Name Spooner Estate Auction - April 17th, 2018
Auctioneer Michael Spooner Auctions Inc.
Type Live Webcast Auction
Date(s) 4/17/2018
April 17th, 2018 at 4:30 P.M., 750 Ridgewood Ave., Ottawa, ON Online bidding opens at 5:00 P.M.
Preview Date/Time April 17th at 3:00 p.m., 750 Ridgewood Ave., Ottawa, ON
Checkout Date/Time April 17th, 2018
Location 750 Ridgwood Ave, Ottawa, ON
Ottawa, ON K1V 6M8
Buyer Premium 17% onsite~20% online-absentee-phone
COME FIND YOUR ONE OF A KIND!!!!! Our April 17, 2018 auction has a number of interesting items on offer including a fabulous finely detailed WWII Prisoner of War carving of a five masted ship made in Sherbrooke, Quebec at Camp 42, a small collection of O Gauge/Scale train engines, tenders, cars, transformers, 19th C. original photographs, clothing and other related items from a long time collector and builder with more items to follow in the May auction plus many other items listed below. ARTWORK BY Canadian, American and European artists including: Karin Andersen, Fernand Auger (2), Jane Barton, Jo Beale, Rejean Blais, Jean-Marc Blier, M. Boivin, Ralph Wallace Burton, Serge Cadorette, Emily Carr, F. Catano, E.M. Charlebois, Tony Clark, Lionel Downes, George Earl, Everingham, Marcel Fecteau, Richard Audley Freeman, Jean R. Gauvreau, Friedrich Gornik, John C. Gray, Raymond Henry, Vladimir Horik, Francesco Iacurto, Robbie LaRiviere, Pierre Lussier (2), K. Madore, Geza Gordon Marich, A.C. Martin, S. Miller, Louis Mulhstock, Frank Oord, Edward Opie, Guy Paradis, J. Parker, Diana Patee, Mary Pfaff, John Philip, Gustavo Pisani, Jean Plante, Walter Pranke, Joseph Robichaud, F.V. Shapland, Gilles Simard, Dominik Sokolowski, J.C. Thom, Gordon Kit Thorne, William Vivian Tippett, Georges Edouard Tremblay, Roland Tremblay, Paul Turgeon, Frederick Arthur Verner, Rene De Vos, Bill Zuro as well as assorted Inuit stone carvings and signed photographs of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip ITEMS OF INTEREST: Pair 19th C. Japanese Meiji period Satsuma vases, 19th C. Chinese champlevé incense burner, Pair 19th C. Charles Barlow Smithfield Works urns, VeArt Italy Murano glass ceiling lamp, Mazzega Murano glass ceiling lamp, Circa 1950 Carlo Scarpa Venini Murano glass vase, Daum France Sorcy crystal decanter and glasses, Waterford crystal decanters, water pitchers, bowls, glasses etc, , brilliant cut crystal pieces, 19th C. bronze vase, Bronze whippet statue, Three 19th C. Victorian wood travelling desks and boxes, Chemists travelling apothecary box with vials, assortment of Herend, Limoges and Minton china pieces, Beswick, B&G, Lladro, Paragon, Royal Copenhagen and Royal Doulton figurines, Imari pattern china by Royal Crown Derby and others, Royal Albert, Royal Grafton and Aynsley tea services, Royal Crown Derby paperweights, English cups and saucers including Shelley and Paragon, 7 hand painted hostess tea plates and cups, Victorian biscuit barrels, Royal Albert Dinner Service “American Beauty”, Royal Crown Derby dinner service for 8 “Mikado” pattern, Limoges dinner service for 10, Carnival glass, English Willow pattern platters, cheese safes, Cloisonné vases, Moorcroft jardinière, Retro California Pottery brilliant orange casserole, assorted Royalty china and crystal, Mid Century Modern teak bowls, trays and bookends. STERLING SILVER: London 1843 sterling Rococo style teapot, S.Kirk & Son Inc. flatware service for 8 “Repousse” pattern, International Sterling flatware service for 8 “Angelique” pattern, six Iced Tea stirrers fully hallmarked, Assortment of Birks sterling teaspoons, dresser sets, assorted tableware, 19th C. Doulton Lambert jug with sterling collar, wood bowls with sterling bases, oak and sterling serving tray, .800 silver sugar bowl with bird handles, flower finial and trimmed with six .800 silver spoons, JEWELLERY: 18K, 14K and 10K gold rings set with diamonds, amethysts, citrines, emerald, peridot, rubies, sapphires, spinel, tanzanites etc, 10K gold diamond and various gemstone set pendants, Pink pearl necklace with a sterling and ruby clasp RUGS AND FURNITURE Assortment of Persian and Oriental rugs and runners, Gibbard Mahogany sideboard, Knechtel mahogany tea wagon, Hickory Chair Co. mahogany camel back sofa, Antique pine gallery top chest, Dutch antique inlay single drawer table and two Dutch inlay chairs, spinning wheel, antique single drawer table, Tiffany type metal floor and table lamps, bronze dog and book lamp, Deco