Empire Montreal - Auction Highlights
Lots (401 - 600) - Thursday July 5, 2018
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Lot # 401
Roger Cantin (1930- , Can.)
Boats by the lake
Oil on canvas board
Signed lower left. With artist's certificate and stamp on reverse. 16" x 20".
 16" × 20"
Estimate ($):
300 - 500

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Lot # 403
H. Wood (Eur. sch.) The windmill in a small town Oil on wood Signed lower right. 12" x 16".
 12" x 16"
Estimate ($):
200 - 300

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Lot # 404
Canada 1910 10 cents, Choice Brilliant Uncirculated, certified ICCS MS63. White luster with accenting gold and rose patina. A few scratches are noted on the obverse, but the overall eye-appeal is superb!
Estimate ($):
400 - 450

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Lot # 405
Lady's 18 karat yellow and white gold ring, with numerous round brilliant cut diamonds, total approx. 0.95 carat.
Estimate ($):
1000 - 1500

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Lot # 407
Handwoven Persian Lilihan rug with floral motifs on a rust red ground with navy blue border. Approx. 11'10" x 8'6".
 11'10" × 8'6"
Estimate ($):
600 - 800

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Lot # 408
Pair of antique Louis XV-style hand-carved open armchairs with floral needlepoint upholstery.
Estimate ($):
700 - 900

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Lot # 409
Canada Small Queen Issue - 1870-1893 - Singles: 34 - ½¢ black - VF, Postmarked; 35 - 1¢ yellow - F, Mint, H; 36 - 2¢ green - F, Postmarked; 37 - 3¢ orange red - VF, Mint, H; 38 - 5¢ slate green - VF, Mint, no gum.
Estimate ($):
700 - 900

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Lot # 410
Antique Chinese enameled bronze sculpture of a figure on horseback. 20" tall.
Estimate ($):
600 - 800

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Lot # 411
R. Buffest (European style) Stylish women at La Foire du Thrône Oil on canvas Signed lower right. 16" x 12".
 16" x 12"
Estimate ($):
250 - 350

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Lot # 412
Whimsical polychrome composite sculpture in the form of a black dog with multicolour splash paint. Painted and signed by artist David Poetz. 36" tall.
Estimate ($):
500 - 700

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Lot # 414
Antique French 2-tier inlaid occasional table fitted with drawer and mounted with ormolu fitments. With maker's mark.
Estimate ($):
400 - 600

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Lot # 416
Antique Chinese gilt bronze incense burner with dragon motif handles. 30" tall.
Estimate ($):
300 - 400

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Lot # 417
Canada O257-O261 - Mint OHMS Perforated blocks and strips (Mint, NH, XF, full gum), War Issue - 1942-1943, OHMS Perforated: O257 - Corner plate block of 12; O258 - Block of 4; O259 - Block of 4; O260 - Left Edge Strip of 4; O261 - Left Edge Strip of 4.
Estimate ($):
500 - 700

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Lot # 418
After Auguste Rodin (1840-1917, Fr.) (Ref.: Bénézit)
"The Thinker"
Bronze sculpture on marble base
Signed with foundry mark. 15" tall.
Estimate ($):
500 - 700

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Lot # 418a
Lady's 14 karat white gold ring set with a rectangular cushion cut tanzanite, approx. 3.10 carats, and round brilliant cut diamonds, total approx. 0.36 carat.
Estimate ($):
1600 - 1800

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Lot # 420
Antique Chinese enameled bronze sculpture of a figure on horseback. 16" tall.
Estimate ($):
600 - 800

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Lot # 421
Whimsical polychrome composite sculpture in the form of a multicolour cat. Painted and signed by artist David Poetz. 45" tall.
Estimate ($):
500 - 700

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Lot # 422
European school
Art Nouveau-style woman
Oil on canvas
40" x 40".
 40" × 40"
Estimate ($):
500 - 800

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Lot # 423
Terry Tomalty (1935- , Can.) "West light, McGill University" Oil on canvas Signed lower right. Signed and titled on reverse. 16" x 20".
 16" x 20"
Estimate ($):
1500 - 2000

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Lot # 424
Fine Boulle-style ebonized pedestal of tapered square form, with extensive inlays, gilt highlights and ormolu mounts; fitted with red ground cartouches. 50" tall.
Estimate ($):
600 - 800

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Lot # 424a
Lady's 18 karat white gold pendant necklace, with a heart shape ruby, approx. 2.93 carats, and with 23 round brilliant cut diamonds, total approx. 0.69 carat.
Estimate ($):
4000 - 5000

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Lot # 425
Canada First Cents Issue - Postmarked Singles: 14 - 1¢ rose - F-VF; 15 - 5¢ vermillion - F; 16 - 10¢ black brown - VG; 17 - 10¢ red lilac - F-VF; 18ii - 12½¢ green - F.
Estimate ($):
700 - 900

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Lot # 426
Louis XV-style marble-top serpentine-front commode with ormolu accents and mounts; fitted with 9 drawers.
Estimate ($):
1600 - 2200

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Lot # 426a
Lady's 18 karat white gold ring set with cultured pearl, approx. 14.50 mm, and round brilliant cut diamonds, total approx. 1.07 carats.
Estimate ($):
2000 - 2200

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Lot # 427
H. Gillens (European style) Wise men by city gates Oil on canvas Signed lower right. 20" x 16".
 20" x 16"
Estimate ($):
350 - 450

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Lot # 428
Impressive Versailles-style gilt ormolu and clear crystal tear drop chandelier, with ribbon and swag ornaments. 63" high, 31" diam.
Estimate ($):
1400 - 1800

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Lot # 430
Andy Warhol (1928-1987, Amer.) (Ref: Benezit)
“Campbell’s Soup”
Serigraph on canvas
Warhol foundation stamp and numbered 1/50 on reverse. 36" x 24".
 36" × 24"
Estimate ($):
1800 - 2500

