October Antique Auction

Auction Details

Prices realised now available.
No PDF reader? Download one free from www.adobe.com/reader.

Quality offering including lamps, quilts, tailor's dummy, fishing reels, scales, vintage photos, bronze sculptures, a spectacular ivory collection, set of salad servers with silver bowls and silver lobsters to handle, NZ pottery, Maori, Pacific and PNG artefacts, Murano glass vases, Lladro, Doulton, and Meissen figurines, Victorian dinner sets, Doulton flambé leaping salmon, quality estate Victorian and Edwardian jewellery, Bulgari rings and necklaces, diamond rings, necklaces, bracelets and earrings plus pearls, ruby, sapphire and amethyst pieces, chronometer, clocks, selection of silverware, Turkish rugs, colonial furniture, modern NZ crafts, Victorian and Edwardian chaises longues, grandfather and grandmother chairs, maple wardrobe and dressing table, bureaus, dressing tables, dining chairs, tables, Georgian wash stand, large selection of fine paintings.

Lots 001-462: from 9:30am, Lots 470-853: from 5:00pm

Auction times
Tue 13th October / 9:30 am – 10:00 pm

Viewing times
Fri 9th October / 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sun 11th October / 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Mon 12th October / 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 108
A life size bronze head of a classic Greek gent with curled hair and beard, rich dark green and brown/red patina, mounted on ebonised metal rod and square black base. H:530mm.

Estimate: $750
Price realised: $900

details

Lot number 149
An old Chinese finely carved ivory large figure of Kuan Yin depicted with bird adorning her coiffured hair, one hand raised holding a ribbon and tablet, the other supporting a floral sprig. H:330mm (overall).

Estimate: $2500
Price realised: $2250

details

Lot number 156
Ivory tusk section with later scrimshaw by Des Baker, "The Tiger Hunt". Finely worked depicting hunter being attacked on back of elephant. Signed, silver mounts and large cabochon ends. L:260mm.

Estimate: $1200
Price realised: DNS

details

Lot number 247
Silver presentation salver. Presentation engraved "The Queen's Silver Jubilee to the Rt. Hon. Robert Muldoon to Commemorate Our Visit to New Zealand Elizabeth R. and Philip". Maker H.H. Plante, 1967. Diameter:315mm.

Estimate: $650
Price realised: $2000

details

Lot number 284a
A Murano glass vase, by Seguso, facet cut exterior in emerald green and amber, with original paper label. H: 270mm

Estimate: $250
Price realised: $230

details

Lot number 347
A jade elephant with gilt metal umbrella and ceremonial costume encrusted in cabochon jade, coral, lapis lazuli and possibly sapphires and rubies. H:65mm

Estimate: $250
Price realised: $5500

details

Lot number 407
Pair of 19th C. porcelain urns, in Sevres style, cobalt blue with hand painted floral panels back and front, gilded scrolling and white double handles to either side and on square pedestal base. H:320mm

Estimate: $450
Price realised: $700

details

Lot number 432
A large Royal Doulton flambe model of a leaping salmon with large cresting waves to the base, all on circular platform. Early Noke (Charles John Noke) signature, c.1920-36. H:315mm.

Estimate: $1400
Price realised: $1400

details

Lot number 433
A Royal Doulton oval fruit bowl in the "Gnomes" pattern. W:275mm

Estimate: $650
Price realised: $900

details

Lot number 457
A Susie Cooper ivory coloured vase, rounded cylindrical hand potted form with shaped nodules to the exterior, impressed signature to base. H:180mm.

Estimate: $150
Price realised: $245

details

Lot number 493
A large polished gem quality piece of amber set as a pendant in a silver mount in the form of trailing leaves with a small spider to the front, attached to a chain with long twisted links. Length of amber 85mm.

Estimate: $350
Price realised: $870

details

Lot number 562
A modern Rolex gents oyster perpetual wristwatch all in stainless steel, with original mesh strap and white enamel dial, working order, complete with official guarantee dated 2007.

Estimate: $3000
Price realised: $3500

details

Lot number 575
A Victorian period silver plate bottle stand with central ring handle, together with three matching cut glass decanters, (some rim chips). H:380mm.

Estimate: $150
Price realised: $160

details

Lot number 611
A George II period brandy pan, plain design with side spout, turned wooden handle, owner's initials to base, London 1730, maker Thomas Rush. H:50mm.

Estimate: $1000
Price realised: $1100

details

Lot number 743
A good quality Victorian period walnut double ended settee with oval cartouche back, carved and pierced leaf, flower and scroll decoration, serpentine front, cabriole front legs and buttoned gold brocade covers.

Estimate: $1500
Price realised: $1100

details

Lot number 750
A Victorian period walnut open elbow grandfather chair, the shaped back with unusual turned and fluted spindle supports on either side, ornate leaf, flower and scroll carved decoration. deep buttoned pale blue velvet covers.

Estimate: $850
Price realised: $1150

details

Lot number 853
Artist unknown, horse and rider with rising pheasant, antique oil on wood panel, unsigned. W:340mm.

Estimate: $300
Price realised: $475