An art deco enamel, aventurine quartz, diamond, platinum and eighteen karat gold compact, France designed with a central carved floral pattern, bordered by rows of aventurine quartz, accented by rose-cut diamonds set in platinum, opening to reveal powder and blush wells and a beveled edge mirror; signed SAM, reference #1295, imported to England 1927-1928, with pouch. dimensions: measuring approximately 3 3/16 x 1 9/16 x 1/2in. (minor loss to enamel)
A belle époque diamond `plaque de cou`, circa 1900 The openwork rectangular plaque composed of rose-cut diamond scrolling foliage, flowerhead and bud motifs with millegrain detail, later rhodium plated, length 7.0cm., cased
AN ENAMEL "MACHINE AESTHETIC" VANITY CASE, BY VAN CLEEF & ARPELS The rectangular case applied with geometric motifs in two shades of blue, black and grey enamel, with concealed side operated push-piece opening to reveal a powder compartment, a lipstick holder and a fitted mirror, circa 1930, 8.0 x 4.5 x 1.0 cm., with French assay marks Signed by Van Cleef & Arpels, Paris, nos. 30179 and 7791
A magnificent Art Moderne diamond and sapphire bracelet, by Cartier, circa 1939. The hinged bracelet set with diamonds, decorated with two clusters of articulated cabochon sapphire grapes studded with diamonds, the fasteners set with cushion sapphires, mounted in platinum and white gold. Unsigned. #Cartier #ArtModerne #bracelet
An Art Deco lapis lazuli, diamond and platinum brooch, by Reggers, Amsterdam. Fons Reggers was active between 1925 and 1934 in Amsterdam and his jewellery in gold or platinum are rare. #Reggers #ArtDeco #brooch
An antique sapphire, diamond and fourteen karat gold minaudiere, circa 1880 of pierced, scrolling floral motif, centering old European-cut diamonds, within a surround of square-cut sapphires, opening to reveal a beveled mirror, picture holders, under which holds a hinged arm; opposite side contains powder well, and lipstick holders, completed by oval-shaped cabochon sapphire pushpiece; weighing approximately: 237.5grams; dimensions: 3 9/16 x 2 3/4 x 9/16in.; fourteen karat gold.