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Lot # 430a
Marie Claire (1939-2002, Can.) "Artisanat esquimaux" (sic) Oil on canvas Signed and dated '78 lower left. Titled on reverse. 20" x 16".
 20" x 16"
Estimate ($):
3500 - 4500

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Lot # 431
French decorative wood framed oil painting of a floral arrangement; the frame with carved floral motifs. 49" x 34".
 9" × 34"
Estimate ($):
300 - 500

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Lot # 432
Rococo-style hand-carved arch-top giltwood framed mirror; featuring ornate foliate carvings. Dimensions: 75'' x 43''.
Estimate ($):
1200 - 1600

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Lot # 432a
Lady's 14 karat white gold earrings, with two oval cut sapphires, total approx. 4.29 carats, and with 24 round brilliant cut diamonds, total approx. 1.20 carats.
Estimate ($):
3800 - 4200

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Lot # 434
Antique Chinese carved settee; depicting foliate and dragon motifs.
Estimate ($):
900 - 1200

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Lot # 435
Handwoven Oriental Tabriz rug, with central lobed medallion on a burgundy ground with deep brown border. Approx. 6'2" x 3'11".
 6'2" × 3'11"
Estimate ($):
550 - 700

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Lot # 436
Lady's 18 karat yellow gold pendant earrings set with 2 fancy cut enhanced rubies, total approx. 9.80 carats and 266 round brilliant cut diamonds, total approx. 1.27 carats.
Estimate ($):
3000 - 3500

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Lot # 437
Canada 96-103 - Complete Set of Mint Singles, Quebec Tercentary Issue - July 16, 1908. Unitrade 2014 CV $1,465.00.
Estimate ($):
800 - 1000

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Lot # 438
Fine vintage Murano (It.) 8-light blue frosted glass hanging fixture, the scrolled arms terminating in bobeches with ruffled edges. 45" tall.
Estimate ($):
2000 - 2400

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Lot # 438a
Luc Deschamps (1961- , Can) “Le brigadier, Québec” Oil on masonite Signed lower left. Signed, titled and dated 2004 on reverse. 16" x 20".
 16" x 20"
Estimate ($):
1000 - 1200

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Lot # 439
Christian Bergeron (1945- , Can.) "Ochre d’automne" Oil on canvas Signed lower right. Titled and with artist’s stamp on reverse. 30" x 24".
 30" x 24"
Estimate ($):
700 - 900

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Lot # 440
Pair of Art Deco-period lemonwood cylindrical side tables, each with 3 drawers.
Estimate ($):
750 - 1000

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Lot # 440a
Lady's 18 karat pink gold ring set with a round brilliant cut champagne diamond, approx. 0.51 carat and 21 round brilliant cut diamonds, total approx. 0.57 carat. Total diamond weight approx. 1.08 carats.
Estimate ($):
1500 - 1800

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Lot # 441
Jean E. Nerfin (1922- , Swiss) "Aubonne, Switzerland" Oil on canvas Signed and dated '97 lower right. Titled on reverse. 11" x 14".
 11" x 14"
Estimate ($):
1000 - 1200

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Lot # 442
Set of 2 antique Louis XV- style chairs with shield form backs and serpentine front seats on cabriole legs, nicely upholstered with floral tapestry fabric. Includes armchair and sidechair.
Estimate ($):
800 - 1000

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Lot # 444
Antique Chinese gilt bronze incense burner, with foo dog finial. 21'' tall. Circa 1900.
Estimate ($):
450 - 550

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Lot # 444a
Lady's 18 karat white gold ring set with a rectangular sapphire, approx. 4.64 carats and 48 round brilliant cut diamonds, total approx. 1.22 carats.
Estimate ($):
12 000 - 14 000

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Lot # 446
Antique bronze sculpture of a young couple on a swing in trees. 18" tall. Circa 1900.
Estimate ($):
700 - 900

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Lot # 446a
Canada 1915 5 cents, Choice to Gem Uncirculated, certified ICCS MS64. Well struck with matte frosty mint luster and traces of natural patina. A scarce date; very rare in this grade.
Estimate ($):
1400 - 1600

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Lot # 447
O. Borgmann (European style) An afternoon break for tea Oil on canvas Signed lower right. 20" x 16".
 20" x 16"
Estimate ($):
350 - 450

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Lot # 448
Impressive oversized bronze sculpture of an Art Deco-style woman holding two spherical glass shades. 63'' tall.
Estimate ($):
1800 - 2200

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Lot # 448a
Lady's single-strand necklace of cultured pearls, approx. 8.0 mm - 8.5 mm, on a 14 karat yellow gold clasp. Length approx. 18".
Estimate ($):
250 - 350

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Lot # 450
Lady's 18 karat white gold pendant earrings set with 2 oval cut enhanced rubies, total approx. 10.68 carats and 510 round brilliant cut diamonds, total approx. 1.90 carats.
Estimate ($):
3800 - 4200

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Lot # 450a
Gilles Pelletier (1946-2011, Can.) "Peek a boo" Door: acrylic on wood Signed lower right. Signed, titled and dated '96 on reverse. 83½" x 43½".
 83½" x 43½"
Estimate ($):
2500 - 3500

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Lot # 452
Giltwood marble-top salon table with ornate carved quatrefoil base depicting rocaille and acanthus leaves carvings.
Estimate ($):
1800 - 2200

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Lot # 452a
Marc-Aurèle Fortin, RCA (1888-1970, Can.)(Ref.: Bénézit) "Vielles maisons à St. Rose" Oil on panel Certified by Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, on reverse. Provenance: Galeries d'art contemporains, Montreal. 4" x 12".
 4" × 12
Estimate ($):
12 000 - 15 000

