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    A N T I Q U E S & C O L L E C T A B L E S 1 0 & 11 J U L Y 2 0 1 3

  • ANTIQUES & COLLECTABLES 5 PM WEDNESDAY 10 JULY &

    2 PM THURSDAY 11 JULY

    VIEWING

    Fri 5 July 10am 5pmSun 7 July 10am 3pmMon 8 July 10am 5pmTues 9 July 10am 5 pmWed 10 July 10am 3pmThurs 11 July 10am 12 noon

    LOCATION

    12 Akepiro St, Mt Eden, Auckland 1024PO Box 68527, Newton, 1145Ph (09) 630 9178 Fax (09) 630 9173dunbar.akl@xtra.co.nz www.dunbarsloane.com

    Buyers Premium: There is a 15% buyers premium plus GST on this premium.Buyers using the Live Auctioneers online platform pay a premium of 18% plus GST on this premium.

    Cover imageLot 212 a Portrait of an oriental LadyEst. $10003000 p. 28

  • DUNbAR SLOANE IS DELIGHTED TO ANNOUNCE THAT CHRISTOPHER DEVEREAUx WILL NOW bE PRESENTING THE fINEST JEWELS, WATCHES AND ObJECTS Of VIRTU IN ASSOCIATION WITH US IN bOTH AUCkLAND AND WELLINGTON.

    With over 35 years in the industry, Christopher brings an unrivalled depth of knowledge and experience. Over the past 23 years Christopher has been associated with the Auckland auction house Webbs. During that time as an independent auctioneer, selling under his own licence, he single handedly achieved several NZ record sale prices.

    His achievements have deservedly been the subject of public acclaim and have been widely reported in the media. from his leading role in the television series Going Going Gone to his frequent appearance in prominent newspaper articles, Christopher is probably the best known auctioneer in the country.

    Who can forget the riveting stories that he told in the TV series of his sales which included a solid gold sheathed sword that was presented to Prime Minister David Lange and which had passed through the hands of controversial TV personality Paul Henry. The brooch that used to belong to aviatrix Jean batten that was bought by the late, and much beloved, Sir Paul Holmes. Then there was an exquisite gold box given by king Otto of Greece to a young naval officer Lieutenant bird who rescued the king when he was baled up on Corfu. Lieutenant bird went on to become the famous Admiral bird who explored the Antarctic with his ships Erebus and Terror, the former the name of the mountain that is etched in our history. More recently Christopher achieved an Internationally recognised price of $87,500 for a small, but exquisite, Lapis Lazuli, gold and diamond set box made by faberg which had been bought by the Austro-Hungarian Ambassador, Prince kinsky in London on Christmas eve 1910.

    The current record prices in NZ at auction for a solitaire diamond, $229,000, an unset emerald in excess of $80,000, and a wristwatch at $85,000 were all achieved by him. Dozens of other notable achievements over the past 23 years are all recorded in the archives of the word class catalogues that he wrote for publication by Webbs.

    Christopher is the only NZ based auctioneer who specialises solely in Jewellery, Watches and Objects of Virtu. He is the only auctioneer in NZ who travels regularly to International Jewellery fairs; not to buy, but so that he is always currently informed as to market trends, fashions and prices. With a Masters degree, Christopher brings scientific principles to his methodology and marketing, with proven success.

    His expertise is now available nationally. based in our Auckland auction house he will also be available at our central Wellington auction complex on a regular basis.

    Our first sale in association with Christopher will be in Wellington on Saturday July the 6th. A massive clearance sale of some 200 lots of desirable Jewels. The first Auckland sale will be held in August and will be of the exciting standard and variety that is his hallmark.

    ENTRIES INVITED NOW fOR THE AUGUST AUCkLAND SALE AND fOR fUTURE SALES IN WELLINGTON.

    Ph. 09 630 9178 email. chris.devereaux@xtra.co.nz

  • CONTENTS

    Previous Highlights Upcoming Auctions

    DAY 1 Wed 10 July 5pm LOT No. PAGE Oriental 1319 11

    DAY 2 Thurs 11 July 2pm

    Jewellery 320381 42Watches 382390 46Coins 391394 46Silver 395434 46EPNS 435447 49Glass/Crystal 448451 49China & Collectables 452487 50Box Lots 488515A 52Toys 516676 52Miscellaneous 677760 62Military 761794 66NZ Historical 795823 70Miscellaneous 824852 76Furniture 853868 84Art 869881A 85Rugs 882892 86

    Buyers Guide 87Absentee Bids 88Conditions of Sale 89Catalogue Subscription 90Key Staff/Location 91

