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Lot 1 1 A QUANTITY OF COSTUME JEWELLERY including a part enamelled belt buckle, a Simpson red and white flower brooch in silver, four paste brooches etc. (qty) $20-30
Lot 2 2 THREE ORGANIC ITEMS: a carved bone cigarette holder, a bone needle case and a shoe-horn. (3) $20-30
Lot 3 3 A SILVER AND PLIQUE-A-JOUR RESIN SWALLOW NECKLET with marcasite and pearl drop. $70-90
Lot 11 11 A CHERRY AMBER-COLOUR BEAD NECKLACE AND TWO PAIRS OF DROP EARRINGS: gold-plated bolt-ring and earring fittings. (3) $30-50
Lot 12 12 A MARCASITE, CULTURED PEARL AND SILVER BROOCH. $30-40
Lot 13 13 FIVE MARCASITE ITEMS: four pairs of earrings and a dainty pendant necklet. (5) $30-40
Lot 22 22 A JADE BEAD NECKLACE with 14k gold clasp. $60-80
Lot 23 23 A TOURMALINE BEAD NECKLACE AND BRACELET: round vari-colour faceted beads. (2) $150-200
Lot 25 25 A LONG TOURMALINE BEAD NECKLACE; vari-colour beads. $250-300
Lot 26 26 TWO AMETHYST BEAD NECKLACES AND A JADE PENDANT: one amethyst and freshwater cultured pearls with silver parrot clasp, the other dark amethyst beads with silver clasp; together with a silver, cubic zirconia and carved jade flower pendant. (3) $100-140
Lot 27 27 A FRESHWATER CULTURED PEARL AND FACETED TOURMALINE BEAD NECKLACE with silver clasp. $80-120
Lot 28 28 THREE JADE AND SILVER ITEMS: a lavender jade and cubic zirconia ring, a grey jade pendant and green jade pendant. (3) $100-150
Lot 29 29 A CARVED JADE PENDANT of Quan Yin; silver pendant loop. $100-150
Lot 30 30 A PAIR OF JADE AND SILVER DROP EARRINGS AND A JADE AND SILVER PENDANT. (2) $60-90
Lot 35 35 A CABOCHON RUBY AND SILVER PENDANT. $100-120
Lot 38 38 AN ART NOUVEAU STYLE SYNTHETIC OPAL, RUBY AND MARCASITE PENDANT with silver chain. $70-90
Lot 42 42 A GARNET AND SILVER CROSS: circular and baguette-cut garnets; silver marked 925. $30-50
Lot 44 44 A JADEITE BEAD NECKLACE with silver parrot clasp. $150-200
Lot 53 53 A PAIR OF RUBY AND DIAMOND EARRINGS: each with three marquise rubies and two diamonds in 14k white gold. $50-70
Lot 58 58 A LARGE OPAL. 44 x 25mm. Weight 76.70ct. (some cracks) $100-150
Lot 59 59 A SEMI-BLACK OPAL displaying good colours and with grey background. Weight 3.50ct. $80-120
Lot 60 60 A BLACK OPAL with blue/purple/green colour. Weight 3.97ct. $80-120
Lot 66 66 A JADE LINK BRACELET: green and black jade 'Gucci' style links with silver fittings. $80-120
Lot 70 70 A PAIR OF STAINED YELLOW JADE AND 14ct GOLD EAR HOOPS. $120-140
Lot 73 73 AN ENAMEL, CUBIC ZIRCONIA AND SILVER HINGED BANGLE; rose gold-plated. $400-450
Lot 76 76 A PAIR OF ZIRCON CLUSTER EARRINGS: each a central blue zircon within twelve colourless zircons; 9ct gold gallery, post and scroll fittings. $80-120
Lot 85 85 AN AQUAMARINE AND DIAMOND DROP-SHAPE PENDANT: pastel aquamarine rim-set in a border of twenty-five circular-cut diamonds in 9ct gold on a rhodium-plated 18ct gold rope-pattern chain with parrot clasp. Pendant weight 4.4g. Chain length 50cm. Chain weight 5.8g. $400-450
