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Sale commencing:   19 November 2019 10:00 AM

Lot 51

A Victorian gold, agate, split pearl and enamel pendant, with an oval cabochon banded agate, rub set to the centre. A crimped frame set with split pearls to a black enamel ground, with a matching bale to a glazed locket verso. Tested as approximately 18ct gold. 60 x 38mm, 26.18g

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Lot 52

A Victorian hardstone cameo memorial brooch, with an oval sardonyx cameo, depicting a gentleman with a beard in white to a black ground. A border of split pearls to an outer black enamel frame, with gold flower heads. Glazed locket verso, with memorial inscription, dated 1862. Tested as approximately 9ct gold. 46 x 41mm, 19.25g

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Lot 53

A Victorian gold, banded agate, circular shield form brooch, with a cabochon banded agate, rub set to the centre. A concave border, with a row of gold beads to a bevelled frame with a black champlevé enamel laurel ground, to a fine twisted wire base. Glazed locket verso with a brooch pin and 'C' catch. Tested as approximately 9ct gold. 43mm diameter, 18.46g

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Lot 54

A Victorian gold cased and diamond set initial brooch , of circular form, with an initial 'H' set with rose cut diamonds to an onyx tablet, set to a rope border. 21mm diameter

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Lot 55

A Victorian gold elongated quatrefoil onyx set brooch pendant, c.1860, a concave oval onyx tablet, rub set to the centre, with an applied star and split pearl to a champlevé enamel border in black and white. Glazed locket verso with a concealed hook, pin and 'C' catch. Tested as approximately 9ct gold. 41 x 36mm, 13.14g

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Lot 56

A cased Victorian gold tassel knot brooch and earring suite, c.1850, with a textured rope effect knot. A pair of articulated tassel drops below with a pair of matching earrings with later hook fittings. Tested as approximately 9ct gold. Brooch 65 x 40mm. Earrings 45 x 17mm. 23.28g

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Lot 57

A pair of Victorian gold acorn drop earrings, with a pair of textured and incised leaves to hook fittings, with a bloomed ground. Tested as approximately 9ct gold. 31mm long, 4.58g (2)

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Lot 58

A Victorian diamond set spray brooch, c.1890, with two diamond set flower heads or blooms. Each bloom rub set at the centre with a cushion cut or an old European cut diamond, with graduated cushion-shaped old Swiss cut and rose cut diamonds, grain set to the petals. Leaves and stems grain set with graduated diamonds to include pear cut diamonds to milligrain settings. Tested as approximately sterling silver and 9ct gold with later rhodium plating. 67 x 31mm, 18.22g

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Lot 59

A Victorian five stone diamond carved head ring, with pairs of rose cut diamond set points. Four graduated cushion cut diamonds and one oval cut diamond, all claw set to a carved head with a plain shank. Estimated total diamond weight of approximately 1.50ct. Marked 18ct, 4.14g. Finger size O

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Lot 60

A three stone diamond ring, with three cushion cut diamonds, estimated as approximately 2.65ct total, claw set to white sea scroll collets. Two row yellow underbezels with chased shoulders and a plain shank. Tested as 18ct gold and platinum. 3.78g. Assessed as approximately: Colour: J-L Clarity: SI1/SI2 Finger size M

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Lot 61

A cased Anglo-Indian ruby and diamond fringe necklace, c.1900, with a graduated centrepiece. A flower head cluster composed of a cushion-shaped eight cut ruby, surrounded by rose cut diamonds in petal shapes, with a ruby and diamond foliate pendant drop below. A graduated fringe at either side with a cushion-shaped, mixed cut ruby, each one milligrain set in a yellow collet, articulated between pairs of rose cut diamonds. An articulated foliate fringe set with rose cut diamonds, all set in silver and backed in gold. A fetter back chain with a ruby and diamond set box clasp with later safety chain. Tested as approximately 18ct gold and silver. Case by 'F E Bowden & Sons, Goldsmith and Silversmith, 72 George Street, Plymouth'. Centrepiece 170 x 44mm, 34.95g

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Lot 62

An Edwardian ruby and diamond triple cluster ring, c.1900, with three oval mixed cut rubies, grain set to the centres. All surrounded by graduated old Swiss cut diamonds to a scalloped gallery, rounded shoulders to a plain shank. Tested as approximately 18ct gold. 19.4 x 11.3mm, 5.58g

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Lot 63

An 18ct gold synthetic ruby and diamond carved head ring, with three graduated oval mixed cut synthetic rubies, claw set in portrait positions. Pairs of old Swiss cut diamonds, claw set between to a carved head with chased shoulders and a plain shank. 4.24g. Finger size P

