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Fontaine Heritage Antique Auction Details for Sunday November 4th 2012:

We will be selling over 400 lots of the best items we’ve had all year. The majority is from a massive estate from Philadelphia and a complete contents of a Fort Plain estate. Including the best Horner, Brooks, Roux, Belter, Kappen furniture. Also super lamps, Handel, Tiffany, Jefferson, etc. Collection of clocks, music boxes, art glass including Daum Nancy, Tittany, Lalique, Delft, Ambeina, KPM, servres, Meissen, also Louis Vitton, Gucci, baseball signature, (Mickey Mantel) bronze, Nickelodeon, etc.

Victorian and Formal Furniture: The best signed Thomas Brooks marble top bedroom set with oversize bed. Dresser with mirror commode and ½ commode with black decorated molding. Estate fresh in mint condition, over 10 great pieces of Horner, most are signed including the best 7’ tall walnut lift seat bench with winged griffin arms and double standing winged griffin crest with demon head, carved panels in pristine condition. Fabulous oak man in the mountain fully serpentine china cabinet with massive claw feet, signed Horner triple book case with arched doors and 4 different carved standing figural posts. Super oversize oak signed Horner corner cabinet with bowed beveled door and massive fruit carved gallery. Great Horner triple bookcase with standing lion corners, serpentine center door and secret drawer. Horner faux bamboo davenport desk with double gallery. Awesome signed Horner massive rope twist pedestal. Horner 2 door cabinet with lion posts and North wind panels and pulls. Super signed Horner turtle top table with M.O. P. inlaid, 2 door Horner bookcase with open mouth lions, claw feet and lion head posts, signed Horner inlaid window seat, plus more. The sweetest 3 pieces laminated rose wood belter parlor set (Rosalie with grapes) Fresh from a NY estate. Awesome Rosewood, "Roux" multi mirrored Étagère with pierced lyre decoration and rose carved crest. The best gold incist 6’ over the mantel mirror in mint condition. Fabulous solid bronze Oscar Bach marble top console table with mirror with standing ladies, carved to death double wide hall chair with lions, cupids, fruit, heads, 2 wonderful cylinder roll secretaries, 1 extra wide with figured maple interior with secret compartments. Three 3-piece Karpen sofa sets one with standing winged lions, 5 piece with M.O.P. inlay with winged lion arms. Also a 3 piece set in gold gilt, 3 of the best national cash registers one full standing with raised panel Bombay base, one with 3 drawer base with all the bells and whistles. Faux bamboo cheval mirror, mt chest, ½ commode and stand, 5 of the best meaty pedestals you want to see. Inlaid, rope twist, ebonized set, spectacular full size brass bed with all sorts of curly cues, great triple mirror Mahogany vanity with standing woman. Several M.T. ½ commodes, one with columns signed Heney & Co., Rosewood pier table with carved fruit and roses, signed Huntzinger flip top game table, also library table and pedestals with rope twist, lollipop rocker, wonderful collection of multi drawer spool cabinets including wonderful Belding. Also large slant front with raised panel sides plus more. Several heavily carved chairs and rockers with lions, griffins and cupids. Fabulous inlaid portfolio stand with black and gold incising and inlaid fife and flowers. Inlaid lift top serpentine, side show case, wonderful hand painted Verne Martin curio, inlaid table with birds, several banquet tables with leaves, music stand with Corinthian columns and lyre sides. Wonderful pair of acanthus carved beds, large ebonizes étagère with Minton tiles, large 7 drawer Renaissance dresser with columns with burl fronts, great folding walnut drafting table with folding claw foot base, spectacular block front drop front desk with huge shell carvings, carved figural pedestal, super document box with Shakespeare medallion, collection of over 30 Victorian miniatures including Faux Mt. Chest, drop front secretaries. Sideboards, blanket boxes, etc. Lots of great antique leaded windows. This is just a small glimpse into what is here!

Oak: Spectacular oversized oak man in the mountain china cabinet fully serpentine with massive claw feet. Mirrored back, glass shelves in pristine condition, super signed Horner extra wide corner cabinet with round beveled door with fruit carved crest. Great fully serpentine wrap around side by side sideboard curio with lion shelf. Wall unit of stacking globe bookcases (D-sections) 3-4 section plus 1-section with drop front desk. Oak coin op Nickelodeon in working condition with leaded front. Unusual sideboard server with curio top, arched and carved crest, super double wide oak hall tree with heavily carved top and large shield shaped mirror plus other hall trees. Sweet bow front 18" lingerie chest with splash, awesome pair of quarter saun vanity with adjustable mirrors, super 30 drawer 6’ file cabinet with slide out drawers. Great oak mirrored back china cabinet with large open mouth lions plus other china cabinets, nice matching 3 piece oak bedroom set with carved tops, oak server with leaded door with triple hooded mirrored back. Large oversized gothic sideboard with hooded mirrored back and cathedral top, great diminutive bow front curio with open mouth lion supports. Several oak stackers one with raised panel 2 door base, unusual oak tea cart with ship wheel ends and claw feet. Great lift seat "Paine" hall bench with all over carved back and sides. Lift top blanket box with carved top and front, nice file with large and small drawers. Heavy quarters secretary, massive round table with split pedestal with fruit carved base, high 48"-5 roll top desk fully raised panel, several heavy lamp tables, 2 door court cupboard signed Kancher, Philadelphia, PA. Pair of matching stick and ball umbrella stands. Massive pierce carved mirror, bow seat window bench plus much more.

