A GEORGE III SILVER CUTLERY SERVICE, Old English pattern settings for twelve comprising table and dessert spoons and forks, and teaspoons; London 1808-1810; twelve each modern table and dessert knives with steel blades; Sheffield 1985. (84)
'AUSTRALIAN JEWELLERS - GOLD AND SILVERSMITHS - MAKERS AND MARKS', Kenneth Cavill, Graham Cocks, Jack Grace, publ CGC Gold 1992, pp.336, 4to.
SIX ITEMS: a silver necklet, a treen owl pendant, a silver and Akoya cultured pearl brooch, a silver parrot clasp, a gilt-metal and paste pendant and freshwater pearl necklace with silver parrot clasp. (6)
A COLLECTION OF VARIOUS ITEMS including a 9ct gold sleeve link, a pair of white metal links and a turquoise-colour paste. Weighable 9ct gold 7g. (qty)
A LONG SILVER NECKCHAIN, long and short curb links with box clasp and double safety catches. Length 65cm. Wt 33g.
FOUR ITEMS: an oval smoky quartz (95.0ct), a Mexican 'Aztec' silver sun-disc style brooch, a silver and bone lion pendant and a silver and marcasite brooch. (4)
A SILVER WRIST-WATCH AND A NICKEL POCKET WATCH, silver wrist-watch with London import mark for 1913 with enamel dial; an open-face pocket watch retailed by G.B.Lovell & Co (Melbourne); nickel screw-back case (glass cracked). (2)
THREE ITEMS: an 18ct gold, diamond and cultured pearl ring (size P, wt 2.3g), a silver and sapphire dress ring and a yellow stone pendant with chain. (3)
A SILVER OPEN-FACE FOB WATCH, white enamel dial, gilt hands and Roman numerals; engraved and enamelled outer case; pin-set hands.
AN EDWARDIAN FOB WATCH AND GUARD CHAIN, gold-plated 'Rosa' fob watch with Swiss cylinder movement; engraved outer case; on a gold-plated long guard chain with opal-set slide adjuster.
AN EDWARDIAN SILVER WAX MATCH CASE, engraved; Birmingham 1902.
A VICTORIAN OVAL LOCKET, silver back and front, engraved with flowers and with vacant shield cartouche; engraved leaves verso; with short silver chain.
AN EDWARDIAN SILVER WAX MATCH CASE, engraved; Birmingham 1907.
A SILVER CASED OPEN-FACE POCKET WATCH, crown-wind jewelled Swiss spiral Breguet movement; 800 silver case bearing Swiss and German marks; Arabic numeral dial with subsidiary seconds.
A SILVER OPEN-FACE POCKET WATCH AND AN ELGIN POCKET WATCH, the open-face watch with crown-wind Swiss movement and lever escapement; Swiss 900 silver engine-turned case; Roman numeral dial marked for the retailer Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Alliance, 90 King Street, Sydney. (dial damaged) (2)
FOUR WRIST-WATCHES: a Seiko automatic chronograph steel bracelet watch with day and date apertures, stop function and subsidiary seconds dial; a Seiko 'Bell-Matic' bracelet watch with day/date aperture; a Longines steel wrist-watch with steel bracelet and another wrist-watch. (4)
A SILVER CHAIN-MAIL SOVEREIGN PURSE fitted with two compartments suspended from chains and finger ring; 800 silver.
AN EDWARDIAN SILVER NOTE CASE with engraved outer case; fitted pencil and with leather lining; Birmingham 1903.
AN EDWARDIAN SILVER COMBINATION PURSE, plain, with suspension chain and ring; integral powder-puff compartment with mirror; Hardy Bros., Birmingham 1908; engraved Hardy Bros.Ltd., Sydney-Brisbane, Made in England. (some damage and repairs)
FOUR GEMSTONES: an oval amethyst (8.0ct) and three citrine swivel stones (3=100.0ct)(some chipping). (4)
A GOLD-PLATED ALBERT CHAIN with 'T'-bar and swivels.
A VICTORIAN SILVER OVAL LOCKET with engraved centre; hallmarks rubbed, probably Birmingham 1884.
A GOLD-PLATED ELGIN POCKET WATCH, 'Cyclone' 10-year case, 7-jewel movement 21642218; white enamel dial; gold-plated chain.
A SHELL CAMEO BROOCH, oval shell cameo of Diana with bow, arrows and quiver and with crescent moon diadem; fancy 9ct gold frame; metal pin. (missing catch and some gold work) Wt 6.9g.
A ROW OF SIMULATED PEARLS, 15.5mm pearls with spherical clasp.
TWO PAIRS OF CULTURED PEARL EARRINGS; 7.3 and 7.5mm Akoya pearls; screw fittings; one pair silver, marked for Mikimoto. (2)
A SCOTTISH CITRINE AND SILVER CIRCULAR BROOCH with cross motif; Robert Allison, Glasgow 1955; safety chain.
A 15ct GOLD AND VELVET FOB with gilt 'eagle' charm. Wt (all in) 8.3g.
AN AMETHYST AND 9ct GOLD DRESS RING, light-purple oval amethyst six-claw-set with flower shoulders. Size Q. Wt 3.7g.
A DAINTY CORAL AND 9ct GOLD RING, oval rim-set coral to split 9ct gold shank. (setting damaged) Size R.
SIX 9ct GOLD DRESS RINGS, some enamel, engraved etc; one South American split band ring is rolled gold. (some damage) (6)
A LARGE CURB-LINK SILVER NECKCHAIN with parrot clasp. Length 73cm. Wt 251g.
A TINY MOTHER OF PEARL AND CHROME-PLATED STEEL MODEL OF A PISTOL, a so-called 'Prostitute's Pistol' after the 19th Century original. Length 41mm.
A SILVER WAX MATCH CASE, plain, with engraved initials W.D.S.; Birmingham 1919.
A GEORGE IV SILVER VINAIGRETTE, engraved inside 'Friendship is Love Without Wings'; some gilt decoration; Birmingham 1822.
A 9ct GOLD SWIVEL FOB set with incised onyx and cornelian.
A BLUE GUILLOCHE ENAMEL AND SILVER FOB WATCH, white enamel dial, gilt hands, Arabic numerals; turquoise/blue enamel case and bezel; Swiss jewelled movement; 800 silver.
AN ENAMEL SHAMROCK AND 9ct GOLD PENDANT AND CHAIN, openwork pendant by J.A.Wylie & Co., Birmingham, on a 9ct rose gold chain with barrel clasp. Total wt 9.8g.
A VICTORIAN TWO-COLOUR GOLD BRACELET with applied 'Etruscan' bead and wirework; bolt-ring clasp; not marked, tests as 14-15ct gold. Wt 12.7g.
A PAIR OF CULTURED PEARL AND SILVER-GILT DROP EARRINGS, each with two Akoya pearls (5.5 and 5.25mm) suspended by a bar from a 5.25mm pearl top; screw fittings.
A QUANTITY OF 9ct GOLD: a pair of sleeve links (lengthened/repaired with metal), a single link, an earring, a pendant and a small length of chain. (qty) Total wt (all in) 10g.
A SET OF 9ct GOLD BUTTONS, each comprising a pair of buttons with conjoining bar. Total wt 2.8g.
A PAIR OF AUSTRALIAN 9ct GOLD SLEEVE-LINKS, rigid 'diamond lozenge' faces with chain and dumb-bell connections; Rodd (Sydney). (illus Pl.229, P.199 CCG) Total wt 6.4g.
AN AUSTRALIAN 9ct GOLD CRESCENT BAR BROOCH set with red doublets and paste pearls with pendent heart and festoon chain; Thompson & Graham (Melbourne); metal pin. (illus Pl.280, P.244 CCG) Width 59mm.
AN AUSTRALIAN 9ct ROSE GOLD NAPKIN CLIP, engraved 'Ted'; Fairfax, Roberts & Sankey (Brisbane). (illus Pl.111, P.96 CCG) Length 30mm.
AN AUSTRALIAN 9ct GOLD SHIELD LOCKET half-engraved with leaf scrolls and set with a red paste; Aronson & Co. (Melbourne). (illus Pl.31, P.37 CCG) Width 15mm.
AN AUSTRALIAN AMETHYST AND 9ct GOLD BROOCH, claw-set oval amethyst and a crescent of simulated pearls; chain festoon and heart; Rollason (Melbourne).
AN AUSTRALIAN THREE-STONE GARNET AND 9ct GOLD BAND RING, the garnets grain set in star-shape surrounds on a parallel band; W.F.Cole (Brisbane). (illus Pl.70, P.66 CCG) Size Q (leading edge) Wt 4.7g.
