Auctioneer and Appraisal Services

guitar  auction Halifax Nov Scotia

ONLINE TIMED AUCTION

SEPT 25 – OCT 1ST

Collection of guitars, banjos, ukuleles & drums, amplifiers, 100 paintings, watercolours & prints, collection of militaria

BIDDING OPENS: SEPTEMBER 25TH 8 AM EST
BIDDING CLOSES: OCTOBER 1ST 6 PM EST (7 PM NOVA SCOTIA TIME)
WITH A STAGGERED SOFT CLOSE

Live Preview:
MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS ONLY
Saturday & Sunday, September 26th & 27th
10 am – 5 pm
2354 Rocky Lake Drive, Waverley – Watch for Signs

Due to scheduling conflicts, we’re unable to include works of art & militaria in the live preview.

Next online auction – October 30th including fine art, Inuit carvings & prints, estate diamond & antique jewellery & watches.

Online auction – November including collection of Moorcroft Pottery & Nova Scotia glass, Belleek china, 100 lots of paintings and watercolours.

Accepting consignments for upcoming online auctions – fine art, jewellery, wristwatches, coins, sterling silver, decorative objects.

How to Register to Bid
  • Find the current auction on our website crowther-brayley.com homepage
  • Click on the “View Auction & Bid” button
  • Select “Register to Bid” at centre of black bar at bottom on the same line as “View Catologue” (see image below)
  • Note: The top green bar has a “Login/New Bidder” option. Using this option registers you as a new bidder on HiBid but does not register you to bid at the Crowther & Brayley Chester 2020 Auction.
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If you are unable to bid on line, we are accepting absentee bids which we will execute on your behalf. Contact us – 902-860-0111 or office@crowther-brayley.com

 

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Paul Henry

Paul Henry

F.H Varley 12x14.5

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.

  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.