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Sat., APRIL 7th 2018 at 10:00 A.M
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Rockway Hall, Vineland Ont


Another Fabulous Auction of Rare, Unique and Great items gathered from Thornhill, Oakville, Guelph, Hannon, Toronto, Cambridge, Sarnia and Niagara Collections, Museum and Estates.


PAINTINGS: CANADIAN – W. J. Hopkinson signed, titled “Indian Harbour Nova Scotia 1965” oil on board, 16”x20”w; F. Madill signed (Frederick Cecil Madill) “Rural Fall Landscape, 16”x20”w, oil on board; W. J. Hopkinson signed, titled Winter Snow”78, oil on board, 10”x12”w; Otto Planding signed “Fall Landscape” oil on board, 8”x12”W; Otto Planding signed “Winter Landscape”, oil on board, 9”x12”; Sylvia Kidstan signed “Breslau Silos”, oil on board, 16”x18”w; Robert W. Fisher signed OSA signed, titled “Skylight on the Logs 1976”, 12”x16”w, oil on canvas; L. Bradley signed “Summer Landscape with House” oil on board, 8”x10”w; Halfred Tygeson 1937 signed “The Last Blacksmith‘s House” pastel, 12”x13”w; Halfred Tygeson 1938 signed “Typical Danish Cottage”, pastel, 12”x13”w; T.H. Wilkinson signed “Niagara Falls” watercolor, 8”x16”; J. Greer signed “Farm on Hillside”, oil on canvas, 9”x12”; William St. Thomas Smith signed “Indian Summer” Water Color,10”x14”; Alfred E Mickle ARCA signed “Niagara Lighthouse”, pastel, 9”x12”h; Norbert Collins signed “River Pastoral” 10”x12”, oil on board; L. Bradley signed “Lake Superior Landscape” 38”x44”w, oil on canvas; Barbara Clark Fleming signed, titled “Down by the Pond” oil on board, 20”x24”w; Alan Cunnington signed “Study of Screech Owl” watercolor, 11”x13”h; Walter Franke signed, titled Winter Quebec, oil on canvas, 24”x36”w; Lake Landscape – in the style of “Chief Beaver” 26”x40”w, oil on canvas; Ruben Zellermayer signed Abstract Pen & Ink Figure, 14”x16”h; Saul Williams ’80 signed “Hornet and the Hawk” Ojibwe Woodland School Serigraph, numbered 26/100, 12”x17 ¾”wide; Ruth Harvey signed, titled “At Caspian Cannery B.C.” view of fishing boats, oil on board, 5”x7” wide; Casson (Marilyn) signed Landscape, titled “The Falls at Minden” (Ontario), 16”x20” oil on canvas; Razzeto (Yolanda) signed, titled “At The Harbour” oil on canvas, 24”x30” wide; INTERNATIONAL –  William Skilling (BR.U.S.A. 1862-1964) signed Quarter Horse at Lakeside Scene, with original red/back paint decorated frame, sight size –  36”x47” wide, Excellent Est. $3,500/4500;  J (Joseph) Milne signed R.A. / R.S.A. (BR. Scottish Impressionist 1857-1911) “Working the Fields”, ploughing the fields with horse scene, oil on canvas 27”x42” wide, Est. $3,000/4500, EXC; Topham signed (BR. William Thurston Topham ARCA) titled “Path to the Lake” 12”x16”H, oil on board; Unsigned, Early 20th C, “Driving Cattle Across Creek” scene, oil on board, 24”x35”W; 1902 Cecil Aldin “Hunt Scene” 6 Color Litho Prints, large folio size 16”x42” long; Ferrini (Italy) signed, “Paris Street Scape”, oil on board, 15”x19”tall; English unsigned Early Victorian Portrait, oil on canvas, 27”x36”tall;

