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Fontaine Heritage Antique Auction Details for Sunday September 27th 2015:
Auction begins at Noon
Anniversary Sale

We will be selling over 400 lots of fabulous Victorian, Oak, Classical, Retro Furniture, also over a dozen exceptional bronzes. Dozens of estate paintings, a wonderful clock collection, over 20 pieces of Tiffany. Also Stuben, Nash, etc. Large sevres, Urns, advertising, music boxes, rugs, lamps, including Handel and Moe Bridges. Slot machines, Orientals from a 7,000 square foot Bennington Mansion. Also a wonderful Harrisburg PA estate plus several other small estate lots.

Victorian, Classical and Contential Furniture: The best monumental Victorian hall mirror with massive open mouth lions head original gilt 9'11" tall marked Met Museum 13, (must see), fabulous pair of Renaissance bookcases with black incising and large bronze busts on crests. Several super 19th c. curio cabinets with Verne martin painted panels, also Horner marquetry inlaid serpentine front curio. Exceptional heavily carved bench with carved cupids, lions, fruit, and north wind heads carved top to bottom. Five 4 piece inlaid aesthetic Herter parlor set with gold incising. Pristine renaissance M.T. Pier mirror with gold incising (sweet). Three piece marble top bedroom set with large burled panels. Rose marble and mirrored dresser and commode. Unusual marble server with carved bust and cluster of fruit doors. Great M.T. Étagère with full basket of fruit crest in original finish. Pristine cylinder kneehole double pedestal desk with original gallery, rare Egyptian revival arm chair, 4 large bronze Egyptian heads with eagle carved back (19th c) Spectacular classical pillow arm sofa, goose arms and fruit carved claw feet (1 of 2), super pedestal base "Meeks" quality 2 piece flip top secretary. Classical Rosewood tip and turn game table with flame twist pedestal, period empire classical "sleigh crib", unusual adjustable federal fire screen with bronze mounts. Period bow front chest with cookie corners and step back splash, rare 3-tier "Galle" stand with floral inlay. Coffee table with beveled glass top and 2 fully carved wood lion base. Hard to find pair of Macy’s inlaid 8 section double wide stacking bookcases plus others. Six wonderful wardrobes in all shapes and sizes including 1,2 and 3 doors. Fancy 3 piece M.T. beset with carved crests, 3 super credenzas 2 with marble tops all with bronze accents and bronze plaques. Tall marble top gents chest with Bombay sides and inlaid maple interior. Massive burled round heavily burled round table with 8 original leaves opens to 12’. Pottier and Stymus inlaid one door console with black and gold incising and bronze plaque. 5 piece Jeliff parlor set with Jenny lined head on arms. Horner library table with carved top and North wind heads. Marble top coffee table with winged cupid and lion legs. Massive all original slant front burled secretary with heavy Renaissance crest. Signed Horner marquetry inlaid serpentine vanity, cylinder roll secretary with crest. Large carved eagle plaque, with carved clown and cupid carvings. Large continental marble top sideboard hooded top, 4 super Rosewood chairs with great needlepoint. 6 Drawer J.B. coats, spool cabinet, multi drawer dental cabinet, 7 drawer Rosewood inlaid marble top tall chest. Large 2 drawer hooded Victorian hall tree, Rosewood music cabinet with fancy gallery, 3 carved shelves with deer’s head. Triple medallion back Rosewood sofa, classical double pedestal dinning table with inlay. Pair of heavily carved corner chairs with cupid heads and eagle backs. Two gilt marble consoles with Rocco Base, several great pedestals, nice inlaid 9 piece dinning room set, awesome Faux Bamboo hall tree in Cherry, plus more.

