WALLROCKS
An important 19th century French marquetry cabinet stamped Henri Picard, the original breakfront white marble top above a satinwood and ebony string inlaid amboyna frieze with scrolling foliate ormolu stamped HPO, over a breakfront door with profuse geometric inlay in cross-banded kingwood and walnut parquetry which surrounds a central oval panel with ebony string inlaid cartouche bordering a foliate marquetry panel in various exotic timbers in the form of flowers, leaves, urns, fruit and nuts, flanked by brass inlaid purple head pilasters and geometric parquetry side panels all raised on four turned tapering feet embellished with inverted ormolu mounts in the form of acanthus leaves. One must look closely at the geometric and foliate inlay of this cabinet which each forms an inidivudal piece of timber to appreciate the extraordinary time and care taken in producing this piece. It is an outstanding example of its kind and undoubtedly made by one of the finest cabinetmakers of the time, possibly Sormani.
Footnote: Henri Picard 1831 – 1864) was a bronzier most notable for his work produced for Napoleon III and supplied objects to the Louvres. 
Circa: 1860
$44,740

WALLROCKS
Rare matched pair of large 19th century Napoleon III kingwood freestanding bookcase tables the gilt tooled shaped oval leathered top with gilded metal moulding above leathered ormolu mounted book shelves flanked by four kingwood pilasters all embellished with original finely cast ormolu raised on cabriole legs with acanthus sabots.
Circa: 1860
Dimensions: 735W x 550D x 870H
$48,500
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SIMPSONS ANTIQUES
A New Zealand carved Kauri Gum life-size Head of a Maori, with painted face and Tā moko c. 1900 (H.35cm) $3,900 

ETRURIA ANTIQUES GALLERY
Unknown c. 1730
Travelling Set, Engraved Glass, Fitted Case
$18,000
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ETRURIA ANTIQUES GALLERY
Unknown c. 1915
Art Glass Tumbler, Cherubs
$2,500
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ETRURIA ANTIQUES GALLERY
Wedgwood c. 1770
Teapot: Shepherdess
$6,000
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ETRURIA ANTIQUES GALLERY
Chelsea c. 1755
Figure: Harlequine & Columbine
$17,500
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ETRURIA ANTIQUES GALLERY
Bow 1770
Crowther Plate
$20,000
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ETRURIA ANTIQUES GALLERY
Wedgwood c. 1880
Bronzed Bust: Aristotle
$7,000
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ETRURIA ANTIQUES GALLERY
Worcester c. 1759
Mask Jug: King George II
$10,000
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ETRURIA ANTIQUES GALLERY
Wedgwood c. 1800
Bust: Virgil
$4,000
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ETRURIA ANTIQUES GALLERY
Worcester c. 1754
Mug, Tea Ceremony pattern.
$4,000
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ETRURIA ANTIQUES GALLERY
Unknown c. 1830
Set six William IV monogrammed glasses
$800
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ETRURIA ANTIQUES GALLERY
Unknown c. 1780
Georgian sugarloaf decanter, HOCK
$1,800
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ETRURIA ANTIQUES GALLERY
Wedgwood c. 1880
Campana Vase, White and Gold
$3,000
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ETRURIA ANTIQUES GALLERY
Unknown 1830
Pair pint decanters, silver mounted
$2,400
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ETRURIA ANTIQUES GALLERY
St Cloud c. 1725
Coffee/Tea Breakfast cup, white, flowers & birds
$3,500
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ETRURIA ANTIQUES GALLERY
Bow c. 1755
Tea Bowl & Saucer, Famille Rose
$1,800
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ETRURIA ANTIQUES GALLERY
Unknown c. 1745
Baluster form saltglaze teapot. Beasts.
$5,000
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ETRURIA ANTIQUES GALLERY
Turner c. 1800
Pair crested plates
$750
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ETRURIA ANTIQUES GALLERY
Wedgwood c. 1790
Vase teapot with Cupid finial
$4,500
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LAURAINE DIGGINS FINE ART
DORRIT BLACK 1891 – 1951 Aust. Corner of the Garden c.1936 color linocut on oriental paper 25.5 x 30.5 cm signed with monogram in block lower right: DB inscribed lower left in pencil: Corner of the Garden 2/50 Dorrit Black. 
From the collection of Edith Lawrence, London. 
$45,000
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LAURAINE DIGGINS FINE ART
HENRY RIELLY 1845 – 1902 b. London d. Brisbane Shooting Near Heidelberg 1875 oil on canvas 53 x 82 cm signed lower right: Henry Rielly. 
Private collection, Melbourne.
$25,000

