Day 2 Catalogue

Saturday & Sunday, August 3rd & 4th, 2002:
Chester Arena, Pigs loop Road, Chester, NS.
The catalogue will be updated as new items become available.

Eleanor Pew Morris Memorial Rink, Pig Loop Rd. Chester, Nova Scotia
Office phone number: 902-423-3226

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Saturday August 4th
Viewing 8:45 a.m.
Auction of hooked mats and quilts at 9:45 a.m. (approx 70 lots)
Main Auction to begin directly after. Approx. 10:15 a.m.
1. See terms and conditions can be found at the end of this catalogue
2. Items catalogued as Lots to Appear represent items still not catalogued
376 "The Maritime Provinces", a set of playing cards, each card with a photograph of local interest, c.1930.
377 A northwest coast indian print titled "Weget & Halalaa" by M. Mowatt, # 17/50.
378 A northwest coast indian print titled "Koo-KwathDa-Thla" by Art Thompson, # 30/200.
379 A pair of Hogarth prints dated 1798.
380 A Compacton patent butler's stand in mahogany and burl walnut.
381 A northwest coast indian print by Tony Hunt, # 31/125.
382 A pair of oil lamps, the etched grapevine and leaf fonts on tapered brass columns and marble bases.
383 A good butter press carved with thistles and flowers, c.1840.
384 A northwest coast indian print titled "Opeshesaht tribe: Kilthanoos" by Hupquatchew, # 9/75.
385 A large Gothic style armchair together with two side chairs, c.1875.
386 A Gothic style side table.
387 "Scene at Cohasset" by G M Kenzie, signed, water color and gouache, titled on back, 8 1/2" x 14".
388 A miniature five drawer grain painted chest, signed on back, c.1860.
389 A framed group of four late 19th century photographs of Mary Jane Ellis, the daughter of W. D. Lawrence, including a photo of Ellis House, Maitland, NS, a family group photo with key on back & two photos of Mary Jane Ellis, one as a young woman and one as an older woman. W. D. Lawrence, built and was the owner of the well known Nova Scotia ship the W. D. Lawrence (the largest wooden ship built in Nova Scotia).
390 An Ohio Valley pie safe with pierced tin doors.
The following four lots were the property of Captain J. Ellis, the Captain of the W. D. Lawrence, obtained by him on a voyage to Japan and were given by Mary Jane Ellis, the grand-daughter of W. D. Lawrence, to the present owners. (Lot 391 - 394)
391 A Japanese wood block print, c.1870
392 A Japanese wood block print, c.1870
393 A Japanese wood block print, c.1870
394 "The Winter Garden", a Japanese wood block print, c.1870
395 A pine chest, grain painted with various gilt motifs, c.1840.
396 A pair of Mary Gregory vases.
397 A Persian Lilihan rug, c.1920. 5' x 6'.
398 A northwest coast indian print titled "Race to Save His Wife" by V. Stephens, dated 1978, # 2/3.
399 "Portrait of Young Girl" by Robin Watt, RCA (1896 - 1964), dated 1928, pastels, 13" x 10".
400 A pine lift top commode, grain painted with various gilt motifs, c.1840.
401 A two shelf occasional table with leaf carving on legs, c.1890.
402 A wrought iron barn candle spike with heart motif.
403 A rare Bass River chair branding iron with date letter for 1892.
404 A Bennington ware mazarine.
405 An empire turnover games table on turtle base, c.1840. Photo Photo
406 A Gentleman's armchair, c.1860.
407 A lady's chair, c.1860.
408 A cranberry glass epergne, c.1860.
409 A pair of yellow glass girandoles complete with prisms.
410 A pair of balloon back chairs, c.1860.
411 A Wavecrest biscuit barrel, the silver plate rim with swing handle.
412 A cranberry swirl barber's bottle, c.1880, the stopper signed with initials.
413 A pressed green glass candy bowl with Centennial pattern 1887.
414 A domed top slag glass lamp possibly by Millar, c.1920
415 An oval marble topped, bracket legged table, c.1850
416 "Port of Yarmouth Harbor" by Margaret Semple, signed, oil on board, 10" x 12".
417 "Rock Island" by Frederick Verner ,signed and dated 1909, watercolour on paper, 14"x 29".
418 "Chain Rock North West Arm" by J. McEwan 1898, watercolor on paper. An interesting topographical scene of the Northwest Arm as it appeared in the late 19th century. 11" x 17".
