Antiques & Fine Art Auction

Statement Antiques Go Big At Fontaine’s Antiques, Fine Art Auction Statement Antiques Go Big At Fontaine’s Antiques, Fine Art Auction PITTSFIELD, MASS. —  In recent years, Midcentury Modern has been attracting a big buzz at auctions but traditional antiques made a big splash at Fontaine’s...Read More

Clock Collection, Advertising & Country Store

Clock Collection, Advertising & Country Store Items To Drive Fontaine’s Auction Aug. 25 PITTSFIELD, MASS. — It all started with the purchase of a roll-top desk and a clock to go with the desk. One clock became two, two became three and over the past…

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Antiques, Clocks Drive Fontaine’s Auction Over $1 Million

Choice Antiques, Clocks Drive Fontaine’s Auction Over $1 Million PITTSFIELD, MASS. — It’s little surprise that of the top 5 selling lots at Fontaine’s Auction Gallery’s May 19 auction, three of them were clocks, by E. Howard & Company, Seth Thomas and R.J. Horner. Fontaine’s...Read More
163 The Tiffany Studios Moorish-style hall lantern

Fontaine’s February Auction Lots Soar Far Above Estimates

The February 28, Cataloged Antique Auction was held at Fontaine’s gallery, located at 1485 West Housatonic Street in Pittsfield. Over 400 lots went up for bid, including Tiffany Studios floor lamps, hanging lamps, table lamps and pendants, as well as Tiffany Favrile glass vases and…

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Daum Nancy Cameo Glass Vase

Daum Nancy Cameo Glass Vase – LOT 1 Estimate: $1200 – $1500

Cataloged Antique Auction, January 11th, 2014 – Daum Nancy Cameo Glass Vase Daum Nancy Cameo Glass Vase. Vase has a long cylindrical neck with a bulbous base; has a saffron colored background with a cut pattern depicting hanging leaves and stems with trumpeted flowers. Carved Daum…

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Pittsfield Elm Staffordshire Plate – LOT 2 Estimate: $200 – $300

Cataloged Antique Auction, January 11th, 2014 – Pittsfield Elm Staffordshire Plate Pittsfield Elm Staffordshire Plate. Historical plate in blue and white with a winter scene of the famous “Pittsfield Elm” in Pittsfield, Mass; the tree is surrounded by a fence which was built in 1820 with…

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Bronze Jules Moigniez Tazza – LOT 3 Estimate: $600 – $800

Cataloged Antique Auction, January 11th, 2014 – Bronze Jules Moigniez Tazza Bronze Jules Moigniez (1835-1894, France) Tazza. Figural fox finial at the top with a large vulture formed stem and leaf & berry pattern around the base; has an 11.25 in. dia. Repousse tray decorated with…

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Rococo Rosewood Marble Top Vanity – LOT 4 Estimate: $1200 – $1500

Cataloged Antique Auction, January 11th, 2014 – Rococo Rosewood Marble Top Vanity Rococo Rosewood Marble Top Vanity. Swivel mirrored top has a fleur de lis crest, serpentine frame and filigree carvings; pierced carved support arms on the sides with turned pegs and swinging candle arms. Has…

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Attr: Cornelius Bronze Astral Table Lamp

Attr: Cornelius Bronze Astral Table Lamp – LOT 5 Estimate: $1200 – $1500

Cataloged Antique Auction, January 11th, 2014 – Attr: Cornelius Bronze Astral Table Lamp Attr: Cornelius Bronze Astral Table Lamp. Beautiful dore bronze fixture with 3 male figures standing with their backs to the lamp post, pierced & swirling filigree between them, the 2 arms have individual…

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73 Pc. Lunt Sterling Silver Flatware Set

73 Pc. Lunt Sterling Silver Flatware Set – LOT 6 Estimate: $1200 – $1500

Cataloged Antique Auction, January 11th, 2014 – 73 Pc. Lunt Sterling Silver Flatware Set 73 Pcs. Lunt Sterling Silver American Victorian Pattern Flatware Set.12 Hollowware Dinner Knives (8.5 in.), 12 Dinner Forks (7.25 in.), 12 Salad Forks (6.25 in.), 12 Teaspoons (5.75 in.), 12 Bullion Spoons…

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