Cordys

0001

A 20thC classical bronze male torso
standing upon a circular base and octagonal plinth, dark brown patina. H.730mm.

Estimate: $300

0002

A contemporary bronze sculpture of a bull
raised on a black plinth base. W.350mm

Estimate: $120

0003

A small spelter bronzed statuette
of William Tell and his son. H.165mm.

Estimate: $100

0004

A pair of parcel gilt bronze candlesticks
with columns sculpted as Roman youths. Mismatched nozzles. H.220mm

Estimate: $150

0005

Six vintage Indian bronze deity sculptures
includes one playing a flute beside an ox, another smaller figure upon a horse, two with snakes, Ganesh and figure with drum. Fine wirework construction to some. The tallest 240mm.

Estimate: $200

0006

A bronze Art Nouveau door knocker
with female head forming the main plate. H.150mm

Estimate: $100

0007

Two Roman Republic bronze arrow heads
along with a military bronze buckle and stud.

Estimate: $150

0008

A Persian bronze phiale
with omphalos to the centre, heavily patinated and small irregular hole to the side, possibly Achaemenid Period c.550-330BC. Dia.180mm

Estimate: $200

0009

Three bronze age Luristani arrow points
various shapes, all tanged. Longest 145mm.

Estimate: $120

0010

Three silver drachms
of the Alexandrian period.

Estimate: $120

0011

Four coins of the era of Alexander the Great
including a Persian silver siglos, Macedonian bronze, silver drachm, etc.

Estimate: $1,200

0012

Three ancient bronze coins
including Agrippa I, Herod I and Alex. Jannaeus.

Estimate: $100

0013

Eight coins of the era of Constantine the Great
Julian II, Constans, etc.

Estimate: $80

0014

Four coins of the Roman Republic
various denominations, denarius, semis, etc.

Estimate: $120 - $160

0015

Five coins of the Severan dynasty
Caracalla, Elagabalus, etc

Estimate: $140

0016

Four Roman silver and bronze denarii
relatives of Commodus.

Estimate: $100

0017

Four silver coins
of the Elizabethan period.

Estimate: $75

0018

A mahogany coin collector's cabinet
the interior with fourteen thin drawers with various sized depressions for coin display. 310 x 250 x 250mm.

Estimate: $150

0019

An 1840 1 Penny Black
on cover, four margin example lettered RI, cancelled by a red Maltese Cross.

Estimate: $800

0020

A rare N.Z. £5 Fleming bank note with printing flaw
the note showing diagonal blank line created by crease when printed, displaying front and reverse, the note in good condition bearing serial no. 11L 809126.

Estimate: $250

0021

A famed French Revolution medallion
of King Louis XVI arriving in Paris before their execution; inscribed on band above 'Arrivee du Roi a Paris' and in exergue “le 6 Octobre 1789', signed [Bertrand] Andrieu. Dia.85mm

Estimate: $150

0022

Two vintage Australian tokens/passes
one silver gilt of bell form engraved and detailed 'Our Albert/ Sydney Ferries Ltd 1684' and set with jewel, the other detailed 'Press Club Sydney 1 Shilling', with maker's name 'Miller & Morris' in silver gilt frame, the top garter engraved 'Our Albert'.

Estimate: $120

0023

A vintage Hardy ‘Crown Houghton’ three piece fly rod with spare tip
the two tips in 'Hardy Bros. Ltd' bamboo case with brass fittings, the rod also with maker's details, all in Hardy's canvas sectional bag.

Estimate: $120

0024

A Hardy ‘Marquis’ No.7 fly reel
3⅜" in original case and with box.

Estimate: $180

0024A

A vintage Hardy 'Perfect' 3½" duplicated Mark II fly fishing reel
ventilated spool and brass foot.

Estimate: $220

0025

A 19thC large 4¾" Malloch brass salmon reel with another smaller
the large example with ivory handle, the smaller 2¼" Malloch brass reel embossed with maker's details, both in good working order.

Estimate: $320

0026

A late 19thC quality 4" brass salmon fishing reel
Malloch style, horn handle and in working order.

Estimate: $120

0027

A late 19thC 3¼" brass fly fishing reel by D. Watson & Co. of Inverness
horn handle, stamped with maker's details.

Estimate: $120

0028

A vintage brass salmon reel
4” with ebonite handle, made by J. Bernard & Sons.

Estimate: $450

0029

A wood and brass fishing reel
7" by Allcock.