419 An early land grant map of the Mira River, Cape Breton, dated 26 June 1787, 32" x 60".
420 A pair of painted Windsor chairs, c.1840.
421 A map titled "La Baia D'HUDSON Terra Di Labrador by Antonio Zatta Venezia 1778", with margins - 16" x 20", small tears at top and bottom of margins.
422 A plan of the Town of Halifax in Nova Scotia for The London Mag. 1760.
423 A map of America - North and South, c.1760.
424 "Vue de la Rue Recolets des Quebec" engraved by Francois Habermann c. 1760. This fictitious view of Quebec city was executed by Habermann as part of a series of five etchings on the premise that most people, having never seen Quebec City, would accept them as accurate views.
425 A country settee, some early paint.
426 A hand coloured print entitled "Portrait of Akaircho and his Son", published March 1823 by John Murray London. 8" x 10 1/2"
427 Three early English road map prints of England.
428 A three piece Victorian parlour suite.
429 An oak hall mirror mounted with coat hooks, c.1890.
430 A double pedestal oak desk, c.1900, from the Parker House Hotel, Caledonia, N.S. On the bottom of the right hand drawer, there is a note written by a young girl in about 1900 describing the purchase of an ice cream cone.
430a "Six kidney-back dining chairs in birch, mahoganized, with slip seats, Victorian;  probably Nova Scotian. c.1840.  Pictou County.
430b A Tirchenreuth Porcelain Factory fruit bowl in gilt polychrome:  the underglaz emark in green; Bavaria 1838-1903.  Decoration signed Guillaume.
430c A Victorian Gothic inkstand with a cast iron frame and clear glass well.
431 An antique Nova Scotia Caucasian style hooked runner, 102" x 24.5".
432 An antique nova Scotia hooked mat with rose and variegated pattern, 33"x 53". Photo Photo
433 An alternating block and floral Nova Scotia hooked mat, 40" x 63". Photo Photo
434 A drunkard's pattern Nova Scotia hooked runner, 17" x 18'. Photo Photo
435 An American bowfronted four drawer chest with carved vine and leaf pilasters.
436 A chelsea CLOCK CO. BOSTON BULKHEAD CLOCK, the case with glass casing to allow works to be viewed. Photo Photo
437 A three-pull brass telescope, complete, in leather carrying case.
438 A stoneware blue and white plate, Willow pattern, c.1850.
439 A sampler, possibly Quebec, c.1810.
440 An American 3-drawer chest, the walnut veneer drawer panels with applied leaf moulding.
441 "Downhill Skiing" by Graham Noble Norwell, OSA (1901 - 1967) watercolour, 7 3/4" x 10 1/2".
442 A Victorian sofa, c.1850
443 A four drawer pine chest with glove drawer, c.1860.
444 A gilt metal mirror frame
445 A Willimantic 6-drawer sewing notion cabinet, c.1880.
446 A Victorian settee with carved back, c.1850.
447 A Henry Clay sandwhich glass small dish.
448 A Japanese blue and white plate, c.1890.
449 A Mi'Kmaq moose hair brush with quill work handle.
450 An oak cupboard on base by the Caledonia Furniture Factory, c.1900. Made for the manse glebe house, St. Jerome's Parish, West Caledonia, N.S.
451 A carved black Argillite totem pole, Haida, 6 1/2". Photo Photo
452 A carved black Argillite totem pole, Haida, 6 1/2".
453 A carved gray stone totem pole, Haida, 10 3/4". Museum-standard restoration at mid section. Photo Photo
454 A Tsonqua rattle in raven's mask form, 11" long. Carved by George V. James, son of well-known carver Jack James, Kwa-Guilta tribe, Alert Bay, c.1965.
455 A Hamatsa carved cedar wood rattle raven's mask and bear design, 11" high. Carved by Bruce Alfred, Nimphish tribe c.1970.
456 A Haida portrait mask by Frieda Diesing, August 1976.
457 A northern mourning mask by Cacuin Hunt, west coast aboriginal.
458 A Bella Coola birchbark and root basket, c.1910. See typed note with basket.
459 A 19th century quill work box, possibly woodlands indian.
460 A 19th century cylindrical form lidded birch bark and root box with various design work, possibly woodlands indian.
461 An early Haida red bead necklace with a carved pendant.
