ANTIQUE & FINE ARTS AUCTION
Saturday April 18th, 2015
at 10:00 a.m.
Preview from 8:30 Day of Sale
Rockway Hall, Vineland/Lincoln Ont.We are always accepting consignments for our upcoming auctions. Please contact us about appraisals and sales.
NOTE: An outstanding and diverse auction drawing items from Toronto, Oakville, Buffalo and Dunnville collections. Also early Niagara items deaccessioned from “The Niagara Foundation” – Niagara On The Lake.
PAINTINGS: “Skilling” signed (William, b. 1940, USA) “King Charles Spaniel with Italianate villa in background” oil/canvas, 29”Hx35”W, in painted frame; “P. Pullen 1858” signed, view of “The Falls of Niagara”, 26”Hx37”W; Naïve/Folk Painting of Fishing Boat “Constance – Huntsville Navigation Co.” signed D.T.S. (Doug Trafford, 1922-2012, St. Williams Ontario) 17”Hx22”W, A/B; Alfred. Vickers labeled on reverse, English Landscape, oil/canvas 10 ½”x19”W; Ca. 1880 Persian Illuminated Painting 7”x10”H; Ca.1900 Japanese Watercolor, signed, with history; George Gallor ’48 signed Laurentian Winter Landscape, 11”x15”W, oil/board; Ca. 1850 “Montreal School” Portrait of Habitant Opening Wine Bottle, 6”x9”H, oil/paper; Ca. 1850 “Montreal School” Portrait of Bubble Blowing Boy, 6”x9”H; Judy Knowles signed “Streetscape of Orleans” 15”x20”W; 20th C. Painting depicting the 1860’s “Falls of Niagara” O/C, 26”x36”W; Sherrin signed (Daniel, British b.1868-1940) Marine Painting, oil/canvas,20”x26”W; Halfred Tygeson (Canadian 1890-1951) Winter Landscape, 20”x24”W, pastel; Norwell (Graham – Canadian 1901-1967) Laurentian Winter Landscape. 8”X10”W, signed Watercolor; W.T. Woods “Canadian Rockies Landscape” signed watercolor 7”x11”H; T. Martin “Coastal Scene with Sailboat” signed watercolor, 4”x15”W; Stoyan (Peter Canadian AOCA 1901-1979) “East Side of Rockies Landscape” oil/board, 22”x30”W; Hilda Danks CSPWC “Wayside Flowers – Browns Rd. Beechwood Farm, Niagara Falls, signed watercolor, 18”x22”W; A. McDermott signed Great Lakes Watercolor of the “Arctic” Laker and the Tug “James McGrath, St. Catharines” Watercolor, 16”x22”W; J. Nokwalko ‘77 signed “Stylized Double Portraiture” oil/canvas 32”x36”H; Jan Menses’62, #15, signed, (Quebec & Israel) Interpretive Holocaust View, in pen and ink, 13”x20”W; Edith Brooklin ’60, Montreal, Figural Linotype in black and white, 17”x22”; Unsigned Mid 19th C “View of Scottish Highlands” Landscape, oil/canvas, 23”x35”W; C.1900 T. Montinin signed “English Coastal Scene” watercolor, 10”x21”W; C 1920 Chinese signed Watercolor 12”x18”H; S. Colby signed “Floral” of large spray of flowers Ca. 1960’s, oil/canvas, 23”x52”W; David Walkley 1931, signed (American,1894 -1934) “Mountain Landscape” oil/canvas, 27”x35”W, EXC; G. Bartolomucci signed titled Ville Nelle Texas “Abstract” 17”x24”W, oil/canvas; Mathias Muleme signed “Vida” Intaglio Print, 8/50, 20”x28”H;