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Lot # 454
Italian Louis XVI-style marquetry inlaid bar, with top and bottom frieze drawers and ormolu pulls. The drop-front opens to a mirrored interior, flanked by columns.
Estimate ($):
1000 - 1400

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Lot # 454a
Lady's 18 karat white gold bracelet set with 9 square radiant cut fancy yellow diamonds, total approx. 2.22 carats and 405 round brilliant cut diamonds, total approx. 2.53 carats. Total diamond weight approx. 4.75 carats.
Estimate ($):
7500 - 800

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Lot # 456
Fine handwoven Oriental silk rug with floral motifs. Approx. 4'10" x 2'11".
Estimate ($):
800 - 1000

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Lot # 457
P. Keeler (Eur. Sch.) Summer blooms Oil on canvas Signed lower right. 48" x 72".
 48" x 72"
Estimate ($):
1500 - 2000

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Lot # 458
Italian marble-top inlaid commode, with ormolu hardware; fitted with 11 drwawers and ornate flowering urn marquetry.
Estimate ($):
1800 - 2000

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Lot # 459
John Eric Benson Riordon, RCA (1906-1948, Can.) (Ref.: Benezit) Seascape Oil on canvas Signed lower right. With Watson Art Galleries certificate of authenticity on reverse. 13" x 17".
 13" x 17"
Estimate ($):
2800 - 3500

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Lot # 460
Pair of vintage Italian inlaid marble-top side tables with marquetry; fitted with 5 drawers, and ormolu pulls and hardware.
Estimate ($):
1600 - 1800

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Lot # 460a
Lady's 18 karat yellow gold ring set with an oval cabochon cut opal, approx. 10.95 carats and 50 round brilliant and marquise cut diamonds, total approx. 1.39 carats.
Estimate ($):
4000 - 4500

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Lot # 461
David Alfred Morrisseau (b. 1961, Native Canadian Ojibway) “Family of souls” Acrylic on canvas Signed and titled on reverse. 35" x 27½".
 35" x 27½"
Estimate ($):
2000 - 3000

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Lot # 462
Cut to clear glass and brass vase, with gilt floral details. Height: 18''.
Estimate ($):
600 - 800

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Lot # 462a
Impressive pair of Sèvres (Fr.) style ruby red porcelain covered urns with gilt highlights; depicting figural cartouches. Mounted with bronze finials, handles, and bases. 68" tall.
Estimate ($):
4000 - 4500

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Lot # 464
Impressive Boulle-style ebonized and inlaid serpentine-front cabinet with curved glazed door over 4 drawers, on cabriole legs.
Estimate ($):
1500 - 2000

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Lot # 464a
Lady's 18 karat white gold pendant, with a triangle cut sapphire, approx. 5.14 carats, and with 29 round brilliant cut diamonds, total approx. 0.58 carat.
Estimate ($):
7500 - 8500

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Lot # 466
Lady's 18 karat white gold pendant earrings set with 2 cushion cut sapphires, total approx. 3.24 carats and 90 round brilliant cut diamonds, total approx. 0.40 carat.
Estimate ($):
2000 - 2500

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Lot # 466a
Canada 1937 5 cents (Charlton DC-20) brass pattern, Choice Specimen, certified NGC SP63, natural toning. Very rare.
Estimate ($):
7500 - 8500

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Lot # 468
Handwoven Persian Sabjevar rug, decorated with central medaillon amidst floral and foliate designs on burgundy ground. Approx. 11'7" x 8'3".
  11'7" × 8'3"
Estimate ($):
500 - 700

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Lot # 468a
Marie Claire (1939-2002, Can.) "Petit inouit attend" (sic) Oil on canvas Signed and dated '82 lower right. Titled and signed on reverse. 14" x 18".
 14" x 18"
Estimate ($):
2500 - 3500

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Lot # 470
Boulle-style ebonized writing desk with inlay and marquetry; fitted with 3 drawers, and gilt bronze mounts.
Estimate ($):
2400 - 2800

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Lot # 470a
Lady's 14 karat white gold bracelet, with 13 oval cut rubies, total approx. 4.68 carats, and with 13 round brilliant cut diamonds, total approx. 0.82 carat.
Estimate ($):
2200 - 2800

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Lot # 472
Impressive 15-light two-tier crystal chandelier, with gilt highlights, the crown and scrolling arms hung with extensive clear cut crystal prism suspensions. Approx. 33" diameter, 31" high.
Estimate ($):
2500 - 3500

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Lot # 472a
Lady's 18 karat pink gold ring set with an oval cut ruby, approx. 4.28 carats and 42 round brilliant cut diamonds, total approx. 1.60 carats.
Estimate ($):
6000 - 6500

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Lot # 474
Whimsical polychrome composite sculpture in the form of a white rhino with multicolour splash paint. Painted and signed by artist David Poetz. 59" tall.
Estimate ($):
500 - 700

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Lot # 475
B. De Graaf (European style) Watching baby brother Oil on canvas Signed lower right. 20" x 16".
 20" x 16"
Estimate ($):
350 - 450

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Lot # 476
Superb antique Boulle-style serpentine front commode, fitted floral marquetry doors, decorated with gilt and polychrome designs; with ormolu pulls, mounts and sabots.
Estimate ($):
1800 - 2500

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Lot # 476a
Lady's 18 karat white gold earrings, with 2 marquise cut and 8 round cut rubies, total approx. 3.70 carats, and with 160 round brilliant cut diamonds, total approx. 1.96 carats.
Estimate ($):
2500 - 2800

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Lot # 478
Art Deco-period lemonwood occasional table, with striking unusual base.
Estimate ($):
600 - 800

