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A lady's Hermes Birkin crocodile hand bag

A lady's Hermes Birkin crocodile hand bag, with padlock and key, 30cm, comes with dust bag

Sold for $28,800 (June 2016)

Late 18th c. double barrel flintlock pistol by Hackett of London

Late 18th c. double barrel flintlock pistol by Hackett of London, 50 cal., 95 mm screw on cannon barrels, the barrels marked with numbers 2 and 3, single hammer,  the frame stamped to the underside with the crown and crossed sceptres, the right hand side of the frame engraved with srollwork and marked HACKETT - LONDON, the left side of the frame is fitted with a lever allowing for one pan to be covered by a slide allowing each barrel to be fired independently, single trigger, the walnut grip inlaid with silver wire, the sterling silver pommel in the form of a face and is stamped with silver hallmarks for Birmingham, 1781, and maker CF (Charles  Freeth) (antique)

Sold for $5,280 (May 2016)

East India Company sea service flintlock pistol

East India Company sea service flintlock pistol, 56 cal., 309 mm barrel, the barrel marked with crown/GP, crown/V, and crown/9, the lockplate stamped with Rampant lion and crown/3, the walnut stock stamped TP below the brass side plate, fitted with brass trigger guard and pommel (antique)

Sold for $5,280 (May 2016)

A lady's diamond solitaire ring in 14kt white gold

A lady's diamond solitaire ring in 14kt white gold, the ring is set with one round brilliant cut diamond of 9.07 cts, VS1, L colour

Sold for $204,000 (March 2016)

A pair of Chinese hardwood dwarf cabinets

A pair of Chinese hardwood dwarf cabinets, each fitted with a pair of panelled doors,
23 1/2 in. h. x 18 in. d. x 24 1/2 in. w. (59.7 x 45.7 x 62.2 cm)

Sold for $31,200 (March 2016)

A pair of Chinese hardwood horseshoe armchairs

A pair of Chinese hardwood horseshoe armchairs, with burled wood back splats
38 in. h. x 33 1/2 in. w. x 22 in. d. (96.5 x 85.1 x 55.9 cm)

Sold for $28,800 (March 2016)

A Chinese jade inkstone

A Chinese jade inkstone, enclosed in wood case, Qianlong period
6 x 4 in. (15.2 x 10.2 cm)

Sold for $26,400 (March 2016)

Alfred Joseph Casson - Island - Moose Lake

Alfred Joseph Casson
Canadian (1898 - 1992)
Island - Moose Lake
oil on board
12 x 15 in. (30.5 x 38.1 cm)

Sold for $26,400 (March 2016)

A Chinese hardwood round cornered two door cabinet

A Chinese hardwood round cornered two door cabinet
51 in. h. x 16 in. d. x 30 1/2 in. w. (129.5 x 40.6 x 77.5 cm)

Sold for $26,400 (March 2016)

A Chinese bronze mirror

A Chinese bronze mirror, cast in high relief around a central knop mythical beast and figures
diameter: 5 in. (12.7 cm)

Sold for $24,000 (March 2016)

Alexander Young Jackson - Sawmill

Alexander Young Jackson
Canadian (1882 - 1974)
Sawmill
oil on panel
12 x 14 1/2 in. (30.5 x 36.8 cm) 

Sold for $18,000 (March 2016)

A finely carved ivory wrist rest

A finely carved ivory wrist rest, the concave side deeply carved with a bird and a butterfly amidst flowering branches, the reverse in the form of bamboo, Qing Dynasty
height: 5 3/4 in. (14.5 cm)

Sold for $17,400 (March 2016)

A fine Chinese silver gilt and enamel covered cup

A fine Chinese silver gilt and enamel covered cup, the octafoil base applied with three phoenix their filigree tails supporting the pierced cup and cover with phoenix finial inset and applied with semi-precious stones
height: 15 in. (38.1 cm)

Sold for $14,400 (March 2016)

An Islamic import blue and white bowl

An Islamic import blue and white bowl, decorated with peony branches, interior decorated with fungus, raised on tall foot rim
6 1/4 in. h. x 16 1/4 in. d. 9 1/2 in. w. (15.9 x 41.3 x 24.1 cm)

Sold for $12,000 (March 2016)

A lady's diamond ring in 18kt white gold

A lady's diamond ring in 18kt white gold, set with one round brilliant cut diamond having an etw of 4.22 cts, VS1, G colour, and accented by an additional 0.72 cts in diamonds surrounding the main stone and on the shoulders of the ring

Sold for $132,000 (December 2015)

A late 17th/early 18th century rhinoceros horn libation cup

A late 17th/early 18th century rhinoceros horn libation cup, having a key fret border and decorated with clambering chilongs peering over the rim, the body of the cup decorated with a carved band, raised on a simple foot decorated with feathers
3 ¾ x 5 15/16 x 3 3/8 in. (9.5 x 15.1 x 8.6 cm), 246 grams

Sold for $91,200 (December 2015)

A lady's fancy yellow diamond ring in 18kt white gold

A lady's fancy yellow diamond ring in 18kt white gold, the ring is set with one cushion brilliant cut diamond having an etw of 3.34 cts, VS1, fancy to fancy intense yellow, and accented by an additional 66 round brilliant cut diamonds having an etw of 0.82 cts, SI1-SI2, D-E colour

Sold for $44,400 (December 2015)

A pair of monumental Chinese carved tusks

A pair of monumental Chinese carved tusks, each with multiple figures surrounding Shou Lao, a female deity, early 20th century, length: 73 1/4 in. (186.1 cm), 71 in. (180.3 cm)

Sold for $37,200 (December 2015)

A Chinese Mid - Qing table screen

A Chinese Mid - Qing table screen, leisure pursuits of scholars with attendants and auspicious bats and cranes, ivory faces and king fisher feathers, detailed carved base of zitan wood, height: 37 1/4 in. (96 cm)

Sold for $24,000 (December 2015)

A blue and white flower zhadou

A blue and white flower zhadou,
Qianlong seal to base, height: 3 1/2 in. (9 cm)

Sold for $22,800 (December 2015)

A 19th century silver plated oval mirror

A 19th century silver plated oval mirror, supported by two ivory tusks with silver mounts, mounted on turned wood stands
height: 36 in.(91.4 cm)

Sold for $15,600 (December 2015)

A 19th century Sino-Tibetan framed thangka

A 19th century Sino-Tibetan framed thangka, depicting Bodisattva seated in dhyanasana over a lotus throne, with repeating Bodisattva pattern in background
48 1/2 in. h. x 33 in. l. (123.2 x 83.8 cm)

Sold for $13,200 (December 2015)

A Chinese polychrome decorated jardinière

A Chinese polychrome decorated jardinière, depicting fish amongst pond weed above stylized waves, Qianlong
14 1/2 in. h. x 24 in. d. (36.8 x 61 cm)

Sold for $12,000 (December 2015)

Henry Model 1860 rifle

Henry Model 1860 rifle,
44 RF,  616mm octagonal barrel with integrated magazine tube, the top of barrel marked HENRY'S PATENT.  OCT.16. 1860 / MANUFACTURED BY THE NEW HAVEN ARMS CO. NEW HAVEN. CT. and with the serial number #6016 located behind the rear sight, the matching serial numbers can be found on the outside edge of the lower tang as well as on the butt stock, having a brass frame and crescent shaped butt plate. The butt stock on the left side shows the marking where a sling swivel was once attached, circa 1864, (antique)

Sold for $18,000 (November 2015)

Winchester Model 1876 - Third Model rifle

Winchester Model 1876 - Third Model rifle,
40-60 ca., lever action, 655 mm octagonal barrel with full tubular magazine below, the top of barrel marked with two line WINCHESTER'S - REPEATING ARMS. NEW HAVEN.CT / KING'S - IMPROVEMENT - PATENTED - MARCH 29, 1866. OCTOBER 16. 1860, the top of the barrel also has a dealer's mark of V. Kindler / East Saginaw located between the rear sight and frame, the upper tang stamped Model 1876 inside brackets, having the dust cover with serated edge, steel crescent shaped butt plate fitted with sliding cover for cleaning rod compartment, checkered walnut stock and fore arm, serial number #41078 is stamped on the lower tang. circa 1883, (non-restricted)

