Bruhns Auction Gallery rolls out Victorian grandeur at Aug. 8 sale

American Renaissance Victorian rosewood marquetry inlaid parlor table with bronze mounts, turned legs, carved stretcher and finials. Attributed to Herter Bros., New York, 31in high x 32in wide x 47 long. Estimate: $4,000-$7,000. Bruhns Auction Gallery image

American Renaissance Victorian rosewood marquetry inlaid parlor table with bronze mounts, turned legs, carved stretcher and finials. Attributed to Herter Bros., New York, 31in high x 32in wide x 47 long. Estimate: $4,000-$7,000. Bruhns Auction Gallery image

DENVER – High Victorian furniture reigns as Bruhns Auction Gallery prepares to conduct its Summer Antiques Estates Auction on Saturday, Aug. 8, beginning at 11 a.m. Mountain time. LiveAuctioneers.com will provide absentee and Internet live bidding.

Highlighting the 205-lot auction will be an American five-piece bedroom set of burl walnut with ebonized and gilded trim and marble tops, an American walnut burl four-piece marble-top bedroom set (below), a Victorian walnut triple-front bookcase, a quartersawn oak partners desk with leather top and a Mercier Brothers French Renaissance Revival-style walnut sideboard with carved crest, gargoyles and dragons.

American Renaissance revival walnut bedroom set, four-pieces with high-back headboard having a shell-carved crest, raised burl panels and turned finial. Estimate: $4,000-$7,500. Bruhns Auction Gallery image

American Renaissance revival walnut bedroom set, four-pieces with high-back headboard having a shell-carved crest, raised burl panels and turned finial. Estimate: $4,000-$7,500. Bruhns Auction Gallery image

Chinese-style carved cabinet with birds and flowers carved in crest, scenic carved panels on heavily carved base, 83in high x 45in wide, circa 1910. Estimate: $1,800-$2,400. Bruhns Auction Gallery image

Chinese-style carved cabinet with birds and flowers carved in crest, scenic carved panels on heavily carved base, 83in high x 45in wide, circa 1910. Estimate: $1,800-$2,400. Bruhns Auction Gallery image

Noteworthy artwork includes a Bernard Buffet oil on board floral still life (below) and an oil painting on canvas of two peacocks on a floral background.

Still life oil on board by signer Bernard Buffet, '59, originally purchased from International Galleries in Chicago, 20in x 26in. Estimate: $5,000-$12,000. Bruhns Auction Gallery image

Still life oil on board by signer Bernard Buffet, ’59, originally purchased from International Galleries in Chicago, 20in x 26in. Estimate: $5,000-$12,000. Bruhns Auction Gallery image

The auction will open with selection of antique banquet lamps. Grouped throughout the auction are more than three dozen antique clocks.

Glass and ceramic items include Orrefors Swedish crystal and a Bavarian china dinnerware service for 18 with additional serving pieces.

French enameled silver box with portrait of Chinese prophet, pull out brush on bottom, artist-signed Morlaut, total weight 2.19 troy ounces, 2in x 2in, circa 1890. Estimate: $800-$1,200. Bruhns Auction Gallery image

French enameled silver box with portrait of Chinese prophet, pull out brush on bottom, artist-signed Morlaut, total weight 2.19 troy ounces, 2in x 2in, circa 1890. Estimate: $800-$1,200. Bruhns Auction Gallery image

For details contact Bruhns Auction Gallery by email at bruhnsauction@gmail.com or phone 303-744-6505.

View the fully illustrated catalog and register to bid absentee or live via the Internet as the sale is taking place by logging on to www.LiveAuctioneers.com.