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THE ESTATE OF LADY PORTER AUCTION SUNDAY 22 APRIL 2018, ADELAIDE

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AUCTION CATALOGUE VOLUME 11 ISSUE 6

Front Cover Lady Porter at the premier of the Australian Ballet’s gala performance of Merry Widow at the Kennedy Center, New York. Photograph by Richard Braaten

Inside Cover 234 INDIAN SCHOOL Polo players Set of four, gouache 56cm x 86cm $2,000-4,000

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THE ESTATE OF LADY PORTER AUCTION SUNDAY 22 APRIL 2018 AT 12PM, ADELAIDE


Lady Porter on the terrace at the ‘Cosford’, North Adelaide

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THE ESTATE OF LADY PORTER AUCTION SUNDAY 22 APRIL 2018, 12PM Radford Auditorium, Art Gallery of South Australia, North Terrace, SA 5000

VIEWING By Auction Registration Only 4/22 Bagot Street, North Adelaide SA 5006

Thursday 19 April, 11am-5pm Friday 20 April, 11am-5pm Saturday 21 April, 11am-5pm No Viewing Auction Day

CONTACT

John Albrecht

Chiara Curcio

Henrietta Maiyah

Managing Director & National Head of Collections (03) 8825 5619 | 0413 819 767 john.albrecht@leonardjoel.com.au

Head of Decorative Arts (03) 8825 5635 | 0412 653 315 chiara.curcio@leonardjoel.com.au

Jewellery Consultant 0412 653 315 henrietta.maiyah@leonardjoel.com.au

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VIEWING LOCATION 4/22 Bagot Street, North Adelaide SA 5006

AUCTION LOCATION Radford Auditorium, Art Gallery of South Australia, North Terrace, SA 5000

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AUCTION REGISTRATION All clients interested in viewing and bidding at the auction of The Estate of Lady Porter must register. Auction registrations can be made in person during the viewing and on the day of the auction. You can also register to bid online at leonardjoel.com.au

BIDDING IN PERSON You are welcome to attend the auction and bid in person. You can register to bid during the viewing or on the day of the auction.

ONLINE If you cannot attend the auction, you can register and bid online at leonardjoel.com.au Please note that you will be re-directed to the site of our online bidding partner, Invaluable.com and that an additional fee of 5% applies to all successful online bids. *Please note that your online bidding number cannot be used in person at the auction.

ABSENTEE BIDS If you cannot attend the auction, you can place an absentee bid online at leonardjoel.com.au. Absentee bids are executed free of charge and at the lowest possible price.

TELEPHONE BIDS If you cannot attend the auction you can register to bid with one of our experienced staff by telephone. Telephone bids are executed free of charge and at the lowest possible price. *Telephone bidding is limited and if a high number of requests are received, we may recommend absentee or online bidding instead.

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PAYMENT PAYMENT LOCATIONS Payments will only be accepted onsite at Radford Auditorium, Art Gallery of South Australia on the day of the auction, Sunday 22 April.

Payments and collections will be accepted at 4/22 Bagot Street, North Adelaide after the auction at the following times:

Monday 23 April, 10am-5pm Tuesday 24 April, 10am-4pm

All items must be paid for and collected by 4pm, Tuesday 24 April.

PAYMENT METHODS All purchases are subject to a 24% buyer’s premium (inclusive of GST). Leonard Joel’s preferred method of payment is by cash, direct deposit, bank cheque or credit card. A 1.2% surcharge (inclusive of GST) applies to Visa and Mastercard payments and a 3% surcharge (inclusive of GST) to American Express payments. Diners Club Cards are not accepted.

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Please quote your invoice number as reference so that our Accounts Department can allocate your payment correctly.

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COLLECTIONS Purchased items can be collected from 4/22 Bagot Street, North Adelaide SA 5006 at the following times: Sunday 22 April, 12pm-5pm Monday 23 April, 10am-5pm Tuesday 24 April, 10am-4pm

Please note that all purchased items must be paid for prior to or upon collection. All items must be paid for and collected by 4pm, Tuesday 24 April.

*Uncollected items will be removed to a third party storage facility in Adelaide and daily storage fees will apply.

SHIPPING Shipping of all purchases is the responsibility of the buyer and is at the buyer’s risk. For a list of recommended carriers please see our website under Recommended Carriers. Buyers in Adelaide can collect their purchases from 4/22 Bagot Street from 12pm on Sunday 22 April.

CONTACT Chiara Curcio, Head of Decorative Arts (03) 8825 5635 | 0412 653 315 chiara.curcio@leonardjoel.com.au

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Lady Porter and John McDonald, US Consul in Calcutta


Introduction June Porter, née Perry, grew up in the comfortable world of the Perth

of the war. These were societies devastated and determined to rebuild

bourgeoisie during the 1920s and 1930s. She spent her youth frequenting

themselves. And they wanted to do so with a sense of enjoyment; society

a lively Perth social scene in the days before the horror of war gripped

continued to operate albeit in straitened circumstances.

Australia and the world. And then the Porters returned to Adelaide. They became the heart and soul June met a young Adelaide man, Robert Porter; they fell in love but were

of the city’s social life, eventually rising to the lofty positions of Lord Mayor

separated by the Nullarbor Plain. Getting from Perth to Adelaide and

and Lady Mayoress.

keeping in touch when separated were no easy tasks. The Porter collection tells the story of Robert and June’s life from their Then it was war, though that brought with it not just drama and sorrow but

sojourn in India represented by Indian paintings in their collection to their

also opportunity. Tom went to India as an ADC to the only Australian who

later years in Adelaide’s high society celebrated by June’s impressive

governed part of British India, Richard Casey. In later years, Casey went on

jewellery collection which naturally would have been admired at many

to serve as an Australian foreign minister for nine years before becoming

social gatherings. Along with her astute collection of early English antiques

the Governor-General of Australia.

which elegantly decorates her former residence.

June and Robert left India just before Britain’s withdrawal in 1947 then

As Melbourne’s oldest auction house, Leonard Joel is pleased to be taking

and made a fascinating visit both to France and Britain soon after the end

our own sojourn to Adelaide to offer Lady Porter’s legacy in April.

Containing excerpts by The Honourable Alexander Downer, September 2012 Taken from the foreword to Lady Porter’s book, Can Ducks Swim? Published by Wakefield Press

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Decorative Arts 1 A GEORGE III STYLE RED LACQUER CHINOISERIE DECORATED SIDE CHAIR $300-500 2 A 19TH CENTURY ENGLISH BLACK PAINTED CAST IRON UMBRELLA STAND 72cm high, 58cm wide 24cm deep $300-500 3 A BLACK PAINTED CAST IRON URN ON PEDESTAL A. HANDYSIDE & CO, LONDON 120cm high, 50cm diameter $800-1,200 4 A GOOD PAIR OF GEORGE II CARVED RED WALNUT SIDE CHAIRS CIRCA 1745 each with shaped solid splats and cabriole legs with acanthus carving to knees $800-1,200

5 A 19TH CENTURY BURR WALNUT FOLD OVER CARD TABLE 74cm high, 89cm wide, 44cm deep $500-800 6 AN AUBUSSON RED GROUND RUG 186cm x 123cm $400-600 7 A MAHOGANY REGENCY STYLE MAHOGANY BAROMETER/THERMOMETER 80cm high, 20cm wide $50-100 8 A COLLECTION OF TWELVE UMBRELLAS AND PARASOLS $200-400 9 A COLLECTION OF THREE SHOOTING STICKS $160-260

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10 A SILVER GILT MOUNTED EBONISED WALKING STICK $500-800 11 A SET OF THREE WALKING STICKS $100-200 12 AN ENGLISH 18TH CENTURY POLYCHROME PAINTED CORNER CABINET depicting classical scenes,92cm high, 38cm wide, 38cm deep $400-600 13 A 20TH CENTURY JAPANESE IMARI FLOOR VASE 76cm high, 27cm diameter $200-300 14 A FLORAL DESIGN WOOLLEN FLOOR RUG on green ground, 162cm x 129cm $300-500 15 A QUEEN ANNE WALNUT CHEST ON STAND CIRCA 1730 170cm high, 108cm wide, 59cm deep $4,000-6,000 16 A CHINESE FAMILLE-JAUNE JARDINIERE QING DYNASTY, 20TH CENTURY with bamboo decoration, 20cm high $400-600 17 A 19TH CENTURY ENGLISH MOTHER-OF-PEARL INLAID PAPIER MACHE SIDE TABLE $300-500 18 A GROUP OF DECORATIVE ITEMS comprising a small wrought iron framed wall mirror, decorative china, two framed pictures, a glass vase and four brushes $50-100 19 TWO WEDGWOOD ‘ROMA’ PATTERN TUREENS AND A SERVING PLATE $200-400

