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Maud Lewis, 'Cow In Spring Meadow,' estimated at CA$25,000-CA$30,000 ($18,460-$22,150) at Miller & Miller.

Three Maud Lewis works and the Greg Hisey Canadiana collection featured at Miller & Miller April 13

NEW HAMBURG, Canada — In response to market demand from collectors, three more Maud Lewis naîve works head to market, along with the Greg Hisey Canadiana collection, on Saturday, April 13 at Miller & Miller. The catalog is now available for review and bidding at LiveAuctioneers.

Maud Lewis (1903-1970) continues to see strong market demand as a result of recent Miller & Miller sales. The sale’s three art lots are topped by Cow In Spring Meadow from either late 1965 or 1966. The mixed media on beaver board measures 12 by 14in and is estimated at CA$25,000-CA$30,000 ($18,460-$22,150).

Fans of vintage automata will take note of a Blaise Bontems caged singing bluebird, estimated at CA$9,000-CA$12,000 ($6,645-$8,860). In perfect operating condition, the bird has lifelike actions and sings the realistic warbling for which Bontems was known. A master watchmaker, he turned to mechanical birds but retired in 1881, making this piece from an earlier date.

Dating to the early 1900s, this Dr. Lesure’s Famous Remedies point-of-sale display cabinet features terrific horse artwork and is in remarkable, original condition. It is accompanied by an original sales brochure for the company’s equine medicine line and is estimated at CA$3,500-CA$5,000 ($2,585-$3,690).

Coca-Cola was an early entrant to the nascent Canadian soda market. Before World War II restrictions halted steel production, the soft drink behemoth manufactured this French-language porcelain sign for the Quebec market. Measuring an impressive 4 by 8ft, the sign carries an estimate of CA$3,500-CA$5,000 ($2,585-$3,690).