October Antique & Art Auction

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Three antique sales to go before Christmas so start shopping now.

We have on offer candlesticks, kitchenalia, sewing machines, guitars, Norwegian lights and leadlight, Mouseman breadboards, beautiful inlaid boxed decanter set, bronze figures, bowler hats, money banks, a Victorian paisley shawl, large amethyst geode, woodrose carvings, a 1960s copy of Picasso's "Toros Y Toeros", large turtle shell, a good selection of stamps, early envelopes, "On Active Service" envelopes, old N.Z. coinage, Art Nouveau glass vases, impressive Waterford crystal champagne bucket, Lalique Ceylan vase, other glass pieces from Kosta Boda, Peter Raos, Garry Nash, Pacific Islands and Maori artefacts, an important album of vintage Maori and Pacific Island photographs, Jane Brenkley box, Pitcairn Island fish, pottery from Betty Beadle, Len Castle, Barry Brickell, Warren Tippet, militaria includes bayonets, German WWII daggers, Gallipoli watercolours, china from Royal Doulton, Royal Worcester, Moorcroft, Keith Murray and Rosenthal. Three vintage Tibetan Thangkas, Indian watercolours and miniatures, rosewood boxes, Japanese ceramics, a large and impressive carved ivory tusk section vase, Chinese famille rose pieces and other ceramics, inkstones, jade, scholar's rocks, ceramic garden seats, bronze statues and more. The evening session starts with the jewellery where we have a particularly good collection of Victorian and Edwardian pendants, brooches, bracelets and chains, we have a 1.51ct. diamond ring, emerald and diamond ring, diamond earrings, dress rings, pearl necklaces, vintage lady's and gent's wristwatches, gold pocket watches and chains, carriage clocks, mantel clocks, Atmos clock, another fine collection of silver, vinaigrettes, lemon strainer, brandy warmer, tea sets, coffee pots, chocolate pots, gravy boats, wine funnel, tankard, pap boat, salts, cutlery, Frank Grady napkin ring, the rugs are Persian, Baluchi, Afghan, Andkhoi, Turkoman, a wide variety of furniture is in this sale, dining tables, chairs, games table, chests of drawers, sideboards, oak, kauri and mahogany furniture from Georgian through to early 20thC, chandeliers, lamps, mirrors, Chinese and Japanese pieces, stone statues, longcase clock, artwork includes Russell Flint prints, Werner Hilsing, A.A. Deans, a. Wood, E.B. Lattey, Frank Wright, Aston Greathead, Robin White, Hilda Wiseman, Mark Venables, May Gilbert, Peggy Spicer and Stanley Palmer.

A must view auction, an offering like no other.

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 7th October / 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

Viewing times
Fri 3rd October / 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sun 5th October / 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Mon 6th October / 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Location
180 Great South Rd, Remuera, Auckland

Catalogue
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Postal bidding
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Prices realised
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Conditions of sale
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Auction Highlights

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Lot number 019
A reverse painted glass sign, "Consulting Hours" in gold leaf and black paint, in painted wooden frame. 240 x 445mm

Estimate: $175
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Lot number 020
A 1970s "Made in Japan" Yamaha AE18 hollow body arch top electric guitar. Spruce top, beech back and sides. In vintage gold plush lined hard case. A top quality Gibson L-5 replica

Estimate: $1000
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Lot number 023
A c.1995 Fender "Jaguar" electric guitar, mottled red formica panel with variable red and dark varnished border. The base of neck reverse labelled "Crafted in Japan", Serial No. P037726. In fender bag

Estimate: $360
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Lot number 037
A vintage bird cage, the square form body decorated with coconut palms, the pagoda style top with metal finial and top, old cream paint remaining. 330 x 330 x 600mm

Estimate: $120
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Lot number 086
Approximately 5.5 kgs of old N.Z. coinage, many pre-1947

Estimate: $400
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Lot number 105
A sizeable Italian tortoiseshell glass vase, of conical form, labelled 'Vetri Artistici' and 'Made In Italy', purchased ECC Lighting 1999. H:420mm

Estimate: $120
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Lot number 119
A good old Maori pounamu toki (adze), wide tapered rectangular section, the near straight cutting edge with tapered bevel, semi-blunt, good overall semi-polish, evidence of wear. Good mid/green toned greenstone. L:184 x 65

Estimate: $2200
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Lot number 126
A good rare (now extinct) Huia bird tail feather, of full size with traditional white tip and fine down type feathers towards the quill end, dark toned. Length 200mm. The Huia is regarded by Maori as tapu and the wearing of its feathers was reserved for people of high status.

