Small Wonders: Early Gems and Jewels

15 July 202113:00 BST

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Small Wonders: Early Gems and Jewels

Small Wonders: Early Gems and Jewels

Small Wonders: Early Gems and Jewels

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70 results sorted by Lot number (low to high)

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A Pair of Hellenistic Gold Earrings, circa late 4th/early 3rd Century B.C.

1. A Pair of Hellenistic Gold Earrings, circa late 4th/early 3rd Century B.C.

Giovanni Pichler (1734-1791) or Luigi Pichler (1773-1854) | Italian, Rome, circa 1780 | Cameo of Hermes

2. Giovanni Pichler (1734-1791) or Luigi Pichler (1773-1854) | Italian, Rome, circa 1780 | Cameo of Hermes

Spanish and Mexican, circa 1600 | Tabernacle Jewel in the form of a Lantern with micro carvings depicting scenes from the Passion of Christ: Christ carrying the Cross; the Flagellation; the Crucifixion; and the Resurrection

3. Spanish and Mexican, circa 1600 | Tabernacle Jewel in the form of a Lantern with micro carvings depicting scenes from the Passion of Christ: Christ carrying the Cross; the Flagellation; the Crucifixion; and the Resurrection

Spanish, 17th century | Stomacher Jewel

4. Spanish, 17th century | Stomacher Jewel

A mother of pearl casket with gold appliqué, mounts and piqué point ornament, probably Italian, circa 1730

5. A mother of pearl casket with gold appliqué, mounts and piqué point ornament, probably Italian, circa 1730

Salomon Jacobsen (1756- circa 1829) | Danish, circa 1820-1835 | After Bertel Thorvaldsen (1770-1844) | Intaglio with Pastorello or The Shepherd Boy

6. Salomon Jacobsen (1756- circa 1829) | Danish, circa 1820-1835 | After Bertel Thorvaldsen (1770-1844) | Intaglio with Pastorello or The Shepherd Boy

Possibly Luigi Michelini (1830-1855) | Profile portrait cameo with the Apollo Belvedere

7. Possibly Luigi Michelini (1830-1855) | Profile portrait cameo with the Apollo Belvedere

A pair of gem-set emerald earrings, India, 19th/20th century

8. A pair of gem-set emerald earrings, India, 19th/20th century

Italian, possibly 12th century, or later | Cameo with Meleager spearing the Erymanthian Boar

9. Italian, possibly 12th century, or later | Cameo with Meleager spearing the Erymanthian Boar

Italian, Milan, second half 16th century | A Rare Sapphire engraved with the Crucifixion

10. Italian, Milan, second half 16th century | A Rare Sapphire engraved with the Crucifixion

Italian, circa 1540 | The Arundel Zodiac

11. Italian, circa 1540 | The Arundel Zodiac

Italian, probably Milan, circa 1600 | Cameo with the Head of a Lion

12. Italian, probably Milan, circa 1600 | Cameo with the Head of a Lion

Circle of Properzia de Rossi (1490-1530) | Italian, 16th century |  A Rare Set of Thirteen Peach Stone Carvings with Heads of Emperors and Classical Scenes

13. Circle of Properzia de Rossi (1490-1530) | Italian, 16th century | A Rare Set of Thirteen Peach Stone Carvings with Heads of Emperors and Classical Scenes

Italian, circa 1600 | Intaglio with classical scene, possibly Mucius Scaevola before Lars Porsenna

14. Italian, circa 1600 | Intaglio with classical scene, possibly Mucius Scaevola before Lars Porsenna

Italian, late 16th century | Cameo of Cleopatra

15. Italian, late 16th century | Cameo of Cleopatra

Spanish or Spanish Colonial, 16th/ 17th century | Ring

16. Spanish or Spanish Colonial, 16th/ 17th century | Ring

Italian, 16th century | Cameo with the head of Hercules

17. Italian, 16th century | Cameo with the head of Hercules

Italian, 16th century | Intaglio with Laocoön

18. Italian, 16th century | Intaglio with Laocoön

Italian, 17th-century or earlier | After Giovanni Bernardi (1494-1553) | Impression of the Carlisle Gem

20. Italian, 17th-century or earlier | After Giovanni Bernardi (1494-1553) | Impression of the Carlisle Gem

Circle of the Miseroni Workshops | Italian, Milan, circa 1600 | Bust of a Classicising Woman

