ONLINE AUCTION | October. 30 12:00pm - November. 9 12:00pm

BROWN ESTATE ANTIQUE FURNITURE

Buyer's Premium: 

17% (2% discount on cash or debit)

Featuring antique furniture including an extensive selection of figured maple all from the Dr. Maurice and Muriel Brown estate of Wallaceburg, Ontario without additions from other sources.

A sincere effort has been made to catalogue or photograph any major flaws; however, everything is offered "as is" as all of the furniture is antique and viewing is recommended. Upholstered furniture appears to have been professionally re-covered with modern fabrics at considerable cost. Condition reports are also available by telephone or email. Measurements of furniture are typically height by width by depth.

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341

UPPER CANADA LINEN PRESS

Walnut dating from second quarter of the 19th century attributed to Lincoln County - height 2.03m (80in), width 1.32m (52in); chip on side of one foot - see plate 1016 in Pain's "Heritage of Upper

Current Bid: $7100
342

PINE LAMP TABLE

Pine top over hardwood with figured maple drawer facing purchased from Jonny's Antiques, Shakespeare as New Brunswick circa 1880 - height 61.6cm (24 1/4in), width 53.3cm (21in)

Current Bid: $95
343

VICTORIAN PARLOUR ARMCHAIR

Rare "wireback" armchair circa 1880 on turned walnut legs with brass cup casters re-upholstered in costly silk damask

Current Bid: $425
344

FOOTSTOOL

Ottoman on four turned legs upholstered to match preceding armchair

Current Bid: $130
345

FIGURED MAPLE CHEST OF DRAWERS

Early 19th century entirely of figured maple, the fine scrolled base with bracket style feet - height 1.14m (44 3/4in), width 1.1m (43 1/4in), depth 47cm (18 1/2in)

Current Bid: $1800
346

CIRCULAR FOOTSTOOL

"Drum" bird's eye maple stool with needlepoint - height 26cm (10 1/4in), diameter 41.9cm (16 1/2in)

Current Bid: $190
347

COLLECTOR'S LAMP TABLE

Bird's eye maple with two full-width drawers raised on spiral turned legs - height 72.4cm (28 1/2in), width 54.6cm (21 1/2in), depth 48.3cm (19in)

Current Bid: $1000
348

CHEST OF DRAWERS

Mid-19th century cherry with figured maple drawer facings - height 1.03m (40 1/2in), width 1.10m (43 1/2in), depth 51.4cm (20 1/4in)

Current Bid: $410
349

IMPORTANT CORNER CUPBOARD

Early Upper Canada pine corner cabinet, the two upper doors with 26 individual panes - height 2.17m (85 1/2in), width 1.09m (43in) - found with handwritten note that the Browns purchased this from

Current Bid: $850
350

DROP-LEAF TABLE

Knotty pine top and demi-lune drop sides on turned supports - length 1.04m (40 3/4in), width 61cm (24in), height 76.2cm (30in)

Current Bid: $75
351

WING-BACK ARMCHAIR

Raised on turned walnut legs with porcelain casters

Current Bid: $555
352

SIDE OR WORK TABLE

Pine top with apron drawer on plain square tapered legs - height 72.4cm (28 1/2in), width 90.2cm (35 1/2in), depth 52.1cm (20 1/2in)

Current Bid: $150
353

SHERATON SIDE TABLE

Inlaid mahogany purchased from Jonny's Antiques as English circa 1820's from the collection of Countess Elsie Lee Gozzi - height 61.6cm (24 1/4in), width 46.4cm (18 1/4in)

Current Bid: $375
354

PAIR HEADBOARDS

Early 19th century pine with remnants of blue paint, probably originally a circa 1820 rope bed - width 1.23m (4ft)

Current Bid: $43
355

PINE CUPBOARD

Two doors with Bennington pottery style pulls, top enclosed by an angled 3/4 gallery - height 1.7m (67in), width 1.24m (49in)

Current Bid: $560
356

WOOL WINDER

Hardwood and figured maple, width approximately 55.9cm (22in)

Current Bid: $40
357

TIP-TOP CANDLE STAND

Sheraton style in figured maple circa 1830, top measures 56.5 x 48.9cm (22 1/4 x 19 1/4in)

Current Bid: $1600
358

19TH CENTURY WALL MIRROR

Figured maple with black accent - outside measurement 88.9 x 64.8cm (35 x 25 1/2in)

Current Bid: $130
359

WALNUT STOOL

Professionally refinished and seat upholstered with fabric "lovebirds" - height to heart-shaped chair back 90.2cm (35 1/2in)

