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Lot 8 8 A MOSAIC AND GILT-METAL HATPIN. (losses) $20-30
Lot 9 9 FOUR BONE AND METAL HINGED BANGLES. (4) $40-80
Lot 12 12 THREE TURQUOISE NECKLACES AND A BRACELET, baroque and plain beads with silver links and Akoya cultured pearls, and a turquoise, cultured pearl and 9ct gold link bracelet. (4) $40-60
Lot 13 13 AN 'AMBERINE' BEAD NECKLACE: graduated red beads. Length approx 76cm. $60-90
Lot 17 17 A MOTHER OF PEARL BEAD NECKLACE: graduated beads with bone screw clasp. $30-50
Lot 19 19 FIVE SILVER ITEMS: a cat brooch, an opal ring, a paua-shell pendant and two other pendants. (5) $30-40
Lot 20 20 SEVEN ITEMS: an ivory bangle, a tortoiseshell bangle, a Seconda watch, two amethysts, a pair of imitation pearl ear-clips, and a string of worry beads. (7) $40-50
Lot 21 21 AN ORNAMENTAL STONE BEAD NECKLACE with silver parrot clasp. $40-60
Lot 24 24 TWO PIECES OF NATURAL GOLD-IN-QUARTZ. (2) $20-30
Lot 26 26 AN OVAL SAPPHIRE AND TWO MOONSTONES. (3) Sapphire weight 2.46ct. $30-40
Lot 37 37 AN ART DECO STYLE CUBIC ZIRCONIA AND SILVER BROOCH by Adastra with carved green paste and set with baguette and brilliant cut cz; marked 925. $200-250
Lot 44 44 A FRESHWATER PEARL AND SILVER CUFF BANGLE; Kajinki. Weight 99.4g. $50-80
Lot 50 50 AN ONYX AND GOLD BEAD NECKLACE: alternating 6mm onyx beads and 9ct gold beads with 1mm carved spiral swirl beads; without clasp. Length 80cm. $30-60
Lot 51 51 A JASPER AND CRYSTAL BEAD NECKLACE: triangular jasper beads hand-knotted and strung with Swarovski crystal bi-cone spacers; ring and toggle clasp. Length 54cm. $50-80
Lot 52 52 A SMOKY QUARTZ AND CHALCEDONY OPERA-LENGTH BEAD NECKLACE; elongated and round quartz beads with cube-form chalcedony beads; ring and hook clasp. Length 75cm. $60-80
Lot 54 54 A SILVER AND TURQUOISE-COLOUR PENDANT, EAR-CLIPS AND RING. (3) $30-50
Lot 56 56 A SMOKY QUARTZ AND SILVER BRACELET with parrot clasp. $80-120
Lot 58 58 A CARVED JADE 'TWO RABBITS' PENDANT with gilt fitting. $60-120
Lot 60 60 A PAIR OF JADE AND SILVER-GILT DROP EARRINGS: stained lavender jade drops. $60-80
Lot 61 61 A CARVED JADE SEATED BUDDHA PENDANT. $80-100
Lot 62 62 A PAIR OF WHITE JADE AND SILVER-GILT DROP EARRINGS. $60-80
Lot 63 63 A PAIR OF CITRINE AND SILVER DROP EARRINGS with cubic zirconias. $80-100
Lot 66 66 A CLARIFIED AMBER NECKLACE AND TWO PAIRS OF AMBER AND SILVER-GILT EAR-CLIPS; Polish. (3) $100-150
Lot 72 72 A CAMEO AND GOLD BROOCH, oval shell cameo profile portrait of a lady bezel set in 9ct gold with applied foliate shoulders in Australian Arts & Crafts style in the manner of Rhoda Wager. $200-300
Lot 74 74 A SHELL CAMEO AND 9ct GOLD BROOCH, oval portrait profile cameo claw set in 9ct gold; Birmingham 1970. Wt 7g. $80-120
Lot 82 82 A SHELL CAMEO AND 15ct GOLD BROOCH: a rim-set profile cameo in a frame with wirework border; metal pin. Weight (all in) 14.9g. $80-120
Lot 88 88 A VICTORIAN BANDED ONYX, ENAMEL AND GOLD BROOCH. (slight damage) $150-200
Lot 95 95 A SHELL CAMEO AND SILVER BRACELET: seven oval cameos rim-set with box clasp. $250-300