LAURAINE DIGGINS FINE ART
JOHN PERCEVAL 1923 – 2000 Aust.   Adam and Eve and the Garlic Plant 1955 tempera and resin on composite board 72.5 x 91 cm signed lower left: Perceval 55.
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PAGE ANTIQUES
Flame Mahogany Bookcase
Impressive french Empire / Restoration 2 door flame mahogany bookcase with 2 paneled doors below and 2 glazed doors above. Ormolu mounts and adjustable shelving. c.1830. Height-242cm Length-139cm Depth-40cm.
ZZ4400
$4,950
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MOORABOOL ANTIQUE GALLERIES
Rare large Bow porcelain figure of a piping  shepherd, circa 1755, alongside the original Meissen model by J.J.Kaendler, circa 1750.

MOORABOOL ANTIQUE GALLERIES
Extreme rarities from the first years of two European porcelain factories: 
Two Wegely period porcelain figures, from the first years of the Berlin porcelain factory, c. 1755. 
Teabowl & saucer, Du Paquier porcelain from the first years of the Vienna factory, decorated in Vienna, c. 1725.

ANTIQUARIAN
An original Lithograph by C Troedel & Co; Melbourne and Sydney. Published by M.L. Raphael 1880. Melbourne International Exhibition 1880. Approximately 99cm x 68cm in Victorian maple frame (pictured out of frame).
$8,800

TRINITY ANTIQUES
AN AUSTRALIAN COLONIAL SILVER ROWING TROPHY


The Boroondara area was originally part of the hunting grounds of a Wurundjeri clan of the Woiwurrung people. In 1837, John Gardiner and his family were the first Europeans to settle there.

Surveying the area that same year, Robert Hoddle declared it the “Parish of Boroondara”. As the area was densely wooded, he took the word from the Woiwurrung language, translating it as “where the ground is thickly shaded”.

The first local government body was the Boroondara District Road Board, formed in 1854 and incorporated the areas which were to become Hawthorn, Kew and Camberwell. Hawthorn and Kew were created as separate municipalities in 1860 and the remaining area of the Road Board became Boroondara Shire in 1871. The later became the City of Camberwell. With the amalgamation of the Cities of Camberwell, Kew and Hawthorn, in June 1994, the City of Boroondara was created.

The Boroondara Rowing Club was founded in 1873 and later became the Hawthorn Rowing Club.

On Saturday 19th March 1887 the Melbourne “Argus” reported on page 13:

“The second of a series of trial oared races for trophies presented by the Committee to the members of the Boroondara Rowing Club will be held this afternoon ……….

The trophies have to be won twice by the same crew before becoming their property, and are now being held for the first time by Messrs Patt and Dean.”

A similar oar, presented in a similar burgundy case is shown on p.174 of “Early Australian Silver. The Houstone Collection” (The Houstone Collection was purchased by the National Gallery of Australia in 2016).

The illustrated oar has gold mounts and Houstone suggests it was crafted by Edward Fischer of Geelong. It was presented at the Melbourne Regatta in 1876.

This silver oar is presented in its original, engraved, presentation box.

