Sotheby’s Fine Jewels- 11 December 2018

The major European Auction Houses are having their annual autumn Royal and Noble Jewellery Sales, and today we will be featuring the Royal and Noble highlights from the Sotheby’s Fine Jewels Sale in London on the 11th of December.

Sotheby’s Fine Jewels- 11 December 2018

Gem and Diamond Bangle

Estimate: 4,000 — 6,000 GBP

Formerly the Property of Countess Manvers

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A ruby, sapphire, enamel and diamond bangle, from the late 19th century, inscribed ‘To Marie-Louise from F.W.L.B., March 22nd 1930’, which was formerly in the collection of the artist Marie-Louise Roosevelt Pierrepont, Countess Manvers, received as a gift from her father, Sir Frederick William Louis Butterfield, of Cliffe Castle in Keighly, West Yorkshire, and thence by descent. An Emerald and Diamond Parure from the Collection of the Countess was sold last month.

Jewelled Gold and Hardstone Etui

Estimate: 2,400 — 3,800 GBP

Property of a Noble Family

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A jewelled gold and hardstone etui, English, circa 1765, comprising a pair of scissors, a spoon, a chased folding knife, a pen, tweezers and a scraper, on a chased suspension loop, comes from a Noble Family.

Conch Pearl and Diamond Brooch

Estimate: 3,500 — 5,600 GBP

Property of a Noble Family

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A Conch Pearl and Diamond Brooch, Tiffany & Co., late 19th century, also comes from a Noble Family.

Diamond brooch | Emerald and Diamond Earclips and Brooch

Estimate: 1,500 — 2,000 GBP | 2,000 — 2,600 GBP

Property of a Noble Family

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A Diamond brooch and a pair of Emerald and Diamond Earclips and Brooch were the property of a Noble Family.

Diamond Tiara

Estimate: 5,000 — 8,000 GBP

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A Diamond Tiara, from Félix Fallon, circa the 1870s, is among the highlights of the sale and can be broken up into five brooches, hairpins, and a pendant, from the five graduated wild rose motifs.

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