ONLINE AUCTION | November. 19 12:00pm - November. 29 2:00pm

SINGLE OWNER COLLECTION

Buyer's Premium: 

22% (2% discount on cash or debit)

A highly diversified selection from a long-time collector without additions from other sources, highlighted by two rare 19th century scrapbooks, original artwork, quality cups & saucers, gorgeous fur coat, rugs, antique butler's stand, rare sewing box, vintage Christmas items, various candlesticks, quality accessories and much more of equal interest.  

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1621

TOP QUALITY ENGLISH CRYSTAL CENTREPIECE

Circa 1890 early Art Nouveau interlaced tulip motif with fine etching, scalloped edge and footed - attributed to Stevens and Williams, Brierley Hill, England; diameter 9 1/2in

Current Bid: $70
1622

SIGNED AYNSLEY CUP & SAUCER

Heavy gold interior with exquisite fruit pattern, signed "N. Brunt" on both cup and saucer - circa 1940

Current Bid: $174
1623

MARY PHILPOTT CERAMIC PLAQUE

Medieval inspiration series, artist impression on reverse; purchased directly from the artist; notch on reverse for hanging - 11in tall x 7 1/4in wide

Current Bid: $71
1624

RARE EARLY VICTORIAN SCRAPBOOK DATED 1859-1862

Approx. 82 illustrations including promotional trade cards, chromolithographs, etchings, etc. and touching handwritten dedications/poems; hand tied with faux wood hardcover; presented Nov.

Current Bid: $70
1625

RARE EARLY VICTORIAN SCRAPBOOK DATED 1860-1870

Signed inside cover Ada Lois Carsvill, Brunswick, Maine - approx. 91 pages of numerous cards, cutouts, exquisite paper lace, chromolithographs, etchings, etc.

Current Bid: $101
1626

4 ROYAL NIPPON CUPS & SAUCERS

Pre-1891 rare matching set with hand-painted roses on translucent eggshell porcelain - two with small chips on rims

Current Bid: $20
1627

2 ANTIQUE SILK SHAWLS

Both hand embroidered displaying exquisite workmanship - approx. 4ft square and 3ft square

Current Bid: $85
1628

SIGNED HAMMERSLEY CUP & SAUCER

Generous gold gilt accents, signed "F. Howard", circa 1940's

Current Bid: $101
1629

SIGNED AYNSLEY CUP & SAUCER

Exquisite fruit pattern, signed "D. Jones" - circa 1940

Current Bid: $95
1630

9 ANTIQUE COALPORT CUPS & SAUCERS

Rare matching set with gilded grape and vine trellis, circa 1891-1919

Current Bid: $76
1631

2 ROYAL CHELSEA CUPS & SAUCERS

Heavy gold and cabbage rose, one marked "Golden Rose" - circa 1940-1950

Current Bid: $90
1632

BRITISH SCHOOL EARLY WATERCOLOUR

"Scottish Fisherman with Cobb Pipe" in period oak frame; image - 15 x 9in; frame - 19 x 12 3/4in

Current Bid: $35
1633

19TH CENTURY ENGLISH FRUIT/BREAD BASKET

Maker's mark for Henry Wilkinson and Co., Sheffield/London 1872-1892; attractive pierced pedestal basket featuring chased decoration and embossed with fruit and floral imagery; swing handle; s

Current Bid: $65
1634

ROYAL CROWN DERBY COMMEMORATIVE BELL

8in tall, limited edition #402 of 500, crown finial and Welsh dragons to base; gilt accents throughout; maker's mark and date code for 1969; original certificate and original satin lined fitted cas

Current Bid: $77
1635

ANTIQUE SETH THOMAS ADAMANTINE MANTEL CLOCK

Circa 1906 of classical design and proportions with 8 brass and copper columns, raised cast metal feet and lion head handles; original label verso; movement #119; 11 jewels; appears complete; an ex

Current Bid: $150
1636

EARLY PERSIAN CARPET

Measures 13ft 1in x 9ft 8in; features the "Ardabil" design, the original of which is displayed in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK - central medallion surrounded by "tear drops" and hangi

