antique and fine arts


19 November, 2016 10:00 am

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

Sat., Nov. 19th 2016 at 10:00 a.m.
Preview from 8:30 Day of Sale
2021 Reg. Rd. 69
Rockway Community Hall, Vineland Ont.

Our 15th annual Fall Antique & Fine Art Auction filled with rare, beautiful and historical items from Niagara, Oakville and Toronto collections and Estates. Make a day of it, and enjoy great Wineries (Henry of Pelham, Megalomaniac, Vineland Estates) all located just minutes from the auction hall!

Partial Listing:

PAINTINGS: Frank Brangwyn signed, (Sir Frank William Brangwyn, Anglo Welsh 1867-1956 RA,RWS, RBA) frame labeled “The Three Half Moons and Barbary Pirate”  Marine Battle Scene, 14 ¾”x20 ½”W, oil on board, Ex Collection of “The Fine Art Society Ltd London England”; Johana (Frederic) Scherrewitz signed (Dutch 1868-1951) “Pastoral Sheep and Herder” 10”x 14”W; Herbert W. Wagner signed Miniature Landscape, on masonite, 3”x3 ½”H; James Keirstead signed, labeled “Paudash Lake Bancroft” landscape, oil on board, 13”x20”W; J.M. Scott signed “Cobourg Sea Coast” 8”x12”W, oil on canvas board; Ex Collection of Sir Harry Oaks – M Gianni signed (Maria Ada Gianni 1873-1956, Italian) Italian school “Old Village Street Scene”, water color/gouache 7”x16”H; Ex Collection of Sir Harry Oaks – Noel Harry Lever A.R.C.A. signed, frame labeled “An Indian Street” (English1889-1951 A.R.C.A., R.C.A.), water color, 13”x19”W; Ex Collection Sir Harry Oaks – Noel H. Lever signed, frame labeled “Noel Harry Lever A.R.C.A.” Old English Dockside Village” scene, (English 1889-1951 A.R.C.A., R.C.A.) water color, 10”x 13¾”W; Mary Lampman signed, titled “82 @ Buckhorn Trent River”, River Landscape, oil on board,16”x24”W; Doug Trafford signed, folky style Marine Painting titled on back “S.S. Florence” ship built in 1901, 24”x24” oil on board; Barbara Clark Flemming signed, Colorful Fall Farm Scene, titled on back “A Trip To The Pumpkin Patch”, oil on board, 20”x24”W; Colorful 1940’s Signed, Ruben Gerardi signed (Danish b.1938) “Danish Streetscape”, oil on canvas, 33”x36”W; “Country Road Farm Scene” unsigned, oil on panel, 14”x19”W; Pair of Laurentian Landscapes both signed C.F. Martin, oil on board, 12”x15”H;  A.E.C.’s 1889 Sketch Book, 18 pages of verse and watercolor sketches of his nautical and humorous English coast journey, 5”x8”W; Early Victorian Children’s Group (4) Portrait, oil on canvas, 16”x21”H; P. Lichshire signed English Cottage scene, oil on canvas, 16 1/2” x19 ½” W; E.M.H. signed “The Helmeted Roman Warrior” watercolors (2), 11’x15” & 15”x19”; Deesbury signed “Horse and Carriage on tree lined winter street” scene, oil on canvas 16”x22”W;  F. Madill signed (Canadian – Frederic Cecil Madill 1888-1966) Pastoral Scene, oil on board, Member of the Franklin Charmichael Art Group, 15 ½”x 19 ½”W; Dianne Hooper signed “Dory’s” watercolor, 7 ½”x9 ½”W; J.M. Scot signed “Cobourg Sea Coast” oil on board, 8 ¼”x12”; Roy Vickers ’84 signed NW Coast First Nation Painting titled “Eagles Rainbow”;   

GOLD/JEWELRY/WATCHES: “Patek Phileppe & Co” Classic “Calatrava” model 96 Gents Wrist Watch; 14K Case Accutron Gents Wrist Watch; 14K Gold Man’s Link Bracelet –Tot. Wt. 33.3 grams; 14K Yellow Gold Ladies Solitaire 1 Ct. Diamond Ring; Ladies 14K Yellow Gold & Amethyst Party Ring; Ladies 14K Yellow Gold/Sapphire & Diamond Cluster Ring; 18K Gold Band; 10K Gold Signet Ring;

