ONLINE AUCTION | July. 12 12:00pm - July. 22 1:00pm

THE ESTATE OF GEORGE HOLMES

Buyer's Premium: 

17% (2% discount if paying by cash or debit within 7 days) and HST will be added to the purchase price.

Interesting selection of paintings including a large original Klaas Verboom, sterling flatware service, Canadiana, pair Chinese garden lanterns, clocks, furniture and more all from the estate of George Holmes, London, Ontario.  Measurements are approximate.  Imperfections noticed when cataloguing are mentioned, but everything is offered "as is" to settle the estate and personal inspection is advised.

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502

VERBOOM PAINTING

Original mixed media "Untitled: Meadow Landscape", signed and dated (19)70, 43.2 x 64.8cm (17 x 25 1/2in) - Klaas Willem Verboom, born London, Ontario 1948, died 2006

Starting Bid: $100
503

VERBOOM PAINTING

Mixed media "Untitled: Older Woman Introducing a Young Boy to Her Dog", signed, dated (19)78, 26 x 15.2cm (10 1/4 x 6in)

Starting Bid: $100
504

T. M. MARTIN WATERCOLOUR

"Launching a Dory", signed, 12.7 x 36.8cm (5 x 14 1/2in) - Thomas Mower Martin, Canadian, RCA, OSA, 1838-1934

Starting Bid: $50
505

T. MOWER MARTIN WATERCOLOUR

Miniature "Stream in the Rockies", signed, 10.2 x 15.2cm (4 x 6in)

Starting Bid: $10
506

VERBOOM LIMITED EDITION

Colour lithograph numbered 2/125, signed, dated (19)80, 40.6 x 61cm (16 x 24in) - Klaas Willem Verboom, Canadian, 1948-2006

Starting Bid: $50
507

FLETCHER WATERCOLOUR

"Red Graineries", signed, dated (19)86, titled on lower margin, 43.2 x 61cm (17 x 24in) - Mark Fletcher, Canadian

Starting Bid: $50
508

WATERCOLOUR

"Still Life", signature partially hidden 'Harbert', dated 1932, 26.7 x 21.6cm (10 1/2 x 8 1/2in)

Starting Bid: $10
509

NAIVE STYLE PAINTING

Label verso "Nell Donaldson, 1910-1985, 'Polka Dot Bull, 1975-6', oil and graining technique on panel, Collection of Barclay Holmes" - 25.4 x 36.2cm (10 x 14 1/4in)

Starting Bid: $10
510

OIL PAINTING

On panel "Chickens by a Barrel of Apples", signed Nell Donaldson, 19.1 x 24.1cm (7 1/2 x 9 1/2in)

Starting Bid: $10
511

Y. DRENTERS ART

Double-sided sketch pad paper, one side "Sculpture for Expo 1967", verso "Write to sculpture to Ottawa", signed, dated 1967 - Yosef Gertrudis Drenters, OSA, 1930-1983; he won th

Starting Bid: $10
512

Y. DRENTERS PAINTING

Black wash on board "Three Shore Birds", signed, dated 1969 - 15.2 x 29.2cm (6 x 11 1/2in)

Starting Bid: $10
513

E.M. WARREN WATERCOLOUR

"The Flower Seller", signed, 26.7 x 18.4cm (10 1/2 x 7 1/4in) - Emily Mary Bibbens Warren, Canadian, 1869-1956

Starting Bid: $10
514

E.M. WARREN WATERCOLOUR

"Thatched Cottage with Flowers", signed, 21 x 14cm (8 1/4 x 5 1/2in)

Starting Bid: $10
515

E.M. WARREN WATERCOLOUR

"Thatched Cottage on a Summer Day", signed, 26.7 x 16.5cm (10 1/2 x 6 1/2in)

Starting Bid: $10
516

THREE ART PHOTOGRAPHS

"Magic Bus,1991", 19.1 x 29.2cm (7 1/2 x 11 1/2in); "Stop, Sorry, Lot Full", 22.9 x 15.9cm (9 x 6 1/4in); "Military Jet in Black Wasteland", 17.8 x 26.7cm (7 x 10 1/2in) - all framed under glass

Starting Bid: $10
517

BERVOETS MIXED MEDIA

Untitled, signed, dated 1978, 76.2 x 61cm (30 x 24in) - Hendrikus Bervoets, Canadian (London, Ontario)

