Christie’s Important Jewels- 27 November 2019

Continuing our series of features on the major European Auction Houses’ annual autumn Royal and Noble Jewellery Sales, here are the Royal and Noble Highlights from the Christie’s Important Jewels Sale in London today-

Christie’s Important Jewels- 27 November 2019

Conch Pearl and Diamond Pendant/Brooch

Estimate: GBP 6000-8000 | Price Realised: GBP 16,250

Property of a French Princess

A Conch Pearl, Natural Pearl and Diamond Pendant/Brooch, circa 1880, is the property of a French Princess.

Diamond Tiara / Necklace

Estimate: GBP 25,000 – GBP 35,000 | Price Realised: GBP 40,000

Property of Lady Monkswell

A Diamond Tiara / Necklace, circa 1910, was the property of Lady Monkswell, and thence by descent, and worn at the Coronation of King George VI in 1937.

Diamond Star Tiara

Estimate: GBP 25,000 – GBP 35,000 | Price Realised: GBP 47,500

The Spencer-Stanhope Family

A Diamond Star Tiara, featuring five diamond stars, and a diamond-set cartouche frame, circa 1870, is the property of the Spencer-Stanhope family

Diamond Earrings | Ruby and Diamond Heart Locket Pendant |  Natural Pearl Earrings

Estimate: GBP 35,000 – GBP 45,000 |GBP 10,000 – GBP 15,000 | GBP 60,000 – GBP 80,000 | Price Realised: Not Sold| GBP 41,250| GBP 237,500

From the collection of Empress Eugénie 

A pair of Diamond Earrings, a Ruby and Diamond Heart Locket Pendant, and a pair of Natural Pearl Earrings come from the collection of Empress Eugénie, the last Empress of France.

Cigarette Case | Gold Cigarette Case | Diamond Necklace | Diamond Bracelet | Pocket Watch | Pocket Watch | Pearl and Diamond Ring |  Pearl and Diamond ‘Holly Wreath’ Tiara | Diamond Bracelet | Diamond Brooch | Diamond Tiara

Estimate: GBP 4,000 – GBP 6,000 | GBP 6,000 – GBP 8,000 | GBP 10,000 – GBP 15,000 | GBP 18,000 – GBP 25,000 | GBP 5,000 – GBP 7,000 | GBP 8,000 – GBP 12,000 | GBP 1,800 – GBP 2,500 |  GBP 30,000 – GBP 40,000 | GBP 50,000 – GBP 70,000 | GBP 12,000 – GBP 15,000 | GBP 150,000 – GBP 200,000 | Price Realised: GBP 4,500 | GBP 6,875 | GBP 18,750 | GBP 25,000 | GBP 7,500 | GBP 16,250 | GBP 11,250 | GBP 97,500 | GBP 102,500 | GBP 16,250 | 200,000

The property of the late Betty, Lady Grantchester

A Cigarette Case, Gold Cigarette Case, Diamond Necklace, Diamond Bracelet, Pocket Watch, Pocket Watch, Pearl and Diamond Ring, Pearl and Diamond ‘Holly Wreath’ Tiara, Diamond Bracelet, Diamond Brooch, and Diamond Tiara were the property of the late Betty, Lady Grantchester.

Diamond Brooch | Diamond Earrings | Diamond Pendant | Emerald and Gem-set Necklace

Estimate: GBP 4,000 – GBP 6,000 | GBP 12,000 – GBP 18,000 | GBP 5,000 – GBP 7,000 |  GBP 25,000 – GBP 35,000 | Price Realised: GBP 5,000|GBP 20,000|GBP 9,375|Not Sold

From a British Aristocratic Family

A Diamond Brooch, Diamond Earrings, Diamond Pendant, and an Emerald and Gem-set Necklace come from a British Aristocratic Family.

Aquamarine, Ruby, Diamond and Pearl Pendant Necklace

Estimate: GBP 10,000 – GBP 15,000 | Price Realised: GBP 13,750

Property of Grand Duchess Alexandra of Mecklenburg-Schwerin

A early 20th century Aquamarine, Ruby, Diamond and Pearl Pendant Necklace come from the collection of Grand Duchess Alexandra of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, born Princess Alexandra of Hanover, who was sister-in-law of Queen Alexandrine of Denmark and Crown Princess Cecilie of Germany, and the consort of the last ruling Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin. A few of her jewels were auctioned in May, and this necklace in June.

Art Deco Emerald and Diamond Earrings | Art Deco Emerald and Diamond Necklace

Estimate: GBP 35,000 – GBP 50,000 | GBP 80,000 – GBP 120,000 | Price Realised: GBP 43,750 | GBP 100,000

Property of the Duchess of Franco

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A pair of Art Deco Emerald and Diamond Earrings and an Art Deco Emerald and Diamond Necklace are the property to the late Duchess of Franco, the only child of the late General Franco, and were recently worn by her granddaughter-in-law, the Duchess of Anjou.

Art Deco Diamond Bracelet | Art Deco Fob Watch | Diamond Necklace

Estimate: GBP 50,000 – GBP 70,000 | GBP 800,000 – GBP 1,500,000 | GBP 100,000 – GBP 200,000 | Price Realised: GBP 68,750 |Not Sold |GBP 539,250

Property of a Royal House

An Art Deco Diamond Bracelet, Art Deco Fob Watch, and an Diamond Necklace, are the property of a Royal House and the most expensive jewels in the sale.

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