Jane Brenkley carved and painted wood pipe rack, the tall rectangular back panel carved in relief with a fantail upon a branch, leaf decorated ground, gold, green and black highlights, the lower shelf with three holes to receive pipes, original patina. 15
A good Jane Brenkley carved and painted wood Maori stylised female figure, modelled dancing with one arm raised, a woven cloak to her shoulder, traditional dress, the naturalistic base of boulder type form, original patina. Height 38 cm Provenance: By fami
Jane Brenkley carved and painted Maori decorated pedestal table, the oval top with Maori figures and whare in a treed landscape, a seated dog included, geometric carved Maori edge, the pedestal has a double-sided Maori stylised figure on a stepped platform
A proto-type plywood 'Curvette' chair by Greg Smith, inspired by Garth Chester's Curvesse chair, one of three similar chairs made, an example exhibited 'Ply-Ability Exhibition, Hawkes Bay Museum and Art Gallery, 2009/10
Katy Wallace, Transmogrifier #72 My Curvesse, Reconditioned antique venetian slats have transformed this rocking chair into a sculptural and glowing timber ribbon that recalls some of the fluid beauty of the iconic New Zealand Curvesse chair. Solid and lam
A rare pair of quality Chinese huanghuali Emperor and Empress chairs together with the matching side table; fine pierced and carved detail to the scrolling arms, back panels and supports, the seats panelled, the plain scrolling legs with fully stretchered
A large Jane Brenkley storage box, the exterior deeply and profusely carved with roses and leaves, painted in yellow, red and green; the interior with wallpaper and Christmas card lining also painted and with inscribed verse. Signed and dated 1958. 62 cm x
A Jane Brenkley pokerwork table, the top with a New Zealand landscape scene and central Kea. The column and base carved with New Zealand flora. signed Jane Brenkley 1944. Old split to base, slight warp to top. Height 59 cm. Width 43 cm. Depth 37 cm
A small library comprising Molesworth's 'Speech on the Discontinuance of Transportation to Van Diemen's Land...' [London, 1851]; 'Early Tasmania' by James Backhouse Walker [Hobart, 1914]; 'Bush Life in Tasmania Fifty Years Ago' by James Fenton, plus 11 oth
New Zealand 1950s minimalist design rectangular pine desk, raised on bent wrought iron blackened tubular legs together with a matching 1950s side chair. Provenance: Robertson House Glendowie. Group architect design. Illustrated in Home magazine
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