August Antique & Art Auction

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Another fine offering for the August auction. To add to your collections we have instruments, telescopes, a set of 10 brass bell weights, impressive ram’s horns table snuff mull, butterfly collection, Inuit whale bone carving, a rare narwhal tusk, taxidermied crocodile head and small crocodile head bookends, scrimshaw whale’s tooth, zebra skin, ivory and blackwood chess set and board, shells, kauri gum, large opal boulder section, fishing equipment, tea caddies, stamps, an unusual Russian agate etui and contents, maps, printers trays of type, enamel advertising signs, pewter, ocelot coat, pair Legras glass vases, Venini, Lalique, Garry Nash, Swarovski, Whitefriars, a 54 piece Baccarat stemware collection, artefacts and tribal pieces from the Pacific, Australia and Africa as well as good Maori pieces, carved ivory, shark tooth earrings, maps, Trevor Lloyd etchings, Alan Taylor archive, a superb collection of N.Z. pottery including works by Len Castle, Theo Schoon, Peter Stichbury, Barry Brickell, Crown Lynn, Titian, George Boyd, Rancich, Rick Rudd, plus much more. English and European china includes Moorcroft, Royal Doulton, Wedgwood, Royal Worcester, seven pieces of Keith Murray, Troika, two substantial pieces of Lladro, the Oriental section offers two old rhino horns, carved ivory crab, large rock crystal censer, Chinese Republic reticulated vase, coral snuff bottles, famille rose, cloisonne, export ware, scroll paintings, Japanese Imari, Tsuba, Wakizashi, large standing Buddha. We start the second session with the jewellery which has gold sovereigns, Krugerrand, rouble, gold chains, bracelets, stick pins, diamond necklaces, bracelets, earrings and rings including 2ct. and 1ct. rings, coral necklaces, good retro silver pieces, Cartier diamond earrings and a Cartier gold and jade pin, Huia beak brooch, gold and silver pocket watches, Rolex stainless and gold wristwatch, Rolex submariner wristwatch, mantel clocks, silver photo frames, sugar casters, cutlery, creamers, sauce boats, tea sets, another fine offering of silver flatware, mugs, rose bowls, salvers, an outstanding meat cover, Teutenberg medal, Old Sheffield Plate, 23 Persian rugs and runners, a pleasing Queen Ann style chest on stand, screens, chests of drawers, side tables, vintage Louis Vuitton trunk, kauri furniture, dining tables, chairs, Chinese carved nests of tables, camphor chest, delightful Chinese floor standing gong and stand, pair of good vintage Chinese rosewood chairs and side table, chandeliers, garden urns. The Art section includes works by Jane Evans, Tom Peerless, Aston Greathead, W.G. Baker, Alice Whyte, Louis Henderson, Cynthia Taylor, Blomfield, Sylvia Siddell and a major stunning Peter McIntyre oil of ballet dancers.

Another must view and attend Cordy’s 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 11th August / 9:30 am – 10:00 pm

Viewing times
Fri 7th August / 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sun 9th August / 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Mon 10th August / 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 007
A set of Avery brass bell weights, (10) 2ozs. up to 7lbs.

Estimate: $220
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Lot number 008
Victorian period Scottish double ram's horn table snuff mull, with Walker & Hall silver plated mounts, including horn tip terminals and a central large oval snuff box. W:530mm, H:200mm

Estimate: $500
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Lot number 017
Burchell zebra skin, with caramel toning to the back. 3020mm tip of tail to tip of head by 1940mm from leg to leg.

Estimate: $1550
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Lot number 020
Small ivory world globe, the ivory ball with incised and black stained detail held in brass pinned bezel on turned hardwood stand, old repair to base. Diameter of globe 50mm

Estimate: $220
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Lot number 041
19thC walnut quaich, a heart shaped handle to each side, silver medallion to the interior centre with a shield to the exterior and around the small base. Diameter 65mm

Estimate: $120
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Lot number 043
19thC Russian étui of tapering casket form, constructed of rose tinted and veined agate with gilt metal frame, opening to reveal an interior fitted to hold eight miniature utensils. H:850mm

Estimate: $600
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Lot number 071
Three-quarter length ocelot fur coat, with faux fur collar and trim to the front, fully lined and in good condition

Estimate: $700
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Lot number 078
Pair of c.1900 French Legras green glass enamelled and gilded vases, tall tapered cylindrical form with compressed squat circular bases, enamelled and gilded Art Nouveau decoration of evening primroses. H:295mm

Estimate: $400
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Lot number 083
Baccarat crystal stemware, comprising: 13 champagne flutes, five red wine glasses, 15 white wine glasses and 20 liqueur glasses. Un- marked, pre-1930s

