June 8, 2019 - Antique & Este Auction. Pittsfield, Massachusetts MA

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Live auction with webcast bidding

By:

Fontaine's Auction Gallery

Web:

https://fontainesauction.com/

At:

1485 West Housatonic St., Pittsfield, Massachusetts, 01201. USA. tel: 413-448-8922

Date:
8th Jun, 2019
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This auction will feature 350 lots of antiques & fine art, including Victorian, Early American & Mid-Century furniture & accessories, 19th & 20th century lighting, gold & diamond jewelry, fine silver, 19th & 20th Century paintings, art glass & cameo glass, Asian & Russian items, American art pottery, bronze statuary, porcelains, country store & advertising items, clocks, Lionel train sets, plus related accessories.

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Lot 1
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Lot 1

Two Platinum, Gold and Diamond Brooches

2 Platinum, Gold and Diamond Brooches. 1) 2.25 in. x 1.5 in. platinum brooch with an 18K white gold pin, joint and barrel safety...

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Lot 2
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Lot 2

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth With Figure

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth With Figure. Large 6.75 in. long natural whale's tooth with scrimshaw figure of a young woman holding a...

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Lot 3
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Lot 3

Lot of 8 Rookwood Vases

Lot of 8 Rookwood Vases. 1) Signed and dated 1929, numbered 2282, has a leaf pattern with a blue glaze, 5 1/4 in. high. 2) Signed...

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Lot 4
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Lot 4

Mahogany Sheraton 2 Drawer Inlaid Work Stand

Shaped top with cookie corners leading to delicate reeded & tapered legs. The drawer fronts each have an inlaid border with brass...

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Lot 5
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Lot 5

173 Piece Reed & Barton Francis I Sterling Silver

173 Piece Reed and Barton Francis I Sterling Silver. The stout teapot and covered sugar have hand chased filigree with large...

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Lot 6
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Lot 6

Asian Floriform Bronze Vase

Asian Floriform Bronze Vase. Overlapping repeating leaf pattern, leading to a fish net design toward the vase opening in the...

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Lot 7
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Lot 7

Ernst Wahliss Tepletz Figurine

Ernst Wahliss Tepletz Figurine. Beautiful porcelain bust of woman with flowers in her hair and a winged Putti at her breast on a...

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Lot 8
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Lot 8

Mahogany Salem Sheraton Work Table

Mahogany Salem Sheraton Work Table. Two drawer drop leaf work table with lower sewing basket having spiral turned legs and...

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Lot 9
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Lot 9

Two Art Glass Vases

Two art glass iridescent vases on applied glass bases, one with a conch shell design on a green base and the other has a green...

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Lot 10
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Lot 10

Currier & Ives "Arguing The Point"

Currier & Ives "Arguing The Point". Hand colored lithograph titled "Arguing The Point", painted by Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait,...

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Lot 11
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Lot 11

Sypher & Co. Mahogany Corner Chair

Sypher & Co. Chippendale Style Mahogany Corner Chair. Cabriole legs with carved knees ending in ball and claw feet, shell...

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Lot 12
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Lot 12

Brass 19th C. Gear Cutter in Case

Brass 19th C. Gear Cutter in Case. With hand crank wooden handle in original wooden carrying case. Circa 1870. Dimensions:...

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Lot 13
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Lot 13

Loetz "Cobalt Papillon" Art Glass Vase.

Loetz "Cobalt Papillon" Art Glass Vase. Blue iridescent, oil spot design vase, set in a hallmarked metal frame having leaves and...

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Lot 14
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Lot 14

Lot of Pens Including Waterman & Misc.

Lot of Pens Including Waterman & Misc. Included is a Waterman Ideal no. 14 fountain pen that has sterling overlay, 2 sterling...

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Lot 15
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Lot 15

Cut Glass Decanter Set in Oak Case

Cut Glass Decanter Set in Oak Case. With 3 matching decanters in original oak carrying case with fold open storage compartment,...

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Lot 16
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Lot 16

Signed Galle Cameo Glass Vase

Signed Galle 2 color cameo glass vase with floral & leaf decoration. Dimensions: 4.25 in. high x 3.5 in. diameter. Weight: .65...

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Lot 17
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Lot 17

Eero Saarinen, "Tulip" Knoll Coffee Table

Eero Saarinen, "Tulip" Knoll Coffee Table. A 36-inch diameter, circular white marble top with tapered bottom edge is attached to...

