October Art & Antique Auction

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Welcome to Cordy’s October spring auction. We are pleased to offer in this auction items from the estate of a renowned N.Z. artist including important Indian Pop Art works, along with items from other estates and private collections including ivories, rhino horns, fine antique jewellery, wide and varied offering of silver, good selection of Persian rugs, Georgian through to contemporary furniture, and prints and paintings. This once again a must view auction with an exciting and eclectic line up never to be repeated.

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Auction times
Tue 6th October / 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

Viewing times
Fri 2nd October / 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sun 4th October / 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Mon 5th October / 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Location
180 Great South Rd, Remuera, Auckland

Catalogue
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Postal bidding
A PDF of our bidding form.

Prices realised
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How to bid
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Conditions of sale
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Auction Highlights

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Lot number 022
A vintage printer's tray of old wooden letters. Width 800mm

Estimate: $200
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 135
An album of "1935 All Blacks Individual Photographs", containing 30 portrait photos of team members, each individually signed. The B&W portraits measure 145 x 93 each.

Estimate: $850
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 162
Folk Art Maori waka huia, the base carved with tiki figures to the sides and weku head handles issuing from the ends, the fitted lid with a handle formed as a recumbent tiki figure. W: 470mm

Estimate: $450
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 164
Pair of colonial terracotta urns by J.J. Craig (Avondale), the urns of traditional form decorated with faces in relief, a frieze of classical figures around the body with acanthus leaf decoration to the rims, on square plinth bases, some damage. H:700mm

Estimate: $1500
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 191
Early 20thC William Evans 12 gauge double barrel pigeon grade shotgun, side by side, hammer action, pin fire, engraved lock, non nitro proved, one piece mahogany stock. Serial No. 3471.

Estimate: $2500
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 243
Pair of Chinese elm small cabinets, the sides and upper sections of the doors with carved and pierced sections incorporating a repeat pattern of qilin rondels alternating with cruciform scrolls. 400 x 210 x 600mm

Estimate: $3000
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 251
Chinese porcelain famille rose vase converted as a table lamp. Ovoid shape with tall trumpet neck, scalloped everted rim, foo dog handles issue from the sides, decorated with panels of figures. Restored. Height ex. lamp 620mm

Estimate: $400
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 322
A pair of fine quality Japanese Meiji period ivory birds, fine intricate detail, inlaid horn eyes both with signed seal marks and mounted on rustic wood plinths length 220mm

Estimate: $1600
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 383
Victorian diamond drop earrings, the 9ct. yellow gold and silver leaf and ribbon mount set with a central 0.80ct. round brilliant cut diamond, further set with small old cut diamonds. Valuation available

Estimate: $3000
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 385
8ct. white gold and multi-yellow and white diamond fancy cluster ring, wide open scrolling form with an abstract band of twelve 'fancy yellow' variously cut diamonds totalling 2.48ct. Total TDW 3.50ct. Valuation available.

Estimate: $4250
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 389
Impressive 18ct. white gold, large emerald and multi diamond ladies dress ring, the claw set natural emerald of stepped emerald cut of 5.50ct. TDW 5.23ct. Valuation available

Estimate: $10000
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 396
18ct. yellow gold and vibrant green Chinese jade dress ring, the lozenge form panel in rub over mount.

Estimate: $250
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 397
10ct. yellow gold and diamond dress ring, the marquise shaped mount profusely set with small round brilliant cut diamonds, with white gold decorative detail two shoulders. TDW 1.00ct

Estimate: $350
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 446
French three piece clock garniture, the clock with an ornate gilt metal case set with porcelain panels hand painted with putti, surmounted by a sculptural figure of a young child feeding a dove. Clock height 310mm

Estimate: $1500
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 515
19thC silver double struck King's pattern cutlery service, various dates and makers, complete with 14 steel bladed table knives, 12 tablespoons, 12 table forks, 12 dessert spoons, 12 dessert forks and 12 teaspoons. 4460gms excluding knives

Estimate: $4500
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 651
George III flame mahogany flat front chest of five drawers, two short over three full width graduated drawers, circular brass ring and plate back handles, shaped bracket feet. 1010 x 540 x 1085.

Estimate: $850
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 654
Victorian figured walnut credenza, ebonised detail to the thumb moulded top and plinth edge, decorative ormolu mounts, satinwood scrolling inlays. 1515 x 420 x 1075mm

Estimate: $1250
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 685
Roy Dalgarno, 'Blade Shearer 3', oil on board, signed, entitled and dated 1987 on reverse. 515 x 590

Estimate: $350
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 687
Roy Dalgarno, 'Blade Shearer III', oil on board, signed, entitled and dated 1987 on reverse, 530 x 590

Estimate: $350
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 701
Bhupen Khakhar (India, 1934-2003), Red Elephant, Bhupen Khakhar (India, 1934-2003), Red Elephant, oil on relief plaster, with incised calligraphy and silver foil highlights, unsigned, c.1965, 775 x 680mm

Estimate: $8,000
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 702
"Interior Of A Hindu House-I", Bhupen Khakhar (India,1934-2003), oil on stretched canvas with painted and magazine cut-outs to the mirror sections, signed and dated '65, 760 x 610mm

Estimate: $8000
Price realised: n/a