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Lot # 478a
Marc-Aurèle Fortin, RCA (1888-1970, Can.)(Ref.: Bénézit)
"Rang de maisons"
Oil on panel
Certified by Galerie Valentin, Montreal, on reverse. Provenance: Galeries d'art contemporains, Montreal. 6" x 12".
 6" × 12"
Estimate ($):
12 000 - 15 000

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Lot # 479
Canada King George V Scroll Issue - Mint Singles: 1928-1929, Mint, F-VF, H-NH; 149 - 1¢ orange - NH; 151 - 3¢ dark carmine - NH; 152 - 4¢ bistre - NH; 153 - 5¢ deep violet - LH; 155 - 10¢ green - NH; 156 - 12¢ grey - NH; 157 - 20¢ carmine - NH.
Estimate ($):
325 - 350

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Lot # 480
Handwoven Persian Turkomen runner with geometic designs and burgundy losanges. Approx. 11'8" x 2'7".
  11'8" × 2'7"
Estimate ($):
250 - 350

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Lot # 480a
Lady's 14 karat white gold necklace set with 8 cabochon cut opals, total approx. 20.40 carats, and 313 baguette and round brilliant cut diamonds, total approx. 3.61 carats.
Estimate ($):
7500 - 8500

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Lot # 482a
Ancient Roman Judea Capta series silver denarius of emperor Vespasian, circa 69 to 79 CE, the emperor depicted on the obverse, a defeated/mourning Jewess under a Roman standard/trophy, with IVDAEA in exergue, About Extremely-fine, the reverse unusually well struck with excellent details.
Estimate ($):
800 - 1000

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Lot # 483
I. Davistion (European style) Young girl making a flower crown Oil on panel Signed. 16" x 12".
 16" x 12"
Estimate ($):
250 - 350

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Lot # 484
Antique Chinese hand-carved white quartz stone sculpture of a seated deity. 16'' tall. Circa 1900.
Estimate ($):
350 - 450

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Lot # 484a
Lady's 18 karat white gold ring, with a rectangular cut green tourmaline, approx. 3.58 carats, and with 14 round brilliant cut diamonds, total approx. 0.71 carat.
Estimate ($):
3000 - 3500

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Lot # 485
Set of 4 Chinese hand-painted framed oil paintings, depicting Asian women in traditional dress. Each 40" x 16".
Estimate ($):
350 - 500

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Lot # 486
Whimsical polychrome composite sculpture in the form of a white rabbit with multicolour splash paint. Painted and signed by artist David Poetz. 43" tall.
Estimate ($):
300 - 400

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Lot # 486a
Alfred Joseph Casson RCA, OSA, CSPWC, CGP (1898-1992, Can.)(Ref.: Bénézit)
"Lake Kaminsky"
Watercolours
Signed and dated 1925 lower right. Titled and dated "Lake Kaminskey - 1925" lower center. Provenance: Leon Katz collection. 6½" x 10".
 6½" x 10"
Estimate ($):
12 000 - 15 000

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Lot # 487
Collection of United Nations mint singles housed in 2 albums, covering most issues from Scott #1 (A1) covering 1951-1977, also includes plate blocks, postal cards and souvenir sheets.
Estimate ($):
300 - 350

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Lot # 488
French-style 8-branch chandelier, the openwork bronzed frame with scrolled designs, s-curved arms terminating in crystal bobeches, and hung extensively with clear crystal ropes and prisms. Approx. 26" diameter, 33" high.
Estimate ($):
1200 - 1800

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Lot # 488a
Gerald Charles (1934 -2011, Amer.) "4th of July" Oil on canvas Signed lower right. Signed and titled on reverse. 30" x 35 ½".
 30" x 35 ½"
Estimate ($):
1000 - 1500

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Lot # 490
Set of 5 antique Chinese glazed terracotta figures. Each 5'' tall.
Estimate ($):
200 - 300

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Lot # 490a
Lady's 14 karat white gold earrings, with 2 oval cut emeralds, total approx. 2.36 carats, and with 24 round brilliant cut diamonds, total approx. 0.85 carat.
Estimate ($):
4000 - 5000

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Lot # 492
Superb antique Louis XV-style bonheur du jour, the upper section with compartments over an oval writing surface, on cabriole legs joined by a stretcher; decorated overall with marquetry depicting household objects.
Estimate ($):
2000 - 2500

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Lot # 492a
Luc Deschamps (1961- , Can.) "Ste-Catherine and Atwater, Mtl" Acrylic on canvas Signed lower left. Signed, titled and dated 2017 on reverse. 12" x 16".
 12" x 16"
Estimate ($):
800 - 1000

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Lot # 493
Handwoven Persian Hosseinabad runner with geometric motifs. Approx. 12'2" x 3'3".
 12'2" × 3'3"
Estimate ($):
250 - 350

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Lot # 494
Lady's 18 karat white gold pendant earrings set with 4 oval and round cut enhanced rubies, total approx. 15.71 carats and 120 round brilliant cut diamonds, total approx. 3.86 carats.
Estimate ($):
3200 - 3600

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Lot # 494a
Canada 1953 silver dollar, shoulder fold variety, Superb Gem Proof-like, certified PCGS PL66. Mirror-like surfaces, very scarce.
Estimate ($):
2000 - 2200

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Lot # 497
Canada Special Delivery Mint Singles Complete Collection (E1-E11) -1898-1946. F-VF, LH-NH. Unitrade 2014 CV $1,090.75.
Estimate ($):
700 - 900

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Lot # 498
Art Deco period burlwood console of S-form. Circa 1910.
Estimate ($):
900 - 1500

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Lot # 498a
Jean E. Nerfin (1922- , Swiss) "Musiciens" Oil on canvas Signed and dated '05 lower right. Titled on reverse. 18" x 24".
 18" x 24"
Estimate ($):
2000 - 3000

