An impressive large Meiji period bronze of a bull elephant,
realistically modelled, ivory tusks, seal mark under the front left foot. 470 x 340mm.
A 1.61ct diamond solitaire ring,
the 18ct yellow and white gold plain six pillar setting with the modern brilliant cut diamond of 1.61ct. Graded colour L and clarity SI1. Valuation available stating 'presented in very good condition'.
A 19thC Māori carved whalebone kotiate (hand club),
the butt knob carved as a profile mask head with ring eyes, drilled suspension hole, smooth all over patina. The traditional kidney form carved blades with two ‘eyelets’. L. 290mm. Registered Y17078.
A platinum and diamond ring,
a 0.59ct oval cut diamond (Colour E, Clarity SI2), claw set with a 0.21ct pear cut diamond (Colour F-G, Clarity SI1-2), on either side, knife edge shank, TDW 1.01ct. Valuation available.
A modern 18ct white gold and diamond tennis bracelet,
the 73 round brilliant cut diamonds claw set in a row, TDW 3.32ct. Suspended on a silver chain.
A Cartier Tank Française Bi-Metal wristwatch
Ref. 2302, 28mm stainless steel and 18ct yellow gold case and bracelet, white dial featuring Roman numeral hour markers and blue hands, automatic movement. Working. Purchased new by our vendor from Watches of Switzerland, Auckland 2003. Complete with certificate, booklet, three spare links and invoice for service completed by Nairns Swiss Watch Service dated 2009.
A stylish modern 18ct white gold and multi diamond dress ring,
with three rows of five floral forms encrusted with 160 diamonds totally 2.61ct.and two further man-made diamonds. Valuation available.
A grandly proportioned, pine multi drawer housekeeper’s chest of twelve drawers,
of graduated depths, with turned handles, raised on squat bun feet. 440 x 1650 x 970mm.
A small proportioned walnut Queen Anne style doubled domed bookcase bureau,
with arched glazed doors, enclosing adjustable shelves, the fall front with baize insert, pigeonholes and drawers, over four full width drawers, raised on bracket feet. 610 x 400 x 1450mm.
A large sectional galvanized steel pathway gazebo,
with curved roof structure and domed ends surmounted by 'coronets'. Approx. 4.9 x 1.6 x 3.4m. Some rust. Provenance: The Nigel Harrod Estate Collection.
An impressive long Turkoman runner, 76 x 509cm.
the field decorated with diamonds, squares and florals, multiple border guards, blue on a deep red ground.
A natural form gold nugget,
with suspension ring and bale to wear as a pendant, 25.8gm.
An 18ct white gold and diamond tennis bracelet
The 80 modern round brilliant cuts each secured by 4-pillars in a row. TDW 2.11cts, graded G-H and Vs-Si. Valuation available.
A lady’s 18ct gold and diamond Jaegar LeCoultre wristwatch,
eighteen small diamonds surrounding the face with a further six diamonds set to the top of each 18ct gold bracelet, concealed back winding wheel, TDW 0.60ct, 22.50gm including movement. Valuation available.
Sydney Lough Thompson (1877-1973), Concarneau,
oil on board, unsigned. 210 x 255mm. Provenance: Handed down to our vendor's mother from her grandmother, Gwendoline Sare (nee Boddington) who was a painter in Christchurch and a personal friend and contemporary of Alf Baxter's and contempory of Sydney Thompson's, known by their mutual interest in painting.
A Georgian mahogany bow front batchelor’s chest of three drawers,
with pull-out slide above full width drawers, raised on bracket feet, with a glass top. 980 x 570 x 870mm.
A George III silver coffee pot, London 1775 by William Grundy. 786gm.,
plain baluster form, the dome lid with wrythen ovoid finial, the spout and wooden handle supports with restrained acanthus leaf and scroll detail, spreading circular foot. H.255mm. CONDITION REPORT: overall good patina, good/heavy gauge, scattering of small dents to the sides of the body (to the outer surface and only occasionally showing inside), foot ring sits squarely, lid closes squarely, minimal play to hinge, hammer finish visible inside body and lid, handle sockets very tight, foot ring solder and making nicely finished, hallmarks well struck, maker's mark fairly clear, lion passant and maker's inside lid flange also good, finial fixed not screwed, spout simple design. 8.5/10
An adult zebra skin,
well-tanned with supple leather, display typical patterning. South Africa label on reverse. 2850 x 1800mm.
A Georgian period bulls-eye mirror, with original convex plate,
set within an ebonized moulding, mounted within a gilded wooden frame decorated with beaded and bound ribbon moulded detail. Dia.550mm
A Meiji period Japanese bronze elephant,
realistically modelled, ivory tusks, trunk raised, seal mark to belly. 360 x 210mm.