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Sat., April 13th 2019 at 10:00 A.M.
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Rockway Hall, Vineland Ont. (St. Catharines)

Our annual “Spring Antique & Fine Art Auction” filled with Great Selections from Golden BC, Buffalo NY, Hamilton, Oakville, Toronto, Peterborough, Stratford, Guelph, Bracebridge and Niagara Collections, Estates & Institutions! Located in the Heart of Niagara Wine Country!


CANADIAN PAINTINGS: Joseph Archibald Browne (1862-1948 RCA OCA) signed, “Country Stone Farm House with Geese” 13” x 15”, oil on canvas board; Frederick Henry Brigden (1871-1956) signed, OSA, ARCA, “Winter Landscape” Oil Painting on canvas, 22”x 27”; James Lorimer Keirstead signed Painting, titled “Twilight Ancaster” (Ancaster Mill) 1985 and signed on verso, view of Ancaster Mill, oil on board, 20”x 30”; “Lakeside Landscape” 1930’s, Canadian School, 8”x 8”; Ursula Reese signed “Miniature Landscape” Campbellville Ontario, oil on board, 2 ¾”x 4”;  Barbara Clark Fleming 2007 signed “Naïve Folky Farm Scape” oil on board 20’ x 24”; Edwin C.  Lockey b.1919, signed, titled “Chief Mountain 1945”, oil on board, 14”x16”; Graham Noble Norwell signed “Winter Village Landscape” 12”x15”, watercolor; Graham Noble Norwell signed “Laurentian Winter Landscape”, 13”x 19”, watercolor; Jack Reid CSPWG ’95 signed Winter Landscape, 10”x 14” watercolor; Charles S. Hilder signed “Mayan Ruins” 12” x18”, watercolor; E. L. Stearly signed “Rural Village” 7” x 10”, gouache/watercolor;

INTERNATIONAL PAINTINGS; Late 18th C. Orthodox Icon, oil on wood panel, 19” x 23” – Continental Europe; Late 17th C. Portrait of “Magnus Gabriel De la Gardie (1622-1680) Swedish Statesman and Military Officer, oil on panel, 11” x 14”;  W.G. England (England) 1907 signed, “Marine Painting “oil on canvas, 16”x 20”; English Mid 19th C, Portrait of Lady in Yellow Dress, oil on tin plate, unsigned, 9 ½” x11 ½”; J. Shapland 1865-1929 BR. signed and engraved on frame “Italian Landscape” watercolor,  10”x17”; French and English 19th C Miniature Portraiture; Andreas von Behn 1718 signed (Swedish) “Allegorical Scene” Miniature on porcelain, 3 5/8” x 5 ¼”, VG; A. B. Doughton signed (USA) “Rural View of Village” 12” x 15”,Oil on board; Fabulous Portrait of “Prominent Victorian Lady”, unsigned, 23” x 29”, oil on canvas; Collection of French & English Miniature Portraiture:

PRINTS: ‘Reindeer Face the Snow” Framed Wood Block Print, signed by Campbell Scott, initialed “CS”, 11”x 14”; Campbell Scott signed Etching, titled “Supported Forms” pencil signed – November 1965, 6/7, 23” x 15”;

VINTAGE POSTER: Rare – Vintage 1946 French Poster by Paul Colin “1946 Cannes Film Festival” 44 ¼” x 60 ¼”, excellent condition, estimate $15,000/$40,000;

STERLING:  1939 International Sterling “Royal Danish” pattern, settings for 12, plus serving pieces, 94 pieces, tot. wt. 3,404 grams / 109 troy oz. – not including hollow ware; Danish Georg Jensen Sterling Ladle “21” pattern, C.1916-1920, peapod design, hand hammered, 5 ¼’ long; Danish Sterling Salad Set, marked and designed by Georg Jensen, in “Beaded or Kugel” pattern, C 1916, hand hammered,9” long; Sterling handled Cake Knife marked Carl Poul Pedersen hand made (Danish/Canadian), Montreal) 13 ¼” long, monogrammed;  Br Sterling Set – 1910 Sterling Birmingham  4 Piece Coffee / Tea Service marked  – HA  (Henry Atkins), 1,682 grams total weight; Pair of Sterling 3 Light Candelabra marked “M” Mueck – Cary pattern 567 “Floret”, 10” tall; 1894 Sheffield Sterling Salver resting on 3 claw and ball feet with gadrooned border, hall marked Mappin and Webb, 16 ½” diameter, 1,549 grams total weight; Birks Sterling marked Footed Dish,81/15, 8” dimeter x 2 ½” tall,  tot. wt. 257 grams; Birks Sterling Bowl with cobalt liner, 4 ½” diameter; MRR Sterling .925 marked Footed Bowl, 5” diameter, 159 grams tot. wt.; Birks Sterling marked Sugar Bowl with cobalt liner, silver wt. 82 grams; George II 1740 marked Sterling Pap Boat, 45grams; 1839 Samuel Hayne & Dudley Cater Stuffing Spoon, engraved, 132 grams; WM Rogers Sterling 84 40 Pedestal Bowl, weighted, 6 ¼” diameter x 6” tall; English Sterling Flatware Set 66 pieces, 1993 gram / 64 troy oz. total – not including 16 pieces of hollow ware; 1905 English Sterling  Blue Guilloche 5-pc. Dresser Set marked “Adie Bros”;

