February Art and Antique Auction

Auction Details

Including copper kitchenalia, pewter, tinplate toys, money boxes, vintage phones, pharmacy bottles with glass labels, Victorian travelling medicine chest, native American and Inuit items, a fine selection of tea caddies and boxes, a great range of fishing rods, taxidermied bear, large trophy Wapiti head, antique china doll in original chair, bronze figures, diving helmet, irons, Cartier ad, Dunhill lighters, 16 lots of stamps, White Friars paperweights, art glass, Lalique, Swarovski birds, Pacific Island, African and Maori artefacts, P.M. Massey presentation items, second edition of Buller’s Birds, Barry Brickell sculpture, Briar Gardner, Wharatana box, old brass New Zealand Fire service helmet, medals, pair cased pistols, swords, Chinese paintings, embroideries, ceramics including a superb porcelain plaque, Japanese cloisonné, a superior carved ivory panel, fine and delicate Satsuma, Victorian dog tiles, 3lb butter crock, Royal Worcester pieces by Stinton, Maybury, Delaney, Rickets, Moorcroft includes Aurelian Ware, Florian, Flambé, Royal Doulton gnomes plate, Clarice Cliff, Beswick, Heinrich porcelain icon plaques, pair italian neo-classical urns, Victorian and Edwardian jewellery, Mikimoto cultured pearl necklaces, diamond rings, gold bracelets, gold coins, including sovereigns, krugerrands, proof collections, wristwatches, pocket watches, ships clocks, Bracegirdle Fusee table clock, silver photo frames, candlesticks, snuff mull, picture- back spoon, waiters, cutlery, teaset, creamers, 1765 coffee pot, 1778 mug, Hamadan, Persian, Turkish, Afghan, Shiraz rugs, coffers, music canterbury , Chapman Taylor furniture, chests of drawers, hallstand, bookcase, large pine butcher’s block, club chairs, ex. War Department chairs, dining chairs, hall chairs, dining tables, dropleaf table, French furniture, soft furnishings, Chinese chairs, tables, Japanese chests and cabinets, marble sculptures, mirrors, lamps, chandeliers, longcase clocks, paintings and prints include works by John Weeks, Helen Brown, Winkelmann, Margaret Stoddart, Alan Taylor, Gretchen Albrecht, Aston Greathead, Stanley Palmer, Michael Smither, Toss Woollaston, two Gordon Walters oils, plus many 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 28th February / 9:00 am – 10:00 pm

Viewing times
Fri 24th February / 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sun 26th February / 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Mon 27th 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
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Conditions of sale
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Auction Highlights

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Lot number 048
Six old pharmacy jars with glass labels, minor damage to some. 255 x 90mm

Estimate: $200
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 095
A full mount taxidermied brown bear, modelled standing on her hind legs on a rocky plinth base. Height including base 1480. ex. Wellington Zoo, 1964.

Estimate: $6000
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 103
A Heubach Kõppelsdorf doll, stamped numbers to her head 312 9, Germany, in original old clothes, leather boots, etc., sitting in an early Victorian mahogany chair, with Wickham cane back, sides and feet. Needs some repair. Height of doll 750mm, width and height of chair 430 x 580mm

Estimate: $550
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 121
An old copper diver's helmet with green verdigris patina, brass mounts with circular screw on face plate, glazed side panels with grill covers and wing nuts to the shaped base rim. Height 360mm. Honourable wear.

Estimate: $2250
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 200
A New Zealand Fire Brigade helmet, all brass with leather insert and chin strap, c.1920s. Merriweather pattern with embossed dragons to the comb and helmet plate. This helmet belonged to the vendor's grandfather, F.C. Robinson who was stationed at Palmerston North

Estimate: $800
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 201
Colonial NZ terracotta chimney pot. The octagonal shaped pot decorated around the rim with eight stars, stamped G. Boyd, Newton Pottery, Auckland, to the base, some chipping to base with some pieces absent from internal liner. 910 x 350mm

Estimate: $800
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 209
Rare set of c.1830 percussion officer's pistols, 18 bore, by George Clough & Sons. In original fitted flame mahogany case with original flask, bullet mould, set of turned-screws and more. See catalogue for full details.

Estimate: $18500
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 284
An old Japanese finely carved ivory tusk section of long rectangular natural curved form, deep relief detail of mountainous village landscape with multiple figures, elephant, buildings, bridge and trees. 287 x 78mm

Estimate: $4500
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 304
Large Vienna porcelain lidded urn on stand, the front with hand painted coloured decoration of a classical Greek scene in Angelica Kauffman style. Height on stand 1100mm

Estimate: $1400
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 339
A Royal Doulton Titanian tall hand painted vase signed H. Allen, painted with a squirrel seated on a branch under moonlight, soft blue ground. Printed and incised marks to base. Height 262mm

Estimate: $1850
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 348
A Clarice Cliff Bizarre large Lotus jug painted in an early geometric diamond form pattern, orange bands and diamond forms, triangular green panels and singular band, red/brown linial detail, printed and impressed marks to base. Height 290mm

Estimate: $1800
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 440a
Swiss .925 silver cased pocket chronograph, c.1934. Stem wind, white enamel face with Roman numerals, gold hands, blued steel sweep second hand and subsidiary small dials for seconds and minutes. Marked "The Ascot". Patent dates for 19thC

Estimate: $600
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 451
A clock modelled in the manner of a table globe, the hemispherical brass case seated in a flat ring decorated with gilt astrological symbols on a turquoise blue ground, raised on three brass turned supports from a mahogany ring plinth. 230 x 240mm

Estimate: $850
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 469
Early George III silver coffee pot with plain baluster body, the hinged tapered domed lid with wrythen finial, acanthus leaf decorated spout, spreading circular foot, carved wooden handle. London 1765 by John Munns. Height 220mm

Estimate: $2850
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 547
A modern carved hardwood novelty side table as a pair of gent's legs wearing rugged lace-up shoes, swiss style long socks with tassels to his knees, bare legs, the pleated top of oval form fitting upon the platform. 610 x 410 x 870mm

Estimate: $375
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 618
A late 19thC Chinese wooden three seater settee, serpentine front, the back heavily carved with a sacred Phoenix bird, smaller birds in flight and flowers and leaves. 1300 x 570 x 1230mm

Estimate: $1800
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 619
A pair of Chinese red stained elm yoke back Mandarin armchairs, the curving back splat with a stylised carved calligraphic panel, the square seat raised on legs united by stretchers and with a foot rest to the front.

Estimate: $500
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 624
A Chinese elm folding campaign/ hunting chair, the bow back with a splat carved in low relief with a pair of stylised sinuous dragons. Various joints and unions strengthened with decorative metal strapping.

Estimate: $1000
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 650
French style basket chandelier, the cast brass ring with laurel leaf repeating decoration supporting the six leaf form arms and sconces. Other cast brass fittings, later electrification. D:430, H:650mm.

Estimate: $1400
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 677
Gordon Walters, "Painting With Red" oil on canvas, signed, entitled and dated 1985 verso, 305 x 245mm.

Estimate: $7750
Price realised: n/a