A good 1999 Rolex Submariner gent’s wristwatch
ref. 16613, complete with box, papers and hang tags, black dial, bi-metal gold and steel strap and case, the automatic movement in working order. Unusually complete with all papers, pamphlets, green leather box, card outer box and two swing hang tags. Sold by Partridge Jewellers 26th June 1999.
A lady's impressive large ruby and diamond cluster ring
the handmade mount with a central oval brilliant cut natural dark red ruby of 2.29ct. framed by ten round brilliant cut diamonds of 0.75ct. and six flanking baguette diamonds of 0.64ct. TDW 1.39ct. Valuation available.
Adele Younghusband (1878-1959)
untitled, female nudes amongst grapevines, watercolour on paper, signed and dated 1939. Provenance: Gifted by the artist to our vendor's grandmother, Olivia Middleton of Auckland, who painted with Adele Younghusband. 595 x 495mm.
A 19thC French eight airs music box
the floral marquetry inlay lid with banded borders, the eight tunes listed on the original card to the interior lid - 'Romeo et Juliette, etc., the mechanism with seven graduating bells struck by bird form hammers, the comb complete with only one short tooth, working, ornate gilt metal side handles, complete with key. 575 x 305 x 230mm.
A vintage polar bear rug
good healthy plush coat, with head in open snarling position and claws to feet, linen and felt backed, by Ward of London. W.2280mm, L.2620mm.
A stylish Belgium Art Deco silver coffee and tea service with tray by Wolfers Frères workshop
‘Giaconda’ pattern, c.1935, .833 standard silver, octagonal walled with faceted shoulders and rosewood handles.
A 14ct white gold sapphire and diamond bracelet
twenty emerald cut vivid blue sapphires claw set with a round brilliant cut diamond between each sapphire, TSW 13.73ct, TDW 0.56ct. Gemologist report available.
A pre-European Maori pounamu hei tiki
of small rounded rectangular form, the suspension hole with heavy countersinking to the reverse flanked by the eyes, flat topped head, hands to thighs, mid green tone. H.52mm. Registered Y20956
A rare late 19thC French Bontems singing bird tortoiseshell box
the case of rectangular form, slide bar switch to the front releasing the hinged lid and exposing the iridescent feathered singing bird, with articulated wings and accompanying synchronised bird song, standing above a grilled and engraved oval panel. Key wind, working order, hinges to the back flap faulted. 103 x 65 x 35mm. In red leather outer box.
An impressive Victorian 18ct gold hinged bangle
the wide band set with an oval enamel, pearl and diamond decorated locket to the front, the interior set with two Victorian photos, the back of the locket, inside the band, with woven hair under glass, gold beaded decoration to the band, in original velvet lined Morocco leather box, bangle and box in excellent condition.
Raffaele Zeloni (Italian 19th/20thC)
an opulent rococo musical salon, oil on canvas, signed lower left. Provenance: Chev. Alex d'Atri & Sons, Rome (gallery label verso); purchased by our vendor's family in 1903, Rome. 595 x 880mm.
An 18ct rose gold solitaire diamond ring
the 1.11ct round brilliant cut diamond claw set with seven small round brilliant cut diamonds set to each shoulder, together with the matching diamond set wedding band, both bands extremely fine. Valuation available.
Jane Brenkley folk art carved Maori scenic pedestal side table
the oval top including eight figures and a dog in a lake landscape with canoe and whare, highlighted in colours and signed and dated 1944, the stylised Maori figured stand carved and pierced, with paua inset eyes to each side upon a Maori carved oval base with rectangular platform below. 195 x 335 x 590mm.
A pair of 14ct white gold and diamond stud earrings
each earring claw set with a 0.67ct round brilliant cut diamond, Colour G, Clarity I2, TDW 1.34ct. Gemologist report available.
A lady's modern 18ct. white gold and multi-diamond tennis bracelet
the 61 round modern brilliant cut diamonds of TDW 3.00ct and graded as 'very good make D-H colour, VS clarity'. Valuation available.
Four 19thC Chinese Kingfisher feather jewelled hair pins
one with silver double long pins bearing Chinese character marks, some losses. The longest 175mm. Provenance: as lot 230.
A historical NZ silver presentation cup by Petersen & Co.
for the North Otago Coursing Club. The front with engraved cartouche of hounds chasing a hare, the reverse with presentation engraved cartouche 'N.O.C.C. President's Cup Presented by E. Menlove Esq. Won by T. Surman's Dogs Gyp, Gazelle, & Queen Bee. June 1879', maker's details embossed to base. 587gm. H.203mm.
A lady's 18ct. white gold pearl and diamond cluster ring
the central mounted 13mm. cultured South Sea full pearl of 'excellent lustre and orient', surrounded by 12 brilliant cut and 12 baguette cut diamonds, TDW 1.11ct, all handmade. Older valuation available.
A good N.Z. colonial burr kauri scotch chest
the classic configuration of five small drawers above three full width graduated drawers, matching white metal mask decorated swing handles and escutcheons, carved partial columns, panelled base, thumb moulded detail. 1220 x 575 x 1370mm.
A notable antique Northwest Persian Sarab carpet
displaying attractive variation (abrash) to the terracotta vegetable dyed field, patterned to the centre with a pendanted central medallion outlined with serrated edges and decorated with herati pattern. 2730 x 2740mm