Finest Jewellery to Old Masters at Roseberys, London

10 Sep 2020

Roseberys, London presents its September auctions including a wide-ranging selection of Jewellery & Watches and Old Master Paintings.

Jewellery & Watches auction will take place on Tuesday 22nd September and presents high quality jewels from the 18th century to the present day, featuring famous brands and iconic designers: Hermes, Cartier, Tiffany, Pomellato, Tabbah, Percossi Papi and Gavello.

Major brands of high-end watches include timepieces by Patek Philippe, Bulgari, De Grisogono and Rolex.

Old Masters, 18th & 19th Century Paintings is on Tuesday 23rd September, featuring Flemish artists of the caliber of Jacob Frans van der Merck and Fredericus Theodorus Renard, together with old masters from Italy, Scotland, The UK , Spain, Austria and France.


SELECTED LOTS


Jewellery & Watches


Left: A diamond ring, the square modified brilliant-cut diamond; Right: A diamond double clip brooch

A diamond ring, the square modified brilliant-cut diamond
Weighing 2.01 carats, to a brilliant-cut diamond surround and line shoulders, ring size L
Accompanied by a report from the Gemological Institute of America, stating that the square modified brilliant-cut diamond, weighing 2.01 carats, is colour E, clarity SI1, fluorescence Medium Blue. See Price Estimate...

A diamond double clip brooch
Each of scrolling spray design, set throughout with brilliant-cut diamonds with baguette-cut diamond detail, total length 7.6cm. See Price Estimate...

Left: An emerald and diamond ring; Right: A French Belle Epoque, platinum, emerald and diamond cluster ring

An emerald and diamond ring
The cut-cornered rectangular emerald to a baguette and tapered baguette-cut diamond bombe mount, approximate dimensions of emerald, 9.0mm x 8.7mm depth 5.0mm, ring size K. See Price Estimate...

A French Belle Epoque, platinum, emerald and diamond cluster ring
The rectangular-cut emerald within collet setting with brilliant-cut diamond openwork border and foliate quatrefoil detail, diamond to diamond single stone shoulders and plain hoop, c.1915, ring size P Accompanied by a report from the Laboratoire Gemmologique de Paris, stating that the emerald showed modification by minor impregnation with oil not significantly affecting the appearance of the stone, origin Columbia. See Price Estimate...



Left: An 18ct gold 'Ellipse' quartz wristwatch by Patek Philippe; Right: An 18ct gold and coloured diamond automatic dual time wristwatch by De Grisogono

An 18ct gold 'Ellipse' quartz wristwatch by Patek Philippe
Retailed by Gubelin, the typical dark blue oval dial signed Patek Philippe and Gubelin, the seven jewel quartz movement signed Patek Philippe Geneve 1582347, the case back signed Patek Philippe Geneve serial number 2328625 ref. 3788 European Convention hallmarks, with Patek Philippe buckle, case dimensions 27mm x 32mm. See Price Estimate...

An 18ct gold and coloured diamond automatic dual time wristwatch by De Grisogono
The square cream coloured dial with applied graduated Arabic numerals, subsidiary dial for second time zone and date aperture, in curved rectangular case with yellow and brown brilliant-cut diamond-set bezel and lugs and brown diamond-set crown, the glazed reverse secured by four screws, to maker's red stingray straps and 18ct gold double deployant clasp, European Convention mark, dial, glazed reverse and clasp signed De Grisogono, case no. 135/250-3, 001885, case 32.5mm wide. See Price Estimate...

Left: An enamel, diamond and gem dragonfly brooch; Right: A diamond and white chalcedony turtle brooch, by Cartier

An enamel, diamond and gem dragonfly brooch
The shaded green plique-à-jour enamel wings to a sectioned abdomen and thorax with translucent pale green enamel decoration and oval demantoid garnet single eye, the wings and legs with brilliant-cut diamond detail, width 7.0cm, height 9.4cm. See Price Estimate...

A diamond and white chalcedony turtle brooch, by Cartier
The chalcedony shell decorated with five conical gold studs to a textured head, flippers and tail, the eyes with rose-cut diamonds, signed Cartier Paris, number N5844, French marks. length 5cm, 19.3g. See Price Estimate...


Left: A diamond flexible bracelet; Right: A late 19th-century French gold, diamond and ruby articulated panel bracelet

A diamond flexible bracelet
Designed as artulated panels of circular-cut diamond chevrons, each framing a calibre trapezoid diamond hoop with a brilliant-cut diamond centre to squared rectangular-cut diamond arms, the principal round brilliant-cut diamond measuring approximately 0.47ct, c.1950, length 18cm, gross weight 45.2g. See Price Estimate...

