Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Houston, TX, United States
DoneSat, Mar 26, 2016 8:00 PM GMT
ETON Galleries & Bold Bids, LLC Present:
ETON Galleries, in partnership with Bold Bids LLC, is proud to present the collection of prominent Houston surgeon Dr. J. Martin Barrash. Crossing the block is a selection of fine art and bronzes, art glass & crystal, jewelry, timepieces, and luxury goods, silver, Asian & Islamic works of art, to include fine jades and snuff bottles, ivory carvings, porcelains, lacquer wares; modern & contemporary fine & decorative art and custom-created furnishings, as well as traditional fine & decorative arts and furniture offerings. Highlights include a number of Japanese ceramics, attributed to renowned potter Shoji Hamada (1894-1978), as well as a Japanese six-panel Zen calligraphy floor screen by Yamaoka Tesshu (1836-1888), acquired from the Estate of George Zournas, late of Lubbock, Texas; two 19th century Anglo-Indian ivory mosaic inlay desk accoutrements and a number of tribal and ethnographic works of art from a Sugar Land, Texas private collection; an Albert-Ernest Carrier-Belleuse (French, 1824-1887) bronze figural group, ?Festival Bound?, a Carl Kauba (American/Austrian 1865-1922) cold-painted bronze group, ?Desperado?, a carved and polychromed wood children's carousel figure of a crouching monkey, a collection of 17th century hand-colored maps by Dutch cartographer Frederick De Wit (1630-1706); a finely decorated antique Russian icon, depicting St. Nicholas; a rare Wedgwood ceramic urn, circa 19th century or earlier, from the estate of a prominent Houston, Texas family, by family repute a prototype (and possibly unique) example; a mirrored pair of Chinese famille rose ?Hundred Boys? jars, Daoguang Period; and a Chinese Ming Dynasty lacquered wedding basket with mother-of-pearl inlay. Please contact us to register for phone or absentee bidding, to schedule an appointment to preview lots you may be interested in personally inspecting, or if you should have any questions!