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Lot 6 6 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) $80-120
Lot 8 8 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) $60-90
Lot 20 20 FOUR GEMSTONES: an oval amethyst (8.0ct) and three citrine swivel stones (3=100.0ct)(some chipping). (4) $40-60
Lot 24 24 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. $50-80
Lot 27 27 A SCOTTISH CITRINE AND SILVER CIRCULAR BROOCH with cross motif; Robert Allison, Glasgow 1955; safety chain. $30-40
Lot 37 37 A 9ct GOLD SWIVEL FOB set with incised onyx and cornelian. $150-180
Lot 45 45 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. $70-90
Lot 48 48 AN AUSTRALIAN AMETHYST AND 9ct GOLD BROOCH, claw-set oval amethyst and a crescent of simulated pearls; chain festoon and heart; Rollason (Melbourne). $60-80
Lot 52 52 AN AUSTRALIAN 9ct GOLD PENDANT NECKLET with oval faceted blue pastes rim-set; Aronson. (rolled gold bolt ring) $100-150
Lot 55 55 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. $100-150
Lot 56 56 FOUR GOLD STICK-PINS set with pearls and coloured stones. (4) $100-120
Lot 58 58 FIVE GOLD STICK-PINS including one by Aronson (Melbourne). (5) $130-160
Lot 60 60 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) $100-150
Lot 62 62 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. $50-70
Lot 63 63 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) $200-300
Lot 64 64 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) $70-90
Lot 71 71 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) $100-150
Lot 72 72 A PAIR OF QUANDONG KERNEL EARRINGS AND A 'TOUCH WUD, FUMS UP' NOVELTY STICK PIN, the earrings silver-mounted with hook fittings. (2) $30-50
Lot 74 74 A SILVER BOX-PATTERN NECKCHAIN AND AN AMETHYST, CITRINE AND WHITE METAL PENDANT. (2) $150-200
Lot 76 76 A LONG AMBER CHIP 'FLAPPER' NECKLACE. $20-40
Lot 77 77 A PAIR OF GARNET AND 18ct GOLD STUD EARRINGS, each four-claw-set with an oval garnet. $40-60
Lot 78 78 A PAIR OF GEMSTONE AND SILVER DROP EARRINGS by Amellee set with white topaz and pink sapphires. $140-180
Lot 79 79 A PAIR OF GARNET DROP EARRINGS, briolette-cut garnets with 9ct gold shepherd's hook fittings. $40-60
Lot 84 84 A DAINTY OPAL PENDANT, freeform blue/green opal triplet rim-set in 9ct gold. $20-30
Lot 89 89 A PAIR OF RUBY AND DIAMOND EARRINGS, each an oval ruby (treated) four-claw-set in a diamond border; 14k white gold. $150-200
Lot 93 93 A PAIR OF RUBY AND DIAMOND EARRINGS, each set with a circular-cut ruby and a brilliant-cut diamond; 18ct gold. $700-800
Lot 96 96 A PAIR OF SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND EARRINGS, each with a marquise-cut sapphire and fifty-two brilliant-cut diamonds; 18ct white gold. $500-600
Lot 98 98 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) $100-150
Lot 106 106 A SILVER AND ENAMEL MANDARIN FINGER NAIL-COVER BROOCH, silver mesh alternating coral and turquoise. Size H. $50-60
Lot 109 109 AN INTERESTING PAIR OF SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND DROP EARRINGS with rows of calibre sapphires within diamond surrounds in silver and gold. $950-1150
Lot 114 114 AN OVAL CABOCHON WHITE CRYSTAL OPAL. Wt 3.50ct. $50-80
Lot 115 115 A FREE-FORM QUEENSLAND BOULDER OPAL. Wt 7,44ct. $80-100
Lot 116 116 TEN OPALS, mostly shallow oval cabochons; Lightning Ridge. (10) Total wt 12.30ct. $100-150
Lot 117 117 A BOULDER OPAL. 5.6ct. $50-70
Lot 118 118 A QUEENSLAND BOULDER OPAL, free-form, blue/green. Wt 4.34ct. $50-70
Lot 119 119 A PAIR OF AMBER DROP EARRINGS, each with a large amber bead and a smaller bead; silver hook fittings. (bought from Martin & Stein) $100-150
Lot 120 120 A GEMSTONE AND 15ct GOLD HINGED BANGLE set with peridots, amethyst and half-pearls in suffragette colours. $600-700
Lot 121 121 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. $150-200
