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0001

A vintage cast iron money bank
‘Coronation Bank’ 1911 Sydenham & McCoustra Co. England, original paint finish. H.175mm

Realised: $200

0002

A vintage cast iron hanging Santa money bank
'Save and Smile' plaque to the front, circa 1900's England, original paint finish. H.250mm

Realised: $270

0003

A vintage American cast iron lion and monkey mechanical money bank
Kyser & Rex 1883 Pennsylvania USA, in working order, slight damage to monkeys hand, original paint finish. H.230mm

Realised: $330

0004

An antique cast iron clown money box
marked under the base 'Buffalo, N.Y. - U.S.A', along with patent details for Canada and England, original paint finish. H.190mm.

Realised: $410

0005

The bisque head of an Armand Marseille doll with sleeping blue glass paperweight eyes
open mouth with four teeth and long auburn hair.

Realised: $60

0006

A quality vintage ivory chess set
32 piece, red stained and natural, each piece lathe turned, some with carved details. Tallest H.84mm, contained within an open elm box.

Realised: $900

0007

A c.1900 carved ivory small travelling chess set
natural and red stained, finely turned and carved, in small fruitwood box with sliding lid. Tallest 37mm.

Realised: $100

0008

A Chinese ivory chess set
each piece with a puzzle ball, in original box which becomes the chess board.

Realised: $575

0009

A quality 19thC carved ivory greyhound handled walking stick
glass set eyes, fine detail, the substantial later 9ct. rose gold mount with elaborate scroll engraving (17.7gm.), fitted to an old malacca cane shaft.

Realised: $1,700

0010

A 19thC decorated whalebone walking stick with later sculpted greenstone handle
the tapered shaft with bands of wrythen and geometric incised detail together with an octagonal band inlaid with inlaid baleen discs, the carved dark greenstone handle of scroll form. L.870mm.

Realised: $1,800

0011

A carved ivory dog's head handled walking stick
the hound well modelled with glass eyes, some slight losses to ears, silver collar engraved 'J. Coke, Birkdale 1896' and hallmarked for Chester 1893 amongst acanthus scrolls, fitted to a pale malacca cane with copper ferrule. L.880mm

Realised: $2,100

0012

A 19thC whalebone walking stick
the handle formed of an octagonal tooth ivory knob tapering to join to the shaft with alternating bands of various toned hardwoods and further two sections of tooth ivory; the tapering cylindrical shaft of good quality bone. L.910mm

Realised: $1,600

0012A

A marine ivory walking cane
the tapered octagonal sperm whale tooth carved handle with fine ribbing to the top and conforming banded horn rings, later black painted fitting to the mildly tapered cylindrical shaft with wide bands of criss-cross and spiral carved decoration, the tip end with copper and another band protector. Length 815

Estimate: $1,600 - $1,800

0013

A carved marine ivory eagle head walking stick
finely carved with a small snake held in its beak (slight loss at tip), fitted to an ebonised stick with two gold plated collars. L.865mm

Realised: $1,400

0014

A 19thC whalebone walking stick
the handle formed of a tooth ivory knob tapering to join to the whalebone shaft at a silver plated band. L.835mm

Realised: $900

0015

A 19thC whalebone walking stick
the handle formed of a tooth ivory asymmetrical knob tapering to join to the octagonal tapering whalebone shaft at an engraved silver plated band. L.890mm

Realised: $900

0016

A marine ivory handled walking stick
the small natural whale's tooth joined by a collar of alternating narrow bands of baleen and marine ivory to a tapering jarrah shaft. L.890mm

Realised: $600

0017

A 19thC shark vertebrae walking stick
surmounted by a string-work knob. L..825mm

Estimate: $450

0018

A walking cane with stylised S.E. Asian dragon head finial
carved in ivory (very slight losses) fixed with a horn collar to a slender tapering ebony shaft. L.910mm

Realised: $280

0019

A slender walking cane of variously toned horn tapering discs
stacked on a steel shaft, terminating in a dark horn finial. L. 860mm

Estimate: $300

0020

An Edwardian briar walking stick
with sterling silver band and terminal cap, hallmarked London 1904. L.910mm

Realised: $170

0021

An inlaid walking cane
some losses and repairs. L.925mm

Estimate: $150

0022

An African Mkonde carved walking stick
with figure and snake carved to the shaft. L.970mm

Realised: $170

0023

A Solomon Islands walking stick
with multiple crocodile heads carved to the shaft. L.920mm

Realised: $180

0024

A c.1900 ivory and silver handled malacca cane walking stick
the tapered handle with raised knobbly effect, scroll decorated silver band and cap end showing some distress. Hallmarked London 1891. L.900mm.

