Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Houston, TX, United States
DoneFri, Sep 24, 2010 12:00 AM GMT
September Auction Exclusive
Featuring Items from the Family Estate of Judge Donald Stuart Russell of the U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals and Virginia Russell and the Northern Star Natural Gas Company Bankruptcy. Two pair of exquisite Baccarat gold-trimmed candelabras, a pair of early 19th Century Sheffield sterling silver wine coolers signed J. Prime, a French Dore bronze Bouillotte lamp and a pair of 19th Century Wedgwood urns, European and Chinese antiques, sterling silver, china, porcelain, Persian, Turkish and Pakistani rugs and carpets, bronze sculpture, fine art, paintings, antique clocks and vintage jewelry, 19th Century Chinese pieces include a wine table, a double door red apothecary cabinet, a triple door wooden scholar's cabinet, a wedding cabinet, a wooden trunk with a tiger and dragon motif, a pair of carved official's hat armchairs, temple candleholders, a wooden lunch box, wooden tea caddy and wooden coffer with silver hardware, an 18th century French oak farm table, and 19th century pieces such as a Louis XV gilded beveled mirror, a giant baguette basket, a French Renaissance oak clock, and an 18th Century Normand oak armoire, a 2.36 carat round natural deep orange-yellow diamond ring, an 18 karat yellow gold Patek Philippe & Co. open face pocket watch, an 18 karat white gold aquamarine and diamond pendant and a ladies 14 karat yellow gold Rolex watch, a 12-place setting of Wallace Grand Baroque Sterling Silver flatware, an 8-place setting of Gorham Buttercup Sterling Silver flatware and several lots of sterling vanity sets and sterling biscuit boxes barrels, two Tiffany sterling coffeepots, a sterling art nouveau cheese dish and a sterling and jade table cigar lighter, a three-pedestal George III style mahogany table with six leaves made by Schmieg & Kotzian of New York and a 19th Century Americana tiger oak table, chairs, server and sideboard, in the style of Herter Brothers, a circa 1910 American Federal ...