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ANTIQUE & FINE ARTS AUCTION Sat., Nov. 18th 2017 at 10:00 A.M.

Sat., Nov. 18th at 10:00 a.m.
Preview from 8:30 a.m. Day of Sale
Rockway Hall, 2021 REG RD 69
Vineland/Lincoln Ont.


THIS IS AN NUMBERED AUCTION-selected lots available for absentee biding on


PAINTINGS: RARE! – 1975 Robert Bateman signed Painting (not a print) of “Campbellville Ontario Stone Home”, acrylic and pen, 19”x24”W, (Provenance Mr. & Mrs. W Singleton) Note, Robert Bateman painted very very few architectural images – Est $30,000/45,000; Julius (Gyula) Marosan ’89 signed,(Canada/Hungary 1915-2003) “Hamilton Ontario Streetscape” oil on canvas, 24”x36”L; Hebert Moxon Cook 1883 signed, (Br) Mountain Landscape (Khyber Pass) with sheep, BR.1844-1920, 12”x18”L, Watercolor; W.J. Hopkinson signed, and titled “Beaver Dam Cassel’s Pond” Haliburton 1968, 32”x40”, oil on board; J. Morris (BR) 19thC Pastoral Scene with Highland cattle, 24”x35”W, oil on canvas; Otto Planding signed, (Cdn) Landscape, oil on board, 17”x26”W; Barbara Clark Flemming signed, (Cdn.) titled the “The Little Red School”, 19”x24”, oil on board; Hooper signed in pencil Limited Edition Print “The Wall” Holocaust Memories, 24”x31”W; Frederick Cecil Madill signed, (Cdn. 1888-1969), “Laurentian Winter Landscape”, 16”x19”W, oil on board; R. Kane signed on reverse, “Native Cree Woman” after Kreighoff, 9”x12”H; S. Pinelli (IT)signed and name plaque on frame, “Paris Street Scene”, 11”x 14”, oil on canvas; Norbert Fitzgerald (USA) signed “Appalachian Valley” May 1961, 17”x20”W, oil on board; O.L. Wright signed, Cdn) “Hoggs Hollow Bridge” Jan 12 1929 titled on reverse, 8”x9 ½”H, oil on canvas; Allan Cunnington signed (Cdn/BR Niagara Artist)) “Hawk Perched Atop A Crag” 10 ½”x13”H, watercolor; Norbert Collins signed “Barn Scene” acrylic on board, 16”x19”W;

“ORVAL PYLE” ONTARIO DECOY COLLECTION: #1Ken Anger (Dunnville) Mallard Drake; #2 Ken Anger Golden-Eye/Whistler: #3 Ken Anger Redhead Hen; #4 Ken Anger Redhead Drake; #5 Ken Anger Black Duck; #6 Peter Pringle Redhead Hen stamped PMP; #7 Ken Anger Whistler Golden Eye; #8 Doc Smith Goldeneye/Whistler stamped DS 55; #9 Ken Anger Canvasback Drake; #10 Ken Anger Canvasback Hen; #11 Myril Smith Mallard Drake; #12 Myril Smith Bufflehead; #13 Ken Anger Bluebill; #14 Ken Anger Mallard Drake; #15 Prince Edward County 1930’s Bluebill “Weller’s Bay”; #16 Cecil Anger Blackduck; #17 Jack Reeves Canvasback; #18 Doc Smith Bufflehead Drake, stamped ’83; #19 Doc Smith Bufflehead Hen, stamped ’83; #20 Ralph Malpage Canvasback Drake; #21 Cliff Avon Mallard Drake; #22 Ralph Smithers (Dunnville 1878-1937) Hollow Bluebill; #23 Unknown Maker Bluebill Drake; #24 Unknown Maker Bluebill Hen – same maker as #23: #25 Doc Smith Redhead Hen stamped DS 55; #26 Doc Smith  Bluebill, preening position, stamped DS 55; #27 Doc Smith Bluebill, stamped DS 55; #28 Doc Smith Redhead Hen,  stamped DS 55; #29 Doc Smith Bluebill, stamped DS 55; #30 Unknown carver Bluebill, hollow; #31 Bill Simmons Mallard Drake; #32 Bud Frees (Dunnville), Wood Duck, stamped; #33 Unknown carver, Blackduck, with painted eyes; #34 Unknown carver, Blackduck, with painted eyes – same carver as #33; #35 Mason Factory Mallard; #36 Unknown carver Blackduck, hollow carved;

