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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

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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

Dinky - a boxed gift set No. 2 Commercial Vehicles

Sold for £700

A 19th century Chinese blue and white ginger jar decorated with prunus flowers and auspicious objects. Together with a carved and pierced hardwood stand and cover. Double circle mark to base.

Sold for £800

William Mellor (1851-1931), 'Rydal Lake, Westmorland', signed, oil on canvas, 29 x 44 cm

Sold for £1,000

James Humbert Craig R.U.A. (Irish, 1877-1944), 'Upper Glendun', signed, oil on canvas, 49 x 59 cm

Sold for £5,000

A Scandinavian silver fruit bowl of circular form relief decorated with fruits on a hammered ground, h. 17 cm, 39 ozs

Sold for £500

A Victorian brass bedstead of Gothic design, w. 150 cm (interior), l. 203.5 (brackets)

Sold for £800

Thomas Sidney Cooper (1803-1902),
cattle drinking at a stream,
signed and dated 1870,
oil on canvas,
59.5 x 90.5 cm

Sold for £3,200

A set of five Stanley Gibbons Great Britain stamp albums, 1840 onwards, including a Penny Black

Sold for £1,300

A 19th century and later mahogany chest-on-chest with an arrangement of nine graduated drawers, flanked by column pillasters, on ogee feet, w. 109 cm

Sold for £560

Loet Vanderveen (1921-2015), a pair of limited edition bronze and parcel gilt sculptures modelled as peacocks, 57/750 and 88/750, l. 37 cm

Sold for £460

19th century school,A study of a Pekingese,signed 'Gerland', oil on board,46 x 51 cm

Sold for £650

Meccano - boxed sets No's 6, 6A (x2) and 8A in original brown paper wrapping along with an electric motor (E20R) and Transformer (T20)

Sold for £750

A large George V silver basket having an ornate pierced and scrolling design with four scroll handles. Hallmarked for London 1913, makers mark for Josiah Williams & Co.

Sold for £900

A Victorian rosewood perpetual calendar repeater clock by James Briscall of 48 Constitution Hill, Birmingham, the silvered clock dial with Roman numerals and pierced hands behind a convex glass

Sold for £1,400

Victorian penny farthing large wheel diameter 128cm small wheel 46cm.

Sold for £1,300

A brass French horn by Paxman, the silvered plate inscribed 'Merewether System, Made in England, 10818, in a fitted case

Sold for £550

A silver four piece tea service of canted vase shaped form, maker K Ltd., Birmingham 1937, 70 ozs (4)

Sold for £970

An early 20th century Chinese silk embroidered robe together with a similar skirt

Sold for £1,600

A 19th century repeater carriage clock, the movement striking on a gong, the silvered dial with Arabic numerals surrounded by gilt metal spandrals, within a gilt and five-glass case, h. 15 cm (excl. handle)

Sold for £700

A 19th century mahogany, elm and brass bound campaign-type trunk of square form, the brass name plate inscribed 'Jo* Baker Esq. No. 5', w. 72 cm

Sold for £480

Recent Highlights in Jewellery

An early 20th century single strand graduated cultured pearl necklace with yellow and white metal clasp set six diamonds, l. 44.5 cm

Sold for £850

A 14ct white gold ring set pear drop double cabochon cut emerald within a border of small diamonds, the split band set further diamonds, central stone approximately 10.67 carats, ring size O, 9.7 gms *see GIA certificate

Sold for £1,250

A 9ct yellow gold cigarette case of rectangular form having engine turned decoration, Adie Brothers, Birmingham 1938, l. 12.7 cm,
164.1 gms

Sold for £2,170

Samuel La Grave, London: an 18th century table clock, the twin-train fusee movement striking bell, with an inscribed brass rear, the silvered dial with Roman and Arabic numerals, date aperture, strike/silent dial and decorated with an Oriental building, surrounded by brass spandrels within a mahogany and brass mounted case on ogee feet

Sold for £1,900

Van Cleef & Arpels, a yellow metal clip in the form of a seated musician playing the mandolin, her head set facet diamond, her chest and legs set cabochon emeralds and further small diamonds & rubies, signed verso and numbered 20444

Sold for £4,700

A French 18ct yellow gold graduated articulated link necklet by Julien d'Orcel, l. 44.5 cm, 28.1 gms, with original box

Sold for £1,450

An 18ct white gold hinged bracelet set seven brilliant cut diamonds in recessed settings, internal w. 6 cm, 28.8 gms

Sold for £980

A gentleman's yellow metal chronometer automatic 'Ocean Star Datoday' wristwatch by Mido, the circular dial with baton numerals and day/date aperture on an articulated bracelet strap, dial d. 3.1 cm, overall
100.6 gms

Sold for £1,450

A platinum ring set old cushion cut diamond in an eight claw setting, stone approximately 2.8 carats, ring size O, 4.1 gms

Sold for £1,950

An 18ct yellow gold cluster ring set emerald cut emerald within a border of fourteen brilliant cut diamonds, emerald estimated at 2.17 carats, total diamond weight estimated at 0.77 carats, ring size O, 8.1 gms

Sold for £2,300

A 9ct yellow gold hinged bracelet with vine leaf engraving, band w. 1.5 cm, max internal w. 6 cm, 53.2 gms

Sold for £800

A late 19th/early 20th gold expanding crossover necklace of Etruscan design

Sold for £1,100

A ladies 18ct yellow gold and stainless steel wristwatch by Bulgari, the circular black dial with gold coloured Arabic and baton numerals and date aperture on an articulated bracelet strap, case d. 3.3 cm, with box and guarantee

Sold for £1,000

An early 20th century white metal, ruby and diamond trilogy ring marked '18ct Plat' The central ruby approximately 0.75ct, flanked by two approximately 0.25ct round brilliant cut diamonds. Approx weight 2.6g. Size Q

Sold for £1,400

Cartier, an 18ct yellow gold and silver brooch in the form of a hawk resting on its trainers gauntlet, its eye set a small ruby, the glove decorated in black enamel and set small diamond and coral, signed verso and numbered 11513

Sold for £3,800

A white metal ring set single brilliant cut diamond in four claw setting, stone approximately 1 carat, ring size J, 2.4 gms

Sold for £1,350

A pair of yellow metal ear studs, each set nine brilliant cut diamonds in cluster settings, central stones approximately 0.5 carats each, d. 1.3 cm, 5.2 gms

Sold for £1,450

An 18ct yellow gold wristwatch by Tissot, the circular white dial with baton numerals and date aperture on an articulated bricklink bracelet strap, dial d. 2.8 cm, overall 68 gms

Sold for £1,250

A platinum ring set four brilliant cut diamonds within a border of smaller diamonds in the Belle Epoque manner, four stones approximately 0.25 carats each, ring size O, 5.2 gms

Sold for £1,500

An 18ct yellow gold and platinum highlighted tennis bracelet set fifty-nine graduated brilliant cut diamonds, each in a rubover setting, total diamond weight estimated at 3.6 carats, l. 17 cm, 11.6 gms

Sold for £2,000