A Victorian brass coal scuttle
with embossed lid and top, ornate cast brass mounts and original shovel. W.420 x H.490mm.

Realised: $170


A Victorian cast iron traveller's sample fireplace
H.400mm; together with two miniature brass fire fenders, a poker and a pair of tongs.

Estimate: $200


An Art Nouveau glove box
sarcophagus shape, covered with hammered copper repoussé decorated with Mackintosh roses and whiplash patterns. W.360mm

Realised: $180


A 19thC brass standish
with cast frame supporting a section mounted for inkwells and ponce pot (absent). W.340mm.

Realised: $80


An alabaster ink stand
with single inkwell, the base and lid inlaid with a fine line of coloured stone. W.200mm.

Realised: $100


An early 20thC Rabone ivory and white metal four-fold 12” rule
with extendable end.

Estimate: $160


A Victorian mahogany cased set of four ivory rulers
comprising four 1’ rules and four 2” rules engraved with various scales. W.340mm.

Estimate: $320


A Victorian bronze of a young woman with cherub tasting the new wine
finely modelled, she holds a grape bunch aloft in her right hand while the cherub drinks from the dish held in her left. Good original dark patina, unsigned. H.425mm.

Estimate: $800 - $1,200


Antoine Louis Barye bronze sculpture
'Panther of Tunisia', Parisian foundry marks to the reverse for F. Barbedienne, sculptor's name cast to the base front. L.190mm.

Realised: $400


A 19thC French bronze of Napoleon Bonaparte
stamped marks for the small De Braux foundry, he stands in formal military dress, one arm absent. H.450mm.

Estimate: $250


A pair of 19thC bronze eagles
alighting on tree stumps. On circular iron plinth bases H.270mm.

Estimate: $500


A stylish bronze sculpture of a dancing couple
signed on the base 'Kim B'. H.220mm.

Realised: $120


A small original bronze figure of a seated cowboy
'Coffee Break', by J. Contway, Montana. Signed and with original certificate and brochure. H.105mm.

Realised: $150


A bronze sculpture after Donatello
‘David with the head of Goliath’. H.400mm.

Realised: $280


A pair of bronzes modelled after the 'Furietti Centaurs'
modelled as the Old Centaur with bound hands and Eros riding behind and teasing him, the other, the Younger Centaur, again with Eros on his back. Both raised on oval section white Carrara marble plinth bases. H.475mm. The Hellenistic-style Roman marble Furietti Centaurs were discovered during archaeological excavations in Italy in 1736, another single example was excavated in Rome in the 17thC and now stands in the Louvre. Their discovery was celebrated by means of castings, engravings and scale bronze replicas. Their theme has been variously considered, but 18th/19thC audiences apparently saw them as emblematic of the joy of young love and the contrasting bondage of maturity. These current examples appear to be mid-19thC.

Realised: $1,800


John Rogers (1829-1904 American)
'Taking the Oath and Drawing Rations', 1866, plaster sculpture, named and entitled to base, some later restoration. H.390mm. Note: Rogers was a noted American sculptor who produced very popular and relatively inexpensive figurines in the late 19thC. He created groups from 1859 to 1892 on the subject of everyday life, the theatre, Shakespeare, the Civil War and horses, etc.

Realised: $120


John Rogers
'Coming to the Parson', 19thC American, plaster figure group of a young couple discussing marriage with the parson, cast maker's marks, title and patent date 1870 to base. H.550mm, some restoration.

Estimate: $200


John Rogers
'Rip Van Winkle - At Home', cast plaster sculpture, 19thC American, impressed maker's details and entitlement. H.465mm, some later restoration.

Realised: $140


John Rogers 'The Town Pump'
a 19thC American plaster group 1862, The Civil War soldier in military uniform, the simply dressed young woman with bucket, this sculpture is noted for engaging 'in a delicate dance of flirtation but maintain their propriety'. Some later restoration. H.335mm.

Realised: $120


A large and impressive Sherratt & Simpson sculpture ‘The Siberian Tiger’
No. 6 from an edition of 100, with certificate. H.450mm, L.790mm.

Realised: $400


A carved Indian large wood figure of the voluptuous goddess
Lakshmi, the Hindu goddess of wealth, fortune and prosperity, fine carved detail, standing upon a lotus throne. H.780mm.