Current Bid: $50
360

EXCEPTIONAL CHEST OF DRAWERS

Exhibiting Sheraton influence in cherry and figured maple - height 1.23m (48 1/2in), length 1.05m (41 1/4in), depth 43.2cm (17in)

Current Bid: $1700
361

BOSTON ROCKER

Curved spindle back and scrolled plank seat - height 1.02m (40in)

Current Bid: $40
362

DRAFT SCREEN

Two-panel figured maple - height 94cm (37in), overall length 83.8cm (33in)

Current Bid: $90
363

UNIQUE BUREAU DESK

Walnut and figured maple with lift top to interior drawers on four tall legs with porcelain casters, the top two drawers are false - height 1.24m (49in), width 83.8cm (33in), depth 45.7cm (18in); a

Current Bid: $310
364

SET SIX CHAIRS

Mid-19th century figured maple fiddle-back chairs - height 83.8cm (33in)

Current Bid: $325
366

PINE CABINET

Two full width drawers under two half drawers, the top with 3/4 gallery for use as a washstand - circa 1850, length 1.07m (42in)

Current Bid: $285
367

SIDE CHAIR

Figured maple and other hardwoods

Current Bid: $65
368

WALL SHELF

19th century pine tiered wall shelf with lower drawers in one row with porcelain pulls - length 1.22m (48in), height 95.3cm (37 1/2in)

Current Bid: $100
369

WRITING/VANITY DESK

Figured maple with scrolled back board on six square tapered legs - length 94cm (37in) - 'miniature sideboard' the Browns had made to special order to match Lot 391, the maple came from Rochester,

Current Bid: $525
370

CHILD'S BED

"Spool" frame with turned spindles complete with side rails - width between rails 61cm (24in), height of frame 59.7cm (23 1/2in)

Current Bid: $50
371

SCROLLED WALL MIRROR

Chippendale style mahogany with unusual inlaid border and upper oval cartouche with mother-of-pearl - outside measurement 1.13m x 54cm (44 1/2 x 21 1/4in)

Current Bid: $200
372

GATELEG TABLE

Figured maple drop-leaf table on Queen Anne style legs with pad feet - length 86.4cm (34in)

Current Bid: $210
373

OAK ARMCHAIR

Large proportion "bobbin" turned frame on brass cup casters - width 76.2cm (30in), height to top of chair back 1.14m (45in)

Current Bid: $190
374

TRAY TABLE

Butler's style tray with 3/4 gallery and brass side handles on "X" base all of richly grained figured maple - length 80cm (31 1/2in), height 52.1cm (20 1/2in)

Current Bid: $1012
375

PINE COMMODE

Diminutive low pine two-drawer commode with rare raised "diamond" motif ribbed panels on drawer facings raised on bracket feet - length 74.9cm (29 1/2in), height 61.6cm (24 1/4in), depth 43.2cm (17

Current Bid: $230
376

VICTORIAN PARLOUR CHAIR

Rosewood circa 1870 on white porcelain casters

Current Bid: $45
377

DROP-LEAF TABLE

Early 19th century figured maple drop-leaf dining table on turned legs - length 1.22m (48in), closed width 57.2cm (22 1/2in)

Current Bid: $235
378

PRIMITIVE CHAIR

Dating from first quarter 19th century a spindle back kitchen or side chair in oak and other hardwoods

Current Bid: $75
379

WALL DISPLAY SHELF

Pine cornice mounted with glass display shelf - length 1.13m (44 1/2in)

Current Bid: $50
380

MID-19TH CENTURY SIDEBOARD

Richly grained Honduras mahogany showing Empire influence; the angled back board with scrolled crest - length 1.3m (51in), on casters

Current Bid: $650
381

ROCKING ARMCHAIR

"Nursing" style rocker with the entire frame in tiger and bird's eye figured maple

Current Bid: $1200
382

DIMINUTIVE STORAGE CHEST

Stained pine on low bracket feet - length 62.2cm (24 1/2in), height 30.5cm (12in)

Current Bid: $130
383

SHERATON STYLE CHAIR

Figured maple with woven rush seat

Current Bid: $75
384

TIP-TOP TABLE

Queen Anne style in mahogany circa 1790-1820 with 76.2cm (30in) diameter "birdcage" top on tripod base

Current Bid: $320
385

DROP-LEAF TABLE

Figured maple top with demi-lune drop sides on turned legs - length 1.22m (48in), closed width 53.3cm (21in)

Current Bid: $325
386

PINE CHAIR

Scrolled heart-shaped back and plank seat - height 86.4cm (34in)

Current Bid: $68
387

"BUN" FOOTSTOOL

Underneath the original "Baetz Brothers Furniture, Kitchener" paper label dated 1929 - diameter 35.6cm (14in)

