World renowned Toronto potter and instructor VELGA JANSONS and her son, potter PETERIS JANSONS. (Peteris has created a successful practice in the Maritimes.) Shallow brown bowl, cup and saucer set (never used) and vase are VELGAS. Shallow blue bowl is PETERIS. All pieces signed.
Brand new BARTA region, unmarried female head dress plus book "Latvju novadu terpi". Barta is near Liepaja on the west coast of the province of Vidzeme. In addition to the head dress, book "Latvju novadu terpi"", gives intricate, ethnographically correct details and photos of the folk costumes (male and female) of this area in Latvia, how to correctly sew and embellish. All material is compiled from the Open-Air Ethnographic Museum in Latvia, outside of Riga, founded in 1924. Both items are offered only together.
Large, green ceramic vase, Latvian motif, 19" x 4" base, artist unknown, perfect shape.
Renowned, Toronto-based potter and sculptor ZIGFRIDS JURSEVSKIS, two signed vases and elaborate, commemorative photo booklet outlining Jursevskis life and accomplishments
Well-known Parry Sound, Ontario artist and caricaturist ELMARS DAMBERGS. framed and signed painting "Musician" 21"x 26"", framed and signed "Barn" 21"x 17", and autobiography titled "Ar smaidu pa trimdas taku" ( "Smiling On Exiles Path in the Eyes of Dadzis "" ) with reproductions of artwork and caricatures. Dambergs contributed weekly for decades, to the Parry Sound ""Gazette"" and other area papers, as well as the newspaper "Latvija Amerika"" by the name "Dadzis"" (he called himself a burr due to his outspoken manner via his caricatures).
Reproduction of 1938 Latvia travel poster "Apcelo savu dzimto zemi" , ("Explore Your Native Land"), framed, 49"x 30""
Traditional Latvian percussion instrument "trideksnis" on stand, as new
Set of Toronto- based artist, artisan, writer, painter, weaver, ethnographer EMMA DZEGUZE handmade sugar bowl and two vases, signed by the artist. Offered together.
Well-known Boston, Massachusetts- based artist ULDIS PURINS, brand new, framed MAZPUTNINA KRASOJAMA ABECE (long- running childrens' magazine ""Mazputnins"" Latvian alphabet with whimsical illustrations of each word A to Z ), 1974, 19"x 29"
Brand new flag of LATVIA, nylon, 40" x 83"
Assorted wildlife collection of ceramic whistles, handmade in Latvia, offered only together
Exclusive framed map of TOBAGO, 32"x 22" with prof. Edgars Andersons renowned book : "The Ancient Couronians in America and the Colonization of Tobago"" (text in Latvian and English), offered together
Toronto potter VELGA JANSONS majestic vase, 7" base x 22" height, signed by Velga, 1976
Spool design quilt, label states "Quiltmaker Millie J,, August 1988, Creemore, Ontario, perfect shape
Ornate heavy crystal vase, 7" base x 12" height, as new
Handcrafted ceramic wall hanging with loop,12 " diameter, artist unknown, perfect shape
Hand-knitted donations from fibre artist ELIZABETH-ANNE KUKURS who has designed and created these items, specifically in honour of Saulaines 70th anniversary to be offered at the Silent Auction on July 23rd at Saulaine. The childrens' and adult socks, vests, sweaters and fingerless mitts are ONE OF A KIND, handmade from wool, cotton or acrylic/cotton yarns, all washable! Elizabeth-Annes' business name is "MacBheathain", gaelic for her maiden name: Bean. She and her family have owned a cottage on Saules Kalns, next to Saulaine, for over 40 years.
Ancient Latvian castle artwork by well-known Toronto painter ITA OZOLS, 21"x 29". signed by the artist, dated 1983
Majestic floor vase by well-known Boston, Massachusetts potter, weaver, teacher LILIJA KLUCIS, 7 " base x 21" height
Toronto potter, sculptor ZIGFRIDS JURSEVSKIS vase, 5" base x 14" height
Well-known Toronto painter EDGARS KRUMINS original painting and ornate book of the artist“s history and accomplishments with colour reproductions of many of his paintings;, painting 12 "x 15 ", offered only together. This artist also exhibited at Saulaine in 2009 at the annual art show in the Saulaine Barn.
Well-known Toronto painter ERIKS DZENIS, known for his fluid ballet dancer themes, watercolour painting, signed, 17"x 22"
Porcelain, whimsical folk dancing figurines from the 1930s in Latvia, imprinted 306, also A/SMSK 16/12, perfect shape, offered only together