Current Bid: $575
1637

ANTIQUE BRONZE BOOKENDS

Circa 1920's rarely seen example of pirates burying their treasure; very heavy; 4 3/4in wide x 5in tall

Current Bid: $40
1638

2 STRATFORD FESTIVAL PORTFOLIOS

Unused condition, total of 24 design/costume sketches featuring Stratford's finest: Desmond Heeley, Susan Benson, Tanya Moiseiwitsch, John Pennoyer, etc.- circa 1970's

Current Bid: $95
1639

CANADIAN STUDIO POTTERY

Attributed to Strawberry Hill Pottery, Thunder Bay, Ontario - signed and dated underside; 5in long x 3in wide x 3 1/4in tall

Current Bid: $110
1640

3 BOOKS ON CANADA

Unused quality hardcovers, largest 12 1/2 x 11 1/4in, comprising "Centennial Edition: Canada's Houses of Parliament (Stones of History)" by the N.F.B.

Current Bid: $63
1641

LONDON INTEREST POTTERY

Finely potted ginger jar, signed on underside "Hand Made Shepherd London Ontario" - 8in tall and 6in at widest point

Current Bid: $30
1642

MARK ROTHKO (1903-1970) FIVE FRAMED PRINTS

5 examples (1955-1961) of Rothko's signature style of abstract expressionism - 1998 Kate Rothko Prizel and Christopher Rothko/Dacs; four of five framed behind glass, frames measure 15 3/4 x 11 3/4i

Current Bid: $105
1643

2 SUBSTANTIAL ART BOOKS

"History of Modern Art (2nd edition)" by H.H. Arnason, 1977 and "The Britannica Encyclopedia of American Art"

Current Bid: $10
1644

2 MODERNISTIC DANSK CANDLEHOLDERS

Vintage 1960's designed by Jens Quistgard for Dansk, Denmark, both signed on the reverse; iron; complete with 36 taper candles - diameters 7in and 4 1/4in

Current Bid: $75
1645

BLACK LEATHER RECLINER

Reclining armchair complete with original matching ottoman - 38 1/2in high x 30in wide

Current Bid: $95
1646

MARY PHILPOTT CERAMIC PEDESTAL BOWL

Signed on underside, medieval inspiration series, purchased directly from the artist - 10in diameter x 6 1/4in tall

Current Bid: $66
1647

EARLY BRASS PRICK CANDLESTICK

Solid brass with fluted column and detailed base; raised on 3 acanthus leaf feet; aged patina - height 27 1/2in

Current Bid: $95
1648

EARLY FRENCH FURNITURE OF CANADA

The definitive work on this subject, well documented with 585 illustrations - Jean Palardy 1965 hardcover; 12 1/2 x 9 1/2in

Current Bid: $35
1649

QUEBEC CARVED TABLE LAMP

"The Hunter" signed by sculptor Berthier Beauregard, St. Jean de Port Joli, Quebec, mid-century, complete with original wooden shade; working condition - 22 1/2in tall x 11 1/2in wide

Current Bid: $110
1650

RAILWAY WHISKEY BOTTLE

Signed "R.C." lower right, commemorative amber glass embossed with image of locomotive and the Last Spike 1885 - 9 1/4in tall x 5in wide

Current Bid: $55
1651

6 BOTTLES WITH LONDON INTEREST

Mid-century examples including embossed London Winery, Jeris Hair Tonic (Mountain Rose Ltd. of London) and 4 Woodland beverage bottles - tallest 10 1/2in

Current Bid: $21
1652

J. ANDERSON OIL ON BOARD

Signed lower right and dated 1965 verso, early winter scene - image 15 1/2 x 11 1/2in and frame 21 x 17 1/4in

Current Bid: $100
1653

SCOTTISH MOHAIR WRAP/THROW

Luxurious quality; early original tag "Mohair Made in Scotland by Andrew Stewart" - 5ft 7in x 3ft 10in

Current Bid: $131
1654

MOORCROFT VASE

Anemone pattern; painted monogram of William J. Moorcroft together with monogram for paintress Sharon Austin - 8in tall

