August Antique & Art Auction

Auction Details

Another fine offering for the August auction. To add to your collections we have instruments, telescopes, a set of 10 brass bell weights, impressive ram’s horns table snuff mull, butterfly collection, Inuit whale bone carving, a rare narwhal tusk, taxidermied crocodile head and small crocodile head bookends, scrimshaw whale’s tooth, zebra skin, ivory and blackwood chess set and board, shells, kauri gum, large opal boulder section, fishing equipment, tea caddies, stamps, an unusual Russian agate etui and contents, maps, printers trays of type, enamel advertising signs, pewter, ocelot coat, pair Legras glass vases, Venini, Lalique, Garry Nash, Swarovski, Whitefriars, a 54 piece Baccarat stemware collection, artefacts and tribal pieces from the Pacific, Australia and Africa as well as good Maori pieces, carved ivory, shark tooth earrings, maps, Trevor Lloyd etchings, Alan Taylor archive, a superb collection of N.Z. pottery including works by Len Castle, Theo Schoon, Peter Stichbury, Barry Brickell, Crown Lynn, Titian, George Boyd, Rancich, Rick Rudd, plus much more. English and European china includes Moorcroft, Royal Doulton, Wedgwood, Royal Worcester, seven pieces of Keith Murray, Troika, two substantial pieces of Lladro, the Oriental section offers two old rhino horns, carved ivory crab, large rock crystal censer, Chinese Republic reticulated vase, coral snuff bottles, famille rose, cloisonne, export ware, scroll paintings, Japanese Imari, Tsuba, Wakizashi, large standing Buddha. We start the second session with the jewellery which has gold sovereigns, Krugerrand, rouble, gold chains, bracelets, stick pins, diamond necklaces, bracelets, earrings and rings including 2ct. and 1ct. rings, coral necklaces, good retro silver pieces, Cartier diamond earrings and a Cartier gold and jade pin, Huia beak brooch, gold and silver pocket watches, Rolex stainless and gold wristwatch, Rolex submariner wristwatch, mantel clocks, silver photo frames, sugar casters, cutlery, creamers, sauce boats, tea sets, another fine offering of silver flatware, mugs, rose bowls, salvers, an outstanding meat cover, Teutenberg medal, Old Sheffield Plate, 23 Persian rugs and runners, a pleasing Queen Ann style chest on stand, screens, chests of drawers, side tables, vintage Louis Vuitton trunk, kauri furniture, dining tables, chairs, Chinese carved nests of tables, camphor chest, delightful Chinese floor standing gong and stand, pair of good vintage Chinese rosewood chairs and side table, chandeliers, garden urns. The Art section includes works by Jane Evans, Tom Peerless, Aston Greathead, W.G. Baker, Alice Whyte, Louis Henderson, Cynthia Taylor, Blomfield, Sylvia Siddell and a major stunning Peter McIntyre oil of ballet dancers.

Another must view and attend Cordy’s auction.

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Special upcoming entries
Tue 11th August:
Barry Brickell Fatso jug
Salt glazed. Estimate $1200Details
Tue 11th August:
Len Castle vase c1954
Impressed with Theo Schoon motifs, tenmoku & ash glaze. Estimate $1500Details

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