Cordys

0001

An old Japanese glass fishing float,
hand blown, with open netting basket. Dia.310mm.

Realised: $220

0002

An old Japanese glass fishing float, hand blown,
with open netting basket. Dia.320mm.

Realised: $180

0003

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

Realised: $260

0004

A vintage French copper lidded pot,
by Fabrica, Française, two cast iron side handles, the exterior with planishing hammer finish. Dia. 210mm.

Realised: $200

0005

A set of four vintage graduated French heavy copper pots,
by Fabrica, Française, with cast iron handles. Dia.200mm (largest).

Realised: $600

0006

A vintage heavy French copper pot,
by Mauviel and sold by E. Dehillerin, Paris, both marks to pot, cast iron handle, the exterior with hand beaten effect. Dia.180mm.

Realised: $100

0007

Two vintage French copper pots,
one marked B.V.H. 13, the other unmarked, with cast iron handles. Dia. 210mm.

Realised: $260

0008

Two vintage heavy French copper pots,
unmarked and with cast iron handles. Dia.195mm.

Realised: $380

0009

Two vintage French heavy copper sauté pans,
both marked with a crown, cast iron handles. Dia. 290mm.

Realised: $650

0010

A vintage French heavy copper pan,
stamped with mark of retailer E. Dehillerin, Paris, cast iron handle. Dia.255mm.

Realised: $160

0011

A Victorian copper coal scuttle,
swing handle and with matching copper and wood handled coal scoop. 300 x 450 x 300mm.

Realised: $500

0012

A massive Victorian copper, swing handled pot,
with rolled top, tinker repair riveted base. Dia.530 x H.320mm.

Realised: $750

0013

A Regency copper samovar,
ornate square slightly domed base on bun feet with engraved column supporting the urn, brass tap, scrolling side handles, the lid with flower knop. H.340mm.

Realised: $550

0014

A vintage coopered oak umbrella stand,
tapering form with copper strapping. 270 x 390mm.

Realised: $420

0015

Two c.1900 Arts & Crafts brass and copper multi-hook coat racks,
wall mounting and of bar form, one with five, the other with four hooks. L.1100 and 600mm.

Realised: $220

0016

An Art Deco bulldog mounted desk stand
the seated bulldog impressed 'Franjou', the hinged lid inkwell as an orb suspended from a tapered stand. Green and white flecked marble base with pen channel. 220 x 120 x 135mm.

Estimate: $650 - $850

0017

An old Russian icon,
with the figures of St. Nicholas, Jesus and Mary under a silver oklad with engraved decoration, in gilt frame under glass. 100 x 130mm.

Realised: $750

0018

An old Russian icon,
Mary and baby painted on wood. 210 x 285mm.

Realised: $420

0019

Two old Russian icons,
painted on wood, Mary and the baby and adult Jesus, both with faults and missing the oklad. 200 x 260mm.

Realised: $340

0020

DO NOT SELL SEE ANDREW...COPTIC CHRISTIAN TEXTILE PANEL
DO NOT SELL SEE ANDREW... # A woven textile tunic border panel of the Ancient World, finely woven with a circular cartouche enclosing four seated figures each bearing food offerings, palmettes to the quadrants and bordered by a reciprocal hook motif outline. The image appears to be dyed in faded Tyrian purple. Framed with 'Letter of Authenticity' label verso. 154 x 150mm.

Estimate: $300 - $600

0021

An impressive, large turtle shell,
the thirteen main plates with tones of butterscotch to dark brown mottling, one margin plate absent. L.870mm.

Realised: $380

0022

A very large walrus tusk, scrimshaw engraved, attributed to Ellen Evak Paneok (Alaskan 1959 - 2008),
depicting native Alaskan hunting scenes, signed ‘Paneok’. L.690mm

Realised: $950

0023

A c.1900 black enamelled sword stick,
With single edged fullered blade with spear point tip, gilded highlights towards the handle. L.920mm. CONDITION REPORT: steel scabbard and handle with black painted finish, some wear and chipping/light surface rust, small decorative pattern of a flowering strap leaved plant to straight part of handle. Simple white metal ferrule, brass end tip. Tight press fit closure, with two sprung steel tongues either side at ricasso. Simple gilt pattern on blued finish at left side 6.5", other side plain, square backed blade with single fuller to either side continues until 6" spear/bayonet tip with surface dirt accretion and some very light oxidisation. Weighs about 450gm

Realised: $1,050

0024

An English Wolseley stationary engine
with cast maker's plate and serial number plaque No.186930. Mounted on a wheeled dolly. 1000 x 640 x 820mm.

