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Breitling Bentley Flying B men's watch. The Revolving Vault image.

Unique pieces ready for Revolving Vault auction Feb. 10

Breitling Bentley Flying B men's watch. The Revolving Vault image.

Breitling Bentley Flying B men’s watch. The Revolving Vault image.

HOUSTON – Revolving Vault Auction & Estate Services will be holding their third auction, “Exceptional February Finds from The Vault,” on Sunday, Feb. 10, at 4 p.m. CST, 2 p.m. Pacific. LiveAuctioneers.com will provide Internet live bidding.

The Revolving Vault welcomes bidders to view and bid on an eclectic array of inventory from around the world. Almost all of the items are one of a kind, which are sure to tempt those searching for both the unique and the beautiful. This auction’s offerings will include more than 350 lots including fine art, jewelry, accessories, as well as a vast assortment of collectibles featuring militaria, sports memorabilia and pop culture sure to inspire and delight buyers.

The “Exceptional February Finds” auction will include an array of Fine Art including Abstract, Expressionism, Pop Art, Native-American, Realism, photography and animation from artists including Marianne Levy, Blake Ballard, Brody Neuenschwander and Bev Doolittle, and Jim Hudek, just to name a few. Hudek is an emerging mixed-media artist out of Houston who creates abstract compositions through the use of latex paint and mixed-media material like magazines and print material. Much of his work is inspired by jazz music. His piece Ebb and Flow (est. $4,000-$6,000) will be one of his pieces up for auction.

An expansive collection of Brody Neuenschwander work will also be present. He is an artist originally from Houston, who currently resides in Bruges, Belgium. A graduate of Princeton his background is in medieval manuscript lllumination, calligraphy, text art and installation art. One of his pieces The Eyes Have It has been featured in Le Jardin des Mots, an artist book printed in Paris featuring the works of calligraphy artists. This piece is a collage of rice paper with antique documents on Rives BFK printmaking paper, Chinese ink, gouache and applied doll’s eyes (est. $2,500-$3,500).

“We’re really excited for this auction as we’ve got a lot of unique pieces that have great stories behind them. We’ve got a lot of military items including war medals, weapons and trench art,” said Whitney Taylor from The Revolving Vault. “Many of these items have a mass appeal to bidders that have been collecting for years and those that are new to bidding and want to purchase something unique.”

The “Exceptional February Finds” session will include many military items. One of the highlights will be the Winchester Model 600-A signal cannon constructed out of cast iron (est. $1,000-$2,000). The cannon comes complete with ammunition box as well. In addition we also have a plethora of trench art including ashtrays, airplane sculptures and vases. Many knives will also be up for bid as well including Mongolian swords, Indian knives and Sheffield knives just to name a few. One of the featured items will be a Joan of Arc World War I propaganda poster (est. $1,500-$2,000).

Out of the vault will also be a stunning array of Asian artwork. Detailed bone carvings, high-quality jade, ivory and stone figures will be available for bidding. Among these items is a jade horse measuring a stunning 16 inches high (est. $1,250-$1,500).

Bidders doing some late Valentine’s Day shopping might want to take a look at the collection of jewelry, including a 89.10 carat weight genuine ruby and sapphire necklace, which includes platinum plating over silver mounting, measuring 14 1/2 inches long. The necklace includes full GLA appraisal at $42,358 (est. $7,500-$10,000). A vintage Chanel handbag with tassel and long strap is a fashion statement piece as well. (est. $1,750-$3,500). Men are not to be left out either with an assortment of timepieces and glasses including a Breitling Bentley Flying B watch (est. $12,000-$15,000) and Tag Heuer Kirium watch (est. $1,000-$1,500). Some of the most unique pieces are the collection of brass fishing reels that date back to the early 1900s from the United Kingdom. Among those are a P.D. Malloch Maker Perth 1 Model (est. $500-$1,000) and W. Garden Aberdeen brass fishing reel from Scotland (est. $500-$1,000).

The Revolving Vault accepts high-quality consignments and purchases estates year-round. For any questions or inquiries call at 731-636-9730 or email at info@revolvingvault.com.

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

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


Breitling Bentley Flying B men's watch. The Revolving Vault image.

Breitling Bentley Flying B men’s watch. The Revolving Vault image.

Brody Neuenschwander artwork, ‘The Eyes Have It.’ The Revolving Vault image.

Brody Neuenschwander artwork, ‘The Eyes Have It.’ The Revolving Vault image.

Winchester Model 600-A signal cannon. The Revolving Vault image.

Winchester Model 600-A signal cannon. The Revolving Vault image.

Jim Hudek painting, ‘Ebb and Flow.’ The Revolving Vault image.

Jim Hudek painting, ‘Ebb and Flow.’ The Revolving Vault image.