Current Bid: $130
388

WALNUT WASHSTAND

3/4 gallery top, side mounted towel holders and two large paneled doors with white porcelain pull - width less handles 91.4cm (36in)

Current Bid: $120
390

SIDE CHAIR

"Gunstock" chair with spindle back and caned seat

Current Bid: $30
391

SHERATON STYLE SIDEBOARD

Crafted entirely of richly grained figured maple on six square tapered legs - length 1.38m (54 1/2in); possibly made by special order by the Browns to match Lot 369

Current Bid: $1600
392

GEORGIAN WALL MIRROR

Walnut with pine backing having upper circular cutout displaying gilt foliage, scrolling flower heads and leaves on the sides and narrow gilt liner - purchased from the James Candler Collection, Sa

Current Bid: $310
393

GEORGIAN STYLE ARMCHAIR

Mahogany with scrolled arm terminals

Current Bid: $115
394

LAMP/WORK TABLE

Mid-19th century flap-side walnut table with burl drawer facings on turned legs - closed width 50.8cm (20in), depth 55.9cm (22in), height 71.8cm (28 1/2in)

Current Bid: $335
395

BENCH SEAT

Figured maple rectangular bench on turned legs with "H" stretcher, the top fitted with blue needlepoint cushion - length 61cm (24in)

Current Bid: $375
396

PAIR WINDSOR STYLE ARMCHAIRS

Curved spindle backs with continuous arms and shaped plank seats - height to top of backs 1.03m (40 1/2in)

Current Bid: $170
397

LAMP TABLE

Cherry with apron drawer on ring-turned supports circa 1850 - width 49.5cm (19 1/2in), height 74.9cm (29 1/2in)

Current Bid: $195
398

PINE WALL SHELF

"Saw tooth" base with cut-out shamrocks - length 79.4cm (31 1/4in)

Current Bid: $115
399

NARROW DROP-LEAF TABLE

"Bird's eye" figured maple on slender square tapered legs - length 1.04m (40 3/4in), closed width 35.6cm (14in)

Current Bid: $800
400

PINE SIDE TABLE

With apron drawer - width 75.6cm (29 3/4in)

Current Bid: $75
401

LAMP TABLE

Cherry with figured maple drawer facings fitted with opalescent glass pulls - height 73cm (28 3/4in), width 47cm (18 1/2in)

Current Bid: $335
402

SUTHERLAND TABLE

Rare diminutive gateleg table in bird's eye maple with brass cup casters - length 61cm (24in), closed width 20.3cm (8in)

Current Bid: $260
403

QUILT/TOWEL RACK

Length 81.3cm (32in)

Current Bid: $65
404

STORAGE CHEST

Figured maple on low bracket style feet, the hinged lid complete with key - length 95.3cm (37 1/2in), height 52.1cm (20 1/2in), depth 46.4cm (18 1/4in); purchased at an estate auction St.

Current Bid: $2200
405

SPINNING WHEEL

Figured maple and other hardwoods - length approximately 86.4cm (34in)

Current Bid: $210
406

LAMP OR SIDE TABLE

Figured maple with apron drawer on ring-turned legs - width 67.3cm (26 1/2in), height 71.1cm (28in), depth 51.4cm (20 1/4in)

Current Bid: $198
407

EARLY SIDE CHAIR

English Regency with original finish and rush seat purchased from "1812 Antiques", Grafton, Ontario

Current Bid: $50
408

CANDLE STAND

Figured maple on tripod base supporting 41.3cm (16 1/4in) diameter tip-top; purchased at an estate sale near Perth (Ottawa), Ontario

Current Bid: $300
409

PARLOUR CHAIR

Mahogany hostess chair on cabriole legs - height 94.6cm (37 1/4in)

Current Bid: $135
410

EARLY PEMBROOKE TABLE

Mahogany dating from the late 18th century, some restoration required - length 70.5cm (27 3/4in), closed width 39.4cm (15 1/2in)

Current Bid: $125
411

HANGING WALL CABINET

Gentlemen's shaving cabinet with two doors and back board with mirror crafted in figured maple, pine and other woods - length 43.2cm (17in)

Current Bid: $210
412

GENTLEMEN'S PARLOUR ARMCHAIR

Rare Victorian "spoon back" carved solid mahogany armchair on cabriole legs with casters

Current Bid: $335
413

RECTANGULAR SIDE TABLE

Walnut with figured maple full-length apron drawer over two open tiers - length 75.6cm (29 3/4in), height 72.4cm (28 1/2in), depth 49.5cm (19 1/2in)

Current Bid: $1300
414

WALL MIRROR

Beveled plate glass in figured maple frame - outside measurement 67.3 x 82.6cm (26 1/2 x 32 1/2in)

