January Art and Antique Auction

Auction Details

First sale to open the year includes kitchenalia, bed warmers, boot scraper, antique shoes with trees, dolls, teddy bear, jewellery boxes, tea caddies, travelling chess set, skeleton phone, miniatures, pounamu boulder sections, colonial salt glazed chimney pots, shotgun, fishing floats, walking cane, vintage fishing reels and rods, swords, taxidermied trout (one caught in New Zealand and in glazed case), Tiffany, Murano, Loetz, Moser, Venini, Lalique glass plus an outstanding collection of Garry Nash glass pieces, Maori and Pacific tribal items, New Zealand pottery, includes Crown Lynn, Len Castle, Peter Stichbury, Barry Brickell and a fine collection of Briar Gardner, Chinese scrolls and ceramics, Chinese silver napkin rings, Japanese ceramics, pair Staffordshire sheep, Parian bust, Royal Worcester, Royal Doulton All Black cricketers miniature jug, figurines, Lladro, etc., Minton Art Nouveau garden seat and an oversize jardinière, Moorcroft, Clarice Cliff, Beswick wall ducks, Victorian and Edwardian pendants, brooches, rings, pearl necklaces, seals, cameos, impressive gem laden butterfly brooch, ruby, sapphire, diamond rings, 9ct. N.Z. Railways medal, Rolex, Omega, Roamer wristwatches, pocket watches, mantel and wall clocks, silver snuff boxes, vinaigrettes, wine taster's cup, bottle coasters, silver salvers, a heavy N.Z. silver vase, impressive banqueting lamp, silver cutlery, Persian, Baluchi, Hamadan, Shiraz rugs, piano stools, rocking horse, easel, ladders, Louis Vuitton trunk, desks, vitrine, dining tables, dining chairs, sideboards, Broadwood table piano, Art Deco lounge suite, chests of drawers, bombe commodes, 19thc French and European furniture including a marble top console table, chestnut armoire, Bergere chairs, Biedermeier settee, Venetian sedan chair, good selection of longcase clocks, magnificent gilt wall sconces, a large old basket chandelier worthy of the Palace of Versailles, table lamps, mirrors, English and European paintings, N.Z. paintings and prints including Louise Henderson, Ans Westra, P. Beadle, W.G. Baker, pair of Yearbury panels, Trevor and Olive Lloyd, plus 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 24th January / 9:00 am – 10:00 pm

Viewing times
Fri 20th January / 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sun 22nd January / 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Mon 23rd January / 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Location
180 Great South Rd, Remuera, Auckland

Catalogue
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Postal bidding
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Prices realised
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Conditions of sale
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Auction Highlights

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Lot number 012
A pair of Victorian leather boots, Brogue style in two-tone black and brown, with buttoned closure. With an associated pair of shoe trees

Estimate: $150
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 015
A Simon and Halbig early 20thC bisque doll, maker's marks to the back of her head and date 1906, sleeping eyes, brown wig, original composition body, arms and legs, wearing distressed silk dress. L:440mm

Estimate: $275
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 101
A Victorian taxidermied brown trout, in original glazed case, natural decoration to the base. "Caught off the back of Colonel Sticklebeck's launch, Lake Taupo, 1908. 28lb 4oz". 1120 x 250 x 450mm

Estimate: $850
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 127
An Art Deco French Paul D'Avesn opalescent glass vase of flaring form with pedestal base, large sculpted relief leaf forms to the body and three flaring from each side, moulded marks to base. H:165mm

Estimate: $375
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 143
A large Garry Nash blown glass vase of teardrop form in red with a yellow striped overlaid design. Incised signature and date '99. H:370mm

Estimate: $325
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 151
A 19thC large carved wooden Maori trough/vessel of canoe form, with deep straight sides, the front reducing to a triangular protrud- ing point. Worn and weathered surface with broken sections to part of one side. 2400 x 280 x 220mm. Reg. Y14641

Estimate: $2600
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 156
The Tom Griffiths RMS Maunganui archive material, printed and photographic items mainly compiled by tom who served on the Maunganui, both pre-war and during wartime, serving 40 years with the USSCo.

Estimate: $375
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 188
A pair of Chinese porcelain vases decorated in underglaze blue in panels with women wearing hanbok robes and pots with leafy boughs, flowers decorate the shoulder and neck along with "precious objects". Some faults. H:310mm

Estimate: $350
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 194
A 19thC Japanese woodblock print by Harunobu, "Maid preparing lady for her bath". 270 x 200mm, framed under glass

Estimate: $375
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 223
A large Limoge lidded urn, hand painted with anemones in gold gilt with brown embellishment, green and gold leaves, on a cobalt blue ground, the lid and square base also with gilt decoration, signed ribes to body. H:490mm

Estimate: $250
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 235
A Minton Art Nouveau jardiniere matching above in the same poppy decoration, some chipping to base rim, incised no. '3311' to base. H:350mm

Estimate: $375
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 395
A 19thC French gilt brass Achille Brocot bracket clock with porcelain dial and shaped panels, hand painted in blue Arabic numerals. The circular movement marked A star B for Achille Brocot, striking on a gong. Working. note of provenance attached. H:450mm

Estimate: $1600
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 397
A Regency style bracket clock with a simulated rosewood case. Brass annular dial with roman numerals and arms with filigree hands. Gong striking movement. Hinged glazed door flanked by caryatid figures, raised on gilt metal claw feet. H:435mm

Estimate: $1400
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 408
A Continental .875 silver powder compact, circular form with a hinged lid decorated with an enamel panel depicting a townscape and river scene, framed by a border of etched leaves. D:70mm

Estimate: $125
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 546a
A French painted bombe commode, with serpentine fronted marble top, the base painted in yellow and with sprays of summer flowers and leafy scrolls to the two half width and two full width drawers. 1080 x 610 x 925mm

Estimate: $2000
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 555
A Louis XVI style bombe three drawer commode in kingwood veneers and with heavy ormolu type mounts and handles, and with a verde alpe variegated marble top. 1050 x 520 x 940mm

Estimate: $3000
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 576
A 1954 Cees Braakman Dutch laminated birch tea trolley designed for ums pastoe, utrecht, the black lacquered top rests upon four plain bars with lower shelf. 800 x 420 x 690mm

Estimate: $1250
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 583
French Ormolu Empire chandelier, the long baluster and urn central column support with six scrolling arms to the pediment above six scrolling arms, all festooned with tapered prism drops and octagonal multi beaded swags. With later electrification. H:1170mm

Estimate: $6500
Price realised: n/a