Our London auction of Fine Jewels achieved total of £3,457,250. Top prices included an Emerald and Diamond ring from Tiffany & Co, Early 20th century, selling for £125,000 against an estimate of £20,000 – £30,000, and a Diamond pendant / Brooch from the 1930ss achieving £82,500 against a £25,000 – £35,000 estimate. Other highlights featured a Cartier Gem set and Diamond Brooch from the 1940s which sold for £45,000 (estimate £6,000 - £8,000).
Sotheby’s discerning jewellery specialists source the best quality in vintage, contemporary and branded jewels from all over the world. Each unique piece has a story and the variety guarantees that there will be something for everyone.
This March, our sale of Fine Jewels contains a wonderful variety of pieces from the 18th century to the present day. Well represented in the sale are impressive statement jewels from the 1920s and 30s, there are several bold geometric diamond bracelets and a diamond pendant/brooch, notable for its exceptional workmanship with highly articulated tassels. These angular pieces contrast with the collection of carefully preserved jewellery designs from the 1870s, displaying the 19th-century enjoyment of ornate, floral and delicate jewels. Also featured are jewelled cufflinks from some of the world’s leading Jewellery Houses including Bulgari and Boucheron.
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