A Victorian copper bed warming pan
the hinged lid with engraved bird and scroll detail, long turned wooden handle.
A pair of 19thC French silver plated bronze duellists in Elizabethan costume
on circular red marble bases, impressed marks Lalouette. Both swords require attention. Height 330.
A 19thC silver plated bronze figure of a standing classical woman holding a leafy branch
on turned wood plinth base. Height 450.
A carved wood horse's head with bridle
brown patina with traces of gilt. Length 320.
A craftsman made 16" mahogany infill joining plane
closed handle, wedged keeper and cupid's bow bridge.
IVORY 6" PROTRACTOR RULER ASTON & MANDER
An ivory 6” protractor by Aston & Mander.
An antique brass Merryweather type brass fireman's helmet badged for the New South Wales Fire Brigade
the traditional comb with dragon embossing, the front plate with 'NSW FB', original leather lining and chin strap.
Three vintage items; a c.1900 coloured and inlaid marble plaque of a young boy
a European folk art bird whistle and a wooden keg tap with key.
A black and white enamelled sign
'No Articles or Anything Whatsoever to be Passed Over the Dividing Barrier between Visitor & Inmate'. Penal Inst. Act 1954. By Order Supt. Mt Eden Prison. 360 x 920.
A Maori carved Masonic Master's gavel
carved as a tiki figure affixed to a carved handle. With silver presentation plaque 'Te Owairaka Whakaronga ...1951'.
Three Masonic temple paintings
of Freemasonry symbols, ritual objects and an idealised temple. Each kauri framed 655 x 455.
Three Masonic temple decorative small ritual columns
of New Zealand timbers. Height 580.
BOX OF MASONIC SILVER ETC
A collection of Masonic silver and various metal insignia and accessories.
An antique ship half model in diarama case
enclosing companion small vessels and lighthouse model. 810 x 460.
A collection of old scissors
the 16 scissors includes candle trimmers, small dressmaking and large tailoring scissors.
A Victorian brass Sykes hydrometer
in fitted mahogany case. Length 200.
Two Victorian boxed watchmaker's tools
one a brass Jacot tool, the other a steel turns.
IVORY FOUR FOLD 12" RULE
An ivory and brass fitted four-fold vintage 12" rule.
A 19thC W. MacDonnell of Sydney
Australia, brass telescope on stand, the single draw with maker's name to the fitted plate, screw mounted to a brass and steel tripod vase. Length of body 955. Note: MacDonnell was one of Australia's most noted amateur astronomers.
An antique brass Catholic holy water font
the bowl decorated with flowers and geometric patterns, the back with a cross and 'IHS'. 200 X 400.
A large shallow copper cooking pot
two iron handles, on three brass feet, tin lining to the interior and handbeaten effect to the exterior. Diameter 690.
A large copper cooking pot
two iron handles attached by way of iron straps, hand-beaten effect to the exterior. Diameter 520, height 335.
An Indian Damascene Tulwar
the curved watered blade set in a hilt with a leopard's head pommel, the hilt and sheath decorated in niello-type silver inlay. Length 610.
A late 19thC J. & E. Stevens cast iron crown top money bank
the building with original mustard tone paint detail, patent no. 6619 cast to the base.
A N.Z. stamp collection
includes: 1882 Second Sideface, various pictorials, 1915 King George V, various Air Mail, Health and many modern issues through to 1989 together with various Pacific Island issues, Tokelau Islands, etc.
The Empire Stamp Album with Great Britain collection from: 1840 & 1841 Penny Red
the majority of issues c.1960 through to 1993, includes many Mint issues.
Masterpieces of Industrial Art & Sculpture at the International Exhibition 1862
by John Burley Waring, pub. Day & Son, London 1863. 1st, 2 (of 3) vols., elephant folio, morocco binding with lavish gilt. Pages loose. Approx 200 colour lithos.
The History of England
by M. Rapin de Thoyras, pub London c.1740, f'scap, Vol I - 15 books, 850 pgs, title and frontis absent (Roman times to Henry VIII), three fold out maps and genealogical tables, morocco binding distressed.
The Life and Explorations of Dr. Livingstone
published by Adam & Co., London, c.1878, period morocco binding with decorative gilt title and motifs, lge 4to, hand coloured title pg and frontis, 632 pgs, new endpapers, some losses, minor repairs, numerous tinted lithographs.
A Victorian leather bound Holy Bible
with gilt metal mounts, coloured and black and white illustrations.
A Victorian brass bound walnut dome top writing box
originally belonging to Bishop Suiter (1830-1895 Nelson). Complete with personal tickets, cards, etc. Width 220, height 160.
A small Georgian pine deeds box
with dark side handles, conforming handle to lid, brass lock and keyhole escutcheon, with mahogany stain finish. 420 x 220 x 250.
A rimu 34 drawer collector's coin/medal cabinet. 330 x 290 x 480.
A pair of European horn and silver handled knife and fork
with steel blade and tines, monogrammed and dated to the finials and feurels.
