Phone: 905-937-1751
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Don & Norine Plato
St. Catharines, Ont.
Canada

 

 IMPORTANT ANTIQUE, FINE HISTORICAL MILITARY AUCTION

SATURDAY, APRIL 17th, 2010

at 10:00 a.m.

Preview: Friday April 16, 6:00-9:00 p.m.

& from 8:30 a.m. Day of Sale

Rockway Hall, Vineland (Lincoln) Ont.

APRIL 17TH ORDER OF SALE

(Photo Gallery below)

MILITARY: North West Rebellion Medal with Saskatchewan bar, signed Lt. Col. A. T. H. Williams, Midland Battalion; Letter and Cover from Lt. Col. A.T.H. Williams, post marked Winnipeg June 16, 1885; Boer, WWI Medals and CMG decorations all signed Brig. Gen. V. A. S. Williams; Second issued OPP Commissioners Badge, Warrant Card dated (01/05/22) and photos to Commissioner/ Brig. Gen. V.A.S. Williams; Rare Canadian Uniform - Lincoln and Welland Regiment  Ca. 1890; WWII Uniform, Medals, Military Documents, Swagger Stick, Photos and items assigned to Lt. Col. J. P. Phin of the 11th (Hamilton Wentworth.) Field Battery; WWII German Flag with applied Swastika, cotton 28”x 41”; WWII German Flag with iron cross, swastika and boat anchor, linen 43”x 46”; WWII German wool Arm Band with applied swastika with original paper label; WWII German large Flag/Pennant cotton with applied Swastika irregular shape 42”x 108”;  WWII German Fire Fighters Helmet with nickel plated crest, leather liner and neck protector and swastika decal; WWII German War Merit Cross 1st Class; German NSDAP Long Service 10 & 15 year Decorations; WWII German Eastern Front Medal; WWII German Stick Pins; German WWII Ribbon Bars with miniatures; The 1929 Nuremburg Party Day Badge; WWII German Infantry Assault Badge; WWII German Belt and Buckles; WWII  German cloth Shoulder Titles and Badges; Silver plate Dresser Box engraved “Captain S/M and Officers of the Third Submarine Squadron H.M.S. Adamant” 23/4/1960; Military History “Into Action With the 12th Field” 1940-45; Framed WWI Print “Heroes of the Great War”;  Cast iron Cannon Wad embossed with cannon, (date) 1891 and 6 lbs.; Framed Warrant for the Royal Marines dated 1807;     

GUNS / EDGED WEAPONS:  Kentucky style Percussion Rifle in tiger maple with rare “box - lock” action C.1850; Marlin “Model 1895” Rifle 40 Cal. lever action 40 – 65   serial # 152174 barrel marked “Marlin Fire Arms Co. New Haven CT. Pat’d Oct.11 1887 - Aug 1 1889; WWI (1918) Italian Revolver Castel Brescia AF503 41 Cal. with octagonal barrel and checkered wood grips; Early 19th C. Royal Navy Officers Sword and Scabbard; Wilkinson Palmal Sword Cane C. 1890 with etched blade, hallmarked silver knop and collars in exotic wood shaft - exc.; German WWII SA (Storm Troops) Service Dagger; German WWII Naval style Dagger; English/Canadian Dirks and Bayonets.

