Morton Kuehnert moves ‘aesthetic banquet’ sale to Sunday, Nov. 14

Pair of 14K white gold diamond dangle earrings set with eight circular cut diamonds totaling 2.00 carats total weight, I-Color Grade, SI2-Clarity Grade. Ear-wires are pierced French back-style. Estimate: $1,000-$1,700. Image courtesy of Morton Kuehnert Auctioneers & Appraisers.

Pair of 14K white gold diamond dangle earrings set with eight circular cut diamonds totaling 2.00 carats total weight, I-Color Grade, SI2-Clarity Grade. Ear-wires are pierced French back-style. Estimate: $1,000-$1,700. Image courtesy of Morton Kuehnert Auctioneers & Appraisers.

HOUSTON – Beautiful is the word for the 222 lots of European and American antiques and decorative arts in Morton Kuehnert’s weekly auction, scheduled for 1 p.m. Central, Sunday, Nov. 14, in the auction house at 4901 Richmond Ave.

To view the entire catalog, visit www.mortonkuehnert.com or www.liveauctioneers.com. LiveAuctioneers will provide Internet live bidding.

The auction features a new shipment of European antiques and decorative arts, complementing American antiques, Oriental rugs and jewelry from local family estates.

A beautifully carved Louis XV walnut fireplace screen with a pivoting floral fabric panel, lot 100, is estimated at $500-$1,000. Lot 112, a 19th-century French parquetry bombe chest with marble top and brass ormolu, is estimated at $400-$800.

Lot 138, a Louis XV walnut drop-front secretary, is estimated at $800-$1,600. A Louis XIII settee (Lot 144A) with a walnut frame and needlepoint upholstery, is estimated at $2,500-$3,500. A pair of Louis XIII chairs (Lot 144b) with walnut frame and needlepoint upholstery, is estimated at $2,000-$3,000.

Estate jewelry of note includes Lot 80, a pair of Tiffany & Co.18K yellow gold earrings by Angela Cummings, estimated at $2,500-$3,500 and Lot 89, a pair of 14K white gold diamond dangle earrings, estimated at $1,000-$1,700.

Lot 125 is a Persian Kerman rug, 12 feet 10 inches x 9 feet 10 inches, is estimated at $700-$1,000 and Lot 201, a Pakistan Oushak Rug, 13 feet 10 inches x 9 feet 11 inches, is estimated at $800-$1,200.

Examples of compelling decorative arts include lot 61, a foliate carved giltwood beveled mirror, estimated at $1,000-$1,500. Eight place settings of Golden Clipper china by Spode, Lot 14, is estimated at $1,000-$1,500. Lot 27, an Italian brass Baroque-style mantel clock and candelabra, are estimated at $300-$600. Lot 36, a set of 11 sterling silver goblets, is estimated at $400-700.

Morton Kuehnert will resume its regular Thursday auctions on Thursday, Nov. 18, at 7 p.m. Central.

View the fully illustrated catalog and sign up to bid absentee or live via the Internet at www.LiveAuctioneers.com.

 

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ADDITIONAL LOTS OF NOTE


A Louis XIII settee, France, 19th century walnut frame with needlepoint upholstery 47 x 91 x 24 inches. Estimate: $2,500-$3,500. Image courtesy of Morton Kuehnert Auctioneers & Appraisers.

A Louis XIII settee, France, 19th century walnut frame with needlepoint upholstery 47 x 91 x 24 inches. Estimate: $2,500-$3,500. Image courtesy of Morton Kuehnert Auctioneers & Appraisers.

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Bone china dinner service, Spode, Golden Clipper pattern. White with gold borders and decoration. Seventy-five pieces consisting of service for eight and several serving pieces. Estimate: $1,000-$1,500. Image courtesy of Morton Kuehnert Auctioneers & Appraisers.

Bone china dinner service, Spode, Golden Clipper pattern. White with gold borders and decoration. Seventy-five pieces consisting of service for eight and several serving pieces. Estimate: $1,000-$1,500. Image courtesy of Morton Kuehnert Auctioneers & Appraisers.

Pakistan Oushak carpet, whole pile on cotton 13 feet 10 inches x 9 feet 11 inches. Estimate: $800-$1,200. Image courtesy of Morton Kuehnert Auctioneers & Appraisers.

Pakistan Oushak carpet, whole pile on cotton 13 feet 10 inches x 9 feet 11 inches. Estimate: $800-$1,200. Image courtesy of Morton Kuehnert Auctioneers & Appraisers.