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Fontaine Heritage Antique Auction Details for Friday November 18th 2011:

We will be selling a fabulous collection of Victorian, Oak, Custom Period Furniture. Also lamps, clocks, pottery, rugs, china, glass, music boxes, paintings, etc. from an Estates in Chatham, NY, Pittsfield and Richmond. Also items from the Pittsfield Ladies Club.

A Very brief listings as follows (images of many items can be seen in our Gallery):

Victorian, Formal, Custom and Period Furniture:
Monumental 10’ walnut Victorian marble top hall tree with huge lion head crest. Super wrap around umbrella stands with burled columns in fine original finish. (been in the Pittsfield Women’s Club for decades). Spectacular signed Horner bench carved top to bottom with winged Griffin arms with cupids, lions, faces in pristine condition. Awesome “fantasy” rocker with heads, faces , cupids, etc. Wonderful finely carved corner cabinet with large claw and ball feet and carved crest signed Neumann & Company, New York. (Women’s Club). Fabulous period federal step down sideboard with massive claws, bronze mounted Corinthian columns, large back splash with carved eagles, cornucopias and large basket of fruit. Unusual federal double door china cabinet with bronze mounted columns, 2-drawer top massive claw feel with 64 individual Paine glass, and large 36” round Rosewood marble top center table with carved medallions, renaissance 3 piece parlor set with claw feet and lady and gentlemen carved posts (probably New York) Fancy Victorian hall tree with carved walnut deer head crest, sweet Victorian pedestal with inlaid fifes, large cylinder roll secretary with all over burled accents and carved crest, 2 fancy renaissance library tables one with Greek key inlay, Rosewood multi mirror étagère with carved top, Victorian one door curio with Bombay bottom and bronze ormolu, fine centenial claw and ball low boys with carved legs and shell carved drawer. Nice 4 section fold out poker table with stretcher base and cabriole legs. Set of 6 centennial Chippendale claw and ball chairs, nice 19th c French style hall table with bronze multi shelf back. Fancy multi mirrored étagère with stick and ball fretwork. Great centenial drop front desk with huge shell carved lid with claw and ball feet. Fancy Victorian sideboard with carved apples, marble top ½ commode with carved pull. Large two doors walnut step back bookcase with two-drawer base and burl trim. Several fancy Victorian candles stands one with claw feet. Walnut coffee table with carved scenic top, period drop front desk with swing out legs and rose head nails. Federal pillow arm sofa with winged claw feet, federal swivel top federal game table with hairy paw feet. Federal double pedestal vanity with claw feet and swivel mirror. Federal claw foot 4 drawer silver chest, fancy Victorian mantel with mirrored back, wonderful gothic style 3 part fire screen with carved winged griffins, 2 rosewood laminated belter chairs with carved backs, large oval walnut Brook’s marble top center table. Sweet victorian T black forest firescreen with oval beveled glass center. Marble top coffee table with griffin’s legs, nice 4 section stacking bookcase with leaded doors. Super French style lift top show case with bronze ormolu, Victorian lift top chair table, several marble top tables and dressers. Carved stand with standing ladies, tall back Hunzinger platform rocker. Wonderful pair of walnut pedestals with reeded posts, super triple shield back sofa with carved drape back, fancy leaded door carved breakfront, great 7 drawer inlaid marble top lingerie chest. Several sets of chairs, bookcases, tables, marble top pier table with Corinthian columns and claw feet. Awesome federal work table with pull out desk and carved acanthus base, sweet 6 drawer empire silver chest, federal server etc. Two empire sewing tables, 9 piece custom mahogany dinning set, bow front corner cabinet, set of 6+8 custom chairs, signed Hitchcock, 3 piece vanity and mirror. Pair of mahogany inlaid L+JG Stickley chairs. Plus more.

Rare oak folding traveling Tanta list with cut glass bottles. Sherry glasses with rosewood and ivory cribbage board with fancy applied decorations, rare oak wrap around china cabinet with mirrored back and claw feet in original finish. Large oak banquet table with 5 leaves and huge claw feet pumpkin split pedestal. Wonderful set of 8 heavily carved chair in pristine condition. Awesome stacking custom oak leaded wall unit with double diamond leaded doors (15 sections in all) 2 super corner cabinet both in original finish one with claw and ball feet. Two piece oak bedroom set with north wind head crest, 3 nice oak lift seat hall trees including one with oval mirror spindle back in original finish. Fine signed Danner tall revolving bookcase, fancy stick and ball fretwork, large carved oak china cabinet fully beveled glass tall oak file with several compartments. Two oak Morris chair and rocker completely redone. Large carved oak bed with carved back, tall oak post masters desk, triple adjustable dress makers mirror. Two piece mirrored pier mirror, oak pedestal style charity collection box. Several tables, dressers, china cabinets, bookcases, sets of chairs, 3 banquet tables with leaves. Set of 7 tall back chairs, ice box, wall phone, north wind desk chair. Etc.

