July Antique & Art Auction

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A quality auction of over 800 lots including briefly; Vintage phonograph, microscopes, taxidermy, Antarctic exploration glass lantern slides, vintage rugby photos including the 1905 Originals, New Zealand pottery, glassware, porcelain and china including Royal Worcester, the Oriental section includes a good collection of old ivory netsuke, Chinese porcelain, jade, bronze etc.

Session 2 starts at 5 pm with a fantastic large offering of collectors and estate jewellery, rings, necklaces, gold pandora bracelets, many gold items, Rolex date-just bi-metal watch and others, good collectors antique silver, 30 handknotted Persian rugs, Georgian, Victorian, colonial and Oriental furniture, decorative furnishings including lighting, mirrors, historical leadlight door, two custom made bicycles etc.

The Art section is our strongest offering for some time including the Hursthouse Collection with nine paintings by Dorothy Kate Richmond, two by her father James Crowe Richmond, Frances Hodgkins w/c and more together with a Sydney Thompson oil of Concarneau, Russell Hollings, 1960's Ralph Hotere oil, Quality european works and so much more. This auction 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 25th July / 9:00 am – 10:00 pm

Viewing times
Fri 21st July / 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sun 23rd July / 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Mon 24th July / 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Location
180 Great South Rd, Remuera, Auckland

Catalogue
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Postal bidding
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Conditions of sale
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Auction Highlights

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Lot number 029
A large section of exotic stone boulder, polished on both sides, variegated pinkish/red colourations, irregular shape on "zebra" wood stand. H:600mm

Estimate: $400
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Lot number 032
A small taxidermy toad, modelled standing with a walking cane, on wooden base. H:150mm. Some losses

Estimate: $100
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Lot number 037
A taxidermy shoulder mount of a Grant's gazelle, the horns spiking forward, glass eyes, the shield backing board with engraved animal's name

Estimate: $300
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Lot number 052
An early 20thC Black Forest carved bear's head match box holder, dark stained and painted highlights, glass eyes, the open receptacle behind the head, wall mounting. Depth 150mm

Estimate: $110
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Lot number 091
A "D & Y Strings Violin Strad Model of Italy" violin, figured one piece back

Estimate: $500
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Lot number 126
A collection of approximately 25 moa rib bones and bone parts.

Estimate: $200
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Lot number 131
"Von Tempsky's Pipe", the briar bowl with gilt metal fittings and curved horn mouthpiece mounted to a varnished back board. Found among the possessions of Major Von Tempksy after his heroic death at Ngutu-o-te-Manu in 1868.

Estimate: $300
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Lot number 133
Jane Brenkley Maori carved design side table, the oval top with river landscape design including four figures. Inscribed signature and dated 1948. 670 x 460 x 660mm

Estimate: $2600
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Lot number 149
A vintage black and white photograph of the "New Zealand Football Team, 1905-6". 295 x 415mm

Estimate: $3500
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Lot number 256
An impressive Royal Worcester two-handled potpourri lidded baluster vase, painted with fruit, signed Ayrton and richly gilded. Date marks c.1950. H:280mm

Estimate: $1200
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Lot number 326a
An impressive large Japanese Meiji bronze censer, the elongated ovoid body with panelled design in relief of exotic birds, the stepped circular plinth base with dragon in relief, all on a carved hardwood stand. H:950mm

Estimate: $1000
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Lot number 484
A N.Z. Arts & Crafts silver and enamel pendant by Reuben Watts. The reverse stamped with maker's name in full and "sterling" in original morocco leather box, a rare example in good condition.

Estimate: $650
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Lot number 523
A c.1982 Omega Speedmaster professional Moon watch, stainless steel case, bracelet and clasp, the black dial with a small seconds sub-dial. Working. Serial no. 46878113. With omega certificate and warranty cards, paperwork, original read leather box and outer card box. Valuation available.

Estimate: $3200
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Lot number 526
An 18ct. gold vintage Vacheron Constantin ultra-thin gent's dress watch, 32mm. diameter case. Serial number 451093, the original strap with an 18ct. gold buckle with London import marks for 1973

Estimate: $2800
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Lot number 550
A colonial Indian silver lidded tea caddy, barrel form, embossed with traditional hunting scenes including tigers, various figures and buildings. 172gms. Height 90mm

Estimate: $200
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Lot number 551
A colonial Indian silver lidded canister, rounded square form, ornately embossed with a profusion of floral and tendrils, the mildly domed lid surmounted with a coiled snake, the square foot set on an angle. 152gms

Estimate: $180
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Lot number 580
A decorative late Victorian silver three-piece tea set, ornate embossed decoration, ball feet, ivory finial and heat rings and double scroll handles. Chester 1900. 800gms

Estimate: $500
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Lot number 655
A Victorian burr walnut credenza sideboard, with gilt metal mounts, the large central door with restrained classical inlay and green velvet lined interior, the two side cupboards with shaped glazed doors and velvet lined shelves. 1380 x 410 x 1050mm

Estimate: $900
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Lot number 681
A pair of original vintage Barcelona chairs, with buttoned black leather seat and back cushions.

Estimate: $2000
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Lot number 699
A c.2010 custom made black bicycle, the modified standard frame with front guard from an early 1950s German Puch auto-cycle mounted with a Mk II Jaguar car mascot and more customisations.

Estimate: $800
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Lot number 700
A c.2004 long low custom-built blue bicycle by Bob Pipe, the long teardrop form 'tank' enclosing the battery for the electric lights, ape-hanger handle bars. Featured in issues of "N.Z. Petrolhead" motoring magazine.

Estimate: $900
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Lot number 703
Dorothy Kate Richmond, "York Bay with Children on Board the Good Ship Gwladys" watercolour, signed and dated 1927. 380 x 555mm

Estimate: $5500
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Lot number 708
Dorothy Kate Richmond, "Loading the Schooner, Wellington Wharf" watercolour, unsigned. 245 x 345mm

Estimate: $2000
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Lot number 709
Frances Hodgkins attributed, "Harbour Scene (Cornwall) with Moored Boat and Buildings" watercolour, unsigned. 123 x 170mm

Estimate: $3000
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Lot number 713
Charles Nathaniel Worsley, Lambton Quay, Wellington, watercolour, signed. Note: this watercolour features the Bank of New Zealand and the exchange buildings. 420 x 280mm

Estimate: $4500
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Lot number 717
Sydney Lough Thompson, "Fishers at Work, Concarneau", oil on board, signed, entitled on reverse. 370 x 450mm

Estimate: $8000-$12,000
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Lot number 721
Ralph Hotere, "No. 6 Sangro Series" oil on canvas, signed, entitled, inscribed and dated '63 on reverse. 1155 x 880mm

Estimate: $12,000
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