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Fontaine Heritage Antique Auction Details for Sunday September 23rd 2012:

We will be selling over 400 lots of great Victorian, oak, custom, period, shaker, mission, oriental and garden items.

Also wonderful paintings, lamps, clocks, bronzes, over 60 pounds of sterling, advertising, toys, rugs, pottery, glass and china.

Most from several estates including the contents of a New Lebanon Shaker home. The contents of an engineers home in Hudson (stackers, files, mission, etc) Saratoga Springs estate, plus several lots from a Richmond, MA home.

Victorian Custom Furniture: Super Horner 3 piece heavily carved mahogany bedroom set with Bombay sides and serpentine fronts. Awesome heavily burled tall lockside chest with massive turned columns, fabulous marble top étagère with winged dragon pull and massive pierced carved crest, wonderful fully carved Horner partner’s desk with shell, carved pulls and claw feet, unusual 9’ mahogany bench with large open mouth lion arms and claw feet. Exceptional bow front 4-door corner cabinet with beveled glass doors and fancy pierced carved hooded center. Large French 2 door mirrored wardrobe with carved Bombay top. Hard to find oval wrap around china cabinet with cabriole legs. Awesome ebony herter quality aesthetic library table with spindle base. Original finish cylinder lady desk with burled panels and double gallery. Pair of great acanthus carved twin beds and matching tall chest, all with claw feet. Massive 8’ 2-door step back Renaissance bookcase with heavily molded doors and large crest. Grape carved étagère, large 60” derby s-roll top with swing outsides and multi drawer interior. Super inlaid double bank wrighting desk with matching inlay all around. Match pair of Victorian table top vitrines, claw foot tuck away table, multi drawer French marble top lingerie chest with bronze ormolu. Walnut Jeliff armchair with tufted back, super burled walnut clock shelf with lion head, black forest shelves with deer heads. Black forest mirror, bamboo 4 tier magazine rack. Hand painted stacking tables, large chopping block, and mahogany bow front mirrored back china cabinet. Nice 7-piece baker dinning room set with clubfeet. Tall and matching low chests, 7-drawer Drexel lingerie chest etc. Large leather chair and ottoman, plus much more.

Oak and Mission Furniture: Awesome wall unit of 14 matching 6-section globe bookcase with roll top and bottoms. Sliding door danner, other stacker’s, several file cabinets in single, doubles and triples and 5 units. Stacking map cabinets (all from one estate) Exceptional ¼ saun oak hooded leaded sideboard with Bombay front in pristine condition (must see). Fantastic O.F. heavily carved doublewide hall seat with shaped beveled mirror in mint condition. Massive 2 piece oak bedroom set with fancy shell carved top, nice 3-piece chip carved bed set. Sweet oak china cabinet with bowed front and twisted columns signed Berkley and Gay. Oak round table with large open mouth lion legs. Sweet oak round side curio sideboard with bowed curio hooded gallery and claw feet. Fancy oak Huntzinger Plalform rocker, huge oak china with mirrored gallery, large 2 door ice box with pressed carved panels, great raised panel map case with flip down front. Oak Morris chair with open mouth lions and claw feet, fancy corner cabinet with gallery, oak custom paneled dry sink with cupboard top, sweet oak server with leaded door and triple mirrored back. Beveled one door curio with brass gallery, 2 fancy stick and ball easels, 2 nice hall seats one with shell carved crest, Larkin side by side with hooded top, oak wall phone, one round table with twisted legs and leaves plus more.

Mission: Lots of nice mission, Gus 40” table with stretcher base, Gus. Spindle back rocker with original leather seat, signed Gus. Wrighting desk with splash, Stickley Bros. Lamp table, pair of L& JG armchairs, L&JG pinned day bed, custom L&JG grandfather, large high back lift seat bench with paneled back, pair of matching pedestal office chairs, 60” mission round table with 5 leaves. Several L&JG and Limbert rockers and chairs, awesome generic bench, 2 generic drop front desks. Two china cabinets, Hienz vase plus more.