AN AUSTRALIAN SILVER ALBERT CHAIN, rope-twist 'fetter and one' chain with T'-bar and two swivels; 'T'-bar marked A.Macrow & Son, Sterling. Length 40cm. Wt 33.2g.
AN ENAMEL AND SILVER BROOCH, oval, the enamel sulphur-crested cockatoo displaying ambivalence, rim-set with applied rope border; probably Australian. 40 x 32mm. (illus Pl.360, P.304 CCG)
AN AUSTRALIAN 9ct GOLD PENDANT NECKLET with oval faceted blue pastes rim-set; Aronson. (rolled gold bolt ring)
AN AUSTRALIAN 9ct GOLD 'MAP OF TASMANIA' PENDANT with engraved decoration set with red stones; with suspension chain; marked for A.A.Castley, Launceston. Width 23mm.
AN AUSTRALIAN 9ct ROSE GOLD BANGLE, plain, hinged, with safety chain; A.Saunders (Sydney). Width 16.5mm. Wt (all in) 38.7g.
A SHELL CAMEO AND SILVER BROOCH, the oval profile portrait rim-set; possibly Australian. (Petit Nureyevski style case for L.Solomon, Hunter Street, Newcastle) 44 x 35mm.
FOUR GOLD STICK-PINS set with pearls and coloured stones. (4)
AN ENAMEL AND GOLD 'TROUT' PIN; the translucent enamel fish full-speed on a westerly course; the patent 'butterfly wing' retaining clip marked for 18ct gold. (cased)
FIVE GOLD STICK-PINS including one by Aronson (Melbourne). (5)
AN AUSTRALIAN OPAL DOUBLET AND 9ct GOLD RING; doublet opal (cracked) rim-set. Size T. Wt 6g.
A MOTHER OF PEARL AND GOLD-MOUNTED 'GORGET' CRESCENT BROOCH with an applied Australian Coat of Arms with the motto 'Advance Australia'. Width 100mm. (illus Pl.360, P.304 CCG)
AN AUSTRALIAN OPAL AND 9ct GOLD RING, oval high-domed cabochon white crystal opal rim-set. Size T1/2. Wt 10g.
AN AUSTRALIAN RHODOLITE GARNET AND 9ct GOLD SOUTHERN CROSS BROOCH with central map motif; metal pin; D.H.McDougall (Adelaide). (illus Pl.190, P.165 CCG) Width 50mm.
AN AUSTRALIAN HALF-PEARL AND 9ct BLOOMED GOLD BANGLE with star and crescent motif and applied scrolls on a rectangular-section hinged bangle; safety chain; Willis & Son. (illus Pl.318, P.275 CCG)
TWO AUSTRALIAN 9ct GOLD BROOCHES, a 9ct gold wishbone brooch with boomerang, map and red stone (Aronson), and a red paste and pearl brooch by Willis. (2)
AN AUSTRALIAN 15ct GOLD FLOWER BROOCH with a small pearl on a textured five-petal flower; metal pin; Duggin Shappere & Co. (illus. Pl.93, P.81 CCG) Width 28mm. Wt 4.3g.
AN AUSTRALIAN 18ct GOLD BAND RING, the wide band with alternate panels of foliate engraved ornament and Maltese cross motifs; James McBean & Son (Melbourne). (illus Pl.188, P.164 CCG) Wt 8g.
AN AUSTRALIAN GOLD GUM-LEAF BROOCH applied with an advancing kangaroo with the legend 'Australia'; metal pin; marked verso; probably Australian. Width 55mm. (illus Pl.364, P.308)
A SILVER HUNTING CASE POCKET WATCH with crown-wind jewelled Swiss movement with lever escapement, engine-turned Swiss 935 standard silver case, Roman numeral dial with subsidiary seconds dial; movement and dial marked for the retailer J.M.Wendt (Adelaide and Broken Hill).
AN AUSTRALIA SILVER ARMORIAL SHIELD AND MOTTO BROOCH; Flavelles, Brisbane; metal pin. (illus. Pl.108, P.94 CCG) Width 24mm.
AN AUSTRALIAN 9ct GOLD KANGAROO AND BOOMERANG BAR BROOCH; metal pin; Rodd (Sydney). (illus Pl.229, P.199 CCG) Width 33mm.
AN AUSTRALIAN SHELL CAMEO AND 9ct GOLD BROOCH, the Italian shell carved with a depiction of a maiden at a well-spring; Levinson (Perth); safety chain. (45 x 36mm)
A PAIR OF QUANDONG KERNEL EARRINGS AND A 'TOUCH WUD, FUMS UP' NOVELTY STICK PIN, the earrings silver-mounted with hook fittings. (2)
A THREE-STONE BLUE TOPAZ AND 9ct GOLD RING. Size P. Wt 6g.
A SILVER BOX-PATTERN NECKCHAIN AND AN AMETHYST, CITRINE AND WHITE METAL PENDANT. (2)
A GARNET AND 9ct GOLD DRESS RING, oval garnet. Size O.
A LONG AMBER CHIP 'FLAPPER' NECKLACE.
A PAIR OF GARNET AND 18ct GOLD STUD EARRINGS, each four-claw-set with an oval garnet.
A PAIR OF GEMSTONE AND SILVER DROP EARRINGS by Amellee set with white topaz and pink sapphires.
A PAIR OF GARNET DROP EARRINGS, briolette-cut garnets with 9ct gold shepherd's hook fittings.
A ROW OF SIMULATED BLACK PEARLS (15.5-16.0mm) with spherical clasp.
A PAIR OF 9ct WHITE GOLD EAR-HOOPS. Total wt 1.1g.
TWO CROSSES: an 18ct gold cross and 18ct gold chain (3.9g) and a larger gold-on-metal cross with gilt chain. (2)
TWO PLAIN GOLD BAND RINGS, one 18ct gold (2g), one 9ct gold (2.6g). (2) Sizes M & W.
A DAINTY OPAL PENDANT, freeform blue/green opal triplet rim-set in 9ct gold.
A 9ct GOLD DRESS RING with naturalistic top. Size M. Wt 4.2g.
AN 18ct GOLD WIDE MESH LINK BRACELET with box and tongue clasp and with safety chain; unmarked, tests as 18ct gold. Width 25mm. Weight 58.8g.
A THREE-STONE BLUE TOPAZ AND 9ct GOLD RING. Size P. Wt 4g.
A PAIR OF RUBY AND DIAMOND EARRINGS, each an oval ruby (treated) four-claw-set in a diamond border; 14k white gold.
A PINK TOURMALINE AND 9ct GOLD DRESS RING, trap-cut tourmaline with two circular-cut tourmalines. Size P+. Wt 3.8g.
THREE 9ct GOLD BRACELETS: a 9ct gold heart padlock bracelet and two 9ct gold bracelets without clasps. (3) Total wt 18.5g.
A RUBY, SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND RING, diagonal rows of six sapphires, three rubies and six diamonds in 18ct gold. Size N.
A PAIR OF RUBY AND DIAMOND EARRINGS, each set with a circular-cut ruby and a brilliant-cut diamond; 18ct gold.
A DIAMOND AND 18ct GOLD BAND RING, twenty-eight brilliant-cut diamonds set in rows of four. Estimated weight of diamonds 28 = 0.45ct. Size N. Wt 6.9g.
A 14ct GOLD HUNTING CASE FOB WATCH with crown-wind cylinder movement; foliate engraved 14ct gold case with vacant cartouche and metal inner cuvette; Roman numeral white enamel dial; Swiss movement and case. Diameter 36mm. Wt (all in) 36.9g. (universal case for the retailer Stewart Dawson)
A PAIR OF SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND EARRINGS, each with a marquise-cut sapphire and fifty-two brilliant-cut diamonds; 18ct white gold.
A 9ct GOLD HUNTING-CASE FOB WATCH: crown-wind cylinder movement; metal inner cuvette; case 115993 engraved with flower and leaf and with vacant cartouche. Wt (all in) 19.3g.
A LOVELY PLAIN CORAL BEAD NECKLACE, 130 beads (3.5-3.8mm) with silver bolt-ring. (bought many years ago on a romantic holiday in Naples)
A VICTORIAN SILVER HUNTING-CASE POCKET WATCH, key-wind fusee movement 600836 engraved Sydney Gilling, South Australia; engine turned case; engraved Sydney Gilling, Adelaide, South Australia, 18th Mar 1867; case J.W.Hammon (Clerkenwell), London 1866.