GOLD/JEWELRY: 14K Gold Gents Dress Ring set with diamonds – appraisal 14K Yellow Gold Ladies Dinner Ring set with large amethyst, T. Wt. 15.65 grams – appraisal; 14K Lady’s Dinner Ring set with opals and blue sapphires – appraisal; 18K Gold  Locket/Pendant set with agate, gold weight 20.05 grams; 14K Gold Edwardian Necklace set with seed pearls; Vintage 14K Gold & Sterling marked Calling Card Case by Napier, 1920’s Art Deco design, 1 ¾”x 2 3/8”, monogramed, EXC; Gold Gents Ring set with 1906 gold Sovereign;8K Gold Ladies Ring set with diamonds and amethyst; Victorian Agate Chatelaine:

NATIVE JEWELRY: R. (Ray) M. Begay Hall Marked, Navajo Sterling & Turquoise 5 Piece Suite of Jewelry, EXC;

STERLING/SILVER: Kirk Steiff Sterling Flatware, “Williamsburg Shell” pattern 46 pieces, setting for 8, with 6 serving pieces, as new condition, not monogramed, est. $3,000/4500; Vintage Vesta Silver Art Deco Cigarette Case, hall marked, faced in green Guilloche enamel, 2 ¼”x 3 ¼” EXC; Coin Silver Creamer marked “ (Isaac) Hutton Albany” (Isaac Hutton Albany NY Silversmith b1776-1855) 4 3/8” H; Sterling Set of 12 Tea Spoons hall marked an “Canada Mfg. Co.”; Set of 5 Sterling Table Spoons marked “Pure Coin Track & Rowe”; Sterling Lot (3) Sauce Ladles; Art Nouveau Sterling Candle Sticks, 7”H’;

“ROBERT DYNES” STEREOPTIC COLLECTION:  A Collection of Stereo Optic Machines, Cards and PhotographicaRare 1860’s Walnut, Barrel Form, Stereo Viewer with 50 card carousel and dual integral oil lamp pockets with oil lamps; Victorian Walnut Pedestal Stereo Viewer with internal carousel for 50 cards, labeled “Alex Becker Patent Dec. 13, 1859” ser. # 6237; 1860’s Zograscope, an optical diagonal machine, for viewing stereo cards, mahogany with inlayed details, raise on turned adjustable stand, 28”H; 1870’s Mahogany Rowsell style Graphoscope, 7’x11” case;1870’s Rowsell style Graphoscope with decorative nickel plated mounts; “R & J Beck Achromatic Stereoscopic Viewer in mahogany with brass details, 7”x8” folded case; Sets/Lots of Canadian and Global Stereo View Cards ( Over 1,0000 Stereoview Cards

WATCHES: Waltham 14K Gold US Assay marked pocket watch, serial # 110217; Waltham Crescent Street Pocket/Railroad Watch, GF, 21 jewel, with up and down indicator, serial #20301398; E. Howard Railroad Watch, GF, 21 jewel, serial #1096469; Ball Official Standard, Cleveland, Railroad Watch, GF, 21 jewel, serial #B644519; Illinois “Bunn Special” Railroad Watch, GF, 21 jewel, serial #3357644; Hamilton Railway Special 992B Watch, 21 jewel, serial #413984; Elgin B.W. Raymond Railroad Watch, GF, 21 jewel, serial #31125541; Waltham Vanguard Railroad Watch, Coin Silver, 23 jewel, serial # 12011481; Hamilton 966 Railroad Watch, 19 jewel, serial #1156153; Hampden Dueber Chronometer, No. 555 Railroad Watch, 21 jewel, serial #3696582; Rockford Watch Co. Railroad Watch, GF, 21 jewel, serial #619190;                         “Note – All Watches are excellent, in fine running order, with no monograms”  

BRONZE/DECORATIVES/SCULPTURE: Bronze Mountain Goat on a marble base signed C.M.Russel-16”H; Early 20th C. Champleve Tsubo (Urn), 12”H; Ca. 1900 Cloisonné Vase, marked Japan 12”H;Bronze Figural Group marked Cumberworth -19”H; Bronze figure of Polar Bear on Ice with black marble base signed Milo – 13 ½”H; Bronze Irish Wolfhound, wood base, signed “Veritable” 10”x10”; Early Bronze Bucket with bail handle, Continental European – 7”H; British Brass “Bell” Weights – (5) 4oz-4lbs; Late Victorian Bronze Dinner Gong 15” diameter in mahogany Frame;

