A large Chinese vase
decorated with florals and leaves with panels of repeating motifs to the base and top, in underglaze blue, with dog head handles. 370 x 430mm.
An impressive 18ct. gold and diamond dress ring
the large cluster set with twenty five round brilliant cut diamonds, the central stone of 0.50ct., TDW 4.31ct. Valuation available.
A heavy Chinese hardwood table
plain top with the frieze, legs and stretchers decorated with stylised vines. 1850 x 870 x 870mm.
A Chinese large blue and white double gourd form vase
each swollen section painted in the round with traditional landscapes including beasts, animals and phoenix, scrolling and panelled borders. Six calligraphic symbols in panel to the tapered neck. H.410mm.
An impressive Victorian oak banqueting table
raised on turned legs with original brass casters, a central leg for support, with six extra leaves. 4270 x 1310mm with leaves in, 1600 x 1310mm without leaves. Together with eight Jacobean style dining chairs, red leather with upholstery nail embellishment, includes two carvers.
A gent's Omega Speedmaster Professional Moonwatch
38mm case, stainless steel case and bracelet, black dial with sub-registers and centre chronograph hand, stamped '640' to lug at 7ock, serial no. 1175, 'Flight Qualified by NASA for all Manned Space Missions' and 'The First Watch Worn on the Moon' stamped to reverse. In original red leather box. Working.
An 19thC or earlier Chinese bronze seated monk on carved wooden stand
head slightly tilted forward, hands in mudra pose, traditional long flowing robes, raised on an ebonised carved stand with blossom, cloud, lingzhi motifs and rocky forms. Some old repairs. H.463mm.
An impressive quality 15ct. yellow gold and finely carved cameo boxed pendant/brooch and earring suite
the pendant brooch carved in relief with a classical woman holding a long staff and swirling ribbon, the earrings each with a single cameo panel of a similar classical woman, all in rub-over mounts with rope twist detail, the earrings with double bar suspension from fine wire mounted flowerhead panels, the original fitted Morocco leather case with Italian maker/retailer details, untested 15ct. or higher.
A pair of famille rose lidded floor vases
inverted baluster form, decorated with phoenix and other birds amongst peony roses, the lids with gilt foo dog finials. H.790mm.
'Sheffield' (1954), Canterbury Railway Station, oil on canvas board, signed. 350 x 450mm. Note: the depiction of rural railway stations by Canterbury artists was popular c.1930/1950 and brought to N.Z. art the modern British tradition of strong blocks of colour and shadow as evident in this work and notably in 'Hawkins' (1933) by Rata Lovell-Smith and 'Cass' by Rita Angus.
A 1980s 18ct. yellow gold and stainless steel gent's Rolex Oyster perpetual Datejust wristwatch
34mm case, gold toned dial with baton markers, Jubilee bracelet. Complete with original purchase receipt dated 1989, certificate, booklet and green leather box.
A George III presentation sword
the blade decoratively engraved with presentation inscription dated 12 June 1810, Royal crown and cypher 'GR' also to the blade, the highly ornate brass hilt in the form of a snake issuing from a lion's mouth with ivory grip, the leather and brass scabbard with decoration of armour, weapons and snakes. L.940mm
A c.1750 European flintlock blunderbuss
the quality full rosewood body with a steel barrel of initial octagonal form flaring to round, steel lock and ramrod, brass trigger guard and ramrod fittings. L.640mm (overall). No licence required.
A rare Queen Anne silver taper stick
the turned sconce on a circular platform with plain flared and reeded rim, the single handle of broad ovoid form with double engraved crest and forked feathered arm supports. London 1711 by John Fawdery. 96gm. Dia. of base 77mm, H.54mm.
A late 19thC impressive boxed 18ct. gilded yellow gold enamelled panel and seed pearl pendant
the rounded rectangular plain panel applied with an oval hand painted enamel plaque of women and cherubs at a waterfall framed by an encircling band of seed pearls, the curved top bar supporting a plain knotted suspension and bail, the reverse with glazed photo locket. L.78mm, in original shaped Morocco leather box with velvet and silk lining detailed 'Halet-Kusnick Bruxelles.
An impressive 18ct. white gold
emerald and diamond dress ring, the 1.60ct. heart shaped emerald claw set in a conforming heart shaped diamond encrusted mount, two small marquise shaped diamonds to each diamond set shoulder. TDW 1.11ct. Valuation available.
A large rare late 19thC camera
in wood with inlaid brass and Taylor & Hobson No.25339 lens. Attached plate 'From C.Baker, 244, High Holborn, London.' Together with brass W.C. Hughes London Patent lens. 270 x 200mm.
An impressive Victorian silver oak boxed four-piece tea and coffee service
elaborate finely embossed floral sprays and engraved trellis panels, acanthus leaf detailed thumb pieces, applied floral sprig finials, gilt washed interiors to the sugar and cream. London 1859 by John Samuel Hunt, the bases engraved 'Hunt & Roskell, Late Storr & Mortimer'. 2kg. The oak box with brass swing handles and blue baize lined fittings. Note: Storr & Mortimer was founded in 1822 when the noted English silversmith Paul Storr realised he required a centralised retail London location.
A French three-drawer bombé commode of rare cocobolo wood
variegated caramel and cream marble top, serpentine shape front, with ormolu embellishment. 1060 x 410 x 810mm.
NZ Hei Matau $10 2012 gold coin
the first 1oz .999 gold coin produced in NZ, Ltd. 217/250, set with pounamu cabochon, carved box.