July Antique & Art Auction

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July's eclectic offering includes a large estate from Birkenhead, a lifetime of collecting has amassed a house full of treasure, plus other vendors.

Titanic memorabilia, duck decoys and other fishing equipment, a delightful miniature tortoiseshell tea caddy, glass fishing floats, coal scuttles, guitars, a collection of treen, large brass telescope, tools, table lamps, Louis Vuitton, toys, walnut billiard scoring board, carved ivory, Lalique, Etling, Murano, Waterford, Garry Nash, Peter Raos and Georgian glass pieces, artefacts and tribal items from the Pacific and New Zealand, includes three fine tabua, De Sainson prints, kauri gum, Winkelman triptychs, Moa leg bone, five fireman’s medals, Maori fish hooks, Crown Lynn, Smisek, Barry Brickell, 54 kilo greenstone boulder, English and European china from Moorcroft, Royal Worcester, Parian, an impressive Hannah Barlow vase, Wedgwood, Royal Doulton, Japanese woodblock prints, ivory netsukes, Imari, Satsuma, bronzes, boxes, Chinese carved ivory figures, screens, export ware blue and white china, famille rose, celadon chargers, large lidded jars, Tek Sing pieces, Chinese silver, plus many more interesting items. The evening session starts with the jewellery including tribal necklaces, diamond, emerald, ruby, sapphire rings, amber, coral, turquoise and tribal necklaces, diamond bracelets, Art Nouveau pendants, diamond earrings, coral earrings, Victorian and Edwardian jewellery, gold chains, sovereigns, bangles, gold and silver pocket and wristwatches, Rolex wristwatches, mantel clocks, carriage clocks, Georgian bracket clock, the silver section has silver tea sets, salvers, candlesticks, sauce boats, condiment sets, cutlery, seven basting spoons, five silver mugs, American silver cutlery, for the collector of Old Sheffield Plate we have trays, coffee and teapots, bottle coasters, elaborate entrée dishes, salvers, candlesticks, candelabra, etc. Plus our usual fine selection of rugs, runners and carpets, furniture includes a delightful small proportion chest on chest, Georgian and Victorian chests of drawers, tables, chairs, wine tables, Chinese altar tables, Chinese cabinet, French style chairs and settee, wagon wheels, two large ship’s anchors, Danish designer chairs, Arts and Crafts high back settle, mirrors, vintage park benches, stunning curved glass shop display cabinet, art includes works by Peter McIntyre, C.D. Barraud, Peter Beadle, Aston Greathead, five Aboriginal works, Theo Schoon, John Speedy, Peggy Spicer, Gary Tricker, plus so much more.

Come and view.

Cordy's monthly Fine Art, Antiques, Jewelry and Collectables Auction. Full details of this auction will be released a couple of weeks before the auction date, along with printed catalogue available for purchase or as a downloadable PDF. Please join our email newsletter to be informed when the full detailed are available.

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Auction times
Tue 14th July / 9:30 am – 10:00 pm

Viewing times
Fri 10th July / 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sun 12th July / 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Mon 13th July / 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
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Conditions of sale
The fine print.

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Auction Highlights

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Lot number 099
Asturias hand crafted acoustic classical guitar, Standard model, with German spruce top, mahogany neck, rosewood fretboard and body. With hard case

Estimate: $1000
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 103
Morris hand crafted acoustic classical guitar, W-40 model (a replica of the Martin D-40), c.1973, with spruce top, Brazilian rosewood body, rosewood finger-board and bridge. With tartan soft case

Estimate: $450
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 106
A silver-plate table lamp, a column of acanthus leaves raised from a triform base with similar decoration supporting an electric lamp holder with a frosted and cut glass spherical shade. H:680mm

Estimate: $250
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 120
1920s French "Richard" cameo glass small lamp base, baluster form, the swollen ovoid body with raised floral designs in deep purple red on a yellow ground with vertical red striped inclusions, the signature in cameo. Shade absent. Height of glass only 130mm.

