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Fontaine Heritage Antique Auction Details for Sunday June 10th 2012:

We will be selling over 400 lots of great Victorian, Oak, Taxidermy, Silver, Rugs, Orientals, Paintings, Swords, Radios, Victrolas, Toys, Mission, Lamps, Clocks, Saddles, Bronzes, Advertising, China and Glass, Adirondack, Leads windows, etc.

From several estates including an estate from direct decadence of John Quincy Adams, an estate from Pittsfield, Pownal Vermont, NY City town house plus more.

A very brief listing as follow:

Victorian and Formal Furniture: Great Meeks “Station Hall” Gents chair with pierced carved back, super antique marble top mirrored back vanity with gilded swans, Horner Rocker with open mouth lion posts, 3 Speclaulas miniature and small safes in original condition. Federal sofa with carved claw feet and cornucopia arms. Fine Verne Martin hand painted curio cabinet with bronze ormolu. Fine J-side carved china cabinet with paneled doors and side with unusual cabinet base. Fine cylinder roll secretary with all over burled trim. Unusual biedermeier corner desk with unusual shape and large elephant leg. Fabulous pair of oversize leather pub chairs and stools. Nice walnut captains desk with pierced carved burl gallery, great Karpen chair with maiden head arms. Large marble top console table with turtle top and cabriole legs, walnut and burled marble top sideboard with carved crest. Fancy arm chair and rocker with lion head arms. Walnut Victorian crib with incist birds. Several stacking bookcases, hanging shelf with deer head, super 1860’s traveling desk with flip top, Large rosewood octagon box, fine 3 piece Victoria parlor set, marquetry inlaid center table with bronze mounts, fancy burled lock side with step up center, Victorian paneled flat top desk with carved pulls, fine Huntzinger rocker, 2 oversized marble top commodes, several M.T. Tables, fine blind door, secretary with hand painted scene, French painted music cabinet, fancy Mahogany cheval mirror, fancy Heywood baby cradle, bellflower inlaid bow front sideboard, cast iron hall tree, continental drawer Wrighting desk, 2 leather reclining chairs plus tons more.

Oak and Wicker: Super estate fresh Horner Partners desk with standing lion legs, claw and ball feet with carved sides and top in original finish. Oversize Oak lion head china cabinet with full lions and huge claw feet, in original finish, Massive oak banquet table with aesthetic base. 66” x 54” with 5-15” leaves opens approx. 12’. Several oak sideboards one with lion head mirrored back with fancy gallery. Several Oak stacking bookcases, sweet heavy quartered oak secretary with fitted interior, carved gothic 2-door court cupboard with figural carved panels, large oak cupboard with sloped top, 4 doors with 3 drawer center. Several square and round oak banquet tables with leaves. Several sets of chairs, awesome 40 drawers graduated country store cabinet with shaped drawers, super over size pub chair with scenic back. Large carved side by side with full-mirrored wardrobe and drop front desk with carved lid. Oak Hoosier cabinet, 2 oak hall trees one with shell carved Top early 4 drawer file with molded base, 2 fancy office chairs, several fancy lamp tables, stick and ball umbrella stand, piano stool dictionary stand, servers, pedestals, oak wall phone. Fancy wicker buggy, several fancy photographer chairs, Victorian square wicker table Fancy platform rocker plus more.

Taxidermy, Western, Animal, Adirondack and Related Items: Hard to find Adirondack day bed all original. “Harry Arena” 1925 in original condition, 2 seat armed “Hickory” bench and bow back chair with side table, sweet smoke stand with original bark. Rare salesman sample “old town canoe” Full size bronze bear on rock “heavy with age”. Small bronze buffalo 6 fine, leather saddles, “Hereford E. Heinrich” “Chase P. Shipley plus 3 saddle stands. Several designer leather coats, 3 pairs of designer boots, awesome pair of large leather pub chairs and stools, neon Wrangler sign, leather saddle bag and belts. 2 great bear rugs, bear cub mounted on a branch. Other bears, large buffalo head, unusual African head, Elks, Deer, Boars plus several horns plus much more.

Mission and Related Items: Wonderful L+JG Stickley octagon table with cross trestle base and Mortis and Tennons (replaced leather, L+JG 54” round table with pedestal base and 3 leaves. Set of 6 L+JG chairs, wonderful Limbert style library table in original finish. Pair of signed harden rocker, 2 nice mission Morris chairs, pinned arch top frame, double partners desk lamp, large stool, clocks, chairs, tables, sewing stand, Roseville etc.

