February Art & Antique Auction

Auction Details

Includes bronze and spelter figures, telescope, microscope, weights, theodolite on stand, chemist bottles, tea caddies, boxes, writing slope, vintage advertising, carved ivory, tusks, gold and ivory walking stick, goose decoy, taxidermied kea, woodpecker, duck, swans, Lady Amherst pheasants, zebra skin, leopard skin, vintage Mickey Mouse toy, fishing reels and rods, antique glasses and penny licks, Waterford, Murano clowns, Lalique, tribal and Maori artefacts, Huia feathers, Teutenberg medal, Boer War medal, N.Z. pottery, Feltex rugs, Chinese snuff bottles, jade, ivory, silver, bronze, jade and wood ruyi sceptre, ink stones, famille rose, blue and white and other Chinese ceramics, Japanese ivory netsukes, wood boxes, gilded panels, vibrant wood block prints, Satsuma, Kutani, Sumida Gawa and other Japanese ceramics, Masons, Majolica, Moorcroft, Royal Worcester, a fine selection of Royal Doulton nursery china including a rare biscuit casket made for Huntly and Palmers, Victorian and Edwardian pendants, necklaces, bangles and rings, gold chains and bracelets, sovereigns, a superb collection of diamond rings, N.Z. jewellery includes a kiwi beak brooch, gold and silver fob and wristwatches, carriage, mantel, wall clocks, a 1920s Cartier miniature desk clock, another quality entry of silver with Georgian bottle tickets, scent bottles, dressing table sets, snuff boxes, thimbles, sets of candlesticks, condiment sets, cream, sauce and gravy jugs, tea sets, trays, cutlery including a Victorian 12 person cutlery set, American silver, Persian, Iranian, Chinese, Armenian carpets, Baluchi bags and more, large decorator garden items, tables, chairs, a Georgian chest on chest, a collection of mottled kauri furniture – beds, wardrobes, chests of drawers, bookcases, linen press, a good selection of French furniture, kimono chests, seven lamps to choose from, chandeliers, the painting section has works by Buckland Wright, Rodney Fumston, James Holmyard, Russell Hollings, Garth Tapper, Alan Taylor, George Chance, Peter Beadle and much more.

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 26th February / 9:00 am – 10:00 pm

Viewing times
Fri 22nd February / 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sun 24th February / 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Mon 25th February / 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Location
180 Great South Rd, Remuera, Auckland

Catalogue
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Auction Highlights

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Lot number 014
Victorian brass monocular microscope, with adjustable sectional top and viewing lens above. Three scroll arm supports, in an original mahogany four sided pyramid form box, the lid enclosing a drawer with further fitted lenses, etc. Box Height 335mm

Estimate: $300
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Lot number 034
Rudolph Kuchler (German, 1867-?). Figure of a standing archer, bronze, signed. Height 510mm.

Estimate: $750
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Lot number 035
Indian carved gilded and painted wood Yakshi winged figure standing on lotus throne and stepped wood base. Height 440mm.

Estimate: $1600
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Lot number 052
18ct. yellow gold mounted, ivory handled walking cane, the plain tapered ebony hardwood shaft with wide a scroll embossed 18ct. gilded yellow gold mount. With presentation engraving. Gold mount hallmarked Birmingham 1895 by Henry Howell & co. Ltd. Length 920mm

Estimate: $950
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Lot number 071
A taxidermied N.Z. kea, the bird perches upon a branch, wings elevated, it appears inquisitively downwards. Height (excluding wall mount) 400mm

Estimate: $825
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Lot number 076
A taxidermied black swan in full flight. Width from wing tip to wing tip 1650mm, length 1000mm

Estimate: $450
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Lot number 080
A leopard skin with full head mount, glass eyes, teeth, claws, etc. on pale brown fabric backing. Length from nose to tip of tail 1960mm. Minor distress.

Estimate: $850
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Lot number 082
A taxidermied male peacock, the brightly coloured bird standing on a turned wood base. 1120 x 700mm

Estimate: $850
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Lot number 117
A Benin bronze figurine of a woman with woven skirt, bare breasted with neck rings, head dress and holding a fan, on wooden stand, some damage. H: 400mm

Estimate: $550
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Lot number 127
A Maori Inunga nephrite mere, traditional form with spatulate blade tapering to the grip, hour-glass suspension hole. Length 380mm. Not registered.

Estimate: $3250
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Lot number 133
A New Zealand United Fire Brigade's Association long service medal designed by Anton Teutenberg, traditional fireman to front and presentation inscription to back 'G.R. Nicol, Auckland 1A1 For Five Years Service'.

Estimate: $275
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Lot number 238
A pair of Japanese woodblock Ukiyoe prints by Kunechika, each depicts characters in a noh drama, printed in bright colours, 19thC. 355mm x 240mm ea

Estimate: $400
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Lot number 294
A Royal Worcester porcelain two-handled vase painted by F. Harper with roses in flower and bud. Puce mark, shape G980, c.1917. H:255mm

Estimate: $2500
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Lot number 345
A good c.1900 carved portrait cameo, the bust of the woman in profile with leaves and grapes to her hair, oval form, tapered engraved 9ct. rose gold frame.

Estimate: $220
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Lot number 400
N.Z. colonial gilded 9ct. yellowgold mounted kiwi beak brooch, the large cap and strap mounts, fine gold chain connecting to each mount. Length 130mm. With a print of a photo, c.1900, with woman wearing the brooch.

Estimate: $1750
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Lot number 425
Early 19thC French mantel clock, the dial surmounted by a woman in orientalist costume, the dial with Breguet style hands, concentric line engraving, roman numerals and floral decorated bezel.

Estimate: $4000
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Lot number 429
A 20thC Kaiser caged bird time piece, the cage suspended on a chrome stand, alarm mechanism at fault. Height 200mm

Estimate: $100
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Lot number 668
Pair of Louis XVI style Bergere armchairs, with scrolling, gilded arms, feet and aprons decorated in floral and leaf motifs, upholstered in an apple green self patterned silk brocade. 600 x 720 x 1090mm

Estimate: $1550
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Lot number 678
French glass and metal chandelier, the frosted rose pink bowls decorated with "Mackintosh" type roses in relief, three chains hanging from scrolling hooks which are attached to the nouveau style ceiling rose. D:350mm

Estimate: $320
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Lot number 680
Vintage Murano glass chandelier. Art deco style with four scrolling light branches, flower form sconces, with another eight leaf branches. Long glass column leading to matching flower form ceiling rose. 580 x 990mm

Estimate: $950
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Lot number 734
Alan Taylor, "Astronomer's Point, Dusky Sound, 1773", acrylic on artist's board, signed and inscribed, entitled and detailed on reverse. 600 x 490mm. Contemporary frame with thin gilt slip

Estimate: $625
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