style desk lamp, 19th C. mahogany and inlay mantel clock, walnut Black Forest Co. clock, mahogany Seth Thomas Ogee clock, Howard Miller grandfather clock, two solid cherry drop front desks, two cherry Chippendale style nightstands, solid mahogany Chippendale style four drawer chest, Vilas commode, solid mahogany Chippendale style footstool, solid cherry oval mirror, solid mahogany Chippendale style table desk, solid cherry chest , a four panel Oriental screen and stained blue dining/kitchen set including China cabinet, round table and six chairs. OTHER ITEMS: Selection of O gauge train engines, cars and related items from a long time collector, antique child’s horse pull toy, 19th C. children’s toys, hand stitched “Wagon Wheel” quilt, Canadian Pre-1968 silver dollars, pipe collection, set of precision weights with tweezers, 105mm brass tank shell, Sony 42” plasma TV and stereo system, Poulan pro electric snow blower, hedge trimmer and electric chain saw. Plus many items not mentioned. The auction will begin with the sale of tray lots at 4:30 p.m. with the catalogue online portion of the sale starting at 5 p.m. As usual, there will be delicious food served to satisfy you before and during the course of the auction. If you are interested in consigning items to our upcoming Auctions, we would be pleased to hear from you, please call us at 613-722-8321 OR 613-220-1212 to discuss the particulars.
AUCTION TERMS AND CONDITIONS 1. ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS. These Terms and Conditions set forth the terms and conditions under which you may utilize the auction services offered by Michael Spooner Auctions Inc. (the "Auction House"). By placing a bid on an item at an auction run by the Auction House, whether in person, by agent, absentee bid, Internet, telephone or other means, you are deemed to have confirmed your acknowledgement and acceptance of these Terms & Conditions. 2. MINIMUM AGE. You must be at least 18 years of age to place a bid. The Auction House reserves the right to nullify any bid where it is determined to have been placed by a minor. 3. AUCTION HOUSE DISCRETION. The Auction House (including its agents) reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to: (i) initiate and execute the bidding on any item; (ii) remove any item, either before or during an auction; (iii) refuse any bid, in its sole discretion; (iv) exclude from the auction (and nullify any bids) of a person who behaves in a manner that is offensive, threatening, harassing or violent; and (v) to conduct the auction of any item in person only, online only, or both. 4. BIDDING METHODS. Subject to the manner in which a particular auction is held, you may place a bid on an item: (i) in person; (ii) online; (iii) by phone at 613 722-8321 613 220-1212; or (iv) by absentee bid. Registration to bid online must be completed on an auction-by-auction basis. The list of currently scheduled auctions can be found at: Note that registration to bid online may require the acceptance of additional terms and conditions imposed by the Auction House's third party online auction service provider. The Auction House does not warrant that the online auction site or any function contained therein will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected or that the site will be free of viruses or other harmful components. The Auction House also assumes no responsibility or liability for your internet connection, or any delayed bids. Absentee bids can be arranged by submission of a completed Absentee Bid Form, found at You represent and warrant that all information you provide to the Auction House during the registration process will be true, accurate, current and complete. You must promptly update your information to keep it true, accurate, current and complete at all times. You cannot retract or cancel a confirmed bid. 5. AS IS WHERE IS. You are encouraged to inspect each item you wish to bid on and to satisfy yourself as to the description, authenticity and overall condition of each item. By placing a bid, you confirm that you have examined, investigated and/or inquired as to the item to your complete satisfaction. All items are sold AS IS WHERE IS, with no guarantees or warranties (express or implied). The Auction House makes reasonable efforts to ensure the accuracy of catalogue descriptions and auctioneers' statements regarding condition and vintage, but these statements are not warranted. You must rely solely upon your own judgment regarding the condition and authenticity of each item. 6. ERRORS. Occasionally, information concerning an item may contain typographical errors, inaccuracies or omissions. The Auction House reserves the right to correct such information at any time and shall not incur any liability as a result. It is your responsibility to review current information regarding an item prior to bidding. 