Day 1 Catalogue

Saturday & Sunday, August 2nd & 3rd, 2003:
Chester Arena, Pigs loop Road, Chester, NS.
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Eleanor Pew Morris Memorial Rink, Pig Loop Rd. Chester, Nova Scotia. Office phone number: 902-423-3226

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1Click for Photo An Alice Hagen pottery bowl with cherry tree motif, signed Alice Hagen Mahone Bay 4.5" high PHOTO
2 An English, sterling silver, fiddle pattern, stuffing spoon London 1780. Maker possibly Thomas Read
3 An antique brass lion's mask door knocker
4 A mid-19th century pewter mug, engraved with a Masonic crest, 3 1/5 " high
5 An octagonal form table with mother of pearl inlay, c.1910
6 A 14kt gold thimble, a pearl and starburst gold brooch, & an 1879 California gold piece
7 A Christofle silver plate tea kettle on stand, c.1890
8 "Fisherman on Wharf " by John Cook, signed, oil on board, 9" x 11"
9 A Copeland Spode china part dinnerware set in Gainsborough pattern, approx. 30 pieces
10 An Empire period mahogany footstool, c.1830
11 A Victorian glass bell, 10" high
12 A sampler of the British Isles, dated 1778
13 A pair of William IV, bright cut, sterling silver sugar tongs by Peter and Ann Bateman, London 1796
14 A pair of classical figures in bronzed spelter, c.1890
15 A maple one drawer stand, the drawer front in tiger maple, pegged construction, brass drawer pulls, c.1830
16 Click for Photo "Old Halifax" by John Cook, signed on stretcher, oil on canvas, 24" x 30" PHOTO
17 A Lorenzen pottery dish with floral pattern
18 A pair of silver plate footed serving dishes, c.1850
19 "The Castle Keep" by Marguerite Zwicker, signed, watercolour on paper, 9" x 11"
20 A Queen Anne style three drawer stand on hoof feet with inlaid drawers and a compass rose inlaid top, made by Arthur Brett & Sons Ltd. for Trimingham Bros. Bermuda, c.1920
21 A Federal mirror frame with a reverse painted panel of red leaves surrounding a canal side house, c.1820. Possibly American. 17" wide, 30 1/2" high
22 A Bilson enamel patch box, late 18th or early 19th century
23 An 18th century porcelain patch box with red underglazed flowers
24 "Winter" by Joseph Purcell, NSA (1927- ), oil on board, 14" x 18"
25Click for Photo A cherry wood drop leaf, one drawer table, c.1780 PHOTO
26 Click for Photo "Harbour with Cottages" by George Davidson, oil on panel, 11" x 14" PHOTO
27 Click for Photo A Staffordshire blue and white platter, the field with a castle and village in the background; the foreground with a herder tending cows, bulls and sheep, c.1830 20 1/2" wide PHOTO
28 Five Royal Crown Derby Imari pattern porcelain tea cups and saucers
29 "Winter Melt" by Arthut Lloy, signed, oil on canvas, 12" x 16"
30 A two over three drawer mahogany chest, the drawers flanked by acanthus carved pilasters, c.1835
31 A papier mache and mother of pearl inlaid tray with BADA sticker, 16" diam.
32 A Wedgwood flower bowl, c.1860
33 Click for Photo A rare, iron banded, closed molasses bucket in original paint with original spout, receiving hole and plugs, 17" h. Albert County, New Brunswick, c.1840 PHOTO
34 "Winter Forest" by H.A Duessel, watercolour on paper, 24" x 16"
35 Click for Photo A late 18th century tilt top, mahogany tea table with pie crust border, the tapered column on leaf carved boss, the tripod base with shell and leaf carving, ball and talon feet, c.1780. 29" high, 31" diam., and 31 1/2" diam. PHOTO
36 A silhouette of a lady in feathered hat and bustle dress 6"x9" c 1830
37 A Birks sterling silver waiter, 10 " diam. 16ozs.
38 A cast metal figure of a horse on black granite base, c.1920
39 Cathedral Interior by H.P Weaver, signed, watercolour on paper, 8" x 12"
40 A one drawer butternut stand, with diamond form inlays at corners and matching center inlay. Provenance: Bull Moose Hill, Kings County, New Brunswick. 16" w. x 24"l. x 29"h.
