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Fontaine Heritage Antique Auction Details for Sunday October 26th 2014:
Prussia Auction begins at 11am, Main auction begins at noon.
Anniversary Sale

We will be selling over 400 lots of the best Victorian, Oak, Mission, Mahogany furniture and also a collection of R.S. Prussia (sold at 11 a.m.). Music boxes, advertising, clocks, jewelry, bronzes, lamps and lots of Estate oil paintings, rugs, cut glass and marble busts. A wonderful assortment.

RS Prussia and Related Items (sold at 11:00 a.m.): We will be selling over 300 lots of some of the best R.S. Prussia and related items. (all from one private collection). Many to be sold in lots and unreserved items includes several rare portrait plates, swans, and rooster, ships, houses including plates, bowls, coco sets, sugar and creamer’s etc. Look at the web for over 200 photos.

Starting at approximately 12:15: Main Sale: Victorian, Oak, Mission, Music boxes, rugs, advertising, china, glass lamps, clocks, jewelry, paintings etc. A brief list as follows:

Victorian and related items: Incredible Victorian "Herter Quality" estate fresh credenza with mirror, rose colored marble, massive bronze claw feet, bronze mounted Corinthian columns, all over inlay, (must see). In a Troy brown stone for over 70 years. Monumental signed Horner Mahogany hall bench with open mouth winged lions, carved face on crest. Northwind heads in pristine condition O.F. (estate fresh). Massive 8’8" walnut double door wardrobe with fancy crest and burled top to bottom. Awesome Rosewood galushia 8-piece parlor set with bronze mounts from the Troy Estate. A collection of Huntzinger chairs, rockers settee’s including lollipop, Renaissance etc. Rosewood Roux quality étagère with curio base and carved winged gargoyles. Incredible 8 ½’ cherry wardrobe with pagoda top and large winged dragon sitting on top with oriental accents. Super oval 54" exquisite Herter quality large inlaid turtle top table with instruments and butterflies. Great oval "Brooks" center table with meaty base, extremely rare cast iron Civil War hall tree with riffles, swords and ammo packs etc. Heavily carved breakfront with carved legs and inlaid motif, mahogany Horner partner’s desk with large claw feet with carved top and heads on corners with lion pulls. Complete 7-piece Renaissance parlor set in beautiful condition. Rosewood pedestal with inlaid rake and sickles, large Mahogany woodbin with northwind head from one of the Lenox mansions. Horner quality inlaid center table, great heavily burled leather top wrighting desk with burled oval panels. Hard to find 19th c mahogany gaming table with large claw feet. Fine burled drop front secretary with fancy double gallery. 3 piece Renaissance walnut M.T. Bedroom set, 2 nice revolving bookcases, unusual 2-drawer wrighting desk with barley twist legs. Renaissance M.T. pier mirror with bulls’ eye crests, sweet custom inlaid credenza, Horner drop front desk with lion posts. Black incist checker board coffee table, super 60" double pedestal executives desk with raised panels, rare ½ size 4 section mahogany stacker with etched doors, stacking globe file unit with paneled sides. Pair of brass and rose colored marble commodes. Wonderful oriental bamboo curio with étagère with bird motif. Serpentine china with northwind head and rope twist columns. Fancy over the mantel mirror with spindle gallery, 3 Davenport desk with galleries, one cylinder, 2 large walnut lock side chests one with 10 drawers, large 10" walnut lions head, super inlaid center table with stretcher base and basket of fruit finial. 2 large federal sideboards with chimney splash. Period drop front figured maple with fitted interior and high cut out. Bracket, pristine cookie corner bow front Sheraton chest. Large black forest carved ram, several nice spool cabinets including oak coats with double roll ends. 24-drawer walnut bolt cabinet, black forest chair with music box, corner chair with lions and heads, great mahogany showcase 2-piece narrow lingerie chest, 8 door Macy’s stacking double wide bookcase. Unusual chopping block with fancy base, roll top file unit plus much more.

