Auctioneer and Appraisal Services

ONLINE AUCTION PREVIEW NOW ON

How to Register to Bid

First you need a HiBid account, then you can register for Crowther & Brayley’s auction. Steps are below:

    1. Click on View Auction link
    2. Click on Login/New Bidder
    3. Create a HiBid account OR
    4. If you already have a HiBid account, then you can click on the black bar at the bottom of the screen where it says “Register to Bid”
    5. Enter a payment method making sure that the address you enter is the same as that on the statement of the credit card that you’re using
    6. Read the terms and conditions and check the agree box
    7. Submit the registration 8. You will get a notice on the screen confirming your registration

 

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

 

Crowther and Brayley Chester Auction 2022

TIMED ONLINE AUCTION


FRIDAY, AUGUST 12 – ONLINE BIDDING OPENS – 8 AM ET

THURSDAY, AUGUST 18 – STAGGERED SOFT CLOSE BEGINS – 6 PM (7 PM NS AST)

Auction includes artwork by Richard E. Bishop, Edith Smith, Anthony Law, Arthur Lloy, deGarthe and various English & European artists, etc. Period furniture, jewellery, sterling silver, Inuit items, marine items, Moorcroft, decorative items, 1st editions, oriental rugs

 

PICKING UP YOUR ITEMS

Pickup Times:

 

9:30 – 3:30 pm – Saturday, August 20th

9:30 – 3:30 pm – Sunday, August 21st

OR

At another time by arrangement. Contact Crowther & Brayley Ltd. for pick-up address.

PLEASE CALL AHEAD TO INDICATE WHAT TIME YOU PLAN TO COME SO THAT WE MAY HAVE YOUR ITEM OR ITEMS READY. FOR FURNITURE OR RUGS, PLEASE GIVE ONE DAY’S ADVANCE NOTICE FOR COLLECTION

THANK YOU FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION

We offer complimentary delivery of smaller items in Halifax, Dartmouth & Bedford. Complimentary delivery is not applicable to furniture or large rugs but reasonably priced trucking can be arranged.

PACKING & SHIPPING AVAILABLE BY ARRANGEMENT – CALL OR EMAIL: office@crowther-brayley.com

Efficient shipping within Nova Scotia is available through SURE COURIER

How to Register to Bid

First you need a HiBid account, then you can register for Crowther & Brayley’s auction. Steps are below:

    1. Click on View Auction link
    2. Click on Login/New Bidder
    3. Create a HiBid account OR
    4. If you already have a HiBid account, then you can click on the black bar at the bottom of the screen where it says “Register to Bid”
    5. Enter a payment method making sure that the address you enter is the same as that on the statement of the credit card that you’re using
    6. Read the terms and conditions and check the agree box
    7. Submit the registration 8. You will get a notice on the screen confirming your registration

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

 

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.