RUTHERFORD
Art Deco Diamond Ring
A platinum Art Deco ring featuring a 1.88ct transition cut diamond. Circa 1920. Finger size K and half.
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RUTHERFORD
Boxed Antique Gold Collar 
An antique floral 15ct yellow gold collar presented in original fitted case from Edward & Sons of Glasgow & London.Circa 1900. Total Length: 40cm.
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RUTHERFORD
Retro Ruby and Diamond Bracelet     
An 18ct rose gold wide bracelet featuring synthetic rubies and diamonds. Argentina. Circa 1940. Length: 19.3cm.
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Victorian Boxed Gold Earrings 
A pair of 20ct yellow gold Victorian earrings with blue enamel and seed pearls, in original presentation box from Henry Birks & Sons of Canada. Circa 1880. Approximately 3cm wide x 4.2cm high plus 1.5cm hook. 
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RUTHERFORD
Art Deco Diamond Necklet
A platinum antique necklet with 3.10ct of diamonds. Circa 1900. Approximately 40cm in length. 
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RUTHERFORD
Art Deco Diamond and Synthetic Sapphire Brooch 
A platinum brooch set with synthetic sapphires and 5.75ct of diamonds. Circa 1920. Length 8.5cm.
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RUTHERFORD
French Gold Necklet 
An 18ct yellow gold necklace with triangular panels and scrollwork. French. Circa 1910. Length 45cm.
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RUTHERFORD
Antique Sapphire and Diamond Ring 
An 18ct yellow and white gold ring with a 0.95ct sapphire. Circa 1890. Finger size N. 
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RUTHERFORD
Agate, Enamel and Pearl Earrings    
A pair of Victorian 14ct yellow gold earrings with black enamel and seed pearls. Circa 1890. Approximately. 4.5cm in length. 
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RUTHERFORD
Retro Ruby and Diamond Ring  
A retro synthetic ruby and diamond ring, made in 14ct rose and white gold. Circa 1940. Finger size L and a half. 
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LAUDER & HOWARD ANTIQUES
Regency period engraved brass inlaid sofa c. 1820.

LAUDER & HOWARD ANTIQUES
Australian cedar armchairs c1840, firmly attributed to John McLoughlin of Hobart.

LAUDER & HOWARD ANTIQUES
Boulle wine table c. 1820, attributed to Thomas Parker, it is identical to a pair made by him for Princess Charlotte who gave them to George the Prince Regent (later George IVth), and which are in the Royal Collection at Windsor Castle.

LAUDER & HOWARD ANTIQUES
18th Century European Chinoiserie polychrome lacquer cabinet on stand.

LAUDER & HOWARD ANTIQUES
A large carved sandstone figure of a Buddhist disciple 
Tang Dynasty 618-907 
Carved in the round, he is probably the youthful monk Ananda, identifiable by his shaved head and monastic robes. Forward standing on a lotus pedestal, the serene plump face set with narrowed eyes below high arched eyebrows and elongated earlobes. Hands folded over his stomach, his right hand clutching a Japamala of 18 prayer beads representing the 18 Luohans.
The style of the clothing dates to the 7th-10th Centuries. It is the Chinese interpretation of Indian religious dress: made up of a large rectangular shawl (Uttarasanga) over a sarong-like Antaraavaska, covering the lower body. 
In the sixth century, Chinese monks introduced the intermediate garment, called a Sanghati, crossing over the chest for greater warmth. 
Probably Shanxi Province. 
Provenance: Roger Moss OBE Acquired, Hong Kong: 1980-2003
Exported Hong Kong with documentation 10th May 2003 (Item no. H15, case 15)

J.B. HAWKINS ANTIQUES
The Macquarie Coffee Biggin
Maker William Elliott, London 1822 8” high and weight 28oz.

The Macquarie arms on the surviving coffee biggin as designed by Major-General Lachlan Macquarie created in part from his mother’s arms as the daughter of Murdoch Maclaine of Lochbuie. Quarterly: in the 1st quarter gules three crosses crosslet fitchée ; in the 2nd quarter sable three towers embattled ; in middle base per fess azure and verte in chief a lymphad proper without sails and a single pennant and in base a salmon naiant, all ppr. (proper) 

The lymphad is correctly depicted as originally drawn by Macquarie without sails or oars and with a single flag or pennant.

