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Fontaine Heritage Antique Auction Details for Sunday June 7th 2015:
Auction begins at Noon.

We will be selling over 400 lots of great Victorian, Oak, Mission, Period and Country Furniture. Also great lamps, clocks, music boxes, paintings, Orientals, silver, jewelry, rugs, china, glass, tiffany, marble and bronze busts, plus more.

Items for several estates including North Adams, Pittsfield, Lenox and Hudson, NY.

Victorian, Mahogany and Custom Furniture: Monumental 9’6" tall Rosewood four door Meeks quality Renaissance step back bookcase with shaped doors, fancy crests and carved pulls (must see). Exceptional two-piece queen size Horner bed set with lion carved crest. Unbelievable 79" bowed end sideboard with shaped burled panels full-bodied lions with rose colored marble. Two pristine Brooks center tables 1 marble top with heavily carved bases. Hard to fine 8 piece Rosewood Gulushia Parlor set with bronze ormolu. Herter recamier with tufted leather and lion decorations. Tall pedestal with claw feed and large lion head carving. Beautiful étagère with serpentine curio cabinet with pierced carved gallery. Renaissance walnut cabinet with fancy crest and burled arch doors. Herter quality triple sofa with inlaid back and arms with claw feet. Two pairs of twin beds, one set with winged griffins on crest. Inlaid marble top credenza with fancy carved crest, super inlaid Dutch marquetry drop-leaf table with claw and ball feet. C 1860’s. Gold gilt Verne Martin curio cabinet with bronze ormolu and hand painted scenic panels. Large 2 door Victorian wardrobe with paneled doors, columns and carved crest. Two large step back Victorian bookcases with crests. Mahogany fully serpentine Horner china cabinet with north wind head and rope twist columns with claw feet. Fancy 3 piece burled walnut matching M.T. bed set with matching carved crests. Super 13-drawer spool cabinet with aesthetic drawers, tall M.T. pier mirror with fancy carved base and crest. Two inlaid sideboards, one signed Charak 3 tier burled walnut server, 42" Rosewood marble top turtle top center table. Flint tall chest with multi drawer linen fold interior. Oscar Bach 2 piece planter, 2-drawer library table with open mouth lions. Super black forest shelf with carved bird. Two wonderful sewing cabinets, signed Danner revolving bookcase, unusual wrap around china cabinet, unusual blanket box with 8 hand painted old master type paintings. Large leaded window with bull’s eye floral design. Unusual 5’ oval gilted hanging mirror with cameo panel, round marble top table with standing lion legs. Fancy M.T. hall tree with carved crest, super 48" walnut round banquet table with all over burling and 4 matching leaves. Pair of black forest hanging inlaid plaques, inlaid baker quality double pedestal table with leaf. Rare 2 section Mahogany-stacking bookcase with G section step back to E section. Aesthetics black and gold repro entertainment center, oriental 19th c 4 section oriental screen, cast iron bench, pair of opposite chaise lounges. Plus more.

Period, Federal and Country: Fantastic classical federal J. Meeks, 2 piece secretaries with 4 support base in nice crotch Mahogany (a beauty) spectacular 1820’s federal piano-forte by S. Swettzer, Philadelphia in Rosewood. Completely restored with original gilt stenciling with bronze mounted legs. Nice federal pillow arm sofa with winged claw feet and great 3 door early cupboard in old paint. Wide board back (in the barn since late 1800’s) nice period New England tilt top table in mahogany. Fine cookie corner pedestal base worktable, rare inlaid sewing box with fitted interior and secret drawer. Hanging raised panel cupboard with bifold doors. Federal gilt mirror with rope twist columns. Fabulous cherry tall case clock by S. Hoadley, Plymouth MA with pierced hood top with wooden works. One drawer tavern style table, maple candle stand, early Bennington pitcher with cupids. Plus much more.

Oak, Mission and related items: Nice 14 piece oak dinning room set including serpentine china cabinet with Northwind head. Hooded sideboard and server with Northwind doors and rope twist supports. Large square table with claw feet and five original leaves and super set of 10 chairs with Northwind heads and 2 armchairs. Fantastic Oak Side by Side w/ bowed leaded door, winged lion support w/ northwind head, Several great China Cabinets 1 w/ beveled curio top w/ lion crest claw feet and mirrored back, 2 other w/ massive open mouth lions and large claw feet, Unusual oak Bow Front Server w/ leaded curio top and bottom w/ claw feet in nice original finish, 6 Stacking Book Cases many 5 + 6 sections, Hard to find Cylinder Roll Side by Side w/ fancy stick and ball gallery in fine original finish, Rare Merkle Oak Library Table w/ open barley twist legs w/ animal & ball feet, Oak Doctor’s Cabinet w/ flip out storage & pull out desk, Oversize Oak China Cabinet w/ leaded center panel and carved gallery, Unusual oak Vanity w/ carved mirror, Single Door Curio w/ oval mirror top, fancy bow front Side by Side Sideboard w/ shield carved mirrored gallery, Sweet oak mirrored Sideboard w/ open mouth lion splash, Bow front Corner China Cabinet w/ open lion gallery, Oak Dining Table w/ leaf & crank mechanism, Sweet narrow Lingerie Chest w/ shield shape mirror, Heavy Quartered Oak S-Roll top Desk w/ fitted interior, Triple Oak Bookcase w/ Corinthian columns and claw feet, Oak stand up Victrolas, 4 Drawer Panel Roll top Helper, Lift top Blanket Box, Stacking File Cabinet, Drop Front Desk, 3 Door Ice Box, Unusual Oak Travel Desk, Pr. of Contemporary Stickley Oval Stands, Oak Organ w/fancy gallery, Halltree. Much more.

