A massive kauri gum boulder
in polished state and natural as found form. Collected by a Scottish immigrant who worked in the kauri logging industry, c.1890s, as a limber (removing top branches to facilitate felling). In this employment he recovered this and two other naturally bled massive boulders, the others still held by family descendants. Weight approx. 9.9kgs (21lbs). 500 x 230 x 175mm.
An impressive lady's modern 18ct. white gold and diamond set bangle
the top set with 15 round brilliant cut diamonds totalling 4.55ct., colour H, clarity VS2, each set within a slalom type design and rub-over mount, heart pierced internal base section. Valuation available.
A 14ct white gold and diamond tennis bracelet
thirty-five round brilliant cut diamonds claw set with push clasp and safety catches, TDW 12.89ct. Gemologist report available.
An 18ct. lady's modern white gold diamond cluster ring
the quality cushion cut diamond of 1.02ct., colour F, clarity I-F, held by four corner claws above two encircling bands of round modern brilliant cut diamonds, the forked shoulders with further conforming diamonds, the 74 framing diamonds of 0.46ct. Valuation available.
A pair of impressive lady's 18ct. white gold and multi-diamond large hoop earrings
two sides entirely pavé set with a total of 310 modern brilliant cut diamonds with TDW of 5.65ct., the reverse side with repeating floral type design. Valuation available.
An impressive 14ct white and yellow gold aquamarine cocktail ring
handcrafted and set with a 40.67ct rectangular chequerboard cut aquamarine of sky blue hue, claw set in a cradle style mount, wide tapering shank. Gemologist report available.
A pair of 14ct white gold and diamond drop earrings
a 1.01ct marquise cut diamond suspended from a diamond set stud, posts for pierced ears, TDW 2.20ct. Gemologist report available.
John Weeks (1888-1965)
Mediterranean Harbour, oil on board, unsigned, Week's estate John Leech Gallery certificate of authenticity verso. 545 x 670mm
An impressive lady’s vintage 18ct white gold 2ct diamond solitaire ring
the 2.00ct round brilliant cut diamond of clarity VS-2, colour M-O and 'Good' cut, eight claw setting, rhodium plated, the soft rounded profile band squared off. Valuation available.
19thC British School
Mother and child, oil on canvas, unsigned. 745 x 630mm
A lady's modern 18ct. white and yellow gold 1.44ct. yellow diamond and cluster ring
the central pear cut yellow diamond of 1.44ct. framed by two encircling bands of small round brilliant cut diamonds, the curving basket mount and shoulders further set with round brilliant cut diamonds, the 109 brilliant cuts totalling 0.59ct. Valuation available.
A pair of 18ct white gold tanzanite and diamond drop earrings
a pear cut tanzanite claw set and surrounded by small round brilliant cut diamonds suspended from a tanzanite and diamond cluster, posts for pierced ears, TTW 10.88ct, TDW 0.17ct. Gemologist report available.
The following 17 lots are from the Collection of Hannah Martha Dillon
née Carkeek (1881-1963). A mere pounamu, traditional spatulate shape with swollen butt knob pierced by a large diameter off-centre hourglass hole. With an associated framed 'whakapapa' listing 11 owners, from Muriwai to Aporotanga and Te Awanui. inscribed with subscript: 'Aporotanga paid it to Te Awanui as [crossed out: compens] utu for the great fight that took place between the Arawas & the Ngatiawas at Te Awateatua [possibly Te-Awa-o-te-Atua Pa or river in the Bay of Plenty]. The fight afterwards known as the Waikaukau.' Y20558. L.360mm
A 9ct. white gold and diamond tennis bracelet
set with 70 princess cut diamonds, diamond snap clasp and safety catch. TDW 6.31ct. Old valuation available.
An 18ct white gold ruby and diamond tennis bracelet
the twenty-one claw set rubies of emerald cut, each separated by a small round brilliant cut diamond (total 22), push clasp with safety catch, TRW 13.53ct, TDW 0.55ct. Gemologist report available.
An 18ct white gold ruby and diamond ring
the 1.13ct oval cut ruby claw set and surrounded by six tapered baguette cut and six round brilliant cut diamonds, TDW 1.07ct. Gemologist report available.
A 9ct gold curb link bracelet mounted with five gold full sovereigns and four gold half sovereigns
full sovereigns: 1881,1903, 1906, 1913 and 1964; half-sovereigns 1902, 1902, 1909 and 1913. Total 130gm
A 14ct white gold sapphire and diamond Art Deco style ring
a 2.25ct round brilliant cut diamond (clarity P1/2, colour G-H), bezel set and surrounded by twelve checkerboard cut dark blue sapphires, a further three small diamonds set to each shoulder, TSW 3.00ct. Gemologist report available.
A good 14ct white gold lady's handmade large aquamarine and diamond dress ring
the claw set emerald cut natural aquamarine of 11.00ct, clarity is 'eye clean' and cut is 'very good'. Flanked by six channel set baguette diamonds, TDW 0.30ct. Valuation available
A rare pair of Clarice Cliff tall candlesticks in the Autumn blue pattern
12" tall in the Elton shape with tapering square section bodies decorated with houses nestled between and under ballooning trees, the circular nozzles and tapering bases in striking orange glaze with black trim, printed marks to base including 'Fantasque Hand Painted Bizarre....', 302mm ea. One very small paint rub to top rim, otherwise in very good condition. Provenance: Inherited by our vendor from her grandmother, when she first admired this pair of candlesticks at age six, her grandmother boxed them away for many years until passing them on. Note: this rarer pattern has previously been called 'Balloon Trees'.