STERLING/SILVER: George IV Tea Caddy Spoon Rare maker “Thomas Millington Birmingham 1819”; English Sterling 12” Salver, 668 grams; Sterling 3 pc. Tea Set; S. Kirk & Son marked Pair of Sterling Candle Sticks, 3 ½”H; Silver Bowl, 9”diameter, marked .900; Silver Plate, 10” diameter marked .925; S. Kirk marked Repousse Solid Sterling Serving Pieces (lot of 6) with chased designs, tot. wt. 455 grams; Solid Sterling Serving Pieces (lot of 5) tot. wt. 428 grams; Set of 12 Solid Sterling Butter Knives (Ca.1903) tot. wt. 247 grams; T. & E. Dickinson Solid Sterling (23 piece lot) Spoons and Forks, tot. wt. 795 grams; Bigelow Kennard Solid Sterling Spoons (19 piece lot) tot. wt. 420 grams; English Solid Sterling Fiddle Back Serving Spoons (lot of 4) tot. wt. 276 grams; Solid Sterling Silver Serving Pieces (lot of 7) tot. wt. 455 grams; Sterling Silver enameled Fork and Spoon Lot (23 pieces) marked Norway and Denmark; Sterling Ladles, Salt and Sauce Spoons (lot of 14); Misc. Sterling Lot (12 pieces) – Corn Pics, Sugar Tongs, Spoons, Pickle Forks and Ladles; Chinese Silver (.90 mark) Covered Dresser Jar, with chased dragon designs to body and lid, 2 5/8” diameter –EXC; Sterling Demitasse Spoons – set of 6; “Birk’s” Sterling Napkin Rings – set of 4; “Whiting” Sterling Pair of C.1920 Sugar Sifter Scoops; Silver Plate Game Hoods – 14”L (2) and 10”L; .935 Silver Dish 10” dia;
GOLD/JEWELRY: Gold Bar marked Degussa Feingold (Germany) 50 grams, 999.9 pure, mounted in acrylic block; 18K White Gold Necklace 23” long, 61.4 grams; 14K Yellow Gold Ladies Diamond Cluster Ring; 23K Yellow Man’s Gold Band 7.47 grams; Shell Carved Cameo Brooch of 3 dancing nymphs in 10K gold frame; 14K Gold Edwardian Necklace set with seed pearls and amethyst; 14K Yellow Gold Brooch set with diamonds,18.7grams; Lot of (11 pcs.)10K Rings Tot. Wt. 23.2 grams; 14K Yellow Gold Link Bracelet, 14.3 grams; 14K Yellow Gold Thimble, English hall marks, 6 grams; 14K Yellow Gold Man’s Band 8.5 grams; 18K yellow Gold Band, 4.8 grams; 14K Yellow Gold Earrings, 5.5 grams; 14K yellow Gold Misc Lot 18.4 grams tot. wt.; Turinin signed 12K Gold Brooch and Earrings;
POCKET WATCHES: Waltham Premier, 21 jewel, 1940, EXC; South Bend GRD 313, 17 jewel, 1908, EXC; Hamilton 928, 15 Jewel, mid 1900’s, EXC; Omega, 21 jewel, 1907, EXC:
PORCELAINS/POTTERY: Royal Crown Derby “Old Imari” Partial Dinner Service, pattern #1128 – (6) Five Piece Settings, 30 pcs. in total; Royal Winton Grimwades “Summertime” Dinner Service for 8, with serving pieces and teapot; Ca.1900- Royal Doulton Art Nouveau Stoneware Jardinière on Stand decorated with shallow relief of flower heads and seeds, 14” diameter X 44”H, in excellent condition; Rare,1920’s Bursley Ware England 8” Square Plate – by Charlotte Rhead, early pattern 157XA, tube stemmed poppies, spattered with dropping gold seeds; Paragon “Clarence” Dinner Service, setting for12 – never used; Early 20th C. Japanese Satsuma Vase 18 ½”H; Moorcroft Vase in Spring Flower design, 8”H; Moorcroft Vase in Orchid design, 8”H; Royal Worcester Figure #3524 “Saturday’s child works hard for a living” 6 ½”H; Limoges and German Oyster Plates (5); Lladro Figure of Woman with dog, 10”H; Chinese Charger, 24” diameter; Chinese Gourd Shaped Vase; Avon Art Pottery Bowl; Vintage Parian Ware Bust of Robert Burns -19”H; Nippon Lidded Inkwell; Stangl Parakeet; Wedgwood Jasper Ware Honey Pot with lid, in skep form; Staffordshire Figural Group – 12”H; Shelley Cups & Saucers; Sevre ACF Dresser Jar – hand painted; Pair of Rosenthal Doves, marked Germany, life size VG; Porcelain Goose, stamped China – 6”H; Minton Lidded Chamber Pot/Slop Pail, hand decorated, original wicker handle – EXC; English Majolica Cake Stand; Deichmann Pottery (New Brunswick) Horse, hooves signed Erica,1946 and Pottery mark; 1945 Delft Tile with Airplane, Commemorating WWII; Goebel Palomino Horse – 12”long; Chinese Famille Rose Footed Bowl; Mason’s “Vista” Dinner Service for 10, plus serving pieces; Limoges Cabinet Vase, 12”H, hand painted; Moorcroft 4 ½” dia Bowl;
