Cordys

0001

A vintage walking stick
the plain taperered wood shaft with a carved duck head handle, glass eyes with a feather beneath the chin which opens the duck's beak, metal ferrule.

Realised: $160

0002

A Victorian walking cane
the tapering ebony shaft with plain silver handle, stamped KCK 925.

Realised: $200

0003

A Victorian walking cane
the ebony shaft with a cast bronze dog head handle (possibly a Schnauzer).

Realised: $430

0004

An Victorian hiking cane
the briar shaft with a carved dog's head handle and metal hiking ferrule, the dog with glass eyes.

Realised: $260

0005

A Victorian riding crop
the shaft bound with plaited rawhide mounted with a silver plated greyhound dog’s head finial and collar, an encircling metal ferrule engraved with a monogram and a ducal coronet.

Realised: $390

0006

A Victorian walking cane
the tapering ebony shaft with silver plate handle, the base with restrained decoration, stamped Alpacca, brass ferrule.

Realised: $200

0007

A Victorian cast iron umbrella stand
ornate decoration with original shaped iron drip tray. Width 540, height 820.

Realised: $190

0008

An old ivory walking stick handle
carved in the form of an African woman, her hair in tribal braids. Height 100.

Realised: $180

0009

Three vintage hickory shafted golf clubs
leather bound handles, includes: Wm Gibson & Co. Ltd 3 iron, and two putters by J.A. Clements.

Realised: $160

0010

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.

Realised: $150

0011

Three vintage hickory shafted golfing irons
includes a Kinghorn 'Deep Face Mashie', Cann & Taylor, 'Mid-Iron' and a callen 'Niblick'.

Realised: $100

0012

An Victorian walking cane
the slim tapering wood shaft with a silver plate elephant head handle, brass ferrule.

Realised: $190

0013

A Victorian walk cane
the palm wood shaft with an embossed and wrythen twist silver (tested) handle.

0014

A set of antique French brass weights
ranging from 50gms-1kg and in wooden holder.

Realised: $150

0015

A Stanley marching compass
WWI, in original leather case.

Realised: $140

0016

An Ernst Leitz Wetzlar binocular microscope
four revolving interchangeable lenses, electric illuminated platform, in original fitted mahogany box.

0017

A vintage Busch Rathenow monocular microscope
ebonised steel body, the revolving platform with fittings for four lenses, three attached, in original mahogany case with some fittings.

Realised: $180

0018

A vintage Ernst Leitz binocular microscope
with lenses and accessories, in original fitted box.

0019

A Victorian mahogany cased set of drawing instruments
the case lid with inset plaque dated 1889.

Realised: $135

0020

A set of 1940s Eskilstuna antique Swedish chisels
in later fitted box.

Realised: $135

0021

SET OF IVORY HANDLED KNIVES
A set of six ivory handled table knives with decorative silver metal ferrules and steel blades.

Realised: $80

0022

A set of eight French horn handled table knives
with steel blades and decorative silver metal ferrules.

Realised: $120

0023

A vintage Edison 'Gem' cylinder phonograph
with oak dome cover, complete with black painted horn and a two phonographic cylinders.

Realised: $525

0024

An incomplete (30 piece) ivory chess set
red stained and natural.

Realised: $100

0025

A pair of sperm whale tooth bar implements
the natural polished teeth mounted with stainless steel fittings, one as a bottle opener, the other with corkscrew.

Realised: $240

0026

Seven long deep sea giant tube worm bodies
made of chitin, these tubes offer protection to the worms against predators, they are found on the floor of the Pacific Ocean near 'black smokers' (hydro-thermal vents) reaching lengths of 2.4 metres and 4cm. Lengths 770-440, maximum diameter 60.

Realised: $525

0027

A large turtle shell
the thirteen plates depicting gold to rich butterscotch tones, small loss at neck. Length 440.

Realised: $120

0028

A large turtle shell
the thirteen plates depicting rich butterscotch to black mottling, small loss to one plate. Length 430.

Realised: $160

0029

A large section of exotic stone boulder
polished on both sides, variegated pinkish/red colourations, irregular shape on 'zebra' wood stand. Height on stand 600.

0030

A vintage carved solid wood American Goldeneye 14" duck decoy
with glass eyes and some original paint finish remaining.