Starting Bid: $10
518

LIMITED EDITION LITHOGRAPH

"Study of a MG TD", numbered 19/50, signed indistinctly (possibly M. L. Richardson), dated (19)77, presentation inscription by the artist lower margin, 48.3 x 67.3cm (19 x 26 1/2in)

Starting Bid: $10
519

THREE VINTAGE WATERCOLOURS

Canadian school landscapes - 26.7 x 16.5cm (10 1/2 x 6 1/2in), 24.8 x 16.5cm (9 3/4 x 6 1/2in), 9.5 x 25.4cm (3 3/4 x 10in)

Starting Bid: $10
520

VINTAGE MOVIE LOBBY CARD

1951 "Westward The Women", numbered 51/555, 25.4 x 33cm (10 x 13in)

Starting Bid: $5
521

TWO CHIPPENDALE CHAIRS

Carved mahogany 19th century "American Centennial" in Irish Chippendale style with wheel backs having carved eagle heads each side of top on cabriole legs with claw-and-ball feet - side chair and o

Starting Bid: $100
522

MAHOGANY LIBRARY DESK

Carved Chippendale style circa 1820, each side with two apron drawers - top 88.9 x 137cm (35 x 54in), height 78.7cm (31in)

Starting Bid: $100
523

ANTIQUE TIP-TOP TABLE

Circular 61cm (24in) diameter mahogany top on carved column and tripod base in Queen Anne style with acanthus leaf detail and pad feet

Starting Bid: $100
524

"BIRD CAGE" TIP-TOP TABLE

Antique mahogany with 91.4cm (36in) diameter top on tripod base with pad feet

Starting Bid: $100
525

PAIR CANOPY BEDS

American cherry wood single beds complete with side rails and curved full canopies

Starting Bid: $100
526

CAMEL-BACK LOVESEAT

Covered in fine quality bright yellow leather - one arm has a small 1.3cm (1/2in) tear; length 1.83m (6ft)

Starting Bid: $50
527

UPPER CANADA TABLE

Cherry serving or side table with full-length apron drawer on ring-turned legs - length 1.07m (42in)

Starting Bid: $50
528

VINTAGE ARMCHAIR

Lounge or library chair with loose seat cushion and tufted back covered in genuine red leather

Starting Bid: $50
529

ANTIQUE PINE SMALL CHEST

Circa 1840-1860 with 4 drawers and arched back with candle shelf - length 100.3cm (39 1/2in)

Starting Bid: $50
530

VICTORIAN PARLOUR ARMCHAIR

Circa 1880 covered in tufted pink velvet

Starting Bid: $25
531

STORAGE OR BLANKET BOX

Pine dating from first half of the 19th century - length 92.7cm (36 1/2in)

Starting Bid: $10
532

CHILD'S ROCKING CHAIR

Spindle and pressed back, height to top of back 67.9cm (26 3/4in)

Starting Bid: $10
533

LOW OAK DRESSER & MIRROR

Late Victorian with serpentine front of three drawers, large oval swing mirror on graceful curved supports - length 1.02m (40in), height to top of mirror 1.8m (71in)

Starting Bid: $25
534

MAHOGANY BUTLER'S TABLE

Lift-off tray with four hinged sides having cut-out handles on separate base with chamfered legs - length 68.6cm (27in)

Starting Bid: $10
535

FOUR PRIMITIVE CHAIRS

Hardwood spindle-back kitchen chairs, two similar pairs used as a set - back height 81.3cm (32in)

Starting Bid: $10
536

ANTIQUE TABLE

Solid walnut console or serving table - length 1.22m (48in)

Starting Bid: $10
537

VINTAGE TEAK FLOOR LAMP

Height to socket 1.27m (50in)

Starting Bid: $10
538

VINTAGE LOW BENCH

Oak frame made by R. Huber and Company, Toronto - height 40.6cm (16in), length 61cm (24in)

Starting Bid: $10
539

SMALL CEDAR CHEST

Length 81.3cm (32in), height 34.3cm (13 1/2in)

Starting Bid: $10
540

LOW PINE-TOP TABLE

Length 90.2cm (35 1/2in), height 55.9cm (22in)