ROYAL DOULTON FIGURES: The Ermine Coat HN1981; The Orange Lady HN1953; The Potter HN1493; The Old Balloon Seller; Dinky Do HN1678; Rose HN1368; Babie HN2121; Tootles HN1680; Southern Belle HN2229; Top ‘o The Hill HN1834; Coralie HN 2307; Lydia HN2106; Linda HN2106; The Master HN2325; Goody Two Shoes;
CRYSTAL/GLASS: Baccarat “Harmonie” Round Whiskey Decanter exc,; Baccarat Black Crystal Rabbit, 3 ¼”H; Waterford Crystal Desk Clock; Covered Comport with intricate wheel cut design; Victorian Art Glass Ruffle Edge Centre Bowl -13”diameter; Silver Overlay Amethyst Glass Decanter; Murano Millefiori Scent Bottles;19th C Opalescent Cranberry Ruffled Bowl with patinated bronze figural base, 10”dia.x13”H; Very Fine Crystal Basket, 10” dia;
DECORATIVE METAL WARES; Bronze Cow and Calf by “M.T. Mackenzie 1975”, 11”Long; Persian Copper Vase baluster form, with floral repousse details, 20”H; Arts & Crafts Copper Sconces with carp design; Champleve Baluster Vase 8”H; 1922 Benno Elkan Medallion of Gerhart Hauptmann, 5 ¼” diameter; Cast Blackamoor “Water Barer “Figure, German, 7”H, marked Gesschutzt; Cloisonné Vase, 8”H; Bronze Victorian Dresser Mirror; Pair of B&H 1810 (Bradley & Hubbard) Bronze Wall Plaques with molded seasonal figure design, 8” diameter; Vintage Brass Horse Door Stop, 12” long; “Double Scotty Dog” Cast Iron Door Stop; Early End Irons from a Niagara home; Victorian Heavy Brass Coal Bucket with applied cast lion masks and paw feet, marked Ansonia/Hayden,13”diameter; Late 19th C Copper Stock Pot with applied iron handled, 14” dia. x19”H;18th C Bronze Mortar with cast putti decoration; Rare 17th C. Continental Cast Bronze Monastic Pail with molded panels of Christian scenes and script; Early Brass Jelly Pail with applied iron handle; Spelter Elephant Salter with double crystal baskets;
DECORATIVES: Very colorful Ca.1870 Victorian Scrap Screen, double sided decoration, hinged 3 panel design, 68”x68”H; Ivory 23” Elephant Tusk with intaglio Tribesman carving VG; Vintage Salesman Sample Art Deco Leather Tub Chair – 12”H; Spanish Mid 19th C. Miniature Wardrobe -13”H; Polychrome Trinket Box, 5”L; Louis Vuitton Garment Bag; Parian Ware Bust of Robert Burns -19”H; Victorian Walnut Pipe Box with intaglio carved door; Victorian Rosewood Tea Caddy; Whale Vertebrae 27” Wide; Antique Intaglio Carving of Soldier in Suit of Armor, Germany, 36”H; Regency style Ribbon Mahogany Dressing Mirror with 3 drawer base;
VINTAGE DOOR KNOCKERS: Ca. 1900 Brass Ball & Hand Door Knocker; Arts & Crafts Period Door Knockers; Cast Iron Butterfly Knocker; Cast Iron Woodpecker Knocker; Regency style Cast Bronze Lion Door Knocker;
INUIT STONE: Gray Stone Inuit Carving of Ptarmigan, 8”x8”H, signed ISA PIK POV and numbered 184638 with Eskimo Art sticker – EXC; Mottled Black Stone Inuit Carving of Mother & Child with seal slung over her back, 9”Wx9”Hx5”D, Wt. 15 lbs, – EXC;
LIGHTING: Ca 1910 Reverse Painted Shade Table Lamp with bronze base marked “Mosaic Shade Co. Chicago”; Bronze Base Table Lamp with 8 panel slag glass shade, 24”H; Bronze base Table Lamp with 6 panel slag glass shade; Banquet Lamp, with etched cranberry shade,26”H; Deco Era Table Lamp; English Ruby Glass Banquet Lamp with brass ionic column base;
