August Art & Antique Auction

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This month is full of more wonderful finds, including a 19thc carved rhinoceros horn libation cup, a silver Charles II porringer and spoon, a substantial jade seal, a collection of Mameluke swords – tortoiseshell tea caddy, rugby league cap and badges, bronze figures, Art Nouveau busts, harmonicas, good French violins, hat blocks, stamps, duck decoys, 2 heavy elephant tusks, a selection of antique and vintage perfume bottles, paperweights, Murano glass, Daum vases, Pacific Island, African and Maori artefacts, Len Castle Crum Brickworks lamp base, Hutson Boer War jug, a collection of Bairnsfather china, swords, armour, china section offers Lladro, Hummel, Royal Doulton, Royal Worcester including a Harry Davis black faced sheep lidded urn, Moorcroft, Chinese silver coffee pot, Famille rose, blue and white export ware, jade, Japanese ivory, satsuma, woodblock prints, diamond rings, necklaces, gold chains, a diamond and amethyst bracelet, a collection of modern Fabergé jewellery, brooches, earrings, gold sovereigns, Longines, Omega, Patek Philippe, Vacheron and Constantin wristwatches, carriage clocks, mantel clocks, silver photo frames, Dutch silver, W.M.F., Edwardian silver dog collar, silver toddy ladles, cutlery, 1760 lidded tankard, 1741 silver coffee pot, a silver tray weighing over 4kgs, silver tea set, Turkish, Shiraz, Kerman, Turkoman, Shahrbabak and Hamadan rugs and runners, Art Deco trolley, cast iron garden urns, copper Art Nouveau umbrella stand, oversize copper Art Nouveau floral arrangement holder in stand, screens, a colonial inlaid table by Jewell, George III oak mule chest, six shop display cabinets ex. Stewart Dawson, chests of drawers, sideboards, tables, leather tub chairs, leather couches, dining chairs, French furniture, nests of tables, table lamps, chandeliers, mirrors, Francis-Barnett 1951 Merlin motorcycle, paintings and prints includes works by Blythe Fletcher, J.D. Perrett, Mayclair, John Gully litho, Ted Dutch, Lois White, nine works by Emerson Porter from his estate, Ben Ho, Peter Mcintyre, Stanley Palmer, plus 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 13th August / 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

Viewing times
Fri 9th August / 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sun 11th August / 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Mon 12th 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 030
A matched pair of cut amethyst crystal geodes, the single large geode cut into two displaying full crystallization, a pronounced central ridge and cavity to the base, including rare crown forms and calcite wands, polished cut border, each measuring 305 x 235 x 140mm

Estimate: $1100
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 061
A late 19thC French Mirecourt violin, the exotic timber sourced from the Vosges Mountains, two piece back, in good condition. Length 600mm, complete with bow in later case.

Estimate: $7500
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 074
Two pink glass perfume bottles, one with wheel cut decoration and facet cut stopper, one in Art Deco manner with starburst decoration to bottle and stopper.

Estimate: $120
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 077
A French turn-of-the-century perfume bottle, in the form of a hip flask, the glass etched with flowers and leaves, the silver gilt base and lid embossed with more flowers and leaves with original glass stopper. Height 100mm

Estimate: $180
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 089
Edwardian silver cased perfume bottle, the plain glass bottle encased in a silver frame decorated with ribbons, columns and flowers, the bottle with the original labels (Lily of the Valley), still sealed, Chester 1902

Estimate: $180
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 201
A 19thC French Chasseurs (household cavalry) steel breast plate, helmet and sword; the breast plate front and back sections with leather strapping and brass fittings, rivets, chain sections, etc.

Estimate: $6000
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 329
A large rare Chinese grey jade Dragon seal, the tall square platform surmounted by a ferocious contorted dragon, his head raised with a flow issuing from his mouth centred with a mystic pearl. 105 x 105 x 120mm

Estimate: $32000
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 344
A Chinese turquoise/blue glazed seated foo dog, head turned to his right, a pup under his right paw, raised on a rectangular block base with triangular and restrained scroll decoration. Height 360mm

Estimate: $120
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 360
A Japanese woodblock ukiyo-e by Kunichika, depicting two men dressed in character for Noh drama. 340 x 225mm

Estimate: $200
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 483
A 1960s Vacheron & Constantin 18ct gold gent's ultra-thin wristwatch, 32mm diameter case with fine fluted bezel, silvered dial with slender hands and gold batons indicating hours. The dial marked "Vacheron & Costantin, Geneve". Brown leather crocodile strap with gold plated buckle.

Estimate: $15000
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 524
Early George III silver lidded tankard, original plain design and unaltered form with stepped ridged and dome topped lid with scroll raised thumb piece. Newcastle 1760 by John Langlands I. 787gms. Height 190mm.

Estimate: $6500
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 536
early 20thC silver three piece tea service, oval four panel swollen form with ribbed corners, plain scroll handles, the teapot with carved ebony handle and finial. Sheffield 1912 by Robert Fead Mosley. Weight 626gms.

Estimate: $650
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 581
Pair of vintage cast iron classical garden urns on plinth stands, fluted and lobed form, the spreading top rim with echinus detail, the pedestal base raised on a square stepped plinth stand. Diameter 410mm, height 735mm

Estimate: $400
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 613
A Regency period mahogany flap-top card table with rounded corners, green baize interior, octagonal section column support and platform base with bun feet and original casters. 880 x 450 x 740mm

Estimate: $750
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 627
Victorian walnut framed double ended chaise longue, the higher right hand side with buttoned back, the left hand side with a low rolled arm, between them a section of carved and pierced decorative woodwork, the chaise front of serpentine shape.

Estimate: $750
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 631
A good set of four late Victorian mahogany dining chairs, the red self-patterned velvet upholstered backs and seats with studded detail, chamfered edges, turned, carved and fluted front legs terminating in brown porcelain casters

Estimate: $400
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 650
A modern Chinese mahogany nest of four tables, rectangular form, panelled tops with negative detail, ribbed framed edging to the frieze and legs, stretched supports. The largest 510 x 380 x 660mm

Estimate: $220
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 667
Early 20thC French crystal large basket chandelier, the basket form base and long tapered top entirely festooned with rows of graduated facet cut crystal balls supported from two gilt metal bands. Height 1230mm

Estimate: $2000
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 669
Hedley Parsons (Aust. 1870-1960), "A View of Sydney Harbour", gouache, signed. 270 x 225mm

Estimate: $120
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 716
Karel Burrows, "Northland Landscape", acrylic on card, signed indistinctly lower left, c.1990. 220 x 220mm

Estimate: $400
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 717
Dean Venrooy, "Intercisus", oil on canvas, initialled, entitled and dated '90. 305 x 405mm

Estimate: $380
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 722
Peter McIntyre, "Moorea Bay" Tahiti, watercolour, signed, labelled and entitled on reverse. 540 x 725mm

Estimate: $6800
Price realised: n/a