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Fontaine Heritage Antique Auction Details for Sunday September 22nd 2013:
Auction begins at Noon

We will be selling over 400 lots of fabulous Victorian, Oak, Mission, Orientals, Lamps, Bronzes, Clocks, Adirondack, Louis Vuitton (wardrobe), Paintings, China, Glass, Tiffany plus lots more from area homes throughout Berkshire County, Niskayuna, Canaan and Athens NY Estates.

Victorian and Formal Furniture: Spectacular Herter quality Rosewood credenza with all over marquetry inlay. Bronze mounted Corinthian columns with instruments inlaid on doors. Back and gold incist, the best tall revolving bookcase with intricately carved fretwork with large claw feet, hard to find Belter slipper chair (Rosilie with grapes). Awesome “Pabst” step up credenza with reversed painted plaque with bird. Figural plaques with black and gold trim (unusual and quality). Wonderful Victorian bookcase with beveled curio signed “Herts Bros” . Fully raised panel with carved gallery, 2 super cylinders roll secretaries one with large carved crest. Rare coin-op loli pop scale (Watling Chicago). All original with reversed painted glass, working, heavily carved Rosewood sofa with carved birds and nest with eggs and heavily carved rose back. Great large carved Victorian clock shelf with medallion plaque and deep rose carvings. Figural carved inlaid sofa table with full bodied male sides, several fabulous Victorian tall chests. Many lock sides one with butler’s desk, rare pair or Rosewood serpentine corner cabinets with marquetry inlay and all over bronze ormolu with maidens. Massive heavily carved partners desk with floral urn and bird carved side “34 x 64”, heavily burled 3 piece M.T. bedroom set with high carved backs with full mirrored commode. Two fancy Renaissance insert, marble center tables, 2 door fancy step back bookcase with original rolling pin crest, burled top to bottom, fine fan inlay signed “Kensington”. Swell front sideboard, several super inlaid center tables, 2 with instrument inlaid tops, oversized signed Allen’s Bros hooded top pier mirror, heavily carved Horner style credenza with open mouth lion. Mirrored gallery awesome triple door Victorian wardrobe with beveled mirror door, burled sides with full drawer linens press side compartment. Mallard style octagon post bed with large oval panel, marquetry inlaid Carlton desk. Large carved open continental bookcase with carved heads, lions, cupids, etc. Sweet 19th c. 6-drawer lingerie chest with inlaid columns, matching pair of acanthus game tables, Regency style cylinder desk with bronze accents, super Rosewood dressing table with sewing basket. Oval 2 door Mahogany china cabinet, 3 acanthus carved center tables, 3 piece Chippendale style parlor set. Great octagon table with full standing lion base, several etageres some with mirrored backs. Unusual swivel music chair with lyre back, great step back bookcase with double gallery. Cast iron hall tree with angels, mythological figures signed Moor NY. Unusual brass hall mirror with lion supports and claw feet. Unusual adjustable walnut bed server, fancy wicker stroller with wooden wheels and parasol. Heavily pierced carved console table with oval mirrored gallery, Horner hooded music cabinet with North wind head door. Large double door mahogany bookcase with 26 individual pained door, awesome cast iron umbrella rack with full dog, several pier mirrors in all sizes. Rare porcelain red ware stove with fabulous shape. 1850’s gothic cast iron stove, pair of Hunt zinger style arm chairs with bronze swan finials, super mahogany Horner server with carved splash, walnut M.T. console with splash, huge Rosewood turtle top table, 2 miniature walnut bookcases, several mahogany stacking bookcases, several M.T. tables. M.O.P. inlaid drop front desk, block front desk with large claw and ball feet, and brass inlay. MT half commode, large oval crank table with leaves, awesome leaded window with shield and drape design. Ebony inlaid multi-mirrored étagère, Dutch manqué try pier table. Plus more.

Oak: The best oak hall rack doublewide with large oval mirror and applied carving from top to bottom in original finish. Match pair of oak china cabinet with burled bottom panel with Rosette and glass shelves with cabriole leg. Awesome 2 drawer Horner desk with North wind head sides, lion head pulls, rope twist columns and carved top. Massive hall tree with full lion arms, lion head back. Massive shaped mirror, most unusual heavily carved mirror opens up to a 3-mirror cheval, signed Danner Revolving bookcase in original finish. Several oak china cabinets some with fancy mirrored back. Super burled lock side chest with fancy gallery signed Herts Bros. Several stacking bookcases, fancy oak cowboy desk with double gallery. Signed Hastings split pedestal round table with bulbous base, fancy large oak hall seat with North wind back. Large heavily carved “Horner “ mirror, fine bow front corner cabinet with heavily carved gallery. Oak hooded side by side with double door compartment and lion décor. Double door mirrored wardrobe with shaped mirror and carved top, oak tantalist with cut glass bottles, carved window seat with lions, 2 super file units, 1 double with 14 drawer and paneled sides, fancy heavy wood stand, several oak desk’s, oak Icabaca Grandfather clock with broken arch top, oak kneehole desk with spindle sides, large oak sideboard with standing maidens and claw feet, fancy morris chair, carved chaise lounge, matching pair of rocker and chair with carved backs, etc. Plus more.

