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Sworders Fine Art Auctioneers - Homes and Interiors (including Coins)
Sale commencing:   10 December 2019 10:00 AM

Lot 1

A Flemish silver diamond set Vlaams Hart pendant surmount, c.1800, crossed torch, quiver, bow and laurel motifs, grain set with rose cut diamonds, with gold faced accents, suspending a later simulation pearl drop with a silver rose cut diamond set bell cap, to later graduated bead necklace, pendant surmount 45 x 24mm

Estimated Value: £70 - £90

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Lot 2

A Victorian gold micromosaic chi-rho pendant, c.1860, with a black and white micromosaic anchor to the centre, the chi-rho decorated with garlands of pink roses and leaves to a green ground with a micromosaic articulated bale, twisted wire borders with applied gold bead terminals, maker's mark indistinct, t ested as approximately 18ct gold, 77 x 31mm, 11.86g

Estimated Value: £400 - £600

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Lot 3

A Victorian gold bracelet, with hollow double belcher link chain, terminating in hollow chased spherical beads, with a geodesic slide with floral decoration, tested as approximately 9ct gold, 10.88g

Estimated Value: £100 - £150

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Lot 4

A Victorian gold split pearl ring, with a row of split pearls grain set to the centre, with a border of smaller split pearls, grain set to a plain shank, tested as approximately 18ct gold, 4.23g, together with a gold filigree pearl set Maltese cross brooch, tested as approximately 18ct gold, 3.02g (2) Finger size O

Estimated Value: £80 - £120

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Lot 5

A silver diamond and painted porcelain brooch/pendant, with a circular porcelain plaque, painted with the portrait of a lady, to border of rose cut diamonds, spitch set to plain collets, with cut down edges, the bale grain set with a rose cut diamond, brooch pin with roller catch and hand engraved decoration verso, 41 x 31mm, 12.38g

Estimated Value: £150 - £250

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Lot 6

A pair of Victorian gold turquoise cabochon hemisphere stud earrings, all claw set to later bar and post fittings, tested as approximately 18ct gold, 7.29g (2), one turquoise a later replacement

Estimated Value: £100 - £150

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Lot 7

A gold diamond and pearl bar brooch, with a row of twenty-two old brilliant cut diamonds, with an estimated total weight of approximately 1.75ct, grain set to a white faced bar, terminating at either end with a peg set bouton shaped pearl, 6.5mm to 7mm in size, untested , to brooch pin and safety catch, tested as approximately 15ct gold with 9ct gold pin, 79mm long, 5.50g

Estimated Value: £1000 - £1500

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Lot 8

A silver and gold, pearl and diamond brooch, c.1890, possibly Continental, a bouton shaped pearl, untested , 10.3mm in size, peg set to an openwork scrolling lozenge shaped frame, grain set throughout with rose cut diamonds, the silver plaque backed in gold, with brooch pin and 'C' catch, later soldered, tested as approximately 9ct gold, and hinged suspension loop, bale deficient , 36 x 36mm, 11.26g

Estimated Value: £1500 - £2000

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Lot 9

A single row graduated pearl necklace, a row of graduated pearls, untested, 1.8 to 5.5mm in size, strung plain to an Art Deco sapphire and diamond single row box clasp, with a circular mixed cut sapphire, rub set in a white collet to the centre with an old eight cut diamond, rub set in a white collet to each side, to a scalloped yellow top with a rose gold back, 400mm long, 6.13g

Estimated Value: £400 - £500

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Lot 10

A single row graduated pearl necklace, a row of graduated pearls, untested, 2.1 to 4.3mm in size, strung knotted to an openwork safety clasp, grain set with an old cut diamond, estimated as approximately 0.24cts, marked PT, 470mm long, 5.94g, necklace broken in one place

Estimated Value: £400 - £500

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Lot 11

A Victorian gold Etruscan-style oval shell cameo brooch, c.1800, depicting Athena, the warrior goddess, in white to a pale brown ground, the shell cameo, rub set to rolled outer frame with applied twisted wire and raised split pippin decoration to a bloomed ground, with a glazed locket verso and 'C' catch, tested as approximately 9ct gold, 56 x 47mm, 29.73g

Estimated Value: £400 - £600

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Lot 12

A cased single row graduated natural and cultured pearl necklace, with one hundred and twenty three pearls, 2.3 to 5mm in size, strung knotted to a single row rectangular cut corner safety clasp, milligrain set with eight rose cut diamonds, accompanied by a report from the 'Laboratory of the Diamond, Pearl and Precious Stone Trade Section of the London Chamber of Commerce' dated 28/01/60, no. 40028, stating that 190 pearls were examined, 170 were found to be genuine pearls and 20 pearls of 7.88ct were found be be cultured, necklace subsequently shortened

