Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Dallas, TX, United States
DoneSat, Sep 26, 2015 4:00 PM GMT
The Beau & Bonnie Purvis Estate Auction Day 1
J. Garrett Auctioneers to sell the collection of Bonnie and Beau Purvis of Dallas, Texas. Featured on the cover of Southern Accents in 2004, as well as French by Design, Villa Decor, and Domestic Art, the collection is simply outstanding. Formerly housed on Deloache Avenue in one of "Dallas' 10 most Beautiful Homes", as ranked by D Magazine. The collection was acquired over many years with the help of highly acclaimed Dallas Designers John Bobbitt and Michelle Nesbaumer. Included are outstanding 18th and 19th century European and Asian works of art and fine furniture, including a French commode by Henri Dasson, a monumental pair of 18th Century German Rococo giltwood wing chairs, a fine French Pietra Dura and silver mounted credenza, a rare pair of Roman micro-mosaic plaques, a complete 19th century English paneled room in the style of Robert Adam, marble statuary, Persian and Turkish Carpets, bronzes, Sevres, Baccarat, St. Luis, Moser, Lalique, as well as a fine collection of Texas art including works by Robert Wood, Dwight Holmes, Portfiro Salinas, and a very early Remington "Cheyenne" bronze by the Remington Art Museum. Also included in the sale are more than 50 lots of exceptional estate jewelry including a 10 carat yellow diamond ring and designer pieces by Henry Dunay, PLUS MUCH MORE! OVER 700 SUPERB LOTS OVER 2 DAYS!