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Fontaine Heritage Antique Auction Details for Sunday August 9th 2015:
Auction begins at Noon.

We will be selling over 500 lots of super Victorian, Period, Country Store, Garden decorator furniture and accessories. Also clocks, lamps, silver, coins, pottery, rugs, paintings and advertising. Several items from Hoosick Elks Club, large Lenox estate, Spencertown and Pittsfield Ma estate and a wonderful Canaan, NY farm house. Also several items from Early 19th c. Lenox bed and breakfast.

Car: 1952 MD TD Kit Car in fine running condition. (Motor rebuilt and has less than 1,000 miles) Has convertible top, 1973 VW replica car.

Victorian and Oak Furniture and related items including Country Store items and decorator items: Fabulous 3-piece Jeliff sofa set with Egyptian heads and carved winged angel crests in pristine condition. Hard to find original oak cane case with interior and lift up curved glass door by Moxey. Gill & Hewlett Phil. Pa. Great 11' country store cabinet with drawer and door base with massive sliding doors. Smaller oak country store cabinet with sliding door, 6' tall 2 piece oak country store cabinet with glass shelves, 4' slant front oak country showcase and tabletop showcase in oak. Two revolving Danner bookcases, huge serpentine Verne martin style curio with large bronze mounted maidens' heads. Two huge Victorian Eastlake and renaissance pier mirrors. One signed Williams Burton, Albany, NY. Also nice 6 1'2' renaissance over the mantel mirror, several marble top chests including renaissance with bowed end doors. Two piece marble top bedroom set with heavily carved crests. Unusual 19th c. ice box with étagère mirrored back, 3 nice walnut multidrawer spool cabinets, nice Victorian Eastlake 3' library step, Two piece Oscar back console table and cabinet, Walnut marble top sideboard with angle and bird carving. Fantasy mirror with carved dragon, walnut Victorian drop front secretary with fancy crest. Also empire butler's secretary, faux bamboo quilt rack, 3door walnut wardrobe with burled panels, sweet ½ size empire sofa. Fancy empire sofa with medallion back plus other fine sofas. Two carved scissor chairs with lion arms one with carved woman back, 5-piece custom inlaid bed set with canopy bed. Carved fancy teak 2-tier shelf with pierced carved back. Nice French style curio and matching sideboard with cabriole legs. Two massive burled round Victorian tables one with 8 original matching 14" leaves, opens over 13'. Two piece cherry mantel and mirror with spindle shelves. Unusual walnut drop front with carved pulls and arched panel lid. Oriental carved stands, several M.T. pedestals and lamp tables. Two door music cabinet with hooded top and étagère sides. Pair of 6' Victorian twin beds with oval panels (makes a king size), single canopy bed) two walnut M.T. hall trees wonderal Kittenger quality inlaid double pedestal dinning table. Renaissance platform rocker with porcelain plaque with birds. Gold incist wall pocket with inlaid instruments. Sweet rosewood medallion (William Pierce, Pittsfield, MA). Awesome period federal sideboards with twisted columns. Several oak hall trees, oak victolas, phones, call boxes, double bow front corner cabinet, several stacking bookcases, file cabinets, two flat top raised panel desks. 7 drawer raised panel lock side oak chest, mission sideboard and dressing screen. Large decorator mirror with apple motif, full size tin palm tree with coconuts, needlepoint chair and stool tables and coffee tables plus more.

Garden and Related Items: Wonderful selection of garden items including Victorian bench from Watervelet, NY by Baker. Large cast iron urn with swan handles, 5' cast iron Victorian fountain, early gothic concrete bird bath, 6' decorator Giraffe. Match pair of large cast iron urns. Pair of large concrete urns on pedestals. Pair of garden tables with 3 figures and marble tops. Awesome 6 piece bamboo porch set. Rare bamboo coat rack. Rolled arm wicker chaise plus marble tables with iron bases. Other urns and cast iron frog sprinkler.

Period, Country Advertising: Match grain painted 4 drawer graduated chest with high cut out base and shaped top. Large round Saratoga Springs gate 10" sign. Meadow lark horse park sign, period maple drop front desk with bracket base and fitted interior. Wonderful hand colored 19th c. "Tree of Liberty" in figured maple frame. Rare cast iron frog sprinkler,several Period 1 & 2 Drawer Stand incl. tiger maple & cherry tapered legs (7 in all), Several nice Ad Signs incl. early tin hand w/ pointing finger "AU THEATRE", Proctor & Gamble "Lenox" sign, Jacob Hoffman Brewing Co. Advertising Poster, Selection of Cigar Box Covers, over 50 Door Stops (Lenox B&B) all antique, Colored Butler, Munyons's Remedy ad sign, Candy Store Cash Register, Victor Ad Sign "The Great Singers of the World", 2 Period Grandfather Clocks, 1 w/ inlaid case "Mitchell" no movement, several period mirrors w/ reverse painted scenes, Sheraton Sofa, Early Decoy Duck, Capital City (Albany) Country Store tin, Lg Double wheel Enterprize Coffee Grinder w/ eagle top, Superior Toll Vacuum in original paint, Several period chests, Early Blanket Box Dovetail & Paint w/ wheel base, Adirondack Rocker in original green, 2 nice period Queen Anne Tilt Top tables, Double sided Game board w/ Bread Board Ends, Early Tool Chest in green w/ sliding trays and tools, Several Crocks, some w/ blue, Hessian Soldier Andirons, Toll Tea Caddy, Several Windsor Chairs, Ferkin in blue, Cobbler's Bench, Great large Table/Chair, Bannister Back in original color, 2 Quilts 1-Crazy 1-Basket, 1873 Sampler, Great Early O/C of young girl in red dress (19th c), plus more.

