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Fontaine Heritage Antique Auction Details for Sunday December 1st 2013:
Auction begins at Noon

Completely Unreserved Estate Auction

We will be selling over 400 lots of a fabulous eclectic mix of antiques, Orientals, paintings, rugs, clocks, Victorian, Country period, Oak and retro furniture. Also lamps, glass, china, woodcarvings, a lifetime post card collection (sold in large lots). Instruments, leather coats, swords, etc from a complete untouched estate from Canaan, NY, Dalton, MA plus the remainder of the Pownal, VT estate all sold unreserved!!!

Period, Country Furniture and Accessories: A wonderful 17th c. Elizabethan style carved refractory table all pinned (estate). Period cherry drop front with fitted interior and cut out bracket base. Untouched estate fresh, several fine pieces of Adirondack including doublewide settee, sleeping hollow and stool, chairs and rockers, miniature salesman sample chair/table, whirly gig with horse, several quilts including crazy quilt 1885. Sweet tiger maple box signed L. Loulser, Wagon seat, early trunks and chests, period ladders, knife box, burl bowls, horn stool, large chopping block, chair, library step, several stands, period DL with turned legs, early icon, pull toy horse and wagon, toll trays, several early copper tea kettles, staffoshire cats, reversed painted on glass plus much more.

Oriental, African and Related Items (All Estate Fresh): Large 26” hand carved 18th or 19th c oriental carving in fabulous condition. Pair of 19th c bronze vases with wrap around dragons and birds (signed), 2 early hand carved jointed puppets with original cloths, skull with original horns signed James Reveley (anasazi artwork). Hand painted oriental painting sold by Lord Byron. Antique (Chia-Ching 1796 – 1820’s) 2 intricate carvings of oriental ladies on teak bases. Several pictures on rice paper, artist signed watercolor of floral and squirrel, egg shell oriental tea set. Buddha’s hand woven horse wall hanging, oriental floor lamp with dragon base, several masks, porcelain Lee-Che 1920’s complete chest set, several carved marble pieces, plus much more.

Furniture: Fine marble top secretary abutant beitemeyer style with fitted burled interior, quality 2 piece pierced carved breakfront with individual paine doors, and crotch mahogany, design and drop front desk, retro chaise lounge, 2 sets of retro chairs, 2 class top tables with fluted bases, unusual Rosewood veneer, drop front with 6 drawer glass front interior, awesome Octagon shaped curio cabinet in oak with glass shelves, multi drawer pyramid shaped dresser, fancy Victorian style iron style hall tree, several stacking bookcases in all shapes and woods, pair of Heywood saloon doors, fancy window seat, large split pedestal wall banquet table with claw feet and several leaves. Fancy oak sofa table with cut out ends. Several bow front China cabinets, large carved quartered oak sideboard with fancy carved top. Several fancy mirrors, 2 drop front desks, square oak table with 4 leaves inside, leather 3 section dressing screen, fancy carved oak server, oak hall tree, bookcase, mantel, fancy carved M.T. chest with fancy mirror. Walnut game table with burled top, square walnut split pedestal table with claw feet, Mahogany multi mirrored Etegére with curio front and large oval mirrored back. Fruit carved Rosewood sofa, set of signed Hitchcock chairs, Mahogany S roll top desk, several MT tables, Rosewood fire screen, 4 cushman stools, French music cabinet, set of 8 custom Chippendale chairs, wicker corner chair, 14 drawer oak stackable file, 7 piece bamboo porch set in pristine condition, Heywood wicker carriage plus more.

Post cards: (Thousands of them to be sold in lots) A 40 year collection never for sale, all different subjects including Indian, Ships, Military, and Black etc.

Accessories: Rugs, Lamps, Clocks, Glass, China, Paintings, Instruments and Swords There is probably 75 to 100 paintings, etchings, watercolors, and litho in all ages and sizes. (All estate fresh and several are signed) 45” harp, several violins, guitar, trumpet, large lot of Stuben, Baccarat glass figurines, cranberry epergne, several lamps including panel, leaded and reversed painted hanging jeweled pull down with lions Nouveau clock with nude, several estate room size rugs, including 9 x 12 Chinese. Also runner’s, several hand carved wood figurine including large 32” winged eagle, bears, etc. Several estate swords, collection of Christmas ornaments, hundreds of albums many vintage (sold in 1 lot), 2 paisley robes, several vintage leather coats, hanging chandelier with porcelain shades, several Jim Beam bottles including complete train with track, 2 Roger’s Groups, (we boys), (parting, promise), 7-Thoren music box carousels, Faberge punch bow and glasses, pachinko machine, retro fan (mimar dyna fan 525), early coke tip tray and miniature mirror, sweet china clock, ginger breads, beehives, porcelain etc. Large figural brass knocker, Elektra cappuccino machine. There’s tons of stuff, many items sold in lots.

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 518-781-3650. Gallery or 413-442-2537.

Always looking for Quality consignments.

Catered by Samel’s Deli.

Extreme snow date – December 8, call if in doubt.




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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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