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Fontaine Heritage Auction Details for Sunday March 17th 2019:
Auction begins at Noon

We will be selling over 400 lots of super Victorian, Oak, Mission, Music Boxes, Lamps, Clocks, Orientals, Tiffany, Paintings, Coins, Watches, Advertising, Coffee Grinders, Dolls, Bronzes and slot machines form several local estates. Including complete contents of Connie Mondel (downsizing) Spencertown, NY also Pittsfield and Housatonic, Mass plus more.

Bid live in house, on phone, absentee or on Live Auctioneers.

Victorian, Oak, Mission, Formal and Masonic Furniture: Several super Victorian bookcases including 2 triple step backs with burl trim fancy galleries, fancy 2 door walnut step back. Several stacking bookcases some leaded doors, leaded 2 door oak bookcase. Several cylinder rolls secretaries one with large carved crest gallery.  Three walnut bedroom sets, 2-3 piece with fancy tops.  Walnut marble top Hunt-board with game carving. Centennial pillow arm sofa with hairy paw feet and swan arms.  Large oval walnut pedestal base banquet table with 3 leaves.  Great pair of Maitland – Smith oval table with bronze rams with hoof feet.  Unusual Pabst style tile top ½ commodes and 1 drawer table.  Set of 10 Mahogany Horner chairs with North wind head backs and 2 arm chairs. Clean federal acanthus carved drop leaf table with brass trim shaped leaves, hard to find bow front cane case with stick and ball dividers. Two great sewing stands one with pierced base and figured maple interior. Fancy Oak tall chest with fan carving.  Country store 18” bow front showcase 5’ tall, Nickel plated country store case, 3 section 12 drawer Oak file unit. Unusual oak server with curio center, small country work bench, 2 great Brass and Onyx tables and pedestal. Centennial two door, two drawer stands with shell carving, Oak lion head china / server with bowed glass and open mouth lions. Several super Marble top tables including Renaissance coffee table, set of 12 centennial Chippendale chairs with claw and ball feet. C. 1890-1910. Oak Widdicomb chevel mirror, fancy marquis cabinet, oversized  Stickley round table with leaves split pedestal with splined top, contemporary large rocker (signed), slant arm Morris chair and stool with leather.  Set of 4 spindle backs, group of Egyptian revival furniture and from Masonic temple including large chairs, sofas with maids heads plus podiums. Tables, stands, desk, etc. Fancy oak lift seat hall tree, 2 mid Century molded high stools marked Krueger, metal products, original candy machine and scale from the Mohawk Theatre in North Adams, MA 

Lamp,  Clocks and Watches: The best 54” tall solid bronze Victorian 6 arm gas Chandelier (converted to electric) with a 40” arm span full bodied cupids all over floral motif from a Springfield, MA Victorian mansion. Two awesome Tiffany style high quality floor lamps with large leaded shades and solid bronze bases c 1970’s.  Duffer leaded table lamp with rose pattern. Oversized 12 panel B&H lamp in red and blue. Signed pairpoint reversed painted table lamp with woods and castle scene.  Signed Handel reversed painted desk lamp; signed Tiffany Candlestick lamp, signed Salem leaded table lamp; signed Handel ball shade lamp with phoenix, unusual solid brass lamp with reticulated shade in original patina. Solid bronze floor lamp with Corinthians column, 2 figural marble lamps, one with sitting woman, one with eagle. 2 bronze lamps 1 large in doré, also figural, panel, banquet lamps plus more, massive 3 wright Waltham grandfather clock  with moon dia. Tubes in an oriental chinoiserie finish, French bronze and onyx oversize crystal regulator. Several large figural clocks and clock sets. Nice Seth Thomas 2 weight driven Garfield clock, second period “Terry” pillar and scroll. Unusual Seth Thomas regulator with side mount weight. Solid marble clock selection of 18 and 14k gold pocket watches in all sizes, plus more.

Great accessories: Painting, Orientals, Advertising, Music  Boxes, Bronzes, Coffee grinders, Dolls, coverlets, silver, coins, fire and train related, jewelry: Unusual Oriental figure carved out of stone, oriental prints, foo dogs, figurines, vases, snuff boxes, etc. Several nice estate paintings including Oil on canvas artist signed of ship scene.  Large pastel of mountain scene signed Mowry, early artist signed oil on canvas with ships and ruins, early French pastel portrait, plus several other paintings. Many music boxes and musical machines including large “Stella” in mahogany with pull out disc drawer. Serpentine Regina music box with disc’s, stand up coin op music box with dancing girls (not working) cylinder music box with inlaid case, plus more. Lots of groups of silver and silver sets including Tiffany. Two large groups of Morgan silver including dollars, some fine pieces of silver jewelry, hanging Milken’s 3-d ad sign, large porcelain railway express sign, etched apothecary jar, mechanical automation of a boy doing pulls ups. Unusual small 19th c pine salesman sample coffin.  3-antique coffee grinders (large to small) brass cash register, railroad and train items including books, badges and keys etc. Several large bronzes including large male nude singed Torrione, lady in cloak signed H. Pernot, Mythological figure signed Chodion, Terra –Cotta, falcon sighed Fisher, selection of bisque dolls including some French, several dated 19th c reversible coverlets, valentino bag, large brass mirror stand, candelabra, 2 early icons in gilt gothic frames, early B&G plates, group of marbles, hidden table top safe and more. 

Terms: Cash, good check, credit cards. 18% with credit card, 15% for cash or good check, 23% on line.

Catered by Samel's Deli.

Extreme snow date Sunday, March 24 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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