A small Hodegetria icon
enamel on panel, fabric covered back. 110 x 185mm.
An icon of the Virgin Mary holding the Child Jesus
late 19thC / early 20thC, enamel on panel. 245 x 190mm.
A small icon of the Theotokos (God-Bearer)
Greek 20thC, enamel and gilt on hardwood panel. 175 x 130mm
A small Hodegetria icon
enamel on panel covered in shaped and engraved gilt metal oklad, fabric covered back. 135 x 110mm.
A 20thC icon of the Mother of God
painted in enamels and gilt on wood panel. 185 x 140mm
A French Art Nouveau relief plaque Mater Dei
by Raoul-Eugène Lamourdedieu, silver plate over embossed copper. 235 x 110mm
A Hodegetria icon
of the Virgin Mary holding the Child Jesus, Russian 19thC, enamel and gilt over gesso on pine panel. Distressed. 290 x 240mm.
A small 19thC Russian icon of Christ as Salvator Mundi
in tempera and gilt on panel, in box frame (glazed door absent) set with a gilt slip. 205 x 185mm.
A Hodegetria icon
of the Virgin Mary holding the Child Jesus, Russian 19thC, enamel on distressed pine panel. 235 x 170mm.
A small Hodegetria icon
in enamels with simulated oklad painted in gilt with sgraffito detail on pine panel. 130 x 105mm.
A 19thC European fruit wood carved Madonna and Child
metal bracket to reverse for wall hanging. 280 x 840mm. Provenance: The R.B. Williamson Estate Collection.
An early 20th inlaid walking cane
geometric pattern and wrythen section, some losses and repairs. L.925mm
A slender walking cane of variously toned horn tapering discs
stacked on a steel shaft, terminating in a dark horn finial. L.860mm
A 19thC shark vertebrae walking stick
surmounted by a string-work covered knob. L..825mm
A c.1900 ivory and silver handled malacca cane walking stick
the tapered handle with raised knobbly effect, scroll decorated silver band and cap end showing some distress. Hallmarked London 1891. L.900mm.
A c.1900 solid whalebone walking stick
the plain mildly tapered shaft with solid wedge section handle. L.790mm.
An impressive 19thC scrimshaw sperm whale's tooth
one side decorated with a sperm whale with open mouth, the other with a woman holding a child. L.180mm.
An impressive 19thC scrimshaw sperm whale's tooth
one side decorated with a pirate holding the skull and crossbones flag. L.180mm.
A large Ceylonese porcupine quill and ebony box
decorated to the hinged lid and walls with quills in chevron patterned bands, the interior with nine lidded compartments in a lift out tray. 270 x 185 x 105mm
A Mongolian goat hide
with long lustrous grey fur. 1100 x 750mm approx.
A Mongolian goat hide
with long lustrous blonde and dark grey tipped fur. 1100 x 750mm approx.
A full length racoon fur coat
shawl collar, lined and in good condition.
A silver fox collar
complete and in good condition.
A Saga silver fox fur jacket
shawl collar, fully lined and in excellent condition.
A vintage ocelot fur jacket
leather trim to pockets, fully lined and in excellent condition.
A full length mink coat
caramel tone, fully lined and in excellent condition.
A Saga mink jacket
the caramel coloured pelts in thin vertical stripes alternating with thin suede panels, mandarin style collar, fully lined.
A rabbit fur jacket
cream with caramel patches, lined, fur in good condition.
An Arctic fox fur jacket
the pelts alternating with panels of suede, full collar, lined but suede panels require cleaning.
An Arctic wolf fur jacket
mandarin style collar, fully lined and in excellent condition.
A Victorian Paisley shawl
Jacquard loomed decorated with large paisley designs and serpentine panels. Central velvet circular patch. 1600 x 2860mm approx.