A European horn and antler cutlery trio
held in a leather scabbard, comprising: antler handled knife and fork and accompanying spoon with scrimshaw engraving.
Two 18thC George III portrait miniatures on ivory of Morris family members of whom William Morris
the English designer was related. Includes the miniature of John Morris as a young boy in gold frame the back set with plaited hair, John Maurice and William Maurice were brothers, William had a son also named William born in 1834, later to become the famous artist and poet. The other miniature of John Morris's sister in gold frame, the back set with hair plait, her name is not known. 60 x 45ea. Provenance: a letter included detailing 'John Morris, father of Elizabeth Ann who married Henry Charles Holman (our grandfather) Married in Russell Ap.16. 1841...'
A George II sampler by Betty Horn dated 1739 and 1740
'Aged 10 Years', with strawberry and floral vines, multiple alphabets and verse, 'September 20, 1740, this was finished by Betty Horn, daughter of Roger and Elizabeth Horn aged 11 years'. Worked in colours. 400 x 200 approx., framed under double sided glass.
A Georgian period needlework picture
on silk, couple at a well with buildings and trees. Distressed. 400 x 500, original gilt frame.
A 19thC sailor's wool work picture
the vessel under sail, unusually detailed showing the ship's deck, some attention required, in later frame under glass. 330 x 595.
Two vintage felt dolls by Norah Wellings and Chad Valley
the blond Wellings' doll dressed wearing a blue coat, both with maker's details.
An early 20thC porcelain SFBJ girl doll
her sleeping eyes requiring re-positioning, clothed and with loose wig.
A Victorian hand painted photo portrait of a gentleman
the oval image in ornate gilt frame enclosed in rosewood glazed display case. 350 x 300.
A Victorian enamelled cast iron gas heater
ornate design, in colours of greenish blue and white with a bow front dome type top. Height 500.
A Chinese two-compartment tea caddy
of 'cushion' shape, with lavish gilded decoration and fitted pewter interior. Width 240.
A WWI period Landers Frary & Clark 'Universal' thermos in original leather container
the silver plate thermos with original glass liner, details to base, the cylindrical leather holder with stitched detail.
An early 1920s vintage violin
made by Frank R Knight of Reigate, UK, 1923 (No.25), with internal label, together with case and bow. Insurance valuation of $3500.
A French iron and chain section large candle stand
the circular platform supported on chain links and tripod base.
A vintage French blackboard
detailed with days of the week, pine frame.
A superb 19thC ivory handled walking cane
the rosewood shaft with an elaborately carved handle in the form of a lion standing over a scrolling shield, with a horn ferrule. Length 970.
A vintage shooting stick with a metal and leather seat
fruitwood shaft and metal hiking point, the handle of turned ivory. Length 900.
An ivory handled and rosewood walking cane
the handle carved with a fouled anchor motif, the rosewood shaft with metal ferrule. Handle with some faults. Length 900.
An old ivory section walking stick
with turned handle, some damage. Length 870.
Two vintage hickory shafted left-hand golf clubs
original leather grips, the steel blades named.
Two vintage hickory shafted golf clubs
leather bound grips, includes: a brass headed putter named T. Stewart, St Andrews, 'Special Egmont; and a broad steel headed chipper detailed 'Australian Made A.G. Spalding & Bros...'.
Three vintage hickory shafted golf club drivers
leather and felt bound handles, maker's details to the shaft and wooden heads including 'Geo. Simpson St. Andrews', 'Ascot (N.Z.) Ltd', and 'Cann & Taylor'.
Three vintage hickory shafted golf clubs
leather bound handles, includes: Wm Gibson & Co. Ltd 3 iron, and two putters by J.A. Clements.
Three vintage hickory shafted golf clubs
leather bound handles, the three iron headed clubs including one R. Forgan & Son putter, a J.P. Cochrane & Co. 'Jigger' and an H. Logan Mashie Niblick.
Three vintage hickory shafted golfing irons
includes a Kinghorn 'Deep Face Mashie', Cann & Taylor, 'Mid-Iron' and a callen 'Niblick'.
An old African carved ivory lion
prowling stance. Length 200.
An early/mid-Victorian tortoiseshell card case
traditional plain rectangular form with ivory trim.
A large turtle shell
the thirteen main plates and marginal plates of good colour and high mottled figuring. 720 x 550.
Two small turtle shells
each displaying vigorous patterning. Lengths 390 and 410.
A taxidermy fox trophy head mount
affixed to a shield back. Height 220.
A taxidermy cheetah
modelled pouncing, raised on plinth base. Length 1000.
RARE TAXIDERMY-INDONESIAN LEOPARD
An uncommon taxidermy Indonesian small leopard. Length 480.
A large taxidermy red deer stag head mount
'Monarch of the Glen', 12-point antlers, width of spread 770. Mounted with rimu shield backing.
A taxidermy red deer stag head mount
9-points, rimu shield backing.
A taxidermy tahr head and shoulder mount
rimu shield backing board.
