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.
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.
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.
For more information, visit Fontaine’s, call 413-448-8922 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.