Cordys

0001

A Victorian brass coal scuttle
with embossed lid and top, ornate cast brass mounts and original shovel. W.420 x H.490mm.

Realised: $170

0002

A Victorian cast iron traveller's sample fireplace
H.400mm; together with two miniature brass fire fenders, a poker and a pair of tongs.

Estimate: $200

0003

An Art Nouveau glove box
sarcophagus shape, covered with hammered copper repoussé decorated with Mackintosh roses and whiplash patterns. W.360mm

Realised: $180

0004

A 19thC brass standish
with cast frame supporting a section mounted for inkwells and ponce pot (absent). W.340mm.

Realised: $80

0005

An alabaster ink stand
with single inkwell, the base and lid inlaid with a fine line of coloured stone. W.200mm.

Realised: $100

0006

An early 20thC Rabone ivory and white metal four-fold 12’ rule
extendable end.

Estimate: $180

0007

A Victorian boxed set of four ivory rulers
comprising four 1’ rules and four 2’ rules. W.340mm.

Estimate: $400

0008

A Victorian bronze of a young woman with cherub tasting the new wine
finely modelled, she holds a grape bunch aloft in her right hand while the cherub drinks from the dish held in her left. Good original dark patina, unsigned. H.425mm.

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

0009

Antoine Louis Barye bronze sculpture
'Panther of Tunisia', Parisian foundry marks to the reverse for F. Barbedienne, sculptor's name cast to the base front. L.190mm.

Realised: $400

0010

A 19thC French bronze of Napoleon Bonaparte
stamped marks for the small De Braux Foundry, he stands in formal military dress, one arm absent. H.450mm.

Estimate: $350

0011

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

Estimate: $600

0012

A stylish bronze sculpture of a dancing couple
signed on the base 'Kim B'. H.220mm.

Realised: $120

0013

A small original bronze figure of a seated cowboy
'Coffee Break', by J. Contway, Montana. Signed and with original certificate and brochure. H.105mm.

Realised: $150

0014

A bronze sculpture after Donatello
‘David with the head of Goliath’. H.400mm.

Realised: $280

0015

A pair of bronzes modelled after the 'Furietti Centaurs'
modelled as the Old Centaur with bound hands and Eros riding behind and teasing him, the other, the Younger Centaur, again with Eros on his back. Both raised on oval section white Carrara marble plinth bases. H.475mm. The Hellenistic-style Roman marble Furietti Centaurs were discovered during archaeological excavations in Italy in 1736, another single example was excavated in Rome in the 17thC and now stands in the Louvre. Their discovery was celebrated by means of castings, engravings and scale bronze replicas. Their theme has been variously considered, but 18th/19thC audiences apparently saw them as emblematic of the joy of young love and the contrasting bondage of maturity. These current examples appear to be mid-19thC.

Realised: $1,800

0016

John Rogers (1829-1904 American)
'Taking the Oath and Drawing Rations', 1866, plaster sculpture, named and entitled to base, some later restoration. H.390mm. Note: Rogers was a noted American sculptor who produced very popular and relatively inexpensive figurines in the late 19thC. He created groups from 1859 to 1892 on the subject of everyday life, the theatre, Shakespeare, the Civil War and horses, etc.

Realised: $120

0017

John Rogers
'Coming to the Parson', 19thC American, plaster figure group of a young couple discussing marriage with the parson, cast maker's marks, title and patent date 1870 to base. H.550mm, some restoration.

Estimate: $200

0018

John Rogers
'Rip Van Winkle - At Home', cast plaster sculpture, 19thC American, impressed maker's details and entitlement. H.465mm, some later restoration.

Realised: $140

0019

John Rogers 'The Town Pump'
a 19thC American plaster group 1862, The Civil War soldier in military uniform, the simply dressed young woman with bucket, this sculpture is noted for engaging 'in a delicate dance of flirtation but maintain their propriety'. Some later restoration. H.335mm.

Realised: $120

0020

A large and impressive Sherratt & Simpson sculpture ‘The Siberian Tiger’
No. 6 from an edition of 100, with certificate. H.450mm, L.790mm.

Realised: $400

0021

A carved Indian large wood figure of the voluptuous goddess
Lakshmi, the Hindu goddess of wealth, fortune and prosperity, fine carved detail, standing upon a lotus throne. H.780mm.

Realised: $300

0022

A taxidermy Asian brown bear head
shoulder mount with open mouth showing teeth and light coloured snout, mounted on shield plaque. 400 x 540mm.