Current Bid: $310
1655

6 DESSERT FORKS IN ORIGINAL PRESENTATION CASE

Unused condition, elegant 3-prong silverplate forks with genuine mother-of-pearl handles - William Adams, Sheffield, England; fork length 5 5/8in

Current Bid: $65
1656

ANTIQUE ENGLISH BUTLER'S STAND

Circa 1890-1900 charming mahogany serving tray and collapsible stand with warm, honest patina; dual butler grasps and deep 3 1/4in gallery; lovely quality; tray 28 x 17 1/2in and stand with tray 35

Current Bid: $189
1657

5 EARLY CONFECTIONERY TINS

All English including Canadian scenes, Dickensian Memories and The Old Curiosity Shop - largest 7 1/2 x 5 1/2in

Current Bid: $30
1658

3 TOP QUALITY CRICKET BALLS

Hand stitched leather, 2 from Harrods, Knightsbridge, London, UK; all compliant with M.C.C. regulations - 2 1/2in diameter

Current Bid: $45
1659

COLLECTIBLE DARTH VADER ACTION FIGURE

Giant size 31in tall - movable arms, legs, etc.; fabric cape; all original

Current Bid: $35
1660

VINTAGE DOMINO SET

Portable set comprising 50 tiles and original case with wrist strap - 8 1/4 x 5 1/4in

Current Bid: $156
1661

9 WATERFORD RED WINE GLASSES

"Kylemore" pattern, signed under base; elegant Irish cut crystal - 6in tall

Current Bid: $226
1662

9 WATERFORD WHITE WINE GLASSES

"Kylemore" pattern, signed under base; elegant Irish cut crystal - 5 1/2in tall

Current Bid: $135
1663

3 COALPORT CUPS & SAUCERS

"Cairo" pattern, cobalt blue with gold scallop edges - post 1920's

Current Bid: $47
1664

TWO ANTIQUE BLUE WILLOW BOWLS

Early to mid-19th century English porcelain (Minton?), strung for hanging - 9 3/4in diameter

Current Bid: $20
1665

LLADRO ANGEL

Quality porcelain figurine, sculptor Fulgencio Garcia; 5 1/4in long

Current Bid: $32
1666

VINTAGE LADIES' FUR COAT

Exceptional quality real fur; approx. size 14

Current Bid: $110
1667

4 PIECES EARLY AMERICAN GLASS

Comprising EAPG water/lemonade pitcher, syrup pitcher (hand blown handle) and 2 matching tumblers, all early 20th century - tallest 8 1/4in

Current Bid: $31
1668

ELEGANT SERVING TRAY

Large oval with raised grape and leaf border; maker's mark for Roden Brothers pre-1950 (subsequently acquired by Birks); silverplate; barely used condition - 16 3/4 x 12 1/2in

Current Bid: $25
1669

MAHOGANY DESK OR SIDE CHAIR

Solid mahogany with hand embroidered seat; flame mahogany featured on curved back - circa 1890

Current Bid: $35
1670

CANADIAN SCHOOL OIL ON BOARD

"Autumn," signed lower right "F.(?)J. Ellis", mid-century; image 15 1/2 x 11 1/2in and frame 20 1/2 x 16 1/4in

Current Bid: $15
1671

19TH CENTURY PAPIER MACHE SEWING BOX

High quality with decoration on all surfaces; 18th century scene accentuated by mother-of-pearl inlay; hand painted scrolls with gilt foliage; original interior features red velvet and tooled leath

Current Bid: $175
1672

RARE SET OF 8 CANADIAN GLASS GOBLETS CIRCA 1860-1870

Foster Bros. Glass Co., St. Johns, Quebec (1855-1860) later known as St. Johns Glass Co. (1875) and Excelsior Glass Co. (1878) - approx. 6in tall; Provenance: Flowertown Antiques

Current Bid: $55
1673

2 DETAILED ATLASES

Both exceptional quality and unused condition - "Life Pictorial Atlas" by Time Inc., 14 x 10 1/2in and "Atlas of the World" by National Geographic, 18 1/2 x 12 1/4in

