Cordys

0001

Three various diameter pottery 90° bends
stamped with maker's marks. Tallest 330. Provenance: The following collection of commercial salt glaze chimney pots and associated pottery has been formed over the past 30 or so years by a keen collector who has travelled New Zealand in his pursuit. He has purchased from top dealers, builders and drain layers alike. The collection was displayed in his specifically built shed and through his house and garden, see further photos with this lot. Click on any lot number below to enlarge photo and see more.

Realised: $180

0002

A Carder Brothers right angle pipe section
with impressed maker's marks to both sections. Height 360

Realised: $160

0003

A N.Z. Brick Co. New Lynn salt glaze chimney pot
lustrous mid-brown glaze, with ring turning beneath the castellated rim. Impressed maker's marks. Height 730.

Realised: $325

0004

A Carder Brothers salt glaze chimney pot
dark chocolate brown, with ring turning beneath the hand cut castellated rim. Height 670.

Realised: $375

0005

A tall George Boyd chimney pot
octagonal with stepped base, cut out vents at the neck beneath a louvred mouth, partly broken with piece absent. Height 1000.

Realised: $425

0006

A Carder Bros. large square top gully trap
stamped marks, rich brown salt glazed with gem highlights, double stamp marked. The top 370 x 370. Note gem highlights occur when salt added to the firing builds up upon the kiln roof and drips off landing upon the kiln contents.

Realised: $240

0007

A Carder Bros. large square top gully trap
mid-tan glaze, double stamp marks. 365 x 365 top section.

Realised: $240

0008

A Carder Bros. large square top gully trap
mid-dark tan glaze with golden highlights, stamped mark at the top. 370 x 370.

Realised: $200

0009

Carder Bros. stamped gully trap
S-form, golden grey-brown salt glazed with numerous gem highlights. Height 345.

Realised: $150

0009B

A large N.Z. colonial pipe section
cylinder form with collar.

Realised: $100

0010

A salt glazed chimney pot attributed to the Amalgamated Brick Co.
with 'Chinaman's hat' top and triple draw vents to the tapering walls. Height 710

Realised: $475

0011

A dark lustrous brown salt glazed chimney pot
with T-shape top raised on a reduced section from a wider base with double draw vents. Height 840

Realised: $275

0012

A T-form chimney pot by W. Murphy Wellington
with triple ring base, double side draw vents and decorative ringed mouths. Height 620

Realised: $325

0013

A T-form chimney pot with single ringed base
double side draw vents and decorative ringed mouths. Height 880

Realised: $375

0014

A salt glazed chimney pot by W. Murphy Wellington
with octagonal 'Chinaman's hat' top and triple draw vents to the tapering walls. Height 730

Realised: $500

0015

A late 19thC attributed Christchurch Brick Company octagonal form chimney pot
four flared side vents, finely made, unmarked, matt terracotta/tan tone. Height 890.

Realised: $575

0016

A large H-top chimney pot by W. Murphy Wellington
with tapering body, double side draw vents and decoratively ringed mouths. Impressed maker's mark. Height 870

Realised: $650

0017

A T-form chimney pot by H. Hill Wellington
with ringed base, double side draw vents and decorative ringed mouths. Height 810

Realised: $375

0018

A late 19thC Lambert of Dunedin N.Z.
salt glazed 'pineapple' decorated chimney pot, the cylindrical body with fine pineapple/diamond type form, stiff acanthus leaves and scrolls encircle above, rich dark salt glaze, impressed maker's mark to the base. Height 720.

Realised: $2,000

0019

A tall fancy salt glazed chimney by the Amalgamated Brick and Pipe Co. Ltd
the cylindrical body with a flaring base with three large side vents, the capital with four cut out openings beneath a 'Chinaman's hat' rain shield. Height 980.

Realised: $800

0020

A tall unmarked 19thC stoneware chimney pot by George Boyd
with swollen base, plain body with single ring, flaring collar beneath a reduced mouth. No maker's mark. Height 900

Realised: $550

0021

Two N.Z. salt glazed square gully trap top sections
one stamped 'Carder Bros. Co., Auckland'. Approx. 390 x 390 ea.

Realised: $130

0022

Carder Bros. Auckland salt glazed gully trap
tan glaze, double stamped. Top diameter 340.

