April Antique & Art Auction

Auction Details

Once again, bumper estate offerings from Cordys. Brass ecclesiastical candlesticks, chrome crucifix, impressive copper kitchenalia, duck decoys, fishing reels, taxidermied owl and pukeko, scales, bronze figures, old enamel signs, boxed Dinky toys, dolls and teddy bear, boxes, glass domes, miniature Wellington chest, medals and pennants, Waterford, Lalique, Murano, Höglund glass, North American Indian prints and totem pole, over 20 pieces of N.Z. salt glazed pipes, bricks, etc., Len Castle, Olive Jones, firearms, Prussian pickelhaubes, military books, china includes Copenhagen, Capodimonte, Staffordshire animals, Ltd Edition Doulton loving cups, stunning Poole Aegean charger, Susie Cooper, Moorcroft, Evesham, Worcester, Chinese jade and ivory, inkstones, snuff bottles, famille rose, Japanese woodblock prints, rosewood boxes, tubas’, gold lockets, chains, pearls, jade and diamond pendants and rings, gent’s pocket and wrist watches, mantel and wall clocks.

The silver section offers fine pieces including a rare George II 1737 pomander, silver buttons, presentation trowels, a collection of silver and M.O.P. fruit knives, George I to George III cutlery, Opotiki cup, silver bacon tureen, American silver coffee pot, 1770 silver coffee pot, Georgian silver candlesticks, 1768 silver samovar, caddy spoons, Persian Turkoman, Baluchi, Afghan and Andkhoi rugs, seven pieces of colonial mottled kauri furniture, military chest, museum display vitrine, dining tables, chairs, Georgian oak coffers, games tables, unusual Boullè table, rosewood furniture, gig seat, unusual horn hat rack, collector’s cabinets, ten decorative lamps, mirrors, garden urns, seat, birdbath, dovecote, large bronze garden sculpture, Matchless 1958 motorbike, artwork from Weeks, James Baker Pyne, N. Barraud, Baxter, Bernard Aris, Peter Taylor, Clem Abbott, aboriginal dot paintings, Raymond Ching, Anna Palmer, Ilene Stichbury, De Ritz, George Chance, Ivy Fyfe, Helen Brown and so much more.
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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 15th April / 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

Viewing times
Fri 11th April / 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sun 13th April / 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Mon 14th April / 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 bronze and chrome standing crucifix, the figure of Christ of natural bronze colour suspended from a chrome cross fitted with a pair of arched candle sconces and above a small font, raised on a graduated stepped plinth base. Height 505mm

Estimate: $550
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 032
A pair of trophy elephant tusks, mounted individually on wooden backs, outer curvatures 645mm and 670mm

Estimate: $3000
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 039
A taxidermy pukeko, he stands on one leg, the other raised, traditional deep blue and black plumage with striking red colouring to his beak and forehead, on driftwood base. Height overall 480mm

Estimate: $280
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 061
An old enamel sign, "Nectar Tea", in the shape of a teacup and saucer. Printed mark "Patent Enamel Co. Ltd, B'ham & London" Width 530mm

Estimate: $150
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 087
An unusually large vintage golliwog, black velvet with bead and mother-of-pearl eyes, stitched mouth and original outfit with red tails, bow tie and black dress trousers. Length 700mm

Estimate: $85
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 090
A vintage Hornby "O" gauge clockwork train set, green loco and tender, three carriages, deep yellow with grey tops, level crossing, assorted track and home-made wooden signal box. One axle missing and worn condition

Estimate: $150
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 096
A Victorian burr walnut desk top escritoire, the sloping front opening to reveal a perpetual calendar and numerous divisions for stationery, pens and ink bottles, complete with key. 330 x 250 x 330mm

Estimate: $750
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 114
A Victorian mahogany miniature Wellington chest, seven drawers, turned wood knobs, on plinth base, drawers all locked in place by a hinged panel to both sides, one panel with lock and key. 375 x 260 x 510mm

Estimate: $650
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 178
c.1900 Bavarian Reserve Officer's Pickelhaube, the patent leather body with a large gilded brass royal crest, the original tall gilded brass spike, horse hair plume. H:300mm

Estimate: $1500
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 204
An impressive Capodimonte figurine, "The Cheats", a figure group of four young boys playing cards, on wood base. 420 x 340 x 290mm

Estimate: $350
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Lot number 268
A pair of fine old Chinese ivory carvings of temple lion dogs, each modelled in fearsome pose. Height 140mm

Estimate: $5000
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Lot number 407
An Edwardian silver and tortoiseshell dressing table set, comprising a pair of hair brushes, a pair of clothes brushes and a hand mirror, the panelled backs with silver urn and floral swag inlay, floral ribbon border. Birmingham 1919 by E.S. Barnsley & Co.

Estimate: $200
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 446
George III silver samovar by Francis Butty and Nicholas Dumee. London 1768. Ovoid vase shape raised on capstan stem from an undulating square plinth base with pierced apron, supported on ball and claw feet. Height 525mm

Estimate: $9500
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 514
19thC French Boulle table for seasonal interior display of rare plants, of classical style lavishly decorated with cut brass on red tortoiseshell ground. 1030 x 680 x 800mm

Estimate: $1200
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 527
Regency mahogany bergere chair, the scroll decorated arms supported on full slender turned baluster columns, the back slightly curved with bow seat, turned front legs and sabre back legs.

Estimate: $350
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Lot number 545
Two Victorian brass Corinthian oil lamps with facet cut glass receptacles and stepped square bases, converted with electric lampholders. Height including lampholder approx. 565mm

Estimate: $500
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Lot number 566
A 1960 Matchless G12 650 motorcycle, Engine No. G12 X 1090, odometer 535 since complete restoration, registration on hold, in immaculate order. Provenance: From the "Going When Last Ridden" Barry Pointon Collection.

Estimate: $15,000
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 568
Artist unknown. Italianate classical landscape with trees and township, 18thC/19thC oil on canvas. 350 x 450, unsigned.

Estimate: $350
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 607
Raymond Harris Ching, "Red Plumed (Count Raggi's Bird of Paradise). Paradisaeidae Apolla Raggiana", gouache and watercolour on paper, signed, dated 1966 and entitled. 740 x 335, original frame under glass.

Estimate: $5000
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Lot number 650
Helen Brown, "Morning Headlands", oil on board, signed and dated '70, entitled on reverse. 450 x 905, original frame.

Estimate: $2000
Price realised: n/a