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DoneSun, Apr 22, 2012 6:00 PM UTC
Dallas, TX, USA

Dallas Socialite B. Ahlschlager Estate Day 2

Featuring the contents and personal belongings of Dallas Socialite, the late Bertha Ahlschlager, of Highland Park, Texas, from her prestigious estate on Armstrong Parkway. Also including other fine consignments from the estate of Jane S. Crouch of Lookout Mountain, Tennessee, and others. About Bertha Ahlschlager: One of Dallas most well known and influential persons in antique and design circles, and owner of Le Papillon in Highland Park Village, one of Dallas finest antique shops during the 1970's and 1980's. She began collecting at the age of 10, and her passion for antiques and design took her on regular buying trips to France as well as the Orient, where she found the finest pieces. Her home on Armstrong Parkway in Highland Park, Texas, is a Heritage Home, named one of Dallas? 50 finest homes, featured in Texas Home Magazine, Architectural Digest, and various other publications. It was often used for photo shoots for Neiman Marcus, Calvin Klein, and various other fashion shoots. Bertha was known for her exquisite taste and her penchant for acquiring only the finest from around the world. Her collection is truly one of the finest to ever be offered at auction in Dallas. Auction Information: Items to be offered include very fine 18th & 19th c. French & Continental antiques, fine Bacarrat chandeliers, signed antique marble & bronze statuary including pieces by Moreau, Carrier, Bouret, C.E. Dallin and others. Exquisite antique accessories by Tiffany, Baccarat and other fine makers. More than 100 pieces of fine jewelry including a 10 carat diamond wedding ring, pieces by David Webb, Henry Dunay, Kurt Wayne, Tiffany and other high end makers. Fine collection of ivory, Judith Lieber bags, oil paintings, Sterling Silver and much more!!