  • AUCKLAND HIGHLIGHTS MArCH 2013

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    1 19th C. Jade Water buffalo $23,450 2 Oak Cased Sterling Silver Tea Service (ex Seddon Estate) $11,140 3 bronze bust of Richard John Seddon $15,242 4 Han Dynasty Pottery Water buffalo $3,520 5 22ct. Yellow Gold Waihi Gold Mining Industry Medal presented to R. J. Seddon $11,724 6 Crackle Glaze Ge Ware Dish $6,630 7 Song Dynasty Crackle Glaze dish bowl $4,690 8 German early-20th C. Electrical Organ $3,517 9 Infantry Officers Pickelhaube, c. 1900 $3,517 10 Desktop Writing Compendium in NZ Native Timbers by Anton Seuffert $37,520

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    WELLINGTON ArT HIGHLIGHTS APrIL 2013

    1 Gottfried Lindauer Hamiora Maioha $77,400 2 Jeffrey Harris Crucifixion $10,550 3 Grahame Sydney Marquee At The Dog Trial $20,500 4 Leo bensemann Wainui I $30,500 5 Paul Dibble Defining The Homeland $54,000 6 Chester Nealie Flagon $2,345 7 Richard killeen Time To Change Male Institutionalised War No 2 $55,700 8 Jane Evans Beverley with Agapanthus $12,000 (New Zealand Artist Record for work on paper) 9 Len Castle Sulpher Bowl $3,800 10 Jeff Thomson Cow $8,200 11 Robin White Mangaweka $10,500

  • fINE & APPLIED ARTWELLiNGTON21 & 22 AUGUST 2013

    Entries now invited

    ENQUIRIES

    Helena WalkerPh WGTN +64 4 472 1367 AkL +64 9 630 9178 027 471 3662 Email helena@dunbarsloane.co.nz www.dunbarsloane.com

    JbC HOYTEAuckland Harbour

    Est. $25,00035,000

  • Entries now invited for our Spring Antique Auction

    Already confirmed: superb items from the Anton Teutenberg Estate

    ENQUiRiESPh +64 9 630 9178

    Email dunbar.akl@xtra.co.nzwww.dunbarsloane.com

    12 Akepiro Street, Mt Eden, Auckland 1024, vNew Zealand

    ANTIQUES & COLLECTAbLES

    AUCkLANdSPRiNG 2013

  • MAORI, PACIfIC & TRIbAL ARTAUCkLANdNOvEMBER 2013

    Entries now invited for our next major Maori, Pacific & African Artefacts Auction

    ENQUIRIESDunbar Sloane Snr ph +64 9 630 9178 027 4713 663Email dunbar.akl@xtra.co.nz www.dunbarsloane.com

  • Dunbar Sloane, NZs leading Auction house for nearly a century, and Christopher Devereaux (formerly at Webbs),

    widely acknowledged as the most experienced Fine Jewellery Auctioneer in NZ with over 35 years in the industry, will

    now be conducting conjunctional sales; offering both buyers and sellers the opportunity to participate in a much wider

    market place. Sales will be held on a regular basis in both Auckland and Wellington, and Christopher will be available

    frequently in Wellington to appraise significant items. Bettina Frith, Dunbar Sloanes highly respected resident jewellery

    appraiser will be available in Wellington as usual. We believe that this comprehensive and expanded service will enhance

    opportunities for both buyers and sellers throughout NZ.

    Magnificent Emerald & Diamond Jewels Recently Sold By Christopher devereaux

    (Ring $82,000; Necklace $63,000)

    CHRISTOPHER DEVEREAUXFine Jewellery, Watches & Objects of Virtu

    NOW iN ASSOCiATiON WiTHDUNbAR SLOANE

    Auckland & Wellington

    CONSIGNMENT INVITED NOWFor Auckland sale in August

    And for future sales in both Auckland & Wellington

    (09) 630 9178, chris.devereaux@xtra.co.nz, 12 Akepiro St, Mt Eden, Auckland 1024

  • the mark hatwell collectionA WONDERfULLY ECLECTIC COLLECTION Of fAbULOUS DECORATOR ITEMS

    ACCUMULATED OVER THE PAST TWO DECADES.

    Marks private museum in Hamilton resembled a theatrical set with cabinets of curios, Maori Artefacts, taxidermy, militaria and motorbikes.

    Mark has been a frequent visitor to the New Zealand auction scene, accumulating the best over the years with an eye for both quality and diversity. Mark and his wife Glenda are moving to a smaller home and subsequently are downsizing their collection.

    Many of the items within this catalogue are to be sold at no reserve.

  • ORIENTAL

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    Oriental

    Almost all of the following 245 lots are from a private New Zealand collection. The gentleman began collecting in the 1970s as his business afforded him extensive travel throughout Northern Europe, the Middle East, and South East Asia including Taiwan and China.

    Inspired by the museums and art galleries visited, collecting started with mainly small sculptures, wood carvings, and paintings. Over the years it has turned into a serious hobby with numerous pieces purchased at auction throughout the world. Indeed, the auctions and galleries became the focal point of his travels. When visiting a Chinese porcelain exhibition 25 years ago his passion turned to this field of collecting. It grew to include Japanese and Korean porcelain, as well as Chinese.

    The vast majority of pieces within this collection are period pieces . Within this collection are peri