Realised: $150

0023

R.O. Clark gully trap
mid-chocolate brown salt glaze, oval impressed stamp. Top diameter 320.

Realised: $180

0024

Two N.Z. colonial gully traps
Carder Bros. with damage to rim section and other. Outlet diameters 105 and 140.

Realised: $100

0025

Carder Bros. large gully trap
mid and pale tan salt glaze with gem highlights. Top diameter 350.

Realised: $200

0026

An R.O. Clark salt glazed gully trap
unmarked, chocolate brown glaze. Height 360.

Realised: $130

0027

Two smaller gully traps
unmarked. Diameter of outlet 105 and 110.

Realised: $160

0028

An unmarked S-form gully trap
rich red/brown salt glaze. Height 325.

Realised: $100

0029

A Carder Bros. salt glazed gully trap
stamped, fitted with a conforming lid. Height 380.

Realised: $150

0030

Six Carder Bros. & Co. building piles
square section with chamfered corners, mostly with stamped marks. Heights approx. 520.

Realised: $275

0031

A Carder Bros. decorative plinth stand for a garden urn
each face with a floral rosette in relief, stamped mark, hand salt glazed. Height 490.

Realised: $550

0032

A Carder Bros. dark chocolate garden plinth stand
similar to above.

Realised: $575

0033

Two G. Boyd stamped pipe sections
both with lustrous dark brown salt glaze. Length 640.

Realised: $200

0034

A N.Z. Brick Tile and Pottery Co. pipe section and another
with stamped mark including a kiwi before a mountain group (Ruapehu). Length 655 and 695.

Realised: $200

0035

Two Carder Bros. pipes
stamped marks. Diameter 100 and 180.

Realised: $110

0036

Two named pipes
R.O. Clark and G. Vazey. Diameters 190 and 195.

Realised: $120

0037

Two junction pipes
unmarked, lustrous dark glazes, one with junction at 45° angle, the other at a right angle. Length approx. 650.

Realised: $140

0038

Three colonial pottery items
two pipes; Carder Bros. and G.F. Vazey, together with an unmarked vented top 'mushroom'.

Realised: $100

0039

An extra large G.F.Vazey pipe section
rich mid salt glaze, collared rim. Stamped mark.

Realised: $700

0040

A late 19thC Carder Bros. (Auckland) tall salt glazed chimney pot
castellated top, cannon barrel type body, mid-brown tone. Unmarked. Height 1035. Note: A number of similar chimney pots are located on the Tongue Building, corner Mount Eden Road and New North Road, southern corner.

Realised: $850

0041

A colonial salt glazed toilet pan
pale butterscotch colour. Height 305.

Realised: $275

0042

A colonial dark toffee coloured salt glazed square top gully trap
the top 385 x 395.

Realised: $120

0043

An octagonal salt glazed chimney pot
attributed to the Christchurch Brick Company, with octagonal walls raised on a stepped base and with removeable mouth with eight heart-shaped side vents. Height 840.

Realised: $1,000

0044

A colonial salt glazed chimney pot
of octagonal section raised from a stepped conforming base and with a spreading capital with a stepped reduced mouth.

Realised: $775

0045

A Carder Brothers cylindrical gully trap
caramel coloured salt glazed, impressed mark to side. Height 420.

Realised: $130

0046

A colonial green-grey salt glazed gully trap
cylindrical with swollen side outlet. Height 415

Realised: $150

0047

An attractively salt glazed Avondale Brick & Pottery Co. gully trap
maker's mark impressed to swollen outlet pipe. height 410

Realised: $210

0048

A pottery cylindrical gully trap by R.O Clark
with front inlet and opposite outlet. Height 360

Realised: $130

0049

A round gully with screw in lid by R.O Clark
salt glazed. Height 305

Realised: $130

0050

CARDER BROS SALT GLAZE SIDE INLET GULLY TRAP 395mm
A Carder Brothers caramel salt glazed side inlet gully trap. Impressed maker's mark to the cylindrical body. Height 395

Realised: $150

0051

A Carder Brothers gully trap
salt glazed with flanged bend, impressed marks. Height 340.

Realised: $140

0052

A collection of 20 N.Z. variously named bricks. Coven
Flettons LTD. etc.

Realised: $170

0053

A collection of 20 N.Z. variously named bricks. Drury
Arch Hill B&T Co., G.Boyd etc.

