An impressive modern lady's 18ct. white gold emerald and diamond necklace
the 11 graduating emerald cut emeralds including two to the drop spaced by pairs of cluster diamonds with further conforming clusters to one side of eight of the emeralds, further pairs of cluster diamonds forming the balance of the necklace. The emeralds totalling 26.57ct. with a TDW 27.1ct. Valuation available.
An impressive classical 18ct. white gold lady's modern emerald and diamond bracelet
the nine claw set emerald cut natural emeralds totalling 13.84ct., each framed by a row of round brilliant cut diamonds and with pairs of clusters diamonds linking. TDW 6.37ct, push-in clasp with safety catch to each side. Valuation available.
A quality modern solid rosewood banquet dining table and eight chairs
the rectangular table with two narrow brass inlaid strips, raised on four scalloped square section legs, the 2400 x 1050 x 755. The chairs with rosewood frames and upholstered in oatmeal fine suede, buttoned back, labelled Lorenz & Z Furniture. New replacement cost $26,000.
An 18ct rose gold and diamond bracelet
the ornate looping and swirling frame set with 498 round modern birrliant cut diamonds, TDW 6.34ct. colour F - H, clarity SI- I1. TSW 2.86ct, 41.1gms total weight, valuation available.
An Art Deco inspired bespoke made emerald and diamond cluster ring
18ct white gold set. The oval emerald of approximately 1.5ct claw set above a table of channel set baguette diamonds, further brilliant and baguette diamonds embellish the bezel, shoulders and sides of the ring. TDW approx 1.72ct. Valuation available.
A pair of lady's large modern 18ct. rose gold rubellite diamond and sapphire earrings
the sinuous double swollen drops each with two tapered rubellites framed by open worked bands of modern brilliant cut diamonds and sapphires. The four rubellites of 7.25ct., the diamonds with TDW 3.3ct. and the sapphires totalling 2.86ct. Valuation available.
Charles Decimus Barraud (1822-1897)
'Lake Taupo' (A view from the Waikato River at Tapuaeharuru, with European and Maori settlements, looking towards Mounts Ngauruhoe and Ruapehu), watercolour, signed and dated 1889. Frost & Reed, Bristol, U.K., picture dealers label verso (dated 11/8/97). The mount erroneously inscribed 'Lake Tampo, G.D.Barraud'. 200 x 345.
An impressive Art Deco platinum 18ct. white gold and diamond brooch
the centre with a single round brilliant cut diamond of 0.48ct. framed by a combination of 10 mixed baguette and Carré diamonds totalling 0.66ct. and a combination of early round brilliant, Swiss and single cut diamonds totalling 2.40ct., TDW 3.54cts. Valuation available.
A 9ct. and 14ct. white gold emerald and estate diamond pendant
the oval cabochon natural emerald of 10.50ct. bar set to a tapered mount encrusted with four channel set baguette diamonds and 14 bead set senaille diamonds with a single claw set old mine cut diamond of 0.45ct. above, TDW 0.85ct. Valuation available.
A Moorcroft McIntyre large 'Pansy' double-handled vase
back stamp and signature to base, c.1911. Height 200.
A Moorcroft 'Hazeldene' landscape inkwell
signature to base and Rd No. 397964. Height 65.
John Emms (UK 1843-1912) R.I.
Study of a Manchester Terrier dog and bitch, oil on canvas, signed and dated 1879. 490 x 750.
A pair of 18ct rose gold and diamond earrings
each in the form of a leopard's head encrusted with diamonds, the back of the each head set with a tiger's eye plate, posts for pierced ears with safety clip, TDW 2.90cts., colour F-H, clarity SI-I1, valuation available.
A good 19thC lady's estate 18ct. rose gold and three diamond gypsy style ring
the three old mine cut diamonds recessed to the heavy wide and plain tapered shank, the 0.80ct. diamond framed by two at 0.42ct. ea. Hallmarked Chester 1890. Valuation available stating colour as J and clarity of VS1.
A lady's modern 18ct. white gold rubellite and diamond dress ring
the striking cushion cut rubellite of 3.22ct. framed by 12 brilliant cut diamonds with TDW of 1.60ct., basket mount, forked shoulders. Valuation available.