Estimate: $1,100 - $2,000

0025

A Georgian portrait miniature of a gentleman, inscribed and dated 1821,
oval on ivory leaf inscribed indistinctly manuscript verso: '1821 Gregory Christopher - Dartington..32'. In ebonised frame with giltwood mount. Overall 140 x 130mm

Realised: $400

0026

A portrait miniature in 18thC style, of a woman wearing a lace cap, signed Hall.
Oval gilt metal laurel frame with trophy surmount. H.110mm

Estimate: $150 - $240

0027

A finely woven antique Paisley shawl,
rich bright tones with fringing. 1530 x 3360mm.

Realised: $750

0028

A colonial kauri gum boulder, carved to resemble a bunch of grapes,
2600gm. L.310mm.

Realised: $950

0029

A rare weather watch forecasting pocket barometer by Negretti & Zambra, No R/105 c.1920,
the 2″ silvered dial with three concentric scales, set by rotating the front and rear bezels and the crown winder. The resultant readings appearing in alphabetical codes to three apertures to the central dial and relating to an alphabet key engraved to the rear of the lacquered brass case.

Realised: $1,100

0030

An early 20thC Troughton & Simms Ltd brass surveyor's theodolite, with folding wooden tripod stand,
with 10½" telescope, silvered Vernier scales and compass table.

Estimate: $1,200 - $1,800

0031

#A Georgian brass snuff box
with 'manly pursuits' engraved on the lid and base, with inscription 'A Gift from a Friend to Will M. Hoptroff'. 70 x 55mm.

Realised: $190

0032

A Georgian tortoiseshell patch box,
the lid with inlaid silver decoration, the interior with a mirror to the lid. L.75mm.

Realised: $160

0033

A c1997 Dunhill gold plated Unique Sports lighter
a remake of the 1920's version, as used in the James Bond film Tomorrow Never Dies (1997). With wind guard, the base with model 10000S. Bands of vertical engraved stripes to the body. H.55mm.

Realised: $800

0034

A Victorian regimental dress sword,
brass guard with shagreen and brass hilt, a small ivory repair to the brass pommel, etched blade with brass scabbard, by Buckmaster of London. L.1000mm.

Realised: $650

0035

A pair of framed German propaganda medals,
marking the sinking of the Cunard passenger liner Lusitania by a German U-boat in May 1915 with the loss of 1193 lives. Together with various newspaper articles.

Estimate: $300 - $600

0036

WWII African Campaign watercolour by C. Hansen, No.4 (gun) of F Tp 30th Bty. at No.4 position at El Alamein,
further descriptive details of the scene verso. Signed, mounted, unframed. Foxed. 235 x 350mm

Realised: $750

0037

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

Realised: $140

0038

A pre–European Māori stone toki section,
blade and bevel only, hog-back type of pronounced wedged form, metasomatised black argillite. With clean snap break. L.134mm. Registered Y18224.

Realised: $190

0039

A 19thC Māori carved whalebone kotiate (hand club),
the butt knob carved as a profile mask head with ring eyes, drilled suspension hole, smooth all over patina. The traditional kidney form carved blades with two ‘eyelets’. L. 290mm. Registered Y17078.

Realised: $4,800

0040

A display vitrine and collection of fishing flys made for the 1889 Dunedin Exhibition by Robert Thomas Smith,
The vitrine of pohutukawa and kauri timbers. Provenance: our vendor by descent. Family oral history records Smith (1822-1900) as a carriage and coach builder. 900 x 440 x 1150mm.

Realised: $1,600

0041

A silver Canterbury Agricultural and Pastoral Association, 'Founded 18653 medal, by George Coates of Christchurch,
presentation engraved to 'Maddren Bros. for Ropes, Twine & Fibre. Nov. 1910'. The front decoratively cast with animal heads, wheat sheaves, plough etc. Dia.54mm.

Realised: $1,000

0042

A vintage framed Winkelmann photograph,
a yacht sailing in front of Rangitoto, signed bottom left. 360 x 300mm.

Realised: $550

0043

Jane Brenkley carved and painted wooden box
the lid with deep relief bird's nest, bird and floral designs, the sides with conforming florals, the interior hinged lid with extensive landscape scene and epithet, 'Good Luck Be Your Way', 'Health, Wealth, Happiness", signed and dated 1951. 340 x 210 x 140mm.

