Fontaine’s Antiques Pittsfield Massachusetts 01201

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Fontaine’s Antique Auction Gallery is located at 1485 West Housatonic Street, Pittsfield MA 01201. Fontaine’s Auction Gallery buys and sells quality antiques in Berkshire County and around the world. Live Auctions take place every month, selling Antiques and Fine Arts held at our centrally located Pittsfield MA gallery.

 

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ANTIQUES PITTSFIELD MA. Tiffany lamp: Stunning Tiffany Studios (New York, 1906) Red Tulip table lamp, 21 ? inches tall (est. $50,000-$75,000).

ANTIQUES PITTSFIELD MA. Tiffany lamp: Stunning Tiffany Studios (New York, 1906) Red Tulip table lamp, 21 inches tall (est. $50,000-$75,000).

Fontaine’s Auction Gallery, at 1485 West Housatonic Street in Pittsfield MA. Has just opened a full retail antique store at the front of the auction gallery. Offering greatest antique and fine arts collections in Berkshire County.

If you looking for the best antiques Pittsfield has to offer, we are open 9am-5pm Monday – Saturday.

Fontaine’s Auction Gallery

Fontaine’s Antiques & Fine Art Retail Store
1485 Pittsfield MA 01201
1-413-448-8922

FontainesAuction.com

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

Antiques Pittsfield Consignments Wanted for our upcoming auctions

One item to a complete estate or collection. Fontaine’s Auction can arrange for pickup and delivery nationwide.

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

Monday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Tuesday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Wednesday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Thursday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday: Closed

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Looking for some other great things to do? We have put together a sampling of some of the best places to visit while you are here. Enjoy.

Arrowhead, also known as the Herman Melville House, is a historic house museum in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. It was the home of American author Herman Melville during his most productive years, 1850–1863.

The literary icon wrote, “Moby Dick” in this cozy landmark 18th-century house surrounded by farmland.

780 Holmes Rd, Pittsfield, MA 01201

mobydick.org

(413) 442-1793

 

 

The Berkshire Museum is a museum of art, natural history and ancient civilization that is located in Pittsfield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States.

39 South St, Pittsfield, MA 01201

berkshiremuseum.org

(413) 443-7171

 

 

Chesterwood was the summer estate and studio of American sculptor Daniel Chester French located at 4 Williamsville Road in Stockbridge, Massachusetts

His fame as a sculptor was cemented when he was chosen to provide the massive statue of Abraham Lincoln which stands in the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC. Although the final carving of this massive work was not done at Chesterwood, French did his preliminary design work here, which included the construction of a 6-foot (1.8 m) scale model.

The studio, barn, and other gallery spaces include sculptural studies for a number of his works, most notably:

  • The Minute Man (1875), Old North Bridge, Concord, Massachusetts
  • The Continents (1906), United States Customs House, New York City
  • Samuel F. Dupont Memorial (1921), the fountain at Dupont Circle, Washington, D.C.
  • Abraham Lincoln (1922) in the Lincoln Memorial, Washington, D.C.

3 Williamsville Rd, Stockbridge, MA 01262

chesterwood.org

(413) 298-3579

 

 

The Norman Rockwell Museum houses the world’s largest and most significant collection of Rockwell art.

Norman Rockwell Museum presents, preserves and studies the art of illustration and is a world resource for reflection, involvement, and discovery inspired by Norman Rockwell and the power of visual images to shape and reflect society.

The Museum advances social good through the civic values of learning, respect, and inclusion and is committed to upholding the rights and dignity of all people through the universal messages of humanity and kindness portrayed by Norman Rockwell.

9 Glendale Rd, Stockbridge, MA 01262

nrm.org

(413) 298-4100

 

 

Hancock Shaker Village – A living Shaker history museum with restored buildings, crafts & activities plus a cafe & shop.

Hancock Shaker Village is a living history museum whose mission is to bring the Shaker story to life and preserve it for future generations. Called the “City of Peace” by the Shakers who lived here for 179 years until 1960, this community was the third of 19 major Shaker Villages located in New York, New England, Kentucky, Ohio, and Indiana. There are 18 original historic buildings on this site. The staff and volunteers are dedicated to making The values that the Shakers embraced — equality, pacifism, community, sustainability, responsible land stewardship, innovation, simplicity, and quality in work — resonate with us today. In addition to viewing the architecture, we have so many things to see including the farm and gardens, the animals, costumed interpreters, demonstrations of handicrafts like weaving, spinning, and blacksmithing, hiking and walking trails, the Discovery Room where kids can do hands-on activities, photo and art exhibitions, a cafe and picnic area. We have modern amenities and the village is handicapped accessible.

1843 W Housatonic St, Pittsfield, MA 01201

hancockshakervillage.org

(413) 443-0188

 

 

Naumkeag is the former country estate of noted New York City lawyer Joseph Hodges Choate located at 5 Prospect Hill Road, Stockbridge, Massachusetts

Naumkeag is the former country estate of noted New York City lawyer Joseph Hodges Choate located at 5 Prospect Hill Road, Stockbridge, Massachusetts. The estate’s centerpiece is a 44-room, Shingle Style country house designed principally by Stanford White of McKim, Mead & White, and constructed in 1886 and 1887.