Sold for $9,000 (November 2015)

William Kurelek - SUNDOGS BEHIND ELEVATORS

William Kurelek
Canadian (1927-1977)
SUNDOGS BEHIND ELEVATORS
oil on board
signed, titled, and dated 1966 on verso
13 3/4 x 16 in. (34.9 x 40.6 cm)  

Sold for $45,600 (October 2015)

Alexander Young Jackson - A LAKE SHORE

Alexander Young Jackson
Canadian (1882-1974)
A LAKE SHORE
oil on wood panel
signed faintly in pencil on verso
Mazinawe L March 1924
8 1/4 x 10 1/2 in. (21 x 26.7 cm)    

Sold for $28,800 (October 2015)

Robert Genn - CARIBOU LAKE

Robert Genn
Canadian (1936 - 2014)
CARIBOU LAKE
oil on canvas
signed
30 x 34 in. (76.2 x 86.4 cm)   

Sold for $11,400 (October 2015)

Abraham Anghik - a stone carving of Angakok

Abraham Anghik, Paulatuk, a stone carving of Angakok with falcon helping spirit 19 x 16 x 10 in. (48.3 x 40.6 x 25.4 cm)                  

Sold for $5,040 (October 2015)

Zhang Daqian - UNTITLED - MUSHROOMS AND ONIONS

Zhang Daqian
Chinese (1899 - 1983)
UNTITLED - MUSHROOMS AND ONIONS
ink and colour on paper
signed
44 x 21 in. (111.8 x 53.3 cm)

Sold for $72,000 (September 2015)

Cheng Shifa - DANCER

Cheng Shifa
Chinese (1921 - 2007)
DANCER
ink and watercolour
signed
27 x 16 1/4 in. (68.6 x 41.3 cm)

Sold for $44,400 (September 2015)

A lady's Fancy Yellow diamond ring in 18kt white gold

A lady's Fancy Yellow diamond ring in 18kt white gold, the ring is set with one cushion modified brilliant cut Fancy Yellow diamond having a tw of 3.01 cts, VS2, Fancy Yellow, the centre stone the surrounded by a band of 28 round brilliant cut diamonds having a tw of 0.13 cts, VS2-SI1, Fancy Yellow colour, and then an outer band containing 48 round brilliant cut diamonds having a tw of 0.70 cts, VS2-SI1, E-F colour, EGL US 909788402D

Sold for $33,600 (September 2015)

A lady's diamond engagement ring set in 18kt white gold

A lady's diamond engagement ring set in 18kt white gold, set with one emerald cut diamond of 2.01 cts, IF, E colour, and accented by an additional 134 round brilliant cut diamonds having an etw of 0.67 cts, I-1, G-H colour, GIA 2166791444

Sold for $31,200 (September 2015)

A heavy gilt-lacquered copper figure of Buddha Gautama,

A heavy gilt-lacquered copper figure of Buddha Gautama,
Tibet, circa 17th century, Seated in dhyanasana on a tall-consecrated double-lotus base with large confident petals,

Sold for $57,600 (June 2015)

Francois Linke, a bois de violette and satine gilt bronze mounted commode

Francois Linke (1855-1946), a bois de violette and satine gilt bronze mounted commode in the Louis XV style.
The twelve drawer cabinet surmounted by a fleur de pecher marble top, signed F. Linke to the top right hand corner in the bronze, the lockplates marked C. Linke, Paris (Clement Linke) and numbered 1057, the number 1057 matched the index number recorded in the Linke Index for a commode of this description, the key is also original and numbered 1057,

Sold for $57,600 (June 2015)

A carved rhinoceros horn Prunus libation cup,

A carved rhinoceros horn Prunus  libation cup,
late Ming or early Qing, the cup is carved both externally and internally with blossoming prunus borne on a gnarled branch, the material is dark brown tone at the base and interior lightening towards the rim

Sold for $52,800 (June 2015)

A lady's Fancy Intense Yellow diamond ring,

A lady's Fancy Intense Yellow diamond ring,
set in 18kt white gold, set with one cut corrected rectangular modified brilliant diamond of 3.39 cts, VVS2, Fancy
Intense Yellow, and accented by an additional 62 round brilliant cut diamonds having a t.w. of 0.94 cts, VS2-SI2,
D-E colour

Sold for $45,600 (June 2015)

Samuel Walters - The British Queen

Samuel Walters
British (1811 - 1882)
The British Queen
oil on canvas
circa 1837
20 1/4 x 30 1/4 in. (51.5 x 77 cm) 

Sold for $40,800 (June 2015)

A complete collection of 121 catalogued Chinese coins,

A complete collection of 121 catalogued Chinese coins,
Early 1960s. Six complete album of Late Qing to Republic period educational silver plated collectible coins, all casted with precise weights, size and patterns

Sold for $26,400 (June 2015)

A lady's Harry Winston Ocean Lady Moon Phase wristwatch,

A lady's Harry Winston Ocean Lady Moon Phase wristwatch,
in 18kt rose gold, having a diamond bezel, having a mother-of-pearl face, gold hands and hour markers, diamond pave to centre of face, date aperture, moon phase, swiss quartz movement, comes with two additional straps (pink and silver) as well as four screws, two strap links, one buckle, and one pin, comes with original box

Sold for $21,600 (June 2015)

Edmond Prideaux, an early 19th century brass mounted walnut cased bracket clock

Edmond Prideaux, London, an early 19th century brass mounted walnut cased bracket clock, the ogee top with brass carry handle, the brass face with pierced spandrels, strike silent indicator, hour, minute and date indicator and false pendulum, the back plate with floral engraving, strikes on a bell with repeat,

Sold for $11,280 (June 2015)

A Qing Dynasty rhinoceros horn libation cup

A Qing Dynasty rhinoceros horn libation cup,
carved with squirrels amongst fruiting vines on a lotus, wood stand.

Sold for $21,600 (June 2015)

A lady's diamond necklace in 14kt yellow gold,

A lady's diamond necklace in 14kt yellow gold,
set with 82 round brilliant cut diamonds of graduated size, having a t.w. of 22.83 cts, SI2-I1, H-J colour

Sold for $10,800 (June 2015)

An extremely rare Sino-Tibetan nine eyed dZi bead Yungdrung necklace,

An extremely rare Sino-Tibetan nine eyed dZi bead Yungdrung necklace,
Sino-Tibet, circa 18th century, A YungDrung Bon Talisman decorated with extremely rare Nine-Eyed dZi bead pendant; white lines on different level separate each 'eye'. Scattered pattern of aged Cinnabar spots (Martik) can be identified throughout the body.