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20 A GEORGIAN MINIATURE PAINTING OF A GENTLEMAN watercolour on paper and two oval framed miniatures, including a photo of Lady Porter $100-200 21 A 19TH CENTURY CONTINENTAL PORCELAIN INSET BRASS PLAQUE depicting a young lady with a feathered hat $200-300 22 A 19TH CENTURY PRATT WARE LID AND A CAPODIMONTE DEMI TASSE $100-200

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23 A PAIR OF ROYAL VIENNA PORTRAIT VASES AND COVERS each set on a cobalt blue ground with gilded highlights, 23cm high, 13.5cm wide $200-300 24 A DOULTON BURSLEM FLORAL DECORATED VASE AND EWER 17.5cm & 13.5cm high respectively $200-300 25 A 19TH CENTURY FRENCH ALTAR VASE with two other blue ground items. The altar vase 27cm high, 17cm wide $300-500 26 A SMALL LIBRARY OF 19TH CENTURY AND LATER BOOKS comprising Dickens and Arabian Nights $200-300 27 A STERLING SILVER SURPRISE CRACKER BOX STUART DEVLIN / LONDON / CIRCA 1979 7cm high x 5cm diameter. With original box $400-600 28 TWO STAFFORDSHIRE GREYHOUNDS the tallest 14cm high together with a crumbed Poodle $120-180 29 A GEORGE III MAHOGANY CASED BRACKET CLOCK JAMES SHIPMAN, LONDON 50cm high $1,200-1,800

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The interior of Lady Porter’s former residence at 4/22 Bagot Street, North Adelaide

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30 A PAIR OF LEATHER CASED CARL ZEISS BINOCULARS inscribed R E Porter c/- Adelaide Bank SA $100-200

36 A PAIR OF CARVED ALABASTER COMPORTS containing a collection of marble eggs. The comports 17cm high $300-500

31 AN EARLY 20TH CENTURY BLACK LACQUER CHINOISERIE DECORATED TEA CADDY 15cm high, 14cm wide, 11cm deep $100-200

37 A CHINESE JADE BRUSH WASHER QING DYNASTY, 20TH CENTURY 5cm high, 10cm diameter $300-500

32 A COLLECTION OF THREE PIN DISHES AND A COLLECTION OF GLASS ORNAMENTS the largest pin dish 4cm high 15cm wide, the largest ornament 12cm high $50-100

38 A SET OF FOUR THAI OPIUM WEIGHTS 16TH/17TH CENTURY the largest 3cm high $50-100

33 A GEORGE III MAHOGANY STRING INLAID SHERATON STYLE FOLD OVER TEA TABLE 73cm high, 112cm wide, 50cm deep $800-1,200 34 A COLLECTION OF FOUR SILVER MOUNTED SEASHELLS the tallest 10cm high $120-180 35 A PAIR OF SLENDER DRAGON DECORATED TABLE LAMPS with peacock blue shades, 83cm high with shade $200-300

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39 A CHINESE WHITE JADE HORSE & MONKEY CARVING QING DYNASTY, 20TH CENTURY 6cm high, 7cm wide, 3cm deep $800-1,200 40 A PAIR OF CHINESE PAINTED POTTERY DANCERS TANG DYNASTY (618-907) the tallest 23cm high $600-1,000 41 A CHINESE CELADON JADE CENSER QING DYNASTY, 20TH CENTURY 13cm high $200-300

42 A GOOD GEORGIAN BRASS FIRE FENDER 18TH/19TH CENTURY 12cm high, 152cm wide, 32cm deep together with cast iron and brass fire grate 32cm high, 73cm wide, 46cm deep and tray $400-600 43 A GEORGE III MAHOGANY STRING INLAID SHERATON STYLE FOLD OVER TEA TABLE 73cm high, 100cm wide, 49cm deep $800-1,500 44 AN ENGLISH PORCELAIN DECORATIVE PLATE DEPICTING A COUNTRY SCENE 23cm diameter $160-260 45 A GEORGE III MAHOGANY PEMBROKE TABLE 70cm high 76cm wide 77cm deep $400-600 46 A PAIR OF FLORAL CHINTZ UPHOLSTERED TWO SEATER SOFAS 140cm length of back $500-800 47 A 19TH CENTURY WROUGHT IRON CERAMIC AND COPPER POT STAND 57cm high $50-100

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48 A 19TH CENTURY ENGLISH RED LACQUERED GILT FOLIATE DECORATED TRAY ON STAND 50cm high, 78cm wide, 57cm deep $500-1,000 49 A PAIR OF POISED BALLET SLIPPERS UNDER GLASS DOME 37cm high $100-200 50 A FLORAL DESIGN WOOLLEN FLOOR RUG on cream ground, approximately 160cm x 130cm $300-500 51 A GEORGE III MAHOGANY GAINSBOROUGH CHAIR 18TH CENTURY upholstered in rich purple fabric, raised on castors $800-1,200

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52 A REGENCY BURR ELM WINE CELLARETTE CIRCA 1805 with oval brass inlay and brass ring handles, supported on square tapering legs, 60cm high 43cm wide 29cm deep $1,000-1,500 53 AN EARLY 19TH CENTURY PAPIER MACHE TRAY with shaped borders and floral decoration, with a modern simulated bamboo stand, 49cm high 79cm wide 60cm deep $300-500 54 A 19TH CENTURY CONTINENTAL YELLOW PAINTED TOLE-WARE TRAY ON STAND 57cm high 65cm wide 50cm deep $400-6,000 55 AN INDIAN IMPRESSED BRASS CIGAR BOX 6cm high 20cm wide, 14cm deep $50-100 56 A GOOD PAIR OF GEORGE III MAHOGANY HEPPLEWHITE TYPE ARMCHAIRS 18TH CENTURY upholstered in a rich purple fabric with stud details $1,500-2,500

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57 A COLLECTION OF THREE DECORATIVE LIDDED BOXES AND TWO LATTICED BOWLS comprising a leather box, a porcelain lidded box, a stone inset box, and two continental bowls $100-200


65 FIVE COLLECTABLE THIMBLES comprising three cloisonne and two porcelain thimbles $50-100 66 A ROYAL WORCESTER LIDDED POT POURRI JAR hand painted with rose motifs, 10cm high $80-120 67 A ROYAL DOULTON BURSLEM EWER painted with floral motifs on cream ground, 20cm high $80-120 68 A DOULTON BURSLEM COVERED VASE gilt floral motifs, 27.5cm high $80-120 69 A 19TH CENTURY FLORAL DECORATED PORCELAIN ALTAR VASE 19cm high $50-100

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58 AN ENGLISH 19TH CENTURY OVAL BLACK LACQUER AND GILT PAPIER MACHE TRAY TABLE 49cm high, 44cm wide, 36cm deep $200-400 59 A WILLIAM AND MARY WALNUT LOW BOY CIRCA 1710 with three fitted drawers, above turned legs joined by a shaped stretcher, 66cm high 77cm wide 47cm deep $1,500-2,500

63 A COLLECTION OF 19TH CENTURY MINIATURE ITEMS comprising three19th century English sterling silver vesta cases, miniature dictionary in silver, locket case and miniature book and compass $80-120 64 A PAIR OF INDIAN MINIATURE PAINTINGS ON IVORY* each with easel stands $120-180

70 A GERMAN FLORAL ENCRUSTED AND CHERUB DECORATED COVERED URN CIRCA 1920 25cm high $100-200 71 A PAIR OF GOOD QUALITY 19TH CENTURY ENGLISH GREEN MARBLE TOP ROSEWOOD SIDE TABLES rectangular marble plates above four fluted legs, 44cm high 34cm wide 34 deep $300-500

60 A COLLECTION OF PORCELAIN, SILVER AND ENAMEL BOXES varying sizes and designs $100-200 61 A GOOD PAIR OF 19TH CENTURY GERMAN ENAMEL OPERA GLASSES ED MESSTER, BERLIN $300-500 62 THREE ENGLISH MOTHER-OF-PEARL FRUIT FOLDING FRUIT KNIVES, ONE CASED $80-120

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The interior of Lady Porter’s former residence at 4/22 Bagot Street, North Adelaide

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72 AN 18TH CENTURY CONTINENTAL SHAPED PAPIER MACHE TRAY CIRCA 1790 with finely drawn exotic bird motifs on an ivory ground, with modern simulated bamboo stand, 49cm high, 80cm wide, 60cm deep $600-1,000 73 A PAIR OF LEMON UPHOLSTERED TWO SEATER SOFAS length of back 170cm $500-700 74 A RARE GEORGE III MAHOGANY URN STAND 18TH CENTURY with fret work gallery edge, 62cm high 30cm deep 30cm wide $800-1,200 75 A REGENCY MAHOGANY CARVER CHAIR CIRCA 1820 with a velvet upholstered seat $200-300

