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An 18ct white gold line bracelet set with approx. 11.60 carats of round brilliant cut diamonds

An 18ct white gold line bracelet set with approx. 11.60 carats of round brilliant cut diamonds, approx. G-H colour and SI2-P1 clarity, with push in clasp and figure of eight safety catches, 16.79gm, length 18cm.

Sold for: £5,400 + fees

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An impressive 18ct yellow & white gold three stone ring set with an oval cut tanzanite

An impressive 18ct yellow & white gold three stone ring set with an oval cut tanzanite, approx. 3.95 carats, with a round brilliant cut diamond set to either side, total diamond weight approx. 2.04 carats, colour H-I and SI2 clarity, 6.00gm, size N 1/2.

Sold for: £4,000 + fees

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An impressive 18ct yellow & white gold flower cluster ring set with round brilliant cut diamonds

An impressive 18ct yellow & white gold flower cluster ring set with round brilliant cut diamonds, total diamond weight approx. 3.50 carats, approx. colour I-J and SI clarity, 7.00gm, size P 1/2.

Sold for: £2,400 + fees

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Beryl Cook, oil, ‘Bride to Be’

Beryl Cook, oil, 'Bride to Be', framed and glazed, 17cm x 11.5cm, overall size 27cm x 22cm. Provenance; gifted by Beryl Cook to Sarah Donaldson in 1995. Sarah was Beryl's hairdresser in Plymouth and met Beryl on her Hen Night in the Dolphin Hotel pub on Plymouth Barbican. A week later the artist presented the painting to Sarah and it has been with her since. The painting is very similar to the works Hen Night and Hen Night II (held at the Glasgow Museum Resource Centre), it is quite likely that Sarah's Hen Party was the inspiration for these works. Words of Beryl Cook describing Hen Night. "This is something we saw quite often a bride-to-be being escorted from pub to pub by her friends, pausing for a drink in each. The friends make the bride a hat (in this case a large cardboard box covered in silver paper and saucy decorations), and there is much singing and hooting as they go through the streets. I am interested in these customs and learned that a bride getting married for the second time will also have a hat, but a much smaller one and more subdued". For full provenance and history please visit our website and head to News from the Rostrum.

Sold for: £7,700 + fees

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Fred Yates (1922 – 2008), ‘Poppy Field, St. Erth, 89’

Fred Yates (1922 - 2008), 'Poppy Field, '89', signed oil on board, 86cm x 86cm, titled and dated to reverse also inscribed 'St. Erth, Penzance-Plymouth Accompanied', framed. (the St. Erth Penzance-Plymouth inscription would have been put on when Fred was travelling by train to Plymouth delivering paintings for exhibitions).

Sold for: £4,900 + fees

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Fred Yates (1922 – 2008), ‘River Scene with boats and cottages’

Fred Yates (1922 - 2008), 'River Scene with boats and cottages' signed oil on board, 50cm x 71cm, signed and dated '87' to front, framed.

Sold for: £2,400 + fees

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Fred Yates (1922-2008) ‘Roman Bridge, Vaison-La-Romaine, Provence’

Fred Yates (1922-2008) 'Roman Bridge, Vaison-La-Romaine, Provence' signed oil on board, titled on reverse, 25cm x 30cm, framed.  From his period in Vaison as invited 'guest of honour' and six other paintings of Vaison appear on pages 50-51 of the Fred Yates book, C'est Votre Passion Monsieur.

Sold for: £1,650 + fees

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Robert Lenkiewicz ‘Painter With Brigitte’, St. Antony Theme

Robert Lenkiewicz (1941-2002) oil on canvas 'Painter With Brigitte', St. Antony Theme, Painter with Women / Observation on the Theme of the Double Project-18, signed and titled to verso, framed, 110cm x 80cm.

Sold for: £1,800 + fees

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Johan de Fre (b.1952) ‘Cherries in a Jade bowl’

Johan de Fre (b.1952) 'Cherries in a Jade bowl' signed oil on board, 19cm x 28cm, framed. With copy of gallery purchase receipt 2008 at £3,700.

Sold for: £2,000 + fees

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An impressive antique 18ct white gold five stone ring set with old round cut diamonds

An impressive antique 18ct white gold five stone ring set with old round cut diamonds, total diamond weight approx. 2.85 carats, colour G-H and VS2 to SI1 clarity, interspaced with eight tiny old rough cut diamonds, 5.43gm, size O.

Sold for: £5,300 + fees

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An 18ct white gold line bracelet set with approx. 5.50 carats of round brilliant cut diamonds

An 18ct white gold line bracelet set with approx. 5.50 carats of round brilliant cut diamonds, colour H-I and SI2 to P1 clarity, 9.40gm, length approx. 17.5cm, with push in clasp and two figure of eight safety catches.

Sold for: £2,600 + fees

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A fine platinum eight claw ring set with 2.73 carats of round brilliant cut diamonds

A fine platinum eight claw ring set with 2.73 carats of round brilliant cut diamond, colour G-I and I1 to I2 clarity, 6.44gm, size J, with an Insurance Valuation from Preston's of Bolton, reference 50-88-215, dated 12/05/14 for £25,920.

Sold for: £8,200 + fees

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