Sold for $10,800 (June 2015)

A Japanese Satsuma pottery bowl

A Japanese Satsuma pottery bowl,
the interior painted with a scene of sumo wrestlers, Mgizian

Sold for $8,400 (June 2015)

A lady's diamond ring in 18kt white gold

A lady's diamond ring in 18kt white gold, set with one round brilliant cut diamond of 4.31 cts, VVS2, F-G colour, with an additional 160 round brilliant cut diamonds having a tw. of 1.42 cts, VS1-VS2, E-F colour, EGL report # CA94188001D

Sold for $90,000 (December 2014)

An impressive lady's fancy yellow diamond ring

An impressive lady's fancy yellow diamond ring in 18kt white gold, set with a cut cornered rectangular modified brilliant diamond of 7.01cts, VS1, fancy yellow natural colour, with the band and bezel set with an additional 50 round brilliant cut diamonds with a t.w. of 0.71 ct., VS2-SI1, E-F colour, EGL report US 909788408D

Sold for $90,000 (December 2014)

Thomas Faed - Music Hath Charms

Thomas Faed
Scottish (1826-1900)
Music Hath Charms
oil on canvas
signed and dated 1866
33 3/4 x 25 1/2 in. (85.7 x 64.8 cm)

Sold for $57,600 (December 2014)

A lady's cushion shaped fancy intense yellow diamond ring

A lady's cushion shaped fancy intense yellow diamond ring in 18kt white and yellow gold, set with a fancy intense yellow cushion brilliant cut diamond of 4.65 cts, VVS2, fancy intense yellow of natural colour, with an additional 82 round brilliant cut diamonds having a tw. of 0.96 cts, VS2-SI1, F-G colour, EGL US 908421517D

Sold for $55,200 (December 2014)

An elegant emerald and diamond necklace

An elegant emerald and diamond necklace in 18kt white gold,
set with one emerald cut natural Colombian emerald of 5.07 cts, and an additional 250 round brilliant cut diamonds having a tw of 7.88 cts, VS1-VS2, E-F colour and 45 marquise brilliant cut diamonds having a t.w. of 4.68 cts, VS1-VS2, E-F, EGL CA 94159102C

Sold for $32,015 (December 2014)

A diamond pendant in 18kt white gold

A diamond pendant in 18kt white gold, set with one cushion cut diamond of 5.10 cts, SI2, I-J, surrounded by 26 round brilliant cut diamonds having a tw of 1.64 cts, SI1, G-H, UGS report CA92687201D

Sold for $28,800 (December 2014)

A lady's fancy intense yellow pear shaped pendant set

A lady's fancy intense yellow pear shaped pendant set in 18kt white and yellow gold, the pendant set with one pear shaped fancy intense yellow brilliant cut diamond of 2.60 cts, VS1, fancy intense yellow of natural colour, the main diamond surrounded by an additional 49 round brilliant cut diamonds having a t.w. of 1.05cts, SI1-SI2, E-F colour, EGL US 911941811D

Sold for $23,400 (December 2014)

Johann Philipp Ferdinand Preiss - Spring Awakening Figure

Johann Philipp Ferdinand Preiss
German (1882-1943)
Spring Awakening Figure
a cold painted bronze and carved ivory figure, circa 1925, raised upon a gilt lamp base above a black marble base
signed in base F. Preiss
height of figure: 10 1/2 in. (26.7 cm)

Sold for $19,200 (December 2014)

A Chinese jadeite figure of a seated Buddha

A Chinese jadeite figure of a seated Buddha, holding a ruyi sceptre and prayer beads, Qing
height: 5 in. (13 cm)

Sold for $7,680 (December 2014)

Colt 1851 Navy percussion revolver

Colt 1851 Navy percussion revolver, .36 ca. having a 190 mm octagonal barrel with the top of the barrel marked Address Col. Saml Colt New York US America, the cylinder decorated with naval battle scene, the full serial #184539 is stamped on the barrel with British Proof marks, frame, brass trigger guard, the cylinder stamped #4539, no serial number on loading rod, the contained in a fitted oak case with Colt paper label

Sold for $4,600 (November 2014)

John Blissett, a cased pair of double barrel 50 ca. percussion pistols,

John Blissett, a cased pair of double barrel 50 ca. percussion pistols, each having 104 mm side by side barrels, the barrel rib marked J. Blissett, 321 High Holborn, London, scroll engraving to the lock plates, hammers and trigger guard, the butt's of the gun fitted with compartment for percussion caps, contained in mahogany fitted case

Sold for $3,450 (November 2014)

Richard Avedon - Marilyn Monroe

Richard Avedon
American (1923-2004)
Marilyn Monroe, actress, New York City, 1957
gelatin silver print
printed in 1980
signed and numbered 7/25 in ink on verso
image: 12 1/4 x 10 5/8 in. (31.1 x 27 cm)

Sold for $40,000 (November 2014)

Frederick Horsman Varley - Mountain Climbers

Frederick Horsman Varley
Canadian (1881-1969)
Mountain Climbers
oil on paper laid on card
signed
6 x 8 1/4 in. (15.2 x 21 cm)

Sold for $20,700 (November 2014)

Jesus Raphael Soto - Vibrations Metalliques

Jesus Raphael Soto
Venezuelan (1923-2005)
Vibrations Metalliques
sculpture, #109/250
1969
10 1/2 x 11 2/3 x  5 in. (27 x 30 x 12.5 cm)

Sold for $20,700 (November 2014)

Nicholas de Grandmaison - Chief

Nicholas de Grandmaison
Canadian (1892-1978)
Chief
pastel on paper
signed lower right
26 x 19 in. (66 x 48.3 cm)

Sold for $17,250 (November 2014)

Robert Genn - Alta Creek, Whistler BC

Robert Genn
Canadian (1936-2014)
Alta Creek, Whistler BC
oil on canvas
signed lower right, signed and titled on verso
30 x 34 in. (76.2 x 86.4 cm)

Sold for $8,625 (November 2014)

A large Chinese porcelain plaque

A large Chinese porcelain plaque, painted with figures in a boat in a rocky gorge, signed and sealed Tian Hexian, Chinese (1894-1952), circa 1936
39 x 23 3/4 in. (99 x 60 cm)

Sold for $115,000 (September 2014)

A lady's diamond ring in 18kt white gold

A lady's diamond ring in 18kt white gold, set with one 4.85ct Fancy intense yellow diamond, SI1, surrounded by 120 round brilliant diamonds

Sold for $59,800 (September 2014)

A light grey pebble form nephrite snuff bottle

A light grey pebble form nephrite snuff bottle, finely carved with figures playing Go, length: 3 in. (7.6 cm)

Sold for $29,900 (September 2014)

A green and brown hardstone snuff bottle

A green and brown hardstone snuff bottle, decorated with a figure in a tree
length: 2 3/4 in. (7 cm)

Sold for $14,950 (September 2014)

A Ulysse Nardin, Marine Chronograph

A Ulysse Nardin, Marine Chronograph, #356-66, 18kt yellow gold case, automatic, brown rubber strap, brown face, Roman numeral dial, date aperture

Sold for $8,338 (September 2014)

A Chinese rhinoceros horn libation cup

A Chinese rhinoceros horn libation cup,
decorated with double chi dragon and ruyi clouds, 17th century, Late Ming or early Qing dynasty, with zitan stand
6 1/2 x 4 x 3 1/2 in. (16.5 x 10.2 x 8.9 cm), 326 grams

Sold for $103,500 (June 2014)

The Secret, a Chiparus bronze and ivory group

The Secret, a Chiparus bronze and ivory group,
circa 1925, modeled as two ladies in intricate dresses, one with her arm around the other's shoulder, leaning forward whispering into her ear, on a marble base, height including base: 22 in. (56 cm)

Sold for $20,700 (June 2014)

A large leaded glass and bronze lamp

A large leaded glass and bronze lamp, circa 1900, decorated with large roses in tones of salmon, pale pink, white and topaz, with rose buds in deep red, all on a mottled yellow ground, the leafage in pale and emerald green, unsigned
3'7 in. h. x 26 in. d. (109.2 x 66 cm)

Sold for $13,110 (June 2014)

Towards The Unknown Valkyrie - Claire Jeanne Robert Colinet

Towards The Unknown Valkyrie, Claire Jeanne Robert Colinet, (1880-1950), circa 1925, a French gilt and patinated bronze and ivory group of a maiden on a horse
height including rocky base: 18 1/2 in. (47 cm)

Sold for $11,500 (June 2014)

Franklin Carmichael - Untitled - Snow Clouds

Franklin Carmichael, RCA, POSA, CSPWC
Canadian (1890-1945)
Untitled - Snow Clouds
oil on paper board
signed lower right, c. 1925
10 x 11 7/8 in. (25.4 x 30.3 cm)

Sold for $75,900 (May 2014)

Marion Florence S. Mackay Nicoll - Amerind (High In The Council)

Marion Florence S. Mackay Nicoll
Canadian (1909-1985)
Amerind (High In The Council)
oil on canvas
signed and dated '63 lower right, and on verso titled, signed and dated
60 x 33 in. (152.4 x 83.8 cm)