For further information please click on the links below:
Macquarie Part I
Macquarie Part II
Macquarie Part III
Macquarie Part IV
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Presentation Silver Snuff Box
An extremely rare and well documented Presentation Silver Snuff Box, made in Hobart by Joseph Forester (then in David Barclay’s workshop), retailed by Alexander Dick in Sydney shortly after his release from Norfolk Island on 1 February 1833, and presented on 23 April 1833. H 5 W 7 D 1.7 cm, 108 g.

The Caroline sailed down the Thames on 23 October 1832, arriving in Sydney on 19 March 1833. Rev David Cargill kept a diary, published by Albert J. Schütz as The Diaries and Correspondence of David Cargill, 1832–1843. Cargill was one of three Wesleyan missionaries and their wives bound for Tonga, Fiji and New Zealand as cabin passengers. He wrote in his diary: 

The Captain [Francis Treadwell] seems very agreeable and anxious to make us comfortable. Our party consists of seven persons — Mr & Mrs Whiteley from New Zealand, Miss Green – to be married to her friend Mr Manton at New South Wales and Mr and Mrs Tucker who are appointed to accompany My Dear Wife and myself to Tonga… The Captain has disappointed our hopes. Our opinion of him was prematurely formed. His professions of respect for us and promises to attend to our comfort have had I fear more sound than meaning! He is selfish, vulgar – fickle – & easily prejudiced … our rest is frequently disturbed by night, by the fury of the Captain breaking out in abusive & threatening language to the passengers, & in charges of mutinous intention to the crew. When he sleeps, he is surrounded by cutlasses & loaded pistols, & often acts like a lunatic, rather than a rational being. But it is a cheering thought, that we have the prospect of soon terminating our voyage. May God grant us a speedy & happy landing!

The Rev Tucker wrote to the Wesleyan Missionary Society in Sydney on 23 March 1833 ‘I hope you will never send out any more Missionaries in any ship which he may command.’ In Sydney, Captain Treadwell charged three crewmen with mutiny, but Magistrate Windeyer dismissed the case. The grateful passengers presented Chief Officer John D. Pyke with the silver snuff box for his efforts in attempting to keep the peace during an unpleasant voyage, as recorded in the Sydney Monitor on 24 April 1833. Barclay had arrived in 1830 to set up his shop in Hobart. Forrester, whose record was clear, was assigned to Barclay in 1832. Barclay needed Forrester’s skills, but Forrester clearly found Barclay difficult. By March 1833 he had had enough, stayed away from work and was accused of inciting his fellow servants to insubordination. Forrester was sentenced to 15 months on Notman’s Road Party instead. Alexander Dick was confined on Norfolk Island between 1829 and February 1833.

WARWICK OAKMAN ANTIQUES
THE AUDIENCE WITH THE EMPEROR from the series  The Story of the Emperor of China. c1687 – 1700.
Wool, silk 103cm x 98cm.
A rare & exotic   centre fragment  of The Audience with the Emperor,  the most important  Louis XIV period Chinoiserie tapestry series,The Story of the Emperor of China.
Beauvais Tapestry Manufactory, France.
Designed by Guy Louis Versanal the Elder,  Jean-Baptiste Belin de Fontenay the Elder & Jean – Baptiste  Monnoyer.
The series was an extraordinary woven revelation of the exotic plants, animals, people & culture of the Chinese Court during the first diplomatic envoys with Louis XIV, led by Jesuit astronomers,  marking  the beginning of Chinoiserie.
Complete versions of The Audience  are held by Musèe du Louvre, Pariis, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Residenz, Munich ,  Hermitage  St Petersberg & Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.
$12,500

WARWICK OAKMAN ANTIQUES
A superb English Regency period  paper mache tea – poy, decorated to five sides with garden parties in polychrome enamels, with penwork vine leaves to the caddy & poy,  after the Canton artist Youqua.  Containing three similarly decorated caddies.  The word teapoy derives from the Hindu tepai, meaning a three legged stand, for a small container. 
The synthesis here is exotic, and English. London c 1805. Ht 97cm.
$7,500

