September Art and Antique Auction

Auction Details

Includes kitchenalia, "Mouseman" bookends, Pitcairn Island fish, scrimshaw whale's teeth, bullock horns, taxidermied bear's head, antelope heads, jackal head, massive old turtle shell, small Victorian printing press, stamp collection, embroidered pictures, walking sticks, jewellery and sewing boxes, tea caddies including a superb tortoiseshell caddy, tudric pewter, table lamps, reference books, a lovely selection of interesting Victorian and Edwardian cabinet collectables, a rare and unique album of original paintings and drawings from the early 1800s, mandolin, saxophone, Murano, Lalique, Waterford glass, special entry of a Tiffany Favrille pedestal vase, tribal and Maori artefacts, Crown Lynn, Len Castle, Kingsley Baird sculpture, William Norrie box, Chinese jade, scrolls, zitan wood medicine boxes, superb tall ivory puzzle ball, large and fine selection of Chinese ceramics, scholar's rock, Japanese tsubas, ceramics, British and European china, includes Lladro, superb rare collection of Moorcroft, Royal Worcester, Royal Doulton, Georgian Crown Derby, etc., vintage pearl, jade, quartz bead necklaces, gold chains, antique brooches, a good selection of diamond rings, a beautiful gold, diamond and ice jade necklace, sovereigns, N.Z. jewellery including a Teutenberg fire medal, clocks and watches with an amazing diamond laden Ulysse Nardin lady's wristwatch, two sumptuous 19th century French ormolu clocks, a particularly fine collection of silver including a Paul Storr teaset, George III silver cutlery set, a 1707 Queen Anne mug, George II salver, wine ewer, large hunting jug, George II mug, George II sugar basket, candlesticks, pair old candelabra, tea and coffee sets, cutlery, dressing table items, Afghan, persian & turkish rugs and runners, monk's stool, boxes, champagne riddling rack, elm chopping block on stand, baker's rack, colonial and Victorian chairs, dining tables, wine tables, pine dressers, chests of drawers, desks, French furniture, chandeliers, Chinese and Japanese pieces, mirrors, Kauri veneer, prints and paintings including works by Renoir, Pissarro, Vlaminck, Lincoln Lee, Peter Beadle, Peggy Spicer, Mark Cross, Trevor Lloyd, a very fine Peter McIntyre, Sylvia Robbins, Alan Taylor, large Murial Moody pottery sculpture plus much more. This sale should 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 11th September / 9:00 am – 10:00 pm

Viewing times
Fri 7th September / 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sun 9th September / 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Mon 10th September / 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Location
180 Great South Rd, Remuera, Auckland

Catalogue
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Prices realised
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Auction Highlights

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Lot number 012
A Victorian banquet lamp, the brass corinthian column on a stepped square base, the oil reservoir of pink glass with hand painted pink and blue pansies, with Art nouveau etched flowers to the cranberry shade. H:800mm

Estimate: $400
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 067
19thC NZ colonial woods inlaid chest, European influence, the upstand back with applied shaped and inlaid pediment above an inlaid panel and star decorated top, angled back supports with scalloped edge, the chest of two short above two long drawers, cross-banded and diamond detail. 370 x 205 x 540mm

Estimate: $1130
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 095
An old taxidermied Asian Brown Bear head, shoulder mount with open mouth showing teeth, white band to his neck, mounted on a mahogany oval plaque back.

Estimate: $1000
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 116
A Murano Mandruzzato walled glass vase with dark interior in clear glass, label to side. Height 310mm

Estimate: $180
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 123
A large Italian Murano art glass sculpture as a blue stylised head, blue centred white eyes, green brows, red lips and white teeth.

Estimate: $800
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 190
An exquisite Chinese black and red lacquer fan richly gilded and beautifully decorated with scenes of figures and flowers. Width of spread 320mm, framed behind glass.

Estimate: $450
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 194
Chinese large bronze ceremonial teapot, the rounded square section body panelled with fine scroll work, conforming lid and a pierced spreading base, animals to the lug supports for the two handled carry chains. Fine calligraphy engraved to most of the base. 270 x 360 x 215mm

Estimate: $1850
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 203
Pair of Chinese Zitan herb/medicine boxes/jewellery cases, each of square section raised on a pierced and carved base. the upper surface of each box outlined and divided into panels with low beading. Each drawer divided into 4 compartments. 170 x 170 x 145mm.

Estimate: $6000
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 246
Chinese Ming style porcelain vase, decorated in underglaze copper red with an encircling scene of waterfowl and plants, lotus flowers decorate the neck, a lappet design decorates the foot. H:290mm.

Estimate: $425
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 340
Early 20thC Royal Worcester Sebright fruit painted cabinet plate, the circular centre with apples and blackberries on a leafy ground, signed A. Sebright with gilt enrichments, soft salmon pink panelled border, printed marks and date coded for 1926. D:225mm

Estimate: $1250
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Lot number 350
A MacIntyre (William Moorcroft) Landscape design (Hazeldine) bowl of compressed baluster form, tubeline decoration of trees in a rolling english landscape. Full signature and printed "Made for Liberty & co." and "rd Md 397964". Hair crack to body. D:205mm

Estimate: $850
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 358
A Royal Dux figurine of a country woman carrying a large pannier of wood on her back, with gnarled wood walking stick in one hand. Height 550mm

Estimate: $480
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Lot number 407
An Edwardian cameo brooch/pendant, the shell cameo carved with a classical head of a woman, a snake and winged head dress, possibly a Maenad, in 18ct. gold frame. L:55mm

Estimate: $450
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 436
An estate 14ct. butterfly brooch, bead and claw set with sapphires, rubies and natural and synthetic emeralds. two sapphires replaced by glass, two of the rubies by garnets, 14ct.-15ct. yellow gold frame. Valuation available.

Estimate: $2200
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 439
18ct. rose gold and icy jade bead necklace, the two cabochon bead pendant supported on a necklace with nine further oval cabochon beads in oval gold mounts interspersed by stylised archaic Chinese Shao links set with small diamonds. Total weight 31.87gms. Certificate available.

Estimate: $20,000
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Lot number 773
Kingsley Baird bronze sculpture, standing woman with apple, initialled and dated '87. raised on a Verde Alpi marble plinth base. Height overall 385mm

Estimate: $500
Price realised: n/a