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Easter Monday

Important Holiday Auction

Fredericton, NB


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Monday March 28th, 2016

Delta Fredericton228 Woodstock Rd, Fredericton, NB

Preview 4:30pm Auction 5:30pm

Jared D Steeves


Key Auctions is excited to be returning to New Brunswick’s capital for yet another holiday Monday Estate Auction. We have a great auctioned lined up with a special lot from a prominent Fredericton family.

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This sale will feature fresh-to-the market lots from the well known Gorman family; the late David & Agnes pictured above.

  David was a skilled carpenter of the Victorian era and he constructed many of the beautiful homes in Fredericton.

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This is a signed drawing of 1 of 3 homes he built for his daughters on Odell Avenue (this is #188), Fredericton, NB


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Above is a picture of David & Agnes’ 3 daughters Helen, Cathleen & Ethel Gorman.

Pictured beside it is a beautiful quality French Limoges plate, handpainted & signed by Helen Gorman.







Partial Listings:



2 pieces from renowned NB artist Gerard Collins including signed still life pastel & nice size signed still life oil painting (20 inches tall), pair of oil paintings by listed artist Lucio Cargnel (1903 -1998), neat 1700s signed watercolor, numbered print by Alice Saltiel - Marshall, beautiful signed European watercolor, several Victorian oil paintings, signed Chandler pastel (over 1 meter long), signed Picasso period print in nice frame, well done 1930’s watercolour signed Reeves, large oil-on-canvas musical oil painting signed, 19th century prints, engravings & more!



Nice lot of canes, press steel trucks, vintage advertising tins, Coca Cola & Pepsi bottle trays, various sized stoneware pieces, unique glazed covered bean rock, Marx Train in original box & excellent condition, duck decoys, old Canadian paper money & coin lots, great selection of country wares, large trophy, forged pan with wooden handle, 1970s light-up bar sign, battery-operated toys, handcrafted whirly gig, wind-up 1930s toys, unique Taj Mahal completely carved from stone (great detail), books including 19th century leather Bible set, original 1912 Titanic book, nice lot of photos & paper from Fredericton, wooden detail carved hunting figure, uncommon The War of the Nations Portfolio, steam engine toys, salesman sample stove, tole-painted serving trays, shelf clock, mantel clock, decorative typewriter, 19th century cast base bookstand, vintage Signer sewing machine working, large wooden ship wheel, decorative skeleton keys, carved wooden figures, pipe collection, child’s doll stroller, 19th century oak stencilled rocking horse, vintage luggage, 2 oak paddles, large country firkin, vintage globes, old country barrels, old brass horn, antique lines & textiles & much more.



Beautiful oak side-by-side desk (one of the nicest we have had), mahogany Empire bookcase, substantial breakfront bookcase / china cabinet (superior craftsmanship – made in 2 pieces), rare 1900s oak corner china cabinet, unique spinet desk, mahogany cedar chests, solid mahogany lowboy chest, mahogany Empire chest, desirable Empire footstool, signed Hitchcock table with 2 leaves & 6 matching chairs including 2 captains, quality mahogany sideboard, solid mahogany drop-front desk, oak Larkin 2 door bookcase, ornate mahogany 3 piece coffee & end table set, rare 1900s solid oak 5 drawer office helper, solid mahogany Empire cheval mirror, nice size walnut gents’ chest, pine dressing table, signed Hitchcock 1 drawer stand, mahogany sofa table, mahogany fold-up dining table (goes from 2 feet to 6 feet), high quality mahogany drum table, Globe Wernicke barristers’ bookcase, 1930s decorative walnut sideboard, 2 drawer sewing chest, 19th century pine candlestand, unique pair of solid walnut Gothic candlestands, pair of rock maple thumb back chairs, Windsor chair, 19th century accent chair with beautiful handpainted romantic scene, pair of upholstered wing back chairs, pair of modern upholstered lolling chairs, pair of green unique size upholstered wing chairs, carved mahogany bench, 1910 inlaid drop-front desk, green retro tin cabinet, modern high quality Century furniture 1 drawer stand, solid mahogany drop-side rope twist dining table, ornate Victorian settee, matching pair of open face bookcases, wicker desk & chair, pine lift-top commode, occasional tables, accent chairs, rockers, decorative hanging mirrors & more!