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Lot 18
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Lot 18

R.A.K. Marshall O/C Landscape

R.A.K. Marshall O/C Landscape. Roberto Angelo Kittermaster Marshall (British, 1849-1926) oil on canvas country landscape with...

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Lot 19
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Lot 19

Set of Four Weighted Sterling Candlesticks

Set of Four Weighted Sterling Candlesticks. Candlesticks have an incised leaf and flower pattern throughout the top half of the...

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Lot 20
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Lot 20

Chinese Double Gourd 12 Inch Celadon Vase

Chinese Porcelain Double Gourd 12 Inch Celadon Vase. Double bulbous form with narrow neck, has a medium green celadon glaze with...

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Lot 21
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Lot 21

Handmade Scenic Wall Tapestry

Handmade Scenic Wall Tapestry. Excellent 19th C. hand woven wall tapestry of a woodland scene of a hunting dog retrieving a wild...

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Lot 22
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Lot 22

19 Occupational Shaving Mugs

19 Occupational Shaving Mugs. Ceramic handled mugs with various painted occupational scenes. Very good overall condition....

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Lot 23
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Lot 23

Large Belgian Bronze of a Farmer

Large Belgian Bronze of a Farmer. Bronze of a farmer, shirtless with a pickaxe, wearing a hat and worn trousers; signed on base...

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Lot 24
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Lot 24

Weight Driven Unsigned Banjo Clock

Weight Driven Unsigned Banjo Clock. With painted dial in a presentation gilded case with brass finial on top. The gilding case...

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Lot 25
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Lot 25

Dali "Christ of St. John of the Cross" Serigraph

Dali "Christ of St. John of the Cross" Serigraph. Salvador Dali (Spanish, 1904-4989), c.1986, hand signed lithograph titled...

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Lot 26
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Lot 26

Pair of Genaro Alvarez Mosaic Side Tables

Pair of Genaro Alvarez Mosaic Side Tables. Both triangular tables have three colorful butterflies, a white mosaic background with...

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Lot 27
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Lot 27

Pair of Goerg Jensen Perfume Bottles

Pair of Goerg Jensen Perfume Bottles. These uniquely shaped perfume bottles have sterling silver stoppers, signed under the...

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Lot 28
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Lot 28

Unusual Carved Wooden Eagle on Elephant

Unusual carved wooden eagle standing on top of a carved wooden elephant, the eagle with its wings slightly open and the elephant...

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Lot 29
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Lot 29

Diamond Wedding Ring & Band

Diamond Wedding Ring & Band. Platinum engagement ring peg set with a round diamond in a 4 prong head. It is flanked on each side...

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Lot 30
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Lot 30

Massive Twelve Foot Carved Oak Console Table

The twelve foot long table has 6 heavy ornate leg supports, with acanthus carving, turned and carved finials with cartouche...

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Lot 31
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Lot 31

Two Goldscheider Porcelain Figures

Two Goldscheider Porcelain Figures. The first figure is of a nude woman, holding up a towel that is draping behind her down to...

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Lot 32
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Lot 32

RJ Horner Mahogany 2 Door Bookcase

R.J. Horner Mahogany 2 Door Bookcase. Overhanging cornice top with swirling filigree, winged horse heads and central urn carved...

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Lot 33
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Lot 33

Catalina Joe E. Brown Mug

Catalina Joe E. Brown Mug. The front of the mug reads, "You Said A Mouthful," and is signed "Joe E. Brown." Made with Catalina...

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Lot 34
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Lot 34

Four Loetz Style Art Glass Vases

Four Loetz style art glass vases in various forms, fiinishes & iridescence. Dimensions: 1) 7 3/8 in. high. 2) 8 1/4 in. high. 3)...

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Lot 35
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Lot 35

3 David Roberts 19th Century Lithographs

3 David Roberts 19th Century Lithographs. David Roberts (Scottish, English, 1796-1864) 3 quality lithographs from the portfolio...

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Lot 36
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Lot 36

20th C. Musical Singing Bird Automaton Music Box

20th C. Musical Singing Bird Automaton Music Box. Early musical singing bird box, having a fantastic fire gilded relief bronze...

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Lot 37
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Lot 37

Franzi Mobili Eight Drawer Oak File Cabinet

Franzi Mobili Eight Drawer Oak File Cabinet. Adjustable lift top surface over a locking roll front which rolls downward to...

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Lot 38
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Lot 38

Victorian Cast Iron Terrarium

Victorian Cast Iron Terrarium. This ornate terrarium has an embossed design base, corners, top and spire type finials; in a...