An African (Niger) large ground loom woven textile
geometric wool weft patterned on cotton warps, c.1960. 2560 x 1500mm
A pair of large impressive hippopotamus tusks
dramatically curved and with natural wear at the tip ends. Each outer curvature approx. 395mm, mounted to a carved hardwood clenched fist to form an almost full circle with a diameter of 285mm. On oval teak base.
A large old carved African ivory tusk section
the lower section carved as a portrait, the upper sections with numerous figures in landscapes. H.430mm.
A fine 19thC Chinese ivory brisé fan
the 29 sticks and ends carved and pierced with delicate patterns of birds and flowers, the central six sticks pierced with an oval cartouche and monogram. L.265mm. Displayed in box frame, overall 460 x 650mm. Provenance: The Beverley Allen Collection (see lot 425)
A 19thC photograph album with Sevres style porcelain panel to the cover
containing twenty leaves cut variously to hold photographs, the brass cover with an oval frame holding a panel decorated in the manner of Fragonard. 285 x 220 x 65mm. Provenance: The Beverley Allen Collection
Five assorted pieces of kauri gum
the two larger pieces polished and translucent, the other three in natural state. 2883gm.
A kauri gum tile assembled out of cut and geometric pieces of gum
joined to make a tile; together with a kauri gum ‘slab’, clean but original condition and still attached to cut kauri plank.
An early 20thC brass New South Wales Fire Brigade fireman's helmet
NSW FB to front, leather lining intact but lacking link chin guard and some separation of top scroll of helmet.
A large brass church candlestick
plain column with two large knops, frilled rim to drip pan, the large round base with three feet. H. 1410mm.
An unusual Victorian miniature rosewood tabletop vitrine
the tray style top with brass slip and glass, the sides with turned finial gallery, drawer to the front, raised on bun feet, brass slip requires regluing. 380 x 300 x 100mm.
A 19thC Dutch boxwood snuff box
the body in the form of an insect, the lid carved with the torso of a Dutch gentleman. L.70mm.
A cribbage scoring plateau
of burr walnut with herringbone stringing, oblong with ogee walls, slide covered compartments beneath conceal playing cards and bone peg counters. Small loss to ebony border. 345 x 130 x 50mm
An exceptional Regency rosewood sarcophagus tea caddy
the exterior with gilt cut brass, mop and abalone decorative inlays, enclosing two original conforming compartments flanking the cut crystal footed mixing bowl, captured ring side handles and compressed feet. Good condition and colour. 375 x 195 x 180mm.
A figured and decorative timber parquet veneered box
oblong with slightly domed top, with a complex parquet pattern to sides and hinged lid. 310 x 210 x 180mm.
A Victorian reverse glass painting
possibly depicting the Goddess Aphrodite (Venus) and her son Eros (Cupid), in later frame. 230 x 180mm.
A late 19thC child's embroidered sampler by 'Sophia Stansbury'
the alphabet and number sampler in green and red stitching, named at the base. 440 x 220mm, in oak frame under glass.
A large Victorian tapestry
depicting St. Patrick expelling the snakes from Ireland, unframed and requiring some attention. 1070 x 1220mm.
A Victorian memoriam watercolour
of a grave beneath a weeping willow, the headstone engraved 'Margaret Lydia ... died 1847'
An Indian Mughal miniature painting
an equestrian hunt scene, with Urdu script to the borders. Framed, overall, 255 x 180mm.
A framed vintage railway poster 'Old World Villages'
colour lithograph designed by Helen Byrne Bryce and issued by the Underground Electric Railways Co. of London, Ltd., c.1924. 1000 x 600mm.
A vintage poster ‘Mr Smiles - King of Curios 288 Cuba Street Wellington...’
fancy scrolling frame 1100 x 470mm. c.1980. 'Design by John Pratt'. Note Glen Smiles was a Wellington identity and antique and curio dealer for many years.
A conte sketch of Rudolf Nureyev and a pastel of a pair of ballet shoes
signed A.P de Alba. 385 x 280mm and 270 x 430mm
A large 'Betty Boop' shop counter advertising figure
hand painted moulded plastic. H.520mm.
