basketbirds Historic Estates

November 30, 2003
Auction

NOVEMBER 30 IN SICAMOUS

NOV30/03-LOT#301 DOUKOBOUR CUPBOARD
GREAT OLD CUPBOARD IN OLD GREEN REPAINT OVER YELLOW. FRESH OUT OF A OLD GRAND FORKS ESTATE - PROVENANCE SUPPLIED TO HIGH BIDDER.
NOV30/03-LOT#261 RARE DOUBLE MORTAR + PESTLES
THESE ITEMS WERE COLLECTED IN THE 1940'S SOUTH OF KLAMATH FALLS NEAR CLEAR LAKE AND TULE LAKE. THEY HAVE NEVER BEFORE BEEN OFFERED FOR SALE.
NOV30/03-LOT#259 NORTH WEST COAST CEDAR MASK
A WELL CARVED CONTEMPORARY MASK. 8.5" LONG
NOV30/03-LOT#256 CIRCA- 1870  BENT-BOX PANEL
THIS BENTWOOD BOX PANEL FRESH OUT OF A BELLA COOLA HOME IS IN PRETTY GOOD SHAPE, DISPLAYS WELL AND COULD BE RESTORED. NEEDS TO BE CLEANED - AS FOUND CONDITION. CIRCA 1870 - EARLIER DATE POSSIBLE.
NOV30/03-LOT#254 CIRCA-1870 BENTWOOD BOX
FRESH OUT OF A BELLA COOLA HOME. 11.5" TALL X 11.5" WIDE X 9" DEEP. I ESTIMATE THIS ITEM TO BE CIRCA 1870, BUT ACCORDING TO THE PREVIOUS OWNER HE BELIEVED THE BOX TO BE PRE-CONTACT. IT HAS SOME OBVIOUS DAMAGE ON ONE CORNER AND THE BACK IS BADLY FADED. HAND PLANED. A FANTASTIC PIECE. !
NOV30/03-LOT#293 SIDE BY SIDE BOOKCASE/DESK
43" WIDE X 66" TALL X 13" DEEP.
NOV30/03-LOT#292  OAK  WELSH COURT CUPBOARD
THE SMALL SIZE MAKES THIS CUPBOARD VERY DESIRABLE "AS NICE AS THEY COME". 50" WIDE X 80" TALL X 24" DEEP.
NOV30/03-LOT#282 NEEDLEWORK  DATED 1862
14.5" X 12.5" NEEDLEWORK DATED 1862 BY ELIZABETH DENNY. VERY STRONG COLORS ON THIS FRESH TO THE MARKET PIECE OUT OF AN OLD GALENA BAY AREA HOME. MISSING FRAME RESULTING IN HOLES ALONG THE EDGE. AS FOUND CONDITION - READY TO BE FRAMED.
NOV30/03-LOT#281 NICOLA LAKE BY HARRY PRIEST
LARGE UNSIGNED - 28" X 36" OIL ON CANVAS OF NICOLA LAKE?. CAME OUT OF AN OLD MERRITT AREA HOME. FAMILY HISTORY ATTRIBUTES THE PAINTING TO EARLY AREA PHOTOGRAPHER HARRY PRIEST.
NOV30/03-LOT#275  GREEN SLAG GLASS LAMP
A VERY NICE ARTS + CRAFTS ERA SLAG GLASS LAMP. 2 HARD TO NOTICE BROKEN PANES, ONE ON SHADE, ONE ON BASE.
NOV30/03-LOT#269 HUGE OLD CHURCH BELL
MADE BY THE AMERICAN BELL FOUNDRY CO. NO 28. NORTHVILLE MICHIGAN U.S.A.
NOV30/03-LOT#41A LARGE ENAMEL COKE SIGN
ALL OVER CHIPS TO THE ENAMEL. - STILL DISPLAYS WELL.
NOV30/03-LOT#26 ROYAL CANADIAN  POLICE OUTFIT
COMPLETE LARGE SIZE UNIFORM INCLUDING JACKET, PANTS, HOLSTER, BOOTS, SPURS, STETSON ETC.