Starting Bid: $5
541

VICTORIAN PARLOUR ARMCHAIR

Circa 1890 with incised back decoration

Starting Bid: $5
542

ANTIQUE SADDLE BLANKET

122 x 48.3cm (48 x 19in) excluding tassels

Starting Bid: $10
543

PERSIAN HERIZ CARPET

"Picture book" design - 3.1 x 1.63m (10 ft 2in x 5ft 4in)

Starting Bid: $100
544

PERSIAN CARPET

2.74 x 1.88m (9ft x 6 ft 2in)

Starting Bid: $100
545

EARLY KITCHEN OR WORK TABLE

Pine top on tapered turned legs with apron drawer - length 1.22m (4ft)

Starting Bid: $25
546

PAIR ANTIQUE ASIAN GARDEN LANTERNS

Bronze cast in sections now electrified - height 94cm (37in) - at one time one of the pierced shades was damaged and replaced; in the home were found the original shade, an extra replacement shade

Starting Bid: $100
547

CHINESE CELADON VASE

Green crackle glaze with relief decoration of exotic birds in landscape hand-painted in enamels, converted for use as a table lamp - height to socket 45.7cm (18in)

Starting Bid: $10
548

DRESDEN PORCELAIN COMPORT

Few minor chips on flowers but overall in good condition - height 42.5cm (16 3/4in)

Starting Bid: $10
549

PAIR GIRANDOLES

Bohemian overlay crystal fitted with prisms - height 26.7cm (10 1/2in)

Starting Bid: $10
550

PAIR MAMMOTH PORCELAIN VASES

Unmarked circa 1880 attributed to Paris Porcelain; there is a small flake inside one rim - height 44.5cm (17 1/2in)

Starting Bid: $10
551

ENGLISH SWORD

Light cavalry officer's pipeback sword attributed to William IV, the scabbard signed "Prosser" (leather portion of scabbard almost completely gone) - overall length 94.6cm (37 1/4in)

Starting Bid: $10
552

FAR EASTERN SHORT SWORD

Blade with Arabic gold decoration, complete with sheath - overall length 58.4cm (23in)

Starting Bid: $10
553

VINTAGE TOY DUMP TRUCK

Painted metal, grille dented, length 55.9cm (22in)

Starting Bid: $10
554

FOUR TOY CARS

Tin, no maker's name - Benz, Jag, Healey and Porsche - length 14cm (5 1/2in)

Starting Bid: $5
555

METAL TOY TURRET GUN

Signed "B & B Mfg. Co." with spring-loaded firing mechanism and hand-crank adjustment - base diameter 22.9cm (9in)

Starting Bid: $10
556

TOYS, ETC.

American made naval gun 11.4cm (4 1/2in) long, Dinky Toys farming spring tooth toy, 3 others

Starting Bid: $5
557

SET 12 SERVICE PLATES

Porcelain with pink bands and heavy fired gold signed H & C, Bavaria - diameter 27.9cm (11in)

Starting Bid: $10
558

NIPPON DINNER SERVICE

"Bridal Wreath" pattern comprising 12 dinner plates, 9 cups & saucers, 11 soup bowls, 9 nappies, 9 luncheon plates, 8 side plates (one chipped), 2 covered oval entree dishes, gravy boat on atta

Starting Bid: $10
559

FIVE LAMPS

1950's vintage with porcelain body of a curious beagle and pony titled "Explorers" with height to socket 38.1cm (15in), 1970's with plastic "Kodak" shade, glass and brass along with two clear glass

Starting Bid: $5
560

TWO JARDINIERES

One Royal Nippon, other 20.3cm (8in) high antique majolica with hairline check

Starting Bid: $5
561

DUTCH STYLE WALL COCK

Height 66cm (26in)

Starting Bid: $10
562

ANTIQUE WALL CLOCK

"Gingerbread" with key and pendulum

Starting Bid: $10
563

NINE PIECES OF GLASS

two pair of vases (one millefiori is chipped), antique paperweight 8.9cm (3 1/2in) high, cornucopia vase, modern paperweight, 2 blue glass bird ornaments

Starting Bid: $5
564

THREE CHINA FIGURINES

Hummel and two Royal Doultons - height approximately 12.7cm (5in)

Starting Bid: $10
565

SEVEN METAL CURIOS

1939 London bicycle license plate; cast iron plate "Good Cheer Gas Burner"; 19.1cm (7 1/2in) high 'F.B.

Starting Bid: $5
566

THREE CURIOS

Bark and quill covered container, ivory-handled cork screw, 19.1cm (7 1/2in) long powder horn

Starting Bid: $5
567

CURIOS ON TRAY

Wooden figural stopper, Quebec wood carvings, wooden nickels, etc.

