May 18, 2019 - Antiques & Fine Art Auction. Pittsfield, Massachusetts MA

  Status: Closed
 
Type:

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:
18th May, 2019
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This auction will feature 350 lots of antiques & fine art, including American Victorian & figural carved furniture, 19th & 20th century lighting by Tiffany Studios, Duffner & Kimberly, Handel, Gorham, Unique, J.A.Whaley, etc., fine clocks & music boxes, paintings, Royal Vienna & KPM porcelains, gold & diamond jewelry, fine silver, art glass & cameo glass, bronze & marble statuary, Black Forest items, plus related accessories.

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Lot 1
 

Tiffany Studios Dore Bronze 10 Light Lily Lamp

Tiffany Studios Dore Bronze 10 Light Lily Lamp. The dore bronze pond lily pad base with floral buds, has 10 long tubular stems...

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Massive 3 Piece Figural Gilt Bronze Clock Set

Massive 3 Piece Figural Gilt Bronze Clock Set. Large gilt bronze case displays an allegory of astronomy, 2 putti figures seated...

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Lot 3
 

Quezal Pulled Feather Art Glass Vase

Beautiful Quezal vase has a white and green pulled and feathered body under silvered iridescent pulled feather pattern and trim....

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Near Life-Size White Carrara Marble Sculpture

Near Life-Size White Carrara Marble Sculpture. The white Carrara marble sculpture depicts a nude sea nymph rising from the...

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Lot 5
 

Duffner & Kimberly 26 Inch Wisteria Hanging Lamp

Duffner & Kimberly 26 Inch Wisteria Hanging Lamp. The wisteria flowers consist of striated blue and white panels, having shaded...

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Lot 6
 

Rolex 18K Yacht-Master Men's Watch

Rolex 18K Yacht-Master Men's Watch. A fine yellow gold automatic wristwatch with a brushed blue dial, luminous triangular dot and...

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Lot 7
 

Herring & Co. Egyptian Revival Safe

Herring & Co. Egyptian Revival Safe. Egyptian revival parlor safe on an attached pedestal base that includes pharaonic figures...

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Lot 8
 

Jos. Heinrichs Mixed Metal Chafing Dish

Jos. Heinrichs Mixed Metal Chafing Dish. Mixed metal hammered copper, sterling silver, brass and turned oak chafing dish has a...

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Lot 9
 

French Empire Style Marble Top Center Table

French Empire Style Marble Top Center Table. Late 19th C. French Empire Style Marble Top Center Table. 35 in. diameter green...

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Lot 10
 

Limoges 14 Piece Porcelain Fish Set

Limoges 14 Piece Porcelain Fish Set. Beautiful & unusual relief decorated porcelain fish set with gilt trimmed borders and...

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Lot 11
 

J.A. Whaley Co. 22 Inch Water Lily Table Lamp

J.A. Waley Co. 22 Inch Water Lily Table Lamp. 22 in. diameter leaded glass shade has a staggered geometric pattern in striated...

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Lot 12
 

Gorham Sterling Silver Tureen

Gorham Sterling Silver Tureen. Large oval footed sterling silver vegetable tureen, hand chased and repousse summer flowers,...

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Lot 13
 

Tiffany & Co. Carved Oak 9 Tube Grandfather Clock

Tiffany & Co. Carved Oak 9 Tube Grandfather Clock. The 12 in. dial is signed "Tiffany & Co." and has applied gilt brass hour...

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Lot 14
 

F. Barbedienne Bronze "Le Courage Militaire"

F. Barbedienne Bronze "Le Courage Militaire". F. Barbedienne foundry bronze sculpture titled "Le Courage Militaire", after Paul...

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Lot 15
 

Enamel Decorated Cobalt Hanging Fixture

Enamel Decorated Cobalt Hanging Fixture. Cased cobalt glass shade has a ruffle rim with gilt highlights and is decorated around...

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Lot 16
 

Swiss Animated 3 Bell Music Box with Dancing Dolls

Swiss Animated 3 Bell Music Box with Dancing Dolls. Case has a rosewood lid with inlaid filigree and musical instruments,...

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Lot 17
 

Francois Alphonse Piquemal Bronze Bust of a Woman

Francois Alphonse Piquemal Bronze Bust of a Woman. Francois Alphonse Piquemal (French, 19th/20th Century) gilt bronze bust of a...

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Lot 18
 

Tiffany Studios Adjustable Student Lamp

Tiffany Studios Adjustable Student Lamp. The bronze base has an artichoke pattern around the rim and raised floral blossom on...

