Past Sales

This page has been created to mark the first 50 years of J. B. Hawkins Antiques, the  business I opened on my arrival in  Australia in 1967. I list 100 important items  that have passed through my hands into various Public and Private Collections around the world and I thank all those who have made the dream come true.

  • All
  • Art
  • Australian Silver
  • Australiana
  • Clocks and Watches
  • English & European Silver
  • English Furniture
  • Faberge
  • Furniture
  • Gold Boxes
  • Jewellery
  • Porcelain & Pottery
  • Various

Australian gold set opal brooch

Australian gold set opal brooch, probably the most important 20th century Australian jewel, now in the Kennedy Collection. Made by Ernesto Priora Artist Jeweller, 172 ...
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Lola Montez gold brooch, now in the National Gallery Canberra

Purchased from David Lavender in London for £7,500 in 1979, sold to the late John Houstone whose collection was  purchased en bloc by Ron Radford ...
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The Partridge Moonstone and turtle shell tiara commissioned by Liberty & Co, in original box.

Exhibited ‘Tiara Exhibition’ V&A item number 58 in catalogue’ property Miss Emma Hawkins.
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The Lady Granville Beetle Tiara exhibited on loan from Emma Hawkins, Powerhouse Museum 2013 – 2015

Export stopped Reviewing Committee on the Export of Works of Art UK, purchased by British Museum. Reference: The survival of this unique parure by ...
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Sapphire and Diamond Coronet designed by Prince Albert for Queen Victoria, now in the V&A

Export stopped by Reviewing Committee on the Export of Works of Art UK, purchased for the nation by a private benefactor. Reference:
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The Soberton Late Bronze Age gold Penannular Bracelet

One of eight known weighing over 100 grams found by a metal detector, Hampshire 2016. Reference: Please click for further information: The Soberton Bracelet ...
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