462 A pair of early 20th century beadwork gloves and a similar mitten.
462a "Navajo Indian" framed oil on canvas, c.1910
463 A rare woodlands indian ceremonial feather fan with quill work and birch bark handle, c.1910. From the collection of Alexander Best. Photo Photo
464 A west coast aboriginal two-tone sweet grass and root basket with flying bird pattern. Acquired in 1910 by present owner's father when he was a surveyor for the Pacific Coast Railway.
465 A west coast aboriginal sweet grass and root basket with alternating ladder pattern. Acquired in 1910 by present owner's father when he was as surveyor for the Pacific Coast Railway.
466 A west coast indian two-handled tray, possibly Salish.
467 A Mi'Kmaq birch bark circular box mounted with quillwork star fish motif, c.1920.
468 An 18th century New England brace-back Windsor chair, c.1790.
469 A rare Nova Scotia slip ware bowl.
470 An empire two over three drawer dresser with walnut drawer fronts, c.1849.
471 A cast iron bull dog door stop
472 A Mahone Bay pottery bowl, c.1845.
473 A one drawer stand, the drawer front in burled walnut, c.1860.
474 A folk art light bulb as a hot air balloon, c.1900.
475 A faux painted washstand with stencilled fruit bowl and floral motif.
476 "Spring " by F. Erskine Heney, signed, dated '48, oil on canvas.
477 An Arts & Crafts circular oak dining table, c.1920. 48" diameter.
478 An Arts & Crafts footstool with needlpoint seat cover, c.1915.
479 An oak four drawer filing cabinet, c.1920.
480 An ogee-framed mirror.
481 An Ivory Coast mask, possibly Guro. See original receipt.
482 A pair of carved African fertility figures. Museum standard restoration.
483 An African carved wood figure, 35" high.
484 A late Victorian oak easel, Aesthetic Movement.
485 An Eastlake parlour table.
486 A late Victorian easy armchair with carved hand rests, in red velvet upholstery.
487 "Fishing Schooners, Gloucester, Mass" by John A. Cook, American (1870 -1936), watercolour 7 1/2" x 10 1/2".
488 A 19th century panel decorated with a gilt stencilled shield of the United States of America, the panel possibly from a ship.
489 "The County of Yarmouth" by Jerry Milbury, signed, dated 1994, oil on board.
490 A pair of Windsor chairs in old red paint, carved initials beneath seat, c.1840.
491 A lady's Rolex 15 jewel wristwatch in a 9ct. gold case dated 1919, together with a Gruen wristwatch in 14kt. white gold case.
492 A Girard-Perregaux Sea Hawk wristwatch with luminous hands and dial, in stainless steel case.
493 An Omega Constellation model wristwatch in gold plated and stainless case.
494 A Gucci watch from Birks with interchangable colored rims, in original box.
495 A Waltham Vanguard pocket watch in a 14kt. gold case.
496 A sterling silver butter dish with domed cover, presented by the officers of the 26th Battery of the C.F.A., together with a pair of silver plated salts.
497 A pair of folk art carved horses hauling a sleigh.
498 A Weston clock in a bentwood case.
499 A folk art trotter with sulky.
500 A 2 over 3 drawer chest, mustard paint, probably Colchester County, c.1840.
501 Child leading plough horse, oil on academy board, 12" x 18".
502 A small arts and crafts slag glass lamp.
503 A Quebec carved pair of horses hauling a wagon.
504 A carved folk art dog with a goose.
505 A pine blanket box with lift top above and two drawers beneath and shaped skirt, c.1840.
506 A wood ship's wheel with brass centre boss, late 19th, early 20th c. 26" diam.
507 A ceramic, brass and cast iron scale with cartouche for W & T Avery, Birmingham, c.1880 .
508 The Bluenose, a photo by Knickle of Lunenburg, with personalized calling card from Angus Walters.
509 A 19th century child's rocking horse. Photo Photo
510 A Nova Scotia grain painted pine chest, c.1830.
511 "Farm Country" by E.K Crabtree, signed and dated 1938, oil on board.
512 A good room-sized Nova Scotia hooked rug decorated with flowers and leaves. 8' 9" x 11' 8". Photo Photo
513 A child's rocking chair in original paint, c.1840, South Shore Nova Scotia.
