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Dallas, TX, United States
DoneThu, Nov 15, 2012 6:00 PM GMT

Fine Art, Antiques, Silver, Bronzes & Erotica

Preston Hall is showcasing items formerly from the estate of James Rorimer, director of New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1955-1966, which have been consigned by his family. Items of particular interest in this sale include exceptional 17th century furniture, two paintings by Peter Wenceslaus, a wonderful collection of European bronzes and ivories, an exceptional pair of Chinese carved foo dogs, rare illustrated art books (from a large private collection) with sketches attributed to Picasso, Chagall, Miro, and others, three Philip Guston ink drawings, two de Kooning charcoal drawings, a very rare group of early erotica watercolors, autographs and letters by Igor Stravinsky, including a very rare musical score by Stravinsky containing over 25 important autographs, a whimsical collection of European miniature silver furniture and objects, Tiffany sterling silver pieces, Russian watercolors and works of art, Native American objects, including fine glass pieces by Tony Jojola, and many other interesting curiosities and collectibles. Please join us!