ART:
Frank Panabaker signed “Fall Landscape”- 23”x 32” oil on canvas; 
Flo Campbell signed “Sauble Beach near Own Sound” 7”x 8 ½” oil on board;                                           Herbert. Moxon Cook (British) signed “Landscape with Sheep” water color -17”x 27”; 
H.S. Palmer signed (Herbert Sidney) “Landscape” 11 ½”x 15 ½” oil panel;
Norwell signed (Graham Noble), “Laurentian Scene” -13”x 19” water color; 
G.H. Norwell (attributed) “Laurentian Scene” -13” x 19” water color 
J.S. Gordon ARCA signed (John Sloan)  “Portrait” - 28”x 37” oil on canvas; 
G  (George) Chavignaud  signed “Marine Scene” water color - 8 ½”x 11”;
T. Noelsmith  signed, (Thomas) English Landscape with Cottage, 10”x 12” water color; 
J. Geldard Walton signed “English Cottage” 10”x 12” water color; 
Juanita LeBarre Symington signed "Harbour Scene"                                                                                J.S. Gordon signed “Nude”, pastel 8”x 12”; William Armstrong  signed  “Canoe Scene”  6”x 9” water color (1822-1914) Cdn/Ire:
Marion Mauerhan Birkall signed  “Winter Landscape”  23 ½” x 30”, oil on board;
A.G. Broomfield signed (Adolphus George) “Algoma” 9 ½” x 13” long, oil on board;
“View of Niagara Falls” unsigned, 24”x 38” oil on canvas;
Comfort ’68 signed (Charles) “Beaver Pond” water color – 14”x 22”;
“Portrait of Lady with Scarf” attributed to Jack Humphrey oil on board 21”x 21” signed
on back “Many Thanks Mrs. Benson,  Jack Humphrey”
A.V. Rosenthal signed, “Portrait of Cabaret Woman” 15”x 20” tall;
Geo. Thomson signed on frame, titled “Marsh’s Falls, Ox Tongue River, Lake of Bays”
Dwight, Ont.’ on reverse side, 10”x 12” oil on board;
Pauline Pacquin signed, “Apple Harvest” oil on canvas 20”x 24”long;
Beatrice Robertson signed, titled “Tiger Lilies” still life 20” x 24” oil on board:
Millar AS signed, (Alexandra) titled “Evening on Canoe Lake” 12”x 16” oil on board;
J. Griffiths ’95 signed, (Julius) titled “Melting Snow” water color 20”x 28” long;
C.P. Ream signed “Fruit Still Life” 16”x 21” long, oil on board;
D. Elliot signed “Home with a Garden” 12’X 16” long, oil on board;
A. Spencer signed “English Cottage” oil on board 8”x 10” long;
Lalonde 1963 signed, titled “L’avenir”, Folk Quebec Town Scene 12”x 14” oil on panel;
D.C. Armstrong signed, verso d 1988, titled “Pear Trail Whitney” 14”x 22” water color;
Macdonald signed “English Street Scene” oil on board - 4”x 6”;
Maxfield Parrish Print "Garden of Allah" in original polychrome/gilt frame 20”x 36”;
Eastern view of Rocky Mountains "in the school of Roland Gissing"-1895-1967;
Miniature Commemorative Plaque to an Alter Attendant-Limoges 1880's;
NOTE-ART LIST HAS BEEN UPDATED WITH ADDITIONS & DELETIONS

BRONZE:
Finely cast Bronze Falcon with full spread wings, with prey in its grasp, retaining original brown patination, 24 ½” tall. Casting is marked and labelled J. (Jules) Moigneiz, 1894, and rests on round marble base, exc. 

MUSICAL BOXES: “Reymond Nicole” Musical Box playing 4 operatic classical airs with cylinder exposed controls in a fruitwood case with cross banded lid. (very good); “Sublime Harmonie” Musical Box with 1 Cylinder playing 6 airs, double comb with winding lever, with decorated tune sheet. Rosewood case with fruitwood cross banding and floral basket marquetry applications to the lid and front face (very good).  

CLOCKS/WATCHES: Rare French “Morbier” Clock C.1790 with horizontal crown escapement exc.; Rare G.L. Darling (Simcoe C.W. 1847-1890)  Tall Case Clock in mahogany  with 8 day, brass regulator movement exc.; Rare Black Forrest (Germany) Rombach works “Woman Noodle Eater” Clock #7 of 25 custom made by Conny Haas C1970; ever made French Mantle Clock in gilt metal with porcelain face; Carriage Clock with porcelain face and original leather travel case;Junghans” A 13 Bracket Clock C.1920 Germany; Arthur Pequegnat Clock Co. Berlin Ont. Wall Clock - “Brandon” model, 1st version (from the “Decew Mill” Robson Family St. Catharines); Pequegnat “Bedford” Kitchener 8 day Mantle Clock; Silver cased, lever Pocket Watch by A. Yewdall; Empire style Shelf Clock labelled William S. Johnson New York Ca. 1830; Pierce Chronograph Watch; New Haven Banjo Clock –key wind; Gilbert Banjo Clock with 8 day movement. 