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Lot # 499
Louise Scott (1936-2007, Can.)(Ref.:Bénézit) Family portrait at sunset Oil on canvas Signed lower right. 40" x 40".
 40" x 40"
Estimate ($):
2000 - 3000

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Lot # 500
Antique French Renaissance-style oak hall bench, the back carved with geometric and mask motifs over rectangular lift-top seat.
Estimate ($):
300 - 500

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Lot # 500a
Lady's 18 karat yellow gold ring set with a rectangular cut tourmaline, approx. 15.70 carats and 50 round brilliant and marquise cut diamonds, total approx. 1.42 carats.
Estimate ($):
5000 - 5500

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Lot # 502
Set of 5 antique Chinese glazed terracotta figures. Each 5'' tall.
Estimate ($):
200 - 300

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Lot # 504
Impressive and large vintage Italian hand-carved serpentine-front marble-top and inlaid sideboard with figural and foliate carvings.
Estimate ($):
4500 - 5500

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Lot # 504a
Lady's 18 karat white gold ring with an oval cut sapphire, approx. 2.03 carats, and with 10 round brilliant cut diamonds, total approx. 0.91 carat.
Estimate ($):
2800 - 3200

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Lot # 505
Large Asian tapestry depicting a lanscape scene with boats on a river. 3'7" x 5'3".
 3'7" × 5'3"
Estimate ($):
350 - 500

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Lot # 506
European school Pair of paintings depicting hunting scenes
Oils on canvas
20" x 24".
 20" × 24"
Estimate ($):
300 - 500

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Lot # 506a
Terry Tomalty (1935- , Can.) "First colour - Place d'Armes" (sic) Oil on canvas Signed lower right. Signed and titled on reverse. 16" x 20".
 16" x 20"
Estimate ($):
1500 - 2000

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Lot # 508
Lady's 14 karat white gold necklace set with 672 round brilliant cut diamonds, total approx. 5.84 carats.
Estimate ($):
5500 - 6500

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Lot # 508a
Ancient Rome, silver denarius of Emperor Trajan, (obverse portrait to the right), circa 98 to 117 CE. Choice Extremely-fine condition, well centered and very well struck.
Estimate ($):
600 - 700

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Lot # 510
Louis XV-style inlaid 2-drawer commode with ormolu pulls and details.
Estimate ($):
900 - 1200

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Lot # 510a
Louise Scott (1936-2007, Can.)(Ref.:Bénézit) Elegant woman on a platform Oil on canvas Signed lower right. 60" x 12".
 60" x 12"
Estimate ($):
1200 - 1800

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Lot # 511
Canada 50-60 - Diamond Jubilee Issue - Set of mint singles, June 19, 1897. #50 1/2¢ black F-VF, H; #51 1¢ orange VG, H; #52 2¢ green F-VF, H; #53 3¢ bright rose VG, H; #54 5¢ deep blue VF, H; #55 6¢ yellow brown F-VF, H; #56 8¢ dark violet VF, H; #57 10¢ brown violet VF, H; #58 15¢ steel blue F-VF, H; #59 20¢ vermillion F-VF, H; #60 50¢ ultramarine F, H. Unitrade 2014 CV $1,499.00.
Estimate ($):
800 - 1200

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Lot # 512
Émile Garmary (Eur. Sch.)
Trees flanking country road
Oil on canvas
Signed bottom right. Circa 1930. 58" x 79".
 58" × 79"
Estimate ($):
900 - 1100

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Lot # 512a
Lady's 18 karat white gold ring set with a round brilliant cut diamond, approx. 1.33 carats and 73 round brilliant cut diamonds, total approx. 1.51 carats. Total diamond weight approx. 2.84 carats.
Estimate ($):
6000 - 7000

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Lot # 514
Italian octagonal burlwood coffee table.
Estimate ($):
250 - 350

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Lot # 514a
Gerald Charles (1934-2011, Amer. ) "On the Soup Beam" Oil on canvas Signed and dated '98 middle left. Signed and titled on reverse. 38" x 30".
 38" x 30"
Estimate ($):
500 - 700

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Lot # 515
Handwoven Indo-Bidjar rug, with overall herati designs on a jet black ground, and a peach flowerhead motif border. 5'11" x 4'7".
 5'11" × 4'7"
Estimate ($):
500 - 700

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Lot # 515a
Upper Canada 1821 Commercial Change half-penny token, (UC-11) cask marked "Jamaica", in Very-fine condition. Provenance: Douglas Robins. Very rare, certainly one of the finest known, and nicer than the example illustrated in the Charlon Standard catalogue of Canadian Colonial Tokens.
Estimate ($):
6500 - 7000

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Lot # 516
Lady's 18 karat white gold earrings set with 2 oval cut sapphires, total approx. 1.76 carats and 104 round brilliant cut diamonds, total approx. 0.35 carat.
Estimate ($):
1200 - 1500

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Lot # 516a
H. Welker (European style) Basket of strawberries Oil on canvas Signed lower left. 12" x 16".
 12" x 16"
Estimate ($):
250 - 350

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Lot # 517
Complete sheets of mint Canada stamps, in a variety of denominations, numerous $1 and $2 stamps, with a total face value of $830.50.
Estimate ($):
550 - 650

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Lot # 518
Vintage Italian Second Empire-style marble-top console with antiqued gray finish and 4 wreath-carved drawers.
Estimate ($):
900 - 1500

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Lot # 518a
William Goodridge Roberts, RCA, CGP, CSGA, OSA, OC (1904-1974, Can.) (Ref.:Bénézit)
"Roses in Green Vase" Oil on masonite
Signed lower right. Provenance: Roberts Gallery, Toronto; Leon Katz collection. 15" x 18".
 15" x 18"
Estimate ($):
5000 - 7000

