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Next Auction Date: Sunday 12/8/19 @ Noon!

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Fontaine Heritage Antique Auction Anniversary Sale
Details for Sunday November 20th 2016:
Auction begins at Noon

We will be selling over 400 lots of the best Victorian Oak, Mahogany, Furniture also fabulous Clocks, Lamps, Bronzes, Marble, Paintings, Music Boxes, Black Forest, Country Store and Advertising, Art Glass, great Porcelains, Icarts, Incredible Carved Wood, 1920’s Life Size Black Band.

Items from several estates including Rupert & Wilmington VT, Clifton Park, Coxsackie NY, also Pittsfield, Lenox, & Stockbridge Mass Estates.

Fabulous Victorian Furniture & Related Items: Impossible to find 9 piece matching Mahogany "Karpen" Bedroom Set w/ full bodied nude women & marble tops consisting of Queen size Bed, Tall Chest, Ladies Chest, Wardrobe w/ cupids, Awesome Chevel Mirror, Vanity, Large Marble Top Center Table, Mirrored Music Cabinet w/ matching figural pedestal all w/ full bodied carved nudes. (Must See) Rare Pharmaceutical Eastake Dispensary w/ all original leaded prescription window w/ multi drawer work area (in VT estate for decades), Herter quality Marble Top inlaid credenza in walnut w/ marquetry inlay and black & gold incising, Monumental 76" lift seat Bench carved top to bottom w/ life size winged cupids, griffins, heads w/ gargoyle feet (must see). Pristine oversize 3 piece "Karpen" Parlor Set w/ full semi-nude backs carved top to bottom fully tufted & gorgeous in pristine condition (from a NY estate). Herter quality 57" inlaid Center Table w/ black & gold and bronze ormolu, Amazing M.T. Sideboard w/ double pedestal base w/ intricately carves swans (a beauty), Alexander Roux round corner M/T. Chest w/ chunky floral carved massive crest & étagère posts, Awesome 9 piece Dining Room Set w/ full bodied Herculean style men consisting of lg 2 piece Breakfront, Table, 6 Chairs & Server, Nice 10’ tall 9’ long walnut Step Back Wall Unit w/ shaped doors, burled panels in original finish. Nice pair of laminated rosewood "Belter" Arm Chairs, spectacular hand carved "Kings" chair w/ intricately carved cupids flying on birds, Heads (great) several figural pedestals & tables, 5 piece Karpen set w/ maidens heads, large walnut kneehole Cylinder Desk w/ gallery signed T.G. Swellew N.Y., large mahogany Horner Morris Chair w/ full bodied winged lion arms & huge claw feet, oversize 3 piece renaissance M.T. Bedroom Set w/ massive crests lg burled panels, & quality marble, 2 nice Horner Chevel Mirrors 1 w/ marquetry inlay, multi mirrored étagère w/ winged griffin crest, 2 matching 3 piece apothecary jars w/ ewer tops in excellent condition, 2 of the best 6 drawer Spool Cabinet w/ great labels, 2 massive Victorian Secretaries w/ burling and large galleries, lg 2 door step back walnut Bookcase w/ original carved gallery, Classical multi color pillow arm Window Seat, lg bonnet top 2 door Wardrobe w/ lady carvings, 2 nice half commodes 1 signed Mitchell & Ramelsburg, awesome gothic bronze & onyx étagère heavily carved 19th C Oriental Bench w/ dragon back, exceptional carved mahogany Plaque w/ mythological griffin bird w/ satin wood inlay, great Serving Stand w/ bronze mounted griffins w/ porcelain plaque, Tester canopy brass & iron bed, several M.T. Hall Trees, federal pillow arm sofa w/ swans, 2 piece Jeliff Parlor Set, Jeliff rosewood Gents Chair w/ bronze medallion. Pair of continental chairs w/ carved heads & tapestry upholstery, lg Partner’s Desk w/ full dolphin supports, Horner China Cabinet w/ lions & mirrored back, figural Coffee Tables massive moh. split pedestal Banquet Table w/ huge ball & claw feet w/ 4 leaves, incredible 22" heavily carved plaque of nouveau lady, 2 heavily carved chairs w/ dolphin backs, gilded curio w/ lion & north wind crest, rare Cadillac 1¢ Lollipop Scale w/ great graphics, several other Desks, Library Tables, Beds, Marble Tops, Wardrobes, etc. Check the web for 800 photos.

