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Fontaine Heritage Antique Auction Details for Sunday May 4th 2014:
Auction begins at Noon

We will be selling over 450 lots of great Victorian, Period, Oak, Oriental and custom furniture. Also great lamps, collection of over 75 clocks, victrolas, slot machines, sterling, glass, china, paintings, crocks, advertising, 2003 Honda Shadow motorcycle from many estates including Stockbridge, Lenox, Mass plus a complete Schenectady NY estate.

Victorian, Oak and Retro: Fabulous 3-section wardrobe with beveled mirror center and raised panel doors with fitted figured maple linen press interior. Huge French style serpentine Verne martin curio with all over bronze ormolu, super 2 piece Victorian corner cabinet with bowed glass door and serpentine base and carved crest. Inlaid rosewood étagère with beveled curio cabinets and spindle gallery. Great walnut side-by-side curio server with hooded mirrored center and fancy gallery. Rare Victorian double wide roll front file "Amber" file, nice hanging Courtland file, drop front desk, fancy burled marble top sideboard with pierced floral back and hidden safe in drawer. Gothic style marble top hall tree, fancy crest and burled accents, awesome center table with standing stork on ram heads. Two marble top bedroom sets with fancy high back bed and mirrored chest, 2 great local spool cabinets by A.H. Rice, Pittsfield, MA. Fancy brass inlaid block front desk with brass gallery and large claw and ball feet. Coffee table with figural center, jellif style sofa with maidenhead crest, 2 awesome leaded doors with bird and fruit design. Two-piece inlaid plate cupboard with pierce carved crest. One large claw and ball feet, carved banquet table with carved base and 5 leaves, several leaded windows, fancy "Paine" cedar chest, cherry roll top. Rosewood shaving mirror, Mahogany Harlou chest, 4-piece mahogany bed set of highboy. Several sofas, sets of chairs, dinning tables, marble top tables and dressers. Oak: Two fancy oak sides by sides, 1 hooded with cowboy desk motif, bow front with mirrored back, with carved face on the lid. Several stacking bookcases, 2-5 section 1 with step back base. Fancy corner cabinet with carved crest and claw feet, nice double door bookcase with bun feet and gallery. Large double sliding door, oak country store cabinet with 6-drawer base, oak mirrored back j-side curio with mirrored back glass shelves and carved gallery. Two awesome oak mirrors with cut design and painted flowers and butterfly, single bank high-s-roll top desk with full interior. 2-piece chestnut and walnut Victorian bedroom set, oak mirrored back server with open base and claw feet. Several tall and low chest with mirrors, oak ice box, banquet table with leaves, white pedestal retro table, large surf board table, leather sofa chair and ottoman, chaise lounge, 3 cherry shelves, inlaid library table, plus much more.

Period, Earlies, Empire, Crocks, Smalls etc.: Fabulous untouched tiger maple graduated drawer in original finish and interracially cut out base (Cheshire estate), fantastic high quality slant front secretary with pieced carved crest individual pain doors, tooled leather fitted interior, great 11 drawer period chest on chest with cut out bracket base. Exceptional Gothic crotch mahogany sideboard with Corinthian columns and large claw feet with providence, monumental double door wardrobe signed and marked West River. Federal server with hairy paw feet and nice gallery. Several wonderful crocks including ovide L & B Chach, Somerset, miniature oviode, others with birds and flowers. Untouched one door cupboard in green and wide board backs, over size federal bed with large claw and ball feet and fruit carved back. Several sets of chairs including sabre leg and stenciled, great all original drop front desk with fitted interior and original bracket base. Two nice painted decorated benches, French empire day bed with bronze accents. Fabulous 19th c C. Baxter sign, raised panel grain painted lift top. Even arm bench, tresle table, super Welch cupboard, and centennial low boy with fan carving, large double wheel coffee grinder, dough box on stand, several early chest including bow front with splash, candle stand with snake leg signed, federal acanthus. Sofa with fruit carved claw feet, great grain decorated dome top chest, cherry hooded crodle, Windsor and shaker chairs, 3 tiger maple foot stools. Shaker box, door stops, firkins, empire secretary and plate cupboard, period wing back, quilts, lap desk, empire double door wardrobe, boxes, smalls and accessories, etc.

Clocks: Over 75 nice clocks! Awesome oversize 9 tube colonial grandfather clock with moon dial. Large Corinthian columns, 19th c. cherry grandfather clock with bronze mount Corinthian columns. Super signed Tiffany and Co bronze and bouillen mantel clock with large porcelain dial and sun burst. Final, super Rosewood S.T. double dial, oversize Tiffany marble mantel clock, awesome French 3 piece bronze and onyx clock set, fine brass "Atmos" clock, several Vienna regulators including Gustav Becker, figural 3 piece French clock set with horse, French double figural mantel clock with 2 Warriors, one nice 1970’s "Rudy Blohmke" pillar and scroll (Eli Terry). Gothic original paint mantel clock with scenic painting. Several other grandfather clock, ginger breads, E. Howard battery, gallery clock, carriage clocks, brass wag on the wall, banjo, gallery, mantel Westminster chime, Steeple, Bracket, etc.

Motorcycle, Victrola, Slots, Trains, Advertising: 2003 Honda Shadow "American Classic Edition" (Canaan Estate) 7,200 miles, running with title, Mills 10 cent "Plus Bells" slot 10 cent and 25 cent golden nugget slot machine, dice cage, untouched all original 6 cent coke machine with interior over 10 victrolas including large "Rivoli" all working, Bing Crosby junior juke, victrola, Narragansett lighted sign, Packard battery cable display, van’s boot saver display. J.B. Coats, spool cabinet, 2 Rice silk spool cabinets, Pittsfield, Blotz beer sign, large lot of Lionel train and accessories (sold 1 lot) 2 bikes, 1 Columbia as found, 2 Barnum and Bailey poster, unusual ancestral pool ball rack plus more.

Accessories, Lamps, Paintings, Orientals, Coins: Unbelievable 10’ 8" x 8’ oriental dressing screen with fabulous scene (c. 1890-1920). Wonderful antique polychrome Spelter Buddha with nice color, large oriental vase with dragon. Two-piece dovetailed chest with lots of Iron hardware, Rosewood chair with inlaid people and birds. Short and Tall teak stands, antique bone knife with scrimshaw carving, old scenic blue umbrella stand, teak style stand with dragon, 2 antique painted puppets, pr. Oriental lamps. Huge Jade with serpents, jade lady, stands chairs etc. final 36 piece international silver flatware set, oriental rugs, paisleys, 1801 map of Berkshire by John Cary, Westinhouse air brake pump poster, nice hand painted fish set several leaded windows, deco fish bowl, 2 nice pipe rocks, hand carved Jesus, large cast iron urn, Foxboro instrument in box. Two early violins in case, German Bayonette, bisque billow baby, collection of trivets, tin types including civil wars. Several lots of estate coins, silver, Indian heads, pennies, foreign coins etc. Super parrot lamp B & H tulip floor lamp, polychrome boy at well lamp. Figural nouveau lamp, carnival shade, B & H slag lamp, pair of retro sconces, piano lamps plus more. Several nice estate fresh paintings, prints etc. Set of 4 mythological prints in gilted frames. Several oils, watercolors print. Etc.

Always looking for Quality consignments.

Catered by Samel’s Deli.

Terms: Cash or good check, Visa, MC, Discover, 18% buyer’s premium, 15% for cash or good check. Absentee and phone bids accepted. For more info call Ralph at 518-781-3650. Gallery 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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