Vintage & Modern Jewellery at South Kensington

Christie's
13 May 2008, London, South Kensington

Date of the auction: 13.05.2008

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A LATE 19TH CENTURY EMERALD AND DIAMOND CRESCENT BROOCH

A LATE 19TH CENTURY EMERALD AND DIAMOND CRESCENT BROOCH
A LATE 19TH CENTURY EMERALD AND DIAMOND CRESCENT BROOCH Composed of a graduated line of oval emeralds with later single-cut diamond line edging, circa 1890

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 13 May 2008

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A 19th century French gold, ruby and pearl demi-parure

A 19th century French gold, ruby and pearl demi-parure
A 19th century French gold, ruby and pearl demi-parure Comprising: a brooch, the cartouche shaped panel with engraved scroll decoration, scroll borders, raised mask motif quarters, and cushion shaped ruby and pearl decoration, suspending a

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 13 May 2008

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A LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY DIAMOND AND EMERALD BROOCH/PE...

A LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY DIAMOND AND EMERALD BROOCH/PENDANT
A LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY DIAMOND AND EMERALD BROOCH/PENDANT The central cushion shaped old brilliant-cut diamond within a cut-cornered rectangular and oval emerald surround between curved knife edge arms with emerald terminals

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 13 May 2008

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An aquamarine necklace

An aquamarine necklace
An aquamarine necklace Composed of a graduated line of circular aquamarines to a rope link neckchain, approximately 44.5 cm. long

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 13 May 2008

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A late 19th century gold necklace

A late 19th century gold necklace
A late 19th century gold necklace The fancy link neckchain with a uniform fringe of oval drops, circa 1870, approximately 45.0 cm. long

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 13 May 2008

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A LATE 19TH CENTURY RUBY AND DIAMOND RING

A LATE 19TH CENTURY RUBY AND DIAMOND RING
A LATE 19TH CENTURY RUBY AND DIAMOND RING Of half-hoop design composed of three graduated oval rubies with old-cut diamond two stone divisions

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 13 May 2008

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A spinel and diamond ring

A spinel and diamond ring
A spinel and diamond ring Of half-hoop design, the three oval red spinels with old-cut diamond two stone divisions, mounted in gold, circa 1890

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £400 - £500

Date: 13 May 2008

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A 19th century gold and hardstone intaglio swivel fob seal a...

A 19th century gold and hardstone intaglio swivel fob seal and a gold pill box
A 19th century gold and hardstone intaglio swivel fob seal and a gold pill box The oval cornelian seal carved on one side with an erotic scene mounted in gold with scroll surmount, circa 1830 ; and a rectangular engine

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 13 May 2008

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A late 19th century diamond brooch

A late 19th century diamond brooch
A late 19th century diamond brooch Of graduated old-cut diamond twin row crescent design, the outer row in shaped mounts, circa 1890

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 13 May 2008

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A late 19th century sapphire and diamond brooch and ring

A late 19th century sapphire and diamond brooch and ring
A late 19th century sapphire and diamond brooch and ring The brooch of crescent design set with graduated old brilliant-cut diamonds and cushion and circular sapphires, mounted in silver and gold, circa 1890 ; the ring with three graduated

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 13 May 2008

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A 19th century ring and brooch

A 19th century ring and brooch
A 19th century ring and brooch The rectangular openwork panel with rose-cut diamond floral motif and central cushion shaped old brilliant-cut diamond to tapering openwork shoulders and broad hoop, circa 1820 ; the pendant of openwork starburst design set throughout

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 13 May 2008

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A late 19th century gold and jasperware cameo brooch

A late 19th century gold and jasperware cameo brooch
A late 19th century gold and jasperware cameo brooch The oval white and pale blue jasperware cameo depicting a classical scene of a kneeling angel inscribing a funereal monument with a female mourner in the background, in swivel mount, the reverse

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 13 May 2008

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A ruby and diamond bangle

A ruby and diamond bangle
A ruby and diamond bangle The hinged half-hoop set with a graduated line of cushion-cut rubies with old-brilliant-cut diamond points, to a ridged hoop

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 13 May 2008

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A small group of early 20th century jewllery

A small group of early 20th century jewllery
A small group of early 20th century jewllery Comprising: a pavé rose-cut diamond chick brooch with ruby eyes in case stamped August 9th 1913 ; a necklace, the fringe front composed of slightly graduated oval citrines with half-pearl trefoil leaves

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £400 - £500

Date: 13 May 2008

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Two late 19th century ruby and diamond stickpins

Two late 19th century ruby and diamond stickpins
Two late 19th century ruby and diamond stickpins One modelled as a pavé old and rose-cut diamond fox head mask with ruby eyes and white and pink enamel teeth and tongue; the other an old-cut diamond and ruby horseshoe; circa 1890

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 13 May 2008

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A late 19th century black glass choker

A late 19th century black glass choker
A late 19th century black glass choker Of highly flexible bib design, the front composed of graduated faceted octagonal panels to a twin row back section, with pear shaped drop fringe, circa 1890, approximately 34.5 cm. long

