Auctioneer and Appraisal Services

ANNUAL CHESTER ONLINE AUCTION

PREVIEW ONLINE – FRIDAY, JULY 26TH

BIDDING OPENS – FRIDAY, AUGUST 2ND

BIDDING CLOSES – THURSDAY, AUGUST 8TH

 

Paintings, prints and watercolours including works by Maurice Cullen, Dusan Kadlec, Bruno Coté, Anthony Law, René Hébert, John Cook, Pegi Nicol MacLeod, Arthur Lloy Hal Ross Perrigard, Jack Humphrey, William Yorke, etc. Estate jewellery, 18k, 14k & 10k gold including chains, rings, pendants, watches, 50 lots in all.

Oriental carpets, rugs, runners, Lorenzen mushrooms, Royal Crown Derby porcelain, Waterford & Nova Scotia crystal, sterling silver including George III waiter, Wm. IV coffee pot, sterling flatware sets, candlesticks, Tiffany vase.

Antique & vintage perfume bottles, good campaign chest, c.1835, antique modern & vintage furniture, Lorenzen, Deichmann & Nita des Barres pottery

Chester Auction 2024

Robert Genn

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Paul Henry

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Crowther & Brayley Ltd. has been in business now for over 30 years. Below are some of the highlights of those years.

 

  1. First auction house in Nova Scotia to sell a work of art for over $100,000, not once, but three times.
  2. First auction house in Nova Scotia to advertise nationally including the Globe and Mail, the Montreal Gazette, etc.
  3. First auction house in Nova Scotia to advertise internationally including the Antiques Trade Gazette, London published weekly, Arts & The Antiques Weekly, USA
  4. Roger Crowther & Bill Brayley appeared as appraisers on the CBC TV produced program The Antiques Roadshow
  5. 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

Crowther & Brayley Ltd. has been offering auction and appraisal services in Halifax, Nova Scotia since 1989. Specializing in fine art antiques and collectibles.