41 An Armenian Kazak, c.1890, 49" x 42"
42 A Lorenzen pottery bowl, the handles moulded as girls' faces
43 A Deichman bowl with stylized interior, 5" diam.
44 A German porcelain two handled vase, the body draped and hand painted with flowers, mid-19th century, 12 1/2" high
45Click for Photo A Federal one drawer sewing table with banded top and ebonized string inlay, on ring-turned and reeded, tapered legs, with basket frame, c.1815 19" d x 21" w x 27 1/2" h PHOTO
46 A Julius Cornelius marked sterling silver and blue hardstone mounted brooch, Halifax, c.1860
47 A Julius Cornelius marked gilt sterling silver cross, c.1860
48 "Winter in the Laurentians" by W.M Mitchell, signed, dated 1942, watercolour on paper. (Near the Seihiray Club at Montebello). 4"x 5"
49 "Winter in the Laurentians" by W.R Damant, signed and dated '47, oil on board, 15" x 20"
50 A davenport table with tapered, chamfered legs, c.1840
51 Click for Photo A Turkoman hand knotted mat, c.1900, 46"x38" PHOTO
52 An English tea bowl, c.1800, signed Flight; another similar bowl and a Derby tea cup, c.1830
53 A pair of gilt blue glass girandoles with flared rims and crystal prisms, c.1880 14" h

54Click for Photo

"Afternoon Light-East Dover N.S.", 1969 (Anglican Church) by Anthony Law, NSA (1916-1996), oil on canvas, 30" x 36" PHOTO
55 A tiger maple candle stand with a turned column on tiger maple spider legs, c.1810. Provenance: Vera Macdonald House, Mahone Bay, N.S.
56 "Gypsy Wagon" by Carulos Pallya, (1875-1930), oil on board, 5" x 7"
57 A Shirvan rug, c.1900, 3' 3" x 7' 2"
58 A large, Masons Pink Vista pattern, china dinnerware set
59 "The Quilt" by H.S Tozer, signed, watercolour on paper, 9 1/2" x 12"
60 Click for Photo A Sheraton, four drawer, bow fronted chest with rope turned pilasters and acanthus leaf capitals beneath turreted corners; retaining original brasses and shaped backboard with brass bosses. c.1820. Kings County, New Brunswick. 41 1/2" h. 38" w. 19 1/2" d. Note: This lot was Item # 124 in the Provincial Elegance Exhibition held at the Kitchener Waterloo Gallery in May 1982. The lot is accompanied by a copy of the exhibition catalogue. PHOTO
61 "Trawlers by the John A. MacDonald Bridge, Halifax" by Dusan Kadlec, signed, oil on board, 12" x 16"
62 A lady's Rolex Oyster Perpetual date wristwatch on a Rolex stainless steel strap with deployment buckle. This lot is accompanied by an appraisal from A Touch of Gold, Halifax
63 An M.S Brown lady's wristwatch with a 14kt gold case and link bracelet
64 An Oyster Raleigh model gentleman's wristwatch in stainless steel case with stainless steel expansion bracelet
64a A lady's Bulova Accutron wristwatch in 14kt. gold case
64b A lady's Rado wristwatch in 14kt. gold case
65 A Lady's Anker, 17 jewel, wristwatch with a 14kt gold strap and watch case
65a A grandfather's clock, the works marked Walker, Birmingham, c.1820
66Click for Photo "In Shore Wind, Ingonish, N.S" by Charles Comfort, PRCA, OSA (1900-1994), oil on board, 12" x 16". Label verso. PHOTO
67 A brass works clock in an ebonized case with pilasters and pineapple finials, c.1890
68 A Hamilton mounted chronometer watch (model 22), fitted in a gimbaled mahogany case with double lid together with a fitted carrying case and leather strap
69 "Contemplation" by H.S Tozer, signed, watercolour on paper, 9.5" x 12"
70Click for Photo A mahogany, tilt, dish-top tea table with a dovetailed birdcage, on hoof feet, c.1770. Possibly Rhode Island 24 1/4"diam.x 27 1/4" high PHOTO
71 "End of the Road, Blomidon" by Dawn Whitehead, signed, oil on board, 11" x 14"
72 An International Sterling Co., Wedgwood pattern, sterling silver dinnerware set for twelve including 12 dinner forks,12 luncheon forks, 12 shrimp forks, 12 butter knives, 12 tea spoons, 12 demi tasse spoons, 12 table spoons, sauce ladle, mint ladle, sugar spoon, sugar tongs, two misc. serving spoons, 100 oz.. weighable silver; plus sterling handled items including 12 dinner knives, cake server and three piece carving set. 100 pieces in total
73 An American coverlet, signed, the running bird and leaf border enclosing a field filled with rose bouquet, c.1840, 5' 8" x 7' 8". "Elizabeth Bury, Fancy Coverlet, wove by J.J.Heilbronn, Basil, Ohio"
74 Floral Still Life by Lucy Jarvis, oil on canvas, 14 1/2" x 18". A certificate from the Estate accompanies this lot
74a An oak breakfast table, the carved base with lion's mask bosses, c.1840
75Click for Photo A one drawer mahogany wall cabinet with astragal doors, c.1780 21 3/4" h x 11" d x 20" w PHOTO
76 Quebec City by Margret Semple, signed, oil on board, 20" x 24"
77 Click for Photo A classic form Amphora Art Nouveau ceramic vase in the form of a woman with lily, Bohemia, various incuse and printed marks, c.1890 PHOTO
78 A Bat-printed, Liverpool Herculaneum china cup & saucer, c.1810. According to the consignor, Geoffrey Godden examined and offered to buy this piece from her in the 1950's
79 Click for Photo "The Red Maple" by Berthe Des Clayes, signed, oil on board. Provenance: Watson Art Galleries, Montrea. 14" x 16" PHOTO
80 Click for Photo A good Victorian walnut armchair with a rose and leaf carved, pierced frame, c.1845 PHOTO
81 A 14kt gold ring set with a double row of diamonds
82 A Birks, five piece, sterling silver tea and coffee set including a tea pot, coffee pot, hot water pot, creame and sugar bowl. 72 oz. weighable silver
83 Click for Photo A 19th century glass honey jar in frosted beehive form, the lid with silver plate bee finial, 4'' h PHOTO
84 An ebony and ivory salt box with brass banding and inlaid top, 19th century
85 An 18th century oak pewter dish shelf carved with lions' heads
86 "Old Houses (Starr St.) Halifax, N.S" by Leroy Zwicker, NSA (1906-1987), oil on canvas on board, 16" x 12". Canadian Society of Graphic Art (1940) Exhibition Label verso
87 A Geo IV sterling silver, fiddle pattern stuffing spoon crested with a leopard rampant, London 1826. Maker W.J. 6 ozs.
