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

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Details for Sunday August 13th 2017:
Auction begins at Noon

We will be selling over 500 lots unreserved Estate fresh with no internet bidding. We will be selling the second part of the Stokes Estate and Hyde Park Vanderbilt Carriage house plus an untouched 1830’s Nassau Farm house also approximately 80 Estate lots we never got to at the last sale.

Spectacular selection of period, country, shaker, empire, quilts, crocks, cupboards, paintings. (Most in original untouched finish out of the farm): Several items in original color and paint, 2 super sets of original paint chairs, one with grape and fruits, one with deer scene. Super Worcester box with bow top, original paint and interior. Two door red cupboard, Halfton sled in original paints, dolls Serrie, large rocking horse in original leather, Carved wood boot ad sign, one drawer sugar bin (Shaker, 2 Shaker chairs with tilters), Shaker #7 rocker, Shaker pin cushion plus more. Several period chests including 2 with figured maple fronts, original paint blanket boxes, several candle stands including figured maple, several shaving mirrors and reversed PTD mirror, including child with cat. Large Empire double pedestal server, large center table, classical pillow arm sofa, 18th c. bench with rose head nails, several jugs and crocks including ovode with blue and incist, several early 19th c samplers, many early books including large leather bound early dated 1730’s, several quilts and home spins some dated 1830-1840’s, several baskets, 2 claw foot federal drop leafs, 2 large period corner cabinets, 2 early blanket chest with carved fronts, country child’s cart with mohair horse, tip and turn card table, early game board, Ferkins, awesome enterprise miniature coffee grinder, lots of antique copper, 11 railroad lamps, several paintings and portraits, door stops. There is still piles of boxes and bins we have to go through (check on the web for 1,000 photos).

Victorian, Oak, Retro Mission, Heywood, Wakefield and Mid Century: Wonderful oversized multi mirrored étagère with beveled mirror doors and triple mirrored gallery. Super pierced carved marble top étagère with intricately carved crest, super oak lift seat hall mirror with lion head crest. Carved black forest lion bench with full-carved wooden bears with glass eyes. Super pair of tall custom gilt "Simon’s” pedestals with winged bird supports, high style M.T. half commode with carved pulls and columns. Unusual set of 8-rush seat chairs with different scenic panel back, 2 super oriental tables with pierced carvings 1 tilt top. Great pace penny scale, several pieces of Bentwood furniture including Thorne bench and rocker, figured maple fire screen with scenic panel, marble top server, 2 piece wall plate cupboard. Several M.T. tables, fancy walnut sideboard mirrored back, cylinder, secretary and ladies desk, walnut partners desk, Victorian corner cabinet, 3 panel oil on canvas dressing screens with 3 ladies, French gilt curio, oak cylinder Victrola with 5 drawer record stand, triple mahogany bookcase, oak child’s bench with lion head arms, large S&C roll top desks, walnut bed, 3 walnut chests, lion head oval oak table and 6 black forest carved chairs, MT console table, fantasy mirror with winged lion. Several pieces of mission including 2 round tables, 1 large signed Quaint, 1 pined both with leaves 1#2656, oversized signed L&JG slat side rocker, oversized slant arm reclining chair (mortised), 3 piece signed Limbert sofa set, super bench with mythological lady head, signed Quaker Mission craft Morris chair, mission desk # 5946, scenic 3 section mission dressing screen, heavy double pedestal wrighting desk, L&JG rocker, mission toborette, large Gus round table plus more. Large selection of Heywood Wakefield wheat color including 2-set of night stands. 3 piece coffee table and lamp stands, large coffee table, dressers, sideboards, servers, etc. Large 2 piece signed Drylund sideboard with tambour roll base, set of 4 John Stuart chairs (needs recovering). Corner leather chrome craft bench with separate 2-seat bench. Awesome oversized round chair signed “Selig” Frankart style nude bookends, retro desk signed V.M. Denmark, leather tufted sleepy hollow chair November 29, 1971. Deco light up globe with plane base, 3 retro lamps, set of 4 signed sachner chairs, blush pub leather sofa, deco reclining lady singed Modani. Sun lamp signed Hanova (Alpine Home Sun), plus more.

