The Lambert Collection


Saturday May 15, 2010                 Beginning at 10 AM


Preview Friday May 14 from 4 PM until 8PM


The sale will be held at the G.B. Rickard’s Recreation Complex in Bowmanville Ont. (home of the Bowmanville Antique Show). Sale Directions: Hwy 401 to interchange #431


I have been asked by Vi Lambert to begin the down sizing of the Lambert Collection, put together over the last 50 plus years by Vi and her late husband Rob who was a collector and a co-founder of the Bowmanville Antique and Folk Art show, the collection represents a microscopic view of Antiques as we know and collect them in Canada. Fields of interest to be offered in this auction are early lighting to coal oil, painted country furniture to include an early pine desk in original finish, (see pain pl. #694) and a Markham chest of drawers similar Pain pl #1147 and a cradle shown in Pain pl # 1197, glass and stone ware marbles, a collection of chalk ware, early soft paste china, ironstone to include both the “Canadian” pattern and the “Dominion” pattern with the distinctive beaver finials, stone ware to include decorated examples and several Bowmanville merchant crocks, pottery dogs attributed to Picton, red ware, oil paintings and water colours, treen ware to include a large handled burl bowl shown in Pain pl. #582 and a group of the best butter prints I’ve seen in years, textiles including hooked rugs, both old and contemporary folk art with examples by Art Gallant, cast iron door stops and cast iron banks including both still and mechanical, deed and document boxes, band boxes, wall boxes  including an example shown in Pain pl # 803 and another similar to one shown in Pain pl # 818, blanket boxes, lamp tables including a wonderful birds eye maple tapered leg lamp table with inlays in the top, sides and legs C1830, plus numerous other articles of interest.


For an extensive gallery of over 450 images from this auction please CLICK HERE


A catalogue for this auction will be available from the auctioneer 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


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

            All sales will be subject to a 10% buyer’s premium.


Auctioneers: Tim Potter and Cec Knight


Tim Potter Auction Services

RR2 Odessa Ont. K0H 2H0

(613) 386-3635