2nd ANNUAL WINTER ART & ESTATE AUCTION

Saint John

Holiday Monday, February 19th, 2018

Preview 11:00am   -   Auction 12:00pm

 

Saint John Trade and Convention Center

One Market Square, Saint John

New Brunswick

 

**Note Snow Date**
In case of severe weather-Snow Date, Tuesday February 20th, Preview 4:00pm – Auction 5:00pm

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

 

 

500+ FRESH-TO-THE-MARKET FINDS TO BE SOLD

 

SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE & EVERY PRICE RANGE -

ALL ARE WELCOME

 

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.

 

Auctioneers Note:

This auction has been in the making for the past 4 months and will be featuring many New Brunswick and Nova Scotia Estates. The main contributions to this exciting sale include contents and collections from 3 Fredericton Estates including one life long collection, as well as a prominent Amherst Estate.  There will be 500 fresh-to-the market lots to be sold! From the expert to novice collectors, there will be something for everyone and every price range…including a large lot of Jewellery & Coins, great lot of quality Maritime Art, Mid-Century Furniture, Collectibles, Primitives, unique Home Accents, Period to Modern Furniture, Sterling Silver, Glass & China, Wool Rugs, Toys, Nautical items, Duck Decoys & MORE!  Many great deals to be had!

 

1st time auction goers welcome:

 You'll find an exciting day of buying with everything from 5 dollars and up! Great place to come do your shopping!  You'll be amazed at how little the quality furniture goes for! We will be offering everything from antiques, mid-century, to modern home accents and furniture, as well as a great selection of art, unique treasures, coins & paper money, jewellery, collectibles, & more! Find yourself a DIY project or start your collection. Delivery is available and we accept cash, debit and all major credit cards. Call your family & friends and come join us in Saint John for a fun enjoyable afternoon with many great deals to be had! Something for everyone and every price range!

 

 PARTIAL LISTING

 

Art:

 Miller Britain IN FOCUS set including 2 serigraphs, book & record; collection of Gerard Collins paintings including Saint John cityscapes, RARE & desirable pair of Richard Westall R.A. 1765 – 1836 watercolors, pair of 18th century engravings by John Jones, oil on canvas by NB artist Lionel Arsenault, Evan Macdonald (Canadian, 1905 – 1972) oil on board, oil painting by Maude Drein Bryant (1880 -1946 American), David McDonald (Fredericton) oil paintings, David McKay (Fredericton) acrylic, David McKay (Fredericton) pencil, 2 Daniel Price (Fredericton) oil on canvas & 1 signed watercolor.

 

 

Mid Century Furniture:

Original 1950s-1960s Mid Century Modern Eames-style lounge chair and ottoman by Plycraft, lovely Mid Century Modern credenza, desirable Danish Mid Century Modern floating teak flat top desk, set of 4 Danish Mid Century Modern chairs with matching Danish table, unique Mid Century Modern teak media cabinet, Mid Century Modern coffee table, desirable Lane Mid Century Modern Brutalist tall chest, Desirable Mid Century Modern sliding door cabinet & more.

 

 

Furniture:

Pair of oak 1910 stacking bookcases, stunning floor model gemstone globe with brass stand, 2 high design 1920s wing chairs MINT, lovely flat-top mahogany desk with distressed white finish, stunning 19th century highly carved mahogany partners desk with griffins, New York made Chippendale lowboy chest by Kittinger, top quality undersized 4 drawer bachelors chest, fine pair of inlaid mahogany tilt-top tables, ornate 19th century heavily carved corner chair, well done re purposed 1940s 2 shelf media center, unique pair of decorative high back wing chairs, unique Victorian table top file, unique industrial steel shelf, walnut server, 4 foot tall wooden candlesticks, pair or retro chrome bar stools, tall chest with mirror, lift-top cedar chest, large wrought iron chic bakers rack, narrow mahogany bookcase, small antique cast iron parlour stove, superior quality Art Deco burled walnut vanity, unique porcelain top narrow table, pair of light-up display cabinets, child’s chairs, commode, lovely pair of accent chairs, 1940s floor model radio, tall chests & dressers, unique walnut humidor stand, pair of quality 1 drawer night stands, pair of exceptional Victorian parlour chairs, Oriental style chests, oak 6 drawer file chest, antique trunks, occasional stands, accent chairs, rockers, hanging mirrors & much more.