Accessories, Clocks, Lamps, Rugs: Rare 1932 Bausch & Lomb Coin-op Telescope on rotating base used at the Mohawk Trail (Whitcomb Summit), Fabulous 19th C. heavily carved oak Grandfather Clock w/ all over carved heads w/ moon dial by Thomas Hampson Wreyham, Sweet period GF Clock 1 wooden work 1- Formal inlaid clock by Mitchell (Sunderland) no works, Signed Tiffany crystal Regulator w/ bowed beveled glass, French gilted Mantel Clock, Lg Regulator Clock w/2 Reversed Painted glasses, Sessions Mission figure 8 clocks, Wall Clock w/ marble face, Carriage Clocks, Bronze Frog (very detailed), Colored Butler Server, Several Estate Rugs, also a folky handmade rug (4 crude women having tea). Room Size Chinese Oriental, Sm signed Prayer Rug, Over 50 great antique door stops, Several Jardinière & Pedestals incl 1 w/ Lion base, Majolica, Roseville, Awesome lg scenic handmade tapestry, lg hand carved 4' mask, early native Ram head mask, Antique Indian child's dress w/ beadwork, Grotesque Crock, Large collection of Hull Pottery (sold in lots), 2 Antique Cameras (Ansco, Binghamton NY), Lg 4 section Oriental Screen, 2 piece oriental Bronze piece 1 w/ Foo Dogs, Spectacular Bronze Fender w/ open mouth lions, Awesome lg Black Bear Rug, Super gold wash silver fish set in box, Several ant. Instruments incl violin, Banjo, Bugle, Indian Motor Bike (small, needs work), Silk Oriental Robe, Lots of Silver Commemorative Spoons, Serving Spoons, 16 Napkin Rings, Edison Ambrola Victrola, Victor Oak Victrola, Roller Organ in Oak, Floor standing 1930's Radio Speaker, 5 piece retro Coffee Set w/ bakelite handles, Lg floor standing Bird Cage, Gothic Radiator, min. Fan & Safe, Several lamps incl large Astro Lamp w/ cut & etched shade, 3 super 4 globe Hanging Chandeliers, 6 wall sconce lamps w/ lg Hurricane style shades, great leaded lamp w/ Wilkinson style shade, Awesome Spelter Lamp w/ elks & tress w/ slag glass pond, 6 nice paneled lamps, unusual shell boudoir Lamp, Gone w/ the Wind with Cupid motif, Several nice oil lamps, Figural nouveau lamp w/ flame shade, Hanging pull down lamp w/ rose painted shade, Kenyon's Toll Lamp w/ red lenses, Aladdin & Candlstick, Student, Carriage lamps, 2 fine African masks, plus more.

Toys, Coke Items: Lifetime collection of Coke items most still in original boxes (to be sold in large lots) incl miniature mirror, Tip Tray, Thermometer, Clocks, Trucks, Planes, etc., Also a great group of early Animals incl Steiff Bears, Dogs, Rabbits, Raggedy Anne, 3 Schoenhut Pianos, Early Table Croquet in original box, Paper Mache Panda Bear, Rocking Horse Toy, McLoughlin Dissected Map, min tables, wash tub, Refrigerator, early Bed Dolls in original dresses, Cabbage Patch Kids in boxes, Signal Cannons, Bugs Bunny Collectors Stamp & Picture in frame.

Coins: Private collection of Estate Fresh Coins incl several proof sets, Morgan Dollars incl 1894-0 in nice cond. 6 piece Dollars, Lots of smaller coins to be sold in lots.

Coins: Paintings: 8 great all original ARRON FREELAND Monoprints (Navajo Style) Artist Proof Book of the Circus by Toulouse Lautrec, Super Indian Photo of Chief Joseph Nez Pierce (Artist Ed. S. 1900) Printed by Jean Antony Dulac 1975 from the Museum of Natural History given to Norma Brett, 2 pairs of 19th C. portraits, fabulous artist signed oil on canvas of Dog, limited edition print signed Elke Somner 841/1000, Hand Painted of seminude washing up marked M.C., Oil on tin of waterfall, Oil on Canvas of winter/summer scene in great Vict. Frame, 6 Paris watercolors by E Maclet, 4 frames engravings of Renaissance Vict Plates, Oil on Canvas of Hunting Scene, Early 19th C O/C of a young girl in fancy red dress, Oil on Panel signed Florence 1886, Sweet Pastel of Baby and Dog.

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 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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