Cordys

0442

An impressive 18ct white gold 2.02ct diamond solitaire ring
the modern round brilliant cut diamond of colour H, clarity SI 2 and 'excellent' cut grade and symmetry as stated on the IGI report. Valuation available.

0441

An impressive 18ct white gold and fully encrusted diamond hinged bangle
the wide half hoop form set with nine encircling rows of 872 diamonds, tdw 22.48ct. the pierced back frame of hexagonal sections, double safety side clasps. Valuation available.

0748

Garth Tapper (1927-1999) 'Silence' oil on board
signed and dated '79, entitled verso. Exhibited Denis Cohn Gallery. 445 x 585.

0438

An elegant pair of 18ct yellow and white gold emerald and diamond earrings
each with an emerald cut emerald totalling 2.91ct framed by a row of modern brilliant cut diamonds suspended from yellow diamond set links above ovoid forms set with further yellow and white diamonds, the 74 diamonds with tdw 1.66ct. Valuation available.

0554

A 1930s silver 12-place setting cutlery service
St James pattern, each place setting of nine various pieces including silver handled knives, together with eight larger serving spoons and two three-piece silver handled carving sets. Silver weight excluding knives and carving sets 4.7 kilos.

Realised: $3,800

0069

A rare large 19thC Swiss interchangeable cylinder music box
c.1880, each 13" cylinder playing eight airs, and additionally with six bells. The clockwork mechanism and the comb requiring some attention, the case with crossbanding and floral inlays raised on a conforming table with a single frieze drawer to hold the additional cylinders supported on four cabriole legs terminating in brass casters. Overall 980 x 520 x 1020.

Realised: $6,500

0446

An estate platinum and diamond solitaire ring
the 1.00ct round brilliant cut diamond claw set with four small single cut diamonds to each upright shoulder, Colour G, Clarity SI1/SI2, old valuation available.

Realised: $4,500

0553

A 19thC silver 12 place double struck King's pattern cutlery service
various dates and makers, complete with 14 steel bladed table knives, 12 tablespoons, 12 table forks, 12 dessert spoons, 12 dessert forks and 12 teaspoons. Weight 4460gms excluding knives.

Realised: $3,600

0512

A good quality early 20thC Baume gent's split second chronograph pocket watch
the open face with a white enamel dial and two subsidiary dials, sweep stopwatch hand, the working movement with maker's name and Patent No. 9508 and 'No. 3095'.

0448

An 18ct gold and diamond solitaire ring
the 0.53 Internally Flawless round modern brilliant cut diamond claw set in white gold, the slender yellow gold shank with upright shoulders, Colour F, Clarity IF, GIA report and valuation available.

0443

A modern ladies 18ct white gold and diamond bracelet
the three rows of modern brilliant cut diamonds in circular rub over mounts, the 192 diamonds with tdw of 1.94ct. The clasp with two side safety catches. Valuation available.

0439

A pair of ladies modern 18ct white gold rubellite & diamond drop earrings
each with two Ascher cut rubellites totalling 5.80ct and 151 round diamonds encrusting the frames, tdw 1.98ct. Valuation available.

Realised: $3,600

0071

A 1951 Francis-Barnett 'Merlin' 122cc motorcycle. One of Francis-Barnett’s first post-war offerings was the Model 51 Merlin. Introduced in 1946
it was powered by the 122cc Villiers 9D single-port engine, within a rigid frame equipped with a girder front fork. Handsome and lightweight, the well-equipped Merlin came with a speedometer and direct lighting as standard. A particularly neat touch was the oil tank - complete with petrol mix measure - attached to the rear chain stays. Recently restored and in working condition. Provenance: From the Estate of an Auckland gentleman who completed the restoration. Complete with helmet, goggles, various pamphlets and other associated items.

0650

A pair of old French giltwood framed fauteuils upholstered in good tapestries
the shaped backs upholstered with tapestries of children, the seats with scenes from Aesop's Fables. Some distress to fabric.

0625

A large fine Qum all silk carpet
the field with all-over curvilinear design, the central large medallion incorporating floral designs, the salmon pink/red field with further entwined floral tendrils, multiple border guards. Estimated 800 knots per/sq.inch. 4000 x 2450.

Realised: $2,800

0273

An impressive old Japanese suit of samurai armour
the quality fittings include dominant red lacquered helmet, face plate and chest cover, olive green rope work to the many sectional panels covering the neck, shoulders and lower waist, other conforming parts include arm and leg guards, with fine machine embroidered heavy cloth, the helmet with flaring brass horn type extensions. Supported on on stand, complete with katana sword.

