March 25, 2017 - Prices Realized

Fontaine’s Auction Gallery
1485 West Housatonic Street
MA 01201 Pittsfield
United States
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Date of the auction: 25.03.2017

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3 Pc. French Figural 3 Graces Annular Clock Set

3 Pc. French Figural 3 Graces Annular Clock Set. White marble base mounted with pierced gilt bronze filigree and turned bronze feet, standing gilt bronze nude female figures "The 3 Graces" are holding up a large sphere with seated putti bronze finial. The 7.5 in. dial is a ring with porcelain

Lot #: 1

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Mar 2017

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Austrian Cold Painted Bronze Eagle

Austrian Cold Painted Bronze Eagle. Large figure of an eagle with spread wings and perched on tree limb, has a cold painted finish with grey feathers and golden talons; stamped on the limb and tail feathers "Austria", in good condition with no breaks or repairs. 8 in. high x 11 in. wide x 9 in

Lot #: 2

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Mar 2017

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Signed C. Lapini Nude Alabaster Sculpture

19th Century Cesare Lapini carved alabaster sculpture of a nude woman with a floral strand of roses wrapped around her legs and a fine cloth wrapped around the left side of her body; she stand on a domed platform with a round plinth base, signed C. Lapini, Firenze, 1885. In very good condition, pure

Lot #: 3

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Mar 2017

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Rococo Figural Hour Repeater Carriage Clock

Rococo Figural Hour Repeater Carriage Clock. Excellent gilt bronze case with fancy filigree, cornucopias and figural putti, has porcelain inserts in the top, sides and base, 2 in. porcelain dial with sub alarm dial; case front and back have sliding glass plates which lift up from the top of the case

Lot #: 4

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Mar 2017

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Unusual American Carved Oak Hall Bench

Unusual American Carved Oak Hall Bench. Back panel has an overhanging cornice top with figural mountain men bust pilasters with lion heads at the waist; has a large inset back panel with an Egyptian scene having a camel, figures and palm trees in the foreground and desert landscape background with

Lot #: 6

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Mar 2017

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Bronze Miniature Napoleon Desk Clock

Bronze Miniature Napoleon Desk Clock. Bronze 2 tone gilt and brown patina case with a 3.25 in. standing figure of Napoleon Bonaparte on top. 1.5 in. gilt bronze dial with open moon hands; has a spring driven single fusee time only watch type movement with verge escapement, fancy pierced decorated

Lot #: 7

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Mar 2017

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Minton Pate sur Pate Flask Vase

Minton Pate sur Pate Flask Vase. Flattened moon vase form with bottle neck and side handles, has pate sur pate oval panels with figure of a woman with cupid on the front and a lyre with roses and filigree on the back. Artist initials "H.H." and stamped Minton on the bottom. Excellent condition with

Lot #: 8

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Mar 2017

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Onyx, Brass & Champleve Crystal Regulator

Onyx, Brass & Champleve Crystal Regulator. 4 in. brass dial with black painted hour numbers, champleve center and bezel; typical round French brass spring driven 8 day movement signed "A.D. Mougin, France", has a half hour strike on a coiled gong and 2 jar mercurial pendulum. In a brass and

Lot #: 9

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Mar 2017

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Desire Marie Bronze Indian Lovers

Desire Pierre Louis Marie (1761-1863, France) bronze sculpture of Native American Lovers; the man is seated and leaning over a woman lying in his lap, he holds a long oar in his arms and she cradles a bow. Has a dark brown patina, in nice condition, signed "D. Marie", foundry mark initials "A.V

Lot #: 10

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Mar 2017

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Oak Allison Wing Griffin Doctors Cabinet

Oak Allison Wing Griffin Doctors Cabinet. 2 door top with Beveled glass door panels and sides with mirrored back and 3 glass shelves; raised on an oak backsplash with figural carved winged griffin supports. The base has a glass top work surface, 13 drawers with brass pulls, 2 beveled glass doors and

