Day 1 Catalogue

Saturday, July 31st &
Sunday, August 1
st, 2004
Viewing 8:30 am Sale 10:00 am
Chester Arena, Pigs loop Road, Chester, Nova Scotia, Canada
Office phone number: 902-860-0111

Updated July 27, 2004
See Day 1 Photo Addendum added July 27, 2004


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Lot # Description
1 An English porcelain tea cup and saucer, c.1830.   Pattern number 1113.    Possibly Coalport
2 A silver plated fruit stand, the ends mounted with a cupid's figure and an Indian figure standing on a shell, the base engraved with sail boats, c.1890.   13" long, 12" high
3 A Deichmann, blue pottery, covered dish, the lid with stylized flower handle.   See enlarged photo from a postcard of the Deichmanns' working in their shop
4 A bronzed newel post figure of a muskateer, c.1910
5 "Winter Homestead" by Leroy Zwicker, signed, oil on board, 7" x 10"
6 A Moorcroft vase with blue signature, incuse marks and label for Her Majesty Queen Mary.   6"
7 A Lalique crystal octagonal form bowl, 10 1/2" diameter
8 An .800 silver grade cigarette case, the face enamelled with a bucolic garden scene, c.1890
9 "The City Buildings, Kingston", an engraving by Hornyansky, signed and titled in pencil.   Framed size, 11" x 9"
10 "Narcissi" by Marguerite Zwicker, signed, watercolour on paper, 9" x 9 1/2"
11 Click for Photo "South End, Halifax" by John Cook, signed and titled verso, oil on canvas.   20" x 24" PHOTO
12 A gentleman's lot including a Vinci gold plated lighter, an amber cheroot holder with 14kt gold trim, a 10 kt gold tooth pick and money clip
13 An early 19th century, floral decorated, porcelain snuff box
14 "The St. Charles River" by Anthony Law, oil on canvas, signed and dated '38, titled on back, with inventory # 58.   16" x 20"
15 "The Cliff at Green Bay near Petite Riviere" by Edith Smith, signed, oil on board  
16 "Wharves, Bay of Fundy" by Kelsey Raymond, signed, oil on board, 16" x 20"
17 The Prince and the Princess, two 19th century Staffordshire figurines
18 A gilt bronze figure of a classical woman.   16 1/2" high
19 "Dying Day" by Edith Smith, oil on board, 10" x 8 1/2"
20 A George III mahogany wash stand with two-drawer base, c.1780.   Old repair to back leg.   31" high
21 "Leicestershire", an equestrian print by Thos. MacLean, 1825
22 A sterling silver stuffing spoon, London 1813.   Makers:   Peter & Ann Bateman
23Click for Photo An Old Sheffield Plate master salt frame with blue glass liner, c.1820 PHOTO
24 "Autumn Road", (Somerset Rd., nr. Crousetown), by John Cook, signed, dated 1977, oil on board, 16" x 20"
25 A mahogany two over three drawer chest with string inlay, shaped skirt and ends, c.1820
26Click for Photo "Off Shelburne, Nova Scotia" by Edwin (Trapp) Locke, oil on board, 15" x 21".   A brief history of the Locke family of Lockeport is included. PHOTO
27 A LeCoultre Atmos Perpetual Motion clock.   9 1/2" h.
28 A late 19th century paisley table cover, approx. 57" wide, 132" long
29 "Church by a Cove", by Marguerite Zwicker, watercolour on paper, 13" x 9 1/2"
30 A dish top mahogany tea table on tripod base with baluster column, c.1800.   18" wide, 25 1/2" high
31 "Tranquil Day, Peggy's Cove" by John Cook, signed on back, oil on board, 5" x 7"
32 A sterling silver helmet creamer, London 1775
33 A needlework mat depicting a three masted privateer, c.1920, 30" x 47".   Possibly New England
34 "The Faggot Gatherer, Knockwood (?)" by Robert Greenlee, signed, oil on canvas, label on back, 12" x 18"
35 A rectangular-top side table with balustered post, the turtle base with carved lion's paw feet, c.1830.   23" x 27" top, 28 1/2" high
36 "Old Town" by Joseph Purcell, signed, watercolour, 9" x 14"
37 A Victorian posy holder, the gilt frame mounted with semi-precious stones and a cameo
38 A Victorian papier mache pen tray, gilt decorated, with stamp box and two inkwells
39Click for Photo "Landscape by a Marshy River", by Mabel Day, signed, oil on board, 9" x 12" PHOTO
40Click for Photo A Georgian mahogany swing leg games table with chamfered, tapered legs.   Remnants of BADA sticker.   Replaced ceramic casters.   33" wide, 29 1/2" high, 33" long PHOTO
41Click for Photo "Harbour with Fishing Vessels" by Anthony Law, N.S.A. (1916-1996), oil on canvas, 24" x 30" PHOTO
42 A Waterford crystal bowl
43 An English sterling silver caster, London 1765.   Maker:   R.P.
44 "Lizard Head, Cornwall" by Chas. E. Hannaford, R.B.A., signed, watercolour on paper, 17 1/2" x 27"
45 A rosewood fire screen, the shaped frame carved with flowers and leaves, c.1860.   45 1/'2" high
46 "Cottage on a Bay" by Graham Norwell, signed, watercolour, 8 1/4" x 6"
47Click for Photo An English sterling silver caster, London 1765.   Maker:   R.P. PHOTO
48 A four piece sterling silver tea set comprising tea pot, coffee pot, creamer and sugar, by Roden.   Marked and signed
49Click for Photo "The Old Cottage St. Faith's near Norwich" by Elizabeth Nutt, signed, oil on board, 12" x 16" PHOTO
50 A George III mahogany tilt top table with balustered column and hoof feet, c.1780.   Top diam. 29 1/4" x 27 1/2", height 28"
51 "A Laurentian Landscape" by Graham Norwell, signed, watercolour, 7 1/'2" x 10"
52 A Victorian, peacock design brass fire screen
53Click for Photo A 19th century regal portrait, titled "Catherine II", together with its original composite frame, 6 1/2" x 9".   Frame requires restoration PHOTO
54 "Sailing Ships at Sunset" by John Hammond, signed, watercolour on paper, 12" x 11"
55 A mahogany two over three drawer chest, with side columns, on turnip feet, c.1840
56Click for Photo A pair of porcelain double salts, possibly Berlin,   handpainted with scenes of birds and insects and mounted with a cherub figure, 18th century.   5" high, 6 1/4" across PHOTO
57Click for Photo A pair of 19th century English porcelain figurines, possibly Staffordshire.    6 1/2" high PHOTO
58Click for Photo A 19th century Sevres vase with panels depicting pastoral scenes.   5 1/2" high PHOTO
59 "Dandelion Patch" by Alan Wylie, signed, oil on board, 6" x 8"
