September Art & Antique Auction

Auction Details

This large auction includes a fantastic array; chess, mahjong and domino sets, printer’s trays with type, a good selection of tools plus a tool box with contents, cased taxidermied fish, duck decoys, fishing gear, two large and impressive turtle shells, vertebrae walking stick, elephant tusk, reindeer and goat hides, carved ivory and antler, kauri gum, a fine selection of Indian miniatures from an important artist’s estate (also includes his easel),19thC Greek icon, good copper pans, boxes, fur coats, 18 lots of antique bone and wood lace bobbins, glass from Lalique, Waterford, Venini, tribal and artefacts from the Pacific, Australia, Africa as well as Maori and historic N.Z. items, interesting wood carved Maori figures, George Boyd, Len Castle, Woodnorth, Hutson, Crown Lynn and other N.Z. pottery, an impressive collection of Royal Worcester hand painted pieces, Moorcroft, Doulton, Lladro, Copenhagen. The Oriental section has, carved pips, a good selection of carved ivory, large Jadeite Kuanyin, famille rose, blue and white ceramics, tea dust vase, cloisonne, cinnabar lacquer box, Japanese netsukes, Imari, Yoshida woodblock prints.

The second section starts with the jewellery which is full of stylish pieces including diamonds,emeralds, pearls, jade, Tanzanite set jewellery, gold chains, heavy silver fashion bangles, earrings and necklaces, six outstanding chunky amber bead necklaces, eight lots of vintage ivory bangles, superb antique diamond rings, pendants, Rolex wristwatches, WWII military watch, gold and silver pocket watches, carriage clock, Cartier and Jaeger Lecoultre clocks, French mantel clocks, a select silver section, wine funnels, toddy ladles, cutlery, teapots, candlesticks, Art Nouveau WMF, eight lots of kelim cushions as well as the usual fine offering of antique and other Persian rugs, the 133 lots of furniture includes Sefton Powrie chairs, tables, dressers, a fantastic offering of Georgian wine tables, chairs, Sutherland and Pembroke tables, chests of drawers, corner cupboards, chest on chest, fall front bureaus, Victorian dining tables, a magnificent marble top credenza, French, Chinese and Japanese furniture, three exceptional large 19thC French gilt cushion mirrors, camphor chests, Chinese marriage chest, longcase clocks, table lamps, garden statuary including a fabulous pair of greyhounds, the art section offers works by Laugeson, Sholto Smith, Blythe Fletcher, Tom Burnett, C.H. Howarth, Ted Lattey, Beadle, Mable Hill, Rodney Fumston, Peggy Spicer plus many more artists.

Another fine auction from Cordy’s that must be viewed.

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 8th September / 9:30 am – 10:00 pm

Viewing times
Fri 4th September / 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sun 6th September / 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Mon 7th September / 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Location
180 Great South Rd, Remuera, Auckland

Catalogue
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Auction Highlights

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Lot number 049
An uncarved elephant tusk on stand, of good uniform colour and polish. 3050gms. Outer curvature 880mm, diameter 245mm

Estimate: $1750
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 076
18th/ 19thC Indian miniature painting depicting the worship of Krishna manifest as Shrinathji, in gouache, watercolour and gilding. 290mm x 180mm

Estimate: $150
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 091
18th/19thC Greek icon, of the Holy Trinity, painted in oils on a wooden panel, the image protected by a silver riza or oklad worked in repoussé. Engraved 'La Santissima Trinita'. Stamped silver mark centre left 'Sigma Pi'. Overall 415mm x 345mm

Estimate: $1200
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 094
19thC walnut cased polyphon, along with numerous pierced player discs, the tabletop player with inlaid lid opening to reveal a picture inset under the lid. Working order with crank handle. 530 x 480 x 230mm

Estimate: $950
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 121
19thC European ivory and watercolour decorated quality fan in giltwood case, the ivory shaped sticks with gilded and silvered overlay including mother-of-pearl. 595 x 330 x 45mm

Estimate: $550
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 126
Two old Indo-Portuguese carved wooden religious figures, the standing gent in traditional robe, the female deity standing upon a ball. Heights 530 and 440mm

Estimate: $140
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Lot number 190
A framed photograph of the Northcote Rambler's Football Team, Winners First Junior Championship 1914. 380 x 480mm

Estimate: $150
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Lot number 194
A vintage Iles photographic portrait, "Hori", of a young man wearing a feathered Cloak, his name tattooed to his arm. 180 x 130mm

Estimate: $200
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Lot number 262
A pair of 19thC Sevres and ormolu tall hand painted lidded urns, both signed by the artist C. Rochette, the reverse painted with cherubs amongst clouds holding a lyre harp. Height 495mm

Estimate: $2200
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Lot number 321
Chinese carved ivory elephant tusk, elaborately pierced and carved with a mountainous village scene including multiple buildings amongst rocks and trees. Length of tusk 810mm

Estimate: $3200
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Lot number 467
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. Valuation and emerald report available.

Estimate: $3500
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 468
18ct. gold South Seas pearl and diamond cluster ring, the impressive 14mm. round pearl in the centre of a free-form cluster set with 12 marquise brilliant cut diamonds and 23 round modern brilliant cut diamonds. Valuation available

Estimate: $3000
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 471
14ct. white gold and diamond cluster ring, the 4.00ct. square radiant cut diamond claw set and surrounded by small round brilliant cut diamonds, with additional small diamonds set to the mount, shoulders and shank.

Estimate: $6000
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 609
Elkington silver plate tea and coffee service designed by Eric Clements, c.1961, comprising coffee, tea and hot water pots, milk and cream jug, sugar basin and tea strainer, on an oval tray.

Estimate: $500
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Lot number 686
An old oak and beech high back Windsor elbow chair, with turned front legs and stretcher base.

Estimate: $200
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Lot number 789
G. Carmichael, "St Mark's Square, Venice", watercolour, signed and dated 1920. 335 x 495mm

Estimate: $300
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Lot number 821
Don R Neilson "Along the Road to Glenorchy", oil on board, signed, entitled and dated 1984 verso. 545mm x 645mm

Estimate: $300
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Lot number 841
Roy Dalgarno, "All Blacks vs. Australia Rugby Scrum", oil on canvas, signed and dated '90. 840 x 1015mm

Estimate: $400
Price realised: n/a