January Art & Antique Auction

Auction Details

Welcome to our opening auction of the new year. Numerous estate and private vendors have combined this month to offer fascinating bijouterie, scientific instruments, exotic gaming sets of mah-jong and chess; curiosities and rarities, artefacts, angler's equipment, an impressive astronomical telescope by Watson & Son, a superb Florentine alabaster figural lamp, two attractive early pistols and more. Additionally, in this first section there is N.Z. pottery and glass, Waterford table crystal, Modern Movement decorative arts, a Pratt Ware collection, a Worcester stinton urn, along with a wide selection of Chinese silver, jade, bronzes and ceramics.

The second session at 5pm opens with jewellery; Victorian and Edwardian estate pieces, a large star sapphire and diamond pendant, numerous gold chains, bracelets & brooches, diamond and precious stone rings, necklaces, etc.; followed by pocket watches and wristwatches including Omega, Vacheron Constantin, and others as well as an 18thc Boulle bracket clock. A good selection of silver includes cutlery, tea sets, Paul Storr teapot, novelty vestas, Indian silver. There is the usual varied selection of Persian rugs; furniture includes desks, chests of drawers, tables, Biedermeier items, Chinese rosewood furniture, and an uncommon 1951 "Merlin" motorcycle. The sale concludes with Fine Art including oil paintings and water colours from Hounsom Byles, Christopher Aubrey, Marilyn Webb, Dean Buchanan and others along with a small selection of domestic bronze sculpture.

Full catalogue available to download or purchase now. Please sign up for our newsletter to get information about this and all our Art, Antique & Collectables auctions.

To be included in this or any of our auctions please phone us on 09 523 1049 or email us at info@cordys.co.nz

View details »

Special upcoming entries
Tue 28th February:
February Antique & Art Auction
A vintage Leica II camera. $400Details
Tue 28th February:
February Antique & Art Auction
Jessie Hollobon, Caroline Bay, Timaru, Oil on canvas, signed, entitled on reverse, 600 x 905. $1500Details

Buy our printed catalogue
Receive all (at least 11) a year,
delivered straight to your door.

Selling with Cordy's
Help with all aspects of selling,
from evaluation to payment.

John Cordy Limited is a private Auckland company specialising in the Auction Sale of Antiques, Art and Collectors Items.

We hold at least 11 major catalogued auctions per year as well as regular uncatalogued Monday evening sales which contain more general items.
We are open 8.30am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday. Viewings Fridays and Mondays (except for Public Holidays).
Click here to read more about Cordy's, our auctions and what our loyal customers have to say about us.