60 A seascape by Leonard Lane, signed, oil on canvas, 25" x 30"
61 An English sterling bowl, Sheffield 1868.   Maker:   Martin Hall & Co.
62 A Wallace Brothers, Grand Colonial, sterling silver flatware set comprising 27 dinner forks, 27 salad forks, 15 soup spoons, 27 dessert spoons, 12 tea spoons, 12 butter knives, 27 dinner knives, 2 serving forks, 2 serving spoons, 6 shrimp forks, 12 butter knives, gravy ladle, sugar spoon, tomato serving spoon, butter serving knife, cake slice, pie slice, angel food cake server and a salad serving fork and spoon with wooden bowls
63Click for Photo A Worcester porcelain dessert service comprising 8 plates, 2 low footed comports and 2 tall footed comports, each hand painted with a different floral sprig, Worcester 1876 mark.   Excellent condition PHOTO
64 An early box, c.1810, in original paint, formerly the property of Colonel Butler, Halifax, Nova Scotia.   Colonel Butler is   well known for the Butler house, a Georgian style house with pillars on the Chester Road in Windsor
65 An Empire mahogany two drawer stand, c.1840
66Click for Photo "Yacht Sappho" by W. H. Grant (American School), oil on canvas, 24" x 32".   Inscribed "Yacht Sappho N.Y. Yacht Club 310 Tons, W. H. Grant Pinxt" PHOTO
67 A brass works clock, c.1880, set in a marble case with gilt decoration, probably French
68 An 18th century English sterling hot water pot, the silver handle caned.   Weight:   14 ozs.  
69 "Still Life" by Jack Humphrey, signed, watercolour on paper, 9" x 12"
70Click for Photo A mahogany two drawer hall table, c.1830 PHOTO
71 A Chandler & Bros. print of His Excellency, Sir Gaspard Le Marchant, Lt. Governor of Nova Scotia, with autograph  
72 The Royal Regiment of Artillery account book of Alexander Hutchinson, No 2235, detailing his service from enlistment at Edinburgh in 1831 to discharge in Halifax in 1853.   The book includes notes of his postings in Dublin, Saint John, Fredericton and Halifax. Also noted are his marriage and the birth of his children, notably Mary Jane Hutchinson, born Fredericton 14 June 1840. In 1854, Mary Jane made the sampler to be sold as the next lot in 1854
73 A   Nova Scotia sampler worked in 1854 by Mary Jane Hutchinson. 11 1/2" x 13".   Provenance: by descent in family.   According to her father's Royal Artillery account book (lot 72), Mary Jane was born in 1840 and later moved to Halifax at her father's last posting
74 Spring Grove Farm, Dartmouth, a 19th century pencil drawing of the Hutchinson & Farquharson farms located   on what is now Main Street and the watershed area of Dartmouth.  
75 A George III mahogany hanging cupboard, c.1780
76 A canvas covered caisson box, the handles with heart-shaped lugs, stamped TA with broad arrow mark c.1810 27" x 14" x 15" high
77Click for Photo An 18th century rapier with cut steel decoration to handle, hilt and guard, together with original leather scabbard.   41 1/2" long PHOTO
78 A lady's Bulova quartz wristwatch in 14kt gold case, with 14kt gold bracelet
79 "Indian Summer on the Rouge River" by James Blomfield, signed and dated '32, with monogram, 9 1/2" x 12"
80Click for Photo A Sheraton secretary-bookcase PHOTO
81 "Strawberry Pickers" by John Cook, signed, titled verso, oil on board, 12" x 16"
82 A Sheraton style, mahogany veneer on pine carcass, document box with bracket feet and string inlay, the interior fitted with a drawer and cutty, c.1800.   9" high, 17 1/2" wide, 7 3/4" deep
83 A pair of 19th century carved wooden heraldic wall hangings.   Repainted
84Click for Photo "Gossips" by Thomas Harold Beament, PRCA (1898-1984), oil on canvas, 30" x 40".   Exhibited:   Art Association of Montreal, 1952 and Royal Canadian Academy, 1953 PHOTO
85Click for Photo An Empire style parlor table, the square top on a base with large column and sleigh feet, c.1840 PHOTO
86Click for Photo "Hilltop, Country Harbour Crossroads, N.S.", by Arthur Lloy, oil on board, signed, dated on back 1962, 18" x 24" PHOTO
87Click for Photo An English porcelain tea set, floral embossed, c.1830, pattern numbers 885, 886, including tea pot, lidded sugar bowl, creamer, slop bowl, 2 cake plates, 1 side plate, 9 tea cups, 7 saucers and a demi tasse.   Two pieces with an anchor mark.   Possibly Coalport.   Remnants of BADA sticker PHOTO
88 A gentleman's dressing case complete with silver topped toilet box, brushes, straight razor signed Joseph Rogers & Son, Cutlerers to Their Majesties, and various accoutrements, c.1860.   Note:   This case was presented to George Comstock by the choir of the Baptist Church, Hantsport
89Click for Photo "Sailboat in a Bay", by T. Sanderson, oil on board, 8" x 12".   Probably English, c.1890.   Old auction chalk lot   mark on back PHOTO
