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Upper Kirby
November 2023


Representing Houston's Finest Addresses

We are pleased to announce our

Sparkling Splendors of the Season Sale

We are honored to announce we have been asked
to conduct the sales of

the Estate of Grace Angelina Ricciardi
whose family originated from Sicily, Italy - she had many interests, including opera, ballet, travel, reading, gardening, and in true Italian style – food. She valued her friends and she nurtured and maintained many friendships for life. She was a blessing to so many. Phase II of Dr John E. Weatherford & the Living Estate of Elva Sanders Weatherford
whose estates represent three generations of Antique collectors including the contents of #6 Courtlandt Pl

Phase III of the Art Collection of Renee Wallace
Co-Founder along with her husband, Stanford, of Vita Living in 1982

Property of a London Gentleman

Fashions of a New York Lady & World Traveler
Several Personal Collections from other
Prominent Houston Families

November 17 - November 21, 2023

Fine Art: Origin oil by Houston artist Herb Mears, “Night Flight” 59.75”x47.5”; Juan Carlos Breceda original oil painting, “Lady with a Rooster” 28”x21”; Original oil painting by French Postwar painter Jean Pollet, untitled, 50”x76”; Original oil painting by Aaron Fink, Boston Expressionist Artist, “Hot Cup”,24”x18”; Donald Lipski “ Violin with Attachments”; Sono Osato collage, “Modern”, 18”x24”; Three serigraphs by Houston artist Jim Hill,each measures 18”x24”;" A collage by Mary Lum, entitled, “Nowhere II, 23”x39; Signed and numbered untitled print, 78/250, by artist Robert Gordy; Original oil painting by Stephen Chambers entitled, “Raining Alphabet II, 12”x14; Original oil by Charles P. Gruppe, 1860-1940; “Evening Holland”, 23.5”x30.5”; Print by Bjorn Winblad, “Two Birds”, Bronze and marble sculpture by Jorge Elizondo; White marble sculpture by Ben Woitena; Original oil painting signed Thurston, of a coastal village; Bronze sculpture of baby hand in aged hand, “What the Future Holds”, by Mark Hopkins; Two original oils by Western artist Langford, one of a Lawman, one of a cowboy and his horse; Original oil by Houston artist Gail Siptak, Bronze Sculpture by Reuben Nakian, “Voyage to Crete”; Original oil painting by Robert Moore, “Winter warmth”; R. Davey original oil of a Parisian street, untitled; Original oil on panel painting by Philip R. Jackson, “Making His Mark”, 7.5”x5.25”

English, French, American, Fine Custom Designer Furniture: Matching pair of Renaissance Revival style sideboards, seven feet in length, heavily carved with a single center drawer, two cabinet doors, eight legs, marquetry; A matching pair of brass antique style twin beds; A lighted wooden cabinet with faux bamboo accents, with a glorious yellow painted interior, wire inset cabinet door; Charming glass-top breakfast table with blue and white tile base, four red lacquered chairs; A matching pair of beige upholstered channel tufted small sofas with deep fringe; French Victorian Furniture; Two Walnut double pedestal dining tables; Antique highly carved “courting bench”; Glass top table with a wrought iron painted base, 80” across, seats eight; Multiple sets of dining chairs: Chippendale style, English oak barley twist, Regency style, Shield back Duncan Phyfe style, and skirted side chairs; A matching pair of wood flip top game tables with herring bone pattern inlaid wood; Mahogany wood partners desk by Hobbs & Co. London, with tooled red leather writing surface; Seventy-two inch round hand painted Sticks Furniture dining table and two armchairs; Three Sticks Furniture barstools; Antique hand painted Adams style bench with cane back and seat, striped silk bench cushion; Antique William and Mary style high-back settee with Paisley wool upholstery; Antique French carved oak armchair with needlepoint upholstery; Antique French distress painted wood framed bench with green foliatetapestry upholstery; Pietra Dura table top coffee table; Regency style flame mahogany sideboard with arched cabinet doors on either end; English Bamboo painted side tables; A pair of two-seater contemporary sofas with white linen upholstery; Two weight English Mahogany Tall clock , Robert Fletcher, Chester, with Revling Ships Automation; Eight foot Tall Clock with nine tubes, two chimes; Antique English lighted display cabinets; Bed crowns for twin beds, with matching hangings; Tilt-top mahogany pedestal table; Renaissance Revival library table with dolphin feet, green leather writing surface; Highly carved French bench with needlepoint upholstery, ball and claw feet; Antique mahogany secretary bookcase with wood framed pane glass cabinet doors, writing surface over five drawers; Antique English oak seven drawer dresser; Multiple matching pairs of upholstered armchairs in checks, solids and prints; Mahogany games tables, English oak dressers; China and display cabinets; English Wingback chairs covered in silk and wool fabrics; Regency style sofa; Marble top pedestal breakfast table with four Faux bamboo curved back chairs; English mahogany breakfronts; C Bechstein Made in Berlin upright piano; English two-door, six drawer linen press, with bracket feet and oval flame mahogany inserts; A pair of antique French armchairs with needlepoint upholstery; Camel back settee; Antique slip-covered French Fauteuils, Taupe Leather three seater sofa; French Regency style game table with ormolu mounts; A matching pair of small painted serpentine two drawer chests

