Birdcage Tavern Onsite Auction

Auction Details

ON SITE AUCTION - SATURDAY 13th FEB

To be held at Birdcage Tavern, Park Side Bar, 133 Franklin Road, Freemans Bay, Auckland (opposite Victoria Park Market).

All items to be removed day of auction or by arrangement. The few fitted items will be removed by Ward Demolition at the purchasers cost, the costs and timing will be available at the viewing.

Auction times
Sat 13th February / 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Viewing times
Fri 12th February / 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sat 13th February / 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Location
180 Great South Rd, Remuera, Auckland

Catalogue
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Auction Highlights

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Lot number 004
Late 19thC bar back mirror unit complete with half round stained glass panel featuring bird seated on branch, the framing and detailing of carved scrolls, pierced panels etc.

Estimate: $400
Price realised: $600

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Lot number 008
A magnificent c1900 large decorative fireplace surround complete with pair of corner seating units, the multi bevelled edged mirror panelled back with turned and arched supports, five pressed tin ceiling panels, the seating units with panelled backs and reeded and turned column supports, painted cream. H: 3200mm approx

Estimate: $2000
Price realised: Unsold

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Lot number 011
Pair of impressive early 20thC corner seats (Banquets), red velvet upholstered with ribbed backing, the mahogany back, supports and arms with scrolling frieze, serpentine arms with full relief lion masks, acanthus leaves and shaped feet. L: 2370mm

Estimate: $4000
Price realised: $3000

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Lot number 012
Large vintage iron bird cage with plain bars, wheel form base and large support ring loop to top. H: 2000mm

Estimate: $700
Price realised: $700

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Lot number 014
19thC large sculptured terracotta pediment of triangular form featuring Neptune, two nymphs, male figure and two swans, formed as seven joined panels and framed within bricks.

Estimate: $2000
Price realised: Unsold

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Lot number 021
An old cast metal large classical fountain head as a dolphin form fish with swirling tail, large side fins and ribbed head plate, H: 1360mm

Estimate: $2000
Price realised: $5250

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Lot number 023
Late 19thC impressive large marble carved group of a classical woman standing holding cornucopia flanked by three other figures, in three sections, some loses. L: 3700mm approx.

Estimate: $25,000
Price realised: $20,000

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Lot number 024
Set of wrought iron gates includes large decorative overhead arch with coronet top above pair of tall gates of W:2070mm, H:3430mm. Matching side panel and matching side gate.

Estimate: $2000
Price realised: $1450

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Lot number 025
Pair of impressive c.1900 large bar whisky dispensers, large oval glass bodies one engraved "Johnnie Walker" the other "S. Irish", detailed in gold. H:840mm approx

Estimate: $1600
Price realised: $1800

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Lot number 029
Late 19th century Orazio Andreoni Italian impressive carved marble bust of a gent, depicted with large beard, formal jacket and bow tie, signed and dated 1883. H:680mm

Estimate: $2500
Price realised: $2800

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Lot number 032
Pair of reproduction 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 and paint finish. H:2170mm

Estimate: $7000
Price realised: Unsold

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Lot number 038
Vintage cast iron "Beaney" decorative spiral staircase of 20 steps, each tread pierced and including makers name, central sectional column support, decorative rails to the balustrade, old cream painted finish. H:4200mm approx

Estimate: $5000
Price realised: $31000