Designer Jewellery

Share this lot:

Friday 06 March 2020

Commencing at 4:00pm

Bedford Auction Centre


Friday 28th February– 9am to 8pm,
Saturday 29th February – 9am to 4pm,
Thursday 5th March – 9am to 5pm,
Morning of sale from 9am

A selection of designer jewellery consigned to our March Jewellery sale including Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels, Marchak and more



Condition Reports
Condition reports and further images of lots are available for this sale via the

We regret that we are unable to process requests for condition reports received after 1.00pm on the day preceding the sale

If you own anything which you think might be suitable for one of our monthly sales  please contact Lindsay Vintiner or Matthew Baker on
01234 266366 or
For an approximate estimate, email us with a description and image of your item. For larger or multiple items, we are happy to arrange for a valuer to visit your home or premises at your convenience.

Recent Highlights in Antique & Collectable Auctions

An early 20th century Japanese Satsuma vase of globular form, the body decorated with figures amidst flowers, h. 15 cm

Sold for £700

An early 20th century Howard and Sons arm chair with walnut legs, Morris upholstery and brass cup castors stamped Howard and Sons, London, h. 89 cm, w. 77 cm,
d. 100 cm

Sold for £2,800

A 19th century mahogany extending dining table with eight fitted leaves and winders on each end, supported by turned legs with castors, 490 x 167 cm

Sold for £3,700

An early 20th century Russian hand painted icon depicting Christ Pantocrator, encased in a silver oklad, 20 x 18 cm, silver hallmarked ?B, housed in a larger modern frame

Sold for £1,400

A set of twelve early 20th century oak framed and leather upholstered dining chairs, including two carvers, stamped Gillow & Co.

Sold for £900

A pair of 19th century Meissen urn shaped vases of imposing proportions, each with a pair of entwined serpent handles and decorated with intricate floral sprays on a socle foot, h. 47 cm (2)

Sold for £600

A cased set of eight chromed brass handbells, Octave in F

Sold for £800

A late 19th/early 20th century rosewood side table, the cushioned rectangular surface on a pair of splayed supports inset with spindles, on castors, 111 x 59 cm

Sold for £650

An early 19th century rosewood breakfast table, the circular top over a tapering octagonal column on the triform base with lion paw feet, h. 72.5 cm, dia. 152 cm

Sold for £950

A pair of early 19th century rosewood and brass mounted chairs, the scroll over top rail over the caned seat with floral pads on sabre legs, h. 82 cm, w. 49 cm, d. 57 cm

Sold for £1,200

A 19th century Chinese padouk and brass mounted box on later stand, the lid lifting to reveal a fitted interior with drawers on the bespoke English mahogany stand, h. 99 cm,
w. 55 cm, d. 33 cm

Sold for £1,300

A three piece silver plate and glass cruet set designed by Christopher Dresser, h. 11 cm

Sold for £750

A large early 20th century Japanese Satsuma vase decorated with two panels depicting a tiger and a mountainous village scene within a border of floral and fan motifs, h. 40 cm

Sold for £5,500

A large 20th century carpet, the red and blue ground richly decorated in the Senneh manner with tight repeated floral and geometric motifs, within matching bands, 430 x 740 cm

Sold for £3,100

William Birch of High Wycombe (fl. 1840-1954), a lowback open armchair on turned mahogany legs with castors, stamped WB to rear leg

Sold for £900

An 18th century and later lantern or 'postman' clock, the movement striking on a bell, with an alarm, the silvered dial with Roman numerals, within a later case

Sold for £700

An early 20th century silver four piece tea service of vase shaped form, Walker & Hall, Sheffield 1925, overall 67 ozs (4)

Sold for £920

An 18th century oak dresser, the three tier plate rack over three drawers and a gallery, the brass handles relief decorated with shooting scenes, w. 164 cm

Sold for £650

A 19th century mahogany twin pedestal desk, the top with a damaged tooled leather insert over a row of three drawers on two three drawer pedestals, h. 77 cm, w. 153 cm, d. 75 cm

Sold for £900

In the 17th Century manner,
A head and shoulders portrait of Oliver Cromwell,
oil on canvas, the image including an oval faux frame painted within the picture, mounted in a larger giltwood frame,
overall 106 x 94 cm

