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DoneSun, Jun 07, 2020 10:00 AM EDT
Houston, TX, USA
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Fine Art & Antiques Sessions I and II

Session I June 7, 2020 at 9 am (cst) Session II June 7, 2020 at 1 pm (cst) Major Estate and Important collections auction. Simpson Galleries will be hosting a wonderful collection of fine art and antiques auction. Among some of the featured items in this auction include a rare map collection boasting some of the finest maps in the world. Pre-Republic period Texas maps as well as important Civil War-era maps of the United States of America. Simpson Galleries and its experts are also offering one of the rarest and most sought after maps on the planet. A rare and good example of the “Ptolemy Map of the World" by Johannes Schnitzer from the late 15th century. Simpson Galleries is also offering a lifetime collection of rare and complicated clocks and timepieces, featuring a very important tall case clock by E. Howard and Company circa 1870. Another highlight of this collection is a man's wristwatch by Vacheron Constantin from a private collection in San Antonio. Our “Fine Art” selection offers a very wide range of quality works by artists such as Roberto Matta, Porfirio Salinas, Kermit Oliver, Frederic Remington, Edouard Cortes, Francis Coates Jones, Dorothy Hood, and Wolf Kahn just to name a few. With over a million dollars in estimated value, we are sure that there is something for everyone. Our specialists have curated the finest selection of French, English, and American furniture spanning centuries. Some of the items include a French Art Deco credenza by Leleu and Poillerat, a 19th century Bureau Plat and Cartonnier in the manner of Francois Linke and a pair of Mid Century design “Blue Rope Chairs” designed by Humberto and Fernando Campana. Please join us for preview “by appointment” the week of June 1st - 6th between the hours of 10 AM and 5 PM or visit us on the web for a virtual preview at www.SimpsonGalleries.com
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