Fontaine’s Auction Gallery

May 21, 2016 - Prices realized Consignments Wanted

May 21, 2016

Rare Chinese Animated Triple Fusee Bracket Clock 6.5 in. porcelain dial with black Roman hour numerals and 15 minute numbers outside, fancy pierced brass hands with sweep seconds hand, red and clear paste-set jewels around the bezel. Quality triple fusee movement with engraved brass plates having a filigree border signed “Cheong Smag” and also signed with 6 character Chinese mark for “Hao Sheng Xiang of the Guangdong Province”, verge escapement, quarter hour 2 bell strike striking progressive double bells on the quarter hour and strikes the hour. On the hour the clock activates the animated mechanism of swimming ducks and spinning glass rods resembling a waterfall in the open frieze panel and a cylindrical cluster of spinning glass rods forming a waterfall in the top of the case under a drum form having a paste-set jeweled bezel with 4 in. blue enamel panel behind a large spinning paste set center pinwheel surrounded by 10 smaller pinwheels rotating in alternate directions, the jeweled teardrop finial at the top also rotates clockwise. Large size gilt bronze case has extravagant filigree mounts throughout with mythical heads above the corners, seashell handles, pierced decorated galleries and floral mounts with colorful green jeweled corner spandrels having red, white and green jeweled flowers; the drum top has blue enameled bronze ribbons on each side and an ornate bulbous top with red jeweled Chinese characters which read “Da Ji” (Great Prosperity). Clock is running and striking, all animated mechanisms are working. 36.5 in. high x 15.25 in. wide x 12.75 in. deep. Weight 76 lbs.

Realizesed 2.5 Millon

Antiques, Clocks, Estates, Single Items

Your items will receive national exposure to our 45 year customer database & worldwide online marketing. We offer free estimates, prompt professional service, pickup & delivery nationwide. Consignments are fully insured. We also purchase outright, one item to an entire estate or collection. With over 45 years of service, we are the oldest operating auction gallery in Western Massachusetts.

E. Howard Clocks
World's Record Prices

Authentic
Tiffany Lamps

We are seeking quality clocks, antiques, accessories, musical items for our upcoming auctions, from one piece to an entire estate or collection. Either way Fontaine’s has the service & expertise to assist you. We can arrange for pickup & delivery nationwide. Call Fontaine’s Auction Gallery at 413-448-8922 or email info@fontainesauction.com for more information about consigning or selling your items outright. Cataloged items receive international exposure to our 40 year customer database of over 15,000 qualified buyers via our mailing list, the internet and national trade publications. When you are ready to sell or buy antiques contact John Fontaine. Voted “Best Antique & Auction Gallery” for 7 years.

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Antique Clocks
Fine Art

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1485 West Housatonic St.
Piitsfield MA. 01201

Auctioneer & CEO John Fontaine With over 50 years of experience, Fontaines is the oldest full service auction gallery in Western Massachusetts with a high level of integrity & professionalism. Many of our buyers & sellers have been repeat customers for decades. If you have antiques to sell, whether it be one piece, a complete estate or an entire collection, Fontaines offers free estimates, prompt professional service, pickup & ...

Welcome to Fontaine’s Auction Gallery Established 1960

↓ Past Auctions – Prices Realized ↓ May 21, 2016 - Prices realized Consignments Wanted

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Antique Clock Auction

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November 22, 2015

Past
Auctions

Nov 22nd, 2014

E. Howard & Co. No. 47 brought $356,950.00.
E. Howard & Co. No. 68 astronomical floor clock brought $277,300.00.

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Watch Auction

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November 23, 2015

Past
Auctions

Nov 23rd, 2014

Watches, Watches Pocket, Antique Watches, Gold, Chains, realeted items

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Antique Estate Auction

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January 31, 2015

Past
Auctions

Jan 31st, 2015

Floor Lamps, Hanging Lamps, Table Lamps & Pendants, Tiffany Favrile Glass Vases & Cabinet Pieces

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Cataloged Antique Auction

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February 28, 2015

Past
Auctions

Feb 28th, 2015

Tiffany Studios Floor Lamps, Hanging Lamps, Table Lamps & Pendants, Tiffany Favrile Glass Vases & Cabinet Pieces

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Cataloged Antique Auction

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March 28, 2015

Past
Auctions

March 28th, 2015

Rosewood Rococo, Renaissance Revival, Figural Carved, Period Empire, & Turn of Century Oak Furniture by John H. Belter

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Antique Estate Auction

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April 25, 2015

Past
Auctions

April 25th, 2015

Firearms, Clocks, Furniture, Fine Art, Lamps, Advertising, Coin-Op & Musical.

