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The Jewellery department continues to grow and has achieved some impressive results in this popular and dynamic field. With a strong record for selling the finest coloured stones, diamonds, natural pearls and signed jewellery, Duke’s are one of the leading jewellery salerooms in the country. Alongside jewellery, Duke’s hold two sales for watches, featuring the world’s leading names in watchmaking such as Patek Philippe, Rolex, Cartier, Breguet and Audemars.


A Moghul-style gem-set turban brooch set with an hexagonal carved emerald, probably Mughal, approx in excess of 50cts, surrounded by a border of millegrain-set diamonds and calibre-cut sapphires, with a series of tapering diamond, pearl and sapphire sprays radiating from one side, set in unmarked white metal, the reverse with brooch fitment and two loops, possibly for use as a pendant with ribbon.

Sold for £84,000


An important diamond riviere necklace and pendant, the riviere necklace set with 52 graduated old cushion-cut diamonds, circa 1860. Total diamond weight of the principal 18 stones: c.52.26cts.

Provenance: Bequeathed to the vendor from a Deceased Estate.

A distinguished English private collection.

Sold for £231,800


A 'Tutti Frutti' cocktail wristwatch the movement by Audemars Piguet circa 1925, the rectangular dial with Arabic numerals set in platinum with a diamond bezel decorated with two lines of pave-set calibre-cut emeralds, the bracelet claw-set with carved rubies, sapphires and emeralds, highlighted with pear-shaped diamond leaves and circular-cut fancy yellow diamonds, with similarly-set diamond and emerald clasp. The movement signed Audemars Piguet, 18 jewels, No 38717,  length 17cm.

Sold for £95,150


 

Jewellery Specialists

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    Deborah Doyle

    Valuer

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    Guy Schwinge

    Partner

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Forthcoming Fine Art Sales

22nd February 2018
Spring Fine Art Sale - 22nd and 23rd February 2018

Quarterly Fine Art auctions to include Silver, Jewellery, Paintings, Ceramics, Furniture and Works of Art

(Last date for entries: 12th January)

12th April 2018
Coins, Antiquities and Militaria

(Last date for entries: 2nd March)

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Forthcoming General Sales

30th January 2018
Avenue Auction

20th February 2018
Avenue Auction

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Previous Fine Art Sales

7th December 2017
Jewellery and Silver, Furniture and Works of Art - [7th and 8th December 2017]

Including a private collection of tin plate trains and accessories from a Noble European Family

6th December 2017
Fine Wines

Including the Cellar of the Late Sir Antony Jay

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Previous General Sales

9th January 2018
Avenue Auction

5th December 2017
Avenue Auction

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Featured Lots

  • PADRAIG MACMIADHACHAIN (1929-2017) 'Moon Near the Lighthouse

    PADRAIG MACMIADHACHAIN (1929-2017) 'Moon Near the Lighthouse

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  • PRINCE PAUL TROUBETZKOY (1866-1938) A woman seated

    PRINCE PAUL TROUBETZKOY (1866-1938) A woman seated

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  • PATEK PHILLIPE: A GENTLEMAN'S 18CT YELLOW GOLD WRISTWATCH

    PATEK PHILLIPE: A GENTLEMAN'S 18CT YELLOW GOLD WRISTWATCH

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  • WU GUANZHONG (1919-2010) 'White birches on Mt. Changbai'

    WU GUANZHONG (1919-2010) 'White birches on Mt. Changbai'

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  • ANTON FRUHAUF (1914-1999): A MODERNIST AQUAMARINE AND DIAMOND COCKTAIL RING

    ANTON FRUHAUF (1914-1999): A MODERNIST AQUAMARINE AND DIAMOND COCKTAIL RING

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  • DAME ELIZABETH FRINK (1930-1993) A green man

    DAME ELIZABETH FRINK (1930-1993) A green man

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Avenue Auctions,
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Dorset,
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