June Art and Antique Auction

Auction Details

Includes copper and brass kitchenalia, ships lights, miner's lamp, tea caddies, fur hats and collars, samplers, vintage one armed bandit, cameras, cased sextant, old N.Z. bank notes, impressive collection of Masonic jewels, medals and paraphernalia, carved ivory pieces, ivory rules, scrimshaw whales teeth, pair of elephant tusks weighing 30 kilos, stamp albums, fishing rods and reels, Waterford crystal, Clyne Farquharson, Gary Nash, tribal and Pacific artefacts, a superb collection of Maori artefacts, a lifetime's collection of firefighting medals including many made by Teutenberg, Khon, N.Z pottery, rifles, bayonets, Chinese jade and ceramics, a number of impressive Chinese carved ivory items, including an 18 ball puzzle ball on stand, figures, etc. Chinese scrolls, watercolours, Japanese ceramics, tsubas, ivory netsukes, Royal Worcester, Royal Doulton, Moorcroft including Florian, Susie Cooper, Victorian and Edwardian jewellery, pearl necklaces, one carat diamond solitaire ring, sovereigns, gem set gold butterfly brooch, Edith Morris brooch, gold Dunhill lighter, watches, parts, catalogues, movements, tools & straps from Lord Ponsonby's Antiques, silver dressing table items, cutlery includes a 1953 eight place setting by Garrards and a 56 piece Victorian cutlery set, trays and coffee pot, Hamadan, Afghan, Iranian and Persian carpets, rocking horse, campaign trunk, wine tables, N.Z. inlaid furniture, desk, dumb waiter, Georgian dresser base, a good selection of Japanese chests and Chinese furniture, a collector's cabinet holding a shell collection, French furniture, mirrors, lamps, prints and paintings, include Stanley Palmer, Blythe Fletcher, Mark Venables, Martè Szirmay, photos by Winkelmann plus many more. Sale 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 19th June / 9:00 am – 10:00 pm

Viewing times
Fri 15th June / 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sun 17th June / 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Mon 18th June / 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 001
An old heavy brass lighthouse table lamp, the base modelled with wave washed rocks and stone steps, original flecks. Height 320mm

Estimate: $250
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 075
Two gold and gilt Masonic jewels, the 9ct. gilded rose gold jewel dated 1952, presentation engraved, the rib- bon with three gold bars, total weight 15.8gms and the gilded jewel of cruciform with red enamel detail.

Estimate: $300
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 212
An Anton Teutenberg fireman's medal as above awarded to "Fireman H.T. Kenrick" by Auckland A.M.F.B. Complete with eight "2 Years service" bars. The medal dated 12.01.61.

Estimate: $325
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 224
An 18ct. yellow gold Fire Service Gold Star Award for 25 Years service. Engraved on reverse, "Presented to J.J.Mcintosh, Hokitika, B.F.B. 20.5.27", with six 15ct. yellow gold "2 Years service" and an 18ct. yellow gold engraved hanger to the top. Total weight 36gms.

Estimate: $950
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 235
A Peter Hutson "Give us this Day our Daily Bread" bread plate, shaped circular form with wheat head border and open worked handles with thistle head detail to the interior. Reverse unglazed, overglaze to the rim, minor hair crack, unmarked. Diameter 310mm

Estimate: $450
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 304
A Chinese carved ivory puzzle ball, entirely carved, the multi-layered ball within a circular frame on pivoting arms raised on a turned stand with a further small central ball, the pedestal base carved with a dragon on circular base. Height 170mm

Estimate: $325
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 313
A fine quality Chinese carved ivory bust, head of a female Buddha, her ornate shaped carved and pierced headdress with a further seated Buddha to the centre. The top inset with a wooden carved top knot, blackened finish, the fitted hardwood stand as her shoulders. Black stained detail. the ivory size 70 x 63 x 126mm

Estimate: $2000
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 324
A Chinese finely carved hardwood figure of a hunter, traditional dress with flaps to the hat, long beard, fringed detail to cuffs and jacket base, gun to his shoulder, small fawn held to his front with dog to base. Black and white detailed eyes. Height 355mm

Estimate: $180
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 325
A Chinese carved hardwood figure of an emperor in formal attire with a long robe, ruji sceptre to his left hand, his right hand holding his long beard, fir tree detail to the base, rich brown finish. Height 360mm

Estimate: $300
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 395
A Japanese carved ivory figure of a standing woman, her left hand supporting a single rose, long staff to her other hand, black stained detail to her hair, draped in a robe with a long tassel. Raised on a carved lotus form stand. Height 230mm

Estimate: $1750
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 564
An early 20th century gilt metal and ivory desk clock with Swiss movement, the machine engraved radiating blue enamelled dial with gilded chapter ring bearing Arabic numerals on a plain square ivory panel with gilded brass frame. With retailer's details "Skinner & Co., London". Dial 69 x 69mm.

Estimate: $325
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 603a
A rare colonial kauri watchmaker's chest of seven full width drawers full with mainly new old stock watch glasses each bearing label with size and other pocket watch parts etc, brass recessed handles. 495 x 345 x 760mm

Estimate: $950
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 662
A Victorian style painted rocking horse, the grey dappled black mare with natural horse hair mane and tail, studded leather saddle and bridle. Length 1550mm

Estimate: $850
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 667
A rare 19thC French tailor's child mannequin, the distressed patched cotton covered life size body with turned wooden arm and neck plugs, single turned finial, carved wood legs and boots with original red and black paint, plain platform base. Height 990mm

Estimate: $2600
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 679
A New Zealand colonial rimu and burr totara desk, the short upstand back with a central shelf flanked by two pairs of drawers with burr totara fascias, turned finials to the gallery top, raised on turned legs with a combination of five burr totara short drawers. Some attention required. 1130 x 680 x 940mm

Estimate: $650
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 788
Colonial artist unknown, portrait of Ngatata-i-te-Rangi's daughter, shown with mere, hei tiki, shark's teeth and huia feathers. Oil on artist's board. Signed and entitled. 190 x 140mm

Estimate: $1100
Price realised: n/a