Realised: $170

0054

A collection of 20 N.Z. variously named bricks. Diamond stamp
Gart Craig, B.W. Arch Hill etc.

Realised: $180

0055

A collection of 20 N.Z. variously named bricks. Granger B&T Co.
James Archbald Whau, A.B. NZ etc.

Realised: $190

0056

20 VARIOUSLY NAMED NZ BRICKS
A collection of 20 N.Z. variously named bricks. W. Hunt Auckland etc.

Realised: $170

0057

A collection of 20 N.Z. variously named bricks. J Granger & Sons
F.I. Co. etc.

Realised: $170

0058

20 VARIOUSLY NAMED NZ BRICKS
A collection of 20 N.Z. variously named bricks. R.O. Clark Hobsonville etc.

Realised: $170

0059

A collection of 20 N.Z. variously named bricks. NZ Brick Co. New Lynn
Clayton & Co. etc.

Realised: $170

0059A

20 VARIOUSLY NAMED NZ BRICKS
A collection of 20 N.Z. variously named bricks. 18x Garder Bro's + 2 others.

Realised: $170

0059B

A collection of 20 N.Z. variously named bricks. Impressed shapes
Kamo etc.

Realised: $170

0059C

A collection of 20 N.Z. variously named bricks. Kamo
BTA etc.

Realised: $170

0060

A collection of 20 N.Z. variously named bricks. Owen
Thistle etc.

Realised: $170

0060A

A selection of 20 Carder Bros. edging tiles
rope edged. Stamped mark

Realised: $300

0060B

14 various double tulip design edging tiles
includes eight by Carder Bros.

Realised: $425

0060C

Six rope decorated edging tiles
includes Boyd, Hutson and Carder Bros.

Realised: $250

0060D

13 various salt glazed edging tiles
by Carder Bros, Boyd etc.

Realised: $390

0060E

13 G. BOYD 1/2 SIZED EDGING TILES & 1 OTHER
13 George Boyd half size colonial edging tiles and 1 other.

Realised: $360

0061

COLONIAL SALT GLAZED GULLY TRAP h.330mm
A colonial salt glazed round P trap. Height 330

Realised: $120

0062

A whalebone and wood walking stick
the whalebone shaft terminating in a silver collar and turned ebonised wood handle. Length 890. Provenance: The Flower Family Collection.

Realised: $975

0063

An impressive whalebone and marine ivory walking stick
the main portion of shaft in whalebone with five smaller sections of marine ivory and ivorine carved in varied patterns with baleen embellishments, the shaft terminating in clenched fist carved from marine ivory. Length 900. The tip broken but the pieces remain. Provenance: The Flower Family Collection.

Realised: $1,550

0064

A whalebone and ivory walking cane
the shaft of alternating plain and patterned bone sections, terminating in a wide silver collar and spherical ivory handle. Length 880. Provenance: The Flower Family Collection.

Realised: $3,000

0065

A lady's silver topped whalebone walking cane
the fine tapering whalebone shaft terminating in a small silver plate collar, decoratively carved ivorine section and an engraved silver handle. Length 850. Provenance: The Flower Family Collection.

Realised: $1,050

0066

A whalebone walking stick
the shaft and handle made of one piece of whalebone, plain with no decoration, metal ferrule to tip. Length 870. Provenance: The Flower Family Collection.

Realised: $3,900

0067

A shark or ray vertebrae walking stick
the shaft of 69 graduating vertebrae terminating in a turned teak handle, metal ferrule to base. Length 875. Provenance: The Flower Family Collection.

Realised: $850

0068

A rosewood and silver walking stick engraved: 'R.J. SEDDON
1897' the finial with encircling machine engraving, marked 'Sterling'. Length 925. Presumably the property of the Premier of New Zealand, Richard John Seddon. Provenance: The Flower Family Collection.

Realised: $1,100

0069

An ivory handled Malacca cane walking stick
the cane shaft terminating in a turned ivory handle with a carved garter collar, the shaft with large ivory ferrule. Length 870. Provenance: The Flower Family Collection.

Realised: $900

0070

A mahogany and ivory walking stick
the mahogany shaft terminating with a silver collar engraved S.S. Wairarapa (referencing the sinking on the reef at Great Barrier Island in 1894 with the loss of 140 lives) and a Japanese ivory handle carved with lions. Length 900. Provenance: The Flower Family Collection.