Lot 88 88 A PAIR OF CORAL EARRINGS: each a cushion-shape coral and four diamonds; 18ct gold with hook fittings. $700-800
Lot 98 98 AN AUSTRALIAN ARTS & CRAFTS SILVER AND SHELL CAMEO OVAL BROOCH, the shell profile portrait cameo of a lady within a gum-nut and leaf frame. 58 x 43mm. $150-200
Lot 102 102 AN AUSTRALIAN OPAL DOUBLET AND 9ct GOLD TIE-CLIP with a high-domed opal; 'Britannic' by Magnus Goldring. Weight 3.5g. $40-60
Lot 103 103 AN AUSTRALIAN GARNET AND 9ct GOLD PENDANT NECKLET; pendant marked A.J.C. $60-90
Lot 112 112 AN AUSTRALIAN 9ct GOLD RECTANGULAR BAR BROOCH set with opal (damaged) and paste; metal pin; P.Falk & Co. (illus pl.101, p.89 CCG) $60-90
Lot 113 113 AN EDWARDIAN SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND BAR BROOCH with a star-set diamond and two oval sapphires; 9ct gold; probably Australian. Weight 5.6g. $80-120
Lot 114 114 A BLUE TOPAZ, AMETHYST AND SILVER NECKLACE: chequerboard cuts; Amellee. $500-550
Lot 115 115 AN AMETHYST BEAD BRACELET; 11.5mm beads on elastic cord. $50-70
Lot 116 116 A HEAVY CARVED JADEITE PENDANT: fish and lotus flowers carved in green, brown and white jade, on a 9ct gold rope-link chain. Chain length 47cm. Weight 4.2g. $150-170
Lot 117 117 AN AMETHYST, BLUE & WHITE TOPAZ AND SILVER BANGLE by Amellee. $500-550
Lot 122 122 AN ART DECO AMAZONITE BEAD NECKLACE: seventeen graduated beads (8.5-12.0mmm) with black and white crystal beads and silver bolt-ring; Austrian toucan mark for 800 silver; c.1922. $30-40
Lot 124 124 AN OPAL AND DIAMOND PENDANT with a drop-shape opal claw-set within a border of 38 scallop-set diamonds; the pendant fitting with thirteen diamonds; 9ct white gold. Estimated weight of diamonds 51 = 0.40ct. $300-400
Lot 127 127 AN AMETHYST PENDANT: pear-shape amethyst with foliate frame; 9ct and 14ct gold. Weight 6.2g. $150-200
Lot 129 129 A GOOD SINGLE ROW AMETHYST BEAD NECKLACE: 67 beads (10mm) with amethyst, pearl and 9ct gold clasp. Length 78cm. $100-150
Lot 131 131 A LATE-VICTORIAN SHELL CAMEO AND SILVER-GILT BROOCH: a finely carved profile cameo in a fancy frame. $100-150
Lot 133 133 A VICTORIAN 15ct GOLD QUATREFOIL BROOCH with applied border and 'Etruscan' wirework; central concave disc set with half-pearls and pink coral; safety chain attached. (one coral missing) Weight 10.7g. $250-350
Lot 134 134 A JET CAMEO BRACELET: oval panel with a carved cameo; on elastic facet-link bracelet. $100-150
Lot 135 135 A VICTORIAN AGATE AND 15ct GOLD BROOCH: the central panel within a border of onyx cabochons. Weight 15.2g. $180-220
Lot 137 137 A HARDSTONE CAMEO PENDANT: an oval pendant with rim-set cameo and a border of star-set turquoise-colour paste; George Kenning & Son, London 1912; 9ct gold rope chain. Chain length 53cm. Weight 6.6g. (copy valuation) $800-900
Lot 140 140 A VICTORIAN SCOTTISH AGATE AND SILVER BROOCH, circular, with a cairngorm in a thistle motif; with engraved edge; signed Aitchison. $180-220