Sold for $55,200 (May 2014)

Norval Morrisseau - Figures In A Garden

Norval Morrisseau
Canadian (1932-2007)
Figures In A Garden
oil on canvas
signed in syllabics lower left
96 x 49 1/2 in. (243.8 x 125.7 cm)

Sold for $51,750 (May 2014)

Takao Tanabe - Passing Houston Stewart Channel

Takao Tanabe
Canadian (b. 1926)
Passing Houston Stewart Channel
acrylic on canvas
signed lower right, 1985
37 x 90 in. (94 x 228.6 cm)

Sold for $43,700 (May 2014)

Alexander Young (A.Y.) Jackson - Canmore, Alberta

Alexander Young (A.Y.) Jackson, RCA, OSA, CGP
Canadian (1882-1974)
Canmore, Alberta
oil on panel
signed to the front, and on verso inscribed Canmore, Alberta, Sept. 1947. AY Jackson Studio Bldg, Severn St. Toronto
10 1/2 x 13 1/2 in. (26.6 x 34.2 cm)

Sold for $26,450 (May 2014)

Maxwell Bennett Bates - Children

Maxwell Bennett Bates
Canadian (1906 - 1980)
Children
watercolour and ink
signed and dated October 1964
14 x 17 1/4 in. (35.5 x 43.8 cm)

Sold for $15,525 (May 2014)

Tula, "Russian Purdey", side by side sidelock shotgun

Tula, "Russian Purdey", side by side sidelock shotgun, 12ga x 2 3/4, 757 mm barrels with ejectors, the top of barrels marked with the Tula logo of a T inside a circle and triangle, with highly engraved framed and side plates with gold string inlays, the underside frame marked 1957 in gold, having a fine quality walnut stock with English style checked grip, dual gold plated triggers

Sold for $12,075 (May 2014)

Holland and Holland, Double barrel rifle

Holland and Holland, Double barrel rifle, .303, 708 mm barrels, with extractors, the top of barrels marked "Holland & Holland, 98 New Bond Street, London" and "Winner of all the 'Field' rifle trials, London" , upper tang safety, barrel selector, and break open lever, dual triggers, engraved frame and side plates, checkered pistol grip stock

Sold for $9,200 (May 2014)

Robert Davidson, a carved argillite totem pole depicting Killer whale

Robert Davidson, a carved argillite totem pole depicting Killer whale, Raven, and Killer whale,
signed to the base Davidson Jr. and HAIDA ART

Sold for $21,850 (April 2014)

A Faberge jeweled gold and guilloche enamelled cigarette case

A Faberge jeweled gold and guilloche enamelled cigarette case, marked Faberge, with the workmaster's mark of Henrik Wigstrom; 56 kokoshniks, Austro-Hungarian import marks, set with seed pearls and diamonds with a diamond clasp, length: 3 ¼ in. (8.5 cm)

Sold for $195,500 (March 2014)

A Tibetan bronze Buddha

A Tibetan bronze Buddha, 18th century, with wood stand
9 in. (22.5 cm)

Sold for $21,850 (March 2014)

Shi Lu - ink on paper

Shi Lu
Chinese (1919 - 1980)
Calligraphy
ink on paper
68 x 18 3/4 in. (173 x 48.5 cm)

Sold for $19,550 (March 2014)

A pair of Austro-Hungarian candelabra by Klinkosch

A pair of Austro-Hungarian candelabra by Klinkosch, the six branches and one central sconce supported by a classical lady, a bowl of fruit on her head, she is raised upon a stepped cylindrical base festooned with floral wreaths and medallions, height: 25 in. (63.5 cm), weight: 5.4lbs each

Sold for $10,350 (March 2014)

A large Scandinavian early 18th century lidded sterling silver tankard

A large Scandinavian early 18th century lidded sterling silver tankard, supported on lion and ball feet, the lid having embossed flora and fauna decoration, royal lion thumb piece, the lid inscribed Simon Jorgenson Martha Jorgens Daffe and dated 1709, the base stamped I.E. inside a heart
height: 9 1/8 in. (23.18 cm); 1485 grams

Sold for $25,300 (December 2013)

B.C. (Bertram Charles) Binning, A Summer Seascape For Christmas Time

B.C. (Bertram Charles) Binning
Canadian (1909-1976)
A Summer Seascape For Christmas Time
oil on board
signed lower right, and on verso signed, titled, dated 1951, and dedicated
8 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. (21.5 x 14 cm)

Sold for $24,150 (November 2013)

Nicholas de Grandmaison, Papoose

Nicholas de Grandmaison
Canadian (1892-1978)
Papoose
oil on board
signed upper left
12 x 10 1/8 in. (30.5 x 25.7 cm)

Sold for $23,575 (November 2013)

Helen Frankenthaler, Untitled

Helen Frankenthaler
American (1928-2011)
Untitled
acrylic on paper
signed lower left
20 1/4 x 26 1/4 in. (51.44 x 66.68 cm)

Sold for $23,000 (November 2013)

A Pre-contact Haida stone tobacco mortar

A Pre-contact Haida stone tobacco mortar, decorated with three faces around the rim
5 1/2 x 9 in. (13.9 x 22.9 cm)

Sold for $27,600 (October 2013)

A Northwest Coast carved and polychromed totem pole

A Northwest Coast carved and polychromed totem pole, depicting Eagle, Beaver, Raven and Bear by Mark Spence.
59 1/2 in. h. x 17 1/2 in. l . x 14 1/2 in. w. (151 x 44.5 x  36.8 cm)

Sold for $26,450 (October 2013)

Guan Shanyue, Red Plum

Guan Shanyue
Chinese
Red Plum
ink and colour on paper
32 1/2 x 59 1/4 in. (82.5 x 150.5 cm)

Sold for $241,500 (September 2013)

A pair of Chinese imperial mutton fat jade inlaid zitan wood hat stands

A pair of Chinese imperial mutton fat jade inlaid zitan wood hat stands, five jade inlaid Ru Yi forms the body,  with feet of five Ru Yi clouds, elaborate silver inlay on zitan wood, a total of seventeen mutton fat jade pieces on each hat stand, Kangxi Period (1661-1722), Qing Dynasty

Sold for $34,500 (September 2013)

A late 19th century autograph book belonging to Captain Charles D.A. Loeffler

A late 19th century autograph book belonging to Captain Charles D.A. Loeffler, Doorkeeper to the American Presidents from March 7th, 1869 - March 4th, 1909.
Containing nearly 300 signatures of past Presidents, Vice Presidents, Senators, Chief Justices, foreign dignitaries, and celebrities of the period. Signatures include: Ulysses A. Grant, William Howard Taft, Rutherford B. Hayes, Chester A. Arthur, Theodore Roosevelt, James A. Garfield, Grover Cleveland, Benjamin Harrison, Warren G. Harding, William McKinley, Lieut. Col. Custer, Queen Kapiolani, Princess Lili'uokalani, Winston Churchill, Charles Tupper, Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain), Buffalo Bill Cody, Arizona John, PT Barnum and Josiah Henson.

