The Stewart Collection

Saturday June 6, 2009           beginning at 10 AM


Preview sale day from 8 AM


To be held at the Napanee Lions Club hall on Centre St. in the town of Napanee, Ontario. The hall can be reached from Hwy. 401 by taking the Hwy. 49 interchange at Napanee and proceeding south on Hwy. 41 (Centre St.), through the town, over the Napanee River. Drive through the next set of traffic lights and proceed approximately 100 yards on your left to the auction site.


We have been asked by the family of Phyllis and the late Ted Stewart of Oshawa Ont. to sell their collection of country furniture and accessories by public auction.

 The Stewarts, who operated Pheasants Run Antiques for many years from their home in Oshawa Ontario and partook in many of the premier antique shows in Ontario, including Bowmanville, have put together over a period of 50 plus years, a wonderful collection of painted country furniture to include three Windsor armchairs, one of which is in Pain plate #239 from Bath Ontario, a butternut and figured maple slant front desk from Northumberland County, see Pain plate #667, an architectural corner cupboard featuring a single upper door with 15 lights over two paneled doors below, several early candle stands in paint, an early round gate leg drop leaf table in paint, apothecary drawers in paint, an open cupboard from Ontario County (the cupboard is shown in Pain plate #441 in refinished condition but has since been repainted), games board,  textiles to include hooked mats, quilts and samplers, a large quantity of flow blue from the first period, shore birds, a full bodied goose decoy by Roy Mills of Kensington PEI, weather vanes including an outstanding tin rooster from Lenox and Addington County, a sheet tin horse weather vane, several examples of wooden horses including pull toys, rocking horse in it’s original painted finish, whirly gigs, crocks, a great selection of small wooden ware, majolica, Peafowl, Gaudy Welsh in quantity, pottery of the Bennington type, folk sculptures to include examples by Gordon Law, Bruce Smith, Rentz, etc., early lighting to include candle lanterns, rush light etc., coal oil in both clear and coloured glass, etc.,

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The sale will take place at the Lions Hall in Napanee Ontario on Saturday June 6, 2009. There will be a catalogue prepared for this sale at a cost of $28.00, which will include shipping, taxes and a price key after the sale. Please send catalogue orders to Gerda Potter, 1049 Simmons Rd., Odessa Ont. K0H 2H0


Auctioneers: Tim Potter and Cec Knight


Terms: Cash, cheque with two forms of ID, Visa, MasterCard and Interac.

            A 10% buyer’s premium will be applied to the hammer price.


Tim Potter Auction Services

RR2 Odessa Ont. K0H 2H0

(613) 386-3635