July Art and Antique Auction

Auction Details

Another fine selection of Victorian copper moulds, microscopes, brass business signs, vintage postcard albums, many fur coats, taxidermied deer heads, fox, fish, Victorian birds under glass, carpet bowls, printer’s tray with blocks and tools, treen, scales, decoy ducks, fishing reels, glass fishing floats, German plastic skeleton, apprentice chest, spelter and marble figures, display cabinets, theodolite, shotguns, large cased ship models, kauri gum, cranberry epergne, Waterford glasses, Lalique, magnificent Gallé vase, Whitefriars vases, Maori, Pacific Island tribal items, Crown Lynn, Jim Greig, Ian Firth, military items including bayonets, pictures, swords, medals, army leather trench coat, Chinese and Japanese ceramics including famille rose, celadon, blue and white, Imari, Satsuma, jade, bronze, wedding kimono, English china including Staffordshire, Majolica, Wedgwood, Derby, an interesting collection of Royal Worcester, Meissen, Sevres, Royal Dux, Doulton flambé, Clarice Cliff, Victorian and Edwardian jewellery, muff chain, bracelets, earrings, diamond, emerald, sapphire rings, New Zealand jewellery, portrait miniatures, watches, clocks, silver vinaigrettes, Charles Horner thimbles, WMF, Georgian knives, silver cutlery sets, large silver bowl, tea sets, George III wine funnel, Persian, Gabbeh, Lilihan, Turkoman rugs and carpets, sewing boxes, wash stand, vintage safe, bed ends, chests of drawers, desks, sideboards, dining tables, chairs, couches, mirrors, lamps, Japanese and Korean furniture, Victorian paintings, maps, Stanley Palmer print, Mark Cross, Philippa Blair, Kirkwood oils, Gary Tricker, Pauline Yearbury wood panels, plus much more.

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

Auction times
Tue 19th July / 9:30 am – 10:00 pm

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

180 Great South Rd, Remuera, Auckland

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Auction Highlights


Lot number 034
A small Edwardian period Gentleman's postcard album containing risque postcards of ladies as well as risque humorous postcard

Estimate: $150
Price realised: $100


Lot number 060
A full length arctic wolf coat, fully lined and in excellent condition.

Estimate: $2200
Price realised: Unsold


Lot number 076
A vintage carved wood model of the Indian deity Ganesh, painted in colours, traditionally depicted seated upon a snake, some faults. H:250mm

Estimate: $160
Price realised: $310


Lot number 085
A Victorian period police truncheon with original coloured and gilded decoration. L:400mm

Estimate: $120
Price realised: $390


Lot number 091
A taxidermy deer's head, 13 pointer red deer on a kauri shield plinth.

Estimate: $425
Price realised: $625


Lot number 123
An Art Deco period bronzed spelter statuette of a female dancer, she stands posed on one foot upon a white alabaster sphere raised from a square plinth. H:440mm

Estimate: $620
Price realised: Unsold


Lot number 136
An early 1900s Italian marble bust of two young lovers, on a marble plinth base decorated with two love birds in relief, script signature to back G. (Giovanni) Brogi (1853-1919). Chip to back of bust and base. H:530mm, W:350mm, D:60mm

Estimate: $800
Price realised: $900


Lot number 146
A large vintage hand built display model of the Moanui, a Northern Steam Ship Company vessel, originally built in 1961 modelled with three deck winch towers with a combination of winch arms, complete with rigging etc., the hull painted red with a green border and a yellow band. Mounted in a mahogany framed fully glazed case. Dimensions of case 1180 x 320 x 580mm.

Estimate: $500
Price realised: $400


Lot number 168
29 pieces of Waterford "Colleen" cut crystal stem ware. 12 red wine glasses, 11 white wine glasses, 6 dessert wine glasses.

Estimate: $500
Price realised: $975


Lot number 206
A 19thC hand coloured lithograph "The Charge of the Light Brigade" published 1895 by Henry Graves & Co. depicting the cavalry with swords and lances drawn in full charge, printed details below image, 630mm x 940mm plate impression size, framed under glass.

Estimate: $200
Price realised: Unsold


Lot number 331
A large satsuma vase. Ovoid shape with capstan neck, two handles modelled as demons issue from the shoulder, decorated with two panels in high relief depicting allegorical and mythical scenes. The body decorated with various mons and scattered floral diaper patterns, neck with mythical beasts and chrysanthemum mons gilded patterned ground. Some professional restoration to figures. Signed with a two character mark under the foot - Ryokusan. Height 465mm

Estimate: $8500
Price realised: Unsold


Lot number 557
A silver plate casein handled cutlery set, in a three layer oak canteen with brass recessed handles to each side.

Estimate: $450
Price realised: $410


Lot number 632
Vintage 'Impregnable Security Safe' with original paint finish, brass name plaque "T. Withers & Sons Ltd Safes, England" and brass turned handle, complete with key, green and black with orange trim. 435 x 470 x 620mm.

Estimate: $350
Price realised: $570


Lot number 669
An old French mid-tan leather upholstered den chair, with rolled arms and sprung seat.

Estimate: $900
Price realised: $850


Lot number 673
A Georgian period oak side table, the rectangular top raised on a strecher base. 910 x 530 x 670mm

Estimate: $600
Price realised: $675