88 A Meshed carpet, the brick red field filled with leaves and tendrils, the center medallion with various stylized birds and animals, c.1910. 12' x 5' 2"
89 "Moose in a Forest Stream" by Forshaw Day, signed, oil on canvas, 13" x 19"
90Click for Photo A Colchester County one drawer stand with overhang top, pegged construction and tapered legs, the drawer with original pull, c.1820. Note: Purchased in Amherst 1975. 29" h x 27" w x 20" d PHOTO
91 A pewter pint tankard and pitcher, c.1780
92 A Victorian gold, amethyst-set, brooch, with earrings, in a fitted case, c.1860
93 An oval, Victorian needlework, mourning picture in reverse painted liner, c.1810 5 1/2 " diam.
94 An 18kt gold, diamond-set engagement ring and wedding band set. This lot accompanied by appraisal
95 A small mahogany sideboard with shelf, c.1860
96Click for Photo "Nokomic" by Octavious White, signed, titled, oil on canvas,18" x 30". Note: Nokomic is the Mi'Kmaq word for grandmother. This painting shows a woman standing, holding a papoose, in front of a wigwam in a Mi'Kmaq village by a lake, c.1880 PHOTO
97 Click for Photo A mahogany campaign washstand with brass gallery, turned brass columns. stamped 1717, c.1815 PHOTO
98 A 19th century silk-embroidered textile of a British officer seated outside a roadhouse, wearing a medal,"Georgias Gratia"
99 "Birch Hillside" by Arthur Lloy, signed, oil on board, 8" x 10"
100 An 18th century mahogany tea table on a tripod base with carved knees, c.1780
100aClick for Photo An American mahogany Hepplewhite sideboard, inlaid, c.1820  PHOTO
100bClick for Photo An American mahogany chest on chest, maple and pine secondary woods, c.1780  PHOTO
100cClick for Photo A two over three drawer chest with string inlay, flared french foot, c.1815  PHOTO
100dClick for Photo A two over three drawer chest, c.1820  PHOTO
100eClick for Photo A two over three drawer chest, c.1800  PHOTO
100fClick for Photo A two drawer stand with rope turned legs, c.1815  PHOTO
100g A lady's 18kt yellow and white gold twin diamond ring with two old European cut diamonds, one .69 ct the other .73ct; flanked by 8 smaller diamonds. See Birks appraisal for complete description and condition 
100h Click for Photo An early Joe Norris painting of a church and birds perched in an autumn tree, framed in an original Joe Norris painted frame; together with letters of provenance. Approx. 20" x 24" PHOTO
100i Click for Photo 100 i. A 1929 Mercedes Benz SSK replica automatic automobile  in excellent condition, built from a Gazelle kit by Classic Motor Carriages , Miami. The car is sitting on a Chev chassis and is show room condition. It has a rebuilt 4 cyl 1981 Chevette motor which runs very smoothly and quietly. The interior is in new condition with Tan leatherette seats and side panels,brown carpets with a custom Italian mahogany steering wheel and dash board. The tan convertible roof,side curtains,boot and tonau cover are in excellent condition. This four seat run about has custom chrome wire wheels , trumpet horn and outside exhaust pieces. The vehicle has 1243 miles on it and is registered to July 2004  PHOTO
101 "Bay of Fundy" by Tom Forrestall, signed, watercolour, 12 1/2" x 16 1/2"
102 A signed KPM, porcelain lidded tankard, the body with a gilt band of decoration, c.1890
103 Two Victorian pot lids in ebonized and gilt frames: Trafalgar Square, and an 18th century tooth extraction scene.
104 "The Falls at Halibut Bay (Hfx Co)" by John Cook, signed, dated May 1978, acrylic on board, 20" x 24"
105 A Regency mahogany gateleg games table with reeded frieze, fleur de lys carved corners and tapered rope twist legs on brass hairy paw feet, c.1820. 34" x 35" when open, 29 1/2" high
106 An English china cream pitcher, c.1790
107 An 18kt gold chain weighing 1 troy ounce, 30" long
108 A brass cased carriage clock in carrying case, c.1860
109 "Figure Study" by Lucy Jarvis, signed lower left, watercolour, 23 1/2" x 17 1/2". Tear bottom left
110 A Victorian bookcase on two cupboard base, the doors and pediment with shell carved decoration, c.1860
111 "Sanford Yarmouth Co." by Margret Semple, signed, oil on board, 20" x 24"
112 A Caucasian Kazak, c.1900. 4' 7" x 6' 7"
113 An Irish, sterling silver ladle, crested with an extended arm clutching a heart, Dublin 1762. Maker John Shields. 6 ozs.