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76 A REGENCY MAHOGANY CROSS-BANDED SOFA TABLE CIRCA 1820 69cm high 159cm wide 71cm deep $800-1,200 77 A SMALL 19TH CENTURY ENGLISH GILT AND BLACK PAPIER-MACHE SIDE TABLE 49cm high $200-400 78 A PORCELAIN HAND DECORATED PART DESSERT SET comprising a comport and six plates $200-300 79 AN ITALIAN ALABASTER TABLE LAMP AND SHADE, CIRCA 1900 78cm high $200-300 80 A SMALL COLLECTION OF DECORATIVE ITEMS comprising a set of four cloisonné eggs together with two cloisonné birds and miniature potted flower displays $150-250

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81 A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE DISH GUANGXU MARK AND POSSIBLY FROM THE PERIOD 27cm diameter $800-1,000

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82 A JAEGER LECOUTURE BRASS AND LAPIS DESK CLOCK 18cm high, 5cm deep $500-800 83 A BLACK LACQUER ROSE DECORATED PAPIER MACHE CRUMB BRUSH AND PAN $120-180 84 A SILVER-GILT WHEAT SHEAF ORNAMENT 18cm long $120-180 85 AN 18TH CENTURY ANGLO-DUTCH MARQUETRY AND STRING INLAID BURR WALNUT BOMBE COMMODE fitted with four drawers with canted corners and paw feet. Stamped T. Willson, 68 Great Queen st. London, 86cm high 103cm wide 57cm deep $1,500-1,800 86 A CHIPPENDALE MAHOGANY SIDE CHAIR with open work splat and hand worked tapestry cover $200-400 87 A LOUIS XVI STYLE NEEDLEPOINT UPHOLSTERED WALNUT STOOL $200-400 88 TWO THAI AYUTHIA STYLE BRONZE BUDDHA HANDS approx. 19cm long $400-600 89 A GOOD REGENCY MAHOGANY CROSS-BANDED SOFA TABLE CIRCA 1820 69cm high 141cm wide 61cm deep $1,000-1,500 90 A PAIR OF SILVER-PLATED QUAILS the larger 13.5cm high $120-180 91 A PAIR OF SILVER PHEASANTS bearing Import marks the larger 9cm high $400-800

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92 TWO GEORGE III STERLING SILVER FOOTED OVAL STANDS one possibly by Elizabeth Jones, London, 1785 the other by Andrew Fogelberg, London, 1778 the larger 2cm high, 18.5cm wide, 13cm deep $600-1,000 93 A PAIR OF GOOD 19TH CENTURY CUT GLASS CIRCULAR URNS AND COVERS 19cm high $300-500 94 A COLLECTION OF CUT GLASS AND CRYSTAL TABLE WARE $300-400 95 A COLLECTION OF 19TH CENTURY ENGLISH CRYSTAL comprising salt cellars, a comport and a boat shaped dish $300-600 96 A PAIR OF VICTORIAN STERLING SILVER FIDDLE AND THREAD BASTING SPOONS, ELIZABETH EATON / LONDON / CIRCA 1847 32cm long $200-300 97 A VICTORIAN STERLING SILVER FIDDLE PATTERN LADLE, MAPPIN BROTHERS / LONDON / CIRCA 1899 32cm long $200-300

102 A STERLING SILVER ROSE BOWL GEORGE NATHAN & RIDLEY HAYES / CHESTER / CIRCA 1899 inscribed 1904 Won by Adelaide A Team F H Downer Back, 3 H. Law Smith 2 G. C Wood, 1 W. Law Smith SAPA Gordon Cup 1903 $400-700 103 A SET OF PRIMEFLEUR LEAF DECORATED GREEN GLAZED PLATES 21cm diameter $200-300 104 A PAIR OF GILT FOLIATE DECORATED WINE COASTERS 14cm diameter $50-100 105 A 19TH CENTURY ENGLISH MAHOGANY FOLDING SERVING TABLE 72cm high 99cm wide 50cm deep $300-500 106 A SET OF EIGHT REGENCY GREEN LACQUER AND GILT DINING CHAIRS CIRCA 1815 comprising two carvers and six dining chairs $3,000-5,000 107 A RARE GEORGE II MAHOGANY DUAL PEDESTAL D END EXTENSION DINING TABLE, CIRCA 1760 with one leaf 73cm high 174 cm long 122cm wide $2,000-3,000

98 A GEORGE III STERING SILVER MARROW SCOOP LONDON / CIRCA 1766 22cm long $100-200

108 AN AUBUSSON NEEDLEPOINT RUG 300cm x 188cm $500-800

99 A GEORGE III STERLING SILVER FOOTED SALVER ALEXANDER JOHNSON / LONDON / CIRCA 1765 18cm diameter $500-800

109 A GOOD ENGLISH MAHOGANY SPIDER-LEG DROP-SIDE TABLE 18/19TH CENTURY 71cm high 81cm wide 70cm deep $600-800

100 A CHINESE SILVER MOUNTED BITTERS BOTTLE 11cm high $100-200

110 A STERLING SILVER BASKET JAMES DIXON & SON, SHEFFIELD $200-400

101 A STERLING SILVER LIDDED TANKARD inscribed Peninsula Polo Club Victoria Peninsula Cup 1934 Players Trophy, 15cm high $200-300

111 A SET OF SIX COPELAND SPODE CABINET PLATES depicting hunting scenes 23cm diameter $200-400


The interior of Lady Porter’s former residence at 4/22 Bagot Street, North Adelaide

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112 A GOOD 19TH CENTURY ENGLISH BUTLERS TRAY ON STAND 72cm high 87cm wide 67cm deep $600-800 113 A SET OF THREE SHEFFIELD PLATE WINE COASTERS together with another Sheffield plate wine coaster $200-300 114 FOUR CUT GLASS DECANTERS WITH SILVER AND SILVER PLATED LABELS $200-300 115 TWO STERLING SILVER TASTEVINS $100-200 116 FOUR SMALL SILVER COIN INSET DISHES $100-200 117 A PAIR OF DANISH SILVER LEAF SHAPE CANDLESTICK HOLDERS $100-200 118 A PAIR OF GOOD QUALITY BRASS TRIVETS each modelled in a bow shape $80-120 119 A GEORGE III RED LACQUER CHINOISERIE DECORATED LONGCASE CLOCK J STANSBURY, LEOMINSTER ENGLISH 18TH CENTURY $4,000-6,000 120 A WHITE PAINTED TABLE AND FOUR CANED AND FAUX BAMBOO BACK DINING CHAIRS $200-300 121 A MODERN BRASS AND GLASS DRINK TROLLEY $100-200 122 A SMALL 19TH CENTURY OAK SUTHERLAND TABLE $200-300 123 A MODERN PINK UPHOLSTERED ARMCHAIR $200-300 124 A PAIR OF ENGLISH 19TH CENTURY MAHOGANY TRAY TABLES raised on later stands $400-800 119 22

125 A CONTEMPORARY GINGHAM COVERED TWO SEATER SOFA $200-300 126 A MID 20TH CENTURY APPLE GREEN CERAMIC VASE LAMP AND STITCHED SHADE $50-100 127 A LARGE COLLECTION OF SILVER PLATED DINNER WARE $500-1,000 128 A COLLECTION OF GLASS AND CERAMIC ORNAMENTS comprising green glass carafes, hen shaped tureen, a set of three Chinese ginger jars etc. $200-300 129 AN EDWARD VII THREE PIECE STERLING SILVER TEASET WILLIAM ADAMS LTD / BIRMINGHAM / CIRCA 1909 $400-600 130 A PAIR OF EDWARD VII BON BON DISHES WALKER & HALL / SHEFFIELD / CIRCA 1910 $100-150 131 A GEORGE V STERLING SILVER SAUCE BOATS J. SHERWOOD & SONS / BIRMINGHAM / CIRCA 1912 $100-150 132 TWO GEORGE III STERLING SILVER CREAMERS LONDON / 1800 & 1809 $250-350 133 A PAIR OF GEORGE IV BERRY SPOONS CLEMENT CHEESE / LONDON / CIRCA 1824 $120-180 134 A STERLING SILVER MOUNTED CARVING SET $100-200 135 A COLLECTION OF STERLING SILVER ITEMS INCLUDING TWO BOXED SETS $300-500 136 A COLLECTION OF SHEFFIELD PLATE AND SILVER PLATE SALVERS AND TRAYS $400-600


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137 A COLLECTION OF SILVER PLATE comprising of toast racks, claret jug, biscuit barrel, tea and coffee pots $200-300

143 A LARGE COLLECTION OF CROCKERY comprising part tea set, leaf shaped plates, coloured glass plates $200-300

138 A COLLECTION OF SILVER PLATE comprising of salt and pepper cruets, inkwell, bone handled fish servers etc $120-200

144 A LARGE ASSORTMENT OF GLASS VASES & JUGS varying sizes and shapes $100-200

139 A COLLECTION OF ASSORTED FLATWARE including tea spoons and two sets of fruit knives and forks $100-200

145 A COMPREHENSIVE SUITE OF ETCHED GLASSES $300-500

140 A SUITE OF SILVER PLATE CUTLERY $200-300

146 A COLLECTION OF CROCKERY including mid century tureen, earthenware lidded entrée pots, and a set of fish shaped dishes $50-100