 NATIVE INDIAN/ INUIT: RARE – C.1825 Micmac Quill Worked Oval Tray with early geometric tribal designs in vegative dyed quill on birch bark, with French trade seed beads sewn to an outer rim of silk, 9”x13” EXC: Fabulous Navajo Fetish Necklaces in carved ivory and stone; Navajo Weaving (4); C1875 Pair of Miniature Huron Snow Shoes, made in Quebec, tufted red and green wool details and very fine webbing, original paint 8”L; Cradle Board with bead decoration; Talking Earth Pottery Vase marked STS ’91 marked Vase with carved details;

PRIMITIVES: 19th C. British Set (6) of Brass Grocers/Butchers Counter Weights with ring handles and bell form; Waterloo County Butter Stamps (6); Early Brass Cauldron 23” diameter,17”H with iron bail handle;

CLOCKS: French Gilt/Porcelain Figural Clock; 1890’s “Jennings Bros Conn. USA” gilt metal Statue Clock; Arthur Pequegnat Berlin “Pantheon” model Mantle Clock; Ansonia Walnut Parlor Shelf Clock;

MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS: Violin, tiger maple construction, carved lion scroll, bow in wood case; Violin, tiger maple construction, with 2 bows and wood case; Steirishe Accordion/Harmonica, Menges Slovenija –  excellent condition; Rare Pianola “pneumatic machine that plays pianos” operating on the same principle as player pianos fitted in mahogany case;

ONTARIO STONEWARE/EARTHENWARE: “W.H. LAKE DEALERS IN HARDWARE & CROCKERY 608 QUEEN ST. W. TORONTO” stamped 5 gallon Churn with great floral decoration; “WELDING & BELDING BRANTFORD ONT.” stamped 5 Gallon Jug with floral decoration; “JAMES R. BURNS TORONTO” stamped 5 Gallon Jug with great floral decoration, chip to lip; “W.E. WELDING BRANTFORD ONT.” stamped 3 Gallon Open Crock, with floral decoration; “L. WERNER GROCER DUNNVILLE ONT” stamped 2 Gallon Open Crock with floral decoration; Rare – “R. HINTON FORT ERIE ONT.” stamped 3 Gallon Open Crock with floral decoration; “ J.S. HAMILTON & CO. SOLE AGENTS PELEE ISLAND WINE CO. BRANDY DISTILLERS BRANTFORD ONTARIO” STENCIL MARKED 1 Gallon Jug; “FROM D.A. MACDONALD & CO. LANCASTER C.W.” stamped 1 Gallon Jug; “D.A. MACDOALD & CO. ALEXANDRIA C.W.” stamped 1 Gallon Jug; “WARNER & CO. TORONTO” stamped 1 Gallon Ovoid Open Crock; Earthenware King Charles Spaniel dog attributed to “Orth” Niagara Potter, descending from early Rowe/ Rittenhouse Family; Rare – Miniature Earthenware 2 ¼”H Jug with brown floral decoration all over, attributed to “Daniel Jacobi 1850-1905, Waterloo Cty.” descending through Jacobi Family;

FINE PORCELAINS: Wedgwood Basalt Covered Jar with loop bracket handles 81/4”H; Wedgwood Muse Figure on back basalt base, 10 ¾”H; Wedgwood Basalt urn form Vase 7 ¾”H; Wedgwood Basalt Covered Jar suspended by 3 fish supports, lid has dove finial, 5 ½”H; Wedgwood Basalt Scent Bottle 4 ¾”L; Ainsley “Pembroke” pattern Dinner Service for 10; Moorcroft Vase, floral decoration on Yellow Ground; Moorcroft Bulbous Vase, pomegranate decoration, dated 1927, repair to lip;

CRYSTAL/GLASS: Waterford signed Knife Rests, matched set of 12; Waterford Decanter; Rare-Nachtman Crystal Black Rhino Horn Safari Decanter;

