An antique black beaded evening purse
beaded tassel with some absent, beaded handle and Bakelite frame.

Estimate: $200


An early 1900s beaded evening bag
the seed beads forming a flowers in a vase design, with bead fringe, taffeta lined.

Realised: $140


An antique petit point beaded bag
decorated with a bunch of flowers, metal frame with chain handle, requires some repair to where it attaches to the frame.

Realised: $170


A fine Kashmir paisley shawl
Jacquard loomed, woven with paisley motifs on a lotus trellis, black fringed. 2000 x 1850mm approx.

Realised: $1,000


A fine Kashmir paisley shawl,
Jacquard loomed, decorated with bands of paisley motifs. 1700 x 1800mm approx.

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,200


An Art Deco beaded velvet dress,
chocolate brown velvet with seed and bugle bead embroidery, requires minor restitching.

Estimate: $400


A Victorian red velvet beaded mantelpiece fringe
with seed beads embroidered as trailing grape vines. L.2015mm.

Realised: $260


An Art Deco parasol
the fabric decorated with stylised fruit and flowers, the wooden handle with a faux ivory bulldog head. L. 660mm.

Estimate: $250


An Edwardian gilt metal and mother-of-pearl novelty thimble holder
as two goats pulling an MOP cart

Realised: $200


An uncommon Edwardian silver dog and cart pin cushion and thimble holder
the cart with shell body on silver frame and wheels. Birmingham 1909 by Adie & Lovekin Ltd. L.115mm.

Realised: $1,000


A vintage bronze cigar lighter modelled as the devil's head
his beard end with hole to receive the wick fuel, filling hole to the head top, raised on a tall eagle's claw foot. H.210mm.

Realised: $850


A vintage brass Mr. Punch cigar lighter
the standing figure with a cigar to his mouth as the lighter, an internal tube to the base would have been fitted to a fluid reservoir. Historically such a lighter stood on the counter in a tobacconist for customer use. H.205mm.

Estimate: $1,000


A 19thC French steel galette slice
the blade decorated with pierced spades and clubs. L. 510mm.

Realised: $160


A 19thC French steel galette slice
the blade decorated with a pierced altar cross. L.510mm.

Realised: $160


A graduated set of five copper saucepans
with cast iron handles, hole to the terminals for hanging.

Realised: $320


Two 19thC hand-coloured photographic portraits of Napoleon Bonaparte and Empress Josephine of France
albumen prints hand-coloured in oils and laid on linen, stamped verso with Parisian atelier's details, framed in English gilt frames under glass. 250 x 200mm (images). Napoleon, after Jacques Louis David's portrait of 1813, signed indistinctly lower right Sa Gosse(?); Josephine Bonaparte de Beauharnis, after Firmin Massot's portrait of 1812, signed indistinctly lower left Gérard.

Realised: $1,700


A 19thC Russian icon
‘The Last Supper', oil on board, in gilt frame, one chip in paint to the top of icon. Provenance: Frederick John Wood Esq. LLD, a member of Committee of the British and Foreign Bible Society who travelled to Russia in 1883. 415 x 210mm.

Realised: $1,000


A 17thC map by John Speed 'The Kingdome of Great Britaine and Ireland'
published Bassett & Chiswell c.1676, copper engraved map with hand colouring; text verso, plate 385 x 515mm. Originally pub. 1612 for Speed's 'Theatre of the Empire...'.

Realised: $550


A 17thC map by Jan Jansson 'Hispaniae Veteris Descriptio' (Spain)
engraved by Goos, pub. Amsterdam c.1662, copper engraved map with hand colouring, plate 370 x 490mm. From Jansson's 'Atlas Major'

Realised: $240


A turned elm ship's binnacle
in the form of a winch pulley, chrome framed inspection window and name plate, ROSEMARY II built c.1946 by Supercraft and sister ship to Lady Eileen, Rakanoa and Mahara. H.310mm. See Waitemata Woody's for more details

Realised: $260


A 19thC William & Mary-style lace box
the hinged lid veneered with a parquetry of grained 'shells', crossbanded with thumb moulded edge. Similarly veneered sides with ogee foot moulding. 330 x 340 x 115mm

Realised: $300


A Victorian folk art wheelbarrow
oak with brass detail. 410 x 170 x 170mm.

Realised: $240


An unusual early 1900s German military pipe
the long stem of decoratively carved horn, with a woven textile section, the porcelain bowl painted with two fighting men. L.750mm.

Realised: $320


A large quality burr totara pipe
Sherlock Holmes style with three 18ct gold plated mounts and 'Christensen' retailers stamped mark, black vulcanite joiners and mouthpiece.

