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South African Art, Jewellery and Decorative Arts

by Strauss & Co


533 lots | 525 with images

February 4, 2013

The Vineyard Hotel

Colinton Road (off Protea Road), Newlands

Cape Town, 7725 South Africa

Phone: +27 21 683 6560 / +27 87 806 8780

Fax: +27 21 683 6085

Email: ct@straussart.co.za

 George III blue stone and paste silver foil-backed necklace, early 19th century

Lot 1: George III blue stone and paste silver foil-backed necklace, early 19th century

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Description: set with pear- shaped and lozenge-shaped blue stones enclosed by a double row of white stones divided by bow-shaped links, the front with a pear-shaped pendant surmounted by a bow, links missing, the clasp damaged, stones lacking , approximate length 41cm

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 George III diamond and enamel ring, circa 1800

Lot 2: George III diamond and enamel ring, circa 1800

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Description: lozenge-shaped, bordered with circular-cut diamonds, applied to the centre with a flowerhead, the shoulders engraved with star motifs, shank altered, size R

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 Edwardian gold heart-shaped metamorphic locket

Lot 3: Edwardian gold heart-shaped metamorphic locket

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Description: hinged, transforming into a four-leaf clover, each leaf with heart-shaped photograph frame, with a fine trace-link chain set to a bolt clasp

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 Gold mesh purse

Lot 4: Gold mesh purse

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Description: finely woven with crossover clasp; and a gold and seed pearl brooch, trefoil, embellished with collet-set seed pearls

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 Edwardian seed pearl necklace

Lot 5: Edwardian seed pearl necklace

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Description: composed of half-seed pearls, decorated to the front by a fringe of knife-edge links set with half-seed pearl tips and accented with five flowerhead clusters, length approximately 40cm

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