114 "Peggy's Cove , N.S 1946" by Albert Cloutier, RCA (1902-1965), oil on panel, 9 3/4" x 13 1/2" Walter Klinkhoff Gallery, Montreal, label verso
115 A mahogany towel rack, c.1780
116 "Sheep at Sunset" by Claude Hayes, R.I ( 1852-1922), oil on canvas, 14 1/2" x 21"
117 A Birks, six piece, sterling silver tea and coffee set including a tea pot, coffee pot, hot water pot, creamer, sugar bowl, slop bowl. 88 ozs weighable silver, plus a matching Birks Regency plate tea tray, 27" long
118 A Turkish hand knotted rug, c.1900, 69" x 47"
119 "Hubbards Cove" by Arthur Lloy, signed, oil on board, 8" x 10"
120 A mahogany recamier with rolled swan's neck arm, c.1840
121 "Twilight Tugboat" by Ross MacCulloch, signed, acrylic on panel, 12" x 16"
122Click for Photo A Deichman pottery Constellation lamp with a ram on one side and a water carrier on the other, the figures outlined with pin holes to simulate stars when lighted, 7 1/2" high PHOTO
123 A Birks sterling silver waiter with gadroon border and floral engraving, 13" diam. 24 ozs.
124 "Winter Farm" by Alan Wylie, signed, oil on board, 10" x 12"
125 A Maples & Co. satinwood, two over two drawer bureau with gallery and swing mirror. Maples label
126 A pair of Sheffield plate candlesticks, c.1840
127 A Heriz carpet, c.1920, 9' 3" x 12' 4"
128 A Japanese lacquered jewelry cabinet, c.1890
129Click for Photo "Deadwood, Pleasant River" by Arthur Lloy, signed, oil on canvas, 23" x 30" PHOTO
130 A mahogany pedestal sideboard, c.1830
131 Lot to appear.
132 A brass cased carriage clock, c.1850
133 An English sterling silver fish slice, London 1808
134 "The Artist at Prospect Bay, N.S." by Bruce Le Dain, signed, dated October 1977, oil on panel, with Walter Klinkhoff label

135Click for Photo

A set of six mahogany Chippendale style ribbon back chairs, English, c.1860, 17"d, 21" w, 40 1/2 " h. Purchased Bath, England, 1950 PHOTO
136 "Halifax Public Gardens" by John Cook, signed, oil on board, 16" x 20"
137 A set of seven Meissen plates, hand painted with various fruits, c.1860
138 An English sterling stuffing spoon initialed M London 1837 prob William Trayes
139 "Bermuda Cottages Somerset Bridge Bermuda" by Anthony Law, signed, dated 1988, on board, 13,1/2" x 15 1/2"
140Click for Photo A Sheraton mahogany turnover, gate leg, games table with inlaid serpentine edge and tapered, string inlaid legs, 36" w, 16 1/2 d", 29" h. PHOTO
141 "Riverside Mill" by Alan Wylie, signed, oil on board, 12" x 16"
142 A Caucasian rug, c.1910, 87"x 46"

143Click for Photo

A pair of 19th century German porcelain cups on figural bases with gilt bowls bearing the mark of the Royal Factory, Berlin PHOTO
144 A Victorian sterling silver bowl, London 1878, 6 ozs.
145Click for Photo A Sheraton sofa with rolled, feather carved arms on rope turned supports above balustered legs, possibly New Brunswick, c 1820, 70"l x 26"d x 35"h PHOTO
146Click for Photo "Blue Rocks N.S" by Leonard C. Lane, (1910-1978), oil on canvas, 26" x 36" PHOTO
147Click for Photo An anchor and compass star design sailor's valentine, c.1875, the octagonal case 14" across, within a 2 sided, hinged case. From the Estate of ship owner and Captain, David Gray, North Sydney, Nova Scotia PHOTO
148Click for Photo A ship diorama, c.1880, 29" w. x 15" h. x 5" d. Six masted, fully rigged, flying Union Jack, 32 individual sails. From the Estate of ship owner and Captain, David Gray, North Sydney, Nova Scotia PHOTO
149 "Chignecto Marshes" by Alex Scovill, signed, oil on board, 18 !/2" x 24"
150Click for Photo A set of six carved back mahogany chairs with acanthus leaf backs and carved legs, c.1840. Possibly Nova Scotia PHOTO
151 "Government House" by Dusan Kadlec, signed, oil on board
152 The Seasons by James Thomson, London 1811, a gilt tooled red leather bound book with a gilt fore edge painting which bends to reveal a scene hounds chasing a fox
153 A cockerel form, pierced brass, trivet on wrought iron frame with turned wood handle, c.1780
154 "Spring" by Leonard Brooks, ARCA, OSA, signed, oil on board, 8" x 10"
155Click for Photo A Nova Scotia, or New Brunswick, double gateleg mahogany games table with chevron inlay, baize playing surface and ebonized ring turned legs, c.1825. 36" x 35" open x 30 1/2" h. PHOTO
156 A Waltham chronometer with stem wind in double case
