Day 2 Catalogue

Sunday, August 5, 2001
Viewing: 9:00 am Main Sale: 10:15 am

At 9:40 am there will be an auction of approximately 40 hooked mats plus
Eleanor Pew Morris Memorial Rink, Pig Loop Rd. Chester, Nova Scotia
On-site phone number from Thursday, August 2nd - 902-497-1810
Office phone number: 902-423-3226

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1 Lots to appear represent spaces for items not presently catalogued
2 The contents of this listing may differ slightly from the printed catalogue available at the sale
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1 Lot numbers in FINAL PRINTED Catalogue may DIFFER from the online list.
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Lot Description
376 A Barry Brothers advertising board, c1910
377 A straw stuffed dog, c 1930, 12"
378 A closed armchair with turned legs, c 1840
379 A pine knife box, green paint
380 An oak hall table with barley twist legs on large glass ball and talon feet
381 A cow pull toy
382 A mirror in gilt floral frame
383 Two Bennington ware bowls, both with exterior rim designs
384 A Springtime ironstone set, Clemstone Bros.
385 An Alexander Keith chair, c 1880
386 A pair of Mt. Washington glass salts and peppers, the shaker tops as metal hens
387 A satin glass biscuit barrel
388 Two pieces of Bennington ware
389 Three pieces of Bennington ware
390 An Art Nouveau sewing stand with carved side panels, c 1900
391 A T.F. & M.S. pottery china pig, c 1910
392 A Moorcroft three piece tea set with incuse marks,signature
393 A Moorcroft luncheon set in blue
394 A carved indian head inkwell
395 An ebonized and gilt easy chair in the Eastlake taste, c 1875
396 Lot to appear
397 Lot to appear
398 A mahogany hall table with two drawers on carved cabriole legs, shaped shelf and marble top, c 1860
399 A set of four graduated band boxes, c 1880, stenciled peck, 1/2 peck and 1/4 peck, stamped with a Canadian standard seal
400 A mahogany Gothic firebench, c 1890 Photo Photo
401 A dome-top slag glass lamp shade on gold metal base, c 1920
402 A slag glass hexagonal paneled cast metal lamp, c 1920
403 An Alice Hagen slipware small bowl and vase
404 An Alice Hagen glazed pottery nightstick
405 Six Pictou County kitchen chairs in birch, 4 with curly birch plank seats, Nova Scotia c 1850, maker Cunningham, c.f. Pictou County Furniture (A Nova Scotia Museum Publication)
406 A double-sided games board with compartments containing original counters c1890
407 A Nova Scotia one drawer stand in original untouched varnish flame birch with pencil legs, pegs and forged nails,circa 1820
408 A Deichman plaque of an angel, the plaque reads "Cheers"
409 A Weller pottery vase on a branch base
410 A Limbert style oak Arts & Crafts desk Photo Photo
411 An oak Arts & Crafts mirror in frame
412 "The Larch Valley Near Moraine Lake" by Ken Ives, July 1961, oil on board, 25.75" x 21.5"
413 An Alice Hagen painted cream pitcher
414 A pond boat with lead keel, c 1930, on stand
415 An open armchair, probably by John Wade, bamboo style frame, cane seat, c 1840
416 A rare Nova Scotia Windsor stool, original brown paint, bamboo turned flared legs, dished seat, c 1830
417 Lot to appear
418 Two diving gear boxes stenciled "Diving Gear CE Heinke & Co Makers London", c 1910
419 Lot to appear
420 An Arts and Crafts oak hall bench. Provenance: The Cornwallis Inn, Kentville
421 A set of eight pressed back chairs
422 "Pansies", an old Nova Scotian oil painting on a wooden panel, 10.75" x 39", McDonald Estate, Maitland