Starting Bid: $5
568

CURIOS ON TRAY

Bottle openers, folding pocket knives, "train whistle", odds

Starting Bid: $5
569

PIPES, ETC.

Box old pipes, pipe holders, etc.

Starting Bid: $5
570

ANTIQUE IRON DUMBBELL

Length 21.6cm (8 1/2in)

Starting Bid: $5
571

CONTAINER OF ODDS

Clock, ashtray, tripod, etc.

Starting Bid: $5
572

EPHEMERA

Two booklets "Waterloo" and "Trafalgar", 14 "Look & See" cards including Amelia Earhart; "Bob Heck" and 4 other cards

Starting Bid: $5
573

DIE-CAST MODEL CARS

(2) Burago, Maisto, (5) Solido, (5) others - 13 in total

Starting Bid: $10
574

STERLING SILVER PORRINGER

Diameter not including handle 10.2cm (4in)

Starting Bid: $10
575

STERLING SILVER

15-piece set cutlery, "Prelude" teaspoon, cup - total weight 12.65 troy ounces (excluding the 6 knives)

Starting Bid: $10
576

STERLING CUTLERY SERVICE

74-piece set by International in "Courtship" pattern, total weight excluding knives 73.55 troy ounces - monogrammed

Starting Bid: $100
577

STERLING UTENSILS, ETC.

Georgian period sugar tongs with brightwork, small salt or condiment spoon, teaspoon, sterling-handled bottle opener and carving fork - 5 pieces

Starting Bid: $10
578

SILVERPLATE, ETC.

Twin-handled service tray, antique three-piece tea set, canteen of assorted cutlery, cased carving and knife set, water pitcher, two vanity jars

Starting Bid: $10
579

SET 8 STERLING SILVER CUPS

(4) plain, (3) with 1934 presentation inscriptions from the "Blue Grass Kennel Club", (1) with a 1929 racing presentation inscription - height 8.9cm (3 1/2in), total weight 30.37 troy oun

Starting Bid: $100
580

FIRST EDITION CHARLES DICKENS

Three-volume set "Master Humphrey's Clock" published Chapman and Hall, London, 1840, original half-leather binding

Starting Bid: $50
581

MOTORING BOOK, ETC.

Undated book "How to Drive a Motorcar" together with manufacturer's 1934 plate from the Packard Motor Car Company of Canada and an MG dashboard plate

Starting Bid: $5
582

TWO ANTIQUE BOOKS

1851 "History of the State of California" and 1787 "The Humourist's Magazine, or, Monthly Banquet of Wit, Whim, Mirth, and Fancy" - both show wear

Starting Bid: $10
583

FOUR AFRICA BOOKS

Two-volume 1890 set "In Darkest Africa" by Stanley; 1889 "Stanley in Africa"; 1899 "The Story of South Africa" pub. Guelph, Ontario (spine missing)

Starting Bid: $10
584

ASSORTED BOOKS

1924 U of T yearbook, two-volume set "Forty-One Years in India", 1920 "The Practical Book of Oriental Rugs", 6 others

Starting Bid: $5
585

METAL STEAMER TRUNK

One leather side handle as is - length 86.4cm (34in)

Starting Bid: $5
586

PORCELAIN, ETC.

Box lot with Limoges, pottery, etc.

Starting Bid: $5
587

PORCELAIN, ETC.

Figurines, Japanese ornaments, etc.

Starting Bid: $5
588

TOYS, ETC.

Box of plane models, plastic guitar, travel chess set, etc.

Starting Bid: $5
589

BALANCE OF ESTATE SMALLS

Antique mantel clock in wood case as is, steins, vintage glass wine set, jewel box, glassware, etc. in two boxes

Starting Bid: $5
590

"BICYCLE" ART

Eight assorted works all bicycle related (family operated a bike shop for many years) including originals and prints

Starting Bid: $5
591

BALANCE OF ART

Over 30 works, framed and unframed including originals and prints, WWI era panoramic photograph, antique oak frames, etc.

Starting Bid: $5
592

ANTIQUE WALL MIRROR

Housed in painted gilt frame - 64.8 x 76.2cm (25 1/2 x 30in)

Starting Bid: $5