Edwardian 18ct gold diamond portrait miniature brooch, estimated at £300-400 at Fellows.

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UNDER £5000

A sale of antique and modern jewellery at Birmingham saleroom Fellows on June 14 will incorporate this Edwardian 18ct gold diamond portrait miniature brooch of a young girl (above), estimated at £300-400.


A Roman garnet intaglio of Apollo set into a 19th century gold ring, priced at £5000 from Kallos Gallery.

Set into a 19th century gold ring, this Roman garnet intaglio of Apollo dates to c.1st-2nd century AD.

It comes from a private collection in New York and is priced at £5000 from Kallos Gallery in Davies Street, Mayfair.


Turkman jewellery pendant – £600 from jewellery dealership Bakhtar Art.

Originating from 19th century Afghanistan, this large, 7in (18cm) high, traditional Turkman jewellery pendant, made with silver and gold work, is priced at £600 from jewellery dealership, Bakhtar Art, at ALFayez in Marylebone.


Hinged-bangle and ring suite by Illias Lalaounis, estimated at £1200-1500 at Bonhams.

Greek jewellery designer Illias Lalaounis (1920-2013) was heavily influenced by his forebears from ancient Greece.

This Lalaounis hinged-bangle and ring suite, mounted in 18ct yellow gold with a hammered finish, is estimated at £1200-1500 in Bonhams’ jewellery auction in Knightsbridge on June 13.


Robert Hennell & Sons terrier cigar lighter dating to 1880, estimated at £800-1200 in Matthew Barton’s sale at 25 Blythe Road.

The silversmiths Robert Hennell & Sons produced a wide range of figural novelty wares during the Victorian period, many retailed by Hancocks & Co.

This 7in (17cm) Robert Hennell & Sons terrier cigar lighter with detachable head was probably made for Hancocks & Co and dates to 1880.

It is estimated at £800-1200 in Matthew Barton’s sale at 25 Blythe Road in Kensington on June 6-7.


Sauceboat hallmarked for London 1747, priced at £3800 from Schredds.

Antique silver dealer Schredds will take this small 5in (13cm) long sauceboat to the Windsor Art & Antiques Fair at the Royal Windsor Racecourse on June 8-10.

Hallmarked for London 1747 but with no maker’s mark, the 6oz (215g) piece is in a style associated with the Huguenot silversmiths of the mid-18th century and may possibly be the work of Liège-born silversmith Nicholas Sprimont (1713-71) or a close associate. It is priced at £3800.

FROM £5001- £50,000


Pendant creation by silversmith HG Murphy, estimated at £5000-7000 at Woolley & Wallis of Salisbury.

A star entry to a sale of jewellery and watches at Woolley & Wallis of Salisbury on July 19 is this pendant creation by English Art Deco silversmith HG Murphy (1884-1939).

The piece, made from enamel and cabochon, sapphire, emerald and yellow gold, has passed by descent from the maker and appeared on the front cover of The Jewellery and Silver of HG Murphy, published by the Antique Collectors’ Club in 2005.

It is estimated at £5000-7000.

OVER £50,000


One of a pair of George IV silver five-light candelabra with an asking price in the region of £95,000 from Koopman Rare Art.

Bearing the royal coat-of-arms for one of the sons of George III, this ornate pair of George IV silver five-light candelabra has an asking price in the region of £95,000 at Koopman Rare Art in Chancery Lane in the City of London.

The 2ft 5in (74cm) high pieces, weighing 540oz, bear the maker’s mark of Charles & John Fry London, 1824-25. Each piece is cast and applied with the Royal coats-of-arms to both sides of the base, but it is not known to which of the king’s sons they belonged.