Lot 141 141 A 9ct GOLD PHOTO' LOCKET PENDANT: two circular glass panels in a 9ct gold frame with a scalloped border of half-pearls and with half-pearl set pendant loop. Weight 12.3g. $400-450
Lot 142 142 AN EDWARDIAN SCOTCH PEBBLE AND SILVER BRACELET with agate, cornelian, jasper, and with horseshoe motif; box clasp. $200-300
Lot 144 144 A FIVE-ROW FACETED ROSE QUARTZ BEAD NECKLACE with gilt beads and 'S' clasp. $450-500
Lot 146 146 A VICTORIAN SHELL CAMEO AND 9ct GOLD BROOCH: oval profile cameo (damaged/repaired) rim-set with 9ct gold leaf and blossom garland border. Weight 8.7g. $100-150
Lot 147 147 A PAIR OF OPAL AND 9ct GOLD EARRINGS: bought from Percy Marks; screw fittings. Total weight 2.0g. $40-60
Lot 152 152 AN EDWARDIAN 15ct GOLD HINGED BANGLE set with an oval brown zircon; probably Australian. Weight 14.1g. $250-350
Lot 156 156 AN OVAL SHELL CAMEO BROOCH: profile portrait cameo claw-set in 9ct gold. Weight 6.6g. $80-120
Lot 157 157 AN UNUSUAL AUSTRALIAN 9ct GOLD CORNUCOPIA STAR PENDANT set with fifteen natural half-pearls and red, blue, green and colourless stones; Kitchen & Bingham (Sydney) c.1917. Weight 6.5g. $120-180
Lot 167 167 A PAIR OF TSAVORITE GARNET AND DIAMOND DROP EARRINGS with a total of 94 diamonds; 18ct white gold. (Tsavorite garnets named after Tsavo Park (Kenya/Tanzania border) in which they found) $1450-1650
Lot 181 181 A PAIR OF SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND CLUSTER EARRINGS each with a Ceylon type sapphire within a border of diamonds; 18ct white gold. $1300-1600
Lot 182 182 A SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND BRACELET: five oval clusters each with an oval sapphire within fourteen brilliant-cut diamonds conjoined via diamond-set links on an 18ct gold brick-pattern bracelet with box clasp and safety catch. Weight 10.8g. $1600-1700
Lot 184 184 AN OPAL AND DIAMOND PENDANT with a high-dome opal and twelve diamonds; 18ct gold chain. Estimated weight of opal 12.0ct. $1250-1500
Lot 185 185 A PAIR OF EMERALD AND DIAMOND CLUSTER EARRINGS: each an emerald of traditional cut in a border of claw-set diamonds; 18ct white gold. $1200-1400
Lot 190 190 AN EMERALD AND DIAMOND HINGED BANGLE with eleven oval emeralds within alternating rows of diamonds; 18ct gold. Estimated weight of diamonds 30 = 0.90ct. Weight 23g. $5000-5500
Lot 195 195 AN AMBER BEAD FLAPPER-LENGTH NECKLACE: 9mm beads. Length 135cm. $60-90
Lot 197 197 A LONG LAPIS LAZULI BEAD ROPE with gold-plated spacer beads. Length 94cm. $50-70
Lot 198 198 A EDWARDIAN PEARL AND GOLD SWALLOW CHRISTENING BROOCH; Chester 1906. (cased for Mallory - Bath) Width 29mm. $30-40
Lot 201 201 AN AUSTRALIAN PEARL AND 9ct GOLD CROSS BROOCH, the foliate cross on a knife-edge bar; metal pin. $50-80
Lot 202 202 AN AUSTRALIAN GOLD-IN-QUARTZ STICK-PIN claw-set; tests as approximately 15ct gold. $50-100