FURNITURE: 1850 Niagara Cherry Chest of Drawers 2/4, with ogee bracket foot, ebonized gallery, quarter columns, covelo deck cornice and waist mouldings Early Rittenhouse Family Jordan Ont); Ca.1840 Western Ontario Pine Corner Cupboard with two upper 8 pane doors and 2 lower panel doors, 1 piece, 7’-3”H x 51”W; 1840’s 2 Drawer Lamp Table in walnut with birdseye maple drawer fronts;  Ca.1840 Walnut 2 Drawer Lamp Table; Late 18th C English Oak George IV Hanging Corner Cupboard; Early 20th C. Miniature/Childs Blind Cupboard with pie shelf, in green and red paint; C1830’s Tiger Maple Transitional Desk; Walnut Armchair with “Rittenhouse Family” Crest carved in back panel from Niagara Family Home known as Rittenburg; Western Ontario Pine 5’ Peg Top Harvest Table with 2 drawers; Edwardian Mahogany Partners Desk-41”D; 1850’s Western Ontario Grain Painted Work Table with tapered legs; Butternut Ontario Washstand with side/side drawer arrangement; 1830’s Neoclassical Chest of Drawers in Tiger Maple & Mahogany, ¾ drawer arrangement, with acanthus leaf carved columns with carved paw front feet

PERSIAN RUGS: Semi-Antique Shiraz Persian Carpet 7’x10’; Shiraz Persian Carpet 7’x9’; Persian Runner 30”x10’L; Antique Prayer Rug;

COVERLETS/HOOKED RUGS/QUILTS: Coverlets –  “W & J Noll Petersburg Ont” signed, indigo color, exc; Rugs – Hooked Rug “Persian Design” found in Mahone Bay N.S. 24”x41”; Early 20th C. Hooked Rug with Deco/Geometric Design, found in Niagara, oval 27”X48”; Hooked Table Mat in unusual geometric pattern from Cheticamp, Samuel Fry Vineland Coverlet, indigo, cartouche reads “C. Crowe 1847’; Graf Coverlet Humberstone Ont, 3 colors;

GARDEN/ARCHITECTURAL: Pair of Cast Iron Garden Urns, 17”H, C1900; Leaded Demilune Transom Window; Pair of Leaded Glass Windows; Pair of Cast Iron garden Urn Plynths, 30”H; Lead Lion Face Fountain Spout  – wall mount C 1900; Pair of Iron and Doors with brass deco details;

FOLK ART/PRIMITIVES: Tole Full Bodied Beaver Weather Vane; Early Sheet Iron Running Horse Weather Vane; Early 20th C. Barber Pole, original paint, from Port Dalhousie barbershop; Collection of Willis Paul (Chesterville Ont) signed Folk Art Carvings, ref. “Lyle Elder Folk; Pair of Early 20th C. Ukrainian Candle Sticks, lathe turned, original paint, 15”H, from Saskatchewan; Painted Tug Boat Half Hull, C1920 Niagara;

UPPER CANADA LAND DEEDS (4) Lot #144- George IV Province of Upper Canada Land Deed on Velum with wax crown seal attached, that reads 1823 In the County of Halton to Richard Hall, 100 acres for settlement duty performance as a private to Captain Chisholm’s flank Co. York, signed by Sir Peregrine Maitland; #145 IV Province of Upper Canada Land Deed on velum dated 1822 that reads “to James Howell in Trafalgar Township in the County of Halton 100 acres; #146 – George III Province of Upper Canada Land Deed with wax crown seal attached to John Pettis dated 1803 Township of Grimsby, County of Lincoln, in the District of Niagara, 400 acres signed by Peter Hunter Esquirous Lt. Governor od Upper Canada; #147 George III  Upper Canada Land Deed to Stephen Smith, dated 1801,Township of Ancaster, County of Lincoln, District of Niagara, signed by Peter Hunter Esquirious Lt. Governor of Upper Canada;    Note  – Peter  Hunter (1746-1805) replaced John Graves Simcoe as Lt. Gov.)

ANTIQUARIAN & COLLECTORS BOOKS: Bernie Gates – “Ontario Decoys” Books 1 & 2;

TERMS: Cash, Visa and MasterCard, Debit- Valid I.D. required. Standard 10% Buyers Premium and 13% HST will apply to all purchases. All items to be removed from premises day of auction. Subject to additions and deletions. All items sold as is, where is, with no guarantees, please inspect items carefully before purchasing

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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