Lot 96 96 A VICTORIAN DESK SEAL: carved and polished agate handle; cornelian seal-stone. Length 7cm. $200-250
Lot 107 107 A PAIR OF GARNET, DIAMOND AND 18ct GOLD EAR-CLIPS each with a bright heart-shape garnet and three brilliant cut diamonds. Total weight 7.5g. $400-500
Lot 109 109 A PAIR OF SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND DROP EARRINGS: each a drop-shape chequerboard-cut sapphire in a border of tapered baguette cut diamonds suspended from a flower cluster and leaf top; 18ct white gold. $1650-1750
Lot 112 112 AN ATTRACTIVE SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND NECKLACE: with 34 sapphires and 35 diamonds ranging 0.05ct-0.10ct; 18ct gold with box clasp and two figure-'8' safety catches; French control marks for 18ct gold. (with box and guarantee from Bijouterie Vendome, Noumea 1978 stating total weights: Sapphires 6.08ct, Diamonds 2.95ct) Weight 37.2g. $3000-3500
Lot 113 113 A RUBY AND DIAMOND PENDANT: drop-shape ruby claw-set in a border of 20 baguette cut diamonds and four marquise cut diamonds and a brilliant cut diamond; marked 750 18k. Estimated weights: Ruby = 1.00ct, Diamonds 25 = 0.80ct. Weight 3.8g. $1000-1200
Lot 114 114 A SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND BRACELET: four marquise cut sapphires and nineteen diamonds with box clasp; marked 750. Estimated weight of diamonds 19 = 0.75ct. (two spare bracelet parts) Total weight 14.7g. $700-800
Lot 115 115 A THAI RUBY; octagonal trap-cut. Weight 1.11ct. $450-550
Lot 116 116 A MILKY FREE-FORM OPAL. Weight 16.5ct. $100-150
Lot 117 117 TWO OPALS: grey/black background colour. (2) Weights: 1.25ct and 3.50ct. $60-80
Lot 118 118 AN OPAL: square; red and mixed colours on a grey ground. Weight 3.40ct. $80-100
Lot 119 119 A THAI RUBY; cushion cut. Weight 1.03ct. $500-600
Lot 122 122 AN ONYX, AMETHYST AND DIAMOND OVAL PENDANT; 14k gold. $100-150
Lot 123 123 A SMOKY QUARTZ AND 9ct GOLD RING AND DROP EARRINGS. (2) Total weight 8.7g. Ring size M. $100-150
Lot 127 127 A PRETTY VICTORIAN STYLE GARNET, PEARL ENAMEL AND SILVER-GILT SERPENT NECKLACE. $350-450
Lot 131 131 A RUBELLITE AND DIAMOND PENDANT: a drop-shape pink tourmaline claw set within a double-border of diamonds and with diamond set pendant loop; 18ct gold. Estimated weights: Rubellite = 5.05ct, Diamonds 108 = 0.52ct. $2300-2500
Lot 136 136 A LAPIS LAZULI AND PEARL NECKLACE: lapis beads (8mm) and Akoya salt-water pearls strung in alternating pairs with gold bead spacers and 14k gold clasp. $100-150
Lot 140 140 A RUBY AND DIAMOND BRACELET with nineteen clusters each with nine rubies within diamond-set borders; 18ct white gold with box and tongue clasp and hinged safety catch. Estimated weights: Rubies 171 = 7.40ct, Diamonds 418 = 1.75ct. Weight 20.7g. $6500-7000
Lot 146 146 FOUR PAIRS OF 9ct GOLD HOOP EARRINGS: one pair with tiny diamonds. (4) Total weight 7.2g. $80-120
Lot 147 147 A PAIR OF PEARL AND 14ct WHITE GOLD EAR-CLIPS; marked 585 Italy. Total weight 4.5g. $60-80
Lot 150 150 A PAIR OF SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND CLUSTER EARRINGS: each an oval sapphire claw-set within a border of twelve brilliant cut diamonds; 18ct white gold with 'French' hook fittings. Estimated weights: Sapphires 2 = 1.80ct, Diamonds 24 = 0.50ct. $1350-1550
