A good New Zealand inlaid woods box
rectangular form with banded and panelled inlay including burr totara, rewarewa and paua; blue silk lining. 260 x 180 x 95mm
A small inlaid William Norrie dressing table box
oval with indigenous and exotic woods. Part paper label intact. 165 x 90 x 50mm.
William Norrie N.Z. colonial woods small work box
the lid with star inlay comprising various woods, burr totara, mottled kauri, etc., on rewarewa ground, exposed dovetail joints, plain interior. Various woods named in pencil to the base as consistent with the maker. 245 x 160 x 68mm.
A N.Z. Art Deco burr totara and greenstone diamond form box
the fitted lid with diamond form greenstone finial. L.125mm.
An early/mid 20thC carved wooden tiki
carved in high relief with suspension hole to the top. L.135mm. Provenance: From outside a whare at Te Kopi sheep station (Wairarapa), c.1900-1910, owned by Sir Walter Clarke Buchanan, (1838-1924) MHR for Wairarapa. From Bill Page, station manager and Boer War veteran (died 1926). Not registered.
Two hand coloured lithographs from the Voyage de L'Astrolabe
portraits including two studies of moko kauae. Each 450 x 330mm.
'The Three Famous Voyages of Captain James Cook...' pub London (1882)
1152pp, illus, half bound red morocco and cloth.
A pair of early 20thC N.Z. colonial landscape painted large mussel shells
Mt Egmont and Lake Scene with Southern Alps. Some chipping. Each L.180mm approx.
An early 20thC Maori carved large mask
distressed red paint finish, applied paua shell section eyes, the open mouth with extended tongue. H.765mm.
A 1920'S NZ burr totara planter
tapering octagonal shape, solid burr panels. Dia.265mm, H.190mm
An early/mid 20thC Maori carved walking stick
the handle carved as an arched full figure, its hands going down the shaft above two reverse facing stylised figures and the dominant length of curvilinear and notch detail. The handle figure with pronounced extending head, paua inserts. L.890mm.
A mid-20thC N.Z. Maori carved nutcracker
formed as the bust of a Maori chief with moko, black stained and paua shell insert eye highlights, a 1960 halfpenny set to the back. L.230mm.
A pair of ‘Kingsley’ Maori bookends
the finely decorated bronzed panels with stylized full Maori figures on mahogany frames. Applied makers label to base of each. H.205mm.
A Maori carved kauri wall plaque
circular, carved with a wheku head framed by kowhaiwhai style border. Dia.290mm
A 1930/40s New Zealand Maori carved treasure box of rectangular form
all-over decoration, the lid with central stylised mask flanked by radiating panels and script initials 'A F.'. Reputedly the work of an Elam student pre-WWII. 330 x 170 x 115mm.
Jane Brenkley folk art carved Maori scenic pedestal side table
the oval top including eight figures and a dog in a lake landscape with canoe and whare, highlighted in colours and signed and dated 1944, the stylised Maori figured stand carved and pierced, with paua inset eyes to each side upon a Maori carved oval base with rectangular platform below. 195 x 335 x 590mm.
Jane Brenkley folk art carved Maori design pedestal side table
the oval top with two women performing a hongi, a dog beside and with distant whare with further figures within a bush and lake landscape, coloured highlights, signed and dated 1944 upon a stylised figure base with cats-eye inserts to each, the stepped rectangular base with Maori scrolling design. 500 x 333 x 590mm.
A photograph of Maori woman and child
unknown photographer. 130 x 85mm.
A vintage New Zealand tourist poster 'Guide Rangi - Pohutu Geyser
Rotorua', laid on canvas. 500 x 750mm
George Chance vintage silver gelatin photograph
'Otago Boys High School', signed and entitled, labelled on reverse. 160 x 205mm.
Arnold & Mence vintage panoramic photograph
'Remuera from Mt Hobson', signed, entitled and dated 10/12/23. 215 x 1190mm. Area of loss top left, in original oak frame.
Briar Gardner long trough form vase
variable blue glaze on pale yellow ground, incised full signature to base. L.325mm.