Realised: $300


A taxidermy Asian brown bear head
shoulder mount with open mouth showing teeth and light coloured snout, mounted on shield plaque. 400 x 540mm.

Realised: $650


A vintage turtle shell
in polish. L.420mm.

Realised: $120


A c.1900 solid whalebone walking stick
the plain mildly tapered shaft with solid wedge section handle. L.790mm.

Estimate: $500


An elegant late 19thC whalebone walking stick
the handle formed of a tooth ivory knob tapering to join to the whalebone shaft at a silver band. L.835mm.

Realised: $925


A vintage walking stick
the bamboo shaft terminating in a carved head of a parrot with silver feather embellishment, glass eyes and horn beak, brass ferrule.

Realised: $700


An early 1900s silver handled hiking cane
the shaft with ebonised finish, hiking ferrule, the silver handle with Nouveau decoration, stamped '800'.

Realised: $280


A briar walking stick
the handle in the form of a dog's head, glass eyes with brass collar.

Realised: $425


A carved Japanese bamboo walking stick
late Meiji, decorated with three geisha and engraved diaper patterns. L.915mm

Realised: $100


An Edwardian silk parasol
with beech handle and amber-like finial.

Realised: $70


A 1940s N.Z. Akrad 'Super Flyer' trike
blue cast iron, leather seat, original tyres, brass logo plate to front. Note: the Akrad Radio Corporation was based in Waihi in the 1930s and 1940s, in 1947 they introduced a new line of children’s tricycles.

Realised: $350


An American colonial 'Dinah' mechanical cast iron money box
working order. J.E. Stevens Pat. 1869. H.180mm.

Estimate: $300


A good French S.F.B.J. bisque porcelain doll
sleeping brown glass eyes, open mouth with four teeth, composition body with movable limbs and blonde ringleted hair. Marked 'S.F.B.J.60 Paris'. L.450mm.

Realised: $260


A collection of six Victorian bisque doll's house dolls
'Frozen Charlottes'. In original box with glass lid. Each approx. L.70mm.

Realised: $100


A Prisoner-of-War miniature of a bone domino set
in a small bone box with carved and painted decoration to the sides. 350 x 350 x 300mm.

Realised: $140


A doll's house
made from a 'kauri carbuncle', along with a N.Z. salt glazed pottery miniature rustic chair. H.280mm and 120mm.

Realised: $400


A set of 19thC Indian ivory chess pieces
in natural and red stained ivory.

Realised: $120


A Victorian beaded portrait 'Girl with Umbrella'
with conservation report to reverse, in oval frame. 390 x 390mm (including frame).

Estimate: $120


A hand painted miniature on ivory
a street scene in France, signed 'R. Nicolle', in black and gilt frame. 100 x 80mm.

Realised: $60


A hand painted portrait miniature on ivory
a young woman in court dress with ringleted hair, with signature to the right corner, in gilt metal and blue bead frame. 110 x 90mm.

Realised: $90


A hand painted portrait miniature on ivory
a French court lady in formal dress, signature to right side, in ornate brass frame. 120 x 80mm.

Realised: $200


A pair of hand painted portrait miniatures on ivory
attributed to Karl Joseph Stieler, of women, one in an ornate court dress with pearl jewellery, the other with a less formal gown, in matching gilt metal frames. 100 x 80mm.

Realised: $340


A hand painted portrait miniature on ivory
the young woman wearing an elaborate bonnet and holding a fur muff, in elaborate gilt metal frame. 100 x 80mm.

Realised: $90


Three hand painted portrait miniatures
two on ivory, one on card, all women in various styles of dress, with different frames.

Realised: $140


An Edwardian double portrait print
H.M. King Edward VII and H.M. Queen Alexandra. 400 x 600mm.

Estimate: $120


A coloured portrait print 'Capt. Robert Falcon Scott R.N.’
600 x 500mm.

Realised: $150


A late 19th/early 20thC Russian icon
the ornate old patinated brass oklad ornately embossed with raised 'sunburst' halo covering the painted oil on board of Christ. 220 x 170mm.

Realised: $160


A Russian orthodox religious icon
with painted figures under a heavily embossed silver plate frame, velvet backing. 400 x 300mm.

Realised: $425


A German viola by C.A. Götz jr.
Mod. No. V106, labelled and dated 1977, 15½” body; with two bows, 29¼” and 28¾” and with a hard case.

