Wednesday, May 15, 2013
The auction on May 15th includes Estate of the late William Peyton, Houston Antiques Auctioneer and founder of HADA, Together with the estate of a Montrose art and antiquity dealer, and two additional comparable collections, are for sale.The grandeur of France, Italy and Spain, the craftsmanship of Scandinavia and the inspired detail of Asian artistry are on the auction block. The auction is open to the public and complimentary valet parking is available.
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Join us while we auction more than 150 paintings from the Wilson Industries corporate collection featuring 20th century contemporary paintings, sculpture and works on paper as well as a book collection from the personal library of Robert Mosbacher Sr., Former US Secretary of Commerce under George H.W. Bush. Books on art, history, interior design, American & world politics are being offered. Many of the books have personal dedications from the authors and President George Bush.
Wednesday, December 12, 2012 - Fine Art & Antiques
Eclectic is the best description for the fine antique furniture and accessories lots. More than 30 Persian rugs, two Boulle style commodes, circa 1850; an 18th century round WOOD drop leaf table; a pair of rather large table lamps made from Campagna style terra cotta urns; and a satinwood Sheraton bow front demi-lune buffet. A pair of seductive Chippendale style gilt wood mirrored wall sconces are on the block, as well as a MUSIC BOX DETAILS. In the Orient style are a nest of three English tea tables, a red lacquer Chinese cabinet and a red lacquer Chinese trunk.
Examples of the fine art featured in the auction are Washington Landscape School artist Max Weyl’s 1898 “Virginia Landscape”; George Armfield’s YEAR “TITLE” and six Impressionist Ruth Greer oils featuring her Parisian cityscapes. Five oil paintings by Western artist G. Harvey will be auctioned as well as an oil painting by Alain Raya Sorkine.
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Home Is Where the Heart Is, a charity auction to benefit the Boys and Girls Country of Houston, Inc., featured new name-brand furniture from a 20,000 square foot estate, contributed by a family benefactor that wants to remain anonymous. Interior Designer Bill Stubbs was the Honorary Chair of the fundraiser. Thank you all for making this such a memorable event!
Wednesday, August 31, 2011
August 31st auction consists of over 250 fantastic lots. Including Chinese export porcelain, hand painted scrolls, bronze sculpture, antique wood block prints, blue awaji porcelain, antique ancestor paintings and more! Also available will be 19th century Austrian art glass, Murano glass lamps, Baccarat, Lalique stemware, sterling silver, a chinoiserie secretary, antique coromandel screens, a 1988 Mercedes 560SL - just to name a few!
Wednesday, May 25, 2010
This auction featured over 200 works of art by notable artist including Peter Hurd, Paul Dyck, Salvador Dali, Jesus Moroles, Fritz Scholder, R.C. Gorman, Armond Lara, Jose Luis Cuevas, Henry Moore, James Havard, David Alfaro Siqueiros, Roberto Matta, Eduardo Chillida, Jose Orozco, Joan Miro, Luis Jimenez, Larry Bell, Francisco Zuniga, Mark Spencer, Amaya, Quiroy & More!
Wednesday, December 1, 2010
Auction featured: Tiffany Sterling Set, Bronze Lion by Loet Vanderveen, 19th Century Biedermeier Vitrine, 19th C. English Chest on Chest, French Antiques, Architectural Engravings, Lalique Crystal, Versace Crystal, Baccarat, A Pair of Large Carved Marble Lions, Rock Crystal Obelisks & More! Art by Joan Miro, Francis Augustus, Minguet, Salvador Dali, Mark Tobey, Eduardo Chillida, Keith Haring, Polia Kolf, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner & More!
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Auction featured: Great Antiques, Carved Jade, Ivory and Coral, Unique Decorative & Garden Accessories, Sterling Silver, Baccarat, Waterford, Cloisonne, and a Collection of Watches including Patek Phillippe and Audemars Piguet! Artwork attributed to or by Toulouse Lautrec, Yaacov Agam, David Smith, Marino Marini, Cara Barer, Afro Basaldella & More!
Wednesday, August 18, 2010
Auction featured: Steuben, Baccarat, Daum, and Galle crystal, Antique inkwell sets, Fine/Scarce Ming, Ching, Qing, & Song Dynasty porcelain, antique carved Ivory, fine antique bronze sculpture, carved Jade, multiple hand carved sandstone Hindu God & Goddess figures, Pre-Columbian vessels, & sterling silver. Furnishings Included: Antique mirrors, antique Sheraton canape and 17th Century Spanish cabinetry. Styles include French, Georgian, Chippendale style and Renaissance style furniture. Also available were Maharaja sofa and matching chairs, highly carved armchairs and more!
Artist & Attributed works included: James Abbot McNeill Whistler, Maurice Brazil Prendergast, David Smith, Fernand Leger, David Siqueiros, Carlos Merida, Joan Miro, Diego Rivera, Jean Arp, Rosa Bonheur, Picasso, Pierre Bonnard, Ivan Kliun, Jean Dubuffet and more!