Briar Gardner trough form vase
two swollen bands run horizontally through the body, variable pale blue-green tan glaze with orange-brown highlights. Incised full signature to base. L.215mm.
Briar Gardner squat baluster vase
variable streaky blue-green glaze, with pale yellow and darker highlights, lathe turned band to the base. Incised signature. H.93mm.
Briar Gardner squat ovoid vase
dark brown variable glaze on cream ground, incised signature to base. H.100mm
An Olive Jones Art Deco wall pocket
decorated with snow drops in a turquoise glaze, signed verso. H.180mm.
Helen Mason and Theo Schoon collaborative mug
with repeating stamped 'jigsaw puzzle' motifs in a band around the middle. Stamped marks by both makers under the handle. Professional restoration. H.95mm.
Crown Lynn hand potted vase
shape #57, ovoid form with lathe banded fine ringed base and top rim, matt white glaze, printed mark and incised number to base. H.180mm.
Crown Lynn Hand Potted bowl
shape #52, matt white glaze, printed tiki mark and incised number. Dia.285mm.
Crown Lynn Hand Potted large bowl
shape #48, encircling fine ribs, short flared foot, printed tiki mark and an incised number. Dia.263mm.
Crown Lynn 'Hand Crafted' vase
decorated in a banded and lineal slalom design in dark tones on pale ground, printed mark and incised shape #8 to base, the design attributed to Daniel Steenstra. H.155mm.
A Crown Lynn ‘Hand Potted’ medium size vase
in the unusual pale blue/grey glaze, shape #24 with banded spherical body, wide mildly tapered tall open neck, ring foot, printed marks and incised number. H.190mm
Crown Lynn ‘Hand Potted’ small vase
shape #14 of beehive form, matt white glaze, printed tiki mark and incised number. H.130mm.
Crown Lynn ‘Hand Potted’ medium size vase
shape #36, flared trumpet form, printed tiki mark and incised number to base. H.180mm.
Crown Lynn ‘Hand Potted’ small vase
flared trumpet form with triple ribbed borders, matt white glaze. H.130mm.
An uncommon Crown Lynn 'Three Faces of Eve' table lamp base
matt cream glaze, modelled as three faces supported upon each other in an Art Deco design raised from a square base. H.315mm.
A Crown Lynn 'Three Faces of Eve' table lamp base
later painted black, modelled as three faces supported upon each other in an Art Deco design raised from a square base. H.315mm.
A Crown Lynn model of an elephant
black/purple glaze. H.165mm.
A Crown Lynn model of a spaniel
black/grey glaze, script mark. L.270mm
An early Crown Lynn/Ambrico vase
ovoid with Deco ribbon base, mottled treacle glaze. H.220mm.
A large Crown lynn/Ambrico vase
squat circular, pale brown trickle glaze, incised 29 under the base. H.160mm
An early Crown Lynn/Ambrico banded spherical vase
on three joined angular feet with mottled maroon and turquoise glaze, incised numerical marks. H.190mm.
A vintage Crown Lynn large swan
matt white glaze, printed mark and moulded no. 170. L.305mm.
A small white Crown Lynn swan
impressed number and printed mark to base.
A small white Crown Lynn swan
impressed number and crown mark to base, small chip to base.
A Crown Lynn lime green McAlpine refrigerator jug
ribbed tall rectangular section form with 'McAlpine' in relief to each side. H.220mm. Some chips to mouth.
A rare Wharetana egg cup
traditional Maori motifs on a caramel ground with an apple green interior, number '1040' stamped to base. H.70mm.
A good Luke Adams majolica glazed square jardinière
relief decoration of rustic wood panelling with entwined vines framing dancing cherubs, the streaky caramel tan glaze highlighted with blue splashes. H.200mm.
A Luke Adams pottery basket
waisted oval shape with 'rope' handles. Green glaze, stamped mark. L.205mm
A Luke Adams pottery basket
waisted oval shape with 'rope' handles and moulded outer pattern, pale glaze, stamped mark. L.205mm.