Realised: $650

0023

A vintage turtle shell
in polish. L.420mm.

Realised: $120

0024

A c.1900 whalebone walking stick
the plain mildly tapered shaft with solid wedge section handle. L.790mm.

Estimate: $550

0025

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

Realised: $925

0026

A vintage walking stick
the bamboo shaft terminating in a carved head of a parrot with silver feather embellishment, glass eyes and horn beak, brass ferrule.

Realised: $700

0027

An early 1900s silver handled hiking cane
the shaft with ebonised finish, hiking ferrule, the silver handle with Nouveau decoration, stamped '800'.

Realised: $280

0028

A briar walking stick
the handle in the form of a dog's head, glass eyes with brass collar.

Realised: $425

0029

A carved Japanese bamboo walking stick
late Meiji, decorated with three geisha and engraved diaper patterns. L.915mm

Realised: $100

0030

An Edwardian silk parasol
with beech handle and amber-like finial.

Realised: $70

0031

A 1940s N.Z. Akrad 'Super Flyer' trike
blue cast iron, leather seat, original tyres, brass logo plate to front. Note: the Akrad Radio Corporation was based in Waihi in the 1930s and 1940s, in 1947 they introduced a new line of children’s tricycles.

Realised: $350

0032

An American colonial 'Dinah' mechanical cast iron money box
working order. J.E. Stevens Pat. 1869. H.180mm.

Estimate: $300

0033

A good French S.F.B.J. bisque porcelain doll
sleeping brown glass eyes, open mouth with four teeth, composition body with movable limbs and blonde ringleted hair. Marked 'S.F.B.J.60 Paris'. L.450mm.

Realised: $260

0034

A collection of six Victorian bisque doll's house dolls
'Frozen Charlottes'. In original box with glass lid. Each approx. L.70mm.

Realised: $100

0035

A Prisoner-of-War miniature of a bone domino set
in a small bone box with carved and painted decoration to the sides. 350 x 350 x 300mm.

Realised: $140

0036

A doll's house
made from a 'kauri carbuncle', along with a N.Z. salt glazed pottery miniature rustic chair. H.280mm and 120mm.

Realised: $400

0037

A set of 19thC Indian ivory chess pieces
in natural and red stained ivory.

Realised: $120

0038

A Victorian beaded portrait 'Girl with Umbrella'
with conservation report to reverse, in oval frame. 390 x 390mm (including frame).

Estimate: $120

0039

A hand painted miniature on ivory
a street scene in France, signed 'R. Nicolle', in black and gilt frame. 100 x 80mm.

Realised: $60

0040

A hand painted portrait miniature on ivory
a young woman in court dress with ringleted hair, with signature to the right corner, in gilt metal and blue bead frame. 110 x 90mm.

Realised: $90

0041

A hand painted portrait miniature on ivory
a French court lady in formal dress, signature to right side, in ornate brass frame. 120 x 80mm.

Realised: $200

0042

A pair of hand painted portrait miniatures on ivory
attributed to Karl Joseph Stieler, of women, one in an ornate court dress with pearl jewellery, the other with a less formal gown, in matching gilt metal frames. 100 x 80mm.

Realised: $340

0043

A hand painted portrait miniature on ivory
the young woman wearing an elaborate bonnet and holding a fur muff, in elaborate gilt metal frame. 100 x 80mm.

Realised: $90

0044

Three hand painted portrait miniatures
two on ivory, one on card, all women in various styles of dress, with different frames.

Realised: $140

0045

An Edwardian double portrait print
H.M. King Edward VII and H.M. Queen Alexandra. 400 x 600mm.

Estimate: $120

0046

A coloured portrait print 'Capt. Robert Falcon Scott R.N.’
600 x 500mm.

Realised: $150

0047

A late 19th/early 20thC Russian icon
the ornate old patinated brass oklad ornately embossed with raised 'sunburst' halo covering the painted oil on board of Christ. 220 x 170mm.

Realised: $160

0048

A Russian orthodox religious icon
with painted figures under a heavily embossed silver plate frame, velvet backing. 400 x 300mm.

Realised: $425

0049

A German viola by C.A. Götz jr.
Mod. No. V106, labelled and dated 1977, 15½” body; with two bows, 29¼” and 28¾” and with a hard case.