ORIENTAL RUGS: Semi Antique Sarouk Carpet, room size – 8’4” x 11’4”, excellent condition and clean; Semi Antique Silk North West Persia Tabriz Prayer Rug, 47”x 61”, in excellent condition; Antique North West Tribal Persian Long Rug, great design, 5’-7”x 14’;

CLOCKS: Arthur Pequegnat Clock Co. Berlin Canada labeled Hall Clock (tall case), “Leader” model in Ars & Crafts style, in fine original condition, with original key and paper label on back board, 75” T – Estimate $1,000/$1,500; Pequegnat “Guelph B” Eight-Day Mantle Clock, Kitchener Canada, full paper label Pequegnat Clock Co. marked original face; White Marble Mantle Clock, with gilt bronze and enamel details, signed F. G. Smith (Detroit); Mahogany Bracket Clock marked “New Haven Clock Co.”  – “Westminster Chimes”, on door “Chime Clock #5, 22” tall;

WATCHES: Rare Canadian late 18th C. Key Wind Fusee Pocket Watch, maker marked “Beny Etter Halifax Nova Scotia 6276”, hunter case and back of watch marked 18K gold, no monograms, complete with paper service records from early Ottawa Jeweler “Henry Pace – Spark Street”. Watch is in excellent overall condition and the mechanism is smooth and working fine; German “Junghans” 17 jewels manual wind “Volkswagen 100,000 kms.” Anniversary Wrist Watch – running fine, VG condition; Ladies 14K White Gold Wrist Watch set with opposing diamonds; Vintage 1960’s “Benrus” Man’s Wrist Watch 10K Gold Filled,39 Jewels, self winding, running fine; Ladies 14K White Gold Bulova Watch, manual wind, set with 2 single cut diamonds, case # 841933, sold with 1990 appraisal;

MCM CANADIAN DESIGNER: Rare – “Campbell Scott” 1960’s designed and built Dining Table with floating walnut top, H stretcher base, and through tenon construction, 36”x72” long; “Campbell Scott” 1960’s designed and built Set of 6  Dining Side Chairs with H stretcher bases and through tenon construction; “Campbell Scott” initialed C 1969 designed Geometric Carpet, 10’x10’-2”, one of a kind, manufactured in England, and sold with original design drawing; French Modernist Designer “Roger Feraud” 1950’s  “Cle de Sol” Coat Rack of colored spheres and steel and matching Hall Stand/Mirror/Cane Rack;

PERIOD FURNITURE: Early Walnut Niagara Peninsula Chest of Drawers (#1 in untouched original surface), original bracket ogee base; 2/3 drawer arrangement, signed and dated1866 in pencil; Niagara Peninsula Chest of Drawers (#2 refinished) with 2/3 drawer arrangement original ogee feet, excellent; “Note! 2 –  Niagara Chests” C. 1840’s Northumberland County (Eastern Ontario) Slat Back Arm Chair with double turnings at arm, attributed to Davidson in Rossmount (ref. plate 185 Pain); Late 19th C Victorian Ladies Rosewood Work Table with hopper slide and 3 drawers, the hinged top is easel backed and acts as writing slope; C.1900 Saskatchewan Hanging Cupboard, with single glazed door, in original yellow & brown paint, 13” wide x 19”high, x10 “ deep; Peg Top Harvest Table, 2 board top, tapered leg,1 dovetailed drawer, original blue and yellow paint, just picked in Ayr Ontario, 5’-3” long x 35” wide, and 21” to skirt; Late 18th C Quebec Stick Side Chair with Windsor style saddle seat and old red paint; C 1840 Ontario Walnut and Maple 2 Drawer, Drop Leaf Lamp Table; Empire Mahogany Secretary Bureau, 2-pc., 45”x 88” x 21” deep; C.1830 Walnut Astragal Glazed Corner Cupboard, 2-pc, 27” x 84”, takes 20” corner; 19th C Set of Mahogany Nesting Tables (4) with boxwood string inlay; C 1800 English Oak Sideboard; English, George IV Hanging Corner Cupboard;

