March 28, 2015 - Prices Realized

Fontaine’s Auction Gallery
1485 West Housatonic Street
MA 01201 Pittsfield
United States
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Date of the auction: 28.03.2015

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G. Argy Rousseau Pate de Verre Vase

G. Argy Rousseau Pate de Verre Vase. This is a beautiful vase having a colorful design in tones of frosted yellow, orange and deep brown; panels on the front and back have a figural profile portrait of an Egyptian woman carrying a vessel on her shoulder, the sides with a border of various geometric

Lot #: 1

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 28 Mar 2015

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Asian Bronze Figural Deity w/ Infant

Asian Bronze Figural Deity w/ Infant. Seated bronze figure of a woman wearing long robes, holding a removable infant in her lap; has a nice medium brown patina, in good condition, unsigned, on a carved wood base. Figure is 6.5 in. high

Lot #: 2

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 28 Mar 2015

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3 Bird Animated Singing Bird Cage

3 Bird Animated Singing Bird Cage. Brass bird cage has a 5.75 in. dia. with a felt base inside, 3 animated figural birds, 2 yellow and 1 red which swivel in place and move their beaks while they sing. In excellent working condition with brisk motion to all 3 figures and good strong sound. 11 in

Lot #: 3

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 28 Mar 2015

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Brass Mounted Rosewood Travel Desk

English Brass Mounted Rosewood Travel Desk, c.1860's. Hinged lid has a domical beehive form with 3 section letter rack inside, mounted with pierced brass filigree on the corners and escutcheon; the base has 2 glass jar inkwells with brass collars, rosewood stamp box with hinged lid, carved pen tray

Lot #: 4

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 28 Mar 2015

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F. Pautrot Bronze Sculpture - Hunting Dogs

Ferdinand Pautrot (1832-1874, France) figural bronze grouping with 2 hunting dogs standing over a fox hole; has a gilt finish with copper toned highlights; signed F. Pautrot, very nice detail in the dogs fur, missing 2 of the screws which secure the dogs to the base. 8.25 in. high x 10.5 in. wide x

Lot #: 5

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 28 Mar 2015

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Copeland Parian Ware Dragon Vases

Copeland Parian Ware Dragon Vases. Long cylindrical neck with a bulbous body, has a white matte parian type finish, relief decorated with birds, a large gold dragon and tree branch, highlighted with pink cherry blossom flowers. Vases are in excellent condition with no breaks, cracks chips or

Lot #: 6

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 28 Mar 2015

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Sterling Silver Overlaid Green Glass Vase

Sterling Silver Overlaid Green Glass Vase. Emerald green glass vase has a corseted form and is decorated with pierced sterling silver overlays in a poppy flower, leaf and stem pattern, monogrammed "L.M."; marked 999-1000 and hallmark for "Matthews Co." silver. In good condition with no breaks

Lot #: 7

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 28 Mar 2015

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Amphora Porcelain Figural Charioteer Grouping

Amphora Porcelain Figural Charioteer Grouping. Porcelain figure of a rider on horseback pulling a chariot as they ride over a shield and a chariot wheel, the horse is rearing back, has a wonderful glossy glaze and is in excellent condition with no breaks, chips, cracks or repairs. Signed on the

Lot #: 8

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 28 Mar 2015

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Walnut Pierced Carved Canterbury

Excellent French Walnut Pierced Carved Canterbury, has bold graining, top surface measures 22 in. wide x 16 in. deep with a pierced brass gallery, top is raised on fancy pierced carved supports; the base has 3 divided sections with turned corner finials and columns, pierced carved sides, single

Lot #: 9

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 28 Mar 2015

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Royal Vienna Hand Painted Porcelain Vase

Royal Vienna Hand Painted Porcelain Vase. Bulbous teardrop form with a bottle neck, gilt loop handles, luster ruby red background with gilt and enamel highlighted borders; large hand painted panel on the front with a scenic view of a woman seated in a content pose. Artist signed "Wagner", signed