157Click for Photo A Birks sterling silver presentation tray engraved with an image of the H.M.C.S Cayuga, a Tribal Class destroyer, on the occasion of her launching on July 28th 1945 at the Halifax shipyards. 90 ozs. PHOTO
158Click for Photo An 18th century mahogany linen press on a two over three drawer base with bracket feet, c.1780. Possibly American PHOTO
159 "Qu'Appelle Valley" by James Henderson (1871-1951), signed lower left, oil on canvas 24" x 30"
160 An Art Deco lady's satinwood dressing table with rosewood marquetry overlay, French, c.1920
160aClick for Photo A secretary-bookcase on mahogany slant front desk with fitted interior, c.1790, 84" h., 41 1/2" w., 20" d. PHOTO
161 A Heriz oriental rug, c.1920, 99" x 134"
162Click for Photo A North American Indian arrow quiver with beaded decoration, c.1880 PHOTO
163Click for Photo Ducks in Flight, a Grenfell Missions textile with "Grenfell Handicrafts made in Newfoundland and Labrador Label", 37" x 40 1/2" PHOTO
164 Houses by a Lake by Lucy Jarvis, oil on board, 15" x 25". A letter from the artist accompanies this lot
165 Click for Photo A mahogany four drawer chest with reeded pilasters and original brass pulls, c.1820. Possibly New England. 43" x 19" x 371/2". Provenance : Vera Macdonald House, Mahone Bay, N.S. PHOTO
166 A Lalique crystal vase with dew drop and scale pattern, signed R.Lalique, c.1920
167Click for Photo A Heriz hand knotted oriental rug, c.1910, 9 'x 12' PHOTO
168 A pair of French table lamps with cast, leaf-form bronze casings enclosing floral painted porcelain plaques, c.1920
169 "Molega Shore" by Arthur Lloy, signed, oil on canvas, 24" x 30"
170Click for Photo A New England, Sheraton, mahogany drop leaf table, c.1810. 29" high, 35 3/4", 22" wide when closed, and 46" wide when open. This table was item # 78 in the Provincial Elegance Exhibit at the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, May 1982 PHOTO
171 A Birks George II pattern sterling silver flatware set for eight including 8 dinner forks, 9 salad forks, 6 table spoons, 7 tea spoons, 7 demi tasse spoons, serving spoon, butter server, pickle fork - 54 ozs. weighable silver; plus 8 sterling- handled butter knives, 8 sterling-handled dinner knives, a sterling-handled cake server. 56 sterling items; plus a Birks Regency Plate silver plate completer set including 8 bouillon spoons, 6 shrimp forks, 2 tea spoons, 2 table spoons, demi tasse spoon, serving spoon, cake fork, cold meat fork, bread knife; 25 Regency Plate pieces. An 81 piece set altogether, in a fitted Birks silver chest.
172 A lady's 14kt gold ring set with a 2.05 carat emerald flanked by diamonds. This lot is accompanied by an appraisal.
173 Click for Photo An English mahogany three drawer sideboard with lion's mask handles and reeded legs, c.1800 PHOTO
174 An English sterling tea pot stand London 1784, 6 1/4" diam.
175 A two drawer, serpentine fronted, table with carved acanthus leaf column and turtle base with carved lions' paw feet, c.1890
176 A Royal Crown Derby, Imari pattern luncheon set including luncheon plates, four tea cups and saucers, creamer, sugar and tea pot
177 An English sterling silver candle snuffer, maker EE JW B, London 1835
178 An English, walnut veneer tea caddy box fitted with two tea caddies and a crystal mixing bowl, c.1810
179Click for Photo "Nova Scotia Oxen and Farm" by Donald Cameron MacKay, signed, oil on board, 15" x 19" PHOTO
180Click for Photo An Eastlake secretary bookcase on one drawer, two cabinet base, c.1880 92" h, 47"w, 18 1/2"d PHOTO
181 A mahogany mortar and pestle, English, c.1780
182 A japanned Queen Anne style armchair, c.1880
183 A decanter engraved with leaf motif, c.1820
184 "Sambro Creek" by John Cook, signed, oil on canvas laid down on board, 30" x 39 1/2"
185Click for Photo A Victorian mahogany nine drawer dressing table with swing mirror, c.1860 PHOTO
186 A copper bed warmer with turned wooden handle, c.1800
187 A rosewood fire screen, the panel with a needlepoint of a parrot and a young girl, c.1840
188 Six English glass rummers, the rims engraved with a band of leaves, c.1830
189 "Houses at Duncan's Cove" by Arthur Lloy, signed, oil on board, 8" x 10"
190Click for Photo A Sheraton two door cabinet on two cupboard base, the astragal doors with arched tops, c.1800 PHOTO
191 A gilt framed, beveled glass, mirror, c.1870
192 Four Georg Jensen sterling salt and pepper shakers in globe form