Current Bid: $160
415

SIDE OR OCCASIONAL CHAIR

Solid tiger maple frame - height 89.5cm (35 1/4in)

Current Bid: $110
416

PAIR SIDE TABLES

Pair primitive two-tier pine tables - height 69.9cm (27 1/2in)

Current Bid: $314
417

WASHSTAND

Mid-19th century walnut with two large paneled doors, white marble top with shaped 3/4 gallery - length 1.10m (43 1/2in)

Current Bid: $250
418

PAIR PINE MANTEL SHELVES

Length 1.07m (42in), purchased from "Weathervane Antiques"

Current Bid: $145
419

OVAL WALL MIRROR

Gilt frame circa 1890 - outside measurement 64.1 x 49.5cm (25 1/4 x 19 1/2in)

Current Bid: $85
420

DROP-LEAF TABLE

Tiger maple on plain square legs on casters; purchased at an estate sale at DuMouchelles, Detroit - length 1.22m (48in), closed width 44.5cm (17 1/2in)

Current Bid: $1325
421

SET OF FOUR CHAIRS

Late Victorian mahogany spindle-back chairs with slip seats on saber legs

Current Bid: $100
422

DIMINUTIVE SIDE TABLE

Solid bird's eye maple on square tapered legs; acquired at an estate sale at Woodstock, Ontario - top 36.8 x 45.7cm (14 1/2 x 18in), height 67.3cm (26 1/2in)

Current Bid: $510
423

BIRD CAGE TABLE

Mahogany tip-top table on tripod base purchased from Jonny's Antiques as English dating from the late 18th century - top 64.8cm (25 1/2in)

Current Bid: $210
424

PRIMITIVE ROCKER

Pine, elm and other woods with spindle back and new rush seat

Current Bid: $30
425

BACHELOR CHEST

Walnut with three full-width drawers having carved "oak leaf" pulls - length 74.9cm (29 1/2in), height 72.4cm (28 1/2in)

Current Bid: $185
426

PLANT STAND

Mahogany with tapered reeded column on tripod base - height 1.42m (55 3/4in)

Current Bid: $160
427

CIRCULAR LAMP TABLE

Walnut circa 1885 on tripod base - height 73.7cm (29in), top diameter 54.6cm (21 1/2in)

Current Bid: $98
428

IMPORTANT CHEST OF DRAWERS

Sheraton style figured maple chest of five drawers on bracket feet; acquired at an estate sale near Dunnville, Ontario circa 1980 - width 1.19m (47in), height to top of back board 1.33m (52 1/2in),

Current Bid: $1150
429

FOOTSTOOL

Needlepoint on Regency style base - length 54.6cm (21 1/2in), height 43.2cm (17in)

Current Bid: $70
430

ENGLISH WASHSTAND

Carved back board with candle shelves and tile inserts, black marble top over apron drawer and lower shelf - width excluding side towel holders (one requires repair) 76.2cm (30in)

Current Bid: $85
431

RARE "MAMMY'S BENCH"

Spindle-back rocking "mammy's bench" in original finish, purchased on Canada's east coast from "The Weathervane" antique shop who described it as "island made" - length 1.23m (4ft); all complete bu

Current Bid: $300
432

CANDLE STAND

Figured maple on tripod base, top probably at one time tipped - height 67.3cm (26 1/2in)

Current Bid: $130
433

WALL MIRROR

Solid walnut with gilt - outside measurement 76.2 x 63.5cm (30 x 25in)

Current Bid: $30
434

GAMEBOARD TABLE

Gameboard with inlaid top utilizing figured maple and mahogany raised on turned legs with glass ball and metal talon feet - height 41.9cm (16 1/2in)

Current Bid: $300
435

STEP COMMODE

Bedside steps with hinged tops, the lower fitted for chamber use - width 58.4cm (23in), height 77.5cm (30 1/2in)

Current Bid: $260
436

CIRCULAR TABLE

Two-tier arts and craft period table, the slanted supports with heart-shaped cut outs - top diameter 71.1cm (28in), height 74.9cm (29 1/2in)

Current Bid: $100
437

EARLY SIDE CHAIR

Fiddle-back figured maple chair with caned seat

Current Bid: $135
438

LAMP TABLE

Figured maple with two graduated apron drawers; acquired in Rochester, N.Y. - width 50.8cm (20in), height 70.5cm (27 3/4in)

Current Bid: $1500
439

VICTORIAN RECAMIER

Carved oak circa 1890 - length 1.93m (76in)

Current Bid: $120
440

UPPER CANADA PINE CABINET

Made in two sections, base with two doors under full width drawer and upper set back section with two drawers in a row - length 1.07m (42in), height 1.09m (43in)

Current Bid: $525