 

 

Toys & Advertising:

Scarce 1927 Kingsbury “SUNBEAM” land & speed record car, 3 early 1960s press steel Tonka toys in great condition, 1920s double sided porcelain sign with original cast bracket, vintage Budweiser neon sign, antique advertising crates, antique sled, toy cannon 24 inches long, nice pond boat, 1960s press steel Buddy L & Structo toys, desirable Marx Sky Way airport tin lithographed toy – mint, scarce Blue Boar Rough Cut Tobacco tin & more.

 

 

Collectibles:

 Collection of early Inuit soapstone, 1800s hand carved scrimshaw cane, marked Simeon Jones St. John keg, 1840s Scottish snuff mull, classic Hudson Bay 6 pelt blanket, antique powder horn, WWI & WWII Canadian military helmets, Rich A Herder Solingen Germany sword & sheath, brass & leather maritime telescope, 1800’s English gentleman’s traveler’s chest in rosewood case, 1920s oak machinist chest, large collection of 1800s document boxes & more, well document ancient forged axe head collection, early Acadian cast griddle, large impressive collection of fossils,  hand carved NB duck decoys, rare 19th century pine canteens, nice collection of folksy Canadian hooked rugs, original 2009 Killers tour poster, 1920s 16 drawer coin chest, convex glass frames, antique oak wall phones, antique linens, antique cane collection, Mic Mac splint baskets, large lot of fishing lures, bronze boat propeller, stoneware crocks & jugs including Foley, antique eye glass collection, antique typewriter, wooden ship diorama, unique pair of vintage fishermen lamps, undersize antique cast iron owl door stop with original patina, early African carved board, brass ship’s clock & more.

 

 

Country Primitives & Period Furniture:

Desirable 95 inches long pine country bench, lovely 19th century multi-drawer pine apothecary chest, antique pine trunks with great patina, 19th century 13 drawer printer’s chest, substantial 1800s wrought iron five tier candelabra, decorative late 1800s R.R. Buffalo Company scale with great patina, set of four 1820s Anglo-Indian chairs, Georgian Period hanging mahogany wall shelf, mid 1800s finely crafted shaving mirror, lovely pair of antique windows, antique wrought iron hanging chandelier, stoneware crocks & jugs, 19th century figural cast andirons from the Carron Forgery, early 1900s folding clothes rack, antique barrels, early wooden ladder Paris Maine, pine tapered leg stand, nice Hamilton watch trays & more.

 

 

IMPORTANT LOT OF ANTIQUE RUGS

This auction will feature an important collection of late 1800s Persian wool rugs; this collection comes from a prominent Oxford England Estate.  When the family estate was sold in the 1950s, these rugs were handed down to their son who lived in London.  He was well known English artist and had used them in various rooms in his estate.  Some went straight to his attic in the 50s where they were left un touched. These came to Canada through a very close friend of the artist who was the executer of the family estate & inherited many of the family’s heirlooms. Rugs this early rarely show on the market.  Don’t miss this opportunity! These rugs have great character & are prime examples of a timeless art form.

In addition, a stunning pictorial hand knotted Persian wool rug in great order approximately 11 feet by 18 feet, as well as modern finely hand knotted wool scatter rugs. 

 

 

Rolex Watch, Gold Jewellery & Costume Jewellery:

Desirable original ROLEX GMT-MASTER – complete with original boxes & pamphlets, lovely antique gold rings, 3 large gold chains, 4 large gold bracelets, large lot of scrap gold, antique gold ladies watch and rings, lot of costume jewellery including Sherman necklace with matching earrings & more.

 

 

Gold Coin & Silver Coins & Paper Money:

EXCELLENT EXAMPLE American 1873 Liberty Head 2 ½ Dollar Gold Coin, Maple Leaf ¼ ounce .9999 fine gold coin, 10 dollars in 1967 quarters, large lot of silver dollars including Olympic dollars, sterling silver pieces, Canadian paper money, large lot of foreign coins & paper money.