Estimate: $150

0030

A good 15" wide body Red Head duck decoy
early 20thC, stained one-piece body, glass eyes and with keel.

Estimate: $280

0031

A c.1920 carved wooden 13½" duck decoy
the three-piece layered body secured by staples, remains of original paint.

Estimate: $280

0032

A late 19thC carved wooden duck decoy
14½" solid wood body, remains of some original paint, glass eyes, with keel. Provenance: Noted as a beach find.

Estimate: $280

0033

A vintage walking stick
the briar shaft with a German .800 silver Art Nouveau handle. L.880mm.

Estimate: $350

0034

A vintage walking stick
the wooden shaft terminating with a silver handle with Art Deco designs, .800 standard silver.

Estimate: $350

0035

A vintage walking stick
the wooden shaft terminating with an ivory handle, embossed silver plate collar.

Estimate: $450

0036

An Indonesian simulated bone walking stick
finely engraved with meteorological/harvest record details. In display stand. L.890mm.

Estimate: $150

0037

A vintage cast iron money bank
in the form of William Tell shooting the apple, by J & E Stevens, USA 1896 Patent. L.270mm.

Estimate: $320

0038

A vintage European spelter money bank
in the form of a standing stag, opens at the chest to release money, original paint finish.

Estimate: $120

0039

A vintage cast iron money bank
in the form of a seated lion, by John Harper & Co. UK 1911 Estimate:

Estimate: $150

0040

A vintage Dinah cast iron money bank
original base plate, by John Harper & Co. U.K., 1911.

Estimate: $180

0041

A collection of 16 vintage Dinky die-cast military vehicles
all in camouflage paint, includes tanks, tank carriers, lorries, etc., mid-20thC and later.

Estimate: $220

0042

Two vintage Fun Ho crawler tractors
one with disc harrow and remains of paper label, the other with trailer, paper label.

Estimate: $120

0043

A vintage Fun Ho bulldozer and tractor
the bulldozer with scoop, remains of paper label, the tractor with small scoop and remains of paper label.

Estimate: $120

0044

A vintage Fun Ho army truck
with large trailer, remains of green paint.

Estimate: $250

0045

A collection of vintage postcards
all Victorian and Edwardian ‘beauties’.

Estimate: $150

0046

An early 1900s tabletop stereoscope
on turned stand, together with a collection of cards from all around the world.

Estimate: $150

0047

A box stereoscope viewer
the double card viewer with adjustable eye pieces, original label. 170 x 90 x 140mm.

Estimate: $150

0048

A small box stereoscope viewer
the single card viewer with adjustable eye pieces, original label. 130 x 70 x 80mm.

Estimate: $100

0049

A tabletop stereoscope viewer
with a large single glass lens and a smaller double glass eye piece, adjustable to three height levels. 220 x 140 x 150mm.

Estimate: $180

0050

An Edwardian oak and silver plated framed three bottle tantalus
with the original square section decanters. W.360mm.

Estimate: $250

0051

A George II tortoiseshell tea caddy
sarcophagus form, mother-of-pearl escutcheon with original key and working lock opening to reveal a tortoiseshell lined interior with double lid compartments including small bone lid knobs. 225 x 130 x 120mm. Provenance: The estate of a Manawatu military gentleman.

Estimate: $1,100

0052

A good George III rosewood Tunbridge inlaid carved box
octagonal form, the lid with central design of multiple playing cards opening to reveal two early printed packs of card together and numerous Chinese finely engraved mother-of-pearl tokens of various forms. With original key and tag inscribed 'Antique Sheraton Card Case with Hand Painted Cards & Mother-of-Pearl Counters. George III Reign'.

Estimate: $550

0053

Three vintage technical drawing sets
two 19thC in rosewood boxes with multiple instruments including some with ivory handles and other an 'Excelsior' set.

Estimate: $140

0054

A Victorian walnut jewellery and dressing case combination
the hinged lid opening to reveal a jewellery tray, the front with wing doors opening to reveal holders for perfume bottles and small drawers. 175 x 175 x 175mm

Estimate: $220

0055

A mahogany small proportion bowfront jewellery chest
three drawers, raised on bun feet. 280 x 220 x 290mm.

Estimate: $180

0056

A 19thC mahogany apothecaries’ box
tall rectangular, the hinged lid opening to reveal an interior previously divided to hold six small bottles, above a drawer divided to hold instruments. 185 x 120 x 180mm.