STERLING/GOLD/COINS/JEWELRY: Sterling – “Royal Danish” pattern International Sterling Flatware, settings for 12, in total 79 pieces, 2,332 grams/75 troy ounces of silver plus 36 pieces of sterling hollow ware; Birks Ryrie Sterling Flatware Partial Service, 50pcs, 1861 Grams/ 59.83 Troy Ounces total weight; Fabulous Figural “Draft   Horse Hoof” form Oil Lamp of sterling and tortoise shell, hall marked Elkington & Co. London 1927, 4 ¼”tall, 139 grams total weight; Sterling Vinaigrette, with gold gilt interior and chased grill, hall marked Edward Smith 1846 Birmingham; Vintage Card Case, sterling, striped with rose and yellow gold, marked 14K Gold and Sterling, 1 ¾”x2 ½”; Birks Sterling Single Cup Teapot, Creamer and Sugar Bowl Set, 3pcs. 401 grams total weight; Very Decorative Sterling Cane Handle marked Sterling E & Co (Elkington) 85 grams total weight; Sterling Silver Inkwells; Sterling marked 1 Quart Flask 9” tall, 951 Grams total Weight; Set of (4) Sterling Salt & Pepper, weighted; 4” Octagonal Sterling Inkwell; Sterling Inkwell 3” diameter; Coins – 1976 Montreal Silver Coin Proof Set, 28 pieces, in fitted case, 30.35 Troy ounces of silver, estimate $750/850; 1867-1967 Canada Specimen Coin Set with $20 Gold Coin (S343) and Silver Coins, estimate $800/900; Canadian Silver Dollars (20) 1957-1966; Canadian Silver 50 Cent Pieces (34), 1955-1966; 999 Silver Bars (2) each 1000 grains (2.08 Troy Ounces); Jewelry – Fabulous Designer Silver 4 piece Suite set with hand cut AAA turquoise cabochons,  elaborate Necklace, Cuff Bracelet and Earrings, all marked “F.M. Begay Navajo Sterling”, estimate $1,000/2000; Gold Ladies Custom Cocktail Ring set with Gray Pearl and Diamond, size 6 ½, tot wt. 12.9 grams; Gold Ladies Cocktail Ring set with 22 Carat Emerald Cut Aquamarine and opposing diamonds on shoulders, size 5; Ladies 14K Yellow Gold Ring set with Opal, size 6 ½; 10K White Gold Ring set with sapphire and diamonds, 9.5 grams tot. wt, size 8; Gorgeous 14K yellow Gold Brooch/Pendant set with large organic form Malachite Stone;

PERSIAN CARPETS: Persian Carpet 5’x7’; Persian Shiraz Carpet 5’x7’ Persian Mashad Carpet7’x8’; Yalameh Persian Carpet Shiraz 6’x8’; Cashguay Prayer Rug, 30”x47”;

CRYSTAL/GLASS: “Baccarat France” logo, etch signed Paper Weight, 3 ¼” diameter; Waterford Crystal “Curraghmore” pattern (8) Wine Goblets -7 1/8” tall; Waterford Crystal “Curraghmore” pattern (8) Wine Goblets 7 5/8” tall Fabulous Crystal Lobster, unsigned, Studio Glass Vase in iridescent colored design signed Siddy Langley 1992; Murano style Studio Vase with Millefiori faceted decoration, 7” tall,

ONTARIO TEXTILES: Fabulous Folky Vintage Hooked Rug from “Waterloo” Ontario, with house in garden scene centred between hooked text that reads “House by Church RR1 Waterloo”;  Hooked Rug with Farm Scene, “Fisher Family” Stratford Ontario, 28”x42”; Niagara “Crow Family” Coverlet; Early Nova Scotia Hooked Rug; Ontario Jacquard Coverlets;

