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Fontaine Heritage Antique Auction Details for Sunday January 15th 2012:

We will be selling over 400 lots of fabulous carved furniture including large bunch of Horner, Oak, estate full of 19th c. continental and oriental items. (Alford, MA). 6 great dental cabinets and tools, the best selection of art glass, cut glass, lamps including Tiffany, Aurene, Lalique, peach-Blow, Wavercrest, Handel, Webb, Meissen, Nippion, Cameo glass, Majalica, Deldare etc. (all from one estate) Also an Estate from North Carolina with some of the best Victorian we’ve had in here in a long time.

I’m going to make a very brief listing because of the magnitude of rare, fabulous and hard to find fresh antiques most from estates I could go on and on (look at the web for over 600 photos).

Victorian and Formal Furniture: Four fabulous Horner desks including awesome 46” Mahogany drop front with lady posts (carved top to bottom). Wonderful 54” Horner Library table with winged lion supports carved skirt and top in pristine condition, super Horner lady’s drop front with full lion front legs and cupid carved legs. Horner 48” partner’s desk with full-bodied lady supports, massive monumental 3 piece high style renaissance marble top bedroom set with massive Crest and huge burled panels Rosewood grained Rocco multi mirrored. Marble top étagère with pierced carved crest signed Mitchell and RamelsBurg, extra large walnut hanging hall tree with life-size deer head with carved lion sides, pair of Rosewood Rose carved belter side chairs, extra wide walnut and burl 8 ½’ cylinder. Roll secretary with spindle crest, super lot of period continental furniture from an Alford MA estate including a large heavily carved 6’ table with lions claws, demons heads etc. Wonderful heavily carved 18th or 19th c Italian mirror, lift top blanket chest with carved people and claw feet, huge wing back, unbelievably carved signed console table, high post bed with heavily carved crests plus more. Several crest with heads and ladies, Rosewood étagère with pierced carved crest and oval mirrored doors, 48” burled walnut 5-roll top desk with fitted interior Rare to scale victorian doll house with porches, shack roof, etc. Huge 60” Mahogany banquets table with 5 leaves and large claw and columns. Triple walnut bookcase with crest, rare black forest stand with standing bear on leg. Unusual 6½’ Haberdashers Victorian chest with carved pulls, awesome 54” walnut desk with tooled leather top signed A. C. Richards, Cincinnati Ohio, Large Victorian 9’ slate top pool table, rare 6’ Mahogany coin-op 1920’s bar pool table, 1-stick signed Willie J. Hoppe etc. plus much more.

Fabulous Oak: Wonderful oak banquet table with full winged lady supports with a massive claws and leaves. Also leaded door server with winged lady supports and gallery. Hard to find cylinder roll side by side with hooded mirror carved gallery and pierced carved fretwork, super Horner 2 piece cupboard with Corinthian columns, lions and huge claw feet. Massive monumental heavily carved sideboard with open mouth lions and large face on crest. Sweet lion head oak ice box with mirrored door and all over applied carvings super extra wide double door oak corner cabinet with claw feet and gallery. Awesome grain bin in great condition, collection of dental cabinets and tools including wonderful Harvard with dolphins crest and swivel roll compartments. Rare dental cabinet shape like a house (Am Cab. Co Wisc.), rare oak stackable dental cabinet with 29 drawers and milk glass top. Several other dental cabinets, carved crest with winged Griffins. Awesome heavily carved court cupboard with winged lion supports. Fabulous 60” raised panel roll top with 19 drawer fitted interior, winged lion head sideboard with mirrored back. Several stacking bookcases, pristine heavily carved china cabinet with carved top and full bodied griffins with mirrored back glass shelves with a serpentine front. The best oversize double wide oak hooded side by side with double door bowed curio top plus much more.

Clocks: A wonderful collection of over 60 clocks including a wonderful estate fresh untouched 18th c. cherry grandfather clock signed Benj. Willard, Roxbury with arch top moon dial great, E. Howard (signed on works and face) double bank clock with marble faces, pristine mahogany 9 tube grandfather clock signed Bawd and Potter NY with Corinthian columns with Eliteworks, super Ithaca double dial parlor model mantel clock with original pendulum, mint 18” E,.N. Welch “Khedive” mantel cock, 2 pillar and scrolls, 1-Eli Terry for Seth Thomas, Great signed Tiffany oversize mantel clock with bronze ladies, brass reserved painted barometer (A.L. Brevete). Rare Swiss dore bronze signed Juvenia “Latimbale”, enchantee, admiral Dewey oak gingerbread Seth Thomas #2 in oak, French clock sets, china clocks, Riley Whiting grandfather clock, Wright driven banjo clock, gallery clocks, ship clocks including Chelsea plus much more.