Lot 127 127 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. $400-450
Lot 133 133 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. $30-60
Lot 142 142 A PAIR OF SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND DROP EARRINGS; 18ct white gold. $2200-2400
Lot 153 153 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) $50-70
Lot 158 158 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. $70-110
Lot 159 159 AN AUSTRALIAN PARAKEET AND FOLIAGE BROOCH set with gemstones and seed pearls; 9ct gold; metal pin. Width 58mm. $100-150
Lot 160 160 AN AUSTRALIAN DEMANTOID GARNET, PEARL AND 15ct GOLD FLOWER SPRAY BROOCH; Willis. Length 59mm. (fitted case) $150-220
Lot 163 163 AN AUSTRALIAN 9ct GOLD HEART-SHAPE PENDANT with simulated pearls and garnet-topped doublets; Rollason. $60-80
Lot 164 164 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. $70-100
Lot 165 165 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) $80-120
Lot 168 168 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) $200-300
Lot 169 169 AN AUSTRALIAN 9ct GOLD HEART-SHAPE PENDANT star set with a red paste; Rollason; 9ct gold chain. Total wt 3.3g. $50-70
Lot 170 170 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) $200-300
Lot 173 173 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) $150-250
Lot 191 191 A VICTORIAN AGATE CROSS BROOCH with 9ct gold terminals; metal pin; safety chain. $50-60
Lot 200 200 A CITRINE AND SMOKY QUARTZ BANGLE by Amellee; also set with white topaz and pink sapphire. $380-450
Lot 201 201 A PAIR OF SAPPHIRE, DIAMOND AND 18ct GOLD EARRINGS, central bright Ceylon sapphire within a border of six brilliant-cut diamonds; hook fittings. $930-990
Lot 210 210 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. $700-900
Lot 213 213 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) $3500-4500
Lot 215 215 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. $100-150
Lot 216 216 A PAIR OF BLUE TOPAZ DROP EARRINGS with drop-shape, round and rectangular topaz rim-set in 9ct gold; hook fittings for pierced ears. $350-400
Lot 218 218 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. $480-520
Lot 223 223 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) $70-90
Lot 229 229 SIX OPALS, various shapes; Mintabie. (6) Total wt 32.65ct. $100-150
Lot 231 231 AN OVAL BOULDER OPAL. Wt 6.70ct. $40-80
Lot 232 232 A GOOD ITALIAN CORAL BEAD NECKLACE, 41 log-shape coral beads with 14 silver-gilt beads and silver-gilt clasp. $200-250
Lot 233 233 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. $130-200
Lot 235 235 A GEMSTONE AND SILVER HINGED BANGLE with garnet, amethyst, peridot and citrine rim-set on a wide bangle with bar and chenier catch. $180-220
Lot 237 237 A DAINTY RUBY AND DIAMOND PENDANT with an oval ruby bezel-set in 9ct rose gold within a border of small diamonds. $190-220
Lot 238 238 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. $1500-2000
Lot 239 239 A MABE PEARL, ONYX AND 9ct GOLD PENDANT/ENHANCER, a 9.5mm pearl within an onyx circlet. $280-320
Lot 244 244 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. $4000-4500
Lot 248 248 A CITRINE, LEMON QUARTZ AND SMOKY QUARTZ NECKLET set in silver with a pink sapphire; Amellee. $400-500
Lot 255 255 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. $550-600
Lot 256 256 A PAIR OF RUBY CHANDELIER DROP EARRINGS, with marquise and round rubies rim-set in 9ct gold; hook fittings. $330-360
Lot 258 258 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. $450-500
Lot 262 262 A DAINTY EDWARDIAN PENDANT NECKLET with seven circular pale blue paste; 9ct gold setting and chain. $50-70
Lot 264 264 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. $120-180
Lot 266 266 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) $150-220
