Friday, September 20th at 1:00 pm
Friday features fine art including oils on canvas by 20th century Texas artist Edward Anthony Herbes, a bronze bust by F. Barbedienne, and a modernist metal wall sculpture in the form of a weeping willow tree. Five Japanese books with woodblock prints on silk affixed to the front and back boards and the silk pages. Fine jewelry including a 5.11ct Green Tourmaline, 5ct diamond and platinum, ring. size 6, having a total weight of 18.4 gr, a 14 kt yellow gold and diamond tennis bracelet and a 14kt white gold necklace with 0.63cts of light grey diamonds & 0.50cts of side diamonds. Furniture items including an English carved wood & paper mache fireplace screens on pedestal tripod bases, a Milling Road Furniture maple cabinet and an asymmetrical attractive curio etagere with bronze shelves with scrollwork motif and five onyx shelves and a Louis XVI influence chair with carved frame and floral upholstery. Lighting fixtures including a pair of electric Kapur polychrome composite lamps depicting two Moorish women, 34” H. and a vintage cranberry glass lamp. Chandeliers including a Marie Therese influence compact chandelier 25” H. x 24” Dia. And finally a pair of gold-tone sconces draped with crystal beads. Glass and crystal items including Aurene and Lundberg Studios cologne bottles and a collection of Lalique, Baccarat and Guerlain crystal perfume bottles. Porcelain figurines and sculptures by Boehm, Royal Worcester, Connoisseur and Cybis. A large assortment of hand woven wool Persian rugs, runners and carpets including Bijar Farahan, Kashan, Kerman, Tabriz to name a few. Firearms including a German DWM Luger artillery pistol with an 8” barrel, 12 ½” L. O/A, detachable wood shoulder stock, 26 ½” with stock, and fitted leather holster and cleaning tool, c1917. Finally Asian items including carved stone figures, porcelain vases, chargers and jars.
Saturday, September 21st at 11:00 am
The Saturday auction begins with precious sterling silver articles including silversmiths William and Robert Peaston of London, Elkington, Ellmore Silver Company, Gorham, Tiffany & Co., Frigast, Frank Whiting and Gertrude Twichell. Following are exquisite examples of Lalique crystal figurines, Royal Copenhagen serveware, Lladro & Meissen porcelain, and early 20th century glassworks. Bronzes from France and New York Tiffany Studios come in the form of candlesticks, inkwells, mantel clocks and planters. Jewelry from the Estate of Rose Ann Comstock and others include elegant rings, necklaces and bracelets embellished with diamonds, sapphires, jade and emeralds in platinum and gold settings. Carpets, runners and rugs with Persian, Caucasian and Indian designs vibrate with color. Asian artworks and artifacts are offered in the form of detailed stone carvings, ruyi scepters, ginger jars, vases and urns, snuff bottles and serveware. Furniture encompasses the movements of Georgian, Chippendale, American Primitive and Federal with modern and contemporary furnishings intermixed.
Sunday, September 22nd at Noon
Featuring fine arts by: Charles E. Burchfield, John Wesley Carroll, Michel Delacroix, Harry C. Edwards, Mathias Joseph Alten, Peter Max, Studio of Adolphe Bouguereau, Aelbert Jacobsz Cuyp, attributed to Tischbein, attributed to Thomas Gainsborough, Francois Xavier Raffiaen, Adrianus Everson, John Frederick Herring, Alfred Eisenstaedt, Marshall Fredericks, A. Gory, Carlo Romanelli, Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux, Frederick Prescott, Sam Gilliam to name but a few of the artists represented in the 183 lots of fine arts. Also featuring a KPM Berlin large plaque; a jewelry feature of 80 selections, many of which are from the estate of Rose Ann Comstock and over 50 lots of Oriental rugs.