Realised: $1,700

0044

A largest sized Crown Lynn 'Hand Potted' shape 14, white glazed vase,
designed by Ernest Shufflebotham, ribbed spherical shape, incised number and printed tiki mark. H.230mm.

Realised: $1,900

0045

Peter Stichbury Crum Brickworks salt glazed vase
banded copper toned salt glaze decoration. Incised potter's initials to base c.1950 - 1957. H.155mm. Extensive cracks

Realised: $340

0046

Len Castle Sea Secret form
elliptical with radiating notched impressions. Impressed potter's mark. L.155mm.

Realised: $550

0047

An uncommon William Moorcroft ‘Hazeldene’ tobacco humidor
squat spherical form with traditional trees and landscape in blue/green tone, with original lid fitted with brass screw-down fitting, two chips to internal lip of lid, full signature in green and with printed and impressed marks. Dia.150mm, H.100mm.

Estimate: $1,200

0048

A William Moorcroft ‘Pomegranate’ three-piece tea set,
cylindrical tapering form with hand beaten pewter mounts, the set includes a teapot with sugar bowl and cream jug, impressed marks and signature to base, chip to the base of sugar and cream jug.

Realised: $1,100

0049

A Keith Murray for Wedgwood vase,
cylindrical tapering form, straw matt glaze, incised lathe turned bands, circular printed mark to base. H.185mm.

Realised: $900

0050

A Keith Murray for Wedgwood shoulder vase
cylindrical tapering form, straw mat glaze, incised lathe turned bands, circular printed mark to base, two tiny chips and a small crack to base. H.210mm.

Realised: $700

0051

A Rogaska crystal tapered modernist vase,
with five optical curving bands. Engraved makers mark and paper label. H.250mm.

Realised: $200

0052

A Rogaska crystal heavy flared 'Lotus' vase,
flared spiky top. Etched mark to base. H.180mm

Realised: $160

0053

A large and impressive Rogaska crystal vase,
cylindrical form with circular optical cut highlights. Acid etched marked to base, label to rim. H.335mm

Realised: $380

0054

A c.1930 WMF Ikora art glass vase,
of baluster form with pedestal base, of green dominant tone with gold flecked swirling vertical bands. H.330mm.

Realised: $500

0055

A set of six Waterford crystal champagne flutes,
Lismore Diamond pattern, etched marks. H.230mm

Realised: $800

0056

A pair of Waterford crystal large champagne 'toasting' flutes,
flared form, linked hearts pattern, facetted stems, etched marks. H.260mm

Realised: $260

0057

A set of six Waterford hock glasses,
in the Kathleen pattern. H.190mm.

Realised: $480

0058

A pair of Louis XVI 18thC Sèvres green-ground ‘Vases Hollandois’,
with hand-painted front panels within gilt cartouches of maidens in gardens, and to the reverse vignettes of musical instruments. Cipher and date code for 1767 to one, incised number 3, remnants of David Cooke Antiques labels. H.190mm. Intended for growing bulbs, hence the pierced separate stands which allowed for watering the growing plants. Considerable old repair to one. Provenance: The Nigel Harrod Estate Collection.

Realised: $480

0059

A Victorian Copeland Parian ware figure, 'Musidora' by W. Theed,
impressed marks to reverse. H.435mm.

Realised: $700

0060

A Royal Worcester potpourri vase and cover, painted with Highland cattle by Harry Stinton,
richly gilded to base, rim, lid and cover, signed, date mark 1952, shape 2048. H.250mm.

Realised: $1,900

0061

A Royal Worcester lidded urn, painted with Highland cattle by Harry Stinton,
richly gilded to base, lid and shoulder handles, signed, date mark 1961, shape 2701. H.170mm.

Realised: $950

0062

A massive and well carved Japanese burl wood carved figure of Shoki and a young boy,
utilizing the natural gnarled features of the timber. H.560mm

Realised: $500

0063

Four late 19thC Chinese watercolours on rice paper
depicting torture scenes, mounted and unframed. Some damage. Image size 210 x 335mm.

Realised: $250

0064

A large Chinese archaic style carved jade 'Lucky' coin
four carved taotie masks to each side, hole to centre. Green tone with red/brown highlights. Dia.290mm.