A pair of ancient Egyptian style seated pottery cats
variable matt pale coloured glaze. H.465mm.
A pair of WMF silver plate classical Grecian busts
the bearded warrior with helmet, the other with head downcast. Both raised on ebonised turned bases. H.210mm
A folk art kauri occasional table
modelled after a primitive three-legged stool, the irregular top and base united by pegged 'branch' legs. H.320mm
A quality Victorian salt glazed keg
finely modelled in relief with a Royal Coat-of-Arms flanked by recumbent lions and Prince of Wales feathers, grapevine highlights, lustrous golden brown glaze. H.275mm.
A heavy cast iron model of a cannon
gun carriage absent. L.390mm.
An old heavy Indian bronze bell
surmounted by a figure of Ganesh, suspended from a heavy linked chain, the god sits with attributes raised in his forearms and trunk. Excluding chain H.380mm.
Two large antique theological books
both vellum bound one with brass closures. 18thC theological text in Latin
Five books on N.Z. art etc.
includes 'Two Hundred Years of N.Z. Painting' by Gil Docking, 'Craft N.Z.' by Blumhardt & Brake, etc.
Seven books and assorted booklets relating to phonographs and various 'Talking Machines'
the 14 booklets including handbooks, instruction manuals, etc., the books including 'Encyclopaedia of Automatic Musical Instruments' by David Bowers 1972, etc.
An early 20thC Edison 'Standard Phonograph' 'Combination Type'
original transfers and maker's detailed plate attached, the head unit and mechanism requiring attention, the side wind handle holding tension, with two ebonised tin horns and supporting rods. 330 x 235 x 285mm.
An early 20thC Edison 'Standard Phonograph'
the oak dome lidded case with one top handle fitting absent, original transfers and brass plate fitted to top of phonograph, with small horn and two supporting rods, head unit absent, the side wind mechanism holding tension. 335 x 245 x 295mm.
An early 20thC Edison 'Gem' cylinder phonograph
in original oak dome topped case, original transfers to case and phonograph face, complete with key and horn with brass flared end. The case 250 x 195 x 205mm, the horn link 360mm.
A collection of approx. 42 Edison phonograph cylinders
mostly blue cylinders in green card boxed cases.
Approximately 44 Edison blue wax phonograph cylinders
most in their original printed cases.
Approximately 70 Edison phonograph blue wax cylinders
mostly in their original card cases.
Approximately 45 early 20thC Edison phonograph cylinders
assorted blue and black, each in an original card case with red highlighted detail.
A collection of approximately 39 Edison blue wax phonograph cylinders
mostly in original printed card cylinders.
A Hamilton Beach milkshake machine
green enamel, triple drive, with single mixer spindle. H.500mm.
A vintage pond yacht
old canvas sails and on wooden stand, original paint finish. 700 x 270 x 1170mm.
Corgi Toys No. 261 James Bond's Aston Martin D.B.5
including ejector seat and two figures with inner display stand and outer box.
A mid-20thC British toy tin plate clockwork plane
with original RAF lithography, the key-wind clockwork mechanism working, connected to the red propeller and two front wheels with printed detail 'Dunlop ‘90’ 150.17'. L.510mm.
A Pylon Crane
early plastic and pressed steel by Gama, West Germany, c1950’s. Excellent condition, 300 x 400mm.
A Pylon Crane
early plastic and pressed steel by Gama, West Germany, c1950’s. Excellent condition, 200 x 160mm.
AMT - USA Star Trek ‘USS Enterprise’ plastic kit as new in box
rare toy by AMT (end box flap torn), 360 x 260mm.
Dinky Toys Captain Scarlett ‘Spectrum Pursuit Vehicle’ (SPV)
#104, (1968 to 1976), L.170mm, Excellent condition, in original box.
Dinky Toys ‘Lunar Roving Vehicle’ #355
excellent condition, in original display box , with original astronauts. L.120mm.