A SILVER OPEN-FACE POCKET WATCH; key-wind movement 15775, engine-turned case G.J.Thickbroom (Clerkenwell) London 1876; Roman numeral white enamel dial with subsidiary seconds dial; movement and dial marked for the retailer Flavelle Bros. & Roberts, Sydney & Brisbane.
AN EARLY VICTORIAN SILVER-CASED OPEN-FACE POCKET WATCH; key-wind English lever fusee movement engraved AD.1844; Roman numeral white enamel dial with subsidiary seconds; engine-turned case by Joseph Harris (The Butts, Coventry), Birmingham 1844.
AN EMERALD AND DIAMOND OPENWORK PLAQUE RING with two central diamonds in a setting with four emeralds and eight diamonds; 9ct gold. Size N.
A LADY'S LONGINES 14ct GOLD WRIST-WATCH, Arabic numeral dial; jewelled lever movement 5446128, cushion-shape 14ct gold case and associated 14ct gold mesh-link bracelet. Wt (without movement) 13.1g.
A DIAMOND DRESS RING, with brilliant-cut diamonds in an Art Deco style; rhodium-plated 18ct gold. (with valuation) Size O.
A RUBY AND DIAMOND BORDER CLUSTER RING, an oval cabochon ruby claw-set within a border of fifteen diamonds in 14ct white gold. Estimated weight of diamonds 15 = 0.60ct. Size J. (Valuation)
A SILVER AND ENAMEL MANDARIN FINGER NAIL-COVER BROOCH, silver mesh alternating coral and turquoise. Size H.
A STAR RUBY AND DIAMOND CLUSTER RING, rim-set ruby within a circular border of twelve diamonds of various cuts; 14ct white gold shank. Estimated weight of diamonds 12 = 0.60ct. Size N+. (Valuation)
A RUBY AND DIAMOND RING, five brilliant-cut diamonds bead set in white gold within a border of French-cut rubies; 18ct white gold. Estimated weight of diamonds 5 = 0.60ct. Size N. Wt 2.7g.
AN INTERESTING PAIR OF SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND DROP EARRINGS with rows of calibre sapphires within diamond surrounds in silver and gold.
A SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND TRIPLE CLUSTER RING, emerald-cut sapphire within a three-tiered border of 74 brilliant-cut diamonds; 18ct white gold setting and shank. Estimated weight of diamonds 74 = 1.20ct. Size M. Wt 5.7g.
A SILVER, FRESHWATER PEARL AND PAVE SET WHITE TOPAZ SQUARE RING; Amellee.
AN UNUSUAL AMETHYST AND DIAMOND DRESS RING, oval chequerboard cut amethyst with a host of brilliant-cut diamonds set in groups of four to a 14ct gold shank. Size J. Wt 16g.
AN OPAL AND 18ct GOLD DRESS RING, two oval white crystal opals claw-set in a contemporary crossover ring. Wt 7.8g.
AN OVAL CABOCHON WHITE CRYSTAL OPAL. Wt 3.50ct.
A FREE-FORM QUEENSLAND BOULDER OPAL. Wt 7,44ct.
TEN OPALS, mostly shallow oval cabochons; Lightning Ridge. (10) Total wt 12.30ct.
A BOULDER OPAL. 5.6ct.
A QUEENSLAND BOULDER OPAL, free-form, blue/green. Wt 4.34ct.
A PAIR OF AMBER DROP EARRINGS, each with a large amber bead and a smaller bead; silver hook fittings. (bought from Martin & Stein)
A GEMSTONE AND 15ct GOLD HINGED BANGLE set with peridots, amethyst and half-pearls in suffragette colours.
A PAIR OF BLUE TOPAZ AND DIAMOND DROP EARRINGS, each a drop-shape topaz claw-set with a brilliant-cut diamond in 9ct gold; 18ct gold butterfly fittings.
AN ELEGANT FRENCH STYLE 18ct GOLD FANCY LINK NECKLACE CHAIN with gold-plated bolt-ring, Length 48cm. Wt 17.2g.
A DIAMOND AND 18ct GOLD BAND RING, seven brilliant-cut diamonds on a wide satin-finished 18ct gold band. Size M. Wt 5.8g.
AN ART DECO STYLE DIAMOND AND PLATINUM DRESS RING with a central transitional cut diamond rim-set within a fancy border of 24 old-cut diamonds and with two shoulder diamonds. Estimated weight of principal diamond 0.80ct. Size N. Wt 3.9g. (Copy Valuation)
A DIAMOND RING, old-cut diamond bead set with four shoulder diamonds; the shoulders millegrain, engraved and pierced; platinum. Size N. (Copy Valuation)
A DIAMOND MARQUISE CLUSTER RING, central old-cut diamond within a border of eighteen old-cut diamonds and two rose-cut diamonds; 18ct gold.
A SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND BANGLE with ten circular-cut sapphires and nine brilliant-cut diamonds channel-set to the upper half of the hinged bangle; marked 9ct, Corona. Estimated weight of diamonds 9 = 0.21ct. Wt 13g.
A SINGLE STONE DIAMOND RING, old brilliant-cut diamond. Estimated weight of diamond 0.80ct graded in the setting as Colour TLB (top light brown), Clarity VS/SI.
A SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND RING, three marquise diamonds in a border of calibre sapphires and a border of brilliant-cut diamonds; 18ct white gold. Size N.
AN ART DECO DESIGN EMERALD AND DIAMOND RING, hexagonal cut emerald with a brilliant-cut diamond border and with brilliant-cut diamond set shoulders; a total of 22 diamonds; 18ct white gold. Size M. Wt 2.8g.
AN ONYX AND DIAMOND DRESS RING, brilliant-cut diamond rim-set within an onyx and pierced key-pattern border and a further border of brilliant-cut diamonds; diamond-set shoulders; platinum. Size M. (Valuation)
A VICTORIAN DOUBLE-LINK LONG GUARD CHAIN with bolt-ring and two metal jump rings. Length 156cm. Wt 49.8g.
AN OLD ROSE-QUARTZ BEAD NECKLACE with jade and silver-gilt clasp and 18 silver-gilt spacer beads; marquise-shape jadeite clasp with metal tongue.
A WIDE 18ct WHITE GOLD BAND RING set with seven brilliant-cut diamonds. Size L+. Wt 5.5g.
A LADY'S TITUS 9ct GOLD WRIST-WATCH; Arabic numeral dial; rolled gold snake-link bracelet.
AN ATTRACTIVE RUBY AND DIAMOND DRESS RING, oval, set with alternating diagonal rows of rubies and diamonds in 18ct gold. Size N.
A DIAMOND AND 18ct WHITE GOLD DRESS RING. Size L.
AN EMERALD AND DIAMOND RING, centre emerald rim-set in a border of diamonds and with diamond set shoulders; 18ct white gold; six baguette-cut diamonds, ten princess-cut diamonds and eighteen brilliant-cut diamonds. Size M.
A CEYLON SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND CLUSTER RING, a bright oval sapphire six-claw-set within a border of twelve diamonds; 18ct gold. Wt 6.9g.
A PAIR OF BLACK PEARL AND DIAMOND DROP EARRINGS: each a 14mm Tahitian cultured pearl suspended from long drops set with twelve diamonds; 18ct gold.
A RUBY AND DIAMOND PLAQUE DRESS RING, two-tone gold with a cushion-shape ruby rim-set with brilliant-cut diamonds in white gold. (treated ruby) Size L.
A PAIR OF SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND DROP EARRINGS; 18ct white gold.
A 19th CENTURY FRENCH 18ct GOLD ALBERTINA, two ornate links with two-colour gold decoration, swivel catch with French 18ct gold marks; with rose rolled-gold bolt-ring and 18ct gold swivel. Total wt 19.2g.
A DIAMOND PENDANT: oval cut diamond claw-set with an old cushion-cut diamond in platinum and gold; on a modern chain marked 14k. (Copy Valuation)
A SANDOZ DIAMOND DRESS WATCH with Swiss 17-jewel movement, applied Arabic numeral dial, the bezel-set with diamonds; marked Platinum; seems to test as 14ct gold.
A PAIR OF DIAMOND DROP EARRINGS.
A 19th CENTURY FRENCH LOCKET, WATCH KEY AND CHAIN, the locket decorated with half-pearls and engraved, suspended from a fancy-link Albert chain with 'T'-bar 18ct gold watch key (steel lined, with key); French control marks. Chain length 38cm. Total wt 30.8g.
AN ART DECO OMEGA 9ct GOLD WRIST-WATCH, square case with Arabic numerals and subsidiary seconds dial at 6; 17-jewel movement 10846855.
A GENTLEMAN'S ELGIN 14ct WHITE GOLD WRIST-WATCH, 15-jewel movement 28047700; re-painted luminised dial; leather strap.