21. Circle of the Miseroni Workshops | Italian, Milan, circa 1600 | Bust of a Classicising Woman

Italian, 16th century | Cameo with Abundance

22. Italian, 16th century | Cameo with Abundance

Italian, early 19th century | Cameo with Faustina

23. Italian, early 19th century | Cameo with Faustina

Italian, late 16th/17th century | Cameo of two figures, probably Diana and Meleager

24. Italian, late 16th/17th century | Cameo of two figures, probably Diana and Meleager

Italian, 16th century | Cameo with Cleopatra

25. Italian, 16th century | Cameo with Cleopatra

Italian, probably Milan, early 17th century | Cameo with a woman

26. Italian, probably Milan, early 17th century | Cameo with a woman

A gold and polychrome enamel pendant case or ‘Tablet’, probably English, circa 1600

27. A gold and polychrome enamel pendant case or ‘Tablet’, probably English, circa 1600

Philippe Millot French, Paris or Dijon, 1619 | Double Sided Case for Miniatures

28. Philippe Millot French, Paris or Dijon, 1619 | Double Sided Case for Miniatures

Attributed to Jean Vangrol French, Paris, circa 1640 | Pendant with a double sided cameo with Jesus Christ and the Virgin Mary

29. Attributed to Jean Vangrol French, Paris, circa 1640 | Pendant with a double sided cameo with Jesus Christ and the Virgin Mary

Louis-Nicolas van Blarenberghe | 1716 - 1794 | Fête champêtre

30. Louis-Nicolas van Blarenberghe | 1716 - 1794 | Fête champêtre

English or German, 17th/ early 18th century | Memento Mori Ring

33. English or German, 17th/ early 18th century | Memento Mori Ring

Spanish 17th century | Heart shaped devotional Pendant

34. Spanish 17th century | Heart shaped devotional Pendant

Portuguese, late 17th/ 18th century | Pendant Jewel

35. Portuguese, late 17th/ 18th century | Pendant Jewel

Spanish Colonial, late 17th century | Devotional pendant with St. Rosa of Lima

36. Spanish Colonial, late 17th century | Devotional pendant with St. Rosa of Lima

Spanish, circa 1600 | Pectoral crucifix

37. Spanish, circa 1600 | Pectoral crucifix

Spanish Colonial, late 17th century | Devotional Pendant with the Nativity

38. Spanish Colonial, late 17th century | Devotional Pendant with the Nativity

Spanish, 17th century | Ring

39. Spanish, 17th century | Ring

European, late 17th century | Ring

40. European, late 17th century | Ring

A pair of gem-set and enamelled bracelets with makara-heads, India, 19th/20th century

41. A pair of gem-set and enamelled bracelets with makara-heads, India, 19th/20th century

A gem-set and enamelled pendant necklace, India, 19th/20th century and later

42. A gem-set and enamelled pendant necklace, India, 19th/20th century and later

Pill box bearing the Royal monogram of King Farouk of Egypt (r.1936-52), stamped A. Aucoc, Paris and Egypt, 20th century

43. Pill box bearing the Royal monogram of King Farouk of Egypt (r.1936-52), stamped A. Aucoc, Paris and Egypt, 20th century

Italian, probably late 17th/18th century | Cameo with the Young Hadrian

44. Italian, probably late 17th/18th century | Cameo with the Young Hadrian

Italian, probably 16th century | Intaglio with the head of a man, probably Phyrus

45. Italian, probably 16th century | Intaglio with the head of a man, probably Phyrus

South German, probably Augsburg, second half 17th century | Pendant frame with associated triple portrait on each side

46. South German, probably Augsburg, second half 17th century | Pendant frame with associated triple portrait on each side

Giacomo Raffaelli (1753-1836) | Italian, Rome, 1786 | After the antique | The doves of Pliny

47. Giacomo Raffaelli (1753-1836) | Italian, Rome, 1786 | After the antique | The doves of Pliny

Italian, Roman, early 19th century | Roundel with a bridge

48. Italian, Roman, early 19th century | Roundel with a bridge

Italian, Rome, circa 1810 | Intaglio with a Bacchic scene

49. Italian, Rome, circa 1810 | Intaglio with a Bacchic scene

Italian, 18th century | Cameo with a Classical Hero, possibly Diomedes

50. Italian, 18th century | Cameo with a Classical Hero, possibly Diomedes

English or French, circa 1776-1791 | After Thomas Watson, after Daniel Gardner (1750-1805) | Intaglio with Peter Abelard

51. English or French, circa 1776-1791 | After Thomas Watson, after Daniel Gardner (1750-1805) | Intaglio with Peter Abelard