Lot 205 205 AN AUSTRALIAN 15ct GOLD BAR BROOCH: a two-row bar with applied swans and with festoon chain and pendent swan; gilt pin; marks: 15Ct, S, Swan. Width 54mm. Weight (all in) 5.2g. $100-150
Lot 220 220 AN ATTRACTIVE AQUAMARINE, ONYX AND DIAMOND PENDANT with onyx circlet; 18ct white gold, with 18ct gold chain. Estimated weight of aquamarine 9.0ct. $1200-1500
Lot 222 222 A PAIR OF AQUAMARINE, ONYX AND DIAMOND DROP EARRINGS; 18ct gold. $2300-2500
Lot 238 238 A FLAPPER-LENGTH AGATE BEAD NECKLACE: oval brown banded beads with crystal rondels. Length 100cm+. $60-80
Lot 249 249 A THREE-ROW TANZANITE BEAD NECKLACE, graduated beads (2.8-7.5mm) with 14k gold clasp. $450-550
Lot 250 250 A LONG CORAL BEAD NECKLACE: 3.8mm beads with plated bolt-ring. $150-180
Lot 256 256 AN OPAL AND 18ct GOLD PENDANT: oval solid opal with strong red colours, set from the back with six brilliant-cut diamonds. Estimated weight of diamonds 6 = 0.28ct. Weight 10.8g. $300-400
Lot 258 258 A PAIR OF DIAMOND AND GILSON EMERALD EARRINGS: each an oval Gilson created emerald in a scalloped border of eleven brilliant-cut diamonds graduating 0.04ct to 0.15ct and leaf-shape rows of small diamonds; platinum and gold with clip fittings. Estimated total weight of larger diamonds 22 = 1.80ct. $600-700
Lot 267 267 A PAIR OF BLUE TOPAZ AND 9ct GOLD CLUSTER DROP EARRINGS. $180-220
Lot 268 268 A PAIR OF AMETHYST, EMERALD, PEARL AND 9ct GOLD DROP EARRINGS. $190-220
Lot 269 269 A PAIR OF CORAL, PEARL AND 9ct GOLD DROP EARRINGS. $250-300
Lot 273 273 A PAIR OF ONYX, PEARL AND 9ct GOLD DROP EARRINGS. $220-260
Lot 274 274 A HARDSTONE CAMEO BROOCH: with a round profile portrait of a lady in layered agate claw-set in 9ct gold. $150-200
Lot 275 275 A PAIR OF SAPPHIRE, PEARL AND 9ct GOLD DROP EARRINGS. $220-260
Lot 282 282 EIGHTEEN PINK BERYLS: various cuts, pale pink. (18) Total weight 89.73ct. $150-250
Lot 283 283 FIVE PAIRS OF MOSAICS for sleeve-links or earrings; tiger's-eye, sodalite and onyx. (5) $50-70
Lot 285 285 A 19th CENTURY GOLD FLOWER & LEAF PENDANT set with pale topaz; probably Australian. Length 36mm. $100-150
Lot 286 286 A PEARL AND 9ct GOLD BOW BROOCH; gold safety chain, nickel pin. Width 43mm. (cased for Frasers Limited...Brisbane) $50-70
Lot 289 289 AN AUSTRALIAN 9ct ROSE GOLD SHIELD LOCKET set with rubies and diamonds; Aronson & Co., Melbourne. $150-200
Lot 290 290 AN AUSTRALIAN OPAL DOUBLET AND SILVER PENDANT in the style of Rhoda Wager. $20-30
Lot 291 291 AN ENAMEL, HALF-PEARL AND 15ct GOLD BAR BROOCH. (cased for Stewart Dawson & Co.) $230-250
Lot 299 299 A PEARL AND GOLD STICK-PIN: 7.3mm pearl in screw-fitting on fork-set yellow gold pin. (fitted case for Flavelle, Roberts & Sankey. $50-100
Lot 307 307 AN EARLY 20th CENTURY SILVER CROWN AND CRESCENT BROOCH set with twelve opals; marked 830; probably Finland. $50-70
Lot 308 308 A PAIR OF LATE 19th CENTURY FRENCH PEARL AND GOLD EARRINGS: each set with seven half-pearls; 18ct gold; French horsehead mark (1838-1919). (unmarked, tests approximately 18ct gold) $200-250
