Cordys

Cordy’s fantastic October auction includes items from estate collections and private vendors. To include: Kitchenalia, Louis Vuitton trunk, walking sticks, Roman coins, stamps, militaria, Pacific and Maori tribal artefacts, quality Len Castle pottery collection, Frank Carpay, Royal Worcester includes Stinton Highland Cattle. A strong entry of Chinese and Japanese ceramics, carvings, jades, superb early bronze bell. Thirty-four lots of Art Nouveau and Arts & Crafts design pieces from the Estate of Emeritus Professor Brian Coote CBE, FRSNZ (1929 - 2019) the proceeds to a Scholarship Fund set up by him to assist University of Auckland law graduates with post-graduate study at an overseas university. Jewellery: numerous gold coins, including a bracelet made of 22 half sovereigns; plus diamond, emerald, ruby, aquamarine, pearl, sapphire necklaces, earrings, rings and bracelets; gold pocket and wristwatches, clocks. Collector’s silver, figured candlesticks, tea sets, salvers etc. Fine offering of Persian rugs and runners. Furniture: Georgian, Victorian chests, dining tables and chairs, Regency cellarette, 18th Century silver table, vintage iron balustrades, tall steel driveway gates, garden statuary, pots. The impressive Art section includes works by: Guy Ngan, 2 major paintings and bronzes, Peter Robinson, 2 large acrylics, Malcolm Harrison, 2 large wall hangings, a rare WWI oil of Gallipoli Landing vessels by J.H. Heffer (Petty Officer Royal Navy), J.B.C. Hoyte, Charles Blomfield, Christopher Aubrey historical watercolour 'The Endeavour of Young Nick's Head", Mervyn Taylor, Austin Deans, Ngaio Marsh, Olivia Spencer Bower, 1958 Peter McIntyre oil of Antarctica, Sydney Thompson, 2 works, plus many others by N.Z. and International artists.