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 13 May 2008

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A late 19th century paste necklace

A late 19th century paste necklace
A late 19th century paste necklace The front composed of a series of foliate design links with a fringe of tapered drops, central drop detached , to a line necklace, set throughout with foiled circular pastes, mounted in silver with gilded backs, circa 1890

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 13 May 2008

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A group of jewellery

A group of jewellery
A group of jewellery Comprising: a lava cameo bracelet, collet-set with six oval lava cameos depicting classical female heads in profile, approximately 17.0 cm long, circa 1870 ; a flattened curb link necklace with Imperial Denarii coin spacers, approximately 41.0 cm long ; and

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 13 May 2008

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A late 19th century paste brooch

A late 19th century paste brooch
A late 19th century paste brooch Of fleur-de-lys design set throughout with foiled old-cut pastes, mounted in silver with gold detail, circa 1880

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 13 May 2008

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A Victorian gold and garnet parure

A Victorian gold and garnet parure
A Victorian gold and garnet parure Comprising: a necklace composed of seven cabochon garnet cartouche design panels, the back section with twin scroll design panel links with cabochon garnet single stone twin connecting links, approximately 41.0 cm. long ; with

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £1,600 - £2,000

Date: 13 May 2008

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A 19th century gold and shell cameo brooch

A 19th century gold and shell cameo brooch
A 19th century gold and shell cameo brooch The oval cameo carved to depict the winged figure of Nyx (Night) bearing her two sleeping children, the gold mount with wire work decoration, circa 1870

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 13 May 2008

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A 19th century gold archaeological revival demi-parure

A 19th century gold archaeological revival demi-parure
A 19th century gold archaeological revival demi-parure Comprising: a brooch of yoke-shaped design with wire and bead work decoration and ball terminals, suspending a pear-shaped drop fringe, to wirework swag with flowerhead motifs suspending

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £2,000 - £2,500

Date: 13 May 2008

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A Victorian gold and garnet bracelet

A Victorian gold and garnet bracelet
A Victorian gold and garnet bracelet Designed as an articulated bracelet of baton and circular link design set at intervals with five cabochon garnet collets with ropework borders, the underside with inscription "From Viscount Palmerston. March. 1863

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 13 May 2008

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A late 19th/early 20th century Qajar Dynasty Persian gold, t...

A late 19th/early 20th century Qajar Dynasty Persian gold, turquoise and paste necklace
A late 19th/early 20th century Qajar Dynasty Persian gold, turquoise and paste necklace The crescent shaped collar embossed to depict floral and foliate motifs to a serrated edge with openwork central section

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 13 May 2008

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A pair of late 19th/early 20th century Persian gold and turq...

A pair of late 19th/early 20th century Persian gold and turquoise bangles and an embossed gold bangle
A pair of late 19th/early 20th century Persian gold and turquoise bangles and an embossed gold bangle The pair of openwork hinged hoops of stylised flowerhead design set with a central line of

Lot #: 31

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 13 May 2008

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A diamond "sun in splendour" brooch and matching earclips

A diamond "sun in splendour" brooch and matching earclips
A diamond "sun in splendour" brooch and matching earclips With en-tremblant centres, set throughout with brilliant-cut diamonds, the earrings with clip and post fittings (3

Lot #: 32

Estimate: £1,800 - £2,200

Date: 13 May 2008

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A coin pendant necklace

A coin pendant necklace
A coin pendant necklace The Mexican 50 pesos coin within an openwork mount with scroll and marquise decoration, to a ropework neckchain, approximately 68.0 cm. long

Lot #: 33

Estimate: £500 - £800

Date: 13 May 2008

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A CIGARETTE CASE, A GROUP OF CUFFLINKS, DRESS BUTTONS, BROOC...

A CIGARETTE CASE, A GROUP OF CUFFLINKS, DRESS BUTTONS, BROOCHES AND A TURQUOISE BANGLE AND RING
A CIGARETTE CASE, A GROUP OF CUFFLINKS, DRESS BUTTONS, BROOCHES AND A TURQUOISE BANGLE AND RING Including: an early 20th century rounded rectangular gun metal cigarette case with applied rose-cut diamond

Lot #: 34

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 13 May 2008

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A 19th century archaeological revival gold and lapis lazuli ...

A 19th century archaeological revival gold and lapis lazuli intaglio ring
A 19th century archaeological revival gold and lapis lazuli intaglio ring The oval lapis lazuli carved to depict an Assyrian Winged Bull, in Etruscan design mount with raised lion decoration and granulated detail

Lot #: 35

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 13 May 2008

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A suite of coral jewellery

A suite of coral jewellery
A suite of coral jewellery Comprising: a necklace, the coral, corallium , bead single row with beaded collar spacers and modelled ram's head twin terminals, each with engraved detail and gem-set eyes, approximately 48.0 cm. long ; and a coral, corallium bead ring and hoop

Lot #: 37

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 13 May 2008