Realised: $1,650

0071

An early Bakelite type short walking stick with ivorine handle
the tapering black shaft hand carved and terminating in an ivorine handle carved in the form of a turtle with rhinestone eyes, a tapering silver sleeve at the base of the shaft dated Chester 1902. Length 615. Provenance: The Flower Family Collection.

Realised: $525

0072

A rewarewa walking stick
the shaft terminating in a moulded ivorine handle decorated with theatre curtains and the Greek comedy masks, metal ferrule to the tip. Length 880. Provenance: The Flower Family Collection.

Realised: $575

0073

A rhinoceros hide horse crop
the flexible crop terminating in a silver collar and black glass band, the silver plate handle in the form of a horse's leg and hoof. Length 950. This particular piece is mentioned in an article on William Mincher, Tui's maternal grandfather in 'Te Karere' a N.Z. Mormon Mission pamphlet. Provenance: The Flower Family Collection.

Realised: $700

0074

An antler handled mahogany walking stick
the shaft terminating in an antler handle carved in the form of a long beaked creature, a silver collar engraved 'ORPHEUS, 7.2.1863'. Length 910. Provenance: The Flower Family Collection.

Realised: $725

0075

A Malacca and Anglo-Indian cane
the shaft terminating in a heavily embossed Indian silver handle. Length 930. Provenance: The Flower Family Collection.

Realised: $350

0076

A pizzle walking stick
plain shaft with traditional curved handle. Length 920. Provenance: The Flower Family Collection.

Realised: $150

0077

A French porcelain handled cane
the tapering ebonised wood shaft terminating in a French porcelain handle decorated with one of the muses (music), embellished in gilt on a pink ground. Length 940. Provenance: The Flower Family Collection.

Realised: $575

0078

A burr timber concealed umbrella walking stick
the hollow timber shaft in three sections, the curved handle with attached umbrella. Length 920. Provenance: The Flower Family Collection.

Realised: $500

0079

An old polished sperm whale's tooth
the base cut flat to allow standing. Height 155. Provenance: The Flower Family Collection.

Realised: $750

0080

A 19thC large fine scrimshaw
the polished tooth with classic engraved scrimshaw decoration of an elegant young woman in long dress. Length 165. The tooth cut flat at the base, one section broken away at the back. Provenance: The Flower Family Collection.

Realised: $1,500

0081

An old set of four large lion's teeth and 16 claws
the teeth as two pairs. Lengths 103 and 97mm approx.

Realised: $2,030

0082

A vintage lion's tooth
natural polished tip end. Length 112. Provenance: The Flower Family Collection.

Realised: $1,225

0083

An old African solid carved ivory bust of a young woman
traditional elaborate coiffure. Height 145.

Realised: $170

0084

A 19thC turned ivory and tortoiseshell box
two bands of lathed decoration to the body with a collar of tortoiseshell to the top, a turned domed top. Provenance: The Flower Family Collection. 45 x 70

Realised: $150

0085

A small carved ivory bust of a gent
with horn cap and ebony shoulder mount, detailed with inlaid glass eyes. Height 65. Provenance: The Flower Family Collection.

Realised: $80

0086

A small 19thC ivory carving of a cherub musician
standing playing a lute, on turned plinth stand. Height 100. Provenance: The Flower Family Collection.

Realised: $100

0087

Nine small ivory pieces
including masks of Okame, Hannya, Okina, an elephant head, miniature containers, etc. Provenance: The Flower Family Collection.

Realised: $600

0088

Six finely detailed late 19thC carved ivory brooches/plaques of floral form
most lacking fittings. Provenance: The Flower Family Collection.

Realised: $520

0089

Six finely detailed late 19thC carved ivory brooches/plaques of floral form
most lacking fittings. Provenance: The Flower Family Collection.

Realised: $450

0091

Two 19thC turned ivory barrel shaped bobbin containers
screw lids with captured bobbins, pierced to the sides to eject thread. Height 55. Provenance: The Flower Family Collection.

Realised: $190

0092

A pair of large heavy old ivory elephants
both with trunks curling towards the ground. Lengths 190 and 210. Provenance: The Flower Family Collection.

Realised: $2,100