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S1.

Bill Callahan, “Turrod"

Poplar, 16” diameter

Hand carved and painted decorative
wooden bowl by Bill Callahan of
Winterland (Burin Peninsula).

 

S2.

James Miller

“First On The Pond”

Serigraph, 16 x 22, 1993

Final print available.

S3.
 

Conrad Furey,

“Fishing”

Oil on canvas, 24 x 30

 

S4.

Tiffany Horrocks

“Tantalizing Tulips”

Impasto on board, 16 x 16, 2018w

S5.

Kevin Coates, “Jarge’s Shed”

Woodcarving, 24 x 5 x 11

"Ever since I can remember there were these old fellows standing around the wharves or fish stages sharing a yarn. I always liked listening
to them and sometimes they were comical, too. My carving is one way of keeping the memories of the old times
alive." (Kevin Coates Biography)


S6.

A Ch Leoville Barton tasting evening for 6 at Pat’s house.

This St. Julien wine is a famous premier grande cru classé.

Donated by Pat and Kevin Parfrey.

Match the 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011 vintages (wine spectator scores of 93-96) with a delectable menu of:

  • mushroom soup
  • duck breast à la Kevin
  • Newfoundland moose stew
  • filet mignon and cabernet sauvignon wine reduction
  • brie and camembert on sour dough toasties.

 

S7.Waterford Glass Vase, 10” high

S8.

Frank Lapointe

“Blooming”

Water color on paper, 21.5 x 29, 2010

S9.

Renee Butler Harnum

“Grapes”

Acrylic on canvas, 8.5 x 11, 2018

S10.

Waterford Glass Decanter

10” high

S11.

 

Christopher Kovacs

“Coloured Water, Baybulls”

Watercolour on paper, 13 x 20, 2018

Donated by Christopher Kovacs.

 

 

 

S12.
Fine art glass vase
 
12” high

S13.

Cecil Day

“Tidelines: Shoe Cove, NF”

Print, 4/10 1st State, 12 x 24

S14.

Selection of fine wine

Donated by Scott Giannou

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S15.

Cliff George

“Birch Trees”

Acrylic on paper, 18 x 24, 2017

S16.
 

COACH wristlet and oversized scarf

 

S17.
Scott Goudie
 
“April Ice”

Mezzotint, 18 x 24, 2017

S18.
 

Robert Ballagh

“Dublin”

Print, 20 x 27

Robert Ballagh is an urban artist who grew up in Dublin, Ireland. This classic image of Dublin’s famous O’Connell Street is based on a photograph taken around 1904. The picture includes an
image of James Joyce (famous author of Ulysses) and Ballagh’s mentor walking hand in hand, with Ballagh himself a few paces behind. Ballagh
included Joyce in this piece, as he acknowledges him to be one of the greatest Irish artists of that century. Joyce himself was penniless and could
always be found walking the streets of Dublin. Today, walking is still one of the wonderful characteristics of the city, as the people of Dublin know that walking is not only a means to get where you need to go, but also a means to meet the people you know.

Donated by Alvin and Elizabeth
Simms.

 

S19.COACH knit hat and scarf 

 

S20.
 

Six interesting non-fiction books

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S21.

 

Jewelry

Donated by Whink.

 

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S22.

Anne Meredith Barry,

“In The Forest #2”

Shop proof II/II (11), 18 x 24, 1992

Donated by Alvin and Elizabeth
Simms.

S23.

 

Carla’s basket full of lovely things

 

 

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S24.

 

Pat’s basket for real men

 

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S25.

 

A case (12 bottles) of outstanding Bordeaux fine wine for a gourmet dinner.

 

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S26.

 

 Julia Pickard

“Spring”

Acrylic on rice paper, 10.5 x 5

Donated by Alvin and Elizabeth
Simms.

 

S27.

Grant Boland

“Restaurante”

Oil on canvas, 7 x 7, 2016

S28.

 

Five (5) course ”Eat it Wild”
dinner for 8 people.

Featuring food by
Lori McCarthy of Cod Sounds.

 

Enjoy a truly Newfoundland-inspired dinner
featuring sustainable wild meats and fish from our province with your hosts Lori and Jason McCarthy.

National Geographic calls Lori a “hidden
gem”. National Post says “Lori McCarthy is reviving old customs increasingly lost in a rushed world”.

