June Antique & Art Auction

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Another extraordinary offering from numerous family estates includes gimballed candlesticks, miner’s lamps, tools, boxes, bronzes, Tudric pewter, sword stick, whalebone walking stick, pewter tankards, vintage linen and lace, fur hats and jacket, eight Louis Vuitton bags, vintage toys, an interesting collection of instruments; microscopes, theodolite, steam pressure gauge, scales, taxidermy, grizzly bear skin rug, marlin bills, carved ivory tusk lamps, books, stamps, postcards, ladders, cased Dactylanthus, Pacific Island, African and Maori artefacts and tribal pieces, including carved ivory, a selection of Betty and Paul Beadle pewter and bronze items, N.Z. pottery including Olive Jones, Barry Brickell, Crown Lynn, Doulton Kia Ora jardiniere, early blue and white Worcester, hand painted Royal Worcester, Clarice Cliff, Shelley, Royal Doulton, Moorcroft, Chinese carved ivory, famille rose, blue and white exportware, carved jade, Japanese ivory netsukes and carved figures, Victorian and Edwardian pendants, chains, rings, bangles, etc., gold and silver mounted shark’s teeth jewellery, impressive opal and diamond ring, exceptional tanzanite and diamond necklace, diamond encrusted bangles, brooch, earrings and rings, two superb emerald and diamond rings - 4 carats and 5 carats, rubies, sapphires, jade and diamond rings, pearls, Rolex watches, mantel and wall clocks, the silver section has a varied and interesting offering of wine funnels, a pair of George I silver mugs, cutlery, George I tablespoon, early rat-tail spoons, ladles, salts, mustard pots, cream jugs, cruet sets, tea sets, rugs from Pakistan, Afghanistan, Persian and Baluchi, very fine Turkomans, Arak, Saruq, a rare Doroksh rug, oak coffer, kauri and mahogany chests of drawers, sideboards, high back dressers, bookcases, a vintage shop display cabinet, chairs including Eames, ghost chairs, French furniture, chandeliers, industrial light fittings, vintage garden seal, artwork by F.J. Knibb, Samuel Jackson, Baxter, John Weeks, E. Mervyn Taylor, Perrett, C.D. Barraud, Claudia Pond Eley, Mrkusich, Kees Hoss, White’s Aviation photos, Trevor Lloyd, George Chance and much more. Another sale to add to the diary.

Our monthly Antique, Art & Collectible Auction. 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 17th June / 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Viewing times
Fri 13th June / 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sun 15th June / 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Mon 16th June / 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 071
A petrological microscope by R. Fuess, Berlin, Rosenbusch model, C1878, lacquered brass and steel construction, with revolving turret with four objective lenses, rotating stage with half degrees stops and with engraved ring scale, boxed complete with numerous lenses.

Estimate: $550
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 092
c.1940 taxidermy large Indian Bengal tiger's head, in the classic Van Ingen snarling pose, mounted to include the front shoulder. Provenance: Purchased by our vendor's father c.1960, a Wanganui resident who conducted hunting tours to the South Island. Attributed to Van Ingen and Van Ingen of Mysore. H: 530mm

Estimate: $4500
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 094
A taxidermied oryx head, shoulder mount, the head turned slightly to the left, with glass eyes. Height including horns 1040mm

Estimate: $1500
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 175
A pair of Lalique glass "Reverie" bookends, modelled as sculptures of two kneeling women partially hewn from the solid block of crystal, finished in clear polish and matt surfaces, signed to the back of the base. Minor repairs to small base area. Height 225mm

Estimate: $1250
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 181
A 1970s Finnish iitala Tapio Wirkkala glass vase, "Kalanrakko" swim bladder design, ink blue interior to the clear glass body, elongated tapered form, engraved signature and model no. 3299 to base. Height 240, small bruise to body.