Estimate: $750
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Lot number 099
Garry Nash Red Opalino vase, flattened ovoid form, the bright red enhanced with panels of gold leaf. H:270mm

Estimate: $250
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Lot number 118
19thC small Maori greenstone hei tiki, part of the bottom right section broken away and lost, a silver wire frame with claws supporting the remainder and presumably the original broken section. L:42mm

Estimate: $120
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Lot number 139
Artist unknown, "A Study of Taiaha, Toki Kaukaroa and Taniko Bordered Cloak". Oil on canvas, in distressed condition. 720 x 490mm

Estimate: $150
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Lot number 150
Len Castle earthenware blue press moulded dish, long oval form, impressed decoration in a repeating fine pattern. Impressed potter's mark, c. late 1990s. 585 x 345 x 125mm

Estimate: $1000
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Lot number 162
Len Castle blue glazed flared bowl, earthenware, impressed decoration to the rim, alkaline glaze coloured with copper and cobalt oxides, impressed potter's mark to base, c.2000s

Estimate: $850
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Lot number 180
N.Z. Titian pottery moon form vase, the striking yellow glazed disc form body with slot opening to top, stylised palm tree to one side in gloss black glaze. With marks in relief including date 1982 and "Eagle Mold". H:285mm

Estimate: $280
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Lot number 181
Aquila N.Z. pottery unique prototype wall charger, modelled in relief with a galleon under sail, hand coloured in green, brown and yellow glaze, black rim, factory mark to reverse

Estimate: $300
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Lot number 182
Aquila proto-type wall charger, decorated in relief with a reclining goddess (Diana), cobalt blue dominant glaze, chip to ring foot, mark to base

Estimate: $250
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Lot number 188
N.Z. colonial P. Hutson & Co. pottery vase, striking red glaze, compressed ovoid body with short flared foot and flared open neck, impressed mark to foot. Minor chipping to rim. H:145mm

Estimate: $250
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Lot number 202
Rick Rudd hand built black terracotta clay teapot, abstract pinched and coiled form, overhead handle, flared triangular form, gloss black compressed ball stopper. 320 x 145 x 240mm approx

Estimate: $300
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Lot number 203
Rick Rudd hand built black terracotta clay teapot, abstract pinched and coiled form, overhead handle, panelled vertical front, gloss black compressed ball stopper. H:250mm

Estimate: $240
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Lot number 265
Lladro figure group, depicting a gentleman in top hat and frock coat accompanying a woman with parasol and playful puppies. Modelled by Fulgencio Garcia. H:500mm

Estimate: $550
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Lot number 266
Lladro porcelain sculpture of a Venetian gondola. Manufacturer's marks, no. 4800 and artist's signature: J. Ruiz and F. Català, raised on plinth base. 780 x 160 x 375mm

Estimate: $1250
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Lot number 270
Carved ivory articulated crab, life size with solid body, eight legs and two large claws to front, movable sections. 250 x 100 x 90mm

Estimate: $550
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Lot number 277
Chinese porcelain Republic period reticulated walled vase. Six character Qianlong seal mark under the base. Along with a carved and pierced rosewood drum shaped vase stand. Vase height 440mm

Estimate: $1000
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Lot number 424
A pair of 18ct. white gold Cartier diamond earrings, the Creole hoop earrings with front and rear sections pavé set with round brilliant cut diamonds, signed "Cartier" to the interior. TDW 6.80cts.

Estimate: $8500
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Lot number 465
A very large N.Z. colonial greenstone and gold mounted pendant, a wide encircling 9ct. rose gold band towards the top, scroll engraved and marked "Kia Ora", tapered suspension hole to the top with gilt jump ring attached. L:161mm

Estimate: $460
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Lot number 506
Victorian five piece silver teaset, including spirit kettle, teapot, two handled sugar basin, covered sugar bowl and milk jug. London 1899 by Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co. Ltd. Total 2390gms

Estimate: $1500
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Lot number 571
WMF silver plate tea and coffee service, comprising coffee and teapots, lidded sugar and cream jug; each piece of cylindrical shape raised on a spreading circular foot, with caramel coloured bakelite C-scroll handles

Estimate: $225
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Lot number 612
A vintage Louis Vuitton travel trunk, plain canvas cover with leather edging and corners, the lid lifts to reveal a lift-out tray, the interior lined with leatherette. 850 x 550 x 270mm

Estimate: $1200
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Lot number 674
Jane Evans, "Iceland Poppies", watercolour, signed and dated 1983. 550 x 360

Estimate: $650
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Lot number 719
Henry Dunn Driver, "Coromandel Coastal Landscape", oil on canvas. 90 x 595mm

Estimate: $500
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Lot number 721
Charles Henry Howorth, "Hongi's Track Near Rotorua", watercolour, signed. 390 x 340mm

Estimate: $200
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