Our Valentines Jewellery, Silver and Watches sale had excellent results across the board!
Most valuable among the jewellery, a platinum diamond solitaire ring, the brilliant stone 1.5 carats, sold to a telephone bidder at £2,000.
Consigned from a private vendor in Selkirk, a cultured pearl double string necklace with an 18ct white gold diamond set and opal clasp had the room’s eye at £520. It wasn’t the only opal to do well. An internet bidder snapped up a 18ct gold three-opal stone and diamond ring at £420. A 18ct gold opal, sapphire and diamond cluster ring also did well at £220.
Exceeding expectations, a matched pair of aquamarine earrings did well at £400.
A striking gold coloured metal amethyst and diamond oval dress ring had the internet’s interest at £300. A gold coloured metal, green stone and diamond dress ring did well with the room at £260.
An ornate 14k gold, moonstone, seed pearl and garnet necklace of Edwardian design did well at £180.
Most popular among the ceramics, a rare 17th Century Imari jar and cover with damage throughout, possibly Louis XV period, Chamberlain Duplessis, with later French Ormolu mounts sold to an internet bidder in France for £850.
One oil in particular stood out in the section. Bearing a Royal Academy Exhibition label worded ‘Paule Vezelay’, The Dolls House circa 1940s-1950s did well with the internet at £500. A large oil depicting two white cats did well with the internet at £380. An N.F. Schiottz-Jensen depicting Capri painting did well at £200.
Handmade rugs are enjoying the spotlight! A Persian medallion rug sold to the room at £400. At the same level, a Persian tree of life rug sold to the internet.
In the furniture, a light Ercol five-legged dining table with a double folding leaf had the internet’s interest at £440. A pair of late Victorian ash bedside chests attracted interest from all platforms, the internet winning at £360. An Edwardian inlaid display sideboard sold to the internet at £300.
A Georgian dwarf bookcase had the internet’s eye at £260. At the same level, a green painted pine break-front bookcase from a private vendor did well. A lacquered Chinese cabinet on stand did well at £110. A quantity of trestles and boards sold to the internet at £180.
Our next sale is 19th February, Clocks & Scientific Instruments, and entries are accepted 10-12th February. Our next #curatedbypfk auction is 26th February, including the collection of Wainwright Vesta Cases. Entries are invited until 17th February.
We hope to see you for our next sale!