Estimate: $250
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Lot number 126
A Lalique perfume bottle, in the "Enfants" pattern, etched 'Lalique, France' to base. 80 x 100mm

Estimate: $250
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 138
Four Clyne Farquharson stem glasses, all with typical wheel cut decoration, signed. Height approx. 140mm

Estimate: $150
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Lot number 141
Two N.Z. art picture glass paperweights, includes: one "Hot Glass" Peter Raos Arum Lily weight, the other with various millefiori canes and a coloured base as an underwater seascape

Estimate: $220
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 158
Louis de Sainson, "Nouvelle-Zelande" (14 Maori portraits and a study of puhoro [thigh] tattoo), three lithographs, from the Atlas of the First Voyage de L'Astrolabe (Dumont D'Urville) 1826-29, published in Paris 1833, plates 42, 54 and 57: Each 430 x 310

Estimate: $450
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 160
Louis de Sainson, "Nataï...", hand coloured portrait lithograph, from the Atlas of the First Voyage de L'Astrolabe (Dumont D'Urville) 1827, published in Paris 1833, plate 63: Some foxing. 440 x 320mm

Estimate: $700
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Lot number 192
A large greenstone cut boulder, the two cut and polished faces showing good dark colour, white rind to the outer surface. 54kgs

Estimate: $3000
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Lot number 229
A Georgian period percussion cap pistol with octagonal barrel and restrained engraved decoration, with ram rod. Faults. Length 310mm

Estimate: $150
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Lot number 231
German Naval Officer's dagger by Carl Eickhorn, Solingen, nickel plated steel blade with engraved detail, the reverse ricasso with oval maker's mark, the pommel with traditional eagle perched upon a wreathed swastika. L:415mm

Estimate: $1000
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Lot number 299
Chinese carved stone Buddha head, with later gilding applied to the face and coloured pigment applied to the hair. Height on wooden stand 320mm

Estimate: $1800
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Lot number 311
Set of four early 20thC Chinese large porcelain plaques, famille rose enamelled decoration of a bearded gent accompanied in various landscapes. Provenance: Purchased by our vendor's family c.1920. Each framed panel 980 x 375mm

Estimate: $850
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Lot number 317
Chinese porcelain famille rose floor standing vase, the long body with a full encircling band of court and performing figures within an interior setting including parading figures on horseback. Early 20thC, a large and impressive example. H:1200mm

Estimate: $8500
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Lot number 347
Chinese porcelain sang de boeuf glazed shallow dish, with Daoguang seal mark in underglaze blue under the base. Diameter 200mm

Estimate: $700
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 348
Chinese porcelain small dish, with jun glaze, with hare's fur red splash to the interior. Some crazing. Diameter 140mm

Estimate: $900
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 359
Japanese carving of a seated monkey, he wears a short jacket, holds a peach to his left hand, an ivory stick to his right, ivory small detail to the peach and inlaid tablet to his back, signed. Height 80mm

Estimate: $120
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Lot number 472
Lady's 18ct. white and yellow gold, emerald and diamond dress ring, the 6.52ct. cushion cut certified "Natural Columbian emerald... light green in colour", held by four yellow gold claws above an encircling row of round brilliant cut diamonds. 70 diamonds totalling 0.35ct.

Estimate: $4500
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Lot number 473
Lady's 18ct. yellow and white gold, emerald and diamond dress ring, the central 7.90 emerald cut natural Columbian emerald held by four gold claws and framed by two round brilliant cut diamonds each of 0.22ct., tapered shoulders.

Estimate: $5500
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Lot number 477
4ct. gold, red coral and diamond lady's dress ring, similar to above, the circular cabochon coral claw set above an encircling row of round brilliant cut diamonds

Estimate: $500
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Lot number 490
Heavy 14ct. yellow gold Princeton University Class ring, the oval top with university armorial including a shield above a ribbon, motto included, wide flared shoulders, "John Roberts", makers and gold marks stamped to interior band. 18.7gms

Estimate: $475
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Lot number 515
A 1980s Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date gent's wristwatch, all stainless steel including bezel, silvered dial with baton hour markers and maker's details, traditional bracelet strap, the catch with maker's name and logo. Working

Estimate: $1400
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Lot number 520
c.1920 Rotherhams 18ct. yellow gold hunter pocket watch, the white enamel dial with Roman numerals and subsidiary dial, the 3/4 plate movement with maker's name and no. 401482. Dated 1925. Hallmarked Birmingham 1924. Working

Estimate: $2500
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Lot number 717
Early 20thC mahogany glazed drum front shop display cabinet, the quarter round top with four glazed doors enclosing a mirror backed section, all above four larger glazed sliding doors enclosing fittings for a single shelf, glazed sides, platform base. 2490 x 550 x 1190

Estimate: $1800
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 735
French Louis XVI style gilt-wood canapé with leaf, flower and scroll decoration, cane filled back, turned and fluted front legs and blue floral brocade covers. Some faults. Width 1350.

Estimate: $400
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 771
David Jones, Untitled Abstract, acrylic on board, signed. 380 x 305

Estimate: $110
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Lot number 793
Manner of Gottfried Lindauer "Portrait of Edwin Young", oil on canvas, unsigned. 750 x 625

Estimate: $500
Price realised: n/a