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Lot 19
 

Antoine-Louis Barye Bronze Sculpture

Antoine-Louis Barye Bronze Sculpture. Antoine-Louis Barye (French, 1795-1875) figural bronze sculpture of a nude male soldier on...

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Lot 20
 

Handel Sunset Palm 20 Inch Table Lamp

Handel Sunset Palm 20 Inch Table Lamp. 20 in. diameter shade has 9 sunset slag bent panels at the top with tropical scenic...

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Lot 21
 

Gilt Carved American Eagle Wall Hanging

Gilt Carved American Eagle Wall Hanging. Large gilt eagle with spread wings and head turned to its right, holds a red white and...

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Lot 22
 

German Sterling Silver Animated Singing Bird Box

German Figural Sterling Silver Animated Singing Bird Box. The fine quality case is signed with .925 and German hallmarks, has a...

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Lot 23
 

After Hector Guimard Art Nouveau Table Lamp

After Hector Guimard Art Nouveau Table Lamp. Gilt bronze base has an hexagonal stepped platform with long stem having relief...

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Lot 24
 

Bronze Chelsea Indian & Bear Clock

Bronze Chelsea Indian & Bear Clock. Excellent bronze wall hanging case depicts a scene in deep relief of a Native American Indian...

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Lot 25
 

Opalescent Venetian glass 6 Light Chandelier

Opalescent Venetian Glass 6 Light Chandelier. Beautiful translucent opalescent glass chandelier has a fancy center stem with...

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Lot 26
 

Antoine-Louis Barye Bronze Lion & Serpent

Antoine-Louis Barye Bronze Lion & Serpent. Antoine-Louis Barye (French, 1795-1875) bronze sculpture depicting a lion and a snake...

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Lot 27
 

Gorham Leaded Floral 20 Inch Table Lamp

Gorham Leaded Floral 20 Inch Table Lamp. 20 in. diameter shade has 4 large baskets with handles, overflowing with white roses,...

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Lot 28
 

Bronze Sculpture of Napoleon Bonaparte

Bronze Sculpture of Napoleon Bonaparte. Bronze figure of Napoleon on the back of a rearing horse; unsigned, has a dark brown...

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Lot 29
 

Ansonia Antique Standing Tall Case Clock

Ansonia Antique Standing Tall Case Clock. The mahogany case has numerous ornate brass mounts , a large bronze plaque in the back...

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Lot 30
 

Marble and Bronze Lion Double Inkwell

Marble and Bronze Lion Double Inkwell. A rouge marble base with concave pen tray with 2 tier pen rack, has 2 bronze inkwells with...

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Lot 31
 

Pairpoint Puffy Reverse Painted Table Lamp

Pairpoint Puffy Reverse Painted Table Lamp. "Ravenna" style shade measures 8 in. high x 14 in. wide x 14 in. deep, the reverse...

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Lot 32
 

Marble & Bronze "Chronos" Silk Thread Mantle Clock

Marble & Bronze "Chronos" Silk Thread Mantle Clock. Excellent bronze winged figure of Chronos (Father Time) seated on a boulder,...

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Lot 33
 

Tiffany Millefiori Finger Bowl & Underplate

Tiffany Millefiori Finger Bowl & Underplate. Matching translucent art glass bowl and underplate have a golden iridescent exterior...

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Lot 34
 

Ferdinand Barbedienne Crucifix in Case

Ferdinand Barbedienne Crucifix in Case. Gilt bronze and champleve enamel decorated cross with a figure of Christ, mounted with...

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Lot 35
 

Handel Parrots Globe Pendant Hall Lamp

Handel Parrots Globe Pendant Hall Lamp. 10 in. diameter globe is obverse painted with large blue parrots perched on a branch...

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Lot 36
 

Eugene Marioton Bronze "L'Inspiration"

Eugene Marioton Bronze "L'Inspiration". Eugene Marioton (French, 1854-1933) gilt bronze sculpture titled "L'Inspiration",...

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Lot 37
 

Gustav Stickley China Cabinet No. 820

Gustav Stickley China Cabinet No. 820. Oak china cabinet with a twelve pane single door & 4 glass panels on the sides with back...

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Lot 38
 

Pair of Figural Oak Wall Hanging Corbels

Pair of Figural Wall Hanging Corbels. Carved oak corbels in the form of mythical men's faces with deep heavily carved features;...