Super Accessories, Lamps, Clocks, Music Boxes, Surveyor’s Instruments, China, Glass, Smalls, Rugs, etc.:
Wonderful collection of music boxes including large inlaid cylinder with dancing girls and inlaid birds, large 15 1/2’” Olympia with fancy case and over 30 disc’s, pristine Regina in mahogany case with disc’s, sweet small Olympia music box with lots of extra disc’s. Fine inlaid wonderful Jewish Amos Amit Batik. Large cylinder music box with 5 bells, with birds, unusual stand up roller organ in a walnut Victorian case, several other cylinder music boxes, Victor, Victrola, reversed painted signed pairpoint lamp with floral shade, signed Jefferson with scenic reversed painted shade. Wonderful quilted red satin Gone with the Wind (not electrified). Four super bronze hanging gothic lamps with frosted glass, amberina style pull down hall lamp, huge bronze French Rocco hanging chandelier, 6 gothic chandeliers, several panel, boudoir and hanging fixtures, super 5’ hand carved marble statue, fine framed silver and gold necklace, 2 wonder Russian silver alter mates, 3 great pieces of signed Frank art including nude with arms around fluted vase, nude around a candle light, unusual frank art chained dog, fabulous jeweled leaded window, 21” bronze clad nouveaw vase with nude lady, bronze semi nude bust. Sweet glass top table with brass base with standing dogs, 4 super canes including 2 with ivory tops, 1 with cobra carved top, large pair of carved marble ewers with carved leaves. Large scenic royal Vienna urn with nude playing a base, wonderful cut silver plate center piece with 5 cut bowls, pair of nice luster, 4 fancy decanters including one with silver top, red to clear cut decanter, large 8’ mahogany grand father clock signed A. Stowell & Co. Boston, with broken arch top with moon dial, fabulous signed Tiffany extra wide crystal clock with columns and porcelain dial, spectular French mantel clock with 2 tone gilted bronze porcelain face and porcelain plaque ( a beauty). Fabulous 3 piece servers lock set with 18” clock with cupid angels floral motif with porcelain face, 3 piece porcelain clock set with bronze bases and porcelain face’s, artist signed Limoge hand painted jewelry box. Figural mantel clock with marble base, several ginger bread and mantel clocks, early barometer etc. Several pieces of pottery including great new-comb quality incist lamp base with 4 color pottery base signed Bradley and Hubbard. Rare pottery lamp base signed Rozane Ware (egypto), 2 fine pieces of future . Several pieces of Roseville including umbrella stand vases, Weller, Van Briggles, lots of Majolica, wall pocket with grapes, pairs Rockwood bookends monks with animals, plus more. Large set of sterling silver in wonderful chest, 2 super Jenson spoons with leaf handels Signed Tiffany. Dresser set, several lots of serving pieces, large silver plate center piece with cobalt inserts. Several estate oriental rugs, including 14 x 3 ½ runner signed oriental, prayer rugs, room size etc. Nice porcelain scenic tea set artist signed F. Boucher with angels, cupids etc. Wonderful Jewish scroll, super porcelain Hudson Adv & Co. sign, hand carved elephants head with tusks, several antique hood ornamentals including winged lady. Swan etc. several cast iron door stops including Parrott, frog, boat, windmill, cat, girl with water bucket, dogs, cat and sheep banks, squirrel nut cracker, cast iron fountain with bird hanging wall fountain with lion head. Brass national cash register. Dyola die cabinet, pair of bronze clad Indians on horse, large Moulin rouge poster, several set of andirons, and fenders. Slot machine, simulator, Victorian mirror with semi nude and lions head, great pair of French mother of pearl opera glasses, Monet pill box, pair of large scenic custard vases, pair of blue luster’s, with woman’s heads and cut prisms, 8 pieces of cobalt blue plate and bow (pair-point!). Plus more. Transits, Compasses Sextant and Related Items: Several servieying instrumentals, 2 by Gurley, Buff & Berger #3-L, CL Berger & Son, Sextant by Bendix Aviation tupe #3052 A Belong to Colonel JJ Koneazny, unusual early 19th c compass ? marked Whyte Thomas & Co. Glascow in the original box with all parts (these are all fresh out of one area home)

Dozens of estate paintings including J. Malcom Loyd, Sir John James Stuart 1827, Sir Charles Easthake PRH 1792-1860. George Elmer Brown, Nyles Foster 1825-1899. Two Samuel Prout, two Richard Parkes Bonington, wonderful early portrait in a fabulous gilt Frame miniature painting of horse and rider in a Victorian bronze gilt frame, painting on slate plus much more. Dozens of Pieces of Great Estate Jewlery: Including wonderful platinum or white gold pin with 7 large diamonds. 14k yellow gold sapphire and diamond with 1 ¾ ct. natural blue sapphire, platinum lady’s wrist watches with diamonds and ruby’s. Yenault, awesome sapphire with 36 diamonds in white gold or platinum, Rolex oyster perpetual signed Tiffany & Co., 14k Mavado wrist watch, wattmeter, 14k wrist watch, several 14 +18 k gold pocket watches, 14k diamond tennis bracelet, cameo’s, Indian silver and turquoise necklace, gold chains and bracelets with charms, gold necklace with diamond and ruby’s, gold opal ring, several cluster diamond rings, pearls with gold clasps plus much more.

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

Catered by Samel’s Deli

Our next sale after this one is on Friday December 9th at 6:00pm




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Ralph Fontaine's Heritage Auctions, Inc.
Route 22, Canaan, NY  12029

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