Accessories, Bronzes, Toys, Deco, Leaded Window, China, Glass, Swords, Radios, Orientals, Paintings, Etc. A small list as follows: Monumental all original Harp in Pristine condition signed Lyon and Heily, Chicago #4091. 47 String concert grand estate fresh, wonderful collection of oriental, most from one estate including great early silk wall hanging (multi color) Awesome teakwood chest with brass ormolu and multi drawer swing outs, silk dressers. Large Rose medallion jar with cover, canton, umbrella, super oriental lamp, paisley shawl and robe, chamfer chest, bamboo cane with scene, knife with bone handle and scabord. Early bronze inceent jar with foo dog, teakwood chair with dragon arms, set of 6 Rose madalion plates. Canton bowl, large 2 door cabinet with oriental scene. Small ivory carvings, pr. Oriental bookends with elephant, plus more wonderful collection of bronzes, including large 19th c. 31 ½” bronze lady carrying pail. Signed Levas Seur., awesome 3’ bronze Indian riding horse signed C.E. Dallini. 1915, 2 wonderful deco bronze dancers 24”, fabulous life size bronze bear. Extremely detailed and heavy, super pair of bronze Cheney, pair of andirons with bronze swans, bronze center piece with heads, several small bronzes, wonderful model boat “Le Mirage”, other model boats, large pair of iron gates, 2 sets of cast iron urns, huge set of lion andirons, 2 WWII propellers. (McCauley) quilts, 5cent peanut show case Munyons. Remedy cabinet, several Spool cabinets, rand, globe on iron base, Vaseline fish bowl, street lights. Louis Vittone bag, scales Negretti and Zambra with regency. Jeweled movement, postcards, door stops, africian carvings, Catskill, M.T. Transfer, pair of green to white luster, spode, lunch set, “Shelly Daunty”. Early microscope, Dr. Pepper and Coke tray, Alfred Hitchcock poster with Sean Connery. Deco bar, several swords including N.P. Ames Catotville, 1848 (U.S. WL), Army and Navy Cooperative NY, Embassy, Sanuri Swords etc. Lots of antique estate oriental rugs, many estate radios and victrolas including Sky Buddy by Halligiafters, RCA Radiotal #7. Peter Pan gramophone, caecilian victrola, Edison, camera, violin, flute, projector (bell and Howell). Several toys including Coke Pedal Car, Pristine keystone train and coal car in original paint. Key winded wooden boat, several classic cars in original boxes, radicon bus in box, min. jointed mohair bear miniature “Abercrombie and Fitch roller organ. Early rocking horse plus more. Lots of early oil on canvas, prints, etchings, all estate fresh including 1 Alvin Alfred Lee, pastels, photo by Eisen Stadt plus more.

Jewelry, Silver, Lamps and Clocks: The most incredible Gorham Sterling silver set of over 350 pieces in the original Gorham. 4 Drawer lift top chest in inlaid table from the family dependence of John Quincy Adam’s Do little, It’s a one of a kind) Several large pieces of Tiffany silver including silver tray’s and bowls, “Rare Snuff box in silver belong to President Chester A. Arthur, heavy solid candlesticks. Several silver flatware sets plus more. Fine estate Rolex wrist watch, platinum and diamond pin plus other jewelry. Rare 29” figural antique swinging arm clock with semi nude and cupid, 2 nice bronze mantel cocks, bronze figural mantel with marble inserts. Large figural spelter clock, dawm crystal clock pillar, china, gingerbread, mantel, beehive etc. Wonderful Handel quality leaded table lamps with inlaid medallion, super porcelain 33” lamp signed Daligny. Reversed painted Pittsburgh, bronze hanging cupid lamp, deco lamp signed Sarsaparilla, 2 other deco lamps, large 43” leaded center dome, leaded and panel lamps, 4 matching sconces, emerlite, 2 repro Tiffany lily lamps, deco lamp Theo bald lamp plus more.

Catered by Samels Deli

Terms: Cash or good check, visa, mc and discover. 18% buyers premium, 15% for cash or good check. Absentee bids accepted for more info call Ralph at 413-442-2537 or 518-781-3650(gallery)

Absentee and phone bids accepted. Shipping available.




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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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