423 Lot to appear
424 Lot to appear
425 An oak roll top desk
426 Lot to appear
427 An Arts & Crafts coat rack, the circular base quartered to function as an umbrella stand
428 Lot to appear
429 A Tiffany style hanging fixture
430 A pair of Arts & Crafts oak pedestals the corners with turned columns Photo Photo
431 An Arts & Crafts style sterling bowl, Sheffield, 1922, maker R.F.M.
432 A Queen-sized "Tulip" pattern Nova Scotia quilt, with flower applique, all hand-stitched
433 A Regency style day bed
434 Lot to appear
435 An Aesthetic Movement ebonized china cabinet with stylized brass hardware c 1890
436 A Troughton & Simms theodilite c 1890
437 A 19th century brass level
438 An Eckel & Inhof, New York, transit c 1900
439 An Empire games table
440 A mahogany bracket legged table, c 1870
441 "The River in Spring" by Tom Stone, signed, oil on canvas, 12" x 16", unframed
442 Lot to appear
443 A four drawer painted dresser with matching bed and chairs, c.1880
444 An early Pictou County hooked mat floral design 60" by 31", excellent condition Photo Photo
445 A mahogany bracket legged table c 1870
446 An early Pictou County hooked mat star design,excellent condition 52.5" by 35.5" Photo Photo
447 An early Pictou County oriental style hooked mat 51" by 29", excellent condition Photo Photo
448 A Nova Scotia child's cradle with bonnet, c 1840
449 A Nova Scotia two-drawer stand
450 A country D-end pine table, c 1840
451 An early Pictou County hooked runner 11 feet by 26",excellent condition Photo Photo
452 An Eastlake hanging lamp fixture patent date 1871, retaining original bowls and shades
453 The Burpe Family Record c. 1829, int. I.R believed to have been executed by Thomas Macdonald Fredricton New Brunswick Photo Photo
454 An early Pictou County hooked rug 8' 11" by 7' 5", remarkable condition Photo Photo
455 A four drawer Nova Scotia pine chest, c 1840, with glove drawers and a rabbit ear back board
456 Cast and forged iron Rotisserie with brass works, hairy lion paw feet and a spit receiver on a round, cast base in original finish with original clock-works winder, French or American ?, circa 1780.
457 Lot to appear
458 Lot to appear
459 A mahogany open armchair on cabriole leg, shell and floral carved back, c 1860
460 A mahogany Arts & Crafts style cabinet with dentil moulding, c 1900
461 "Chapel by a Lake" by Chandler, signed water color on pape,r 14"x 10":
462 A Bradley & Hubbard banquet lamp, cast spelter and brass, original burgundy finish, c 1890
463 A gentleman's beaver fur coat
464 A clear pressed glass peg lamp with burner, c 1860, P and A mfg. company
465 A tiger maple dropleaf table, c 1840
466 Lot to appear
467 A folk art scooter with original red paint, c 1920
468 A folk art spinning wheel with a spoke wooden rim, bicycle tire wheel, c 1900
469 A carved back lady's chair, c 1850
470 A rose carved back settee
471 Lot to appear
472 A 19th century oil on canvas of Mount Vesuvius, Bay of Naples, 14" x 22"
473 Fishing Boats in the Bay of Naples, Vesuvius, 14" x 22"
474 Bay of Naples, Parthenon with Vesuvius in background, 14" x 22"
475 An architect's table, the oak working surface on a cast iron tripod base, c 1890
476 A Murano glass handkerchief vase with label
477 A Murano glass rabbit on stand, the base with etched signatures
478 A Mary Gregory cranberry glass covered sugar, c 1900
479 A Victorian slate mantle-piece and fireplace enclosure
480 An oval empire dining table, c 1840
481 A decoy
482 A decoy
483 A pair of decoys by Oran Hiltz, Indian Point, c 1935. Originally purchased from family
484 "Mediterranean Fishing Village" a watercolor on paper, 18.5" x 12"
485 A one-drawer Nova Scotia pine stand, c 1840
486 "Houses on a Hill" by Robert Annand, watercolour, 19.5" x 25"
487 A set of four ribbon-back hall chairs, provenance Cornwallis Inn
488 Two ships in a bottle against a diorama town background
489 A Majestic 8-day adjusted large pocket watch in case
490 A Nova Scotia Windsor chair, branded warranted
491 "Yachting off Parrsboro, Cape Split" by Forshaw Day, 8" x 18" Photo Photo
492 "A Racing Yacht" by C. Bell, 1887, oil on board, 8" x 12" Photo Photo
493 A small Oriental prayer carpet
494 A small Oriental prayer carpet
