JUDY ROBINSON ESTATE SALES
Representing Houston's Finest Addresses
We are honored to announce
we have been asked to conduct the sales of
the Estates of Jerome & Minnette Robinson,
International globe trotters & philanthropists, whose family was their pride and joy. Jerome developed a scrap metal business into U.S. Zinc, served on the board of the Jewish Federation of Greater Houston, Seven Acres Jewish Senior Care Services, the Blaffer Gallery at U of H, and the Jewish Community Center. Minnette co-founded the JCC Children’s Scholarship, was an active committee member of MFAH, generous contributor to the new Kinder building, and proud supporter of the Jerome Robinson Young Adult Division of the Jewish Federation of Greater Houston.
the Estate of Bessie “BessieBessie” Liedtke
Wife of the late Bill Liedtke, co-founder of Pennzoil, Bessie was an avid golfer who started with Harvey Penick and won tournaments up into her 90’s, she was center of her devoted family including great grandchildren.
Phase ll the Art and Jewelry Collection of
Renee Wallace, Co-Founder along with her husband, Stanford, of Vita Living in 1982
Several Personal Collections from other
Prominent Houston Families
June 2 - June 6, 2023
THIS FINE SALE INCLUDED:
FINE ART & BRONZES
Fine Art & Bronzes: Granite sculpture by Jesus Bautista Moroles, “Playing Scales”; Original oil on canvas by Basilio Poulos, “Filia”; Original oil on canvas, “KINDREDWISPSSCENTINGWHY” by Stanley Boxer; Bronze sculpture by Sandro Chia, “L’Europe et La Mer”, edition 2 of 6; John Lewis Stepped Glass Bowl; E.E. Cummingsoriginal oil on canvas, “Chocorua and Lake Shore”; Dorothy Dehner cast bronze sculpture on marble base, “As it was Written”; 19th century Collas Reduction of a portrait of Guiliano De Medici, by Michelangelo, from the foundry of Ferdinand Barbedienne; Richard Jolley Glass Sculpture; Lalla Essaydi C-Print CT #38 3/15, “Converging Territories”; Large abstract by Magis; A signed graphic print by Renoir; A Large oval abstract painting by Israeli painter, Yehudit Sasporta; Original oil painting by Hunt Slonem, “Cockatoo”; Gyclee entitled, “Lion’s Gate” by Russian artist Alexei Butirsky, edition 115/195; Abstract with American Flag, signed Joseph Young; Original oil on canvas by Hunt Slonem, “St. Rose of Lima” ; Original oil on canvas, “Supper in Mayfair” by Richard Stout, Houston artist; “Sail on the Long Night”, ebonized mahogany box with mixed media by Charles Pebworth; Original oil on canvas, “Abstract” by Robert A. Goodnough; “Europa and Bull”, ink wash by Reuben Nakian; Original oil on canvas by Maurice Golubov, “Holyoke Nocturne”; William Wiley original mixed media with woodcut; Sandria Hu mixed media; Photographic print by Robert Maplethorpe, edition 21/100; Original oil on canvas, “The Wind”, by Yigal Ozeri; Woven wall hanging by Joan Miro; Metal Sculpture by Peter Reginato; Print by Maggie Taylor,“Woman who Loves Fish”; Mixed media, gouache and Bible pages, by Julie Speed, entitled “Jezebel Dreams of Puppies”; Large oil on canvas, Abstract by Robert Rector; Oil on board, Nude, by J. Sadler; Bronze and Marble sculpture by Stan Wys; Print by Victor Vasarely; entitled, ‘C.T.A. 102”; Stone sculpture, “El Reto” by Mexico City artist, Norma Goldberg, “The Challenge”; Black and White marble sculpture of a female torso, untitled, not signed, purchased in Florence, Italy 1n 1953; Monique Vivian for Daum, Pate de Verre Glass sculpture, “Eden”;
English, French, American, Fine Custom Designer Furniture; A Pair of Custom Contemporary Dining Tables, 54”x78”, of honey-tone sycamore with lacquer finish surface and brass accents, each on a shaped pedestal base; Red Chinoiserie Bonheur with raised lacquer details; 19th Century Mahogany Display Cabinet in the manner of Thomas Chippendale, with glazed pane glass doors and shelves within; A matching pair of upholstered double dome high-backed settees with down bench seats, on walnut base with eight carved legs; A matching pair of contemporary custom light linen covered sofas with down cushions; A Contemporary brass and glass dining table with two leaves; A Matching Pair of large Chinoiserie coffee tables by Sally Sirkin Lewis for J. Robert Scott; with four legs resting on a matching solid wooden base; French carved wooden armchair upholstered in silk with nailheads; A matching pair of custom made high-back wing chairs with cabriole legs, Spanish foot and shaped stretchers; Antique English Chippendale stylemahogany triple chair back settee, ribband back, cabriole legs, hairy paw feet; armchairs; Antique English oak Welsh dresser, shelves with two cupboard doors each side, two drawers with pot board below; A matching pair of upholstered camel back settees, skirted, with custom designer fabric; A set of four matching skirted side chairs in pink striped silk; A set of eight French style dining chairs with round backs, and painted distressed