July Antique Auction

Auction Details

Including part one of a major estate clock and pocket watch collection, top hats, fur coats, Art Nouveau lamp, gramophones, antique tortoiseshell, alabaster torchere, parian, bronze statues, pair large garden planters, garden statue, military compass, Georgian pewter, mah-jong sets, Kelly Tarlton photographic slide archive, stamps, boxes, selection of Meccano, Hornby trains, carriages, magazines, etc., an 1832 Purdey shotgun in original case, plus other shotguns etc, floor standing Venetian glass lamp, Lalique, Daum, Martens Tutti Fruiti vase, Waterford, Garry Nash, tribal artefacts, two good Pitcairn Island pieces, pair burr totara frames, New  Zealand pottery including Barry Brickell, Stichbury, Len Castle, Milton, Homebush and Luke Adams, Chinese ivory pieces, jade, export china including a fine mid 18th Century ashette, famille rose etc., Japanese cloisonné, Satsuma, Imari, Kutani, Victorian blue and white china, Wedgwood, Royal Doulton including Sung and Chang pieces, Royal Worcester, selection of small Copenhagen animals, Moorcroft, Meissen, Beswick bull, an impressive opal and diamond pendant, diamond rings, earrings and bracelets, Krugerrand in pendant mount, sovereigns, stunning Edwardian Art  Nouveau pendant, pearl necklace with diamond clasp, gold sovereign case, painted miniatures, selection of Omega wrist watches, many gold and silver pocket watches, elephant mystery clock, Victorian and 19th Century French mantle clocks, carriage clocks including a petite sonnerie, regulator clock marked A. Khon, silver frame, miniature bosun’s whistle, inkstand, candlesticks, 1763 Irish silver sauce boat, 1766 silver lidded jug, superb silver chatelaine, cutlery, George II silver spice pot, Georg Jenson condiment set, Hamadan, Shiraz, Afghan, Turkoman rugs, Victorian and Georgian country furniture, chests of drawers, Georgian corner cupboard, French furniture, Georgian and Victorian dining and occasional tables, chairs, love seat, chaise longue, Chinese rosewood pieces, Japanese items, gilt framed mirrors, framed military documents, Marilyn Webb prints, George Chance photo, John Weeks gouche, framed 19th Century framed maps, Fumpston tryptich, W.F. Barraud, Perretts, plus many more prints and paintings.

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

Auction times
Tue 20th July / 9:00 am – 10:00 pm

Viewing times
Fri 16th July / 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sun 18th July / 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Mon 19th July / 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

180 Great South Rd, Remuera, Auckland

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Auction Highlights


Lot number 002
A modern fine quality gilt bronze four light, three branch candelabra of French Empire style modelled with figures, dragon's heads, leaves and scrolls, the base with three seated sphinxes. H:620mm

Estimate: $650
Price realised: $550


Lot number 035
A large French plaster bust of a woman, her hair tied up and ribbon draped over one shoulder. Brown tonings, c.1900. Together with a purpose made oak stand and tapered plinth. Overall H:930mm

Estimate: $300
Price realised: $280


Lot number 079
An Edwardian period oak smoker's cabinet in the form of a double door safe, three drawers and pipe fitting to the interior, the two doors with miniature safe handles, crowns and shields, original brass fittings. H:315, W:300, D:210mm

Estimate: $350
Price realised: Unsold


Lot number 113
Three vintage boxed Meccano sets, includes 2 x Outfit No. 4 and No. 5.

Estimate: $100
Price realised: $110


Lot number 153
Shotgun, Charles Lancaster, 12 gauge, box lock shotgun, ejector, Damascus barrel side by side sporting gun with assisted opening action, nitro proofed for 1 1/8th oz maximum.