Sold for £1,100

Recent Highlights in Jewellery

An early 20th century white metal and old mine cut diamond solitaire engagement ring, the approximately 2ct stone in a eight claw setting with diamond set shoulders. UK size K 1/2

Sold for £3,800

A Royal Mint 22ct gold 2009 Kew Gardens 50 pence proof coin, 15.5 gms, cased and with certificate

Sold for £2,450

A 14ct yellow gold ring set teardrop diamond in a six claw setting within a split band shank, stone approx. 1 carat, ring size P, 2 gms

Sold for £1,050

A unisex stainless steel Oyster Perpetual Date just wristwatch by Rolex, the black dial with silvered baton numerals and date aperture on a bracelet strap, case d. 3.4 cm, boxed and with papers

Sold for £3,550

A 9ct yellow gold curblink bracelet with heart shaped clasp suspending a collection of charms including a Victorian sovereign dated 1900, a Masonic ball, a 22ct wedding band and many others, overall 110 gms

Sold for £1,750

A modern platinum ring set five graduated diamonds in rubover and claw settings, Birmingham 1995,central stone approx. 0.75 carats,ring size Q,5.6 gms

Sold for £1,000

A 9ct yellow gold half hunter pocket watch by Benson, the white enamel dial with black Roman numerals and second hand section within a plain case, case London 1941, case d. 4.8 cm, overall 95.2 gms, with original fitted case

Sold for £640

An Edwardian 15ct yellow gold ropetwist necklace suspending an openwork filigree pendant set peridot, rubies and seed pearls, pendant l. 4.5 cm, 7.7 gms

Sold for £400

A gentleman's gold plated Master Mariner automatic wristwatch by Jaeger Le Coultre, the circular silvered dial with gold coloured baton numerals and date aperture on a later brown leather strap, case d. 3.5 cm

Sold for £520

Four 9ct yellow gold necklaces, various links, overall 37.9 gms, together with a yellow coloured chain suspending a 9ct yellow gold 'P' pendant (5)

Sold for £590

A platinum and diamond crossover ring, the tow round brilliant cut main stones totalling approximately 1.9ct. Approx weight 5.3g. Size R

Sold for £1,800

A gentleman's 18ct yellow gold Oyster Perpetual Day-Date chronometer wristwatch by Rolex, the circular champagne dial with baton numerals and day and date apertures on an articulated bracelet strap, model number 18038, case d. 3.5 cm, 131 gms, with case, box and some papers including partial receipt dated 12.02.90 and service guarantee dated 21.11.01

Sold for £7,500

A gentleman's stainless steel chronometer longitude automatic wristwatch by Breitling, the black dial with baton markers, date aperture and subsidiary dials on an articulated bracelet strap, case d. 3.9 cm, case back numbered 305224 and A20348, with papers dated 15-9-2003

Sold for £1,250

A 9ct yellow gold curblink bracelet suspending twenty-seven charms including Concorde, a rickshaw, Mickey Mouse, a gondola and many others, overall 75.5 gms

Sold for £940

A Royal Mint 22ct gold 2009 Kew Gardens 50 pence proof coin, 15.5 gms, cased and with certificate

Sold for £2,200

An early 20th century gold coloured fringe necklace suspending eleven round and teardrop cut pale purple drops, l. 38.5 cm

Sold for £1,300

A 9ct yellow gold chainlink necklace, maker KMJ, London 1977, l. 61.5 cm, 71.6 gms

Sold for £960

A 9ct yellow gold curblink watch chain with lobster clasp, t-bar and suspending a Victorian shield back half sovereign dated 1887, overall 44.1 gms

Sold for £620

A pair of early 20th century white metal ear pendants, each set a cultured pearl within an openwork border of six small diamonds, the drops each set four further small diamonds in millegrain settings in the Belle Epoque manner, l. 3.5 cm, 4.8 gms

Sold for £500

A modern 18ct white gold brooch in the form of a pair of leaves set small diamonds and emeralds, w. 5 cm, together with two similar white gold brooches, overall 23.9 gms (3)

Sold for £560