DOUGLAS STEWART FINE BOOKS
[MOVING DIORAMA] Voyage autour du monde par un petit Francais
[Voyage around the world by a little French boy]. Paris : J. J. F. [Jeux et Jouets Francais], c 1905. A spectacular moving diorama.
The scrolling theatre visually recounts the adventures (and misadventures) of a young boy travelling across the world. His journey begins in Paris. The young Lucien, having decided to make a world trip, hides himself in the baggage compartment of a train leaving for Le Havre (I); Le Havre (II); A street in New York (III);…
$12,500
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DOUGLAS STEWART FINE BOOKS
# 35480
PLIMER, Nathaniel, 1757-1822, attributed
A portrait miniature of Lieutenant-Colonel Thomas Brisbane, sixth Governor of New South Wales, 1821-1825
A fine portrait of a distinguished administrator whose political and social legacies were of immense importance in the shaping of the Colony of New South Wales. Portraits of such significant early Australian figures are of the utmost rarity. 
[Attributed to Nathaniel Plimer, probably 1803-1804]. Portrait on ivory, in its original nine-carat gold mount, 70 x 53 mm; verso of mount engraved ‘Lieutt Coll Thoms Brisbane’; the sitter is portrayed with his hair powdered and wearing a white shirt, scarlet coat with gold epaulettes and black stock.
$95,000
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DOUGLAS STEWART FINE BOOKS
# 22555
Prévost, Antoine François (Abbé) (1697-1763)
Histoire générale des voyages,
The complete set of the first edition of Prévost’s monumental encyclopaedia of voyages, with all supplemental volumes; in the luxurious large paper format, and in a fine contemporary French binding.
$35,000
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DOUGLAS STEWART FINE BOOKS
# 25914
KOONS, Jeff (1955 – )
Balloon rabbit (red); balloon swan (yellow); balloon monkey (blue)
$95,000
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DOUGLAS STEWART FINE BOOKS
# 33562
BRACK, John (1920-1999)
Standing Nude, 1980
$55,000
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DOUGLAS STEWART FINE BOOKS
# 32422
LINDSAY, Norman (1879-1969)
The Magic Pudding. (Signed first edition)
$12,000
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DOUGLAS STEWART FINE BOOKS
# 32617
GUTENBERG, Johannes (c. 1398 – 1468)
A leaf from the Gutenberg Bible
$220,000
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DOUGLAS STEWART FINE BOOKS
# 26694
WHITE, John (1756-1832)
Journal of a voyage to New South Wales (deluxe coloured edition)
$22,000
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DOUGLAS STEWART FINE BOOKS
# 31913
DOBELL, William (1899 – 1970)
Study for Portrait (Peter Burns) 1943
$50,000
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DOUGLAS STEWART FINE BOOKS
# 31523
PHILLIP, Arthur (1738-1814)
The Voyage of Governor Phillip to Botany Bay (coloured edition)
$55,000
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DOUGLAS STEWART FINE BOOKS
# 28440
Laing’s Planetarium Orrery
$9,500
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DOUGLAS STEWART FINE BOOKS
# 26779
Weber and Costello Co.
A rare matching pair of 18 inch terrestrial and celestial globes
$45,000
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DOUGLAS STEWART FINE BOOKS
# 25570
GAZE, Harold (1884-1963)
Winged fairy with bubbles
$6,600
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DOUGLAS STEWART FINE BOOKS
# 21672
Maker unknown.
Male ancestor figure. Humboldt Bay, New Guinea.
$3,750
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DOUGLAS STEWART FINE BOOKS
# 14043
SALA
[ZEPPELIN] Das lenkbare Luftschiff : ein aktuelles Gesellschaft-Spiel
$2,750
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# 13442
[EMPEROR ZHU YUANZHANG (MING TAIZU), 1328-1398]
A 14th century Ming Dynasty 1 kuan note : an example of the oldest extant paper currency
$16,500
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ANTIQUE & UNIQUE JEWELS
Australian Ruby & Seed Pearl brooch, c. 1910, made by Jewellers Duggan & Shappere.
586E
$2,950
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ANTIQUE & UNIQUE JEWELS