514 A good half hull model of a racing yacht in original finish, inscribed on back in pencil K. Houlston, with presentation insciption top right, dated 1919? 33" l. Photo Photo
515 A bookcase cabinet with carved feet.
516 "North Shields" by C. Bramwell, 1938, water color on paper.
517 Nearest the Pole, A Narrative of the Polar Expedition of the Peary Arctic Club 1905-1906, with 95 photographs, published by Doubleday, Page & Company 1907.
518 Three years of Arctic Service, An Account of the Lady Franklin Bay Expedition of 1881-1884 by Adolphus W. Greely, published by Charles Scribner New York 1886 in 2 volumes.
519 Arctic Explorations, The Second Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin 1853,'54,'55, by Elisha Kent Kane in two vols. including steel plate engravings and wood engravings, approx. 300 images Childs & Peterson 1857.
519a Arctic Explorations, by Elisha Kent Kane, in two vols. including steel plate engravings and wood engravings, approx. 300 images Childs & Peterson 1856.
519b Narrative of a Second Voyage in Search of the Northwest Passage During the Years 1829, 1830, 1831, 1832, 1833 by Sir John Ross, Captain in the Royal Navy including reports of discovery of the magnetic North Pole, and including 30 plates and charts published by A.W. Webster 1835. Rebound in blue board binding.
519c Glimpses of a Barren Land by Captain Thierry Mallet, published by Revillon Freres, New York, 1930. A private press edition.
520 A corner whatnot stand with graduated shelves, c.1870.
521 A W & J Dart child's box sled with Moirs Biscuit Box panel on one side. Stencilled maker's label on base; W & J Dart Spryfield, N.S.
522 A cast iron decoy with glass eyes.
523 A pine harvest table, the top with old wide boards, the base, c.1850.
524 A Nova Scotia crooked knife.
525 A Nova Scotia primitive red painted bench.
526 A Nova Scotia 4 gallon jug impressed J.A. Stalker, Pictou, N.S.
527 A Nova Scotia 3 gallon jug impressed Mclennan & Co. Tatamagouche, N.S.
528 A Nova Scotia 4 gallon jug impressed Bosoulage & Son Halifax.
529 A 3 gallon crock impressed Carsdale, Cornwall Ont.
530 A primitive rocking chair, c.1820.
531 Edward Curtis, Stsimaki "Reluctant-to-be-Woman", plate 650 photogravure, Suffolk Engineering Co.
532 Edward Curtis, "Kyello-Santo Domingo", plate 558 photogravure, Suffolk Engineering Company.
533 Edward Curtis, Stsimaki "Quiet Waters-Tule River" reservation plate 506, Van Gelder photogravure
534 Edward Curtis, "Under The Palms-Gahuilla", plate 521 Van Gelder photogravure
534a A squash blossom pattern Navajo blanket, approx. 6' x 4'. Photo Photo
535 An American Windsor bench with stencil mark underneath seat for W.G. Shattuck Fulton St, Boston.
536 A china plate, Mason's American Marine.
537 Souvenir of Montreal, a blue and white tumbler by Roland & Marselleus.
538 "Historic Halifax", a MacAskill photo, 14" x 12".
539 "The Highlander", a MacAskill inscribed "To Bernie from the Skipper".
540 A Yarmouth county one drawer stand with chamfered, splayed legs, c.1860.
541 Four ladder back chairs with hooked seat covers, P.E.I., c.1845.
542 A good slag glass lamp shade, the panels in a shaped frame on fluted baluster base, c.1920 .
543 A Rainard & Co. lamp, the circular shade inset with glass panels.
544 "Tantramar Marshes" by Fredrick Nicholas, signed, watercolor, 11 1/2" x 16".
545 A Yarmouth County tavern table of pegged construction.
546 A diorama of the fishing boat Sally Treen.
547 A model of a three masted barque, c.1900.
548 A pond boat as a racing yacht with mast, c.1910, and cradle, 60" long.
549 A planked and hollow-hull builder's model of a schooner hull with original cradle, c.1910. 79" long. Photo Photo
550 A sea chest with cutty, the inside lid painted with a sailing ship, signed 1877. Photo Photo
551 A Ulysses Nardin ship's chronometer in mahogany case, # 5214 .
552 An Ernest Leitz brass microscope in original case.
553 An Ashcroft Mfg. Co. pressure gauge in fitted box, patent dates 1878,1890 with San Fransisco retailer's mark.
553a A 19th century dynamo electric machine in mahogany box.