Estimate: $500 - $800


A small elephant tusk with fine engraved decoration of African animals and birds
including lions, rhino, elephants, etc. L.665mm

Realised: $1,100


Large skull of a warthog
(Phacochoerus africanus) with large tusks removable from the upper jaw. L.400mm.

Realised: $330


A vintage taxidermy boar's head
flared tusks, ebonised shield back board mount. H.640mm

Realised: $380


A taxidermy red deer stag shoulder mount
15 points. Antler W.900mm. Mounted on rimu shield.

Realised: $700


A taxidermy red deer stag shoulder mount
12 points. Antler W.900mm.

Realised: $600


A mounted pair of red deer stag antlers
15 points, on highly polished driftwood slab. Antler W.990mm.

Realised: $260


A taxidermy male peacock
the full body mount perched upon a gnarled branch for wall mounting. H.1900mm.

Realised: $1,100


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


A taxidermied Roe deer
full body on sloped wood base with faux foliage. 1150 x 440 x 1070mm.

Estimate: $1,000


A Hasselblad H4D40 System Camera and Lenses
the body and some lenses were purchased from C. R. Kennedy (Mt. Wellington Auckland) approx. four to five years ago. Other lenses bought from The Photo Warehouse (Great North Rd). The camera shutter count is very low approx. 3000/4000. No memory card included, must have card to take photo. Includes: H4D40 body with landscape/architectural viewfinder screen plus lenses: HC80mm + hood and filters, HC210mm + hood and filters, HC50-110mm zoom + hood and filter, HC35mm + hood and filter + two batteries and a Hasselblad battery charger. All with front and rear lens caps and low shutter actuation counts. Note: Uses CF card, not present

Estimate: $22,000


An early 1900s Bellieni barometer
round base with the column set with a thermometer, ebonised frame. H.450mm.

Realised: $260


A Scottish fine weave split willow fishing creel
leather bound, leather and canvas harness, c.1940-50's

Realised: $180


A pair of 14" wooden display duck decoys
well detailed, glass eyes, hand-carved and painted. c.1980's.

Realised: $200


A c.1920 large 17" Pintail decoy
canvas body, glass eyes, kapok filled, original condition.

Estimate: $160 - $220


A c.1930 original fine weave canvas duck decoy
14½" long, kapok filled body, glass eyes.

Estimate: $160 - $220


A pair of carved and painted duck decoys
tack eyes, weight and ties to underside. c.1920s-30s.

Realised: $190


An uncommon Mason challenge grade 15" wood decoy
hand carved and painted cedar. A Detroit Michigan type with glass eyes, c.1920s.

Realised: $300


A vintage 16" early Canvasback hollowed wooden decoy
pegged swivel removeable head, flat wooden floor and glass eyes. Some old shot marks and age cracks, very original example, 1890s-1900s.

Estimate: $200 - $300


A pair of 16" fine weave leather oil skin duck decoys
glass eyes, formed with stuffed kapok, original hand-paint finish. C.1920s-30s

Realised: $200


A large vintage 15" Mallard hen decoy
made from pressed cork with glass eyes, wooden flat base with wooden keel, unusual early type, c.1910s-1920s.

Realised: $140


A 13" carved cedar preening duck decoy
head turned, glass eyes, hand painted. Signed to base.

Realised: $300


A vintage oil skin covered 'Oliveros 16" Pin Tail'
stuffed with cork chips, wooden bill, glass eyes, c.1920s-30s.

Realised: $120


A good 4¼" Watson & Hancock brass and ebonite salmon fly reel
6 pillars, straight brass foot, smooth permanent check, rims bound in German silver, c.1832-1887 address, fully embossed.

Estimate: $200 - $300


An original 4" J.M. McGowan Hercules type brass salmon reel
permanent check, horn handle, good working order, c.1885.

Estimate: $150 - $250


An uncommon 2½" small Moscrops brass fly reel
side tensioner and with permanent check.

Realised: $60


A Hardy 3¾" St Aiden fly fishing reel
complete with new 8lb WFF line, spare spool and original Hardy zip case. c.1960s.

Realised: $280


A vintage 2½" brass trout reel by S. Allcock & Co Ltd
with ebonite handle, permanent check, maker's mark to face.

Realised: $70


A pair of vintage English trout fishing landing nets
hardwood handles, original waxed netting. Fold up and out alloy arms, good order. c.1950s.

Realised: $140


An old Japanese glass fishing float
hand blown, with close woven netting basket. Dia.380mm

Realised: $300


An old Japanese glass fishing float
hand blown, with open netting basket. Dia.360mm

Realised: $220


A vintage Japanese Yairi B & M Soloist classical guitar
serial number 372, manufactured 1965, professional (UK) repair to body face.