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Cataloged Antique Auction

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May 30, 2015

Past
Auctions

May 30th, 2015

Clocks, Furniture, Fine Art, Lamps, Advertising, Coin-Op & Musical.

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2 Session Antique Auction

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June 27, 2015

Past
Auctions

June 27th, 2015

Clocks & Watches, Furniture, Fine Art, Lamps, Advertising, Coin-Op & Musical.

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Antique Estate Auction

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September 12, 2015

Past
Auctions

Sept. 12th, 2015

Furniture, Fine Art Paintings & Drawings, Cut glass collection, Asian items, Leaded Windows, Firearms.

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Cataloged Antique Auction

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October 3, 2015

Past
Auctions

Oct. 3rd, 2015

John H. Belter, J & J.W. Meeks, R.J. Horner etc., Lamps by Tiffany Studios, Duffner & Kimberly, Handel, Pairpoint, Gorham etc.

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Cataloged Antique Auction

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November 14, 2015

Past
Auctions

Nov. 14th, 2015

Antique Clocks & Watches
Fine Art, Lighting, Furniture & Accessories

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Cataloged Antique Auction

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February 27, 2016

Past
Auctions

Feb. 27th, 2016

Antique Clocks & Watches
Fine Art, Lighting, Furniture & Accessories

Consignments Wanted or Purchase Outright

With over 50 years of experience, Fontaine’s Auction the oldest full service auction gallery in Western Massachusetts. Many of our buyers & sellers have been repeat customers for decades. Fontaine’s Auction was voted best place to sell your antiques for 7 years in a row. We accept items on consignment for our nationally advertised auctions or will buy outright, one piece to an entire estate or collection.
Furniture by John Belter, R.J. Horner, Herter Bros, John Jeliff, J&JW Meeks, Thomas Brooks, Gustav Stickley, Limbert etc. Lighting by Tiffany, Handel, Duffner & Kimberly, Pairpoint, Williamson etc. 18th, 19th & 20th Century American & European Fine Art, Bronze & Marble Statuary, Sterling Silver, Asian Items, Porcelains, Clocks & Watches, Music Boxes, Art Glass & Cameo Glass, Gold & Diamond Jewelry, Coins, Pottery, Russian Items, Brilliant Cut Glass, Porcelains, Toys & Dolls, Mechanical & Still Banks, Decorated Stoneware, Nautical Items, Firearms & Military Items.

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Fontaine’s Auction Gallery

Consignments Wanted for our upcoming 2016

Cataloged Antique Auctions.

Antique Clock Auctions.

Antique Watch Auctions.

Musical, Coin-up, Advertising, Gaming, Toy, Banks Auction.

Call 1-413-448-8922 or Email info@fontainesauction.com Today!

We are now accepting consignments for our upcoming auctions, from one item to a complete estate or collection. We can arrange for pickup and delivery nationwide.

With over 50 years of experience, Fontaine’s Auction the oldest full service auction gallery in Western Massachusetts.

Many of our buyers & sellers have been repeat customers for decades. Fontaine’s Auction was voted best place to sell your antiques for 7 years in a row.

We accept items on consignment for our nationally advertised auctions or will buy outright, one piece to an entire estate or collection.

We are currently accepting consignments for our 2016 auctions.

Furniture by John Belter, R.J. Horner, Herter Bros, John Jeliff, J&JW Meeks, Thomas Brooks, Gustav Stickley, Limbert etc.

Lighting by Tiffany, Handel, Duffner & Kimberly, Pairpoint, Williamson etc.

18th, 19th & 20th Century American & European Fine Art, Bronze & Marble Statuary, Sterling Silver, Asian Items, Porcelains, Clocks & Watches, Music Boxes, Art Glass & Cameo Glass, Gold & Diamond Jewelry, Coins, Pottery, Russian Items, Brilliant Cut Glass, Porcelains, Toys & Dolls, Mechanical & Still Banks, Decorated Stoneware, Nautical Items, Firearms & Military Items.

E-HOWARD-CLOCK-APPRAISALS.jpgAUCTIONEER: John Fontaine, Mass. Auctioneers License # 327

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