141 A GROUP OF HAND BEATEN AUSTRALIAN SILVER TEA SPOONS & CAKE SLICE $80-120

147 A PART SUITE OF IRON RED IMARI INSPIRED DINNER WARE $50-100

142 A SET OF TWELVE VINTAGE HORN HANDLED FRUIT KNIVES $50-100

148 A ROYAL WORCESTER HAND PAINTED AND GILDED FRUIT AND BERRIES DESSERT SET comprising two shallow bowls and five plates $200-300

149 A SMALL COLLECTION OF PORT MERION BOTANICAL CROCKERY $100-200 150 AN ASSORTMENT OF VINTAGE DRINKING GLASSES $50-100 151 A ROYAL WORCESTER DIANA PATTERN DINNER SUITE FOR TWELVE comprising two tureens, an oval platter, gravy boat and sauce tureen $300-500 152 A LARGE SUITE OF GLASSWARE comprising fifteen champagne glasses, nineteen red wine glasses, twenty-five white wine glasses, twentytwo sherry glasses, & twelve liqueur glasses $400-600 153 A PART SUITE OF SILVER PLATE FLAT WARE along with other silver plate serving utensils $100-200 154 A GOOD QUEEN ANNE FEATHER CROSS-BANDED WALNUT CHEST-ON-STAND, CIRCA 1705 with six drawers raised on bun feet $1,500-2,500 155 A REGENCY MAHOGANY CARVER CHAIR CIRCA 1820 with a floral needlepoint seat $200-300

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156 A GOOD GEORGE I FALL FRONT WALNUT BUREAU CIRCA 1720 with chevron cross banding and stepped interiors. Fitted with four drawers and supported on bracket feet $4,000-6,000 157 A MODERN APRICOT UPHOLSTERED THREE PIECE SUITE $300-500 158 AN ENGLISH PROVINCIAL OAK LOWBOY CIRCA 1700 fitted with three drawers, and with plain stretchers joining turned legs, $800-1,500 159

159 AN EARLY 20TH CENTURY FRENCH BRASS CARRIAGE CLOCK $200-300 160 AN ALABASTER URN FORM LAMP AND SHADE $50-100 161 A CLOISONNE FLORAL DECORATED BOX $100-200 162 A JAPANESE IMARI PORCELAIN PLATE $60-100 163 AN ENGLISH 20TH CENTURY OVAL OAK DROP SIDE TABLE $120-180 164 A GOOD 19TH CENTURY PIERCED BRASS AND CUT CRYSTAL INKSTAND $200-400 165 AN EARLY 20TH CENTURY INDIAN SMALL SILVER-GILT AND ROCK CRYSTAL DAGGER AND SHEATH $200-300 166 AN ENGLISH EARLY 19TH CENTURY MAHOGANY CANTERBURY with turned supports and four divisions $400-600 156

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167 A PLUSH PINK UPHOLSTERED RECLINER $200-300 168 A LARGE DECORATIVE CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE BALUSTER SHAPE VASE $80-120

172 A CHIPPENDALE MAHOGANY BEDSIDE CUPBOARD 18TH CENTURY with a tambour front $400-800

176 A PAIR OF 19TH CENTURY FOLIATE DECORATED GLASS TABLE LAMPS with matching shades $100-200 177 A SET OF FOUR GEORGE III SHERATON STYLE SIDE CHAIRS each pair with varying fabric $100-200

169 A PAIR OF LARGE TERRACOTTA FLOOR VASES $100-200

173 A MAHOGANY CIRCULAR WINE TABLE with a shaped corner, raised on a turned stem above a platform base on splayed legs $100-200

170 A GREEN MARBLE TOP CAST IRON OUTDOOR TABLE AND TWO CHAIRS $200-300

174 A WHITE UPHOLSTERED ARMCHAIR AND OTTOMAN $100-200

178 A GEORGE III BOW-FRONT EDSTRING INLAID CHEST OF DRAWERS CIRCA 1810 five drawers, with cross banding and checkered inlay $600-900

171 A GEORGE III MAHOGANY BEDSIDE CUPBOARD 18TH CENTURY with oval and circular panels and pull out section $400-600

175 A WHITE PAINTED GEORGE III STYLE OCCASIONAL TABLE circular top raised on splayed legs $100-200

179 A MAHOGANY VANITY MIRROR $100-200

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180 A GEORGE III CHIPPENDALE STYLE NEEDLEPOINT UPHOLSTERED SIDE CHAIR $200-300 181 TWO SMALL FLORAL DECORATED RUGS $300-400 182 A COLLECTION OF PORCELAIN AND GLASS ITEMS including a miniature tea set, a figural group, blue glass vases and jugs $200-300 183 A COLLECTION OF PORCELAIN ITEMS including various vases, wedgwood jasper ware pin dish, stem vase, etc $100-200 184 A CHIPPENDALE MAHOGANY BEDSIDE CUPBOARD CIRCA 1760 the gallery pierced with carrying handles, and incorporating a pull out lower section 79cm high 61cm wide $400-600

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185 AN ENGLISH 18TH CENTURY MAHOGANY BEDSIDE CUPBOARD the gallery pierced with carrying handles, and incorporating a pull out lower section $400-600 186 A 19TH CENTURY FRENCH SMALL BLUE GROUND PAINTED AND FLORAL DECORATED SIDE TABLE $200-300 187 A GOOD GEORGE II WALNUT KNEE-HOLE DESK CIRCA 1740 with seven drawers, supported on oak feet, 78cm wide 78cm high $2,000-3,000 189

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188 A VICTORIAN PAPIER-MÂCHÉ FOLIATE DECORATED BOX AND A MOTHER OF PEARL INLAID DESK STAND $100-200


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189 A REGENCY ROSEWOOD SEWING OR OCCASIONAL TABLE CIRCA 1825, with a beaded trim raised on splayed legs $500-800 190 AN IVORY DAMASK UPHOLSTERED TWO SEAT SETTEE $300-500 191 A GEORGE III SERPENTINE FRONTED STRING INLAID MAHOGANY CHEST OF DRAWERS, CIRCA 1780 five drawers with ring handles on bracket feet, 107cm high, 107cm wide $1,000-2,000 192 TWO MAHOGANY STRIPED DAMASK UPHOLSTERED STOOLS $200-400

193 A GEORGE III MAHOGANY DROP SIDE TABLE $400-600

198 A SILVER BUTTON HOOK, VARIOUS SILVER AND OTHER DRESSING TABLE APPOINTMENTS $100-200

194 A PAIR OF VICTORIAN OPAQUE WHITE GLASS HAND SHAPED VASES and a set of four others. The largest 21cm high $200-300

199 A COLLECTION OF VARIOUS SHELLS AND DECORATIVE ITEMS $50-100

195 A 19TH CENTURY DUTCH MAHOGANY MARQUETRY INLAID SOFA TABLE $400-800

200 A CHINESE BRONZE STYLE DING AND VARIOUS CERAMIC JARDINIERES $50-100

196 A SMALL FRENCH 19TH CENTURY FLORAL PAINTED PETITE-COMMODE 75cm high 34cm wide $200-400

201 A GROUPING OF DECORATIVE ITEMS comprising dressing table boxes, jardiniere, lacquer box, and vases $100-200

197 AN INDIAN IVORY LETTER OPENER CIRCA 1900 AND VARIOUS ITEMS $100-200

202 A FLORAL UPHOLSTERED BEDROOM CHAIR $120-200

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203 A PAIR OF DECORATIVE BALUSTER LAMPS decorated with classical motifs, with cream shades $160-260 204 TWO LARGE CONTEMPORARY OUTDOOR SCULPTURES each mounted a pedestal Please note a professional courier must be engaged to handle these items $400-600 205 A GLASS TOP OUTDOOR TABLE ON WROUGHT IRON BASE AND FOUR WHITE FRAMED CHAIRS $200-300

206 AN ITALIAN CERAMIC LEMON CENTREPIECE $100-200 207 THREE MODERN OUTDOOR FIGURES comprising boy and two female nudes $200-400 208 A COLLECTION OF CONCRETE AND TERRACOTTA OUTDOOR ORNAMENTS comprising a bird fountain, figures, dove and two fruit basket ornaments $400-600

210 A COLLECTION OF ASSORTED JARDINIERES of varying designs and sizes $200-300 211 A GLASS TOP OUTDOOR TABLE ON WROUGHT IRON BASE AND SIX SIMILAR CHAIRS $300-400 212 A 2005 LEXUS IS250 SPORTS LUXURY (Odometer approx. 25,000km) $12,000-15,000

