Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Houston, TX, United States
DoneSat, Sep 10, 2016 6:00 PM UTC
Fine Art & Antiques Session I
Simpson Galleries is proud to offer this collection of art, antiques, and jewelry. Chosen by the head of each of our departments, in this catalog you will find some of the finest examples of fine art, furniture, and decorative arts, that have been collected over generations. It is our pleasure to make them available for future generations to enjoy. This catalog embodies the art of collecting, from the Roman Era to Modern and Contemporary Art. Highlights include sculpture from artists Richard MacDonald, Rueben Nakian, Chester Armstrong, and Eric Kaposta; our Latin American department offering items by artist Jesus Rafael de Soto; a unique collection of Chinese snuff bottles, jade, and jadeite carved figures from the 18th and 19th centuries; paintings including works by Richard Pettibone, Mian Situ, David Adickes, Stanley Metzoff, and Donald Roller Wilson; from our Mid Century Modern department, pieces by esteemed designers such as Isamu Noguchi, George Nelson, and Hans Wegner; and on the block exclusively at Simpson Galleries, a limited edition Steinway & Sons Macassar Ebony Piano never before offered at public auction. Simpson Galleries is also very excited to offer an important private collection of jewelry from the estate of the late Earl D. Mitchell of Houston, Texas, including a 14.73 Cts. emerald cut diamond, a 12.75 Cts. step cut emerald, and a 21.68 Cts. fancy yellow round full cut diamond. We invite you to preview our exhibition, Tuesday, September 6th, through Friday, September 9th, featuring a designated space designed by Aston Design Studio. On offer are more than 500 pieces from the finest estates in Texas and collectors from California to New York.