New Sale, New Location
JUDY ROBINSON ESTATE SALES
Representing Houston's Finest Addresses
We are honored to announce we have been asked to conduct the sales of
Phase III of the O'Connor Ranch,
a Pre-Texas Revolution Ranching Family;
the Estate of
Carol Nichols Kuldell Wood,
A fifth generation Houstonian; a proud granddaughter of Gordon Baker & Blanche Adair Nicholson; and daughter of Blanche Nicholson & Joseph Milton Nichols. As the proprietress of Great Southwest Antiques in Houston, Carol turned her lifelong passion of collecting antiques into a flourishing, successful business;
the Estates of
Philip A. & the Reverend Elizabeth Masquelette,
She, the first woman in the Episcopal Diocese of Texas accepted as a postulant and candidate for holy orders. She also received a Master of Divinity from The Episcopal Theological Seminary of the Southwest in Austin in 1978, retiring from her life in the clergy in 1999;
He, was a fifth-generation member of the Episcopal Diocese of Texas, an active layman at the parish, diocesan and national levels, serving as senior warden of two Houston congregations, St. John the Divine and St. Francis. He also received an honorary knighthood from Queen Elizabeth with the title Knight’s Captain, Order of St. John for his charitable contributions to St. John’s Eye Hospital in Jerusalem;
Several Personal Collections from other
Prominent Houston Families
May 13 - May 17, 2022
THIS FINE SALE INCLUDED
FINE ART & BRONZES
Fine Art: Frank J. Forshaw, Portrait of a Cavalier, oil on canvas; David Adickes, “the Artist” oil on canvas; Antonio Santos, Landscape with windmill, oil on canvas; Manuel Acosta, Mexico; Warren Hunter, watercolor of mission; Two signed and dated works by George Hampton; John Clark Tidden, portrait of a woman by a window, oil on canvas; Two works by Aldo Luongo oil on canvas; Guy Harvey, oil on canvas; Alexander Wyant, Landscape, oil on canvas; Landscape by Johan Jacobson, oil on canvas; Harry Roseland, oil on canvas; Bronzes: Sculpture of a Native American by Austrian sculptor Carl Kauba; Two works by Dave McGary “Death Mask” & “Story of Little People”, an American Bronze artist; Several works by French animalier bronze sculptor Jules Moigniez; Additional bronzes by artists Jerry Harp, Cindy Burleson, Adam Rose, B. Marks, McGaum, Henry Bonnard; Two large cold painted bronzes by Franz Bergman.
English, French, American, Fine Custom Designer Furniture, & Asian Antiques; Kurzweil 150 Digital Baby Grand Piano; Centennial Corner chair with Northwind carving; Highly carved sideboard with three drawers and marble top; Adams style demi-lune console table with inlaid woods; Square Chinoiserie hanging door panel; Hickory Chair console/cabinet with three drawers over three blind cabinets and brass hardware; Ornately carved child’s Chipppendale style bench; Rectangular glass-topped coffee table with painted iron base; Ornate Maitland-Smith demi-lune console table with inlaid wood and gilt accents; Victorian Rococo Revival writing desk on curved legs; Plant Stands: Mahogany, Oriental, Mirrored, Chinoiserie, Regency, Carved; Pair of English Gothic Windsor chairs; English Secretary bookcases; An assortment of French Ormolu tables, consoles, chests, bedside cabinets; Bird-cage tilt-top table; Benches:Tufted leather, Windsor style, Sheraton style with silk bench cushion, Rolled arm, Distressed leather, Country French, and Queen Anne style; Reproduction and Period Sideboards; Hickory White dining table with leaves and a bulbous wood base; A set of Hickory White Queen Anne style dining chairs, four armchairs and four side chairs; Hickory White console with four drawers over an open base; Pair of Louis XVI Secretaires a Abbatant; Maitland -Smith five drawer bow-front chest with leather covering; Victorian student Flip-top school desk; Reproduction French Bureau plat desk with leather writing surface and ormolu mounts; Distressed painted wood three door lighted cabinet; Distressed painted wood credenza/cabinet with five drawers and two cabinets; Round oak pedestal dining table, painted white; Chairs, Barstools.
