Antique Auction Sale


Saturday March 17, 2007          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 Ont. (20 miles west of Kingston on Hwy. 401).


Sale Directions: Hwy. 401 to Hwy. 41 at Napanee, south on Hwy. 41 (Centre St.) through six sets of traffic lights. The hall is approx. 100 yds. from the sixth set of lights on the left or east side of the street.


For the past 25 plus years Dr. Robert Dent of Ottawa has been hoarding antique furnishings and accessories to furnish a 19th century home he has been restoring in eastern Ontario. The task is now complete and he has chosen the items he wishes to live with, most relating directly to the history of the village and Leeds County.  The remainder has been consigned to auction and consists of a wide variety antiques and collectibles to include Canadian scenery on transfer ware, early tea services, a rare Beaver platter in pink, Beaver soup flats, FT Thomas Quebec scenery plates, iron stone to include several examples of St. John, a selection of Nova Scotia goblets to include Swimming Swan, Raspberry and Shield, Starflower, Raspberry, Gothic, Tandem, Floral, Buttons and Bows, a rare Beaver band, etc., St. John’s etched goblets and wines and a handful of rare American goblets to include Jumbo, Frog and Spider, Pigs in Corn, Bird and Strawberry, both Columbian and U.S. Coin, Ostrich looking at the Moon, etc., Sandwich glass candle sticks in clear and colour, several antique clocks, a Gaudy Welsh tea service, lighting to include coal oil lamps including a rare notched bulls eye goblet lamp, whale oil and a collection of early glass chimneys, furniture to include a bureau desk with rope columns: It has a row of small drawers on top, then the pull-out desk surface, and two doors under the desk surface, made of Black Walnut and Mahogany., rope beds, eastern Ontario rocking chairs, an oversized armchair in the Canadian Regency style with scroll arms, but the scroll is closed and the circular pattern is carved into the wood. The front legs are turned and trimmed with brass plates on the bottoms, said to be from the Booth family in Ottawa, an open wash stand with gallery (ex Ray Clark collection), arrowback chairs in paint, a set of 4 cane seated stenciled side chairs signed in the stencil M. L. Gates, Boston, a set of eight rush seated side chairs from Lanark County, empire chest of drawers with original graining, cast iron campaign beds from Montreal, Lanark County rocker, vintage cast iron planters, red ware and stone ware, three Orange Lodge voting boxes, a round Babcock basket, native baskets, side chairs, a side board with back from Leeds County, three sizes of mid 19th century brass preserve pans, copper luster and slag glass open salts, English stone ware pitchers including Tom O Shanter in two sizes, early china cups and saucers, embroidery frame in walnut, leather bound volumes of the classics, framed prints both Canadian and American, a selection of textiles to include hand woven blankets and coverlets, Scottish ingrain carpets, etc, wooden ware, plus many more items too numerous to list.

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

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



Tim Potter Auction Services

RR2 Odessa Ont. K0H 2H0

1(613) 386-3635