Realised: $300

0050

An Edwardian oak three bottle tantalus
with the original square section decanters and four plated bottle tickets, brandy, gin, sherry and whisky. With locking key. L.400mm.

Realised: $360

0051

A Gucci vintage silk scarf designed by V. Accornero
featuring one of his legendary floral prints... a lush, vibrant splash of colour in the form of garden variety flowers with butterflies, beetles, grasshoppers, dragonflies and other insects. Made in Italy. Signed and named in the print. 860 x 880mm.

Realised: $210

0052

A vintage Fendi Italian silk scarf
decorated with gold jewellery on vibrant red 'watered silk' type ground, printed maker's details and labelled. 880 x 900mm.

Realised: $100

0053

A vintage Salvatore Ferragamo silk scarf
decorated with multiple shoes on red ground with black border, printed maker's name. 860 x 880mm.

Realised: $140

0054

A collection of 31 old N.Z. postcards
interesting subjects.

Realised: $230

0055

A collection of over 100 vintage postcards
of movie stars, pictorial scenes, etc.

Realised: $60

0056

A collection of approx. 100 vintage postcards
including floral silk cards.

Realised: $60

0057

Eight N.Z. vintage banknotes
includes: two Fleming £5 notes, one Fleming £1 and five Hardie $1 notes.

Realised: $200

0058

A large Victorian period wax seal
of Queen Victoria and attendants. In original metal case. Dia.160mm.

Realised: $60

0059

The Tasman loose-leaf stamp album
N.Z. stamps dating from 1862 to 1972.

Realised: $500

0060

An Australian stamp album
mint and used, dating from 1915 to 1985.

Realised: $160

0061

A vintage Cheavin's 'Saludor (Safe Water)' stoneware water filter
cylinder form with printed details, with interior section and white porous rod, lid and original spigot. H.445mm.

Realised: $260

0062

A Victorian burr walnut stationery box
with sloping front, single drawer in base and fitted interior with perpetual calendar.

Estimate: $400

0063

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: $550

0064

A heavy old bronze door knocker of traditional design
L.170mm.

Realised: $480

0065

A Georgian brass mounted ebony shoe-maker’s foot measure
with graduations from 1-15. L.220mm.

Realised: $65

0066

A pair of relief carved ivory miniatures
an elegant Frenchman with bicorne hat and a lady with a pet dog. Mounted on velvet in matching gilt frames. H.120mm ea.

Realised: $150

0067

A vintage Leica IIIa camera
with Summar f1.2, 5cm. lens, no. 245045, with eveready leather case, c.1937-38. Together with Leica Guide and Leica Manual.

Realised: $550

0068

A Thornton Pickard 'Imperial' Triple Extension glass plate camera
with two tripod bases, a Dallmeyer lens, and a satchel containing numerous plates and plate backs. Old repairs to bellows.

Realised: $450

0069

A mahogany cased set of chemical scales
with Vitrolite base on adjustable legs. 400 x 300 x 520mm.

Realised: $130

0070

A 1937 'Big Shot' pin ball game
manufactured by the Gotham Pressed Steel Corporation New York. Original condition and packaging. 600 x 300mm.

Realised: $150

0071

A bronze axe head
Eastern Mediterranean, c.1800 B.C. L.115mm.

Realised: $350

0072

An Anglo-Saxon moulded metal purse catch
10th/11thC. L.70mm. Together with an antique Chinese bronze dragon belt hook. L.85mm.

Estimate: $200

0073

A Celtic bronze sword chape mount
c.1st Cent.B.C. In two pieces. L.70mm.

Realised: $100

0074

A Roman 1st-2nd Century brass spear pointed arrow head
L.110mm, together with a Luristani bronze arrow point, c.1000 B.C., L.120mm - and three ancient arrow tips, two of bronze and one of wood.

Realised: $210

0075

A decorative Roman military bronze belt stud
c.3rd-4th Century. L.35mm. Together with a pointed Roman bronze mount, c.1st Century A.D. L.35mm.

Realised: $100

0076

An archaic Chinese bronze halberd
(the combination of a spear and an axe, which would have been attached to a long two-handled pole). L.185mm.

Realised: $230

0077

An archaic Chinese bronze halberd
(combination of spear point and axe), L.150mm. Together with an archaic Chinese bronze money knife, L.135mm.

Realised: $230

0078

A vintage tin match striker
in the form of an advertisement for the De Laval cream separator, with original paint finish. 160mm.