Realised: $300


An Edwardian oak three bottle tantalus
with the original square section decanters and four plated bottle tickets, brandy, gin, sherry and whisky. With locking key. L.400mm.

Realised: $360


A Gucci vintage silk scarf designed by V. Accornero
featuring one of his legendary floral prints... a lush, vibrant splash of colour in the form of garden variety flowers with butterflies, beetles, grasshoppers, dragonflies and other insects. Made in Italy. Signed and named in the print. 860 x 880mm.

Realised: $210


A vintage Fendi Italian silk scarf
decorated with gold jewellery on vibrant red 'watered silk' type ground, printed maker's details and labelled. 880 x 900mm.

Realised: $100


A vintage Salvatore Ferragamo silk scarf
decorated with multiple shoes on red ground with black border, printed maker's name. 860 x 880mm.

Realised: $140


A collection of 31 old N.Z. postcards
interesting subjects.

Realised: $230


A collection of over 100 vintage postcards
of movie stars, pictorial scenes, etc.

Realised: $60


A collection of approx. 100 vintage postcards
including floral silk cards.

Realised: $60


Eight N.Z. vintage banknotes
includes: two Fleming £5 notes, one Fleming £1 and five Hardie $1 notes.

Realised: $200


A large Victorian period wax seal
of Queen Victoria and attendants. In original metal case. Dia.160mm.

Realised: $60


The Tasman loose-leaf stamp album
N.Z. stamps dating from 1862 to 1972.

Realised: $500


An Australian stamp album
mint and used, dating from 1915 to 1985.

Realised: $160


A vintage Cheavin's 'Saludor (Safe Water)' stoneware water filter
cylinder form with printed details, with interior section and white porous rod, lid and original spigot. H.445mm.

Realised: $260


A Victorian burr walnut stationery box
with sloping front, single drawer in base and fitted interior with perpetual calendar.

Estimate: $350


A miniature colonial cedar chest of five drawers
two breakfront drawers across the top with three graduated full width drawers below, bobbin turned mouldings, kauri linings and short turned feet. 400 x 310 x 430mm.

Estimate: $350


A heavy old bronze door knocker of traditional design

Realised: $480


A Georgian brass mounted ebony shoe-maker’s foot measure
with graduations from 1-15. L.220mm.

Realised: $65


A pair of relief carved ivory miniatures
an elegant Frenchman with bicorne hat and a lady with a pet dog. Mounted on velvet in matching gilt frames. H.120mm ea.

Realised: $150


A vintage Leica IIIa camera
with Summar f1.2, 5cm. lens, no. 245045, with eveready leather case, c.1937-38. Together with Leica Guide and Leica Manual.

Realised: $550


A Thornton Pickard 'Imperial' Triple Extension glass plate camera
with two tripod bases, a Dallmeyer lens, and a satchel containing numerous plates and plate backs. Old repairs to bellows.

Realised: $450


A mahogany cased set of chemical scales
with Vitrolite base on adjustable legs. 400 x 300 x 520mm.

Realised: $130


A 1937 'Big Shot' pin ball game
manufactured by the Gotham Pressed Steel Corporation New York. Original condition and packaging. 600 x 300mm.

Realised: $150


A bronze axe head
Eastern Mediterranean, c.1800 B.C. L.115mm.

Realised: $350


An Anglo-Saxon moulded metal purse catch
10th/11thC. L.70mm. Together with an antique Chinese bronze dragon belt hook. L.85mm.

Estimate: $200


A Celtic bronze sword chape mount
c.1st Cent.B.C. In two pieces. L.70mm.

Realised: $100


A Roman 1st-2nd Century brass spear pointed arrow head
L.110mm, together with a Luristani bronze arrow point, c.1000 B.C., L.120mm - and three ancient arrow tips, two of bronze and one of wood.

Realised: $210


A decorative Roman military bronze belt stud
c.3rd-4th Century. L.35mm. Together with a pointed Roman bronze mount, c.1st Century A.D. L.35mm.

Realised: $100


An archaic Chinese bronze halberd
(the combination of a spear and an axe, which would have been attached to a long two-handled pole). L.185mm.

Realised: $230


An archaic Chinese bronze halberd
(combination of spear point and axe), L.150mm. Together with an archaic Chinese bronze money knife, L.135mm.

Realised: $230


A vintage tin match striker
in the form of an advertisement for the De Laval cream separator, with original paint finish. 160mm.