Estimate: $400

0025

A Victorian riding crop
with fox head decorated collar and a seal top handle. L.680mm.

Realised: $80

0026

A Victorian riding crop
with plain collar and seal top handle. L.700mm.

Realised: $50

0027

A 19thC whalebone walking stick
the handle formed of an octagonal tooth ivory knob tapering to join the shaft with a band of rosewood and further tooth ivory, the tapering cylindrical shaft of good quality bone. L.890mm.

Realised: $800

0028

A whalebone swagger stick
with carved and wrythen turned shaft fitted with an ivory small ball finial affixed to the shaft with a rosewood and horn collar. L.500mm.

Realised: $280

0029

A walking stick of horn sections
each section of various tones cut as cylinders and threaded on steel shaft, the upper section with decorative inlaid metals. L.870mm.

Realised: $80

0030

A c.1900 Indian silver handled walking stick
the embossed handle with blossom decoration and vacant shield cartouche, a stained bamboo shaft.

Realised: $130

0031

A British stamp collection
includes some 19thC issues, mainly 1960s to 1990 issues, in Tasman album.

Realised: $100

0032

A world stamp collection
includes older issues, housed in 'The Tasman Album'.

Realised: $180

0033

A collection of PNG stamps
includes earlier issues, in a 'KEK' album.

Estimate: $120

0034

A large Ceylonese porcupine quill and ebony box
from Matara, decorated to the slightly coffered hinged lid and walls with quills in chevron patterned bands, the interior with nine lidded compartments in a lift out tray. 310 x 215 x 135mm

Realised: $200

0035

A large Ceylonese porcupine quill and ebony box
decorated to the slightly coffered hinged lid and walls with quills in chevron and checkered patterned bands, the interior with inkwells, rolling rule and concealed drawers. 410 x 230 x 160mm

Realised: $230

0036

A large Ceylonese porcupine quill and ebony box
decorated to the hinged lid and walls with quills in chevron patterned bands, the interior with nine lidded compartments in a lift out tray. 270 x 185 x 105mm

Realised: $120

0037

A Regency mahogany sarcophagus shape tea caddy
with boxwood stringing, gilt metal handles, feet and escutcheon, interior fitted with two lidded compartments flanking a cavity for mixing bowl. W.305 x D.160 x H.200mm

Estimate: $150

0038

A Victorian walnut writing box
with inlaid decoration and fitted interior. W.350 x D.230 x H.150mm.

Realised: $90

0039

A Victorian brass bound mahogany writing box
with fitted interior. W.350 x D.230 x H.130mm.

Realised: $100

0040

A Victorian Macassar ebony writing box
with shell inlay and fitted interior. W.300 x D.230 x H.130mm.

Realised: $130

0041

A miniature colonial cedar chest of five drawers
two breakfront drawers across the top with three graduated full Width drawers below, bobbin turned mouldings, kauri linings and short turned feet. W.400 x D.310 x H.430mm.

Estimate: $600

0042

A 19thC enamel on copper plaque
depicting the 'Mocking of Christ', in an ornate gilt frame. Overall 225 x 190mm.

Estimate: $600

0043

A portrait miniature of a young man
by Samuel John Stump, on ivory, signed and dated 1836 verso. In later ebonized frame 125 x 100mm.

Realised: $675

0044

Two portrait miniatures of women
both in ivory frames, one a woman wearing pearls and ermine; the other an ermine trimmed red robe. H.145

Realised: $420

0045

A 19thC miniature oil on tin
circular, entitled verso 'La retour de la Campagne, d'après Hamilton'. Dia.130mm

Realised: $160

0046

A pair of filigree gilt metal framed miniatures
of Mary Isabelle of Rutland and Lord Rutland after Reynolds. 120 x 105mm

Realised: $180

0047

Two portrait miniatures of women
one in 18thC dress in an oval ivory frame; the other Victorian, initialled and dated H.E. 1882. 125 x 105mm

Estimate: $180

0048

Two 19thC portraits of women in watercolours
rosewood framed. Each overall 470 x 410mm.