Current Bid: $30
1674

DELFT WINE CARAFE

Maker's mark for the authentic De Delftse Pauw Workshop, hand-painted lobed body with looped handle - 9 1/2in tall

Current Bid: $55
1675

SUPERIOR BOHEMIAN HAND BLOWN VASE

Unused condition with gold trim and raised hand painted gold peonies to the cranberry body; original label intact - 10in tall

Current Bid: $75
1676

ADOLF MULLNER (1875-1954) WATERCOLOUR

Entitled "Waxenstein" lower left and signed lower right, Bavarian Alps watercolour depicting the famous mountain on the Austrian/German border; image 15 1/2 x 11 1/2in and frame 19 1/2 x 15 1/2in

Current Bid: $37
1677

EARLY PERSIAN STYLE CARPET

7ft 7in x 4ft 5in, mid-century with Kashan pattern and wool pile; great condition

Current Bid: $175
1678

3 PIECES OF ANTIQUE OPALESCENT GLASS

Circa 1880's fruit bowl, cream and sugar featuring the ribbed "Beatty Swirl" - A.J.

Current Bid: $26
1679

ATTRACTIVE ENGLISH SYLVAC VASE

Unused condition, mid-century modern featuring unique enveloping swag pattern; impressed marks "Made in England" and pattern "1345"; 8 1/2in tall x 6in at widest point

Current Bid: $28
1680

ANTIQUE IRON BIRDCAGE

A bulbous body with pleasing lines, aged patina with traces of original paint; front door with lock allows easy access; 44in tall and 26in diameter at widest point

Current Bid: $261
1681

EDWARDIAN SERVING TRAY

Early 20th century English solid quarter cut oak with beveled gallery; original dual brass handles - 19 1/4 x 12 3/4in

Current Bid: $85
1682

AUSTRIAN TABLE LAMP

Hand painted and enameled poppies with butterflies on raised gilded feet; maker's mark underside; working condition; 24in tall to top of finial

Current Bid: $46
1683

IMPRESSIVE ANTIQUE BRASS WALL PLAQUE

French circa 1900-1920 fine quality repousse work featuring a handcrafted merriment scene enclosed by a shell border; "D.

Current Bid: $95
1684

WATERFORD & STUART CRYSTAL

Waterford tazza together with a Scottish Stuart tulip vase; both lovely quality and approx. 5in tall

Current Bid: $60
1685

2 PERFUME BOTTLES

Czech Bohemian crystal with ribbed exterior together with EAPG brilliant cut example - tallest 8in

Current Bid: $22
1686

CARL FREDRIK AKRELL (1779-1868) SVENSTORP CASTLE

Inscribed lower right "GR.af C. Akrell 1822", 20th century hand-coloured lithograph depicting the 16th century Svenstorp castle in southern Sweden; image 31 x 22 3/4in and frame 35 x 26 3/4in

Current Bid: $15
1687

2 EUROPEAN ARCHITECTURAL ETCHINGS

Both signed lower right, historical buildings in matching custom frames measuring 12 x 10 1/4in

Current Bid: $230
1688

4 TRAVEL/PHOTO BOOKS

Quality hardcovers, all approx. 12 x 9in, comprising "The Book of France", "The Love of Italy", "Colourful London" and "Venezuela"

Current Bid: $48
1689

3 EARLY AMERICAN GLASS EXAMPLES

Elegant celery with acid etched floral decoration circa 1880 together with 2 EAPG pedestal dishes circa 1910-1920 - tallest 9in

Current Bid: $20
1690

LATE VICTORIAN FRAMED MIRROR

Solid walnut 19th century frame with hard to find arched top - 22 1/2 x 13 1/2in

Current Bid: $160
1691

6 ANTIQUE SALT CELLARS/EGG CUPS WITH ORIGINAL SPOONS

Circa 1890-1910 silverplate in tooled leather and silk/velvet lined presentation case - quality craftsmanship and amazingly complete; cups 2in diameter and 1 1/2in tall, and case 10 3/4 x 6in

Current Bid: $95
1692

3 PORTFOLIOS METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART

First editions 1958 by John Canaday, seminars in art complete with numerous high quality colour plates inside front cover sleeves - plates appear unused - 13 x 10in

