October Art & Antique Auction

Auction Details

Auction Catalogue now available for download or purchase.

This October Art & Antique Auction includes kitchenalia, papier-mache items, sampler, rag rug, portrait miniatures, Noah's ark toy, ambrotypes, Pitcairn Island bird, turtle shells, hickory golf clubs, barometers, Australian surveyor's instrument, brass weights, sovereign scales, book press, tea caddies, jewellery boxes, games box, writing slope, Mouseman bowl, cockfighting blades, a good collection of ivory, including fans, salad servers, pin holder, spindle, riding boot, Buddha on stand, ivory animals, scrimshawed whale's teeth, taxidermy, python skins, postcards, photos, reference books, violins, crystal lamps, Clyne Farquharson glasses, Peter Raos paperweight, Murano, Daum, Barolac glass, African, Pacific, Maori artefacts, New Zealand pottery, rare two volume set of "The Heart of the Antarctic" by E.H. Shackleton, rifles, Chinese stamps, superb collection of Chinese and Japanese ivory pieces, Chinese jade, ceramics, inkstones, Japanese jade, ceramics, bronzes, English and European china includes Lladro, collection of Moorcroft, Worcester, Doulton, etc., gold lockets, brooches, pendants, bracelets, pearl necklaces and bracelets, retro jewellery, ruby, emerald and diamond rings, an estate 2.28 carat diamond solitaire ring, jade jewellery, opal and diamond brooch, diamond earrings, New Zealand jewellery items, pocket watches, wrist watches, carriage clocks, mantel clocks, wall clocks, ship's clocks, horological reference books, silver frames, boxes, menu holders, wine funnel, cream jugs, cutlery, bowls, sugar casters, George II silver coffee pot, candlesticks, vases, Turkish, Gabbeh, Baluchi, Iranian rugs, wine barrel, pole screen, Georgian wash stand, vintage barber's chair, chests of drawers, dining tables, chairs, campaign chest, kauri games table, French, Chinese, Japanese furniture, Victorian bedroom suite, mirrors, chandelier, longcase clock, prints and paintings, includes works by George Moreland, large George III portrait, Chevalier watercolour, J.D. Perrett, Lance O'Gorman, Maud Sherwood, Guy Ngan, R.P. Moore photos, plus 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 9th October / 9:00 am – 10:00 pm

Viewing times
Fri 5th October / 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sun 7th October / 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Mon 8th October / 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Location
180 Great South Rd, Remuera, Auckland

Catalogue
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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 109
A full body taxidermy mount of an adult male thar with head turned to the left, well developed horns, long winter coat and glass eyes. Stands on a modelled rocky type base. H:1360mm, L:1330mm

Estimate: $1850
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 146
Daum Nancy glass vase, internal dark blue flecking graduating from the base to the lighter blue top. Bulbous base tapering to a rolled form rim, wheel cut signature. H:313mm

Estimate: $750
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 176
An Australian made "MA Lithgow S.M.L.E. III 1942", Lee-Enfield rifle, .303, embossed marks to stock and metalwork, with canvas sling. Firearms licence required.

Estimate: $650
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 188
A Chinese carved ivory canister, the walls carved in low relief with an entwining sinuous dragon on a background of pierced trellis, the cover with a lotus bud finial. H:115mm

Estimate: $200
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 192
A Chinese carved ivory figure, depicting an emperor wearing highly patterned robes and head dress, raised on a lozenge shaped plinth base. Two small repairs. H: 150mm

Estimate: $225
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Lot number 223
Chinese porcelain fluted stem cup, a broad gilded band to the interior rim framing a single red flower on blue/green ground, conforming red petals to the exterior. Daoguang mark. D:167mm, H:105mm

Estimate: $340
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 315
Large Lladro figurine of a woman in a Victorian riding habit sitting side saddle on a white horse, the base in the form of grass and shrub, with original box. 470mm x 340mm

Estimate: $650
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 331
19thC porcelain jardiniere moulded with chinese designs and covered in a rich turquoise glaze. Decorated with masks, scrolls and Greek Key patterns. Possibly French. D:270mm

Estimate: $500
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Lot number 348
William Moorcroft Pansy decorated vase. Traditional tones of deep maroon and red toned flowers with painted full signature in blue and impressed marks to base. H:860mm

Estimate: $950
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Lot number 351
William Moorcroft tall baluster vase in the pansy pattern, full signature in blue and impressed marks to base. Height 245mm.

Estimate: $1650
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Lot number 379
A pair of decorative Art Deco period Poole standing elephant bookends with pale turquoise glaze effects. H: 170mm. Designed by Harold Brownsword c.1928-30

Estimate: $300
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 493
.935 Swiss silver cased pocket chronograph, key wind movement, c.1880, cream enamel dial with centre seconds, Roman numerals, railtrack seconds and 300 outer scale. Working.

Estimate: $1550
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Lot number 577
George II silver coffee pot, the plain baluster body with spreading circular foot. London 1759 by John Bayley. Height 300mm. Weight 33ozs.

Estimate: $3200
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Lot number 649
19thC mahogany secretaire campaign chest, traditional split form with secretaire fitted with birdseye maple drawers and pigeon holes. From the estate of a Chilean navy Admiral. 1065 x 490 x 1075.

Estimate: $5250
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Lot number 655
George III mahogany bowfront chest of drawers with brushing slide above four drawers of graduated depth. Raised on splay feet. 930 x 530 x 1000.

Estimate: $1350
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Lot number 663
Victorian walnut framed lady's teardrop cameo-back chair, the walnut framed buttoned back surmounted by a foliate carved section with conforming carving on the struts and cabriole legs.

Estimate: $350
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Lot number 706
Early 20thC large religious figure group of christ and child, wood frame with plaster and composition construction on a base with canted corners, glass inset eyes. Impressed makers mark at base. Height 1540mm.

Estimate: $2250
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Lot number 759
A Guy Ngan, "Resurrection", acrylic on canvas, signed and entitled. 800 x 995mm.

Estimate: $3250
Price realised: n/a