554 "Out of Halifax", a large hand tinted MacAskill photo in oak frame, 26" x 24".
555 A pine one drawer stand, c.1840.
556 A barometer in a brass case with silvered gauge and thermometer complete with gimballed wall mount, c.1890.
557 A stick barometer in rosewood case with ivory gauge, c.1840.
558 A mahogany cutlery tray, c.1840.
559 A wooden Masonic sign dated Halifax 1907.
560 A pine one drawer stand, c.1840.
561 A Lorenzen pottery vase with waisted neck.
562 A pottery pitcher by Alice Hagen with World War I soldiers on a battlefield.
563 A pottery pitcher by Alice Hagen decorated with climbing blue flowers.
564 An English bone china teapot with Japanese motif, registration mark for 1894.
565 A mahogany frame and tiger maple footstool, c.1840.
566 A Staffordshire pudding mould, c.1860.
567 A mahogany ship's wheel with brass mounts, 30" diameter.
568 A pottery jar signed Alice Hagen Mahone Bay, N.S . 6 1/2 " high.
569 Tyler's History of Scotland, 9 volumes, gilt decorated covers.
570 An 18th century pine box in old blue-green paint, the wrought iron handles suggestive of a French origin. Canadian. Photo Photo
571 Picturesque Canada, edited by George Grant, with over 500 wood engravings, illustrated under supervision of Lucius O'Brien. In 2 vols. Belden Bros 1882.
572 A hall light fixture, the wrought iron frame with floral patterned glass, c.1920.
573 A Nova Scotia tilt top candle stand, c.1820.
574 A map titled "A Plan of the Harbour of Chebucto and Town of Halifax", otherwise known as the porcupine map. 18" x 20".
575 An oval candle stand on slipper foot and tripod base with original finish, c.1810.
576 An article entitled "Description des Castor, Manor of Living of Savages, etc.", by Chatelein, published 1715. 18" x 15".
577 A 17th century map titled "Isola di Capo Breton and Adjacent Parts of New England", by Coronelli, from the Islands of the World 1690. Photo Photo
578 A map titled "A New Map of Nova Scotia & Cape Breton and Adjacent Parts of New England by Jefferies, 1755. 18 1/2" x 24 1/2". Photo Photo
579 A map titled "Isle Royale Cape Breton", by Chabert 1780. 16" x 23"
579a A map titled "A Detail of Halifax Streets, Louisberg and Quebec City", by Homan Heirs, Nuremberg 1756, a rare complete sheet including all three maps 21" x 20".
579b A map titled "Part of North America Containing Parts of Canada by S. Robert, published London 1785. 8 1/2" x 11".
579c A map titled "Plan du Port Royal Annapolis", Bellin 1744?, Tome 1, #27, see letter on back. 8 1/2" x 14".
579d A map titled "Louisberg" by Richard Gridley from the Universal Magazine, May 1758. 17" x 11". Together with a steel engraving of Sir William Pepperell
580 A set of four Cole Windsor side chairs, three stamped Cole Warranted.
581 A map titled "Carte di l'Acoe, possibly Bellin 1757. 13 1/2" x 9".
582 Mother Owl, a carved soapstone by Shytoo Muckpah 1992, signed on base owB31, dated 1992. 7" long, 6 1/4"high. Photo Photo
583 An Inuit carving on bone of people, dogs, bears and seals on a soapstone carved base, signed E7-506.
584 A walrus tusk as a cribbage board, the scrimshaw work with salmon and seal, the board mounted with a carved seal and a whale. 20" long. Photo Photo
585 A large carved Inuit soapstone walrus.
585a A large carved Inuit bear. Photo Photo
586 A Quebec scrubbed pine dry sink with custom made copper liner, c.1860.
587 "The Halt", a print by Thomas Nast, signed, titled in pen by the artist with a salutation, 7 1/4" x 8 3/4". c.1870.
588 A Nova Scotia tilt top bird cage pedestal table, c.1790.
589 A miniature four drawer chest in quarter sawn oak, c.1880.
590 A one drawer stand with a bird's eye maple drawer front, c.1840.
591 "Always Did 'spise a Mule, a cast iron bank in working condition, paint loss. Photo Photo
592 "The Talking Dog", a cast iron bank in working condition, some paint loss. Photo Photo
593 "Jonah and the Whale", a cast iron bank in working condition, some paint loss. Photo Photo
594 A flow blue basin, c.1850.
595 An Aesthetic Movement "S" form conversation chair, c.1880.
596 A flow blue fowl platter, c.1850.