Sold for $25,300 (September 2013)

Johann Philipp Ferdinand Preiss, Torch Dancer

Johann Philipp Ferdinand Preiss
German (1882-1943)
Torch Dancer
ivory, bronze, onyx
circa 1920, stamped
height: 17 in. (43 cm)

Sold for $23,000 (September 2013)

A Chinese Tianhuang stone mountain

A Chinese Tianhuang stone mountain, carving in low relief with mountains, trees, bridge, and scholar with student walking on the way, and artist's signature of Yuan Zhu (Lin Yuan Zhu), Chun Shan
Xing (On the Way in Spring Mountains), reverse side in low relief carving with landscape, with a Certificate of Gem Identification.
Lin Yuanzhu (1864-1935), the second generation master stone carving artist of Fuzhou East Gate school, famous at seal head carving and relief
2 3/4 in. h. x 2 1/2 in. l. x 1 1/2 in. w. (69.39 x 62.06 x 36.25 mm)

Sold for $41,400 (June 2013)

A magnificent large Achaemenid figure of a winged bull

A magnificent large Achaemenid figure of a winged bull, the mythic beast depicted sitting with his legs folded beneath him, he is seated upon a rectangular base decorated in relief with lion and flowers.
16 1/2 in. h. x 23 in. l. x 7 in. w. (42 x 58.5 x 18 cm)

Sold for $32,200 (June 2013)

A bust of a Sasanian King

A bust of a Sasanian King, perhaps Shapur II (AD 310-379), silver with mercury gilding, raised from a sheet of silver with chased and repousse details. The bearded  King wears lobed earrings and wears a typical crenelated  crown with striated orb mounted in a gilt crescent.
height: 19 3/4 in. (50 cm)

Sold for $20,700 (June 2013)

A scratch built model of HMS Royal William

A scratch built model of HMS Royal William, the hull planking of South American pearwood and the decks of South American boxwood; radio controlled sails and rudder, some working cannon and working lights.
This model is an exceptional model of a 17th/18th century British ship of the line.
75 in. h. x 91 in. l. x 18 in. w. (190.5 x 231 x 45.7 cm); base: 5 1/2 in. h. x 16 in

Sold for $18,400 (June 2013)

Edward Lear, Auribeau

Edward Lear
British (1812-1888)
Auribeau
mixed media on paper
titled, dated April 1868 and inscribed with colour and composition notations
14 1/4 x 21 in. (36.2 x 53.3 cm)

Sold for $16,100 (June 2013)

A pair of Chinese hairsticks

A pair of Chinese hairsticks, made of gold content metal in hollow-work in shape of phoenix, rubies and sapphires inlaid
length: 5 3/8 in. (13.5 cm)

Sold for $12,650 (June 2013)

A large dish depicting scenes of kingly prowess

A large dish depicting scenes of kingly prowess, in silver and mercury gilding with a central enthroned figure, possibly Bahram II, flanked by supporters and having lions at his feet.
diameter: 17 3/4 in. (45 cm)

Sold for $10,925 (June 2013)

Edward John (E.J.) Hughes, The Cowichan River In July

Edward John (E.J.) Hughes
Canadian (1913-2007)
The Cowichan River In July
oil on canvasboard
signed and dated 1959 lower left, and signed, titled and dated on verso
23 1/2 x 17 3/4 in. (59.6 x 44 cm)

Sold for $92,000 (May 2013)

Henry George Glyde, Reclining Figure

Henry George Glyde
Canadian (1906-1998)
Reclining Figure
oil on canvas
signed and dated 56 lower right
23 3/4 x 29 1/2 in. (61.2 x 76.6 cm)

Sold for $24,150 (May 2013)

Henry George Glyde, The Jiggers

Henry George Glyde
Canadian (1906-1998)
The Jiggers
oil on board
signed lower left, and signed and titled on verso
23 1/2 x 31 1/2 in. (59.5 x 79.5 cm)

Sold for $20,700 (May 2013)

Edward John (E.J.) Hughes, Brady's Beach

Edward John (E.J.) Hughes
Canadian (1913-2007)
Brady's Beach
graphite on cardboard
signed lower right
15 1/2 x 18 1/2 in. (39.3 x 47 cm)

Sold for $20,700 (May 2013)

Walter Joseph Phillips, York Boat on Lake Winnipeg

Walter Joseph Phillips
Canadian (1884-1963)
York Boat on Lake Winnipeg
colour woodcut
signed, titled, and numbered 76/150
10 1/8 x 13 1/2 in. (25.6 x 34.4 cm)

Sold for $18,400 (May 2013)

Walter Joseph Phillips, An Essay In Wood

Walter Joseph Phillips
Canadian (1884-1963)
An Essay In Wood
ten wood engravings, released in 1930
each signed and numbered 15/120

Sold for $10,350 (May 2013)

Ross Penhall, Strathcona

Ross Penhall
Canadian (b. 1959)
Strathcona
oil on canvas
signed and dated 1995
36 x 50 in. (91.4 x 127 cm)

Sold for $10,350 (May 2013)

Frank Hans Johnston, The Open Plain

Frank Hans Johnston, ARCA, OSA, CSPWC
Canadian (1888-1949)
The Open Plain
tempera
signed lower left
14 x 18 1/2 in. (35.5 x 47 cm)

Sold for $10,120 (May 2013)

Ross Penhall, The Mall

Ross Penhall
Canadian (b. 1959)
The Mall
oil on canvas
signed and dated 1995
36 x 54 in. (91.4 x 137.2 cm)

Sold for $9,200 (May 2013)

William Smith, a 13 bore flintlock double barrel shotgun

William Smith, a 13 bore flintlock double barrel shotgun, 744 mm barrel, the rib stamped W. Smith, Princes Street, London, the sideplates engraved William Smith, Princes Str. London, Patent 1670, serial #2358

Sold for $11,500 (May 2013)

A Chinese jade vase and cover of very pale celadon colour

A Chinese jade vase and cover of very pale celadon colour,
the flattened baluster form body carved in the manner of archaistic bronze with opposing phoenix and a loose ring and mask handle and having four loose ring and dragon head handles below the neck, the cover with four mythical beasts seated below a floral finial, Qianlong (1730-1795)
height: 16 1/2 in. (42 cm)

Sold for $816,500 (March 2013)

A Chinese pale celadon jade vase and cover

A Chinese pale celadon jade vase and cover,
carved in relief in the manner of archaic bronze form with Toatie masks and a pair of loose ring handles, the cover with a pair of phoenix and a flower finial, Qianlong (1736-1795)
height: 13 in. (33 cm)

Sold for $598,000 (March 2013)

A Chinese light celadon jade incense burner and cover

A Chinese light celadon jade incense burner and cover, the base with carved peony handles with loose rings and six mythical beast masks with loose rings, the three leg with carved beast masks; the cover with three lion dogs and loose rings, Qianlong (1736-1795)
height: 7 1/2 in. (19 cm)

Sold for $299,000 (March 2013)

A Chinese imperial jade table screen

A Chinese imperial jade table screen and gilt cloisonne stand, the very light celadon coloured screen carved in relief with a crab amongst lotus and millet stems below a pierced stylized dragon top, Qianlong (1735-1795)
The screen: 10 in. h. x 7 1/4 in. w. (25.5 x 18 cm)

Sold for $230,000 (March 2013)

A Chinese mutton fat jade potpourri (Lu) and cover

A Chinese mutton fat jade potpourri (Lu) and cover,
the bowl and cover pierced with scrolling flowers and phoenix having two carved floral handles below a coiled dragon finial and raised upon three stub feet, Qianlong (1736-1795)
height: 5 1/2 in. (14 cm)

Sold for $126,500 (March 2013)

A Chinese spinach green jade potpourri (Lu) and pierced cover

A Chinese spinach green jade potpourri (Lu) and pierced cover, the base with floral designs in relief and having a pair of dragon handles with loose rings; the domed cover pierced with floral traceries below a lotus blossom finial, Qianlong (1736-1795)
height: 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm)

Sold for $115,000 (March 2013)

A Chinese Order of the Double Dragon

A Chinese Order of the Double Dragon, First Class, Third Grade, in gold, the front decorated with double dragons inside a kingfisher feather border, the reverse inscribed with Chinese characters, presented to Dr. Dugald Christie, Esq. C.M.G., Medical Officer by the Emperor of China for his work in the Prevention of the Plague, Mukden Station.
2 1/2 x 1 3/4 in. (6.35 x 4.45 cm)

Sold for $69,000 (March 2013)

A huanghuali settee

A huanghuali settee, the elements, 18th/ 19th century. The three sided railing stepped and inset with Dali mountain and cloud panels, the central panel engraved with Mountain in Clouds, just like Ni Yunlin's Landscape. The arms terminating with burled wood panels and carved Lingzhi, the apron carved with gourds and butterflies above pierced Ruyi spandrels and solid feet with carved feet
34 in. h. x 69 1/2 in. w. x 23 in. d. (87 x 177 x 59 cm)

