Within this private collection is an impressive aquamarine set bangle, circa 1830s, the aquamarine weighs approximately 89 carats and it is estimated to fetch £3,000-4,000 [see above], while a beautiful early Victorian portrait bangle, within blue serpent setting, probably a wedding commission is expected to fetch £1,500-2,000.
Among the Watches section is a fine gold and rock crystal pendant watch, with skeleton back, by Hunt & Roskell, as well as a Swiss green enamel and diamond novelty ‘beetle’ watch [see right]. Each is estimated at £1,000-1,500.
Elsewhere in the sale is a section devoted to Antiquities and Ancient Jewellery - a growing area of interest for DNW, with new staff member Nigel Mills joining the team: this sale includes a rare early 2nd century Roman miniature silver head of the Emperor Trajan,
(AD 98-117), estimated at £2,400-3,000, and a Medieval hoop gold brooch, 13th century, (discovered in Lincolnshire), engraved ‘AVE NARIA ‘(sic) - the engraver made a rather fundamental error with the spelling! - in excellent condition, estimated at £3,000-5,000.
A rare platinum and diamond gentleman’s Rolex oyster perpetual wristwatch, heads the watches section and is expected to realise £18,000-20,000.
The 1960s /1970s features in the sale with a ring by Gerda Flockinger, and two suites by Gilbert Albert.
The Objects of Vertu section includes an unusual silver pepperette modelled as a Suffragette, holding a banner ‘Votes for Women’, which is considered as quite a collector’s item. It is estimated at £800-1,000.
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JEWELLERY, WATCHES AND OBJECTS OF VERTU – SEPTEMBER 10, 2019