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Auction: Jewels at South Kensington
was auctioned on: 6 October 2010
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A collection of 19th and early 20th century items

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500
ca. US$1,585 - US$2,378
Price realised:  £1,500
ca. US$2,378
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A collection of 19th and early 20th century items
A collection of 19th and early 20th century items Comprising: thirteen 19th century gold and gilt metal mounted fob seals including - a gold example, the oval cornelian engraved with the intaglio of a classical male profile, one with oval bloodstone intaglio engraved with an urn to a two colour gold cased mount with leaf detail and scroll handle, two gold and oval cornelian examples, one cornelian carved to depict a classical male profile, the other a crest, both with scroll design handles, the former with shell detail; and one with oval cornelian intaglio carved with a gryllus, to a scroll and foliate engraved gold cased mount and handle; six stick pins, one mounted with a shell cameo depicting Shakespeare in profile; a pair of early 20th century gold, mother-of pearl, enamel and seed pearl cufflinks, two seed pearls deficient; one pin brooch with applied lion's head; a 15ct. gold mounted swivel fob seal, one side with oval cornelian engraved with a seal and motto, the other a vacant bloodstone matrix, hallmarked Birmingham 1899 ; an oval cornelian intaglio plaque engraved with a classical female; and two gilt metal desk seals

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Jewels at South Kensington
Date of the auction: 6 Oct 2010
Address: Christie's
6 October 2010, London, South Kensington