Cordys

0099

A set of English armour
six-plate section of riveted armour off a 16th century shoulder lame. Some rivets absent, copper wire ties to retain shape. 270mm.

Estimate: $175

0100

A British Infantry Officers' 1845 spear point blade
the blade etched, single edged and fullered, 1854 regulation 3-bar brass guard and hilt with Victorian cypher together with an 1834 dress regulation brass scabbard. Note: The introduction of the 1854 pattern saw its use throughout nine Victorian Campaigns up to and including the Maori war of 1891.1010mm.

Realised: $1,100

0101

A British naval sword
the spear point blade plated and fullered, royal cypher etched to blade, marked at riccasso 'Gieve & Sons Portsmouth'., brass lion head to the pommel, brass back strap and stirrup knuckle bow with ball tipped cross guard, has replacement wooden grip. 640mm.

Realised: $180

0102

A Prussian huntsman's sword
the antler hilt with decorative brass detail, the blade single edged with spear point, wide single fuller, etched at forte with a verse and hunting scene to each face, the wood scabbard with leather cover, with conforming decorative brass detail, small dagger to scabbard. 760mm.

Realised: $400

0103

A 19thC Scottish broad sword
Renfrew Highland Militia c.1880, in field dress with silver plated ball tip crossguard (basket hilt removed for battle), etched blade, wire bound leather grip and standard pommel. 905mm.

Estimate: $550

0104

A vintage replica of an 18thC Scottish basket hilt sword
with string grip, and decorative pierced metalwork. L.1020mm.

Realised: $160

0105

A replica of a Scottish 18thC basket hilt sword
with leather and wire grip, pierced decoration to the basket hilt, a red tassel and matching red velvet lining, with scabbard. L.1060mm.

Realised: $150

0106

A replica of a double handled Scottish broad sword
with leather two-handed grip, steel blade and brass ball pommel. L.370mm.

Realised: $270

0107

A pair of tall African cast wooden female figures
one stands with a calabash balanced upon her head, the other with a coiffure surmounted by an animal, both with associated display stands. Tallest 905. Provenance: Private Collection of a Senior UNICEF Photographer in Africa c.1970 and her partner a diplomat with the British High Commission.

Realised: $200

0108

An old African Ivory Coast awalé board game 'table' and 46 nickernuts
with 14 compartments raised on an asymmetrical platform base. Provenance: Private Collection of a Senior UNICEF Photographer in Africa c.1970 and her partner a diplomat with the British High Commission. 735mm.

Estimate: $250

0109

A pair of Burkina Faso Lobi bronze figures
of a seated man and woman, lost wax process. He holds an oliphant and a baton, her hair in four plaits. H.295. Provenance: Private Collection of a Senior UNICEF Photographer in Africa c.1970 and her partner a diplomat with the British High Commission.

Realised: $400

0110

An African Ivory Coast presentation dish
the circular adze hewn dish with a central oval compartment covered by a deep lid surmounted by carved faces and in low relief with a torso and limbs, a small integral pedestal stands raised from the dish floor. Dia.480mm. Provenance: Private Collection of a Senior UNICEF Photographer in Africa c.1970 and her partner a diplomat with the British High Commission

Estimate: $500

0111

An African Ivory Coast (Baule/Anyi peoples) chief's chair
the front legs joined by a stretcher surmounted by a carved mask conjoining the seat front. Provenance: Private Collection of a Senior UNICEF Photographer in Africa c.1970 and her partner a diplomat with the British High Commission

Realised: $400

0112

An old West African (Senufo) carved wood horn bill fertility sculpture
modelled standing, remains of dark stained pigment. H.180mm. Note: old collection details painted to base 'EA 1980.267 Morrie W. Africa'.

Estimate: $150

0113

A pair of old West African carved wood stylised figures
their heads of stylised flattened curved form, the man with beard, original dark stained patina. Heights approx. 385mm ea. Note: both with old collection details painted to reverse 'EA1980.257 Morris W. Africa', the other numbered EA1980.258. some repairs and loss.

Estimate: $600

0114

A vintage West African three-figure group
the carved pale wood with restrained carved and black stained highlights including protruding belly buttons. H.180mm. Collection details painted to the base 'EA1980269 Morris W. Africa'.

