An impressive lady's 18ct. white gold
rubellite and diamond necklace, alternating large oval facet cut and emerald cut rubellites, each framed by round brilliant cut diamonds and spaced by further small diamond clusters, a trilliant cut rubellite framed by diamonds to the clasp. The 20 rubellites totalling 77.83ct., the 1850 diamonds with TDW of 13.57ct. Valuation available.
A stylish lady's 18ct. yellow gold white and fancy yellow diamond bracelet
as new condition, the 52 claw set pear shaped fancy yellow cut diamonds with TDW of 9.78ct., each framed by small round brilliant cut diamonds, the 780 micro-bead set diamonds with TDW of 3.12ct. Valuation available.
Audemars Piguet 18ct. yellow gold gents calendar wristwatch
subsidiary date and day dials, moon phase aperture, the cream enamel dial with Roman numerals and maker's details. Diameter 34.
An exceptional exhibition quality large Chinese carved ivory figure group
the six child figures practicing various martial arts within an outdoor setting including rocky outcrop, fenced garden, trees, weeping willows and blossoms with carved ivory base. 555 x 300 x 260, all upon a conforming shaped rosewood base with fine carved and fretwork detail, highlighted with fine silver wire inlay. Provenance: This large group was brought to New Zealand from China and exhibited in an international exhibition, c.1970. Our vendors had connection with the Chinese delegation and purchased at the exhibition close.
A large and impressive colonial kauri gum bust
in the form of a Maori mother and child on a wooden base. Cracking commensurate with age. Approx. 30kgs. 500 x 600.
A pair of 18ct. lady's black and white diamond encrusted earrings
wide curved form with the flower and leaf forms detailed with black diamonds framed by a fully encrusted panel of small white brilliant cut diamonds. The 438 white diamonds with TDW of 2.21ct., the 112 black diamonds with TDW of 0.58ct. Valuation available.
An 18ct. white gold and multi-diamond cluster lady's dress ring
the two tapered bands with two raised flowerhead forms, the top entirely set with diamonds including 25 baguette diamonds with TDW of 1.08ct. and 48 round brilliant cut diamonds with TDW of 2.09ct. Valuation available.
An unusual Chinese rosewood dressing table
the inverse breakfront base with two cupboards flanking two drawers surmounted by a superstructure of a central mirror flanked by narrower mirrored wings, all decoratively inlaid with ivory; along with a matching octagonal stool. 970 x 390 x 1560.
An 18ct. gold cased open face pocket watch. Hallmarked London 1850. White enamel face with Roman numerals
railtrack minutes, subs seconds dial at VI, keywind fusée chain movement, signed James Cassels, Lanark. Diameter 54mm. Gold weight 66gms, total weight 143gms. With keys.
A pair of elegant modern lady's 18ct. white gold and diamond articulated bell flower earrings
the suspended drop tapered flower with a further smaller conforming drop below, entirely encrusted with modern round brilliant cut diamonds, the 290 diamonds with TDW of 2.46ct. Valuation available.
Historical items belonging to Captain Ernest E.M. Joyce
together with an autograph album containing Shackleton's and other signatures from the 1907-09 British Antarctic Expedition. Includes 1. A silver cigarette case presentation engraved 'Presented to Capt. Mills Joyce By The Executive of the G.W.V.A of Newfoundland in Appreciation of Services on behalf of The Relief Fund. August 1926". 2. A 9ct gold fob engraved 'E.E.Joyce 17-5-13', from 'United Commercial Travellers Assn. of Australasia'. 3. A Curlett family member autograph album containing eight signatures of members of the 1907-09 British Antarctic Expedition (Nimrod Expedition) including Ernest Joyce, Ernest Shackleton, George Marston, Ray Priestley, John Davis, Frank Wild, Alistair Forbes Mackay and Jameson Boyd Adams, on the opposing page is a poem written in ink by Ernest Shackleton entitles 'Erebus', 'Keeper of the Southern Gapway, rugged and grime & grand, warden of these...' initialled E.H.S. Note: Erebus was first climbed on Shackleton's 1907-09 expedition, two of those who reached the summit signatures on opposing page. 4. A photo archive including; A vintage silver gelatine photo of Joyce with named dogs, two photo postcards of sled dogs inscribed verso '... from Aunt Bee Mills Joyce', five reprint photos of 'Miss B Curlett, lady and dog' and accompanying letter noting an article stating Joyce 'gave it (the dog) to Beatrice in Christchurch shortly after the Expedition thus 'cementing their Romance'. 5. A signed 1st ed. copy of the book 'The South Polar Trail' by Ernest Joyce 1929 inscribed ' My Dear Nephew John from Uncle Joycey...1929'. 6. Other articles, books, newspaper cuttings and correspondence. Provenance: By descent through the Curlett family, Miss B. Curlett married Joyce in 1917.