Current Bid: $23
1693

PAIR 19TH CENTURY ENGLISH BRASS CANDLESTICKS

12in tall, slender and elegant with 6-panel stem raised on a heptagon base - small repair to one base

Current Bid: $40
1694

TWO IRISH WHITE LINEN DAMASK TABLECLOTHS

7ft 6in x 6ft with lily and iris pattern, and 5ft 4in x 4ft 4in with allover grapevine pattern

Current Bid: $70
1695

VINTAGE SET OF 8 TABLE PLACEMATS AND MATCHING NAPKINS

16 x 12in tablemats and 17 x 16in napkins - Irish linen embroidered with wheat sheaf motif; some untreated spots

Current Bid: $65
1696

4 HARDCOVER COOKBOOKS

All appear unused, comprising "The Good Cook's Cookbook", 1981; "The Complete Home Confectioner", 1986; "Pillsbury Family Christmas Cookbook", 1991; "Bride&#

Current Bid: $20
1697

ELEGANT PAIR OF CRYSTAL PEDESTAL STICKS

Hand cut multi-faceted with attractive rainbow sparkle, most likely Swarovski crystal, Austria - 11 1/4in and 9in tall

Current Bid: $61
1698

MID-19TH CENTURY GRAPHITE DRAWING

Signed and dated "Aran Den Brock 1843", highly skilled execution; Translation: Jesus, turning around, said 'Be of good cheer, daughter, your faith has saved you' " Matthew

Current Bid: $41
1699

ANTIQUE HOLY WATER MARBLE FONT

Rare 19th century French hand carved wall font; grapevine and cross rising above font bowl - 10 3/4 x 5 1/4in

Current Bid: $146
1700

CAST BRASS SCULPTURE OF CHRIST

15 1/2 x 9in figured olive wood cross

Current Bid: $46
1701

ANTIQUE FOLK ART BOTTLE WHIMSEY

Seldom seen creation comprising various handcrafted materials depicting a miniature crucifixion scene enclosed within a circa 1880 hand blown Wyeth and Bro., Philadelphia apothecary bottle - 9 1/4i

Current Bid: $66
1702

RARE ANTIQUE RAMPANT LION CANDLESTICKS

8 3/4in tall cast bronze 19th century rampant lions resting upon rectangular plinths; excellent detail and natural patina; slight loss near sconce; very heavy; Provenance: purchased Canterbury, UK

Current Bid: $316
1703

ANTIQUE SET OF PEWTER FOOD DOMES

Matching trio of graduated sizes, mid to late 19th century, most likely Sheffield, UK - original attached loops for ease of wall display; largest 18 1/2in long

Current Bid: $210
1704

2 GOEBEL HUMMEL CRYSTAL FIGURINES

"Merry Wanderer" and "For Father" - frosted 24% lead crystal; incised signature to base and original sticker "Goebel Crystal Collection"

Current Bid: $15
1705

JENS VIDEBAK WATERCOLOUR, CANADIAN/DANISH

Signed lower left and dated 1965, image 11 1/4 x 10in and frame 17 x 15 3/4in

Current Bid: $30
1706

CANADIAN STUDIO POTTERY, JAY BURN

Excellent example of crystalline glaze pottery; artist bio on reverse; 10 1/4in diameter; Provenance: Village Studios, Stratford, Ontario

Current Bid: $65
1707

MCM MANHATTAN CLEAR GLASS DINNERWARE

Circa 1950-1960 by Anchor Hocking, 5 dinner plates and 3 cups and saucers; timeless ribbed pattern; 10in diameter

Current Bid: $71
1708

FRENCH WATERCOLOUR, SACRE-COEUR BASILICA

Signed and dated 1950 lower right, mid-century Parisian street scene leading to Sacre-Coeur; image 12 x 9in and frame 17 3/4 x 14 1/2in

Current Bid: $25
1709

2 AMERICAN BRILLIANT PERIOD LEADED GLASS

Late 19th century, hand cut and top quality - 11 1/2 x 4 1/2in oval and 7in diameter

