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Fontaine Heritage Antique Auction Details for Sunday February 21st 2016:
Auction begins at Noon

We will be selling lots of estate fresh Victorian, Oak, Mahogany, including Herter, Jeliff, Horner etc. also Bronzes, Marble Busts, Lamps, Clocks, Paintings, Advertising, VW Bug, Mustang, Art Glass, Pottery, Rugs from many estates in Lenox, Pittsfield Nass, Chatham NY, Central Bridge NY plus several small estate lots.

Victorian, Federal, Mahogany & Related Items: Monumental "Herter Quality" Walnut Mantel with black incising and bird and floral inlay w/ lion medallion (must see) estate fresh, Fabulous matching 4 piece Jeliff marble top Bedroom Set w/ maiden head crest, Triple burled panel (estate), Rare & unusual corner marble top Princess Dresser w/ black accents, Raised burled panels w/ carved pulls (estate), Exceptional renaissance Credenza w/ gilded incised burled panels w/ reeded & draped columns (beautiful), Pair of spectacular 11’ renaissance Valances w/ black accents, Lg Crest w/ Sevres style plaques, Estate rosewood marble top "Meeks Console w/ fancy supports, Tall drop front silver/Jewelry Chest w/ massive claw feet standing women columns, Floral carved Lid w/ 5 drawer interior, Pristine 9 drawer walnut Corticelli Silk Spool Cabinet w/ raised burled panels, Oversized 10 drawer walnut lockside Hat Box Chest w/ floral carved door, Dolphin Pulls & fancy carved gallery, Large oval "Brooks" marble top table, Herter style aesthetic Library Table w/ standing lion legs, Super 19th C. marble top Console Table w/ large carved gilded eagle, Black & Gold incised inlaid Center Table w/ satinwood inlay of instruments w/ bronze Ormolu, Intricately carved Wall Pocket w/ carved eagle & shield w/stars, Jeliff Stand w/ inset marble and carved base, Oversized Black Forrest adjustable Book Rack w/ carved goats, 3 piece aesthetic Sofa Set w. floral inlay and lions heads, Walnut 48" Round Dining Room Table w/ heavily carved base and 3 matching leaves (mint), Step up marble top Console w/ carved back splash burled top to bottom with tombstone doors, Horner 67" Partner’s Desk with heavily carved claw foot leg and fancy stretcher, Large walnut Nouveau Bench with tall fancy carved back, Match pair of carved rosewood sofas w/ triple backs, Rare cast iron gothic 1860s swivel Piano Stool w/ heads, Mahogany centennial Chippendale Desk w/ fitted interior and deep shell carved lid, Large 4 door carved Wardrobe w/ beveled glass doors, carved sun burst burled raised panels, Quality signed Kensington Sideboard w/ inlaid eagle, 19th C. cast iron Hall Tree w/ shell pan dated, Several Victorian Pier Mirrors, 3 marble top Bedroom Sets, Several Victorian Bookcases incl step back w/ burled columns and shape doors, Several Pedestals incl pair of carved dolphin pedestals, 2 Federal pillow arm sofas w/ claw feet, 60" Quality Roll top Desk w/ fitted interior, Walnut & Ebony Étagères, Huntzinger Gilt Side Chair, Several Curio Cabinets, 3 bronze & onyx stands, Burled cylinder roll Secretary, Aesthetic brass easel w/ scenic panels, Lg Acanthus carved Butler’s Desk w/ claw feet, Pair of inlaid drop front Lingerie Chests, Several Fire & Dressing Screens, Several marble top tables all shapes & sizes, Inlaid Corner Cabinet w/ flame finial, 3 pc. Renaissance Sofa set, 3 piece French Parlor set, Cast Iron Stove w/ double Corinthian column stacks, Oriental Drexal Desk, Federal Vanity w/ flame finials, Federal Sideboard w/ bowed fronts, Cast Iron Hall Stick w/ claw feet, Pair of "Meeks" quality Side Chairs w/ pierced backs, Fancy heavily carved Davenport Desk, Pair of M-T ½ Commodes, Awesome inlaid server, Sweet inlaid checkerboard, Renaissance burled Canterbury, plus more.

Oak: Heavily carved oak Horner Sideboard w/ bowed beveled curio cabinet rope twist columns carved doors lion head crest w/ claw feet, Estate fresh double wide O.F China Cabinet w/ fancy carved crest and columns lg claw feet w/ serpentine glass w/ mirrored back and glass shelves, Several Stacking Bookcases incl. large Wall Unit 18 sections (3-6 sections), Several nice hall trees, incl 1 extra wide w/ shaped mirror, Several Files & Stackers incl step back stackable, also 8 drawer w/ pull out writing surface, Large oak double pedestal Roll Top Desk, Lift top Ice Box "National" by Belding, Pair of raised panel massive Doors w/ hardware, Revolving Danner Book Case, Oak beveled Curio Tea Cart, Several 2 door bookcases, OF. Oak Sideboard w/ fancy beveled mirror, Unusual oak mantel w/ stick & ball gallery & mirrored back, 6’ Roll top file unit, Several oak China Cabinets some with mirrors, Claw foot Round Table w/ 3 leaves, Serpentine front Curio w/ bowed side & claw feet, Fancy Brass Bed with lots of curly Q’s, Oak Wall Phone, plus much more.

