Taking place on Wednesday 4 August, we have our auction of Jewellery, Silver, Watches, Pens and Luxury Accessories. The auction features over 375 lots of antique and modern pieces, including a lovely selection of jewellery. Ahead of the auction, we take a look at few highlights.
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Arts and Crafts opal doublet and pink tourmaline dress ring
To start we want to highlight Lot 195, featured on the catalogue cover. This is a beautiful Arts and Crafts opal doublet and pink tourmaline dress ring, dating to circa 1930.
Lot 195: An Arts and Crafts opal doublet and pink tourmaline dress ring in the manner of Bernard Instone, circa 1930 | Est. £300-500 (+fees)
It is designed in the manner of Bernard Instone, with the oval cabochon opal doublet panel claw set within a leaf and flower head surround. It is then finished with circular cut pink tourmalines at the cardinal points.
Victorian Diamond Jewellery
Two further highlights are these lovely Victorian pieces. Firstly, Lot 342 this diamond star which can be worn as either a brooch or pendant. The six-point star is set with old cut and rose cut diamonds, with knife edge bars set with old cut diamond accents in between. Then we have Lot 125, this diamond crescent pendant, set with graduated old cut diamonds.
Lot 342: A late Victorian diamond star brooch/pendant, Est. £700-1,000 (+ fees) | Lot 125: A Victorian diamond crescent pendant, Est. £500-700 (+ fees)
Georg Jensen Jewellery
From the selection of more modern items, we have twelve lots of Georg Jensen jewellery (Lots 196-208). Georg Jensen (1866-1935) was educated in both the fine arts and metal smithing and he opened his first workshop in 1904 in Copenhagen. The beautiful Art Nouveau designs highlighted in this selection, show the work of numerous designers working for Georg Jensen, including Regitze Overgaard, Vivianna Torun, Ove Wendt, Nanna Ditzel, Henry Pilstrup, Henning Koppel, Hans Hansen, Bent Knudsen, as well as Georg Jensen himself.
A selection of Georg Jensen Jewellery (Shown here are Lots 202, 197, 198, 199, 200 & 201)
Wednesday 4 August | 10.30am
Donnington Priory, Newbury, Berkshire RG14 2JE
This is a live online auction with an auctioneer.
There are a variety of ways for you to view the auction:
- Viewing in Newbury:
- Thursday 29 July: 10am-5pm
- Friday 30 July: 10am-5pm
- Monday 2 August: 10am-5pm
- Tuesday 3 August: 10am-5pm
Please note there is no viewing on the day of the sale.
- Dreweatts Remote Viewing Service | From Thursday 29 July
- Condition reports and detailed images are available on dreweatts.com or by request.
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