Estimated Value: £300 - £500

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Lot 13

A Georgian 18ct gold diamond and split pearl memorial ring, with an old cut diamond in clawed collet to the centre, with a surround of split pearls with rows of smaller split pearls between each, the cluster head to a black enamel ground with scrolling border, tapered openwork scrolling shoulders and shank, London 1825, head 16 x 14mm, 5.94g Finger size Q

Estimated Value: £150 - £250

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Lot 14

A diamond set marquise cluster ring, with graduated cushion cut and old European cut diamonds, grain and milligrain set to a white scalloped plate, yellow gallery and underbezel with white shoulders, yellow cheniers and shank, marked 18ct PLAT, head 26 x 12.4mm, 4.19g Finger size O

Estimated Value: £700 - £900

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Lot 15

A late Victorian sapphire and diamond marquise shaped cluster ring, three oval mixed cut sapphires, grain set in a row surrounded by mixed old brilliant cut diamonds, one later replacement , all claw set to a rex gallery and solid underbezel, to tapering grooved shoulders and a plain shank, possibly a later replacement , tested as approximately 18ct gold, head 23 x 10mm, 5.81g Finger size O

Estimated Value: £600 - £800

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Lot 16

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

Estimated Value: £800 - £1200

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Lot 17

A Victorian 18ct gold single stone diamond ring, with an old European cut diamond, estimated as approximately 0.25ct, eight claw set to a belcher collet, with tapering shoulders and a plain shank, Birmingham 1897, 3.58g Finger size P

Estimated Value: £120 - £160

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Lot 18

A platinum three stone diamond ring, with an old European cut diamond, estimated as approximately 0.60ct, eight claw set to a pierced lozenge shaped gallery, with a baguette cut diamond, rub set to a chenier gallery at each side, to a plain polished shank, marked PLAT, 2.92g Finger size L

Estimated Value: £550 - £650

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Lot 19

An 18ct gold sapphire and diamond ring, with a row of alternating round cut sapphires and Swiss cut diamonds, grain and claw set to a fluted gallery, with a plain polished shank, Birmingham 1911, 2.71g Finger size N

Estimated Value: £70 - £90

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Lot 20

An Edwardian gold peridot and split pearl pendant, a central circular mixed cut peridot milligrain set to an openwork lozenge shaped frame with split pearls at the corners, to a circular border with a peridot and split pearl drop, to a split trace chain and barrel clasp, tested as approximately 9ct gold, pendant 50 x 20mm, 4.52g

Estimated Value: £80 - £120

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Lot 21

A 9ct gold split pearl photo locket, circular frame with glazed panels front and back, surmounted with applied heart and foliate motifs, grain set with split pearls, to navette shaped bale, grain set with a row of graduated split pearls, suspended from a hollow oval belcher link chain with barrel clasp, marked 9ct, together with a heart shaped locket, tested as approximately 9ct gold, suspended from a Prince of Wales rope link chain with bolt ring clasp (2), 20.30g total

Estimated Value: £60 - £100

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Lot 22

A nephrite jade and split pearl pendant, with a heart shaped cabochon nephrite jade with applied gold floral motif, grain set with split pearls, to suspension loop and jump ring, marked 9ct, suspended from a Prince of Wales rope link chain with bolt ring clasp, pendant 35 x 24mm, chain 635mm long, 9.59g

Estimated Value: £80 - £120

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Lot 23

A 9ct gold and platinum, diamond and enamel Royal Engineers military sweetheart brooch, designed as a flaming grenade grain set with old eight cut diamonds, tested as approximately platinum, with the motto 'Ubique' to the blue enamelled scroll below, tested as approximately 18ct gold, with a plain pin and roller catch, tested as approximately 9ct gold, 25 x 180mm, 3.59g, in fitted case by 'The Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Company Ltd., 112 Regent Street, London, W1'

Estimated Value: £500 - £700

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Lot 24

A silver garnet-and-glass doublet and split pearl necklace, c.1910, with a series of openwork lozenge shaped links, each set to the centre with a blue oval mixed cut garnet-and-glass doublet, milligrain set to a plain collet, to frame grain set with split pearls, some deficient , joined with oval belcher links, to concealed box clasp, 10mm wide, 440mm long, 27.69g

Estimated Value: £200 - £300

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Lot 25

An Art Nouveau gold turquoise pendant, by Murrle, Bennett & Co., the whiplash form pendant rub set to the centre with an oval cabochon turquoise, with a smaller drop suspended below, marked 15ct, the pendant suspended from a trace link chain, with bolt ring clasp, marked 9, pendant 40 x 19mm, chain 475mm long, 4.72g

