February Art and Antique Auction

Auction Details

Including a good selection of copper pots and moulds, miner’s lamps, glass fishing floats, microscopes, telescope, cased violin, impressive mounted Wapiti head, peacock, lion, lioness, brown bear, crocodiles, monkey – all professionally mounted – bronzes, books, vintage umbrellas, miniatures, Russian icon, Waterford crystal, Lalique, Daum, Pacific, PNG and African artefacts, Burton Bros. Stereocards, New Zealand tourist books, vintage fun map, Chinese jade pendants, beads, etc., famille rose and other Chinese ceramics, Japanese ceramics, Lladro, Copenhagen, Staffordshire, Royal Doulton, Moorcroft, Impressive Royal Worcester ewer, good selection of gold sovereigns, Victorian and Edwardian jewellery, impressive diamond bracelet totalling over 10 carats, emerald, ruby and diamond rings, a small collection of named costume jewellery, greenstone pendants including a gold bearing quartz and greenstone locket, pocket watches, mantel and wall clocks, A. Kohn night watchman’s clock, Georgian silver including cutlery, coffee pot, wine funnel, marrow scoops, a fine set of Reuben Watts NZ silver and enamelled teaspoons, Afghan, Hamadan, Persian, Baluchi rugs, Colonial kauri furniture, country chairs and stools, Victorian and Georgian tables, chairs, chests of drawers, Japanese kimono chests, French chairs, stunning 18thC Chinese lacquer cabinet, chandeliers, Hilda Wiseman w/c, John Weeks pen and wash, three Aston Greatheads, Adele Younghusband, K. Irini Vane, Guy Ngan and many more prints and paintings.

To be included in this or any future auction please phone us on 09 523 1049 or email us at info@cordys.co.nz.

Auction times
Tue 22nd February / 9:30 am – 10:00 pm

Viewing times
Fri 18th February / 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sun 20th February / 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Mon 21st February / 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Location
180 Great South Rd, Remuera, Auckland

Catalogue
A PDF of the catalogue.

Postal bidding
A PDF of our bidding form.

Prices realised
A PDF of prices realised.

How to bid
The bidding process made simple.

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Conditions of sale
The fine print.

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Auction Highlights

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Lot number 024
An Edwardian period carved oak barometer, the circular dial including a thermometer mounted on heavy oak shield backboard with presentation plaque, "Royal National Life-boat Institute" 1910. H:430mm, W:305mm.

Estimate: $160
Price realised: $225

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Lot number 059
A large impressive mounted Wapiti head, its antlers of 16 points and spanning approximately one metre, mounted on an oval wooden backing board. Height approx. 1600mm

Estimate: $1100
Price realised: $2500

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Lot number 061
A fully mounted taxidermied African lion, four paws on ground, closed mouth, tail down. On naturalistic plinth base 1800. H:1100mm

Estimate: $9500
Price realised: $9000

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Lot number 062
A fully mounted taxidermied African lioness, one paw raised, open mouth, tail up. On naturalistic plinth base. H:1020mm.

Estimate: $9500
Price realised: $9000

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Lot number 063
A fully mounted taxidermied brown bear standing on her back legs with an open mouth, arms outstretched. Height on plinth base 1420mm. Ex Wellington Zoo 1964.

Estimate: $6000
Price realised: $6000

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Lot number 075
A pair of Victorian black leather lady's riding boots along with a pair of beech boot trees.

Estimate: $200
Price realised: $220

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Lot number 098
A large impressive Waterford crystal vase, of bell form on heavy spreading base, the vase with heavy cut decoration. H:360mm, D:210mm.

Estimate: $300
Price realised: $850

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Lot number 131
The book "Brett's Historical Series, Early New Zealand".

Estimate: $200
Price realised: Unsold

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Lot number 234
A Royal Copenhagen figurine, "The Goose Girl". Factory marks and numbered 528. H:180mm.

Estimate: $90
Price realised: $130

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Lot number 246
Royal Worcester ewer, shape 1742, c.1897, ovoid shape raised on a circular spreading foot with trumpet mouth, the body with a pale caramel background, hand painted with flowers and foliage in polychrome enamels. Puce factory mark under foot. H:430mm.

Estimate: $5500
Price realised: Unsold

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Lot number 272
Poole wall charger designed by Nicola Massarella with a stylised portrait design in the Cubist Manor, the reverse with printed factory and painted artist's mark. D:410mm.

Estimate: $950
Price realised: Unsold

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Lot number 451
Pair of large silver gilt George V period anointing spoons of traditional ornate design, London 1910, maker Cornelius Desormeaux Saunders and James Francis Hollings (Frank) Shepherd. Length 253mm.

Estimate: $300
Price realised: $295

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Lot number 540
A pair of pale silvered green paint finish armchairs of French Louis XV style with shaped fronts, cabriole legs, studded pale gold coloured floral brocade covers and loose feather filled cushions.

Estimate: $750
Price realised: $2100

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Lot number 544
A pair of walnut open elbow chairs of French Louis XV style with restrained carved decoration, elegant cabriole legs, shaped fronts and floral needlework tapestry covers.

Estimate: $750
Price realised: $900

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Lot number 549
A Victorian period walnut flap top card table, of oblong shape with moulded edge and cut corners, supported on a Cathedral base with four scroll feet and original brown china casters. L:960mm, W:470mm, H:735mm

Estimate: $750
Price realised: $600

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Lot number 555
An important mid 18thC Chinese cabinet on stand with two doors decorated with extensive landscapes, pagodas, pavilions and temple buildings, opening to reveal a fitted interior. W:950mm, D:550mm. See catalogue for full details.

Estimate: $25000
Price realised: $22500

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Lot number 582
Norman Lindsay, facsimile etching, "Love on Earth" edition blind stamped, 350mm x 295mm. With Norman Lindsay facsimile etching, "Virtue". Framed together in common gilt frame.

Estimate: $2000
Price realised: Unsold

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Lot number 595
Colonial artist unknown, Extensive View of the Pink Terraces, watercolour, unsigned, 390mm x 750mm, gilt framed under glass.

Estimate: $500
Price realised: $1400

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Lot number 605
Guy Ngan "Resurrection", acrylic on canvas, signed, entitled and dated 1970, 800mm x 995mm

Estimate: $4500
Price realised: $3500