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Lot 64

A three stone synthetic ruby and diamond crossover ring, with a circular mixed cut synthetic ruby, claw set to the centre. An old European cut diamond and a Swiss cut diamond, claw set to each side, with rose cut diamond set shoulders, milligrain set to a plain shank. Tested as 18ct gold and platinum. 3.28g. Finger size K½

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Lot 65

A Victorian diamond set scroll brooch, previously a section from a tiara . A series of flowing scrolls, all grain set with graduated old brilliant cut diamonds, with larger diamonds in cut down collets. Scattered old European cut diamonds in cut down collets, all set in silver and backed in gold. A concealed wire hook at each end with a brooch fitting and wing nut housing. 54 x 28mm, 10.85g

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Lot 66

A Victorian diamond set star brooch, with a central cluster of old European cut and old Swiss cut diamonds, in a cut down collet with grain set outer diamonds. An open frame to star points, each with an old European cut diamond in a cut down collet, with grain set graduated rose cut diamonds. A blade edge bar between, all culminating in an old European cut diamond in a cut down collet. All set in silver and backed in gold with a concealed hoop drop, a fold down bale eyelet and detachable brooch fitting with a 'C' catch. Tested as sterling silver and approximately 9ct gold. An additional hair fitting, requiring adjustment . 35mm diameter, 8.64g

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Lot 67

A cased Victorian pearl and diamond arrow and horseshoe brooch, c.1890, the arrow with a graduated rose cut diamond set arrowhead, shaft and flights with a central horseshoe, grain set with old Swiss cut diamonds, all set in silver and backed in gold. A bouton-shaped pearl, untested, peg set to the centre of the horseshoe. All backed in gold with a later roller catch. Tested as approximately sterling silver backed in 15ct gold. Pin tested as approximately 9ct gold. 57 x 9mm, 4.61g

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Lot 68

A single stone diamond ring, c.1915, with a brilliant cut diamond, estimated as approximately 1.67ct, eight claw set to an open collet. Flared shoulders, each milligrain set with three rose cut diamonds, to a later replacement shank. Tested and valued as 14ct and 18ct gold. 4.14g. Principal diamond assessed as approximately: Colour: L/M Clarity: SI2/P1 Finger size M

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Lot 69

A late Victorian sapphire and diamond sunburst brooch/pendant, c.1890, with a circular mixed cut sapphire in a cut down collet at the centre. A frame of old Swiss cut diamonds, in cut down collets, with an aperture to radiating sunrays, grain set with lines of graduated old Swiss cut diamonds. A concealed wire hook, bale deficient, and a detachable brooch fitting, wing nut deficient . Tested as sterling silver backed in 9ct gold. 48 x 47mm, 19.16g

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Lot 70

A late Victorian sapphire and diamond horseshoe brooch, with an outer row of graduated oval Swiss cut sapphires. An interior row of old eight cut and old Swiss cut diamonds, all claw and grain set to a two row underbezel with plain pin and 'C' catch and concealed eyelet. Tested as approximately 9ct gold. 50 x 24mm, 7.45g

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Lot 71

A late Victorian sapphire and diamond bracelet, with pairs of hollow curb links, between larger open curb links. A series of five Swiss cut sapphires and six old Swiss cut diamonds, each one set in a cut down collet, alternating at the centre of each large link. A concealed box clasp and safety chain. Marked 15, tested as approximately 15ct gold. 195mm long, 18.21g

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Lot 72

An Edwardian five stone sapphire and diamond cluster fingerline ring, c.1905, a central vertical row of five cushion-shaped mixed cut sapphires, all claw set to a border of old European cut diamonds to a rex gallery, rounded shoulders and a plain shank. Tested as approximately 18ct gold. 26 x 9.7mm, 4.79g. Finger size L½

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Lot 73

A late Victorian sapphire and diamond ring , with an oval mixed cut sapphire, claw set to the centre. A trefoil cluster of old European cut diamonds, claw set to each side, all in scalloped rex collets with solid raised shoulders and a plain shank, marked 18ct. Sapphire tested as approximately 1.70ct. Ring case by 'Mappin & Webb Ltd., Oxford Street, London'. 17.9 x 8.2mm, 3.91g. Finger size P-Q (approximately)

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Lot 74

A late Victorian diamond set marquise shaped cluster ring, c.1900, with rows of graduated cushion and old European cut diamonds, all grain and claw set to a yellow scalloped gallery. A later patented expanding shank fitted. Marked 18ct, 6745 8372/09, 5.22g. Finger size Q (approximately)

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Lot 75

An Edwardian gold peridot and split pearl necklace, with a centrepiece of blade edge bar sprays, all culminating in a milligrain set split pearl. A series of oval mixed cut peridots, rub set through the centre with arched lugs, grain set with clusters of split pearls to a trace link back chain. Tested as approximately 15ct gold. Centrepiece 120mm