Estimated Value: £150 - £250

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Lot 26

A gold sapphire and diamond spray brooch, a sapphire and diamond cluster to the centre, with a Swiss cut sapphire, milligrain set with a border of old eight cut diamonds, grain set to a scalloped edge, to scattered old cushion cut, Swiss cut and old eight cut diamonds, four claw set to white collets, between sprays of yellow ribbons, to pin and visor catch, marked 18c, pin tested as approximately 9ct gold, 61 x 35mm, 10.40g

Estimated Value: £400 - £500

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Lot 27

A gold diamond cluster ring, with an old eight cut diamond, grain set to the centre, to surround of rose cut diamonds, grain set to scalloped edge, with solid tapered shoulders and a plain shank, tested as approximately 18ct gold, finger size M, together with a gold three stone diamond ring, with a row of graduated eight cut diamonds, grain set to illusion plates with crossover shoulders and a plain shank, finger size M½ (2), 9ct gold - 1.95g, 18ct gold - 1.78g

Estimated Value: £100 - £150

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Lot 28

A gold three stone diamond ring, an old European cut diamond with a smaller Swiss cut diamond at each side, grain set to tapered open shoulders and a plain shank, tested as approximately 18ct gold, finger size K, together with a gold three stone ring, with a pearl, damaged , with a Swiss cut diamond at one side and a round cut paste at the other, to crossover shoulders and a plain shank, tested as approximately 18ct gold, finger size P¾ 18ct gold - 3.76g total

Estimated Value: £80 - £100

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Lot 29

A gold diamond cluster ring, an old brilliant cut diamond grain set to a surround of old brilliant cut diamonds, grain and claw set to a rex gallery, to tapered solid shoulders and a plain shank, estimated total diamond weight of approximately 0.60ct, tested as approximately 18ct gold, 2.15g Finger size O

Estimated Value: £100 - £150

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Lot 30

A gold five stone diamond ring, with five graduated old European and Swiss cut diamonds, claw set to white sea scroll collets, to yellow solid tapered shoulders and a plain shank, tested as approximately 18ct gold, 1.70g Finger size L

Estimated Value: £150 - £200

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Lot 31

A diamond half eternity ring, with a graduated row of old eight cut diamonds, grain set to the top half, to a tapered hand engraved shank, marked 18c PT, 2.18g Finger size L (approximately)

Estimated Value: £60 - £80

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Lot 32

A platinum ruby and diamond full eternity ring, of plaited design, with one strand of channel set calibré cut rubies and one strand of grain set eight cut diamonds, to hand engraved guards, tested as platinum, 5.46g Finger size M

Estimated Value: £80 - £120

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Lot 33

An Ottoman silver filigree belt, c.1900, with fifty five arched filigree panels, with applied flowers and lozenge motifs, joined by jump rings, to filigree buckle in the form of a bow, with tassel drops, one deficient , 40mm wide, 375mm long, 298.53g, possible parcel-gilt remaining to alternate links

Estimated Value: £400 - £600

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Lot 34

A Russian silver n iello belt, c.1900, with a series of twenty six linear panels of conjoined ovals and circles, joined by jump rings, with a section of later white metal chain, to cartouche shaped buckle fastened by a dagger, Kokoshnik mark for 84 zolotnik, assayer Liba Oleska, Kiev, 1899-1908, cyrillic maker's mark (ya s), unidentified , 53mm wide, 855mm long, 271.76g

Estimated Value: £600 - £700

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Lot 35

A Russian cloisonné enamel chain, rectangular panels of circular twisted wire with blue, pale blue and white enamel, joined by pairs of jump rings, to later bolt ring clasp and hook fitting, 8mm wide, 1380mm long, 85.15g

Estimated Value: £300 - £500

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Lot 36

Two jet bead necklaces, one with a single row of graduated faceted geodesic jet beads, 6 to 18mm in size, the other with a single row of alternating faceted geodesic, rondelle, and pommel shaped jet beads, 131.20g total

Estimated Value: £50 - £100

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Lot 37

A single row graduated tumbled amber bead necklace, with screw clasp, 655mm long, 181.56g

Estimated Value: £70 - £90

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Lot 38

A single row graduated oval butterscotch amber bead necklace, 18.0 x 14.9mm to 7.5 x 5.9mm in size, strung knotted to a later bolt ring clasp, 485mm long, 25.75g

