6th Annual New Year’s Auction

**Note Auction Times & Snow Date**

Monday, January 2ndth, 2017

Preview 4:30pm   - Auction 5:30pm

Delta Fredericton225 Woodstock Rd

FrederictonNew Brunswick


Snow Date Tuesday Night, January 3rd, Preview 4:30pm – Auction 5:30pm

(Keep your eye on the website for up-to-date info on any date changes due to storms)


Auction Info:

Key Auctions is glad to bring another great New Year’s  Auction in Fredericton featuring contents from a prominent Amherst Estate situated on Victoria Rd – all fresh to the market! This sale has something for everyone & every price range from antiques dating back to the 1700s to modern day quality furniture. We will be offering a fun evening auction with over 400+ lots to be sold, of fine art, collectibles, super selection of hand-knotted rugs, important offering of clocks, great selection of jewellery, gold coins,  toys, lovely serving pieces, vintage home décor, Victorian glass & china, lighting & so much more! Come as a family, bring some friends, and celebrate the New Year with Key Auctions - all are welcome!

Partial Listings



Beautiful 1790s Pennsylvania case clock in working order, phenomenal hand painted antique screen with Venice Rialto Bridge (in excellent shape), substantial solid mahogany dining or board room table opens from 6 to 11 feet, large 1860s bevelled glass shaving mirror, unique 1820s bench made Davenport desk, 1930s New York made dining room suite, substantial 1880s Victorian server, Period drop-front maple desk with original brass, bench made Sheraton washstand, Sheraton rope twist  drop-side table, superb Victorian rosewood couch, modern mahogany corner curved glass china cabinet, modern oak leather-top desk, rare ladies roll-top desk, walnut sofa table, substantial Victorian accent chair, pair of quality mahogany marble-top stands, pair of Mid-century arm chairs, unique sliding door bookcase, narrow 1 door mahogany curved glass china cabinet, modern tall chest in excellent condition, 1940s circular coffee table with 4 pull out trays, lovely chic caned back cameo bench, substantial 3 piece coffee and end table set, lovely black leather accent chair, nice marble top desk, quality swivel antique desk chair, quality early Empire 2 over 3 chest, solid mahogany server, Federal mahogany card table, drop side table with 2 leaves, quality oriental pine 2 door bar, unique 1940s leather-top coffee table, pair of Hitchcock chairs, stencilled black rocker, nice tall mahogany pedestal, French 1920s bench, walnut 1930s cedar chest,  pair of mahogany stands, ornate Victorian desk chair, 1900’s solid mahogany Chippendale arm chair, ornate 1930s walnut D table with drawer, oak dresser, occasional stands, accent chairs hanging mirrors & much more.



Exceptional lot of 10 Gerard Collins paintings including some major pieces, Marjory Donaldson nude, great Victorian still life oil painting, many other signed oil paintings & more.



Desirable ornate Junghans German shelf clock, 19th century French gilt bronze & marble Medaille de Bronze Empire clock (great lineage as this clock was sold by a high- end jewellery company established in Boston in 1791 Bigelow Kennard), beautiful 19th century English fish set in original fitted chest, Bausch & Lomb NY microscope & case, ornate brass fireplace screen, collection of antique country wares including large 1800s yellow ware bowl (excellent shape),5 Steiff Teddy bears, decorative typewriter, vintage world globe, miniature hand crafted dolls cabinet, stoneware crocks & jugs, old advertising boxes, early shaving mirror, neat undersized vintage watering can, ornate brass kettle & holder, old advertising tins, pair of nautical bookends, bamboo fishing rod, vintage reels & tackle box, nice crank country butter churn, antique fire bellows, vintage cameras, antique Britannia figurines, early mahogany cutlery chest, clean guitar in case, portable 1940s working Victorola, ornate candelabra lamp, pair of hand carved marble lamps, pair of Wedgwood lamps, 2 Italian hammered copper pots including a 14Qt cooker, John Greenleaf Whittier paper & book lot, 1882 Knights of Templars book, unique scrap book following the rise of Nazism & Hitler pre WW2, folk hand written children’s book with exceptional hand done illustrations, Buddy L & Tonka fire truck, wind-up miniature train set, original Navajo dazzler pieces, Federal mirror with reverse painted glass, Chesterfield 1950s embossed cigarette sign MINT, antique printer’s tray, brass trivets & candlesticks, old jeweller’s scale, Book of Knowledge 1960s cast mechanical bank, nice cast planter, old English & world coins, antique Flexible Flyer sled, desirable Westclock travel clock in original box, Seth Thomas metronome, great collection of early sheet music, antique covered mason jar, oriental 3 tier steam basket with good age, old country scale & more.


Gold, Silver, Jewellery:

 14K solid gold leaf broach, antique hand carved coral & pearls broach set in 14k gold, contemporary 14K white gold Bulova ladies wrist watch, 3 antique gold stick pins, 2 solid gold 1800s coins made into broaches, large sterling charm bracelet, several sterling silver pieces, several earrings (not pictured) some sterling, costume jewellery, sterling silver dresser set, sterling silver frame & more.


