March Antique & Art Auction

Auction Details

On offer this month, many estate items including Doulton from the Muggeridge estate, New Plymouth, and art from the Shirley Fletcher estate, Parnell.

Including vintage tools, copper ship's lamps, walking sticks, taxidermy, moa leg bone, dolls, tantalus, tortoiseshell boxes, postcards, stamps, E.N.T. medical model, Middle Eastern daggers, viola, sperm whale teeth, varied selection of vintage toys, glass from Garry Nash, Daum, Almeric Walter, Lalique, Peter Raos, Pacific Island, Maori and African artefacts, specifically an impressive pair of ebony busts from the Congo, a fine Fijian tabua, greenstone tiki and a pekapeka, vintage N.Z. photos, Wharetana, Len Castle and All Blacks jerseys. To start the Gallipoli centenary we offer a good selection of medals including photos of the Somme & Ypres from N.Z. soldiers plus other ephemera as well as medals, the china section has 15 lots of Doulton Dickens ware from an estate in Taranaki, a Doulton Chang vase, Kia Ora jardiniere, a stunning M.V. Marshall dragon vase, Royal Worcester, Clarice Cliff, a 168 piece Booths Real Old Willow dinner set, the Oriental section contains carved jade and ivory, famille rose ceramics, two good ivory tusk bridges, three fine Chinese scrolls, Revolutionary art, Japanese armour, a large carved yew wood Kuan Yin, good carved calligrapher's stand, Japanese swords, Sumida Gawa pottery, a superb offering of Victorian and Edwardian jewellery, diamond rings, earrings, necklaces, Art Deco and amber necklaces, a luxurious string of vintage ivory beads, gold necklaces, jade pendants, an exceptional antique diamond ‘comet’ brooch, N.Z. jewellery, emerald rings, a good selection of dress rings, gold bearing quartz, Asprey & Couaillet carriage clocks, mystery clock, Victorian marble clocks, Regency bracket clock, a significant Cartier Belle Époque clock, silver photo frames, Russian silver, candlesticks, coffee and tea sets, George IV silver and coconut cup, Chinese silver, cutlery, unusual silver postal scales, we have our usual variety of Persian, Isfahan, Turkish, Hamadan and Baluchi rugs, some fine examples of N.Z. colonial furniture, Victorian and Georgian desks, tables, chairs, chests of drawers, sideboards, vintage shop display cabinets, French, Dutch, Japanese, Chinese furniture including a rare pair of Emperor and Empress Huanghuali chairs with matching table, plus a pair of Huanghuali display cabinets, marble busts, mirrors, lamps, a large offering of artworks from Kenneth Jack, Van der Velden, Blythe Fletcher, Brent Wong, R.P. Bonnington, Simon Williams, Lance O'Gorman, Garth Tapper, 13 Alan Taylor's, Aston Greathead, Peter Siddell, Hilda Wiseman, Guy Ngan, Theo Jansen, plus so much more. This is a ‘MUST VIEW’

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

Catalogue available now in magazine form or as a PDF download.

Auction times
Tue 24th March / 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

Viewing times
Fri 20th March / 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sun 22nd March / 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Mon 23rd March / 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Location
180 Great South Rd, Remuera, Auckland

Catalogue
A PDF of the catalogue.

Postal bidding
A PDF of our bidding form.

Prices realised
A PDF of prices realised.

How to bid
The bidding process made simple.

download

Conditions of sale
The fine print.

download

Auction Highlights

details

Lot number 041
A pair of taxidermied black swans, seated position, heads held high. 600 x 420mm.

Estimate: $650
Price realised: n/a

details

Lot number 110
A rare French Almaric Walter French Pâte de Verre figure of a woman seated on a bench, apple green with dark mottled green base. Signed A. Walter, Nancy. H:205mm

Estimate: $3500
Price realised: n/a

details

Lot number 137
Pair of Central African ebony busts from the Uele district on the border of Oubangui in French Equatorial Africa and the Belgian Congo, Mangbetu tribe. H:380mm and 360mm

Estimate: $350
Price realised: n/a

details

Lot number 138
A late 19thC Maori greenstone hei tiki, good mid/dark green tone with white flecked inclusions, sealing wax inset ring eyes, chin to the left, hands to thighs, pronounced rounded base section. Being assessed for registration. L:101mm

Estimate: $700
Price realised: n/a

details

Lot number 146
Maori pou post, the upper section carved with a full tiki figure, the figure depicted with topknot, moko, paua inset eyes standing squarely upon a square post section above a band of kowhaiwhai-like carved pattern. H:2330mm

Estimate: $2800
Price realised: n/a

details

Lot number 162
2002 full size All Black (Adidas) jersey, framed and signed, limited edition number 47/100, with original packaging.

