Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Houston, TX, United States
DoneSun, May 15, 2005 4:00 PM GMT
2-Day Major Estate Auction
This comprehensive Auction sale will include furniture represented by virtually every major style and country, including the Louis XV, XVI, and Provincial styles of France; the Chippendale, Queen Anne, Sheraton, William IV, and George II and III styles of England; a variety of 19th and 20th century American furniture is also featured, including several fine 19th century Biedermeier pieces; outstanding 18th and 19th century examples of Oriental furnishings and art, including an 18th century bronze head of a deity and a 19th century 8-panel lacquered and decorated Chinese coromandel screen. Showcased will be an excellent array of 18th, 19th and 20th century paintings, watercolors, drawings, lithographs and other fine art, highlighted by the works of Jules Rozier, Johannes Martin Grimelund, Paul Vogler and Marie-Lucie Nessi (two works by each of these two artists will be included), Constantine Kluge, J. Montazin, Louis Fabien, and many, many others. A selection of marble and bronze sculpture, including an 18th century Southeast Asian bronze head of a deity, will also be featured. Also included will be selections of Baccarat, Waterford, Steuben and Val St. Lambert crystal and Lalique art glass, including an assortment of crystal and bronze boxes; as well as an excellent group of porcelains, will be offered, including examples of Meissen, Royal Vienna, Sevres, Dresden, Old Paris, Capo di Monte and others . Additionally featured is an exceptional pair of 19th century Chinese carved Jade, semi-precious stone and ivory mounted wall plaques, as well as china, a good group of sterling silver and silverplate, chandeliers and sconces, including a 19th century pair in rock crystal and gilt bronze with porcelain flower detailing; also several very fine clock sets detailed with Sevres porcelain, champleve enamel and bronze’ dore; and an expansive collection of estate and designer jewelry. Finally, a wonderful selection of estate and new Oriental rugs and tapestries will also be included.