597 A chicken coop side chair, Quebec, c.1840.
598 "Sailing Ship on a Calm Sea by Joe Norris, signed and dated 1982, oil on board.
599 A painted mirror with domed top and panel motif looking glass. Formerly the property of May Irwin, actress, sold at auction McInnes Room, Dalhousie, August 10, 1979.
600 Pair of deer facing a village beneath a golden sky by Maud Lewis, 11 1/2"x 15" Photo Photo
600a Oxen in Winter by Maud Lewis, signed on board, 11" x 14".
601 A carved Nova Scotia decoy, the base with carved initals R.O.
602 A carved Nova Scotia decoy, the base with carved initals N.M.
603 A carved Nova Scotia decoy.
604 "Ducks in Flight" by Hans Frank, Austrian (1884-1959), signed, numbered and dated 1937 below image, NR, coloured wood block, 14" x 11 3/4".
605 An oak armchair with barley twist stiles and caned back.
606 "The Row Boat" by C.D. Harris, watercolor on paper.
607 "Shed Side" by C.D. Harris, watercolor on paper.
608 An R. S. Prussia chocolate pot with three cups and saucers.
609 A German chocolate pot with three cups and saucers.
610 An open step back cupboard on a one drawer base, c.1860
611 A lemonade pitcher on stand, Aesthetic Movement, c.1880.
612 "Farm Fields Saint John River Valley" by M. Duff, signed,oil on academy board, 13" x 20".
613 Wallace Nutting, American (1861-1941), hand-tinted photograph, 10 1/4" x 13 1/4", signed and titled "From Berkshire Crests" below image, in original frame.
614 A 19th century pine lap box with green baize lining.
615 A lift top commode with original stencil work baskets and bouquets, c.1860.
616 A Venetian blue glass vase with gilt floral decoration.
617 A 19th century print of fishermen titled "Le Choix de Poisson".
618 A ruby glass bowl, c.1900.
619 A pressed glass berry bowl with serving dishes, all with gilt rims.
620 A 3-unit oak stacking bookcase with one drawer, by Globe Werneke.
621 A ship's portrait, oil on board, primitive.
622 A ship's brass porthole, complete.
623 A Session's mantle clock in oak case.
624 A French Art Deco mantle clock with brass works, c.1925.
625 A Nova Scotia schoolmaster's desk, late 19th century.
626 A mantle clock in a marble and slate case, the French works, c.1890.
627 A 19th century powder horn.
628 A 19th century powder horn.
629 A northwest coast indian print titled "We-get and the Tide Woman" by Stan Greene, dated 1978, # 28/200.
630 An oak roll top desk.
631 A graduated pearl necklace (needs restringing), a gold pearl set brooch, two small pearl pins.
632 A lapis & gold bead necklace, a gold bracelet, a Birks Standard watch set with diamonds.
633 A pair of Spanish American 19th century silver stirrups.
634 An Edwardian display cabinet with domed glass top flanked by a music cupboard.
635 A Canadian 1967 mint set including the twenty dollar gold piece.
636 Four American $1.00 gold coins including an 1852, 1853 (2), 1874.
637 A 1901 gold and a 1907 Indian head five dollar gold piece (2).
638 An 1856 "S" American three dollar gold piece.
639 An American 1907 ten dollar gold piece.
640 Three British gold coins including a 1913 sovereign, and 1912 & 1914 half sovereigns.
641 Four gold coins, converted to jewelry, including an 1859 and an 1878 three dollar gold piece, an 1854 one dollar gold piece, an 1857 20 franc piece and an 1853 British half sovereign and two American silver dollars.
642 A mahogany slant fromt desk with carved knees and drop panel, c.1890.
643 A Fairbanks 8" drop Paragon wall clock, labels within and on back. 18 " high
644 A 1920's desk lamp with Quezal glass shade
645 A diamond ring with floral diamond motif.
646 A Birks opal and diamond set 14kt. gold ring.
647 A diamond set platinum ring together with a platinum wedding band.
648 A platinum set diamond ring.
649 A gold ring set with diamond and opal, with maker's mark H.S.
650 A cupboard in old red paint.
651 Dreadnaught in a foreign port, oil on board.
652 A northwest coast indian print titled "Octopus" by Art Thompson, dated 1974, # 76/200.
653 A small ladder back chair in original red paint, c.1840.