Mission, Adirondack & Garden Pottery and related items: Sweet Gus one door one drawer cabinet with strap hinges in O.F., Signed 56” Gus sideboard with splash and strapped doors. Set of 5 Gus slat back chairs, Stickley leather top tavern table (replaced leather), signed Gus. Five legged round table with 4 original leaves, Gus one drawer table with large overhang, Gus wicker lamp shade, unusual coat hanging rock with divided top, unusual double left top chair table, large slat back settle, set of 4 pinned chairs (Gus?) small oval cut out mission table, large heavy library table mortis and pinned, several frames including 27” mission framed lions, tigers, horses, etc. Sweet hand hammered panel lamp, Frank L. Lloyd Wright book, several jardinière and pedestals, 4 brass sconces, plus much more. Adirondack” Extremely rare signed “Old Hickory” swing bench, pair old hickory rocker and chair, pair of d-shaded stands, old hickory rocker. Large selection of Victorian roof fencing, nice pair of cast iron urns, pair of concrete figural bird, both 3 large concrete rabbits, multi shelf plant holder. Unusual pair of barn doors, rope pedestal and concrete cupid etc.

Orientals, Rugs, Paintings, Juke Box: Several fine oriental pieces from local estates including large hand carved gragon with base and glass eyes, early signed block print, hand carved Samuri sword with carved scabbard, pair of arm chairs, teakwood all jointed, rare miniature salesman sample taborette, oriental stand with carved bird legs, super floor lamp with 3 large dragons on base, large bronze girl playing flute, 2 large scrolls both signed, pair of early rose jars, early oriental bud vases, Rose medallion, canton, black laquored jewelry box. Four super oriental room size rugs, 1 large needlepoint in vibrant colors, a 15” hand made room size with beige background, super Seeburg juke box symphonola model #147m in working condition. Matching pair of speaks plus 2 coin op selection boxes, Wurlitzer model #2250 juke box, over 50 estate fresh oil paintings including several early still life’s of fruit, flowers, strawberries, 1 signed Boyce, 1 signed E.J. Condran, 2 signed Norman Rockwell prints (signed), Wonderful pair of reversed painted stag in winter and summer. Signed M.J.P. 1898, fabulous o/c of girl walking down path, artist signed. Large o/c of a man playing a mandolin signed Geo W. Lawlor, Paris 1911, watercolors of home signed Walter Cole, painting of lady with life’s story, 19th c o/c of war charge on horse. Plus lots more.

Accessories, Lamps, Clocks, Louis Vuittons, Swords: Fabulous estate fresh Louis Vuitton wardrobe trunk from Saks NY in excellent condition with full interior and sticker from around the world. Two Louis Vuitton vintage suitcases with leather straps in wonderful condition. The best marble bust “Marquette” (original displayed Metropolitan Opera House) Spectacular 28” Laredo of a woman painting, tabulate with original certificate, awesome 21” marble eagle with glass eyes signed and numbered, sweet marble and bronze bust of woman. Great reversed painted pairpoint lamp with bell shape shade, pairpoint puffy candlestick lamp, super double knuckled reverse painted desk lamp with painted birds, fabulous double Jennie lamp with ball shades, great bronze gas hall fixture with etch shade. Tiffany candlestick shade, quezel and Stuben shade, large 5’3” figural floor lamp, several Gone with the Wind lamps, bronze Jennie lamp with original shade, large royal dux figural lamp, several panel lamps, bronze sconce with full cupid. 2 reversed painted table lamps. One signed Pittsburgh, Nouveau lamp with female nude figure, signed silver plate with Dow and stage, figural desk lamp with rose shade, leaded floor lamp, double knuckle adjustable emerlite lamp, bronze hanging fixture, several hanging lamps including jeweled with bronze lions, blue hob nail hall lamp, pus many more. Four nice swords including oriental Samurai sword with early hand forge blade and carved scabbard, 3 19th c swords with scabbards, several fine pieces of Tiffany including 7pc. heavy Tiffany sterling tea set, boxes and mirror with green slag. Blotters etc, super miniature enterprise #5 coffee grinder, JJ Audubon book 1944, several multi arm epergne, Burmese vase with gold trim, peach blow vase, Moser Gobbets, compote etc silk hanging Remembrance China, Japanese & Philippines, huge 14” limoge bowl and stand with grapes. Pair of super leaded windows and crowns, super pair of blue luster’s with enameled design and cut prisms, pair of large hand painted vases with porcelain inserts with cupids, several pickle casters, super enameled blue dispenser. Large carnival bowl (Peacock at the fountain), walnut Victorian bust, 2 sided coke sign, bronze methodical statue, early bird cage with onyx, 4 retro microphones. 3 section folding inlaid mirror, 2 small disk music box one with several discs, bronze nude man on rock, spectacular 19th c. 38” bronze fountain top with full bodied mythological man, nudes and ions (the best). Super feather under dome with mercury vase, polychrome camel inkwell, super porcelain head with gilt bronze, rare early Barnum & Bailey ad poster, bronze man in the mountain head, 2 large Remington bronzes “mountain man” and trooper of the plains. Pair of nice porcelain vase with birds, super inlaid dressing box, figural thermometer with marble base, pair of salt glaze busts, great hanging hand painted plaque of woman with birds, union building blocks (complete) matching set of 1940, porcelain toaster, coffee urn and griddle. Large magic lantern in original toll case and extra lenses. Several Victorian gingerbreads, miniature O.G., bronze cupid clock royal Bonn china clock, 3 large Jardinière and pedestal, 1 Roseville, 1-Weller, 1-French, postcards, 2 marble pedestals, Charlie Macarthy doll, Rosewood tea caddy, early barometer. Edison victrola and horn, pair of swan solts with moveable wings in cobalt, super cut bowl with sterling rim, cut box, cut amber compote with sterling base and deer scene, royal bayreauth pitcher with ship. Plus lots more.

Terms: Cash, good checks, VISA, MC, Discover, 18% buyers premium, 15% for cash or good check. Absentee and phone bids accepted. For more info call Ralph 518-781- 3650 (Gallery) or 413-442-2537

Always looking for quality consignments.

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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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