April Art and Antique Auction

Auction Details

Includes a comprehensive collection of copper items, seven tantaluses, writing slopes, walking canes, violin, bronzes, telescope, ship’s light and compass, table top billiards, American crimping iron, money boxes, vintage travel posters, Maori bible, framed beetles, bugs and butterflies, taxidermied kiwi, fox, monkey, kudu head, medals, N.Z. medals, N.Z. pottery, “N.Z. Potter” magazines, two good Fijian tabuas, rare Lalique decanter, fine selection of Waterford glasses, Chinese jade, carved wood figures, scrolls and ceramics, Japanese ivory, Satsuma, large tea jars, impressive bronze incense burner, 20 Beswick animals, Spode blue and white Italian scene, unusual Hutchenreuther figurine of Don Quixote, Royal Worcester, Royal Doulton, Moorcroft, Victorian and Edwardian jewellery, William Spratling silver necklace and bracelet, brooches, pendants, chains, diamond rings, N.Z. jewellery, military wristwatches, pocket watches, clocks, silver perfume bottles, photo frames, inkwells, ram’s horn mull, George III wine funnel, George II pepper pot and coffee pot, a good selection of Chinese silver, Edith Morris spoon, rare George III apple corer, cutlery, WMF, Persian, Turkoman, Afghan, Pakistan rugs, Kauri Scotch chests, Victorian Wellington chest, tables, chairs, music canterbury, card tables, Georgian drawers, card tables, chairs, French, Japanese and Chinese furniture, Arthur Dagley oil, Hilda Wiseman watercolour, Jos Kivits oil, five Kirkwood oils, Elise Mourant oil, John Weeks oil, K. Airini Vane and many more prints and paintings.

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

Auction times
Tue 19th April / 9:00 am – 10:00 pm

Viewing times
Fri 15th April / 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sun 17th April / 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Mon 18th April / 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Location
180 Great South Rd, Remuera, Auckland

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Auction Highlights

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Lot number 049
Victorian period mahogany writing slope, brass bound with tambour to the top. The tambour rolls back to reveal pen and ink compartments and also releases the mechanism for the drawer to open, original velvet to slope and a recessed brass handle to drawer. H:220, W:490mm, D:370mm

Estimate: $350
Price realised: $400

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Lot number 051
Victorian period rosewood writing slope, brass bound with a decorative brass plaque to the top and key escutcheon, original tooled Morocco leather to interior and two glass inkwells. H:200mm, W:550mm

Estimate: $450
Price realised: $360

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Lot number 061
19thC violin with paper label James Johnston, maker Glasgow 1852. L:600mm. With replacement bow and in modern case.

Estimate: $900
Price realised: $850

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Lot number 067
French spelter bronze Art Deco statuette group standing upon a mottled black marble topped plinth with a multi-coloured onyx base. W:635mm, H:410mm.

Estimate: $350
Price realised: $300

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Lot number 095
French spelter bronze Art Deco statuette group standing upon a mottled black marble topped plinth with a multi-coloured onyx base. W:635mm, H:410mm.

Estimate: $350
Price realised: $210

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Lot number 125
Two framed displays of iridescently coloured beetles.

Estimate: $150
Price realised: $260

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Lot number 134
A quality taxidermied large kudu head with traditional spiral horns, ears to at- tention and with a good coat. D:980mm (from shoulders to nose), H:1850mm

Estimate: $1600
Price realised: $2100

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Lot number 502
A Victorian silver sugar basket, London 1863, oval with half-lobed body, beaded rim, swing handle, raised on a conforming spreading oval foot. By edward and John Barnard. W:155mm

Estimate: $225
Price realised: $375

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Lot number 510
19thC Chinese silver gallery tray of rounded rectangular form. Punched character marks to base. 990g, L:315mm, W:240mm, H:74mm. Provenance: purchased by our vendor from the "Thieves Market", Singapore, 1960's.

Estimate: $1400
Price realised: $3900

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Lot number 511
A rare Chinese silver bachelor's teaset, each wide rib with various relief decorated panels. With maker's mark "HC" and character marks for Hung Chong, Shanghai, c.1860-1930. Total weight 978g.

Estimate: $1750
Price realised: $5000

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Lot number 512
A Chinese silver salver, raised on four scrolling and floral decorated cast feet. Impressed maker's mark "HM", various character marks and "90". Weight 950g.

Estimate: $1600
Price realised: $4750

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Lot number 657
A c.1900 French "a duchesse brisee", comprising a pair of bergere armchairs flanking the central 'la- buret' (foot stool), all with fine carved walnut frame, decoration of linked leaves, scrolls and bows, tapered reeded legs, pale gold/green upholstery. L:1900mm.

Estimate: $2600
Price realised: Unsold

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Lot number 726
Attributed H.W. Kirkwood Wanganui River with two figures in waka, oil on artist board, unsigned, 465 x 360, provenance as above.

Estimate: $750
Price realised: Unsold

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Lot number 732
Fernanda Brenner "Never More Will Be", portrait of ina te papatahi a nga-puhi chieftainess, watercolour on paper, signed, 465 x 380, signed and long description of subject on reverse, framed under glass.

Estimate: $400
Price realised: $550