April Art and Antique Auction

Auction Details

A highlight auction to include quality items from a number of estates including kitchenalia, fishing floats, miner's lamps, lanterns, superb selection of boxes, tea caddies, etc., cameras, Victorian garden roller, chess pieces, large 20kg plus elephant tusk, scrimshawed whales teeth, a whalebone walking stick, Georgian samplers, woolwork picture, money boxes, fireman's helmet, fishing equipment, decoy ducks, zebra skin, murano glass animals, Daum, Etling, Gary Nash, a pair of Lalique naked women bookends, Lalique opalescent bowl, Pacific Island, P.N.G. and African tribal items, Maori artefacts, N.Z. folk art, N.Z. silver, a superb Anton Tutenberg carved and inlaid walking stick, N.Z. pottery including Briar Gardner, Crown Lynn, Robyn Stewart, Len Castle, N.Z. Feltex rug, Chinese jade and ivory, a very finely carved ivory pair of figures, Chinese ceramics, Japanese netsukes, iron tsuba's, Meiji period ivory articulated lobster, Japanese ceramics, Royal Dux, Meissen, antique dinnersets, Dresden, Royal Worcester, Wedgwood, Royal Doulton, Victorian and Edwardian jewellery items, chains, pearls, earrings, brooches, rings, bangles, a selection of gold coins, gold cigarette case, Tony Buller and greenstone pendants, etc., Rolex and other gent's wristwatches, gold and silver pocket watches, carriage clock, wall and mantel clocks, silver photo frames, boxes, purses, large silver plate jockey on racehorse, heavy American silver coffee pot, Charles II silver porringer, candlesticks, cutlery, Stuart Devlin silver water jug, early dutch silver bowl, claret jug, plus more, persian Kashan, an impressive large Chinese wool rug, garden urns, trunks, sunday school chairs, iron "Armada" chest, quality card tables including a finely and profusely inlaid card table, chests of drawers, dining tables, Georgian coffer, dining chairs, armchairs, display cabinets, chandeliers, mirrors, longcase clocks, large Victorian oil paintings, including works by M.G. White and Fontelli, Rembrandt etching, Ans Westra, Alan Taylor, John Weeks, C.D. Barraud, Mervyn Taylor, Stanley Palmer plus many others. Auction must be viewed.

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 April / 9:00 am – 10:00 pm

Viewing times
Fri 20th April / 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sun 22nd April / 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Mon 23rd April / 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 212
A good large Jim Greig hand built pottery bowl of leaf shape with koro spirals forming the rim, burnished umber pigment to the exterior and rim, ash glaze to the well. 385mm x 355mm

Estimate: $600
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 323
A large 19thC Japanese Imari lidded urn, the ovoid body with three panels of various relief decoration of flowers, butterfly, dragon, tiger and figures, the domed lid with flat rim and gilded full figure shishi finial. H:740mm, D:420mm

Estimate: $8000
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 340
A pair of German Sitzendorf porcelain models of exotic parrots, each model perched on a tree stump, decorated in bright enamels. H:185mm

Estimate: $150
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 344
A moulded bisque figure of an Edwardian footballer, muted tones of green, red and tan, he holds the football in his right hand. Gilt enrichments, painted mark to base. H:200mm

Estimate: $220
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 407
A 19thC porcelain night light of octagonal lozenge form, finely painted with a classical romantic couple within cathedral ruins, gilt highlights, the tall cover fitted to the conforming base.

Estimate: $550
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 433
A mid-20thC Chinese pale jade pendant, the large rounded oval tablet with flat back, pale toned with translucent darker inclusions, the 9ct. yellow gold engraved rub-over mount with tapered edge, the tapered bail to the 14ct. box link neck chain.

Estimate: $750
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 504
A double strand bracelet of 21 7mm. pearls with 9ct. gold clasp mounted with an oval cut amethyst surrounded by 11 seed pearls. Valuation available.

Estimate: $250
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 515
Edwardian 9ct. yellow gold cigarette case, rectangular form, shaped for the hip, completely plain except for the Glasgow crest of the standing bird with outstretched wings, push-button release. Birmingham 1909 by Horace Woodward & co. Ltd. 80mm x 100mm. 98gms

Estimate: $1850
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 518
A Tony Buller 'Patoni' silver Hoo bird brooch, modelled with raised wings and a long tail, fully marked. Length 110mm

Estimate: $420
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Lot number 533
A gent's 9ct gold Garrard wristwatch, the enamel dial with Arabic numerals and seconds dial, brown leather strap, in working order and in Garrard box.

Estimate: $950
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 586
A Victorian silver and crystal claret jug, the silver mounts and handles of plain design, armorial to one side and presentation inscription to other, silver rim to base. Sheffield 1872, by Walter and George sissons. H:300mm

Estimate: $1000
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 595
George III silver coffee pot, the plain baluster body engraved with negro's head crest in profile, the serpentine spout with graduated bead decoration to each side, capped with acanthus leaf, carved fruitwood handle. London 1790 by Walter Brind. H:300mm

Estimate: $3250
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Lot number 597
Art Deco silver and ivory hot water pot, octagonal plain baluster form, with ivory carved handle and lid finial. Sheffield 1935 by Viner's Ltd. H:213mm. 628gms

Estimate: $1500
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 616
A pair of late Victorian silver plate, ivory handled fish servers, the handles with restrained banded decoration, engraved blades, the silver ferrules hallmarked 1898.

Estimate: $250
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Lot number 624
An impressive Stuart Devlin modern British silver water jug, cylindrical form, the angular top with a plain spout, the body with a wide band of gilded and raised textured decoration. London 1974 with maker's mark for Stuart devlin. H:193mm, D:66mm. 503gms

Estimate: $1250
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Lot number 685
A fine Victorian style painted rocking horse, the dappled mare with natural horse hair mane and tail, leather saddle and bridle. L:1510mm

Estimate: $850
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 698
A rare 19thC iron strong box, in Spanish Armada style, strap and stud decoration, large iron side handles, star and strapped locks to front, locking mechanism housed within lid. 610 x 410 x 430mm

Estimate: $1100
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 700
George III mahogany tilt-top occasional table, pie crust rim on birdcage fitted to a reeded pedestal base, minor damage. D:810mm, H:90mm

Estimate: $4000
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 734
A walnut framed open arm lounge chair, upholstered in ivory trellis patterned brocade with heavily buttoned back, the top rail with scroll carved pediment, the arms with scroll fronts, the front cabriole legs with carved details and terminating in scroll feet.

Estimate: $450
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 734a
A Georgian style wingback two seater sofa, upholstered in green, red and blue fruiting vine fabric, scroll arms highlighted with decorative upholstery nails, raised on well carved cabriole legs detailed with leaves at the knees, L:1500mm

Estimate: $1250
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 735
A pair of good vintage French style carved giltwood wing back armchairs, the domed backs with floral detail, scroll arms and legs, the red showing through in parts, recently upholstered with under- lining of brushed cream toned cotton.

Estimate: $3200
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 750
A massive old Chinese bronze champleve enamel vase, floor standing, baluster form with dragon's head handles, all-over enamelled decoration including panels of figures, elephants, florals and scrolls, fine trellis background decoration, lotus flower form everted top rim, character marks to base. H:155mm

Estimate: $2500
Price realised: n/a