Realised: $240

0031

A vintage carved solid wood 18" duck decoy
of balsam wood with painted face and tack eyes, made by John Doyle, Long Island, New York.

Realised: $380

0032

A small taxidermy toad
modelled standing with a walking cane, on wooden base. Height 150. Some losses.

0033

TAXIDERMY TROPHY RAM'S HEAD
A taxidermy trophy mount ram's head.

Realised: $300

0034

A chamois taxidermy trophy head mount
by O'Rouke's Taxidermy Services.

Realised: $150

0035

N.Z. SIKA STAG TROPHY HEAD MOUNT
A New Zealand sika stag taxidermy trophy head mount.

Realised: $260

0036

N.Z. RED STAG TROPHY HEAD MOUNT
A New Zealand red stag taxidermy trophy head mount.

Realised: $275

0037

A taxidermy shoulder mount of a Grant's gazelle
the horns spiking forward, glass eyes, the shield backing board with engraved animal's name.

Realised: $375

0038

An African antelope taxidermy head
shoulder mount, the short curving horns with natural ribbed effect, glass eyes.

Realised: $375

0039

A taxidermy head of a Cape buffalo
glass eyes, shield mounted backing board.

Realised: $325

0040

A full leopard skin pelt
the head including nose, whiskers and ears, the paws with most claws in tact, unbacked. Length approx. 1960.

Realised: $1,300

0041

A large full male lion-skin pelt/rug
including head, mane and paws, unbacked. Length 2880.

Realised: $1,000

0042

Four vintage fishing reels
including a 'Nordic Spinmaster' and a 'Pflueger Akron'.

Realised: $60

0043

A 19thC mahogany cased campaign decanter set
the hinged lidded case with recessed brass handles to the side, opening to reveal two fitted decanters of square section with faceted shoulders and conforming faceted mushroom stoppers. 210 x 115 x 230.

Realised: $425

0044

An Indian bronze bell
conical with flanged and domed upper section, decorated with hand-worked hammered bands. Height 250.

Realised: $180

0045

An elephant foot and leg occasional table
including the four toes, circular mounted perspex top. Height 655, diameter 400.

Realised: $500

0046

Two pairs of Victorian silhouette portrait miniatures
showing a gent and lady with ruffled collars, details to reverse show them to be of the Clifford family. Both pairs in ebonised rectangular frames under glass. Together with a single silhouette of a boy, in rectangular wooden frame.

0047

A pair of Georgian period watercolour portrait miniatures
both showing military gents and ladies with floral nets in their hair. In square wooden frames.

0048

A fine late 19thC portrait miniature on milk glass panel
showing a military gent with high collar and cravat, palm trees and tents in the background. 'Lt. James Nesbitt, died 1834-5' written on reverse of glass panel. In circular frame with gilt mount.

Realised: $80

0049

A fine Victorian portrait miniature on milk glass panel
showig a young woman with ringleted hair, blue lace dress and muff chain. Note to reverse 'Mother of Lt. Nesbitt... painted by Lucy Clifford 1910'. 70 x 95. In black wooden frame.Together with another miniature painting of a small girl in lace bonnet, in ornate rectangular frame.

Realised: $120

0050

A 19thC miniature portrait of a bearded gentleman
with wide brimmed hat, painted on wood panel. 100 x 80, ornate gilt metal frame with suspension ring.

Realised: $275

0051

A 19thC carved ivory and silver snuff box
the ivory tusk section body carved with two portraits, ringleted hair framing, the silver mounts including the wooden lid with incised 'STAR n LOVE & KINDNESS' surrounding the inset ivory clasped hands, coronet type silver pinned hinge. Old crack. Height 72.

Realised: $1,150

0052

An early 20thC Black Forest carved bear head match box holder
dark stained and painted highlights, glass eyes, the open receptacle behind the head, wall mounting. Depth $150.

Realised: $140

0053

A Japanese lacquer box containing mother-of-pearl games counters
approximately 64 counters of circular, square and rectangular shapes, finely engraved with various patterns.

Realised: $240

0054

A collection of 128 mother-of-pearl games counters
of various shapes including square, oval, round and fish shape, in Victorian lacquer glove box.

Realised: $150

0055

A Victorian shell inlaid papier mâché jewellery cabinet
with lift lid revealing a fitted compartment and two doors to the front revealing drawers and an open cavity.