A late 19th-century French gold, diamond and ruby articulated panel bracelet
Designed as a series of pierced, panels decorated with chimera to scrolling frames and ornate theatrical or satyre mask connections, the panels alternately set with circular-cut rubies and old-brilliant-cut diamonds, c. 1890, French import marks, length 19cm, 44.5g. See Price Estimate...

Left: A pair of sapphire and peridot portrait drop earrings, by Percossi Papi; Right: An early 19th-century Italian micromosaic necklace

A pair of sapphire and peridot portrait drop earrings, by Percossi Papi
The miniature stylised portraits of a young man and woman, to a pierced, enamelled frame set throughout with sapphire, peridot and seed pearls, each suspending a peridot drop with seed pearl accents, the sapphire and peridot tops, signed Percossi Papi, post fittings, length 8cm, in Angella Puttini case. See Price Estimate...

An early 19th-century Italian micromosaic necklace
Composed of ten graduated oval plaques depicting Roman ruins including the Pyramid of Cestius, the Tomb of Caecilia Metella, the Temple of Vesta and waterfalls at Tivoli and two monumental arches, mounted in gold with fine belcher link triple row tiered chain-link connections, circa 1820, length 47.5cm. See Price Estimate...

Left: A 19th-century Russian gold, diamond and spinel circular brooch; Right: A nineteenth-century gold-framed hardstone cameo brooch

A 19th-century Russian gold, diamond and spinel circular brooch
The central cabochon cushion-shaped spinel to a surround of rose-cut diamonds and gold beaded petals, the outer circumference decorated with seed pearl accents and beaded scroll motifs to filigree borders, workmaster mark AA, in a fitted case with indistinct Russian maker's stamp, c. 1870, dia. 3.3cm. See Price Estimate...

A nineteenth-century gold-framed hardstone cameo brooch
Depicting a helmeted Athena in profile facing left with serpent and armour, to a gold frame with beaded perimeter, the reverse engraved with signature 'michelini', length 5cm. See Price Estimate...

A Figaro link coin bracelet

A Figaro link coin bracelet
Stamped 750, suspending four pendant mounted sovereigns and ten half sovereigns including: a King Edward VII 1909 sovereign, two George V 1926 sovereigns, an 1855 Victoria young head shield back half sovereign, and nine further half-sovereigns dated 1902-1918, gross weight approx. 91.6g. See Price Estimate...



Old Master, 18th & 19th Century Paintings


Left: Jacob Frans van der Merck - Portraits of Ludwig Ziegler and Elizabetha Margaretha Spina; Right: Circle of Mary Beale (1633-1699) - Portrait of a lady

Jacob Frans van der Merck, Dutch c.1610-1664 - Portraits of Ludwig Ziegler and Elizabetha Margaretha Spina
Portrait of Ludwig Ziegler (1608-1681), half-length, wearing a black silk tunic and white collar; and a Portrait of Elizabetha Margaretha Spina (1626-1702), half-length, wearing a black silk dress with elaborate white lace triple collar, her hair dressed in ringlets
Oil on oak panel and oil on canvas, two, both feigned ovals, both signed, the latter dated 1647, 74x58.5cm and 76.5x62cm. These engaging portraits display his highly accomplished and realistic technique much sought after during the period. See Price Estimate...

Circle of Mary Beale (1633-1699) - Portrait of a lady
Traditionally held to be Duchess de Broglie, half-length wearing a rose coloured dress set within a feigned stone oval; oil on canvas, 64x77cm. See Price Estimate...

Follower of Luca Giordano - The Massacre of the Innocents

Follower of Luca Giordano (1635-1705) - The Massacre of the Innocents
Oil on canvas, 88.5x156cm Note: Giordano was one of the leading Neapolitan artists during the 17th century, known for his dramatic mythological and religious depictions on large scale canvases. See Price Estimate...


Left: Alexander Nasmyth - Rear view of John Wilson’s new house, Elleray; Right: Fredericus Theodorus Renard - Outskirts of a Dutch town

Alexander Nasmyth (1758-1840) - Rear view of John Wilson’s new house, Elleray
Oil on canvas, 45.5x60.5cm. This beautiful painting is very important scholastically because it fills a gap in the research, namely a view of the approach to John Wilson’s new house Elleray. As well as being an artist, Alexander Nasmyth was frequently asked to view his patron’s landscapes, and ask for help to improve them, or to build a new property or extend an existing one. He would also advise on “clothing” or “dressing” the hills with new planting plans and get others to carry out the schemes. See Price Estimate...

