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Next Auction Date: Sunday 9/15/19 @ Noon!

Previous Auction Listing: All items at this auction SOLD

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Details for Sunday April 23rd 2017:
Auction begins at Noon

Only 80 miles from Brimfield (Bid by phone, pick it up on the way by).

We will be selling over 400 lots of the best heavily caved Victorian, Oak, Mahogany Furniture, a fabulous antique doll collection including two tete jumeau’s (from a Canaan home, collected for years). Also wonderful clocks, lamps, porcelain, marble and bronze sculptures, music boxes, Louis Vitton trunks, paintings, many items from several different estates including items from Morgan Buckeley (Governor and Senator) of Connecticut.

Victorian, Mahogany, Federal, French and Related Items:
A fabulous collection of Victorian: Awesome walnut Victorian hall tree with mirrored center, bird crest with winged gargoyles, and outstanding multi wood inlaid console table with scenic inlaid center panel. Lion and fruit carving winged Griffin crest with matching inlaid chairs, super 19th c Victorian pool table 8’ x 4 1/2' with all over marquetry inlay and Rosewood bumpers by the W. Collender & Co. Also pool and ball rack, exceptional tripe walnut 4-door bookcase with step out base and carved crest and burled columns. Heavy Mahogany lift seat bench with large carved winged cupids, dolphins, winged Griffins and north wind head center (must see). Fancy two-door bookcase with figural columns, carved doors in nice original finish. Oversized Meeks rosewood, marble top console with fruit carved columns, rare aesthetic longuy pedestal with porcelain center and tile with bird motif, set of 3 rare chairs (marine Bird Back) Pierced carved backs, Rosewood galushia style cylinder desk with shell carved pierced carved crest, super oversized Brooks M.T. table with large claw feet and massive carved base. Pottier and Stymus inlaid drop leaf table with marquetry inlaid top oval porcelain plaques with bronze ormolu, huge oversize walnut bed with all over burled panel and massive foot board. Large black forest clock shelf with life size walnut deer head with real horns, exceptional classical 1830s secretary with Corinthian columns, large hairy paw feet individual Paine glass with lift up desk and brass trim. Great walnut hall piece with winged maidens heads, nude woman and all over carved floral decoration. Unusual walnut round Victorian china cabinet with carved top and claw feet. Fancy full size brass bed with canon ball and large S shaped decorations, Victorian round center table with full standing winged lions. Sweet 1890’s inlaid and painted Edwardian letterbox, huge burled Victorian cheval mirror with carved columns and crest with burled panels. Fancy mirror with winged Griffin crest, 2 great marble top music cabinets with carved galleries. Gilted figural above the door decoration with maiden and lions. Horner library table with full carved North wind head sides, carved top, large burled over the mantel mirror with carved crest and fancy burled columns. Triple Victorian bookcase with beveled doors and carved gallery. Several cylinder and drop front secretaries including large Victorian biedermeier with fitted figured maple interior. Several spool and cotton cabinets including corticelli silk, rosewood M.T. hall tree with all over pierced carving and swivel mirror. Large walnut Victorian hand carved lions head, 60" raised panel mahogany executive desk, marble top console table with fruit carving with wreaths and black marble top. Two piece Jeliff sofa set, unusual inlaid Huntzinger high back piano stool, signed Horner Faux bamboo ? commode, 2 pairs of walnut kings chairs including 6’ gothic. Sweet period Federal pillow arm sofa with winged claw feet cornucopia arms and figured maple inlay. Glass top figural coffee table with nude lady supports, French gilt MT console table, French hand painted Verne martin music cabinet. Horner inlaid turtle top table, Renaissance library table with urn supports, fancy carved window seat, large server with full bodied men, match pair of 4 section mahogany d-section (598), pair of Berkey and Gay night stands, 2 piece heavily carved court cupboard with figural posts. Several marble top tables including one with dog carved stretcher, signed Horner Marble top credenza with brass inlay, large heavy burled sideboard with fancy carved gallery, marquetry inlaid 4 drawer chest (inlaid top to bottom). Exceptional heavily burled round table with several leaves, several brass and bronze pedestals including one with maidens heads, large burled 2 door wardrobe with hidden drawer, rare miniature salesman sample Victorian sideboard, stick and ball. Fretwork with ship wheel design, multi mirror bow front ?tag?re with lion gallery. Massive lift seat bench with carved back, chunky marble rope twist library table with huge claw and ball feet. Rosewood book rack plus much more.

Oak: Hard to find sectional oak wall unit d-sections (299’s) globe wernicks, 4 bookcases, 4 section each, spectacular oak stacking file unit with all different size and shape drawers with pull out writing surfaces, 3 of the best Horner quality round china cabinets all carved top to bottom. Tall oak signed Danner 4 section revolving bookcase, 4 matching oak Horner chairs with winged lady back lion posts and back. Matching pair of Kings chairs with carved sides and Dolphin arms. 5’ stick and ball china cabinet with fancy top. Long oak youths bench with lion arms, Pristine Oak square table with reeded legs, claw feet and 7 leaves opens over 12’, oversize hooded top, multi mirrored sideboard wiwth fancy reeded posts and doors. Oak cow-girl style desk in mint condition, sweet small oak cavalier lift top ice box (great size), original serpentine hat box chest with shaped mirror, super full size brass bed with canon ball finials and S shaped scrolls, several brass and marble pedestals, original finish double bow front oak corner cabinet with double mirrored back and claw feet. Fancy Eastlake hall tree, several bookcases all sizes, several oak king chairs with lions, kant-forget cash drawer with stick and ball, Horner Oak sideboard with open mouth lions, 2 door 2 drawer lingerie chest, hasting. Round table with leaf, Gothic oak court cupboard with figural posts. 1 drawer writing desk with lion supports, fancy set of gongs in fancy carved oak case, Horner style 1 drawer server, fancy umbrella stand, 2 drawer spool cabinet plus much more