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Lot # 520
Whimsical polychrome composite sculpture in the form of a black hippo painted with red lip "Kiss Me" motif. Painted and signed by artist David Poetz. 38" long.
Estimate ($):
250 - 400

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Lot # 520a
J. Komarski (20th Century Polish)
Still life, Sunflowers and fruit.
Oil on canvas
Signed and dated '76 lower left.
24" x 32"
 24" x 32"
Estimate ($):
200 - 300

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Lot # 521
Pair of French hand-painted porcelain 5-light candelabas with bronze mounts and detailing.
Estimate ($):
700 - 900

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Lot # 522
Empire-style lift-top bar in the form of a globe; on supports in the form of women and casters.
Estimate ($):
1500 - 1800

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Lot # 522a
Christian Bergeron (1945- , Can.) "Paysage" Oil on canvas Signed lower right. Titled and with artist’s stamp on reverse. 24" x 24".
 24" x 24"
Estimate ($):
600 - 800

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Lot # 524
Louis XV-style square glass-top coffee table with gilt bronze mounts and detailing.
Estimate ($):
900 - 1200

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Lot # 524a
Lady's 14 karat pink gold bracelet set with 27 oval cut rubies, total approx. 5.96 carats and round brilliant cut diamonds, total approx. 1.20 carat.
Estimate ($):
2000 - 2500

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Lot # 525
Hand-carved and polished Chinese jadeite stone bi on a metal stand. 14" tall.
Estimate ($):
200 - 300

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Lot # 525a
Canada 1954 silver dollar, in Superb Gem proof-like condition, mirror-like surfaces with "heavy cameo" frosty portrait, certified ICCS PL66 Cameo. Together with an older ICCS certificate insert, indicating a grade of PL65 "Ultra Heavy Cameo". Very beautiful, one of the finest we've ever handled. Rare as such.
Estimate ($):
1000 - 1200

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Lot # 526
A. Regev (European style)
Shepherdess and her flock
Oil on canvas
Signed lower left. 24" x 30".
 24" × 30"
Estimate ($):
500 - 600

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Lot # 527
Handwoven Chinese indigo blue and cream rug, with floral central medallion and foliate corner motifs with border. Approx. 7'7" x 3'11".
 7'7" × 3'11"
Estimate ($):
100 - 150

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Lot # 528
Antique French sword-cane with ormolu handle. Circa 1900.
Estimate ($):
450 - 550

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Lot # 528a
Lady's 18 karat white gold pendant, with an oval cut ruby, approx. 1.00 carats, and with 14 round brilliant cut diamonds, total approx. 0.50 carat.
Estimate ($):
1500 - 1800

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Lot # 529
2 vintage Chinese wood sculptures of laughing Buddhas. Approx. 18" and 21" tall.
Estimate ($):
300 - 500

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Lot # 530
Louis XV-style 3-drawer commode with inlay of foliate and flowering urn motifs.
Estimate ($):
600 - 800

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Lot # 530a
Lady's 18 karat white gold ring set with an oval cut emerald, approx. 1.03 carats and 30 round brilliant cut diamonds, total approx. 0.34 carat.
Estimate ($):
1300 - 1500

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Lot # 532
Polished section of a blue agate geode. Approx. 14" wide.
Estimate ($):
350 - 450

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Lot # 533
Lady's 18 karat white gold pendant earrings set with 4 oval cut enhanced rubies, total approx. 8.04 carats and 178 round brilliant cut diamonds, total approx. 0.88 carat.
Estimate ($):
2000 - 2200

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Lot # 534
Art Deco period S-form occasional table with inlaid top.
Estimate ($):
350 - 450

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Lot # 535
Vintage Murano (Italy) blown glass 6 light hanging fixture, with foliate scrolled arms and ruffled shades.
Estimate ($):
800 - 1200

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Lot # 536
Pair of Chinese hand-painted famille rose porcelain vases. 25" tall.
Estimate ($):
500 - 600

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Lot # 536a
Luc Deschamps (1961- , Can.) "Chez les bouquinistes, Paris" et "Café de la Sorbonne, Paris" 2 inkwashes with charcoal accents Both signed lower right. Both titled lower left. Respectively, 8" x 8" and 6" x 6".
 8" x 8"; 6" x 6"
Estimate ($):
300 - 400

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Lot # 537
Handwoven Oriental Karachi rug, with geometric motifs. 5'5" x 2'9".
 5'5" × 2'9"
Estimate ($):
200 - 250

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Lot # 538
Italian 2-drawer drop-front floral inlaid desk with ormolu pulls, feet, and details.
Estimate ($):
1200 - 1400

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Lot # 538a
Lady's 14 karat white gold ring, with an oval cut ruby, approx. 2.70 carats, and with 16 round brilliant cut diamonds, total approx. 0.55 carat.
Estimate ($):
2500 - 3000

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Lot # 540
A. Walkleys (European style)
Parisian avenue
Oil on canvas
Signed lower right. 16" x 12".
 16" × 12"
Estimate ($):
250 - 350

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Lot # 542
Handwoven Chinese silk rug with landscape motif. 5'5" x 3'1".
 5'5" × 3'1"
Estimate ($):
300 - 500

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Lot # 542a
Nathan Letovsky (1925 - 2014, Can.) "Fall Scene, Val Morin-Laurentians-Quebec" Oil on canvas Signed and dated '04 lower left. Signed and titled on reverse. 24" x 36".
 24" x 36"
Estimate ($):
400 - 600

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Lot # 543
Canada King George V Arch/Leaf Issue - Mint blocks - NH, XF, full gum: 164 - 2¢ dull green - right edge block of 8 with plate inscription; 165 2¢ deep red - right edge block of 14; 167 - 3¢ deep red - block of 14; 169 - 5¢ dull violet - right edge block of 14 with plate inscription; 170 - 5¢ dull blue - block of 14.
Estimate ($):
450 - 550