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 Moorcroft 'Plum' inkwell
marked with painted initials, affixed Moorcroft paper label and retailer's label: John Bates & Co. Ltd, Christchurch. Dunedin Exhibition 1925-26. Height 70.
untitled Garden Series, oil on board, signed. 860 x 600, original frame.
An 18ct. white gold and jade ring
the Fei Cui Type A oval cabachon jade claw set with a single small round brilliant cut diamond to each flared shoulder. Jade certificate available.
William James Reed
'The Shore in Moonlight', oil on board, signed, c.1950. Provenance: John Leech Gallery, 15 June 1993, purchase receipt available. 590 x 460.
An old impressive Chinese double gourd form vase
incised and glazed decoration of chrysanthemum flowers, clouds and scrolling tendrils in yellow on a red ground. Ming six- character mark in double circle to base and old paper label for Paris auctioneers 'MICHEL DUCHANGE-GARMIGNY'. Height 287.
Eight good quality Louis XVI-style rosewood dining chairs
with well carved decoration of fruit, flowers, scrolls and leaves, turned and fluted front legs, shaped fronts and quality brocade fabric covers.
Harry Linley Richardson (UK/NZ 1878-1947)
'An Old Identity, Wellington' (inscribed Mr J.Johnson verso), oil on canvas, signed. Illustrated: Art in New Zealand, Sept. 1928 page 19. Provenance: Ex. The McGregor Wright Gallery Collection. 750 x 600.
A pair of old French giltwood framed fauteuils upholstered in good tapestries
the shaped backs upholstered with tapestries of children, the seats with scenes from Aesop's Fables. Some distress to fabric.
Colin V. Wheeler (1919-2012)
'South Canterbury Pastoral', oil on canvas board, signed and dated '62, entitled on artist's studio label verso. 330 x 430.
A 19thC Anglo-Indian Vizagapatam horn box
sarcophagus form with fluted walls and lid, raised on conforming squat bun feet, the interior with lift-out fitted tray, ivory decoration, small compartment to the lid. 305 x 225 x 180.
Colin V. Wheeler (1919-2012)
'Early Morning Muster, Nokomai Station, Southland', watercolour, signed. 345 x 290.
'Fabrication II', oil on canvas, signed, dated 9/10/93 and entitled. Provenance: Purchased John Leech Gallery 29.10.97. 295 x 395.
'Oscar' cast bronze seated dog, green patina, 85 x 195 x 215. Raised on a black rectangular polished granite base.
'Golden Age', lithograph 58/70, signed, dated '80, entitled and numbered. 505 x 570.
'Britannia - Britain', 'Britannia Weeps for the Loss of Her Colonies, (from the Virtues Series)', Cibachrome photograph collage 2/2, entitled and inscribed 'We are under no king; we must each look to ourselves'; entitled, inscribed, signed and dated 1996 on reverse. 195 x 180 and 495 x 580 (diptych). Together with the book 'Under The Aegis, The Virtues' by Megan Jenkinson, 1996, signed.
A 19thC mahogany Georgian Revival long case clock
the arched dial named 'W. Brownlee, Hamilton, the silvered ring dial with Roman numerals, railtrack minutes, subsidiary seconds dial and date dial, the hood with fretwork break-arched pediment, supported on wrythen twist columns with gilt metal Corinthian capitals, the trunk with a satinwood and inlaid door flanked by conforming quarter-round pillars. Height 2300.
An estate 18ct white gold and diamond solitaire ring
the 1.2ct Old European cut diamond claw set in a decoratively pierced mount, colour J-K, clarity VS, valuation available.
A lady's modern emerald and diamond cluster ring
18ct. yellow gold and platinum, the central oval shaped mixed cut emerald of 'very good' overall grade and 'light natural inclusions' of 1.40ct. framed by 12 round modern brilliant cut diamonds of TDW 0.55, basket base to the mount. Valuation available.