193 A Federal, gilt framed mirror with turned half columns and reverse painted panel, c.1820. 37 3/4" h, 20" w
194 Three early 19th century wine rinsers; two engraved with bands of leaves, grapes and flowers, the other diamond form
195Click for Photo A mahogany Chippendale tea table, c.1780 poss. Massachusetts PHOTO
196 A Scottish sterling silver soup ladle, maker LB, Edinburgh 1812
197Click for Photo An English bracket clock in beehive case with gilt side grills and brass reeded feet, the brass back plate signed Webster Cornhill London, c.1830 PHOTO
198Click for Photo A pair of Spode classical form urns with caryatids, c.1810. 71/2" high PHOTO
199Click for Photo "Snow Fantasy" by Stanley Royle, RCA, RBA (1886-1961), pastel, 9" x 12", Watson Galleries, Montreal, label verso PHOTO
200Click for Photo A mahogany two drawer dropleaf sofa table with string inlaid, alternating real and dummy drawers fronts, the top with rosewood banding on a balustered column supported by a turtle platform on four reeded legs with brass capped feet, c.1815 26 3/4" w leaves 11" plus 36" long 29 1/2" high PHOTO
201 "Tugs in Halifax Harbour" by John Cook, signed, oil on canvas, 30" x 41"
202 A pair of American naïve miniatures on ivory of a lady and gentleman; she 1 1/2" x 2 1/4", he 2" x 2 1/4"; late 18th or early 19th century
203 A Mason's ironstone platter, marked, c.1830, 15 1/4" x 12 "
204 Click for Photo "The Rother at Fittleworth" (below Mr. Davidsons looking down river) by Edwin A. Waite, signed, oil on canvas, 19" x 36". The Fittleworth Mill is hidden by the hillside trees in the background. PHOTO
205 Click for Photo A mahogany bow fronted chest with hidden top drawer over a two-over-three drawer configuration flanked by pilasters on disc feet, the pulls with mother of pearl inserts, c.1840 PHOTO
206 A Mappin & Webb sterling silver two-handled tray with inscription, Sheffield, c.1945, 60 ozs.
207 A Birks sterling four piece tea and coffee set including tea pot, coffee pot, sugar bowl, creamer. 60 ozs weighable silver
208 A lady's 14kt gold link bracelet, 46 grams weight
209Click for Photo "The Barque Dexterous commanded by R.J Burt entering Malta 1871" watercolour, gouache, pen and ink on paper 1871, 22" x 28", in original walnut veneer frame PHOTO
210 Click for Photo A Chippendale rosewood card table with carved acanthus knees and accordion action frame, c.1760 PHOTO
211 Click for Photo A Moorcroft Pottery lamp PHOTO
212 Click for Photo A Moorcroft Pottery lamp PHOTO
213 A Birks sterling silver waiter, 36 ozs. 12 1/2" diam.
214 An Old Sheffield Plate covered, footed soup tureen, c.1810
215Click for Photo A Nova Scotia pine one drawer stand with chamfered, tapered legs, c.1830 PHOTO
216 Click for Photo Portrait of an Architect, Nova Scotia school, oil on canvas, 28" x 35", c.1840. Provenance: Present owner from Jim Snowdon PHOTO
217 A pair of English, sterling silver berry spoons, London 1787, with a label from the Birks-Ellis-Ryrie The Antique Shop.
218 Six Nova Scotia kidney back chairs in birch, c.1860
219 An Old Sheffield Plate tea pot with beaded base, gadrooned rim and fluted lid with finial, lacking insulator, bearing the Farish family crest. c.1820, 8" high
220 A mahogany butler's tray on stand, c.1830
221 A Federal, gilt framed mirror with turned half columns and carved wood shell decoration on the central panel. c.1830. 37 3/4" h x 20" w
222 Click for Photo "Ship on a Calm Horizon" by Ross MacCulloch, signed, oil on canvas, 24" x 30" PHOTO
223 A New Brunswick sterling silver ladle, c.1845. Marks for James Melick, Saint John. 6 ozs.
224 Click for Photo "In Harbour, Lunenburg, N.S." by F.H Brigden, RCA, OSA (1871-1956), oil on canvas, 22" x 28" PHOTO
225Click for Photo A George IV rosewood sewing table with drop leaves and carved and shaped lopers, the top drawer, with leather work surface, hinged to reveal a storage space beneath. The second drawer with fitted storage tray. The silk lined basket on a support above a turned column with floral decoration, on a turtle form platform base with lion's paw feet. c.1825 PHOTO
226Click for Photo Six floral-painted porcelain plates, Staffordshire, c.1830, 9 1/2" wide. An almost identical example is illustrated on page 152 of David Battie's "Guide to Understanding 19th and 20th Century Porcelain" PHOTO