A taxidermy chamois head and shoulder mount
rimu shield backing board.
A taxidermy fallow stag head and shoulder mount
the large horns with traditional webbed sections, rimu shield backing mount.
A large taxidermy rainbow hen trout
mounted on backing board. Length 630.
A large taxidermy rainbow jack trout
conforming backing board to above. Length 700.
A large impressive oblong white tropical coral specimen
of boat form and in excellent condition. With metal display stand. Height 90, length 240.
A large fossilized plant specimen section
grey sedimentary stone with some fractures. 690 x 430 x 25.
A large N.Z. pounamu river boulder
one face polished showing good dark green tone with mid-green inclusions, the serpentinite oval boulder of approx. 100 kilos. 650 x 480 x 250.
A large pounamu Nephrite boulder
oval form, cut in half, showing mid-green mottled tones with darker inclusions. Approx. 65 kilos. 600 x 330 x 250. 6g kg
A kauri gum boulder
gold brown, one half hand polished. 1.24 kilo.
Two pieces of kauri gum
all hand polished, beautiful translucent gold. 585gms and 150gms.
A small kauri gum boulder
hand polished, 810gms.
Four pieces of kauri gum
all hand polished in a golden brown hue, 375gms, 325gms, 215gms, 110gms.
A 19thC Fijian ula kobo throwing club
bulbous root head, mildly tapered shaft with fine notched carved detail, displaying good old wear and dark patina, remains of old label to shaft. Length 420.
A 19thC Fijian ula drisia throwing club
the spherical root head with near cylindrical shaft, the grip finely carved with linial zig-zag bands, displaying good old wear and dark patina, split to shaft, 10 notch cut lines to head of shaft indicating possible 'kill' marks, the base of the head with an encircling band of small indented marks. Good weight. Length 4150.
A 19thC Fijian ula tavatava throwing club
the seven lobed head with central pronounced boss, the cylindrical shaft with linial zig-zag carved grip, displaying good old wear and patina. Length 405.
A large PNG food bowl
shallow with sloping sides and twin handles. Old repair to the centre. Diameter 510.
A PNG ceremonial collar
consisting of small cowrie shells woven together, with an outer band of white feathers, attached by way of woven twine and red seed pods, on metal hanger. 390 x 600.
An old Solomon Islands carved wood and mother-of-pearl inlaid chalice
the bowl supported on an open worked frame with fish supports, oval base, the shell sections with angular cut decoration. Some distress to the black pigment finish. Height 170. Together with a semi-polished coconut shell.
An Eastern hardwood Lingham
of columna form with incised glans. Raised on black plinth base. Overall height 1430.
An African carved ivory tusk
its surfaces entirely carved with a spiraling design of native figures and animals, surmounted at the tip by a kneeling female figure. Length 350.
Two small nephrite adzes
'toki pounamu', both quadrangular, one 115mm, the other 60mm. Y13146 and Y13145.
An inunga pounamu hei tiki
modelled with head tilted, chin to right shoulder, remnant of red wax to eyes, hands to thighs; suspended on plaited cord with bone toggle. Height 75.
A pounamu hei tiki
kokopu (speckled trout) variety stone, modelled with chin tilted to left shoulder. hands to thighs, paua inlaid eyes. Height 100.
A folk art toy horse cart made of whalebone
the spoked wheels rimmed in painted copper. Made by Frank Humphries, c.1930s. 320 x 200 x 135.
SMALL WHALE'S TOOTH PENDENT
An orca tooth drilled as a pendant. Length 80.
THOS. PRINGLE 'MAORI STUDIES' CARBONETTE PHOTOS
An album 'Maori Studies' twelve 'Permanent Carbonette Photos' by Thomas Pringle. Each image 180 x 230.
George French Angas
'A Feast at Mata-ta' and 'Throwing the Spear', lithograph in tints, hand finished in colour from 'The New Zealanders Illustrated', pl.36. London, 1867. 460 x 340.
A 19thC engraved steel plate
'Auckland, New Zealand', after the 1852 painting by P.J. Hogan and the wood engraving illustrated in the 'Illustrated London News' showing the Queen's Wharf in the foreground with barrels and packages, canoes drawn up to the left shore line. 208 x 362.
A vintage James Ring photograph of gold miners
West Coast , late 19thC., in original frame and studio stamped mount. 150 x 200.
Two early 20thC N.Z. folk art turned wood painted boxes
tiki, kiwi and other motifs, painted landscapes including a Maori village and Mt Tongariro, one detailed to the base 'M.A.B. Hand Painted'. Heights 85 and 105.
A watercolour portrait of an N.Z.E.F. soldier with two children
he wears a 'lemon squeezer' with cap badge of the 9th N.Z. Infantry (Hawkes Bay Regiment), signed Dobson. 445 x 345.
A Henry Winkelmann vintage photograph of the 20ft mullet boat 'Ngawa'
under sail on Auckland Harbour. 300 x 375 in ebonised oak frame.