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TIMED ONLINE AUCTION – PREVIEW ONLINE – FRIDAY, MAY 21ST
ONLINE BIDDING OPENS – FRIDAY, MAY 28TH
ONLINE BIDDING CLOSES – THURSDAY, JUNE 3RD
SLIDE SHOW PREVIEW BELOW
Auction includes artwork by Mabel Day, Elizabeth Cann, Maud Lewis, Edith Smith, David Blackwood, William Percival Weston, Julius Zarand, Arto Yuzbasiyan, 100 lots of estate & vintage gold, sterling & costume jewellery, branded accessories, sterling silver, Inuit items, oriental rugs (50), etc
MASSIVE YARD SALE – POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
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F.H Varley 12×14.5
Crowther & Brayley Ltd. has been in business now for over 30 years. Below are some of the highlights of those years.
- First auction house in Nova Scotia to sell a work of art for over $100,000, not once, but three times.
- First auction house in Nova Scotia to advertise nationally including the Globe and Mail, the Montreal Gazette, etc.
- First auction house in Nova Scotia to advertise internationally including the Antiques Trade Gazette, London published weekly, Arts & The Antiques Weekly, USA
- Roger Crowther & Bill Brayley appeared as appraisers on the CBC TV produced program The Antiques Roadshow
- Other highlights include top prices
- $27,000 for Dusan Kadlec, Yarmouth Harbour
- $24,000 for Maud Lewis, Digby Pines, 9 x 11”
- $27,000 for Maud Lewis, Oxen Team Ploughing
- Group of Seven – $75,000 – A. J. Casson
- $60,000 – Frederick Horsman Varley
- Russian silver miniature ciborium, c.1760 – $37,000
- Mosque lamp, $8,700
- Irish Bog, oil on canvas by Paul Henry – $70,000
- Tortoiseshell and pewter inlaid European cabinet – $27,500
- “Playing at the Beach” by Jan Zoetelief Tromp, oil on canvas – $85,000
- Serape oriental carpet, 10 x 14” – $12,000
- Fisherman in a Dory by Jack Gray $42,000