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Lot 76

A late Victorian or early Edwardian gold, emerald and diamond hinged bangle, c.1900-1910, a flat section graduated bangle with a faceted top half, set with a square step cut emerald and four old European cut diamonds, all rub set in spaced collets to a textured square plaque with raised frames. A keystone plaque to each side, similarly set with emeralds and diamonds, with a concealed box clasp and a bloomed ground. Tested as approximately 9ct gold. 68 x 51mm interior dimensions, 26mm wide, 31.91g

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Lot 77

A cased French gold, silver, diamond and paste grape and vine brooch, attributed to Fonsèque et Olive. A naturalistic yellow textured vine, with two frosted green paste grapes, mounted to a silver branch, grain set with a row of rose cut diamonds, all backed in gold with a 'C' catch. French poinçon. Maker's mark indistinct . Case by 'Alfred Souter, 70 Nethergate, Dundee'. Tested as approximately 18ct gold and silver. 24 x 20mm, 8.45g

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Lot 78

A late Victorian emerald and diamond hinged bangle, c.1880, with an emerald cut emerald, claw set to a rectangular collet at the centre. Graduated bars at each side, grain set with graduated old cut European diamonds, to square collets, grain set with old European cut diamonds with graduated Swiss cut diamonds to each side. Twisted wire and applied bead decoration to the guards with a patented clasp and three row blade edge bar lower half. Tested as approximately 18ct gold. 57 x 45mm interior dimensions, 8.5mm wide, 19.70g

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Lot 79

A cased Edwardian cabochon garnet and split pearl pendant, c.1910, with an oval cabochon garnet, rub set to the centre. An open whiplash frame of shield form, grain and milligrain set with graduated split pearls, with a split trace chain to each side, gathered to a cabochon garnet and split pearl cinqefoil to a trace back chain with barrel clasp. Tested as approximately 9ct gold. Pendant 54 x 34mm, 11.41g. Fitted case by 'The Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co. Ltd., 112 Regent Street, London'

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Lot 80

A Victorian gold, split pearl and diamond entwined hearts pendant, c.1870, with two pear-shaped split pearls, surrounded by rose cut diamonds in cut down collets forming a central heart. A border of split pearls with an outer spaced border of rose cut diamonds with a diamond set bow above a concealed bale to a belcher and ring link chain with a silvered clasp. Pendant marked 18. 40 x 32mm, 23.49g including chain

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Lot 81

A late Victorian gold and split pearl arrow and horseshoe brooch, set throughout with graduated split pearls. Tested as approximately 9ct gold. 58mm long, 7.19g

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Lot 82

A diamond cluster bar brooch, with a central oval cluster of diamonds, with a cushion cut diamond, claw set to the centre, surrounded by a border of old cushion cut and old European cut diamonds. All claw set to a yellow gallery and solid underbezel, with propeller styled bars, grain set with graduated old Swiss cut diamonds, one diamond deficient, but supplied , to a pin and roller catch. Tested as approximately 18ct gold. 60 x 13.60mm, 7.06g

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Lot 83

A Victorian diamond and enamel cluster, later mounted as a bar brooch. An oval old European cut diamond, claw set to an open scalloped collet, surrounded by a row of cushion cut and old European cut diamonds in crimped collets. Two overlapping ribbon twists decorated with black enamel, to a later gold bar brooch. Cluster 20.9 x 17.8mm, 6.44g

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Lot 84

A five stone diamond bar brooch, with three graduated old European cut diamonds, claw set in white rex collets to the centre. An old European cut diamond, claw set in matching collets at each end of a flat section yellow bar. Marked 9ct. 59mm long, 4.92g

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Lot 85

A Victorian gold garnet, diamond and opal bracelet, with an oval carbuncle cabochon garnet, claw set to the centre. An open oval hoop frame, claw set with graduated Swiss cut diamonds in rex collets, with graduated curb links to each side, rub set with graduated cabochon opals to a graduated hollow curb chain, with a concealed box clasp and figure of eight safety catch. Marked 15. 167mm long, 24mm wide, 21.51g

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Lot 86

An Edwardian rose gold and silver diamond set cluster ring, c.1905, an old Swiss cut diamond, claw set in silver with a border of old Swiss cut diamonds, claw set to a rose gold scalloped gallery, with a two row underbezel. Rose gold split shoulders with an applied silver petal, grain set with an old Swiss cut diamond, a pair of diamonds to a silver band below with a plain rose gold shank. Tested as approximately 15ct gold and silver. Head 12.5mm, 4.01g. Finger size P½