Oak, Mission, Oriental Furniture and Related Items: The best oak "ideal" bookcase with 7 graduated sections step out drawer base raised panel sides, with Beveled glass doors in pristine condition. Wonderful heavily carved signed Horner lift seat bench with carved people, lions, etc. Huge oval quarter oak oval banquet table with fancy pedestal base and open mouth Griffin legs. 30-section oak stacking bookcase, 6 bookcases with 5 sections with step out bases. Plus several other stackers over a dozen in all. Chairs with pierced carved backs. Match pair of super oak court cabinets with scenic doors and bull’s eye. Leaded doors with spindle galleries, (real nice) 3 super hall tree’s, one doublewide with heads, 2 small shaped mirrors. Nice 24-drawer oak file cabinet with paneled sides. Heavily carved bench with figural center and left seat. 3 piece original finish oak serpentine bedroom set with fancy crests. 2-piece Continental court cupboard with fruit and floral carved doors. Oscar backs 2 piece console with copper liner. Triple door oak bookcase, burled hooded sideboard with carved panels. Unusual Rattan hall tree, unusual Mission lamp with jewels and green slag, Mission hanging frame with camels, drop front desk with slat sides. Pinned Oak rocker, Mission frame with 2 Monks (2 cronies), several pieces of orientals from the Bennington Estate including chests, blanket boxes, carvings, lamps, tables, plus more.

Paintings (the best collection of estate fresh paintings we’ve ever had): Exceptional old master of early Battle 36 x 27 (Salvatore Roma), 2 super large o/c of woman carrying fruit in spectacular frames. Ocean and mountain scene by William Frederick Paskell, pastel by E.J. Schudtets "Birch Trees", oil on canvas by Bessie Boris, large 19th c. o/c of Farm scene, o/c Mother and baby Downing (10-12-1901). Two large mono prints by Arron Freeland, oil on tin. River Scene, Pair of 19thC O/C of 2 old men, 2 Super Dog Paintings 1-o/c of puppy, Pair of Early Portraits, Lg Old Master of Lady w/ Baby, Super o/c painting w/ chickens by F.C. JANUAR, Farm by M. J. HUNT, Ocean Scene signed J. Robertson 1896 plus dozens of O/C from several estates (look at photos on the web).

Clocks: Fabulous 6’ Oak Gilbert #20 Regulator weight driven regulator w/ awesome pendulum, Ithaca 3-1/2 Parlor Model in original finish working, Super all original "Eastman Clock Co" Boston Banjo Clock w/ battleship tablet, Great Chelsea "Yacht Wheel" in original patina, Super Tiffany and Co. bronze mantel clock by Chelsea Clock Co., Great 3 weight Grandfather Clock w/ moon dial, Nice Seth Thomas "Garfield" mantel clock, 6 super China Clocks incl several large Royal Bonn, Massive bronze 3 piece clock set w/ Urn garnitures, Awesome split pillar w/ acanthus posts, claw feet w/ eagle crest By Wrighley Whiting, Large bronze mantel clock w/ standing wing griffins w/ porcelain face, Fine original atmos clock, Early bronze Cupid Clock marked l. Gragnot a Paria, 2 early grandfather clocks 1 w/ wooden works, 2 early grandfather clockworks, Several Carriage clocks 1 Tiffany & Co, Bronze multi-face clock by Brinkmann (Napoli), 18K gold pocket watch by Howard & Co Boston, Advertising 2 Star regulator (Brooklyn, NY) by Waterbury, Fabulous 3 weight regulator w/ fancy crest, All over bronze Ormalou w/ Damazene pendulum & weights, E N Welch Calendar Regulator, Several crystal Regulators, Mantel clocks 1 under dome, Lg figural swinging arm clock base (no clock) plus more.