227 A Japanese Imari china vase, c.1880. 12" h.
228 A good Persian runner, c.1920, 19' 2" x 3' 6"
229Click for Photo A Mason's Patent ironstone, three piece part dessert set including shaped comport, a similar example being illustrated in Goddens Mason book, page 135, plate 177, 178, together with a serving plate and shell shaped serving plate, c.1820 PHOTO
230 A set of six Regency mahogany chairs, c.1820
231 An English mortar and pestle, 19th century
232 A pair of Staffordshire King James spaniels
233 A pair of late 18th century porcelain figures, 12 1/2" high
234 "Factory on Way to Yarmouth Light, 1953" by Joseph Sydney Hallam, RCA, OSA (1899-1953), oil on board, 12" x 16"
235 Six Victorian balloon back chairs, c.1860
236 A miniature of an early 18th century lady
237 A pair of James Ellis berry spoons, Toronto, c.1855, with first beaver Ellis mark. See Langdon, Canadian Silversmiths, page 69
238 Four Chinese export porcelain tea bowls and saucers, c.1820
239 "Peggy's Cove" by Marion Bond, two oils on board, one signed in block signature, the other unsigned, one 12" x 16", the other 16" x 20"
240 A mid-19th century, serpentine fronted, sofa with shell and leaf carving, c.1860
241 An early Leroy Zwicker portrait of a lady in a red cape, oil on board, 20" x 24"
242 A Queen Anne style mahogany table on snake feet, c.1760
243 A Staffordshire blue and white, blue willow pattern, platter, c.1840, 21 1/2"
244 A J. Lizars aneroid barometer in inlaid mahogany case, c.1840.
245 A lady's Louis XV giltwood bergere, French, c.1890
246 Click for Photo A Sheraton two drawer stand, c.1830 PHOTO
247 A gilt framed mirror decorated with gilt ferns and roses & triple candle sconce, c.1840, 25" x 45"
248 "The Percy Farmer, New York", a six mast ship model of very fine construction and detail, in custom case. Model 26" x 2.5" x 13" high. Probably built in Nova Scotia for U.S. owner. c.1890
249 A Sheraton inlaid games table, the front panel with tiger maple, c.1810
250 A pineapple and acanthus leaf carved single mahogany bed, c.1860, reputed to have been the property of Commander C.M. Perry, used on board ship for his exploratory trip to Japan in 1856
251 An early Leroy Zwicker oil on board portrait of a woman in a Kimono, in Japanese wood block style, titled "Tribute to Utamaro", 20" x 24"
252 A Ruskin ceramic vase in mottled green glaze, Ruskin incuse mark, c.1890
253 Click for Photo A one drawer Sheraton side table, inlaid, c.1830 PHOTO
254 "Marino di Sorrento" by G. Molinari, d.1887, oil on panel, 7" x 11"
255 An Empire style four drawer chest, c.1840
256 A pair of Sheffield Plate wine coasters, c.1840
257 A carved treen ware lidded tankard with a lion carved thumb piece, c.1870
258 A hands carriage clock in fitted carrying case, labelled J. E. Caldwell & Co., Philadelphia
259 Click for Photo A diminutive Sheraton sofa with reeded arms and legs, c.1820 PHOTO
260 A folk art carving of a mermaid signed on tail W.B. 61" long
261 Three pewter tankards - quart, pint, half pint, 19th century
262 A brass carriage clock, c.1890
263 A Kashmir woven table cover, c.1880
264 "Gramma's House is Over the Garden Fence" by Mike Hayes, signed, oil on board, 16" x 20"
265 A pair of Regency style candle stands, converted for electricity
266 A 19th century oil of a medieval knight bargaining with a trader
267 A Sarouk rug, c,1920, 10' x 13'
268 A mahogany four drawer chest, graduated drawers, c.1790
269 Click for Photo "Gramma's House is Over the Garden Fence" by Mike Hayes, signed, oil on board 16" x 20" PHOTO
270 An antique, marble top, one drawer side table, refinished, redecorated
271 Two 19 century boxes, one in rosewood, the other in mahogany
272 A pair of sterling silver tea spoons, London 1796. Maker Samuel Hennel
273 A pair of sterling silver sauce boats, crested, Sheffield, 1919
274 A sterling silver presentation goblet, London 1869
275 A Sheraton shield back chair, the back slat with urn and wheat sheaf decoration, c.1790
276 "End of Day" by Carbu, signed, oil on canvas, 20" x 38"
277 A Doulton blue and white Watteau pattern fruit bowl, c.1890
278 A Kashan rug, 9' x 11' 8"
279 "Along the Wayside", oil on canvas, 15" x 20"
280 An Edwardian Hepplewhite-style vitrine with string inlaid, tapered legs
281 Island Quartet II, "Gooseberries, Big Fish,The Peninsula" by Robert Rutherford, signed on back, acrylic on board, 12" x 32"
282 A lady's 14kt gold ring set with opals
283 A Turkish rug, c.1910. 74" x 46"
284 A silver plate chafing dish with revolving, domed top, c.1880
285 A pair of Arts and Crafts, oak framed stained glass windows
286 A Birks Regency Plate, Saxon pattern flatware set in a fitted one drawer silver chest including 6 dinner forks, 16 luncheon forks, 8 salad forks, 8 soup spoons, 8 table spoons, 10 tea spoons, 14 luncheon knifes, 8 butter knives, butter server, 2 olive forks
