Cordys

0006

Malcolm Harrison
‘A Quiet Meal At The Chez’, 1989, machine quilted and appliqued cloth. 1260 x 1200mm. "A casual meal in a crowded bistro. The atmosphere stills, flowers suddenly bloom, and one's heart is stolen. Outside in the winters chill a building catches fire". - Malcolm Harrison in ‘Quilts New Zealand’, Anne Scott, 1998.

Realised: $4,200

0001

Malcolm Harrison
‘Canoes With Red Interior’, 1984-1987, machine quilted and appliqued cloth. 1650 x 3200mm. Malcolm explored the form of a cloak in his quilts through several works in the late 1980s. 1984-1987. Machine quilted and appliqued cloth. 1650 x 3200mm

Realised: $1,250

0017

Malcolm Harrison
‘He Who Bears False Witness’, 1964-1965, wool embroidery. 500 x 750mm This very early work again shows the stylistic development of Malcolm's work. It evokes somewhat the style of the naïve characters illustrated in some of his later stitched work.

Realised: $1,000

0036

Malcolm Harrison
Children's Stories - date unknown, painted illustrations and handwritten text for children’s story. 295 x 420mm The creation of children's stories and illustrations e.g. Isabella And The Fairies, show Malcolm's explorations as a mixed media artist beyond his textile work.

Realised: $1,000

0012

Malcolm Harrison
Blueprint Altarpiece IV: Noile Me Tangere. 1984, bronze sculpture. 260 x 90 x 90mm Malcolm experimented with the creation of a number of small bronze sculptures. The influence of cloth has also come through in this medium.

Realised: $900

0024

Malcolm Harrison
Found Union Jack flag, with replaced fabric panels and two inscribed poems by Adrian Henri - "Mrs Albion You've Got A Lovely Daughter (For Allen Ginsberg)" and Roger McGough - "Mother the Wardrobe is Full of Infantrymen", from The Mersey Sound (1967). 2140 x 1120mm

Realised: $900

0014

Malcolm Harrison
'Requiem', signed, dated 2005 and titled, box construction with double doors opening to reveal a triptych 'icon', raised box base with applied dominoes and draught. 875 x 140 x 520mm

Realised: $850

0035

Malcolm Harrison
Collection off Sketch and Notebooks. Poetry dated from 1969 –, containing ink and pencil sketches, working drawings, notes, and poetry

Realised: $800

0016

Malcolm Harrison
‘The Beach’ 2002, diptych synthetic embroidery on linen. Each 340 x 440mm.

Realised: $800

0023

Malcolm Harrison
'Copy of and English Quilt c.1890', machine stitched Red and White Bird, in tevaevae style. 1220 x 1220mm

Realised: $750

0032

Malcolm Harrison
Bound Tapa Cloth Book with Coded Text and Sketches, 1988, hand stitched and bound tapa cloth, linen and cotton. 250 x 218mm These tapa works stem from a period when Malcolm was exploring a Pacific influence in his work. The code Malcolm within them is apparently based on the hieroglyphs found on Easter Island.

Realised: $710

0028

Malcolm Harrison
Untitled, date unknown, unfinished wool embroidered tapestry. 1080 x 770mm

Realised: $700

0013

Malcolm Harrison bronze and driftwood sculpture 'Blueprint Altarpiece V'
the draped bronze altar with central raised stylised falcon bird type above a driftwood length pierced by the support. Engraved entitlement, artists initials and date '84 to the base. 310 x 115 x 140mm.

Realised: $600

0042

Malcolm Harrison
'60 Designs For Rugs', watercolour and gouache on paper, each entitled, numbered and dated on reverso, 280 x 190mm.

Realised: $600

0038

Malcolm Harrison
suite of 12 paintings 'Life, death a resurrection of the human spirit - a continual passage', acrylic on woven fibre panels, each entitled and numbered 1-12, the largest 450 x 420mm.

Realised: $600

0034

Malcolm Harrison
Linen Scroll with Coded Writing , 1988, linen, cotton and black ink. 130 x 1635mm. Together with an embroidered, appliqué and tapa linen cross; 660 x 380mm and 'Snake Killer', pen drawing on canvas, signed, dated '15 Mar 80' and entitled. 330 x 420mm.

Realised: $500

0039

Malcolm Harrison untitled patchwork quilt
geometric square and star pattern, four of the stars with embroidered floral and bird centred panels, one with embroidered signature, two dated 'April 1964' and 'July 1964'. 2700 x 2020mm.

Realised: $440

0018

Malcolm Harrison
'Red Rose', 1995 from the ‘Cry Babies’ series, from the ‘Living In Wonderland’ exhibition, c.1997, wool embroidery. 115 x 145mm.

Realised: $440

0031

Malcolm Harrison
Large format Fold Out Tapa Book with Ink Drawings, 1987, tapa bound linen backed, worked in black ink with drawing similar to a Marshall Islands 'rebbelib' voyaging chart. 300 x 235mm (folded out 600 x 920mm)

Realised: $420

0040

Malcolm Harrison 'Pride O' London'
quilted, stitched and printed fabric, the titled printed and stitch to the reverse together with 'Total Fast Colour Cretonne'. 1350 x 1350mm.

Realised: $400