495 A Nova Scotia two-drawer painted stand
496 A sailing ship in a Haig pinch bottle
497 A sailor work guano bottle with sailing ship, c 1890 Photo Photo
498 A White Star Line bone china demi tasse cup, registration number 117214
499 "Sailing Ships Before a Rocky Shore" oil on board, formerly the property of Mr. Mathers, 89 Victoria Rd. measures 9.5" x 12"
500 A brass signal cannon on original brass carriage by C. G. Galbraith & Son New York Photo Photo
501 "Victoria Victrix, 1901", a steel engraving by W.L. Wiley
502 "Shipping in a Busy Channel", a watercolour on paper, initialled bottom right P.E.R., 4.75" x 6.5"
503 Six Dominion Atlantic Railway covered cups & saucers, Royal Victoria Pottery Burslem
504 A set of Canadian Pacific dinnerware from the Corwallis Hotel, Kentville, Nova Scotia; 6 platters, 17 cereal bowls, 5 vegetable bowls; 8 vegetable bowls, 3 cereal bowls, 2 serving bowls, 19 soup bowls, 35 side plates 3 dinner plates, 9 steam covers, covered sugar dish, 27 saucers, 8 demi tasse, 8 asparagus plates 5 graduated platters all with Canadian Pacific Hotel crests on base by Dunn Bennet England
504 A pair of engravings depicting British soldiers departing for and returning from the Indian Mutiny, 30" x 35"
Titled "Eastward Ho! August 1857 and Home Again 1858" by Henry Nelson O' Neil
505 A grape and leaf carved small settee, the arms and skirt with grape carved
506 A pair of Sheffield Plate entree dishes with gadrooned borders, belted crest containing KDG, possibly for King's Gadroon Guards, c 1830
507 A Baxter print of the Duke of Wellington and another of Napoleon (2)
508 Three Baxter prints, including "The Tarantella, A Dance", "The Music of the Shell", and "Watermill"
509 Three Baxter prints, including "The Prince of Wales", "Morning Call", and "V A Museum"
510 Two Baxter prints, one titled "Chimborazo" and "Napoleon III"
511 Five military prints, published 1853, by Ackerman, London
512 A Doug Lafoutun west coast indian carved bear's mask Photo Photo
513 A three-masted ship in a bottle, c 1890
514 A Norie & Wilson sextant, London, c 1840, in original case
515 A 4-drawer birch chest, c 1890
516 A hand-painted Limoges tazza and cake plate
517 A primitive oil on canvas of a sailing ship flying the red ensign in a tramp art chip-carved frame, 29"x 20.75", together with a similar frame, 28" x 21".
518 A miniature brass signal cannon on original cast iron carriage, c 1860
519 A tramp art crown of thorns picture frame
520 An Eastlake settee
521 "Birds" by Benjamin Tetley, two watercolours, dated 1886, 4" x 6 3/8"
522 A large Lord Nelson ware Marina pattern chintz milk pitcher
523 Two photographic portraits of a four-masted ship at sea and being towed, Stars & Stripes painted on side
524 A limited edition book by Walter MacAskill
525 An Arts & Crafts secretary bookcase, c 1890
526 A Nova Scotia washstand with one drawer, as found in condition
527 "Barque Moored on the Evening Tide", signed Goodwin, dated 1875
528 The C.G.S. ship Aranmore, watercolour on paper, 18" x 34"
529 A jam cupboard, c 1880, original paint
530 An oak roll top pedestal desk
531 "Children Gathering Firewood" by Grace Keddy, NSA, 1907-1990, 30" x 24"
532 A crooked knife, the handle in skull form Photo Photo
533 A crooked knife, the handle in the form of a face Photo Photo
534 A crooked knife, the patinated handle chip carved with stars, diamonds and a serrated edge Photo Photo
535 A Victorian Empire style painted pine five-drawer child's chest
536 A pine corner cupboard, c.1860
537 A table top lift top pine desk c 1840
538 A Rookwood Pottery bowl, lidded, Japanese fighting fish incuse marks on base
539 A Rookwood Pottery bowl, incuse marks in Roman Numerals XIII3, 345 on base, 3.75" high
540 An oak dining table and six chairs c 1920
541 "Summer Falls" by Chandler, signed, chalk on paper
542 "Homestead" by Chandler, signed, chalk on paper
543 A Perko mast light
544 A 19th century hanging lamp with domed glass floral painted shade
545 A Windsor armchair purported to be a United Empire chair, c 1780
546 A mezzotint engraving, "His Grace, the Duke of Wellington, 15" x 11",
547 A Lunenburg County folk art birdhouse