Mission: Rare Cellarette #583-2628 w/ pull out copper work tray, Gus Stickley Morris Chair, Stickley Bros. Morris Chair, L J & G 1 dr. Library Table (replaced leather). L & J G Slat Back Rocker, Lg Slat Side Arm Chair (Stickley Bros?), 8 piece signed Lifetyme Dining Set w/ Refractory Table, Signed Harden Slat Arm Chair, Stickley Round Table w/ stretcher base, Pair of Jarvis Candlesticks, 2 Mission Frames 1 w/ tiger 1 w/ Boston terrier, Green mat Hanging Basket, 12 Paine contemporary L & J G Bookcase, Footstool, Bench plus more….

Accessories, Lamps, Clocks, Music Boxes, Rugs, Paintings, Jewelry, Silver, Bronzes, China and Glass: Exceptional 8’ heavily carved F A Robbins Grandfather Clock w/ beveled bowed door and carved crest w/ moon dial and 9 tubes in pristine condition, Nice Swinging Arm Clock, Period Column Clock in dome w/ bronze ormalou, Fine Atmos Clock w/ the original box, Fine Cherry Grandfather Clock w/ Pierce hooded crown wooden works, S Hoadley Plymouth c. 1820’s, Bracket Clock w/ Westminster Chimes plus several other clocks, The Best Aesthetic 4’ Brass Gas Fixture in untouched condition (removed from the ceiling of the original Lee mansion), Awesome hanging multi-arm Gas Fixture w/ leaded center and matching sconces, Empire hanging Fixture, Unusual Retro Airplane Lamp w/ red glass insert, Super all original Peacock Lamp w/ beaded tail shade, Several Leaded & Panel Lamps incl B&H and Royal Art, Nice colorful Reversed Painted Lamp, Figural Newel post Lamp, Unique Jeni Lamp gas sconce, Bronze Sconce w/ cut shade, plus more, nice collection of Music Boxes incl. Massise Swill Geneva 8 Tune w/ inlaid case, 8 Tune w/ bells, Jacot w/ inlaid case & interchangeable cylinders, The Best Arrowhead Water Cooler w/ painted Indian head completely restored, Rare sm. Meilinks Safe w/ combo, Several fine Bronzes incl antique 18" Sitting Warrior, 36" bronze Lady signed Auguste Moreau, Antique Remington recast, Pair of 30" bronze Molly Horses, Pair of 40" bronze marble top pedestal w/ winged maidens, Bronze courting scene on marble bench plus several other bronzes, 3 awesome Marble Busts 1 artist signed, Early Rosewood floor standing Stereoptican Viewer, Great pair of Ruby Lustres w/ lg cut prisms, Lg signed Tiffany Letter Holder w/ green slag, Signed Tiffany Pen Tray, Tiffany Blotter Ends and Pad holder, Awesome Loetz Bowl w/ gold interior, Pair of 19" Handel Quality Candlesticks w/ paint decorated ice chip shades, Large approx. 6’ 1930-40’s Boat, A M Presidential Lines, Lot of Sterling incl. Tea Set w/ bird head spouts (800) Tiffany Sterling Bowl, also silver plates, salts, frames, tree ornaments, 14K Pocket Watch, Pr of gold coin Cufflinks, 2 Gold Cameos, Gold necklaces plus more… Several estate Rugs incl 20" handmade palace size Oriental, Beautiful Silk early hand made room size rug plus more, Lg hand made Scenic Tapestry, Tall signed Frankart card tray w/ nude, 4 Royal Vienna Plates 2 w/ real nice gilt frames, Pair of silver Candlesticks w/ blue Stueben shades, Bronze Center Piece w/ standing lions, Pair of Decorator Floral Tables, Several paintings on porcelain incl 1 in a gothic bronze frame, Super French 2 piece Center Piece w/ mirrored tray, Pr of Oriental carved Foo Dogs, Oriental Teak wood carving, Bronze ornamental floor lamp, Painting of oriental man gouache, Salvador Dali 42/50, Nouveau Tankard, Early Bennington Pitcher 1830’s 3 Edison Victrolas, Nice National Brss Cash Register, Dinner Set of signed Hiesey in Pink, Majolica Humidor, Weller Jardiner & pedestal in blue, Saxophone in case, 48 piece Stemware by Stewart, Roger Group (Weighing the Baby), Several great oil on canvases incl French Soldier in a fabulous gold frame, 2 early 1830’s, Old master in oval frame (France), 6’ oil on canvas of Father Murphy, Oil on canvas of Cous in a walnut incist frame, wonderful oil on canvas Man at Work Bench in an elaborate frame, Signed O Mirbek lg painting of cupids, 5’ Painting on fabric of pretty lady, Early old master repaired plus dozens of other paintings & etchings.

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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