Estimated Value: £250 - £350

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Lot 39

A two row uniform jadeite bead necklace, with a silver safety clasp, two rows of ninety-six jadeite beads, 9.7 to 10mm in size, strung knotted to a rectangular three row hand engraved clasp,160.08g Accompanied by a report from Gemmological Certification Services dated 09/07/2019, no. 79219-96: Species: natural jadeite Colour: green. Wax impregnated

Estimated Value: £500 - £700

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Lot 40

An Art Deco silver paste set plaque brooch, with a green rectangular step cut paste, milligrain set to a border of grain set eight cut colourless paste, pierced fan shaped terminals, milligrain set with an arched row of calibré cut black paste and radiating rows of eight cut colourless paste, with pin and safety catch, 48 x 20mm, 12.17g, in a case by 'Harrods, London, SW', unassociated

Estimated Value: £200 - £300

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Lot 41

A pair of white gold opal, diamond and sapphire drop earrings, a trapezium shaped cabochon opal, milligrain set to a border of grain set brilliant cut diamonds and channel set square buff top sapphires, to a milligrain edge, suspended from an arched link, grain set with a line of brilliant cut diamonds, a trapezium shaped frame above similarly set with brilliant cut diamonds and square buff top sapphires, to a brilliant cut diamond rub set to a plain collet, with post and butterfly fittings, tested as approximately 18ct gold, 38 x 15mm, 10.14g (2)

Estimated Value: £200 - £300

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Lot 42

A gold diamond three stone ring, an old brilliant cut diamond with a smaller old brilliant cut diamond at each side, all claw set to scalloped gallery, tapered chenier shoulders and a plain shank, estimated total diamond weight of approximately 0.80ct, tested as approximately 18ct gold, 2.22g Finger size R

Estimated Value: £120 - £160

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Lot 43

An 18ct gold signet ring, the oval head with hand engraved monogram, to tapered shoulders and a plain shank, London 1922, 10.78g Finger size R (approximately)

Estimated Value: £150 - £200

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Lot 44

A gold three stone diamond ring, with a row of graduated eight cut diamonds, grain set to illusion plates, with crossover shoulders and a plain shank, tested as approximately 9ct gold, finger size N, together with a 9ct gold blue topaz and diamond ring, with a row of alternating round cut blue topaz and pairs of eight cut diamonds, claw set to a plain shank, finger size M (2) 9ct gold - 3.75g total

Estimated Value: £50 - £70

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Lot 45

A 9ct gold sapphire and paste ring, with a row of alternating square step cut sapphires, possibly synthetic , and round cut colourless paste, grain set to a plain shank, London 1973, finger size O, together with a 9ct gold faceted wedding ring with hand engraved pattern, Birmingham 1947, finger size L, and a 9ct gold court section wedding ring, with hand engraved pattern, Birmingham 1942, finger size N (3) 9ct gold - 6.47g total

Estimated Value: £60 - £80

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Lot 46

A 22ct gold wedding ring, Birmingham 1926, 5.72g Finger size M½

Estimated Value: £100 - £150

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Lot 47

A Continental gemstone, pearl and diamond brooch and ring suite, c.1940, the obus-shaped brooch with a series of assorted two colour gold flower head clusters, with synthetic and natural gemstones, cultured pearls and diamond set milligrain set clusters and leaves to a later brooch pin, brooch 44 x 21mm, 16.33g, the openwork plaque ring with matching two colour gold flowerhead clusters, set with gemstones to a rectangular cushion-shaped frame, with ridged scroll shoulders to a plain shank, marked 18ct, ring head 28 x 18.4mm, 12.23g (2) Finger size M

Estimated Value: £700 - £900

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Lot 48

A Continental two colour gold diamond, fancy diamond and pearl foliate plaque brooch, c.1935-1945, an open rectangular plaque with applied textured and incised white leaves, with yellow gold flower heads, peg set with varicoloured pearls in black, grey, gold and white, scattered old European cut diamonds, milligrain set in white collets, and old European cut fancy brown diamonds, milligrain set in yellow collets, between the leaves, to a brooch pin with hook catch and hinged wire easel safety catch, tested as approximately 14ct and 18ct gold, 65 x 13.5mm approximately, 14.42g

Estimated Value: £250 - £350

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Lot 49

A diamond set bow brooch, with an open ribbon bow, grain set throughout with brilliant cut diamonds, to pin, roller catch and safety chain, tested as approximately 18ct gold, 40 x 35mm, 15.23g

Estimated Value: £2000 - £3000

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Lot 50

An 18ct gold rose brooch, c.1960, with a naturalistically modelled textured rose bloom and leaves with incised veins, to pin and roller catch, Birmingham 1964, maker's mark TAD, marked A307 26, 56 x 49mm, 21.25g

Estimated Value: £500 - £700

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