RUGS /CARPETS/ WALL HANGINGS:  Very good Group (3) of Hooked Rugs all hooked in an Amazing “Folky Cosmic Pattern” by Rhea Wilhelmine Young, Stevensville Ontario, Ca. 1920 - sizes #1 Rug 36”x 68”, #2 Rug 24”x 75”, #3 Rug “Triangle” shaped 33”x 38”;   Hooked Rug with Beaver and Maple Leaf design signed “ANNA” (Anna Allensen B.1897) - 21”x 42”; Hooked Rug “Mary Had a Little Lamb Theme” - 30”x 37”; Hooked Rug titled the “Bull Fight” in abstract folk design, 6’ in diameter by Helen Sale of Humberstone Ont., Ca. 1920; Erma Cote (Montreal) 1960 Tapestry/Wall Hanging of Royalty/Crest Theme, 30”x 48” exc.; Room size Heriz Carpet 10’x 11’ exc.; Caucasian Rug 4’x 10’ exc.; Caucasian Rug 4’x 5’ exc.; Fine Persian Luri Rug 54”x 76”; Persian Rug 42”x59” exc.; Baluch Bag Face; Chinese Rug of historical merit  8’x 10’, bought at 1949 auction in Shanghai China  from the famed “Cathay Hotel” now being restored by the Chinese Government as “The Peace Hotel”; Important mounted Rugs and Wall Hangings (10) in diverse designs from 2 generations of the “Rittenhouse Family” (1930-1980 Niagara). This Family was instrumental as Scholars, Restorers and Designers in the textile business. They played a major part in the history of Ontario Textile Art development and were a great resource to Museum Curators.   

SAMPLERS/TEXTILES: Framed silk on linen Verse Sampler by “Betty Cuthbert” age 13 in 1836, 17”x 25”; Framed Family Genealogy Sampler “Coventry/Beck Families” from1810-1915, 15’x 15” (Haldimand County); Framed 1853 Alphabet/Verse silk on linen Sampler;  Niagara C.1840 “Armbrust” Coverlet - (page 332 Burnhams); Tatted Table Cover in Canadian themes - 60” dia. exc.; 

FURNITURE: Oak Barristers Book Case (4 sections) with drawer in base and leaded glazing- labelled Globe Wernicke Stratford Ont.; Niagara walnut 1 drawer Lamp Table - (Rittenhouse family C.1840); Walnut 2 piece Dish Cupboard C.1870; Federal style mahogany 3 drawer Lamp Table with carved pedestal; Arrow Back Chairs in paint decoration; Rod Back Youths Chair in original surface; Victorian mahogany Secretary Cylinder Desk; Continental European Wall Mirror with candle sconce in gilded decoration C.1800; Eastlake over mantle Mirror 60”x 60”; Norfolk County Blanket Box in original paint; Tiger Maple Bell Top Bed;  Windsor style fan back Rocking Chair; McLagan oak bow front Corner Cupboard; Oak Art Nouveau style Book Case with swelled sides and claw feet; Regency style inlayed Lamp Table; Victorian walnut Balloon Back Chairs (6); Danish pair of teak and leather Arm Chairs- C.1950; John Stuart Inc. New York and Grand Rapids labelled 1950’s Coffee and End Tables; Victorian walnut Sideboard; Victorian walnut Dining Table; Walnut Commode; Walnut carved Wainscot Arm Chair; Victorian Cameo Back Settee; Kittinger Tilt Top Pie Crust Table.  

LIGHTING: Moorcroft “Pomegranate” Table Lamp in flambé glaze; Table Lamp with Reverse Painted Landscape shade on bronze Art Nouveau base; Pair of Astral style Lamps (electrified) having wheel cut shades with pendants, on  brass and marble bases; Art Nouveau spelter and slag glass Table Lamp with foliated designs, 16”dia.; American Table Lamp with marbleized glass shade and base encased in “Putti” decorated metal mounts -  12” shade;  “Heart” flat hand Lamp in opaque pale green; “Heart” pedestal Lamp in opaque pale green; Hanging Lamp, frosted beaver font, milk glass shade and smoke bell; Cranberry Hanging tulip shape Hall Lamp with brass frame; Banquet Lamp with Floral Shade; Deco style Lamp with figural unicorns; 

PORCELAIN/ BISQUE: Teapot/Cream/Sugar- R.S. Prussia painted by Edna J. Rittenhouse 1917; German Biscuit Jar; Belleek Cream Pitcher; KPM Relish Dish; Avon Biscuit Barrel with silver plate lid; Austrian Biscuit Barrel; Bisque Figures marked Heubach Bros. 1882 Germany; Bisque Figure of Boy feeding dog, 8” tall; Bisque Figure of Maiden, 10” tall; Bisque Figure of Man with fish 10” tall; Bisque Gentleman in waistcoat marked Germany 13” tall; Bisque Man and Woman Figures 14” tall, both marked #3804 Germany; Pied Piper bisque Figure 10” tall; Hausmaler demi-tasse Cup and Saucer; Nippon 3pc.Tea Set and 5pc. Dresser Set; Vienna Covered Bowl D 1950; Nippon Vase with Egyptian theme; 