7. MINIMUM BIDS. All items offered online will have a minimum starting bid as displayed on the online catalogue. Online bids lower than minimum will not be accepted. 8. WINNING BID. All items are sold to the highest bidder. Live on-floor bids will take precedence over bids of the same amount placed in any other manner. In the event of a any error or omission in the submission or processing of any bid, the auctioneer shall determine the successful bidder, and this decision shall be final and binding. The Auction House shall make reasonable efforts to communicate with successful non-live bidders within 48 hours after auction to arrange payment method and shipping details. 9. BUYER'S PREMIUM. A buyer's premium shall be added to the hammer price, as follows: (i) For lots sold onsite (in person), the buyer's premium shall be seventeen percent (17%); and (ii) For lots sold online, by phone or by absentee bid, the buyer's premium shall be twenty percent (20%). 10. HST. 13% HST shall be added to the final item price (inclusive of applicable premiums), unless being directly shipped outside of Canada. 11. PAYMENT DUE. The buyer shall pay for all lots in full on the date of the Sale. Failure to do so will result in the imposition of a late fee of 2% per month (24% per annum) on the total invoice. Title to the item shall not pass to the buyer until the item is paid for in full. If payment is not received in a timely manner, the Auction House reserves the right to cancel the sale and sell the item to another buyer, in which case the initial buyer shall be liable to the Auction House for any shortfall. 12. PAYMENT METHODS. Upon completion of an auction, payment for items purchased by online, absentee or phone bidding will be automatically processed on the credit card provided at the time of registration. An invoice will be emailed to you once the payment is processed. Payment for items purchased by in-person bidding may be made by: (i) Cash; (ii) Visa / Master Card (up to a limit of $5,000.00); (iii) personal cheque with photo identification; (iv) Interac/debit card. A $35.00 fee will be incurred for all returned cheques. A 2% discount will be applied to all payments made by in-person bidders via cash, cheque and interact/debit card. Items purchased by credit card will only be shipped to the credit card billing address, which must be provided along with the security code on the credit card and associated telephone number. 13. SHIPPING. No item will be shipped until paid for in full. Packing & shipping (via UPS, Purolator, Fed EX or Canada Post) is available for a fee. The Auction House shall not be responsibile for any loss or damage during shipping. If you require insurance against damage during shipping, UPS must package the item. All items will be shipped with a tracking number. All duties, import tariffs & taxes are the sole responsibility of the buyer. The Auction House shall not be responsible for any searches and seizures at international borders or their functional equivalents. Despite the foregoing, buyers must make their own arrangements for the pick-up and delivery of furniture. 14. REMOVAL OF ITEMS. No item may be removed, and title shall not pass, until the item is paid for in full. Auction House employees will assist clients in handling large pieces only after conclusion of the auction. All items must be removed by 11:00 am on the next day following the auction. Any items not picked up within thirty (30) days of auction will be deemed to be abandoned. The Auction House reserves the right to resell, donate or discard any abandoned items in its sole and absolute discretion and shall be entitled to retain any proceeds realized from the resale of any abandoned items. No refund shall be processed for any abandoned item. The Auction House assumes no responsibility for loss of or damage to items which are not immediately removed upon conclusion of the auction. No bailment or deposit of goods for safekeeping is intended or created hereunder. 