Lot 152 152 A PAIR OF SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND CLUSTER EARRINGS: each with an oval faceted sapphire claw-set within twelve brilliant cut diamonds; 18ct white gold with 'French' hook fittings. Estimated weights: Sapphires 2 = 5.0ct, Diamonds 24 = 1.30ct. $3500-4000
Lot 170 170 A PAIR OF AQUAMARINE AND DIAMOND DROP EARRINGS: each a drop-shape aquamarine claw-set below six diamonds grain set with millegrain edge; 18ct white gold with post and scroll fittings. Length 32mm. Estimated weights: Aquamarines 2 = 5.50ct, Diamonds 12 = 0.26ct. $1000-1500
Lot 172 172 A PAIR OF RUBY AND DIAMOND BORDER CLUSTER EARRINGS: each an oval ruby twelve claw set within a border of twelve brilliant cut diamonds; 18ct gold with 'French' hook fittings. Estimated weights: Rubies 2 = 4.40ct, Diamonds 24 = 1.40ct. $3500-4000
Lot 183 183 A PAIR OF SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND EARRINGS: each with a diamond, six sapphires and six diamonds; 14ct gold with clip fittings; $950-1150
Lot 185 185 A LAPIS LAZULI, PEARL, MARCASITE AND SILVER BROOCH/PENDANT with bird and flower motifs on a lapis cabochon base; brooch fitting with roller safety catch. $1140-180
Lot 204 204 A PAIR OF JADE BANGLES. Internal diameter 55mm. $80-120
Lot 205 205 A PRETTY GARNET, PEARL MARCASITE AND SILVER THREE-ROW BRACELET with hinged clasp and stirrup catch. $250-280
Lot 206 206 A CONTEMPORARY ONYX AND SILVER NECKLACE: matt onyx disc beads with silver links; ring and toggle clasp. Length 49cm. $50-70
Lot 208 208 A PAIR OF JADE AND DIAMOND DROP EARRINGS: each a carved, pierced pale lavender jade drop framed in 18ct white gold and set with sixteen diamonds; post and hinged fittings for pierced ears. Length 70mm. Estimated total weight of diamonds 32 = 0.71ct. $3600-3800
Lot 213 213 A TANZANITE AND DIAMOND BRACELET with nine oval tanzanites each with brilliant cut diamond borders and conjoined by diamond set interwoven links; 18ct white gold; box and tongue clasp with twin wire safety catches. Estimated weights: Tanzanites 9 = 11.40ct, Diamonds 2.40ct. Weight 14.38g. $5000-6000
Lot 217 217 AN OVAL BLACK OPAL: blue/green colours. Weight 1.48ct. $20-40
Lot 218 218 A THAI RUBY; native cushion cut. Weight 1.08ct. $750-850
Lot 219 219 AN EMERALD; emerald cut. Weight 1.34ct. $2250-2500
Lot 220 220 THREE CARVED JADE PENDANTS with 18ct gold pendant loops. (3) $250-300
Lot 222 222 AN AUSTRALIAN SHELL CAMEO AND GOLD BROOCH: oval pink/white shell claw-set in a circular frame; marked 9ct, H. Simonsen & Co. $80-120
Lot 223 223 AN UNUSUAL VICTORIAN GARNET AND GOLD BROOCH with nine cabochon garnets; lock compartment verso; unmarked, acid-tests as 15ct gold. Weight 15g. $200-300
Lot 224 224 A VICTORIAN SHELL CAMEO AND JET BROOCH. $180-220
Lot 225 225 AN OLD 9ct ROSE GOLD SWIVEL SEAL with cornelian and bloodstone. $200-250
Lot 228 228 AN EDWARDIAN AMETHYST AND PEARL HEART-SHAPE PENDANT; 9ct gold. (simulated pearls) $180-220