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Lot 39
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Lot 39

Abraham Lincoln Oval Portrait Chromolithograph

Abraham Lincoln Oval Portrait Chromolithograph. Elijah C. Middleton (American, 19th C.), Abraham Lincoln Oval Portrait...

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Lot 40
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Lot 40

Hepplewhite Campaign Desk on Stand

Hepplewhite Campaign Desk on Stand. Mahogany three part desk on a tapered leg base with satinwood inlaid border trim having a 2...

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Lot 41
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Lot 41

Royal Cauldon Art Deco Pottery Vase

Royal Cauldon Art Deco Pottery Vase. The art deco vase by Edith Gater is tube lined with a Chinese style roundel and stylized...

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Lot 42
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Lot 42

Monumental Figural Grandfather Clock

Monumental Figural Grandfather Clock. Dial signed "New England Clock, Farmington, Conn. U.S.A." has gilt brass Roman hour...

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Lot 43
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Lot 43

Soviet Porcelain Charger of Stalin's 70th Birthday

Soviet Porcelain Charger of Stalin's 70th Birthday. In the center is a profile portrait of Joseph Stalin, with laurel leaves and...

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Lot 44
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Lot 44

Attr. Loetz Art Glass Fern Vase

Attr. Loetz, large iridescent glass vase with gold textured iridescent background and repeating green/blue fern pattern...

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Lot 45
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Lot 45

Kalinski Signed O/B Russian Townscape

Kalinski Signed O/B Russian Townscape. Oil on artist board lake side townscape, likely on the southern shore of Lake Ladoga which...

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Lot 46
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Lot 46

Tiffany Acorn Shade on Tiffany & Co. Base

Tiffany Acorn Shade on Tiffany & Co. Base. Tiffany Studios Leaded Glass Dichroic Acorn Shade, (Tiffany Studios tag removed) on a...

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Lot 47
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Lot 47

Russian Silver Gilt & Enamel Tea Cup Holder

Russian Silver Gilt & Enamel Tea Cup Holder. In multi-colored enamel and pliqu--jour; 84 standard silver (875/1000 silver)....

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Lot 48
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Lot 48

Figural Bronze Putti Mount

Figural Bronze Putti Mount. The putti has one arm raised, holding up a cluster of grapes with leaves; mounted on a round, bronze...

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Lot 49
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Lot 49

Loetz "Crete Formosa" Decorated Vase

Loetz "Crete Formosa" Decorated Vase. The green glass with triform trim, having an iridescent finish with blue threading...

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Lot 50
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Lot 50

Witch Hazel Soap Advertising Window Hanging

Witch Hazel Soap Advertising Window Hanging. Reverse lithographic decal on glass with scene of a mother putting her baby to bed...

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Lot 51
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Lot 51

Art Deco Bronze Sculpture After Ferdinand Preiss

Art Deco Bronze Sculpture After Ferdinand Preiss. Sculpture titled "Hoop Dancer," depicts a young woman in a stretched pose...

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Lot 52
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Lot 52

Lot of 3 Hagenauer Native American Pieces

Lot of 3 Hagenauer Native American Pieces. 1.) Three bronze Native American figures in a small wood canoe; 2.) Four bronze Native...

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Lot 53
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Lot 53

John James Wilson O/C Fishing Harbor

John James Wilson O/C Fishing Harbor. John James Wilson (British, 1818-1875) oil on canvas painting of fishermen tending their...

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Lot 54
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Lot 54

Box of Lionel Train & Track Set

Box of Lionel Train & Track Set. Box includes tracks, 3 railroad cars, and a motor locomotive, labeled on the bottom: "Lionel...

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Lot 55
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Lot 55

Doulton Lambeth 20 Inch Faience Portrait Charger

Doulton Lambeth 20 Inch Faience Portrait Charger. Dark blue and swirling filigree decorated border with center portrait of a red...

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Lot 56
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Lot 56

Hour Repeater Carriage Clock W/ Alarm

French Brass Hour Repeater Carriage Clock W/ Alarm. 2 in. brass dial signed by the retailer "Theodore B. Starr, New York" and...

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Lot 57
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Lot 57

14K Pearl and Citrine Choker Necklace

14K Pearl and Citrine Choker Necklace. 3 strand seed pearl necklace measuring 13.5 in. long with tested 14K gold clasp and...

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Lot 58
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Lot 58

Carved Oak Curved China Cabinet

Carved Oak Curved China Cabinet. Curved glass oak china cabinet with heavily carved figural lion head crest and acanthus carved...