Oak: Large original finish "Horner" oak Side Board w/ full bodied wing griffin supports, Beveled Curio Cabinet w/ fruit & nut carved crest, fabulous oak Horner Partner’s Desk with full bodied wing griffin supports, carved top in mint original finish (been in a New York Estate for over 60 years), Oversized oak Side by Side w/ bow front and standing wing griffin gallery, Huge oak Bow front China Cabinet w/ beveled glass, mirrored back & glass shelves, w/ carved columns top w/ claw feet, Quality Oak fully beveled Block front Curio w/ mirrored back with carved loving birds in mint original finish, hard to find oak "Ransom & Randolph" Toledo Ohio multi drawer Dental Cabinet w/ several swing out & pierced fretwork, rare oak carved xylophone w/ 8 bronze gongs, intricately carved base, several stacking bookcases incl 1 double step back w/ E & G sections, also revolving bookcase, sweet pristine oak S&B Hall Tree w/ beveled port hole mirror, 6 drawer Willimantic Spool Cabinet, double wide 8 drawer file unit, 2 oak pedestals 1 w/ carved ram heads, oversize oak "Kings" chair w heavily carved back, large S&B fretwork, 4 fine Hall Trees w/ mirrored back, oak Refractory Table w/ scenic supports, nice oak pipe tobacco Tantalist, oak Umbrella Rack w lion head center, bowed S&B hanging Curio Cabinet, oak sliding 2 door "Paine" Bookcase, full size bed, plus much more.

Clocks, Lamps: Super Seth Thomas Jewelers Regulator w/ cut glass pendulum (straight from a Pittsfield jewelers) been in the family over 100 years, exceptional large Waltham 9 tube Grandfather Clock with Chinoiserie oriental finish, Meaty oak Ansonia "Senator" Mantel Clock w/ large bronze semi-nudes, great Ansonia Grandfather Clock w/ all over bronze ormolu fancy starburst pendulum, signed Willard weight driven Banjo Clock, plus several other banjo clocks, signed Tiffany pedestal with porcelain jester with jewels and enameled plagues, signed Tiffany carriage clock, awesome Mahogany grandfather clock with most pristine painted dial depicting the continents (awesome scenes), several figural mantel clocks one with 2 German Shepard’s, soldiers, maidens, etc. Large walnut F, Kroeber No. 30, large 3 piece French figural clock set "leveret" Moreau, chelsea double ship clock, split pillar terry case (brass words) Rosewood column clock, 2 Vienna regulators, mantel clocks with standing griffins, onyx clock with portrait scenic face, Rosewood Seth Thomas double dial, ebony regulator with carved lady columns, mirror side ginger bread, French oak clock with winged griffins, massive marble mantel clock plus many more lamps; awesome 20" Wilkinson 2 tone panel lamp with figural base in mind condition, great 24 panel 20 signed B&H w 3 tone colored shade. 16" Pittsburgh with sheep herder scene (mint) Massive Tiffany style high quality leaded floor lamp with heavy bronze base, leaded 5 shade chandelier with floral bronze fixture with purple shades, Noveau reversed painted night light with figural nude, 41" signed B & H statue lamp with brass shade. (lulli-Enfant) aesthetic 5' chandelier with 6 arms and glass shades, Pair of bronze lamps with full winged Griffins, bronze table lamp with 3 beaded shades. Several leaded and panel lamps, signed "Paine" floor lamp with birds. Several floor lamps, white to green cut pair point quality lamps, Noveau nude lady with leaded conch shell shade and marble base 24 x 17, spelter lamp soldier sitting by the fireplace, large scenic sevres porcelain lamp with bronze ornalou Frankart style nouveau lamp with double nudes, plus lots more

Music Boxes, Victrolas, Slot machines, Coin-op and Cash Register: Massive cylinder multi tune inlaid music box in mint working condition. Burled satin wood and mother of pearl inlay (must see). Oversize Mahogany Stella with several discs, oak victor #5 with oak sphere horn, unusual baby grand shape "Columbia Grand" Victrola, oak Edison Victrolia, Edison gem with horn, oak 16" Stella with pull out drawer and several disc’s, inlaid Rosewood Music box with 13-11" disc’s and floral inlay. Symphonion disc music box with several disc’s. Bird cage with singing bird plus other fine music boxes. Pristine 5 cent mills slot machine with castle decoration, rare oak cash register with bead counter with great brass gallery, 1 cent Cadillac lollipop penny weight scale, brass national cash register etc.