Oak: One of a kind 2 piece massive drop front desk with the best interior, the top section has 17 drawer, locks like a safe with a large roof top gallery (must see). Large 4 door heavily carved cupboard with full-bodied woman and massive 3 dimensional carved doors. Unbelievable carvings, spectacular 2 piece claw foot corner cabinet with fully beveled glass. Glass shelves, mirror back in mint O.F., Oak black forest Hunt board with all over carving and game carved doors. Shapely doublewide hall seat with carved oval mirror, 35-drawer stacking file unit with panel sides. Several stacking bookcases one with desk. 1 ¾ with leaded doors, heavily carved court cupboard with winged Griffin Crest w/open mouth winged Lion supports, and game carved doors, Oak Hall Tree w Lion supports, unusual O.F. Rotary Clothes rack, nice oak Cowgirl style Drop Front Desk w/ swivel mirror, several bow front China Closets some w/lions, wonderful 20 drawer Map Cabinet w/ slant top & gallery, awesome J.B. Coats Spool Cabinet w/ double roll, Oak Cylinder Secretary w/ gallery, 4 piece French oak Bedroom Set w/ mirrored wardrobe & marble top, Oak Regina Music Box Stand w/ raised panels, Oak Lion Head Server, Executive Oak Office Chair, carved Double Seat Bench - carved top to bottom, King’s Chair w/ carved heads and claw feet, nice oak Machinists Chest plus more.

Mission & Adirondack (Most of the Mission is from a life-long collection from a New Hampshire camp): Nice signed L & J G Settle rare Mission Chair w/ baseball scene back, Gustav Stickley Drop Front Dest (some restoration), Unusual Oak Drop Front w/ bookcase sides (Limbert?), Mint 54" signed Limbert pedestal base Round Table w/ 2 leaves, Stickley Bros. Morris Chair (pinned), Quaint mirrored Sideboard, Lg. Stickley Bros. hammered Trumpet Vase, Gus Round Table Base w/ stretcher, Lg. Gus Library Table w/ replaced tile top mortis through, extra-large Morris Chair w/ leather (pinned), unusual Planter w/ mortis sides & copper insert, signed Lifetime Drop Front Desk, unusual Drop Front w/ splayed out legs & rolled up sides, Mag Rack w/ cut out & iron straps, Gus Slat Back Arm Chair, Mission Stroller, signed J.M. Young Library Table, neat Gate Hall Rack, L&JG 2 tier Bookstand, Adirondack Bed, hanging Swing bench, rare Salesman sample old Hickory bench, several Canoe Paddles, Revere Tray, Chairs, Desks, Bookcases, etc.

Paintings: A Collection of Estate Fresh Paintings (from the Claverack Estate) Wonderful group of super 19th C. oil on canvases, several signed incl J. Bahieu, M Trapolo, Tussly, Milocmani plus many signatures that are illegible, also a life size portrait of Oscar P Fuller (founder of Masonic Lodge and Gov of NY (Pastel) Gigoux (artist), several Audubon, Carl Dietz, Brolger, early portraits 1 – Amasa Trowbridge (Surgeon War of 1812), Look on the Web for over 60 photos.

Lamps & Clocks: Fabulous all original signed Tiffany Triple Lily Table Lamp Estate Fresh quality bronze leaded shade with original hanger, exceptional B&H 22" reversed painted Lamp w/ Triple Dolphin base, 6’ Mahogany Hanging Lamp w/ 4 heavily carved winged Griffins, beautiful Reversed Painted Dome w/ Grapes in nice condition, super B&H Floor Lamp w/ porcelain base & wrought iron shade, Lg 5 arm Chandelier w/ coin spot opalescent shades, rare miniature signed B&H Salesman Sample Lamp, Mission style Banquet Lamp, sweet Genie Lamp w/ chunk glass shade, several Gone w/ the Wind & Panel Lamps, several nice Oil Lamps incl. Cobalt, Blue Satin, Cobalt to Clear, Red w/ Swirl Shade, several hanging fixtures incl. Crystal, Parrott Shade, Van Briggle w/ nude, pair of Silver over Bronze Nouveau Lamps w/ ladies, several leaded Domes, pair of Boudoir Lamps w/ blue shades plus more. Clocks – Large oak Regulator Clock w/ 1 weight & porcelain face w/ fancy Broken Arch top, great signed Tiffany Mantel Clock w/ heads & Lions, and Lg. Lady Reading Pediment, massive 3 piece Marble Clock Set w/ open escapement Inlaid decoration w/ Persian Nude on top (must see), Rosewood 33" Double Dial, Eli Terry decorated ¼ Column w/ splat, super Gothic Clock & Barometer Combo w/ Thermometer center, Weight driven Colonial Grandfather Clock w/ Corinthian columns & tubes, massive gilt bronze Clock w/ Cupids in pristine condition, 3 piece French Clock set w/ winged Cupids & Onyx base, Hanging Jersey Belle brand "Cranberry’s" ad clock, weight driven Vienna Regulator, fancy walnut Mirror side plus other Ginger Breads, fancy Iron Front w/ Cupids, min. Grandfather Clock, Swing Arm Clock, Rosewood Atkin hanging Regulator, Clock under Dome, China Clocks, plus more…