AN AUSTRALIAN 9ct GOLD MASONIC MEDAL, Lodge No.283 Burrowa; presentation engraved inscription verso dated 1920; Harvey Smith (Sydney). (illus Pl.114, P.98 CCG) Length 113mm. Wt (all in) 32.2g.
AN AUSTRALIAN 9ct ROSE GOLD TUBULAR HINGED BANGLE with concealed hinge and catch; A.Saunders (Sydney); possibly wax-filled. Wt (all in) 38g.
AN AUSTRALIAN 9ct GOLD MASONIC MEDAL, 'Boulder City Chapter', with ribbon and bars; Harvey C.Smith (Sydney). (illus Pl.113, P.98 CCG) Length 107mm. Wt (all in) 26.4g.
AN AUSTRALIAN 9ct GOLD CRESCENT AND SWORD BAR BROOCH set with red doublets, paste pearls and half-pearls; metal pin; D.H.McDougall (Adelaide). Width 60mm. (sword point non-extant)
AN AUSTRALIAN 9ct ROSE GOLD RIBBON FOB with enamel Coat of Arms, shields, bar and swivels, on black ribbon; Willis. (a similar item illus Pl.315, P.273 CCG) Wt (all in) 11.8g.
A 19th CENTURY SILVER HUNTING-CASE POCKET WATCH; key-wind movement; subsidiary seconds dial, Roman numeral white enamel dial and movement 7945 marked T.Gaunt, Melbourne (Thomas Gaunt watchmaker); engine-turned case Henry Buckland (Coventry), London 1874.
A 'CHINESE MARKET' ENAMEL AND SILVER HUNTING CASE POCKET WATCH, crown-wind movement with lever escapement, glass inner cuvette; the hunting case with spurious English marks and with enamelled portrait in Oriental style, lake landscape verso; Roman numeral dial with subsidiary seconds dial marked Courvoisier Freres, China.
A SILVER HUNTING CASE POCKET WATCH, crown-wind Waltham 'Traveler' movement with lever escapement, engine-turned case A.L.Dennison, Birmingham 1913; Roman numeral dial with subsidiary seconds dial marked Waltham.
AN AUSTRALIAN PAINTED CERAMIC AND 9ct GOLD OVAL BROOCH, painted Australian wild-flowers and butterfly (initialled verso B.T.A.), rim-set in 9ct rose gold; Joseph Lawrence Pty Ltd. (Melbourne); safety chain. (illus P.173, P.151 CCG) 43 x 34mm.
AN AUSTRALIAN PARAKEET AND FOLIAGE BROOCH set with gemstones and seed pearls; 9ct gold; metal pin. Width 58mm.
AN AUSTRALIAN DEMANTOID GARNET, PEARL AND 15ct GOLD FLOWER SPRAY BROOCH; Willis. Length 59mm. (fitted case)
AN AUSTRALIAN DIAMOND AND GOLD PLAQUE BROOCH with an oval polished centre set with five rose diamonds raised from a shaped rectangular plaque engraved with flower and leaf and with rope borders; tests as 15ct gold; Edward Fischer (Geelong); safety chain. Width 35mm. Wt (all in) 11.6g.
AN AUSTRALIAN OPAL AND 9ct GOLD RING, oval opal rim-set. Size Z1/2. Wt 7.6g.
AN AUSTRALIAN 9ct GOLD HEART-SHAPE PENDANT with simulated pearls and garnet-topped doublets; Rollason.
AN AUSTRALIAN GARNET, PASTE PEARL AND 9ct GOLD BROOCH with a crescent on a two-row bar with reeded sphere terminals and pendent heart with festoon chain; metal pin; Rollason (Melbourne). Width 60mm.
AN AUSTRALIAN OPAL AND 9ct ROSE GOLD BAR BROOCH, drop-shape opal (15.75 x 11.3mm) multi-claw-set on a rectangular bar with rolled ends; metal pin; marked Archibald, 9c. Width 39mm. (cased)
A 19th CENTURY AUSTRALIAN GOLD FLORA AND FAUNA OVAL BROOCH with a kangaroo amongst banksia in an openwork oval frame. (unmarked) Width 31mm.
AN AUSTRALIAN LAPEL WATCH, silver and gold with Arabic numeral dial; V.Fleet (Geelong). (illus. Pl.334, P.294 CCG)
AN AUSTRALIAN 9ct GOLD BANGLE set with red doublets and half-pearls on applied motif flanked by scrolls; rectangular-section hinged bangle; safety chain; Aronson & Co. (Melbourne). (illus Pl.34, P.38 CCG) (dents)
AN AUSTRALIAN 9ct GOLD HEART-SHAPE PENDANT star set with a red paste; Rollason; 9ct gold chain. Total wt 3.3g.
AN AUSTRALIAN AMETHYST AND 9ct GOLD BANGLE, multi-claw-set round faceted amethyst within a scalloped collar flanked by strap and leaf applied shoulders on a hinged rectangular-section bangle; safety chain; W.J.Proud/Prouds (Sydney). (illus Pl.222, P.192 CCG)
AN AUSTRALIAN 9ct YELLOW GOLD NAME BROOCH, engraved in script 'Alma' and with Japonaiserie engraved corners; nickel pin; Grace Bros (Sydney). (illus. Pl.123, P.109 CCG) Width 50mm. Wt 5.9g.
AN AUSTRALIAN GOLD FRAMED PHOTO' PORTRAIT BROOCH, the oval portrait within inner rope border and leaf and tendril frame with cresting bird; hair locket reverse. (label 'Bendigo gold') (illus Pl.358, P.302 CCG) 46 x 39mm.
AN AUSTRALIA BLUE STONE, PEARL AND 9ct GOLD PENDANT NECKLACE, an Art Nouveau asymmetrical pendant on chain with barrel clasp; A.J.Long & Co. (Melbourne). (illus Pl.186, P.162 CCG)
AN AUSTRALIAN DIAMOND AND 15ct GOLD BANGLE, single-cut diamond forming the name 'Kitty', on a 15ct gold parallel bangle, engraved inside 'K.M.N to T.O.N, Xmas 1928'; marked Levinson, 15ct; Levinson, Perth. (illus Pl.178, P.155 CCG) Wt 19.4g.
AN AUSTRALIAN ENAMEL AND 15ct GOLD REGIMENTAL BROOCH; metal pin; Fairfax, Roberts & Sankey (Brisbane). (illus Pl.111, P.96 CCG) Width 37mm. Wt 4g.
AN AUSTRALIAN 9ct ROSE GOLD HINGED BANGLE, the upper half engraved with foliate scrolls and with vacant 'parchment scroll' cartouche; J.Bros. Wt 17.6g.
TWO AUSTRALIAN GOLD RINGS, ruby, diamond and 15ct gold (3.3g), and red stone, rose diamond and 9ct gold; the latter Rollason & Co., (3.7g) (2)
AN AUSTRALIAN 9ct GOLD SIGNET RING with an applied Map of Australia flanked by deep engraved scrolls on a tapered band; S.Hoffnung & Co. (illus. Pl.137, P.121 CCG)
AN AUSTRALIAN 15ct GOLD SIGNET RING; Basse (Adelaide). Size L. Wt 4.4g.
A MID-19th CENTURY AUSTRALIAN 18ct GOLD PHOTOGRAPH FRAME BROOCH with an oval of leaves and tendrils with flower bloom crest and foliate bow base; half-figure photograph of a gentleman; hair locket reverse. 51 x 45mm.
AN AUSTRALIAN 18ct GOLD BAND RING, plain; R.Flett & Sons, Port Pirie (SA) . Size N. Wt 5.4g.
AN ELEGANT PEARL COLLAR with aquamarine clasp: four rows of Akoya Japanese cultured pearls (4mm) of good lustre with an aquamarine and diamond clasp; a drop-shape aquamarine (17 x 11mm) claw and end-set within a scalloped border of 21 brilliant-cut diamonds; 18ct white gold. Estimated weights: Aquamarine = 8.5ct, Diamonds 21 = 0.65ct.
A SINGLE STONE DIAMOND RING, old-cut diamond in 18k white gold with shoulder stones. Estimated weight of principal diamond 0.48ct. (Copy Valuation)
A DIAMOND RING, brilliant-cut diamond partially rim-set in white gold with a border of thirty-five baguette-cut diamonds; 18ct gold shank. Estimated weight of principal diamond 1.10ct graded in the setting as Colour G/H, Clarity P. (copy insurance valuation) Size K. Wt 5.8g.