 

 

Crystal and China:

Waterford crystal desk set, Waterford crystal stems, collection of unique Royal Doultons, M.J. Hummel figurines, crystal prism candlesticks, crystal figurines, set of Pyrex primary color mixing bowls, nice lot of carnival glass, Royal Albert Petit Point platter, Royal Doulton Bunnykins, Depression glass & more.

 

DELIVERY AVAILABLE
Terms: Visa, MasterCard, 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.

 

 

 

 

  

RARE & DESIRABLE OLD MASTER PAINTINGS BY

Richard Westall R.A. 1765 – 1836 pair of watercolors

These desirable watercolors are Estate Fresh from Amherst N.S. & come fresh-to-the market after being in the previous prominent family for over 150+ years.

DO YOUR RESEARCH.  DON’T MISS THIS OPPORTUNITY!

 

 Richard Westall - 2 January 1765 – 4 December 1836

An English painter and illustrator of portraits, historical and literary events, best known for his portraits of Byron. One of these hangs in the National Portrait Gallery in London, another at Hughenden Manor, and a third in the House of Lords. He was also Queen Victoria's drawing master.

 

Sold emaples of his works can be found on Christies selling in excess of £50 000 Great Brittain Pounds ($87 000 CAD)  

 

  

 

  

Rare grouping of 18th century engravings by John Jones – Principal Engraver to his Royal Highness the Duke of York

BLACK MONDAY or the DEPART FOR SCHOOL

&

DULCE DOMUN or the RETURN FROM SCHOOL

Original paintings by W.R. Bigg

Estate Fresh – Do your research on these!

 

      

 

 

Desirable original ROLEX GMT-MASTER – complete with original boxes & pamphlets 

Fresh-to-the market from a Fredericton Estate.

 

     

Sampling of Estate fresh jewelry including beautiful 1930s rings.  

 

MILLER BRITAIN: IN FOCUS

 Original grouping including book written by Alex Mogelon, Simon Dresdnere Publishers, 1981, folio, illustrated with numerous colour plates contained in a hard-shell slipcase, together with two photo-serigraphs and a recording of Miller Britain’s voice.

 

Sixteen 1st Editions from world renowned author of Lucy Maud Montgomery – life long collection – Estate Fresh

 

Original 1950s-1960s Mid Century Modern Eames-style lounge chair and ottoman by Plycraft – in great order

 

Lovely Mid-Century Modern credenza

 

Desirable Danish Mid Century Modern floating teak desk – 29 inches by 58 inches

WOW – DON’T MISS THIS OPPORTUNITY

 

 

Set of 4 Danish Mid-Century Modern chairs – MINT

 see additional pictures of matching table below

 

Lovely colorful Mid Century Modern signed oil painting – Venice – 3 feet by 2 feet

 

Unique Mid-Century Modern teak media cabinet – credenza – 5 feet wide by 1 foot deep

 

Mid-Century Modern coffee table – 42 inches by 22 inches

 

  

Desirable Mid-Century Modern, Brutalist tall chest inspired by the work of American designer Paul Evans that was produced by Lane, intricately laid and highly textured patterns adorn the front facade. The roughhewn forms exemplify the Brutalist aesthetic. The bold, monumental form is sure to make a statement in your space.

 

Desirable Mid-Century Modern cabinet – 45 inches wide by 15 ½ inches deep & 67 inches tall

 

 

IMPORTANT LOT OF ANTIQUE RUGS – ESTATE FRESH – DO NOT MISS THIS OPPORTUNITY

The following collection of rugs come from a prominent Oxford England Estate.  When the family estate was sold in the 1950s, these rugs were handed down to their son who lived in London.  He was a well known English artist and had used them in various rooms in his home. Some went straight to the attic in the 50s. These came to Canada through a very close friend of the artist who was the executer of the family estate & inherited many of the family’s heirlooms. Rugs this early rarely show on the market.  Don’t miss this opportunity!  These rugs have great character & are prime examples of a timeless art form.