Fredericus Theodorus Renard (1778-1820) - Outskirts of a Dutch town, c.1800
Oil on panel, signed, 52x63.5cm. Fredericus Theodorus Renard was a landscape and topographical artist from Amsterdam who painted in a style inspired by Dutch artists of preceding generations such as Hendrik Keun (1738-1787), Jacob Cats (1741-1799) and Isaac Ouwater (1750-1793). The artist’s work ranges from romanticised rural landscape to topographical compositions, often set in Amsterdam or its environs. The detailed depiction of the houses in this work indicate the portrayal of a specific location. See Price Estimate...

Left: George Watson PPRSA - Portrait of Janet (Jessie) Ruskin, seated half-length turned to the left in a white dress with a landscape beyond; Right: Robert John Cameron Brough ARSA - Sketch for Beggar in Anne of Brittany

George Watson PPRSA (1767-1837) - Portrait of Janet (Jessie) Ruskin, seated half-length turned to the left in a white dress with a landscape beyond, c. 1805
Oil on canvas, 78.5x63cm. Thought to depict John Ruskin's aunt, Janet Ruskin (1783-1828), the present portrait is likely to have been executed around a similar time to Watson's portrait of John James Ruskin; the brother to the sitter and father to John Ruskin, held by The Brantwood Trust, Coniston. See Price Estimate...

Robert John Cameron Brough ARSA (1872-1905) - Sketch for Beggar in Anne of Brittany, a sketch
Oil on canvas, signed and dedicated to my friend Mann, bears inscription Sketch for Beggar in Anne of Brittany, Picture Bought by Italian Government, Venice, on the reverse, 61.5x45.5cm. Robert Brough (1872-1905) was born in Invergordon. In 1894, after two years in Paris, he settled in Aberdeen, as a portrait painter and political cartoonist. In 1897 Brough moved to London and became a friend and prodigy of John Singer Sargent. See Price Estimate...


Left: Leopold Schmutzler - A young beauty: Right: Giacomo Nani - Dead birds in wooded river landscapes, and Flowers and ducks in wooded river landscapes

Leopold Schmutzler (1864-1941) - A young beauty
Oil on board, signed, 67x50.8cm. See Price Estimate...

Giacomo Nani (1698-1770) - Dead birds in wooded river landscapes, and Flowers and ducks in wooded river landscapes
Oils on canvas, a suite of four, 51x76cm., ea., (4). See Price Estimate...


Left: Edwin Hayes RHA RI ROI - Off Lowestoft; Right: George Elgar Hicks RBA - The Bride

Edwin Hayes RHA RI ROI (1819-1904) - Off Lowestoft
Oil on canvas, signed, 50x76cm. Hayes experiences growing up by the coast and living at sea would have a profound impact on the work he would produce as an artist later in his life. His faithful depictions of ships in stormy conditions around the English, French and Spanish coasts became highly sought after during the period with the present work - set just off the Suffolk coast - being typical of his oeuvre. See Price Estimate...

George Elgar Hicks RBA (1824-1914) - The Bride
Oil on panel, signed and dated 1862, 28x19cm. See Price Estimate...


Left: José Balaca y Carrion - Portrait of a girl standing full-length wearing a white, red and black dress and head piece, holding a mask, on a terrace with an ornamental urn and flowers; Right: Sir Francis Grant PRA - Portrait of Surgeon Richard Wood FRCS (1779-1860), seated full-length

José Balaca y Carrion (1810-1869) - Portrait of a girl standing full-length wearing a white, red and black dress and head piece, holding a mask, on a terrace with an ornamental urn and flowers
Oil on canvas, signed and dated 1858, 126.5x96cm Note: This portrait depicts a young aristocratic girl dressed in traditional Asturias or Cantabrian costume, possibly for a masked dance or theatre performance. See Price Estimate...

Sir Francis Grant PRA (1803-1878) - Portrait of Surgeon Richard Wood FRCS (1779-1860), seated full-length, c.1852
Oil on canvas, signed, 173x126cm. The sitter is one of the original 300 Fellows of the RCS, Wood was a Senior Surgeon at the Birmingham General Hospital, 1808, Practiced at Cherry Street, B'ham.. Associate of William Sands-Cox who acquired Woods' services as lecturing surgeon at the Birmingham Medical School at Temple Row. See Price Estimate...



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