August Antique & Art Auction

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Welcome to the August catalogue. On offer we have a selection of taxidermy, vintage coats, boxes, two outstanding 18thC enamel paintings on copper, decoy ducks, a collection of technical instruments, 27 lots of gold coins plus proof Waitangi Crown set, Maori & Pacific artefacts, N.Z. pottery and glass including Barry Brickell, kauri gum, militaria, Lalique desk clock, Moorcroft, Chinese porcelain, jade, ivory. the jewellery section has a choice of amber, coral, gold, silver necklaces and bracelets, antique jewellery, emerald, ruby, sapphire and diamond rings including a one carat diamond platinum Bulgari solitaire ring, a 3ct diamond solitaire, fob seals, pearls, wristwatches, pocket watches, mantel clocks, George III collector's silver, photo frames, tea sets, cutlery, trays, Persian rugs and runners, quality Georgian and Victorian tables, chairs, bookcase, sideboards, desk. Art includes works by John Gully, L.W.Wilson, Peter Beadle, Badcock, Terry Stringer bronzes, 19thC oils and so much more.

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 16th August / 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

Viewing times
Fri 12th August / 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sun 14th August / 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Mon 15th August / 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
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Auction Highlights

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Lot number 040
Henry Pierce Bone, R.A. (1755-1834, British), "Portrait of Sir Martin Frobisher", an enamelled copper plaque. Frobisher 1576 undertook the discovery of the North-West passage. He sailed against the Spanish Armada. (see inscribed details to reverse). Ornate gilt frame with blue velvet slip. 185 x 150mm

Estimate: $2500
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 041
Henry Pierce Bone R.A., an enamelled plaque, an allegorical scene, with inscribed details verso: "Painted for the Duke of Bedford... after the original picture in the collection... at Woburn Abbey". 200 x 210mm

Estimate: $1400
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Lot number 044
A graduated set of three antique copper saucepans, the long iron handles with copper rivets. Diameters 140, 175 and 230mm.

Estimate: $200
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Lot number 150
1935 N.Z. Waitangi Proof coin set in original box, the six coins in good original condition and patina. Provenance: "The coins are part of a substantial coin collection that my grandfather V.B. (Bruce) Short of Fielding had. We believe that the coins have been in the family for 50 years"

Estimate: $14,000
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Lot number 196
Early 20thC Maori greenstone hei tiki, even dark green tone, head turned to the left, hands clasped to thighs, red sealing wax to the ring eyes, counter-signed suspension hole to top of head. 130 x 80 x 16mm

Estimate: $700
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Lot number 204
An ivory auctioneer's gavel, with silver band with engraved inscription "Ram Fair H.B (Hawkes Bay) 1891...." and with presentation details. L:155mm

Estimate: $350
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Lot number 211
French WWI lithograph, "Raising the Flag", Lucien Jonas, signed and dated 1916. 130 of 150, framed under glass. 590 x 800mm

Estimate: $250
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Lot number 215
Winchester Model 94 lever action 30.30 carbine, anniversary model produced 1984, breech with case hardening, saddle ring, cherry stock, honeycomb rubber butt plate.

Estimate: $650
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Lot number 217
A Winchester Model 94 lever action 30.30 carbine, c.1940, walnut stock, some dings, hard plastic butt.

Estimate: $700
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Lot number 218
19thC English pepper pot pistol, the six shot revolving barrel of 3" length, the overhead steel hammer holding the percussion caps, scroll engraved detail, walnut grips.

Estimate: $1350
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Lot number 236
Barry Brickell salt glazed dog boat, the boat form open bowled body with tall prow sculpted as a dog's head. impressed potter's mark. 420 x 230 x 405mm

Estimate: $2800
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Lot number 238a
A pair of Victorian lustre vases, cranberry glass with gilt decorative embellishments and crystal hanging lustres (one absent).

Estimate: $220
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Lot number 239
A c.1925 René Lalique opalescent glass desk clock, "Inseparables", with original swiss movement. Relief moulded mark: R.Lalique. H:110mm

Estimate: $2000
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Lot number 243
A Waterford crystal globe, with original crystal stand and chrome holder, Waterford stamp to the base. H:330mm

Estimate: $250
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Lot number 385
Estate 18ct. yellow gold, ruby and diamond dress ring, the three oval facet cut rubies claw set and spaced by two pairs of modern brilliant cut small diamonds.

Estimate: $350
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Lot number 413
Antique 18ct. gold, emerald and diamond dress ring, the 5.50ct. oval cabochon emerald in a rub-over mount and surrounded by 16 various old cut diamonds.

Estimate: $2500
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Lot number 452
A late 19thC large carved oak castle cased mantel clock, German movement stamped "DRGM’" Secret hidden drawer to the base. 370 x 370 x 660mm

Estimate: $2000
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Lot number 589
Victorian mahogany pharmaceutical multi-drawer chest. Provenance: ex. Cooper's Pharmacy, corner of Wellesley and Victoria Streets, Auckland. 915 x 305 x 935mm

Estimate: $1000
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Lot number 601a
Late 19thC N.Z. colonial inlaid wine table, various N.Z. native timbers with a burr totara ground and ebonised thumb moulded edge. Diameter 450mm

Estimate: $1200
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Lot number 651
R.B. Watson, "The Derelict Mill, Norfolk" oil on board, signed, original gilt frame. 290 x 390mm

Estimate: $200
Price realised: n/a