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

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Fontaine Heritage Antique Auction Details for Sunday December 9th 2012:

We will be selling over 500 lots of great period, Victorian, Oak, Mahogany, Tiger Maple, retro furniture.

Also advertising, leaded windows, miniatures, decoys, paintings, art glass, clocks, lamps, maps, 5 baseball rookie signatures – Mickey Mantel, Yogi, etc, Toys, dolls, steiff, etc.

Most everything in this sale is fresh out of Estate. Look back at the web still tons not photoed.

Victorian, Formal, Custom Furniture: Two great Victorian banquet tables with leaves, one with open mouth lions and three skirted leaves, one split pedestal with huge acanthus carved claw foot base, 3 piece gilted karpen couch set newly upholstered with carved back and claw feet, super 10 piece dinning room set with large claw feet and condrouned edge. Two grandfather clocks – one Hershedes Grand Prize with 5 tubes, fabulous oak "Cremona" Nickelodeon in working condition with leaded top glass, super all original 3 piece matching oak bedroom set. Rare 1858 working jewelers wheel, super custom tiger maple low boy with club feet and heavy figured maple, collection of over a dozen best leaded windows of all shapes and sizes. Several great oak and mahogany stacking bookcases including rare 6 section corner stacker, collection of 19th c miniature furniture and accessories, including miniature faux bamboo M.T. chest, fine 19th c marquestry inlaid lift top vanity with bronze mounts and floral and instrument inlay signed Huntzinger. Flip top game table, Huntzinger chairs, rockers, lamp tables etc. Wonderful large haberdashers tall chest with original hardware. Several sets of chairs including set of 10 custom Chippendale chairs, several great large hanging mirrors including walnut, gold gilt etc, Oak mirrored sideboard with leaded door and triple mirrored back, oak Morris chair with claw feet and lion head posts. Several china cabinets one with J-channel sides, mirrored back and glass shelves, Victorian drop front desk with shell carved lid. Decorator bronze dolphin fountain, marble and bronze pedestal, beer bench plus more. Oak tables, desks, bookcases, china cabinets, file cabinets, hall trees, wardrobes, roll tops, spool cabinets, dressers, etc. French painted music cabinet, super walnut 6 drawer tall chest with gallery, Horner quality mirrored shaving mirror. Inlaid Davenport desk, chaise lounge, several M.T. tables in all shapes. Marble top dressers and commodes. Several sofas including one with animal heads. Arms, Hitchcock tea cart, oak S-roll top desk. M.O.P. inlaid drop front desk, mission library table, Acanthus carved sofa with pineapple finials, garden urn with storks and iron chair with heads, 2 cushman side cabinets, carved oak blanket box with heads, plus more.

Period, Country, Empire and Accessories and Decoys: Rare hand carved 55" wooden Jesus in original paint in wonderful condition. Fresh from an Albany Estate probably 18th or 19th century, rare huge wooden burl bowl with hand painted scene inside (18th or 19th c). Estate rare early miniature tiger maple blanket box with boot jack ends. Super all original Sheraton chest with reeded columns, turned legs with original stenciled bowl of fruit on the splash. Awesome two-drawer grain painted blanket box signed E. Hancock. Large all original rocking horse with stenciled platform, approximately two dozen antique estate decoy ducks, some in original paint. Large paper machete, hanging pocket watch signed in original paint. Rare 3" Anna pottery "Little brown jug" Super early fire bucket "Willard Smith #1, 2 oval shaker boxes one in yellow. Shaker chair with tilters, 6 shaker post cards, 3 shaker block boards plus several boxes and firkins. Super original decorated hat box with floral décor, flip top box in original red, Ferkin in green, original sponge painted blanket chest signed S.C., Great iron dog scrapper in paint, 3 great 19th signs (Hardware, pumps and photographers), 2 signed old hickory arm chairs, 2 fabulous mirrors with decorated paint, fabulous 3 over 3 period chest in paint with bracket base. Large canopy bed with rope twists posts, 2 piece secretary abutant with fitted interior with pagoda top, large school masters desk on base in green. Several period tilt top tables, awesome large step back plantation desk with fitted interior, gold and silver powder cabinet, several period mirrors, 2 tiger maple rockers, and tiger maple drop leaf table. Period corner chair with stretcher base, pair of period contiental chairs with crown carved back. Several tavern style tables, Heishains soldier and period Andirons, pair of early 19th c chairs. Several blanket and tool chest including large selection of tools, baskets, boxes, crocks, Ferkins, period Chippendale drop front desk with bracket base plus much more.

