ONLINE AUCTION | July. 26 12:00pm - August. 6 1:00pm

OBJETS D'ART & DESIGN

Buyer's Premium: 

22% (2% discount for payments by cash or debit only - no discount for credit card or e-Transfer payments)

An interesting selection from a local collector including several Inuit sculptures (soapstone, whalebone, horn) and Indigenous wood carvings, Moorcroft pottery, Tag Heuer and Zenith wristwatches, ancient pottery, jewellery including signed Sherman, Swarovski and Royal Doulton figurines, artwork, books and many other curios.

A sincere effort has been made to catalogue or photograph any major flaws; however, everything must be offered "as is".  Viewing in person is strongly recommended and condition reports for any lot in this auction are available by telephone or email.  

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4841

INUIT CARVING

A large figural group sculpture made of bone and horn depicting two hunters holding spears, kayak and paddle, signed to the base for Romeo Emarik, dated 1981 and also signed with syllabics - overal

Starting Bid: $10
4842

MOORCROFT VASE

Signed Moorcroft pottery vase in the clematis pattern, height 15.2cm (6in)

Starting Bid: $10
4843

ANCIENT POTTERY FIGURE

Early pre-Columbian pottery sculpture of a sitting stylized deity, probably used for ceremonial purposes, height 19.1cm (7 1/2in), old repairs noted; from a UWO professor's estate collection

Starting Bid: $10
4844

LARGE INUIT SOAPSTONE SCULPTURE

Signed to the base in syllabics and with disc number E-9361, a large Inuit figural grouping on approximately 38.1 x 25.4cm (15 x 10in) soapstone base with two standing hunters, bear, dog, seal, sle

Starting Bid: $10
4845

ROYAL DOULTON "THE MAYOR"

HN 2280, height 21.6cm (8 1/2in) - issued 1963-1971

Starting Bid: $10
4846

VINTAGE CARVED TOTEM POLE

Signed to the base, overall height 25.4cm (10in)

Starting Bid: $10
4847

PAIR ANTIQUE STAFFORDSHIRE DOGS

Pair large white King Charles Spaniel Staffordshire dogs, each measuring 31.8cm (12 1/2in) high - overall good condition, some minor wear and crazing noted

Starting Bid: $10
4848

INTERESTING SCULPTURE

A large pair of hands carved from a single piece of wood, height 20.3cm (8in), width approximately 55.9cm (22in) - unsigned, in a very unusual design which could be used as a display holder, or for

Starting Bid: $10
4849

COLLECTOR'S GLASS

Including a signed Daum glass vase measuring 27.9cm (11in) high, Murano-style glass clown (small chip under shoe) and an early Morgan's green glass beer bottle

Starting Bid: $10
4850

TURQUOISE & SILVER RING

Vintage Navajo turquoise and silver squash blossom ring, size 6

Starting Bid: $10
4851

INDIGENOUS CARVING

Eagle carving signed to the reverse "Wildman, Kingcome Inlet, B.C., Kwakiutl", height 26.7cm (10 1/2in)

Starting Bid: $10
4852

TAG HEUER WRISTWATCH

A genuine women's Tag Heuer wristwatch with case and instruction manual, originally purchased at Birks, Sherway Gardens, Toronto in 1996; model WD 1421, serial number G95883

Starting Bid: $10
4853

MOORCROFT VASE

Iris and wildflower patterned Moorcroft pottery vase, height 12.7cm (5in)

Starting Bid: $10
4854

J. RUHL CABINET FIGURINE

Signed gilded spelter figurine of a standing boy wearing hat, affixed to base - height 13.3cm (5 1/4in)

Starting Bid: $10
4855

ART DECO CAMERA

Argus I.R.C. 4.5 Anastigmat pre-war art deco camera

Starting Bid: $10
4856

PAIR BRASS & ENAMEL CANDLESTICKS

Ornate designs with "Sphinx" bases, height for each 21cm (8 1/4in)

Starting Bid: $10
4857

CARVED WOOD TANKARD

A vintage wood tankard in highly unusual design with acorn lid, leaves and grapes carved in relief; height 20.3cm (8in)

Starting Bid: $10
4858

INUIT STONE CARVING

In the form of a sitting hunter with bird in between legs and holding a carved wood tool, signed with disc number E9-1508; height 15.2cm (6in)