Estimate: $2800
Price realised: Unsold


Lot number 158
A Lalique tall vase, the ovoid base with pronounced ribs and engraved highlights, tall tapered neck and wide flared circular top rim, frosted finish, engraved marks to base. H:340mm

Estimate: $300
Price realised: $250


Lot number 160B
A Barovier & Toso Murano glass vase of trumpet form, all over patchwork design in yellow and black, the solid black foot engraved with makers marks. H:220mm

Estimate: $250
Price realised: $650


Lot number 195
A Milton pottery ewer with majolica type glazed ovoid body and fancy metal mounts including tapered base and wide rim spout with double scroll handle, gilded finish, "Thought to have had its metal parts formed at Barningtons in Dunedin". H:365mm

Estimate: $600
Price realised: Unsold


Lot number 218
A good quality Chinese famille rose garden stool of traditional drum shape with enamel decoration of exotic birds in the garden. H:485mm

Estimate: $750
Price realised: $450


Lot number 265
A large impressive fine quality wedgwood vase, dark blue jasper ware, two-handled and of baluster form with classical decoration in white slip. H:370mm

Estimate: $500
Price realised: $1000


Lot number 283
A Royal Worcester hand painted Highland cattle vase by Harry Stinton, signed, of tall elegant ovoid form with gilt handles and pedestal base, date coded for 1963. H:225mm

Estimate: $2250
Price realised: Unsold


Lot number 296
A large Lladro porcelain figurine of two ballet dancers, height on circular wood plinth base. 500mm

Estimate: $350
Price realised: $460


Lot number 303
A modern Moorcroft pottery vase of baluster shape with tube lined decoration "Golden Lily" after William Morris. H:200mm. Impressed marks.

Estimate: $90
Price realised: $510


Lot number 330
An owl figural pendant with wings outstretched, diamonds for eyes, a moonstone in gold rub-over setting suspended from owl's feet, 14ct. gold, with mesh chain attached to the wings.

Estimate: $450
Price realised: Unsold


Lot number 339
A late Victorian cased 15ct. gold peridot and seed pearl necklace, the main drop of open scrolling form with central peridot framed by 24 seed pearls supporting the tear drop peridot, the necklace with double short chains to the main drop and with two further peridots and seven floral set seed pearls.

Estimate: $450
Price realised: $750


Lot number 443
A brass cased Smiths Astral ship's clock, the circular dial with Arabic numerals and sweep seconds hand, on circular mahogany plinth back. Working order, with key. D:300mm

Estimate: $550
Price realised: $500


Lot number 458
An impressive 19thC French three piece clock garniture, the ormolu bases mounted with spelter figures, the central clock with gilt frame, painted floral enamel dial, Arabic numerals, gilded fittings, surmounted by a winged classical female figure, flanked by similar classical male and female figures. H:640mm

Estimate: $1250
Price realised: $1300


Lot number 476
A Victorian silver plate seven bottle cruet stand, the oval base with pierced and grapevine decorated gallery, matching scrolling feet and central handle with seven matching cut crystal various bottles, three with silver plate tops, others with stopper. H:320mm

Estimate: $325
Price realised: $320


Lot number 521
A pair of George III silver tripod salts with foliate rims and hoof feet. London 1766. D:65mm

Estimate: $250
Price realised: $240


Lot number 526
A five piece Danish Georg Jensen sterling silver cruet set, two salts, two peppers and a mustard pot, urn shapes with pineapple finials and decorated bases.

Estimate: $400
Price realised: $860


Lot number 631
An early Victorian period rosewood sewing table with sliding well, the square top with brass inlay, the single drawer with writing slide and secret drawer, the four slender legs with original brass casters. W:520mm, D:480mm, H:790mm

Estimate: $450
Price realised: $650


Lot number 683
Early Map of New Zealand, Reise um die Welt. c.1836. 230mm x 170mm

Estimate: $200
Price realised: $275


Lot number 695
Ivan Clarke, "Doubtful Sound, Fiordland N.Z.", oil on canvas, signed, entitled on reverse, 740 x 995mm, original gilt frame. Ivan Clarke is a renowned NZ painter, and painter of the "Lonely Dog" series.

Estimate: $3000
Price realised: $2600