Realised: $4,800

0638

An exceptional Chinese black lacquer coloured stone and wood four panel standing screen entirely decorated in relief in various coloured stones and marbles with various precious objects
vases of various forms, some with floral sprays, raised on stands etc., a scholar's table carved in wood with various objects upon it including a brush pot, gilt highlights. Note: an exceptional piece in good condition. 1800 x 1830.

Realised: $6,750

0141

A pair of 19thC short barrelled large bore percussion pistols by Thomas Monck of Stamford
fitted with captive rammers and belt-hooks, .70 calibre, the bore approx. 150, the grips finely checkered, enlarge knob form butts. Length overall 185, the barrels 75, in later fitted box complete with bullet mould.

Realised: $2,800

0552

An impressive Paul Storr silver coaster
with fruit wood base and crest of lion over ducal coronet.

Realised: $2,400

0447

An impressive 18ct gold ruby and diamond princess ring
the large round basket mount set with two rows of marquis rubies (16), with a central round brilliant cut diamond to the centre and a further sixteen diamonds set to the outer edge, T.R.W. 5.28cts, T.D.W. 0.72cts, valuation available.

0751

Harry Mainsky (U.S.A. 1909-2008)
'The Postman', c.1972, bronze, signed, edition 7/10, Luigi Tommasi foundry mark to reverse raised on black marble plinth base. Height 345.

Realised: $2,000

0073

An old tiger skin with full taxidermy head mount
the head with glass eyes and mouth open in snarling pose, some claws present. Length 2600.

0074

An uncommon vintage leopard full body taxidermy mount
the leopard lying on its left side, head turned right, snarling pose, most claws present, glass eyes. Length 1150.

Realised: $2,100

0555

A mid-20thC quality five-piece tea and coffee service including spirit kettle
the oval baluster bodies with lobed panels and embossed leaf scroll highlights, fine stiff-leaf design borders. Sheffield 1950 by Poston. 3.4kg.

Realised: $2,650

0636

An exceptional c.1930 Japanese double kimono chest
the twin chests side-by-side on common stand, both with a pair of sliding gold leaf on silk panelled doors above a combination of five short drawers above four full width drawers, all with burr mulberry fronts, bronzed copper swing handles and escutcheons, with key and working locks, secret locking to one side. Note: A bespoke chest ordered by a gentleman for his wife, good original condition. 1825 x 415 x 1665.

Realised: $1,800

0556

A George III silver tankard
plain baluster form with single raised rib to the body, spreading circular foot, the dome hinged lid with open scroll pierced thumbpiece, the S-scroll handle with heart terminal, engraved with script initials. London 1790 by Samuel Godbehere & Edward Wigan. 760gms. Height 202.

Realised: $1,600

0688

A good George III oak mahogany crossbanded mule chest
the two planked hinged lid with fine thumb moulded edge above a front with a combination of nine short drawers, two rows of three false drawers above three sliding drawers to the base, brass swing handles, and fancy fret cut escutcheons, all flanked by fine reeded quarter columns, raised on ogee bracket feet, good colour. 1630 x 550 x 870.

Realised: $2,200

0070

A Victorian Swiss Revine cylinder Music box
c.1870, the single cylinder playing ten airs, with nine German silver bells, housed in a rosewood case, banded and with floral inlays, crank included and original paper label to interior listing available songs, in excellent order and working condition. Overall 570 x 320 x 230.

Realised: $3,750

0285

A fine carved Burmese sandalwood pagoda shrine carving
c.1960, the hexagonal trunk section of the pagoda opening on hinges to reveal three niches carved in high relief with Guan Yu flanked by two standing deities; the upper sections carved as multi-tiered tiled roofs, the lower sections as a double lotus throne raised on an octagonal plinth base. With glazed blackwood framed display cabinet. Some small replacement parts to roof structure. Height 780.

Realised: $1,200

0736

Laurence William Wilson (1850-1912) 'Valley of Rees & Dart Rivers
Wakatipu', oil on board, unsigned, titled in artist's hand and dated 1906. 450 x 700.

0140

A good pair of 19thC small percussion pistols
scroll engraved brass frames, blued bells, unmarked, screw-off bells. Length overall 145, .50 calibre, the bore 35 approx., in later fitted case.

Realised: $1,600

0181

A rare MacIntyre 'Revived Cornflower' tall double gourd form vase
the red dominant flower design on mottled green and dark blue ground, elegant double gourd form, impressed shape no.166 to base, full signature in green for William Moorcroft, printed MacIntyre mark. Height 305, minor glaze rubbing to rim.