Accessories, Tiffany, Bronzes, Advertisings, China, Glass etc: Fantastic 32" 19th C. Sevres hand painted Urn w/ lg bronze accents perfect condition, Awesome collection of bronzes (many signed) incl "Winner of the Derby" by Bonheur, Mythological nude bronze signed S. Moselsio, Wonderful nude bronze lying on tiger, Life-size bronze boxer, Bronze & marble bust, Wonderful nude signed DeLapchier, Nude w/ cherub signed Feyrot, Nude bronze sitting on rocks signed J Angles, Lg mythological bronze signed Michelangelo, Sitting bronze Victorian lady, Pr of figural bronze candelabras, Lg bronze nude man sitting the rocks, Lg pair of bronze andirons with 3 large claw feet, Several oversize Spelter figures incl. winged angel, Don Cesar, Pr of super Spelter ladies, Fabulous collection of hard to find Tiffany incl 7 piece gold signed Berry set w/ huge 10" bowl, 19" signed Tiffany trumpet vase w/ bronze base, Awesome 10" trumpet vase, Set of 8 signed Tiffany sherberts w/ grape & vine pattern, 5 piece gold signed Tiffany lg salt & 4 smaller salts, Signed Nash vase & lg bowl, Other signed Tiffany, Stuben, Signed crystol nancy acid cut vase, Exceptional all original double sided Ford sign 6’ x 3’ w/ blue grit finish (found in a PA barn wrapped up) a Beauty, Rare and unusual model 27 Pepsi machine w/ interior in working condition, 2 fabulous working nickel slot machines, Super 1930 pinball machine in working condition (in excellent shape), Oak penny game, Large solid 14K gold bracelet w/ diamonds, Rare whites Phystological manikin w/ all body parts, Fabulous 19th C. 30" carved marble semi-nude lady signed A. Cipriani, Large 19th C Spelter blackamoor pedestal, 2 estate fresh Bull Durham ad signs dated 1929 (Ganz Litho), Lg 3 Penny Opera original poster, 6 spectacular Sevres hand painted plates, 3 music boxes incl Mira w/ several disks, Singing bird in cage, Black Forest music box, Awesome retro chaise lounge, Lg sterling flatware set, Early reticulated bowl w/ early hallmarks, Religious oak & metal gothic style shrine, Large 19th C bisque (Vion & Baury) statue of beautiful Victorian lady, Fine oval signed Verlys opalescent bowl w/ fish design, Wonderful pair of red & enameled lustres w/ cut prisms, Lg Pairpoint Quality covered amber punch bowl w/ allover bronze work w lions (great), Pair of solid bronze shelves w/ rams heads, Wonderful "Lymans Electric SuperTrike" in working condition Spectacular oval mirror w/ fruit & grapes w/ squirrel crest. Awesome oversize National Cash Register, Lg original double wheel coffee grinder, Antique "ELJAY" dinghy, Fine hand painted plaque of a lady (France), Sterling and enameled magnifying glass, Several pc of garden tree Colored Boy hitching post, 2 early concrete winged griffins, Lg redware lion plaque, wire plant stand, urns, chairs, Pedestals, 2 estate rugs, Zink 1930s carousel horse , Several Edison and Columbia Victrolas, "Great Singers of the World" Victor ad poster, Hand carved boy w/ bird, Wood carved figures w/ corkscrew & bottle opener, 2 sets of lg doors and windows, Ship compass & candleholder, Majolica 6 piece corn tankard set, Jardinière & pedestal, Leaf plate w/ squirrel, Pitcher w/ storks, Pr Rookwood Peacock bookends, Wavecrest box, Several Epergnes, Cut and Carnival glass, Staffashire figure, set of 3 portrait Bristol vase, Set of bone china w/ cobalt blue "Aynsley" pattern, "Cope di Monte", 4 hand carved wagons and horses, plus more…

Lamps: Massive solid bronze nude lady lights on massive granite pedestals 8 feet tall, Signed Handel panel lamp w/ painted leaf motif, Rare pair of signed Moe Bridges boudoir lamps w/ floral blue shades in original boxes, Signed Handel arts & Crafts style leaded shade w/ red jewels & mahogany base, The best oversized ribbed panel lamp w/ light up base in cobalt blue, Royal Flemish style lamp w/ Roman medallion motif, Super bronze adjustable desk lamp w/ cupids and north-wind head w/ original cloth shade, Super silver plate lamp w/ winged griffin& scenic silver shade, Unusual marble 3 grace table lamp, Fantastic pair of hand painted Sevres style porcelain lamps w/ Victorian scenes, Several brass & bronze hanging chandeliers, Lg Pair of French Carriage lights, Eastlake table top w/ litho pane scenic panel, Several panel lamps 1 signed Royal Art Co., figural nouveau lamps, Cope-di Monte lamps, Pr of oriental figural, Piano, lamp, plus more…

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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