A 14ct gold pink sapphire and diamond bracelet
the nineteen oval cut sapphires set with thirty eight round brilliant cut diamonds, push clasp with safety catches, TSW 16.95ct, TDW 0.86ct. Gemologist report available.
A sterling silver six piece tea set on tray
comprising spirit kettle, teapot, hot water pot, milk, sugar and creamer, melon shape with restrained light foliate decoration, ivory handles and knops to the kettle, teapot and hot water pot, on substantial matching two handled tray, Birmingham 1950 by Adie Brothers Ltd. 10.2 kilos. Note: This design is in the style of Paul Lamerie (1688-1751), a matching larger set was chosen by Elizabeth II as a gift from the City of Birmingham to celebrate her wedding.
A tiger skin rug with full head mount
by Van Ingen & Van Ingen, Mysore, India. On black felt edged canvas backing with taxidermist's labelling and stencil marks. Most claws remain. 2770 x 1820mm
John Barr Clarke Hoyte (1835-1913)
Lake Tarawera, watercolour on paper, signed. 395 x 650mm.
A pair of 14ct gold and diamond cluster earrings
each earring with a 2.02ct round brilliant cut cognac diamond surround by small white round brilliant cut diamonds, TDW 4.63ct. Gemologist report available.
A 14ct gold tanzanite and diamond bracelet
the double row of articulated links set with thirty-eight oval cut violet blue tanzanites with four diamonds between each pair (seventy six diamonds), push clasp with safety catches, TTW 31.65ct, TDW 1.70ct. Gemologist report available.
A good Len Castle (1924-2011) Volcanic Series blue Crater Lake/Alkaline Pool large bowl
the sculpted textured rim with matt grey glaze, striking blue glaze deepening in tone to the well, black glazed exterior. Impressed potters mark. Dia. 506mm. Purchased by our vendor directly from Len Castle, c.2008.
A c.1960 large and impressive Royal Worcester fruit painted pedestal vase and cover by Freeman
painted in the round to the spherical body with peaches, blackberries, cherries and leaves on a mossy green ground, signed by the artist, lion headed scrolling handles, elaborate gold enrichments, the lid with leaf scroll and spire finial. Printed mark to base and shape # 1691. H.360mm. Provenance: Ex. the estate of our vendor's parents who had a long history of China business ownership in England and founded the Hereford Fine China N.Z. business bringing Rick Lewis out to N.Z. This spectacular vase sold with its original packing box used for its transportation to N.Z.
A pair of Irish flintlock coach pistols
early 18th century, the locks each marked 'Byrne fecit', walnut stocks with brass furniture including butts terminating in moulded mask bosses. Overall L.375mm. c.1700-1750. No licence required. The same engraving “Byrne Fecit” appears faintly on both pistols on the top straps of the barrels. Other markings are one the top strap behind the barrel – one above the fixing screw ‘32’ and one below the fixing screw ‘33’, both punched not engraved and of a later sans serif font. “No. 33” has a rejoined crack at the grip, filled borer holes, replacement ramrod, the front rod collar has a small split to the front edge and slight loss to the front edge, forward of the front rod collar hidden by the rod is an area with some wood filler. Apart from overall small handling knocks there’s a dent right forestock above the rear rod collar. “No 32” has a replaced ramrod, forward of the front rod collar hidden by the rod is a loose crack to the woodwork. Apart from overall small handling knocks there’s a small sliver of wood inlaid to a 2cm crack between the brass butt and the trigger back strap (paler colour), and a tight crack forward of the frizzen spring and diagonally up to the barrel.
A 14ct gold and diamond pendant
four princess cut blue diamonds set to the centre of a double diamond encrusted frame, suspended from a diamond encrusted bale, TDW 3.54ct. Gemologist report available.
An 18ct white gold ruby and diamond ring
a 6.00ct oval cut ruby claw set with a 2.00ct oval cut ruby to each side, each shoulder set with two small round brilliant cut diamonds, TRW 10.05ct. Gemologist report available.
An 18ct yellow and white gold diamond trilogy ring
the 1.08ct round brilliant cut diamond claw set with a 0.76ct round brilliant cut diamond to each side, upright shoulders, TDW 2.61ct. Gemologist report available.
A large bronze statue
the classical style woman tied to a tree which in turn is twined around a Greek column, drapery falling to the back of the column and flowing onto the round base, signed ROSSI. H.1510mm.
A fine quality semi antique hand knotted American Saruq rug
wool and silk pile on cotton, the field finely knotted with scrolling tendrils and florals including pairs of herons, hawks and peacocks, rich tones of claret red, indigo blue and turquoise green dominate, the border guard with floral panelled decoration. 2150 x 1300mm.
A contemporary 14ct gold jadeite and diamond necklet and bracelet set
the front piece of necklet set with fifteen marquis shape polished jadeite cabochons of a vivid emerald green and sixty four small round brilliant cut diamonds set in various patterns, a diamond set frame (fifteen diamonds) holds a matching jadeite cabochon, attached to a double articulated link chain, push clasp with safety catches, the bracelet set with twelve polished jadeite cabochons and forty six small round brilliant cut diamonds to match the necklet, TJW 17.80ct, TDW 2.30ct. Valuation available.
An 18ct gold and diamond solitaire ring
the 0.75ct princess cut diamond claw set, slightly domed tapering shank, Colour F-G. Clarity VS. Gemologist report available.
An 18ct rose gold Elgin full hunter pocket watch
stem wind, the white enamel dial with Roman numerals and seconds dial, marked Elgin Nat'l Watch Co., in working order, weight including movement 132gm.
A leopard skin rug with full head mount
by Van Ingen & Van Ingen, Mysore, India. On black felt edged canvas backing with remnant taxidermist's labelling and faint stencil marks. 2000 x 1320mm.
An Edwardian silver and silver-plate 94 piece 18-place setting banquet cutlery service
in canteen, Old English pattern, engraved scripted initials HEM, comprising 18 silver plate table forks and 18 silver plate dessert forks; the balance of items are silver comprising: 18 dessert spoons, 18 teaspoons, 8 serving spoons, 6 egg spoons, 4 salt spoons, a large gravy spoon, a soup ladle, a butter knife and two sauce ladles. The set complete in fitted, blue baize lined, oak canteen with brass fittings. London 1904 by Jackson & Fullerton. The silver component weighing 2.6kgs.
A pair of 14ct white gold ruby and diamond drop earrings
each earring with three oval cut rubies claw set in a drop with two diamond encrusted circular mounts, posts for pierced ears, TRW 6.35ct, TDW 0.60ct. Gemologist report available.