Realised: $135


A carved kauri display cabinet
holding numerous pieces of polished kauri gum, glass top and front. 1270 x 10 x 360mm.

Realised: $1,500


A collection of vintage Otago capping mags
1940s, together with other university mags, etc.

Realised: $50


A pair of C.F. Goldie books
'His Life & Painting' and 'Prints, Drawings & Criticism', in original Solander cases, pub Alister Taylor 1979. No.613/1600.

Realised: $600


'Notable New Zealand Thoroughbreds'
ATP 1980, No.220/2000 and 'Notable English and Irish Thoroughbreds', ATP 1983, No.220/2500.

Realised: $310


'The Life & Art of William Strutt'
Curnow, pub ATP 1980, 732/1000; along with 'Eugene von Guerard, A German Romantic in the Antipodes', pub ATP 1982, 232/500.

Realised: $100


Petrus Van Der Velden; Catalogue Raisonné'
T.L.Rodney Wilson, Chancery Chambers 1979, 402/1500, 2 vols in slip case; along with 'The Life & Art of William Strutt' Curnow, pub ATP 1980, 585/1000.

Realised: $280


'Ashes from a Long Life in Art'
Robert N. Anderson, a scrapbook volume of typescript doggerel, reproductions and original artwork by Anderson, c.1900; along with 'Hogarth's Works', 160 engravings, publ. London 1813.

Realised: $70


Three Raymond Ching books
'The Art of..' (Collins 1981); 'The Bird Paintings' (Collins 1978) and 'Studies & Sketches of a Bird Painter' Lansdowne 1981 No.83/500

Realised: $200


'Art New Zealand' Numbers 1 to 160
August/September 1976 to Summer 2016-17.

Realised: $420


'Fifty Years Adrift' by Derek Taylor
edited by George Harrison. Genesis Publications, 1984, limited first edition No.743/2000, signed by the author, George Harrison and Larry Smith (Bonzo Dog band). Half calf binding over cloth boards, in slipcase. Fine condition with light sunning and marks to spine. Derek Taylor (1932-1997) was press officer to the Beatles and variously described from 'The Fifth Beatle' through to 'The most underappreciated member of the Beatle Mafia'. The book contains previously unpublished photographs including the Beatles 1964 tour of Australia/NZ along with a wealth of musical memorabilia.

Realised: $1,250


An American saddle
embossed black leather with sheepskin lining.

Realised: $400


An Edwardian sports blazer 'RDB'
together with a Union Jack flag and sports trophy goblet, won by B. Pearson, 'Tug of War, 1st Prize 1908. Framed behind glass. 1000 x 800mm.

Estimate: $250


Two Edwardian military prints
'Field-Marshal Lord Roberts of Kandahar, VC, K.T.’ and 'British Heroes, Boer War', South Africa. Each approx. 650 x 500mm.

Realised: $300


A Victorian military coloured print
'Soldiers of the Queen'. 500 x 700mm.

Realised: $170


A Victorian military coloured print
'Field Marshal Viscount Wolseley' and 'Leaders of the Allied Forces', each approx. 600 x 500mm.

Realised: $150


A Victorian British Army coat and trousers
the red jacket with brass buttons, gilded sergeant's stripes and decorative frogging at sleeves, together with a pair of trousers on an old vintage mannequin.

Realised: $325


A collection of historical photographs/ pamphlets/ recorded histories/ etc.
pertaining to Arthur Norman Young born 1908, giving his working life history including arriving in N.Z. 1926 and working in Puketaha, Hamilton, the collection most notably includes photographs of Llanberis, Wales, The RAF Air Base converted from a quarry, the collection documents Young's time at Croydon, London, until its bombing, further mention is made of his association and employment with Percy Hunting, a signed copy of his book included.

Estimate: $300


A set of WWI binoculars
with inter-changeable lenses, field, marine and theatre, in original leather case.

Realised: $140


A collection of four old army hat badges
including the Lancashire Fusiliers.

Realised: $80


A WWII medal group
a Service medal together with Burma Star and 1939-1945 Star, with ribbons.

Realised: $80


A WWII R.A.F. Mizpah 'Sweetheart' brooch

Realised: $70


Three WWII medals
Service Medal, Defence Medal and the Air Crew Europe Star, with ribbons.

Realised: $300