209 A CONTEMPORARY SCULPTURE OF NUDE IN FLIGHT mounted on stand $400-600

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Art 213 WILLIAM BOISSEEVAIN Untitled oil on board signed and dated 73 lower right 59.5 x 89cm $2,000-4,000

216 JACQELLINE HICK Indigenous gathering oil on board signed lower right 31cm x 40cm $2,000-3,000

219 CEDRIC FLOWER Horse drawn carriage oil on board signed lower right 30cm x 34cm $2,000-3,000

214 INDIAN SCHOOL (20TH CENTURY) Birds and flowers within borders 107 x 62cm $3,000-4,000

217 ALBERT TUCKER (1914-1999) Landscape with parrots oil on board signed lower right and dated 65 46cm x 61cm $15,000-25,000

220 ARTIST UNKNOWN Landscape oil on canvas signed lower right 40cm x 50cm $300-400

218 WILL ASHTON (1881-1963) River Seine oil on canvas signed lower left 24cm x 34cm $3,000-4,000

221 VILA M BAGDOMICH Grasses in a field Watercolour signed upper right and dated 1975 70cm x 109cm $100-200

215 KENNETH MCQUEEN Landscape Watercolour signed lower right 38cm x 48cm $4,000-5,000

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222 ARTIST UNKNOWN Preparing for the dance Silvered metal sculpture edition 1/9 23cm high, 27cm wide, 17cm deep (including base) $800-900 223 LINDA KLARFELD Ballet dancer bronze edition no 9/10, titled ‘Elegance’ 59cm high including marble base $1,000-2,000 224 HENRI BASTIN (1896-1979) Landscape in Central Australia acrylic on board signed and dated 64 lower right 34 x 60cm $1,000-2,000 225 HARLEY CAMERON GRIFFITHS (1908-1981) Still life with white flowers in a Satsuma vase oil on board 57 x 52cm $800-1,200 223

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226 HARLEY CAMERON GRIFFITHS (1908-1981) Still life with plums on a comport oil on board 34 x 45cm $800-1,200 227 ARTIST UNKNOWN River landscape signed indistinctly lower right 24 x 25cm $300-400 228 ARTIST UNKNOWN ITALIAN SCHOOL 20TH CENTURY Napoleon & Josephine in ivorine frames $200-300 229 JOHN STUART DOWIE (born 1915) Two dancers Bronze signed to base and dated 76 and inscribed breath Adelaide founder 34cm high $800-1,200


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230 JOHN STUART DOWIE (born 1915) Sir Robert Helpmann bronze signed 14cm high $200-400

232 LEONIE BOYD Figure bronze signed beneath 14cm high $600-900

234 INDIAN SCHOOL Polo players Gouache Set of four 56cm x 86cm $2,000-4,000

231 GUY BOYD (1923-1988) Dancer bronze signed 21cm high $1,000-2,000

233 HARLEY CAMERON GRIFFITHS (1908-1981) Still life with pears and grapes on a laden table oil on board signed lower right 39cm x 49cm $400-600

235 ESTHER. L BAYLISS Still life flowers in a green vase oil on board signed lower right 24 x 20.5cm $200-400

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236 STYLE OF WILLIAM BOISSEEVAIN Green landscape oil on board 50 x 60cm $300-400 237 STANILAUS RAPOTEC Blue boats oil on board signed and dated lower left $2,000-3,000 238 ARTIST UNKNOWN Still life, yellow flowers in a white vase oil on board 19cm x 27cm $80-120

239 A SET OF FOUR BOTANICAL COLOUR ENGRAVINGS Syd Edwards Pub. by T Curtis, St George Crescent May 1806 and 1796 E. Sansom sculpture Each image size 20.5 x 12.5cm. Plus one other of a blue flower S Holden del $200-400 240 ARTIST UNKNOWN Botanical study of a lilac flower gouache 78 x 51cm $300-400

241 HAROLD SEPTIMUS POWER (1878-1951) Hauling timber oil on canvas signed lower right 34.5cm x 55cm $3,000-4,000 242 CHARLES BLACKMAN (born 1928) Face and rainbow-sea Charcoal and paste signed lower right 55cm x 72cm $2,000-4,000

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243 IN THE STYLE OF HAROLD VIKE or IVOR HELE Green figure oil on board 41 x 24cm $300-400

249 J.C ARMYTAGE Aboriginal Fishing Coloured engraving 17 x 21cm $150-250

244 B PERRY Polo players oil on board signed lower right 37cm x 29cm $100-200

250 MARGARET RYMILL Study of a white flower oil on board signed and dated 68 lower right 28cm x 22cm $300-400

245 CLIFFORD POSSUM TJAPALTJARRI (CIRCA 1932-2002) Corrobboree dreaming acrylic on canvas signed twice to verso Provenance: Central Australia Artefacts Alice Springs, certificate to verso 87cm x 136cm $3,000-4,000

251 INDIAN SCHOOL (20TH CENTURY) Floral studies gouache signed 52cm x 40cm $300-400

246 IAN HOUSTON Evening on the Seine oil on board signed lower left 24.5cm x 34cm $600-800 247 S.T. GILL (1819-1890) The departure of Captain Sturt 1844 and Adelaide Hindley two coloured engraving J W Giles 32cm x 43cm $600-800 248 International Polo tournament, Albert park 1880 later Lithographic print 39 x 50cm $80-120

252 RHODODENDRON WIGHT Floral study Coloured engraving by Reeve and Nichols 48cm x 35cm $100-200 253 DAVID BOYD (1924-2011) Landscape with figures oil on board signed lower right 35cm x 44cm $10,000-15,000 254 AFTER GEORGE MORLAND Untitled, lady feeding chickens Coloured engraving or mezzotint Engraved by J R Smith Paper size 39cm x 30cm $100-200 255 ARTIST UNKNOWN (Italian, 20TH CENTURY) Untitled, court scenes in gilt metal frames 16cm high $100-200

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256 JOHN GOULD (1804-1881) Ptilotis Fuscus and Amytis Textilis Two Coloured engravings A Hallmandel Imp and two additonal botanical prints 49 x 31cm $350-450

259 HANS HEYSEN (1877-1968) Landscape with cattle and trees charcoal heightened with body-colour signed lower right 24cm x 38cm $5,000-6,000

262 LIONEL COVENT Characters of Rex Warnes C Creswick, R.E. Porter, Ross Lillicrap, K. Bakewell, N. Keynes Ink on paper 57 x 36cm $300-400

257 ARTIST UNKNOWN CHINESE, (20TH CENTURY) Untitled, horse training two hand produced block prints with seal marks approx. 68 x 67cm $100-200

260 SIMON GURNING Nude Sepia Pastel signed lower right $800-1,200

263 GEOFFREY WAKE (born 1944) Organics in orchards oil on board signed lower left and titled to verso 74cm x 88cm $300-400

258 WALT CUNNINGHAM Untitled, Great Barrier Reef Photograph inscribed ‘To the Lord Mayor of Adelaide, The Great Barrier Reef as we saw it from Apollo V1’ 50 x 40cm $300-400

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261 F. BARONIALLY Still life with red apples oil on canvas signed lower left 70 x 50cm $800-1,200

264 JOHN GOULD (1804-1881) tis Austrasianus and Herodias Alba Two coloured engravings H.C Richter del.C.Hallmandel Imp 35 x 52cm $300-400


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266 A GOLD COCKTAIL BRACELET rope link design crafted in 18ct yellow gold. Weight 62.39 grams $1,600-2,600

269 A TAHITIAN & SOUTH SEA PEARL BANGLE modelled in 18ct white gold together with two pearl set silver bangles of similar design. $300-600

267 A GOLD COCKTAIL BRACELET rope link design crafted in 18ct gold. Weight 43 grams $1,100-1,400

270 A MODERN SILVER AND FRESHWATER PEARL BANGLE AND RING $100-300

268 A GOLD COCKTAIL BRACELET rope link design crafted in 18ct gold. Weight 35.87 grams $900-1,400

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271 THREE FRESHWATER PEARL NECKLACES $400-600 272 THREE FRESHWATER AND FAUX PEARL NECKLACES $400-600

273 THREE MODERN FAUX PEARL NECKLACES $50-100 274 A TRIPLE STRAND CULTURED PEARL NECKLACE finished with an openwork pearl, diamond and 18ct gold clasp. $1,500-2,000 275 A CULTURED PEARL NECKLACE finished with a curved diamond and 18ct gold clasp $1,500-1,800 276 AN 18CT YELLOW GOLD & FRESHWATER PEARL TORSADE hung with a with diamond set barrel clasp $600-800


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277 AN ONYX AND FRESHWATER PEARL TORSADE $300-600 278 A LONG MULTI-STRAND FRESHWATER PEARL NECKLACE hung with a tri-colour gold clasp $400-500