NOV30/03-LOT#196 RARE CALGARY BREWING CO SIGN
THIS LITHOGRAPH WAS RECENTLY FOUND BEHIND A DIFFERENT PICTURE IN THIS FRAME. IT PICTURES THE CALGARY BREWING AND MALTING COMPANY. THE COLORS ARE VERY GOOD. THE SCENE SHOWS THE BREWERY WITH BARRELS PILLED HIGH OUTSIDE WITH WAGONS AND TRAINS HAULING AWAY THE BARRELS - NOT A CAR IN SIGHT. ALSO SHOWS CALGARY IN THE BACKGROUND. PROBABLY DATES PRE-1900. MARGIN SHOWS SOME TEARS & SLIGHT STAINS. VERY NICE AS IS OR EASILY RESTORABLE. FRAME SIZE 45" X 33"
NOV30/03-LOT#247 LARGE SALISH INDIAN BASKET
VERY LARGE SALISH TRUNK. 12"HIGH X 23"LONG X 15"WIDE. MINOR STITCH AND IMBRICATION LOSSES.
NOV30/03-LOT#182 1952  HUDSONS BAY CALENDAR
NICELY FRAMED LARGE 1952 HUDSONS BAY COMPANY CALENDAR. "HEARNE BUILDS CUMBERLAND HOUSE 1774-75"
NOV30/03-LOT#168 WOMANS DRESS
A VERY HIGH QUALITY ITEM. PROBABLY MADE POST-1970.
NOV30/03- COLLECTION OF PARK BUFFALOS/BEAVERS
TO BE SOLD AS SINGLES, IN PAIRS, AND IN LARGE LOTS. PLEASE REFER TO COMPLETE CATALOGUE FOR LOT NUMBERS, DATES ETC.
NOV30/03-LOT#154 LARGE FRAME OF 21 ARTIFACTS
NICE FRAME OF SCRAPPERS. APPROXIMATELY 21 PIECES.
NOV30/03-LOT#94 BEADED BELT + SHEATH.
SINEW SEWN. AGE UNKNOWN-PROBABLY POST-1950. MAJOR BEAD LOSS NOTED.
NOV30/03-LOT#70 VERY SCARCE
ALL ORIGINAL. SOME DAMAGE TO THE DECAL - PICTURE TELLS THE STORY.
NOV30/03-LOT#236 LILLOOET CHILDS BERRY BASKET
5" TALL. 8" WIDE. INTERIOR STAIN. IMBRICATION LOSSES.
NOV30/03-LOT#235 RUFUS MOODY ARGILLITE POLE
UNSIGNED 6.5" ARGILLITE POLE. MADE BY RUFUS MOODY AROUND 1948. LIMITED PROVENANCE SUPPLIED TO PURCHASER. SMALL PIECE CHIPPED OFF OF WING TIP. VERTICAL CRACKS.
NOV30/03-LOT#222 OLD  SALISH BERRY BASKET
A VERY PRIMITIVE, UNUSUAL FORM CEDAR ROOT SALISH BASKET. PROBABLY ORIGINATING OUT OF THE THOMPSON RIVER AREA; BUT THE PRIMITIVE DESIGN, TINY IMBRICATION AND ROUGH UNEVEN COILS POINTS TO A POSSIBLE CHILCOTIN MAKER. WIRE REINFORCING ROD BUILT INTO THE TOP COIL. SOME STITCH AND IMBRICATION LOSSES. PROVENANCE : VALLEY MUSEUM IN FALKLAND.
NOV30/2003-LOT#201 BEADED GAUNTLETS
FANCY BEADED GAUNTLETS. BEADWORK APPEARS TO BE NEAR MINT. 12" LONG. INSIDE OF GAUNTLETS SHOWS INSECT DAMAGE, AS WELL AS THE FINGERS HAVE HOLES, TEARS ETC. STILL DISPLAY WELL. PROVENANCE : VALLEY MUSEUM IN FALKLAND.