Realised: $400


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

Realised: $400


A pair of oleograph prints of a Boer War engagement and aftermath
after paintings buy Alphonse de Neuville, depicting Lieutenants Melvill and Coghill fighting their way from the battlefield of Isandhlwana to save the 'Queen's Colours' and the finding of their bodies later in the day. One with repaired sections. Each 680 x 480mm Although questionable regarding historical accuracy this pair of prints represents the heroic and glamorous view of the Zulu War. Oleography is a technique developed but soon discarded in the late nineteenth century. The aim was to make the surface of a colour print more like an oil painting through an embossed pattern suggesting the canvas or the texture of the paint itself.

Realised: $320


An Eastern European Bichaq dagger
brass hilt, the brass scabbard with engraved decoration and the Royal Cypher of possibly Peter II. L.360mm.

Realised: $350


An old African Zairean Ngombe tribal dagger
with hippo ivory handle (chipped), double edged blade with slots at the ricasso. L.320mm

Realised: $140


A Moroccan koummya dagger
ebony hilt, the brass scabbard with repousse decoration. L.385mm

Realised: $220


German WWII M37 RAD leader's hewer
with alloy eagle's head pommel, ferrule and quillon with RAD symbol, small chips to trylon grips; fullered blade with Alcoso maker's stamp at ricasso, etched motto 'Arbeit Adelt'. Silver plated scabbard with ribbon and wheat ear patterns along with pebble finish. Some light bubbling, abrasions, dents and oxidization.

Realised: $2,200


19thc Fijian hardwood tapa beater
good old patina, traditional incised ridges. L.405mm

Realised: $200


A New Zealand Land Wars historical tomahawk souvenired by William Birss together with von Tempsky and Birss photographs
the old tomahawk with attached card labelled faintly detailed 'This tomahawk...picked up day....Ngutu-o- te-Manu, Taranaki...fought near...Major von Tempsky...' together with two distressed photos of 'Major von Tempsky commander ot the famous Forest Rangers Killed at Ngutu-o-te-Manu.' and 'Trooper Birss of the Forest Rangers who picked up the tomahawk at Ngutu-o-te-Manu Battle.' Both in one frame showing water/damp damage. Tomahawk length 400mm. Frame size 245 x 195mm. Together with later printed 'Maori War Claims' documents etc.

Realised: $1,000


A pre–European Maori part patu onewa
the handle broken off. L.315mm. Registered Y21312. Must be a registered collector to purchase.

Realised: $320


A Maori pre-European toki
with reduced pecked tang and tapered wedged form, over-all river worn type smooth finish, dark green-grey tone. L.210mm. Registered Y21311. Must be a registered collector to purchase.

Realised: $460


A Maori pre-European stone toki (adze)
curved polished blade area otherwise fine peaked detail. Wide tapered form. L.170mm. The blade in good condition with sharp edge. Registered Y21307. Must be a registered collector to purchase.

Realised: $260


A Maori pre-European stone small toki
polished blade section otherwise broad flaked. Black basalt. L.133mm. Registered Y21305. Must be a registered collector to purchase.

Realised: $220


A Maori carved whale bone hei tiki
of good size and proportion, head turned with chin to right shoulder, paua ring inset eyes. Dark staining to reverse. H.110mm.

Realised: $700


A Carved pounamu mere
traditional form with spatulate blade and waisted grip, the butt with two incised ridges and a waisted drilled suspension hole. L.350mm. Not registered.

Realised: $2,400


An old Maori carved pounamu pendant
uncommon bird beak form. tapered suspension hole. L.75mm. Registered Y21308. Must be a registered collector to purchase.

Realised: $1,000


An old Maori carved pounamu pendant
the chisel with straight blade and tapered suspension hole. Good dark green tone. L.54mm. Registered Y21309. Must be a registered collector to purchase.

Realised: $360


An old Maori carved pounamu pendant
tapered form, oval cross-section. L.56mm. Registered Y21310. Must be a registered collector to purchase.

Realised: $260


An old Maori carved pounamu toki (adze)
short wide tapered form. Angled straight edge. Pale inanga tone. L.75mm. W.53mm. Registered Y21306. Must be a registered collector to purchase.

Realised: $360


A Maori carved whalebone koauau (flute)
with stylised figure above a mask, paua ring inset eyes, scroll carved to the reverse. L.152mm.

Realised: $1,000


A 20thC pounamu mere
in uncommon mottled blue inanga variety stone, slender spatula shape with increased depth at the grip, pierced suspension hole and ridged butt knob. L.345mm.

Realised: $3,800


A 20thC pounamu mere
in kawakawa variety stone, fine translucent spatula blade, pierced suspension hole and ridged butt knob. L.360mm.