Sold for $39,100 (March 2013)

Li Xiongcai, Landscape

Li Xiongcai
Chinese (1910-2002)
Landscape
ink and colour on paper
painted 1986
53 1/2 x 26 in. (135.9 x 66 cm)

Sold for $23,000 (March 2013)

A Chinese Imperial blue and white Shang Ping vase

with Imperial mark <i>Da Qing Tong Zhi Nian Zhi<p> in Kaishu blue and white. Qing dynasty, Tong Zhi period (1862-1874), with original hardwood stand
height: 15 in. (38 cm)

Sold for $14,950 (March 2013)

Franklin B. Voss, Milkmaid

Franklin B. Voss
American (1880-1953)
Milkmaid
oil on canvas
signed and dated 1921 lower left
16 x 22 in. (41 x 56 cm)

Sold for $11,500 (March 2013)

Ferdinando Vichi, Arab Girl

Ferdinando Vichi
Italian (1875-1945)
Arab Girl
white carrara marble and green marble pedestal
signed F. Vichi/ Firenze
height: 23 1/8 in. (59 cm)

Sold for $9,430 (March 2013)

Zhang Daqian, A Flowering Branch

Zhang Daqian
Chinese (1899-1983)
A Flowering Branch
ink and watercolour on paper
signed and sealed
27 5/8 x 16 in. (70.2 x 40.5 cm)

Sold for $69,000 (December 2012)

A lady's custom made 19kt white gold lady's engagement ring

A lady's custom made 19kt white gold lady's engagement ring, set with one modern brilliant cut diamond with an etw of 2.52 cts, VS-I, E colour, the band set with 104 full cut diamonds with an etw of 1.60 cts, VVS/VS, E-F

Sold for $41,400 (December 2012)

A lady's diamond set C shaped pendant

A lady's diamond set C shaped pendant, the pendant set with 11 round brilliant cut diamonds of graduating size, ranging from 0.45ct to 1.12ct, VVS-1 to VS-1, D-E, plus a heart shaped diamond of 2.22ct, VS-2, D-E,  attached to the top of the C, mounted in 14kt white gold

Sold for $41,400 (December 2012)

A lady's custom made 18kt white gold cuff bracelet

A lady's custom made 18kt white gold cuff bracelet, set with two heart shaped diamonds, 4.46ct, SI-2, H-I, and 4.44ct, SI-2, H-I, the back decorated with the letters "C" and  "P"

Sold for $41,400 (December 2012)

An interior painted glass snuff bottle

An interior painted glass snuff bottle depicting trees in a landscape with colophon

Sold for $39,100 (December 2012)

A lady's diamond ring set with one emerald cut diamond

A lady's diamond ring set with one emerald cut diamond, with an etw of 6.60 cts, light yellow, VVS flanked to each side by a tapered baguette diamond of .24 cts, set in 14/18kt white gold

Sold for $34,500 (December 2012)

Alexander Max Koester, Ducks Feeding

Alexander Max Koester
German (1864-1932)
Ducks Feeding
oil on canvas
signed and dated A. KOESTER MDCCCC lower left
33 x 44 5/8 in. (84 x 113.5 cm)

Sold for $28,750 (December 2012)

Sir Alfred Gilbert, Perseus Arming

Sir Alfred Gilbert, RA
British (1854-1934)
Perseus Arming
bronze - Compagnie des Bronzes Bruxelles
height: 14 1/4 in. (36 cm)

Sold for $17,250 (December 2012)

Alexander Max Koester, Enten am See

Alexander Max Koester
German (1864-1932)
Enten am See (Ducks At The Lake)
oil on canvas
signed A. KOESTER lower right
22 1/4 x 36 1/2 in. (56.5 x 92.5 cm)

Sold for $23,000 (December 2012)

Liu Yucen, a fine porcelain vase

Liu Yucen, a fine porcelain vase of stretched ovoid form, painted with mice amongst corn (eight friends of Zhu Shan)
height: 11 in. (28 cm)

Sold for $17,250 (December 2012)

An olive and brown quartz chalcedony snuff bottle

An olive and brown quartz chalcedony snuff bottle carved with figures in a landscape with coral top,
carved with foliage and good luck symbols, 1800-1900

Sold for $14,950 (December 2012)

Jack Leonard Shadbolt, Shamanic Dance

Jack Leonard Shadbolt, RCA, CGP, BCSFA
Canadian (1909-1998)
Shamanic Dance
acrylic on canvas
signed and dated '81 lower right, and stamped and titled on verso
35 1/2 x 51 1/2 in. (90.5 x 131 cm)

Sold for $19,550 (November 2012)

Jack Leonard Shadbolt, Red Fork

Jack Leonard Shadbolt, RCA, CGP, BCSFA
Canadian (1909-1998)
Red Fork
acrylic on canvas
signed and dated J. Shadbolt '90-.94 lower right
48 1/4 x 48 3/4 in. (122.5 x 124 cm)

Sold for $18,400 (November 2012)

Joseph Francis Plaskett

Joseph Francis Plaskett, RCA
Canadian (b. 1918)
Breakfast With Daffodils
oil on canvas
signed and dated 1985
36 x 28 in. (91 x 71 cm)

Sold for $11,500 (November 2012)

Stephen Grant & Sons, side by side 12 ga

Stephen Grant & Sons, side by side 12 ga x 2 1/2", side lock shotgun,
764 mm barrel, ejectors-foliate decorated side plates, dual trigger, the rib engraved Stephen Grant & Sons, 67A St. James Street, London, the left barrel engraved Sir Joseph Whitworth's both the stock and barrel marked 2

Sold for $9,200 (November 2012)

Holland & Holland, side by side hammer gun

Holland & Holland, side by side hammer gun,
10 ga, 867 mm Damascus nitro proof barrels, chambered for 3 1/4, choked, checkered pistol grip and forearm. The shotgun comes with leather case bearing Holland & Holland paper labels, as well as assorted cleaning supplies

Sold for $5,750 (November 2012)

Wang Qi (1833 - circa 1908)

Wang Qi (1833 - circa 1908), a set of four Chinese polychrome decorated wall plaques, depicting the seasons each contained in a hardwood frame, late Qing, signed and with artist seal
23 1/2 x 17 1/2 in. (59 x 44 cm)

Sold for $851,000 (September 2012)

A set of four Chinese polychrome decorated porcelain panels

A set of four Chinese polychrome decorated porcelain panels, each with happy figures and a calligraphic poem
9 1/2 x 14 1/2 in. (24 x 37 cm)

Sold for $40,250 (September 2012)

A Piedmontese 17th century walnut, ebony and ivory inlaid lap desk

A Piedmontese 17th century walnut, ebony and ivory inlaid lap desk, the top with a central panel depicting the last supper flanked by four religious panels and bordered with hunting scenes, animals and insects amongst scrolling foliage repeated to the interior
18 in. w. x 17 3/4 in. d. (46 x 45 cm)

Sold for $32,200 (September 2012)

Three early 19th century miniature American portraits

Three early 19th century miniature American portraits

Sold for $4,600 (September 2012)

Guy Carleton Wiggins

Guy Carleton Wiggins
American (1883-1962)
Shadows And Towers, New York
oil on canvas
signed on the front, and on verso signed, titled and dated 1929
25 x 30 in. (63.5 x 76.2 cm)

Sold for $97,750 (June 2012)

Thomas (Tom) John Thomson, OSA

Thomas (Tom) John Thomson, OSA
Canadian (1877-1917)
Untitled
oil on plywood
signed lower right
c. Spring/Summer 1915
8 1/8 x 10 7/8 in. (20.8 x 27.7 cm)

Sold for $126,500 (in May, 2012)

A lady's diamond solitaire ring

A lady's diamond solitaire ring, set with one round old brilliant cut diamond with an etw of 11.84 cts, VS1, M-N colour, mounted in a 14kt white gold (not stamped) setting