Lot 309 309 A CHINESE RIVER PEARL AND FILIGREE SILVER-GILT PENDANT NECKLACE. $40-60
Lot 321 321 A SILVER AND RAY-SKIN BANGLE set with white topaz. $150-170
Lot 325 325 A LATE-VICTORIAN 9ct GOLD BAR BROOCH with heart motif set with half-pearls and blue garnet/paste doublets; metal pin; Birmingham 1900. Weight 2.3g. $30-50
Lot 327 327 TWO PAIRS OF EARRINGS: one pair oval garnet and 14ct gold (1.3g), the other a pair of 9ct gold hoops (1.0g). (2) $30-60
Lot 329 329 A TRIANGULAR OPAL. Weight 3.85ct. $80-120
Lot 330 330 A FREE-FORM OPAL with good orange/red colours. Weight 5.30ct. $100-150
Lot 331 331 A TRIANGULAR OPAL. Weight 8.0ct. $100-150
Lot 332 332 A MILKY OPAL with good red colours. Weight 5.4ct. (some slight cracking to the back) $80-100
Lot 333 333 A PAIR OF SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND DROP EARRINGS each with lattice-work diamond border; 18ct gold. $1800-2200
Lot 342 342 A PAIR OF RUBY AND DIAMOND DROP EARRINGS: each set with a brilliant-cut diamond in a surround of rubies and a further border of ten brilliant-cut diamonds; hook fittings; rhodium plated 18ct gold. Estimated total weight of diamonds 22 = 0.92ct. $800-1000
Lot 346 346 AN EMERALD AND DIAMOND PENDANT: cushion-shape emerald in a border of coloured diamonds; 10ct gold setting and chain. $600-700
Lot 347 347 A SHELL CAMEO AND 9ct GOLD BAR BROOCH; metal pin. Weight 3.1g. $40-70
Lot 348 348 A PAIR OF AMETHYST, SEED PEARL AND 9ct GOLD DROP EARRINGS. $280-320
Lot 351 351 A PAIR OF AMETHYST STUD EARRINGS: chequerboard cut amethysts in 14ct gold. $100-150
Lot 352 352 A PAIR OF ONYX, PEARL AND CORAL DROP EARRINGS; 9ct gold. $250-300
Lot 353 353 AN AMETHYST AND GOLD PENDANT NECKLET with a cushion-shape amethyst with three bright tsavorite garnets in 14ct gold on a 9ct gold chain. $250-300
Lot 354 354 AN OVAL 14ct GOLD PENDANT, engraved and part set with gemstones and pastes. Weight 8.1g. $100-150
Lot 355 355 A DAINTY PAIR OF 'EMERALD' AND DIAMOND DROP EARRINGS: each a brilliant-cut diamond and round man-made emerald; wire hook fittings; 18ct gold. Estimated weight of diamonds 2 = 0.10ct. Total weight 3.0g. $150-200
Lot 356 356 AN EDWARDIAN GEMSTONE AND 9ct GOLD PENDANT with a moonstone within a border of seven rose-cut garnets and seven garnet/glass doublets. $100-150
Lot 357 357 A GEMSTONE AND 18ct GOLD NECKLACE with spectacle-set oval faceted garnets, peridot, amethyst, cubic zirconia and paste; bolt-ring clasp. Length 43cm. Weight 12.5g. $200-300
Lot 359 359 A PAIR OF AMETHYST AND 14ct GOLD DROP EARRINGS: cushion-cut claw-set amethysts; hook fittings. $300-400
Lot 364 364 A PAIR OF PERIDOT DROP EARRINGS each with pear-shape and circular pastel green peridots; 9ct gold. $80-140
Lot 365 365 A PAIR OF CORNELIAN, PEARL AND DIAMOND DROP EARRINGS: each a briolette-cut cornelian with three pearls and a brilliant-cut diamond; European style hook fittings. $200-250
