Following a busy two days viewing and a full house of registered bidders, Amanda Addams Auctions November 4 sale was notable for its high clearance rate of 80 per cent (both auction and after sales) and several jewellery items that changed hands at healthy prices.
An 18-carat gold and tanzanite ring led the charge selling for $3798 including buyers premium, while an 18-carat white gold emerald and diamond ring brought $3324.
A 14-carat yellow gold multi-coloured stone hinged bangle attracted plenty of interest, faring almost as well to change hands for $1899.
A diamond and emerald pendant brought $997 while a gold and platinum eternity ring sold for $950.
Well-known Australian artist Max Mannix’s work Tattle Tale and the historically significant Lady Parry and her Daughters watercolour by British painter Edward Parker Bedwell (1791-1854) each sold for $1662.
Among the furniture, a quality three-seat wing back hide upholstered Chesterfield sofa with deep buttoned back and stud surrounds made by The House of Chesterfield Melbourne brought $1306 and a late Victorian cedar bookcase $950.
Glassware also was popular with a Lalique green bison art glass vase selling for $950 and a Lalique frosted “lion paw” vase for $890.