Great Accessories, Art Glass, Porcelain, China, Bronzes, Black Forrest Adverting, Black Memorabilia, Paintings: One of a kind antique hand carved life size colored band (estate fresh). Nice polychrome finish in magnificent condition, Pair of 3’ hand carved black-a-mores, incredible 19th c. hand carved cardholder with black man holding card tray. Unusual mazawattee tea tin w with 3 colored children drinking tea, carved pipe with colored boy riding and alligator over 2 dozen bronze, marble and spelter statues. Many signed and estate fresh including 39" signed Dallin 1912 of Indian Warrior on horse. Large semi nude bronze J. Causes, nude nouveau lady signed E. Vinunis, Bronze head signed P.B. Erotic signed nino olivine, 11" bronze foo dog, large bronze pelican, bronze cupid holding horn, plus a dozen more estate bronzes. Several signed marble statues, and busts, one sighed Clodion, Bebe Awcapuchon, fabulous pair of 11" signed Tiffany Iridescent candlesticks, pair of signed Le Gras vases. Signed Baccarat acid cut jar with the sterling top in 3 color, the best aesthetic 5 piece meriden silver plate tea set. Outstanding 14"Mt. Washington figural base brides basket with fruit decoration, signed royal Bonn portrait vase artist signed Kody, pair of bronze plaques signed Carnier, fabulous nouveau polychrome jumping horse with marble base, deco statue marble base; pr bronze bowls with dolphin bases. Large brass doorknocker with Northwind face, signed Oscar Bach ash tray and planter, brass pedestal with winged angels and delft panels, huge fire place set with winged heads. Fabulous pair of original cast iron winged eagles (from corner of a NY Brownstone), original cast iron 1920’s horse from a Springfield, Ma Park. Nice Ebert’s ad sign 1906, original Rolls Royce hood ornament, wonderful collection of black forest carvings including 30" wall hanging with deer, rabbit, guns, powder flask, great carved bear with glass eye’s, mother bear and 3 cubs, black forest carving with 3 rams, deer head with original horns, carved thermometer with quails, humidor of skull with snake out of eyes, black forest humidor with Indian chief head. Indian plaque carved elephants, pair of hand carved bears etc,. 4 polychrome plaque signed B&H, the best mirrored plateau with winged cupids and grapes, silk rug with scenic center, 4 great ink wells, 2 figural, 2 sets of bronze figural candelabras, several sterling frames, double wheel coffee grinder, large gilted eagle on stand, 6 leaded windows, 22k gold clad baseball cards, 7’ 19th c. casket and coffin signs, scenic lead window with bulls eyes, lures in boxes, great 12" Hammond’s terrestrial globe, a nice white to pink lustres, 18 x 6 tile in frame, 14 piece Victoria Austria fish set, 4 Dresden figurines, 15" majolica center piece, 22" bronze epergnes with dolphin and cut insert, several tiles in bronze frames, 10" barbing Moreno vase, large Victorian gaming plaque with cards, dice chips domino’s etc. Signed Amberina pitcher with pewter top. All estate paintings including oil signed Richard Schmid, of a nude, great pair of nice portraits of revolutionary dignitaries, fabulous night scene with moon over ocean (extremely well done) 3 nice antique icarts with windmill, signed oil on canvas of lady with her sheep, 3 mission (Shop of crafters) of caged lions, o/c of soldiers signed Clark Fay, early o/c with history on back, plus over a dozen other estate paintings, steel engraving of our Presidents, look online for photos.

Extreme snow date Sun Nov 27 @ noon – Call if in doubt.

Terms Cash or Good Check. Visa, MC, Discover & Amex. 18% Buyers Premium 15% for cash or good check. Absentee & Phone bids accepted (No Internet bidding). Absentee and phone bids accepted(no internet bidding). 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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