 

Stunning 1800s Hamadan hand knotted Persian rug - 93 inches by 51 inches

 

Desirable late 1800s / early 1900s Heriz hand knotted Persian runner – 127 inches by 34 inches

 

Stunning late 1800s / early 1900s Northwest Persian hand knotted wool rug – 100 inches by 41 inches

 

Colorful & unusual late 1800s / early 1900s Hamadan hand knotted Persian rug – 100 inches by 48 inches

 

Persian wool rug with label, purchased at the Luxury department store Harvey Nichols of Knightsbridge S.W.  in the early 1900s – 72 inches by 41 inches

 

Ornate & substantial & late 1800s five tier wrought iron candelabra – approximately 30 inches tall 

 

Gerard Collins – NB Landscape – Oil on canvas

Titled: Hartland NB – 34 inches wide by 30 inches tall

 

              

Left: Detailed Gerard Collins floral vase – oil on canvas - 23 inches wide by 44 inches tall, not including frame

Right: Stunning floral garden at night – oil on canvas - 12 inches wide by 43 inches tall, not including frame

 

Gerard Collins religious icon - oil on canvas – 32 inches wide by 25 inches tall, not including the frame

 

Alexandria Street, Saint John (Gerard’s street growing up) signed Gerard Collins – pastel 29 inches wide by 22 inches tall, not including frame or matting

 

Collection of Gerard Collins Saint John street scenes back to 2013 

 

Stunning Gerard Collins NB Landscape – oil on board – 16 inches by 12 inches tall

As good as any group of 7 painting….

 

Folksy oil paintings on board by Gerard Collins including Santa cats – Daffy, Gus, Bekah & Kevin – 35 inches wide by 12 inches tall

Below: 40 inches wide by 9 inches tall

 

 

“Halloween Murray  oil on canvas signed Gerard Collins – 2014 – 20 inches wide by 24 inches tall not including the frame

 

1910 solid oak stacking bookcases – truly a timeless look!

 

Floor model gemstone globe & brass stand

 

  

High design 1920s wing chair – MINT

 

  

Desirable 1920s fan back chair with matching upholstery – MINT

 

Lovely professional finished desk & mid century modern arm chair

 

WOW!  Stunning pictorial hand knotted Persian wool rug in great order – approximately 11 feet by 18 feet

Fresh-to-the market from a Miramichi Estate – appraised at over $7000.00

The quality & detail is stunning, covering the complete rug with deer, birds, florals – Must see in person!

 

AMAZING quality 19th century partners desk with some stunning carvings

Possibly R. J. Horner & Co. of New York – DON’T MISS THIS OPPORTUNITY

 

 

Top quality solid mahogany Chippendale lowboy chest – Kittinger Furniture New York

 

Desirable size mahogany 4 drawer chest – 25 inches wide by 13 ½ inches deep

 

 

Scarce 1927 Kingsbury “SUNBEAM” land & speed record car – in great order

This car has sold for over $1000.00 in the past

 

Early 1960s press steel Tonka toys in great condition

 

Vintage neon Budweiser sign

 

Double sided 1920s porcelain sign with original cast bracket 

 

Early German sword & brass maritime telescope

Sword is made by Rich A Herder – Solingen - Germany

 

 

 

Estate fresh Inuit soapstone collection – many with marks and names on the bottom

 

Sampling of a life long collection to be sold – Fredericton Estate

 

  

1920s solid oak multi-drawer chest & a small sampling of 19th century locking boxes

 

Stunning 19th century scrimshaw cane

Large & old original pieces don’t come up to market often – don’t miss this opportunity! 

