Morton Kuehnert kicks off fall with fashion-forward items Aug. 26

Brass and copper eight-light chandelier, 53 inches long by 19 inches wide by 19 inches deep. Estimate: $250-$300. Image courtesy of Morton Kuehnert Auctioneers & Appraisers.

Brass and copper eight-light chandelier, 53 inches long by 19 inches wide by 19 inches deep. Estimate: $250-$300. Image courtesy of Morton Kuehnert Auctioneers & Appraisers.

HOUSTON – Dazzling jewelry, luscious rugs, sparkling chandeliers and a shipment of beautiful French antiques are a hint of the more than 200 lots on the auction block at Morton Kuehnert Auctioneers & Appraisers on Thursday, Aug. 26. The auction will begin 7 p.m. Central.

The goods are ready for viewing on the showroom floor at 4901 Richmond Ave. in Houston and online at www.mortonkuehnert.com and www.liveauctioneers.com. LiveAuctioneers will provide Internet live bidding.

Lot 60 is a brass and copper eight-light chandelier that has a $250-$300 estimate. A pretty in pink Louis XV-style upholstered bed, lot 67, with tufted brocade fabric is estimated at $350-$400, and a pair of matching upholstered chairs, lot 68, has an estimate of $150-$200. A petite Louis XV-style bombé parquet chest, lot 182, carries a $300-$350 estimate and can be the finishing touch in the room.

For the serious student, lot 197 is a beautiful oak three-door glass-front bookcase, which has a $150-$200 estimate. A late 19th-century Henry II-style walnut desk with leather blotter, lot 161, is estimate at $300-$400.

Several rugs will be sold, including lot 37, a Pakistan Oushak, 9 feet 2 inches by 12 feet 1 inch, which is estimated at $2,500-$3,000. Lot 34 is a handmade Persian Kerman, 9 feet 9 inches by 13 feet, that could go for $500-$600.

To accent the rugs beautifully are two French tables, one an oak farm table, lot 93, estimated at $400-$500, and lot 130, a Henry II oak table with beautiful barley twist legs, at $300-$400.

In the jewelry department, lot 50 is an elegant 14K white gold three-diamond 1-carat pendant estimated at $1,100-$1,200 and lot 48, a 14K white gold pair of amethyst and diamond earrings, which is expected to bring $900-$1,000.

For details about any lot call Morton Keuhnert Auctioneers & Aoorausers at 712-827-7835.

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.


ADDITIONAL LOTS OF NOTE


Louis XV-style bed with silk-tufted brocade fabric, France, 19th century, length 68 1/4 inches by width 56 1/2 inches. Estimate: $350-$400. Image courtesy of Morton Kuehnert Auctioneers & Appraisers.

Louis XV-style bed with silk-tufted brocade fabric, France, 19th century, length 68 1/4 inches by width 56 1/2 inches. Estimate: $350-$400. Image courtesy of Morton Kuehnert Auctioneers & Appraisers.


Pair of Louis XV-style painted parlor chairs with silk tufted brocade fabric, France, 19th century, height 33 1/2 inches, width 25 inches, depth 18 3/4 inches. Estimate: $150-$200. Image courtesy of Morton Kuehnert Auctioneers & Appraisers.

Pair of Louis XV-style painted parlor chairs with silk tufted brocade fabric, France, 19th century, height 33 1/2 inches, width 25 inches, depth 18 3/4 inches. Estimate: $150-$200. Image courtesy of Morton Kuehnert Auctioneers & Appraisers.


White gold three-diamond, 1-carat pendant set with three circular cut diamonds. Estimate: $1,100-$1,200. Image courtesy of Morton Kuehnert Auctioneers & Appraisers.

White gold three-diamond, 1-carat pendant set with three circular cut diamonds. Estimate: $1,100-$1,200. Image courtesy of Morton Kuehnert Auctioneers & Appraisers.