PERIOD FURNITURE: Transitional Paint Decorated Chest in red with overall tree decoration, 3 dovetailed drawers, horizontal backboards, 2nd quarter 19th C., found in Ontario, attributed to Eastern Ontario Counties; Ca 1820 Niagara (Grimsby) Walnut 2 Drawer Lamp Table with tiger maple banding and maple string inlay, Note – same hand as blanket box pictured Shackleton plate 241; English George lV Figured Mahogany Chest on Chest with carved details, original brass hardware and dressing slide, 73” tall; Primitive Quebec Plank Seat Arm Chair with box stretcher base, retaining much or original red paint, C 1825; Green Painted Document Box from “Fleming Family”, Wellington County, cut nails, 9”x16” long; C 1800 English Oak 3 Drawer Hunt Table with under shelf; Tenon constructed  Pine Stool C 1880,Waterloo Cty in original paint; Early Niagara Rod back Arm Chair in original paint; Huron County Candle Stand in original surface; Niagara one Drawer Lamp Table in old grungy untouched surface; Regency Period Double Pedestal Dining Table; Regency Period Dining Arm & Side Chairs; Early Pine Ontario 1 Door Wash Stand; Unusual 19thC Haldimand County Paint Decorated Table with underside inscribed local Families;

FOLK ART: Folky Gilt Wood Script Sign, “ELITE” 2 piece, 34”x 56” long, found in Niagara; Great Double Sided Hanging Bracket Sign in wood “SCHLITZER” Hardware, found in Wellington County, C 1900, 9”x28” long – Excellent; Pine Folk Carved Deer/Fawn, 30” tall, on terraced base, in original paint C1950’s; Carved Slide Lid Bible Box with carved diamond and fan corners, in 3 colors of paint with “Charles Darwin painted on spine 1 3/8”x3”x5” tall, great color; Carved Figure of a Man wearing a fedora and his hand in his pocket, 6 colors, 7” tall, found in Wellington County; Folk Art 1920’s WWI Bi-Plane Model of DH9 (used by BR. & CDN Forces) with gunner cockpit, made by Guelph WWI Vet from old crate wood, great color and condition,15”x26” wide; Early 20th C. Quebec Crow Carving, signed P.C., retaining some original color, 11” long; Pair Carved Loons by documented carver “Weldon Tracey –Dorset/ Cardiff Ontario”, both life size, one preening with open wings; Donald Marion (Welland) signed 1991 carved “Walleye”, life size, 18” long ,free floating in carved rock bed stream; Prisoner of War carved Walking Stick dated 1918-1919 with helical carved snake and geometric chip carving; Vintage  Crooked Knife with relief carved diamond and heart design; Carved Walking Stick with dog head handle and snake carved shaft; Barber Pole, in original paint, 6’ tall, found in North Bay; “HAND MADE SHOES” Painted Wood Sign, 12”x8’ long, from Guelph Ontario Shop; Pine Checker Board in taupe and black; Cherry & Walnut inlayed Gameboard,19”x24”; Polychrome Carved Boot Makers Sign with script “BOOTS”;

PORCELAINS/POTTERY: Late 19th C Imari Bottle Vase, 8” H; Coronation of Napoleon 1st Figure, 14”h, German Scheibe Alsbach mark; Beswick Lot – 10” Lion, 9” Lioness and 7”Cub; French Majolica Plates (6) with different molded rabbit designs; Moorcroft 10” diameter Coral Hibiscus Floral Bowl; Moorcroft 11” diameter Hibiscus Floral Bowl; Early 20th C Imari Covered Dish – irregular form; Art Nouveau Vase with floral enamel work -16” tall; French Faience Ink Stand, triple wells, with early Gien “three tower mark”; Royal Doulton “Gold Lace” Dinner Service for 8 Plus;

ROYAL DOULTONS: Rare! “King Charles 274 HN2084” 16”H; “The Old King” HN2134; Rare! English Setter with Pheasant HN2529, 11 ¾”L; Rare! English Setter HN1049 Maesydd Mustard 7 ½”hx 12”l;

CLOCKS: English Oak Tall Case Clock with brass face; Royal Geographical Society “World Clock” with gilt frame supporting terrestrial globe, with 24 hour dial, 11” tall, Est. $200/400; Walnut Sessions Advertising Wall Clock, 8 day, time only, 38: tall; C 1910 New Haven Oak Calendar Octagon Wall Clock, eight day, time and strike, 34” tall; Oak Ingraham Gingerbread Shelf/Mantle Clock, 8 day, time & strike with level and thermometer, 24” tall;