Estimate: $450
Price realised: n/a

details

Lot number 174
A collection of WWI military medals, memorabilia and ephemera, associated with 11/2160 Gnr. F (Frank) Muggeridge.

Estimate: $1800
Price realised: n/a

details

Lot number 208
English flintlock pocket pistol, walnut stock with brass trigger guard and butt strap, cannon barrel with rifled fluting, the bridge indistinctly signed. Various faults. L:205mm

Estimate: $275
Price realised: n/a

details

Lot number 216
Large Royal Doulton Dickens Ware vase, baluster form with wide accentuated trumpet form top, "Old Peggotty". H:250mm

Estimate: $160
Price realised: n/a

details

Lot number 222
A large Royal Doulton Dickens Ware jardiniere, hairline crack to rim. Diameter 250mm

Estimate: $175
Price realised: n/a

details

Lot number 238
Royal Doulton stoneware "Kia Ora" large jardiniere, decorated in tiki masks, spiral motifs and "Kia Ora" plaques. H:165mm

Estimate: $2200
Price realised: n/a

details

Lot number 268
An ornate Chinese carved ivory elephant tusk, fully carved and pierced along its length with landscapes, pagodas and temples including numerous figures. Mounted on a carved wooden stand. L:725mm

Estimate: $2750
Price realised: n/a

details

Lot number 284
A pair of Chinese porcelain finely decorated famille rose square section vases, each face with a white ground panel of birds and blossom framed entirely by yellow and green ground panels. H:280mm

Estimate: $500
Price realised: n/a

details

Lot number 377
Art Deco platinum and diamond dress ring, the 1.08ct. Old European cut diamond bead set to the centre and surrounded by 14 Old Mine, Old European and Old Swiss Cut diamonds. TDW 1.80cts., colours E-G

Estimate: $6000
Price realised: n/a

details

Lot number 379
A pair of 18ct white gold, emerald and citrine pendant earrings, the diamond encrusted leaf forms support the wide large ovoid drops. TDW 2.99cts. Yellow sapphires 2.05cts. Emeralds 9.5cts

Estimate: $7000
Price realised: n/a

details

Lot number 403
An 18ct. lady's blue topaz and multi-diamond dress ring, the trillion cut blue topaz claw set above a single row of modern brilliant cut diamonds. Total weight 6gms

Estimate: $500
Price realised: n/a

details

Lot number 418
An 18ct. yellow gold, diamond and aquamarine(?) lady's dress ring, the large emerald cut aquamarine framed by a single row of 16 modern brilliant cut diamonds.

Estimate: $260
Price realised: n/a

details

Lot number 420
A 14ct. yellow gold and red coral dress ring, the square cushion form deep red toned coral jewel in a conforming plain rub-over mount.

Estimate: $260
Price realised: n/a

details

Lot number 449
A Vitascope dioramic electric clock, with a cream bakelite case set with a chrome chapter ring and hands below a ship automata with a rocking machine and light simulating sunrise and sunset. H:320mm

Estimate: $575
Price realised: n/a

details

Lot number 455
A fine and rare Cartier Belle Epoque bright pink enamel, silver and agate small travelling clock, with original key, the case with push-button hinged lid release and fall front with glass panel, c.1910.

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

details

Lot number 531
Victorian burr walnut and marble topped collector's cabinet, the white marble top with black flecking and thumb moulded edge above a full width slide above a combination of ten drawers and three cupboard doors. 775 x 455 x 1010.

Estimate: $850
Price realised: n/a

details

Lot number 555
A set of eight quality early 20thC burr walnut Queen Anne style dining chairs, the set including six side chairs and two carver chairs, elaborate urn splat backs with carved pediment detail, scrolling bar supports.

Estimate: $5000
Price realised: n/a

details

Lot number 575
An Italian Art Nouveau marble and alabaster bust of a young woman, by G. Pineschi, her hair tied in a head scarf, raised on a concave socle base. H:540mm

Estimate: $650
Price realised: n/a

details

Lot number 620
Simon Williams, "Digging for Shells, Little Bay", oil on canvas, signed, signed and entitled on reverse. 555 x 455, unframed.

Estimate: $340
Price realised: n/a

details

Lot number 622
Shay Docking - "South Seas Icon - Number 6 - City with Tiered Cones", oil, tempera and pva on board, signed, entitled, signed and dated 1970 on original label on reverse. Some deterioration. 1375 x 1065

Estimate: $850
Price realised: n/a

details

Lot number 677
Guy Ngan, untitled bronze sculpture (Habitation Series), the square section form with polished sectional faces, the recesses with green patina, raised on a pale toned marble cube, impressed "GUY NGAN 120 82". 200 x 198 x 172

Estimate: $3200
Price realised: n/a