Crystal & Porcelains:

 Substantial fish set with 10 serving plates & large server, RS Prussia bowl, large German hand painted vase, 2 Lalique crystal figures, Waterford crystal pitcher, antique cut crystal, Royal Doulton dinner set, two 19th century French vases, large Delft vase, great selection of cups & saucers, Wedgwood pieces, porcelain lamps, 4 pieces of Majolica, small Cranberry piece, yellow Depression glass, hand painted Nippon dish, 19th century Staffordshire Toby mug, a collection of MJ Hummel figurines, Doulton Berslum pitcher, pair of crystal hurricane shade lights, large slag glass hanging lamp shade & more.  


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

Absentee Bids – Phone Bids - Questions

If you have any questions on any of the items or would like to leave a bid on any items please call Jared at (506) 878 7890 for more information.


Key Auctions -Invitation to Consign

We are now accepting consignments for our forthcoming sales. Should you require a free valuation of your items or wish to learn more about the auction process, we invite you to contact us at (506) 878 7890 or (506) 852 4500 or via email at 00steeves@hotmail.ca  to schedule a complimentary appointment.




Fresh to the market 1790s Pennsylvania case clock

Always been maintained & stayed in the same family


Quality hand knotted wool rug 9 by 11 feet


Exceptional solid mahogany 11 foot dining or board table

 11 feet open – 6 feet closed – more pictures to come


Early hand knotted Bokhara wool rug 6.7 by 9.3 feet


Finley Knotted Bokhara wool rug 58 inches by 36 inches wide


Exceptional…. antique hand painted screen

With the iconic Rialto BridgeVenice – in excellent shape


19th Century French Medaille De Bronze Empire marble clock

This clock was sold by Bigelow Kennard a high-end jewellery company established in Boston in 1791-

14 inches tall by 9 ½ inches wide


Desirable ornate Junghans German shelf clock – Look this one up on eBay


Pair of clean mid-century arm chairs


Mixed Media - Gerard Collins – Major Piece

22 inches by 30 inches


Fall Colours – Oil on Canvas – Gerard Collins

Major Piece - 32 inches by 36 inches 


Watercolour - Marjory Donaldson – Woodstock

8 ½ inches by 12 inches


Signed French Lalique turtle & dove


Rare Working Viva-tonal Columbia Grafonola 119A wind-up portable gramophone


Sweet rosewood cameo back sofa – excellent example

Excellent Condition


Exceptional Empire shaving mirror with glove box


Complete 12 piece Fish Cutlery in original case


Part of a 1930s made in NEW YORK dining room suite


14k Solid Gold Broach


Antique coral & pearl broach set in 14k


14k white gold Bulova watch


American 1800s solid gold coins


Substantial Victorian server- mint clean



Unique 1820s Davenport desk with unique swivel top & hidden compartment

See pictures below – 1st we have seen with the unique swivel mechanism


Modern curved glass corner display cabinet


Sheraton washstand with original hardware


Rare 1900’s ladies roll-top desk

Don’t miss this opportunity


Period drop-front desk – original brass & dovetailed sides


Part of a Royal Doulton dish set



Sampling of Vintage décor


Complete Austrian fish set – never get them this large


Waterford crystal pitcher


Steiff Collection including substantial growling bears above

& miniatures below – all 5 with tags


Attractive Victorian oil painting 27 by 21 inches


Countryside oil painting – 32 by 25 inches


Well done signed oil painting


Attractive Mixed Media – Gerard Collins

24 by 21 inches (not including frame)


Classic Oil Painting – Gerard Collins - Oil on Canvas

36 by 22 ½ inches


Sweet Oil-on-board – Gerard Collins

22 ½ by 6 inches


Cake – Gerard Collins – Oil-on-Canvas

14 by 11 inches

One of Gerard Collins oddities is painting cakes as shown in the book

“Portraits” New Brunswick Painters


Harvest – Gerard Collins – Oil-on-Canvas

12 by 12 inches


Still life – Gerard Collins – Oil-on-Canvas

18 by 17 inches


Large Floral Still Life – Gerard Collins – Oil-on-Canvas

30 by 36 inches

Great colours & Major Piece


“Merry Christmas from Gerry 2015”

Oil-on-canvas – 12 by 12 inches


Sweet Chic cameo bench


New Old Stock 1950s Chesterfield embossed sign


Sampling of vintage fishing gear


Lovely signed Grims framed oil painting

13 inches by 10 inches

Finely Knotted Bokhara wool rug 39 inches by 47 inches


Substantial 3 piece 1930s mahogany coffee & end table set


Lovely modern quality hanging slag glass lamp


Hand Knotted wool runner – great colours – 31 inches by 80 inches long


Unique 1940s leather top coffee table with 4 pull out trays


High end vintage designer Beaver State wool blanket

(America’s Hudson Bay blankets)


Absentee Bids – Phone Bids - Questions

If you have any questions on any of the items or would like to leave a bid on any items please call Jared at (506) 878 7890 for more information.