November Art and Antique Auction

Auction Details

Includes figural brass candlesticks, tea caddies, sewing boxes, writing slopes, globes, walking sticks, whale's teeth, whale rib, carved ivory, miniatures, pocket barometers, Leica camera and accessories, Steiff and Lladro, teddy bears, Schuco toys, tin toys, 'ride-on pull-along' bear, tapestries and needlework, mink jacket, 1900 turquoise and agate Tibetan monk's hat, taxidermied bear, fishing reels, fly wallets, duck decoy, African and Pacific tribal items, spelter figurines, stamps, cranberry, Lalique, Murano and Garry Nash glass, two old superb Fijian tabuas, Maori artefacts, vintage photos, New Zealand pottery including Crown Lynn, Len Castle, Barry Brickell, Ted Dutch, Doris Dutch bird bath, Chinese jade, ivory, Rhino horn, silver and ceramics, an impressive large carved ivory tusk, Japanese ivory, an antique famille rose teapot, large Burmese bronze reclining Buddha, Lladro figurines, Hutschenreuther, rare Royal Doulton Harlequinade figure, Royal Worcester, large selection of Moorcroft, Sally Tuffin, Victorian and Edwardian jewellery, gold seals, brooches, diamond rings, Victorian earrings, gold sovereigns, bracelets, Tony Buller charm bracelet, greenstone pendants and brooches, clocks and watches, include Rolex, Garrard, carriage clocks, fine figural clocks, a French ormolu elephant clock, selection of Horology books, silver pin cushions, photo frames, vinaigrettes, Stilton scoop, tea sets, large solid silver trophy cups, salvers, cream jugs, cutlery, impressive antique silver plate and crystal centrepiece candelabra, New Zealand silver napkin ring, Baluchi, Kerman, Turkoman, Afghan, Persian and Chinese rugs and runners, piano stools, French wire planter, library steps, foot stools, card tables, davenports, Pembroke and Sutherland tables, wine tables, bookcase, rosewood furniture, kauri pieces, five pieces of Biedermeier, retro G-plan furniture, some delightful small Chinese rosewood tables and stands, Georgian pieces, chandeliers, mirrors, table lamps, prints and paintings, includes work by Cedric Savage, George Moreland, Geoff Fairburn, Kirkwood, John Middleditch, Alison Pickmere, George Chance, Alan Taylor and an iconic image advertising dominion Bitter commissioned by D.B. 

This large 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 6th November / 9:00 am – 10:00 pm

Viewing times
Fri 2nd November / 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sun 4th November / 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Mon 5th November / 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 021
An early 20thC Philips 12" Terrestrial globe pivoting within a gilded brass arc on ebonised column and circular spreading base, printed maker's details. Height 540mm

Estimate: $260
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 073
A genuine Louis Vuitton "Alma" lady's handbag, in monogram canvas complete with shoulder strap, padlock dust bag and with original purchase receipt.

Estimate: $450
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 149
Heavy Murano glass vase, the thick walled tapered oval section vase with mid-blue encased in clear with gold leaf flecked highlighted bands. Ground pontil to base. H:280mm

Estimate: $240
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 173
A mid-20thC Maori greenstone mere, traditional form, waisted grip, incised ridges and suspension hole to butt end, dark green with pale inclusions. L:306mm. Not registered

Estimate: $350
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 181
Two 20thC Maori kete, one of woven muka entirely decorated with feathers, the other of black woven candlewick with red feather highlights. Not registered.

Estimate: $110
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Lot number 190
A taxidermy full kiwi, standing with head raised, original long beak and glass eyes, mounted on shield form base. L:500mm, H:305mm

Estimate: $1850
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Lot number 191
A pair of Jane Brenkley New Zealand bird decorated vases of turned baluster form, poker work and painted decoration of a pair of tuis in a kowhai tree, the other with nesting fantails within a bush and mountain landscape. Signed and dated 1944. H:250mm

Estimate: $700
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Lot number 222
A poster advertising the sale of the subdivided "Rawenga" estate, St Heliers 1919, the poster framed and glazed but distressed and with old repairs. 580 x 585mm

Estimate: $120
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Lot number 288
A Chinese ivory double dream shell with fine intricate carved detail of village scenes. Length on fitted wood stand 160mm

Estimate: $600
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Lot number 344
Japanese solid ivory carved figure of a fisherman, basket to his right hand, a fish to his left, a further basket lashed to his waist band, the oval plain base with engraved red stained signature tablet. H:245mm

Estimate: $1250
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Lot number 557
19thC French Empire style ormolu cased mantel clock. Signed "Weibel a Lyon" the movement with hour and half hour bell striking and silk suspension pendulum, c.1838. 340 x 125 x 370mm

Estimate: $7650
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Lot number 597
Victorian silver trophy cup "M.D.P & A. SOCIETY. Ararmac Township. CHALLENGE CUP". Birmingham 1876 by White & Hawkins. W:549 gms. H:305mm.

Estimate: $500
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 603
Elkington & Co. silver plated centrepiece, late 19thc, comprising a central column formed as naturalistic fruiting vines raised on a shell scroll footed base and with three sinuous arms of conforming vine supporting candle nozzles. H: 550mm

Estimate: $600
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Lot number 741
Late 19thC oak high back dresser, the superstructure with breakfront cabinets flanked by arcaded shelves, the blind fret panelled doors with anthemion cupolas flanked by barley twist columns. 1750 x 760 x 2320mm

Estimate: $3000
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Lot number 757
19thC Biedermeier flame mahogany settee, with mildly concave back rail, carved swan head scroll arm terminals supporting the show timber curved arms. Velvet and self patterned silk brocade fleur-de-lis detail and two bolster cushions. 2200 x 640 x 925mm

Estimate: $1800
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Lot number 833
H.W. Kirkwood. "Dusky Sound", Mitre Peak and Lion Rock, oil on board, signed, entitled on reverse. 635 x 460mm

Estimate: $1250
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Lot number 837
Robin White, :Paekakariki Hotel II", colour screen print, signed, entitled, numbered 7/22 and dated 1972(?). 435 x 300, aluminium frame under glass.

Estimate: $650
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Lot number 855
Henry Rousel Studio (Sydney, Australia), "Dominion Bitter" "D.B. Quality Product". Signed "H. Rousel, Sydney" and inscribed, 1245 x 785mm. Reputedly from Hotel De Brett. More details available at viewing.

Estimate: $12000
Price realised: n/a