An antique Australian gold brooch, the finely crafted rectangular panel depicting a lyrebird, kangaroo and emu, framed in an elaborate scroll and engraved mount with glazed section, all in 15ct gold, circa 1860.
A Colonial gold brooch, circa 1860. Emu and kangaroo in foliate surround, yellow gold, length 48mm. Similar example: Brilliant, Australian gold and silver 1851 - 1950, edited by Eva Czernis-Ryl p.18 & 23. Provenance: A private collection, London.
A locket brooch of foliate design by Thomas Wright, Melbourne, the hinged vine leaf front section set with a green paste stone, the applied three part bar mark with unattributed kangaroo mark, T. W. and crown. 18ct yellow gold, width 30mm.
Important cameo brooch: The oval helmet shell depicting a kangaroo. Applied triple part bar mark for 9ct (Makers mark obscure) For a similar example by F W Nissen, Brisbane see Caville, Cocks and Grace, Published by Cgc Gold Pty Ltd, 1992, page 179.
An Australian opal and gold kangaroo brooch, circa 1870 modelled with a kangaroo looking backwards standing on a gold nugget within a circle and a border of scrolling grape vines and two flowerheads, each set with a round solid white opal set within little
An Australian gold portrait brooch, by William Lamborn & Leopold Wagner, Londsdale Street, Melbourne, circa 1860, with a photographic print of gentleman, the reverse with a young girl, in a gold frame flanked by an emu and kangaroo and a border of vine lea
An Australian gold locket brooch, circa 1880, with a green rectangular paste set on a hinged vine leaf opening to reveal a photograph print of a bearded gentleman flanked by an emu and kangaroo and a border of vine leaves a swallow and a ribbon, 18 carat y
Australian 18 carat gold swivel brooch c1870, containing a photographic portrait of a gentleman and black fabric to the reverse, the pierced oval frame having applied figures of an emu, kangaroo, dove and ribbon tie interspersed by grape leaves with tendri
Large reversible 15 carat gold and silver gilt dress brooch, attributed to Brunkhorst c1885, the obverse with a relief diorama of a kangaroo and emu on a rocky ledge, on the reverse a carved cameo of Eros and Psyche, all contained in an openwork frame with
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