Cordys

0001

A Victorian copper kettle
fixed handle, cramp seam to base and side.

Realised: $170

0002

A Victorian copper kettle
fixed handle, cramp seam to base and side, old repairs.

Realised: $150

0003

A brass and copper Dutch kettle
copper swing handled, hinged spout cover, old repairs.

Realised: $130

0004

A Victorian oversize copper teapot
possibly used for shop display, fixed handle, cramp seam to base and side, (old dents). 550 x 490mm (includes spout and handle).

Realised: $480

0005

A Victorian copper preserving pan
with cramped seams running up the side and base, swing cast iron handle, rolled rim, with old repairs. 280 x 230mm.

Realised: $300

0006

A small Victorian brass preserving pan
fixed cast iron handle. 260 x 125mm.

Realised: $100

0007

A Victorian copper preserving pan
fixed cast iron handles to each side. 310 x 130mm.

Realised: $260

0007A

A 19thC Army & Navy CSL copper preserving pan
the rolled rim with two cast copper fixed handles. Dia.380mm

Realised: $240

0008

A Victorian copper harvest jug
half gallon, with lead marks to the rim, old repairs.

Realised: $160

0009

A Victorian copper harvest jug
one gallon, dented and with old repairs.

Estimate: $250 - $350

0009A

A 19thC large copper jug
baluster with spreading foot, cast brass handle. Labelled to the rim 'T.R. Mason'. H.240mm

Realised: $100

0010

A graduated set of six Victorian brass cooking pots
the iron tapered handles with copper and brass rivets.

Realised: $320

0011

A large Victorian copper saucepan
cramp seam to base and side, long fixed cast iron handle. 290 x 140mm.

Realised: $180

0012

A large heavy brass saucepan
long tapering fixed cast iron handle. 270 x 140mm.

Realised: $120

0013

A heavy brass saucepan
with pouring spout and long tapering fixed cast iron handle. 230 x 110mm.

Realised: $120

0014

A vintage brass bound oak barrel
tin lined, with lid, raised on four feet, (good for kindling or pinecones). 400 x 290 x 360mm.

Realised: $800

0015

A brass 'Tyfon' patent marine manual foghorn
by Kockums Mek.Verkstad, Malmo, Sweden. Vertical air pump with hand plunger, connected to a trumpet, on wooden base plate. H.560mm.

Realised: $460

0016

A Georgian banjo barometer
rosewood case with swan neck pediment, set with dry/damp dial, thermometer, convex mirror, mercury barometer with ivory set adjuster above a level dial, marked F. Marson, London. H.970mm.

Realised: $500

0017

A comprehensive set of drawing instruments by Stanley
steel and bone/ivory handled, with ivory sector rule, two ivory rectangular protractors/scales, ivory scale, selection of French curves, etc., in brass bound oak case with two removeable tiers. 270 x 185 x 80mm.

Realised: $440

0018

A pair of 19thC French bronze and marble lidded urn garnitures
pedestal baluster form with classical relief bands of florals and laurel leaves, pineapple finials, dark green square marble slab bases. H.240mm.

Realised: $360

0019

A 19thC elm octagonal pillar-box tea caddy
with 'pagoda' lid surmounted by a brass finial. H.300mm

Realised: $320

0020

An Edwardian coin collector’s cabinet
in walnut with burr panelled doors enclosing 20 sliding drawers with variously sized cut outs to display coins. With key. 295 x 265 x 300mm.

Realised: $850

0021

A colonial kauri apprentice chest
configured with four drawers and slots for paperwork at the base, mixed woods of kauri, totara and rewarewa, raised on plinth base. 440 x 270 x 500mm.

Estimate: $1,000

0022

A Georgian mahogany hinged lidded box
dovetail construction, brass bale handles to either side, probably made to house a piece of large silver. 295 x 295 x 355mm.

Realised: $220

0023

A pair of vintage spelter candlesticks
in the manner of Bergman, the turbaned pair holding candle sconces, their costumes painted in green and gold. H.385mm.

Realised: $380

0024

A vintage cameo shell lamp
carved with the image of three woman, on traditional tripod winged beast base. H.220mm.

Realised: $340

0025

A unique architectural rendition of the (proposed) T.E.A.L HQ at Mechanic's Bay
in ink and watercolour monogrammed 'HLM' and dated 1949. 500 x 730mm, mounted, conserved, unframed. The Mechanics Bay was the Flying Boat base from the late 1930s - 1960s. Pan American and Tasman Empire Airways Limited (TEAL) flew to the Pacific Coral Route, USA, and Australia from here. Teal's Solent–class flying boats, introduced in 1949, were the last trans-Tasman aircraft to fly from the bay. The HQ was converted to offices in 1974 as the Ports of Auckland Building. Cf. 'Coral Route: Tasman Empire Airways Ltd, Flying Boats & the South Pacific' by Gerry Barton and Philp Heath, 2015.

