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Charterhouse hold four specialist jewellery, watch and silver auctions per year which are always very well attended by both members of the public and the trade, ensuring constant impressive results and a very high selling rate. Each piece will be valued with the care that this most sentimental subject matter deserves and will placed in the most suitable auction.
Our specialists have many years of experience in the field and is fully conversant with all types of jewellery whether it be Georgian paste, Victorian Etruscan revival by Castellani, the exquisite quality of Belle Époque Cartier, the 1960’s Scandinavian designers, a certificated diamond or inherited family heirlooms.

Valuations for auction, probate, family division or insurance can be carried out in house, at a client’s home for larger collections or at a safe deposit facility.

All of our auctions use live internet bidding platforms to ensure that every lot, whether it is worth £20 or £500,000, reaches the widest possible market and sells for the best price possible. In the run up to an auction we receive 100’s of emails requesting further information for lots in the sale. Attached to these email replies, we regularly send well over 1,000 digital images, such is the huge interest generated in our auctions.

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Cameo Appearance

A cameo brooch is one of hundreds of lots of jewellery, silver & watches in the Charterhouse auction on 2nd May in Sherborne.

“The market for jewellery, silver and watches remains strong and we have had some great results over the past couple of auctions.” Commented John Snape.

The late Victorian oval brooch is carved a bust portrait of a classical lady wearing a garland of flowers in her hair. Set in yellow gold the brooch is estimated at £200-300.

Charterhouse is now accepting further entries for their busy programme of specialist auctions including textiles, silver, jewellery, watches, classic cars, and classic motorcycles in May and June.

John Snape ASFAV BA (hons) and the Charterhouse Team can be contacted for specialist advice and valuations at The Long Street Salerooms, Sherborne, 01935 812277 or via

A late Victorian oval cameo brooch in the Charterhouse auction £200-300

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