DoneSun, Dec 12, 2004 12:00 PM EST
Houston, TX, USA
Fine Major-Estate Auction
This two-session catalogued sale will include furniture represented by virtually every major style and country, including the Louis XV, XVI, Regence’, Louis Philippe, Empire and Provincial styles of France; Chippendale, Queen Anne, Sheraton, William IV, Victorian and Edwardian styles of America and England. This comprehensive sale will showcase an excellent array of paintings, watercolors, drawings, lithographs, bronzes and other fine art, including works by Russian artists Lenoid Kuznetsov, and Sergey Prohorov, British artist Christopher Cawthorn; Scottish artist Lukas Mokle; American artists Chauncey Ryder, Dennis Blagg, Dorothy Hood, David Adickes, Al Barnes (several works by this artist to be offered), Pablo Antonio Milan and others, together with a limited edition John F. Kennedy lithograph by Jamie Wyeth; as well as bronze sculpture by German sculptors Otto Schmidt-Hofer, F. Kochendorfer and Schmidt-Tering; French sculptor. Jules Pierre Mene' and others. Included will be a nice selection of art glass, American Brilliant Period cut glass, several sets of china, including Royal Copenhagen "Fluted Lace" and a set of Italian Faience, and two sets of 10 Schumann "Dresden Flower" reticulated plates; also a collection of 19th/20th century cabinet size bronzes, as well as an excellent group of European porcelains, and various Asian porcelains. Also included is an encompassing group of items especially selected for Holiday Gift giving, including an extensive selection of silverplate and sterling victorian brides baskets, marble sculpture, crystal, mirrors, chandeliers, sconces and an excellent selection of estate and designer jewelry. Finally, a wonderful offering of estate and new Oriental rugs and tapestries will also be included.