Starting Bid: $10
4859

ATOMIC DESIGN DECANTER

Vintage amber glass globe decanter in a unique design manufactured circa 1960, the spicket is brass and turns to dispense the beverage, wine cork added, height 29.2cm (11 1/2in); please note this h

Starting Bid: $10
4860

MOSESEE KEEUAJUK STONE CARVING

Inuit stone carving in the form of a walrus with ivory tusks, length 22.9cm (9in), display base included - Mosesee Keeuajuk (also spelt Qiyuakyuk), Canadian Inuit, born 1933

Starting Bid: $10
4861

TWO CLOISONNE VASES

Antique examples with minor condition flaws noted, heights 15.2cm and 21.6cm (6in and 8 1/2in)

Starting Bid: $10
4862

SWAROVSKI FIGURINE

"Bird Bath" Swarovski figurine with original box, 6.4cm (2 1/2in) high

Starting Bid: $10
4863

ZENITH WRISTWATCH

Circa 1970's Zenith Defy quartz wristwatch, offered "as is"

Starting Bid: $10
4864

MOORCROFT POTTERY

Moorcroft pottery "Spade" and "Diamond" shaped dishes, each approximately 11.4 x 14cm (4 1/2 x 5 1/2in)

Starting Bid: $10
4865

INUIT STONE FIGURE GROUP

A carved soapstone kneeling hunter holding a bone knife (made in the Belcher Islands region, Nunavut)) and stone bear (unsigned), with display base - overall height 17.8cm (7in), width of base 22.9

Starting Bid: $10
4866

ROYAL DOULTON PLATE AND CHARACTER JUG

A rare Royal Doulton gondaliers series plate, diameter 26cm (10 1/4in) and character jug "Gondalier", D6592

Starting Bid: $10
4867

TWO INDIGENOUS CURIOS

Including a 30.5 x 15.2cm (12 x 6in) cribbage board and Clarence R. Wells wood storage container with lid

Starting Bid: $10
4868

WHALEBONE CARVING

A large carved example with two carved polar bears on 45.7cm (18in) long base

Starting Bid: $10
4869

E.T. THE EXTRATERRESTRIAL

A glazed pottery and possibly one-of-a-kind sculpture of the famous extraterrestrial, height 30.5cm (12in)

Starting Bid: $10
4870

MINIATURE MOSAIC

Original pietra dura stone marquetry artwork depicting a red-roof house in landscape, displayed in a 15.2 x 11.4cm (6 x 4 1/2in) shadowbox frame

Starting Bid: $10
4871

TRENTON ART POTTERY VASE

Blue glazed "Tac" pottery vase made by The Trenton Potteries Co. of New Jersey, height 19.1cm (7 1/2in)

Starting Bid: $10
4872

TWO MCM TABLE LAMPS

Glazed pottery table lamps measuring 53.3cm and 63.5cm (21in and 25in) to top of finials - possibly made by Maurice Chalvignac of Montreal

Starting Bid: $10
4873

SHIP'S WHEEL

A substantial wood ship's wheel with centre brass fitting, diameter 91.4cm (36in)

Starting Bid: $10
4874

PAIR MUSICIAN FIGURINES

Pair of abstract musicians made by the Broan Bronze Craft Collection, height for each 21.6cm (8 1/2in)

Starting Bid: $10
4875

CLOISONNE GINGER JAR

Quality antique cloisonne ginger jar with floral motif on a blue ground, height 15.2cm (6in)

Starting Bid: $10
4876

INUIT STONE CARVING

Signed for "Blackwell" and dated 2001, a unique 15.2 x 31.8cm (6 x 12 1/2in) soapstone carving with fisherman in kayak

Starting Bid: $10
4877

ART DECO ASHTRAY

Ornate chrome and onyx ashtray with black glass insert, height 71.1cm (28in)

Starting Bid: $10
4878

VINTAGE POTTERY MASK

Attributed to Mexico in hand-painted design, 22.9 x 16.5cm (9 x 6 1/2in)

Starting Bid: $10
4879

RARE 1936 BOOSTER PLATE

"Golden Jubilee Vancouver Canada July-Sept" booster license plate, 11.8 x 29.2cm (4 5/8 x 11 1/2in)