Glass & China:

Desirable Wedgewood Florentine pattern 10 place luncheon set, Tiffany crystal bowl, Waterford crystal pieces, 6 mint flow blue soup bowls, Swarovski crystal sawn, 12 royal Bayreuth dining plates, collection of retro coloured glass, Deichmann pottery, matching pair of cut glass vases (never come in pairs), 4 matching unique cobalt cups & saucers, 3 Meissen blue onion plates including 13 inch piece, unique covered blue swan butter dish, Nippon handpainted scenic vase, Nippon 5 piece berry set, vintage glass straw holder, Limoges hair receiver, large superior quality French handpainted bisque figurine, large German steins, covered porcelain biscuit jar, Carnival glass fancies, Depression glass, Hummel figurines, child’s porcelain doll serving set, mix lot of Blue Willow plates & more.


Jewellery & Accessories:

Lovely lot of fresh jewellery including 4 gold rings, antique pearls, 10+ vintage sterling silver rings, sterling silver bracelets, vintage earrings, vintage broaches, lovely vintage necklaces, antique rings & cameo, antique hat pins, lovely antique cloisonné necklace, grouping of costume jewelry, antique ladies’ beaded purse, vintage beaded purses, modern leather jewellery chest & more – 30+ lots to be sold!



Lovely wool room-size ivory rug (excellent), fine detailed handwoven rug with some beautiful blues (excellent), substantial handwoven wool runner (excellent), several scatter rugs & more.

Absentee Bids Or Questions

Please email 00steeves@hotmail.ca or call (506) 878 7890

Delivery Available

Terms: Cash, Cheque, Visa, MasterCard, Debit. Buyer’s Premium


Key Auctions -Invitation to Consign

We are now accepting consignments for the forthcoming auctions, dates to be announced. Should you require a valuation of your items or wish to learn more about the auction process, we invite you to contact us at (506) 878 0096 or (506) 852 4500 or via email at 00steeves@hotmail.ca  to schedule a complimentary appointment.



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2 original historic photos of the Great Flood of 1893 – Fredericton

One shows Officer Square & the other is a park


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2 beautiful glazed pieces of Deichmann New Brunswick Pottery


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Unique 2 volume Bible set (published in 1846)… from the Gorman Estate (14 inches long)


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Beautiful original 1912 “The Sinking of the Titanic” book


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1910 solid mahogany lowboy chest


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Above average solid oak Victorian side-by-side desk


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Circa 1870s Empire bookcase


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Superior quality breakfront china cabinet / bookshelf


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Rare oak corner china cabinet


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Substantial “Florentine” Wedgewood 10 place Luncheon set (look this up)


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Beautiful signed Chandler pastel over 1 meter long


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Signed Gerard Collins still life pastel


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Sampling of antique country wares


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1 of 5 1920s-1930s “The New Brunswickan” book, published by the University of New Brunswick


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1930s Canadian silver quarter – part of a Canadian coin lot to be sold


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Sweet Victorian wicker carriage


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Beautiful tin lithographed wind-up toy

1 of 5 working windup toys to be sold!


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Lovely handwoven wool Oriental runner


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Decorative 30 inch brass eagle


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Antique costume jewelry


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1920s French beaded purse – made in France – 1 of 3 in this sale


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Retro 1 door and 1 drawer metal stand


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Solid mahogany drop-side dining table


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High quality handwoven wool rug – great colors


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Lovely signed oil painting – 3+ feel long


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Solid mahogany Victorian cheval mirror


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Period framed Picasso copy


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19th century oak stencilled child’s rocking horse


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Substantial 33 inch wooden ship’s wheel 


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Decorative antique typewriter & country scale


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Sampling of country primitives


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Salesman sample country stove with accessories


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Early cast ice grinder

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Magnificent pair of 1930s alabaster table lamps


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20 inch tall Gerard Collins oil painting


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Crystal including Waterford & Signed Tiffany NY bowl (above)


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Antique ruby & diamond ring – 1 of 4 gold rings to be sold


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Great lot of vintage & antique costume jewelry to be sold


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Desirable Sterling silver & blown Murano glass ring


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Lovely outdoor electrified lanterns


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Globe Wernicke barristers’ bookcase


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High quality mahogany drum table


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Signed Hitchcock furniture including lovely table & chairs with 2 captains chairs & 2 leaves


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Desirable 1900’s solid oak office helper – very hard to find


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Sampling of signed oils & water colours to be sold


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Sampling of vintage advertising to be sold


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Important pair of framed oil paintings by listed artist Lucio Cargnel (1903 -1998)

Look this artist up!


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Signed 1700`s oil painting



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Call (506) 878 7890 or Email 00steeves@hotmail.ca