ESTATE SPRING AUCTION
MONDAY, APRIL 27 2015 (5PM)
Viewing 3pm - 5pm
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**Please note the catalogue beginning with No.1 will begin at 6pm in numerical order**
TO BE HELD AT THE SAINT JOHN TRADE AND CONVENTION CENTRE
ONE MARKET SQUARE, SAINT JOHN, N.B.
* Featuring a rare opportunity to purchase personal property of one of
Canada's most important artist, Miller G. Brittain.
Many of the items date to when Miller Brittain was a student at Saint John High School and lived on Winslow St., Saint John West.
Especially of note will be an oil collage with glass fragments from the 1950's, a pair of bookends made by Miller Brittain at the Deichmann Pottery Studio, the original AP (Artist Proof) folio as gifted to the Brittain Family by the Dresdnere Gallery, Toronto, who supported Miller over the years, black and white etchings from the artists New York days, two drawings executed by Miller Brittain in 1927.
Oil, Pastels, Etchings, Silk Screens, Personal Memorabilia, etc.
* Featuring works by his artist friends: Jack Humphrey, Ted Campbell, Rosamond Campbell, Fred Ross, Julia Crawford, Maud Lewis, Molly Lamb Bobak, Frank Allison, Robert Percival, David Silverberg,Toni Onley, Gerry Collins oil collection, Victorian oil portraits.
* Featuring the diamond ring collection from the Estate of Nancy Walls, Saint John, N.B. All diamonds are accompanied by 2013 appraisals.
* Featuring an outstanding collection from a historical Germain St. Residence.
RT: Rare Miller G. Brittain oil “Relief”; late 1940's Miller Gore Brittain pastel “Landscape”, 1965; Rare Miller G. Brittain mixed media on paper “The Baptism of Christ”, 1959; Jack Humphrey watercolour “Tracks at Gilbert Lane”; Maud Lewis oil “Two Oxens in Winter”; Two Julia Crawfords; Frank Allison oil; Ted Campbell self-portrait; Sketch of Mexico; Rosamond Campbell oil “Boats in S.J. Harbour”; Fred Ross “Mother and Child”; Molly Lamb Bobak; Fred Ross “Forest Floor”; Kathy Hooper sculpture; Miller G. Brittain etchings from his New York days; Two Miller G. Brittains figural pencil drawings done at Saint John High School, 1927. Miller Brittain sketch 1930's “Mock-up Street Car Scene”; Pair of figural bookends made by Miller Brittain on a visit to the Deichmann pottery studio; Artist Proof folio of Miller Brittains two silkscreens as gifted to the family, a second Miller Brittain folio. Robert Percival “Landscape”, “Three Nudes”; Toni Onley silkscreen; Rene Hebert oil “Richibucto Cape”; Gerry Collins oil and pastel collection; David Silverberg “Nicole”; Cathy Ross prints; Suzanne Hill drawing “Scare Crow”; Marjory Donaldson oil and watercolour; Spencer Pavelic drawing; Christan Nicholson pastel portrait; Jack Reid watercolour “Murray Harbour, N.S.”; Florine Rutledge watercolours; Gerry Collins Christmas ornaments; Early views of Saint John and Fredericton; Vi Gillett painted tole tray; J. Jeffrey ships portrait “The Americana”; Marquis Cornwallis portrait from the Lord Nelson Hotel; Panorama of Saint John; 19th Century European coastal scene; Victorian oil on canvas, signed Gray, slashed with a knife by Miller Brittain; Ralph Olive oil; hand-painted porcelain plaques; British art by Shelton; EMB. Warren; Sylvester Stannard; Inuit art by Elisapee Ishuluktak; Willard Morse Mitchell miniatures.
MISCELLANEOUS: Lady's 14kt gold and diamond bracelet; Three lady's 18kt gold rings with brilliant cut diamonds; Lady's 10kt and 14kt gold rings with brilliant cut diamonds (appraisals available on all rings, 2013); English Moorcroft pottery vases, Victorian bronze style figurine; Imari porcelains; Chinese porcelains; Cloisonne vase; Tea caddy; Phoenix glass vase; Oak Grandfather's clock; Collection of English “Motto Ware”; Deichmann pottery; Doulton Lambeth; Victorian banquet lamp with red satin ball shade; Cranberry glass; Irish Belleek collection; Set of Limoges “Goa” china; Loetz glass vases; 1882 Mechanical bank; Chandeliers; Hanging slag glass lamp; Sterling candlesticks; Sterling evening bag; 7 piece sterling dresser set; Sterling nut dishes, bowls; Set of Noritake “Tahoe”; Set of Warwick china; Collection of Christmas plates, Shelley cups and saucers; Dresden bowl; Nippon china; Wedgwood; Cheese dish; Staffordshire dog; Wilson photo “Portland United Church”; Iron dolls bed 1890's; 1961 Saint John City directory; Rt. Hon. John Diefenbaker books; Early Victorian needlework; Folding screens; Royal Doulton figurines: Blue Beard (2105); The Cobbler (1406); Joy (3875); Welcome (3764); Darling (1985); Bedtime (1978); Peggy (2038); Rose (1368); Coca Cola tray; Toy tractor trailer; Men's gold jewelry; Wind-up toy skier; Royal Dux figurines; Hockey cards; Waterford Crystal “Lismore”; Folk Art carousel horse; Folk Art ships; Hall runners; Connors Bros. Hockey game; Victorian hobby horse; Ship models by Ed Stewart, Bocabec.
FURNITURE: Victorian walnut cabinet/bookcase; Walnut wardrobe; Mahogany china cabinet; Leather sofa and chair; Bookcase; Mahogany chairs; Mahogany Victorian chests of drawers; Country chairs; Georgian chest of drawers; Empire style chests; Victorian side chairs; Mahogany parlour tables; Bookcases; Beds; etc.