Wednesday, June 9, 2010
Over 200 lots will be auctioned, including fine art & antiques from a prominent Houston estate & others.
Art includes Roman vessels, pre-Columbian & tribal pieces, antique Santos, antique maps & engravings, Black Forest carved wood trophies & an impressive collection of modern art, including works attributed to Kirchner, de Kooning, Cocteau, Sonia Delaunay, Dufy, Kluin & Leger.
Decorative accessories include chandeliers & table lamps, mirrors & bronzes. A very nice collection of sterling silver pieces, carved ivory figurines & scenes is also included.
Wednesday, May 5, 2010
Lewis & Maese’s Wednesday, May 5 auction includes over 200 lots of fine arts and antiques including pieces from two prominent River Oaks (Houston) estates and inventory from a retired Austin antiques dealer. Art in the auction features pieces attributed to Wassily Kandinsky, Georges Braque, Raoul Dufy, Albert Gleizes, Ilya Chasnik, Arshile Gorky, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner and Henri Matisse as well as works by other artists.
Also included is an impressive group of antique and reproduction furniture, lighting, mirrors, decorative accessories including carved figures, antique marble pedestals, bronzes, silver and glassware. Pieces date from the 17th Century forward.
April 7th, 2010
This auction featured a very important collection of fine art by Salvador Dali, Marc Chagall, William Hook, Yaacov Agam, Herb Mears, Itzchak Tarkay, Leif Enevoldsen, Alvaro and Leroy Neiman. Also included were works attributed to Paul Cezanne, Fernand Leger, Jean Cocteau, Adolf Hoelzel, Arshile Gorky, Ivan Kliun, Olga Rozanova, Ilya Chasnik, Albert Gleizes, Sonia Delaunay, Willem De Kooning, Jean Metzinger and Lajos Kassak.
The auction also featured a rare and exceptional collection of animal trophies, including the full body of a lion, mounted zebras and a floor mounted giraffe among others. A collection of African bronzes from a private estate was also auctioned. Antiques included very fine furnishings such as a 1820's French mahogany fall front secretary, 1810 Regency wine cellaret, a period American pedestal dining table, c. 1840, American Empire chest of drawers, 18th C. French buffet, Chinese Ancestral portraits, pair of antique Bay of Naples paintings. Italian rock crystal chandelier, Brunswick pool table, large jade sculptures and other fine items of interest were also included in this auction.
Wednesday, March 10, 2010
This auction featured consignments from a Prominent River Oaks estate and others and included antique American, English and Continental furniture, pieces of faux bois and 20th Century pieces totaling over 220 unique items. Artwork included works attributed to Ivan Kliun, Jean Cocteau, Alberto Giacometti and Pablo Picasso and a collection of vintage French framed posters. Accessories included antique Chinese porcelain pieces, objects and carved figures, ancient Roman jars, bronzes, lanterns, many chandeliers and candelabra. Porcelain, china and crystal by Spode, Wedgwood and Limoges, fur coats and a nice selection of jewelry ensured that there was something for everyone in this sale.
Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2009
Our September 23rd auction included many important paintings, drawings and watercolors representing 400 years of American,
British, Mexican and European history. Highlights included works by Diego Rivera, Rufino Tamayo, Wassily Kandinsky, Marc Chagall,
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec,
Salvador Dali, Henri Matisse, Harmensz van Rijn, Paul Sandby, Thomas Gainsborough, Larry Bell and Charles Schorre.
This important auction also included the works of German artist Arthur Muller, circa 1922-1968. During World War II, Mr. Muller, who was a high profile dissenter, was arrested and incarceratedin a concentration camp from 1943-1945. Mr. Muller’s haunting drawings from that era have survived and these works were part of this auction.
Wednesday, August 7, 2009
Auction included important French furnishings and fine arts including oil on canvas attributed to Albert Bierstadt and contemporary works by Andy Warhol and Keith Haring. Also many other works by J. Miro, Salvador Dali, Richard Anuszkiewicz, Alexander Calder, Bernard Buffet, Maurice Vlamick, Karel Appel, Josef Albers, James Rizzi, Hiro Yamagata, Johnny Friedlander, Maxfield sky.
Wednesday, May 6, 2009
Parrish, Edouard Manet, Raoul Dufy, & Ilya Bolotow
This special afternoon auction included consignments from two local Houston landmarks: The Brownstone Restaurant and the Hotel Icon, both of which are updating their interiors.
After 37 years on the local Houston fine dining scene, The Brownstone has closed and will reopen as a new casual cantina. The treasure trove of antiques and vintage furnishings, art and decorative accessories that created the unique interiors of this restaurant are included in this auction.
In keeping with its status as one of the must cutting edge hotels in the city, the hotel has updated its lobby and upstairs hotel bar and has consigned many items from these fabulous spaces for sale in this auction.
May 14, 2008
May 14ths auction featured 200+ lots of Art, Antiques, Furnishings, Lighting and an Important Collection of Thai and Chinese Ceramics from the 13th Century and later.