A 14ct. yellow emerald and diamond ring
the 2.07ct. emerald cut emerald claw set in a high stepped mount encrusted with 167 small round brilliant cut diamonds, including the upright shoulders (one diamond missing). TDW 0.83ct. Valuation available.
A Tudric pewter and enamel clock designed by Archibald Knox (British 1864-1933)
produced for Liberty & Co., pod and tendril design in relief, the copper dial with enamelled Roman numerals and centre, two circular enamelled plaques towards the base, likely presentation engraved 'To Arthur Marshall Esq. from The Otago University Students' Association Capping 1924', strut back, stamped maker's marks including model # 0370 and retailer 'Dawsons Limited Dunedin N.Z.'. Working. Small enamel loss to dial. Height 207.
A lady's estate 18ct. white gold and diamond solitaire ring
the 0.56ct. Old European cut diamond, clarity VS1 and colour G-H, bead set and of 'good cut quality' with two small bead set diamonds framing. TDW 0.63gms. Valuation available. The shank with N.Z. colonial maker's stamp 'A. Kohn'.
An 18ct. white gold pearl and diamond pendant
a 16.4mm round South Seas pearl of a silver white hue, with good lustre and nacre with a diamond encrusted 'S' hook as a bale, suspended from a white gold ribbon collar, with lobster clasp and extender chain. TDW 0.90ct. Valuation available.
A good large Charlie Wilson carved pounamu hei tiki
mid/dark-green colourway, finely detailed with the head turned to the left shoulder, ears evident, inlaid paua shell ring eyes, right hand to the chest, the left to the left thigh. Note: Charles Raponi Wilson has been carving since the 1960s and is recognised as a leading carver of hei tiki, drawing inspiration from ancestral taonga. In 2009 he was commissioned by N.Z. Post along with other leading N.Z. artists to carve a hei tiki to feature on its annual Matariki stamp series. In 2010 his design was selected to feature on N.Z.'s most valuable legal tender coin - the 1oz. gold coin. Length 115.
A good quality 19thC French walnut commode
with variegated grey marble top, a slender bombe full width frieze drawer above three same sized drawers with ornate double swan handles and a slender plinth drawer in base. 1300 x 590 x 1000. With key.
A pair of contemporary designer ebonised wood and mustard leather Gainsborough chairs
open arms, brass studded detail to the base edge, the back with Chippendale type irregular trellis design.
A German WWI Colonial Services flag
ex. Samoa. Provenance: Captured in Samoa. 1870 x 1160, one tear and some marking consistent with age.
A Louis XVI style kingwood bowfront vitrine
with ormulu mounts and breakfront cabetto cornice surmounted by a ormulu crest. Height 1820.
A 19thC thoroughbred equestrian study
a chestnut stallion in a stable, oil on board, unsigned. 420 x 500.
A 19thC Saxony officer's lancer cap
'Tschapka', black lacquered with distinctive square top, adorned with hair plume, crowned cross helmet plate in silvered and gilded metal, fish scale strap, brass edge to the visor, original leather interior.
A 18ct. white gold and diamond Girard Perregaux lady's watch
1960's vintage, square white face with silver hands and markers surrounded by 21 round brilliant cut diamonds, the 18ct. gold strap of knitted mesh. Valuation available. 30.36gms.
F.V. (Frederick Vincent) Ellis (U.K./N.Z. 1892-1961)
'Oriental Bay' (A view from the artist's living room), oil on canvas board, signed and dated '52. 350 x 385.
A natural Fei Cui type A jadeite pendant
mildly tapered rectangular form, displaying vibrant green inclusions and pale tones, the 14ct. white gold mount with three small diamonds. Jade certificate available.
A c.1890 Tiffany & Co. of New York silver spirit kettle
Aesthetic movement engraved floral panels, cherub finial, crested with a raised arm holding a sprig, the band with relief ivy decoration and ball and claw feet, with burner. The base stamped with maker's mark and 'English Sterling 925-1000' and with London import marks for 1936. 1957gms. Height 355.
Sir Mountford Tosswill Woollaston
untitled landscape, watercolour on paper, signed and dated 6/10/'68. Provenance: Purchased Ferner Gallery November 1993, copy of receipt available. 260 x 340.