Estimate: $350

0115

A West African double figure group
'Mother & Child', similar to above. Collection details to reverse: 'EA1980.268. Morris W. Africa'. H.190mm.

Estimate: $250

0116

WEST AFRICAN BRONZE CAMEL
A vintage West African bronze camel. H.180mm. Collection details painted to the underbelly 'EA1980.231 Morris W. Africa'.

Realised: $70

0117

Two West African carved wooden tribal masks
both with restrained scarification detail, dark and red stained highlights, the larger with some insect damage. Both with collection details painted to reverse 'EA1980.260 Morris W. Africa', the other numbered 1980.259. H.(approx). 315mm.

Estimate: $300

0118

An old African leather and beaded belt type section
the rectangular leather length with coloured and lineal beaded highlights, the centre top with pouch opening, the long leather tasselled fringes with red and white bead highlights. L. approx. 700mm.

Estimate: $240

0119

A vintage framed Congolese Kuba cloth
handwoven from strands of raffia palm leaves in geometric bold patterns. 455 x 430mm.

Realised: $80

0120

An African knobkerrie
the single piece hardwood knob, with four panels of finely woven brass wire grips to shaft. 670mm.

Estimate: $450

0121

A late 19thC/early 20thC Samoan wooden saw tooth club (nifo'oti)
with long teeth to one side and a single curved hook at the end. L.750mm.

Realised: $100

0122

An old Aboriginal didgeridoo by Jack Wherra
plain natural wood with incised designs of snakes, emus, crocodile, wombat, turtle, kangaroo. L.930mm. Signed Jack Wherra (c.1924-1980), a Ngarinyin man from the Kimberley, Western Australia. Jack developed his narrative carving style while in jail for 'tribal killings'. He received a pardon in 1963.

Estimate: $1,500

0123

An old Maori Ngira pounamu (greenstone needle)
of exceptional length, mid-green tone with semi-translucence, rounded probably three European drill hole to end, evidence of early lapidary, tapering to a point. 230mm. Provenance: As recorded on Y certificate, 'Found at the Mouth of the Purakaunui Inlet, West Bank by Lesley Charles Skinner, (father of current owner) from Dunedin. Has remained in family since. Reg. Y17216.

Realised: $2,500

0124

An old Maori carved wooden taiaha
the top traditionally carved with stylised head and protruding tongue with scrolling design, paua inset eyes. L.1395mm.

Realised: $500

0125

A contemporary pounamu mere
by Richard Moore, fashioned from Marsden Flower jade, the butt knob of fluted fan shape. L.340mm.

Estimate: $2,500

0126

An Akapita Scully carved basalt wahaika sculpture
contemporary stylised form with inset paua and ivory ring detail. L.302mm.

Estimate: $1,800

0127

Two pieces of contemporary carved pounamu
a rounded rod pierced with a hole (115mm) connected by a length of plaited flax to an oval flattened disc 112 x 83mm.

Estimate: $800

0128

A Raponi Wilson carved pounamu hei tiki
good even mid/dark green tone, head to right shoulder, hands clasped to sides, serrated paua ring inset eyes. L.95mm. Note: Charles Raponi Wilson has been carving since the 1960s and is recognised as a leading carver of hei tiki, drawing inspiration from ancestral taonga. In 2009 he was commissioned by N.Z. Post along with other leading N.Z. artists to carve a hei tiki to feature on its annual Matariki stamp series. In 2010 his design was selected to feature on N.Z.'s most valuable legal tender coin - the 1oz. gold coin

Realised: $1,650

0129

A Raponi Wilson carved whalebone (Paraoa) hei tiki
ears evident, head turned to left shoulder, one hand to abdomen, serrated paua ring inset eyes. L.100mm.

Estimate: $1,100

0130

A modern solid whalebone hand club
long rounded tapered form, the sides coming to a distinct edge, the butt carved with stylised mask to each side with paua inset eyes. L.340mm.

Estimate: $1,500

0131

A rare Pink and White Terraces silica coated teapot
thick textured coating. H.145mm. Provenance: Ex. the Oparau Museum (near Kawhia) where it was on display for many years with the associated note: 'This is a ... teapot from the Tarawera Eruption 1886'. It was purchased by a Rotorua historian upon the museum closing.

