August Antique Auction

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PRICES REALISED NOW AVAILABLE.
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Including a superb offering of Irish silver, rare Regency cellarette, George III chest on chest, military chest, Victorian walnut credenza ex. Dardistown Castle, Ireland, from the Jameson Estate, along with our usual quality auction of; antique French tools, Georgian Treen, Tudric pewter, fur coats, parasols, Olympic medals, war medals, a collection of rugby memorabilia, barometers, boxed sextant, marine items, stamps, Victorian copper and brass, 19thC embroidered map of Scotland, a selection of model steam engines, engineering books, Waterford glass, kiwi feather muff, whale ivory walking cane, Backhouse shell painting, WWI trench art bracelet, Crown Lynn, Len Castle, Chinese jade, ivories, ceramics, Japanese ivories and more.

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Auction times
Tue 18th August / 9:30 am – 9:00 pm

Viewing times
Fri 14th August / 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sun 16th August / 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Mon 17th August / 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 013
A small highly decorative French ebonised jewel casket with gilded turned columns, winged lion's paw feet and flame finial - two doors with three internal drawers, decorated with polychrome painted enamel panels depicting scenes of lovers.

Estimate: $200
Price realised: $930

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Lot number 053
Late Victorian brass lidded ink well with Art Nouveau scrolling shell form pen tray below the raised lion's head with glass eyes and hinged lid.

Estimate: $200
Price realised: $300

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Lot number 064
A pair of Georgian period hand held face screens, heavily embossed card with the interior hand painted with still life painting of game birds, carved ivory handles.

Estimate: $250
Price realised: $210

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Lot number 094
A model steam stationary engine with horizontal piston and large belt driven fly wheel with six spokes, highlighted with red and green paint, platform base.

Estimate: $600
Price realised: $1450

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Lot number 096
A model steam stationary engine with vertical piston drive and large belt drive fly wheel with five spokes, highlighted with red and grey paint.

Estimate: $500
Price realised: $1060

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Lot number 098
A pair of model steam powered stationary fans, each with piston drive and fan with four blades, raised on four splayed legs.

Estimate: $400
Price realised: $475

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Lot number 110
An Art Nouveau Tudric pewter bullet form vase with original green glass liner, decorative beading, full length handle to either side and decorated in swags, wreaths and shaped openwork to show glass liner.

Estimate: $250
Price realised: $235

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Lot number 209
An early/mid 20thC Maori carved large stylised mask with scroll and lineal notch carved decoration, tongue extended, good old dark patina.

Estimate: $1200
Price realised: $900

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Lot number 211
An early 20thC sculptured pottery bust in the classical manner of Margaret Butler and others, of a Maori gent with full face moko and wearing hei tiki, with bronzed finish, inscribed to the interior base "R. Stump".

Estimate: $500
Price realised: $600

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Lot number 224
A rare trench art copper and nickel hinged bracelet made by George Codlin of Waiuku who served with the Wellington Mounted Rifles. Made in the field and sent home to Codlin's mother. Codlin's service number and date applied in nickel.

Estimate: $600
Price realised: $1600

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Lot number 231
A large Chinese red cinnabar lacquer baluster vase with typical profuse decoration of figures, village scenes, leaves, flowers, etc. - in relief.

Estimate: $250
Price realised: $325

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Lot number 241
A large old Chinese ivory figure of a standing fisherman with bamboo rod, basket and two fish. With original box.

Estimate: $1500
Price realised: $1900

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Lot number 327
A large Royal Dux porcelain table centre piece in the form of two cherubs and a classically dressed woman holding aloft a large shell, round porcelain wave sculptured base.

Estimate: $350
Price realised: $300

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Lot number 368
A Victorian period Copeland parian ware bust of Prince Albert. Height 280mm. Designer: J.S. Westmacolt, 1853.

Estimate: $550
Price realised: $425

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Lot number 490
Artist unknown, pair 19thC miniature portraits, officer in red tunic and his wife, Osborne family portraits, each approx. 110mm x 80mm, the officer signed Sabatier Paris. Probably Jean-Baptiste Sabatier-Blot (1801-1881, French miniaturist).

Estimate: $1000
Price realised: $1000

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Lot number 506
An old copper over brass model of Big Ben on square stepped base, the enamelled dial with Roman and Arabic numerals in original bevelled glass, with key. Height 560mm.

Estimate: $750
Price realised: $800

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Lot number 617
A Peter Woods (NZ) silver tea and coffee service c.1995 of five pieces including large coffee pot, teapot, sugar and cream and circular tray, the bodies of oval tapered form, puriri carved wooden plain scrolling handles. Coffee pot height 245mm.

Estimate: $3500
Price realised: $16500

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Lot number 620
Peter Woods large silver carving/serving tray, the circular base with three scrolling legs including fitted wooden board, all with large high dome topped lid with three scrolling handles that become feet when lid is reversed to form the serving bowl.

Estimate: $1500
Price realised: $7000

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Lot number 627
A large impressive early Victorian period Irish silver plated two-handled butler's tray of oval shape with ornate leaf, flower and scroll border, beautiful chased foliate and scroll decoration and central engraved crest, "Quo Virtus Et Fata Vocant".

Estimate: $800
Price realised: $800

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Lot number 725
A vintage Garth Chester Curvesse chair, a New Zealand design classic, constructed of pressed curved plywood, designed in 1944, in good polished finish.

Estimate: $2000
Price realised: $3000

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Lot number 730
A fine quality Victorian period burr walnut piano top Davenport with glazed music cabinet base, inlaid decoration and beautifully fitted interior with tooled red leather insert.

Estimate: $2500
Price realised: $2000

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Lot number 754
A good quality Regency period mahogany twin pedestal sideboard of attractive small proportions. Raised back with well carved leaf and scroll pediment, three drawers across the front, two panelled cupboard doors.

Estimate: $1400
Price realised: $1800

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Lot number 835
W.G. Baker, Waikato River, oil on canvas. Signed and titled, original wide Art Nouveau frame. 180mm x 275mm.

Estimate: $1200
Price realised: $1600