Estimate: $650
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Lot number 166
Three WWI period Gallipoli watercolours by T.V. Auld, all of long panoramic form showing: one of "The Terrible Country Towards Suvla". Two works signed. 665 x 145, 685 x 105, 490 x 110mm.

Estimate: $750
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Lot number 176
Victorian Minton Parian group of Ariadne and the Panther, after the model by Dannecker, c.1884. On a rectangular plinth. Crack to her left big toe and base. 300 x 140 x 380mm

Estimate: $500
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Lot number 253
A pair of Rosenthal "studio-line" porcelain obelisks, in the "Les Trésors De La Mer" pattern, a collaboration with Gianni Versace, c.1995, in original boxes. H:380mm

Estimate: $600
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Lot number 255
A Rosenthal Bjorn Wiinblad 1980 porcelain Xmas plate, stylised decoration of Joseph beside Mary and Baby Jesus on donkey, elaborate border, gilded decoration including signature and date 1979, in original packing box. D:287mm

Estimate: $120
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Lot number 260
An Indian allegorical watercolour painting, depicting Rama, Sita and Lakshmana in attendance with a sadhu. Image 275 x 415mm

Estimate: $225
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Lot number 277
A museum quality large and impressive Japanese ivory ornately carved tusk section, the all-over decoration of a busy market scene, highlighted in deep relief, wide flat top rim, the base fitted to a carved hard wood stand raised on four scroll legs. The tusk section only measuring 175 x 140 x 390mm

Estimate: $22,000
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Lot number 326
A Chinese rock crystal geode with carved and polished decoration of birds and prunus blossom. On wood stand. L:170mm

Estimate: $150
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Lot number 418
A modern Atmos "Classique" Goldtone Jaeger-LeCoultre perpetual clock, traditional gold plated brass case with glass panels to all sides and top, spirit level to base of case, adjustable feet, the chapter ring with Roman numerals, 15 jewels, open worked gold plated mechanism. In as new condition with all original packaging, booklet and box. 180 x 135 x 225mm

Estimate: $1400
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Lot number 463
Four George III period Irish bright cut silver tablespoons with shell shaped bowls and cast handles. Dublin 1783(3) and 1784(3) by John Pittar and Michael Keating. Length 215mm

Estimate: $800
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Lot number 512
An early George III oak tilt-top wine table, the oval top raised on a ring turned baluster column from a slender tripod base. 880 x 625 x 725mm

Estimate: $300
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Lot number 532
A deep red leather wing back chair, with buttoned back and exposed stud detail framing the back and arms, the seat with loose cushion, raised on cabriole legs.

Estimate: $275
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Lot number 571
An old Chinese multi-drawer large medicine chest, red and black lacquer framing, with a combination of 103 drawers each with white decorated carved calligraphy, ring and swing handles. Applied decorative metal fixings. 940 x 315 x 1320mm

Estimate: $1100
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Lot number 580
A good Thai stone carved Buddha, traditionally seated in lotus position upon a throne, tightly bound hair, hands together linked to his lap. Height 750mm

Estimate: $350
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Lot number 617
Austen A. Deans (1915-2011), "Hills & Mountains", watercolour, signed and dated 1987. 400 x 550mm

Estimate: $1200
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Lot number 637
Louis de Sainson, (French 1800-1887), "Baie Houa Houa" from the 1835 publication of the Atlas of the Astrolabe Voyage 1827, lithograph Plate 48. 220 x 330mm

Estimate: $425
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Lot number 638
Robin White, "Oystercatchers", screen print 49/50, signed and dated May '74. 455 x 305mm

Estimate: $1200
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