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Next sale: 15 May, 2017

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Previous sale (371 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 245. AN OLD CUSHION-CUT DIAMOND, the Victorian cut stone of good colour and clarity with tiny edge nicks. Grading by Gem Studies Laboratory stating Weight 4.91ct, Colour I, Clarity SI, with notation that the clarity should improve if the stone is repolished (probably to VS clarity). Est $40000-50000
  • Lot 110. A GOOD 19th CENTURY AUSTRALIAN GOLD LOCKET; acid-tests as 18ct gold; marked D & Co.: Drummond & Co., Melbourne. Est $550-750
  • Lot 323. AN ART NOUVEAU DIAMOND AND PEARL PENDANT/BROOCH; silver and gold, with detachable pendant fitting. Est $1200-1500
  • Lot 4. A GEORGE III SILVER NUTMEG GRATER in the form of a rectangular casket with cut-corners; Phipps & Robinson, London 1792. Est $300-400
  • Lot 111. AN EARLY 20th CENTURY AUSTRALIAN SEED PEARL AND 9ct GOLD BANGLE; safety chain; Willis & So. Est $200-400
  • Lot 157. A SINGLE STONE DIAMOND RING, old-cut diamond bezel-set in 18ct white gold. Principal diamond 1.10ct. Est $2500-3500
  • Lot 148. A DIAMOND AND 18ct GOLD BRACELET; fringe motifs. <br>Width 15mm. Wt 37.2g. Est $1500-2000
  • Lot 182. A LARGE EMERALD AND DIAMOND CLUSTER RING, oval emerald (12.93 x 10.46 x 8.21mm) with twenty-two diamonds in 18ct white gold. Est $6000-7000
  • Lot 207. AN AUSTRALIAN SHELL CAMEO, PEARL AND 15ct GOLD BANGLE; possibly Willis & Son. Wt 19.5g. Est $300-500
  • Lot 243. A WELL-MODELLED DIAMOND AND 18ct GOLD 'BIG CAT' PENDANT NECKLACE, Estimated wt of diamonds 70 = 1.03ct. Wt 18.6g. Est $900-1200
  • Lot 234. A SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND DRESS RING, cushion-cut Ceylon type sapphire; 18ct white gold. Estimated wt of sapphire = 2.25ct. Est $2800-3200
  • Lot 312. A PAIR OF EMERALD CLUSTER DROP EARRINGS; French style hook fittings; 18ct gold. Est $1200-1400
  • Lot 252. A LADY'S LONGINES BRACELET WATCH, 'Le Grande Classique' model with quartz movement and gold-plated case; stainless steel clasp. Est $600-650
  • Lot 319. A LATE-19th CENTURY EUROPEAN TURQUOISE, PEARL AND GOLD NECKLACE, with brooch fittings; 14ct gold. Total wt 18.7g. Est $500-600
  • Lot 264. AN ELEGANT 18ct GOLD NECKLACE with articulated links tapering to the clasp; Italian marks, 750. Wt 42.8g. Est $1200-1500
  • Lot 223. A PAIR OF TAHITIAN BLACK PEARL AND DIAMOND EARRINGS; pearls 12mm; 18ct gold. Est $800-1000
  • Lot 314. AN EMERALD AND DIAMOND RING, oval good colour emerald; 18ct gold. Estimated wts: Emerald = 0.90ct, Diamonds 4 = 0.60ct. Wt 8.5g. Est $3400-3600
  • Lot 288. A GOOD AUSTRALIAN 15ct YELLOW GOLD ALBERT CHAIN, curb-link chain with 'T'-bar and two swivels; W.F.Cole (Brisbane). Wt 48g. Est $900-1200
  • Lot 337. A MID-19th CENTURY AUSTRALIAN GOLDFIELDS BROOCH with nugget, pick, shovel and windlass chain; engraved 'Bendigo' and verso 'M.Westerby Jewellers Shops, Bendigo 1852; Width 58mm. Wt 7.3g. Est $300-400
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  • Lot 350. AN EARLY 20th CENTURY AUSTRALIAN PEARL, SHELL AND 9ct GOLD BRACELET; marked Levinson/Perth/9ct; safety chain. Est $200-400
FULL CATALOGUE and sale details >
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