A Luke Adams Pottery squat ovoid lidded jar
for ‘Valentine Laboratories, Wellington' , dark green lustrous glaze, the near flat circular lid with knob finial, embossed marks to the base. Dia.175mm.
A rare Peter Hutson & Co. pottery commemorative Boer War jug (1899-1902)
in a rich majolica glaze dominated with blue and green tones; relief decoration of a soldier with a bandolier and rifle standing to attention, crossed flags and the words 'Whawhai Mo To Kanga Mo To Kuini Ake Ake Ake' (Fight For Your Queen Forever), the handle modelled as a cannon, impressed potter's monogram and 'Rd.123'. H.210mm. Professional restoration to spout and top rim. Note: Hutson's eldest son served in the South African campaign with New Zealand's Second Contingent.
A Mirek Smisek salt glazed pottery bowl
raised on small foot and decorated with horizontal and vertical lines, impressed mark to base. 160 x 130mm.
Crewenna Pottery large ale jug
the tenmoku ground with wax resist curving leaf design, strap handle, unmarked. H.335mm.
Estelle Martin anagama pottery wall vase
cylinder form, variable glaze effects, copper fitting with suspension loop for wall hanging. Incised potter's marks. H.170mm.
Five Brian Gartside vintage plates
graduating size, each with traditional stylised abstract landscape decoration in autumnal tones. Dia.100mm to 255mm.
Five Len Castle spice pots
the two larger named 'Bay Leaves' and 'Ginger', three smaller, each with tenmoko glaze to the body, pale grey to the shoulder, cork stoppers, four double marked for Len Castle and Andrew Van der Putten.
Six Len Castle various spice pots
three with grey over tenmoko, each with impressed potter's mark.
Wayne Porteous large stoneware jug
with resist pattern. H.570mm
A large Ray Rogers lustrous glazed vase
compressed spherical form with collared neck, the lustrous blue dominant glaze with deep rich gold and green effects, incised mark to base. H.390mm, W.530mm, raised on large squat Oriental carved wood stand.
Ray Rodgers pottery vase
spherical form, petroleum lustre glaze, signature to base. 170 x 180mm.
An unknown N.Z. studio pottery large shallow bowl
glazed in an island landscape design on dark tenmoku ground, impressed potter's mark 'S'. Dia.363mm.
Doreen Blumhardt slab form vase
coloured glaze and unglazed sections in green and brown poured effect over pale ground, flat rectangular top rim. Impressed potter's mark and label to base. H.320mm.
John Roy untitled double figure sculpture
man confronting the devil upon a stylised double torso base. Painted and impressed artist's marks. H.280mm.
Three Mike O'Donnell pottery items
a large circular plate in pohutukawa glazed decoration, a smaller plate and bowl decorated and glazed in colours, various incised marks. Largest Dia.365mm,
A large Rick Rudd hand-built black terracotta clay teapot
abstract pinched and coiled form, squared domed form with concave sides, gloss black compressed ball stopper, cut-out circle handle to body. 340 x 200 x 110mm approx.
Rick Lewis (A.R.A.) ‘Big Red’ bronze of a leaping red kangaroo
15/200, on and wooden base. H.395mm incl. base.
A Rik Land bronze sculpture
woman kneeling, 2/35, signed and dated to base. L.340mm.
'Hamada: Potter' by Bernard Leach
pub. Thames & Hudson, London (1976), beige cloth cover with dust jacket.
Michael Cardew (UK) large and impressive oval dish
hand painted design (three fish) in green and brown on dark oatmeal ground, unglazed rim, underglaze scarification. the reverse painted with large potter’s initials mark within a double circle. Professional restoration. Thought to be a demonstration piece from the potters visit here in 1968. L.480mm.
A crystal bowl by Göran Wärff for Kosta Boda
signed and numbered 77900. 395 x 270mm
A heavy Daum crystal bowl
cinquefoil shape, etched mark. Dia.315mm.