Lot 230 230 AN EDWARDIAN HALF-PEARL CIRCLE BROOCH; 9ct gold. $60-80
Lot 235 235 AN INTERESTING RUBY AND SAPPHIRE BROOCH: five rows of square-cut rubies and four rows of sapphires set in pierced 15ct and 18ct gold. Note: family history records that this brooch was made to copy the ribbon of a D.S.O. (Distinguished Service Order) medal and was commissioned by the recipient husband for his wife. $250-350
Lot 237 237 AN EARLY 20th CENTURY AUSTRALIAN AQUAMARINE, PEARL AND 9ct GOLD PENDANT NECKLACE with backing chain and barrel clasp; Aronson & Co., Melbourne. (with Grace Bros Studio sepia photograph of Elsie Philippe, the vendor's grandmother, wearing the necklace) $280-320
Lot 239 239 AN AMUSING HALF-PEARL AND 15ct GOLD 'DONKEY & CART' BROOCH. Width 48mm. Weight 6.6g. $180-250
Lot 240 240 AN OLD CORNELIAN AND 9ct GOLD CRESCENT CHRISTENING BROOCH. $40-50
Lot 243 243 A VICTORIAN GARNET AND GOLD BROOCH AND PAIR OF ASSOCIATED EARRINGS; the oblong brooch set with three garnet cabochons and with applied leaf motifs; unmarked tests as 15ct gold; with a pair of paste and gilt-metal earrings. Brooch width 48mm. Brooch weight 16g. (with a note outlining the family history relating to the brooch) $300-350
Lot 245 245 A GEMSTONE FRINGE NECKLACE by Zappacosta with briolette spessartite garnets, smoky quartz and rock crystal beads; Zappacosta (Strand Arcade); in original box. $100-150
Lot 246 246 A SMOKY QUARTZ AND SILVER BRACELET: graduated oval faceted quartz bezel set conjoined with chenier hinges and with lobster-claw clasp. $140-180
Lot 249 249 FOUR MILKY OPALS: pin-fire, broad flash patterns etc. (4) Total weight 11.88ct. $100-150
Lot 264 264 A PAIR OF ONYX AND DIAMOND DROP EARRINGS; 9ct white gold; post and scroll fittings. $270-290
Lot 266 266 A PAIR OF EDWARDIAN STYLE CORAL, PEARL AND 9ct GOLD DROP EARRINGS; hook fittings. $250-280
Lot 267 267 A PAIR OF GARNET AND DIAMOND EARRINGS: each with a square-cut garnet in a surround of twenty diamonds; 18ct white gold. $400-500
Lot 269 269 A PAIR OF AMETHYST CLUSTER DROP EARRINGS; silver; post and scroll fittings. $150-180
Lot 271 271 A PAIR OF ART DECO STYLE PEARL, MARCASITE AND SILVER DROP EARRINGS; post and scroll fittings. Length 56mm. $240-280
Lot 273 273 A LABRADORITE NECKLACE: large navette labradorite beads with strong opalescent flashes; hook and ring clasp. Length 43cm. $80-120
Lot 276 276 AN ELEGANT OPAL, SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND PENDANT NECKLACE with drop-shape and oval cabochon opals, seven calibre sapphires and twelve brilliant cut diamonds in 18ct gold. Estimated weights: Opals 2 = 16.0ct, Sapphires 7 = 0.36ct, Diamonds 12 = 0.34ct. $2200-2400
Lot 283 283 A PAIR OF EMERALD AND DIAMOND EARRINGS: each an emerald-cut emerald bezel set below a brilliant cut diamond; 18ct gold with hook fittings. Estimated weights: Emeralds 2 = 7.00ct, Diamonds 2 = 0.28ct. $3000-3500
Lot 285 285 A PAIR OF EMERALD AND DIAMOND BORDER DROP EARRINGS each with an oval emerald four-claw set within a detached border of small brilliant cut diamonds and with revealed basket under-setting and diamond-set top; 18ct white gold with 'French' fittings. Estimated weights: Emeralds 2 = 3.60ct, Diamonds 0.60ct. $1500-2200