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279 A DOUBLE STRAND CULTURED PEARL NECKLACE finished with an openwork gem set cultured pearl clasp. 18ct yellow gold. $1,600-2,000

281 A STRAND OF PASPALEY SOUTH SEA PEARLS the near round pearls of white and pink hues measuring 12.0 to 14.6mm, to an 18ct white gold topaz and diamond clasp, total length 400mm $7,000-9,000

280 A PAIR OF FAUX PEARL AND CRYSTAL COSTUME EARRINGS $100-200

282 A PAIR OF PASPALEY SOUTH SEA PEARL AND DIAMOND EARRINGS each comprising a detachable pearl of white and pink hue, suspended from a topaz and diamond fitting, mounted in 18ct white gold $1,800-2,200


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283 A GOLD AND DIAMOND BANGLE lion head terminals, 18ct yellow gold. Weight 48 grams (Damaged) $1,200-1,400

285 AN ITALIAN GOLD NECKLACE of rope twist design in two tone 18ct gold. Weight 53 grams $1,300-1,600

284 A GOLD COLLAR designed as a series of swimming fish, crafted in 18ct gold, total length 380mm. Weight 126 grams $2,200-2,600

286 AN ITALIAN GOLD NECKLACE of rope twist design. Two tone 18ct gold. Weight 89.9 grams $2,200-2,600

287 A DOUBLE STRAND LAPIZ LAZULI AND SODALITE NECKLACE with lapis lazuli and diamond set flower and gold interspacers. $800-1,200 288 A PAIR OF SOUTH SEA AND TAHITIAN PEARL EARRINGS each earring set with a detachable baroque Tahitian pearl of peacock hue, surmounted by a baroque South sea pearl of silver white hue, mounted in 18ct white gold $2,600-3,200

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290 289 A SOLITAIRE FAUX DIAMOND RING $200-400 290 AN AMETHYST BEADED NECKLACE the spherical polish beads 21mm diameter. $600-1,000 291 AN AMETHYST AND DIAMOND COCKTAIL RING rectangular step cut amethyst weighing 22cts, trefoil of diamonds set to each shoulder, mounted in 14ct gold. Weight 11.4gms $400-600

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292 A PAIR OF GOLD, AMETHYST, MOTHER OF PEARL AND DIAMOND EARRINGS 14ct gold. Weight 6.5gms $360-460 293 AN ITALIAN OMEGA GOLD COLLAR crafted in 18ct yellow gold. Weight 26 grams $650-850

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294 A GOLD OMEGA COLLAR two tone 9ct gold. Weight 17.21 grams $250-350 295 AN ITALIAN TWO TONE GOLD OMEGA COLLAR hung with a ball clasp. 9ct yellow and white gold. Weight 17.26 grams $260-300

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296 AN ITALIAN GOLD COLLAR fancy rope and brick link design, 18ct yellow gold. Weight 67.38 grams. $1,700-2,000 297 A GOLD CHARM BRACELET crafted in 14ct gold with assorted charms. Weight 34.46 grams $700-900 298 A LONG GOLD CHAIN of rope twist design with knot motifs, 18ct gold. Weight 26.10 grams $600-1,000 299 A GOLD COCKTAIL BRACELET of nine strand design with sapphire set clasp, crafted in 18ct gold. Weight 72.92 grams $1,800-2,400

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300 A SEIKO GOLD BRACELET WATCH manual wind, the bracelet of open link design. 14ct yellow gold. Weight 56 grams $1,100-1,400 301 A 14CT YELLOW GOLD CHARM BRACELET the curblink bracelet hung with charms of various carats. Weight 135.77 grams. $2,500-3,000

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302 302 AN INDIAN MULTI-GEM NECKLACE comprising seven ruby, emerald and sapphire set pendants including an elephant, a crab, a tortoise, seashells and fish, suspended from a fancy link chain, all crafted in 22ct gold, total length 400mm. Weight 61.83 grams. (Not marked) $3,000-4,000 303 A FANCY LINK GOLD NECKLACE of textured open link design crafted in 18ct yellow gold. Weight 38.71 $800-1,200 304 A GOLD WATCH CHAIN of curb link design crafted in 18ct gold, hung with various charms including cupid. Weight 46.76 grams. $1,100-1,500

305 A GOLD GEMSET BIRD BROOCH set with emeralds and sapphires, ruby eye, crafted in textured 18ct yellow gold. Weight 20.91 grams. $1,400-1,800

308 A GOLD AND CITRINE BROOCH set in a textured openwork mount in 18ct gold. Weight 22.86 grams. $700-1,000

306 A SOUTH SEA PEARL AND DIAMOND PENDANT/ENHANCER set with baguette and round brilliant cut diamonds set in 18ct gold. Weight 11.26 grams $1,000-1,400

309 A CITRINE AND SILVER COCKTAIL RING Weight 9.73 grams $160-260

307 A PAIR OF GOLD, MOTHER OF PEARL AND ONYX EARRINGS BY ADRIAN LEWIS crafted in 18ct yellow gold. Weight 26.06 grams. $800-1,200

310 A GOLD BRACELET of expandable woven mesh design with blue cabochon stone set slide, 14ct gold. Weight 23.78 grams. $500-700

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311 A GOLD AND SAPPHIRE COCKTAIL BRACELET of mesh link design, the wide bracelet with sapphire set centrepiece. 9ct gold. Weight 68 grams. $1,000-1,500

313 A LADIES GOLD AND DIAMOND JUVENIA COCKTAIL WATCH rectangular face on a mesh link strap $300-500

316 A GOLD AND DIAMOND INSECT BROOCH pave diamond body and eyes, modelled in 18ct gold. Weight 3.91 grams $800-1,200

312 A RUBY AND DIAMOND COCKTAIL BRACELET of mesh link design, centrally set with a detachable ruby and diamond fitting that can be worn as a brooch, crafted in 18ct gold, hallmarked London, 1969-70, maker SS, total length 180mm. Weight 71 grams. $1,800-2,200

314 A GOLD AND DIAMOND INSECT BROOCH pave set diamond body and ruby eyes, modelled in 18ct gold. Weight 7.31 grams $1,400-1,600

317 TWO ENGLISH GOLD BEES modelled as a shirt stud and a tie tack in 9ct gold. Weight 6.11 grams. $300-400

315 A GOLD AND DIAMOND INSECT BROOCH pave diamond body and ruby eyes, modelled in 18ct gold. Weight 5.22 grams $1,200-1,400

318 A VICTORIAN GOLD BROOCH stepped oval design with applied wire work decoration, 18ct gold. Weight 18.6gms $500-800

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319 AN ANTIQUE LORGNETTE AND A VICTORIAN ROLLED GOLD BROOCH OF COIL DESIGN $160-260

324 AN ANTIQUE MOURNING HAIR AND SILVER ALBERTINA $300-500

320 A VICTORIAN TIGER CLAW BROOCH mounted in 18ct gold, inscribed. Weight 14 grams. $800-1,000

325 A COLLECTION OF GENTLEMAN’S ITEMS INCLUDING CUFF LINKS, DRESS SET &, MONOCLE $500-1,000

321 TWO VICTORIAN STERLING SILVER LOCKETS of rectangular and oval form, initialled $150-250 322 A VICTORIAN DIAMOND AND ENAMEL POLO HORSE AND RIDER BROOCH in yellow gold and silver. Weight 5.2gms $1,000-1,500 323 THREE VICTORIAN SILVER BANGLES oval hinged form with applied and chased decoration. $400-600

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326 AN ANTIQUE SILVER ALBERTINA hung with two tassels. $300-500 327 FOUR VINTAGE BROOCHES three crafted in gold. Box for Flavelle & Roberts, Sydney $100-200 328 A LADY’S CARTIER TANK GOLD WRISTWATCH quartz movement, square cream dial with Roman numerals, signed case, dial and movement, 18ct gold case and deployment clasp to original leather bands, case number 2385/ 197585CD, case 20mm square Original box. $2,600-3,200

329 A LADY’S CARTIER TANK GOLD WRISTWATCH quartz movement, square white dial with Roman numerals, signed case, dial and movement, 18ct gold case and deployment clasp to original leather bands, case number 660140219, the case 16mm square. Original box. $2,600-3,200 330 A BOXED CARTIER DESK CLOCK quartz movement, square white dial with Roman numerals, signed case and dial, case number. 6601 100188. Original box. $400-600 331 A LADY’S OPEN FACE POCKET WATCH CIRCA 1900 cylinder movement. 14ct yellow gold case. Enamel swallows to reverse. Weight 24.2 grams. $400-600 332 A LADY’S GOLD AND DIAMOND BRACELET WATCH manual wind movement. Open work textural design set throughout with round brilliant cut diamonds. 14ct yellow gold. Weight 64.87 grams. $1,600-2,000