Estimate: $400 - $600

0065

An exceptional very finely carved cork Chinese landscape display
featuring overhanging Karst rock formations, ponds, bridges and an old Taoist Temple, the fur trees with radiated plumes of needles, highlighted with bone carved birds. Housed within an ebonised glazed case on stand. 550 x 225 x 345mm.

Realised: $250

0066

A Chinese peach-bloom glazed porcelain vase,
of inverse baluster shape with flaring mouth, tapering to a knife-pared foot, the glaze of speckled red suffused with green, crackle glazed under the foot. H.180mm

Realised: $300

0067

A Chinese crackle glaze porcelain brush washer dish,
circular with inverted rim. Dia.120mm

Realised: $160

0068

An old Chinese ink block, moulded with a dragon and phoenix,
in relief and with remnant gilt and colour, the reverse with four-character mark. Dia.130mm

Realised: $400

0069

A Chinese Guan ware ‘arrow’ vase,
in the Song/Ming manner. H.185mm.

Estimate: $800 - $1,000

0070

A Chinese bronze standing figure of Kuanyin,
dark brown patina. H.240mm.

Realised: $550

0071

A pair of 19th cent. Chinese Peking glass scroll weights,
oblong shape decorated with mountainous landscapes, one repaired. 150 x 35mm.

Estimate: $500 - $1,000

0072

A pair of Chinese hardwood small cabinets
rectangular tapered form, each with two panelled doors, classically carved in relief with florals and scrolls, opening to reveal a plain interior, the sides with conforming carved decoration, bracket apron plinth to the base, blackened decorative pierced metal tab form handles. 275 x 65 x 355. Note: The grain of these cabinets is very consistent with huanghuali, and this pair are probably of that wood. Provenance: From a local Auckland vendor who has owned these cabinets for at least 20 years.

Estimate: $2,000 - $5,000

0073

Kiyoshi Saitō (Jap. 1907-1997)
'Sumiya Kyoto (1967)’, woodblock in colours, signed . 740 x 430mm.

Realised: $480

0074

An uncommon early 20thC green granite matcha tea millstone
of two circular sections with wooden handle, used to turn green tea leaves into the powdered matcha green tea. This procedure being at the heart of the Japanese tea ceremony. Dia.380mm.

Estimate: $300 - $600

0075

An impressive large Meiji period bronze of a bull elephant,
realistically modelled, ivory tusks, seal mark under the front left foot. 470 x 340mm.

Realised: $5,500

0076

A Meiji period Japanese bronze elephant,
realistically modelled, ivory tusks, trunk raised, seal mark to belly. 360 x 210mm.

Realised: $2,400

0077

An impressive set of four graduated sized Victorian Sheffield Plate meat covers,
decorative leaf and branch form handles, each engraved with a crest: a demi-lion rampant Ranging L.460 to L.300mm.

Realised: $1,150

0078

A Victorian silver desk standish, by Henry Wilkinson & Co., Sheffield 1856. 333gm
the scrolling oval tray with facetted glass inkwell, baluster taper stick and lidded ponce pot., a noted

Realised: $400

0079

A silver cigarette box, of oblong shape, London 1929 by Ramsden & Roed,
the walls and lid with fine machine engraved checker finish and fan pattern to each corner, light wood lined interior. 140 x 90 x 50mm.

Realised: $420

0080

A William IV silver heavy gauge snuff box, London 1831 by Charles Reily & George Storer,
mother-of-pearl base, square form, the lid thumb piece inset with an amethyst and engraved with decorative scripted initials, internally fitted with air-tight seal. 40 x 40 x 23mm. Possibly a converted inkwell.

Realised: $260

0081

A late Victorian silver trophy cup, Sheffield 1900,
the ‘Charlton Championship Cup’, the base of cup heavily embossed with leaves, with tapering slender stem and lower half of body embossed with same style leaves. On wood base. 240 x 110. Total weight on wood base 470gm.

Realised: $360

0082

A Victorian silver plate centrepiece,
the round scalloping base supporting a decorative column with a classical woman dancing with symbols to the top. H. 420mm.

Realised: $300

0083

A silver hip flask of rounded rectangular form, Sheffield 1930 by Frederick C. Asman & Co. 132gm.,
removable cup base, turned release hinged lid.

