ABA saleroomWelcome to ABA Associates...
Australia's specialist jewellery auction house.

Monthly auctions in Sydney
~ Jewellery
~ Watches
~ Silver
~ Objets d'art

Calendar
February 11 Monday
April 1 Monday
May 6 Monday
July 1 Monday
August 19 Monday
October 7 Monday
November 25 Monday


Catalogue notification
Catalogue notification

To be notified by email about future catalogues when they become available we invite you to join our email list.


Our auction room at the State Library is the Dixson Room.
The direct phone line on viewing and auction days is 02 9273 1417.
See contact page for details.

Current sale: 11 February, 2019 (376 lots)
Fine Jewellery & Watches
including a collection of Australian Jewellery

A selection of highlights from the sale. View the FULL CATALOGUE and sale details.

  • Lot 230. A PAIR OF BRILLIANT-CUT DIAMONDS with DCLA Grading Certificates 182868 and 182867; 2.14ct, Colour N, Clarity SI1, and 2.02ct, Colour O, Clarity SI1; both with no fluorescence. (2) Total weight of diamonds 4.16ct Est $16000-17000
  • Lot 187. A PEARL AND GOLD TWILIGHT OWL BROOCH ; unmarked, tests as 15ct gold. Width 7mm. (in velvet shell-shape case named for Harry Winstone Junr) Est $120-180
  • Lot 144. A SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND SNAKE DRESS RING: the head set with three rows of brilliant-cut diamonds and with a row of diamonds down the spine set either set with sapphires and with green garnet eyes; 14ct gold. Size Q. Weight 7g. Est $1800-2200
  • Lot 79.A TIFFANY SOMERSET MESH COLLAR with box and tongue clasp and hinged safety catch. Width 12.5mm. Weight 86.7g. (bag and box) Est $200-250
  • Lot 158. A SPECTACULAR SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND DRESS RING: a round faceted sapphire rim-set within French cut sapphires and brilliant-cut diamonds in a domed setting; 18ct white gold. Size M1/2. Est $3000-4000
  • Lot 141. A SINGLE STONE DIAMOND RING: brilliant-cut diamond six-claw-set with twenty brilliant-cut shoulder diamonds in 18ct white gold. Estimated weight of diamond 1.00ct. (copy insurance valuation grading as Colour H, Clarity SI2) Size N. Est $5500-6000
  • Lot 130. A JADE AND DIAMOND BROOCH with twenty bright jadeite mostly drop-shape cabochons and fifty-six diamonds in a delightful spray design; 9ct white gold. Estimated weight of diamonds 56 = 0.50ct. Weight 18.3g. Est $300-400
  • Lot 127. A PRETTY DIAMOND PENDANT NECKLACE with 48 diamonds grain and millegrain set in a drop-shape openwork Belle Époque style 18ct white gold pendant; 9ct white gold chain. Estimated total weight of diamonds 48 = 1.05ct. Est $1000-1200
  • Lot 136. A PAIR OF SOUTH SEA PEARL, KYANITE AND DIAMOND DROP EARRINGS: each a 14.5mm cultured pearl with four oval kyanite and baguette and brilliant-cutdiamonds; post and clip fittings for pierced ears; 18ct white gold. Estimated weights: Kyanite 8 = 3.77ct, Diamonds 0.88ct. Est $2800-3500
  • Lot 165. AN ATTRACTIVE PAIR OF SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND DROP EARRINGS; each a square emeraldcut sapphire corner claw-set with small diamonds in 18ct white gold with millegrain edge; post and scroll fittings. Length 43mm. Est $2500-3000
  • Lot 172. A FINE EMERALD AND DIAMOND THREE-ROW BRACELET: a central row of 49 square-cut emeralds within rows of brilliant-cut diamonds; 18ct white gold with box clasp and safety catches. Estimated weights: Emeralds 49 = 9.20ct, Diamonds 192 = 3.00ct.Est $10000-12000
  • Lot 185. A STYLISH MULTI-STRAND PERIDOT NECKLACE by Carmela Cerrone (Cerrone Jewellers). (insurance valuation stating peridot, freshwater pearl, olive green jade and gold-plated clasp) Est $200-300
  • Lot 192. A FRENCH MINIATURE PORTRAIT AND SILVER BROOCH; the portrait of Adele d'Osmond in Restauration dress by Marguerite le  Corre; in a ribbon and reed frame with laurel leaf and tribute crest. Diameter 25mm. c.1870-1940) Est $60-90
  • Lot 202. AN EDWARDIAN GARNET, DIAMOND AND 15ct GOLD HINGED BANGLE with applied rope, bead, leaf and wire and with patent bolt snap; Henry Griffiths & Sons Ltd., Chester 1905.) Est $280-380
  • Lot 222. A FRANCK MULLER 'CRAZY HOURS' DIAMOND AND 18ct ROSE GOLD WRIST-WATCH; automatic, the bezel with 166 brilliant-cut diamonds; crocodile leather strap with 18ct rose gold buckle set with eight diamonds; Ref 5850, No.62. Case 45 x 31mm. (box and papers) Est $15000-25000
  • Lot 229. A TANZANITE AND DIAMOND CLUSTER RING: bright oval tanzanite claw-set in a double border of brilliant-cut diamonds; 18ct white gold. Estimated weights: Tanzanite = 1.90ct, Diamonds 60 = 0.40ct. Size L. Est $2000-2500
  • Lot 270. A RUBY AND DIAMOND HINGED BANGLE: eleven oval treated rubies and twenty diamonds; 14ct gold. Estimated weight of rubies 11 = 15.0ct. Weight 22.8g. Est $4000-5000
  • Lot 279. A LATE-19th CENTURY BATTLE-AXE BROOCH: the ornate handle with a cluster of ten old-cut diamonds with pearl terminal and with a diamond to the axe head; maker's mark H.Y.; tests as 15ct gold. Estimated weight of diamonds 1 = 0.70ct, 9 = 0.90ct, 1 = 0.25ct. Width 56mm. Weight 8g.(cased for Rosevear & Degenhardt, Carp St, Bega) Est $1500-2000
  • Lot 333. A 14ct GOLD NECKLACE with five graduated antique style pressed cameos spaced by baton bars set with a cabochon ruby; parrot clasp. Weight 34.4g. Est $1100-1500
  • Lot 342. AN EARLY VICTORIAN-STYLE ENAMELLED SERPENT NECKLET set with pearls and with heart locket and snake-link chain; silver-gilt. Est $400-450
FULL CATALOGUE and sale details >
© ABA Associates Pty Limited