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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


 

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Forthcoming Fine Art Sales

Asian Art

16th November 2017

Last Date for Entries 6th October 2017.

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

7th December 2017

Last date for entries 27th October 2017.

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Forthcoming General Sales

Avenue Auction

24th October 2017

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Avenue Auction

14th November 2017

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Previous Fine Art Sales

The Residual Contents of West Hall, Longburton

17th October 2017

An Auction of the residual contents of West Hall, Longburton, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 5PF

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Coins, Militaria and Ephemera

12th October 2017

Last date for entries 1st September 2017.

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Previous General Sales

Avenue Auction

3rd October 2017

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Avenue Auction - Toys and Collectables

19th September 2017

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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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