654 A 19th century 1,000 faces Chinese fan.
655 A mahogany oval parlour table, c.1860.
656 A Chinese carved covered jade bowl on stand.
657 A 19th century porcelain plate on stand depicting coiled dragons in the sky.
658 A set of stacking blue and white candy jars decorated with Arabic and Chinese symbols including double happiness, c.1870.
659 A northwest coast indian print by Robert Davidson, 1976, # 321/364.
660 A pine shelf with hanging pegs, c.1900.
661 A steel engraving, "The Magna Carta".
662 A steel engraving, "Queen Victoria".
663 A World War I photograph of a sergeant from windsor, N.S., with regimental details.
664 "Friends Meeting House", a Nova Scotia painted sign.
665 A 19th century Nova Scotia pine mantel with pilasters
666 A Nova Scotia folk art schooner complete with sailor's in rigging, c.1920.
667 A model of a motor launch with green and red trim.
668 A replica of a scallop dragger from Larry River, N.S.
669 A working boat model from P.E.I.
670 An Arts & Crafts marble fireplace surround with inserts and fire dogs.
671 A yellow Cape Cod fishing boat model.
672 A small model of a fishing boat
673 A pond boat, the sail marked Snow, c.1940
674 Two slag glass hanging fixtures in cast metal frames, c.1920.
675 Lot to appear
676 A grouping of English sterling tea spoons, spoons etc., c.1900. 12 ozs.
677 A bouquet of carved wooden flowers, Mi'Kmaq, c.1920.
678 A cast iron crib with brass accents. Montreal, Quebec. c.1880.
679 Three flow blue plates, c.1850.
680 Lot to appear
681 Four 19th century daguerrotypes/ambrotypes.
682 A pair of stained pebble glass windows, c.1920, cut to fit the interior of a standard 27 1/2" window.
683 A Nova Scotia hooked mat, tree of life motif.
684 A Nova Scotia figural hooked mat of a deer.
685 Lot to appear
686 A Sino-Tibetan bronze Buddha, 6" high.
687 A Japanese Imari charger, 12" diameter.
688 A 19th century Japanese cigarette case with gold and silver inlay design of Mt. Fuji.
689 "Spring Landscape" by James Green, signed and dated 1954, 22" x 28".
690 Lot to appear
691 A west coast indian print titled "Wolf Dancer" by Patrick Anoo, dated 1978, # 72/100.
692 A pen and ink drawing signed Chambers.
693 "The Isle of Man" by A. Martin, watercolour on paper.
694 "Town Square, Derby Castle" by A. Martin, watercolour on paper.
695 Lot to appear
696 A west coast indian print titled "Raven" by Jerry Smith.
697 "Annapolis Basin Factory", watercolour on paper.
698 "Winter Brook" by Graham Baker, oil on board, 16" x 24"
699 A Civil War era wicker trunk with leather covering.
700 A small Chippendale style smoker's stand.
701 A carved cane.
702 An old red sled.
703 A collection of miscellaneous canes including one initialled W.H. in finishing nails.
704 A west coast indian print titled "Thunderbird" by Don Yeomans, dated 1977, # 111/200.
705 Lot ot appear
706 "Fishing Shacks" by Marguerite Zwicker, watercolour on paper.
707 Two watercolours by Tela Purcell.
708 "Winter Landscape with Red House" by Delhoneau.
709 A wrought iron fireplace insert, c.1790.
710 A wrought iron fireplace insert, c.1760.
711 A Schwinn Spitfire bicycle, c.1940, retaining eagle fender ornament. Paint loss.
712 "Valley of the Peaks" by A. Pelham?, watercolour on paper, 24" x 20".
713 A west coast indian print titled "Mountain Goat" by Clarence Wells, dated 1977.
714 Lot to appear
715 Lot to appear
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717 A child's horse pulling a carriage.
718 "Landscape" by L. Lambden, signed, oil on board, 16" x 20".
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721 "The Opium Smokers", a sepia photograph.
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723 A green box with black lid and folk art painted interior.
724 "Saskatchewan Winter Landscape" by S. Ruden, folk art painting, 10" x 15".
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726 A pair of Inuit carved soapstone dancing walruses.
727 Three Inuit carved soapstone beluga whales.
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1.  No buyer's premium charged on goods purchased.