 

Well documented ancient forged axe head collection

 

WWI & WWII Canadian military helmets &with inserts

 

Handcarved New Brunswick decoys

 

Lovely 19th century multi-drawer pine apothecary chest

 

 

Antique trunks with great patina, advertising boxes FULL with antique smalls & 19th century printer’s chest

 

Rare & unusual 19th century pine canteens

 

Sampling of Canadian folksy hooked mats to be sold

 

Sampling of coins including ¼ ounce Canadian gold coin

 

Large lot of gold including nice selection of chains & bracelets

 

Mixed lot of various gold pieces

 

Gold watch & rings

 

1967 Centennial quarters – 10 dollar face value

 

Mix lot of Canadian silver coins

 

WOW - LARGE LIFE LONG COLLECTION OF FOSSILS & MORE

 

Fine pair of inlaid tilt-top tables  

 

GOOD OLD DAYS: POTATO HARVESTING IN CARLETON COUNTY NB

Oil painting by Lionel Arsenault

 

Original late 1800s Buffalo Scale Company - R.R. Track Scale with great patina

Great decorative industrial piece

 

Ornate 1800s heavily carved corner chair

 

Re purposed & well-done media center / shelving unit in chic white patina

 

Desirable pine country bench – 95 inches long – these don’t show up often – don’t miss this opportunity!

 

Unique pair of decorative high back wing chairs

 

  

Desirable Waterford Crystal desk set & stems

 

Stunning set of 1820s Anglo-Indian chairs – Oxford England Estate

 

Lovely pair of antique windows – DIY – Re-Purpose

 

Unique Victorian table top file /sheet music holder – has additional shelves

 

Substantial heavy grade antique wrought iron hanging chandelier 

 

Stunning room size wool rug – 117 inches 161 inches

 

Small hand knotted wool rug

 

Finley hand knotted wool rug – approximately 2 feet by 3 feet

 

Finley hand knotted wool rug – 2 feet by 3 feet

 

Lovely hand knotted wool rug – 55 inches by 32 inches

 

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Desirable pair of 3 drawer cabinets with pine tops

 

Original 2009 Killers tour poster – Fox Theater – Boulder Colorado – with beautiful pine frame

 

   

Rare 1920s handcrafted coin chest with 16 drawers & brass accents

 

  

WOW – American 1873 Liberty Head 2 ½ Dollar Gold Coin – EXCELLENT EXAMPLE

 

Sterling silver including Mapping & Webb

 

 

Evan Macdonald (Canadian, 1905 – 1972) oil on board - 10 inches by 8 inches – not including frame

Estate Fresh from Amherst Estate

Artist bio: born in Guelph, Ontario, in 1905. He was a practising artist during the 1930's when The Group of Seven had widespread influence on Canadian artists and painting. He joined the Second World War as an artist-soldier. After the war, he became a professional portraitist, fulfilling commissions from heads of government, industry, and academia. He passed in 1972.

 

  

Desirable 1800’s English gentleman’s traveler’s chest - in a lovely fitted rosewood chest with hidden drawer

 

  

Rare Simeon Jones – St. John keg – great piece of local history

Bio: Simeon Jones was well known in New Brunswick. Not only was he the popular mayor of Saint John from 1881 and 1884, he was also a master brewer, famous throughout the Maritimes for his robust, quaffable ales.

 

CABINETMAKERS OF THE EASTERN SEABOARD book

 

Par of Northern Electric oak wall phones

 

Clean Hudson Bay 6 pelt trapper blanket - Classic

 

Collection of 18th century trade axes

 

Antique cast wall mounted fountain – these don’t show up often!

 

Early to mid 1800’s Acadian cast iron griddle – Found at the Acadian settlement at French Lake, N.B.

 

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Superb late Georgian Scottish snuff mull – circa 1840s

 

Roger Majorowicz (American) bronze sculpture 

 

Lovely late 1800s photograph? From early NB fishing camp with “St. John” framing company on the back

 

Foley’s - Saint John – Acid proof vessel

 

“HANGING OVER THE WINDOW” by David McKay – Acrylic – Estate Fresh

 

David McKay – Pencil – Estate Fresh

 

1 of 2 Russel H. London (Gagetown) oil on canvas

 

David Price (Fredericton) watercolor – Estate Fresh

 

Daniel Price (Fredericton) oil on canvas – Estate Fresh

 

Daniel Price (Fredericton) oil on canvas – Estate Fresh

 

Oil on Canvas by David McDonald (Fredericton) one of a few to be sold.

 

Vintage Sherman matching 3-piece necklace set

 

QUESTIONS  -  ABSENTEE  -  PHONE BIDS

CALL JARED - 1 (506) 878 7890

 

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