Houston, TX, United States
DoneWed, Apr 7, 2010 11:30 PM UTC
Lewis & Maese April 7, 2010 Aucton
This auction features a very important collection of fine art by Salvador Dali, Marc Chagall, William Hook, Yaacov Agam, Herb Mears, Itzchak Tarkay, Leif Enevoldsen, Alvaro and Leroy Neiman. Also included are works attributed to Paul Cezanne, Fernand Leger, Jean Cocteau, Adolf Hoelzel, Arshile Gorky, Ivan Kliun, Olga Rozanova, Ilya Chasnik, Albert Gleizes, Sonia Delaunay, Willem De Kooning, Jean Metzinger and Lajos Kassak. The auction also features a rare and exceptional collection of animal trophies, including the full body of a lion, mounted zebras and a floor mounted giraffe among others. A collection of African bronzes from a private estate is also going to be auctioned. Antiques include very fine furnishings such as a 1820's French mahogany fall front secretary, 1810 Regency wine cellaret, a period American pedestal dining table, c. 1840, American Empire chest of drawers, 18th C. French buffet, Chinese Ancestral portraits, pair of antique Bay of Naples paintings. Italian rock crystal chandelier, Brunswick pool table, large jade sculptures and other fine items of interest are also included in this auction. This is one auction you don't want to miss.