2.  Crowther & Brayley Ltd. will accept and execute left bids on your behalf.

3.  All items to be paid for on the day of sale.

4.  Payment may be made by cheque, money order or cash.  Visa is also accepted and is subject to a 2.25% premium.

5.  All transactions are made in Canadian dollars at prevailing foreign exchange rates.

6.  Crowther & Brayley Ltd. reserves the right to hold any lot until such time as business or personal cheques clear its bank account.

7.  This catalogue serves only to describe the items for sale and does not carry any warranties.

8.  Any estimates contained herein are to serve only as a guide.  They are not to be construed as replacement value estimates which would be significantly higher.

9.  Buyers must satisfy themselves as to the condition and quality of the items they intend to bid on or buy.

10.  As much as possible, Crowther & Brayley Ltd. will point out damage where evident. However, it is incumbent upon buyers to establish for themselves the condition of the item which they intend to bid on or buy.

11.  For the purposes of this catalogue 'circa' means plus or minus 10 years of the date indicated.

12.  Shipping to all points is available. Shipping from Nova Scotia can be more expensive than shipping within the United States.    

13.  Effective November 15th, 2000 it is the policy of Crowther & Brayley Ltd. not to offer any item containing ivory or other related materials unless it is more than 50 years old.

14.  Citizens of the United States and other out of country individuals should be aware of the laws governing the importation of ivory, marine mammal, reptile and bird products into their own country.  Crowther & Brayley Ltd. strongly recommends that items containing these materials, regardless of age, not be purchased if the buyer's intention is to import them into the United States or elsewhere.  This applies particularly to sea mammal ivory and African and Indian elephant ivory.  Please consult your local authorities for futher information and consultation.


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