90Click for Photo A George III mahogany D-end table, c.1780.   28" high, 53" wide, 24" deep PHOTO
91 "Winter at Williams Lake, NS" by Anthony Law, NSA (1916-1996), oil on panel, 13 1/4" x 15 3/4", label for Zwickers Gallery, Halifax
92 A Moorcroft Pottery vase, coral hibiscus pattern on an olive green ground.   Impressed Moorcroft mark.   Signed in green W. M.   12 1/2" high
93Click for Photo A Moorcroft Pottery vase, pomegranate pattern.   Impressed: Moorcroft Burslem England 101, with green signature.   According to Richard Dennis's book on William Moorcroft, p.125, this mark was used between 1916 and 1921.   13" high PHOTO
94Click for Photo "Blue Rock, NS" by Joseph Douglas Purcell, NSA (1927 - ), oil on board, 9" x 12" PHOTO
95Click for Photo A three drawer over two drawer, brass-bound, mahogany and rosewood campaign chest in two sections, on turnip foot, with a label indicating Royal County Depository C & G Ayers Proprietors, c.1840, 47" high,   17 1/2" deep, 39" long PHOTO
96 "Chalet on a Laurentian Lake" by Graham Norwell, signed, watercolour, 12 1/2" x 17"
97 A pair of gilt 19th century French Empire candlesticks with Greek mythical motif on base.   12" high
98 A lady's antique 14 kt gold brooch with semi precious stone
99Click for Photo "Sheep in Stall" by Christian Mali, signed and dated 1875, oil on canvas, 14" x 16" PHOTO
100 A Federal, two over four graduated drawer chest with string inlay, French foot, c.1825
100aClick for Photo An Addison Model 2B radio, butterscotch colour PHOTO
100bClick for Photo A rare Nova Scotia hanging candle box with drawer, c.1800, in original oxidized blue paint, nicely patinated.   17" high, 6 1/2" wide, 3 1/2" deep PHOTO
100cClick for Photo A quill box, c.1860, with birch bark bottom.   Some loss to one side, otherwise in excellent condition as indicated by the spruce root weaving.   6" diam., 4 1/2" high PHOTO
100dClick for Photo A late 18th or early 19th century, American one drawer blanket chest in later grain paint, original red paint is still in evidence beneath this one coat of later finish PHOTO
100fClick for Photo A late 18th or early 19th century, American one drawer blanket chest in later grain paint, original red paint is still in evidence beneath this one coat of later finish PHOTO
101Click for Photo "Still Life with Books & Jug" by Mabel Killam Day,   NSA (1884-1960), oil on canvas, 20" x 24".   Provenance:   Estate of Georgia Day, Lake Annis, NS PHOTO
102Click for Photo A builder's half model of the steamship Wobun with silvered fittings, c.1895.   66" long.   The S/S Hedda was built by Grangemouth Greenock Dockyard Co., Greenock, U.K.   Delivered June 1902 as the Wobun PHOTO
103Click for Photo A 19th century mahogany fitted tea caddy box, together with its original dovetailed travel case. The travel case with a carrying handle. The tea caddy box with an recessed handle and containing four engraved tea caddies.   According to a note, the material in the caddies is purported to be tutenag (paktong). PHOTO
104Click for Photo "Fishing Boats in the English Channel", signed J. J. Schutz, oil on canvas, 41" x 27" PHOTO
105Click for Photo A mahogany turn top games table with rope turned legs, c.1820 PHOTO
106Click for Photo "Hyde Park Encampment 1760", a watercolour on textile in the style of C. W. Jefferies, 72" x 64" PHOTO
107 An English Minton globe vase and cover, c.1840
108 "Cheyenne" by Frederick Remington, a cast reproduction bronze.
109Click for Photo "Maitland St. Memory" by John Cook, signed, dated on back 1971, oil on board, 12" x 14" PHOTO
110 An Empire mahogany two drawer stand, c.1840
111Click for Photo "The Fish Market", a 19th century oil on board, 10 1/2" x 13 1/2" PHOTO
112 A pair of Wedgwood candlesticks, c.1930
113Click for Photo A Famille Rose bowl, Chinese, c.1870.   16" diam., 5" h. PHOTO
114Click for Photo "Indian Encampment" by Forshaw Day, RCA, OSA (1837-1903), oil on canvas, 8 1/2" x 14 1/4", faint signature lower right PHOTO
114a "Nova Scotia Landscape" by Forshaw Day, RCA, OSA (1837-1903), oil on canvas, 8 1/2" x 14 1/4", a companion to the above.   Possibly Bear River
115Click for Photo A Nova Scotia three over three drawer chest, grain painted, tapered half columns, c.1835, 22" deep, 46"   46" high, 52 1/2" long PHOTO
116 "Port Amherst, Cape Negro Island", a marine chart by J. F. W. DesBarres, published Dec. 3, 1775, in an antique maple frame.   27" x 32 1/2" framed size.  
117Click for Photo An English porcelain part dessert set comprising five cake plates and a three-footed tazza, with a crest of the Halifax Hotel, founded 1840 , in underglaze on the base PHOTO