Lot 366 366 A BLUE TOPAZ AND GOLD PENDANT AND CHAIN: 9ct gold drop-shape pendant and 18ct gold curb-pattern chain. Chain length 40cm. Chain weight 2.5g. Total weight 3.5g. $90-120
Lot 367 367 A JADE BEAD NECKLACE: 9.0mm pale green and grey beads in alternating groups of three. $80-120
Lot 369 369 A PERIDOT BAR BROOCH: bright circular-cut peridot millegrain rim-set in silver on a 9ct gold bar; silver safety chain attached. (cased) $40-60
Lot 377 377 A PAIR OF EMERALD AND DIAMOND DROP EARRINGS; 18ct white gold. $2250-2500
Lot 391 391 A PAIR OF PERIDOT AND PEARL DROP EARRINGS; 9ct gold. $120-160
Lot 394 394 A PAIR OF AMETHYST, PEARL AND 9ct GOLD DROP EARRINGS. $120-160
Lot 396 396 A DAINTY EDWARDIAN SYNTHETIC PINK SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND PENDANT with three old-cut diamonds in 9ct gold; 9ct white and yellow gold trace-link chain. Estimated weight of diamonds 3 = 0.20ct. (two rose-cut diamonds missing) $200-300
Lot 397 397 A PAIR OF GARNET AND 9ct GOLD DROP EARRINGS; hook fittings. $80-120
Lot 398 398 A GEMSTONE AND 14ct GOLD BROOCH/PENDANT FRAME with six claw-set sapphires and other stones (removed); tests as 14k white gold. Weight 7.6g. $70-120
Lot 399 399 A PAIR OF PERIDOT, DIAMOND AND 9ct GOLD DROP EARRINGS. $350-370
Lot 407 407 A CARVED JADE PENDANT: rectangular jadeite carved with a bountiful tree of fruit with leaves and curly-tailed animal with vari-coloured tourmaline beads; silver-gilt clasp marked 925. $220-240
Lot 419 419 A PAIR OF PINK STONE AND 9ct GOLD DROP EARRINGS; synthetic ruby; c.1940. Total weight 3.4g. $50-70
Lot 420 420 A NEPHRITE JADE FOB PENDANT with 9ct gold pendant loop. Length 32mm. $30-40
Lot 424 424 A PAIR OF TURQUOISE AND 9ct GOLD DROP EARRINGS. $80-120
Lot 426 426 A PAIR OF BLUE TOPAZ AND 9ct GOLD DROP EARRINGS each set with a pear-shape and circular blue topaz. $120-180
Lot 427 427 AN AQUAMARINE BEAD NECKLACE: faceted beads with silver-gilt spacing beads. $750-800
Lot 429 429 AN AMETHYST, PINK SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND PENDANT; 18ct white gold; with white quartz top. $150-200
Lot 431 431 AN AMETHYST, PEARL AND ZOISITE TASSEL NECKLACE; silver. $220-280
Lot 435 435 A CITRINE AND SILVER BRACELET: ten oval citrines rim-set in silver; hinged settings with parrot clasp. $90-120
Lot 438 438 A CARVED JADE PENDANT AND JADE BEAD NECKLACE. $200-250
Lot 440 440 A PAIR OF JADE BANGLES: type 'B' jade. $160-200
Lot 441 441 TWO CARVED STONE PENDANTS on cord necklaces. (2) $30-50
Lot 442 442 A BOULDER OPAL BEAD NECKLACE with 14k gold clasp. $100-120
Lot 443 443 A RUBY AND TOURMALINE PENDANT NECKLACE with ruby and silver butterfly on a vari-colour tourmaline bead necklace. $120-180
Lot 448 448 A FREE-FORM OPAL with bright colours. (cracking to back) Weight 6.0ct. $40-60

Sale date:
10 December, 2018

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Sunday 9 Dec, 12 noon - 4pm
Monday 10 Dec, 11am - 5.15pm

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