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Emeralds and Diamonds Glitter this Christmas

December 14, 2020
silver emerald art deco antique ring

An elegant Art Deco Emerald & Diamond Ladies Ring attracted several online bidders, realising over £3,000 when the hammer dropped.  As did a stunning Victorian Ray Star Diamond Brooch, selling to the internet for over £1,900.  A classical Emerald and Diamond Crescent Brooch and an Art Deco Emerald and Diamond Clasp / Clip sold to a London buyer for £1,300 and £1,500 respectively.

A pair of impressive, floor standing Cast Bronze Figures of Stags, drew interest online and in the room for £1,200, with a smaller version of the “Monarch of the Glen” realising over £480.  Other popular pieces with competitive bidding included an Antique Shell Collage, estimated at £40 – £60 and sold for £380 and a Georgian Style Mahogany Overmantel Mirror, formerly housed in Floors Castle, sold for twice its estimate, realising over £300.

Chinese pieces continued to prove popular with Chinese bidders. A Pair of Chinese Kangxi Style Blue and White Pottery Vases with Covers had a market estimate of £50 – £70, however several online bidders brought the final price to over £500.  A Chinese Famille Verte Oviform Vase with Cover sold for 3 times its estimate for £380.

A Second Chance Timed Auction will now be running from 14th – 20th December, with the first lot closing at 8pm.  To browse and bid visit: https://brownandturner.co.uk/auctions/

Consignments are now invited for the Antiques, Fine Art & Jewellery Auction on 30th January.  Valuations continue to be offered at the Brown & Turner saleroom in Jedburgh, or by home visit.  Alternatively, images and details can be emailed to info@brownandturner.co.uk and video appointments arranged by calling 01835 863445.

The experienced team offer valuations for insurance, inheritance tax purposes and settlements.  The in-house removal teams make house clearances and moves much simpler – as part of a move different items can be valued and transferred to store, the Brown and Turner auction house and to new premises.

Upcoming Auctions

Saturday 30th January – Antiques, Fine Art & Jewellery
Consignments close 20th January

Saturday 27th February – Antiques, Fine Art & Jewellery
Consignments close 17th February

Saturday 27th March – Antiques, Fine Art & Jewellery
Consignments close 17th March

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