Starting Bid: $10
4880

JIMMY JACOBSON SCULPTURE

Carved from horn in the form of two loons on base, vintage handwritten labels affixed identifying the artist as Jimmy Jacobson (1925-1996), Tuktoyaktuk N.W.T., 1983 - height 22.9cm (9in)

Starting Bid: $10
4881

PETER GOUGH CERAMIC PLAQUE

Decorative glazed ceramic plaque signed lower right A.P. Gough (for Newfoundland artist Peter Gough), frame size 24.1 x 34.3cm (9 1/2 x 13 1/2in)

Starting Bid: $10
4882

ANTIQUE TOBACCO COLLECTIBLES

Including two circa 1920/1930 portable folding Gillette cigar knives, bakelite cigarette holder with two amber bakelite mouthpieces

Starting Bid: $10
4883

ANTIQUE CLOISONNE

Two pieces antique cloisonne including small covered jar and 18.4cm (7 1/4in) high vase

Starting Bid: $10
4884

LARGE BRASS CANDELABRUM

Impressive and large scale three-light brass candelabrum, height 71.8cm (28 1/4in), width approximately 55.9cm (22in)

Starting Bid: $10
4885

TULLY FILMUS ORIGINAL INK SKETCH

"To Adrianne, Tully Filmus, 1972", an original ink sketch by the famed American illustrator (1903-1998); the owner believes this was a portrait of Dr.

Starting Bid: $10
4886

INUIT STONE CARVING

A black soapstone carving in the form of a seal, signed "Alex P." and dated (19)75 to the base, length 16.5cm (6 1/2in)

Starting Bid: $10
4887

ARMADILLO BOWL

A unique and large pottery serving bowl in the form of an armadillo, height 14cm (5 1/2in), width 35.6cm (14in)

Starting Bid: $10
4888

PIANO MUSIC BOX

Vintage Thorens piano music box in working order with bakelite top and gold-plated/brass base, height 9.5cm (3 3/4in), width 12.7cm (5in), depth 20.3cm (8in)

Starting Bid: $10
4889

HAND-BLOWN ART GLASS VASE

A large fluted vase measuring 33.7cm (13 1/4in) high - unsigned

Starting Bid: $10
4890

ENGLISH STRAIGHT RAZOR

Nice vintage example from Stevens and Son, England in original case

Starting Bid: $10
4891

FOUR BOOKS

"The Lucy Maud Montgomery Album" and "She - Kate Spade, New York" hardcover books; together with "About Face - John Reeves" and historical Canadian "Farm Weeds Il

Starting Bid: $10
4892

PAIR FIREPLACE CANDLEHOLDERS

Metal backlight candle holders on four splayed legs, height for each 50.8cm (20in)

Starting Bid: $10
4893

LARGE WOOD CARVING

Attributed to Quebec in the form of a man on dogsled, overall length 88.9cm (35in) - appears unsigned

Starting Bid: $10
4894

ART DECO ILLUSTRATION

Brightly hand-coloured art deco illustration print signed with initials lower right "J.L.S.", sight 13.3cm (5 1/4in) square - some staining to lower matting not affecting the image

Starting Bid: $10
4895

ANCIENT EGYPTIAN STYLE SCULPTURE

In the form of Bastet (the Egyptian goddess of the home, domesticity, women's secrets, cats, fertility, and childbirth), metal sculpture signed and dated 2001, height 31.1cm (12 1/4in) - some

Starting Bid: $10
4896

METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART BOOKLET

A vintage hardcover slip case from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, inside several art booklets with images

Starting Bid: $10
4897

THREE BEATRIX POTTER FIGURINES

Including "Little Pig Robinson", "Jemima Puddleduck" and "Hunca Munca" Beatrix Potter figurines made by Beswick, tallest 11.4cm (4 1/2in)

Starting Bid: $10
4898

TWO VINTAGE BOXES

Including a highly ornate musical cigar box with key, beautifully inlaid; together with a Swedish wood-lined brass cigarette box

Starting Bid: $10
4899

CHINESE PORCELAIN

Chinese blue and white covered jar and vase (signed), imperfections noted - heights 21.6cm and 31.8cm (8 1/2in and 12 1/2in); possibly antique examples

Starting Bid: $10
4900

PINE WALL MIRROR

Perfect for the cottage, a large and narrow pine wall mirror with lower shelf - height 1.17m (46in), width 27.9cm (11in); made by Serendipity Designs, Toronto