Sold for $87,320 (in March, 2012)

A pair of Chinese floor screens

A pair of Chinese floor screens each with a rectangular panel onlaid with birds amongst trees in coral, bone and hardstone upon a blue painted ground. Each raised in a hardwood stand with carved ivory appliqués of fairies. Qing panels: 43.5 x 28 in. (110 x 71 cm), full height with stands: 63 in. (160 cm)

Sold for $75,900 (in March, 2012)

A Chinese 14kt yellow gold and jade ring

A Chinese 14kt yellow gold and jade ring, set with one oval cabochon cut jadeite, measuring approximately 13.00 x 10.00 mm

Sold for $18,400 (in March, 2012)

A Chinese jade ring in a gold setting

A Chinese jade ring in a gold setting, set with one oval cabochon cut jadeite measuring approximately 18.00 x 12.00 mm

Sold for $19,550 (in March, 2012)

A 19th century ten fold Korean embroidered screen

A 19th century ten fold Korean embroidered screen, each panel decorated with birds amongst trees

Sold for $18,400 (in March, 2012)

A Porcelain ormolu mounted table ornament

A French Restauration Paris Porcelain ormolu mounted table ornament possibly painted by Feuillot, Paris, 2nd quarter 19th century. The porcelain having one ornithological reserve and another with flower vase and sprays against a green ground. The ormolu mounts forming an unusual goose surmounting the porcelain and eating reeds that rise from alongside the baluster shaped porcelain from the base of primarily rocaille forms.
height: 11 7/8 in. (30 cm)

Sold for $4,600 (in March, 2012)

A Chinese light celadon jade incense burner and cover

A Chinese light celadon jade incense burner and cover, with lingzhi form handles, the cover having applied bats and surmounted by a cylindrical finial with good luck symbol. Qing dynasty.
width: 10 1/8 in. (25.75 cm) height: 5 3/4 in. (14.6 cm)

Provenance: From the Collection of the late Habib Sabet, and thence by familial descent to the current owner.

Sold for $736,000 (in December, 2011)

A Chinese pale celadon jade vase and cover

A Chinese pale celadon jade vase and cover, of baluster form, and carved with prunus boughs, and the cover surmounted with a finial of an entwined mythical beast. With fitted parcel gilt gnarly pine carved wood stand. Qing dynasty.
height jade: 9 5/8 in. (24.5 cm) height on stand: 11 1/8 in. (28.25 cm)

Provenance: From the Collection of the late Habib Sabet, and thence by familial descent to the current owner.

Sold for $460,000 (in December, 2011)

A pair of Chinese spinach green jade vases and covers

A pair of Chinese spinach green jade vases and covers, of flattened baluster form, applied with carved dragon capped ring handles upon a floral ground, and the covers surmounted by finely carved dragons. With carved and gessoed giltwood stands. Qing dynasty.
height of jade: 12 5/8 in. (32 cm) height on stands: 14 3/4 in. (37.5 cm) width: 5 1/8 in. (13 cm)

Provenance: From the Collection of the late Habib Sabet, and thence by familial descent to the current owner.

Sold for $138,000 (in December, 2011)

A Chinese silver five piece tea set and tea tray

A Chinese silver five piece tea set and tea tray, late 19th/ early 20th century. Comprising a teapot, coffee pot, sugar and creamer, Luen Wo, Shanghai. A kettle with burner on stand, Woshing, Shanghai; and a double handled tray. All decorated with dragons amongst clouds within bamboo borders. Kettle on stand

Sold for $20,700 (in December, 2011)

Frederick Horsman Varley, ARCA, OSA

Frederick Horsman Varley, ARCA, OSA
Canadian (1881-1969)
CHEAKAMUS GORGE NEAR LYNN VALLEY, BC and VIEW OF HOWE SOUND
oil on board (double sided)
signed and dated 1929
12 x 15 in.

Sold for $80,500 (in November, 2011)

John Craxton, RA

John Craxton, RA
British (1922-2009)
Woman And Bird
oil on board
signed <I>Craxton 49<P> and dated <I>November 49<P>
12 1/2 x 21 in. (32 x 53 cm)

Sold for $46,000 (in November, 2011)

Francis (Franz) Hans Johnston, ARCA, OSA, CSPWC

Francis (Franz) Hans Johnston, ARCA, OSA, CSPWC
Canadian (1888-1949)
Untitled - Georgian Bay
oil on canvas board
signed <I>Franz Johnston<P> lower left
c.1920s
10 x 12 in. (25.5 x 30.5 cm)

Sold for $19,550 (in November, 2011)

Eugène-Louis Boudin

Eugène-Louis Boudin
French (1824-1898)
Evening Étretat (Couchant de Soleil, Étretat)
oil on canvas
signed E. Boudin lower left, and titled in English on the gallery label to the verso stretcher
19 1/4 x 28 1/4 in. (49 x 71.5 cm)

Sold for $207,000 (in September, 2011)

Edward John Hughes, RCA, CGP

Edward John Hughes, RCA, CGP Canadian (1913-2006)
THE FRASER RIVER NEAR LILLOOET

Sold for $230,000

Jean-Paul Riopelle, RCA, SCA

Jean-Paul Riopelle, RCA, SCA
Canadian (1923-2003)
UNTITLED - ABSTRACT
oil on canvas
signed and dated 1958
28 3/4 x 36 in.

Sold for $195,500

A large Chinese blue and white double gourd vase

A large Chinese blue and white double gourd vase

Sold for $126,500

Bertram Charles Binning

Bertram Charles Binning, FOUR SHIPS ON A NORTHWESTERLY COURSE

Sold for $115,000

Eugene Louis Boudin, Trouville

Eugene Louis Boudin, Trouville

Sold for $103,500

David Brown Milne, CGP, CSGA, CSPWL

David Brown Milne, CGP, CSGA, CSPWL
Canadian (1882-1953)
STILL LIFE and DRIFTWOOD ON ROCKY POINT, SIX MILE LAKE
oil on board (double sided)
signed 1933
12 1/4 x 16 3/8 in.

Sold for $97,750

An Italian bronze figure group of Bacchantes

An Italian bronze figure group of Bacchantes

Sold for $97,750

An early Kwakiutl sun mask

An early Kwakiutl sun mask, circa 1890, 19 ¾ " l. X 15 ¾" w.

Sold for $92,000

Mary Ebbetts - Blanket

A 19th century Chilkat blanket, made by Mary Ebbetts

Sold for $92,000

A late 19th c. Haida carved yew wood model pole

A late 19th c. Haida carved yew wood model pole, the carving relating to the Great Flood; depicting Raven atop a potlatch pole and transforming to human; two figures cling to each side of the ringed pole; the pole resting atop a human figure above a humanoid figure with feathered wings; the bottom figure is that of a frog, 25 1/4 in. h. and 4 1/2 in. wide at the base

Sold for $57,500

Jean Discart

Jean Discart
French (1856-1944)
A MOORISH CURIO DEALER
oil on panel
signed
13 x 8 1/4 in.

Sold for $51,750

A lady's custom made 18kt white gold diamond ring

A lady's custom made 18kt white gold diamond ring, set with one round brilliant cut diamond of 5.01 cts., light yellow colour, VVS-2 clarity, G make, and set with 132 round brilliant cut diamonds of an estimated total weight 1.30 cts., D-F colour, VS to S1 clarity

Sold for $50,600

Edwin Headley Holgate, RCA, CGP, CSGA

Edwin Headley Holgate, RCA, CGP, CSGA
Canadian (1892-1977)
LAURENTIAN LAKE - AUTUMN
oil on panel
signed with monogram
8 1/2 x 10 1/2 in.

Sold for $46,000

Shi Guoliang

Shi Guoliang
Chinese (1956-)
THE STRANGER
ink and colour on paper
stamped
54 x 42 in. (137 x 106 cm)

Sold for $42,550

Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun

Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun, Walking in the….