15. HANDLING FEE. A handling fee will be charged to buyers who do not remove their items the next day following the auction by 11:00 am. 16. STORAGE. Storage services are available for a fee. 17. RETURNS. ALL SALES ARE FINAL. The Auction House assumes no responsibility whatsoever for any damage to or loss of an item after purchase. The only basis for a return of an item is where the buyer is able to prove, with a recognized expert's comprehensive written report, that there was a material and fundamental error in the manner in which the item was described by the Auction House. In such a case, the Auction House shall provide a full refund. All claims must be submitted within seven (7) days of auction sale date. The Auction House shall not incur any cost associated with outside appraisals or opinions. 18. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES. EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY SET FORTH HEREIN, AND TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE AUCTION HOUSE (INCLUDING ITS AFFILIATES, CONTRACTORS, AND AGENTS, AND EACH OF THEIR RESPECTIVE EMPLOYEES, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, SHAREHOLDERS, SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS), DISCLAIMS ALL EXPRESS, IMPLIED AND STATUTORY WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH RESPECT TO THE ITEMS SOLD, INCLUDING IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF NONINFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY, AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. 19. FULL AND FINAL RELEASE. 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THE AUCTION HOUSE'S TOTAL LIABILITY FOR ANY AND ALL CLAIMS ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO ANY AUCTION CONDUCTED BY IT OR ANY ITEM SOLD THEREUNDER SHALL NOT EXCEED THE AGGREGATE DOLLAR AMOUNT PAID FOR THE ITEM IN QUESTION. THE FOREGOING LIMITATIONS, EXCLUSIONS AND DISCLAIMERS SHALL APPLY TO ALL CLAIMS FOR DAMAGES OR LIABILITY, WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, WARRANTY, STRICT LIABILITY, NEGLIGENCE, TORT, OR OTHERWISE AND EVEN IF THE AUCTION HOUSE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF, KNEW OF OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWN OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH LIABILITIES. 21. FORCE MAJEURE. The Auction House shall not be liable to you for any delays or failure to perform any of its obligations under these Terms and Conditions during any period in which such performance is delayed or prevented by circumstances beyond its reasonable control including fire, flood, war, embargo, strike, riot or the intervention of any governmental authority. 22. UPDATES. The Auction House reserves the right to update these Terms and Conditions at any time, effective upon posting an updated version of the Terms and Conditions on its website at 23. CHOICE OF LANGUAGE. The parties hereto confirm that it is their wish that this Agreement, as well as other documents relating hereto including notices, have been and shall be drawn up in the English language only. Les parties aux présentes confirment leur volonté que cette convention de même que tous les documents, y compris tout avis qui s'y rattache, soient rédigés en langue anglaise. 24. GOVERNING LAW. These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by the laws of the Province of Ontario. Any proceeding pertaining to these Terms and Conditions shall be commenced in Ottawa, Ontario. 25. INQUIRIES: Email The Auction House will attempt to respond to inquiries as soon as possible, but where an inquiry is made within 24 hours of an auction, a response may not be provided until after that auction.
Your bid must adhere to the bid increment schedule.
Bid Amount Bid Increment
0.00 - 50.00 5.00 CDN
50.01 - 200.00 10.00 CDN
200.01 - 1,000.00 25.00 CDN
1,000.01 - 2,000.00 50.00 CDN
2,000.01 - 10,000.00 100.00 CDN
10,000.01 - 20,000.00 250.00 CDN
20,000.01 - 9,999,999.99 1,000.00 CDN
Currency CDN
Buyer Premium 17% onsite~20% online-absentee-phone
Payment Terms
We accept Visa, MC, Interac and Cheque with drivers license. All successful internet bidders will be emailed a copy of their invoice.
Packaging and shipping service available. Please contact us for more information. All items MUST be removed the following day at 750 Ridgewood Ave., between 8:30 A.M. -11:00 A.M. Handling fees will be charged to items not picked up. *Please read our shipping policy in the Terms and Conditions*