wood finish upholstered in yellow ochre velvet; A pair of matching mahogany side tables with raised scroll sides; A set of English oak Jacobean style dining chairs with heavily carved backs, four side chairs and two armchairs; A set of four antique walnut Queen Anne style side chairs with solid splats and scrolls, pad feet; A custom designed “Eastside” lounge chair by Ettore Sottsass for knoll Furniture; A rectangular pine farm-style dining table with a single side drawer and stretcher; Antique English walnut double-domed secretary with mirrored doors, drop slant front over three long drawers, on bracket feet; A pair of Wassily black leather club chairs; Faux painted sideboard/buffet cabinet with double door center cabinet and two corner cabinets, two central drawers; An antique English lowboy with turned legs, and a flat stretcher, two drawers; A pair of club chairs on castors with a single ottoman, all upholstered in a neutral fabric; A pair of high-end contemporary upholstered lounge chairs with ottomans; Centennial Reproduction of a Philadelphia style highboy,
RUGS: ROOM SIZE, AREA, & RUNNERS
Area & Room Sized Rugs: Serapi; Turkish Prayer Rug; Bokara; Handmade Rugs: Oushaks; Persians; Kerman; Heriz; Sarouks; Aubusson; Needlepoint; Turkish Kilims; Hammadan; Zebra Print Rug; Bijar
PORCELAIN, FINE CHINA & POTTERY:
:Fine China Dinnerware Sets: Wedgewood: A 52 piece set in “Cuckoo”, Two complete dinner services in “Runnymede”, A 138 piece set of “Charnwood”; A 129 piece set of Raynaud Ceralene Limoges “Gold Imperiale”, including 12-9 piece place settings with serving pieces and extra dessert plates; A 72 piece set of Lenox “Vintage Jewel”; 98 Pieces of Royal Worcester “Carnation”; 63 Piece set of Royal Worcester “Rose”; A set of 138 pieces of Theodore Haviland Limoges “Rosalinde”
A 61 piece set of Heinrich Selb Bavaria; A 170 piece set of simple white Haviland Limoges China with a scalloped edge; A set of 5 Royal Worcester “Evesham” covered casseroles;
Majolica; Chinese Export: Orange Fitzhugh pattern; Blue and white Chinese pots, vases and ginger jars; 116 piece service of Swid Powell “Tuxedo Black”, A 53 piece service of “Leed’s” by Theodore Haviland; Early Royal Doulton23 piece dessert set; A 55 piece set of Spode “Christmas Tree” made in England; Limoges wall plaques; Limoges pink tea set with tray;: Franklin Mint Wedgwood Porcelain “Flowers of the Year”; Mason’s English Ironstone Flying Bird pattern; platters, tureen; Haviland Limoges hand painted cobalt & gilt dessert plates; Wedgwood 90-piece “Simple White” dinner service; English Transferware Blue Willow; Port Meirion “Pomona”; A large selection of Japanese Imari: platters, bowls, plates, vases; Coalport plates, cobalt with flowers, gilt accent; Herend: “Ming” dinner plates;
IMPORTANT STERLING SILVER & SILVER-PLATE FLATWARE & HOLLOWARE
Pair of Michael Bolton silverplate over copper signed three branch candelabra; Gorham Sterling Silver five piece coffee/tea service with matching tray; Francis I Sterling Silver Serving Pieces and Holloware; Towle King Richard 62 pc. Sterling flatware; Lilyann Mexican sterling five piece coffee/tea set with hot water kettle and matching tray; 91 pc Francis 1st sterling flatware set; Set of Bateman and Bateman c1790 sterling flatware; Set of three sterling five-branch candelabra; English sterling trays; Towle 62 pc Chippendale sterling flatware; A set of 24 sterling dessert stems; Asprey English Sterling Silver lidded sauce bowl with ladle commemorating the 25th wedding anniversary of Queen Elizabeth; Gorham ”Strasbourg” 111 piece flatware set; Sterling coffee/tea sets: Lunt, Gorham x 2, International Silver; Towle 90 piece “Chippendale” flatware; Sterling goblets; Sterling candlesticks; Silver-plate goblets; Silver-plate coffee and tea services; Round silver-plate and rectangular trays, ladles, and pitchers; English s/p breakfast boxes; Silverplate champagne buckets; Georg Jensen Sterling hot water kettle; Cruet sets with Silver-plate stands; Heavy, ornate covered s/p serving dishes;
GLASS & FINE CRYSTAL:
Lalique: Collection of Lalique perfume bottles, vanity jars, bowls, figurines and goblets, a pair of “Ange” goblets, a Lalique “Signe” lamp; Baccarat: Jam jars, Mustard jars, Decanters, Set of “Massena” pattern stemware: 13- Flutes, 25- 7” Water goblets, 4- Bordeaux goblets, 5- Clarets, 12- 7.5” Water goblets and a rare Loving cup in the pattern, “Missouri” pattern: 11- Champagne/sherbets, 6- Water goblets, St. Remy pattern: 9- Water goblets; Waterford:Stemware, decanters, rose bowls, brandy snifters, vases; Stuart: Stemware; St. Louis; Daum; Wm. Yeoward; Kosta Boda; Orrefors; Riedel; Rogaska; Rosenthal; ABC; Val St. Lambert; Signed and dated Art Glass; A collection ofAmber Glass, A collection of celebratory pairs of champagne flutes: Murano glass, Signed art glass ,Wm Yeoward, Moser; St. Louis, Baccarat, Waterford, Rogaska and more.
