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J. Garrett Auctioneers to disperse grand Texas estates Nov. 3-4

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French three-piece doré bronze clock set, 19th century, from the estate of Ken and Pat Hodge. Estimate: $6,000-$9,000. J. Garrett Auctioneers image

DALLAS – J. Garrett Auctioneers will conduct two major sales on consecutive days, Nov. 3-4. Saturday’s auction will feature the lifetime collection of Ken and Pat Hodge of Flower Mound, Texas. On Sunday, J. Garrett Auctioneers will conduct a Highland Park estate auction consisting of an outstanding collection from a Lexington Avenue mansion. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

The Hodges’ collection consists of approximately 275 items, oil paintings, Boehm porcelain (below), Baccarat crystal, fine French and Victorian furniture, bronzes, antique books, Persian rugs, outdoor statuary and fountains. The entire Hodge collection will be sold without reserve. Also included in the sale are more than 60 lots of exceptional porcelains from the collection of Gwendolyn Reasoner, Connoisseur Antiques, as well as other additions from fine Dallas estates—all without reserves.

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Boehm porcelain ‘American Bald Eagle,’ 1987, excellent condition, 33¼ inches high x 30 inches wide x 22 inches deep. Estimate: $3,000-$5,000. J. Garrett Auctioneers image

Artists represented include A.D. Greer, Gary Roberts and W.H.D. Koerner (below). Koerner was a noted illustrator of the American West whose works are collectible alongside Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell.

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W.H.D. Koerner, ‘Jephthah’s Daughter,’ oil on canvas, signed and dated 1931, 50 x 38 inches in the frame. Estimate: $10,000-$15,000. J. Garrett Auctioneers image

Sunday’s lineup consists of 18th- and 19th-century French and Italian furnishings, fine art, accessories, bronzes, rugs, antique chandeliers, Fortuny upholstered sofas and pillows, tapestries, and much more, all to be offered without reserves.

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Pair of Louis XV-style consoles with Carrara marble tops and original parcel gilt finish, mid- 19th century, 55 inches wide x 21 inches deep x 42 ½ inches high. Estimate: $9,000-$12,000. J. Garrett Auctioneers image

Also included in the sale is the corporate collection of Jim McNamara of Dallas. McNamara is a Dallas legend and has been buying and selling fine antiques and art for more than 50 years. Now retiring, he has consigned more than 80 lots of his best inventory, including many pieces from his home, all without reserve. Also included in this sale is a collection of canes from the Hodge estate.

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Swedish bronze and crystal chandelier, mid-19th century, having six arms and 12 lights. Estimate: $2,000-$3,000. J. Garrett Auctioneers image

Also selling Sunday will be fine French and English furniture from the Estate of Huey Keeney of Tyler, Texas, and fine Italian accessories and paintings from the Estate of Bob Hughes of Dallas.

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