Accessories, China, Glass, Porcelain and Orientals: Fantastic pair of carved marble urns with extremely detailed heads, fruit etc. Two wonderful signed Louis Vittone trunk, one early ½ side with early mark #14224, one other with lift out tray also several Gucci and Louis Vittone bags and briefcases. Spectacular marble ink well with bronze metal smith singed (Ferronies Xus Sieche) (21 x 15 x 14), rare huge artist signed 20 x 15 delft plaque de porcelune fles (Jam Stren?). Several other plaques some signed KPM, rare 15 ½ " Aberina punch bowl also Amberina pitcher and bowls, super acid cut multi color signed Daum Nancy France 4 ½ " vase, signed Tiffany, 8" footed candy dish in gold, sweet signed Tiffany 4 bottle tantalist, pair of signed Tiffany bronze bookends signed Moignier, plus other Tiffany, signed Handel. Hunidor with dogs, peachblow vase, wonderful 23" severs style urn artist signed Rochette with wonderful painting and bronze work, signed Lalique chicken. Awesome complete 19 piece fish set, rare Snouden & Cowmen jewlers wheel 1859 (45" tall), early Chapman Boston fire hydrant, super polychrome blackamore pedestal, large marble center piece of panthers, rare coin-op stereopticon view. (Whitings Sculpto scope, Cincinnati, OH) plus section of sterio cards. Rare 1858 map of Berkshire County by Henry Walling, life size antique concrete. Garden figure (semi-nude lady), and great bronze inkwell with mother and baby elephants, signed Apollo. Bronze and Slag glass covered box, super travel desk with secret compartments and calendar. Bronze 13" plaque of game signed PJ Mene 1850, bronze figural lamp with semi nude lady, great 5 cent Mills slot machine all original. Nice pair of brass sconces with lions, figural desk mirror with cupid, super black forest frame with oil painting, wave crest jar, several great pairs of luster’s in red, green and pink. Three large figural center pieces, royal Vienna plaques, servres, figural center piece, several pieces of super Orientals including a dozen large chargers Imari, triptics, large 6’ wall hanging, antique gong, wonderful enameled mirror, oriental jewelry box, other oriental prints etc. RS Prussia, Limoge, Royal Vienna, Morano, Dresden, Meissen, Royal Doulton, Wards orange crush dispenser, several art glass brides baskets, figural art glass center piece, ink well with demonic head, several semi antique room size rugs plus so much more.

Baseball: 5 original signed Rooke series limited edition, Pictures by Daunta Cooney, One Mickey Mantel 85/1000, Phil Rizzuto (scooter) 558/1000, Alfred (Billy) Martin 35/1000 Yogi Berra (Lawrence) 43/1000,. Whitney Ford (Edward) 38/1000

Music Boxes & Musical Items and Coin-ops: Fabulous working Oak coin-op Cremona Marquette (Chicago), Nickelodeon, huge "Stella" Oversize disc music box with one drawer and extra disc’s, fine "Harmonia disc music box with pull out drawer, great heavily burled walnut disc. Music box with awesome scene with cupids, super signed "Gibson" banjo/mandolin with case. Fabulous 26" Jacot’s inlaid cylinder 10 tune music box. Nice inlaid cylinder music box with bells plus other music boxes. Coin-op Mills 5 cent slot machine in original paint, coin-op Stereopticon viewer, coin-op "The Gypsy" fortune teller machine, plus more.

Paintings, Etchings, Prints and Maxfield Parishes: Approximately 20 Maxfield Parish in original frames (all photos on line). Dozens of estate fresh oils never for sale, many are signed and are listed artists most are 19th c and well done including a wonderful canal scene signed Moretti. Large portrait signed M.A. Fischer, sweet land scape signed Renard, other noted names, Neil Williyth plus many more.

Lamps: Great signed Tiffany counter balance floor lamp in original patina, awesome 18" Reversed painted artist signed Jefferson #2612 A.L. with lake, trees and moon scene. Signed Handel 10" with bronze base and textured shade, 2 large reversed painted 18" scenic Pittsburgh one with farm and cows, oversize Signed Handel, base in original patina 3 sockets with heat cap. Small winter scene Pittsburgh, small signed Handel boudouir, Great figural "soldat spartiate" with ball shade. Awesome reversed painted paneled dome with slag glass spacers, hanging blue hobmail pull down lamp with birds, exceptional large hanging bronze chandelier with large frosted shade, 2 handel quality hanging lamps, large bronze lamp with etched shades, several leaded domes, panel lamps signed B&H, blue satin glass lamp, figural bronze lamp Gone with the Wind lamps, pair of lamps with quezel shades. Early pottery lamp with portrait, bronze ceiling light, plus more.

Clocks: Wonderful Waterbury double weight driven regulators (regulator 11) in walnut in original finish, 2 weight driven Water Bury regulator in Cherry (regulator 21), super oak 3 weight driven "Elite" Grandfather clock with scenic dial and broken arch top. Two weight driven Mahogany Grandfather clock with moon dial, awesome 21" Mussen style clock with people, cupids and floral motif all over. Two signed J.C. Brown ripple front beehive clock, early Pillar & Scroll with painted tablet, 3 weight driven Gustav Becker regulator with damazien weight and pendeulum, large New Haven mirror side, great 3 piece Renaissance clock set with 2 tone bronze. Several early barometers, Chelsea ship clock, daum France crystal clock, several great early barometers, dog clock with moving eye’s, figural mantel clock, 2 weight driven Vienna regulator, standard time #1, nice original oak, Owen Charlotte wall clock plus more.

Check the gallery with over 550 photos.

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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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