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Lot 59
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Lot 59

Enterprise Mfg. Co. Cast Iron No. 7 Coffee Grinder

Enterprise Mfg. Co. Cast Iron No. 7 Coffee Grinder. Large pierced double wheel form with covered hopper having an eagle finial...

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Lot 60
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Lot 60

4 David Roberts Egypt and The Holy Land Lithograph

4 David Roberts Egypt and The Holy Land Lithograph. David Roberts (Scottish, English, 1796-1864) 4 quality lithographs from the...

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Lot 61
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Lot 61

Pair of Cut Cranberry Decanters

Pair of cranberry overlay cut to clear bohemian glass decanters with the floral and leaf decoration with matching stoppers....

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Lot 62
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Lot 62

1995 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe

1995 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe. Finished with a "Torch Red" painted exterior, has black leather seats and a black interior....

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Lot 63
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Lot 63

Large Chinese Guan Yu Carved Sculpture

Large Chinese Guan Yu Carved Sculpture. Large carving of the warrior general Guan Yu standing in a combatant pose; in very nice...

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Lot 64
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Lot 64

Two Art Glass Vases

Two art glass vases. 1). 2 handled vase with a cobalt blue base glass completely overlaid with a gold striated surface, having...

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Lot 65
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Lot 65

English Sextant in Case

English Sextant in Case. Brass and wood Sextant in original wooden case, signed Spencer, Browning and Rust, London. Some parts...

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Lot 66
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Lot 66

Carved Alabaster Sculpture of a Man and Woman

Carved Alabaster Sculpture of a Man and Woman. Figure of a man seated on a rock formation embraces a woman standing beside him;...

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Lot 67
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Lot 67

Two Bottles of 1988 Dom Perignon Champagne

Two bottles of Dom Perignon champagne, dated 1988, having a volume of 750 milliliters; both bottles have original boxes....

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Lot 68
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Lot 68

Italian Triptych Oil Painting

Italian Triptych Oil Painting, c.1890. Oil on wood panel center painting with portrait of a woman tending the harvest, signed on...

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Lot 69
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Lot 69

Pomona Style Glass and Brass Hall Lamp

Pomona Style Glass and Brass Hall Lamp. The quilted glass Pomona style cylindrical shade has a frosted center panel with...

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Lot 70
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Lot 70

Large Lladro Bisque Porcelain Figure

Large Lladro Bisque Porcelain Figure. Unglazed bisque porcelain figure of a girl seated on a stone and accompanied by a lamb;...

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Lot 71
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Lot 71

Lot of Trains, Tracks and Accessories

Lot of Lionel trains, tracks and accessories, including transformers, clock, water tower etc.

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Lot 72
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Lot 72

The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere Plaque

The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere Plaque. Cyrus Cobb (American, 1834 - 1903), terracotta plaque of Paul Revere, titled "The...

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Lot 73
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Lot 73

Bronze Figure of Farnese Hercules

Bronze Figure of Farnese Hercules. A figure of Hercules leaning on his club, having a lion pelt draped over it, raised on a...

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Lot 74
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Lot 74

Early American Cherry Inlaid Grandfather Clock

Original painted metal dial has birds and flowers in the center, floral painted corner spandrels, black Roman hour numerals, sub...

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Lot 75
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Lot 75

Japanese Imari Porcelain Charger

Japanese Imari Porcelain Charger. 18.5 in. diameter porcelain charger with a blue, white and red pattern having gilt highlights,...

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Lot 76
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Lot 76

Two Iridescent Art Glass Vases

Two Iridescent art glass vases with reticulated applied metal rims. 1). 3.75 in. high x 3.5 in. diameter; 2). 9.75 in. high x 5.5...

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Lot 77
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Lot 77

Oil on Panel German Old Master Style Painting

Oil on Panel German Old Master Style Painting. Oil on mahogany panel painting of a man seated and reading a newspaper by the...

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Lot 78
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Lot 78

Russian Bronze and Malachite Paperweight

Russian Bronze and Malachite Paperweight. A paperweight depicting a Russian woman standing on top of a malachite boulder. Missing...

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Lot 79
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Lot 79

Two Royal Vienna Porcelain Plates

Two Royal Vienna Porcelain Plates. 1) 9 1/2 in. hand painted porcelain plate depicting two women embracing, one is holding a...

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Lot 80
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Lot 80

Vintage Edison Photo-Play Movie Poster

Vintage Edison Photo-Play Movie Poster. For "Joyce Of The North Woods, in two parts, Drama". Copyright 1913 by Thomas A. Edison,...

