Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Houston, TX, United States
DoneSat, Jul 8, 2006 4:00 PM GMT
Fine Two-Day Estate Auction
Our July auction will include outstanding examples of furniture represented by virtually every major style & country, including parlour, dining room & bedroom suites, chairs from pairs to sets of 10, dining, center, occasional & cocktail tables, desks & credenzas, buffets, armoires & cabinets of all kinds; an Italian salmon colored marble fireplace mantel, a Baldwin baby grand piano, a monumental French grand buffet a deux corps and a scarce English cast iron telephone booth are also to be offered. An excellent array of fine art will also be featured, including works by Pierre Eugene Montezin, Salvador Dali, Antoine Blanchard, Henry E. Loop, Laszlo Neogrady, Gustav Freherr von Bechtolsheim, Walter Donne, Fred Harman, & others too numerous to mention, together with a good selection of 19th century Russian icons and a fine group of sculpture created in marble and in bronze. Also featured is an outstanding selection of art objects - china, crystal, porcelains, sterling & silverplate, sculpture, lamps, clocks & suites, mirrors, chandeliers & sconces, candelabra, candlesticks & candlespikes, chenets, a group of exceptional Chinese ivory tusks, Oriental rugs & much more, including a large 19th century Italian songbook from a private chapel in San Pietro in Vicoli, Rome & a Peruvian silver mounted 18th/19th century crucifix.