Lamps & Clocks: Fabulous mahogany 8-1/2 foot heavily carved "Herschede" grandfather Clock with large claw feet carved panel & crest w/ 9 tubes & 3 weights estate fresh, Nice Atmos Clock in original patina, Large bronze French Mantel Clock w/ cupids & birds w/ porcelain numerals, Several fine China Clocks – 2 in cobalt blue, Early Wag on the Wall w/ porcelain face and large brass pendulum with a cornucopia top, pillar and scroll by Jerome’s & Barrow, waterbury wall clock mint, Large weight driven banjo, clocks with reversed painted capital building and eagle finial. Hanging advertising regulator "Howe Varnishes" defy time Brooklyn, Empire triple-decker clock by Birge & Peck. Oversize two-tone onyx mantel clock by Boston Clock Company. French mantel clock, marble with two seals with balls on their noses. Two weight driven Vienna regulator, other regulators inlaid schoolhouse clock. Eight ginger breads, crystal regulator plus more. Great leaded 21" handel floor lamp shade. Super bronze Knewell post lamp with quezel feathered shade. Nice reverse painted table lamp with colorful vivid scenic shade. Two fine hanging domes one with leaded cornucopia. One in bent blue panels. Large bronze figural lamp lady with fan. Large pair of bronze base candlesticks, Lamps with lion head feet, 2 hanging pull down chandeliers. Set of 4 and 2 bronze scounces, several panel lamps by B&H, Miller etc. Figural cupid oil lamp w ith red slag. Scenic obverse painted table lamp with river scene. Several Gone with the Wind and piano lamps. One sevres with cupids, 2 red satin quilted Gone with the Wind lamps, 3 nice boudoir lamp, large bronze column lamps with cut font and etch shade. Cut boudoir lamp, brass column lamp. Signed Stuben. Shade, handel style lamp with brass base. Great spelter stag lamp with tree shade plus more.

Accessories: Bronze, Rugs, and Advertising: A great selection of bronze and marble statues including awesome marble nude by Armando Amaya. Also bronze nude by Armando Amaya. Awesome hand carved 19th c marble cockatiel with two color and glass eyes. Great 4’ bronze of 3 nudes Having an Orgy in original patina. Large bronze lady intricately done 15" x 12", 20th C marble bust "Iris" of a Victorian lady aligned E. Villanis. Large marble bust of lady and child, super watling penny scale in working condition and mint with key. Large double wheel enterprise coffee grinder with eagle finial. Three WW II (including I want you for the US Army), fight or buy bonds, 3 Liberty Loan, Gee I wish I were a man Join the Navy, large round "His master voice" Victrola ad plaque with nipper. Hires root beer ad sign, "Pick the spot" Trade simulator, advertising Howe Varnish clock, and super William Tell mechanical bank in original paint. Unusual wrought and porcelain 29" sconces with floral décor, 5 mettloch steins, large buffalo and caribou head. Two pair of nice lustres both in blue with cut prisms. Large brass and bronze table bell with dolphin supports. Edison "Home and Gen" victrolas, Edison floor model ambrola and oak floor model, collection of purses and bags including several enameled beaded mesh etc. Pair of super horn scounces, 1940 globe on stand, pair of 19th c gilt winged cupid candle scounces. Pair of B& H jeweled scounces. Roseville 30" 2 piece Jardinière and pedestal in green. Large blue pinecone, double handle vase. Large 28" Queen Louise bisque doll. Singer featherweight sewing machine. Large Amberina vase with applied leaf and fluted top. Hard to find Zeppelin 3 piece cocktail shaker, 2 cylinder music boxes. 6" signed images 1906 porcelain plaque, finely woven blue oriental rugs. Awesome multi colored jeweled leaded window plus more.

Painting, Prints and Photos: Several signed and numbered photos by Lucien Aigner. Duke Ellington 3/5, Johnny Washington signing autographs, 1936 3/25, clarinetist Benny Goodman and pianist andor folds, 1940 1/10 Empire State Tower 1941 plus several more. Super signed Polson 1881, large o/c of hunting scene in mountains. Several early oil on canvases one with farmer and horse farm with sheep flock. Water color by E.J. Schutetus sweet miniature of puppy, limited edition of secretariat #141/7500 with certificate of authenticity. Also Mother,Dancer #20/850 plus many more.

Cars and Advertising Related: Great estate fresh 2001 Mustang convertible GT still registered with 68K in great condition. Also 1964 V.W. Bug still registered (family moved to the city), invested 16 thousand, runs great. Both cars are running and sold with no reserve, also a large double sided 1939 porcelain Mobil gas (socony-vaccum) 3 original shell shaped (shell) globes.

Extreme Snow Date Sunday Feb 28 at noon (call if in doubt).

Terms: Cash or good check, Visa, MC, Discover, 18% buyer's premium, 15% for Cash or good check. Absentee and phone bids accepted(no internet bidding). For more info call Ralph at Gallery 518-781-3650 or 413-442-2537.

Always looking for Quality consignments. Catered by Samel's Deli.





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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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