Realised: $4,000


A pre-European Maori patu onewa
restuck from being broken in two and with later grinding. L.310mm. Registered Y21313. Must be a registered collector to purchase.

Realised: $460


A small pounamu hei tiki
uniform kawakawa variety stone, head tilted with chin to left shoulder, paua set ring eyes, concealed double aperture suspension hole to back of head. one hand to chest the other to thigh. H.65mm.

Estimate: $900 - $1,500


A pounamu hei tiki
Marsden Flower variety stone, modelled with head tilted to right, red wax remnants to ring eyes, semi-concealed suspension hole, hands to thighs. H.65mm

Realised: $650


A pounamu hei tiki
kawakawa variety stone, 19th/20thC, modelled with head tilted, chin to left shoulder, remnant red wax to ring eyes, suspension hole to forehead, hands clasping thighs. Curved back. H.80mm

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000


A Maori pre-European pounamu toki
wide tapered form, good dark green tone, the blade probably resharpened at a later date. L.109mm. W. 62mm. Registered Y21304. Must be a registered collector to purchase..

Realised: $700


A performance party taiaha
with traditional whorl carved tongue. L.1510mm

Realised: $300


A small Maori ancestral figure carved by Ian McMillan
with two embracing figures to the abdomen, dark stained. H.290mm

Estimate: $400 - $500


A small poutokomanawa style figure carved by Ian McMillan
dark stained. H.365mm

Realised: $320


A contemporary wakahuia by Ian MacMillan (b.1965)
the lid carved as the mouth, torso and thighs of a figure whose head and feet form the handles issuing from the base. L.420mm

Realised: $560


A 20thC Maori carved pounamu hei tiki
well carved with pronounced abdomen and carved paua ring inset eyes. L.95mm. The mottled green tone with dark inclusions.

Realised: $1,200


A late 20thC Maori carved whalebone hei tiki
well carved and of good proportions with fine notched detail. H.110mm. Red sealing wax to the eyes.

Realised: $1,000


A 20thC Maori carved mere pounamu
hour-glass suspension hole, four ridges to the butt, by Harley Burke (Waikato). The Arahura nephrite displaying dark and red/brown veined inclusions. L.338mm. The plaited lashing with weka feather highlights.

Realised: $1,900


A carved Maori large pounamu hei toki
the long mildly curved toki of uncommon graduating tone of Arahura stone. By Harley Burke (Waikato). Fine elaborate plaited lashing and neck cord. Toki L.195mm.

Realised: $420


A contemporary dark pounamu mere display stand

Realised: $550


An old 19th/20thC Maori carved stylised figured post ex. Whakarewarewa Village
the red painted stylised figure with half moko, red paint finish with white band to the lower body. Rising from a square section painted post with diamond notched rail space. H.2040mm. Registered Y21314. Must be a registered collector to purchase.

Realised: $1,300


An old 19th/20thC Maori carved stylised figured post ex. Whakarewarewa Village
the red painted stylised figure with notch carved detail, red paint finish. Rising from a square section painted post with diamond notched rail space. H.1535mm. Registered Y21315. Must be a registered collector to purchase.

Realised: $4,400


An old 19th/20thC Maori carved stylised figured post ex. Whakarewarewa Village
the red painted stylised figure with notch carved detail, red paint finish. Rising from a square section painted post with diamond notched rail space. H.1800mm. Registered Y21316. Must be a registered collector to purchase.

Realised: $1,800


A late 19thC Maori carved walking stick
the exaggerated wrythen shaft with lineal and notch carved detail, two stylised head forms towards the top, knob handle with silver plain band. Repair to shaft. L.975mm.

Realised: $800


An early 20thC Maori carved inkwell desk stand
a stylised mask with paua eye inserts to the centre front flanked by double spirals, further lineal and notch detail. 205 x 145mm.

Realised: $420


An impressive and uncommon mid 20thC long case clock
the case carved with Maori ancestor figures, the hood as a Maori whare, the brass dial with Arabic numerals, ebonised finish and paua shell eyes. 500 x 340 x 2100mm. Provenance: Ex. a Queen Street, Auckland Jewellery shop early/mid 20thC where it was displayed for many years.

Realised: $18,500


A vintage kauri standard lamp by John Empsall Sykes
the base carved with Maori ancestor figures with some decoration to the column, paua shell eyes, no shade. H.1520mm.

Realised: $2,200


A vintage carved Maori figure by John Empsall Sykes
standing position with mere, large paua shell eyes. H.900mm.

Realised: $2,000


A 20thC Maori carved poutokomanawa figure
notch and curved linear detail. Full paua shell inset eyes. H.1030mm.

Realised: $800


A 20thC Maori carved decorative panel
with wheku and koruru heads to either end with inlaid paua eyes. L.750mm

Realised: $360