Realised: $600

0132

Sir George Morris O'Rorke's hand-written Royal Presentation Knight Bachelor Certificate with associated Queen's seal
dated 20.7.80 (1880) and detailing O'Rorke Esq. as 'Speaker of the House of Representatives of Our Colony of N.Z., the Degree, Title Honour and Dignity of a Knight Bachelor...'. Seal dia.160mm, Case dia. 250mm

Realised: $525

0133

A collection of ten Henry Winkelmann (1860-1931) New Zealand photographs
subjects include Buller Gorge (horse, carts and prospectors), Mt Ngauruhoe, the Alderman Islands and Whangaparoa. Some entitled. Various sizes, largest 300 x 210mm.

Realised: $220

0134

A vintage Henry Winkelman large format photograph
'Sir George Grey's Home Kawau', signed and with title painted to the mount. 270 x 360mm.

Realised: $150

0135

R.P. Moore
'Lake Tekapo New Zealand', vintage panoramic hand coloured photograph, signed and entitled in the plate, original oak frame. 930 x 160mm.

Estimate: $250

0136

An impressive Anton Seuffert desktop writing compendium of New Zealand native timbers
including totara, rewa rewa, rimu and puriri, two folding doors open to receptacles for paper, envelopes, etc, with a section to the back that pulls up to reveal year, month and day calendars. Each door has a panel inlaid with a variegated cube pattern and the sides and drawer front are inlaid in a basket weave pattern, with the back of one piece of burr totora. Original Seuffert paper label inside and a silver presentation plaque to the front 'To the Venerable John Frederic Lloyd, Archdeacon of Waitemata. A token of love and esteem, from the clergy of the Archdeaconry, on his leaving New Zealand, 7 Feb. 1870.' Note: Of all the furniture and decorative inlaid items Anton and William Seuffert are known to have produced, this is possibly the only desktop compendium thought to exist. W.440 x D.320 x H.430mm.

Realised: $23,000

0138

A 19thC attributed Milton pottery bread plate
oval form with relief saying to the border 'Give Us this Day Our Daily Bread', rich brown Rockingham type glaze, unmarked, chipping to the foot. 285 x 235mm.

Realised: $240

0139

An Amalgamated Brickworks (Crown Lynn) trumpet form vase
shape '49', red/brown mottled glaze, impressed and fractional incised numbers to base. H.185mm.

Realised: $210

0140

A N.Z. Gaylite lamp base
of baluster shape with blue and brown painted decoration of armorial and vine leaves and blue shade, small rim chip. original paper label. H.300mm.

Realised: $80

0141

A good Jova Rancich tall handled vase
single long looping handle to the tapered body, banded majolica glaze in blue, green and red-brown, impressed maker's marks to the base. H.235mm, minor glaze rub to base edge.

Realised: $350

0141A

A good Mirek Smisek salt glazed flagon
the ovoid body with dark khaki green salt glaze, woven cane multi-strand handle and cork stopper, impressed mark c.1970. H.305mm.

Realised: $200

0142

An Aaron Scythe porcelain vase
inverted baluster form, the body decorated in vertical blue and white stripes with a front panel of striped blocks on a red patterned ground, 'that divine sake' in tiny script, the neck in a pewter lustre glaze, raised inscription to the base. H.230mm.

Realised: $100

0143

An Aaron Scythe porcelain vase
inverted baluster form, the body decorated in horizontal blue and white stripes, with the front panel decorated with a snow capped mountain and blossoming tree on a red patterned ground, the neck in a pewter lustre glaze, raised inscription to the base. H.230mm.

Realised: $100

0144

A Len Castle Avian bowl
turquoise glazed centre, unglazed rim and traditional stylised bird head form to the rim. Impressed mark together with signature to card and original price tag. Dia.230mm.

Realised: $560

0145

A large N.Z. organic form vase of double pitcher shape
with mottled blue, green and brown glaze effects. Made at the Barry Brickell Driving Creek Pottery. H.520mm.

Realised: $250

0146

A Peter Collis pottery sculpture 'Woven Waka'
decorated with a crackled grey and white glaze. 780mm.

Realised: $600

0147

A large Peter Collis pottery vase of squat baluster shape with three painted floral designs within oval panels. Dia.420
H.400mm.