Orientals: Wonderful collection of Orientals (estate fresh) including 5 early signed scrolls, match pair of 23” early oriental vases, great table top screen with embossed insert, large silk wall hanging with oriental scene, 12” oriental bronze, pair of nice 6’1/4” red ware vases. Several ivory figures, bronze box with jade insert. Three large carved antique carvings, oriental puppets, wall hangings, bronzes, several pieces of Ivory, large wood carving with Eagle. Oriental porcelain bronze 19th c gong, early carving, scroll in silver case, snuff bottles, pictures and paintings, large bronze dragon plus lots more.

Lamps: Spectacular selection of wonderful lamps, including the best oversized signed Salem Bros. Panel lamp with 3-dolphin base. Wonderful 4’ bronze horn lamp with hand painted globe, pair of Handel quality parrot night lights, double student lamp with red swirl shades. Unusual signed Norman Rockwell lamp with Stockbridge scene shade. Two rare miniature quilted satin Gone with the Wind lamps, pair-point quality cut glass lamp, signed Pittsburgh shade, bronze and opalescent swirl. Hanging hall lamp, several red, blue, green finger lamps, tons of student, Gone with the Wind, panel, piano miniature etc.

Accessories, Paintings, Rugs, Silver, Toys, Earlies, etc.: Several paintings including signed Alexander Calder litho from “Majec Eolienne” series 19 ½ x 25 ½, signed Claude Weisbusch “La Visite Des Amateurs” 151 of 160, signed Freidlander #90 of 275. Unusual 7’ 5” x 5’ oil on canvas signed Reltigif (lions bride) Nice signed currier ives, great double team trot 26 x 19, several early o/c signed H. Hall, TH Hart and Bruch. Gul. Capullurs, pair of porcelain in frames signed Guy & Co. Signed Norman Rockwell print, several other estate paintings, several semi antique oriental rugs, selection early pewter, wonderful 1930’s fire engine with ladders. (3 feet long) Several sets of sterling silver, several dental tools, large glass top table with full bronze elephants. Podium with winged cupids, 12 piece of oak barrel furniture with diamond leather, pair of bronze andirons with onyx centers. Fancy leaded window, rare Holcom and Hoke “Butter Kist” popcorn wagon, large eagle hanging mirror, original theatrical poster “The Thief of Baghdad” from The Colonial Theatre, black child holding a water-melon humidor, black waiter ashtray, early sword, portable scale in walnut case, 2 miniature stoves, great pair of bronze ewers with lions, unusual large bronze dog fountain (dog peeing) Remington bronze of horse plus much more.

Art Glass (from one house): There is a hundred of great pieces of art glass including Tiffany, Stuben, LaLique, Aurene, Wavecrest, Miession, Rabina, Mt. Washington, Peach Blow, Dresden, signed Acid Cut Cameo vase, Deldare, Webb, Quilted satin glass. Handel oil humidor, signed Tiffany and Co. bust, royal bonn, several great pieces of cut glass, royal Vienna 12” cobalt Mary Gregory, pair of 10” George and Martha Washington plates signed Tatler “Thomas Sevres”. Great pair of lustres, several game sets, several pickle casters in red and blues, majolica brides baskets, several sets of large Staffashire dogs, (check the web for 100’s of photos)

Terms: Cash or good check, visa, mc and discover. 18% buyers premium, 15% for cash or good check. Absentee bids accepted for more info call Ralph at 413-442-2537 or 518-781-3650

Absentee and phone bids accepted. Shipping available.

Extreme snow date: Sunday, January 22 at 1:00p.m. Call if in doubt.




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Ralph Fontaine's Heritage Auctions, Inc.
Route 22, Canaan, NY  12029

Gallery tel. (518) 781-3650
Mass. Office tel. (413) 442-2537
Fax # (413) 442-3486


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