FINE PORCELAIN & POTTERY; Pair of C.1860 French Sevres styled Porcelain Vases, hand painted figural scenes, signed P. Roche, 13” tall – excellent; Royal Crown Derby “Imari 2451” pattern Luncheon Set for 6, with a total of 29 pieces; Royal Albert “Silver Birch” pattern Dinner Service with settings for 10, 47 pieces in total;  Wedgwood marked Majolica Bowl, 7 ½” deep x12 ½” diameter; Selection of Majolica Pottery Pitchers, Chargers and Bowls; Pair of Staffordshire Figural Sheep Spill Pitchers with applied snow glaze; Pottery Stein decorated with Monk Wine Maker, 14 ½” tall, marked “Great Western Pottery, Tiffin Ohio; Molded Weller Vase, 10”H; USA Armorial Bowl, decorated with figures and 13 stars, 10” diameter; Moorcroft – Miniature, 2” tall, signed  hibiscus decoration; Moorcroft 8” Baluster Vase with Pomegranate Decoration; Moorcroft Baluster 6” Vase with hibiscus decoration; Moorcroft Covered Dish;

GLASS/CRYSTAL: Rare Colored Hughes Cornflower Covered Pedestal Dish in Tiffin pink; Steuben marked Footed Crystal Bowl, 8” diameter, 3” tall; Pair of Cranberry Glass Mantle Lustres with enameled details, 11” tall; Waterford Crystal Water Glasses; Pair of Mary Gregory Green Stemmed Glasses, 7” high; MIB “Moser” Gilt Ground Crystal Goblets – set of 6; Rare Figural Milk Glass; Collection of Victorian Art Glass Tumblers in multiple colors and patterns; Rare Animal and Bird Figural Milk Glass; Canadian & USA Pattern Glass Goblets; Fine Cut Glass Table Wares in large scale;

ROYAL DOULTONS: “‘owd William” 2042; “Fourty Winks” 1974; Rachel 2936; Autumn Breezes 1939; Clarissa 2345; Fair Maid 4222; Daydreams 1731; and more!

ASIAN ITEMS: Late 19th C. Chinese Carved White Jade Statue, 8”H; Early 20th C Terra Cotta Vessel, signed, with molded dragon details, 12” diameter; Early Cast Bronze Bowl with molded lions, with zinc bottom,4” deep x 7” diameter;

NATIVE AMERICAN / INUIT:  Early 20th C. North-West Coast “Salish” Berry Basket of red cedar; Early 20th C Interior Salish Coiled Lidded Basket; Late 19th C Block Stamped Ash Splint  Algonkian Basket; Carved Pine Figure of Native American Trapper with bed roll on his shoulder, signed on base” W. Nadjiwon” (Nawash Chief, WWII Vet, Carver, Tobermory Ontario), 19 ½” tall; Carved Pine Figure of Native Trapper with beaver on his back, by “W. Nadjiwon” (1921-2018), Nawash Chief, Tobermory Ontario;

DECORATIVES: Early 20th C. Cast Bronze Horse with Saddle in prancing pose, 17” long; Deco Era Bronze of Fine Dancing Figure,11 ½” tall; Mid 19th C. Marble Carving of Recumbent Lion resting on plinth, 8 ½’ long; Selection of Inkwell and Pen Stands of porcelain, bronze, sterling, press glass, clamp tops, traveling and ground crystal; English Brass Figural Frog and Fly Match Safes with integral strikes, 3 ½” long; Regency Period Mahogany Cellarette with 4 early case bottles; C 1900 Bronze “Lion of Venice” Figure of winged lion, 5” long; Bronzed Figure of “King John” seated on the Throne, signed D. H. Morton; Bronzed Bust of “King Richard”, signed D.H. Morton, 8”H;  C 1900 Pair of French Bronzed Figures signed “Gaite” and “Modestie”, both 11 ½” tall; C 1920’s Mounted Bronze of Diving Figure: Zinc Figure of Early Roman Warrior -16” tall;