Fun Ho Toys - Bedford Tip Truck
original green and red in nice original condition, with yellow disc wheels. L.350mm.
Fun Ho Toys - Bulldozer
red and blue, nice original condition, L.240mm.
Shirley Temple doll
original composition probably unauthorised 1930’s doll, all original clothing and shoes, no makers marks, some slight crazing to upper lip. H.330mm
Wanda Toys Taiwan ‘Soccer Game’
push button manual pre- computerized plastic table soccer game, c1970, , in original box, 500 x 150mm
Collection of 5 wooden pull along toys including Buzzy Bee
Mary-Lou, Buzzy Bee Truck (missing arm), Duck toy with revolving action and Waikato Rugby jointed doll, L.120mm to 180mm.
Mickey Mouse soft toy ex Disneyland
wears Micky Mouse static toy watch and zip bag 1982. H.360mm. Very good condition.
Tonka Toys pink ‘Surrey’ Jeep
pressed steel and plastic, Exc cond, c1960s. L.250mm.
Two original die cast cap guns made in NZ/Australia
‘Prairie’ L.80mm (trigger not working) and ‘Peacemaker’ made by Lonestar with leather holster (AF)
Two ‘Indian Chief’ toy figures
cast iron by Grey Iron, USA, 1930’s. H.75mm.
‘The Lone Ranger Board Game’ with 5 die cast mounted Lone Ranger playing pieces
spinner and large foldout illustrated playing board, 470mm x 470mm, Parker Brothers, USA, 1938, Exc Cond.
‘Annie Oakley’ board game
with 8 mounted cowboy playing pieces, spinner, die cut playing pieces, and paper play money, beautifully illustrated large fold out playing board by Milton Bradley, USA, 1955, (piece missing to one box flap) overall very good condition. 470 x 470mm
36 early plastic/Bakelite cube interlocking blocks by Protex
NZ, c1950’s/60’s. Some variegated colours. H.34mm.
‘Wild West Checker Set’
a rare sophisticated board game with a full set of Cowboys and Indians detailed hand-painted plastic figures and playing pieces, by Minitoys, England for Triang Toys with nicely illustrated box, c.1970. 590 x 350mm
‘Bleriot XI’ early aircraft plastic kitset by Frog
‘Gold Token‘ series, new in nicely illustrated box, 1:72 scale, 180 x 100mm, Made in England by International Model Aircraft, c.1970.
‘Oxford Trainer’ plastic kitset by Frog
unassembled in box, some foxing to box lid, 220 x 100mm, Made in England by International Model Aircraft, c.1970 Est $50
‘Focke-Wulf’ Fighter plane
plastic kitset by Frog, 1:72 scale, nicely illustrated box by Rush, unassembled new in plastic inner bag, made in England by Rovex Toys, ‘Merry Xmas’ label attached (and some creasing to box flaps), 200 x 100mm.
‘Akatsuki Navy Destroyer’ plastic kitset by Tamiya
as new in unopened finely illustrated box, c.1970’s, 220 x 100mm.
Rare horse drawn WWI German Field Kitchen with two tinplate horse-drawn camouflage painted vehicles and two Elastolin horses mounted on wheeled wooden bases with seated Elastolin Soldiers (two soldiers missing) all in original excellent condition including box
c.1930s, 350 x 100mm, toy measures 300 x 70mm wide (two tears to small lower box flap)
An extremely rare set of hand painted German Elastolin composition American revolutionary soldiers including superb mounted General (H.110mm) and a flag bearer holding a tinplate early stars and stripes flag (H.120mm) and eight soldiers including two drummers
one piper and five soldiers carrying long rifles with fixed bayonets. Some crazing and loss of paint but generally excellent condition for age. H.70mm to 110mm
‘Gypsy Moth’ Plastic Kit set by Frog
‘Black’ series by Rovex Industries, England, new in box, c.1970, 80 x 50mm.