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Lot 39
 

French Industrial Animated Lighthouse Clock

French Industrial Animated Lighthouse Clock. Gilt bronze case with black marble base in the form of a lighthouse tower with...

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Lot 40
 

Unique Leaded 22 Inch Floral Table Lamp

Unique Leaded 22 Inch Floral Table Lamp. Large 22 in. diameter has an irregular lower rim, jagged leafy green background and a...

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Lot 41
 

Carved Angel Skin Coral Double Carnation Brooch

Carved Angel Skin Coral Double Carnation Brooch. Beautiful pale pink brooch carved in the form of 2 carnation flowers; marked...

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Lot 42
 

Pair of Royal Vienna Hand Painted Porcelain Urns

Pair of Royal Vienna Hand Painted Porcelain Covered Urns. Pair of 14 in. high cobalt porcelain urns have domical lids with turned...

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Lot 43
 

R.J. Horner Carved Oak Server

R.J. Horner Carved Oak Server. The server has a beveled mirrored back, over an open lower tier and scroll and shell carved feet;...

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Lot 44
 

Bronze Figural Hunt Scene Grouping

Bronze Figural Hunt Scene Grouping. The scene depicts a man and a boy standing in front of an oak tree, the boy restrains his...

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Lot 45
 

Handel Tropical 15 Inch Reverse Painted Table Lamp

Handel Tropical 15 Inch Reverse Painted Table Lamp. 15 in. diameter reverse painted shade with tropical island scene having palm...

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Lot 46
 

Vittorio Caradossi Carved Marble Sculpture

Vittorio Caradossi Carved Marble Sculpture. Vittorio Caradossi (Italian, 1861-1909) carved pure white Carrara marble sculpture of...

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Lot 47
 

Tiffany Studios 3 Light Lily Lamp

Tiffany Studios 3 Light Lily Lamp. The gold dore bronze base has a reeded platform which is concave in the center, above a...

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Lot 48
 

Columbia BI "Sterling" Disc Graphophone with Base

Columbia BI "Sterling" Oak Disc Graphophone with Base and Record Cabinet. The graphophone disc record player has an oak spear tip...

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Lot 49
 

KPM Hand Painted Portrait Plaque

KPM Hand Painted Portrait Plaque. The large oval porcelain plaque is hand painted with the Madonna and Child portrait after...

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Lot 50
 

Austrian Bronze & Art Glass Table Lamp

Austrian Bronze & Art Glass Table Lamp. Loetz "Phaenomen Genre" art glass shade has an opaque body with yellow dotted snake skin...

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Lot 51
 

Carved Oak Wall Hanging Barometer

Carved Oak Wall Hanging Barometer. Oak case has a carved crest with 3 seashell pediments, turned columns with carved capitols...

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Lot 52
 

Gorham Coin Silver Water Pitcher

Gorham Coin Silver Water Pitcher. Has a classic baluster form with beaded trim at the top of the foot, Poseidon's face at the...

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Lot 53
 

Royal Vienna 10 Inch Hand Painted Portrait Plate

Royal Vienna 10 Inch Hand Painted Portrait Plate. 10 in. diameter porcelain plate with hand painted portrait of a woman titled...

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Lot 54
 

French Empire Lapis Lazuli Portico Clock

French Empire 4 Column Lapis Lazuli Portico Clock. 4 inch silvered dial, has black Roman hour numerals and open moon hands, dore...

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Lot 55
 

Pair of Handel Torchiere Floor Lamps

Pair of Handel Reverse Painted Torchiere Floor Lamps. 3.75" diameter cylindrical shades measure 8.5" high, reverse painted with a...

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Lot 56
 

Elaborate Leaded Glass Floral Window

Elaborate Leaded Glass Floral Window. Window has an arched top, trapezoidal & curved border pieces along the outside edge; the...

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Lot 57
 

Felix Hodorovich Russian Bronze Figural Sculpture

Felix Ignatievich Hodorovich (Russian, 1840-1912) bronze sculpture of a "Georgian Moving Children & Pet"; the figure of a man on...

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Lot 58
 

3 Piece Karges Carved Oak Bedroom Set

3 Piece Karges Carved Oak Bedroom Set. The bed has an exceptional carved headboard and footboard with rolling pin top with carved...

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Lot 59
 

Gilt Bronze & Leaded Glass Fire Screen

Gilt Bronze & Leaded Glass Fire Screen. The intricate gilt bronze frame has a central laurel and ribbon crest with large Spartan...