MISCELLANEOUS: Vintage Bell & Howell 16 mm, model 70 DL Movie Camera that belonged to Sonny Bono, sold with letter of authenticity from his wife Mary Bono, Member of Congress, California; Victorian Silver Baby Rattle / Whistle;

LIGHTING:  Vintage pair of English Copper and Brass Bracket Hooded Lamps, 12” tall; Elaborate Victorian Bronze Torchiere Gas fixture -17” H;

FOLK ART / NAUTICAL:  Early Ship Chandlery Wood Sign painted with three mast schooner and lettered “P Yost – Chandler”; Fabulous, exceptionally large Late 19th C. Eagle Weather Vane, full bodied copper, measuring 28” tall with a 36” wing span; Late 19th C. Ship Model Half Hull in laminated cherry wood construction, and mounted to back board; Copper Horse & Sulky Weather Vane; 19th C Folk Danish Mangle Board decorated with figural horse and chip carved details; Wood Model Schooner, hand built with plank construction,  double masts, well rigged with plenty of detail, 31” high and 36“ long; Folky Carved Polychrome Pine Erotic Wall Panel, with nudity and fish, titled on back “Everything in One” and signed “Mark Robichaud” Nova Scotia; Folk Carving of Whaling Hunting Scene , painted pine and tin, 38” long; Bronze & Mahogany ships Wheel; Folky Carved Wagon Sign, 8” x 32” long; carved, polychrome, Continental European;

PRIMITIVES:  Early Slant Lid Wall Box in original putty color paint with  dovetailed construction, (Ex. Collection of Stuart Munro); Antique Tiger Maple Wall Box; Birds-eye Maple Hanging Wall Box with scrolled design back; Collection of Antique Butter Prints in Swan, Wheatsheaf, Anchor, Crown, Shell, Scottish Thistle designs; Early Quebec Sugar Mold with carved Gothic Window, Reliquary, Heart, Spade, Stars, 34” Tall x 3 1/3” wide; Early Quebec Sugar Mold with carved Beaver & Crucifix design 6” x 18 ¾”; Early Copper Wares; Tiger Maple Treen; Early Ontario Pine Stool  in old paint, with through tenon construction; Early Ontario Earthenware Jug;

TEXTILES:  Georgian Period Silk Needlework Picture in oval frame dated 1728, (from early Nelles Family, Grimsby Ontario; Collection of Ontario and Nova Scotia Hooked Rugs -10 (Collection of Dr. Roger Short, Guelph); Framed alphabet Sampler signed and dated “Maria Hudson January13th 1836”; C 1929 Floral Applique Quilts (2);

DOLLS: Victorian era German Bisque Shoulder and Head Doll, marked 1000×6, cloth body, leather feet and arms, detailed clothing, excellent condition, 17” tall;1920’s Natural Wicker Doll Pram – Exc.; Victorian Baby Rattle / Whistle;

GARDEN & ARCHITECTURAL ELEMENTS:  Pair of C.1900 Cast Iron 5-piece Garden Urns; Pair of 24” Campana Garden Urns; 24” x 48” Elliptical  Cast Iron Window Grill with great “heart design” ; 19th C. Cast Iron Boot Scraper marked “A.W. Guelph”; Pair of Cast Stone Recumbent Lions; Cast Stone Turtle 15” L; 1940’s Wrought Iron Garden Table and 6 Chairs; Vintage Cast Iron Garden Rabbit; Vintage Horse Head Hitching Post; Folky Carved Window Lintel with dentil block and sun flower demilune entablature;

ANTIQUARIAN BOOKS/PAPER & DOCUMENTS: Books – “Prayers” by Robert Louis Stevenson, illuminated by Alberto Sangorski, gilt stamped hard cover, calligraphy hand written, beautifully illustrated – VG; “History of Niagara” by Janet Carnochan, illustrated hardcover, dated 1914 – EXC; Late 18th C Books “History of France” (3 Volumes)  by John Adolphus, printed by C and G Kearsley 46 Fleet Street (?1791), bound in half calf over marbled boards, spines gilt in compartments with Morocco lettering Note – signed Ex “Samuel Nelles” Library, Grimsby; Documents – Upper Canada Land Deed; Early Georgian Period Documents;

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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


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