118 A Staffordshire figurine of Wellington, c.1850.   11.5 " h.
118aClick for Photo "Old Ferry Wharf Terminal Halifax, NS" by Dusan Kadlec, signed, oil on board, 17" x 24" PHOTO
119 "Flower Stall, NYC", signed with initials C.T.G., oil on canvas, 8" x 10"
120Click for Photo "Summer Glade, Bedford" by Alan Wylie, signed, oil on board PHOTO
121 "Canadian Landscape" (Sambro Creek, Hfx. Co., NS) by John Cook, signed, dated April 1970, oil on board,   24" x 30"
122 A pair of English glass rummers, c.1800.   7" high
123 A North Persian oriental carpet, 8' 6" x 5'
124Click for Photo "Fishing Boats at Rest" by Joseph Purcell, signed, oil on board, 20" x 28" PHOTO
125Click for Photo A pair of German carved frame open armchairs, the high backs carved with grapes and leaves, the arms and hand rests as carved feathers, the base stretcher with ribbon and hawk's head PHOTO
126Click for Photo "Blue Lake" by Arthur Lloy, signed, oil on canvas, 1983, 24" x 30" PHOTO
127 A pair of late 19th century inkwells in the form of curling stones, with silver plate tops
128 A mid-Victorian cameo of the three graces in a pierced gilt frame.   3" long
129 A convex Victorian mirror in gilt frame
130 Two framed Victorian prints, "The Death of Nelson" and "Wellington and Blucher"
131 "Grandmother Knitting", oil on canvas, signed Jas. Barker, 19th century, 28" x 37 1/2"
132 A miniature of a late 18th century woman, signed Boni
133 A rosewood, brass-mounted, stamp box by Tahan, Paris, c.1850
134 "Trees & Rocks, Nova Scotia" by LAC Panton, RCA, OSA (1894-1954), oil on board, 13" x 16"
135 An Empire style, mahogany, two drawer dropleaf table, c.1840
136Click for Photo "Galleon at a Spanish Market Port" by Albert Fesslery, oil on canvas, 35" x 37" PHOTO
137 A set of 12 Waterford crystal brandy snifters
138 An Art Deco 18kt gold lady's ring set with diamonds and sapphires
139Click for Photo Morning meeting, signed Morland, 1788?, oil on canvas laid down on board, 11" x 15" PHOTO
140Click for Photo A set of six mahogany William IV side chairs with reeded legs, the back rails signed WR and HH, c.1830.   32 1/2" high (back), 18 1/2" high (front), 18 1/2" wide, 17 3/4" deep PHOTO
141Click for Photo "Houses, West Saint John" by Jack Weldon Humphrey, CGP, CSPWC (1901-1967), watercolour, 15 1/4" x 22 1/4" PHOTO
142 A miniature of a late 18th century woman, signed Boni
143 A Staffordshire whippet inkwell, c.1840
144 A Murano glass floor lamp with reeded column and fluted base, 68" high
145Click for Photo A mahogany two-drawer desk with barley twist legs, c.1850 PHOTO
146 "Pounding Surf" by Leonard Lane, signed, titled on back, 26" x 36"
147Click for Photo An anchor and star pattern sailor's valentine in octagonal case c.1880.   The left side with an anchor pattern and "Remember Me" (some shells are loose from the anchor and sentiment pattern but are contained in case); the right side with star and sentiment "home again".   Each panel 13 1/2" wide - total width 27".   Slight warp to case.   Shells bright and in pristine condition. Paper backing in excellent condition PHOTO
148 A German ceramic punch bowl, the glazed body decorated overall with fairies and elves, c.1920.   Possibly Metlach.    Marked "Made in Germany".   15 1/2" diam.   9 3/4" high
149Click for Photo "Hill, Long Cove", by Alan Wylie, oil on board, signed, 10" x 12" PHOTO
150 A dining table, c.1830, comprising two D-ends, one with drop leaf and bayonet clips, ebonized banding, gate legs 471/2" w 28 3/4" h
151Click for Photo "Mid-December" by T.D. Forrestall, acrylic, signed and dated 1965, 13" x 19 1/4" PHOTO
152 A gentleman's Tudor Oyster Prince 34 wristwatch with self-winding rotor and black face
153 A Tag Heuer gentleman's wristwatch
154 A Tag Heuer gentleman's wristwatch, Daytona model, with yellow face and Tag Heuer stainless steel and gold link bracelet
155Click for Photo A Sheraton sofa frame with rounded hand rests, balustered posts and turned and tapered legs, 76 1/2" long, 36 1/2" high (back), 16" high (front), 27" deep PHOTO
156Click for Photo "Little Stephano", di Simone, a ship's portrait of a three masted ship, painted in the Bay of Naples, watercolour and gouache, 17" x 26" PHOTO
157 A Rolex GMP Master, Superlative Chronometer, wristwatch with Rolex stainless steel bracelet and deployment buckle
158Click for Photo A sailor's valentine with heart motif in octagonal case, c.1890.   17" open PHOTO
158a A sailor's valentine in mahogany case, modern, 10" wide
159Click for Photo "La Grande Duchesse" by Jules A. Guillet, signed and dated 1899, oil on board, 16 1/2" x 28".   La Grande Duchesse was christened January 30, 1896.   In 1901, she was renamed "City of Savannah" and in January 1906 she was sold to the New York and Puerto Rico Steamship Company who renamed her the S.S. Carolina.   The S.S. Carolina was sunk by U-151 on June 2, 1918 PHOTO
160 A two over three drawer campaign chest, c.1840, with Secure Lever locks, inset brass handles, the chest on turnip feet.   38 3/4" wide, 42 1/2" high, 17 3/4" deep
161Click for Photo "The Red Sleigh, 1930" by James Lillie Graham, RCA (1873-1975), oil on panel, 10 1/2" x 13 3/4" PHOTO
162 Lot to appear
163 Lot to appear
164Click for Photo A Sevres tray with gilt decorated cobalt blue border surrounding a hand painted medieval battle scene, signed L. Moreau, titled on back "Francois 1er a Paris 1525".   19th century.   17 1/2" long PHOTO
165 A Sheraton dropleaf table, c.1780, the banded top with string inlay, the tapered legs with string inlay and spade feet.   31" long, 35" wide, 27" high
166Click for Photo "Reflections" by Brian Porter (1948- ), acrylic on canvas, 31" x 44 1/2".   Provenance:   Confederation Art Gallery, Charlottetown, de-accessioned in 1998.   Labels verso PHOTO
167Click for Photo An English sterling silver hot water pot.   Maker, Charles Fox.   London 1832.   Weight:   12 ozs. PHOTO