Clocks and Lamps: Super Rosewood E. Howard & Co. Boston #5 Banjo Clock (original glasses), massive French figural clock with cobalt porcelain numerals, great 9 tube 3 weight grandfather clock with moon dial carved head on crest with fabulous 3 tube pendulum, early French Empire figural bronze mantel clock with porcelain face, 2 nice weight driven Vienna regulators, 3 piece green onyx clock set with candelabra, sweet porcelain and bronze clock with top signed, rare 22" Ansonia Regent mantel clock, French mantel clock with scenic painted serves style porcelain, unusual Seth Thomas call box with original interior, large bronze 3 piece French clock set with all over pierced bronze filigree with heads, New Haven all original mirror side Ginger Bread with purchases ship (1890’s), Seth Thomas ship clock, French marble and bronze mantel clock with bonze gallery, match pair of pristine 3 tone mantle clocks with lions, great green floral Ansonia royal bonn China clock with lions head, massive marble mantel clock with gold incising and figural posts, large bronze and onyx oversize mantel clock with Corinthian columns and standing ladies, sweet high style grandfather clock with brass face , hanging gingerbread, min cherry hanging clock 1040’s plus several more, awesome estate fresh Pittsburg Autumn Leaf (very pretty lamp) fabulous signed handel 2 color oversized tulip lamp, unsigned Tiffany floor lamp base with claw feet 3 socket in bronze, oversized 3’ signed sevres hand painted triple Gone with the Wind with scenic font, adjustable bronze Harvard Gene lamp, super brass lamp with winged maiden with blue hobnail shade, B&H double knuckle slag glass desk lamps, figural lady lamp with marble base and jeweled shade, great paneled lamps, including B&H, Royal, Rainaud Spelter night light with soldier by the fire (Veille De Bataille), nice leaded table lamp, tall astro lamp with etched shade. Pair of fancy multi flame lights and fancy filigree, fancy brass adjustable floor lamp, emerlite double knuckle desk lamp, figural cupid piano lamp, double case glass pool table light, emerlite, roll top fixture (no shade) caboose hanging light aesthetic oil lamp with floral painted center, plus many more.

Dolls: An estate fresh life long doll collection most large and in excellent condition from a Canaan, NY estate including 2 û Tete Jumeau Depose, Limoge France, F&G, Simon Helbeg, Gansy Seylarth, Dep. 8-0 1907B-A, Bilou Baby, Dep. 154, 17" S F B J 251, Paris, AM Flora Dora, Madame 14", Wimpern, 33’ Dep. Germany, most dolls are large 20"-30", 26 bisque dolls, check the web for photos.

Fabulous Accessories: 2 Louis Vuitton trunks include early 1890’s “Damier" reg. # 46456, great KPM plaque signed Wagner 17x15 overall plaque 4"x6" include a fabulous gifted shadow box frame, super 12" royal Vienna covered vase with swan handles, artist signed, beautiful 9 ?" royal Vienna portrait plate “Amorosa", great mettlach 16" stein #1916, fabulous original Paul White carved American Eagle with flags, (hand carved must see) the best cut blue to clear early Victorian lustres with cut prisms, large solid bronze, monkey , antique 6’ cello, oak coin-op double comb “symphonion" music box with several discs, fabulous horn and bronze center piece with winged cupid (super). Large bronze of dogs (F. Pautrot), 3 super C. 1840 old Paris garnitures with beautiful lady’s, Sergio Bustamante cockatiel 63/100 on stand, 18th century map of France, pair of 1860 figural bronzes signed moreau, nice candy store brass cash register, pair of Pietra Dora plaques, 1990 Cunee Dom Perignon, bronze mercury, pair of 19th century wood carved baskets of fruit in original paint, several marble busts including 26" of lady signed Gonti 1871, 18" marble bust of lady, 13" marble bust Denate, parian figure, pair of 10" Greek vases, life size hand carved , wood Indians (mid 20th century) 11 piece Carlsbad fish set, complete set of limoge dinner set (Pittsfield) polychrome bust of kleo, 3 great serving sets in original boxes, mechanical bank “Creedmoor" in original paint, large English staffordshire covered dish with lion handle, signed sevres covered, tureen, nice cut vase with bronze vase, large 9" cut bulbous vase, polychrome spelter dish with semi nude, several miniature paintings, tiffany zodiac blotter, 18" redware vase with dragon, hand painted plaque (“lady with fishing net") 14x10, 2 fabulous bronze book stands, Alfred Peas porcelain AD sign, large 2’ brass mirror with maiden head, hand carved eagle with paint , pair of pink Bristol luster, pair bronze sconces with winged angel and birds, signed bronze plaques, pair polychrome statues signed L. Raphael, oriental room size and runners, hand carved humidor of sculls and snakes, noveau silver over porcelain vase, Webb style vase, meissen cupid, 2 Fenders, Italian signed watercolor, antique Chinese large Peking glass vase, large 6’ painting ATTR. Howard Pyle, plus more

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). 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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