STERLING/SILVER PLATE: Gorham 1936 “King Edward” Sterling Silver Flatware Set, 12 place settings, 66 pieces in total; Northumbria “Normandy Rose” Sterling Silver Flatware Set – 6 place settings, 46 pieces in total; Georg Jensen 1915 “Acorn” pattern Salad Serving Set, luncheon size, made of horn with sterling handles; Birk’s Sterling Teapot Cream & Sugar Set; American Meriden B Company #366 Figural Napkin Ring with bird and 2 dogs, Ca 1880’s; Art Nouveau Silver Cigarette Case with chased dog design; Silver Plate Tea Service on Tray; Georgian Silver Wine Funnel; 19th C Silver Plate Wax Jack;

MUSICAL BOX: Antique Cylinder Music Box, inlaid rosewood case, 12 airs/tunes, ratchet/clutch drive 8 ¼” cylinder, 39 tooth comb, original English 12 air song sheet, strong main spring; works well and has great tone. Note! This Musical Box has been privately donated with all funds directed to “The Joseph Brant Hospital Fund” Burlington.

CLOCKS: Scottish Oak Long Case Clock, brass face signed “John Robertson Potterow Port Edinburgh” brass 8 day movement, (1783- 1821); Seth Thomas Mahogany Mantle Clock wit Westminster & Wittington Chimes C1890; Ithaca Calendar Clock;

FINE PORCELAINS/POTTERY: Wedgwood Black Jasper Canopic Jar and Cover with terra cotta hieroglyph and zodiac applications – 9 ¼”H; Set of Royal Crown Derby “Elements” Figurines – Air, Fire, Earth and Wind, 7”H, hand painted, signed S. Tivey and V Akers; Black Basalt Jasperware “Mercury” Statue, figure #1974,11½”H; Wedgwood Black Basalt Jasperware Figure “Josiah Wedgwood FRS 1730-1795” marked 1450 72A; Pre 1918  Vase with ruffled base, marked Austria, “Amsterdam” pattern,12”H; Pre 1918 Vase, bottle form, 10 ½”H, base marked – Austria “Amsterdam” pattern;  Amphora C. 1905 “Angel Wing” Vase, decorated with vine and grape applications, marked Amphora 3 58 2, 14 ½”H; C1890 Austrian “Wilhelm Schiller” Vase/Pitcher Form with rare South West Native American design, 5 ¾”H, Figural Monkey Head/Jockey Cap Humidor marked Austria (Carlsbad) 5”H;W.S.& S marked “Wilhelm Schiller & Son” Vase, bulbous form with bracket handles, “Persian” pattern, 4”H; Spode Covered Jar with bracket handles, floral gilt decoration, 12 ½”H; Royal Crown Derby Octagonal Bowl “Imari” pattern 9 ½” octagonal; Spode Vase with bracket handles, floral design, 7 ¾”H;  Cased Set of Royal Crown Derby Salad Forks in “Imari” pattern; Large Spode Platter with classical design, 18”x23”L, 83/250; Spode “Chelsea Bird” China Setting for 12, 80 pcs; Pair of Porcelain Busts of Girl & Boy, both marked T. Charaud Limoges, 16”H; Royal Crown Derby Goblets, set of 6, in “Imari” pattern, marked 8687 XXXVI; Royal Crown Derby “Imari 1128”  pattern, Dinner Service for 6, 48 piece in total; Noritake Decorated Bowl, 8”x9”; 1930’s Art Deco Czech “Toucan” Figural Pitcher, signed Ditmar Urbach Czechoslovakia, 9”H: Spode “Indian Sporting” pattern, Dog Bowl 59/750; Weller Vase; French Campana Urn;