Lot #: 11

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Mar 2017

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Lg. Silver and Niello Covered Urn

Lg. Silver and Niello Covered Urn. Large footed center bowl form with repousse overlapping leaf pattern around the foot, body lower rim of the lid which has a stepped saucer and finial top; decorated on the exterior with niello filigree inlay. In excellent condition with no damage, niello is intact

Lot #: 12

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Mar 2017

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18K Cartier Deco Amethyst Cocktail Ring

18K Cartier Deco Amethyst Cocktail Ring. Lager 18K yellow gold ring has a pyramidal crown with 2 tone purple and black enamel inlays, large center chunk purple amethyst and diamond studded white gold side knobs with amethyst cabochons. Signed Cartier, Serial Number 20398 and size "56". Weight: 14.5g

Lot #: 13

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Mar 2017

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French Rebecca At The Well Swinger Clock

French Figural Rebecca At The Well Inverted Swinger Clock. Standing figure of Rebecca standing beside a stone well, at her feet a mirror resembles water with a boarder of lily pads, the standing figure wears a delicate robe which is blowing in the breeze, she leans slightly forward to look into the

Lot #: 14

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Mar 2017

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Steuben Blue Iridescent Art Glass Vase

Steuben Aurene Blue Iridescent Art Glass Vase. Blue iridescent art glass vase has a trumpeted form; in excellent condition with no damages, signed on the foot "Steuben". 12 in. high x 6.75 in. dia. Weight: 1.75 lbs

Lot #: 15

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Mar 2017

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A. Pandiani Bronze Bust - Napoleon Bonaparte

Antonio Pandiani (1838-1928, Italy) bronze bust of Napoleon Boneparte with an eagle with spread wings below, has an excellent dark brown patina; signed and dated "A. Pandiani, Milano, 1890". On a turned green marble column with bronze letter "B" mounted on the front. 21.5 in. high x 10 in. wide x 6

Lot #: 16

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Mar 2017

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2 John LeGrand O/B Male Nude Paintings

John LeGrand (b.1921, New York) oil on canvas board grayscale portrait of a nude male archer shooting an arrow into the air, he wears a Roman style helmet and has a scenic background; 29.5 in. high x 21.5 in. wide - Frame: 36.25 in. high x 28.25 in. wide. The second oil on canvas board is a

Lot #: 17

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Mar 2017

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Steuben Aurene no. 216 Art Glass Vase

Steuben Aurene no. 216 Art Glass Vase. Beautiful art glass vase in the No. 216 form has a wide ruffled rim, trumpeted neck and splayed foot; has a wonderful blue-green iridescent exterior surface with silver iridescent pulled design and a gold iridescent crackle interior rim. Signed on the bottom

Lot #: 18

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Mar 2017

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Miniature Bronze Repeater Carriage Clock

Miniature Bronze Repeater Carriage Clock. Gilt bronze crystal regulator form case with handle on top, turned and engraved corner columns and beveled glass on the front, sides, rear door and top exposing the escapement. Unusual tiny brass 1 day spring driven movement with platform lever escapement

Lot #: 19

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Mar 2017

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Rare Mills Whiffs of Fragrance Perfumer

Rare Mills Whiffs of Fragrance Perfumer. 1 cent coin operated counter top perfume dispenser machine has a cast metal front plate with winged cherubs, garland filigree and floral urns cast in relief, glass panel displays the 4 perfume bottles with floral escutcheons above centered with perfume

Lot #: 20

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Mar 2017

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KPM Porcelain Portrait Plaque - Queen Louisa

KPM Porcelain Portrait Plaque of The Prussian Queen Louisa after Richter. Hand painted portrait on porcelain of Queen Louisa wearing a star crown, signed on the back with KPM and scepter mark, in excellent condition with no chips, scratching damage or repairs. In a pierced filigree gilt carved

Lot #: 21

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Mar 2017

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102 pc. Sterling Wallace Flatware, Grande Baroque