An early 20thC 18ct. yellow gold gent's half-hunter pocket watch by E. Dent & Co.
the fusée chain movement in working order, the backplate engraved with maker's details including maker to the queen and numbered 32766, working, with an 18ct. yellow gold key and in original named E. Dent & Co. box. 65.8gms. Diameter 43.
An 18ct. gold bracelet
the articulated hexagonal link bracelet with push clasp and safety clips, 80.5gms.
'Monkey Parliament', offset lithograph. 530 x 840. Official Banksy lithograph produced for the Bristol Museum exhibition. This lithograph (as all that were produced) is unsigned and un-editioned.
A vintage edition of Andy Warhol's 'Interview' magazine
(Vol. VIII No. 8, 1978) signed by Warhol in black marker to the cover which features a painting of Jane Holzer executed by artist Richard Bernstein from a photograph by Ara Gallant. 350 x 425. Along with specialist auction house Julien's certificate of authenticity.
An 18ct. yellow and white gold Art Deco style diamond and sapphire cluster ring
the central modern brilliant cut diamond framed by an encircling band of sapphires and an outer band of 20 modern brilliant cut diamonds, English made.
A c.1800 French Empire black and white marble and ormolu portico clock
the circular ormolu cased movement with white enamel dial and Roman numerals suspended between the two tapered white marble columns on square section black marble stands, further ormolu adornments, eagle pediment to the case, the movement with silk suspension, striking to the hour and half hour upon a bell, the rectangular white marble stand with adjustable ormolu feet, c.1800. Valuation available.
An 10ct. gold and diamond necklace
the graduating stretched S-form links with bands of small round brilliant cut diamonds set in between, approx total diamond weight 4cts., 35gms.
A rare fine quality Regency piano top secretaire
the top section with a detailed front panel which lifts up and swivels back to reveal small drawers and pigeon holes, the sliding desk drawer with original tooled green leather inserts and fitted interior with original inkwells, supported on four tapering reeded square section legs, the twin lyre shaped stretcher with central padded foot rest. Ornamented with quality brass rondels, scrolls and lion masks and supported on the original casters. 1150 x 560 x 1300.
An Oriental figured rosewood display cabinet
configured as a combination of sliding and hinged doored cabinets flanking and surrounding open shelves, each shelf with fretwork galleries. 1720 x 360 x 1060.
Two contemporary diamond encrusted rings
set in 18ct. white gold, both designed as twin diamond buckles to the shoulders linked by diamond ribbons, one additionally with a princess cut diamond raised in a claw mount to the centre. TDW 1.32cts. Valuation available.
A brass Congreve rolling ball clock
the four-pillar frame with tilting table to accommodate the balls surmounted by the skeleton fusèe movement with three enamel annular dials, raised on a 'Sorrento' inlaid walnut plinth base with drawer and enclosed within a brass framed glass case.340 x 300 x 445.
An impressive mid-20thC large carved Maori stylised figure panel
patu to right hand, a stylised child figure to the base, paua insert highlights. 1775 x 545 x 40.
An estate 18ct. gold and three stone diamond ring
the 0.43ct. round brilliant cut diamond claw set with a 0.32ct. round brilliant cut diamond to each side, upright shoulders. Colour G-H, clarity SI-1/SI-2, TDW 1.07ct, valuation available.
A pair of old carved ivory Chinese temple lion dogs
male and female, the female with left forepaw resting upon a pup, the other with paw upon a brocade ball. Each raised on a carved dark wood stand. Remnants of gilding and red pigment. Height 125.
'Brown Ochre X', oil on linen canvas, signed and detailed on reverse, dated 2008. 695 x 895.
An 18ct. white gold Art Deco style emerald and diamond cluster ring
the central oval mixed cut emerald in a rubover setting framed by a band of 20 round modern brilliant cut diamonds set in angular panels, TDW of 0.60ct. Valuation available.
René Lalique 'Pinsons' blue stained bowl c.1933
the birds repeating in various pose in curving serrated leaf frames, the blue staining to the recesses, acid etched mark. Diameter 236.
An impressive Georgian oak two-stage housekeeper's cupboard of plain country style
the panelled front with mahogany cross banding, the top section with four cupboard doors and internal shelves, the base section with six small drawers and a central two door cupboard, brass bale handles, stepped pediment and bracket feet. Original condition. 1800 x 500 x 1950.