Current Bid: $55
1710

SNOW LEOPARD WITH CUBS

Graphite drawing signed lower right with double mat conservation framing; image 23 x 17 1/4in and frame 29 1/2 x 24in

Current Bid: $286
1711

POLAR BEAR & CUB SCULPTURE

Mounted on hand-polished burl wood - 12 1/2in long x 8 1/2in wide

Current Bid: $111
1712

2 TABLECLOTHS

8ft 3in x 5ft 1in rose, permanent press and 6ft 2in diameter blue floral cotton with lace edging

Current Bid: $10
1713

ENGLISH EDWARDIAN STERLING SILVER TABLE MIRROR

Silver hallmarks for H. Matthews, Birmingham 1916, elegant scroll frame raised on bun feet with original beveled mirror and Italian velvet backing - 7 1/2in diameter

Current Bid: $86
1714

RARE ANTIQUE BLACK BASALT CANDLESTICKS

Impressed Wedgwood mark, of classical design featuring Tuscan columns with allegorical scenes reflective of antiquity - 7 3/4in tall

Current Bid: $85
1715

HANDSOME PERSIAN STYLE CARPET

5ft 8in x 4ft, Tabriz pattern; dense, strong construction and in great condition

Current Bid: $185
1716

TWO YACHTS OF THE AMERICAS CUP

"The J Class" and "The Twelve Meters" signed by Tim Thompson (1951 - ) leading marine artist; impressive special edition fine art lithograph prints featuring custom matting and matching frames; ima

Current Bid: $232
1717

NATIVE CREE TAMARACK BIRD FAMILY

4 handmade vintage examples composed of the fragrant twigs of the Tamarack tree, originally designed as decoys by the indigenous Cree at the gateway to the Arctic; largest approx.

Current Bid: $310
1718

4 FIRST EDITION HARDCOVER COOKBOOKS

"Simply French" by Patricia Wells; "Julia Child and More Company" by Julia Child; "Starbucks Coffee Cookbook, Recipes" by John Carroll; "Favourite Fruit Recipes&q

Current Bid: $70
1719

ENGLISH PORTMEIRION BAKING DISH

Unused quality porcelain featuring English roses and butterflies with fluted border; ideal for quiche, etc. - 12in diameter and 2in deep

Current Bid: $45
1720

RUSTIC CAST IRON DOORSTOP WEDGE

8in wide x 7 1/2in tall, sheaf of wheat with spade and fork; late 20th century

Current Bid: $32
1721

FOLK ART FRAKTUR

Rampant unicorns with faint signature lower centre with date '81, probably Pennsylvania, image 5 x 4in and frame 8 x 7 1/4in

Current Bid: $102
1722

MCM METAL INDUSTRIAL DESK

42in wide x 20in deep x 29in tall; 2 drawers

Current Bid: $20
1723

MCM COLLAPSIBLE SIDE/GAMES TABLE

Early-mid 20th century, intriguing design allowing for a reversible top (original felt one side) and for it to be totally collapsible; early sticker identifies it as a "Conver-Table"

Current Bid: $55
1724

TWO YACHTS OF THE AMERICAS CUP

"The Schooner" and "The Big Racing Cutters", signed by Tim Thompson (1951 - ) leading marine artist; impressive special edition fine art lithograph prints featuring custom matting and matching fram

Current Bid: $121
1725

FIRST EDITION HORSE BOOK

"A Horse of Your Own" by M.A. Stoneridge, 1963; a rider/owner's complete guide and excellent resource for young or experienced equestrians; hardcover

Current Bid: $35
1726

ENGLISH LEATHER BRIEFCASE

Inscribed "Top Grain Cowhide", fitted with 3 compartments; 17 x 11 x 7 1/2in at widest point

Current Bid: $45
1727

2 BOXES OF VINTAGE CHRISTMAS TREE ORNAMENTS

Total of 28 pieces - colourful hand-painted glass including balls, bells, etc.

Current Bid: $55
1728

2 BOXES OF VINTAGE CHRISTMAS TREE ORNAMENTS

Total of 24 pieces - colourful hand-painted glass including balls, musical instruments, figural berries, hummingbird, etc.

Current Bid: $45