Estimate: $300 - $600

0026

A full taxidermy body mount of a small Asian bear
with open mouth and glass eyes, standing on a tree trunk and branch section. Body L.1180mm, H.920mm.

Estimate: $2,000 - $2,500

0027

A pair of vintage mandolins
both with labels inside from Naples makers, one requires restringing.

Realised: $300

0028

Brian Knowles (Leicester
England) handmade vintage acoustic guitar, rosewood body with book matched back, finely inlaid multi-banded rosette. Maker’s label to the interior.

Realised: $2,600

0029

Brian Knowles (Leicester
England) handmade vintage acoustic guitar, rosewood body with book matched back, finely inlaid multi-banded rosette. Maker’s label to the interior, dated 1979.

Realised: $2,600

0030

Brian Knowles (Leicester
England) handmade vintage acoustic guitar, rosewood tuning keys, exotic pale wood body with book matched back, finely inlaid multi-banded rosette. Maker’s label to the interior, dated 1984. Split to back of case. In hard storage/travelling case

Estimate: $400 - $800

0031

Brian Knowles (Leicester
England) handmade vintage lute, rosewood tuning keys, rosewood and maple nine panelled body, very finely fret-cut sound hole/rose. Maker’s label to the interior. In hard travel/storage case.

Estimate: $300 - $600

0032

A Regency miniature oil portrait of a man
150 x 95mm

Realised: $240

0033

An 19thC miniature portrait of a man
watercolour, oval in ebonized papier maché frame, with gilt metal thistle, shamrock and rose hanger. 135 x 115mm

Realised: $120

0034

An 18thC miniature portrait of a man
oils on card, oval in ebonized papier maché frame, with gilt metal oak leaf hanger. 125 x 105mm

Realised: $180

0035

A 19thC miniature portrait of a man
on ivory, oval in ebonized papier maché frame, with gilt metal oak leaf hanger. 125 x 105mm

Estimate: $120 - $220

0036

An 19thC miniature portrait of a naval officer
on ivory, oval in ebonized papier maché frame. 120 x 105mm

Realised: $120

0037

A 20thC miniature silhouette portrait of a man
black and gilt, in maple frame. 155 x 140mm

Realised: $100

0038

A 19thC miniature silhouette portrait of a man
black and gilt reverse painted on oval convex glass, in ebonized papier maché frame, with gilt metal oak leaf hanger. 165 x 135mm

Realised: $170

0039

A Georgian miniature oil portrait of a woman
oval 65 x 45mm

Realised: $200

0040

An early 20thC miniature portrait of mother and daughter
watercolour, oval in ebonized papier maché frame. 235 x 255mm

Realised: $100

0041

A good pair of 18thC miniature portraits of a man and wife
on ivory, oval images together in one ebonized papier maché frame, with gilt metal leaf and chain hanger. Bequest inscription dated 1831 to reverse 125 x 105mm.

Realised: $3,200

0042

An early 19thC miniature portrait of a woman
watercolour, in ebonized papier maché frame. 165 x 135mm.

Realised: $200

0043

A 19thC European finely painted porcelain plaque
the young woman with elaborate coiffure and period dress, holding a floral bouquet. 230 x 155mm, within a worn velvet frame with brass slip. 390 x 320mm.

Realised: $800

0044

A fine Kashmir paisley shawl
Jacquard loomed, decorated with large paisley designs and small floral details. Signed to the centre. 1550 x 3500 approx.

Realised: $1,300

0045

Nine bullion cloth badges of the RAMC; Royal Lancers; etc.
framed and glazed, overall, 570 x 490mm.

Realised: $200

0046

A sword stick cane
black leather covered cane, with chromed blade, the bone handle with silver plated ferrule and pommel. L.990mm

Realised: $650

0047

A sword stick cane
beech enclosing an etched single edged blade with turned beech handle. L.950mm

Realised: $480

0048

A walking stick gun
steel with black paint finish, screw on horn handle, brass muzzle tip and screw out brass tube. Operating parts missing. Overall L.960mm

Realised: $320

0049

A Martini-Henry Enfield rifle
the breech marked VR Enfield 1887 above Crown I.V. Proof marks to barrel, length 33", stock with military rondel and some losses. License required. CATALOGUE CORRECTION: The triangular bayonet listed as part of this lot is no longer included.

Realised: $850

0050

An 1890'S Webley & Scott & Son 12g double barrel shotgun
side by side steel barrels. Hammer action, pin fire. Serial #73254. License required.

Realised: $650

0051

An antique French or Belgium percussion pistol
180mm octagonal steel barrel of 18 bore. Overall L.330mm. No license required.