Realised: $1,650

0455A

A 14ct gold and diamond solitaire ring
the 1.23ct round brilliant cut diamond of fancy light cognac hue, claw set in a slender tapered band, Colour K - M, Clarity I1, insurance replacement of $9,700.

Realised: $1,700

0496

A 36ct. rough green diamond
approximately of triangular/pyramid form, lustrous finish, mid-olive green tone. Provenance: Ex. Rhodesia, c.1952.

0502

A Victorian gentleman's 18ct. yellow gold presentation full hunter pocket watch
the fusée chain movement with engraved back plate Sr Silversterl London, the gilt dial with Roman numerals and subsidiary seconds, the interior back cover engraved 'Presented to Mr Robert Auld as a Token of Appreciation of his Services as SECRETARY to the Invercargill Building & Land Society, Invercargill....1886'. Hallmarked Chester 1861. Working and with key. 64.6gms.

0642

A Chinese rosewood extension banquet table and eight chairs
the oval table with two leaves with a frieze carved with relief scroll motifs, raised on tapering legs with spade feet; the chairs including two carver chairs, all with a Shou motif decorated back splat, the panelled seats with shaped frieze and legs conforming to the table with loose cushions.

0449

An 18ct. white gold and diamond ring
the 0.50ct. round modern brilliant cut diamond claw set with eight smaller princess cut diamonds set to each upright shoulder. colour K-L, claritiy SI2, TDW 1.46ct. Valuation available.

0143

A Crimea War/Indian Mutiny three medal group
awarded to George McFadyen, 71st Highland Light Infantry. Includes Crimea with Sebastopol bar, Indian Mutiny with Central India bar and Turkish Crimea medal, all mounted with ribbons.

0557

A George II silver porringer
with reeded strap handles, characteristic fluted decoration raised on a spreading ring foot, with oval scroll framed vacant cartouche. London 1749 by Richard Bayley. Height 100, 310gms.

0180

A rare William Moorcroft 'Moonlit Blue' baluster vase
the encircling pattern with blue speckled trees with olive green outline on cobalt blue ground, paint initials in green and impressed marks including shape No. M46. Height 180.

0695

A 19thC mahogany long case clock
the painted dial with calendar aperture and phases of the moon arch, the case with banded inlay and spiral twist full column mouldings with metal capitals, the eight-day movement striking on a bell. Height 2100.

Realised: $1,350

0752

Harry Marinsky (U.S.A. 1909-2008)
'Kitten', c.1943, bronze, signed, edition 8/10. On black marble plinth base. Width 230.

0511

A Mont Blanc artelier prestige gent's Timewalker 7069 Chronograph wristwatch
black dial with three subs dials, date aperture and sweep secondhand; auto movement in stainless steel 43mm diameter exhibition back case, with articulated bracelet with deployant clasp.

0510

A Wakmann (Brietling subsidiary) Swiss made triple date chronograph wristwatch
gold plated 39mm diameter case with silver pan dial, triple registers: 30 minute recorder at 3 o'clock, 12 hour recorder at 6 o'clock, and sub-seconds dial at 9 o'clock, day and month window at 12 o'clock, outer dial with date and crescent ended date hand. Manual wind, 17 jewels, 730 caliber movement, stainless back. Leather strap.

0509

An Omega gent's 'Constellation' chronometer wristwatch
stainless steel 35mm diameter case with 18K gold bezel marked with Roman numerals, gold matt dial with diamonds indicating hours, date aperture at 3 o'clock, dauphine hands, sweep seconds; gold and stainless steel bracelet.

Realised: $1,100

0703

A half life-size bronze sculpture of a conquistador and enchained slave
bronze cast. Height 1160.

Realised: $1,700

0722

John Douglas Perrett
Lake Wakatipu with Mt Earnslaw and the steamship TSS Earnslaw, oil on canvas, signed lower left. 620 x 750.

Realised: $1,600

0684

A pair of dark brown leather club chairs
with deep buttoned backs, loose cushioned seats, roll arms with studded detailing, raised on turned legs with casters.

Realised: $2,400

0620

A Persian patchwork rug
the burgundy field containing rectilinear motifs including Tree of Life and crosses with bound carpet edges. 2090 x 1490.

0656

A 19thC French fruitwood Empire-style display cabinet
tall rectangular form with black lineal and criss-cross detail, pale blue painted interior with two adjustable shelves, raised on tapered square section short legs.