FURNITURE: Rare – Niagara (Lincoln County) 1830-40 Walnut Kitchen/Dining Table having H – stretcher base, 3 side drawers, cleated 2 board top, descending from early Moyer Family, 6’ long, ref. style, Pain plate 851; Rare – Niagara (Lincoln County) Secretary Chest in original/untouched cream color with blue accents and six faux painted tiger maple interior drawers, American Empire influenced case with painted script on backboard “Israel Moyer Painter 1853”;  Early Walnut Niagara Pedestal Candle Stand; 1860’s Western Ontario/Waterloo Pail Bench/Cupboard, with 2 tongue & groove panel doors in original paint; Regency style Mahogany Book Case on Cupboard (2 PC) with astragal glazing to two upper doors; Pine Dry Sink from early Whitby Family; Early Pedestal Candle Stand from Brant County; Diminutive Gate Leg Side Table with Chinoiserie decoration;18th C English Oak Folding Table; 18th C English style Oak Joint Stool;  Western Ontario Blanket Box in original red paint, (ex – Marjory Larmon); Walnut 1840’s Empire Secretary Desk, 2 piece construction; East Coast Lift Top Wash Stand in original decorative paint; Antique Indian Teak Damchiya (Hope) Chest/Console, elaborately carved with figural animals and foliated relief, 40”L; British Colonial Plantation Chair with caned seat; Mid Victorian Camphor Wood Campaign Chest with brass fittings 15”H x 33”L; Georgian Oak Hanging Corner Cupboard with barrel front, Ca 1770-1790; Diminutive Ontario Sideboard in old red paint; Early Dovetailed Blanket Box in original paint; Pine Ontario Rocking Cradle in original paint decoration; 19th C Weavers Ladder Back Arm Chair found in Fonthill ON; Early Primitive Pine Stool in original blue from Eastern Townships QC; Early Ont. Ladder Back Arm Chair in original green paint; 19th C Plank Side  Childs Seat, original paint, Panabaker Family, Hespler ON;  C 1840’s Walnut Tilt Top, Pedestal Table; Arrow Back Rocking Arm Chair from Quebec; Arts & Crafts Mission Oak Child Size Reclining Chair with original upholstery; Wah Stand with dovetailed gallery in putty colored paint; English 17th C style Oak Court Cupboard; 1830’s Walnut 2 Drawer Lamp Table with square tapered legs; Late 19th C Chinese Hardwood Incense Table with marble top and carved details, 33”H; Early 18th C Small English Oak Coffer 33”Wx16”Dx26”H with arcaded and fluted carved details; English Windsor Arm Chair; Western Ontario Dry Sink in ochre grain paint;

CRYSTAL/GLASS: Set of 6 Moser Wine Glasses in “Lady Hamilton” pattern, multi colored, cut to clear, with rare square bases; Waterford Crystal (Colleen pattern) Stemware & Glasses: Pair of Moser Candle Sticks; Tiffany signed Water Pitcher; California Studio Glass Vase signed “Esteban Prieto 1979”, 8”H; Waterford Rose Bowl; Nachtman signed Crystal Bowl with irregular formed rim and shoulder with frosted train of elephants, 7”Hx9”D; Signed Waterford Spice Shaker – 7 ½”H; Silver Overlay Square, Footed Bowl marked “T. Eaton Co. Trophy”; Waterford “Colleen” pattern Stemware & Water Glasses;

ROYAL DOULTONS: Queens of the Realm –Elizabeth 1st HN3099; Mary Countess Howe H 3007, 253/5000; Queen Victoria HN3125, 3895/5000; Mary Queen of Scots HN3142, 2578/5000; Isabella Countess of Sefton HN3010, 708/5000; The Honorable Frances of Duncombe HN3009, 2225/5000; Henry VIII HN3458, 1891/9500; Town Crier HN2119; Falstaff HN2054; 30th Anniversary Of Queen’s Coronation HN2878, 1385/2500; Duchess of York HN3086 #1242; HRH The Prince of Wales HN2833, 1147/1500; Prince William HN5573, 3014/5000; 80th Birthday of The Queen HN2882, 798/1500;

DEICHMANN POTTERY: (Kjeld & Erica Deichmann New Brunswick) Hand painted Covered Tins with their typical designs – 3” diameter (2), 2 3/8” diameter (2) plus 1 lid; Lot of 1962 Ephemera – Christmas Card, Fish design Letter Cards and business card;

NATURE SPECIMENS: Rare  – Large Iridescent Polished Ammonite (Ammolite) Mollusk Fossil, 70 million year old, Alberta find, 12”x15”x4”, weighing 19.5 lbs; Rare Large Form of Natural Honey Baltic Amber with insect and vegetation inclusions, 6”x8”H;

DECORATIVES: Late 19th C. Terrestrial Globe on Stand, by “George F. Cram Co. Indianapolis #4”, sold by “Morval Products Hamilton Ontario” some faults to mapping; Early 20th Century “A. Gianelli “signed Alabaster Bust, 20”H; Ca.1890-1900 Figural Turtle Spittoon, nickel plated iron and pressed steel, with copper liner, 10”x13”L; Ivory Netsuke of Man with Satchel, 1 ½”H; Ivory Netsuke of reclining Man 1 3/8”L; Spelter Figure, signed “Enjoue” by August Moreau 18” H; Art Deco Book Ends; Bronze Book Ends; Vintage Beaded Purses; Patinated Bronze Deco Figure of Woman, 14”H; Antique Girandole Mirror; Pair of Cast Bronze Girandole Mirrors with double candle sockets;