Persian, Turkish, Silk Area Rugs, Peking Chinese, Zebra

PORCELAIN, FINE CHINA, ENGLISH IRONSTONE & POTTERY: Pair of Herend hand painted ducks; Large stock of Spode “Christmas Tree”, Made in England, including platters, bowls, salad plates, serving pieces, etc.; HB Henriot Quimper White seventy-seven piece dinner set; Antique Yellow Dresden thirty-six piece dessert set; A set of Spode “Queen’s Bird” China, ninety seven pieces; A set of Vintage Wedgwood “Bogner Patrician,” one hundred six pieces; Aynsley “Pembroke” fine China, service for six; Austrian Green & White six piece tea set with tray; A sixty-eight piece set of German Royal Tettau “Mannheim” dinner service; Majolica plates, and serving pieces; Japanese Moriage seventeen piece tea set; Royal Cauldron “Bristol” luncheon/dessert plates; Vintage Secla yellow cabbage ware; Villeroy and Boch; Pink Copeland Spode’s Tower seventy-two piece dinner set; Austrian hand painted dessert plates; Mason’s Ironstone; Staffordshire figurines; Blue and white antique Staffordshire plates; Lladro figurines including an eleven piece child’s nativity; Lohengren Eschenbach Bavarian dinner service; Sevres and Sevres style; English Torquay pottery;Royal Crown Derby Imari pattern; Large English blue and white serving platters; Important Large Meissen figurines

Sterling candlesticks; Sterling coffee and tea services with matching sterling silver trays; Silver-plate goblets; Sterling goblets; Silver-plate coffee and tea services; Many round silver-plate and rectangular trays, ladles, and pitchers; Silverplate champagne buckets; Cruet sets with Silver-plate stands; Heavy, ornate covered s/p serving dishes

T. B. Clark 19th C American Cut Crystal Punch Bowl & Base in the “Prima Donna” Pattern; Important collection of hard to find Lalique: Pair of Lalique swans & reflecting mirror, “Deux Poissons” Koi, “Ara” Cockatoo, “Martinets” Vase, Two pair Lalique wall sconces, Pair Lalique Art Deco style sconces; Sabino; Steuben; Pair of two branch crystal lusters; Waterford stemware, decanters, lighting; Riedel; Baccarat; Kosta Boda; Tiffany & Co.; Royal Brierly; Leerdam; Spode Christmas Tree stem and barware; Set of Rock Sharpe Halifax stemware by Libbey

Two Pairs Lalique Wall Sconces; Pair of Art Deco Style Lalique Sconces; Bronze and Crystal sconces; Lyre shaped pair of wall sconces; Bronze and crystal chandeliers; Table and floor lamps; Brass, bronze, iron & crystal traditional & contemporary lamps; Chinoiserie lamp with tole shade; Beautiful gilt wood mirrors; Large oval gilt wood mirror with beaded foliate motif; French Sevres lamps

Ladies & Gents watches: Rolex, Cartier, Omega Sea Master; Diamond necklaces, Diamond stud earrings: 2.04ctw & 4.15ctw; Diamond hoop earrings; Pearl necklaces; Diamond rings; David Lloyd Stewart 14K yellow gold buffalo, opal & puca shell necklace; Tibetan sterling coral & turquoise necklace; Designer Sunglasses; Designer Handbags: Chanel, Gucci, Celine, Dior, Louis Vuitton; Prada, Hermes; Designer Scarves; Ladies Fashion; Chanel, Galianos, Courreges, Yves St. Laurent, Oscar de la Renta, Worth, Pauline Trigere, Bell Blass, Zandra Rhodes, Diane Von Furstenberg; Designer Hats: Issey Miyake; Furs; Sable ankle length & walking , Mink full length, Lynx full length, Fox, Jackets, Stoles & Hats

Six-Sectioned Antique George III Sterling mirrored plateau with its own storage trunk; Garden furniture and décor;Antique gardener’s plant display shelf; Lionel Train Set with track, motor and cars in original boxes; Important collection of Multiple Chess sets, of diverse materials; Hand-carved antique pitchfork; Collection of Antique American hand-made quilts; Taxidermy Mounts: African Kudu shoulder mount, Axis Deer, White Tail Deer; Gents hunting gear; Chinese hard stone figures, of angelskin and dark coral ; A mint condition jewelry trunk by Louis Vuitton; Ram’s head guest towel holders; Faux-bois bracket shelves; A large Decorative Painted white metal stag; Pair of Herend hand painted ducks; Hand-made leather western riding saddles with ropes and stirrups inlaid with sterling, Sam Green; Three Plexiglass framed Japanese Kimonos; English Silverplate turkey domes; English and French hand made tapestries; African Headdress; English tea cans and tea caddies; Zebra rug; Antique pewter platters with hunting scenes; Knight’s Templar sword; Hand carved Anri twenty piece wooden nativity set from Italy with stable; Christmas, Christmas Christmas- décor, Radko ornaments, Radko Cookie Jars; nativity sets, nutcrackers, dishes, Folk art Christmas Santas, snowmen, glasses, linens; Northwest Native American Button blanket; Antique hand painted sleigh;
a Collection of Antique American Clocks including a Mantle Clock by Mappin & Webb; Victorian Oil lamp collection; Antique Tea Caddies; Garden Furniture & Statuary; a Fine Collection of Draperies; Fine Table and lap Linens: French bed linens; Banquet, Needlework and Lace Tablecloths; Large assortment of Placemats and Napkins; Many, many Hand towels and Guest towels; Antique Quilts; Painted 4 panel screen; Cashmere blanket for king sized bed

!!Many More Items Too Numerous to Mention!!

Scroll through our gallery of images below to view pieces featured in this Sale. Click on images you wish to enlarge.


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