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Lot 60
 

Pair of Cranberry Hobnail Pulldown Hall Lamps

Pair of Cranberry Hobnail Pulldown Hall Lamps. Large cranberry glass hobnail shades measuring 10" high x 12" diameter. Has brass...

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Lot 61
 

Dolphin Carved Oak Partners Desk

Dolphin Carved Oak Partners Desk. Carved oak top with swirling leaf border, matching swirling leaf carved apron with a single...

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Lot 62
 

French Marble & Bronze Crystal Regulator

French Marble & Bronze Crystal Regulator. 5" silvered metal dial has painted black hour numbers, pierced gilt brass filigree...

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Lot 63
 

3 Foot Chinese Green Jadeite Pagoda Temple

3 Foot Chinese Green Jadeite Pagoda Temple. The massive translucent green jadeite pagoda is intricately carved and pierced...

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Lot 64
 

Excelsior Double Tower Steeple Display Case

Excelsior Double Tower Steeple Display Case. Manufactured by Excelsior Showcase Works, has a curved glass front with walnut...

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Lot 65
 

Pair of Handel Rev. & Obv. Painted Torchiere Lamps

Pair of Handel Reverse & Obverse Painted Torchiere Table Lamps. 3.75" diameter cylindrical shades measure 8.5" high, obverse...

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Lot 66
 

Seth Thomas Ship's Bell Mantle Clock "Montauk"

Seth Thomas Ship's Bell Mantle Clock "Montauk". Silvered 6" dial signed "Seth Thomas" has applied brass hour numbers and fancy...

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Lot 67
 

Attr. Gainsborough Dupont O/C Portrait

Attr. Gainsborough Dupont (British, 1754-1797) oil on canvas portrait of a woman wearing fancy garments and a feathered hat....

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Lot 68
 

Figural Bronze 3 Light Newell Lamp

Figural Bronze 3 Light Newell Lamp. Bronze figure of a partially nude woman rising up among 3 flowering branches with long...

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Lot 69
 

C. Lapini (Italian, 1848-1893) Marble Sculptures

Cesare Lapini (Italian, 1848-1893) Marble Sculptures. Two hand carved marble sculptures on tripartite green marble bases, both...

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Lot 70
 

J.A. Whaley 18 Inch Leaded Grape Table Lamp

J.A. Whaley 18 in. Leaded Grape Trellis Table Lamp. 18" diameter leaded glass shade has a conical form top with long drop border...

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Lot 71
 

Architectural Tower Candelabra with Thermometer

Architectural 31 Inch Tower Candelabra with Thermometer. 2 tone silver and gilt bronze tower has an architectural form with...

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Lot 72
 

Frank Smith Sterling Silver Bowl

Frank Smith Sterling Silver Bowl. 12 in. diameter sterling silver bowl has a wavy form with hand chased, engraved and pierced...

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Lot 73
 

Large Giambologna Flying Mercury Bronze

Large Giambologna Flying Mercury Bronze. Classic bronze clad figure depicting Mercury after Giambologna, the figure stands on a...

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Lot 74
 

Ladies Rolex Oyster Wrist Watch

Ladies Rolex Oyster Wrist Watch. Dial reads "Rolex, Oyster Perpetual, Datejust" on top, and "Superlative Chronometer, Officially...

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Lot 75
 

Pair of Royal Vienna Porcelain Compotes

Pair of Royal Vienna Hand Painted Porcelain Compotes. Cobalt porcelain compotes have a trumpeted base with low bowl form raised...

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Lot 76
 

Pierre Barranti Marble Figure of a Boy

Pierre Barranti, Marble Figure of a Boy. 19th century carved marble sculpture of a boy, who is seated on a tree stump, holding a...

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Lot 77
 

Seth Thomas Ship's Bell Mantle Clock "Montauk"

Seth Thomas Ship's Bell Mantle Clock "Montauk". Silvered 6" dial signed "Seth Thomas" has applied brass hour numbers and fancy...

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Lot 78
 

Russian Silver & Plique a Jour Box

Russian Silver & Plique a Jour Box. Pill box with enamel decorated filigree throughout, has a push button latch and hinged...

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Lot 79
 

Plail Brothers Barrel-Back Rocker & Armchair

Plail Brothers Barrel-Back Rocker & Armchair. Matching pieces have 19 slats to the seat & canted front posts with curved back...