LIGHTING: Moorcroft Hibiscus Vase (12”) Lamp; Moorcroft Pomegranate Vase (12”) Lamp; Moorcroft Clematis Bottle Vase (9”) Lamp; Early Composite Oil Lamp with cased font of blue, white to clear with oyster colored base; Early Composite Oil Lamp with cased glass font of white to cranberry, with milk glass base; Silver Plate Wax Jack; Candelabra Form Table Lamps; Italian Bronze/Porcelain Chandelier, floral trailed column with 5 bronze arms and brackets with porcelain floral pendants, 32” diameter;

PRIMITIVES/ FOLK ART: Miniature Horse Drawn Cutter/Sleigh – 40”L; Late 18th C Flax Wheel found in Hants County Nova Scotia – complete; Early 20th C Double Sided Painted Wood Sign – “Trumpour & Drummond Law Office”, 18”x24”W; African America Painted Wood Figural Lawn Sprinkler, 34”H; 19th C Umbrella Swift from Rattenbury  grain paint;  19th C Tape Loom with brass comb, found near Phillipsburg ON;  C 1840’s Band Loom with rigid heddle, found in Waterloo County; Fully Rigged Model Sail Boat with 2 masts, very detailed, 50”L; Carved Pine Reclining Cat signed “Jim Harkness 1996” 8”Hx17”L; Carved Pine Standing Cat signed “JH’93” (Jim Harkness), 7”Hx14”L; 1940’s Painted Wood  Toy Floor   Train -27”L; Bronze Cylindrical Pastry/Candy Roller, 2 ¼” diameter by 4 ¼”L;

CARVED SHORE BIRDS: Cobb style Long Billed Curlew, signed Warren Townsend 1993; Shore Bird Carvings (2) signed Frank Schmid 1993 &1996; Shorebird Carving signed Warren Townsend 1994 Fergus Ontario; Shorebird Carving signed Warren Townsend 1994;    

STONEWARE/EARTHENWARE: Rare – Earthenware Pair of Cowboy Boots with Spurs, 8”H; “BURNS & CAMPBELL TORONTO” marked 1 Gallon Floral Jug; W. E. WELDING BRANTFORD ONT” marked 3 Gallon Floral decorated Crock; “H SCHULER PARIS ONT” marked 1 Gallon Floral Jug;

PERSIAN CARPETS: Persian Tabriz Medallion Rug 11’-10”x13’-6”; Persian Tabriz, Garden of Eden design with animals 8’x9’; Semi-Antique Balush Turkman Rug 5’x8’; Semi-Antique Hamadan Persian Rug, 4’x7’;

TEXTILES: Rare – Late 19th C Woven Silk Picture titled “At Old Jerome” picturing a horse racing event, done in the style of a Stevengraph, 5 ½”x9”W, VG; Early Variant Log Cabin Quilt; Red & White Jacquard Coverlet with Eagle and Capital Building design VG; Early Blue & White Overshot Coverlet; Rare – Pre 1832 Silk on Silk Crewelwork Floral Panel signed at bottom Mary Gilbert St. John New Brunswick, 15”x16”W, VG; Hooked Mat with rooster design, 27”x28”; “Horse & Coach Scene Hooked Rug, 28”x52”L;

ANTIQUARIAN/COLLECTOR BOOKS: Rare –  “A Book of Satyrs” by Austin O. Spare published 1907, limited edition, No.10 of 300, signed by author EXC; Rare – “Ballads Weird & Wonderful” with 25 drawings by Vernon Hill, limited to 500 copies; “Stories of Indian Gods & Heroes” 1st Edition, 1912 by W D Monro, 16 color illustrations by Evelyn Paul, in soft leather Yapp binding with gilt decoration; “The Bookman” December 1931; Rare – “Baby’s Own Aesop” 1st Edition, by Walter Crane, engraved and printed in color by Edmund Evans EXC; “Christmas Day” by Washington Irving, color illustrations by Cecil Aldin, EXC; “Picturesque Canada” 2 Volumes, Leather Bound, VG; Ca. 1911 Niagara- on- the Lake Town Court, Charges/Conviction/Penalty Log Book;

TERMS: Cash, MasterCard, Visa and Debit, 10% buyer’s premium on all sales

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

St. Catharines     905-937-1751


Our 15th annual Fall Antique & Fine Art Auction filled with rare, beautiful and historical items from Niagara, Oakville and Toronto collections and Estates. Make a day of it, and enjoy great Wineries (Henry of Pelham, Megalomaniac, Vineland Estates) all located just minutes from the auction hall!


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