RUGS: ROOM SIZE, AREA, & RUNNERS
Handmade Oushaks, Persians, Kermans, Heriz, Sarouks, Aubusson, & Needlepoint.
PORCELAIN, POTTERY & FINE CHINA
Japanese Imari, Minton “Stanwood” Bone China, Limoges, Villeroy and Boch, Royal Bayreuth, J&C Bavaria, Fitz and Floyd “Wildflowers,” Spode Archive Collection, English Transferware, Portuguese Bordallo Pinheiro, Belleek, Aynsley, English Staffordshire, Sevres, Meissen, Rose Medallion, Richard Ginori, Dresden, Set of sixteen White House dessert plates by Woodmere, “Flowers of the First Ladies” dessert plates with cup and saucers, Hand-painted French plates with pheasants.
IMPORTANT STERLING SILVER & SILVER-PLATE FLATWARE & HOLLOWARE
Two Heavy & important English Silver-plate Footed Domed meat servers with warming trays and two handles, Large Sterling rose bowl, Wallace “Baroque” silverplate chafing dish with stand and two inner lidded compartments, A pair of Reed and Barton “King Francis” silverplate three-light candelabra, Footed English silver-plate server with center well and tree tray & two covered side wells, A large footed double-sided silver-plated chafing dish with liners, lids and burners; A Wallace “Baroque” heavy silver-plate coffee urn; Two Four piece Sterling Silver Tea Sets; Sterling silver serving utensils, Sterling silver trays, bowls, ladles, and pitchers.
GLASS & FINE CRYSTAL
Baccarat, Lalique, Waterford, Steuben, Orrefors, Riedel, Daum, a Fine selection of crystal and cut glass rose bowls, Crystal decanters, Queen Lace double old fashioneds; ABC glass bowls and dishes.
TRADITIONAL & CONTEMPORARY CHANDELIERS & LIGHTING; MIRRORS
Table & Floor Lamps: Pairs of Antique & Decorative Lamps, Pair of Floral Motif Lighted Sconces with Shades; Multiple brass and crystal many-tiered chandeliers, from twenty-four lights to six lights, including a round French antique eight-light lantern with crystals; Pair of Trompe L’Oeil Mirrors; Louis XVI Style Cushion Mirror in Ornate Gilt Wood Frame; Fine period and reproduction designer mirrors.
Hand-carved Antique bed first from the Philadelphia Biddle Family to the Bosworth Hammond Mansion in New Orleans, with eagles and carved flowers with familial significance; Kurzweil Digital Baby Grand Piano; Two boxed sets of reproduction dueling pistols; Revolvers, fans, and hunting knives; Large French style burl wood sideboard with marble top, unusual cabinetry finishes on interior drawers; Beautiful green Fortuny fabric pieces; Two large Franz Bergman cold painted bronze birds; Beautiful examples of portraiture, American and European from the 19th and 20th centuries; Pair of Louis XVI Secretaires a Abbatant; French enameled jewelry caskets; Fine Collection of table and lap linens; Centennial Corner chair with North Wind carving; Spelter & Marble Mantle Clock with Classical Figures; A collection of Steiff animals including rare teddy bears, and other vintage mohair animals; Antique Faux Marble Top French Commode with Hand Carved Polychrome Figure and Painted Tabernacle with Gilt Accents.
FINE JEWELRY, TIMEPIECES, & LADIES FASHIONS
Ladies & Gents Watches: Rolex, Cartier, Piaget, and Breitling; Diamond tennis bracelets, Diamond stud earrings, Diamond necklaces; Designer Sunglasses: Tom Ford, Gucci; Designer Handbags: Chanel, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Dior, Fendi Oscar de la Renta, YSL; Designer Scarves.
OUTDOOR PATIO FURNITURE
Cast Concrete Garden Putti, Pair of Cast Concrete Putti, Cast Concrete Fountain, Cast Concrete St. Francis Statue, 48 inch Wood carving of St. Francis.
!!Many More Items Too Numerous to Mention!!
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