September Antique Auction

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Including money boxes, sword stick, Victorian crazy quilt, Paul Dibble bronze, Duke of Connaught’s shoe buckles, old Scottish dirk, old Scottish dagger, Scottish kilt and sporran, 2 children’s sewing machines, American Mammy tea cosy, Arthur Briscoe book of etchings, toilet mirrors, fur jackets, brass candlesticks, taxidermied bontebok and gazelle heads, Victorian boxes, a rare Newlyn Arts & Crafts copper box, cedar apprentice chest, some exceptional pieces of ivory including a whalebone scrimshaw panel and more.

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Auction times
Tue 15th September / 10:00 am – 9:00 pm

Viewing times
Fri 11th September / 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sun 13th September / 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Mon 14th September / 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 014
An old "American Mammy" tea cosy with child under one arm.

Estimate: $80
Price realised: $350

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Lot number 056
A collection of ten ivory balls, probably billiard balls, one stained red and two of larger size, eight with diameter of 40mm, one with diameter 50mm and two with diameter of 55mm.

Estimate: $800
Price realised: $1500

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Lot number 076
A taxidermied Bontebok head attached to round board with coat in good condition. Height to tip of horns 780mm.

Estimate: $350
Price realised: $700

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Lot number 083
A small old American Clark Irish harp decorated with Celtic designs with gilded borders of trailing shamrocks, on simple quadrupod base. Height 3100mm

Estimate: $400
Price realised: $550

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Lot number 132
Two small N.Z. colonial kauri gum Maori busts, male and female. Height 110mm.

Estimate: $400
Price realised: $375

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Lot number 154
Three rare early New Zealand documents on parchment constituting and appointing Frederick Strouts to the position of; Cornet in the Canterbury Yeomanry Cavalry Volunteers by authority of the Militia Act 1858.

Estimate: $3000
Price realised: $3000

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Lot number 168
A large West African Bobo tribe chameleon mask with painted decoration. Length 910mm

Estimate: $850
Price realised: $650

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Lot number 189
A large 18thC Chinese blue and white baluster vase with side handles, painted with exotic bird in garden scene. Height 600mm

Estimate: $3000
Price realised: Unsold

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Lot number 207
A pair of impressive ivory carved vases of mildly tapered form with long waisted plain necks, the body of each finely carved with floral cartouche panel on a ground of entwined dragons and clouds. H:230mm

Estimate: $600
Price realised: $1100

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Lot number 216
A fine quality ivory model of the Taj Mahal, in glass case on wood stand. As a table lamp. H:285mm

Estimate: $350
Price realised: $875

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Lot number 217
An old finely carved ivory figure of the goddess Shiva standing on one leg with the other crossed over, her right hand raised with thumb and forefinger touching, radiating headdress and long plait to her back. H:275mm

Estimate: $1100
Price realised: $900

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Lot number 257
A Lladro figurine of an elegant young lady in blue and pink strapless ball gown. Height 310mm

Estimate: $150
Price realised: $210

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Lot number 275
A Royal Worcester lidded urn, gilded pedestal base and lid with additional gilding to rim and to handles, the front hand painted with fruit and signed H. Ayrton, 1954. H:250mm

Estimate: $1300
Price realised: $1250

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Lot number 284
A Victorian period Staffordshire figurine, Highlander on zebra, painted in polychrome. H:160

Estimate: $100
Price realised: $170

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Lot number 331
An impressive massive Carlton ware Tutankhamun ginger jar with Death Mask lid. Created to celebrate the opening of Tutankhamun’s tomb in 1922. Repaired lid. H:390mm.

Estimate: $1800
Price realised: $3800

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Lot number 466
A silver and greenstone fob chain with T-bar and bulldog clip. L:450mm

Estimate: $250
Price realised: $390

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Lot number 471
A hand painted coloured miniature of Colonel Cadogan of H.M. 71st Regiment, in ebonised wood frame with brass mount and acorn decoration and suspension ring. H:105

Estimate: $250
Price realised: $525

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Lot number 530
A mid Victorian period silver teapot of squat round form on shallow foot, heavily embossed floral decoration to exterior with blank cartouche front and back for engraving, flower and leaf knob to lid with ivory heat ring to handle. Diameter:150mm

Estimate: $650
Price realised: Unsold

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Lot number 541
A George IV period Old Sheffield Plate meat dish cover with engraved armorial to front. L:340mm

Estimate: $250
Price realised: $250

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Lot number 604
A 19thC Italian centre table of circular shape, the marble top with polychrome painted decoration of village scene with horse, cart, figures, stone bridge and buildings. Diameter 810mm

Estimate: $1200
Price realised: $1150

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Lot number 623
An impressive pair of large Victorian period spelter male and female seated Arabic figures, the woman playing Egyptian harp with enamel decoration, the bearded turbaned man with long pipe. H:1520

Estimate: $5500
Price realised: $10000