Accessories, advertising, black memorabilia, clocks, lamps: Exceptional walnut #4 fashion double dial, wonderful oak Seth Thomas double dial with carved gallery, early 19th century large marble and bronze clock with hunting scene and silk thread movement, great Kroeber “PARTHIA” Inlaid clock with cut glass pendulum, 3 great weight driven BANJO clock with original paintings 1 – signed “Beals Boston”, awesome large Ansonia swing arm clock , Vanner and Prests ad clock, marble bronze clock signed Tiffany & Co., Tiffany travel clock, great French marble and bronze column clock with sphinx and sun burst pendulum, Miessen china with cupids, 3 piece brass clock set, crystal regulator, 2 carriage clocks, gallery clock, skeleton clock, mantel and ginger bread plus more, early 19th century CORNELUIS & Sons Argand lamp with original etched shade and bronze base, reversed painted table lamp with farm and sheep scene, awesome floor lamp with bronze base with dogs and mica shade, several nice Panel lamps, rare red Lincoln drape oil lamp, brass base with blown out basket weave shade, awesome all original satin red blown out gone with the wind lamp, consdidate with blown out grapes, 2 great multi leaded leaf shade, 3 19th century oil lamps, 2 red and 1 blue to cut with marble and brass bases, French soldier lamp with light, caboose light, super 5’ SHEAFFER 1920 advertising pen, wondering reversed painted ice cream sign, original Byron Weston Co. Dalton ad sign, enameled bread sign, beer ad sign, Box of 1971 Coke trays, porcelain no trespassing and smoking signs, Lenox chocolate thermometer, hang wood book sign, small Enterprise coffee grinder with eagle, 2 oil on canvas paintings of colored man and boy, 1 signed brown 1 signed mead, black boy sitting on watermelon, antique black boy fishing, super Goyard cube trunk, black jack slot machine and leaded base, super Weber 18” globe, marble and bronze holy water hanging with scenic enameled plaque, great Gorham sterling silver set plus other silver, pair of 28” Gothic candlesticks in bronze, 10” Nippon Plate with blown out dogs, cut glass pitcher with sliver plated top, large blue Wavercrest box, Monarch 5 string banjo, maple violin, marble statue signed Rossi 1878, pair lanterns enameled butterflies, large cylinder music box, large carved wood eagle, microscope, selection of canes, straight razors, lots of neat small bronze, silver all estate, early Copland charges and plates, bronze alligator, dish sets, RS Prusia, Weller, Rockwood, plus tons more

Tribal, Indian, Bronze, Horse: Large collection of recast Remington bronze in all shapes and sizes (over a dozen), Indian head dresses, sphears, tomahawks , early Indian rug, carved wooden bear bench, lots of tribal carvings, early red ware figures, painting of an Indian chief on silk, Bear rug, large photo and jockey uniform of great Barrington race track, large carved bear, 3 horse saddles, iron shield plus more

Oriental, Rugs, Tapestries, Quilts, etc: All estate fresh oriental including wonderful silk hanging with serpent, dragon ect, extremely unusual fabric with exaggerated tribal figures, 2 antique floral tapestries with floral motif, signed crazy quilt, several 1830 and 1840 homespun, many estate quilts, pair awesome matching tapestries, 3 oriental estate dressing screens, all scenic and unusual, pair early Redware horse and riders, several oriental wood block prints, 2 oriental chests, early oriental document box, lots of oriental porcelians, over 20 antique estate rugs, including antique oval Chinese, signed Chinese plus many others (look on the web for photos)

Paintings. Maps, Books, Paper good, Comics, ect: Oil on canvas portrait by Mathew Prior, nice early portraits (Nassau farm) pencil of running horses, political sattere by Sorel, several early 18th century miniatures, water color of small girl, signed “Alstyne”, silhouettes, oil on linen by David Coughtry “ My Village in the Hills”, awesome large Folio Courier and Ives “Staten Island and the narrows” (brillant), also New York + Environs, scene of NY signed G.W. (Guy Wiggins), huge Hudson River scene signed J.H. Keith 1876, awesome abstract (must see check the web), lots of great early steel engravings from the Stokes estate, painting signed A. Durston, several 17th and 18th century maps (Stokes) check the web, several French fashion and architectural books (Nassu), large leather bound books (High and Might Prince James) (King of Great Britian earlier mark 1731), Almanac dated 1777, engravings Frances duchess of Suffolk and her husband ( Adrian Stokes) 1748, wonderful atlas of Berkshire 1876 with all steel engravings of the Berkshires, dozens of fabulous estate fresh comics many D.C 12 cent of Superman plus more

Jewelry, Silver, Trains, Toys, Coins: Fabulous 18k Gubelin watch with awesome pearls, 14k gold Hunters case watch with floral design AM watch co, exceptional 14k gold pendant with Steuben crystal, 2 nice gold pins, 14k Mavado wrist watch, Ernest Boral 17 jewel “ cocktail” watch, 14k rose ring with diamond center, other 14k pins etc, large Gorham sterling flatware set, sterling sugar shakers, several lots of Lionel trains, transformers accessories (sold in large lots) Champion car, Manod steam roller, Mr Magoo, PomPom gun, chemistry sets ect. Lots of coins, pennies, silver dollars, 2 small gold coins (sold in lots)

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.

Always looking for Quality consignments. Catered by Samel's Deli.





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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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