ROYAL DOULTONS: “Old Balloon Seller” HN 1315; “Charlotte” HN 2421; “Ladies of the British Isles” HN 3629; “Joanne” HN 2373; “Julia” HN 2705; “Kirsty” HN 2381; “Lynne” HN 2329; “Pamela” HN 2718; “The Lifeboat Man” HN 2764; “Captain Cook HN 2889; “Lobster Man” HN 2317; “Song of the Sea” HN 2729; “The Blacksmith” HN2782; “Chief” HN 2892; “Morning Ma’am” HN 2895; “Drummer Boy” HN 2679; “Officer of the Line” HN 2733;  

SILVER: Birks Sterling service for 8; Silver plate Biscuit Barrel; Edwardian silver plated Tantalus with 3 decorative bottles (1 damaged); 

GLASS: Excellent Cranberry Epergne having 4 trumpet vases with suspended baskets  -24” tall; Victorian Cranberry Lustres 14” tall; Enamelled cranberry thumbprint Pickle Cruet; Cranberry Pickle Cruet; Silver Plate Centre Piece with  3 arms holding thumbprint cup/baskets;  Case milk glass/peach Lustres 8” tall; “Sandwich Glass Works” style cased Vase and Baskets with trailed fruit decorations; Brides Basket of cased cranberry glass with silver plate frame; Brides Basket of cased amberina glass in silver plate frame;  Brides Basket of cased pink in silver plate frame; Brides Basket of cased lemon glass in silver plate frame  “Mount Washington” style cased opalescent  green Vase with floral trailing; Mother-of-Pearl Diamond quilted  9” Square Bowl in yellow;  Opalescent blue Pitcher with swirl design 7” tall; Opalescent hobnail 5” Pitcher in pink; Opalescent cranberry 3’ Creamer; Cased cranberry 7” Vase; Mottled opalescent pink Bowl 9” in dia.; Cased cranberry Beaker; Pair of 6”cased Ruffled  Vases in clam broth ;  Cut Glass Water Pitcher; Mary Gregory  blue glass Fan Vase; Biscuit Barrel with floral decoration over milk glass; Carnival Glass “Jack in the Pulpit” Vase; Carnival Glass “Grapes and Lattice” Pitcher; Large “Pinwheel” Crystal Basket; Pattern Glass - “Panelled Thistle” Honey Dish with cover; “Jubilee” Celery Vases; “Panelled Thistle” Goblets; “Panelled Thistle” (yellow) Fruit Nappies; “Panelled Thistle” Cruet; “Medallion” 2 handle Celery Vase; “Colonial” Celery Vase; 

IRONSTONE: Ironstone Teapot and Covered Sugar with views of “Lorette Falls” (Quebec) and Beaver decorations in black transfer Ca. 1880 marked F.T. Thomas Quebec;    

POTTERY: Deichmann “Ladies Face” Broach dated 1945; Deichmann “Star Fish” Broach; Deichmann baluster form Vase in blue glaze, 9” tall with graduated rings; Deichmann Vase 10 ½” tall with mottled banded decoration; Deichmann 1944 footed Bowl 7 1/4” dia., in pea green color; Deichmann conical shaped 13” Vase in a matt green glaze; Deichmann 5” Mug in green/blue glaze; Deichmann Bulbous Vessel 3 ½”dia. in dark blue glaze; Deichmann Dish 3 ½” dia. in matt green; Moorcroft Pomegranate Flambe Lamp; Moorcroft Cornflower Bowl 7”dia.; Moorcroft Habiscus 5 ¼” Bowl; Moorcroft Vase       4 ½” tall;  Weller Comport;  Gouda Vase 7 1/4” tall signed and labelled; Austrian Art Nouveau styled “Woman’s Head” Tobacco Jar

STONEWARE/EARTHENWARE: “W. E WELDING BRANTFORD ONT.” 3 gal floral Jug; “B. SMITH GENERAL MERCHANT PORT COLBORNE ONT.” 5gal. Crock with floral decoration; “M. MARLATT & Co. PARIS C.W.” 1gal. Floral Jug; “B.S. Co. MFG. BRANTFORD ONT.” 2 gal. Floral Crock; “W.E. WELDING BRANTFORD ONT.” 1 gal. Floral Jug; “F.P. GOOLD BRANTFORD C.W.” 2 gal. Floral Jug; “BATE & Co. 109 -111 SPARK ST. OTTAWA” 1 gal. Jug;  “R. BALFOUR PORT COLBORNE ¼ gal. Jar; “GUNSON AND SON WAINFLEET” stoneware Bottle; “J. McPARLAND  WINE & SPIRIT MERCHANT KINGSTON & GANANOQUE” ½ gal. Jug; “D.HUTCHIN” stoneware Bottle; “J. B. SMITH LONDON” ¼ gal. Jug; Niagara 1 gal. Redware Jug; Pitcher 11 ½” tall with blue sponged/banded decoration; Stoneware  ¼ gal. Bottle signed B. Minor;