A large and impressive Venetian hand painted and gilded ruby glass goblet
depicting a painting after Giambattista Tiepolo 'Il Ripudio di Agar' (The Rupudiation of Agar), the original painted in 1719, finely painted with ornate rococo encircling leafy scrolls, the artist and title detailed to the flared trumpet base. H.400mm.
A set of six Waterford tall wine glasses
the bowls with a broad encircling diamond pattern, tall tapered circular section stems, acid etched mark to base of each. H.228mm.
A set of six Waterford wine glasses
the bell form bowls with radiating and fine diamond panels, tall tapered faceted stems. Acid etched mark to base of each. H.213mm.
A set of six Waterford crystal claret glasses
the bowls with repeat diamond pattern, short stems and star cut bases. Etched mark to base of each. H.132mm.
A set of six Waterford crystal large red wine glasses
Lismore type pattern. Etched mark to each. H.200mm.
Six Waterford wine glasses
Six Waterford crystal tumblers
Just One Good Chair', C.H.Olesen, Design Museum Denmark. 250pp, cloth cover.
Keith Murray for Wedgwood shoulder vase
medium size, matt white glaze, banded blade turned design 'KM' printed mark to base. H.190mm.
Keith Murray for Wedgwood cylinder form vase
lathe turned banded design, matt white glaze, printed 'KM' mark. H.155mm.
Keith Murray for Wedgwood large vase
matt white glaze with serpentine lathe banding, an early design with printed full signature mark. H.220mm.
Keith Murray for Wedgwood spherical form vase
incised lathe turned banded decoration, cylinder neck. 'KM' printed mark to base. H.155mm.
Keith Murray for Wedgwood flared large bowl
lathe turned banded design, matt white glaze, 'KM' printed mark to base. H.140mm.
A Bernard Moore double gourd vase
high fired sang de boeuf glaze, monogrammed. H.190mm.
A small Lalique dish
square with chamfered corners, decorated in the Marguerite pattern, R.LALIQUE France etched to base. 160 x 160mm.
An Art Nouveau tall glass vase by Pallme-König
narrow trumpet form with swollen undulating top, traditional iridescent trailed dark glass over green lustrous body, ground pontil mark to base made by Pallme-König & Habel, Elisabeth Hutte Glassworks, Austria. H.410mm.
An Art Nouveau glass tea caddy by Pallme-König
canister form with traditional iridescent trail and lustrous body. Silver plate screw-down lid with mark to interior, possibly that for WMF. H.170mm.
An English Pewter (Tudric) Archibald Knox design pewter dish
oval form with overhead handle, repeating square leaf stylised vine design (Honesty). Impressed marks and numbered 0357. L.305mm.
A three-piece hand beaten Tudric pewter tea set made for Liberty & Co.
comprising teapot, sugar basin and cream jug, the teapot with cane bound handle and wood finial, impressed marks and number 01324 to base.
A Tudric pewter hot water jug designed by Archibald Knox for Liberty & Co.
c.1900-1910, cane wrapping to handle and impressed marks and number 028 to base. H.150mm.
A Tudric pewter tray designed by Archibald Knox for Liberty & Co.
c.1900-1910, impressed marks and number 043 to base. 470 x 290mm.
A stylish Belgium Art Deco silver coffee and tea service with tray by Wolfers Frères workshop
‘Giaconda’ pattern, c.1935, .833 standard silver, octagonal walled with faceted shoulders and rosewood handles.
Two Victorian blue and white sauce tureens
the Copeland tureen decorated in the rustic trellis pattern, with base; the other decorated with florals and gilt embellishment.
Three Victorian Francis Morley and Co. blue and white plates
decorated with country scenes, one ashette and two smaller plates.
Two Victorian blue and white shallow bowls
one decorated with Eastern Oriental themes, the other (Spode) with floral decoration.
Three Victorian blue and white bowls
decorated with country and classical scenes.
An early 1800s Davenport blue and white dish
decorated with a Chinese garden, geometric border.
Two pieces of antique china
a 19thC Shorthose & Co. blue and white tea bowl and saucer, together with a lidded blue and white chestnut basket (extensive old repairs).