A Rolex bi-metal Date/Just lady's wristwatch in 18ct. yellow gold and stainless steel
the white enamel dial with date aperture and gold Roman numerals, all original. Working order. Purchased by our vendor at Cordy's 2008.
A gent's 14ct gold and diamond ring
fifteen round brilliant cut diamonds bead set to the central curved panel, wide tapering shank, valuation available.
An 18ct. white gold lady's aquamarine and diamond ring
the emerald cut aquamarine framed by a rectangular band of 12 baguette diamonds and a round brilliant cut diamond to each corner, English made.
An 18ct. white gold and multi-diamond fine tennis bracelet
the 102 modern brilliant cut diamonds set in a row with TDW of 1.69ct.
A vintage large Chinese carved hardwood figure of Shao Lao
with scroll, deer and stork, fine silver wire inlays. 7.5kgs. Height 625.
A lady's 18ct. white gold rubellite and diamond dress ring
the oval facet cut rubellite of 2.49ct. framed by two tiers of lobed forms entirely encrusted with a total of 128 small round brilliant cut diamonds totalling 0.34ct., forked shoulders. Valuation available.
A quality N.Z. colonial specimen inlaid pedestal table
the variously inlaid N.Z. woods top in a starburst and wagon wheel type design, ebonised border, the later kauri pedestal column on three serpentine form legs, quality restoration and in good polish. Possibly the work of William Norrie. Diameter 615, height 750.
An 18ct. white gold emerald and diamond ring
the 1.54ct. oval mixed cut natural emerald claw set and surrounded by 24 small round brilliant cut diamonds, the split shank and shoulders bead set with a further 51 matching diamonds, TDW 0.50ct., emerald of medium colour and Type II - 12 clarity, valuation available.
A brass skeleton clock under glass dome
the double fusèe chain movement striking on a bell, the white enamel cartouche dial with Roman numerals and red enamel filigree hands. Overall height 500.
(1928-2012), 'Ahead by half a head' (two race horses in full stride), cast bronze, signed and numbered 5/10.
A lady's 18ct. white gold Art Deco style diamond cluster ring
English made, the two central round brilliant cut diamonds bead set in a rectangular panel framed by a further band of bead set diamonds, the 24 round modern brilliant cut diamonds with TDW of 0.75ct. Valuation available.
A large ornate cast iron hall stand with green and gold patina of French style
modelled with a young slave girl in chains, the top section modelled with scrolling leaves and flowers and supporting seven lion mask coat hooks, the umbrella stand base with the original two shell shaped drip trays. Width 820, height overall 2100.
emerald and diamond ring, the 0.76ct. marquise cut emerald claw set and surrounded by baguette cut diamonds in a ribbon mount. TDW 0.85ct.
A Victorian 15ct. yellow gold double chain length with fob swivel pendant
the 15ct. yellow gold oval uniform link chain attached to a 15ct. Albertina, the Victorian 18ct. fob seal with classically engraved chalcedony panels. 36gms.
An 18ct. Art Deco style lady's ruby and diamond cluster ring
the oval mixed cut ruby framed by a diamond form panel set with 16 baguette and round brilliant cut diamonds, English made.
A Chinese black lacquer four-fold screen with hardstone and ivory decoration of figures
birds, prunus tree and buildings, the borders with detailed gilding, the reverse with restrained gilded designs of birds and flowers. Width of each panel 460, height 1840.
A 14ct. white gold lavender jadeite
diamond and amethyst ring, the 10.50ct. mottled lavender jadeite cabochon in a claw mount and surrounded by eight round brilliant cut diamonds and eight mixed cut amethysts, with unusual hinged opening shank, total diamond weight 0.45cts. Valuation available.
'The Two Towers', oil on board, signed, entitled verso. 400 x 395.
A Clarice Cliff large Isis vase in the orange Bridgewater pattern
c.1933. The encircling band of decoration showing the pattern in full including the essential Clarice Cliff decorative motifs; bridge, tree, house and flowers. Printed 'Bizarre' mark to the base. Height 285.
untitled (Alice in Wonderland and Humpty Dumpty), oil on canvas, signed and dated '16. 1740 x 810
An old Chinese large crackle glaze vase
baluster form, blue painted underglaze decoration of a deer and stalk within a landscape dominated by a fir tree, red glaze highlights, minor detail in relief, four character marks to base. Height 430, small professional repair to top rim, raised on turned hardwood stand.