Realised: $280

0056

An uncommon early American pewter flagon
flaring cylindrical shape and hinged cover, with dramatically elevated thumb piece, plain scroll handle, sharp beak spout. Height 270.

0057

A 19thC portrait miniature on ivory
the woman with lace bonnet and shawl, wide tapered ebonised frame.

0058

Two pre-WWII Nora Welling Jollyboy Sailor dolls
#139, with blue velvet sailor suits, white hats with 'Iberia' to front (one faded), black shoe feet, light blue collars with ribbon and string across neck. Cloth face and hands in pale pink hues with painted eyes, nose and mouth.

Realised: $50

0059

Two pre-WWII Nora Welling Jollyboy Sailor dolls
#139, with blue velvet sailor suits, white hats with 'Taiyuan' and 'SS Cathay' to front, black shoe feet, light blue collars. Ribbon and string across neck of one. Cloth face and hands in pale pink hues with painted eyes, nose and mouth.

Realised: $60

0060

A vintage 1980/90s Sir Robert Muldoon cardboard cutout advertising sign
for Wonderwool Underblanket and featuring the former Prime Minister, dressed in judge's attire holding gavel and sign; 'Sir Robert Muldoon delivers The Verdict...'. Height 1410. Some staining and wear.

0061

A c.1950 Black & White Scotch Whisky plastic bottle form cigarette dispenser
the black plastic body with white printed labels and top, opening with expanding gilt cigarette holders, the removable top with cigarette lighter revealed, the musical mechanism working. Height 282.

Realised: $60

0062

An early 20thC 'Uncle Sam's 3 Coin Register Bank'
black finished tin with gilt lithography including 'Amount Deposited', the back with various details including 'Durable Toy & Novelty Corporation, H.H. Payson'. 115 x 135 x 155.

Realised: $80

0063

An early 20thC 'Commonwealth Bank 3 Coin Register Bank'
green finished tin with lithography, the back with 'Directions' and various details including 'Chas. W. Shonk Co., Chicago, U.S.A. 1905'. 100 x 130 x 130.

Realised: $130

0064

A large vintage printed tin Justerini & Brooks Ltd Scotch Whisky sign
Royal Crest to the top above the maker's details and promotional material, printed in colours, red and black dominant on olive green. 1065 x 1200.

Realised: $150

0065

An Irish whisky bar-top advertising dispenser flask
engraved 'McConnell's Special Irish', raised on oak base, cover and tap absent. Height 450.

Realised: $150

0067

Seven various old banknotes of the world; German
Dutch, Russian etc.

Realised: $25

0068

Three Roman coins
two bronze and one silver, each with full details including printed to the card 'The Roman Baths of Bath, England', 'a valuable silver Denarius', etc. Provenance: The Hursthouse collection..

Realised: $280

0069

A pair of early 20thC ivory and Bakelite column candlesticks
the amber toned, turned Bakelite nozzles on plain tapered long columns with single knop to the stepped rectangular spreading bases. Height 230.

Realised: $220

0071

A vintage artist's paint box together with paints
brushes, palette, etc.

Realised: $50

0072

A pair of iron table lamps
the angled branches on adjustable supports with circular shell shaped bases. Height 700.

Realised: $300

0073

A pair of fancy 19thC brass column candlesticks
three section column on square base and with fluted drip trays. Height 270. Repair to base of one.

Realised: $50

0074

COPPER COACHING HORN
A long Victorian brass and copper coaching horn.

Realised: $130

0075

A decorative 19thC Russian red and black 'tole ware' circular tray with hand painted floral Folk Art designs in various colours. Painted mark on reverse. Made in Russia
2669. Diameter 680.

Realised: $225

0076

An early Victorian pewter straight sided quart mug
with inscription. Height 150.

0077

A Victorian figured walnut jewellery box
the casket form lid with fancy swing silvered metal handle enclosing an interior with mirror to interior lid, the removable tray requiring some attention. 250 x 175 x 145.

Realised: $130

0078

An 18thC alphabet and pictorial sampler by Sarah Eastward dated 1797
worked in coloured thread with two alphabets, numerals, maker's details and saying above tree, bird and other repeating motifs. 325 x 340.

Realised: $295

0079

A William IV sampler
verse and flowers with strawberry vine border, worked by Rebekah Briggs, Newport, 1830 aged nine. 520 x 420.

