March Antique Auction

Auction Details

An impressive offering this month including kitchenalia, top hats, tortoiseshell items, writing box, work box, violin, guitar, Victorian plant stands, sets of scales including a “must see” set floorstanding butcher’s scales, horse measuring stick, china weights, military uniforms, signed Christmas greetings from Hitler, Masonic swords, ivory items, pair Victorian Marley horses, Victorian bronzes, Rick Lewis bronzes, Russian icons, tailor’s dummy, Venetian glass, Lalique, good selection of Waterford crystal, tribal items and artefacts, Bishop Selwyn’s personal seal, 60 outstanding pieces of Len Castle from the Jack Smith Estate plus many other pieces of New Zealand pottery, Chinese and Japanese ceramics, mahjong set, ivory carvings, netsukes, snuff bottles, 19thC carved horn, Japanese and Chinese cloisonne, Japanese bronzes, Georgian teabowls, pickle dishes, Royal Worcester, Royal Crown Derby, Royal Doulton, Aynsley, Keith Murray, Wemyss pig, Blue Danube, Edwardian pendants, gold lockets, Chinese jade jewellery, gold chains, 3 satoir, pearls, diamond rings, earrings & necklace, gold sovereigns, paua and silver, Rolex pocket watch, Rolex wrist watch, Hugo Boss wrist watch, carriage clocks, mantel clocks, Art Nouveau inlaid clock, silver vinaigrettes, pair silver coconut shell cups, stilton cheese scoop, silver four piece teaset, Geo.III marrow scoop, skewer, cream jug and waiter, cutlery sets, Persian Turkoman, Afghan & Hamadan rugs, campaign chest of drawers, linen press, music Canterbury, Victorian banquet table, inlaid walnut table, chaise longue, grandmother and grandfather chairs, retro sideboards and chairs, Georgian chest of drawers, balloon and barback chairs, mirrors, pair Blackamoor candelabra, antique paintings, Peggy Spicer, Perrett, Lance O’Gorman, superb handpainted porcelain tile of a Holbein painting, Adele Young-Husband, Dean Buchanan and many more fine paintings and prints.

To be included in April's Antique Auction please phone us on 09 523 1049 or email us at info@cordys.co.nz

Auction times
Tue 9th March / 9:00 am – 10:00 pm

Viewing times
Fri 5th March / 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sun 7th March / 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Mon 8th March / 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Location
180 Great South Rd, Remuera, Auckland

Catalogue
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Postal bidding
A PDF of our bidding form.

Prices realised
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Conditions of sale
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Auction Highlights

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Lot number 022
A vintage Swedish Herman Carlson "Levin" guitar, Goteborg six string. Original case. L:1300mm

Estimate: $650
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 167
Robyn Stewart stylised pottery fish hook (hei matau) with burnished slip glaze effects in green with black highlights. H:240mm

Estimate: $250
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 210
A vintage Len Castle discoid vase, hand modelled, stoneware, with three impressed and incised bands to each side, brown pigment rubbed to the surface, impressed mark to foot. H:335mm

Estimate: $900
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 237
Len Castle "Volcanic and Geothermal" series shallow bowl, wheel thrown earthenware, lava red glaze to the interior, matt black pigmented exterior and hand sculptured rim. D:460mm

Estimate: $950
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 325
A Japanese Meiji period bronze Okimono of a fierce Oni figure with sword, represented as a demon with patinated and gilded highlights supporting a lotus leaf above his head and sword. H:510mm

Estimate: $14000
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 326
Pair of large African bull elephant tusks mounted on shaped wooden base, weighing 24 lbs (10.89kg) and 25lbs (11.35kg), complete with certificate of ownership from Northern Rhodesia 4 Sep. 1969. H:1365mm

Estimate: $29000
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Lot number 421
A late Victorian 15ct yellow gold pendant of open scrolling heart form set with two facet cut amethysts and seed pearls, rolled gold chain.

Estimate: $450
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Lot number 430
A 9ct. gold and amethyst fob spinner.

Estimate: $100
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Lot number 508
Pearl and diamond brooch, the brooch in the form of a bow set with diamonds and three round pearls.

Estimate: $250
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 539
A 19thC French Alabaster "Cupid on a swing" mantle clock the circular enamel dial with Roman numerals and exposed escapement. H:350mm

Estimate: $950
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Lot number 554
A pair of 19thC silver mounted coconut cups on plain columns and circular feet, acanthus leaf decoration and foliate rims. One with engraved shield to front the other missing. H:190mm

Estimate: $350
Price realised: n/a

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Lot number 566
A good quality four piece Victorian period silver tea and coffee service of French style, baluster shape with ornate embossed floral decoration, ivory heat rings, flower finials, gilded interiors. London 1863 makers Samuel Hayne and Dudley Cater.

Estimate: $3000
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Lot number 696
A fine quality Victorian period burr walnut serpentine centre table on elaborate open leaf and scroll carved quadrupod base with central platform. L:1500mm

Estimate: $3500
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Lot number 725a
A large stylish Danish teak retro sideboard of oblong form standing on four tall turned legs, four sliding doors with beautifully fitted mirrored interior, the base cantered with three drawers. L:2000mm

Estimate: $2000
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Lot number 738
Pair of 20th C tall Blackamoor figures, the mirror pair each with one arm held high supporting ten gilt metal scrolling branch lights, all on three way scrolling bases, carved wood, paint finish. H:2170mm

Estimate: $7000
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Lot number 757
Adele Younghusband "Gloria", portrait oil on canvas 600 x 450, signed.

Estimate: $600
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Lot number 758
May McClelland the white terraces oil on canvas, 520mm x 700mm, signed.

Estimate: $650
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Lot number 785
Ivy Hulston pair circular ship paintings "Riverina", and "Orontes", oils on board. Both in life buoy frames. D:190mm

Estimate: $200
Price realised: n/a