DALLAS — Dallas Auction Gallery‘s September auction will feature the estate of longtime Dallas dealer and collector Leonard E. Walley. The sale will take place on Wednesday, September 21, and will start at 6 pm Central Time. Original Texas and Western art will be offered as well as early Native American portrait lithographs by McKenney & Hall and J.O. Lewis, and also Paul Jacoulet woodblock prints and early Japanese woodblock prints. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
The extensive offering of fine paintings includes five Jose Vives-Atsara oil paintings and three Edouard Leon Cortes oil paintings.
Highlighting the former is Pueblo, Spain, a 1994 or 1995 signed oil on canvas landscape centered on a dwelling, which is estimated at $4,000-$6,000; and highlighting the latter is an undated work, La Place de la Opera, which appears in the Cortes catalogue raisonne. The evening street scene carries an estimate of $15,000-$25,000.
The range of aforementioned Paul Jacoulet woodblock prints includes Les Perles, Mandchoukuo, a 1950 work signed and stamped at left “Paul Jacoulet” with a peach seal. It is estimated at $600-$800. Also featured in the September 22 sale lineup are paintings by Tim Solliday, William Skilling, Fred Darge, Robert Wood, John Henry Twachtman, C. James Frazier and Wayne Baize.
Among the choices for watches and jewelry is a ladies 18K gold Rolex Oyster Perpetual wristwatch with an inset date register, gold dial, gold bezel and crown. Its estimate is $4,000-$6,000.
A standout from the sterling silver flatware and holloware on offer is a J.E. Caldwell sterling silver footed punchbowl, its base and rim each surrounded by a daisy and vine design. It has an estimate of $1,200-$1,800.
Other lots in the sale include an 1840 Charles DeMorse $500 Republic of Texas bond certificate; a collection of Jay Strongwater enamel and jeweled table articles; early Staffordshire pottery figures; two original Louis Icart colored etchings; and Chinese antiques, including a large collection of snuff bottles, fine porcelains, a Qing Hongmu low table, works in carved jade and a Qing carved gilt wood Weituo.
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