Jewelry – all Estate Fresh from a Schenectady Estate - A brief list as follows: 14K V shaped Ruby & Diamond Necklace w/ 21 rubys (2.33 weight) 20 diamonds (1.48 weight), wonderful 14k gold Lady’s Wrist Watch (Nicolet 17 jewel), Incabloc w/ Rope & Tassle, also 14K Bristol, Tavannes, 2 dozen 14 & 18 K Gold Rings w/ rubies, diamonds, sapphires & opals, Pearls, 14K Bracelet, plus several Gold Necklaces, gorgeous Platinum Ring w/ 1.45 Ct diamonds, 14k w/ 13 diamonds

Accessories, Advertising, Instruments, Rugs, China, Glass Porcelain, Music Boxes: Fantastic Victorian life size Marble Bust of a beautiful lady wearing a veil on a matching pedestal (estate fresh and great), several other Marble Busts, large antique Miessen Mirror w/ roses & Cupids, a Beauty, Collection of great Music Boxes incl super coin-op Poly Phon (table top) in working condition, 2 Oak 15-1/2 Inc Regina Music Boxes both w/ several discs, Regina Music Box Cabinet in Oak w/ Raised Panel, 2 inlaid Multi-Tone music boxes w/ bells & drums, 9" Regina w/ dozens of discs plus other fine boxes, rare early Coke Cooler in original paint, Coke bottle stand, nice Mobil Gas double sided gas pump light, early Gas Pump Nozzle, lg Tin Curlee Cloths sign, early 8’ Tuckahoe sign, Ad Clock, (New Jersey Cranberries), Mail Pouch Tobacco Thermometer, 1901 Fire Hydrant, early Doctor’s Scale, small Safe w/ Combo in original paint, large Gaming Wheel w/ iron base, several super estate fresh Rugs, all handmade in wonderful condition, 2 huge sets of fancy Andirons, figural Center Piece w/ porcelain Plates, cast iron Northwind Face Fountain mount, 3 piece Miessen Compote & Candlesticks, 4 book set of "Mohawk Valley", Famous Leaders & Battles of Civil War, several great pieces of cut glass incl lg oval Center Piece w/ bronze accents, several cut Bulbous Vases, 1 w/ Silver top, rare Mannequin with wooden jointed arms "Stockman Paris" 4 signed "Hawks Cut Shakers", lg signed "Baccarat" bowl, signed Lalique Chalice, pair of bronze mounted vases w/ cupids, Edison Victrola w/ Morning Glory horn, several great lots of Porcelain incl tea sets, center pieces, urns, Majolica (all from Schenectady estate), original Iron Horse Boot Scraper, Cast Iron Lawn Jockey, cast iron Bench w/ grapes, Wire Bench, Bookscrappers w/ winged Griffins, bronze bust signed Mino Da Fiesole, 10" bronze Owl signed Milo, Tiffany Bronze & Slag Frame, rare miniature Oak Tantalist & inlaid Tantalist w/ cut bottles, several Urns, some signed Sevres, 12" Royal Bonn Vase, 2 carved Bone Knives, set of 12 great Fruit Plates, lg pair of Oriental Vases, Hagger Nouveau Nude Centerpiece, lg Royal Dux Lamp, Cope Di Monte Centerpiece, bronze Golfer signed Shipston, Roger’s Group "Ha! I Like not that", several miniature Paintings, Bausch & Lomb Microscope, Van Nostrand’s "Steam Engine Indicator", Tellespsen Transit in Box, plus a gold decorated Transit in box, 2 fine Leaded Beveled Windows, Rocco Bronze Scounce, super Bakelite Dresser Set in box, plus much, much more.

Terms: Cash or good check, Visa, MC, Discover, 18% Buyer’s Premium - 15% for Cash or good check. Absentee and phone bids accepted (no internet bidding). For more info call Ralph @ 518-781-3650 (gallery) 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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