Lot #: 10

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 28 Mar 2015

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Carved Rosewood Marble Top Half Commode

Carved Rosewood Marble Top Half Commode. White marble top has gray striations, beveled edge and rounded front corners; rosewood base has a single drawer with filigree carved escutcheon over a single door with carved escutcheon and inset panel; chamfered corners with turned mounts at the top and

Lot #: 11

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 28 Mar 2015

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Kauba Indian Scout Bronze By Bergman

Carl Kauba (1865-1922) Indian Scout Bronze Sculpture Cast By The Bergman Foundry. 2 Indian scouts stand beside a broadside horse, one holds and axe in his left hand and shades his brow with his right hand, the other is holding the reigns in one hand and his bow up in his right hand. Has a medium

Lot #: 12

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 28 Mar 2015

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KPM Porcelain Plaque - Marie Antoinette

KPM Hand Painted Porcelain Portrait Plaque of Marie Antoinette After Vigee Leburn. Excellent hand painted oval plaque depicts a portrait of Marie Antoinette wearing her extravagant hat with ostrich feathers, a blue dress and she holds a rose. Artist signed in the lower right corner "Schuazel", KPM

Lot #: 13

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 28 Mar 2015

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48 in. Carved Walnut Dining Table

48 in. Carved Walnut Dining Table. 48 in. dia. top with raised burled panels and rosette mounts on the apron; has a fancy incised and carved base with mounted rosettes and raised burled panels, turned center leg. 5 leaves measure (2) 13.75 in. wide, (1) 13 in. wide, (1) 12 in. wide & (1) 11 in

Lot #: 14

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 28 Mar 2015

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La Pierre Sterling Overlay Green Glass Vase

La Pierre Sterling Overlay Green Glass Vase. Tall emerald green glass vase has an hourglass form with trumpeted rim; overlaid with pierced decorated sterling silver garland and filigree. Faint signature reads "sterling" and has the La Pierre "L" hallmark. In good condition with no breaks, cracks or

Lot #: 15

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 28 Mar 2015

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Oak Stick & Ball 1 Door Curio Cabinet

Oak Stick & Ball 1 Door Curio Cabinet. Has a tall slender form with curved glass sides, single door in the front, spindled stick and ball top and lower gallery with full length legs, turned finials and lower tier. In good condition, original finish and original glasses. 62.5 in. high x 28.5 in. wide

Lot #: 16

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 28 Mar 2015

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Austrian Cold Painted Bronze Inkwell

Austrian Cold Painted Bronze Inkwell. Depicts a figural hunt scene with a woman on horseback jumping over a fence, followed by his 4 dogs with 2 going over & 1 under the fence, one falling down a hill and one jumping across a stream; has scrolled edges and 2 bronze filigree decorated inkwells with

Lot #: 17

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 28 Mar 2015

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Pairpoint Papillion Puffy

Pairpoint Puffy Papillon Table Lamp. 14 in. puffy shade, reverse painted with colorful butterflies and 4 clusters of red roses with vines and leaves on a white background; decorated on the obverse with gilt outlines. No chips, breaks, cracks or repairs to the shade; signed "The Pairpoint Corp.". 2

Lot #: 18

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 28 Mar 2015

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Continental 800 Silver Covered Urn

Continental 800 Silver Covered Urn. Round foot with ribbed urn body, chased border has filigree and seashells and a fancy decorated lid with shell decorated knob finial, gold washed interior; signed with hallmarks including .800 silver purity mark. 9 in. high x 5 in. dia., total weight 16.58 ozt

Lot #: 19

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 28 Mar 2015

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Pr. Victorian Satin Glass Peg Lamps

Pr. Victorian Satin Glass Peg Lamps. 5.5 in. pink satin glass shades have a twisted ribbed design with ruffled top rim, matching pink satin glass fonts; original silver plated oil font fixture signed on the thumbwheel "Rundbrenner Kosmos" and on a weighted and silver plated candlestick base signed

