An 18ct gold and diamond dress ring
a 1.57ct round brilliant cut diamond claw set to the centre of a halo of small round brilliant cut diamonds, the triple ring set with further diamonds in each shoulder, TDW 2.77ct. Gemologist report available.
An 18ct white gold and four stone diamond ring
four old mine cut diamonds in a coronet mount to the top of a flat tapering band, TDW 2.14ct, Colour I-J, Clarity VS2-I1, valuation available.
A 14ct rose gold kunzite and diamond ring
the 28.83ct cushion cut kunzite claw set and surrounded by fifty-six round brilliant cut diamonds, TDW 0.81ct. Gemologist report available.
An impressive classical style 20thC large bronze naked woman sculpture
she stands with hands raised and head back. On circular red and green marble base. H. 1350mm.
A pair of 14ct white gold emerald and diamond Art Deco style earrings
a 10.49ct emerald drop suspended from a diamond set Deco style post, TEW 20.98ct, TDW 0.31ct, posts for pierced ears. Gemologist report available.
An antique Chinese bronze bell
surmounted with two side by side dragons acting as the suspension hanger, the bell top with horizontal panel enclosing a six character reign mark: ‘Da Ming Xuande Nian Zhu’ (made during the reign period Xuande of the Great Ming dynasty 1426-1435), two encircling bands below of various dragons and animals in relief flank a vertical panel enclosing a four character epithet ‘Wan Gu Liu Fang’ (That you may hand down a unblemished reputation for 10,000 years), the lower scalloped edge with circular bosses; suspended in a wooden stand carved and pierced as two dragons raised upon a platform base with cloud and scroll carved highlights. Bell H.300mm, stand H.795mm. An accompanying certificate from the Rijksmuseum Voor Volkenkunde, Leiden, Netherlands signed by the Curator of Chinese Art in the 1960s/70s Dr Gan Tjiang-tek translates the inscriptions and notes: 'Probably the stand was not originally made for this brass chung (bell without clapper), such bells could have served as gifts to a temple. Origin: Chungking in Szechuan? Maybe later than 15th century'.
A 19thC quality N.Z. colonial inlaid marquetry specimen table
circular form, the top with radiating triangular and starburst patterns in various native timbers with a wider burr kauri outer border and thumb moulded edge, serpentine panelled frieze, raised on turned, fluted and ebonised three leg base with lower circular shelf. Dia.565, H.720mm. Attributed to the Auckland maker Winks & Hall.
A 14ct white gold and diamond solitaire ring
a 1.00ct marquise cut diamond claw set with a tapered baguette diamond to each side. Gemologist report available.
A pair of 14ct white gold aquamarine and diamond earrings
a 4.10ct emerald cut light blue aquamarine claw set and surrounded by small round brilliant cut diamonds, suspended from hooks for pierced ears with lever-back closures, TAW 8.21ct, TDW 1.45ct. Gemologist report available.
A large an impressive Victorian gold mourning locket
the front decorated with a baronet's coronet set with four pearls above a large initial H; the interior set with a photo of Sir John Hanmer Baronet, to one side with woven hair to the other, unmarked but testing as 18ct gold or higher. 32gm. Provenance: Estate collection. See also lots 273, 282, 284 and 290
An oak French provincial style dining table
on square section tapering legs, 2570 x 1000 x 760mm.
A 14ct rose gold pearl necklace
a single strand of thirty 12-14mm round peach pink pearls, the rose gold ball clasp set with four round brilliant cut diamonds. Gemologist report available.
A contemporary Moorcroft vase
'Swaledale' pattern, designed by Philip Gibson, 2007, 5/100. H.370mm.
A 19thC oak French Louis Phillippe bibliothèque cabinet
the upper section with two wire grilled doors, on a base with smaller cupboards and one full width drawer flanked by reeded decoration; decorative brass handles and locks. 1430 x 500 x 2250mm.
A quality rare 19thC French perpetual calendar slate clock by Roblyn
the clock dial having a white chapter ring with black Roman numerals, the inset centre with a visible Brocot escapement, the perpetual calendar dial below having months to the border dial with subsidiary dials for days, date and special years with moon phase painted dial, bell strike twin barrel movement signed by Roblyn, Paris. H. 422mm. With pendulum and key, apparently working.
A large and impressive rock crystal carved parrot on quartz crystal slab base
with feather carved detail and semi-precious stone highlights including amethyst, rubellite and agate carved beak, gilt metal claws, the natural polished fractured large quartz base of variable brown tone. H.345mm.
An Edith Morris (NZ 1896-1965) Arts & Crafts silver brooch
quatrefoil lozenge shape with riven surface, beaded and wire rope detail framing a moss agate cabochon, maker's cipher and Stg Sil to reverse. W.62mm
An antique country oak refectory dining table
the two plank top with clenched ends, substantial side supports and single stretcher base. 2600 x 940 x 760mm.
A Baltic amber bead necklace
a single strand thirty egg-yolk yellow graduating round amber beads, 17-27mm, with silver toggle clasp.
A Victorian 9ct rose gold sapphire and diamond hinged bangle
nine oval mixed cut cornflower blue sapphires claw set with sixteen old single and Swiss cut diamonds, with safety chain and in original box, TSW 5.00ct, TDW 0.40ct. Valuation available.