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Lot # 544
Salvador Dalí (1904-1989, Sp.)(Ref.:Bénézit)
"Rhinoceros Stock"
Lithograph
Signed and inscribed "M.D. CDXI/D" in pencil in the lower margin. 12" x 9".
 12" × 9½"
Estimate ($):
300 - 500

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Lot # 544a
Gerald Charles (1934- , Amer.) "Pier 19" Oil on canvas Signed lower right. Titled on reverse. 29½" x 29½".
 29½" x 29½"
Estimate ($):
400 - 600

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Lot # 545
Lady's 18 karat white gold earrings set with 2 oval cut sapphires, total approx. 13.00 carats and 56 round brilliant cut diamonds, total approx. 0.84 carat.
Estimate ($):
1800 - 2000

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Lot # 546
David Alfred Morrisseau (b. 1961,
Native Canadian Ojibway)
"Medecine woman and wheel of life"
and "Looking for medecine"
Pair of acrylics on canvas
Both signed lower centre. Both signed
and titled on reverse. 10" x 8".
 10" × 8"
Estimate ($):
400 - 600

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Lot # 547
Bronze sculpture of a crying baby, on a circular marble base. 11" tall. Signed.
Estimate ($):
250 - 350

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Lot # 548a
Lady's single-strand necklace of cultured pearls, of blue/black colour, approx. 7.5 mm - 8.0 mm, on a 14 karat yellow gold clasp. Length approx. 18".
Estimate ($):
200 - 300

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Lot # 550
A. Rocco (European style)
View of Mount Etna
Oil on canvas
Signed lower right. 20" x 24".
 20" × 24"
Estimate ($):
500 - 600

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Lot # 550a
Lady's 10 karat white gold necklace with 10 oval, pear, heart, triangle, marquise and emerald shape aquamarines, total approx. 18.10 carats.
Estimate ($):
1400 - 1600

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Lot # 551
Antique Chinese hand-painted blue-on-white porcelain vase of baluster form, the body depicting household objects; with pierced handles. 17" tall.
Estimate ($):
200 - 300

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Lot # 552
Pre-Columbian inspiration hand-made earthenware statuette depicting a seated god. 26" tall.
Estimate ($):
200 - 400

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Lot # 553
Art Deco period polychrome metal sculpture depicting a woman and two hound dogs, on an inlaid wood base. Circa 1910. 27" long.
Estimate ($):
700 - 900

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Lot # 554
Tapered mosaic faux marble pedestal.
Estimate ($):
650 - 750

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Lot # 554a
Lady's 14 karat white gold necklace, with an emerald cut topaz, approx. 7.55 carats.
Estimate ($):
300 - 400

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Lot # 555
Handwoven Persian Belouch rug, with overall gul designs on a russet ground, with geometric motif border. Approx. 12'0" x 7'3".
 12'0" × 7'3"
Estimate ($):
250 - 400

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Lot # 556
Antique Louis XV-style button-tufted leather armchair.
Estimate ($):
500 - 800

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Lot # 556a
F. Bercaud (Eur. sch.) Five men making plans Oil on panel Signed lower right. 20" x 16".
 20" x 16"
Estimate ($):
200 - 400

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Lot # 558
Lady's 14 karat white gold ring set with an emerald cut sapphire, approx. 8.01 carats and 30 round cut diamonds, total approx. 0.38 carat.
Estimate ($):
600 - 800

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Lot # 560
Antique French wood and iron model of a cannon. 28" long.
Estimate ($):
500 - 800

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Lot # 560a
Whimsical polychrome composite sculpture in the form of a black turtle with painted multicolour shell. Painted and signed by artist David Poetz. 28" tall.
Estimate ($):
200 - 300

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Lot # 562
John Little, RCA (1928- , Can.)(Ref.:Bénézit)
"Rue Chateauguay"
Oil on canvas
Signed lower right. 24" x 30".
 24" × 30"
Estimate ($):
13 000 - 16 000

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Lot # 562a
Lady's 14 karat white gold ring, with an oval cut ruby, approx. 0.60 carat, and with 9 round brilliant and 5 baguette cut diamonds, total approx. 0.28 carat.
Estimate ($):
600 - 700

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Lot # 564a
Gisèle Vacca (XXth c., Belg.) Koi fish Oil on canvas Signed lower left. 35" x 45".
 35" x 45"
Estimate ($):
600 - 800

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Lot # 565
Lady's 14 karat yellow gold earrings set with 2 emerald cut enhanced rubies, total approx. 5.37 carats and 304 round brilliant cut diamonds, total approx. 1.04 carats.
Estimate ($):
1500 - 1800

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Lot # 566
Vintage Louis XV-style 2-tier rolling tea cart, with floral marquetry.
Estimate ($):
500 - 600

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Lot # 567
Set of 6 hand-carved and polished Chinese jadeite stone bis on metal stands.
Estimate ($):
350 - 450

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Lot # 568
Handwoven Karachi rug, with central elongated losange and geometric designs on a russet ground with ochre border. Approx. 6'1" x 3'7".
 6'1" × 3'7"
Estimate ($):
150 - 200

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Lot # 568a
Lady's 14 karat white gold ring, with 32 round brilliant cut diamonds, total approx. 0.35 carat, and with 64 round brilliant cut black diamonds, total approx. 0.55 carat
Estimate ($):
500 - 600

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Lot # 569
Canada Special Delivery and Airmail - Mint Blocks, NH, XF, full undisturbed gum: E7 - 10¢ dark green - April 1, 1939, block of 4 with right edge margin; E10 - 10¢ green - July 1, 1942, War Issue; E11 - 10¢ green - Sept.1, 1946 - Peace Issue with right edge margin; OE10 - 10¢ green (1942) - With right edge margin, OHMS Perforated; C8 - corner block of 4; C9 - 7¢ deep blue - left edge block of 4; C01 - 7¢ Canada Goose - OHMS Overprinted; CE4 - 17¢ bright ultramarine (Dec.3, 1946) - Revised Issue.
Estimate ($):
250 - 300