Lot 296 296 A GARNET AND GOLD HINGED BANGLE: five oval garnets claw-set in 9ct gold. $350-400
Lot 302 302 A GARNET AND 18ct GOLD BRACELET: thirteen garnets in 18ct gold. Weight 14g. $350-400
Lot 308 308 AN EARLY 20th CENTURY AUSTRALIAN TOURMALINE, PEARL AND 15ct GOLD BROOCH/PENDANT with foliate scrolls set with two green tourmalines and half-pearls; 15ct gold; Duggin, Shappere & Co; on a 15ct gold curb-link chain. (one pearl missing) Total weight 11.6g. $350-450
Lot 310 310 A SHELL CAMEO AND 9ct GOLD STICK-PIN. Weight 2g. $30-50
Lot 311 311 AN EDWARDIAN-STYLE TURQUOISE, PEARL AND 9ct GOLD FLOWER BROOCH. $120-180
Lot 315 315 A PAIR OF GREEN GARNET AND DIAMOND DROP EARRINGS: pave set brilliant cut diamonds and green tsavorite garnets; 18ct white gold. Length 50mm. $800-1000
Lot 316 316 A HEART-SHAPE SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND PENDANT; 18k white gold. $850-900
Lot 331 331 AN EMERALD AND DIAMOND PENDANT NECKLACE: an oval emerald four-claw set within a detached border of brilliant cut diamonds linked to a diamond-set top; 18ct white gold. Estimated weights: Emerald = 2.40ct, Diamonds 0.35ct. $1250-1450
Lot 333 333 A PAIR OF ART NOUVEAU STYLE GARNET, PEARL AND 9ct GOLD DROP EARRINGS; hook fittings. $290-320
Lot 335 335 A PAIR OF ART NOUVEAU STYLE SAPPHIRE AND PEARL DROP EARRINGS: 9ct gold, with hook fittings. $380-420
Lot 337 337 A PAIR OF AQUAMARINE, DIAMOND AND BLACK ENAMEL DROP EARRINGS: each with an elongated faceted aquamarine claw-set with nineteen brilliant cut diamonds and with enamel sections; 18ct white gold; post and scroll fittings. Length 43mm. Estimated weights: Aquamarines 2 = 8.80ct, Diamonds 38 = 0.40ct. $1500-2000
Lot 341 341 AN ART DECO STYLE PEARL, MARCASITE AND SILVER CLASP/BROOCH CONVERTER. $120-160
Lot 346 346 AN ONYX BEAD NECKLACE with pearl and silver spacer beads; no clasp. $100-150
Lot 360 360 A LONG ONYX BEAD NECKLACE with diamond and gold clasp: swirl-carved onyx beads; the 9ct rose gold clasp thread-set with eight brilliant cut diamonds. Length 89cm. $100-150
Lot 361 361 A LONG SILVER NECKLACE by Amellee with black onyx, amethyst and pearl beads. $350-400
Lot 379 379 A SAPPHIRE AND 18ct WHITE GOLD PENDANT: four square-cut sapphires in 18ct white gold; silver chain. $120-160
Lot 380 380 AN AMETHYST AND DIAMOND PENDANT; 18ct white gold; silver chain. $400-500
Lot 385 385 A CITRINE AND ENAMEL PENDANT with a drop-shape lemon quartz claw-set below a white enamel bow top. $120-160
Lot 386 386 A THAI RUBY; oval. Weight 1.03ct. $750-850
Lot 389 389 A QUANTITY OF COSTUME JEWELLERY including twenty-two pairs of earrings, two bracelets, a wristwatch and a silver dress ring. (qty) $30-40

Sale date:
7 October 2019

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Sunday 6 October, 12 noon - 4pm
Monday 7 October, 11am - 5.15pm

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5.30pm

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State Library of NSW,
Ground Floor, Mitchell Wing

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