Estimate: $160
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 182
Mid-20thC Kosta Boda "Graal" vessel designed by Vicke Lindstrand, c.1955, the freeform flared bowl and tapered tall pedestal in clear glass with dark vertical banded interior decoration, the ground pontil with incised 'LH 1210' and acid etched factory mark. H: 200mm

Estimate: $600
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Lot number 264
Royal Doulton "Kia Ora" jardiniere, baluster form, mottled lid and deep blue ground with Maori relief carved type decoration of hei tiki, masks and other motifs, all in a band, impressed and inscribed marks to base. Diameter 220mm

Estimate: $2000
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 288
Royal Worcester bowl, the exterior in black with gold embellishment to rim, the interior of mottled rose pink with heavily gilded swags, urns and floral embellishments to the border, c.1919. Diameter 300mm

Estimate: $400
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 308
Royal Doulton large two handled loving cup, "The Three Musketeers" by Dumas, limited edition 197/600, ovoid shape, decorated in high relief with the three characters and other figures from Dumas's writing. H:250mm

Estimate: $550
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 344
19thC Chinese finely carved ivory vase of baluster form, the thin tapered panels with intricate carved detail of figures in landscape, hexagonal body, ring neck, mildly curved flat rim and pedestal base, all entirely decorated. Some minor damage. H:210mm

Estimate: $750
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 353
19thC Chinese famille rose punch bowl, all-over decoration of panels and wide bands of interior and courtyard scenes of courtiers framed by square fret and floral bands highlighted with butterflies, gilt and white highlights. Diameter 380mm

Estimate: $1600
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 396
A Japanese carved ivory figure, of a man with a pet monkey clambering across his shoulder and with an eagle alighting upon its back. A repair to monkey's tail and bird's wing. H:205mm

Estimate: $750
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 398
Japanese sectional ivory carving of a fisherman, he stands holding a trident spear and with a cormorant perched upon his outstretched right arm. Some losses and repairs. H:205mm

Estimate: $650
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Lot number 438
A striking 18ct white gold, diamond and ruby dress ring, the five undulating wavy bands of rubies each framed by rows of modern brilliant cut diamonds, the 186 diamonds weighing 0.71ct, the 50 rubies weighing 1.79cts. Valuation available

Estimate: $2400
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Lot number 441
An impressive lady's platinum, jadeite and diamond cluster ring; the oval cabochon natural jadeite stone claw set and surrounded by approximately 60 baguette diamonds set in an undulating mount, with an additional row of small round brilliant cut diamonds, the jadeite of vivid intense green, and tested as type A jadeite jade, weighing approx. 2cts. Total diamond weight 1.17cts

Estimate: $7000
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Lot number 443
An impressive 18ct. gold, opal and diamond ring, the pear shape 2ct. Australian "Lightning Ridge" opal claw set and surrounded by 11 round brilliant cut diamonds in a scalloped platinum mount, square bow styled shoulders upswept at each side. The opal of intense colour in a large even pattern of green, soft orange and blue. Total diamond weight 0.88cts. 2013 insurance valuation $22,000

Estimate: $5000
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 450
A 14ct. white gold and diamond cluster ring, the 1.70ct. square cut diamond claw set and surrounded by 20 round brilliant cut diamonds, each upswept shoulder contains six diamonds, the 'V' front and back set with a further 14 diamonds. Total diamond weight 2.24cts. Valuation available.

Estimate: $2500
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 501
Victorian period silver chatelaine,the scroll shaped clip beautifully engraved, the three chains supporting a notebook with ivory leaves. Birmingham 1911, a scissors case, Birmingham 1889, a propelling pencil holder, Chester 1888 and a rare plumb bob propelling pencil by S. Mordan & Co. & Co. with registration marks for 1873

Estimate: $250
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Lot number 506
Edwardian silver overlaid glass eau de toilette bottle, baluster shape, raised on a circular spreading foot, the overlay consisting of leafy tendrils framing a vacant cartouche extending up the slender neck and wrapping the mouth, the foot ring with conforming decoration. H:225mm

Estimate: $400
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Lot number 561
A George III silver cruet stand, boat shape with foliate pierced walls, raised on four splay feet, mahogany inset base, with five various cut glass silver mounted jars and bottles, three absent, some repairs and losses, London 1795 by Edward Capper

Estimate: $550
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 707
Samuel Jackson (British 1794-1869), View of the Avon Gorge from Durdham Down with Cook's Folly to the left, Clifton beyond; watercolour over pencil heightened with body colour, scratching out and stopping out, unsigned. 300 x 415

Estimate: $2500
Price realised: n/a