548 An early Grenfell Mission mat showing the map of Newfoundland Photo Photo
549 An early Grenfell Mission mat showing a hunter with a husky dog approaching a cabin Photo Photo
550 A Nova Scotia pine demi-lune table, c 1820
551 Four miscellaneous small hooked mats, one with Grenfell Mission label
552 A Grenfell Mission circular mat, floral design, 14" diameter
553 A Grenfell mat, polar bear on ice flow with rising sun, 13.75" x 12.25"
554 A Grenfell mat, three huskies pulling a sled with two Inuit, 32.5" x 21.5", Grenfell Labrador Industries label
555 A pine step-back cupboard with glazed doors, gothic arches & drawer, on a 2-drawer sleigh front base
556 A Pagenault regulator 24-hour dial
557 A Pegenault wall clock in an oak case
558 A pair of Napoleonic era prints including The Death of Nelson
559 A La Belle Alliance steel engraving of Wellington in the aftermath of battle
560 A mahogany dropleaf table, c 1840
* The following is a collection of porcelain military figurines from the Napoleonic wars. Each is signed on the base "CXR" in blue and inscribed with history of each officer. Approx. height of each figurine is 9.5". The gilt bases with French eagles at the corners flanking the individual's name. Photo Photo
561 Lannes
562 Dumouriez
563 Exelmans
564 Bertrand
565 A paymaster's desk with lift-top and recessed brass handle, on stand, c 1840
566 Murat
567 Kellermann
568 Mortier
569 Lepic
570 Ney
571 De Beauharnais
572 Lafayette
573 Napoleon
574 A European pipe with ceramic bowl, painted with Napoleonic figures on the Russian frontier
575 A Yarmouth County mammy windsor bench
576 A Harland & Wolfe shipbuilder plaque
577 Two mottled brown Bennington ware bowls
578 A Bennington ware bowl
579 A large Bennington ware teapot titled "Rebekah at the Well", incuse mark fireproof on the bottom
580 A small Bennington ware teapot titled "Rebekah at the Well"
581 A gentleman's two drawer dressing table with cupboard and lift top mirror
582 A dimpled glass whale oil finger lamp enclosing a tin reservoir, complete with burners, 6.25" Photo Photo
583 A whale oil peg lamp complete with burner, 6"
584 A pair of whale oil lamps, with the fluted fonts on pressed glass reeded base, 10"
585 A sailor's chest, the interior with original hinges, remnants of blue paint, one cutty drawer with a heart shaped baleen handle c 1840
586 A blue cased glass whale oil lamp on marble base, 10"
587 A whale oil finger lamp with pressed harp pattern, 5"
588 A whale oil finger lamp with pressed star and moon pattern, 4"
589 Two faceted whale oil lamps, 9" and 3.5"
590 An English Arts and Crafts carved armchair
591 A large star and moon whale oil lamp
592 Two whale oil lamps, one waffle pattern, the other diamond, 12" and 10.75"
593 A whale oil lamp with chapel window pattern, 10.25"
594 Two pressed glass whale oil lamps, geometric patterns, 11" and 9.25"
595 A hall table with hat rack in folk style
596 A moon and diamond pattern pressed glass whale oil lamp complete with burners, 11" high
597 A peacock feathers pattern colored glass whale oil lamp on marble and brass base, 10" high Photo Photo
598 Two whale oil lamps with petal and fluted bodies, 9.5" high
599 A pressed glass oil lamp, the blue font supported by three twist arms on an amber base, 13"
600 An open armchair, rush seat, turned, possibly Quebec, c.1840
601 Two rare Walter MacAskill sepia-toned photographs titled "Twin Huts" & "A Snug Harbor", 6.5"x 4.75"
602 A Thornton-Pickard British-made box camera in mahogany case, together with canvas carrying bag
603 A whale oil lamp with a star and window pattern, 10"
604 Two whale oil lamps, 8.5" and 8"
605 A model of the Bluenose
606 A clear glass whale oil lamp font on a milk glass base, 12.5"
607 A violet pressed glass whale oil lamp font, chamfered sides, raising to a trumpet petaled border on a milk glass base, 13"
608 A Merganser decoy
609 A Tancook decoy by Levy-Eider
610 A mahogany Arts & Crafts style side board English, c 1880
611 An extremely fine Nova Scotia silk, velvet and cloth crazy quilt, with a plethora of quilters' individual initials, dates 1881, 1891, 1895, etc., a black piano player, musical instruments, various flowers, approx. 5" x 8" in size.