Starting Bid: $10
4901

ANTIQUE CHINESE CARVED WALNUTS

Six "1000 Faces" carved walnuts

Starting Bid: $10
4902

TWO GLASS JEWELLERY BOXES

A nice antique example with 1908 Exhibition London painted image on lid, together with a more modern glass case - heights 7cm and 10.2cm (2 3/4in and 4in)

Starting Bid: $10
4903

GEORGE V. JAMES CARVED TOTEM POLE

Signed to the base "Hand Carved by George V. James of Alert Bay, B.C., Kwakiutl Tribe, Grizzly Bear", height 17.1cm (6 3/4in)

Starting Bid: $10
4904

TWO CHALET ART GLASS FIGURINES

Signed Chalet art glass birds, height for each 8.9cm (3 1/2in)

Starting Bid: $10
4905

EXQUISITE ART DECO CIGARETTE CASE & COMPACT

Circa 1930's sterling and pink guilloche enamel cigarette case, and a signed Lucien Lelong vintage compact

Starting Bid: $10
4906

JOHN PARSON OIL PAINTING

Titled "Flower Mask 2" and signed verso, oil on canvas, 20.3cm (8in) square

Starting Bid: $10
4907

LARGE SCULPTURE

"Lovers" decorative sculpture by Santini, height including wood base 48.3cm (19in)

Starting Bid: $10
4908

VINTAGE FISHING LURES

A nice selection including wood examples

Starting Bid: $10
4909

TWO STERLING BUD VASES

Two hallmarked miniature sterling silver bud vases, total weight 36.8 grams

Starting Bid: $10
4910

PAINTED PLANT STAND

In the form of a standing frog, a carved wooden and hand-painted indoor/outdoor plant stand measuring 69.9cm (27 1/2in) high

Starting Bid: $10
4911

TWO INUIT STONE CARVINGS

A signed recumbent seal measuring 7.6cm (3in) high x 15.2cm (6in) wide, together with a miniature signed carving

Starting Bid: $10
4912

ENGLISH STERLING PIPE CLEANING KIT

Three-piece vintage English sterling set, total weight 37.3 grams

Starting Bid: $10
4913

VINTAGE BRASS FOGHORN

Signed Holland brass foghorn, height 54.6cm (21 1/2in)

Starting Bid: $10
4914

SIGNED SHERMAN JEWELLERY

Including a signed Sherman designer bracelet, brooch and pair earrings, together with two unsigned necklaces and additional brooch

Starting Bid: $10
4915

TWO CURIOS

Including vintage horse brass on leather belt, and 1979 Christmas Blue Mountain Pottery plate

Starting Bid: $10
4916

INTERESTING STORAGE BOXES

Including a filigree footed velvet-lined vintage Hollywood 1950's jewellery box, two small metal/brass book boxes, Montreal bakelite makeup or cigarette holder and an English compact

Starting Bid: $10
4917

CROWN STAFFORDSHIRE DESSERT SET

Six place settings in the "England's Bouquet" pattern comprising six dessert plates, six teacups with saucers and pedestal cake plate

Starting Bid: $10
4918

STERLING JEWELLERY SUITE

Comprising a sterling silver choker, bangle, two pairs earrings and bracelet - total weight 108.2 grams

Starting Bid: $10
4919

ASSORTMENT OF CURIOS

Interesting carved figurines, resin Asian figures, leather photo book, etc., in case

Starting Bid: $10
4920

THE BEATLES POSTER

A large posterboard of the British rock band measuring 1.57m x 53.3cm (62 x 21in)

Starting Bid: $10
4921

TWO WORLD GLOBES

Including a hardstone terrestrial globe (brass stand "as is") and vintage globe, heights approximately 43.2cm and 45.7cm (17in and 18in)

Starting Bid: $10
4922

COLLECTOR CHINA

18th century Naples "Pompei" Doccia Italian porcelain cup and saucer with beautifully painted decoration, two miniature vases including Rembrandt Ware and a small Lladro dog

Starting Bid: $10
4923

VINTAGE CIGARETTE HOLDERS

Five vintage examples including metal and bakelite

Starting Bid: $10
4924

CRYSTAL PENGUIN

A cut crystal penguin figurine or paperweight, unsigned but attributed to Swarovski - height 12.7cm (5in)