Realised: $135

0079

A carved kauri display cabinet
holding numerous pieces of polished kauri gum, glass top and front. 1270 x 10 x 360mm.

Realised: $1,500

0080

A collection of vintage Otago capping mags
1940s, together with other university mags, etc.

Realised: $50

0081

A pair of C.F. Goldie books
'His Life & Painting' and 'Prints, Drawings & Criticism', in original Solander cases, pub Alister Taylor 1979. No.613/1600.

Realised: $600

0082

'Notable New Zealand Thoroughbreds'
ATP 1980, No.220/2000 and 'Notable English and Irish Thoroughbreds', ATP 1983, No.220/2500.

Realised: $310

0083

'The Life & Art of William Strutt'
Curnow, pub ATP 1980, 732/1000; along with 'Eugene von Guerard, A German Romantic in the Antipodes', pub ATP 1982, 232/500.

Realised: $100

0084

Petrus Van Der Velden; Catalogue Raisonné'
T.L.Rodney Wilson, Chancery Chambers 1979, 402/1500, 2 vols in slip case; along with 'The Life & Art of William Strutt' Curnow, pub ATP 1980, 585/1000.

Realised: $280

0085

'Ashes from a Long Life in Art'
Robert N. Anderson, a scrapbook volume of typescript doggerel, reproductions and original artwork by Anderson, c.1900; along with 'Hogarth's Works', 160 engravings, publ. London 1813.

Realised: $70

0086

Three Raymond Ching books
'The Art of..' (Collins 1981); 'The Bird Paintings' (Collins 1978) and 'Studies & Sketches of a Bird Painter' Lansdowne 1981 No.83/500

Realised: $200

0087

'Art New Zealand' Numbers 1 to 160
August/September 1976 to Summer 2016-17.

Realised: $420

0088

'Fifty Years Adrift' by Derek Taylor
edited by George Harrison. Genesis Publications, 1984, limited first edition No.743/2000, signed by the author, George Harrison and Larry Smith (Bonzo Dog band). Half calf binding over cloth boards, in slipcase. Fine condition with light sunning and marks to spine. Derek Taylor (1932-1997) was press officer to the Beatles and variously described from 'The Fifth Beatle' through to 'The most underappreciated member of the Beatle Mafia'. The book contains previously unpublished photographs including the Beatles 1964 tour of Australia/NZ along with a wealth of musical memorabilia.

Realised: $1,250

0089

An American saddle
embossed black leather with sheepskin lining.

Realised: $400

0090

An Edwardian sports blazer 'RDB'
together with a Union Jack flag and sports trophy goblet, won by B. Pearson, 'Tug of War, 1st Prize 1908. Framed behind glass. 1000 x 800mm.

Estimate: $250

0091

Two Edwardian military prints
'Field-Marshal Lord Roberts of Kandahar, VC, K.T.’ and 'British Heroes, Boer War', South Africa. Each approx. 650 x 500mm.

Realised: $300

0092

A Victorian military coloured print
'Soldiers of the Queen'. 500 x 700mm.

Realised: $170

0093

A Victorian military coloured print
'Field Marshal Viscount Wolseley' and 'Leaders of the Allied Forces', each approx. 600 x 500mm.

Realised: $150

0094

A Victorian British Army coat and trousers
the red jacket with brass buttons, gilded sergeant's stripes and decorative frogging at sleeves, together with a pair of trousers on an old vintage mannequin.

Realised: $325

0095

A collection of historical photographs/ pamphlets/ recorded histories/ etc.
pertaining to Arthur Norman Young born 1908, giving his working life history including arriving in N.Z. 1926 and working in Puketaha, Hamilton, the collection most notably includes photographs of Llanberis, Wales, The RAF Air Base converted from a quarry, the collection documents Young's time at Croydon, London, until its bombing, further mention is made of his association and employment with Percy Hunting, a signed copy of his book included.

Estimate: $300

0096

A set of WWI binoculars
with inter-changeable lenses, field, marine and theatre, in original leather case.

Realised: $140

0097

A collection of four old army hat badges
including the Lancashire Fusiliers.

Realised: $80

0098

A WWII medal group
a Service medal together with Burma Star and 1939-1945 Star, with ribbons.

Realised: $80

0099

A WWII R.A.F. Mizpah 'Sweetheart' brooch

Realised: $70

0100

Three WWII medals
Service Medal, Defence Medal and the Air Crew Europe Star, with ribbons.

Realised: $300