168 A pair of Meissen porcelain vases with snake-form handles, c.1860 11" h.
169Click for Photo "Summer Storm" by Mabel Day, signed, oil on board, 10" x 12" PHOTO
170 A William IV settee, the arm rests with fluted motif, c.1835
171 "Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia" by Minnie Kallmeyer, OSA (1882-1947), oil on board, 11" x 14"
172 An English sterling silver mustard pot with blue glass liner, London 1849.   Maker:   E. J. & W. Barnard
173Click for Photo A diorama of a four-masted ship flying an American flag.   29 1/2" wide, 18" high. PHOTO
174Click for Photo A porcelain figure of an Eastern woman with water pitcher and basket.   Incuse numbers on base.   Possibly Royal Dux. C 1910. 16 1/4" high
175Click for Photo A five over three drawer Nova Scotia flame birch chest on bracket feet, 45" high, 48 3/4" wide, 22 1/4" wide PHOTO
176Click for Photo An English sterling silver coffee pot, the baluster shape in octagonal panelled form, London 1762.   Possibly Thomas Mason.   12 ozs.   Together with a matching cream jug and sugar bowl by A. F. London 1765.   12 ozs. PHOTO
177Click for Photo A diorama, c.1890.   25 1/2" wide, 15 1/2" high. PHOTO
178Click for Photo A Sevres, three piece, bachelor's tea set, the cobalt blue background with hand painted panels titled as follows:   the teapot:   "Bataille de Fontenay 1745";   the sugar bowl:   "Louis XIII aux Pas de Suze 1629"; the creamer:   "Prise de Dole 1668".   19th century PHOTO
179 "Roadside chat", unsigned, English, c.1840, oil on board, under glass, 13 1/2" x 11"
180Click for Photo A late William IV games table with magnificently matched flame veneered panels, on the table top, skirt and column; the platform base with carved lion's paw feet.   29 1/2" high, 32" square (open) PHOTO
181Click for Photo "British Ships in a Foreign Harbour", 19th century, oil on canvas PHOTO
182 An Inuit carved green soapstone carving of a ptarmigan and a walrus, enclosed by Inuit faces in profile.   9 1/4" long, 10 1/4" high
183Click for Photo An Inuit carved soapstone grouping of an Inuit family with polar bear, 14" long, 11" high PHOTO
183a An Inuit soapstone carving of a muskox
183b An Inuit carving "Nesting Ptarmigan", in serpentine stone by Syollie Awp 1936-1986
184Click for Photo "Halifax, N.S." by John Cook, oil on board, signed verso,   30" x 32" PHOTO
185Click for Photo A mahogany dining table with reeded legs on brass casters, together with a set of eight matching dining chairs, six sides and two carvers, c.1845.   Table:   51" w. x 98" l. PHOTO
186 A gold band set with five diamonds, approx. 2 cts total weight
187Click for Photo "Julie", F & C Line, a ship's diorama, c.1880.   26"wide, 16" high PHOTO
188 A 19th century famille rose platter.   17" long
189Click for Photo An English river scene, signed with initials D.E.W., canvas, later mounted on board, c.1850, 10" x 18" PHOTO
190Click for Photo A Regency tilt top breakfast table with a magnificently veneered walnut top within bands of string inlay and burled walnut, the table on a tripod base, the reeded legs with lion's paw, brass capped feet on brass casters, c.1815.   39" wide, 55" long, 28 1/2" high PHOTO
191 An Art Deco style diamond ring set with two .50 point diamonds highlighted by two small sapphires
192Click for Photo A Lorenzen bowl in glazed redware, on tripod feet, the bowl with stylized figure.   7" long PHOTO
193Click for Photo A diorama of the ship Lilydale, the ship being towed into port by a late 19th century tug, a skiff in the foreground, c.1900.   The sailcloth background painted with lighthouse and sky.   38" wide, 26" high PHOTO
194 A landscape, oil on canvas, signed REICHL K., the gilt frame in Grecian column form, 20" x 28".   Various exhibition and inventory numbers on back, remnants of stickers, etc.
195Click for Photo A set of twelve mahogany Sheraton dining chairs, two carvers and ten side chairs.   Restored and reinforced.   Probably 19th century.   22 1/2" wide, 18 1/2" deep, height:   front 18 3/4"; back 37 1/2".   These chairs were on loan for some time to the Toronto Club of Toronto. PHOTO
196Click for Photo A ship's painting on canvas, 19th century, unsigned, 18" x 24 1/2" PHOTO
197Click for Photo "The Pollux", a steamship diorama, c.1915.   23" wide, 18 1/2" high PHOTO
198 A lady's platinum ring set with a transitional cut diamond, approx. .46 ct., flanked by shoulder mounted diamonds.   This lot accompanied by appraisal
199Click for Photo "Near Piedmont, P.Q", by Jack L. Gray, oil on board, signed, 22" x 30" PHOTO
200Click for Photo A Biedermeier mahogany and walnut secretaire a abattant with long frieze drawer and lower cupboard, the desk opening to reveal a fitted compartment, the fitted interior decorated in trompe l'oeil, c.1840 PHOTO
201Click for Photo "Blue and Gold in Connemara" by J. Humbert Craig, R.H.A., signed, oil on canvas, Provenance: with label on back from The Victor Waddington Galleries, 28 South Anne St., Dublin   # 507-2.   24" x 20" PHOTO
202 A lady's 14kt yellow gold ring with three .28 ct. brilliant cut diamonds showing IF clarity, H colour and Very Good cut.   This lot accompanied by appraisal
203Click for Photo Barque "Kate Young" by F. & I. Tudgay, signed and dated 1867, oil on canvas, 24" x 36".   The Kate Young was launched at Tusket, NS on Nov. 18, 1864.   687 tons register.   Built by Messrs. N. & E. Gardner for John Young and Captain Job Young, Master.   Constructed of oak and hackatack and iron-keeled with an A1 7 year rating at Lloyds.   Went ashore in the River Min and put back to Forchou when bound for Shanghai.   Was condemned after a special survey and sold for $900 in April, 1869.   The voyages recorded were mostly from New York to England, South America and China PHOTO
204Click for Photo "Quebec Village" by Francesco Iacurto, R.C.A., signed and dated 1958, oil on board, 16" x 12" PHOTO
205 Lot to appear
206Click for Photo "Church, St. Lawrence River" by Francesco Iacurto, R.C.A., signed, oil on board, 16" x 12" PHOTO
207Click for Photo A turquoise blue vase by Deichmann, 9" tall PHOTO
208 A Lalique crystal cat, 9" long
209Click for Photo "The Tuna Wharf, Wedgeport, NS, 1957", by Robert Wakeham Pilot, PRCA, OSA (1898-1967), oil on canvas, 22" x 28", Canadian Art Exhibition/Imperial Oil Limited label verso PHOTO
210 A pair of sterling silver sugar nips, London c.1760.   Possibly Richard Meach
211 A pair of sterling silver sugar nips, London c.1760.  
212 A pair of sterling silver sugar nips, London, c.1760, possibly David Mowden
213 An Art Deco bronze figure of a boy with a staff signed Gladenbeck Berlin 12 "
214Click for Photo "The Red Blanket, 1985" by Thomas De Vany Forrestall, RCA (1936- ), egg tempera on board, 21" x 34".   PHOTO
215Click for Photo A sampler by Margaret Akerley (age 13) 1852 (grandmother of the first mayor of Dartmouth Mayor, I.W. Akerley, owners of the Union Coal Company),   7 1/2" x 12 1/2" PHOTO
216Click for Photo A sampler by Margaret Watson (age 11) 1830, (great grandmother of the first mayor of Dartmouth Mayor, I.W. Akerley, owners of the Union Coal Company) 10 1/2" x 16 1/4" PHOTO