Sold for $41,400

David Brown Milne, CGP, CSGA, CSPWC

David Brown Milne, CGP, CSGA, CSPWC
Canadian (1882-1953)
GREEN CAR SPRING
watercolour
signed and dated 1946
14 x 21 3/8 in.

Sold for $40,250

A Pair of Chinese polychrome decorated saucer dishes

A Pair of Chinese polychrome decorated saucer dishes Each painted with four circular panels of birds and flowers upon a blue ground scraffitto decorated with scrolling ferns and scattered flowers, the revers with floral swags. Six character Guangxu marks in under-glaze blue and of the period (1875-1908)<R>14 3/4in dia.

Sold for $36,800

Jack Leonard Shadbolt, RCA, CGP, BCSFA

Jack Leonard Shadbolt, RCA, CGP, BCSFA
Canadian (1909-1998)
SUBTERRANEAN
acrylic on canvas
signed and dated 1985
55 1/4 x 66 1/2 in.

Sold for $34,500

Robert Davidson

Robert Davidson, 22kt yellow gold cuff bracelet with Sea wolf design, engraved HAIDA ART and DAVIDSON, circa 1967 width: 7/8 in. (2.2 cm)p>

Sold for $34,500

A Moorcroft Pottery moonlit blue pattern silver mounted vase and cover

A Moorcroft Pottery moonlit blue pattern silver mounted vase and cover

Sold for $33,350

A WINDMILL WITH WAGON

Joseph Mallord William Turner, A WINDMILL WITH WAGON

Sold for $32,200

Sunqua - SCIOTA

Sunqua
Chinese
SCIOTA
oil on canvas
signed
18 x 23 1/2 in.

Sold for $28,750

SPRING IN A ZHEJANG VILLAGE

Li Keran
Chinese (1907-1968)
SPRING IN A ZHEJANG VILLAGE
watercolour
dated 1961
27 1/2 x 17 3/8 in.

Sold for $28,750

SEA EDGE

Gordon Appelbe Smith, SEA EDGE

Sold for $27,600

An early 20th c. Chinese watercolour

An early 20th c. Chinese watercolour, on silk scroll, depicting a procession through the mountains
12 1/2 in. w. x 246 1/2 in. l.

Sold for $26,450

A George V diamond bracelet

A George V diamond bracelet, in white gold, set with 98 old rose cut diamonds etw. 2 cts., 172 mine cut diamonds etw. 12.90 cts., 34 old mine cut diamonds etw. 10.50 cts., all with SI clarity, F/G colour, and 11 old European cut diamonds of varying clarity and cut; circa 1915-1920

Sold for $26,450

Jack Leonard Shadbolt - ORNAMENTAL OWL

Jack Leonard Shadbolt, RCA, CGP, BCSFA
Canadian (1909-1998)
ORNAMENTAL OWL
ink, acrylic and latex on paper
signed and dated 1966-1971
40 x 26 in.

Sold for $25,875

A 20th c. Continental carved smokey quartz figure of a bulldog

A 20th c. Continental carved smokey quartz figure of a bulldog, the standing canine with jewel-inset eyes
5 in. l.

Sold for $25,300

A Tibetan style bronze Buddha

A Tibetan style bronze Buddha, sitting in the lotus position above a rectangular plynth, decorated with lions and lotus leaf border
14 in. h. x 10 in. l. x 6 in. d.

Sold for $25,300

A rare Cartier blue guilloche enamel miniature clock

A rare Cartier blue guilloche enamel miniature clock

Sold for $24,150

Henrietta Mabel May, ARCA, CGP, RPS, FCA

Henrietta Mabel May, ARCA, CGP, RPS, FCA
Canadian (1884-1971)
Hudson Heights near Montreal
oil on board
signed and dated 1914
16 x 20 in.

Sold for $24,150

Human Figure Bowl

A Coast Salish human figure bowl dating from approximately 200 AD. These figure bowls are thought to be used by Shaman in varioius rituals including those relating to puberty. This example is missing the bowl but retains the human form showing its original detailing.

Sold for $23,000

Circle of David Teniers II

Circle of David Teniers II
Flemish (1610-1690)
A TAVERN INTERIOR
oil on panel
unsigned
18 x 23 1/2 in.

Sold for $23,000

A polychrome decorated petal form jar and cover

A polychrome decorated petal form jar and cover, decorated with animals in a landscape; six characters apocryphal mark to base
6 in. h. (15.5 cm.)

Sold for $23,000

A 1962 Rolls Royce Silver Cloud

A 1962 Rolls Royce Silver Cloud, 200,000 miles, rebuilt Rolls Royce V8 motor with minimal mileage, right hand drive

Sold for $23,000

A Tiffany and Co. mantle clock garniture

A Tiffany and Co. mantle clock garniture

Sold for $21,850

Ross Penhall - UNTITLED - FOREST CLEARING

Ross Penhall
Canadian (1956 - )
UNTITLED - FOREST CLEARING
oil on canvas
signed
32 x 72 in.

Sold for $21,850

Philip Lodewijk Jacob Frederik Sadee

Philip Lodewijk Jacob Frederik Sadee
Dutch (1837-1904)
VISSERS VROUWEN
oil on canvas
signed, c. 1873
27 x 21 3/4 in.

Sold for $20,700

A Chinese rosewood dining room suite

A Chinese rosewood dining room suite Carved with budding bamboo, the ten chairs with marble inset backs

Sold for $19,550

Emily Carr, BCSFA, RCA - PEACE AND PLENTY

Emily Carr, BCSFA, RCA
Canadian (1871-1945)
PEACE AND PLENTY
watercolour
signed and dated 1909
10 1/2 x 14 1/2 in.
paper label on reverse reading: Miss M. Emily Carr, Granville Street, Vancouver, BC, "Peace and Plenty", price $13.00

Sold for $19,550

A 19th century Heiltsuk globular Shaman's rattle

A 19th century Heiltsuk globular Shaman's rattle, one side carved with the image of Raven, the other carved with the image of Bear
12 1/4 in. h. x 5 1/2 in. w. x 5 1/2 in. d. (31 x 14 x 13 cm)

Sold for $19,550

John Tiktak - soapstone figure

John Tiktak, Rankin Inlet, a soapstone figure with its arms raised, 6 ¾" x 4 ¾" x 1 ¼"

Sold for $17,825

Norwood Hodge MacGilvary - WINIFRED

Norwood Hodge MacGilvary
American (1874-1950)
WINIFRED
Oil on Canvas
Signed
36in x 40in
c. 1928

Sold for $17,250

William Percival Weston, ARCA, BCSA, CGP, RBA

William Percival Weston, ARCA, BCSA, CGP, RBA
Canadian (1879-1967)
TIDE LINE
oil on board
signed and dated 1946
12 x 16 in.

Sold for $17,250

Alfred Joseph Casson - FALL SKY - OXTONGUE LAKE

Alfred Joseph Casson, PRCA, POSA, CSPWC
Canadian (1898 – 1992)
FALL SKY - OXTONGUE LAKE
oil on board
signed lower right and titled on verso
12 x 15 in.

Sold for $17,250

Gordon Appelbe Smith - RAINFOREST

Gordon Appelbe Smith, RCA, CPG
Canadian (1919 - )
RAINFOREST
oil on canvas
signed lower right
50 x 40 in.

Sold for $17,250

Gathie Falk

Gathie Falk, Night and Sky

Sold for $13,225

A soapstone carving of a Musk Ox

Kananginak Pootoogook, Cape Dorset, a soapstone carving of a Musk Ox, 10 ¾ x 17 ½ x 7 ½ in.

Sold for $13,800

Jessie Oonark, Cape Dorset Tattooed Faces

Jessie Oonark, Cape Dorset Tattooed Faces, stonecut #35/50, signed, 1960, 16 3/4 x 11 3/4 in.

Sold for $11,500

A pair of Chinese Huanghuali wood lamp-hanger chairs

A pair of Chinese Huanghuali wood lamp-hanger chairs

Sold for $10,350

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