Lori was the recipient of the 2017 Hospitality Newfoundland and Labrador Tourism Innovator Award, and the 2017 Tourism Discovery Award from the City of St. John’s.

S29.

 

Chatter’s Men’s Basket

 

Donated by Rosemary Buckingham.

S30.

 

Four dozen assorted craft beers
from Dominion City Ottawa

 

Donated by Tim Powers.
S31.

 

Six bottles of outstanding Italian wine

 

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S32.

Chatter’s Women’s Basket

 

Donated by Rosemary Buckingham.

 

S33.

 

Tiffany Horrocks

“Blue Hydrangeas”

Impasto on board, 16 x 16, 2018

 

S34.

 

Nathaniel Noel
Soap stone carving.

 

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S35.
 
 JC Roy
 
“Boats in Lark Harbour”

Oil on canvas, 11 x 14, 2018

 

S36.

 

James Miller

“The Lights of Winter’s Peaceful Eve”

Giclee on paper (Somerset Velvet),
28 x 31.5.

Edition of 100

 

S37.

 

Rugby Canada gear

 

 

Donated by Pat Parfrey.

 

S38.

 

John Neville

“Drum Dancer”

Soap stone carving, 12” high

 

S39.

Reginald Shepherd

“The Crow”

Serigraph, 58/75, 18 x 26, 1989

Donated by Steven Gardiner.

S40.

 

Ugo Attardi, “Rome”

Print, 20 x 27

Ugo Attardi was an Italian painter, sculptor and writer, who moved to Rome in 1945. The atmosphere of Attardi’s Roman landscapes have been described as being inspired by Baroque Rome, a grand style and design known for evoking emotion that began in Italy in the 17th century. Attardi himself described this particular piece of Rome to be “secretive” and “mysterious”, leaving those observing this piece of work to wonder what is to be found behind the walls. Is it people in love? Fighting, killing or tensions? We are not meant to see what is behind those walls, as we are left to imagine and “become involved in another way”.

Donated by Alvin and Elizabeth
Simms.

 

S41.

 

 Daniel Crochetière

"Premier jour d'automne"

Acrylic on canvas, 36 x 12, 2018

 

 

S42.
 

McCarthy’s Party Day Boil

In celebration of the 30th anniversary
for the rugby auction, McCarthy’s
Party has donated an event you will
not soon forget.

Donated by Mark McCarthy.

 

Let’s celebrate 30 years and at least 3 million beers with a trip around the Bay visiting breweries, distilleries and the homes and operations of some famous rugby players and supporters. A large day of stories, song, eats and interesting drinks await.

 Venues:

  • Dildo Brewery Company & Museum in Dildo
  • Baccalieu Trail Brewing Co. in Spaniards Bay
  • Newfoundland Distillery Co. in Clarkes Beach
  • Hacienda de Dave Penny
  • Browne and Battcock Stage in Quidi Vidi

Includes:

  • 2 flights of beer from two local breweries
  • 1 flight of liquor sampling from the Newfoundland Distillery
  • Snacks and water on board the bus
  • Food and Drink with Dave Penny
  • Fish fry and beer with Noel and Kevin
  • Transportation from St. John’s to each venue

The event will be held on Friday, May 25th, with departure around noon and lasting approximately 6-7 hours.

The top 30 bidders will be the lucky winners of this package. If bidding for more than one seat on this bus please clearly indicate the number of seats you are bidding for and the cost per seat. Minimum bids of $150 required.

S43.
 

Elizabeth Dicks

“Stages”

Photograph on canvas, 12 x 14, 2018

 

S44.

Six (6) prints on archival paper,
from Osteographia or the Anatomy of
the Bones.

By William Cheselden, Surgeon to her Majesty, Surgeon to St Thomas’s Hospital, published 1733.

Prints 14 x 20 (each).

S45.A tasting of classic wines for 6

A flight of Chassagne Montrachet Premier
Cru, Chablis Grand Cru and Ch Smith Haut
Lafite paired with oysters and crab.

A flight of Barolo Elio Altare, Brunello de
Montalcino and Super Tuscan paired with a
delectable charcuterie board.

A flight of Bruno Clair Premier Cru, Ch de
Beaucastel Chateauneuf de Pape, and Ch
Rauzan Segla paired with a premium cheese
plate.

S46.

Alexis Templeton

Porcelain serving tray with attached
dipping bowls.