217 Two Staffordshire whippet figures, c.1840
218 A pair of sterling silver sugar nips, London, c.1760
219 A pair of sterling silver sugar nips, Dublin, c.1760, Probably James Graham.  
220 A Victorian papier mache table, the top floral painted   and with mother of pearl inlay.
221 "Nova Scotia Hillside" by Jack Gray, signed, dated '50, oil on board, 20" x 24"
222 An sterling silver snuff box with chased cover and back, vacant cartouche and gilt interior, Birmingham, 1836.   Maker:   Thomas Spicer.   2 3/8" long
223 A French brass cased mantle clock, the front and back crystals in convex glass, c.1890
224 An Art Deco figure of a gazelle with verdigris patina, the figure on a marble plinth
225 Lot to appear
226 An early Upper Canada town scene, watercolour on textile, in the school of C. W. Jefferies, 105" x 35"
227 An early 19th century glass pitcher with chamfered and reeded body, 6 3/4" tall
228 An sterling silver snuff box with chased cover and back, vacant cartouche and gilt interior, Birmingham, 1836.   Maker:   Thomas Spicer.   2 1/4" long
229 An sterling silver snuff box with chased cover and back, vacant cartouche and gilt interior, Birmingham, 1836.   Maker:   Thomas Spicer.   2 1/8" long
230Click for Photo A 19th century Nova Scotia Provincial chaise longue, the rolled frame and scrolled legs in tiger maple PHOTO
231 A Staffordshire figurine of a man and woman.   13" high
232 A lady's 14kt yellow gold ring set with a square cut amethyst flanked by two diamonds, approx. 20 pts in weight
233 A Moorcroft Pottery vase with green signature and incuse marks.   5 3/4" high
234 A watercolour miniature "Sacred to the Memory of Mrs. Ann Moythan, March 8th, 1864", a note on the back attributes the watercolour to J. Clow.   3 3/4" diam
235 A watercolour miniature, c.1820, of a 19th century gentleman purported to be an ancestor of Rev. Charles DeWolf's wife.   1 3/4" diam.
236 A watercolour miniature, c.1820, of a 19th century gentleman purported to be an ancestor of Colonel John Tufnell.   1 3/4" diam.
237 A Lalique crystal vase in perles pattern, signed, c.1935.   5" high
238 A pair of German salt glaze stoneware plaques, c.1870
239 Two miniature watercolours of two ancestors of Rev. Charles DeWolf's wife, late 18th century.
240Click for Photo A five over three drawer bonnet chest, c.1850 PHOTO
241 "End of the Line (Bridgewater Junction)" by Alan Wylie, signed and dated '71, oil on board, 48" x 26"
242 A Moorcroft Pottery covered bowl, incuse marks, c.1940.   6" diam.
243 A Lalique crystal bowl with stencil mark "R. Lalique", c.1930.   6 1/4" high
244Click for Photo "On the River Mawddach" by W. H. Mander, signed and dated '04, oil on canvas, (The River Mawddach is a well-known fishing river in Wales.   This painting shows a fly fisherman at a pool on the river.)   24" x 16" PHOTO
245Click for Photo A mahogany sideboard, c.1850 PHOTO
246Click for Photo "A Pleasant Cove" by Joe Norris, signed, oil on canvas, 30" x 40" PHOTO
246aClick for Photo Joe Norris PHOTO
246bClick for Photo Joe Norris PHOTO
247 An English porcelain tea set with gilt and blue decoration, c.1835, comprising teapot, covered sugar, creamer, slop bowl, 2 cake plates, 9 tea cups, 9 coffee cups, 10 saucers.   Restoration to tea pot handle.   Remnants of BADA sticker
248 "Madonna & Child", a miniature signed Raffaello?.   2 1/4" diam.
249 "Fishing Boats in Gut, Low Tide" by Kelsey Raymond, oil on board, signed, 18" x 24"
250 An English, oval-topped, tilt top table on spool base, c.1820
251 "Fish Shacks with Slip" by Kelsey Raymond, oil on board, signed, 18" x 24"
252 A rosewood book caddy, c.1850
253Click for Photo A fine wood barber's mirror, c.1810, 20" high PHOTO
254Click for Photo A portrait of G. Wilkes, Mr. Wilkes was a seaman who died of yellow fever and was buried at sea on the research vessel, the Challenge, watercolour on paper, 3" x 4 1/2" PHOTO
255Click for Photo A mahogany slant front desk with fitted compartment and graduated drawers on a bracket foot base, c.1820.   42" high, 42" wide, 21 1/2" deep PHOTO
256 "Bridge on the Herbert River" by John Cook, oil on board, signed and titled on back, 8" x 10", Manuge Galleries label on back
257 A rosewood, brass-bound, campaign box, the fitted interior in brass trim with various locking and hidden drawers, c.1820
258 A Staffordshire tea pot, c.1835, "A Present to J.T.E.M. Brooks", 9" high
259 Country walk, English c.1820, unsigned, oil on board, 13 1/2" x 14 1/4"
260 A mahogany two over three drawer chest on French foot, c.1820
261Click for Photo "Fishing Schooners at Wharf" by Earl Bailly, NSA (1903-1977), oil on board, 16" x 20" PHOTO
262 A   Schneiballen porcelain tureen with applied flower heads and green trailing leaves, German.   13" long, 7" high
263 An early 20th century Bokhara rug, 45" x 25"
264 "Petite Riviere" by Edith Smith, oil on board, 7" x 11 1/2"
265Click for Photo A mahogany tilt top tea table on balustered, pedestal base, c 1820.   29 1/2" high, 31 3/4" by 32 1/2" diam. PHOTO
266Click for Photo "Early Snow and River" by Arthur Lloy, oil on board, signed, dated 1984 on back, 9" x 12" PHOTO
267 A bronze Austrian vase, possibly Successionist Movement, with silver overlay signed, c.1890
268 A room size oriental carpet, approx. 10' x 14'
269Click for Photo A pair of English hunting scenes, signed P.Graham, oil on canvas,Victorian, 24" x 15 1/2".   Condition:   tears PHOTO
270 A mahogany linen press, c.1860, the interior with shelves and a storage unit, on a two drawer base
271 "Lighthouse, Peggy's Cove, NS" by Earl Bailly, NSA (1903-1977), oil on board, 12" x 16"
272 An antique Bokhara hand knotted rug, 42" x 54"
273 A bronze of a duck, signed E. Fremiet, 4" long, 2" high
274 "On a Blue Sea" by Julius Zarand, signed and dated Halifax 1967, 24" x 36"
275 A Regency settee on reeded, conical legs, c.1835
276Click for Photo "Beach and Sky" by Arthur Lloy, oil on board, signed, dated on back 1964, 18" x 24" PHOTO
277 A highly figured and tightly banded tiger maple Hepplewhite style side table with square top.   30" tall.   Oak and pine secondary woods.  