A THREE-STONE DIAMOND RING, Asscher cut diamonds with ten square-cut shoulder diamonds in 18ct white gold. Estimated weight of diamonds 1 = 0.52ct, 2 = 0.54ct graded in the setting as Colour F/G, Clarity VS, 10 = 0.15ct. Size M+. Wt 4.7g.
A DIAMOND DRESS RING, bezel-set diamond in 18ct white gold. Estimated weight of diamond 0.05ct. Size L1/2. Wt 2.1g.
A 19th CENTURY 18ct GOLD HUNTING CASE POCKET WATCH, crown-wind three-quarter plate movement 6758 with lever escapement signed Walsh Bros., Melbourne (retailer); English hallmarked 18ct gold case, London 1872; Roman numeral dial with subsidiary seconds dial. Wt (all in) 87.4g.
A DIAMOND DRESS RING, bezel-set brilliant-cut diamond in 18ct white gold with 18ct gold shank. Estimated weight of diamond 0.05ct. Size L1/2. Wt 2.3g.
A VICTORIAN 9ct ROSE GOLD-BACK-AND-FRONT LOCKET engraved with foliage.
AN ELEGANT SINGLE STONE DIAMOND RING, bright brilliant-cut diamond claw-set in 18ct gold. Estimated weight of diamond 1.70ct graded in the setting as Colour J/K, Clarity SI. Size M. Weight 4g.
A VICTORIAN AGATE CROSS BROOCH with 9ct gold terminals; metal pin; safety chain.
A PAIR OF DIAMOND STAR-SHAPE DROP EARRINGS, each with five kite-shape diamonds; 18ct white gold. Estimated weight of diamonds 10 = 0.54ct graded in the setting as Colour G, Clarity VS.
A RUBY AND DIAMOND RING, four brilliant-cut diamonds and three baguette-cut rubies; shank marked 18KP, Tiffany. Estimated weight of diamonds 4 = 0.40ct. Size L.
A PAIR OF DIAMOND EARRINGS each with three brilliant-cut diamonds; 18ct white gold. Estimated weight of diamonds 6 = 0.50ct.
A BURMESE RUBY AND DIAMOND RING, oval ruby with twenty-four brilliant-cut shoulder diamonds in 18ct white gold. Size N.
A LONGINES POCKET WATCH, crown-wind movement 2180244 in engine-turned silver and gold-washed case with Arabic numeral white enamel dial and subsidiary seconds dial; 800 Standard silver with German marks; engraved inside case Ernst Levy, outer case with shield cartouche monogrammed EL.
A PAIR OF DIAMOND DROP EARRINGS, each a flat-cut diamond; white gold hook fittings.
A VICTORIAN 9ct GOLD ALBERTINA with 'T'-bar, swivel, slide and seal. Wt 18.6g.
A PAIR OF SOUTH SEA CULTURED PEARL AND DIAMOND DROP EARRINGS, each a drop-shape pearl and three brilliant-cut diamonds; 18ct white gold.
A CITRINE AND SMOKY QUARTZ BANGLE by Amellee; also set with white topaz and pink sapphire.
A PAIR OF SAPPHIRE, DIAMOND AND 18ct GOLD EARRINGS, central bright Ceylon sapphire within a border of six brilliant-cut diamonds; hook fittings.
A 19th CENTURY INDIAN GOLD FRINGE NECKLACE with foliate terminals and ring-link backing chain with hook clasp; unmarked tests as 18ct gold. Wt (all in) 31.4g.
AN EMERALD AND DIAMOND DRESS RING, Colombian emerald four claw-set with baguette-cut diamond shoulders and a fancy border of diamonds; platinum. Estimated weights: Emerald = 2.48ct, Diamonds estimated total weight 0.30ct. Size K+. Wt 7.95g.
A GOOD TANZANITE AND DIAMOND CLUSTER RING, emerald-cut tanzanite four-claw-set in a double octagonal border with 102 brilliant-cut diamonds; 18ct white gold. Estimated weights: Tanzanite = 5.0ct, Diamonds 102 = 0.50ct. Size L. Wt 7.6g.
A MARQUISE-CUT AQUAMARINE AND DIAMOND RING, end-set aquamarine within a border of diamonds in 18ct white gold. Size N.
A RUBY AND DIAMOND DRESS RING, three oval rubies claw-set and spaced by four brilliant-cut diamonds; 18ct white gold. Estimated weight of rubies 3 = 1.52ct. Size N.
A DIAMOND, WHITE GOLD AND BLACK ENAMEL DRESS RING: an Art Deco style ring with three diamonds and with 46 smaller diamonds in 18ct gold. Size N.
AN EMERALD AND DIAMOND RING, five dark green emeralds in a stepped border of diamonds; rhodium-plated 18ct gold setting and shank. Size O+.
A FRENCH 18ct GOLD FANCY-LINK BRACELET with seven oval flower links with spacer link and replaced gold-plated bolt-ring; French 18ct gold 'eagle' marks. Wt 11.3g.
A GEMSTONE AND 18ct GOLD HINGED BANGLE, the upper half set with eight pear-shape sapphires fourteen rubies and forty-three diamonds. Wt 17.2g.
A SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND RING: a native-cut Ceylon sapphire within a border of sixteen diamonds in 18ct white gold. Estimated weights: Sapphire = 8.75ct, Diamonds 16 = 1.00ct. Size N+.
TWO 18ct GOLD BAND RINGS. Size M1/2 and O1/2. (2) Total wt 10.3g.
FOUR BOXES OF GEMSTONES: four bright Ceylon sapphires (7.71ct), three emeralds (2.66ct), an Australian sapphire (1.19ct) and four emerald-cut emeralds. (4)
A GENTLEMAN'S ROLEX STAINLESS STEEL BRACELET-WATCH, 'Explorer II' model with Oyster link bracelet; 16570, W378415; clasp 93150; box and papers. (bought 22.5.1996, in excellent condition)
A LEMON CITRINE AND SILVER NECKLACE with an oval citrine drop below five further citrines each rim-set in silver with oval-link backing chain and bar and ring clasp.
A PAIR OF BLUE TOPAZ DROP EARRINGS with drop-shape, round and rectangular topaz rim-set in 9ct gold; hook fittings for pierced ears.
A DIAMOND HALF-HOOP RING, three old-cut diamonds and four brilliant-cut diamonds in 18ct gold carved half-hoop style cast mount. Estimated weight of diamonds 1 = 0.50ct, 2 = 0.60ct, 4 = 0.04ct.
A PAIR OF ONYX AND DIAMOND DROP EARRINGS, each with a square onyx centred and flanked by small diamonds all 'millegrain' bezel-set in 9ct gold; post and scroll fittings.
A BLUE TOPAZ AND DIAMOND BORDER CLUSTER RING with a 'London blue' topaz bezel-set across the finger in white gold within a scalloped border of sixteen small diamonds; 9ct white gold with leaf shoulders. Size N1/2.
A SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND RING, circular Ceylon sapphire rim-set with twenty-four shoulder diamonds in 18ct white gold. Size N.
A VICTORIAN STYLE THREE-STONE PERIDOT QUARTER-HOOP RING, oval peridots each six claw-set in 9ct rose gold. Size O.
AN ART DECO STYLE CORAL AND ONYX RING with a cushion-shape coral cabochon rim-set within an onyx border with stepped shoulders in 9ct gold. Size N1/2.
THREE PAIRS OF QUARTZ AND SILVER EARRINGS, a pair of septafoil smoky quartz drops, a pair of prasiolite drops and a pair of hexafoil citrine cluster studs with central pearls. (3)
AN AQUAMARINE AND DIAMOND CLUSTER RING, an oval aquamarine bezel-set within a detached border of twenty-four grain-set diamonds; 9ct white and yellow gold. Size O.
A PAIR OF SINGLE STONE DIAMOND EAR-STUDS, each a brilliant-cut diamond; 9ct white gold. Estimated weight of diamonds 2 = 0.20ct graded in the setting as Colour H, Clarity SI1.
A CEYLON SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND RING, three oval sapphires with four brilliant-cut diamonds in 18ct gold. Size N.
AN ART DECO STYLE BLACK ONYX AND DIAMOND DRESS RING with a brilliant-cut diamond bezel-set on an onyx tablet flanked by small diamonds and with stepped onyx shoulders; 9ct white and rose gold. Size N1/2.
A SINGLE ROW CULTURED PEARL NECKLACE: 114 Japanese Akoya pearls (7.0-7.5mm) of good lustre with a garnet, pearl and 9ct gold cluster clasp.
SIX OPALS, various shapes; Mintabie. (6) Total wt 32.65ct.
