September Antique & Art Auction

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Over 700 lots from many prestigious estates and private vendors including boxes, kauri gum, maps, figures, anglers' equipment ex. the Keith Draper Collection, militaria, flintlock pistols, greenstone, Maori, Pacific tribal artefacts, N.Z. pottery, early photos, Waterford glass, Beswick, Doulton, Worcester, etc. A substantial oriental section with jade, ivory, ceramics and bronzes.

Jewellery includes diamonds, emeralds and amber, good wristwatches and clocks, silver section features a spectacular rare 1794 Scottish silver tureen, persian rugs and runners, dining tables, chairs, chests, French, Chinese and Japanese furniture and good garden pots. Art includes works by Andy Warhol, Cedric Savage, Roy Dalgarno, Peter Beadle, plus more.

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Auction times
Tue 19th September / 9:30 am – 10:00 pm

Viewing times
Fri 15th September / 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sun 17th September / 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Mon 18th 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 026
A Victorian mother-of-pearl and abalone tea caddy, the exterior decorated in traditional checkerboard design, the lid opens to reveal two lidded compartments with ivory knobs, the rim and feet also of ivory. 120 x 85 x 100mm

Estimate: $180
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Lot number 032
A Victorian copper samovar, urn shape raised on a platform base with four feet, ebonised handles, brass tap, a decorative finial to lid. 340 x 570

Estimate: $250
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Lot number 059
An Italian alabaster bust of a young woman, worked in coloured and white alabaster, raised on tapering square section base. Height 530.

Estimate: $550
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Lot number 124
An old Omani jambiya, the 8" blade of traditional hooked form, central ridge, waisted carved wooden grip decorated with steel studs and brass plaques, the leather scabbard with fine silver wirework and leather lashing.

Estimate: $160
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Lot number 125
An Arabian jambiya, traditional hooked steel blade, the green velvet scabbard and handle with decorative engraved brass mounts.

Estimate: $160
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Lot number 219
A Continental bleu celeste glass tea caddy, rectangular shape with canted corners, gilt metal clashed edges and keyhole escutcheon, engraved monogram to the lid "LM". 110 x 80 x 100

Estimate: $150
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Lot number 270
A pair of impressive Royal Worcester urn vases, decorated with wild roses to the front and back, the base and body with profuse gilt embellishment, each handle in the form of a mythical winged beast. Signed W. Hart, date mark 1906. Height 290.

Estimate: $3000
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Lot number 300
A Japanese small bronze model of a temple gateway from the Nogawa workshop, Kyoto, with maker's mark underneath. Height 105

Estimate: $100
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Lot number 343
A good Chinese pale green jade carving of multiple fruits, oval form, multiple suspension holes to the top, finely carved with sinuous form, good pale tone. Length 64, raised on wood stand.

Estimate: $1000
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Lot number 427
A small Tibetan bronze bodhisattva, depicted seated holding symbolic objects, raised upon a lotus plinth throne. Height 90

Estimate: $150
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Lot number 535
A 19thC French Louis XVI figured ormolu mantel clock, the circular white enamel dial with blue Roman hour numerals and outer Arabic seconds, the inner dial named "Aruf er, Paris" with plaque detailed "L. Marti et Cie, Medaille de Bronze". 245 x 125 x 295.

Estimate: $4500
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Lot number 554
A rare and historically important George III lidded Scottish silver large tureen. Hallmarked Edinburgh 1794 and with maker's mark for Peter Mathie. See catalogue for full details.

Estimate: $6500
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Lot number 607
An Edwardian mahogany table vitrine, with glass sides and raised on slender tapering legs, 710 x 520 x 770

Estimate: $250
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Lot number 646
A pair of old French giltwood framed fauteuils upholstered in good tapestries, the shaped backs upholstered with tapestries of children, the seats with scenes from Aesop's Fables. some distress to fabric.

Estimate: $3000
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Lot number 648
A Louis XVI style wing back chair, the gilded frame attractively worn, upholstered in a faded "strawberry" self-patterned brocade. 870 x 700 x 1110.

Estimate: $250
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Lot number 670
A vintage U.S.A. jet plane children's coin-operated electric powered ride, the fibreglass jet plane painted blue with coloured detail, with steering wheel and push-button start raised on pneumatic arms and red based, $1 coin-operated, standard 240volt plug-in, working. Length 1570

Estimate: $850
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Lot number 686
Manner of Adolf Hering (German 1863-1932) Portrait of Kaiser Wilhelm II, the last German emperor and King of Prussia in dress uniform c.1910. 670 x 490.

Estimate: $350
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Lot number 689
An 18th/19thC Dutch School, artist unknown, "Coastal Scene with Small Boats Under Sail" oil on panel. 230 x 305.

Estimate: $450
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Lot number 691
Basil Bradley (1842-1904) Ram in a Scottish landscape, watercolour, signed and dated 1883. 225 x 325

Estimate: $300
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Lot number 693
After Il Guercino "Sibilla Persica" (the Persian sybil from the work in the capitoline Museum in Rome), oil on canvas. 590 x 490

Estimate: $150
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