333 A GOLD OPEN FACE POCKET WATCH key wind and set, W.Gibson, Belfast. Inscription to curvette. “Presented to Mr Sam Carlisle….”. 18ct gold case, Circa 1870. Weight 102.69 grams. $1,200-1,800 334 A LADY’S GOLD OPEN FACE POCKET WATCH J M WENDT, ADELAIDE crown wind, pin set, gold dial. Base metal curvette. 14ct gold engraved case. Weight 38.7 grams. $300-400 335 A LADY’S AUDEMARS PIGUET GOLD WRISTWATCH manual wind movement, rectangular dial with baton numerals, signed case, dial and movement, 18ct gold case and conforming integral bracelet bands, total length 160mm. Case number C17518. Weight 57.74 grams. $2,600-3,600

336 A GUCCI LADY’S GOLD PLATED BANGLE WRISTWATCH with interchangeable coloured bezels $160-260 337 AN EMPORIO ARMANI MID-SIZE STAINLESS STEEL WRISTWATCH. AR 2015 $100-160 338 THREE OPEN FACE POCKET WATCHES 19TH/20TH CENTURY including Waltham & Agora $100-300 339 A PAIR OF MABE PEARL AND GOLD EARRINGS set in geometric basket frame set in 14ct gold. Weight 23 grams. $400-600

340 A PAIR OF DIAMOND AND MABE PEARL EARRINGS the bezel set mabe pearls with pave diamond set surmounts, set in 18ct gold. Weight 32 grams. $1,000-1,500 341 A PAIR OF GOLD, DIAMOND AND PEARL EARRINGS of cornucopia design, 18ct gold, clip fittings. Weight 17.21 grams. $500-800 342 A PAIR OF GOLD AND GEM SET EARRINGS scroll design set with garnet, aquamarine and amethyst, 18ct gold. Weight 12.99 grams. $400-600

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343 A PAIR OF SOUTH SEA PEARL AND DIAMOND DROPS Pearls of pink and white hues measure 12mm. Early round brilliant cut diamonds total 1.30 carats. 18ct gold and platinum. Weight 7.58 grams. $1,800-2,600 344 A PAIR OF MABE PEARL EARRINGS crafted in 14ct gold and a pair of tri coloured gold earrings set in 9ct gold (a/f). Weight 17.5 grams. $400-600 345 A PAIR OF GOLD, PEARL AND DIAMOND CLUSTER EARRINGS 9ct gold, clip fittings. Weight 11.86 grams. $300-500 346 A ROCK CRYSTAL AND DIAMOND FLOWER AND BEE PENDANT set in 18ct gold. Weight 10.76 grams. $1,500-2,000

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347 A GOLD, ROCK CRYSTAL AND ENAMEL FLOWER AND BUTTERFLY PENDANT set in 18ct gold, (a/f) Weight 13.6 ms. $400-600

352 A COLLECTION OF CHRISTENING BRACELETS, IN SILVER AND GOLD $100-150

348 A GOLD PADLOCK OF HEART-SHAPED DESIGN set in 9ct gold. Weight 14.6 gms $200-300

353 A COLLECTION OF COSTUME JEWELLERY including three watches, Givenchy flower brooch, four flower brooches, spider and elephant brooches $100-300

349 A COLLECTION OF GOLD JEWELLERY including 14ct gold, pearl ring and snake ring, Weight 33.52 gms. $700-1,000

354 A LARGE COLLECTION OF COSTUME JEWELLERY including black beaded necklace and assorted rings $100-300

350 A COLLECTION OF GOLD JEWELLERY including five band rings, trinity ring, diamond set bow clasp and a zodiac pendant, weight 42.1 gms. $1,100-1,500

355 A COLLECTION OF COSTUME JEWELLERY EARRINGS including Christian Dior $100-200

351 A GOLD ERMENEGILDO ZEGNA TROFEO KEY-RING 18ct gold. Weight 19.63 grams $500-600

356 FIVE SILVER COLLARS $80-120


357 A LARGE COLLECTION OF COSTUME JEWELLERY mainly necklaces $200-300 358 AN ARGICULTURAL MEDAL, DATED 1905 AND AWARDED TO JAMES W PORTER FOR BEST HOLSTEIN COW OR HEIFER modelled in 15ct gold. Weight 14gms $400-600 359 AN AMERICA’S CUP MEDAL, AUSTRALIA II, 1983, FIRST WINNING CHALLENGER 9ct gold frame $300-400 362 A COLLECTION OF GENTLEMANS CUFFLINKS $100-200 363 ONE CHARM BRACELET $100-200 365 A COLLECTION OF TWELVE BRACELETS, FIVE EARRINGS AND TWO PENDANTS $200-300 366 A COLLECTION OF GOLD COLOURED COSTUME JEWELLERY $80-120 367 A COLLECTION OF FIFTEEN BEADED NECKLACES some with shell pendants $50-100 368 A KENNETH LANE JEWELLERY SUITE comprising a necklace, two pairs of earrings and a bracelet $100-200 369 FOUR FRESH WATER PEARL NECKLACES AND SEVEN FAUX PEARL NECKLACES $200-300

370 A COLLECTION OF NINE NECKLACES AND VARIOUS PENDANTS $50-100

381 A BASLER BLACK LABEL JACKET with metal chain trimming $400-600

371 A LARGE COLLECTION OF VINTAGE COSTUME EARRINGS mainly clip on $100-200

382 A CAMILLA MULTI-COLOURED SILK JACKET labelled size 2 $100-200

372 A LARGE COLLECTION OF VINTAGE AND LATER COSTUME NECKLACES $100-200 373 A SOLDIER’S HATS AND PART UNIFORM $100-200 374 A COLLECTION OF VARIOUS MILITARY UNIFORM BADGES IN ZINC BOX $100-200 375 A CASHMERE CAPE WITH FUR TRIM, DESIGNED BY BERK, LONDON $100-200 376 A JAEGER GREY JACKET WITH A FAUX FUR TRIM $100-200

383 A GEORGE GROSS RED BEADED LACE EVENING TOP $100-200 384 A GEORGE GROSS BEADED EVENING DRESS $100-200 385 A GEORGE GROSS METALLIC BEADED EVENING JACKET $100-200 386 A GEORGE GROSS BEADED AND FRINGED SILK EVENING JACKET, CAMISOLE AND WRAP $100-200 387 A CREAM COLOURED BEADED LACE EVENING JACKET $100-200

377 A JAEGER HOUNDSTOOTH WOOL JACKET $100-200

388 A GEORGE GROSS EVENING JACKET labelled size 12 $100-200

378 A 1970S FULL LENGTH SNAKESKIN JACKET WITH MATCHING BELT $500-700

389 A GEORGE GROSS BEADED EVENING TOP grey ground, labelled size 12. $100-200

379 A SISAL SHORT FUR JACKET $150-250

390 A GEORGE GROSS BEADED EVENING TOP cream ground, labelled size 10 $100-200

380 A SISAL LONG FUR JACKET $200-400

391 A CARLA ZAMPATTI BLACK EVENING JACKET in black velvet with a ruffled neck $100-200

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392 AN AUSTRALIAN DESIGNER FLORAL BEADED EVENING JACKET, BY FRANCOISE ESTERHAZY with yellow flowers on a cream ground $100-200

394 AN AUSTRALIAN DESIGNER PURPLE AND GREEN FLORAL BEADED EVENING JACKET AND CAMISOLE, BY FRANCOISE ESTERHAZY $100-200

393 AN AUSTRALIAN DESIGNER FLORAL BEADED EVENING JACKET AND CAMISOLE, BY FRANCOISE ESTERHAZY $100-200

395 AN AUSTRALIAN DESIGNER MULTI-COLOURED BEADED EVENING JACKET, BY FRANCOISE ESTERHAZY $100-200 396 A RAINBOW STRIPED SEQUIN JACKET $50-100

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397 A COLLECTION OF CHANEL FLOWERS most in original boxes $400-600 398 A SALVATORE FERRAGAMO PATENT RED HANDBAG $200-400 399 A PAIR OF SALVATORE FERRAGAMO PELAGIE PATTERN SHOES in original box, size 8c $100-200


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VALUATIONS IN ADELAIDE FRIDAY 20 APRIL 2018 Specialists from Leonard Joel will be at Radford Auditorium, Art Gallery of South Australia on Friday 20 April, 11am-4pm to offer complimentary auction valuations. No appointment necessary.