Realised: $340

0048A

A Georgian oil portrait of Jessie Moncrieff Wright
on board, labelled verso 'Presented to David Moncrieff Wright, portrait of his Great-Grand-Mother...married 1809'. 200 x 155mm

Realised: $300

0049

A short mink jacket
caramel pelts, lined and in good condition.

Realised: $170

0050

A vintage Art Deco style beaded flapper's dress
the geometric panels including floral forms.

Realised: $240

0051

A small Victorian Thomas Webb cameo glass silver topped scent bottle
the cranberry glass body with white carved overlay of trailing ivy leaves, silver embossed screw top. 30 x 45mm. Birmingham 1888 by Cornelius Desormeaux Saunders & James Francis Hollings (Frank) Shepherd.

Realised: $725

0052

A Victorian cranberry glass perfume bottle
in the shape of a horn with enamel and gilt embellishment, the hinged brass top enclosing the original stopper; suspended on short chains from a finger ring. L.115mm.

Realised: $150

0053

A Victorian deep amethyst glass scent phial
horn shape, with gilded and enamel decoration, brass top with possibly a metal mounted sleeve repair to base. H.50mm

Realised: $90

0054

A Victorian china perfume flask
of Persian inspired design, the white asymmetrical body decorated with flowers and tendrils in gilt and coloured enamels; the brass screw cap set with a red cabochon 'jewel' and turquoise glass beads. L.105mm.

Estimate: $200 - $250

0055

An early 20thC porcelain and silver scent bottle
flattened oval form, the cobalt dark blue glaze with silver floral overlay and screw top. Birmingham 1911. H.55mm

Realised: $80

0056

A Victorian Bristol blue glass and silver topped scent bottle
the scroll and floral embossed hinged lid requiring new pin, enclosing original stopper, faceted bottle. L.82mm.

Realised: $180

0057

A 19thC Sèvres lidded trinket box
the stylised fleur-de-lis form box decorated with French country scenes with gilt embellishments on a cobalt ground. 100 x 80 x 50. Provenance: The Flower Family Collection.

Realised: $140

0058

Two vintage top hats
one grey with two pairs of white gloves, the other black sealskin with original duster. London makers.

Realised: $160

0059

A Victorian black sealskin top hat
London maker, original fitted leather travelling box.

Realised: $130

0060

Two silver and mother of pearl fruit knives
and three bone sewing implements.

Realised: $100

0061

A pair of spelter statuettes
after Shakespearean Elizabethan characters. H.385mm.

Estimate: $350

0062

John Quincy Adams Ward (1830–1910)
bronze portrait statuette of Henry B. Hyde a notable American businessman. From an edition of approximately 81, c.1901. H.515mm.

Estimate: $700

0063

An Edwardian spelter elephant with tusks
bronze patina. L.250mm.

Realised: $130

0064

A pair of 19thC bronze eagles
alighting on tree stumps. On circular iron plinth bases H.270mm.

Estimate: $650

0066

An early two-fold architect's 12” ivory rule
by T. Blunt, London.

Estimate: $200

0067

An early two-fold architect's 12” scale rule
together with a single 6” ivory rule by T. Blunt, London.

Realised: $190

0068

An old large sperm whale's tooth
with rounded end and semi-polished finish. L.195mm.

Realised: $900

0069

Eight small old ivory balls
Diameters 33.

Realised: $260

0070

A fine quality Victorian turned ebony table lamp
with ivory mounts. The beaded shade with porcupine quills. H.330mm.

Realised: $175

0071

An old antler fid
the natural shape with attractive patination. L.250mm.

Estimate: $150

0072

IVORY CROCODILE
An African carved ivory crocodile. L.390mm.

Estimate: $100

0072A

An African ivory carved tusk
the lower section carved with a portrait of a woman. H.245mm.

Realised: $130

0073

A pair of antique ivory pepper mills
late 19thC, with French grinding mechanism (Peugeot). H.100mm.

Realised: $375

0074

A c.1900 elephant foot waste paper basket
three toes present, the brass top rim securing the woven wicker liner. H.265mm.

Realised: $900

0075

An old large sawfish bill
the 72 teeth naturally projecting from each side, tapered form, three teeth with damage. L.1150mm. Note: the sawfish also known as carpenter sharks are of a family of rays characterised by their long narrow flattened rostrum.