612 "Pathway to Home" by Joe Sleep, a large watercolour on paper, signed, 66" x 24"
613 "Lobster", by Joe Sleep, a watercolour on paper, signed
614 A Nova Scotia windsor chair, branded G. Cole Warranted
615 An oak hoosier cabinet by Sellers, Weldwood Indiana
616 A Smith's astral 8-day bulkhead clock with Greenwich meantime hand
617 An engine telegraph, Chas. Cory & Son
618 A Hortens patent calendar clock Photo Photo
619 A west coast indian basket
620 A pair of carved teak wood armchairs, c 1920
621 A pair of bronze Chinese vases, c 1890, the bodies decorated with hawks perched in flowery trees
622 A large framed oil on canvas by A. L. Bain. Halifax label on back
623 Three Nova Scotia side chairs, signed O'Brien Warranted, Stephen & Son, Walter Coles, c.1860
624 A Mi'Kmaq birch bark circular form box, c 1880
625 A white wicker easy chair with Morris feature, adjustable back
626 A finely-beaded Mi'kMaq wallet, c 1880
627 A quiver of arrows together with a collapsible bow, c 1900
628 A bead-work purse, possibly Mi'kMaq, c 1890
629 A Victorian mahogany bracket legged table
630 A Regency style Edwardian desk
631 "Black Cat With Two Kittens" in a colorful flower bed, oil on board by Maud Lewis, signed Lewis, 16" x 10" Note: This lot is accompanied by a slide of the owner taken with Maud & Everett Lewis the day the painting was bought in 1961 Photo Photo
632 "Oxen in Winter", oil on board by Maud Lewis, signed Maud Lewis, 14" x 11.5", purchased by the owner Photo Photo
of the previous lot one year later
633 "Covered Bridge", oil on board by Maud Lewis, 14" x 12", purchased in early 1960's, together with provenance Photo Photo
634 A sandalwood box, the lid inlaid with swallows and flowers, the frieze as bookends
635 An English Arts and Crafts style love seat, stick and ball design
636 A collection of fishing poles, c 1890
637 A large Nova Scotia dough box
638 A primitive boat-shaped vessel, the base with eight carved diamond shapes, possibly for raising bread at
a lumber camp cookhouse
639 Lot to appear
640 An inlaid Edwardian wardrobe with glazed door and drawer
641 Three Staffordshire dog figurines, c 1930
642 Russell Lynds, a folk art carving of a duck on a nest
643 Russell Lynds, a folk art carving of a fish hitting, and fishing fly
644 Russell Lynds, a folk art carving of a bird catching a fish
645 Russell Lynds, a folk art carving of a bird on a nest
646 A Sessions 8 day clock in an Art Noveau marble and brass mounted case
647 Russell Lynds, a folk art carving of a decoy
648 A gilt and painted folk art staff
649 A carved folk art owl, South Shore, signed
650 A Lawrence chair
651 "Inuit With Fish", signed and titled in syllabics, dated 1968, Inuit stonecut on paper
652 "Celebrating the Catch", signed in syllabics #12 of 30, 1963, Inuit stonecut on paper
653 "Arctic muskrats", signed in syllabics, dated 1964, Inuit stonecut on paper
654 "A Pair of Allegorical Inuit", signed in syllabics, dated 1968, Inuit stonecut on paper
655 "A large Inuit soapstone print", signed in syllabics, dated 1965, Inuit stonecut on paper
656 An Inuit soapstone carving of a dancing bear
657 An Inuit soapstone carving of a hawk swooping on another bird
658 An Inuit soapstone carving of an Inuit in a canoe
659 An Inuit soapstone carving of a hunter with ivory spear
660 An Inuit soapstone carving of a sea lion and walrus on rocky shore
661 A cranberry glass light shade
662 A Windsor side chair, c 1840
663 An African mask in gazelle form
664 A carved mask, 19th century
665 A gilt-decorated Nova Scotia side chair, c 1860
666 "Fishing at Low Tide", a primitive painting on canvas of two men fishing in a harbour with many ships
667 A cast iron footstool
668 Lamp Stand - old over paint over blue on pine, primitive country, circa 1880.
669 Lot to appear
670 A pair of ladder-back rockers, c 1840
671 Lot to appear
672 An open oak show case on base with cupboards c 1890
673 Lot to appear
674 Lot to appear
675 A Windsor style high chair, c 1860
676 A baby carriage, c 1940
677 A Bradley & Hubbard banquet lamp with cast metal base, rose shade
678 A wicker baby carriagec 1900
679 Lot to appear
680 A pair of children's Windsor chairs, c 1830
681 "Horse-drawn Sleigh in Winter", by A.J. Williamson, dated Nov. 16th, 1946
682 Lot to appear
683 Lot to appear
684 A pierced oriental brass base lamp
685 Lot to appear
686 Lot to appear
687 Lot to appear
688 Lot to appear
689 Lot to appear
690 An oak pump organ
691 Lot to appear
692 Lot to appear
693 Lot to appear
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695 Lot to appear
696 Lot to appear
697 An oil on board of two sailing ships in a gilt frame, c 1890
698 Lot to appear
699 Lot to appear
700 Lot to appear
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