Estimate: $120

0057

A calabash gourd and meerschaum inset bowled pipe
(Sherlock Holmes style), in later case, with reamer.

Estimate: $100

0058

A meerschaum bowled pipe with amber stem
with flower head carved detail. Along with a pipe reamer.

Estimate: $120

0059

A boxed collection of five pipes
including miniature briars, a brass mini ballpeen hammer shaped example, etc.

Estimate: $100

0060

A fitted box holding a meerschaum pipe
another pipe and a vesta.

Estimate: $100

0061

A collection of six pipes
all cherry wood with natural bowls and stems.

Estimate: $120

0062

A collection of five pipes and accessories
including two Chinese smoking sets, two Tyrolean meerschaum pipes, a silver vesta case, etc.

Estimate: $120

0063

A white mink hat
Anna Karenina style, lined and in excellent condition.

Estimate: $150

0064

A black mink hat
lined and in excellent condition.

Estimate: $80

0065

A polar fox fur hat
lined and in excellent condition.

Estimate: $80

0066

A vintage wood hat block
‘bucket’ hat shape. 250 x 240mm.

Estimate: $100

0067

A vintage pastel mink coat
straight sleeves, shawl collar, fully lined and in excellent condition.

Estimate: $600

0068

A full length fur coat
the pelts with striped and mottled patterning, shawl collar and fully lined.

Estimate: $350

0069

An arctic fox jacket
fully lined and in good condition.

Estimate: $250

0070

A mink opera jacket
with three-quarter length sleeves, caramel tones, lined and in good condition.

Estimate: $250

0071

A silver fox collar
complete and in good condition.

Estimate: $150

0072

Salvator Ferragamo vintage silk scarf
various fruits and florals on dark grey ground. Approx. 850 x 850mm.

Estimate: $140

0073

Five vintage silk scarves
includes Jacques Fath of Paris, 'Zara Accessories', one finely embroidered with leafy tendrils and two others.

Estimate: $140

0074

Three 'Pashmina' shawls
each 100% cashmere from India, various colours, tassel fringe to each.

Estimate: $110

0075

A 19thC ‘palais royal’ opaline glass étui of egg shape
with gilt ormolu frame suspended on chains and original finger ring, a gilt ball suspended from the base; opening to reveal a small fitted compartment with thimble, scissors, needle and case.

Estimate: $350

0076

A Victorian travelling vanity set
the interior with various compartments holding silver plate topped glass pots, manicure accessories and clothes brushes with handles of ivory and bone, the exterior of maroon leatherette with brass carrying handle, some old repairs. 230 x 220 x 130mm.

Estimate: $150

0077

A vintage large silver miser's mesh purse
double chain link drawer handle, lower tassel fringe.

Estimate: $160

0078

A c.1900 Tibetan fire steel 'Chakmak' belt-hung tinder pouch
the leather body with silver, brass, steel and coral mounts, relief decoration of birds and scrolls.

Estimate: $160

0079

An old Tibetan coin silver multi-tasselled perfume flask
the engraved flask festooned with tassel drops.

Estimate: $100

0080

A. Kippis (James Cook) 'A Narrative of the Voyages Round the World...'
pub. Bickers, London, 1878, 8vo (22cm), blue leather with gilt spine, 404pp. Together with Elsdon Best 'The Maori', [Memoirs of the Polynesian Society], pub Tombs, Wellington 1924, 8vo (22cm) grey cloth, ex library.

Estimate: $100

0081

Twelve miscellaneous New Zealand publications
including ‘A Weird Region’ [New Zealand Wonder Land - Lakes, Geysers, Terraces] by Thomson W. Leys and ‘Washday at the Pa’ by Ans Westra. 1964. Ex library copy, with Publishers Note (Caxton Press) following the controversy, 8pp. See further details online cordys.co.nz.

Estimate: $120

0082

Silius Italicus (c.28 – c.103AD)
was a Roman consul, orator, and Latin epic poet of the 1st century. His only surviving work is the 17-book Punica, an epic poem about the Second Punic War and the longest surviving poem in Latin at over 12,000 lines. This volume published in Holland in 1717 with commentators, edited by Arnold Drakenborch.

Estimate: $150

0083

'The Picturesque Atlas of Australasia' Vols I & II by Andrew Garron
1st edition, 1886, including multiple black and white engravings and colour maps (including North Island and New Zealand). Spine and other damage.