Estimate: $300

0148

PAUL LAIRD - YOUNG DOG
A large Paul Laird pottery sculpture 'Young Dog' with matt speckled green and black glaze effects. Impressed marks and the date 2002. H.450mm.

Realised: $425

0149

An oval glass bowl
cherry red with black swirl by Ron van der Vlugt. Dia.360mm. Signed on base.

Realised: $210

0150

A large glass vase/bowl
of circular section with mottled deep blue exterior and lime-green interior by Ron van de Vlugt. Dia. 250mm, H.200m. Unsigned.

Estimate: $200

0151

A Hoglund Art Glass vase of tapering circular section
orange with black rim and black circles. Signed. H.290mm.

Realised: $130

0152

A cast glass green budgie
by Jim Dennison and Leanne Williams, Martinborough, signed and dated to the base. L.140mm.

Realised: $160

0153

A Peter Raos glass paperweight
deep emerald green decorated with trailing leaves and two white flowers. Signed and dated to base.

Realised: $200

0154

A Peter Vesnik paperweight
from the Seagarden Series, signed and dated.

Estimate: $250

0155

A Sunbeam Glassworks egg
iridescent peacock blue, signed and dated to base.

Realised: $160

0156

A Sunbeam Glassworks egg
similar to above.

Realised: $180

0157

A Sunbeam Glassworks egg
similar to above.

Realised: $270

0158

A Sunbeam Glassworks egg
similar to above.

Realised: $190

0159

A Sunbeam Glassworks vase
flat ovoid form, trailing purple patterns on an iridescent ground, signed and dated to base. 130mm.

Realised: $150

0160

A Garry Nash paperweight
millefiori and gold leaf in blue, signed and dated to base.

Estimate: $150

0161

A 19thC cut glass baluster jug
of Georgian style with criss-cross decoration and wide pouring spout. Height 200mm.

Estimate: $100

0162

ETCHED GLASS & EP CLARET JUG
A Victorian glass claret jug with silver plated mounts and etched floral decoration. 280mm.

Realised: $160

0163

BRISTOL GREEN GLASS FINGER BOWL
A 19thC Bristol green finger bowl. 120 x 90mm.

Estimate: $120

0164

A Victorian Thomas Webb cameo glass vase
wildflowers in white on an olive green ground, white band to the rim and base. W.120 x H.180mm.

Realised: $1,400

0165

A Victorian Thomas Webb & Sons milk glass cameo bottle vase
decorated in relief with nasturtium flowers and vines, impressed mark to base. H.220mm.

Realised: $450

0166

A Victorian Burmese glass fairy light
complete with inner liner and dome. Maker's name 'S. Clark' to the liner. W.180 x H.150mm.

Realised: $300

0167

A large crystal ink bottle
square form with an ornate silver plate top. 110 x 110 x 120mm.

Realised: $150

0168

An Okra glass vase
decorated with white charlock flowers on a gilded and iridescent ground, signed and dated to the base, in original box with certificate. 220mm.

Realised: $240

0169

An Okra glass paperweight
iridescent blues and golds with white flowers, signed and dated to base and with original box.

Realised: $150

0170

A St Louis paperweight
multi-coloured millefiori canes, one cane marked and dated, with original box and certificate.

Realised: $350

0171

A St Louis glass paperweight
green and gold frog sitting on lily pads marked and dated to one small cane. In original box with certificate.

Realised: $400

0172

A Lalique bird figurine
light turquoise blue, with original box and papers, etched mark to base.

Realised: $100

0173

A Lalique bird figurine
similar to above.

Realised: $160

0174

A Lalique bird figurine
amber tones, in original box with papers, etched mark to base.

Realised: $160

0175

A Lalique bird figurine
similar to above.

Realised: $130

0176

A Lalique vase
cylindrical form with flaring rim, in the Bougainvillea pattern, etched mark to base and with original box. H.175mm.

Realised: $80

0177

Fourteen Waterford 'Sheila' crystal glass
comprising seven port and seven saucer-bowled cocktail glasses.

Estimate: $150 - $200

0178

A Waterford cut crystal decanter
the mallet body with graduating diamond cut pattern, faceted stopper. 330mm.

Realised: $200

0179

A Waterford cut crystal ship’s decanter
the wide base tapering to the neck with faceted ball stopper.

