Oakwood Auctions features Robert Bateman paintings Nov. 30

Robert Bateman’s ‘Lucas Porch’ original acrylic on canvas painting, circa 2001, signed and dated lower right, measuring 35in x 35in (frame size 42½in x 42½in). Estimate: $130,000-$150,000. Oakwood Auctions image

STOUFFVILLE, Ontario – Oakwood Auctions will conduct its Fabulous Estate Finds: Art, Collectibles, Books & More auction on Saturday, Nov. 30, beginning at 11 a.m. Eastern Time. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

Bidders will find many incredible items have been packed into this diverse auction. With over 500 lots from eight general categories, this is truly a sale for collectors and deal hunters. From original paintings, collectibles and books to Scandinavian maps, stamps and coins, there are many fabulous finds at extremely low reserves that are expected to bring large crowds to this event.

The auction will offer an outstanding selection of fine art that includes such highlights as two original Robert Bateman paintings. Lucas Porch looks to create a memory of Victorian architecture highlighting the details in this beautiful cottage porch, with a hidden animal narrative. This is a unique subject matter for the renowned artist and is sure to excite serious collectors and investors. The famous Lucas Porch measures 35 inches square and is estimated at $130,000-$150,000 USD. Another featured Robert Bateman original, Cheetah in the Mara, measures 17¼ by 11 ½ inches and is estimated at $45,000-$55,000.

Robert Bateman’s ‘Cheetah in the Mara’ original acrylic on board painting, circa 2000, signed and dated lower right, 17¼in x 11½in (frame size 20in x 26in). Estimate: $45,000-$55,000. Oakwood Auctions image

Original paintings include collections of Norval Morrisseau, E. Robert Ross and Norman Brown. Norval Morrisseau, known as “Copper Thunderbird,” is one of Canada’s most famous Aboriginal artists, known for his unique, signature style. A spectacular Norman Brown collection of waterscapes, and E. Robert Ross, known for his beautiful Canadian landscapes, are the three highlighted Canadian artists seen in the auction.

Norval Morrisseau’s ‘Man, Loons and Fish Transformation,’ original acrylic on canvas. Signed in Cree syllabics ‘Copper Thunderbird,’ and dated ’76. Estimate: $6,500-$8,000. Oakwood Auctions image

This multi estate auction has a variety of types of unique collectibles, including a 1916 New Brunswick license plate, a Moorcroft collection estimated at $500-$700, vintage cameras and photography equipment, and handmade Inuit boots and gloves.

A Moocroft pottery collection containing a small dish and large vases. Each piece is beautiful and in excellent condition. Estimate: $500-$700. Oakwood Auctions image

The sale is also packed with assorted household items including, vintage figurines, collector plates, Noritake tea sets, and more, highlighted by a 44-piece collection of crystal glasses, estimated at $70-$90. Vintage furniture including wooden dressers, closets, display cases, cabinets, couches and chairs will also be offered.

This rare 1916 New Brunswick license plate will bring strong bidding. Estimate: $75-$100. Oakwood Auctions image

Bidders will have a selection of books with the auction showcasing over 100 lots in this category. There are various subjects, including birds, art/architecture, sociology, and highlighted collections of rare Swedish and French books.

For additional information on any item in the auction, call Oakwood Auctions at 905-591-7600, or email info@oakwoodauctions.com.