Retro & Danish Modern and Aluminum Sculptures: Awesome rosewood refractory table with great grain marked A/S Randers Mobelfabrick, Denmark, rare rosewood grandfather clock with curio interior, fine rosewood leather sofa signed Vatne Mobler, Norway, 3 great pieces of fine aluminum sculptures signed Stanley Marcus (1-breaking waves), awesome queen size iron bed with flowers and tassels. Pair of chrome tables with cowboy boot center signed, "Gary L. Russell", dovetailed lamp shaped of a ball in chrome, pair of leather swivel chairs and ottomans. Large Danish drop leaf dinning table, complete dish set singed Dansk. Large round ottoman with fringe, great set of 4 nouveau folding chairs plus ashtrays, bookends, early large tube tv, retro travel kits in leather case, plus more.

Smalls, Clocks, Lamps, Paintings, China, Toys and Glass, Sports and Accessories: Super complete 1890’s military uniform and all accessories including sword marked US with photo and history of the man it belonged to. Sold 1 lot, iron signal canon, complete civil war tin with original forks, knives, folding cup, utensils, etc. Rare antique iron donkey head with light up eyes, Louis Vittone and Gucci bags and suitcase. Hershedes grandfather clock with 5 tubes. Oak grandfather clock with E. Howard marked on face. Two bronze mantel clocks, submarine clock, and mantel, gingerbread, OG etc. Awesome collection of pipes with all sorts of carvings, including horse, people, heads, dogs, bull etc. Over 100 antique pocket knives (estate fresh), collection of Stereopticon views, collection of straight razors, thousands of buttons, collection of Steiff animals, including jointed bears, rabbits, dogs, sheep, etc. Two large custom doll houses, collection small bisque dolls, bisque AM Bylou babe, dozens of collectable dolls, Huber steam roller, selection of Tonka’s, plus more. Wonderful pair of lustres red to cut floral design with cut prism’s. Five signed limited edition rookie series. Yankee signatures (Mickey Mantel, Phil Rizzuto, Whitey Ford, Bill Martin, Yogi Berra). Several lamps including Pittsburgh winter scene, leaded dome with grapes, red swirl hall fixtures, hanging pull down lamp with prisms, several slag lamps, Gone with the Wind lamp, large custom cut glass lamp with prisms, leaded table lamp with fruit and lion base. Nice scenic reversed and obversed painted table lamp, 2 early quilts, 1 sun bonnet, several door stops, dog houses Cows etc. Eight Cailden dishes (Tiffany & Co., NY) R.S. Prussia bowl, large 1858 Berkshires Map, Group of New England map in case. Two large vases with serpents, great "Black" gentleman cigarettre holder in iron. Several inalid box, frostie root beer thermoter, majalica pitchers with lady looking out window. Majalica Jardinere with horses, umbrella rack, 3 early lanters, jewlers scale, lion brand meat signs, bronze coated runner with marble base, 2 plates from the White House (John Quincy Adams), Louellsa Weller vase and pitcher, singer featherweight sewing machine, tons of tools, plains, and tool chests. Ad tins including sultana peanut butter tin, 4 "Star Light" car signal lamps, "stop", large Hunnell tee pee, plus other early hummels, coke cola beach chair, collection of bells, glass fruit, selection of Wedgewood, plus more.

Catered by Samels Deli

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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Always looking for quality consignment for upcoming sales.




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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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