Lot #: 20

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 28 Mar 2015

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Alex Poplaski O/C Reflection In Winter

Alexander Poplaski (1906-1988) oil on canvas painting titled "Reflection In Winter". A snow covered woodland scene with a pool of water in the foreground reflecting the trees and sky; signed lower right "A. Poplaski". In good condition with no rips, tears or losses. 30 in. high x 39.5 in. wide

Lot #: 21

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 28 Mar 2015

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Inlaid English Desk Organizer

English Inlaid Desk Organizer Rack. Carved stand has inlaid side panels with hanging ribbons, filigree and musical instruments, cutout carved handle in the top and a turned base; one side has 6 vertical postal dividers and a horizontal compartment below, the reverse has 5 vertical divided slots

Lot #: 22

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 28 Mar 2015

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D'argental Cameo Glass Scenic Vase

D'argental Cameo Glass Scenic Vase. Tall slender cameo cut glass vase has a polished deep green scenic design with a castle turret beside a river and surrounded by forest on a pink satin background; in very good condition with no breaks, chips, cracks or repairs. Signed "D'argental, 12.75 in. high

Lot #: 23

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 28 Mar 2015

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3 Pcs. Continental Silver Tea Caddies

3 Pcs. Continental Silver Tea Caddies. 1) English sterling tea caddy has a fancy commode form with repousse filigree, hinged lid and seashell finial, signed with Sheffield, England, sterling hallmarks, 5.5 in. high. 2) Continental 800 silver tea caddy, has a round form on 4 feet with hinged domical

Lot #: 24

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 28 Mar 2015

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Gilt Bronze Fire Screen

Gilt Bronze Fire Screen. Gilt bronze frame has swirling relief filigree in the border with concave rounded top corners, figural putti with cornucopia handle on top with a pair of birds; has a mesh screen overlaid with a branch and bird in flight in the top left corner and a branch and nest of eggs

Lot #: 25

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 28 Mar 2015

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14 in. Pairpoint Apple Blossom Table Lamp

14 in. Pairpoint Apple Blossom Table Lamp. 14 in. dia. reverse painted wavy lobed shade, obverse enamel decorated with beautiful apple tree branches, leaves and clusters of apple blossom flowers; signed "The Pairpoint Corp.". On a brass base having a polished gilt finish, relief decorated square

Lot #: 26

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 28 Mar 2015

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James Tufts Silver Plated Pickle Castor

James Tufts Silver Plated Pickle Castor. Victorian cased pink satin glass jar has a wavy frosted pattern on the surface; silver plated base with tall arched handle, lid and tongs signed "James W. Tufts Quadruple Plate". In good overall condition, silver finish is worn; 13 in. high

Lot #: 27

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 28 Mar 2015

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Hand Painted Porcelain Plaque - Ruth

Hand Painted Porcelain Plaque - Ruth. Classic portrait depicting Ruth, holding wheat in her right hand and under her left arm with a beautiful sunset background; artist signed and inscribed on the reverse "Landelle: Ruth". 7.25 in. high x 5.25 in. wide

Lot #: 28

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 28 Mar 2015

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Figural Carved Mahogany Owl Ink Stand

Figural Carved Mahogany Owl Ink Stand. Has a swing arm hinged lid which swings back exposing the 2 pc. glass jar inkwell; seated on the lid is a figural carved owl with glass eyes and perched on a stack of 2 books, has a carved pen tray in the front. Excellent condition and original finish. 10.5 in

Lot #: 29

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 28 Mar 2015

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Loetz Oil Spot Table Lamp

Loetz Oil Spot Table Lamp. 11.25 in. green iridescent art glass domical shade with oil spot highlights on the top, in excellent condition. On a brass base having a round foot, 4 support arms forming the stem with flame finial switch in the center, 17 in. dia. brass ring at the top supporting the

Lot #: 30

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 28 Mar 2015