21st May, 2024 10:00

Fine Jewellery and Watches

 
  Lot 99
 

99

A boxed pair of 18ct gold and enamel clip earrings, by John Donald

of circular bombé form, the basket-weave design dome embellished with turquoise enamel, to tapered backs with white gold omega fittings. Maker's mark JAD for John Donald, London 1979. Earrings case by John Donald, 120 Cheapside London, E.C.2. Approximately 20mm in diameter. 18.98g

Provenance: Maurice 'Dick' Turpin, Barons Keep, London W14.

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Sold for £800


Condition Report

Overall good condition.
Loss of enamel to three panels, not particularly noticeable.
The omega backs clip securely.
Some dirt build-up in the hollowed back of the domes. Can be removed with a gentle clean.

 

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Auction: Fine Jewellery and Watches, 21st May, 2024

Viewing

We will be offering viewing, to be held at our London Gallery, Cecil Court, London, WC2N 4EZ:

Friday 3 May - 11.30am - 5.30pm
Saturday 4 May - 11.30am - 5.00pm
Sunday 5 May - CLOSED
Monday 6 May - CLOSED BANK HOLIDAY
Tuesday 7 May - 11.30am - 5.30pm
Wednesday 8 May - 11.30am - 5.30pm

Viewing to be held at our Stansted Auction Rooms, Cambridge Road, Stansted Mountfitchet CM24 8GE:

Thursday 16 May - 10.00am - 4.00pm
Friday 17 May - 10.00am - 4.00pm
Sunday 19 May - 10.00am - 1.00pm
Monday 20 May - 10.00am - 4.00pm

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