Realised: $100

0080

OLD FRAMED MAP 'LINCOLNSHIRE' - ROBERT MORDEN 1695
An 18thC hand coloured map of Lincolnshire by Robert Morden. 360 x 400.

0080A

A wolf fur jacket
shawl collar, fully lined and in excellent condition.

Realised: $375

0081

A pair of 19thC Indian ivory rosewater sprinklers
the bases modelled after opium poppy pods and with tall ring-turned necks and domed pierced tops. Height 165.

Realised: $100

0081A

A pair of rare late 19thC Indian Mughal ivory carved Paduka slippers
traditional scrolling form with fine carved border bands of rosettes and tendril design, five repeating leaf design outer border, the raised rims carved with various animals including elephants and rhinoceros, a turned finial to the front of each, some damage. Length 265. Note: traditionally worn in wealthy households or by royalty within an area of worship. Provenance: Ex. an artist's estate who was resident in India c.1950-1970.

Realised: $750

0082

TWO BRANCH GILT TABLE LAMP
An old gilt metal three-light two-branch table lamp of French Rococo style. Wired for electricity. Height 360.

Realised: $150

0083

A pair of old gilt metal and white porcelain five-light
four-branch table candelabra, ornate leaf and scroll decoration. some damage to the bases. Height 500.

Realised: $220

0084

Four early Karl Baedeker's 'Handbook for Travellers' guides; Switzerland (1907)
Italy; First Part (1879 & 1906) and Second Part (1877). In red cloth, gilt binding and with fold out maps and plans. Binding of both Italy: First Part editions damaged but other two editions in good condition.

0085

A set of 1943-44 Penguin 'Modern Painters' series
featuring Duncan Grant, Graham Sutherland, John Piper and Paul Nash. Original wrappers and numerous colour plates. Together with five original 1940s Penguin Music Magazines, Vols 1-5.

0086

A rare Victorian hand operated motion picture device
'The Kinora' by Bond's, New Bond Street, London. With two flip books.

Realised: $850

0087

An old gent's leather satchel
brass fittings and two buckles, stitched heavy duty handle.

Realised: $50

0088

A decorative painted metal leaf swag
the individual sculpted leaves on a wire backing with pale sponge paint finish over dark, a single flowerhead to top of each end. Width 1200, height 560.

0089

A pair of grey paint finished metal wall sconces
of scrolling form decorated with applied acanthus leaves supporting large nozzles to accommodate 90mm diameter candles.

Realised: $80

0090

A Tunbridge ware glove box
by Edmund Pye, 1860, the hinged lid inlaid with tumbling cube pattern. Some losses.

Realised: $320

0091

A 'D & Y Strings Violin Strad Model of Italy' violin
one piece back.

0093

A collection of early/mid 20thC New Zealand railway photographs
showing Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip on the Royal Train during the 1953 Royal Visit and waiting crowds along the route.

Realised: $190

0094

A collection of early 20thC New Zealand postcards
including Auckland suburbs, New Zealand locations, Christmas greetings and the New Zealand Football Team 1905.

0095

A collection of early 20thC New Zealand postcards
including 'Kingsland Volunteer Fire Brigade 1920-1925', New Zealand locations; primarily Wellington, Christmas greetings and others.

Realised: $150

0096

A collection of early 20thC New Zealand postcards
including Remuera Children's Home, Auckland suburbs and Christmas Greetings together with a Leighton Driving School card.

Realised: $80

0097

A collection of early 20thC New Zealand postcards
'Maoriland Postcards', 'Scenes from Maoriland', New Zealand locations and others.

Realised: $100

0098

A album of early 20thC New Zealand postcards
including 'Auckland: The Girls Grammar School, Ponsonby', 'Public Library Auckland', 'Everybody's Doing it at Rotorua' pocket novelty card as well as novelty and embroidered cards.

Realised: $220

0099

A large c.1900 Walter Tyler of London Magic Lantern
the mahogany case with multiple brass fittings including a triple section large lens, rectangular platform base with thumb moulded stepped edge. Maker's plaque to reverse, later electrification. 300 x 630 x 340.

Realised: $400

0100

Three pieces of polished N.Z. kauri gum
honey coloured, various shapes. 673gms. Lengths 90, 100 and 160.

Realised: $200

0101

A N.Z. kauri gum boulder
small polished section revealing a deep honey colour. 1068gms. Length 240.

Realised: $230