July Art and Antique Auction

Auction Details

Includes the personal collection of the late David Brown – carpet balls, candle boxes, Bilston enamel patch box, Baxter prints, marble bust, Louis Vuitton carry case, vintage luggage, leather jackets, Art nouveau glass, N.Z. native boxes including a William Seuffert glove box, norrie trinket box, miniature mirrorback sideboard, Maori tile, Royal Doulton, some rare Moorcroft flambe leaf and berry pieces, studio pottery, estate jewellery, advertising, watch keys, vintage rolex wrist watches, silver snuff boxes, cutlery, etc., good persian rugs, Georgian furniture, early Irish country pine pieces, N.Z. furniture, Stanley Palmer prints.

Our usual fine monthly offering includes bronze, spelter figurines, framed miniatures, walking sticks with ivory handles, tea caddies, trinket boxes, Merlin spy camera, postcard albums, framed maps, old pewter, military dinky toys, vintage luggage, rugby memorabilia, Lalique glass, N.Z. folk art pieces, advertising signs, quality old Chinese jade, cinnabar, silver, ceramics, snuff bottles, Japanese ivory, ceramics, bronze, etc., Royal Doulton, Royal Worcester, Lladro, Moorcroft, Ruskin, Clarice Cliff, Crown Derby imari, diamond bracelet, gold muff chains, gold sovereigns, rings including mourning rings, N.Z. jewellery items, rare N.Z. token, Rolex watches and parts, clocks, miniature silver pieces, nine silver photo frames, vinaigrettes, cheese scoops, marrow spoon, Georgian cutlery, Georg Jensen pieces, sugar casters, Art Nouveau buttons, Persian rugs, saddle bags, tent flaps, kauri step ladder, library steps, syrian trunk, George III bedside cabinets, colonial furniture, two kauri double beds, scotch chests, dining tables, chairs, club chairs, button back roll arm leather couch, kitchen dressers, wine tables, chinese furniture, marble columns, French gilt mirrors, prints and paintings, includes works by Peter Robinson, Stanley Palmer, Alan Taylor, John Weeks, Trevor Lloyd and much more. This 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 17th July / 9:00 am – 10:00 pm

Viewing times
Fri 13th July / 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sun 15th July / 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Mon 16th July / 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Location
180 Great South Rd, Remuera, Auckland

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Auction Highlights

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Lot number 009
A vintage leather airman's helmet, dark brown leather, hard rubber fittings to the ears, buckled chin strap, dome fittings, complete with vintage "Aviation Goggle Company" polaroid goggles, kauri hat block and stand with black porcelain turned base and silvered column.

Estimate: $200
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 161
New Zealand colonial kauri miniature mirror back dresser, the back with carved detail, single shelf, triple mirror and shaped supports, the base with a combination of four drawers each with figured timber fascia. Mirrors showing distress. 595 x 215 x 650mm.

Estimate: $600
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 169
A vintage Sherwin & Cotton pictorial 'Sophia' tile, the renowned guide sophia depicted with a Huia feather to her hair, hei tiki and large pounamu pendant to her neck, draped in a dog skin patchwork cloak, highly glazed, in original wide oak frame. tile size 220 x 145mm

Estimate: $600
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 177
Early 20thC 'Goodrich Tires' enamel sign. "ING RICH BEAVER FALLS AP" in small lettering to the bottom right hand corner, minor chipping and rust marks predominantly to the border. 505 x 1523mm.

Estimate: $775
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 280
Japanese red variegated hardstone scholar's rock of twin peaked mountainous form, a conglomerate of deep red and paler chip and veined inclusions, conforming shaped wood stand. 390 x 170 x 260mm

Estimate: $275
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Lot number 288
Pair of Japanese porcelain ginger jars with flattened domed covers, both decorated with a scattering of chrysanthemum flower heads, prunus blossom and bamboo leaves on a "cracked ice" ground. Each with calligraphic inscription under the base. H:160mm

Estimate: $225
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 308
A Japanese Meiji bronze tiger sculpture, standing, turning to his left with open snarling mouth and raised head, good original patina, moulded character marks to his belly. L:600mm H:270mm

Estimate: $550
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Lot number 359
Rare William Moorcroft tall flambe glazed vase in the leaf and berry pattern, the compressed ovoid body with an exceptionally long cylindrical neck with trumpet end, the pattern design dominating the body. Impressed marks and signature, full signature in blue. H:323mm

Estimate: $1250
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Lot number 372
An early 1900s Burmantofts Faience turquoise blue vase, bottle form, decorated with arts & crafts motifs. some rubbing to glaze. Height 360mm

Estimate: $130
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Lot number 373
An early 1900s Wedgwood jardiniere of bright turquoise decorated in Arts & Craft motifs and florals, on three feet, drainage hole to base, some damage. 310 x 320mm

Estimate: $150
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Lot number 385
Royal Copenhagen terracotta figure of a standing naked woman leaning on a post. Painted marks and "Johannes Hedegaard" and "21779" to base. H:640mm

Estimate: $750
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Lot number 531
A 19thC ormolu Islamic mantel clock with cloisonne enamelled highlights, white enamel dial with diamond type jewelled frame all within a shaped mihrab form. French cylindrical movement in working order, with key. 120mm x 90mm x 255mm.

Estimate: $775
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Lot number 576
Victorian silver cruet stand with base plate to accommodate 7 bottles. Sheffield 1869 by Martin Hall & co. 6 matched cut crystal bottles. Complete with a long handled ladle. Total weight of stand only including mahogany oval base 900gms.

Estimate: $950
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 587
George III silver samovar by Francis Butty and Nicholas Dumee. London 1768. A crest of a demi-griffin rampant within a floral wreathed cartouche is engraved to the body. Height 525mm. Weight 2576gms.

Estimate: $7750
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Lot number 702
A vintage dressmaker's dummy, ebonised tripod base and turned top fittings, black cotton cover with brown velvet "V" neck. Height 1510mm

Estimate: $275
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Lot number 705
An early Victorian primitive (Folk Art) child's push-along horse. H:600mm, L:600mm. Reputedly to resemble a military horse for early training.

Estimate: $450
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Lot number 728
Green leather tub armchair (matches lot #727), roll arms, square section tapered short legs with square brass cup casters.

Estimate: $450
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Lot number 775
Pair of contemporary Norwegian "Rykken & Co." laminated rosewood and leather lounge chairs, the black leather loose cushions with buttoned detail and fixed headrest, the pair with one matching stool, maker's marks to base of each.

Estimate: $450
Price realised: n/a