Victorian 9ct Yellow Gold Garnet 5 stone ring, Victorian Ring. Birmingham; Makers Mark W.G.M.
863E
$1,890
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ANTIQUE & UNIQUE JEWELS
Large hallmarked antique Amethyst & Seed Pearl brooch by Australian jewellery designers Willis & Sons
939E
$2,290
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ANTIQUE & UNIQUE JEWELS
Antique 18ct hallmarked bow ring with old cut Diamonds.
933E
$1,890
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ANTIQUE & UNIQUE JEWELS
Antique seed pearl brooch, by Australian jewellers, Willis & Sons.
810E
$765
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ANTIQUE & UNIQUE JEWELS
Art Deco 2 diamond ring. Old European Cut diamonds totalling half a carat with further diamonds in the shoulders.
Includes the original paperwork and is hallmarked DSJ & CO. 18ct.
806E
$2,690
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VALENTINE’S ANTIQUE GALLERY
Antique Scottish (Aberdeen) 19th-century mahogany bracket clock with decorative bronze mounts, with French 8-day movement, c. 1850. 
$3,950
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VALENTINE’S ANTIQUE GALLERY
This 19th-century English walnut marquetry cabinet features floral marquetry decoration and ormolu mounts. The interior of the cabinet is unlined, with one shelf. The cabinet dates to c. 1870. 
$3,500  
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VALENTINE’S ANTIQUE GALLERY
19th-century English burr walnut single door pier cabinet, with ormolu mounts, c. 1870. 
$5,950 
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VALENTINE’S ANTIQUE GALLERY
Art Nouveau 3 Piece Bronzed 8 Day Mantle Clock Set, “Le Torrent” by Julien Causse c. 1904. 
$4,750
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VALENTINE’S ANTIQUE GALLERY
19th Century French Gilt Mantle Clock, With Hand Painted Scenes, c. 1870. 
$3,500 
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VALENTINE’S ANTIQUE GALLERY
Superb 19th-century French antique bronze and marble clock, with hooved feet and topped with bronze figure of a huntress, marked ‘Bernoux Bte Paris’, c. 1880. 
$2,750 
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VALENTINE’S ANTIQUE GALLERY
19th Century Burr Walnut 4 Door Credenza, with fine dental inlays and crossbanding. c. 1870. 
$9,950
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VALENTINE’S ANTIQUE GALLERY
Early 20th Century French Walnut 3 Drawer Writing Desk, With Ornate Scrolling Pedestal Ends Resting On Lion Paw Feet, c. 1910. 
$5,950  
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VALENTINE’S ANTIQUE GALLERY
19th-century French kingwood single-door vitrine, with vernis Martin marquetry panel door, c. 1870. 
$8,950 
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VALENTINE’S ANTIQUE GALLERY
Superb 19th Century French Kingwood Vitrine, with Gilt Bronze Mounts, marquetry inlays. c. 1870.
$8,950 
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VALENTINE’S ANTIQUE GALLERY
William IV mahogany two-seater settee with soft blue and gold damask upholstery. Settee features scrolling arms and foliate carving, terminating with claw feet, c. 1830. 
$4,500 
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VALENTINE’S ANTIQUE GALLERY
Superb Victorian burr walnut three-door display cabinet, with bow ends, c. 1870. 
$8,950 
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VALENTINE’S ANTIQUE GALLERY
Superb 19th-century French ebonised Boulle centre table with drawer, stamped with maker: ‘Tostain’, Galerie de la Madeleine, c. 1870. 
$15,000 
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VALENTINE’S ANTIQUE GALLERY
French 19th-Century Boulle Bracket Clock on Base, Dressed with Bronze Mounts and Figured Top, c. 1850. 
$12,500 
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VALENTINE’S ANTIQUE GALLERY 
19th-century English burr walnut three-door credenza with fluted column supports, Sèvres panels, ormolu mounts, c. 1860. 
$17,950 
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VALENTINE’S ANTIQUE GALLERY
This superb 19th-century French ‘Boulle’ ebonised side cabinet features ormolu mounts, c. 1870. 
$5,500
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