONIAL EMERALD RING The shaped openwork bezel of double cruciform pattern set with square and rectangular-cut emeralds, in rub-over collet settings, with gold loop intersections, mounted in gold, circa 1650

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 12 Dec 2012

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A PAIR OF 19TH CENTURY DIAMOND EAR PENDANTS

A PAIR OF 19TH CENTURY DIAMOND EAR PENDANTS
A PAIR OF 19TH CENTURY DIAMOND EAR PENDANTS Each composed of a triple row of old-cut diamond collets suspending a similarly-set crescent shaped ray design panel and further fringe of star shaped drops, mounted in silver and gold circa 1870, 6.7cm long

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 12 Dec 2012

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A DIAMOND SINGLE-STONE RING

A DIAMOND SINGLE-STONE RING
A DIAMOND SINGLE-STONE RING The cushion shaped old-cut diamond weighing approximately 8.30 carats, claw-set, to knife-edge shoulders and plain hoop

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £35,000 - £40,000

Date: 12 Dec 2012

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A LATE 19TH CENTURY DIAMOND BROOCH

A LATE 19TH CENTURY DIAMOND BROOCH
A LATE 19TH CENTURY DIAMOND BROOCH Of sunburst design, the central circular-cut diamond cluster to the radiating half-surround of millegrain-set pear and old-cut diamond rays, circa 1890, 10.0cm wide, brooch fitting detachable

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £7,000 - £9,000

Date: 12 Dec 2012

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AN EARLY 20TH CENTURY SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND DRAGONFLY BROOCH ...

AN EARLY 20TH CENTURY SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND DRAGONFLY BROOCH
AN EARLY 20TH CENTURY SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND DRAGONFLY BROOCH The old-cut diamond body to oval-cut sapphire collet thorax and diamond head with further cabochon sapphire eye accents, the similarly-set wings with pierced detailing, mounted in

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 12 Dec 2012

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A SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND NECKLACE, BY BOUCHERON

A SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND NECKLACE, BY BOUCHERON
A SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND NECKLACE, BY BOUCHERON Composed of a series of brilliant-cut diamond and oval mixed-cut sapphire cluster drops, suspended from a graduated sapphire and diamond fringe, to the similarly-set backchain, French marks for gold, 37.5cm

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £8,000 - £10,000

Date: 12 Dec 2012

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A SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND BRACELET, BY VAN CLEEF & ARPELS

A SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND BRACELET, BY VAN CLEEF & ARPELS
A SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND BRACELET, BY VAN CLEEF & ARPELS The flexible strap composed of a series of alternating brilliant-cut diamond and circular mixed-cut sapphire diagonal rows, to a concealed clasp, 17.4cm long Signed Van Cleef & Arpels and

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £15,000 - £20,000

Date: 12 Dec 2012

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A SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND RING

A SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND RING
A SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND RING The central cushion shaped mixed-cut sapphire weighing approximately 24.78 carats, to heart shaped diamond shoulders, raised on a plain hoop Accompanied by report no.05240 dated 17 February 2012 from The Gem & Pearl Laboratory, London, stating

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £50,000 - £60,000

Date: 12 Dec 2012

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A PAIR OF DIAMOND EAR CLIPS, BY VAN CLEEF & ARPELS

A PAIR OF DIAMOND EAR CLIPS, BY VAN CLEEF & ARPELS
A PAIR OF DIAMOND EAR CLIPS, BY VAN CLEEF & ARPELS Of oval shape, the central marquise and brilliant-cut diamond cluster to a radiating baguette-cut diamond surround and further diamond point border, 1974, 3.4cm long, maker's case Signed Van Cleef

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £18,000 - £25,000

Date: 12 Dec 2012

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A PAIR OF DIAMOND 'TWINKLE' EARRINGS, BY BOUCHERON

A PAIR OF DIAMOND 'TWINKLE' EARRINGS, BY BOUCHERON
A PAIR OF DIAMOND 'TWINKLE' EARRINGS, BY BOUCHERON Of tassel design, each brilliant-cut diamond cluster top suspending a series of arching diamond line motifs, to the similarly-set target cluster drop and collet fringe, French marks for gold, post

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 12 Dec 2012

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AN 18 CARAT GOLD MULTI-COLOURED SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND NECKLAC...