AN OVAL GARNET AND 9ct GOLD DRESS RING. Size O. Wt 5.8g.
AN OVAL BOULDER OPAL. Wt 6.70ct.
A GOOD ITALIAN CORAL BEAD NECKLACE, 41 log-shape coral beads with 14 silver-gilt beads and silver-gilt clasp.
A LAPIS LAZULI, SAPPHIRE AND PEARL NECKLACE with a twelve-drop tassel of pale sapphires and freshwater cultured pearls from a necklet of baroque pearls and rim-set lapis.
AN ART DECO STYLE RUBY AND DIAMOND RING with a square-cut ruby bezel-set in 9ct rose gold within a 'diamond lozenge' border set with small rubies and diamonds. Size N1/2.
A GEMSTONE AND SILVER HINGED BANGLE with garnet, amethyst, peridot and citrine rim-set on a wide bangle with bar and chenier catch.
A GEMSTONE AND 9ct GOLD DRESS RING with an emerald-cut amethyst bezel-set within an openwork border of small peridots and pearls. Size O.
A DAINTY RUBY AND DIAMOND PENDANT with an oval ruby bezel-set in 9ct rose gold within a border of small diamonds.
A SPECTACULAR 19th CENTURY INDIAN COLLAR with a foliate crescent motif set with foiled pink sapphires and emeralds; gold and silver with tubular mesh-link backing chain.
A MABE PEARL, ONYX AND 9ct GOLD PENDANT/ENHANCER, a 9.5mm pearl within an onyx circlet.
A VICTORIAN STYLE SILVER OVAL LOCKET on fancy link chain.
A SOUTH SEA PEARL AND DIAMOND RING: 14mm cultured pearl with domed diamond-set cap and smaller salt-water Akoya pearls on a flexible shank. (size adjustable)
AN OPAL AND DIAMOND PENDANT NECKLET with a rim-set opal mostly blue/green, with a geometric diamond set top; 18ct white and yellow gold.
A PAIR OF PEARL AND DIAMOND DROP EARRINGS, each a 13.5mm South Sea cultured pearl suspended from a quatrefoil diamond-set motif and a diamond-set loop; 18ct white gold.
AN EMERALD AND DIAMOND BRACELET, a central emerald of traditional cut rim-set within a border of old-cut diamonds and a line of old-cut diamonds in 18ct white gold.
AN EMERALD AND DIAMOND CLUSTER RING, an oval emerald within a border of fifteen brilliant-cut brown diamonds and a further border of emeralds; 18ct gold. Size N.
AN 18ct GOLD HUNTING CASE POCKET WATCH, 15-jewel crown-wind movement 22399547 with lever escapement by American Watch Co. (Waltham, Mass); English hallmarked 18ct gold case by A.L.Denison, Birmingham 1910; monogrammed sprung-hinged cover; presentation engraved inner cuvette 'To E.A.Chisholm...from the Cattle Carcase Butchers 1919'; Roman numeral white enamel dial with subsidiary seconds dial. Wt (all in) 109.2g.
AN EMERALD AND DIAMOND DRESS RING, dark oval emerald (14 x 11 x 6.7mm) within a border of brilliant-cut diamonds; 18ct gold. Size N+.
A CITRINE, LEMON QUARTZ AND SMOKY QUARTZ NECKLET set in silver with a pink sapphire; Amellee.
A PAIR OF SINGLE STONE DIAMOND EARRINGS, each a brilliant-cut diamond; 18ct white gold with six-claw-settings. Estimated weight of diamonds 2 = 1.01ct graded in the setting as Colour H, Clarity SI3.
A LOVELY RUBY AND DIAMOND RING, an oval Burmese ruby with six shoulder diamonds in 18ct gold. Estimated weights: Ruby = 1.05ct, Diamonds 6 = 0.50ct. Size N.
AN AQUAMARINE AND DIAMOND DRESS RING, long emerald-cut aquamarine (11.9 x 6.9mm) claw-set within a double border of diamonds; 18ct gold. Size N.
A DIAMOND AND ONYX DRESS RING central champagne brilliant-cut diamond rim-set within a circle of black onyx and a scalloped border of fourteen brilliant-cut diamonds; 18ct white gold. Estimated weight of principal diamond 0.40ct. Size M.
A SINGLE STONE DIAMOND RING, cushion-shape old-cut diamond; the 18ct white gold openwork setting with a total of 36 small brilliant and single cut diamonds. Estimated weight of principal diamond 1.00ct graded in the setting as Colour K/L, Clarity VS. Size I1/2. Wt 4g.
A RUBY AND DIAMOND THREE-STONE RING, a square-cut ruby with two square-cut diamonds; 18ct gold. Estimated weight of diamonds 2 = 0.30ct. Size H+. Wt 1.8g.
AN 18ct TWO-COLOUR GOLD BRACELET, six-row gatelink bracelet with stylized bow motifs centred by small rim-set rubies; box and tongue clasp with wire safety catch. Width 7.6mm. Wt 15.9g.
A PAIR OF RUBY CHANDELIER DROP EARRINGS, with marquise and round rubies rim-set in 9ct gold; hook fittings.
TWO SILVER CHARM BRACELETS AND TWENTY CHARMS, each bracelet with ring and bar clasp, the charms representing destinations on a round-the-world tour of discovery including Lincoln. (22)
A PAIR OF GARNET AND DIAMOND DROP EARRINGS, each with an oval pyrope garnet bezel-set within a border of small diamonds in 9ct gold and with a briolette garnet drop; hook fittings.
AN 18th CENTURY SILVER PAIR-CASE POCKET WATCH, key-wind verge movement 1005 with engraved balance cock by James Cook, London; plain case by John Dyer, London 1812; Roman numeral dial with subsidiary seconds.
AN AUSTRALIA SEED POD AND GOLD MATCH CASE, the hinged cover engraved with an Australian Coat of Arms; the body with a monogram-engraved shield cartouche. Width 54mm.
A 19th CENTURY SILVER HUNTING CASE POCKET WATCH with key-wind fusee movement 671 by Thomas Harper; case by John Williams, London 1826; Roman numeral white enamel dial; watch paper from John Forrester, George Street, Sydney. (with key and accompanying copy advertisement for John Forrester...Clock maker)
A DAINTY EDWARDIAN PENDANT NECKLET with seven circular pale blue paste; 9ct gold setting and chain.
AN IMPRESSIVE DIAMOND DRESS RING, central brilliant-cut diamond six-claw-set with six shoulder diamonds and two rows of diamonds; 18ct white gold. Estimated weight of diamonds 1 = 1.20ct graded in the setting as Colour I/J, Clarity P1, 6 = 0.30ct, 16 = 0.64ct. Size L. Wt 13.5g. (Copy Insurance Valuation)
AN EDWARDIAN AMETHYST AND HALF-PEARL PENDANT NECKLACE, circular-cut and drop-shape amethysts claw-set with ten half-pearls; 9ct gold setting, chain and clasp.
A 19th CENTURY FRENCH 18ct GOLD PENDANT AND CHAIN, festooned rose gold pendant with applied two-colour decoration with two similarly decorated slides on a double foxtail pattern chain; French gold marks. Wt 13.4g.
AN AUSTRALIAN MOONSTONE AND 15ct GOLD BAR BROOCH, five graduated round cabochon moonstones multi-claw-set on a two-row knife-edge bar with scroll and bead terminals; Willis; safety chain. Width 59mm. Wt 8g. (illus. Pl.313, P.272 CCG)
AN AUSTRALIAN SHELL AND 18ct GOLD BROOCH with twin shells conjoined by an elaborate flower and leaf motif; Flavelle Bros. and Roberts; metal pin. Width 590mm. Wt (all in) 13.3g.
AN AUSTRALIAN PASTE, SEED PEARL AND GOLD PENDANT NECKLET; 9ct gold with oval link chain and barrel clasp; H.Simonsen (Melbourne). (illus. Pl.252, P.220 CCG)
AN AUSTRALIAN 9ct GOLD BAR BROOCH with shield motif on an off-set two-row bar; Rollason & Co.; safety chain. Width 60mm.
AN AUSTRALIAN 'ARTS & CRAFTS' OPAL DOUBLET, SILVER AND GOLD BAR BROOCH, the oval opal rim-set on a tapered bar with applied gold and silver leaf, bud and tendril. Length 74mm.
