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

Previous Auction Listing: All items at this auction SOLD

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Details for Sunday April 22nd 2018:
Auction begins at Noon

We will be selling over 400 lots of Oak, Victorian, Shaker, Mahogany, Mission, Period and Country Furniture.  Also garden items, country store, advertising, posters and circus posters, folk art, rugs, tiffany including 18k chronograph pocket watch, sterling, desk sets, etc.  Maps, Loetz, Laligue, Durand, several clocks, lamps by Handel, Duffner, Pittsburgh, B&H, Phoenix, etc. also music boxes, doorstops, swords, violins, crocks, plus more.

From estates in Schenectady, NY, Southern CT and Shaker items from Ed Pawling estate creator of Green Willow Farms.

Extremely brief listing (look on the web for over 600 photos)

Victorian, Oak, Mission, Mahogany and related items: Monumental large walnut and burl 2 door wardrobe with Beethoven plaques and massive crest in pristine condition (CT Estate). Heavily carved oak court cupboard with full standing open mouth winged Griffin and Hunt Scene doors. (CT Estate). Great heavily carved Jelliff sofa with all over burl trim (CT), match pair of Jelliff armchairs with maiden arms and black and gold incising (CT).  Pristine walnut triple door step back book case with double burled crest and columns.  Double door oak corner cabinet with bowed doors and lion head double mirrored gallery, 2-piece Pabst aesthetic marble top bedroom set.  Great oval oversize Brooks marble top table, heavily carved Brooks coffee table, marble top sideboard with nut carved Crest and oval panels, Egyptian revival aesthetic settee with Egyptian heads, meaty merkel style pedestal with open twist and bird claw feet.  3 super mantels including one oak with Corinthian columns and large beveled mirror, Mantel with scenic serpentine panel and one massive oak mantel with carved corbels, hard to find oak bow front cane case, Horner style fire screen with winged Griffin crest. Large oak wardrobe with carved crest, signed Horner drop front desk with lion pulls, pharmacy counters with original (Rx) etched glass, 8’ walnut case with 2 large double doors (Cambridge NY home). Rosewood sewing cabinet with mirrored interior, burled marble top hall table with carved crest, Rosewood inlaid drop front desk, court cupboard with scenic tiles, bowed Oak mirrored server, French Verne Martin curio cabinet, oak mirrored lingerie, sm. Safe with combo, completely serpentine curio, 2 large hall trees, one marble top with fancy crest, unusual drop front oak desk with stick and ball gallery. Fancy stick and ball fretwork, walnut drop front desk with double gallery with lion, oak split pedestal banquet table with 4 leaves, triple mahogany bookcase with Corinthian columns, stacking bookcases, china cabinets, marble top table’s several sets of chairs including one with lions. 10 leather chairs, oak trestle table and 6 chairs, Kittenger tip and turn side by sides, Hoosier, mission signed Gus bookcase (no doors), 3 piece harden sofa set, splined desk, L&JG library table, Stickley rocker plus more.

Country, Period, Shaker, Earlies and Custom Shaker and Garden Items: Awesome large 19th c folk art and church (must see).  Large 1890-1920 Victory Wood Battle ship. Large mid-century hand carved wooden cigar store, Indian Squaw, 3’ hand carved Indian chief, several Shaker slat back chairs, rockers, bottles, spools, accessories, sweet Blue spice cabinet in blue, country 1 door table with blue base, raise panel cupboard with pinned doors, period cherry drop front desk, hooded dry dink with 2 door cupboard above, tiger maple hepplewhite 1 door stand, tiger maple candle stands, 2 snake leg stand in original color, period corner wash stand, 1819 sampler, step back cupboard with 5 drawers across marked “M.H.C.”. 6 nice blue jugs with birds and flowers, super rooster in original gilt, table top lift top desk, blanket boxes, custom Shaker sewing stand, table with 10 chairs, stack set of 8 oval boxes, Shaker bentwood rocker, figured maple candle box, dry sink, Shaker bottles and spools, Shaker photo and envelope framed, narrow 2 piece cupboard plus other cupboards, baskets, boxes etc. Garden items: include life size concrete deer wit real antlers, fabulous pair of concrete walking lions, cast iron 2 piece urn, several concrete planters, antique cast iron “white house” bench, large concrete lawn jockey in original paint, 2 cast iron lawn jockeys, pedestal bird bath, grape settle, stack of vintage shaker tape, nice barber pole. Plus more.

Lamps and Clocks (over 35 lamps): 18k Tiffany chronographic hunter case pocket watch, working. Signed Handel overlay table lamp, super duffner leaded floral table lamp, Handel floor lamp, spectacular Herculean man holding a fabulous leaded shade marked “Soldat-Spartiate”, Pittsburg Swam lamp, fabulous “Wilkinson” gothic style oversize lamp, large Sevres lamp with cupids, Pittsburg reversed painted lamp, several panel lamps 1 with winged griffins, Phoenix reversed painteo with windmill scene, 5’ solid bronze black a moore lamp with ball shade, signed Handel with cupid base, super pool table lamp with awesome brass fixture and 3 white globes, 3 super hall fixtures with 1 winged angel, 2 large lamp bases, 1 Handel, 1 B& H, 3 fine floor lamps, 1 large B&H, leaded floral, astro lamp with original  etch shade with birds (plus many more) look at the web.  Clocks: Fabulous Ithaca double dial advertising 5 & 10 cent cigars, super skeleton clock with glass done, all original Rosewood weight driven Banjo clock. Acanthus carved triple column clock, marble French column clock, 2 coco clocks, atmos clock, signed Tiffany “Chelsea” travel clock, cobalt blue Pardor Nodel 69 & royal bonn China, Clock, 4’ oak weight driven, Borometer, Japy Ferres onxy and bronze, A.M. Tru-Lay ad clock, Tiffany crystal regulator carriage clocks, exceptional neon Benrus watches clock in working condition. Plus more.

Accessories, advertising, silver, rugs, swords, posters, violins, paintings: Large carved wood mid century Indian cigar store squaw, map of Boston 1835 version of a 1722, map engraved by George Smith (by Capt John Bonner) 1864 Roger’s group (union Refugees), 19th century enamel over redware, blacka moore pedestal, the best all original 1 cent candy store cash register #311, large porceleain vase with bronze base with maiden design, 2 sets of cut lustres, 27” nouveau girl and deer, Ester Brook pen display, 19th cast iron lion 15” long, 10 x 8 lalique panel with birds in purple, great pair of 30” 2 tone marble candelabras with bronze tops, lots of Tiffany Loetz, Durand ect including 3 Loetz vases, signed Tiffany compote, Tiffany desk set, 2 Tiffany frames and lift top box, Tiffany bowl, mechanical monkey bank, royal Vienna portrait plate, Rookwood Iris vase, several door stops in original paint, 3 nice music boxes, large sterling silver international “Queen Lace” silver set, many leaded windows, 2 early swords, 3 estate rugs, Bull Durham ad. Poster, 11 original circus posters, 2 antique French posters, several early violins by Wagner, Hopf, lots of early painting engravings including pair of watercolors with birds with original feathers, “William Lumpkins 1959 – “22 x 29”, early hand colored fruit engraving (TH. Kelly), (Robertson) McCormick ad sign “ Back from the war” Plus more

Terms Cash or Good Check. Visa, MC, Discover & Amex. 18% Buyers Premium 15% for cash or good check. Absentee & Phone bids accepted (No Internet bidding). For more info call Ralph at Gallery 518-781-3650 or 413-442-2537.

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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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