Peter McIntyre (1910-1995)
'Maori Family East Cape', water colour, ink and gouache on paper, signed, original John Leech Gallery label verso stating title and 'purchased at a one-man exhibition in November 1964.' 745 x 515mm. Provenance: the estate of Henry Walter Shove (1897-1966), Mt. Eden, Auckland. Served WWII and was acquainted with Peter McIntyre.
Marcus King (1891-1977)
‘The Arrival', oil on board, signed and dated '62, 600 x 900mm. Note: Another version of this work dated 1938 was exhibited at the New York World's Fair 1939-1940, illustrated page 163 ‘Marcus King Painting New Zealand For the World' Alsop & Feeney 2015.
A 14ct white gold and diamond solitaire ring
the 2.01ct princess cut diamond claw set, (Colour F-G, Clarity I2), ring size M.
An impressive William Moorcroft flambe vase
in the Leaves and Berries pattern, impressed marks and signature to base, with paper ‘By Appointment’ label, dated 1935. (Previously valued by Tanfield Potter at $25,000). 300 x 340mm.
A platinum and diamond solitaire ring
the 1.50ct old European cut diamond claw set with a baguette cut diamond to each shoulder, (Colour O-P, Clarity VSI). Valuation available.
Ernest Buckmaster (Aust 1897-1968)
Onehunga Harbour with the Old Mangere Bridge, oil on board, signed, 785 x 985mm. Ernest Buckmaster is represented in all major Australian collections. He won the Archibald Prize in 1932 and later the Kelliher Art Prize in New Zealand. Sir Henry Kelliher commissioned this work and other paintings of New Zealand subjects to hang in his hotels. Provenance: With Webb's 1997
A 14ct white gold sapphire and diamond bracelet
seventeen assorted round, pear, oval, marquise, square and triangular cut, mid purplish pink sapphires (some inclusions), claw set, each surrounded by round brilliant cut diamonds (Colour H-J, Clarity SI-SI1) TSW 18.70ct TDW 2.54ct.
A 14ct white gold sapphire and diamond bracelet
set with seventy round cut, deep blue sapphires (eye clean), claw set with sixty-eight round brilliant cut diamonds (Colour H-J, Clarity PI1), push clasp with safety catch, TSW 3.87ct, TDW 2.77ct.
A large and impressive Muriel Moody salt glazed figure of a reclining woman
one elbow and knees raised, attractively salt glazed with blue and dark olive green/brown tones, old repair to foot. 880 x 445 x 330.
A substantial Victorian pine country kitchen cabinet
six drawers to each side with a central drawer over a small cupboard, the central drawer with decorative apron, raised on turned feet. 2450 x 580 x 890mm.
A large and heavy Japanese Meiji period bronze censer (kōro)
squat circular shape raised on three short feet, cast in high relief with five fantail goldfish. Nine-character seal mark under the base on insert panel. Dia. 330mm, H.250mm. With old wooden stand (cracked). Provenance: Our vendor's mother purchased in the UK circa 1960s.
A pair of period platinum Art Deco diamond and pearl earrings
the tapering arrow shaped drop set with round cut diamonds, a cultured pearl suspended from the base, attached to a diamond set post for pierced ears.
A later electrified 19thC French bronze and ormolu gasolier
with three acanthus capped scroll arms issuing from the central discoid section surmounted by a finial embellished with bull's heads; suspended on fluted rods with mask head terminals. H.1040mm
A Victorian gold and garnet hinged bangle
in the form of a belt with buckle, set with six oval facet cut almandine garnets, engraved decoration, unmarked but tests as 15ct. 29.18gm.
A large Japanese bronze of Kannon Bodhisattva
depicted surmounted by multiple heads and the head of Amida, and with eighteen hands either holding Buddhist objects or in gesture of veneration. Seated on an octagonal tiered lotus throne and with pierced cast lotus flower decorated mandala behind. H.1060mm
A rare New Zealand Arts & Crafts silver salver by Marjorie R. Trenwith
circa 1950s, with relief border of trillium flowers and strap leaves, raised on three seedpod feet, the convex centre engraved with a tripartite floral crest. Stamped maker's monogram mark to base and 'ST. SIL'. Dia.245mm. Weight 638gm. Trenwith was born in Cambridge (N.Z.), during the 1940s she studied at the Otahuhu Technical Institute. She studied painting with Sydney Goldsmith and silversmithing with his wife Millicent. Following the family's move from Otahuhu to Paratai Drive, Trenwith turned the back porch into her workshop where she produced pieces for her family and as wedding gifts for friends. Never interested in selling, her work was featured in an exhibition at the Auckland Art Gallery in the 1950s. The London Guild of Silver issued her with her own stamp and sterling mark.
A large pounamu river worn boulder bowl
finely carved with an encircling band of kowhaiwhai decoration. 28+kgs. 410 x 340 x 170mm.
A pair of French percussion pistols
walnut with checkered grips, steel locks, actions at fault, 22-gauge octagonal steel barrels (165mm 6½"), otherwise brass furniture all with decorative engraving, ramrods absent. Overall L.300mm. No license required.
A quality Victorian burr walnut credenza
fine banded inlay and ormolu mounts, ebonised detail, the two bow glazed doors flanking the central panelled door. 1830 x 450 x 1080mm.
John Douglas Perrett (1859-1937)
Ohinemutu under moonlight, oil on canvas, signed.160 x 220mm. original oak frame.