DECORATIVES: Tiger Maple Frames (2) 14”x 16”; Oriental Tea Cupboard with a   canted top in lacquered decoration; Victorian Shell Art Composition under glass dome; Victorian Ladies, Traveling Sewing Case in metal bound leather; Enameled Decanter Set in hinged stacked books; Walking Stick with  carved ivory dogs head and silver collars; Indian Clubs in paint/gilt decoration; Cast iron Dog Nut Cracker signed “Mfg. by Crowes Iron Works Guelph Ont.; Brass Art Nouveau Ink Stand; Figural iron Dog Book Ends; R. Crown Derby cased Liquor Tickets; Copper Ewer signed Beckman; Pewter Coffee Pot; Continental brass Spike Candlesticks 16” tall; Brass architectural Dressing Mirror; Collection of Framed Textile Tools; Stone Foo Dog Book Ends; Tunbridgeware covered book;  

PRIMITIVES:  Early Treen Covered Sugar Bowl; Carved Canoe Cup with dated 1955 cartouche; Early tole Barn Lantern; Early 3 light Barn Lantern; Tole Map or Document Canister Ca. 1840; “Sticking Tommy” with bird decoration; Butter Print with oak leaf and acorns design; Butter Print with wheat sheaf’s design; English copper Sconce; Early iron Griddle and Hearth Tools; Table top wooden Churn;

DECOYS: Jack Reeves canvasback; Jack Reeves blue bill; George “Red” Weir blue bill; Jack Reeves blue bill; Hollow carved black maker unknown; RJP branded black; RJP branded blue bill; TM branded Goldeneye; Preening canvasback Niagara Falls carver; Buffleheads (2) Niagara Falls carver; Miniature (6”) branded Ardel Waterfield, Knotts Island  NC; 

FOLK ART: Dr. L.F. MacGillivary Paediatrician hand painted/gilt Trade Sign; Folk Carved Horse 7” tall, signed A B; “Memory Work” decorated  Model Cottage; Folk carved wood Effigy Canes (2) by F.W. Curtis, Niagara on the Lake, C.1960’s; Thomas Rector (Halfway River N.S.)  “Stick Man” Carving; Crown of Thorns Crucifix 15” tall; Tramp Art covered prism shaped Box; C-cab wood Dump Truck; Pair of polychrome carved pine Figures of Man and Woman 7” tall; 

ARCHITECTURAL/GARDEN:  Elaborate Chinese 2 Door Entrance/Surround of heavy elm and iron, having lion /ring handles - doors 24”x 80” tall; Victorian oak Fireplace Mantle; Early 20th C. Fireplace Insert with Art Nouveau tiles; Stone “Chinese  Maiden” Statue 57” tall; Stone “Chinese Male Figure” Meiji Period style 48” tall;

DIRECTIONS:  Exit # 57 Q.E.W. (Victoria Ave.) go south 8 km., east on Eighth Ave. 6kms. (Vineland/Lincoln) to Rockway Community Centre-2021 Reg. Rd. #69   L2R 6P7

TERMS: Cash, Cheques with I.D., Visa & M/C-10% Buyers Premium on all sales

ABSENTEE AND PHONE BIDS ACCEPTED UP TO 24 HOURS PRIOR TO SALE


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PLATO AUCTIONS
St. Catharines 
Don Plato-Auctioneer

 
Email: platoantiques@sympatico.ca  905-937-1751  

 Ontario's Antique, Estate & Fine Art Specialists

LOCATION: Held at Rockway Hall-VINELAND (Lincoln) - St. Catharines, Ont. Canada

DIRECTIONS: Exit # 57 Q.E.W. (Victoria Ave.) go south 8 km., east on Eighth Ave. 6kms. (Vineland/Lincoln) to Rockway Community Centre-2021 Reg. Rd. #69 L2R 6P7

TERMS: Cash, Cheques with I.D., Visa & MasterCard. 

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