Cordys

The penultimate auction for the year includes some very special entries; walking sticks, miniatures, toys, Louis Vuitton, fishing, duck decoys, violins, a good offering of militaria, African and tribal artefacts, N.Z. historical including a special desktop writing compendium by Anton Seuffert. A superb glass section, early Garry Nash, two pieces of Thomas Webb, Lalique, Waterford etc. Modern movement has three pieces of Tiffany Studios glass including a Harp desk Lamp. of special interest to our oriental collectors are 38 Chinese snuff bottles, an imperial yellow peking glass vase, a rare 17th/18thC celadon vase, a large and impressive Chinese Imperial charger, cloisonné etc. The second session opens with our largest jewellery offering: impressive diamond rings, bracelets, bangles, ear- rings and necklaces, Tahitian pearls, amethyst, ruby, emerald, sapphire, tanzanite, aquamarine pendants, rings, earrings, gold sovereigns, Tiffany and Cartier. Clocks and watches include omega, Tudor, Longines, Baume & Mercier together with quality French mantel clocks. Collector’s silver. 30+ antique and new Persian carpets and rugs. Furniture & decorator items; tables, chairs, cabinets, desks and chests, impressive mottled kauri scotch chest, a rare 19thC Italian rococo bedroom suite. The Fine art section includes works by Louise Henderson, Adele Younghusband, John Gully, John Kinder, Blomfield, Ted Dutch and a Yearbury panel, plus many other national and international artists. Another must view auction