102 pc. Sterling Silver Wallace Flatware, Grande Baroque Pattern. 12 hollowware knives (9 in. long), 16 teaspoons (6.25 in. long), 16 salad forks (6.5 in. long), 14 fish forks (5.25 in. long), 12 forks (7.5 in. long), 12 individual spreaders (6 in. long), 12 bullion spoons (6 in. long), 2 serving

Lot #: 22

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Mar 2017

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Marble And Bronze Napoleon Mantle Clock

Marble And Bronze Napoleon Mantle Clock,c.1860. Bronze sculpture of Napoleon seated in a chair beside a globe titled "Veille de Wagram" (Eve of Wagram), on a green marble base with bronze ball feet; the 3 in. globe acting as the clock dial with Roman hour numerals on the front has a small round

Lot #: 23

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Mar 2017

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18K Van Cleef & Arpels Fleurette Necklace

18K Van Cleef & Arpels Fleurette Necklace. Marked 18K white gold chain with 5 floral 7 diamond clusters, each cluster measuring approximately 10mm dia. Signed on a tag "VCA" and serial number BD-40711. In original boxes signed Van Cleef & Arpels. Measures 16.5 in. long. 7.9g (0.28 oz

Lot #: 24

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Mar 2017

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Pr. Durand King Tut Art Glass Ginger Jars

Pr. Durand King Tut Art Glass Ginger Jars. Beautiful hand blown art glass covered urns have a bulbous baluster form, a fiery orange body with threaded green decor and an overall iridescent surface; the matching domical lids have an applied button finial. One urn is signed "Durand 1964-10". Both are

Lot #: 25

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Mar 2017

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Oak E. Howard No 59 Wall Regulator

Oak E. Howard No 59 Wall Regulator. Original 8 in. painted metal dial signed "E. Howard & Co., Boston" has black Roman hour numerals, original blued hands and oak bezel; brass 8 day weight driven time only No. 5 movement signed "E. Howard & Co., Boston, 5" has a solid brass pulley, iron No. 5

Lot #: 26

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Mar 2017

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French Figural Mystery Swinger Clock

French Figural Mystery Swinger Clock. Standing spelter sculpture of a female fairy with butterfly wings, she holds a poppy flower, on a turned faux red marble base; inscribed on the sculpture "J. Causse" and signed on a brass tag "Papillon, Par. J. Causse, Sculpt'r). The gridiron pendulum rests on a

Lot #: 28

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Mar 2017

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Steelcraft Pursuit Army Plane Pedal Car Plane

Steelcraft Pursuit Army Plane Pedal Car Plane, c.1941 in excellent restored condition, no damage; produced by the Murry Ohio Manufacturing Company. 24 in. high x 48 in. wide x 36 in. deep. $500-750

Lot #: 29

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Mar 2017

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Italian Carved Marble Tiger Sculpture and Pedestal

Italian Carved Marble Tiger Sculpture and Pedestal. Large carved white marble sculpture of a tiger pinning down a goat, figures have glass eyes; the marble has dark veins throughout with a 2 tone matte and polished finish, inscribed "Made in Italy", no signature. Measures 20.5 in. high x 22 in. wide

Lot #: 30

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Mar 2017

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French Porcelain and Bronze Urn Mantle Clock

French Porcelain and Bronze Urn Mantle Clock. Cobalt porcelain urn body mounted with filigree side handles, bezel and gilt bronze filigree base; has a bronze lid with floral bouquet finial in excellent condition, porcelain signed in the interior "Zoiyer". 4 in. porcelain dial with black Roman hour

Lot #: 31

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Mar 2017

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Figural Carved St. Bernard and Puppies

Figural Carved St. Bernard and Puppies. Figural carved grouping of a St. Bernard mother and 2 puppies; each has glass eyes, in very good overall condition, original finish. 4.75 in. high x 12.5 in. wide x 4.75 in. deep. Weight: 1 lb

Lot #: 32

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Mar 2017