Estimate: $220

0084

A pair of C.F. Goldie books
'His Life & Painting' and 'Prints, Drawings & Criticism', in original Solander cases, pub Alister Taylor 1979. No.725/1600mm.

Estimate: $500

0085

A collection of rare French Art deco period wallpaper samples
produced by the French manufacturer Isidore Leroy. Some of the work probably by the well-known French painter and entomologist Emile-Allain Seguy. Most still in book binding, a quantity loose. Each sheet 720 x 670mm.

Estimate: $350 - $400

0086

A N.Z. Department of Health poster
'Daily Dietary Pattern', printed in colours by R.E. Owen, Government Printer, Wellington. 740 x 500mm.

Estimate: $150

0087

Friedensreich Hundertwasser print
(823 Sapiens Omnium Secum Portat [She Carries All Knowledge Within Herself]. 510 x 650mm.

Estimate: $175

0088

Four various original comic strip drawings
- Johnny Hart 'B.C.' 31/7/62 three panel strip 140 x 450mm; Charles Peattie and Russell Taylor 'Alex' undated four panel strip 110 x 365mm; Hank Ketcham 'Dennis the Menace' 13/9/74 one panel 200 x 165mm; Jim Burns 'Jane' #1116 9-17-88 (Daily Mirror, 1988) two panel strip 110 x 380mm.

Estimate: $400

0089

Five original comic strip drawings
- Brant Parker and Johnny Hart 'The Wizard of Id' 13/7/65 three panel strip 140 x 445mm; Chic Young 'Blondie' 5/6/58 four panel strip 130 x 450mm; two by George McManus 'Bringing Up Father’ (aka Maggie & Jiggs) 13/12/26 and 24/4/42 three panel strips approx 110 x 450mm each; Peter O'Donnell 'Modesty Blaise' 558 three panel strip 140 x 500mm

Estimate: $400

0090

Two pen and ink drawings by Larry Bloss
'The Organ Grinder' and 'California Quack', both annotated verso 'Published in Canadian T.V. Guide'. Each 150 x 175mm.

Estimate: $100

0091

Original Superman daily comic strip art
attributed to Win Mortimer and Stan Kaye, c.1955, dated 24/1, numbered 5652, four panel strip, slipped in frame showing editor's blue mark-up annotation 'most perplexing'. 145 x 490mm. Together with Stan Lee and Larry Lieber 'Spiderman' 18/11/1993 two panel strip 105 x 330mm; and Russ Heath art for The Lone Ranger Daily dated 1-26-83 images of the Ranger and Tonto and General Custer. 110 x 380mm

Estimate: $200

0092

Six N.Z Herald cartoons by Gordon Minhinnick (1902-1992)
Election Business 495 x 390mm; Sun and Rain 410 x 480mm, dated '28; Sam - On His Metal 150 x 480mm, dated 1/4/61; Popular Models 230 x 350mm dated 2/5/74.

Estimate: $200

0093

Two original Murray Ball cartoons (unknown publications)
one of Wal in All Black gear (1985) 265 x 350mm, the other 'Ya Dopey Roman!...', undated 190 x 245mm.

Estimate: $80

0094

Denis Knight Turner (1924-2011)
original pen and ink illustration from Barry Crump's 'One of Us' (1962), signed in felt tip 'Barry Crump'. 280 x 185mm.

Estimate: $200

0095

A wrought iron kitchen pot hanger
together with a graduated set of four vintage copper pots, kettle, meat cover, lid, jugs, etc.

Estimate: $600

0096

Three quality copper and brass chef's pans
includes two ‘Cop-R-Chef’ brand USA, stainless steel lined with riveted brass handles with maker's mark together with another lidded frying pan of similar quality made by 'Coventry Coppers' of Canada. The largest diameter 283mm. Note ‘Cop-R-Chef’ are highly regarded as a quality cookware brand with three-ply bonded construction and lifetime warranty against defects.

Estimate: $380

0097

Two 'Coventry Coppers' of Canada copper and brass quality cooking pots
heavy construction, one lidded, brass handles, maker's mark to base. Dia. 185 and 165mm, sizes noted to underside of handle '18' and '16'.

Estimate: $200

0098

Two quality 'Coventry Coppers' copper and brass brazier pans
the copper bodies with large brass side handles, one with lid. Dia.245mm, maker's marks to base.

Estimate: $200

0099

Two vintage copper shallow oven dishes
tin lined, oval form, brass handle to each end. L.460mm.

Estimate: $130