South Kensington Results: Jewellery, 19 June 2013

The Jewellery sale held at Christie’s South Kensington on Wednesday, 19 June 2013 realised a total of £1,248,875/$1,948,245 /€1,461,184 and was sold 84% by lot and 87% by value.

248 lots sold

Total: £1,248,875/$1,948,245 /€1,461,184

     84% sold by lot

297 lots offered

$1.56 = £1 / €1.17=£1

    87% sold by value

 

Lot  

Description

Estimate (£)

Price Realised

Buyer

211

An 18ct. gold tourbillon keyless open face pocket watch, by Charles Frodsham

15,000 - 20,000

£40,000

$62,400

€46,800

UK Trade

66

A gem-set necklace and brooch, by Pomodoro

3,500 - 4,000

£32,500

$50,700

€38,025

UK Trade

24

Two unmounted rectangular cushion-shaped sapphires of 12.38 and 17.65 cts

1,500 - 2,000

£30,000

$46,800

€35,100

Asian Private

             

 

 

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Next Sale: Jewellery at Christie’s South Kensington on 17 July 2013

 

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Estimates do not include buyer’s premium. Sales totals are hammer price plus buyer’s premium and do not reflect costs, financing fees or application of buyer’s or seller’s credits.

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