Starting Bid: $10
4925

ANTIQUE SOUTHWEST DRUM

American southwestern drum made from a wooden barrel with rawhide canvas, circa 1900 - height 43.2cm (17in); wear commensurate with age

Starting Bid: $10
4926

GERMAN PORCELAIN VASE

A quality antique vase with allover hand-painted images, insects and floral relief design (some chips on flowers), with a crossed blue sword mark attributed to Meissen or Dresden - height 22.2cm (8

Starting Bid: $10
4927

EARLY CANADIAN & U.S. POSTCARDS

Two albums of antique coloured postcards including Niagara Falls

Starting Bid: $10
4928

TWO MINIATURE CHINESE SILVER FIGURINES

Two miniature silver cabinet figurines of farmers, heights 4.4cm and 6.4cm (1 3/4in and 2 1/2in) - total weight 35.1 grams (note Chinese silver is generally .800 - .900)

Starting Bid: $10
4929

CERAMIC GIRAFFES

Glazed painted ceramic "giraffe" sculptures including the mother measuring 27.3cm (10 3/4in) high and her two calves, each 19.7cm (7 3/4in)

Starting Bid: $10
4930

BRASS CURIOS

Including an old brass spittoon, mortar and pestle, etc.

Starting Bid: $10
4931

TWO VINTAGE ADVERTISING PIECES

A vintage Coca-Cola icepick with wood handle, and glass Carlings ashtray

Starting Bid: $10
4932

MINIATURE ASIAN FIGURINES

Four Japanese resin netsukes and three Chinese pewter figurines

Starting Bid: $10
4933

TWO NORTH AMERICAN MAPS

20th century reproductions of an 1834 map of British North America, sheet size 55.9 x 66cm (22 x 26in) and Nouvelle France (a territory of North America including Quebec which was colonized by Fran

Starting Bid: $10
4934

THREE PAPERWEIGHTS

Art glass including signed Tiffany with presentation, 7.6cm to 10.2cm (3in to 4in) high

Starting Bid: $10
4935

PAIR MCM JAPANESE VASES

Two vintage 20th century Japanese ceramic bust vases with artificial flowers, each approximately 15.2cm (6in) high

Starting Bid: $10
4936

INDIGENOUS COLLECTIBLES

Four totem pole sculptures, tallest 29.2cm (11 1/2in), Siku sculpture of two bears and an Inuit soapstone carving (surface chips noted)

Starting Bid: $10
4937

ROYAL DOULTON, CHINA

Royal Doulton figurine HN 1368 "Rose"; seven small Danish collector plates; five pieces miniature Limoges china

Starting Bid: $10
4938

QUEBEC CARVINGS

Three vintage examples, tallest measures 41.9cm (16 1/2in) - one signed

Starting Bid: $10
4939

MODIGLIANI EXHIBITION POSTER

French paintings from the Barnes Exhibit, Art Gallery of Ontario, frame dimensions 61 x 81.3cm (24 x 32in)

Starting Bid: $10
4940

VINTAGE CAMERAS & VOGUE PICTURE RECORD

Two vintage digital cameras with cases (Nikon and Sony), together with a collectible Vogue Picture Record R-735

Starting Bid: $10
4941

METAL CURIOS

Three vintage bud vases, holy water sprinkler and antique bell

Starting Bid: $10
4942

CRYSTAL, ART POTTERY & STERLING

Including a cut crystal decanter with stopper, art pottery bowl, glass "dice" paperweight, antique sterling decanter label, carved Asian trinket box and geode

Starting Bid: $10
4943

ARTWORK & CURIOS

Including a signed mixed media painting on card signed and dated lower right and on the reverse with handwritten inscription, unframed; three brass trench art style candlesticks; carved wooden Japa

Starting Bid: $10
4944

CHARACTER JUG & TOBY MUG

Truscott Pottery character jug of Prince Philip designed by John Armstrong, together with a vintage English toby mug (some paint wear and small chip)

Starting Bid: $10
4945

VINTAGE CHINA, GLASS, ETC.

Including large serving trays, painted ceramic creamer, bowl, etc.

Starting Bid: $10
4946

RARE BOXING POSTER

"Tyson Vs.

Starting Bid: $10
4947

ENGLISH CORNISH KITCHENWARE

Assorted kitchenware and serving pieces in the classic British blue and white design (note some pieces "as is" condition)

Starting Bid: $10