Important Auction
of high quality objects representing diverse genres from the 18th to the mid-20th centuries.
Two-Day Antique Auction Sale
August 25 & 26, 2018
Preview Friday, August 24 from 4 PM until 8 PM
Saturday from 8 AM until 10 AM
and Sunday from 8 AM until 10 AM

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

We have been asked by Mr. Robert Meiklejohn of Toronto and Colebrook Ont., to sell the contents of his summer residence. Featuring a diverse offering, from a single collection, assembled over the past 60 plus years.

Country furnishings and accessories will be highlighted with an Adams style corner cupboard from Lennox and Addington County c. 1830 stripped to its original green and yellow painted finish, two outstanding mid-19th-century figured maple chests of drawers, two multi-drawer work tables, single drawer work tables, an early 19th-century Quebec armoire (overpaint removed to its original yellow finish), etc. In addition to the furnishings we will offer a quantity of Rockingham glazed tablewares to include bowls, pie plates, pitchers, various animal figures, etc., stoneware, redware, gameboards, folk art by well-known Canadian folk artists W. Loney and Joe Sleep, among others, two carved and painted totem poles from BC, a late 19th-/early 20th-century carved and painted horse from Quebec, an Inuit stone cut by Kenojuak “The Woman Lives in the Sun” Cape Dorset Baffin Island 1960, sailing ship paintings, watercolours, lighting, framed and matted prints, etc.

Formal furnishings and accessories will feature a mahogany three-tier dumbwaiter c. 1830, two early 19th-century mahogany linen presses, 18th-century chest on frame with walnut crotch grained drawer fronts, an 18th-century Queen Anne style dressing mirror with three drawers, 18th-century Queen Anne style drop leaf table, Victorian wire back upholstered arm chair c. 1860, Louis XIII-style upholstered sofa c. 1800, pair of mahogany torchiere stands, mahogany tilt top tables c. 1800, two large upholstered ottomans from the mid-19th century, mahogany Recamier with scrolled back and ends c. 1835, several mahogany and walnut two-part mirrors from the mid-19th century, classical rosewood pier table with sunburst carved lower panel c. 1830, pair of Regency rosewood fire screens c. 1825, late 18th-/early 19th-century Queen Anne style day bed, mahogany foldover card table c. 1820, several miniature portraits and silhouettes, oak fireside bench c. 1860, ladies and gentleman’s chairs c. 1860, upholstered wingback fireside chairs, urns in various sizes and materials, mahogany cellarets, framed and matted prints representing architectural, floral, royalty, comedic, etc., dating from the 18th and 19th centuries, early 19th-century decorated tole plate warming cabinet standing on cabriole legs, French porcelain apothecary jars, a small collection of club carded buttons, a collection of porcelain pitchers dating from the early to mid-19th century, Baxter prints, early 19th-century miniature mahogany chest of drawers, pair of urn shaped mahogany plate storage cabinets c. 1820, old Sheffield plate candlesticks, early brass candlesticks, a collection of small boxes to include tea caddies dating from the early 19th century to early 20th century, Wedgwood basalt bust of Lord Byron c. 1860, a patinated metal bust of Queen Victoria, signed H. MacCarthy RCA Sculptor Reg’d 1897, etc.

Twentieth-century collectibles to include a rare Cassina LeCorbusier LC/4 serial number 2682 chrome steel chaise lounge with hide covering and black leather pillow with impressed maker’s mark and label, pair of chrome and dark brown leather “Wassily” sling armchairs, no label or signature. Purchased by the owner in the 1960s or 70s, red steel chair by “OMK,” designed by Rodney Kinsman, c. 1965, tubular steel and wooden circular table bearing a label “Nienkamper, made in Canada,” c. 1980, set of dining chairs consisting of an armchair and 4 side chairs with tubular steel frames, cane backs and upholstered seats, labelled by “Nienkamper” based on a Swiss design by Karen Bulow, late 20th century, moulded fibreglass hat stand in the form of a lady’s head with handpainted details, mid-20th century, framed black and white poster inscribed in blue “Youngerman Watercolours Betty Parsons New York November 1968,” coffee table constructed from birch slats, third quarter 20th-century, 3 Tubular steel and marble circular tables bearing a label “Klaus Nienkamper Limited Toronto,” fourth quarter 20th century, poster advertising “MUSIK.U.THEATERFEST DER STADT WIEN.1924 5.SEPTEMBER-15.OKTOBER,” framed and under glass. Ex-collection of Vincent Massey, etc.


1049 Simmons Road
Odessa, Ontario, Canada

(613) 386-3635

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

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

Auctioneers: Tim Potter and Brad Snider

A catalog will be produced for this auction at a cost of $30.00 plus HST for a total of $33.90. Please send catalog orders to and make cheques payable to:
Gerda Potter, 1049 Simmons Rd., Odessa Ont. K0H 2H0.