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Next Auction Date: Sunday 12/8/19 @ Noon!

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Fontaine Heritage Antique Auction Details for Sunday February 19th 2012:

We will be selling over 500 lots of wonderful Victorian, Oak, Mission, Period and Country furniture. Also wonderful assortment of art glass, sterling, Orientals, bronzes, rugs, clocks, lamps, paintings, shaker, toys, etc. from several different estates from New Lebanon, West Stockbridge, MA, Pownal, VT and Hyde Park NY plus more.

Victorian and Formal Furniture: Two fabulous podiums, one walnut with carved winged cupid with standing nudes and faces. Awesome heavy bronze podium with large winged angel and full bodied lion feet. Awesome Mahogany Horner corner cabinet with carved top and mirrored back, spectacular triple corner marble top French style dressing mirror with cabriole legs and carved top. Unusual pair of walnut double door with burled trim and craved galleries. Wonderful 10-½ Renaissance marble pier mirror with heavily carved crest and burled columns with black accents. Wonderful pair of Horner dressers including large ladies chest with swivel mirror with large cupid head on crest and a fully raised panel tall chest with rose carved drawer (beauties), large renaissance triple walnut step back bookcase with fancy carved crest and raised burled drawers. Awesome blind door breakfront with carved basket of flowers doors with full standing lady supports, open mouth lions. Great Jellif sofa with Egyptian revival motif and maidenhead back. Super marble top hall rack with large deer head crest. Sweet inlaid sofa table with figural carved legs of a nude picking grapes. Exceptional 3 piece marble top bedroom set with large burled panels and L-shaped dresser, large signed Danner mahogany revolving bookcase in pristine condition. Super Rosewood marble top étagère with fancy carved crest and multi mirrored back. Awesome all original stacking wall unit (24 sections 4 book cases, 6 sections each) grain painted metal in mint condition, heavy burled cylinder roll secretary with all over burling, fine Rocco marble top dresser with heavily carved mirror signed Mitchell & Rimersburg, wonderful marble top sideboard with all over burling and large bull eye crest. Great 2 piece inlaid plate cupboard with individual Paine glass doors and large claw and ball feet. Sweet Verne Martin hand painted French curio cabinet with bronze ormolu, several great leaded windows in all shapes. Fancy walnut carved banquet table, Rosewood multi level Canterbury, there’s china cabinets, mirrors, hall trees, chairs, tables, easels, marble tops, desks, sideboards, triple pedestal table with leaves, 2 Huntzinger chairs, serpentine corner cabinet, etc.

Oak: Awesome oak corner cabinet with bowed doors and concave center with double mirror gallery with head. Rare 3 piece carved oak bed set with full size bed and tall and low Harlow chests in pristine condition, triple oak bookcase with sliding doors and lion columns. Great danner 3-section bookcase with leaded sliding doors, several stacking bookcases including a wonderful ¾ size globe in mint condition. Great large 60" split pedestal dinning room table with carved pedestal and claw feet. Small oak lift seat hall bench with north wind head crest. Fancy stick and ball valance, 2 door oak bookcases with leaded doors and carved top with claw feet. Large Gothic Morris chairs with columns and carved heads and claw feet. Set of 3-6-drawer file unit with paneled sides, unusual child’s size 2 door bookcase with double gallery, large oak fully serpentine china cabinet with claw feet, multi drawer 5 section stacking file unit. Carved chaise lounge with claw feet, heavily carved blanket box with lion head handles. Oak machinist chest, plus much more.

Mission, Pottery and Related Items: Fine selection of mission including a great 16 pained signed Gustav Stickley, double door bookcase in original finish. Gustav Stickley kneehole wrighting desk, L&JG 4 tier magazine rack. L&JG Morris chair, magazine rack with straps signed Shop of the Crafters, 5-tier stand with heart and clover cut out sides and leather top. Nice magazine rack with arched top and pinned with slate sides, gout stool (ye old taverns) sideboard with mirror, pinned rocker, rocking stool, 2 lion in frames, one with bars (King of Beasts), signed Heinz Double handle mug, Roseville hanging basket, several jardinières in Roseville and Weller, Gus footstool plus more.