CLOCKS/BAROMETERS: Gilbert C.1840 Ogee Shelf Clock with good painted tablet; Ansonia Pillared Mantle Clock; Pequegnat “Ottawa” Wall Clock; Waterford Desk Clock; English Victorian 42” Wheel Barometer, mahogany case with yew string inlay, swan neck pediment, silver dial hygrometer above cased alcohol thermometer, with built in level; Cast Iron Case Shelf Clock;
STONEWARE: Rare (only 2 known) “S. Skinner & Co. Picton C.W.” marked Stoneware 6 Gallon Water Cooler with fabulous sunflower decoration and mark, great bulbous form, very clean and NO repairs,19”H; “W.E. Welding Brantford Ont.” marked 3 Gallon Floral Crock; “Return To D.C. McGuire Wine & Spirit Merchant St. Catharines Ont” 4 line mark, ½ Gallon Jug; “J & E Norton Bennington Vermont” marked 2 Gallon Crock with bird decoration; “Maignen’s Patent” marked Water Cooler with brass spigot;
DECOYS/CARVINGS: Merle Franklin (Dunnville) Carved Golden Eye & Mallard “Flyers” or wall hangers, 2 pair; Mid C. Canada Goose Decoy stamped “WM” Warren Meiler, Hamilton ON; 1930’s Nova Scotia Eider Decoy; 1930’s Quebec Bluebill Decoy; Sandpiper/Snipe Shorebird Carving; Articulated Wing Canada Goose Carving with fine details, signed R. Collins 1980; Ralph Malpage Mallard Drake Decoy; Canvasback Decoy by Lawrence Flatt (Dunnville); Bufflehead Hen by Merle Franklin (Dunnville); Green Wing Teal Decoy by Merle Franklin; more to be listed!
FOLK ART/PRIMITIVES: Late 19th C. Melon Basket, 16”L; Leather Strap of Sleigh Bells; Early Brass and Iron Ladles; “Black Cat” Silent Butler with red accents – 24”H; Dietz Carriage Lamp; Quebec 19th C. “House” Maple Sugar Mold – 13 piece assembly; Diminutive Goose Weather Vane with directionals, 14’’H; NF C.1840 Pine Dough Box in original paint, from early NOTL Swayze Family; Early Copper Goose Neck Kettle with dovetailed bottom; Heavy Copper Pots with Iron handles; 20th C Sheet Iron Horse Weather Vane; Early Waffle Iron with double cat heart decoration; 20th C Sheet Metal Rooster Weather Vane – 28”H; Ca.1850 Pine Foot Stool from the French Shore, Nova Scotia, 14”L, original green paint, scroll cut base; Cast Iron Singer Childs Hand Crank Sewing Machine;
GARDEN/ARCHITECTURAL ELEMENTS: Ca.1900 Cast Iron Campana Garden Urn, 40”H; Cast Stone Figural Group Statue, 42” H; Framed leaded glass window18”x40”W; “Pan” Figure 40”H; Wicker Fernery;
MUSIC INSTRUMENTS: 1890’s Bowl Back Mandolin made by F. (Frattelli) Ferrari Co. Napoli Italy; Vintage Russian Balalaika – 3 string VG; Marrazza “Montreal” Accordion; Italian Mandolin; Wood Key Xylophone; Armstrong Clarinet;
PERSIAN RUGS: 1920’s Persian Lilihan 9’x12’; 1920’s Persian Lilihan 4’9”x6’2”;Hamadan Rug mid-20th C. 5’2”x10’3”; Baluche “Tree of Life” Semi Antique, 2’6”x5’; Ca.1930’s Turkoman 3’6”x5’8”; Mid Century Anatolin Kazak 3’3”x4’6”; Mid Century Persian Engilias 2’6”x4’; Mid Century Afghanistan Tribal Carpet 3’10”x7’4”;