Lot 268 268 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) $250-350
Lot 270 270 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. $150-170
Lot 271 271 FOUR PAIRS OF 9ct GOLD DROP EARRINGS set with paste. (4) $60-80
Lot 277 277 A PAIR OF SAPPHIRE CLUSTER EARRINGS, each set with seven circular-cut Ceylon-type sapphires and six diamonds; 18ct gold. $750-850
Lot 286 286 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. $6000-6500
Lot 288 288 A SILVER AND WHITE TOPAZ NECKLACE by Amellee. $500-600
Lot 289 289 A MULTI-GEM PENDANT by Amellee with blue topaz, amethyst, citrine, garnet and peridot with a small white topaz; silver chain. $120-180
Lot 290 290 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. $1800-2000
Lot 291 291 A PAIR OF WHITE TOPAZ, ONYX AND SILVER DROP EARRINGS by Amellee. $120-180
Lot 294 294 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) $50-70
Lot 299 299 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, $70-100
Lot 304 304 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. $100-120
Lot 307 307 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. $50-70
Lot 309 309 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. $60-90
Lot 311 311 A PAIR OF GEMSTONE AND SILVER DROP EARRINGS by Amellee set with chequerboard cut white topaz and a pink ruby. $185-215
Lot 313 313 A SILVER AND BLACK SPINEL CROSS on silver chain; Amellee. $55-75
Lot 316 316 TWO 9ct GOLD BROOCHES, one with amethyst and diamond (one diamond missing), the other with red and clear pastes. (2) Total wt 6.6g. $40-60
Lot 317 317 A PAIR OF 9ct GOLD FLOWER DROP EARRINGS set with red paste and paste pearls. $60-80
Lot 318 318 TWO 18ct GOLD CROSSES, one set with six garnets (2.2g), one plain (0.9g). (2) $90-120
Lot 320 320 AN EDWARDIAN AQUAMARINE AND DIAMOND PENDANT NECKLACE with four circular aquamarines millegrain rim-set with nine old-cut diamonds; marked 15ct gold. $200-300
Lot 328 328 A DAINTY BLUE STONE, SEED PEARL AND 9ct GOLD PENDANT on gilt-metal chain. $50-60
Lot 330 330 A PRETTY AMETHYST AND DIAMOND PENDANT/ENHANCER with an oval amethyst within a scalloped border of amethysts and diamonds; 9ct gold. $290-320
Lot 339 339 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) $40-60
Lot 341 341 A PEARL AND 15ct GOLD 'SWORD' JABOT PIN with conjoining chain; Larard Bros (Melbourne). Length 66mm. (illus Pl.168, P.147 CCG) $50-70
Lot 345 345 AN AUSTRALIAN SHARK'S TOOTH AND 9ct GOLD-MOUNTED PENDANT; marked kangaroo/9c. Length 30mm. (illus Pl.367, P.311 CCG) $40-70
Lot 347 347 AN EDWARDIAN GARNET AND HALF-PEARL PENDANT NECKLACE. $250-275
Lot 349 349 AN AUSTRALIAN 9ct GOLD PENDANT NECKLET set with red paste and paste pearls; S.Hoffnung & Co. (illus. Pl.137, P.121 CCG) $120-180
Lot 350 350 AN AUSTRALIAN 9ct GOLD SOUTHERN CROSS BROOCH set with blue doublets and seed pearls; Willis & Son; metal pin. Width 41mm. $50-90
Lot 351 351 AN AUSTRALIAN 9ct GOLD CRESCENT AND SWORD JABOT PIN, paste set, with conjoining chain and nickel pin; Willis & Son. Length 70mm. $70-100
Lot 352 352 AN AUSTRALIAN 9ct GOLD STICK-PIN set with a red doublet and half seed-pearls; Willis. $30-40
Lot 358 358 A SMOKY QUARTZ AND SILVER BRACELET, nine graduated quartz (largest 24 x 17.5mm) each bezel-set in silver. $130-180
Lot 361 361 A BEIGE STINGRAY SKIN AND SILVER BANGLE by Amellee with white topaz and pink sapphire. $200-250
Lot 364 364 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) $100-150

Sale date:
15 May, 2017

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Sunday 14 May, 12 noon - 4pm
Monday 15 May, 11am - 5.15pm

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5.30pm

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The Gallery Room
State Library of NSW,
Ground Floor, Mitchell Wing

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