Sotheby’s Fine Jewels- 6 June 2018

A wide variety of Royal and Noble Jewels are on sale at the Sotheby’s Fine Jewels Auction in London of June 6th. Here are some of the most notable examples.

Sotheby’s Fine Jewels- 6 June 2018

Diamond Tiara

Estimate: 10,000 — 15,000 GBP

This Diamond Tiara, circa 1905, composed of floral and foliate scrolls, rising to alternating spikes and cartouche motifs, detaching to form the front part of a necklace, was made by Collingwood & Co of London.

Sapphire and Diamond Brooch

Estimate: 2,200 — 3,500 GBP

Formerly in the collection of Countess Lanza di Mazzarino

This sapphire and diamond brooch, circa 1910, designed as a ribbon bow, suspending laurel wreaths, set with rose diamonds and an oval sapphire, signed Confalonieri, was formerly in the collection of Countess Lanza di Mazzarino.

Diamond Tiara

Estimate: 4,200 — 7,000 GBP

From a Noble Family

Lots 56-131 of the Sale are from a Noble Family, of which this Tiara, of foliate design, set with cushion-shaped, circular-cut and rose diamonds, is the highlight of their collection.

Diamond Tiara

Estimate: 5,000 — 8,500 GBP

This Diamond Tiara, of foliate design, composed of graduated palmettes spaced with similar smaller motifs, can be detached from the frame to form a necklace.

Three Diamond Brooches | Diamond Necklace |Diamond Earrings |Diamond Brooch

Estimate: 4,500 — 6,000 GBP|Estimate: 6,000 — 8,000 |Estimate: 6,000 — 8,000|Estimate: 3,500 — 4,500|

From a Princely Collection

These glittering diamond brooches, necklace, and earrings are from a collection of jewels belonging to a Princely Collection.

Tie Pins and CufflinksDiamond BroochDiamond Purse Handle

Estimate: 220 — 350 GBP|Estimate: 700 — 1,500|Estimate: 2,200 — 3,500

Formerly in the collection of King Farouk of Egypt

These tie pins, cufflinks, diamond brooch, and diamond purse handle come from the collection of King Farouk of Egypt.

Gold and Diamond Parure

Estimate: 10,000 — 12,000

Formerly in the collection of Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon

This gold and diamond parure was formerly in the collection of Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon, and previously sold at the Auction of her belongings in 2006.

Diamond Toothpick Case

Estimate: 3,000 — 4,000 GBP

Formerly in the collection of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor

This gold and diamond toothpick case, circa 1899-1908, comes from the collection of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor and features the Duchess’s crowned monogram, which was applied later.

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