Realised: $750

0084

A rare heavy American coin silver coffee pot, by Taylor & Lawrie 1430gm
baluster shape with acanthus leaf detail to the handle and spout, the domed lid with applied floral and leaf finial, the base with four restrained scrolling feet, ivory heat rings to the handle. Stamped 'Bailey & Kitchen' retailer’s mark (Philadelphia, 1832-1848) and also the Eagle-Thistle-Harp maker's mark of Taylor & Lawrie. Provenance: Purchased by our vendor's father from Ralph MacCormick 'Antiques & Fine Silver' dealer, Grosvenor Square, London 17th April 1968 for £150. H.250mm.

Estimate: $2,200 - $3,000

0085

A George III silver coffee pot, London 1775 by William Grundy. 786gm.,
plain baluster form, the dome lid with wrythen ovoid finial, the spout and wooden handle supports with restrained acanthus leaf and scroll detail, spreading circular foot. H.255mm. CONDITION REPORT: overall good patina, good/heavy gauge, scattering of small dents to the sides of the body (to the outer surface and only occasionally showing inside), foot ring sits squarely, lid closes squarely, minimal play to hinge, hammer finish visible inside body and lid, handle sockets very tight, foot ring solder and making nicely finished, hallmarks well struck, maker's mark fairly clear, lion passant and maker's inside lid flange also good, finial fixed not screwed, spout simple design. 8.5/10

Realised: $2,600

0086

A Georgian Revival silver coffee pot, by James Charles Jay, Sheffield 1902. 730gm.
baluster with lobed body and gadroon rim, ebonised timber handle, crested: a lion's head erased. H.230mm.

Realised: $650

0087

A Georgian Revival four-piece silver tea set, Sheffield 1961. 2155gm.
consisting of a teapot, hot water pot, cream and sugar, of plain design with gadrooned rims.

Realised: $1,900

0088

A Geo. III silver three-piece tea set, by Peter and William Bateman, London 1811. 1050gm.
swollen oblong shape with lobed shoulders, raised on ball feet.

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

0089

A Victorian silver teapot and sugar bowl, by George Nathan & Ridley Hayes, London 1848. 887gm.
swollen oblong shape with lobed body and gadrooned rim. Pot with ebonised handle. Crested: a lion's head erased.

Estimate: $900 - $1,100

0090

A William IV silver teapot and matching sugar bowl, London 1836 by William Hewitt. 1180gm.
compressed spherical plain bodies, the teapot lid with flower and leaf sculpted finial, ‘S’ scroll handles, cast decorative scroll and bead legs, ivory heat rings to the teapot handle.

Realised: $1,000

0091

A George IV silver bachelor's teapot, London 1827 by J E Terrey & Co (John Edward Terry). 439gm.
compressed form with half lobed body, decorative flat floral and scroll rim. Acanthus leaf thumb piece. Raised on four lions paw feet with decorative brackets.

Realised: $460

0092

A Victorian silver teapot, London 1871 by H. Lias & Son. 580gm.
of serpentine oval section decoratively engraved with floral swags and ribbons, the flat hinged lid with fluted ebony finial and with an ebony scroll handle. H.130mm.

Realised: $600

0093

An Art Deco silver coffee pot, Sheffield 1935 by Viners Ltd. 665gm.
ivory handle and finial, octagonal baluster shape with conforming lid and spreading foot. H.205mm.

Estimate: $700 - $1,000

0094

A small Victorian silver tea caddy, by Deakin & Francis, Birmingham 1875. 115gm.
oval with gadrooned rim, flame finial. H.90mm.

Realised: $400

0095

A Geo. IV silver caddy spoon, by John Henry & Charles Lias, London 1823,
fiddle pattern monogrammed, with floral engraved bowl.

Realised: $260

0096

An Edwardian silver cream jug, Birmingham 1919 by S. Blanckensen & Sons Ltd. 102gm.
fluted oval shape raised on ball feet with gadroon rim and square scroll handle.

Realised: $120

0097

A George III silver flat bottom cream jug, London by John Emes. 164gm.
plain form with reeded rim and stepped handle.

Realised: $320

0098

A Wm. IV silver sugar basin, by Charles Fox, London 1835, 349gm.
squat circular with two scroll handles, crested: a wolf passant to dexter. Dia.150mm

Realised: $330

0099

A large silver sugar caster, Birmingham 1948 by Barclay Bros. 165gm.
of octagonal section baluster shape with a tall conforming pierced cover surmounted by an acorn finial. H.180mm.

Realised: $160

0100

A George IV fiddle pattern sifter spoon, London 1827 by William Traies
the oval bowl delicately pierced with a foliate pattern.

Realised: $200