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Lot # 570
Hand-made leaded glass floor lamp with Coca-Cola motif shade, on a toned metal base. Approx. 20" in diameter, 61" tall.
Estimate ($):
300 - 400

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Lot # 571
Vintage Sèvres-style porcelain centrepiece, the cobalt body with a hand-painted cartouche depicting a courting scene; with brass mounts and base. 17" tall.
Estimate ($):
600 - 800

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Lot # 572
Chinese hand-carved terracotta sculpture of a dragon. Restoration noted. 23" long.
Estimate ($):
500 - 700

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Lot # 572a
Christian Bergeron (1945- , Can.) "En Estrie" Oil on canvas Signed lower right. Titled and with artist’s stamp on reverse. 16" x 20".
 16" x 20"
Estimate ($):
500 - 600

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Lot # 574
R. Sklarr (European style)
Venetian canal
Oil on canvas
Signed lower left. 16" x 12".
 16" × 12"
Estimate ($):
250 - 350

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Lot # 575
Canada #194 Britannia Corner Block Mint NH VF 13¢ deep green. Issued July 2, 1932. Lower left corner block. Mint, never hinged, Very Fine. Unitrade 2014 CV $240.
Estimate ($):
200 - 250

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Lot # 576
Collection of 5 pieces of handpainted Delftware (Netherlands), including: two vases and 3 plates. Sizes ranging from 8" to 12".
Estimate ($):
250 - 350

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Lot # 578
Collection of 7 pieces of handpainted Dutch pottery including pieces of Delftware, comprising: a polychrome Delft covered urn, a blue and white Delft basket, 3 plates, a polychrome Delft shoe, and a small cup. Sizes ranging from 1" to 12".
Estimate ($):
150 - 250

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Lot # 579
Claude Monet (1840-1926, Fr.)(Ref.:Bénézit) Impression, Sunrise Poster Signed lower left in the plate. Stamped lower right. 28" x 37".
 28" x 37"
Estimate ($):
150 - 250

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Lot # 580a
Lady's single-strand necklace of cultured pearls, approx. diameter 7 to 7.5 mm, approx. 16½" long, on a 14 karat yellow gold clasp.
Estimate ($):
400 - 600

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Lot # 581
A. Rocco (European Sch.)
View of an Italian bay
Oil on canvas
Signed lower right. 20" x 24".
 20" × 24"
Estimate ($):
300 - 500

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Lot # 582
Electronic watch winder box, holds 2 watches, with glazed hinged lift-top door, of matte black wood grain finish.
Estimate ($):
300-400

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Lot # 584
Handwoven Oriental rug, with geometric designs on a russet ground with cream border. Approx. 6'1" x 3'7".
 6'1" × 3'7"
Estimate ($):
150 - 200

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Lot # 584a
Blair Sherman (Eur. sch.) Five men with a model ship Oil on panel Signed lower left. 12" x 16".
 12" x 16"
Estimate ($):
200 - 300

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Lot # 585
Canada #97 block of 4 Mint NH, VF - Champlain and Cartier (1¢ green), Canada #105 - Mint block of 4 - F-VF, NH. King George V Admiral Issue - 1¢ orange yellow, July 7, 1922 and Canada #302 Plate Block Mint NH, F-VF - Fishing Resources ($1 bright ultramarine). Lower right corner. Original gum, undistrurbed. Unitrade 2014 CV $390, $300 and $300, respectively.
Estimate ($):
750 - 850

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Lot # 586
Rustic oak coffee table, with rectangular top and a drawer, on stile legs.
Estimate ($):
500 - 600

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Lot # 586a
Lady's 14 karat yellow gold ring, with 9 single cut diamonds, total approx. 0.13 carat, and with blue enamelling. Note: a small chip on the enamelling.
Estimate ($):
100 - 125

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Lot # 588
Louise Scott (1936-2007, Cdn.)(Ref.
Bénézit):
"Tulipes et violettes", serigraph,
signed and numbered 9/80 in
pencil lower margin.
Approx.: 64cm x 48cm (25" x 19").
Estimate ($):
400 - 600

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Lot # 588a
L. Meyers (20th century, Belg.) Cottage on a snowy evening Oil on canvas Signed lower right. 27" x 45".
 27" x 45"
Estimate ($):
250 - 400

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Lot # 590
Antique Chinese bronze sculpture of a young girl with her hands clasped. 10" tall.
Estimate ($):
400 - 500

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Lot # 590a
Lady's single-strand necklace of cultured pearls, of peach colour, approx. 6.5 mm - 7.0 mm, on a 14 karat yellow gold clasp. Length approx. 18".
Estimate ($):
200 - 300

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Lot # 592
Art Nouveau style 2-tier tapered fern stand with ceramic inset top.
Estimate ($):
225 - 275

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Lot # 594
Bronze sculpture of a boy with violin, on a circular marble base. 11" tall.
Estimate ($):
250 - 350

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Lot # 596
Canada 90a - Mint Block of 4 - Imperf - XF, NH 2¢ carmine, Type II, July 1, 1903, Full undisturbed gum, Light surface stain upper right and lower left.
Estimate ($):
175 - 200

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Lot # 598
Lot of 2 handwoven Chinese rugs. Approx. 6'3" x 3'0" & 5'1" x 3'0"
Estimate ($):
250 - 300

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Lot # 600
C. Adrasian (European style) Pasture by the farmhouse Oil on canvas Signed lower right. 12" x 16".
 12" x 16"
Estimate ($):
250 - 350