277a A highly figured and tightly banded tiger maple Hepplewhite style side table with square top.   30" tall.   Oak and pine secondary woods.  
278 A pair of 19th century gilt brass candelabra decorated with swags of crystals, crystal prisms and ceramic flowers and topped by obelisk-form crystal finial.   26 1/2" high
279 "Gathering Irish Moss", by James Harrington, oil on canvas, unframed, 24" x 18"
280 A circular mahogany breakfast table with carved column on a triangular base, c.1835
281 "Lone Fisherman" by Lloyd Pretty (1944? - ), egg tempera on panel, 16" x 12"
282 A Walter Ostrom flower bowl, signed and dated '88 in glaze.   9 1/2" high, 10" wide
283 A 19th century microscope in a mahogany case, the case with hidden drawer containing slides, specimens and a hand written listing of specimens.   The microscope   complete with 9 lenses, early bone slide plates and various accoutrements.   English, c.1840.   Microscope - 10" long
284 "Sailing ship on a Rocky Shoreline", oil on board, 14" x 16", possibly Stanley Royle, unsigned
285Click for Photo A mahogany dropleaf centre section of a banquet table, c.1760.   Drop leaves and centre section all with 23 1/2" boards.   48" wide, 70 1/2" long, 28 1/4" high PHOTO
286 An Old Sheffield Plate, Adams style, tea urn, c.1815
287 Two Georg Jensen style sterling silver ladles, one for sauce, the other for punch.   Mexico.   Weight:   8 ozs.
288 A gold ring set with pear shaped diamond, approx. 65 pts.
289 A Wedgwood fish plate, c.1870
290 A two over three drawer chest, the maple drawers in a grain painted case, c.1840
291 A Sheffield Plate flatware set for ten in a fitted oak cabinet on stand with lift top opening to reveal cantilevered drawers.   The stand with tapered legs on casters.   c.1920.   30" high, 22" wide, 19" deep
292 A Staffordshire spill vase in the form of a church, c.1860
293 A Moorcroft Pottery three piece tea set, c.1935
294 A two drawer stand with a banded and inlaid drawer panel, c.1830
295 A 19th century candlestand with finewood inlay parquetry top.   Top - 50 1/2" x 15 1/2", 25 1/2" high
296 Lot to appear
297 A Victorian wood and polychrome decorated policeman's truncheon in rosewood or box wood, with gilt initials 'VR' surmounted by crown (wear to gilt crown), c.1860
298 A Victorian coral brooch in branch form mounted with a coral fly
299 A 19th century European taper stick with snuffer
300 A pair of Victorian mahogany side chairs with tapered legs, c.1845
301 "The Red Barn" by Helen Weld (1904-1998?), oil on board, 11" x 13 1/2"
302 An aurene glass vase, possibly Loetz, c.1890, 4 3/4" h.
303 A Victorian, floral carved, coral brooch with matching earrings, in original fitted case, c.1840
304 An Archibald Knox designed, Tudric Liberty & Co. four piece pewter tea service
305Click for Photo A two over three drawer mahogany bow front chest with reeded side pilasters, c.1820 PHOTO
306 A Georgian, figured mahogany, Pembroke table in Hepplewhite style with rectangular top and side leaves.   Square inside tapering legs and square cup casters.   Oak secondary wood.   Possibly English, c.1780
307 A pair of   Quimper ware plates, c.1910
308 A Quimper ware porringer, handled sugar bowl and dipper
309 "Rockport", American School, oil on board, 8" x 10", titled verso
310 A two over three drawer Sheraton chest on French foot
311 "Bush Island" (La Have Islands, NS) by John Cook, signed verso, oil on board, 12" x 16"
312 An English sterling silver toddy ladle with whalebone handle, c.1780.   Unmarked
313 Six soft paste Creamware plates, signed, c.1850
314 A French brass 8-day carriage clock with white enamel face and alarm, 4 1/2" high.   With original key.   In working order
315 Three Regency chairs with brass string inlay
316 An Indo-Asian Aubusson-style carpet, 10' 6" x 21'
317 A Birks sterling trumpet vase, 12" high
318 A charger, Poole Pottery, England, c.1930.   16" diam.
319 "Country Village" by D. Miller, signed, oil on board, 12" x 14"
320 A Victorian circular tea table with balustered column on a tripod base, c.1860
321 "The Annex, Markland Hotel (Yarmouth), 1932" by Helen Weld (1904-1998?), oil on board, 9" x 12"
322 Five majolica butter pats, begonia leaf pattern, c.1880
323 An English sterling silver, Kings pattern, tea caddy spoon.   London 1818.
324 "Amor und Nymphe" a late 19th century Dresden handpainted porcelain plate, signed A. Recicha, 7 1/4" diam.