Period, Country, Shaker and Related Items: Fabulous federal sideboard with acanthus carved posts, Condround edge with claw feet with basket of fruit gallery and large shell. Super period chest on frame with shaped clubfoot base. Awesome wooden whirly gig of a man in a boat, fantastic set of 6 grain painted plank seat chairs in pristine condition. Great cherry Penn table with one drawer and stretcher base and large over hangs. Several shaker rockers, awesome “sapolin” gold powder case. Wonderful original grain painted 2-drawer blanket chest signed E. Hancock. Drop front country desk, gray shaker cabinet, several reversed painted mirror’s, 2 great period portraits, awesome all original rocking horse. Cupboard with 2 doors over 1 large drawer. Original blue churn, early shaker style cupboard in yellow. Tiger maple drop leaf, 2 figured maple rockers, 2 early grain painted dome top trunks. Unusual coffee table with secret compartment. William and Mary Style high boy, early checker board, miniature 4 drawer chest, centennial bow front sideboard, several candle and one drawer stands one with tiger maple drawer. Several other tables, cupboards, tool chests, mirrors, boxes, miniatures, paintings, chests etc. Also boxes, stoneware, baskets, etc.

Paintings, Accessories, Rugs Advertising, Toys, Clocks, Lamps, Pottery, Glass, China and Garden Items: Several great estate paintings including pair of awesome 19thc. portraits. Pair of reversed painted George & Martha Washington with providence, Signed Norman Rockwell print. Large wall painting with Mason’s logo. Great 19th c. painting of mother and daughter winding yarn (extremely well done). Large 5’ courting scene on tapestry plus several other great paintings (check the web). Super 5 cent Bally’s floor model slot machine. Unusual folky lure and fish line holder. Country line bait sign of fish. Wonderful Victorian 33” semi nude marble statue, signed Bradley and Hubbard. Dragon spittoon, 2-springer litho theatre signs, one marked Court Square Theatre 1895. Several semi antique bronzes including Fredrick Remington “Bucking Bronco”. One Indian, one warrior, 14” Amoreau Vauthier bust, 2 wonderful matching mirrors. Deco nude signed Austin Sculptures, several sets of gerondoles, Frame with trade cards. Victrolas, spool cabinets, Hieshian Andirons, also cat andirons, large cow doorstop. Blue crocks, contemporary pillar and scroll. Awesome 5 tube gothic grandfather clock with 3 weights, signed Tiffany Travel Clock. Awesome marble and bronze clock set. Split pillar and scroll, 33” Roseville blue pine comb Jardenier and pedestals. Unusual pottery pitcher signed Royal Doulton, large pair of lustries with cut prisms. Two plates from the John Quincy Adams White House. Set of 4 great 10” Nippion blown out plates with indian mountain lion. Buck and squirrel with green mark, Matt Green Jardiner and pedestal with dragon fly. Three Handle flow blue loving cup, large cast iron bell, fish bowl with Vaseline liner, great garden items including wonderful bench with triple cast iron base. Large cast iron urns with pedestals, 3 open style urns and stands, cement deer, set of 4 mouveau folding chairs c.1920’s plus more. Pair of French 6 ½ multi light brass floor standing lamps with fancy candelebra arms from a Paris hotel. Noveau figural lamp, signed Frank art, Nude lamp, large chandelier with multi arms signed. Eclipse mermaid lamp with fish bowl shade, several paneled lamps, pair of brass scounces with monk heads, great 4 arm chandelier with scenic carnival shades. Selection of oriental including 5 ½” hand painted scene. Signed pair of oriental vases, large bronze demon head wall hanging, unusual 6-piece tea set, lift top box, oriental tables, and oriental tea set with lithopaine bottoms. Two guitars, 1 sigma, 1876 Independence bank, wonderful mechanical horse race, country sign 6 mile to M.Miers, horse scroll puzzle, back memorabilia tray, 3 black with watermelon (Paul Jones & Co.). Rolly Polly, man smoking a pipe, over a dozen estate rugs including several room size all from houses. Plus much more.

Estate, Silver (over 60 pounds of silver): Rare 3 ½ cup 1813 honorable testimony to R. Campbell (1st Agricultural Society Fair) by Shepher and Boyd. Great large heavy tea set signed Morell & C. M. Williams, 5 piece international tea set, 86 troy oz. 1855 13” coin silver ladle by George Poty, Large 9” George Jenson 2piece salad set, 2 piece serving set Frigast Denmark, knife marked Dansk Denmark signed Tiffany. Tray & Salt & Pepper, large set of gorham, (Versailles pattern) 73 piece of tuttle over 100 troy oz. Sugar and Creamer with bird. Plus tons 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)

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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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