MLA Auction 47 – Spring 2019 – Miscellaneous

Closed Sat May 11 at 6pm ET.

MS001 Stevens Bros – Ceylon
Minimum Bid: $100
Range:$150-200
Sold: $100

A great advertising match safe compliments of Stevens Bros from Ceylon SK. Ceylon is a tiny place south of Regina. 6 3/4″ long x 6 1/2″ tall. 3 1/4″ deep. Great floral design and colours to this one. A small town piece with a super look!


MS002 GXIII-4, Hunter / Fisherman
Minimum Bid: $300
Range:$400-600
Sold: Not

A beautiful Hunter and Fisherman calabash flask (GXIII-4). The colour of this flask is hard to describe. There are both amber and red tones. The photos were taken in sunlight and reflect the true colour. Iron pontil. 1/4″ line in the mouth that appears in-manufacturing. Otherwise perfect.


MS003 English Transitional Mallet
Minimum Bid: $200
Range:$300-400
Sold: $300

A transitional form English mallet. In fact, it is an onion trying awkwardly to evolve into a mallet. 6 1/2″ tall by 5 1/2″ in diameter across the base. Heavy surface wear and some chipping off the string rim, but no chips or cracks. Circa 1730-40. A rare early type.



MS004 Dutch Mallet
Minimum Bid: $200
Range:$300-400
Sold: $275

A Dutch mallet style bottle, circa 1750. A scarce and early form. A little guy at just 6 1/2″ tall by 4 3/4″ in diameter across the base. Excellent condition with some light scratching to the body.


MS005 Pair of Dutch Onions
Minimum Bid: $150
Range:$200-300
Sold: $210

A nice pair of Dutch onion bottles (circa. 1720-50). One is clean with a great surface. 1/4″ lip chip. The other has some heavy wear and stain. 1/2″ hairline in the lip.


MS006 Dairy Lea – Orange Country NY
Minimum Bid: $75
Range:$100-150
Sold: Not

A nice quart silk-screen bottle from the Dairy Lea company of Orange County NY, advertising Hopalong Cassidy. Mint condition.


MS007 Eaton’s Poison 2oz
Minimum Bid: $100
Range:$150-200
Sold: $100

A 2oz Easton’s PLEASE BE CAREFUL poison. Diamond E tradmark and Toronto on base. This is a machine-made version, which is something I had not seen before. Mint condition. A scarce Canadian poison.