Realised: $150

0180

A Waterford cut crystal baluster vase
the wide central encircling band with restrained circular and plain leaf cut decoration framed by fine hobnail cut bands. H.228mm.

Realised: $170

0181

A Costa Boda glass vase
decorated with pink swirls and white detail, signed to the base 'Costa Boda', artist collection, B. Vallien, No. 48466. W.120 x H.110mm.

Realised: $150

0182

A rare and stylish c.1930 La Salamandra Perugia Art Deco Pierrot figurine
the stylish figure with painted scrolling pine decoration to her dress, the neck with wide collar and period hair styling. Painted mark to the base 'Perugia 6'. 180mm.

Realised: $475

0183

An Art Deco Carlton Ware vase
in the Sketching bird pattern, etched mark and paper label to base. 90 x 150mm.

Realised: $300

0184

An Art Deco Crown Devon lustre vase
decorated with gilded and coloured butterflies on a blue ground, printed mark to base. H.310mm.

Realised: $110

0185

A Tudric pewter and enamel square box
the lid with a raised pictorial panel of a sunset landscape, the interior with original green velvet and satin lining, with Liberty & Co. Regent Street, London printed in gilt to the lining of lid impressed maker's marks to base including the shape #01021. (some damage to enamel). W.115 x D.90 x H.65mm.

Realised: $675

0186

A WMF two-tier Art Nouveau centrepiece
silver plated white metal and glass with top glass trumpet (possibly a replacement) supported by scrolling tendrils and a maiden above the original engraved glass shallow bowl, the spreading stylish diamond form base with sinuous open work floral motifs. Later mounted to a rimu plintH.255 x 320 x 390mm.

Estimate: $950

0187

An Art Nouveau WMF silver plate tray
relief decorated with a young kissing couple, her sinuous hair flowing around his head. Stamped marks to reverse. L.282mm.

Realised: $100

0188

A c.1900 Egyptian Revival fine cast bronze table centrepiece with fitted cut crystal bowl
the tripod stand with three winged female Egyptian figures supporting the bowl stand, a coil snake flanking a lamp to the centre, the three-way concave base with stiff leaf cast band, the bowl with lineal and diamond notch cutting. Dia.202mm, H.320. One support stamped 'MR' within a leafy winged design.

Realised: $750

0189

A European Art Deco bronzed metal polar bear clock
modelled as an icy grotto with two bears to the front below the raised dial. Not working. H.235mm.

Realised: $190

0190

A European Art Deco mantel clock
mounted with two panthers in relief supported upon the stepped base flanking the small circular dial. Working. H.316mm.

Realised: $250

0191

A pair of Art Deco bronze and chromed polar bear bookends
the chromed bears upon bronze shaped bases with open ring back, the base of each stamped 'Bronze'. L.145mm.

Realised: $220

0192

An Italian Lenci 1930s Art Deco figure group of a stylish mother and child
the Madonna type mother in a floral spray and checked pattern hooded top, black sleeves, printed and painted maker's marks including date 7-7-1936 together with the initials 'E.P.'. H.245mm.

Estimate: $1,500

0192A

A Clarice Cliff Bizarre 'Patina Country' conical bowl
the four square legs patterned with Delicia, printed marks to base (chips to base). W.195 x H.100mm.

Estimate: $450

0193

An Art Deco French Etling opalescent glass vase
relief moulded with large repeating daisies, moulded maker's mark to base. Cracks to base. 233mm.

Realised: $130

0194

A René Lalique plate
in the Epis pattern, 'R. Lalique France' to the centre, (bruise to interior). D.200mm. Together with a copy of 'Lalique, a Collector's Guide' by Christopher Vane Percy.

Realised: $200

0195

Moser Karlsbad amber glass flared bowl
the internal rim with a gilded cameo frieze of centaurs and other semi-naked classical figures, faceted highlights. Unmarked. Dia.330mm.

Realised: $260

0196

A Loetz type glass bottle vase
iridescent olive green, flared rim (tiny chip to rim). H.195mm.

Estimate: $150

0197

A small Tiffany lobed double gourd vase
with frilled rim and iridized gold glaze, L.C.T. etched to the base with numbers 8888. H.80mm.

Estimate: $450