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. L.270mm.

Estimate: $175


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


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


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


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. L.905mm.

Estimate: $500


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

Realised: $160


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


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

Realised: $270


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


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


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


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


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


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 'EA1980.267 Morris W. Africa'.

Estimate: $120


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: $500


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 'EA1980.269 Morris W. Africa'.

Estimate: $300


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

Estimate: $200


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

Realised: $70


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: $250


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: $200


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

Realised: $80


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

Estimate: $360


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


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


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


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


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

Estimate: $2,250


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

Estimate: $1,500


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

Realised: $600


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

Estimate: $300


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


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

Realised: $210


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

Estimate: $200


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

Realised: $130


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

Realised: $160


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

Realised: $200


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

Estimate: $250


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

Realised: $160


A Sunbeam Glassworks egg
similar to above.

Realised: $180


A Sunbeam Glassworks egg
similar to above.

Realised: $270


A Sunbeam Glassworks egg
similar to above.

Realised: $190


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

Realised: $150


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

Estimate: $150


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

Estimate: $100


A Victorian glass claret jug with silver plated mounts and etched floral decoration. 280mm.

Realised: $160


A 19thC Bristol green finger bowl. 120 x 90mm.

Estimate: $120


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


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


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


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

Realised: $150


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


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

Realised: $150


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

Realised: $350


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


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

Realised: $100


A Lalique bird figurine
similar to above.

Realised: $160


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

Realised: $160


A Lalique bird figurine
similar to above.

Realised: $130


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

Realised: $80


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

Estimate: $150 - $200


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

Realised: $200


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

Realised: $150


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


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


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


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

Realised: $300


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


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


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: $780


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


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


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


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


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


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: $1,200


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

Estimate: $450


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


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


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


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

Estimate: $120


A small Tiffany glass octagonal double gourd vase
with scalloped rim and iridescent gold finish, L.C.T. etched to the base and numbered 8888. H.80mm.

Estimate: $350