Multi-Estate Auction Will Include Antique Regulator Clocks

A cataloged multi-estate auction featuring hundreds of fresh-to-the-market lots in a broad range of categories – antique regulator clocks, period furniture, vintage lighting, and more – will be held Saturday, May 22, 2010 at Fontaine’s Auction Gallery, in the firm’s gallery facility, at 1485 West Housatonic Street in Pittsfield, Massachusetts.

Previews will be held on Friday, May 21, from 10-4 and Saturday, May 22, the day of sale, from 8-11 a.m. The sale will begin promptly at 11 a.m. (EDT). Floor, absentee, phone and pre-registered internet bidding will all be available. Online bidding will be facilitated by Live Auctioneers.com and the Fontaine’s website. Featured will be a pair of George Jones astronomical regulator clocks that could well end up being the top two lots of the sale. One, featuring a fully jeweled movement and carved walnut case, is expected to realize $150,000-$200,000. The other is housed in a phenomenal oak Herter Brothers case and boasts a quality polished gilt brass movement (est. $75,000-$125,000).

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Other clocks expected to do well include an R.J. Horner father time grandfather clock with movement, signed Mapin & Webb (est. $75,000-$100,000); a Howard & Davis (Boston) drum head astronomical regulator in excellent condition (est. $75,000-$125,000); and a time globe (circa 1880), patented by Lewis Paul Juvet (est. $15,000-$20,000).

Rounding out the category, other clocks of note include a rare Tiffany Studios pine needle carriage clock, with bronze case and excellent patina (est. $4,000-$6,000); a large Chelsea 8-day ship’s clock with open moon hands and silvered 7-inch dial with black Roman numerals (est. $2,500-$3,500); and a French silk thread bronze Apollo mantel clock (est. $1,500-$2,000).

Stars of the period furniture category include an R.J. Horner 10-piece oak figural lion carved dining room set (est. $75,000-$100,000); a 5-piece J.H. Belter Fountain Elms laminated parlor set with a sofa, two armchairs and a side chair (est. $75,000-$100,000); and a 4-piece marble-top bedroom set with burled panels attributed to John Jeliff (est. $15,000-$25,000).

The Tiffany name and legend will lead the way when it comes time for vintage lamps and lighting to illuminate the room. Two standout examples are a Tiffany Studios (N.Y.) conical daffodil table lamp shade with confetti and fragment glass (est. $40,000-$60,000) and a 20-inch Tiffany Studios signed dragonfly table lamp on a two-tone faux turtleback base (est. $40,000-$60,000).

Also offered will be a Tiffany Studios 14-inch tulip table lamp (an early electrified oil lamp), with 14-inch domical shade with red striated tulips (est. $30,000-$50,000); a Tiffany Studios desk lamp with turtleback shade (est. $10,000-$15,000); and a 20” Duffner & Kimberly Henry II table lamp (est. $20,000-$30,000).

Decorative accessories will feature a 19th century signed “Fiske” cast iron fountain with stork top (est. $15,000-$25,000); a 7-inch Faberge silver enamel and ivory jar by Anders Nevalainen (est. $8,000-$12,000); a pair of French Empire figural bronze tazas with ebony putti figures (est. $3,000-$5,000); and a rare Tiffany Studios pine needle double inkwell (est. $1,500-$2,000).

Bronze statuary is worth noting. One is a festive bronze and ivory figure of a dancing woman by Dimitri Chiparus (1886-1947), titled Carnival, in excellent condition (est. $35,000-$45,000). The other is a James Gruzalski large bronze bust of an Indian chief wearing a puma headdress, signed, in excellent condition and with a good dark patina (est. $2,000-$3,000).

Also set to cross the block on May 22 is a Regina bow front upright changer music box in a mahogany case with shell carved crest, playing 12 discs 20.5 inches in diameter and signed on the soundboard “Regina 50871” (est. $12,000-$15,000); and a lady’s 14kt gold and diamond ring featuring one old European cut diamond of about 1.5 carats, with VS clarity (est. $4,000-$6,000).

An internet catalog has been posted on the Fontaine’s Auction Gallery website, at Fontaine’s Auction Gallery. The catalog shows thousands of detailed photos, with each lot having a full and detailed description.

Browse the wonderful selection of antique regulator clocks for sale on eBay. You won’t find better prices anywhere else!

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Seth Thomas Wall Regulator No. 4

Seth Thomas Wall Regulator No. 4

$1,895.00

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Seth Thomas No.2 Regulator ca. 1890 in Running Order

Seth Thomas No.2 Regulator ca. 1890 in Running Order

$1,150.00

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Large Antique Seth Thomas Regulator Wall Clock

Large Antique Seth Thomas Regulator Wall Clock

$1,550.00

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 RARELY GUSTAV BECKER WALL CLOCK REGULATOR 1875 - 1880  WITH SECOND  LARGE DIAL

RARELY GUSTAV BECKER WALL CLOCK REGULATOR 1875 - 1880 WITH SECOND LARGE DIAL

$1,350.00

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Seth Thomas Mahogany No.19 Sweep Seconds Regulator Wall Clock

Seth Thomas Mahogany No.19 Sweep Seconds Regulator Wall Clock

$27,500.00

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ANTIQUE SETH THOMAS WEIGHT DRIVEN, NO. 2 REGULATOR WALL CLOCK

ANTIQUE SETH THOMAS WEIGHT DRIVEN, NO. 2 REGULATOR WALL CLOCK

$1,200.00

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Rare Antique “Haus” Style Vienna Regulator Wall Clock With Art Nouveau Design

Rare Antique “Haus” Style Vienna Regulator Wall Clock With Art Nouveau Design

$1,035.00

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Kroeber No. 48 Regulator in  Running Condition.

Kroeber No. 48 Regulator in Running Condition.

$1,029.00

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Antique Gilbert Regulator No 3 Wall Clock 1870s Rosewood Case Time Only

Antique Gilbert Regulator No 3 Wall Clock 1870s Rosewood Case Time Only

$1,164.00

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E Howard Regulator Pendelum

E Howard Regulator Pendelum

$1,000.00

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SINGLE WEIGHT LECHNER JOSZEF 8 DAY VIENNA REGULATOR WALL CLOCK

SINGLE WEIGHT LECHNER JOSZEF 8 DAY VIENNA REGULATOR WALL CLOCK

$2,000.00

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VIENNA REGULATOR THREE WEIGHT WALL CLOCK GRAND SONNERIE GUSTAV BECKER ANTIQUE

VIENNA REGULATOR THREE WEIGHT WALL CLOCK GRAND SONNERIE GUSTAV BECKER ANTIQUE

$2,850.00

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Gorgeous antique Ansonia porcelain No. 1 crystal regulator clock

Gorgeous antique Ansonia porcelain No. 1 crystal regulator clock

$1,500.00

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Antique Vienna Regulator wall clock

Antique Vienna Regulator wall clock

$2,000.00

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RARE MINT ORIGINAL 1907 Striking Ansonia APEX Crystal Regulator

RARE MINT ORIGINAL 1907 Striking Ansonia APEX Crystal Regulator

$1,000.00

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