News about Canadian Antiques
Double-series of Canadian prints quadruples high estimate at Forum Auctions
LONDON – There were huge gasps in the saleroom at Forum Auctions on May 26 as a double-series of 12 aquatint views of Canada by military artist Major General James Pattison (British, 1779-1847), sold in an auction of Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper for £162,500 (about $205,100) against an estimate of £30,000-£40,000.
Canadian postage stamp collection at center of Doyle’s May 5 auction
NEW YORK – Doyle will offer an auction of Coins, Stamps, Bank Notes & Sports Collectibles on Thursday, May 5, starting at 10 am Eastern time. Featured in the sale will be The Robert J. Barish Collection of Canadian Postage Stamps 1851 to 1999, as well as a generous offering of United States coins […]
Canadian masters in spotlight at Miller & Miller, Oct. 9
NEW HAMBURG, Ontario, Canada – Original, vibrant paintings by Canadian artists Alfred Joseph Casson, Alexander Young Jackson, Anna Weber, Joseph Swift and Homer Ransford Watson will all appear in a Firearms, Sporting & Canadiana auction slated for Saturday, October 9 at Miller & Miller Auctions, Ltd. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
Vintage Canadian advertising signage earns top dollar at Miller & Miller
NEW HAMBURG, Ontario, Canada – Two Supertest Service Station double-sided porcelain hanging signs sold for a combined $41,300, and a Bennett 541 Supertest gas pump from the 1940s brought $20,060 in an online Petroliana & Advertising auction held May 15 by Miller & Miller Auctions, Ltd. The auction achieved an overall total of $341,905. Every […]