BRONZE/DECORATIVES/LIGHTING: Bronze Base Table Lamp with Slag Glass 6 panel shade; Early 20th C Cloisonné Table Lamp with double socket;; Early Opalescent Swirl Hall Fixture; Ron Chapel signed “Dreamer”  Figure in solid cast bronze; Ron Chapel signed “Reverie” Figure in solid cast bronze; Early Bronze Hall Fixture with opalescent swirl shade; Pair of Spelter Seasonal Figures, 9 ½” tall; Cast Bronze Centre Piece with angelic figures and floral design, 19”x19”; Carved Verdite (stone) Bust of Man, 11”x12” tall,40 lbs, signed John Chibowa; Bison Soapstone Carving 8 ¼”H x12” long, signed Sandy Cline;

NAUTICAL/MARINE: Vintage Brass Binnacle Marine Gimbal Sestral Compass with brass hood and oil lamp, made by Kelvin & Hughes, England; Brass Sextant marked “1914 – 1258 London in fitted mahogany box; Brass Surveyors Level marked Stanley SL 347;

PHOTOGRAPHICA: Rare C 1850 Full Plate Ambrotype of Victorian Gent, hand colored, good seals and matt, with full broadside label on reverse – Exc; Rare – Stereoptic “Glass” Views (Lot of 70), all Canadian images, in original paper sleeves; Collection of Cased Dags, including hand colored, double imaged and military cases; Victorian Photo Albums (3 –  full);

ARCHEOLOGICAL & ARCHITECTURAL: Rare! Sumerian Foundation Cone from S.E. Iraq, inscribed with cuneiform text, made of terracotta, dating from 3rd Kingdom of Ur 2141-2121; Cast Iron Cauldron with handle, 24” diameter with fire welded fireplace crane, from 1780’s Niagara home; Cast Iron Victorian Fire Place Mantle; Stained & Leaded Glass Demi Lune Window, 40”wide; Stained and Leaded Glass Transom Window, 34”wide

BEARSKIN RUGS: Polar Bear Rug with open mouth head mount, full claws and lined backing, 7’ long, (Alaska purchase 1981) excellent condition!; Black Bear Rug with open mouth full head mount, with claws and lined backing, 6’ long, 1980 purchase, Excellent!;

ONTARIO STONEWARE/POTTERY: Rare Merchant Mark – “J.S. Hamilton & Co. Mammoth Wine House 91, 93, 95 Dalhousie St. Brantford Ont.” marked 2 Gallon Floral Jug, excellent, no repairs; ½ Gallon Merchant Jug marked ”Steve Downing Port Arthur” excellent; ¼ Gallon Redware Mottled Jug, found in Grimsby Ontario; ¾ Gallon Redware Jar, found in Grimsby, 6 ½” tall; 9” Earthenware Jar  attributed to Brownscombe Pottery; Earthenware Jar in mottled lime green glaze, Western Ontario, 8 ½”tall; Quebec Redware Crock; Early Redware Ovoid 1 Gallon Jar with applied handles;

PRIMITIVES/CAST IRON: Rare – Cast Iron “Highlander” Door Stop, 14”tall, made by Otaco Co. Orillia, Ontario; Cast Iron Cat Door Stop – 9”h; Copper Cauldron, with iron handles, 14” diameter; Beaver Top Hat; Cast Iron St. Bernard Dog Still Bank, 7 ½” long; Cast Iron 24” Cauldron and 33” Fireplace Crane from 1780’s Niagara Home; Pine 3 tier Plant Stand in old paint;

ANTQUARIAN/COLLECTOR BOOKS/DOCUMENTS: Ltd. Edition “Romance of Nature”1989 by Christine Marshall Leather Bound 16”x20” Book, 141/250, fitted in locking cherry wood case; Two Volume Set “The Legacy of West Gwillimbury’ (Simcoe County) in sleeve; English Georgian Period Documents on velum, some with wax seals; A&C Black “Painted” Books (15); Collection of Early Victorian Wax Seals; Early Canadian Photography Books;

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

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