325 A mahogany canterbury, c.1830, with brass casters, possibly Halifax
326 A Rolex Standard watch, 17 rubies, in gold plated case, stamped Rolex.   Lacking crown
327 A pair of Sheffield Plate candlesticks, c.1840
328 A sterling silver tea caddy spoon.   London 1833
329 An early 19th century porcelain reticulated fruit bowl, possibly American.   7 1/2" high
330 A birch one drawer stand, Yarmouth Co., c.1830.   28 1/2"
331 Two good Eveleigh Baggage Company crocodile suitcases in very good condition, c.1940
332 A pair of Loetz Arts and Crafts vases with lotus tops
333 An English sterling silver footed salver.   London 1898.   20 ozs
334 "The Back Waters, Perthshire", clearly signed but signature indecipherable, dated 1902, oil on canvas, 12" x 18"
335 A birch tilt top tea table, Annapolis County, c.1830, 28" diam.
336 A brass telescope stamped Star, Broadhurst, Clarkson & Co., 63 Farringdon Rd., E.C., 41" long, 3" diam.   Together with a later stand
336a An English porcelain part dessert set, each piece painted with a floral spray.   Pattern number 9688.   The part set comprising two round footed cake plates, 10" diam; and three oval cake plates, 12" diam., c.1850.   Possibly Coalport
337Click for Photo An English porcelain part dessert set comprising 16 cake plates, each one painted with a floral spray.   Pattern number 9688.   9 1/4" diameter.   Together with a matching comport, 7" high, 14" diameter.   Stress crack to pedestal, c.1850.   Possibly Coalport PHOTO
338 A 19th century crystal goblet etched with leaves and flowers, 7 1/2" high
339 A floral painted English porcelain footed cake plate.   9 1/2" diam.
340 A Victorian seven drawer pedestal desk, c.1860
341 Still life with flower and gold fish bowl, watercolour by Tom Forrestall, signed, 14 1/2" x 20"
342 A pair of enamelled, ruby glass Victorian girandoles with prisms
343 A French porcelain lamp base with hand painted floral and armorial decoration, c 1930
344 Four Scottish sterling silver spoons, Edinburgh 1806. Maker:   Fras.Howden
345Click for Photo A mahogany portable dining table, possibly military, c.1835 PHOTO
346 A portrait of an 18th century lady in gilt frame.   Size including frame 28 x 23 inches.
347 A malacca cane, the silver top engraved with flowers, c. 1860
348 A late 19th century/early 20th century Japanese vase, 10 1/2" high
349 "The Country Path" by H.G. Fernent, oil on board, 8" x 12"
350 An Edwardian brass bed with square pillars and posts and shaped top, by Maple and Company
351 An antique copper samovar
352 A lady's Gruen wristwatch in white 14kt gold case with 14kt gold bracelet, the watch and bracelet set with diamonds.   Total weight .90 cts.   See appraisal
353 Three Quimper ware plates
354 A Wedgwood dark blue & white tankard with a medallion for the Empire Shooting Competition, the tankard with sterling silver rim by Elkington & Co. Ltd., the base marked Wedgwood and Elkington & Co. Ltd., c.1902
355 A Wedgwood dark blue & white covered biscuit barrel, 4 1/2" high
356 A late 19th century dark blue Wedgwood jasper planter, 5" high
357 An ostrich feather fan with gold braid, in original box, with label for J. Dujvelleroy, Regent St., London
358 A Deichmann pottery milk pitcher, 4 3/4" high
359 "Fishing village", by E. M. Pipon, oil on canvas, signed and dated 1930, 18" x 16"
360Click for Photo A good pair of wicker rocking chairs.   According to family lore and a newspaper clipping on the base of one of the chairs, these were formerly the property of world champion boxer, Gene Tunney PHOTO
361 A Moorcroft Pottery covered bowl with incuse marks and "By Appointment" label
362 Three cut crystal decanters, c.1830.   Possibly Cork, Ireland
363 A pair of pink glass girandoles with prisms
364 "Western Head, Lunenburg" by Edith Smith, oil on board, 8" x 10"
365 A William IV rosewood tea table with reeded, balustered post on a petal form base with carved lion's paw feet
366 A silhouette of a Halifax, N.S. lady, c.1830, 3 3/4" diam.
367 A Mahal oriental carpet, 12' 7" x 8' 10"
368 An English sterling silver inkwell, Birmingham, 1907.   4 1/4" diam.   Maker:   H. Matthews
369Click for Photo "Spirit of June" by Addison Winchel Price, signed, oil on board, 24" x 30" PHOTO
370 A Victorian etagere, the shelves with fretwork galleries, 62" high, 43" wide, 18" deep
371 An antique Dutch copper water kettle with oil burner and copper liner, in wooden basket
372 A French jewel box with signed miniature inset on cover
373 A Victorian bracket clock with chiming and striking features.   The striking feature incorporating eight bells
374 "Souvenir d'Ischia" by Freddy Wittop, signed, dated '62, oil on board, 12" x 16"
375 A Duncan Phyfe curly birch table with rectangular top, dropleaves, underhanging drawer and turned birch pulls.   The pedestal in vase form carved with acanthus leaves with acanthus leaf-carved legs terminating in brass claw feet with casters, c.1810
376 "Nymphs Sacrificing to Love" and "Benevolence", a pair of 18th century French hand coloured engravings, titled, hand inscribed, labelled verso
377 Two small Moorcroft Pottery bowls, one Hibiscus pattern, the other Anemone pattern
378 An Irish sterling silver butter knife, Dublin, 1804.   Maker:   S.N.
379 "English Beauties", watercolour on paper, c.1830, unsigned, 13 1/2" x 16 1/2"
380 An Irish sterling silver sauce ladle, Dublin, 1806.   Maker:   Arthur Marshall
381 "Ruins at the River", a 19th century English watercolour
382 A small sterling silver box with tortoiseshell top, the shell inlaid with a silver basket.   Maker:   W.C., possibly William Coymons
383 A gilt framed bevelled glass mirror with swags and ribbons
384 A Staffordshire hen on basket, c.1860
385 A mahogany tea table, the tripod base with hoof feet, c.1790.   33" diam., 28 1/2" high
386 A Victorian glass cane with spiral interior
387 A Cyma gentleman's gold wristwatch inscribed "Empress of Britain, C.J. 1905-1955" on back
388 A 19th century European silver snuff box with gilt interior
389 "A Thatched Cottage" by Louis Smith, signed, an etching, # 32/50, 8" x 11"
390 A carved oak chest in Jacobean style, c.1910
391 A 19th century European silver belt buckle, chased and pierced with masks and figural scenes
392 An Old Sheffield Plate wine ewer, c.1810
393 An early Staffordshire figurine of a cow with milkmaid on stool.   Lacking tail
394 Seven Royal Worcester porcelain plates, gilt decorated on a green background with a central hand painted bouquet of flowers, decorated by W. Hale
395 A six-panel oriental screen
396 "Hall's Lake, Haliburton" by Jack Martin, signed, oil on board, 8 1/2" x 10 1/2"
397 A set of eight late Victorian crystal wine glass rinsers
398 A pair of Chinese lamps
399 A 19th century gilt frame



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