FOUR PAIRS OF 9ct GOLD DROP EARRINGS set with paste. (4)
AN AUSTRALIAN DIAMOND AND 15ct GOLD BROOCH with a quatrefoil flanked by 'S' scrolls and on a knife-edge bar with fan-shape terminals; four old-cut diamonds and twenty-six rose-cut diamonds; Newman (Melbourne). (illus.Pl.199, P.176 CCG) Width 67mm. Wt 8.9g. (cased)
A COLLECTION OF 19th CENTURY FRENCH ITEMS: two 'T-bar 18ct gold-cased watch keys, a small 18ct gold-cased key, an unusual 18ct gold locket-style watch containing a 'milk tooth' and gold pendant and set with garnets, and two unmarked two-colour gold slides. (qty)
A SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND RING with two sapphires and four diamonds; 18ct gold; Birmingham 1913. (copy valuation)
AN AQUAMARINE AND DIAMOND BORDER CLUSTER RING, oval greenish blue aquamarine (14 x 11mm) four-claw-set with a border of brilliant-cut diamonds; 18ct white gold shank. Estimated weight of aquamarine 5.0ct. Size N+. Wt 8g.
A DIAMOND CLUSTER RING, seven old-cut brown diamonds with white gold gallery and shank. Estimated weight of diamonds 7 = 0.90ct. (copy valuation) Size K+.
A PAIR OF SAPPHIRE CLUSTER EARRINGS, each set with seven circular-cut Ceylon-type sapphires and six diamonds; 18ct gold.
A TANZANITE AND DIAMOND CLUSTER RING, drop-shape tanzanite claw and end-set in a double border of brilliant-cut diamonds and with diamond-set heart-shape shoulders; 18ct white gold. Estimated weights: Tanzanite = 3.40ct, Diamonds estimated total weight 0.50ct. Size P.
A RUBY AND DIAMOND CLUSTER RING, a dark red oval ruby rim-set in a scalloped border of fourteen brilliant-cut diamonds and with two shoulder diamonds; 18ct gold. Estimated total weight of diamonds 16 = 0.44ct.
A SINGLE STONE DIAMOND RING, brilliant-cut diamond partially rim-set in white gold to a layered metal shank (a process called Mokume Gane) with layers of palladium, red gold and silver; laser inscribed girdle GIA 2188769229. GIA Grading as Weight 0.52ct, Colour G, Clarity SI1, triple excellent, with lots of fire. (Valuation from Mondial) Size O. Wt 8.3g.
TWO 'MOKUME GANE' BAND RINGS; the manufacturing process is labour and time intensive. (with copy valuation from the retailer) Size O & X. (2) Total wt 14.3g.
AN EMERALD AND DIAMOND DRESS RING, central band of eight dark green emerald with two borders each with thirteen brilliant-cut diamonds; 18ct rose gold. Size N. Estimated weight of diamonds 26 = 0.90ct.
A SINGLE STONE DIAMOND RING: Old European-cut diamond four double-claw-set in 18ct white gold with twin-scroll motif gallery. Estimated weight of diamond 2.65ct graded in the setting as Colour L, Clarity VS2.
AN EMERALD, SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND DRESS RING, emerald-cut emerald rim-set with closed back setting in a border of calibre sapphires and a further border of brilliant-cut diamonds; 18ct gold. Size M.
A SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND 'INFINITY' RING with two brilliant-cut diamonds millegrain set within a sapphire and diamond geometric border forming the symbol for infinity; 18ct gold. Estimated weight of diamonds 2 = 0.72ct, 43 = 0.50ct. Size M+.
AN EMERALD AND DIAMOND HINGED BANGLE: eleven graduated dark green oval emeralds spaced by a total of thirty-eight diamonds; 18ct rose gold. Wt 13.6g.
A DAINTY RUBY AND DIAMOND RING, seven square rubies and four diamonds in 14k gold. Size O. Wt 1.4g.
A SILVER AND WHITE TOPAZ NECKLACE by Amellee.
A MULTI-GEM PENDANT by Amellee with blue topaz, amethyst, citrine, garnet and peridot with a small white topaz; silver chain.
AN OPAL AND DIAMOND PENDANT AND CHAIN, cushion-shape Welo opal (Ethiopia) claw-set in a diamond fancy border; 18ct white gold, with an 18ct white gold chain.
A PAIR OF WHITE TOPAZ, ONYX AND SILVER DROP EARRINGS by Amellee.
AN AUSTRALIAN 9ct GOLD STICK-PIN with map and boomerang; nickel pin; Stevenson Bros. (Adelaide). (illus. Pl.268, P.233 CCG)
AN ENAMEL AND SILVER 'CANBERRA' FLORIN PENDANT.
AN AUSTRALIAN 9ct GOLD LILY SPRAY BROOCH set with red pastes and paste pearls (one real); metal pin; Thompson & Graham (Melbourne) Width 48mm. (illus Pl.280, P.244 CCG)
AN AUSTRALIAN AMETHYST AND 15ct GOLD RING, oval faceted amethyst multi-claw-set on a slightly tapered wide band; A.Macrow & Sons (Melbourne). (amethyst chipped) (illus. Pl.189, P.164 CCG) Wt 5g.
A PAIR OF AUSTRALIAN 9ct GOLD SLEEVE LINKS, double-sided oval links each relief-decorated with a batsman taking guard; chain and dumb-bell connections; Apex - Rodd (Sydney). (illus Pl.230, P.201) Total wt 5.2g.
AN AUSTRALIAN 9ct GOLD WISHBONE AND MAP BROOCH; metal pin; Aronson & Co. (Melbourne) Width 33mm.
A PAIR OF AUSTRALIAN 9ct GOLD SLEEVE LINKS, Map of Australia with chain and dumb-bell fittings; Alfred T. Jackson (Western Australia). (illus. Pl.146, P.129 CCG)
AN AUSTRALIAN 9ct GOLD BAR BROOCH with a star motif set with a red stone flanked by paste pearls on an off-set two-bar with reeded sphere terminals; Macrow & Sons (Melbourne) (illus. Pl.189, P.164 CCG) Width 52mm. Wt 5.2g,
TWO AUSTRALIAN 9ct GOLD WISHBONE BROOCHES, one with map, the other with Australian Coat of Arms; metal pins; Willis & Son. (2)
AN AUSTRALIAN 9ct ROSE GOLD SHIELD LOCKET with bar and sphere top rail; Willis. (illus. Pl.313, P.272 CCG) Width 23mm.
AN AUSTRALIAN 9ct GOLD BAR BROOCH star-set with a red stone on a rectangular bar with leaf-fold corner; probably P.Falk & Co. Width 41mm.
AN AUSTRALIAN 9ct GOLD BAR BROOCH with paste-set crescent flanked by rope and bead circlets on a two-row bar with festoon chain; Rollason (Melbourne). Width 53mm. Wt (all in) 5.1g.
AN AUSTRALIA GARNET AND 18ct GOLD BAR BROOCH, the oval garnet multi-claw-set on a lozenge form bar; metal pin; W.H.Spencer (Gawler, South Australia). Width 54mm. Wt 4.6g.
AN AUSTRALIAN 9ct GOLD MAP AND BRANCH BROOCH; metal pin; Aronson (Melbourne). (illus Pl.40, P.44 CCG) Width 41mm.
AN AUSTRALIAN PEARL AND GOLD RING, 5.5mm pearl on a tapered 15ct gold shank with knife-edge shoulders; Donovan & Overland (Perth).
AN AUSTRALIAN NUGGET BAR BROOCH, gold-in-quartz nugget on a knife-edge bar; marked 18ct; safety chain with gold pin. (illus Pl.15, P.22 CCG) Width 40mm.
A PAIR OF AUSTRALIAN 9ct GOLD SLEEVE LINKS, Map and Coat of Arms motifs; chain and torpedo link connections; Willis & Son.
AN AUSTRALIAN 'BEE' BAR BROOCH with red garnet/glass doublets and paste pearls on an off-set two-row bar; metal pin; Rollason (Melbourne). Width 50mm.
AN AUSTRALIAN 9ct ROSE GOLD 'MAP OF AUSTRALIA' PENDANT; Great War naval commemorative; Angus & Coote. (illus Pl.23, P.30 CCG) Width 27mm.
A PAIR OF GEMSTONE AND SILVER DROP EARRINGS by Amellee set with chequerboard cut white topaz and a pink ruby.
A 19th CENTURY AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN SILVER CARD CASE, engine-turned within a scroll and strapwork border; GS, Vienna 1853. Width 85mm.
A SILVER AND BLACK SPINEL CROSS on silver chain; Amellee.
AN EARLY 20th CENTURY FRENCH LONG GUARD CHAIN, fox-tail links with swivel clasp. Length 142cm. Wt 15.4g.
