PITTSFIELD, Ma — Important 19th and 20th century fine and decorative arts, including Tiffany items and American and European furniture, will be offered by Fontaine’s Auction Gallery in a two-session sale.

Day 1 of the Fine & Decorative Arts auction is at 11 a.m. EST on Saturday, May 22; Day 2 is at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 29.

Day 1 Highlights

The Day 1 auction features 350 lots of 19th and 20th century lighting, Tiffany Studio pieces including lamps, Émile Gallé vases, clocks, figurines, lighting, art glass, leaded glass windows, timepieces, marble and bronze statuary, American and European furniture.

Highlights include a monumental English carved oak tall-case clock, estimated at $80,000-$120,000; a pewter-mounted iridescent glass vase by Loetz, with an estimate of $800-$1,200; a French gilt silver and enamel chess set, with an estimate of $5,000-$7,500; a Tiffany Studios' "Sunset and Evening Star" stained-glass window, estimated at $40,000-$60,000; aa Louis Marjorelle Art Nouveau writing desk, estimated at $2,000-$3,000.

Among the Day 1 highlights on May 22 is this Tiffany Studios “Moorish” chandelier, circa 1905, patinated bronze, Favrile glass, 16 shades are engraved “L.C.T.,” 34-1/2” x 24”; estimate: $40,000-$60,000.

Among the Day 1 highlights on May 22 is this Tiffany Studios “Moorish” chandelier, circa 1905, patinated bronze, Favrile glass, 16 shades are engraved “L.C.T.,” 34-1/2” x 24”; estimate: $40,000-$60,000.

Another highlight in Day 1's auction is this silver sculpture after Frederic Remington, marked on the base “Copyright by Frederic Remington”; inscribed on a tag “The Outlaw, Authorized by: The Frederic Remington Art Museum, Produced by: Silversmiths Group USA, Cast by: Maiden Foundry – 2001, Contains 1000+ ozt .999 fine silver, Registration number 6/1000;” 21-1/2” x 16” x 8.” Estimate: $20,000-$30,000.

Another highlight in Day 1's auction is this silver sculpture after Frederic Remington, marked on the base “Copyright by Frederic Remington”; inscribed on a tag “The Outlaw, Authorized by: The Frederic Remington Art Museum, Produced by: Silversmiths Group USA, Cast by: Maiden Foundry – 2001, Contains 1000+ ozt .999 fine silver, Registration number 6/1000;” 21-1/2” x 16” x 8.” Estimate: $20,000-$30,000.

Émile Gallé pottery clock garniture, late 19th century, 15" x 13-1/2" x 7" (clock), 12-1/4" x 6-3/4" (candlesticks); estimate is $5,000-$7,500.

Émile Gallé pottery clock garniture, late 19th century, 15" x 13-1/2" x 7" (clock), 12-1/4" x 6-3/4" (candlesticks); estimate is $5,000-$7,500.

Day 2 Highlights

The Day 2 auction features 350 lots of paintings, porcelains, silver, gold and diamond jewelry, American and European wood carvings and art pottery.

Highlights include a 3.93-carat marquise-shaped diamond ring, estimated between $20,000-$30,000; Meissen "Day and Night" porcelain figurines, estimated between $3,000-$5,000; a Paris Street Scene painting by Edouard Leon Cortes (French, 1882-1969), oil on board, 19" x 31-1/2", with an estimate of $20,000-$30,000;  a Tiffany & Co. sterling silver coffee set, estimated at $2,500-$3,500; and Female Head, a cherry-wood sculpture, by Elie Nadelman (Polish/American, 1882-1946), 18-1/4" h, estimated between $10,000-$15,000.

One of the Day 2 highlights on May 29 is this pair of Mintons Pate-Sur-Pate vases, circa 1900, porcelain, each with gilt and impressed marks, 10” x 7-1/2” x 3-3/4”; estimate: $1,500-$2,500.

One of the Day 2 highlights on May 29 is this pair of Mintons Pate-Sur-Pate vases, circa 1900, porcelain, each with gilt and impressed marks, 10” x 7-1/2” x 3-3/4”; estimate: $1,500-$2,500.

Louis Vuitton monogram steamer trunk, early 20th century, marked "Louis Vuitton," interior with two covered compartments, slide out writing desk and two drawers 36" x 22" x 20". This has an estimate of $6,000-$8,000, but bidding has already pushed it past $10,000 at last check.

Another Day 2 highlight is this Louis Vuitton monogram steamer trunk, early 20th century, marked "Louis Vuitton," interior with two covered compartments, slide out writing desk and two drawers 36" x 22" x 20". This has an estimate of $6,000-$8,000, but bidding has already pushed it past $10,000 at last check.

Rookwood Pottery vellum landscape plaque, 1917, by decorator Carl Schmidt, glazed earthenware impressed with firm's mark/XVII/V, artist signed "C. Schmidt," 7-3/4" x 6" (sight), 13" x 11" (frame). Estimate: $1,200-$1,500.

Another Day 2 highlight is this Rookwood Pottery vellum landscape plaque, 1917, by decorator Carl Schmidt, glazed earthenware impressed with firm's mark/XVII/V, artist signed "C. Schmidt," 7-3/4" x 6" (sight), 13" x 11" (frame). Estimate: $1,200-$1,500.

Day 1 lots can be previewed in person by appointment only on Thursday and Friday at Fontaine’s Auction Gallery, 1485 West Housatonic St., Pittsfield, MA 01201. Day 2 lots can be viewed at the gallery by appointment only on May 27 and 28. To schedule an appointment, call Fontaine's at 413-448-8922.

Lots can also be viewed online at fontainesauction.com and liveauctioneers.com.

For more information, visit Fontaine’s, call 413-448-8922 or email info@fontainesauction.com.

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