Fontaine's Feb. 7 multi-estate sale will feature 500+ lots Over 500 lots of antique furniture and decorative accessories, plus a second session comprising 100+ lots of vintage firearms, will be sold Feb. 7 by Fontaine's Auction Gallery in Pittsfield, Mass.
& Crafts, Limbert furniture will include a #234 cut-out tabouret table and a #451 1/2 oak mirrored back sideboard. Several Weller Dickensware incised scenic vases will come under the gavel, as will Old Hickory furniture pieces; a Newcomb pottery mug; a Rookwood poppy vase; a Grueby tile trivet in footed bronze frame; and a lovely Wheatley matte green geometric beehive vase.
Antique lighting is sure to illuminate the crowd. Selected lots include a Tiffany Studios three-light lily lamp; a figural rococo gasolier; a Pairpoint director's lamp; a Handel 10-inch Mosserine harp floor lamp; a Handel scenic table lamp; a Pairpoint puffy floral and hummingbird table lamp; a Pairpoint puffy floral garland table lamp; and a Handel 18-inch obverse panel table lamp with jungle birds scene.
Other lots from antique lighting include a Gorham 16-inch stylized leaded table lamp; a Pairpoint floral “Pompeii” table lamp; an elaborate leaded glass table lamp; a Moe Bridges “Flying Goose” reverse painted table lamp; a Handel lamp with sunset lakeshore scene on the shade; a Pairpoint puffy Papillon (butterfly) table lamp; a Chicago Mosaic leaded acorn table lamp; and additional consignments.
Decorative accessories will provide a wonderland of wild and wonderful objects. Featured lots will include a Jacob & Sons inlaid cylinder music box on a table; a Mettlach 5-liter incised stein; a nice selection of Tiffany Favrile artglass; a heavily carved figural Cartel clock; Lladro #344 showing soccer figures (Futbolistas); an 11-piece hand-painted Nippon fish set; and a signed Payral French figural Art Nouveau lamp.
Other accessories will include several mechanical banks; a gilt bronze Art Nouveau woman-signed baslet; a platinum emerald and diamond ring; a Boehm porcelain day lily; a Victorian alabaster and marble bust; a Kirk Repousse sterling silver set, A Jensen sterling silver set; a pair of floral tapestry porcelain bronze mounted vases; a double-comb Symphonion music box; and a Mettach figural scene cameo plaque.
Fine art will include a watercolor and pencil on stretch paper by Marion Kavanagh Wachtel (Calif., 1870-1954), titled After the Rain; several works by Louis Icart; a watercolor marine painting with sailboat silhouettes by John Whorf (Mass./Calif., 1903-1959); an oil on canvas work by Harry Shokler (N.Y., 1896-1978), titled Farm on Galway Bay; and a pair of vintage signed Bally posters.
Additional works of art will include an oil on canvas coastal scene by Paul Weber (N.Y./Penn., 1823-1916); an oil on canvas scenic work by Francois Ferenc Gall (French, 1912-1987), titled At the Pier; an oil on canvas seascape by Wilhelm Karl Ferdinand Arnesen (Danish, 1865-1948); and an oil on canvas painting by Frank W. W. Topham (United Kingdom, 1838-1929), titled St. John's Day, Venice.
Also from the fine art group: an oil on canvas seashore scene by Ivan F. Choultse (Russian, 1874-1937); an oil on board work by Salvatore Rosa (Italian, 1615-1673), titled The Torrent; a scenic oil on board by M. Fleicher, titled Tromville; a School of Inness late summer landscape, oil on board; and an oil on board done in 1967 by Frederic