TEXTILES: Graf Coverlet (Humberstone/Niagara) “Morning Glory” pattern in red color, exc; Early 20th C. Quilts; Indigo Summer/Winter Overshot Coverlet; Nova Scotia Hooked Rugs; 1930’s Log Cabin Quilt –EXC; Hooked Rugs – Nova Scotia Hooked Rug in mosaic tile pattern, 40”L; Nova Scotia Hooked Rug in ladder and Irish Chain design, 42”L; Floral Hooked Rug with braided border; Floral Hooked Rug 43”L; Nova Scotia Compass Star Hooked Rug, 38”L; NF Geometric Hooked Rug 38”L from early NOTL Van Every Family; NF1880’s Log Cabin Quilt from early NOTL Van Every Family;
FURNITURE: (Note! NF denotes items deaccessioned from “The Niagara Foundation: Niagara on the Lake)
Ca 1800 Quebec Armoire, with panel doors and sides, cut out base, pic & barrel hinges, in original red paint 18”x51”x62”H; Mid 19th C. Ontario Wardrobe of cherry & birds-eye maple with 2 drawer base; NF C.1830 Tiger Maple 1 Drawer Work Table from early NOTL Van Every Family;; Early Niagara C. 1825 (Anglo) 2 Drawer Lamp Table, tapered legs with string inlay details; Pine 1840’s Hanging Cupboard with panel door; Salesman Sample Art Deco Leather Club Chair, 12”H; Early Tap Table with cabriolet legs, old paint, – found in Paris ON; Empire Mahogany Carved Sofa with clean textile; NF C.1830‘s Mahogany Fold Over Games Table from early NOTL Van Every Family; Early 20th C French Armoire/Display Cabinet; Early Pine 40” Bench, green with tenon construction and boot jack cut outs; Nautical Nova Scotia Seaman’s Chest in original paint; NY 2 Drawer Parlor Table with trestle base; 1860’s Walnut 1 Drawer Lamp Table; NY State Jam Cupboard in original grained paint 18”x45”x54”H; Ca.1850 English Burr Walnut Pedestal Desk, topped with brass gallery; Ca. 1860 English Victorian Burr Walnut Credenza/Display Cabinet with ormolu beading and mounts, bowed glass doors and fine floral marquetry; Fine 19th C English Kingswood Writing Table (single drawer) in a French style with floral marquetry and retaining original gilt ormolu mounts, C1840; NF C.1840 Walnut Niagara Washstand with gallery and 1 drawer from early NOTL Swayze Family; Early English Oak Joiners Stool; NF C.1780-1800 NY Walnut Slant Front Desk with tiger maple interior, from early NOTL Van Every Family; NF C. 1860 Thumb Back Arm Chair, from early NOTL Van Every Family; Ontario Chicken Coop Side Chairs (3) from early NOTL Swayze Family; NF C.1840’s Walnut Ontario Server from early NOTL Swayze Family; NF Walnut Gate Leg Drop Leaf Table (deep leaves) from early NOTL Van Every Family; Set of (4) Mahogany Nesting Tables with string inlay; Ca 1840 Walnut Lamp Table with 2 Birds-eye maple drawers – found in Niagara; Ca.1840 Walnut 2 Drawer lamp Table; Fabulous Quartered Oak Parlor Table with carved brackets and brass claw feet;
ANTIQUARIAN/COLLECTOR BOOKS & EPHEMERA: “In Northern Mists” 1st Edition, by Fridtjof Nansen, 2 volumes with dust jackets, subject Arctic exploration, condition – very good; Studer’s Popular Ornithology “The Birds of North America” drawn and colored from life by Theodore Jasper A.M, MD, 119 colored plates, VG; “Canadian Pictures” by Marquis of Lorne K.T.: “The New Natural History” volumes 1 & 2 by Professor J. Arthur Thomson; “Milton’s Paradise Lost”, illustrated by Gustave Dore’; “Monum.Hist” Boemi, Tom 1, by P.Dobnewr; “Hannibal A Historical Drama” 1st Edition 1873 by John Nichol, cloth hard cover; Rare, Original1840 Upper Canada Still Licence #17 signed by Inspector General “W. Macaulay”;
Directions: Exit 57 Q.E.W. (Victoria Ave.) go south 8 km., east on Eighth Ave. 6kms. (Vineland) to Rockway Hall-2021 Reg. Rd. 69 L2R 6P7