Period, Early & Country Items: Lots of Shaker and Shaker related items (from a New Lebanon Estate) 8 ladder back shaker chairs in 1 yellow paint, 2 shaker rockers, several shaker finger boxes and oval handled carrier, signed Shaker foot stool, great inlaid bow front graduated drawer chest with splay legs. Super period drop front desk with fan carved lid and claw and ball feet with great fitted interior, fabulous one drawer tressel table with stretcher base, super step back cupboard one original red with raised panel door and unusual Paine doors. Super federal acanthus carved worktable with fold out desk and hairy paw feet. Custom tiger maple tapered leg stand, antique running horse weathervane, empire center table with figured maple sides. Outstanding all original grain painted schoolmasters desk. Great slant front plantation desk with secret lift top, original dovetailed lift top blanket box, 19th c slave ankle weight, Early 19th c colored doll, and wonderful iron spittoon in shape of a top hat. Selection of baskets, inlaid 3-drawer table top dressing mirror. Two early-decorated butter molds, 1 dated 1812. Early 18th c bow top box with key, several planes including Stanley 54, 2 blue crocks, 1 with bird, large wood bowl with some remamane of yellow paint, 3 antique Indian baskets, early hand painted map, salesman sample flax wheel. Miniature shaker rocker, early 19th c carved wooden 3’ puppet, secretary abundant with fitted interior with bronze mounts and secret drawer, lift top travel desk with fitted interior in gray, plus much more.

Great selection of art glass, smalls, clocks, lamps, rugs, Orientals, china, glass paintings, sterling silver, bronzes, watches, etc: a small list as follows.

Fabulous selection of sterling silver including large signed Tiffany flatware set over (100 Troy oz) in nice mahogany box plus other flatware sets. Also large covered bowl, sugar and creamers (32 troy) bigalow and kenard. Large sterling covered serving dish (Caldwell) early 4 piece tea set with hall marks, pair of roosters marked 800 plus more. Nice selection of clocks including 2 J.C. Brown ripple front beehive clocks. Original Ithaca double dial with carved crest, fancy French bronze clock, open front Grandfather clocks with fancy brass weights. Iron front clock with cupids, several pocket and wrist watches,. Some 14 k gold, several ship clock, walnut and oak gingerbreads, hanging regulator, and black Forrest coco clock with carved bird. Tiffany wristwatch, mantel clocks with angels, plus more. A wonderful selection of art glass including Tiffany, Amberina, Peach blow, Webb, 2 Fine center pieces with inserts with dragons, large wave crest covered box and open box, 18 staff shire dogs (most in pairs), royal Bayrevth tapestry, 3 piece of Nippon moriage, several pieces of meissen including large center pc with figures, 16 plates, reticulated with butterflies, birds, set of 5 compotes, blue pair-point caster set, 8 cobalt plates and bowls. Quilted satin, lalique, silver overlay, baccarat, cut glass, majolica, portrait plate’s large limoge fish platter. Great set of Wedgwood 1927 Harvard commemorative plates, early Louis Vuitton trunk with inserts, Louis Vuitton bag, wonderful pair of bronze Cheney’s with figured and birds also bronze and onyx andirons, early fenders, rare 19th c 53" hand carved jointed wood puppet in original cloths. Great collection of Mohammad ali magazine books including signature, great large 32" x 28" Remington Bronze limited edition (Heike Foundry) #75 of 1000, Large signed royal Bonn Jardinière and pedestal with floral design. 5 piece portrait tankard set, large metlack pitcher, awesome pair of mirrored sconces with winged angels and lions. Advertising Indian "old sleepy eye", Coke dispenser, transits, planes, pair of Rebecca at the well door stops, super pair of green to cut luster’s. Great red to cut vase, signed Pittsburgh Reversed painted lamps Several fancy panel lamps, panel lamps with light up base. Large bronze pull down lamp with pink shade, figural lamp with flame shade, several torchere lamps nice emerlite, 2 pieces pair-point quality cut glass lamp, finger lamps in blue and red. Several pieces of Roseville and Weller, figural leaded window, 2 pairs of leaded window, lots of antique pewter, jewelers, scale, oak phone, clarinet (embassy) M.O.P Opera glasses with handle, 3 shell purses, 2 photo albums with music box, nice group of Orientals including scrolls, oriental screen, jade wall hanging, prints, miniatures etc. Bisque doll, silver plate candy dish with lobster, wonderful ivory parasol, colored boy hugging a watermelon. Mirror with winged griffins, sword and scabbard, several semi-antique estate rugs, several oil paintings and prints including signed Norman Rockwell, selection of 20th c bronze including nouveau fountain with nude over looking water. Pair of Corinthian pedestals, young colored boy sitting ()purchased in 1980’s) plus much more.

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, February 26 at noon 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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