Equestrian Jewellery at O’Reillys

Equestrian Jewellery at O’Reillys

12 May

“As racing season swings into gear, O’Reilly’s Auction Rooms are pleased to unveil the offering for their May auction.  Horse lovers and collectors of equestrian-themed jewels will delight at horseshoe brooches encrusted in gemstones, while antique jockey pins dazzle in diamonds.

The selection at O’Reilly’s changes every month; for those further interested in this theme, the auction will often include items such a jockey-print cufflinks, stock pins and antique silver of racing and jumping interest.

Here, some May highlights:

– A diamond set fox’s head brooch, ruby eyes €280-€320

– A pair of antique diamond and enamel jockey brooches, mounted in gold, €6000 – €7000

– A Gucci diamond set horse bit pendant, mounted in 18ct gold €2500 – €3000

– A diamond equine brooch, modelled as a horse’s head within a horseshoe surround, set with old cut diamonds, €3500-€4000

– An antique diamond and sapphire horse shoe brooch, €2500-€3000

– A modern pair of silver bookends, modelled as horses, €650-€750

Auction: 1pm, Wednesday May 20.

Viewings: Sunday May 17, 12-4pm; Tuesday May 19, 11-5pm; Wednesday May 20, 10-12.30pm.