An early Japanese bronze of the Amida Buddha
in Kamakura (12th-13thC) style, seated with hands in Mida no Jōin mudra. Rich brown patina with remnant gilding, high copper content base metal showing through on highpoints and face. Supple modelling with contoured robes falling from the broad rounded shoulders, the face with downcast eyes under delicately arched brows. H.440mm, W.335mm. Raised on a large, gnarled azalea root stand with natural and adzed finish. Provence: Ex. A Fendalton Christchurch estate where it remained with the family for at least the last 60 years
An impressive 18ct white gold large sapphire pink sapphire and diamond ring
the oval mixed cut violet blue sapphire of 9.07ct held four yellow gold claws, framed by an encircling row of diamonds and flanked by two pear cut purplish/pink sapphires of 1.34ct combined, these also framed by diamonds, the 44 single cut diamonds of 0.52ct TDW. Valuation available.
An exceptional large and impressive old Maori inanga pounamu toki
wide tapered flat form, good overall polish with some evidence of pre-European snap technique to the sides, the mildly curved bevel in good condition. Overall pale tone with some darker inclusions. L.330mm, W.104mm, D.30mm. Registered Y21164
An estate 18ct gold and diamond solitaire ring
a 1.75ct old European cut diamond claw set on a fine band. Valuation available.
framed display of eight gold and other silver coins from the historical New Zealand 'Elingamite' shipwreck, the eight gold half sovereigns 1902 Sydney mint plus 29 other silver and copper coins, all in one frame with reprint photo of the SS Elingamite'. Note: The Elingamite an Australian passenger steamer of 2,585 tons, built in 1887, and owned by Huddart Parker was wrecked in 1902 off the north coast of New Zealand carrying a large consignment of gold.
A platinum sapphire and diamond bracelet
twelve oval cut vivid royal blue sapphires (minor inclusions), claw set and each surrounded by round brilliant cut diamonds, joined by diamond set links, TSW 8.50ct, TDW 1.95ct colour G-H, clarity SI2-I2.
An 18ct white gold platinum aquamarine and diamond Art Deco brooch
three rectangular cushion cut aquamarines in a rubover mount to the centre of a diamond encrusted lozenge form frame, tapering to a point at each end, TAW 14.00ct, TDW 0.80ct. Valuation available.
A Chinese Chippendale style gilt screen
the two wooden panels gilded and painted with exotic birds on a crackle glaze finish, open lattice work to the base, faux bamboo frame, the top of each panel decorated with a stylised crown, the back of the panels plain gilding on a crackle glaze ground but each with a small 'Royal' crest. This Theodore Alexander (Melbourne), screen is an exact replica of the bedroom screen at Althorp, the family home of Princess Diana. 1550 x 1300mm
An impressive William IV/early Victorian silver Queens pattern 12 person cutlery service
comprising table knives and luncheon knives (Kings pattern), table forks, table spoons, luncheon forks, dessert spoons and teaspoons, together with a single ladle. Silver weight 4289gm excluding knives. London c1830/1850 various dates, makers William Robert Smily, William Chawner II and others.
A 14ct gold orange sapphire and diamond ring
a 3.40ct mixed pear cut reddish orange sapphire claw set and surrounded by a double halo of modern round brilliant cut diamonds, further diamonds set to the shoulders, TDW 2.25ct, colour F-H, clarity I1. Valuation available.
A large river worn and polished pounamu boulder/touchstone
the mid green tone with pale and dark inclusions, polished top. 620 x 370 x 180mm. Approx. 40kgs.
Lady's Rolex Oyster Perpetual Datejust 18K gold and stainless steel wristwatch
ref.179163, 26mm case, gold dial with factory diamond and gold indexes, smooth bezel, Jubilee 18K and stainless steel bracelet. Ser No. 9254863, c.1986.
An early Georgian walnut veneer kneehole desk
of small proportions, with slide over a full width drawer small cupboard in kneehole cavity flanked wither side by three small drawers, raised on bracket feet. 730 x 500 x 790mm.
Peter Peryer (1941-2019) 'Gone Home'
set of 10 gelatin silver prints, editioned 3/20, title inscribed, signed and dated Easter 1976 on original cover sheet. Each approx 175 x 175mm image size on 300 x 380mm board. In black card slip case with silvered title.
An 18ct. white gold sapphire and diamond ring
the 2.35ct. round facet cut sapphire in a rubover mount and surrounded by a halo of grain set small round brilliant cut diamonds, the triple split shoulders set with conforming diamonds, with the addition of two further diamonds to each side of the halo mount, the sapphire in a good cornflour blue tone. TDW 1.29cts. Valuation available.
A lady's Swiss 18ct gold Girard Perregaux wristwatch
slimline tonneau shaped case on integral link bracelet. 17 jewel manual wind movement. Total 56.2gm
A quality Breitling Super Ocean automatic Chronometer wristwatch with box and papers
the Steelfish A17390 with 44mm s/steel case and champagne dial, significant water resistance of 2000 meters/6600 ft, serial #295204, purchased Partridge Australia 5/5/06. With original s/steel bracelet and extra links. Original boxes and papers.
A pair 19thC 9ct gold Bohemian garnet and pearl earrings
drops of flowering branches encrusted with deep red facet cut Bohemian garnets and seed pearls, hooks for pierced ears.
An early Victorian silver four piece tea and coffee service
comprising coffee pot, teapot, sugar and cream, all with elegant fine detail, fluted bands, acanthus leaf borders, spout detail and ring plinth with four short spreading feet, uncommon flower head finials. London 1838 by John Tapley. Total 2278gm.
William James (Bill) Reed (1908-96)
Fishing Boat and Warehouses, oil on board, signed. 440 x 590mm