Realised: $800

0052

A WWI Bruce Bairnsfather wall plate
special Grimwades backstamp. Dia.250mm.

Realised: $90

0053

A Pitcairn Island carved wood flying fish sculpture
traditional form with pinned flaring wings, one detailed 'From Pitcairn Island', the other 'Made by Aubrey Young'. On turned stand. L.310mm.

Realised: $280

0054

An old Samoan model paopao (outrigger canoe)
the dugout with fine carved detail, holes for lashing the outriggers, now absent. Carved from one piece of wood. L.1070mm.

Estimate: $200 - $400

0055

A 'Terra Nova British Antarctic Expedition' carved box
the lid carved with a penguin standing upon a globe section framed by the words 'Terra Nova British Antarctic Expedition'. 150 x 150 x 60mm. Together with a note of provenance: 'This box was given to my mother (Mrs P. Geary) by a Mr?. McDonald who went on one of Robert Falcon Scott’s expeditions. It was made by some of the explorers on the expedition.' Note: There were two McDonald's on that expedition, one a fireman the other an able seaman.

Realised: $2,600

0056

A large and impressive New Zealand nephrite/pounamu water worn 'floater' boulder
showing pale rind and mid/deep green main body tone. Roughly oval form with peaked highlights to the top. Approx. 117 kgs. Note: It takes many 1000's of years of wear to achieve this floater form. Nephrite registers 6 to 6.5 on the moh hardness scale,

Estimate: $15,000

0057

A good pounamu (nephrite) boulder
natural contoured shape, weighing over 30kg.

Estimate: $4,000 - $8,000

0058

A large pounamu carved boulder
surface carved with a Maori mermaid and smaller companion figures. 24+ kgs. Approx. 560 x 330mm. Tan orange rind partial exterior.

Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000

0059

A large Maori carved whale bone pendant
figured with a warrior, mere raised, above a sperm whale, crashing wave behind. W.100mm, H. 100mm. Signed to the reverse Rua.

Realised: $1,500

0060

Samuel Charles Brees hand coloured steel engraving
'Town of New Plymouth at Taranaki, c.1847. 90 x 195mm

Realised: $170

0061

An 1874 Wanganui A&P Assoc. Harrop & Neill silver medal
awarded for '1st Prize Long Woolled Ewe Hoggets, A.C. Lees'. Cast to the front with animals within a mountainous landscape and maker's name. Dia.43mm.

Realised: $1,000

0062

An 1873 Wanganui A&P Assoc. Harrop & Neill silver medal
awarded for '1st Prize Ewe Hoggets, Findlater & Lees'. Cast to the front with animals within a mountainous landscape and maker's name. Dia.43mm.

Realised: $1,100

0063

A rare 19thC NZ silver fireman's gallantry medal
stamped maker's mark to rim 'Brown' (probably Geo. Brown, Harrison Place, Wanganui), presentation engraved recto from the Wanganui City Council to T.E. Thompson, 1891; obverse with a unique engraved pictorial of an axe wielding fireman upon a ladder. Suspension bar and hinged pin back. See online newspaper clipping image. The UFBA presented him a medal for this act but it is not inconceivable that he was given other awards also. Note that the act took place in March 1890, but they did not make an award until September 1891.

Realised: $800

0064

A Doreen Blumhardt tall octagonal vase
with rich dark tenmoku glaze and inverted rim. Impressed mark, c.1970/80. H.415mm.

Realised: $380

0065

A Doreen Blumhardt tall vase
octagonal bottle form, with slender tapered neck, pale grey-green glaze, impressed mark, c.1970/80. H.505mm.

Realised: $300

0066

Warren Tippett specimen vase
brushed iron glaze to the wide pale blue band, Impressed mark. H.125mm.

Realised: $80

0067

Warren Tippett shallow bowl
brightly glazed decoration including a blue fish. Initialled and dated '82. Dia.228mm.

Realised: $320

0069

Denis O'Connor salt glazed bottle
with applied sculpted relief disc form. Impressed potters mark to reverse. H.230mm.

Realised: $600

0070

Denis O'Connor plate
heavily wood fired stoneware, incised diamond panelled decoration to the centre. Impressed mark. Dia.240mm

Realised: $280

0071

A large Helen Mason sculpted slab form vase
pale blue/grey internal and dribbled glaze. Impressed potters mark and signed and dated 1981 to the base. H.360mm. Note: Helen Wilmot Mason MNZM (1915 –2014) was co-founder, editor and writer for the New Zealand Potter magazine.

Realised: $900

0073

A René Lalique 'Poissons' opalescent glass bowl
designed 1921, marked 'R. Lalique'. Dia.233mm.

