October Art & Antique Auction

Auction Details

Another interesting sale with items from many estates. The morning session includes kitchenalia, shells, coral, framed butterflies, microscopes, money banks, telescope, spelter, bronze, Parian and marble figures, miniatures, postcards, travel posters, ivory, silk shawls, quilts, vintage clothes, full length ocelot fur coat, Inuit sealskin jacket, taxidermy buffalo head, coyote, kudu head, duck decoys, fishing equipment, Lalique car mascot, a selection of Swarovski figurines, Pacific, African tribal items, Maori artefacts, N.Z. folk art and pottery, medals including two Boer War. The china section has Lladro, Moorcroft, Hereford, Majolica, Royal Doulton Pansy and Gnomes, Clarice Cliff, oriental pieces of jade, ivory, famille rose, export ware, Satsuma and Korean silla stoneware. The evening session starts with the jewellery which includes some stunning pieces from a long time discerning collector; we offer pearl necklaces, earrings along with rubies, emeralds, gold sovereigns, a Krugerrand, gold chains, bangles, brooches, earrings, four Rolex watches, a beautiful Breguet style gold pocket watch, plus much more, carriage clock, mantel clocks, 19thC French Boullé clock, silver mugs, photo frames, scent bottles, four meat covers including one engraved with Governor Sir George Grey's Coat of Arms, a Christopher dresser toast rack, silver coffee pots, cutlery, candlesticks, vases, Persian, Hamadan, Baluchi, Turkish rugs and runners, wooden trunks, screens, bird baths, dining tables, chairs, sewing and card tables, wingback chairs, G-plan dressing table, Georgian bureau, Biedermeier sofa, leather couch and chairs, rocking horse, mirrors, fantastic antique Blackamoor on stand, prints and paintings which include works by Whistler, Eana B. Jeans, M. Smither, Russell Clark, Susan Goldberg, Ida Carey, Guy Ngan and much more. Another must view sale.

To be included in this or any of our auctions please phone us on 09 523 1049 or email us at info@cordys.co.nz

Auction times
Tue 8th October / 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

Viewing times
Fri 4th October / 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sun 6th October / 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Mon 7th October / 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 004
A vintage shell collection, housed in a modern ebonised six drawer cabinet, various shells in boxes under glass. 535 x 335 x 430.

Estimate: $250
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 019
A 19thC Swiss cylinder music box playing eight airs, the ratchet lever and controls on either side of an internal glass hinged lid, the decorated box showing signs of wear. L:440mm

Estimate: $450
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 056
A vintage poster "Fiji Hub of the South Pacific" depicting a Fijian policeman. Striking orange/red ground, a band of stylised tapa type decoration to the base. 990 x 630mm

Estimate: $300
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 059
A vintage travel poster, "Africa. Fly There by B.O.A.C.", depicting a simple stylised zebra and buffalo on a dark teal ground. 1050 x 635mm

Estimate: $250
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 076
A good vintage ocelot full length lady's coat, comprising multiple pelts, silk lined, wide tapered collar, complete with original belt. In good condition.

Estimate: $850
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 082
An American buffalo taxidermy head mount, natural dark woolly coat, blackened horns, glass eyes. Depth 560, maximum width 600mm

Estimate: $2200
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Lot number 083
A full taxidermy coyote, natural pale tones with black highlights, ears raised to attention, front right foot raised, glass eyes, mounted on a textured grey base. L:900mm, H:700mm

Estimate: $650
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 120
A Lalique rooster head car mascot/paperweight, the clear glass with frosted highlights, geometric stylised feathers, large polished comb, etched mark to base "Lalique France" and with paper label. H:180mm

Estimate: $350
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 149
19thC Maori woven muka cloak, the woven banding showing tapering for the shoulders, entirely decorated with linial stitched wool banding, some distress. Being assessed for registration. 1400 x 1200mm

Estimate: $1850
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 161
19thC decorative photograph album with a selection of early N.Z. interest portrait and scenic photographs. The album with textured green velvet decoration and applied gilt metalwork, the centre front with The Liberty Bell and mirrored plaque. 340 x 160 x 180mm

Estimate: $250
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 162
A Feltex rug, depicting a map of N.Z. displaying the provinces and major cities along with N.Z. motifs in the quadrants. Edges worn and soiled. 1400 x 680mm

Estimate: $225
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 164
A large Paul Laird (Nelson) N.Z. pottery sculpture of a mythical dragon, tapering oblong section with cut-outs, signed and dated 1998. Height 890mm

Estimate: $200
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 281
A pair of large 19thC Japanese Satsuma earthenware vases, of rouleau shape, each painted and with raised and gilded decoration of entwining dragons, backed by various fine brocade diaper patterns in gilt. H:480mm

Estimate: $7500
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Lot number 426
A WMF Secessionist silver plate mantel clock. Embossed maker's marks to base. Working, complete with key. 125 x 80 x 200mm

Estimate: $375
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Lot number 508
A finely knotted Persian Afshar rug, the field decorated with three diamond medallions with running dog borders and multiple small boteh motifs, three border guards with central wide guard in colours of rich dark red, dark blue, brown and ivory. Some wear. 1670 x 1320mm

Estimate: $450
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Lot number 545
Regency elm sofa table, the rectangular top with pronounced grain, the drop flaps with curved corners, single frieze drawer with fine beaded lower rim, raised on a cylindrical quatrefoil section column to the parcel gilt mount. Later glass top. 1280 x 595 x 755mm

Estimate: $2250
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 557
An early 20thC upholstered wing back armchair, the pale green silk self-patterned brocade type covers with gimp type fringing, loose cushion, cabriole front legs.

Estimate: $475
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 585
Late 19thC mahogany framed two seater parlour settee, the restrained scroll back with button detail, scroll carved arms with acanthus leaf detail, pale gold/green silk self-patterned brocade type upholstery with rope braid and gimp detail.

Estimate: $1100
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 595
Rare Regency period solid ebony single chair with reeded sabre front legs and front rail, the bar back beautifully carved with a shell motif. Minor faults and original cane seat replaced with upholstered tan velvet.

Estimate: $450
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Lot number 677
Guy Ngan, untitled, acrylic on board, signed and inscribed. 800 x 1000mm.

Estimate: $4000
Price realised: n/a