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Lot 81
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Lot 81

Alabaster Sculpture After Michelangelo's "Pieta"

Alabaster Sculpture After Michelangelo's "Pieta." The sculpture depicts the Virgin Mary holding Jesus on her lap, on an oval...

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Lot 82
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Lot 82

Bronze Gas & Electric Chandelier

Bronze Gas & Electric Chandelier. Long stem with spherical clusters and acorn finial, has 5 filigree decorated S-scroll arms with...

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Lot 83
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Lot 83

Jan Rawicz O/C Winter Townscape

Jan Rawicz O/C Winter Townscape. Jan Rawicz (Polish, 19-20th Century) oil on canvas winter town scene with buildings and figures...

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Lot 84
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Lot 84

6 Transfer Decorated & Hand Painted Plates

6 Transfer Decorated & Hand Painted 10 inch Scenic Plates. Each plate depicts either a beautiful classical or romantic scene...

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Lot 85
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Lot 85

Jean Pouyat, Limoges Porcelain Tankard

Jean Pouyat, Limoges Porcelain Tankard. 14.75 in. high porcelain pitcher is paint decorated with clusters of red, green and...

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Lot 86
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Lot 86

Andre Gisson O/C Figures in a Garden

Andre Gisson O/C Figures in a Garden. Andre Gisson (French, 1921-2003) large oil on canvas garden scene painting having urns with...

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Lot 87
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Lot 87

Erhard & Sons Brass Inlaid Maple Box

Erhard & Sohne Brass Inlaid Maple Box. Birdseye maple box has an inlaid lid with scene of Native American Indians hunting and...

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Lot 88
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Lot 88

Pair of Tiffany & Co. Candleholders

Pair of Tiffany & Co. Candleholders. Pair of winged Griffin candleholders signed Tiffany and Co. Makers, 0416 and 6255 M. The...

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Lot 89
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Lot 89

Imperial Club 5c Cigar Sign

Imperial Club 5c Cigar Sign. Advertising embossed tin sign "Smoke the Imperial Club 5 cts Cigar, The Best for the Money, by...

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Lot 90
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Lot 90

Waltham Eagle Pendant Watch Clock

Waltham Eagle Pendant Watch Clock. 2.75 in. brass cased Waltham Watch Co., automobile style clock with interlocking configuration...

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Lot 91
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Lot 91

Cut Glass Vase & Square Bowl

Cut Glass Vase & Square Bowl. 2 pieces of cut glass including a Russian cut vase in perfect condition and unusual square cut bowl...

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Lot 92
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Lot 92

Gilles Beaugrand Gold Washed Sterling Chalice

Giles Beaugrand Gold Washed Sterling Silver Chalice. With jeweled and pearl studded crucifix on the base, four missing pearls....

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Lot 93
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Lot 93

3 Utagawa Kuniyoshi Woodblock Prints

3 Utagawa Kuniyoshi Woodblock Prints. Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1798-1861) 3 woodblock prints, 19th century on finely woven...

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Lot 94
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Lot 94

Schwanbeck Bros. Country Store Pie Display Case

Schwanbeck Bros. Country Store Pie Display Case. Oak display case with an overhanging oak molded top and base with oak trim and 2...

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Lot 95
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Lot 95

Light up Terrestrial Globe

Light up Terrestrial Globe. Illuminated Art Deco terrestrial globe on a walnut base with a standing figure all Atlas holding up...

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Lot 96
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Lot 96

Scottish 8 Day Drumhead Grandfather Clock

Scottish 8 Day Drumhead Grandfather Clock. Painted metal dial has black Roman hour numerals, sub seconds dial over a 31-date sub...

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Lot 97
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Lot 97

Albert Decaris Engraving Lida and the Swan

Albert Decaris Engraving Lida and the Swan. Albert Decaris (French, 1901-1988) large steel engraving "Lida And The Swan"; an...

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Lot 98
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Lot 98

3 Pieces of Steuben Gold Aurene

3 Pieces of Steuben Aurene 1.) Gold chalice with flaring rim & twisted applied base, signed Aurene 2361, 3 in. diameter, height:...

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Lot 99
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Lot 99

Four Seasons Oil Paintings

Four Seasons Oil Paintings. Four hand painted 20th C. oil on canvas scenes of the four seasons in matching gilded frames signed...

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Lot 100
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Lot 100

FADA 43 Cathedral Radio

FADA 43 Cathedral Radio. From F.A.D. Andrea Inc. Long Island City, New York in an elaborate walnut case with original fabric...

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