TRADITIONAL & CONTEMPORARY CHANDELIERS, LIGHTING, MIRRORS & ACCESSORIES
Table & Floor Lamps: A Pair of Robert Scott “Lithic” floor lamps; A 58” Sevres lamp, signed; A vintage J.C. Maheymarble and brass table lamp; A 58” Sevres signed lamp; A pair of matching Bisque and brass table lamps; Four-foot Sevres candelabra newel post; Chandeliers: Multiple brass and crystal many-tiered chandeliers, wrought iron and crystal chandeliers; Gold Leaf Framed Mirrors; Fine period and reproduction designer mirrors; Wall sconces: Brass, Gilt wood, Painted wood; Fireplace screens, Brass fireplace tools, andirons, and leather and brass fender; English barometers; Large brass planters; Large Ornate Chinoiserie style gilt wood mirror; Bronze and marble antique candelabra; Gilt bronze five branch figural candelabra; Multiple large tea cannister lamps; Large carved onyx lamp; Matching pair of brass buffet style lamps; Pair of black column lamps with gilt painted accent; Bronze urn lamp after Clodine;
Roulette table (made in Denver, Colorado); English “Honesty” Box; Hand carved American eagle statue; Collection of Santos from Mexico & Spain; Perfume bottles by Baccarat; Cranberry cut to clear jars w/ matching puff box; Russian sable full length & walking coat; English needlepoint fire screens; Chair carved from a tree trunk with an African animal motif; Pairs of Japanese bronze vases; Hand painted fans (framed); Collection of puff jars and perfume bottles; Collection of Majolica; Collections of French & English inkwells; English tea cans; Designer rugs; Antique drum (hand painted); Garden furniture; Designer pillows (Aubusson); Books; Brass andirons in the style of Jacometti; Five branch dore bronze and marble candelabra; Chandeliers; French cameo glass; Brandy snifters with silver plate holders; Hand made Oriental rugs; Chinese Export; Japanese Obe; Bronze candelabra; Chinese Export china; Meerschaum pipes; Trolley bell; Texas & Mexico maps; Lighted display cases; Oriental figures; Mantel clocks; African art & masks; Designer lamps & mirrors; Important sets of sterling silver flatware; Mexican pottery; English Pram; Mexican cache pots; Antique sleigh made into a love seat; Collection of pairs of champagne glasses; Designer luggage; Bronze statues; Houston & Texas books; Gold leaf mirrors; Painted furniture; Contemporary furniture by Knoll; Designer sun glasses; Ladies reading glasses by Cartier with diamonds (14K gold); Music box; Floor lamps; Early Chinese prints; Pair of porcelain and sterling silver service plates by Castillios; Zebra skin rug; Antique hand tools & telescopes; Walking cane collection; Waterford lamps; Chinese mud men; Marble busts; Floor lamps; Russian boxes; Paper weights by Baccarat, Waterford, Daum Nancy, Steuben; Collection of amber glass; Brass & copper planters; Copper cooking pans; Figural English door stops; Chinese oil lamp; Sabino perfume bottles; Western bronzes; Flatware for 12 with bamboo handles; Country French arm chairs with rush seats; American cherry two set shaker type bench; Papier mache boxes; Snuff bottles; Peking glass; Pewter; Brass cachepots; Louis Vuitton luggage; Table, lap and bedroom linens; Sevres lamp; Christmas china
FINE JEWELRY, TIMEPIECES, & LADIES ACCESSORIES
Ladies & Gents ]Watches; Diamond Bangles; Diamond tennis bracelets and necklaces, Diamond stud earrings, Diamond Rings; Sterling Silver Jewelry;
Designer Handbags: Chanel; Hermes Kelly Handbag; Gucci; Louis Vuitton; Dior; YSL; Valentino; Alexander McQueen; Judith Leiber; Loro Piana, Prada; Martin van Shaak; Stella McCartney;
A Collection of Evening Bags; Large collection of Hermes, Chanel, Pucci, Ferragamo and other Designer scarves; Gentlemen’s Hermes & Fendi ties; Burberry Ladies Black rain gear & belts
Ladies Fur Coats: Sable, Mink,
!!Many More Items Too Numerous to Mention!!
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