Realised: $900

0075A

An Edwardian elephant hide attaché case
with leather handle. Good condition. W.420mm.

Realised: $550

0076

A Victorian taxidermied common bream sporting fish
in original case with glass front. W.700 x D.260 x H.470mm.

Estimate: $450

0077

A Hardy's 3⅜” 'Perfect' fly reel
with ridged brass foot, ebonite handle and brass drag screw on face plate rim, much of the original finish, c.1960.

Realised: $150

0078

A Hardy's 3⅜” 'Duplicated' MkII fly reel
with ebonite handle, smooth brass foot, agate line guide and tension screw on face plate rim, c.1918.

Realised: $200

0079

A Hardy's 3⅜” 'Duplicated' MkII fly reel
with ivorine handle, agate line guide, smooth brass foot and brass tension screw on face plate rim, c.1900.

Realised: $260

0080

A Hardy's 2⅞” 'Perfect Duplicated' MkII narrow drum fly reel
with ebonite handle, agate face line guide, smooth brass foot and 'line tension' screw on face plate rim.

Realised: $230

0081

A Hardy's 3¾” 'Perfect' MkII wide drum reel
with ribbed brass foot, ebonite handle, nickel silver line guide and brass 'line tension' screw on face plate rim, c.1930. Drum release screw missing.

Realised: $210

0082

A rare Hardy's 4¼” 'Perfect' wide drum brass-faced reel
with smooth brass foot, ivory handle, strapped brass 'line tension' screw and check mechanism, brass face plate stamped with 'straight-line' and 'rod-in-hand' trademark and logo, c.1906.

Estimate: $1,500

0083

A 3¼” solid brass Hercules-type reel
made by Army & Navy Ltd, Westminster, with smooth brass foot, large ivory handle, strapped rim 'line drag' regulator screw and two screw drum release to centre of winding plate, maker's name and address engraved to face plate, c.1905. In canvas bag.

Realised: $230

0084

A 3½” 'Super Grenaby' reel
by C. Farlow & Co. Ltd, London SW1, with smooth brass foot, ivorine handle, two screw drum latch and screw on rim of back plate, c.1925.

Realised: $80

0085

A 6½” walnut and brass big game reel
made for W.H. Hazard, Custom St, Auckland, with heavy brass frog back and brass-lined inside back plate, W.H. Hazard, Russel, Auckland, NZ' stamped to base, c.1910.

Realised: $220

0086

A 4” 'Eaton Sun' patent Nottingham reel
retailed in N.Z. by A.& W. McCarthy, Dunedin, with working internal ratchet mechanism, c.1910.

Estimate: $120

0087

A 7” 'Eaton Sun' walnut centre pin casting/trolling reel
with six draining holes to spool centre, solid brass reel spine and fitting, 'Eaton Sun' stamped to brass spine fitting, c.1910.

Estimate: $150

0088

A 3” Fosters of Ashbourne trout reel
with smooth brass foot, ivorine handle, brass and agate line guide, line tension regulator with wing nut and locking screw.

Estimate: $150

0089

A Hardy's 3⅞” 'Perfect' fly reel
with ridge brass foot, ebonite handle, nickel silver line guide and brass 'line tension screw on face plate, c.1947.

Realised: $220

0090

An early 2½” x 1” fishing reel
with crank wind 'serpentine' arm and ivory handle, used for trout, perch and tench, c.1880.

Estimate: $100

0091

A large 6” English Gamages mahogany game/salmon reel
with on-off check and impressive horn handles c.1890.

Estimate: $160

0092

A rare and unusual English 2¼” brass reel
embossed with fishing scenes, very tidy, no maker shown, possibly c.1880s.

Estimate: $180

0093

A rare Hardy's 1911 collapsible line winder
of English oak and brass, 'Hardy Bros. Ltd, Alnwick', stamped to brass arm. Base W.300 x D.100mm, extended W.300 x D.100 x H.190mm.

Estimate: $400

0094

A 13” Army & Navy Soc. Ltd line winder
with long ebony finished handle, brass and nickel silver reel fittings, bone and brass winder handle, c.1905. 350 x 180mm

Estimate: $140

0095

A Hardy's 'Bethune' line winder
solid brass with wooden handle, c.1915. 350 x 160mm.

Estimate: $400

0096

A rare early Georgian 'twist engine'
with horn handle, used by early horse hair line makers. W.150mm.

Realised: $200