An outstanding necklace of fancy yellow and white diamonds
the pendant of butterfly shape mounted with variously cut diamonds including large pear shape and heart shape stones, the chain necklace entirely set with alternating fancy yellow and white diamonds. Fancy yellows totalling 17.89ct, the white diamonds totalling 6.65ct, set in 18ct yellow and white gold. TDW 24.54ct. Valuation available.
A striking large solitaire diamond gents ring
the 5.04ct round brilliant cut diamond (colour J, clarity I2) fluted claw set in an 18ct rose gold domed tapering band. Gemologist report and GSL report on diamond available.
A pair of large and impressive diamond solitaire stud earrings
a 2.54ct round brilliant cut diamond (colour L, clarity VS1) and a 2.47ct round brilliant cut diamond (colour J, clarity VS2) claw set in 18ct white gold, on posts for pierced ears. Valuation available.
A splendid fancy yellow diamond bracelet
of 42 pear cut yellow diamonds framed by multiple smaller yellow diamonds mounted as an articulated alternating double row of pear shaped clusters, in 18ct yellow gold. TDW 13.45ct, Total weight 35.20gm. Valuation available.
A 14ct white gold tanzanite and diamond pendant necklace
the eighty-five oval step cut tanzanites claw set with a pendant of a 3.25ct oval mixed cut tanzanite and twenty-four round brilliant cut diamonds suspended from the base of necklace. Gemologist report available.
A delightful ruby and diamond bracelet
fifty one oval mixed cut rubies and fifty round brilliant cut diamonds claw set in an alternating double row, mounted in 18ct rose gold with push clasp with safety clips. TDW 3.64ct, TRW 11.19ct. Valuation available.
A pair of 18ct white gold and diamond stud earrings
each with a 1.04ct old mine cut diamond claw set, on posts for pierced ears, TDW 2.08ct. Valuation available.
A good pre-European inanga pounamu hei tiki
of elegant proportions and prestigious colour, chin to left shoulder, hands to thighs, hour-glass suspension hole to top, semi-concealed at the front, evidence of another hole beside. The reverse inscribed with presumably a museum collection number and previous owner 'E146.283 Mrs Haigh, Amberley'. Recorded as found at Amberley, ChCh in the 1920s while ploughing farmland. H.90mm. Provenance: Private Estate Collection. Note: the inanga variety of pounamu (nephrite) is prized for its white, grey-green and blue tones, sourced particularly by Poutini Ngāi Tahu and named after the juvenile native minnow or whitebait. Registered Y3275.
An 18ct rose gold tourmaline and diamond pendant
the 11.32ct oval mixed cut pink tourmaline claw set in a diamond encrusted decorative frame, with diamond set bale, the silk cord with diamond set gold spacer and cap ends. TDW 1.93ct. Valuation available.
A pair of 18ct rose gold and multi diamond cluster earrings
the 850 pave diamonds set in overlapping curving panels. TDW 3.59ct. Valuation available.
An 18ct gold diamond necklace and earring set
an articulated section set with fifty-nine round brilliant cut diamonds terminating in a ‘wishbone’ diamond set mount, attached to a double box link chain, TDW 7.91ct; together with a pair of diamond drop earrings, each drop set with four round brilliant cut diamonds, on posts for pierced ears, TDW 1.08ct. Valuations available.
Drawn by John Eyre (b.1771 - ) engraved by John Heaviside Clarke (1770 -1863)
‘View of Sydney from the West Side of the Cove’ [No.1 and No.2] and ‘View of Sydney from the East Side of the Cove’ [No.1 and No.2], four aquatint engravings, joined as intended in pairs of sheets forming two panoramic views. Published by June 4, 1810 by John Booth, Duke Street, Portland Place, London. Each 335 x 990mm (excluding titles). The rare engravings form a complete panorama of Sydney, the first to be published in England. Eyre was convicted of housebreaking in England in 1799 and sentenced to transportation to Australia for seven years, he arrived in late 1801 and subsequently pardoned in 1804. Soon after he provided paintings from which these works were engraved to fellow pardoned convict David Dickinson Mann who published them in ‘Present Picture of New South Wales’ (London, 1811). The original watercolours, c.1806, for these views are now held in the Dixson Galleries of the State Library of NSW. Later chromolithographic reproductions of the engravings were made and published by Dymock in 1884.
An 18ct gold Patek Philippe open face pocket watch
the white enamel dial with Roman numerals and subsidiary second dial, ultra-thin, keyless wind, with Patek Philippe Archive certificate. Total 65.5gm.
A fine and rare Japanese silver sword tsuba
signed I. Chi Ryu Tachibana Masamitsu Tsukuru, finely worked with two cranes in flight in relief and highlighted with coloured gold upon the radiating sunburst design, bamboo shoot in relief towards the base, the border decorated in fine relief, the conforming reverse with signature of various character marks translated as stated above. 70 x 67mm in modern fitted box with translation.
A rare 17thC brass lantern clock by Peter Closon
Neere Holborne Bridge Londini Fecit, c.1660, with strapped bell over three dolphin frets and four urn finials, tapering Doric corner columns on turned feet, oversailing silvered Roman chapter ring enclosing engraved tulip decoration, alarm setting disc and single hour hand, hinged side panels, original weight driven balance wheel movement, alarm wheel outside back panel (lacking rope and weight). H.400mm (15¾"). A well regarded maker, an uncommonly found original unconverted mechanism and in unrestored condition. Provenance: The Williamson Estate Collection.
George Frederic Watts (1817-1904)
Untitled figure study, oil on board. 345 x 270. Labelled to the reverse 'From the G.F. Watts Museum Sale, Sotheby's, Belgravia 1982. Lot 38', with other written detail and assorted numbers.
a rare large black glazed 'Crater Rim' bowl, circular with textured internal rim, the black glazed well with deep rust red highlight mottled to the centre, matt black exterior, impressed with potter's mark. Dia.470mm.
An 18ct. white gold tanzanite
sapphire and diamond pendant, a 9.56ct cushion cut tanzanite, (heavily included), set to the centre of a double row of round brilliant cut diamonds, a 0.67ct pear cut sapphire to the top of the tanzanite, suspended from a white gold chain set with 12 round brilliant cut diamonds. TDW 1.31ct. Valuation available.
An 18ct white gold multi-diamond tennis bracelet
each rectangular link with a combination of two modern brilliant cut diamonds and two baguette cut diamonds, TDW 3.42cts, push-in clasp with safety clasps. Valuation available.
James Cook 'Chart of New Zealand...'
rare original 1772 engraving by John Bayly from the official first edition Hawkesworth publication of Cook's Voyage. hand coloured in outline. 490 x 380mm. The first complete coastline chart of all New Zealand, showing the track of the Endeavour with dates and soundings. Although discovered by Tasman in 1642 it was Cook who discovered New Zealand was not part of the 'Terra Australis'. Cook took six months to circumnavigate the islands. Sailing east of Banks Peninsula he mistook it for an island, Stewart Island is marked as a peninsula.