Enquiries Caroline Tickner Head of Valuations caroline.tickner@leonardjoel.com.au 03 8825 5638

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Sold for the Smibert Estate, Adelaide in 2011 for $39,040


CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS - SUMMARY To be read in conjunction with our General Conditions of Business as displayed during the viewing and auction. Special Conditions of Sale – Jewellery Jewellery and watches offered by Leonard Joel are sometimes accompanied by an Independent valuation as stated in the catalogue. These valuations are conducted by registered valuers and are offered purely as independent opinions. Variation may be found as to the colour, clarity and size of stones described in these reports, consequently Leonard Joel does not guarantee these Independent Valuations. Where stones can be weighed accurately, weights will be provided. Weights of set stones are estimates only and are provided to the best of our technical ability. Gram weight on gold and other precious metals are also given as an approximation. Wristwatches and pocket watches are offered in there current condition and Leonard Joel does not guarantee that they are in working order. Items may be thoroughly inspected during the viewing period or by prior arrangement. GST In the event that the vendor is registered for Goods & Services Tax (GST), the invoice to the buyer will provide a separate entry for the GST which is included in the purchase price. All Leonard Joel charges for services referred to in this catalogue are exclusive of GST. Overseas buyers may be entitled to a rebate for GST charged. For further information contact: Marie McCarthy accountant@leonardjoel.com.au Admission Leonard Joel has the right at its sole discretion without assigning any reason therefore to refuse admission to the premises or attendance at any of its sales of any person. Commission (Absentee) Bids Leonard Joel will execute absentee bids when instructed. Lots will be bought as cheaply as allowed by other bids and/ or reserves. Telephone Bidding Buyers interested in bidding by telephone should contact Leonard Joel as soon as possible. Please note that telephone bidding facilities are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Title Leonard Joel guarantees good title to all lots. Warranties and Condition Reports. Condition reports will be available for any lot upon request, subject to conditions. Estimates Estimates are a reflection of Leonard Joel’s opinion of the current market values, based on historic and current market realisations of similar lots. Estimates are inclusive of any GST, which may be applicable. Actual prices at this sale may fall short or exceed the estimates. Payment In any event accounts must be settled with Leonard Joel no later than 4pm two days after the auction. Attention is specifically drawn to condition 21 of the Buyer’s Conditions of Sale. Payment may be made by way of cheque, most credit cards, eftpos or telegraphic transfer. Please note: payments made by cheque are subject to a 5 day clearance before goods can be collected. (1.65% administration fee applies for Visa and Mastercard, 3.15% for American Express and Diners is not accepted.) Bank telegraph transfers should be directed to: Account name: Leonard Joel Pty Ltd Address: Bank West 62 Elizabeth Street Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia BSB: 303-111 Account no: 1304963 Collection of Lots Purchased lots must be collected no later than two days after the auction; otherwise lots shall be moved to storage at the Buyer’s expense (see below). Lots are at the Buyer’s risk from the fall of the hammer. It is strongly advised that overseas and interstate purchasers and absentee bidders make their arrangements with Leonard Joel in advance of the Sale. Charges are outlined below and are quoted in Australian dollars.

Exporting Significant Australian Cultural Heritage The export of Australia’s significant cultural heritage is regulated under the Protection of Movable Cultural Heritage Act 1986 (PMCH Act.) It is not intended to restrict normal and legitimate trade in cultural property and does not affect an individual’s right to own or sell within Australia. The PMCH Act implements a system of export permits for certain heritage objects defined as ‘Australian protected objects’. More information is available on the Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts’ website: http://www.arts.gov.au/movable_heritage Enquiries can be made to the Cultural Property Section at the Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts, phone 02 6274 1810 or email movable.heritage@environment.gov.au CITES Regulations It is the buyer’s sole responsibility to comply with all export and import regulations relating to your purchases and also to obtain any relevant export and/or import licences. The refusal of any import or export licences, any delay in obtaining such licences or any limitation on your ability to export a lot shall not permit the cancellation of the sale. Please note that all lots marked with the symbol * are subject to CITES regulations when exporting these items outside of Australia. Information about these regulations may be found at www.environment.gov.au/biodiversity/trade-use/cites/ index.html or may be requested from: The Director International Wildlife Trade Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities GPO Box 787 CANBERRA ACT 2601 Transport and Shipping for this auction

Bidder Registration To recognise bidders during the sale all intending buyers are required to complete a Bidder Registration Form providing full photo identification and appropriate references if required before the Sale which will enable them to bid by way of a numbered paddle allocated to them. Buyer’s Premium There will be a buyer’s premium added to all purchases. The buyer’s premium will be calculated at the rate of 24% of the hammer price on each lot. This is inclusive of GST. The buyer’s premium is reflected by a reduction in the Seller’s Commission and is a common practice throughout Australia and overseas. Property subject to the Artist Resale Royalty Lots with the § sign will be subject to payment of the Artist Resale Royalty in the event that the lot is sold for a hammer price of $1,000 or more. The Australian Resale Royalty is a flat rate of 5 percent (5%) levy on the hammer price (including GST). The Australian Resale Royalty is payable by the buyer in addition to the buyer’s premium plus applicable GST. Damage Any viewer who damages a Lot will be held liable for all damage caused and shall reimburse Leonard Joel for all costs and expenses relating to rectification of such damage.

Removal and Storage Any lots not collected within two days after the auction, will be removed to third party storage in Adelaide at the purchaser’s expense. Protection of Movable Cultural Heritage Act 1986 (PMCH Act). Buyers should be aware of the PMCH Act which protects Australia’s heritage of movable cultural objects and supports foreign countries’ right to protect their heritage of movable cultural objects. The PMCH Act regulates the export of nationally significant heritage objects, it is not intended to restrict normal and legitimate trade in cultural property, and does not affect an individual’s right to own or sell objects, within Australia. The PMCH Act was enacted in response to the 1970 UNESCO Convention on the Means of Prohibiting the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property. It is the responsibility of the Buyer to ensure that the export of any lots purchased are not subject to, or in breach of, this Act. Information about the PMCH Act, the Protection of Movable Cultural Heritage Regulations 1987 and the 1970 UNESCO Convention, can be found on the Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts website at: http://www.environment.gov.au/heritage/movable/index.html

For all domestic and international transport and shipping enquiries, contact: Adelaide PACK AND SEND adelaideeast@packsend.com.au (08) 8232 2544 GRACE FINE ART Peter Orinuela porinuela@grace.com.au 1300 766 233 Collection and Storage Collections will be available on Sunday 22nd April and all lots must be collected by 4pm on Tuesday 24th April 2018. All uncollected items will be removed to third party storage in Adelaide at the purchaser’s expense. Leonard Joel proudly supports IFAW IVORY All lots within this catalogue containing ivory: (i) comply with our voluntary policy position that can be read and downloaded from our website and (ii) meet our obligations under CITES; relevant documentation pertaining to these lots will be available on our website and upon request.

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Leonard Joel Specialists ART Sophie Ullin BA Hons, National Head of Art Olivia Fuller BArtTh, Specialist Lucy Foster EMA, Specialist Phoebe Ellis, Specialist Daizi Zheng, Administrator ABORIGINAL ART Sophie Ullin BA Hons, National Head of Art DECORATIVE ARTS Chiara Curcio BA, Head of Decorative Arts, Melbourne Robert Williams, Head of Decorative Arts, Sydney Dominic Kavanagh MFA, Assistant Trevor Fleming, BA (Asian Studies), M.Mgmt (Arts), Specialist, Japanese Art Carl Wantrup, Specialist, Asian Art JEWELLERY John D’Agata F.G.A.A., National Head of Jewellery Bethany McGougan, BA Hons, MSc, Manager, Jewellery & Luxury Elizabeth Stannard, BMus (Hons) GG AJP (GIA), Senior Specialist Karen Tidball F.G.A.A., Assistant Maria Fayyaz-Toussi, Specialist, Sydney Kerry Dobson, Administrator Mary Kenny BA, Dip. Ed., Consultant Henrietta Maiyah, Consultant

COLLECTABLES Nora Merralls, Manager & Specialist Administrator Dominic Kavanagh MFA, Specialist LUXURY Bethany McGougan, BA Hons, MSc, Manager, Jewellery & Luxury MODERN DESIGN Anna Grassham BA Contemporary Arts, Head of Modern Design

Thursdays at Leonard Joel FURNITURE Tanith Harley, Manager William Broadhurst, Assistant Toby Lennox-Hilton, Assistant COLLECTABLES Maxine Winning, Manager Moi Rogers, Assistant VALUATIONS Caroline Tickner, BA Hons, F.G.A.A., Head of Valuations ACCOUNTS Marie McCarthy, Chief Financial Officer Michelle Draper, Account Manager Andrea Del Campo, Accountant FRONT OFFICE Kim Clarke, Front of House Manager Amelia Lewis, Receptionist Sarah Horvath, Administrator Keryn Gilchrist, Database OPERATIONS & LOGISTICS Anthony Riepsamen, Manager COMMUNICATIONS & MARKETING Claire Mazzone, Manager Nicole Kenning, Marketing Consultant PHOTOGRAPHY Adam Obradovic, Senior Photographer Joseph Hammond, Photographer DESIGN Maria Rossi, Finished Artist e-mail all lower case firstname.surname@leonardjoel.com.au

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The Estate of Lady Porter  
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