The estate is noted for its large gardens, which were designed in the mid-20th century by noted landscape designer Fletcher Steele in conjunction with Choate’s daughter Mabel. A National Historic Landmark District, Naumkeag is now owned by The Trustees of Reservations, who operate it as a nonprofit museum.

5 Prospect Hill Rd, Stockbridge, MA 01262

thetrustees.org

(413) 298-8138

Jacob’s Pillow is a dance center, school and performance space located in Becket, Massachusetts, in the Berkshires.

The organization is known for the oldest internationally acclaimed Summer dance festival in the United States.

The facility also includes a professional school and extensive archives as well as year-round community programs. The facility itself was listed as a National Historic Landmark District in 2003.

Summer performances by prominent dance troupes on 2 stages plus a free outdoor option, shop & eats.

358 George Carter Rd, Becket, MA 01223

jacobspillow.org

(413) 243-0745

Crane Museum of Papermaking and Center for the Paper Arts

The Crane Museum is open Tuesday through Thursday, from 1-5 p.m. Beginning June 2, and going through the end of October, the Museum will be open Monday through Friday from 1-5 p.m.

Explore the history of the oldest paper company in America from 1770 to today. Exhibits focus on papermaking through more than two centuries, Crane’s fine 100% cotton stationery and, of course, the money you carry in your pocket every day. Admission is free and we love kids!

Groups of more than 12, please schedule your visit in advance (413) 684-6380 or (413) 684-7780.

Directions: Please use West Housatonic Street in Dalton MA 01226 and follow signs to the Museum.

http://www.crane.com/about-us/crane-museum-of-papermaking

(413) 684-6380

 

Balderdash Cellars – Founded in 2011, Balderdash Cellars is a boutique winery located in the beautiful Berkshires of Western Massachusetts.

We focus on producing ultra-premium (wicked to New England folks) wines from grapes grown by world-class California vineyards. What about the name?? When we said we were starting a winery, everyone said that we were mad, obsessed, and should stick to buying wine (truthfully, it is much easier than making it) – but we answered, “Balderdash.” As we sought to name the winery, Balderdash just seemed to stick. It also seemed like a good way to describe the stories behind each wine…while generally accurate, there may be some tall tales. Christian and Donna Hanson Owners

502 East Street (rear of the building) Pittsfield, MA 01201

Tasting Hours: Saturdays 1-5pm, please call to set up private/group tastings

Tasting Options: Tastings are $8/person and refundable with purchase of $50/person.

502 East St, Pittsfield, MA 01201

balderdashcellars.com

(413) 464-4629

 

The Mount, Edith Wharton’s Home – The Mount (1902) is a country house in Lenox, Massachusetts, the home of a noted American author.

Edith Wharton was an American novelist, short story writer, and designer. She was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1927, 1928 and 1930. Wharton combined her insider’s view of America’s privileged classes with a brilliant, natural wit to write humorous, incisive novels and short stories of social and psychological insight. She was well acquainted with many of her era’s other literary and public figures, including Theodore Roosevelt.

Today, The Mount is a cultural center and historic house museum, welcoming close to 40,000 visitors each year. The house is open daily from May through October for house and garden tours. Speciality Ghost and Backstairs tours are also offered. In the summer, The Mount hosts performances, music, lectures, and outdoor sculpture exhibits. Additional special events are hosted throughout the year.

2 Plunkett Street, Lenox, MA 01240

edithwharton.org

(413) 551-5111

 

Berkshire Botanical Garden – 15 acres of flower beds, ponds & gardens for strolling & picnicking, plus exhibits & events.

The Berkshire Botanical Garden is a 15-acre botanical garden in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, United States. Its collections contain over 3,000 species and varieties, with an emphasis on plants that thrive in the Berkshires

The Garden was founded in 1934 as the Berkshire Garden Center, and its public display gardens are among the oldest in the United States.

5 W Stockbridge Rd, Stockbridge, MA 01262

berkshirebotanical.org

(413) 298-3926

 

Clark Art Institute – Museum set on 140 lush acres & showcasing 19th-century American & European paintings, silver & more

The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, commonly referred to as The Clark, is an art museum and research institution located in Williamstown, Massachusetts, United States. Its collection consists of European and American paintings, sculpture, prints, drawings, photographs, and decorative arts from the fourteenth to the early twentieth century. The Clark, along with the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MassMoCA) and the Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA), forms a trio of art museums in the Berkshires. The institute also serves as a center for research and higher learning. It is home to various research and academic programs, which include the Fellowship Program and the Williams College Graduate Program in the History of Art. It is visited by 200,000 people a year.

225 South St, Williamstown, MA 01267

clarkart.edu

(413) 458-2303

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