Bruhn’s Auction Gallery to sell Eron Johnson inventory April 21-22

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Important pair of Alexander Calandrelli (German, 1834-1903) statues modeled in tan terra-cotta, as Lansquenet military guards in Renaissance dress, 83 in. tall. Estimate: $12,000-$18,000. Bruhn’s Auction Gallery image

DENVER – On April 21-22, Bruhn’s Auction Gallery will sell more than 1,100 lots of antique furniture, architectural elements, lighting and decorative arts belonging to one of the preeminent antiques dealers in the West. Eron Johnson is moving his 25,000-square-foot showroom resulting in this massive single-owner auction of select antiques that he has collected over the last 40 years. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

The inventory features 17th to 20th century European, American and Asian furniture, paintings, sculptures, decorative arts, architectural elements, garden statuary, fireplaces, stained glass, clocks, lighting and period paneled rooms.

Highlights from the two-day event include:

—Mathurin Moreau Val d’Osne patinated iron fountainhead figure;

—Documented 17th and 18th century American and European historic paneled rooms from the Denver Art Museum;

—Stained glass including panels from the Brooklyn Hall of Records;

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American leaded and stained-glass window from the Brooklyn (N.Y.) Hall of Records, late 19th century, 36 x 101 x 2 in. Estimate: $800-$1,200. Bruhn’s Auction Gallery image

—Italian marble-top inlaid fruitwood commode, circa 1790;

—Adams-style giltwood shield-shaped mirror, circa 1890;

—Marble, limestone and carved wood fireplace surrounds;

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Louis XIV-style fireplace surround finely carved in sea green marble with white striation, made in the 19th century by Jules Cantini (Marseille, 1826-1916), width 58 in. x depth 14 in. x height 53 in. Estimate: $4,000-$6,000. Bruhn’s Auction Gallery image

—African and Indian folk art and objects;

—Chinese antique furniture, pottery and architectural pieces;

—Swedish 18th and 19th century painted country furniture and clocks;

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Antique Scandinavian armchair displaying a giltwood crown crest for the reign of Frederick IV (1671-1730), king of Denmark and Norway from 1699-1730. The throne is in the style of a French Louis XIII armchair or cremaillere, with the armrest featuring iron fittings for adjusting the back. Estimate: $5,000-$7,000. Bruhn’s Auction Gallery image

—Pair of 6-foot-wide Baccarat-style crystal 24-light chandeliers;

—Wrought-iron gates and panels;

—Important 19th century American and European garden statuary;

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Late 18th century French limestone statue, putti wrestling a goose, 45 in. high. Estimate: $4,000-$6,000. Bruhn’s Auction Gallery image

—Hand-carved solid rosewood and teak columns;

—Numerous carved wooden doors;

—Interior and exterior lighting including Orrefors;

—Paneling and architectural components from the Lloyds of London building.

This is a rare opportunity to bid on thousands of items hand-picked by antique expert Eron Johnson from his decades of collecting.

The auction will be conducted on-site in Eron Johnson Antiques’ showroom, 389 S. Lipan St. in Denver. The auctions will begin both days, April 21-22, at 10 a.m. Mountain time/noon Eastern.

Eron Johnson Antiques will be reopening their showroom in their new warehouse space in Denver in June 2018.