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Lot 80
 

Pair Figural Standing Lamps with Art Glass Shades

Pair of Figural Standing Lamps with Art Glass Shades. 2 standing spelter female figures titled "Nereide" and "Naiade" after...

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Lot 81
 

Rosewood Boulle & Brass Inlaid Tantalus Set

Rosewood Boulle & Brass Inlaid Tantalus Set. Gilt bronze mounted rosewood box has a hinged lid and side panels which are allover...

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Lot 82
 

6 Elaborately Carved Oak Dining Chairs

6 Elaborately Carved Oak Dining Chairs. Pierced carved backs with grape and leaf carvings, crests having figural carved maidens...

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Lot 83
 

Chunk Jewel Deco Figural Lamp

Chunk Jewel Deco Figural Lamp. Spelter figure of a woman holding a fan and on her back laying on a clawfoot ottoman, her legs are...

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Lot 84
 

R.J. Horner Carved Oak Server

R.J. Horner Carved Oak Server. Overhanging top with beveled edge, has one drawer with two carved pulls and filigree carved in the...

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Lot 85
 

French Bronze Mounted Chinese Export Centerpiece

French Bronze Mounted Chinese Export Centerpiece. Large Chinese porcelain bowl has a long wavy form and is hand painted with...

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Lot 86
 

8 Carved Oak Dining Chairs

8 Carved Oak Dining Chairs. 2 arm chairs & 6 side chairs have a solid wood overall carved paneled back with mythical face at the...

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Lot 87
 

Duffner & Kimberly 20 Inch Leaded Table Lamp

Duffner & Kimberly 20 Inch Arts & Crafts Style Leaded Table Lamp. 20" diameter geometric shade has large caramel and mauve slag...

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Lot 88
 

Pair of Royal Crown Derby Porcelain Vases

Pair of Royal Crown Derby Porcelain Vases. 7.5 in. porcelain vases have a bulbous body with trumpeted neck and open side handles...

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Lot 89
 

Art Nuveau Bronze Floor Lamp

Heavy bronze floor standing base with organis stylized floral & berry design in relief. rising up the middle post are 3...

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Lot 90
 

Thwaites & Reed Rolling Ball Clock

Thwaites & Reed Rolling Ball Clock. c.1950's. Case has a mahogany base with felt top, brass tubular posts and railing with...

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Lot 91
 

Durand "King Tut" 9 Inch Art Glass Vase

Durand "King Tut" 9 Inch Art Glass Vase. Excellent baluster form vase has a green iridescent exterior with pulled and hooked...

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Lot 92
 

Pair of Monumental Gothic Style Bronze Torchieres

Pair of Monumental Gothic Style Floor Standing Bronze Torchieres. The three tier torchieres have 25 separate faux candle style...

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Lot 93
 

Anton Chotka Cold Painted Bronze Jewelry Merchant

Anton Chotka (Austrian, 1881-1955) cold painted bronze sculpture titled "The Jewelry Merchant"; figure of an Arab merchant...

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Lot 94
 

4 Silver Russian Imperial Eagle Cup Holders

4 Silver Russian Imperial Eagle Cup Holders. Marked "84" zol. purity, attributed as Russian, gold washed with coiled wire frame...

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Lot 95
 

Rare Handel Parrot Ball Wall Sconce

Rare Handel Parrot Ball Wall Sconce. 6 in. diameter globe is obverse painted with a large blue parrot on the front, perched on a...

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Lot 96
 

Walnut Renaissance Revival Fireplace Mantle

Walnut Renaissance Revival Fireplace Mantle. The base has large burled walnut side columns with capitols at the top & raised...

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Lot 97
 

Pair of Royal Worcester Porcelain Covered Urns

Pair of Royal Worcester Porcelain Covered Urns. Beautiful porcelain urns have a pink body, filigree decorated lids and finials,...

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Lot 98
 

Herschell-Spillman Carousel Sea Monster Figure

Herschell-Spillman carousel sea monster ca. 1910, has large front paws and a coiled tail; in nice old park paint. Acquired by the...

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Lot 99
 

Pair of Handel Reverse Painted Torchiere Lamps

Pair of Handel Reverse Painted Torchiere Table Lamps. 3.75" diameter cylindrical shades measure 8.5 in. high, obverse painted...

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Lot 100
 

Lenzkirch Bracket Clock On Pedestal

Lenzkirch Gilt Bronze Mounted Mahogany Bracket Clock on a Matching Pedestal. 10 in. porcelain paneled dial with black Roman hour...

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