AN 18 CARAT GOLD MULTI-COLOURED SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND NECKLACE
AN 18 CARAT GOLD MULTI-COLOURED SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND NECKLACE The longchain composed of a series of oval mixed-cut sapphires in various shades of blue, pink, green, yellow and purple, interspersed by brilliant-cut diamond set rounded

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £14,000 - £18,000

Date: 12 Dec 2012

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A DIAMOND SINGLE-STONE RING

A DIAMOND SINGLE-STONE RING
A DIAMOND SINGLE-STONE RING The circular-cut diamond flanked to either side by stepped baguette-cut diamond shoulders, raised on a plain hoop

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 12 Dec 2012

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A PAIR OF RUBY AND DIAMOND EAR PENDANTS

A PAIR OF RUBY AND DIAMOND EAR PENDANTS
A PAIR OF RUBY AND DIAMOND EAR PENDANTS Of tassel design, each inverted pear shaped ruby and diamond cluster top, to a curving diamond bar link, suspending three similarly-set pear shaped cluster drops, 6.2cm long, post and clip fittings (2

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £7,500 - £9,500

Date: 12 Dec 2012

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A DIAMOND ETERNITY RING

A DIAMOND ETERNITY RING
A DIAMOND ETERNITY RING Composed of a row of marquise-cut diamonds interspersed with brilliant and baguette-cut diamond twin accents, finger size M 1/2

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 12 Dec 2012

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A DIAMOND NECKLACE

A DIAMOND NECKLACE
A DIAMOND NECKLACE Of graduated foliate design, the marquise, pear and brilliant-cut diamond bud and leaf design front, to the similarly-set diamond quatrefoil cluster back chain, 44.0cm long

Lot #: 32

Estimate: £28,000 - £35,000

Date: 12 Dec 2012

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A PAIR OF HOOP EARRINGS, BY DAVID WEBB

A PAIR OF HOOP EARRINGS, BY DAVID WEBB
A PAIR OF HOOP EARRINGS, BY DAVID WEBB Of graduated ellipitcal shape, entirely chased with an overlapping leaf pattern, 2.8cm long, sprung clip fittings, maker's pouch Signed Webb (2

Lot #: 34

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,500

Date: 12 Dec 2012

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A 'TAURUS' RING, BY DAVID WEBB

A 'TAURUS' RING, BY DAVID WEBB
A 'TAURUS' RING, BY DAVID WEBB Modelled as a bull's head, the sculpted face with dimpled finish, to the tapering mane, plain hoop and twisted tail finial, 1970s, finger size G, maker's pouch Signed Webb

Lot #: 35

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 12 Dec 2012

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A MULTI-GEM AND DIAMOND-SET PENDANT/CLIP BROOCH, BY DAVID WE...

A MULTI-GEM AND DIAMOND-SET PENDANT/CLIP BROOCH, BY DAVID WEBB
A MULTI-GEM AND DIAMOND-SET PENDANT/CLIP BROOCH, BY DAVID WEBB Of multi-tiered design, set with emerald and diamond and sapphire and diamond cluster highlights amoung repoussé leaf borders, with emerald cabochon bud detail, 8.2cm long

Lot #: 36

Estimate: £3,500 - £4,500

Date: 12 Dec 2012

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AN ENAMEL BANGLE, BY DAVID WEBB

AN ENAMEL BANGLE, BY DAVID WEBB
AN ENAMEL BANGLE, BY DAVID WEBB Of stylised serpent form, the sprung body entirely set with green enamel scales, to the rounded green enamel terminal heads, 1970s, internal diameter 5.5cm, maker's case Signed Webb

Lot #: 37

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 12 Dec 2012