DALLAS (AP) – A Texas man’s collection of bovine-theme art and collectibles has sold for more than $500,000 in an Oct. 14 auction conducted by Dallas Auction Gallery.
After about half a century of collecting, former Neiman Marcus fashion executive Derrill Osborn decided to part with his collection. The auction featured about 350 items.
Dallas Auction Gallery spokeswoman Lauren Shuford Laughry said Thursday that among the auctions highlights was a Donna Cook oil painting depicting 5,000 cattle, titled Chisholm Trail Cattle Drive, which sold for $10,755. Also, she said, a collection of more than 300 vintage toy cows and other farm animals sold for $5,975.
Seventy-year-old Osborn grew up on a New Mexico ranch and then went on to a 40-year fashion career with the legendary Dallas-based department store before retiring in 2002.
LiveAuctioneers provided the Internet live bidding for the sale. View the fully illustrated catalog with prices realized at www.LiveAuctioneers.com.
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