Realised: $900

0074

An Art Deco chrome and bronze elephant table lamp
the quarter round frosted glass panel with palm leaf design, conforming chrome upstand, mounted with two bronze elephants. H.240mm.

Realised: $1,500

0075

An Art Deco cold painted spelter figured lamp base
lacking shade. H.270mm including lampholder

Realised: $400

0076

A vintage Art Deco style chromed desk lamp
the lamps within a narrow fitting supported by twin arms on stepped base with black marble section. H.400mm approx.

Realised: $650

0077

A French Art Deco large Dinanderie vase
copper with brass overlay in a repeating grape bunch and leaf design. H.222mm.

Estimate: $550

0078

A French Art Deco Dinanderie copper and white metal vase
geometric and ring inlaid design to the large squat ovoid body. H.220mm.

Estimate: $400 - $550

0079

A mid-century Austrian Hagenauer stylised bronze bust of an African woman
head turned in profile, dark patina with polished head band and single earring highlights, stamped marks to base. H.155mm.

Realised: $600

0080

Large-scale Art Deco face vase of a woman
after Franz Hagenauer. Fine quality manufacture, all metal construction, heavy in the hand, unmarked, c.1980s. H.520mm.

Estimate: $1,600 - $2,600

0081

A good French three-piece Art Deco ormolu and marble clock garniture set
the peak domed top clock with stylish ormolu mounts, the dial named 'Au Lingot D'or', the tazza garnitures with shallow circular bowl form tops raised on conforming four bar ormolu mounts. The clock H.245mm. c.1920s.

Estimate: $1,800

0082

Keith Murray for Wedgwood large blue glaze vase
multiple concave bands to the spherical body, printed KM circular mark. H.233mm.

Realised: $3,200

0083

Keith Murray for Wedgwood large
flared bowl, step-cut sides, gloss white glaze. Printed KM circular mark. H.163mm. Some tiny flake chipping.

Realised: $700

0084

A Clarice Cliff Bizarre 'Marigold' large bowl
designed 1929 - 1931 with striking orange florals on blue ground. Dia.240mm.

Realised: $2,200

0085

A c1930 Clarice Cliff Bizarre 'Diamonds' part coffee set
includes 'tankard' form coffee pot with restored lid, sugar, and cream plus three coffee cans and saucers, one can restored, one with crazing. The coffee pot H.190mm.

Realised: $1,300

0086

A Doulton Lambeth Art Nouveau jardinière
by Louisa Ayling, repeating triangular floral relief panelled decoration. Impressed and incised marks. H.185mm.

Realised: $320

0087

A miniature Moorcroft ‘Wisteria’ pattern vase
baluster form, impressed marks and M45. H.95mm.

Realised: $220

0088

A cobalt blue glass egg engraved in the Russian Imperial manner
with a double headed eagle bearing orb and sceptre and to the reverse with a monogram of a member of the Russian court. H.90mm.

Realised: $300

0090

Three Waterford Lismore pattern decanters
set in a brass fitted, mahogany tantalus.

Realised: $850

0091

An Italian Murano glass bird
the colourful body mounted upon a cresting wave form base. H.260mm

Realised: $300

0092

A pair of porcelain studies of hunting hounds
probably Continental, marked with Chelsea-style gold anchor mark. L.320mm

Realised: $200

0094

A Royal Worcester equestrian steeplechase study
'Foxhunter and Lt.Col. H.M. Llewellyn C.B.E.', modelled by Doris Lindner, with wooden stand, from a limited. ed. of 500. H.295mm. L.300mm.

Estimate: $500

0095

A Royal Doulton children's bathroom set
'Into the Land of Dreams' series, introduced in 1919 and withdrawn by 1942; jug, basin, toothbrush holder and a small soap dish.

Realised: $400

0096

An early 20thC Royal Doulton hand painted specimen vase by A. Eaton
tapered form, painted with goats in a landscape, signed by the artist. H.170mm.

Realised: $220

0097

An impressive Royal Doulton flambe vase
cylindrical form, decorated with Venetian scenes in silhouette, printed mark to base. H.345mm.

Realised: $280

0098

A Royal Doulton flambe leaping trout figure
signed Noke, printed mark to base. H.320mm.

Realised: $260

0099

A Royal Doulton Sung flambe vase
ovoid form decorated with deer in the forest in silhouette, Noke signature, Sung and Doulton marks to base. H.240mm.

Realised: $550

0100

A Royal Doulton flambe vase
baluster form with wide trumpet neck, Egyptian oasis scene in silhouette, printed mark to base. H.255mm.

Realised: $200

0101

A pair of Royal Doulton flambe vases
ovoid form, veined pattern, printed mark to base, (one with chip to neck). H.300mm.

Estimate: $400 - $600

0102

A Royal Doulton flambe model of two penguins
printed mark to base. 130 x 160mm.

Realised: $380