December Antique Auction

Auction Details

A fine sale to end the year on, includes ivory handled stilettos, Masonic ivory handled swords, fishing reels, copper pots, samplers, a superb selection of ivory including a massive pair of elephant tusks, tea caddies, Victorian epergnes, art glass, Waterford glasses, Rene Lalique paperweight, plates and vase, Seguso glass, Crown Lynn, Briar Gardner, Japanese prints, ceramics, netsukes, bronze tiger, Chinese famille rose, jade, Royal Worcester including Highland Cattle pieces, Moorcroft, Shelley, Royal Doulton, huge collection of Amphora with some particularly large vases, Copenhagen, impressive Goldschieder pieces, Victorian and Edwardian pendants, brooches, bracelets, magnificent Emerald and diamond rings, diamond earrings, cameo brooches, pearl necklaces, Colonial gold mounted Huia beak brooch, greenstone, gold bearing quartz, A Teutenberg brooch, Liberty and Co. enamel pendant, opals, bug jewellery, miniatures, gold pocket watches, clocks, silver cutlery, George III silver waiter, George II silver mug, Regimental Presentation wine jug, ivory and silver servers, two Georgian vinaigrettes, Goldsmiths wine funnel, Persian, Turkish, Baluchi, Hamadan, Turkoman, Shiraz rugs, Victorian and Georgian desks, military chest, colonial scotch chest, Georgian oak chest drawers, Regency teapoy, Victorian dumb waiter, 19thC pine silver chest, flame kauri side table, loo table, dining chairs, Orkney Island child’s chair, an impressive large crucible, Japanese tansu chests, fine selection of chandeliers, stunning pair of brass building lights with large flame shades, two John Papas abstracts, pair B.W Leader, Peter McIntyre x 3, J.M Madden, J.C Hoyt, Van der Velden and a John Gully watercolour ‘Whangamoa Saddle Nelson’, 1876, of major gallery quality, plus many more superb prints and paintings and especially for christmas a superb aray of small hard to find collectables. 

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Auction times
Tue 8th December / 9:30 am – 10:00 pm

Viewing times
Fri 4th December / 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sun 6th December / 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Mon 7th December / 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Location
180 Great South Rd, Remuera, Auckland

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Auction Highlights

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Lot number 028
A good Victorian period black papier mache combination sewing/jewel box with twin panelled doors, cushion shaped top and fitted interior. W:225mm

Estimate: $650
Price realised: $750

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Lot number 074
An Art Deco period cold painted spelter figure of a stylish male dancer on a circular section alabaster plinth. H:365mm

Estimate: $800
Price realised: $900

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Lot number 100
An early 20thC French terracotta religious figure group of St Vincent de Paul with two children. H:1000mm

Estimate: $750
Price realised: $850

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Lot number 140
A tall Seguso stylised owl form glass vase by Flavio poli of oval flattened form, the pointed rim with two pierced holes, the body of green, red and amber banded glass. H:285mm

Estimate: $800
Price realised: Unsold

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Lot number 219
A Chinese carved and pierced ivory ornament of at least 10 concentric balls on ornately carved and pierced ivory stand. H:230mm

Estimate: $400
Price realised: $575

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Lot number 220
A 19thC finely Chinese carved hornbill skull, featuring an almost three dimensional scene. Exterior covered with feathers, some distress, all supported on Chinese carved hardwood stand. Very rare. L:260mm

Estimate: $6500
Price realised: Unsold

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Lot number 221
An impressive old large Chinese vase of lantern form, the bright red ground with fine famille rose decoration of woman. Qian Lung mark to base. H:400mm.

Estimate: $7500
Price realised: Unsold

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Lot number 227
A Chinese porcelain bowl of plain circular shape on short foot. Painted character marks on base.

Estimate: $800
Price realised: $1300

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Lot number 229
A Chinese blue and white porcelain circular plate with foliate rim, central painting of riders on horseback and border design of trailing flowers and leaves. D:260mm

Estimate: $400
Price realised: $450

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Lot number 284
An impressive Royal Doulton flambe fox, seated with lush curling tail, traditional rich red glaze. H:230mm

Estimate: $1000
Price realised: $1000

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Lot number 285
A Victorian period Doulton George Tinworth figure group of a rat pulling a carriage of frogs, with the motto "Lost and Serve Them Right for Betting" to the bottom. Some damage. H:100mm

Estimate: $500
Price realised: $850

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Lot number 301
An impressive Art Deco Goldscheider Vienna "Butterfly Lady" figure. Designed by Lorenzl 1922. H:460mm

Estimate: $4500
Price realised: $4100

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Lot number 457
Liberty & Co. silver and enamel Art Nouveau pendant of stylised open scrolling form with blue/green enamelled panel, impressed marks, on later chain.

Estimate: $1100
Price realised: $1300

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Lot number 572
A 19thC painted portrait miniature of a gentleman in formal dress, signed and dated, in old brass mount with suspension ring. H:80mm

Estimate: $250
Price realised: $390

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Lot number 602
A large Edwardian period silver two handled armorial trophy cup inscribed "Lord Roberts's Boys The Onehunga New Zealand Challenge Cup presented by Her Grace The Duchess of Marlborough 1909" H:265mm

Estimate: $900
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 735
A late Victorian Orkney island child's chair sold by Liberty & Co. London with traditional woven cane back and worn dark stained finish. H:875mm

Estimate: $800
Price realised: $1100

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Lot number 754
An old Empire style waterfall chandelier with eight light branches, an additional four lights inside basket, liberally festooned with crystal drops. H:1040mm

Estimate: $1800
Price realised: $2300

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Lot number 762
John Gully watercolour "Whangamoa Saddle Nelson", showing group of Maori to the foreground with extensive view to coastal landscape. Signed and dated 1876. W:1280mm

Estimate: $45000
Price realised: $48000

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Lot number 763
John Barr Clarke Hoyte watercolour, Rangitoto from Judges Bay, showing steam and sail vessels, initialled lower left, in modern gilt frame under glass. W:415mm

Estimate: $12000
Price realised: Unsold

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Lot number 782
Buck Nin pastel "Mourea-Banner Drawing", stylised landscape with Maori motifs. Framed under glass, signed and dated 1977.

Estimate: $500
Price realised: $650