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Lot 87

An early 20th century two row diamond carved head ring, with two rows of graduated old Swiss cut diamonds, claw and grain set to a boat-shaped carved head with rose cut diamond points to a plain shank. Tested as approximately 9ct gold. Head 20.5 x 5.7mm, 3.93g. Finger size Q

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Lot 88

An Edwardian garnet and diamond circular cluster, later mounted to a two row twisted wire ring shank. A cushion-shaped old Swiss cut garnet, claw set in silver with a border of rose cut diamonds, claw set to a gold scalloped gallery with a two row underbezel. A two row twisted wire shank, with applied bands. Tested as sterling silver, 9ct gold and 18ct gold. Later rhodium plating. 12.7mm wide, 3.39g. Finger size E

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Lot 89

An early 20th century five stone diamond carved head ring, with graduated old European cut diamonds, all claw set with pairs of diamond set points between. Marked 18ct. Head 18.5 x 5.0mm, 4.07g. Finger size Q

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Lot 90

An Edwardian opal and diamond négligée pendant, with an oval cabochon opal, milligrain set to the centre, with trefoil clusters of old Swiss cut diamonds, milligrain set at the compass points. Trace chain swags at each side with three articulated blade edge bar drops below, milligrain set with cabochon opals and a pair of Swiss cut diamonds to a trace link back chain with barrel clasp. Tested as approximately 15ct gold. Later safety chain marked 9ct. 30mm drop, 6.01g

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Lot 91

An opal and diamond cluster ring, with an oval cabochon opal, claw set to the centre. A border of old Swiss cut and old eight cut diamonds, all claw set to a rex collet, knife edge shoulders and a plain shank. Marked 18ct. Head 12.1 x 10.5mm, 2.59g. Finger size J-K (approximately)

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Lot 92

An Edwardian opal and diamond heart-shaped cluster ring, with an heart-shaped cabochon opal, surrounded by a row of rose cut diamonds to a solid gallery, with trifurcated shoulders to a plain shank. Tested as approximately 18ct gold. Head 10mm wide, 2.00g. Finger size F (approximately)

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Lot 93

An Anglo-Indian high carat gold heart-shaped hinged locket and chain, c.1900 , the hinged heart-shaped locket suspended on a continuous filed curb chain, with no clasp. Tested as approximately 20-22ct gold. Locket 25 x 24mm, chain 950mm long. 40.85g. Accompanied by two receipts in an ancient form of Gujarati, dated 1948, believed to relate to these items

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Lot 94

An Art Deco white gold opal Edna May pendant, with a flat section elongated kite-shaped bar with a circular cabochon opal, rub set below, with a split trace chain. Marked 9ct. 36mm long, 2.11g

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Lot 95

A 9ct gold turquoise brooch, by William Hair Haseler, of open Celtic bar form, with three graduated turquoise, rub set at intervals. Plain pin and 'C' clasp. Birmingham 1904. 41 x 14.5mm, 3.81g

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Lot 96

A gold Arts and Crafts aquamarine brooch, c.1900, attributed to William Griffiths and Sons. A cushion cut aquamarine, rub set in a plain collet at the centre of a keystone-shaped plaque with pierced whiplash decoration. Pendant drop deficient . Marked 9ct. 30 x 20mm, 2.33g

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Lot 97

A Victorian opal, white sapphire and seed pearl choker, with a central row of graduated oval and circular cabochon opals, all claw set in scalloped gold collets with a row of graduated old European cut white sapphires to each side, and a row of graduated circular cabochon opals to each end. Each gemstone bar strung to an outer row of seed pearls, between gold eyelets to a three row seed pearl back chain, with an opal and white sapphire box clasp. Tested as approximately 18ct gold. 355mm long, 30mm wide at the centre. 46.96g

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Lot 98

An Edwardian gold opal bracelet, with a continuous row of graduated circular cabochon opals. Each opal four claw set to an hinged collet, with a box clasp and safety chain. Tested as approximately 9ct gold. 168mm long, 7.62g

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Lot 99

A Swiss gold top wind open-faced fob watch, of hexagon form, 31mm diameter. A circular white enamelled dial with black Roman numerals and blued spade hands. A pale blue chapter ring and two colour gold outer scrolled decoration. An hand engraved bezel and black case with a polychrome enamel scene depicting swans on a lake with waterlilies. Metal cuvette. Case marked 14K. Numbered 37060. 25.25g

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Lot 100

A single stone moonstone ring, with a pear-shaped cabochon moonstone, rub set to a white gold backplate. A plain yellow collet with tapered shoulders to a shank formed from an earlier wedding ring. Head 15.6 x 12.5mm, 6.94g. Finger size N½

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