A MIKIMOTO CULTURED PEARL NECKLACE, a single row of 61 slightly graduated Akoya pearls (6.0-6.5mm) strung and back-knotted with a 4mm cultured pearl and silver clasp bearing the initial mark of Kokichi Mikimoto. Length 41cm. (cased for Mikimoto)
TWO 9ct GOLD BROOCHES, one with amethyst and diamond (one diamond missing), the other with red and clear pastes. (2) Total wt 6.6g.
A PAIR OF 9ct GOLD FLOWER DROP EARRINGS set with red paste and paste pearls.
TWO 18ct GOLD CROSSES, one set with six garnets (2.2g), one plain (0.9g). (2)
THREE WHIMSICAL SILVER NECKLACES. (3)
AN EDWARDIAN AQUAMARINE AND DIAMOND PENDANT NECKLACE with four circular aquamarines millegrain rim-set with nine old-cut diamonds; marked 15ct gold.
TWO BOXES OF DIAMONDS, various cuts and colours. (mostly chipped) (qty) Estimated total weight of diamonds 3.50ct.
A DAINTY PAIR OF DIAMOND CLUSTER DROP EARRINGS, each with a brilliant-cut diamond bezel-set in white gold raised within a border of small diamonds; 9ct gold, with hook fittings.
A SILVER BRACELET with six open rectangular conjoined links.
A PAIR OF DIAMOND STAR-SHAPE EARRINGS each with twenty-five brilliant-cut diamonds in 18ct white gold. Estimated weight of diamonds 50 = 0.60ct.
AN ATTRACTIVE PRINCESS-CUT DIAMOND RING, three larger princess-cut diamonds and eight small princess-cut shoulder diamonds; 18ct white gold. Estimated weight of diamonds 1 = 0.60ct, 2 = 0.50ct, 8 = 0.32ct. Size J+. Wt 5.8g.
FIVE DIAMONDS AND A PIECE OF 18ct GOLD CHAIN: a brilliant-cut diamond (0.21ct), two baguette diamonds (0.12ct and 0.08ct), two set baguette diamonds (each approx 0.11ct), and a piece of 18ct gold rhodium-plated chain (3.7g). (6)
AN EARLY 20th CENTURY FRENCH 18ct GOLD LONG GUARD CHAIN, fancy oval links with infinity bow motifs; French 18ct gold marks to chain and bolt ring. Length 150cm. Wt 38.3g.
A DAINTY BLUE STONE, SEED PEARL AND 9ct GOLD PENDANT on gilt-metal chain.
A PAIR OF DIAMOND AND 18ct WHITE GOLD STUD EARRINGS, each a brilliant-cut diamond. Estimated weight of diamonds 2 = 0.57ct graded in the setting as Colour H, Clarity SI3.
A PRETTY AMETHYST AND DIAMOND PENDANT/ENHANCER with an oval amethyst within a scalloped border of amethysts and diamonds; 9ct gold.
A THREE-STONE SAPPHIRE RING, claw-set round sapphires in a crossover style in 9ct gold. Size O.
A SHELL CAMEO AND 9ct GOLD DRESS RING, oval shell cameo rim-set in 9ct gold. Size L.
A SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND RING, four sapphires and three princess-cut diamonds; 18k gold. Estimated weight of diamonds 3 = 0.24ct. Size L. Wt 3.5g.
A FRENCH 18ct GOLD ALBERTINA with two three-colour gold slides, horseshoe charm and gold-plated swivel. Wt 14.9g.
AN AUSTRALIAN OPAL DRESS RING, oval cabochon white crystal opal (10 x 7.6mm) multi-claw-set within ten single cut diamonds; 18ct white gold. Wt 4.5g.
A DIAMOND AND 9ct ROSE GOLD RING, an old brilliant-cut diamond set in a square top. Estimated weight of diamond 0.12ct. Size M1/2. Wt 1.8g.
A SINGLE STONE AMETHYST AND 9ct GOLD DRESS RING, trap-cut amethyst with six diamonds. Size P.
A LADY'S ART DECO DIAMOND AND WHITE GOLD WRIST-WATCH, rectangular Arabic numeral dial; 9ct white gold case, the shoulders set with sixteen single cut diamonds; steel cord mesh bracelet. Case weight approx 3g.
AN AUSTRALIAN 9ct GOLD BAR BROOCH set with a blue doublet; marked kangaroo, 9, sheaf; metal pin. Width 42mm. (illus Pl.367, P.311 CCG)
TWO RINGS: one pearl and 9ct gold, the other with blue and clear synthetic stones in silver and 9ct gold. (2) Sizes N1/2 and M1/2. Total wt 3.3g.
A PEARL AND 15ct GOLD 'SWORD' JABOT PIN with conjoining chain; Larard Bros (Melbourne). Length 66mm. (illus Pl.168, P.147 CCG)
TWO AUSTRALIAN 9ct GOLD MAP BROOCHES each with a map of Australia within an open circle; nickel pins; Willis & Son. Diameter 25mm. (2)
AN AUSTRALIAN 9ct GOLD KOOKABURRA AND BRANCH BROOCH; metal pin; Duggin Shappere (Melbourne). Width 28mm. (illus Pl.92, P.80 CCG)
AN AUSTRALIAN 9ct ROSE GOLD SIGNET RING AND SHIP PENDANT, the ring with applied initial 'A' on a shield-shape top; A.Saunders (Sydney). Ring size M. (2) Total wt 9.4g.
AN AUSTRALIAN SHARK'S TOOTH AND 9ct GOLD-MOUNTED PENDANT; marked kangaroo/9c. Length 30mm. (illus Pl.367, P.311 CCG)
AN AUSTRALIAN SHELL AND GOLD STICK-PIN, the shell with leaf and tendril top suspended from a bead-head pin.
AN EDWARDIAN GARNET AND HALF-PEARL PENDANT NECKLACE.
A MARCASITE AND SILVER PENDANT AND CHAIN, the round openwork domed disc on a snake-link chain. Pendant diameter 45mm.
AN AUSTRALIAN 9ct GOLD PENDANT NECKLET set with red paste and paste pearls; S.Hoffnung & Co. (illus. Pl.137, P.121 CCG)
AN AUSTRALIAN 9ct GOLD SOUTHERN CROSS BROOCH set with blue doublets and seed pearls; Willis & Son; metal pin. Width 41mm.
AN AUSTRALIAN 9ct GOLD CRESCENT AND SWORD JABOT PIN, paste set, with conjoining chain and nickel pin; Willis & Son. Length 70mm.
AN AUSTRALIAN 9ct GOLD STICK-PIN set with a red doublet and half seed-pearls; Willis.
AN AUSTRALIAN 9ct GOLD SHIELD LOCKET with dumb-bell top rail; Willis. (illus. Pl.313, P.272 CCG) Width 20mm.
AN 18ct GOLD BAND RING; marked 'Elite'. Size T1/2. Wt 3.5g.
AN AUSTRALIAN 9ct GOLD SIGNET RING; Rodd. Size Q. (illus Pl.229, P.199 CCG) Wt 3.3g.
A CULTURED PEARL AND 9ct WHITE GOLD PENDANT with silver chain.
AN EMERALD, RUBY AND DIAMOND DRESS RING; 9ct gold. Size N.
A SMOKY QUARTZ AND SILVER BRACELET, nine graduated quartz (largest 24 x 17.5mm) each bezel-set in silver.
A NORWEGIAN SILVER-GILT AND ENAMEL FLOWER PENDANT AND CHAIN by David-Andersen.
AN AUSTRIAN SILVER-GILT LOCKET, the front decorated with coloured pastes.
A BEIGE STINGRAY SKIN AND SILVER BANGLE by Amellee with white topaz and pink sapphire.
TWO MARCASITE AND SILVER BANGLES. (2)
AN ART NOUVEAU STYLE ENAMEL AND SILVER-GILT PEACOCK FEATHER NECKLACE AND EARRINGS. (2)
EIGHT PENDANTS AND A BROOCH, silver and agate brooch, a gold and smoky quartz fob seal, a 9ct gold and agate Masonic pendant, swivels, key etc. (silver, gold and gilt metal). (9)
A HEAVY FANCY LINK ALBERT CHAIN with 'T'-bar and two swivels. Length 56.5cm.
A SILVER BROOCH AND PAIR OF EARRINGS: an Art Deco brooch 'Lady and Borzois' and a pair of tassel drop earrings with hook fittings. (2)
A CYMA ALARM CLOCK with Arabic numeral black dial and brass case.
FOUR PAIRS OF SILVER EARRINGS; marcasite etc. (4)
15 May, 2017
Sunday 14 May, 12 noon - 4pm
Monday 15 May, 11am - 5.15pm
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