287 A 4 gallon crock, L.C. Paul, Black Street, Boston ( incuse marks), John Horn Saint John, N.B., in cobalt blue lettering on side. 19" high
288 A Regency side chair, the back rail inlaid with brass, c.1820
289 "Cape Smokey, Cape Breton" by Kelsey Raymond, oil on board, 16" x 20"
290 A one drawer, two door walnut cabinet on bun feet, the interior fitted with four open drawers and one closed drawer, c.1860. 20" deep x 37" wide x 47high"
291 "Autumn Road" by John Cook, signed and dated 1975, oil on canvas, 20" x 24"
292 A Tabriz Rug, 4' 7" x 8' 5"
293 Two amethyst-set gold lavalieres, and a large amethyst-set gold brooch, c.1890
294Click for Photo An early 19th century Simmons family portrait of a gentleman, 29" x 36" PHOTO
295 A set of four Empire dining chairs with one carver and three side chairs, c.1845
296 A sampler dated 1846
297 An English china part tea set, pattern number 2067, Staffordshire, c.1840. Approx 30 pieces
298 A Metlach stein decorated with Bacchus and Pan, c.1900
299 Ducks by Hans Burger, signed, oil on canvas, 14 1/2" x 19"
300 A mahogany drop leaf table, c.1840
300a A mahogany and rosewood corner cupboard, c.1840
300bClick for Photo A two drawer stand, c.1810 PHOTO
300cClick for Photo A four graduated-drawer chest, c.1790 PHOTO
300dClick for Photo A mahogany "Duchess" lady's dressing table, c.1880 PHOTO
300eClick for Photo A mahogany one drawer inlaid corner stand, c.1810 PHOTO
300fClick for Photo A mahogany long case clock with the brass works movement back plate stamped Walker Birmingham, c.1820 PHOTO
300gClick for Photo A four drawer chest, American, c.1780 PHOTO
300h A pair of leather bound editions of Bartlett's Picturesque Canada
301 A brass bound document box on stand
302 A Wedgwood flower bowl
303 An English sterling punch ladle, London 1787
304 A Royal Crown Derby pepper mill in sterling silver case, London 1890
305 A New Brunswick dropleaf dining table with ring turned legs, c.1830
306 A mahogany corner washstand, c.1820
307 A pewter platter marked London on back, c.1820
308Click for Photo A pewter holy water font, the spigot with cross finial, c.1770, with BADA sticker PHOTO
309 "Part a Deux", a 19th print in a rosewood frame
310 A set of six carved grape back chairs, c.1860
311 "Sailboats against a Stormy Sky" by John Bone, signed, oil on board, 36" x 48"
312 A Metlach pottery vase, 8 1/2" high
313 A Metlach stein
314 A Metlach charger with cavalier and lady in garden scene, 17 1/2" diam.
315 A dresser mirror on two drawer base, c.1860
316 A pair of Staffordshire blue and white china tea cups and saucers, c.1820
317 An English 19th century stoneware cup and saucer with incuse Crell marks on bottom, Staffordshire, c.1820
318 A set of two strand graduated pearls with a 10kt gold pearl clasp, 18" long
319 "Cacouna Back Country" by F. Merrill Peck, oil on canvas, 13" x 16"
320 A pair of Regency sabre legged side chairs with reeded stiles and brass inlaid backs, c.1815
321 Miscellaneous 19th century pewter measures, ladle and castor
322 A Caucasian Soumak rug, c.1930, 6' x 8' 9"
323 A Staffordshire blue and white, blue willow pattern, covered china soup tureen and ladle, c.1840, 13" long x 10" high. Restored finial
324 A mahogany framed mirror, c.1880
325 A mahogany sideboard with pagoda topped pedestals, c.1820
326 A 19th century gilt cast plaster putti, 19" long
327 An 18th century American pewter charger marked T.H.E., 12" dia
328 A Staffordshire figural grouping and a Victorian glass cup
329 "Waves Crashing on a Rocky Shoreline" by John Cook, signed, watercolour, 8 1/2" x 11"
330 A tilt top breakfast table, the reeded legs with brass capped feet, c.1820
331 An 18th century pewter alms dish, bowl and plate
332 A 19th century sampler, 12" x 16"
333 A pair of Sheffield silver plate candlesticks, c.1840
334 A pair of early 19th century three neck-ring decanters, lacking original stoppers
335 A pine slant top desk with fitted interior on a one drawer base with tapered legs, c.1830
336 A set of four Burslem decorated jars with handles, English, c.1870
337 A miniature Chippendale mirror, c.1790
338 A pair of Imari pattern china lamp bases, c.1920
339 "Snowy Brook" by Joseph Purcell signed, dated 1946, watercolour, 5 1/2" x 8"
340 A French violin, in case, Francois Barzoni, c.1900
341 A pair of three neck-ring decanters, c.1820
342 A Moses Barrett clock in a Federal case, c.1830
343 A brass lion's head with brass ribbon mount, c.1840
344 "Country Auction Petit Riviere" by John Cook, signed, titled on reverse, canvas laid down on board, 16" x 28"
345 An American Chippendale style mirror with gilt eagle, c.1790
346 A Federal mirror with reverse painted panel and Philadelphia makers label on back, c.1815. Label: Wayne & Biddle, South West Corner, Market & Front Street Philadelphia, Looking Glasses, Cutlery, Fancy Hardware
347 A pair of Sheffield silver plate candlesticks, c.1830
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