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Upper Kirby
September 2022


Representing Houston's Finest Addresses

September, a Sale to Remember

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

the Estate of Nina Proler Brown,
devoted wife, mother, grandmother and joy personified, she was an instrumental force, alongside her husband Joe, behind The Alliance for Medical Research and Texans for Advancement of Medical Research (TAMR) that led the effort to protect and advance ­­important, ethical medical research for all forms of stem cell research in Texas. Nina & her husband’s passion for the cure of Parkinson’s disease led them to be the primary patrons of HAPS, Houston Area Parkinson Society, eventually earning her a distinguished award from George H. W. Bush recognizing not only her contributions but her optimistic disposition in spite of a life changed by Parkinson’s;

the Estate of George & Elsa Mazanec,
high school sweethearts & world travelers.
He, over the span of 50 years, grew his career from being the Vice Chairman of PanEnergy Corporation to the CFO of Duquesne Electric Co. and President of Northern Natural Gas Liquids.
She enjoyed tennis, golf, cooking, reading, sewing, and occasional fly-fishing & bird hunting expeditions with her husband and sons. Elsa was also a member of the Junior League Sustainer Transfer Club;

the Moving sale of John Daugherty's Lakehouse,
a fixture in high-end Houston real estate for more than 50 years;

the Moving sale of our friend Jeff Redkin;

Our friend Kitty, a fashion icon, has added a collection of Designer Handbags!


Several Personal Collections from other
Prominent Houston Families

September 9-September 13, 2022


Peter Max Original Mixed Media on Paper "Liberty" with Dedication on back, Peter Max Print 84/300 Numbered & Signed Print, “Woman Seated”;John Fincher Mixed Media on Paper "Near Carrizozo", Erte Hand Signed & Numbered Serigraph "Loge de Théatre", Charles Capps Lithograph "Santa Catarina", Itzchak Tarkay '93 Serigraphs in Color on Arches Paper, No. Edt. from "Les Parisiens II", C.R Roman Large Oil on Canvas Rural Scene with Chickens, Jesus Lewis '64 Mexico Oil on Board, Jesus Lewis '63 Mexico Oil on Board, Melinda K. Hall '75 "Dog Hanging Around Some Man", Cuzco Style Painting of Madonna & Child, Etiene Maurice Falconet Bronze "La Baigneuse"; Life-size bronze of Children Playing; “Swans,” lithograph by C.A. Seward; Original oil on canvas, a landscape by Joanna Rea, “One of the America’s most successful floral landscape artists;” John Fincher mixed media on paper, “French Hillside”; Maxfield Parrish prints, “Daybreak” and “Garden of Allah”; Oil on canvas by Eric Michaels, Santa Fe artist, “Afternoon in Statevo Mexico”;

English, French, American, Fine Custom Designer Furniture, & Asian Antiques; Scarlet & Gold Japanned Bureau Fall Front Secretary Cabinet, Housing Multiple Drawers and Cubbies, Arne Jacobsen Knoll Series 7 Armchair Fritz Hansen, Pair of Upholstered Wingback chairs; Pair of Matching Black Chinoiserie bombe two drawer marble-top chests; Maitland-Smith glass-top pedestal table with four matching mahogany Chippendale chairs; Theodore Alexander tufted velvet loveseat; Four-bay Bibliotheque with glass cabinet doors with shelves over blind cabinets; Two door glass front mahogany bookcase; English Queen Anne style knee-hole desk with burl wood; Antique Southern American cherry country tables; Set of Chinese carved nesting tables with dragon and cloud motif; Small carved Chinese display shelf; Antique oval mahogany cellarette w/liner; Four drawer Country French Serpentine front chest with rouge marble top; 18th c Burl walnut secretaire chest on chest; Italian Sorrento inlaid wood multi-game table with table tops for backgammon, chess, checkers, and roulette; Red leather top rent table on pedestal base; Carved wood Chinese Etagere; Duncan Phyfe style dining tables, Highboy chests; Sofas; Loveseats; Coffee tables; Chair pairs; Corner chairs; Secretary bookcases with drop-front desks; Sets of dining chairs; Victorian marble-top tables; Footstools; Dry bar with three leather barstools; Trunks of brass, leather, wood; Carved wood and gilt wood consoles; Brass Fireplace Fender with padded burgundy leather seat;

Handmade Oushaks; Persians; Kermans; Heriz; Sarouks; Aubusson; Needlepoint; Turkish Kilims; Hammadan, Bijar; Tapestries

Coalport “Elizabeth Royale” 70-piece dinner service; Copeland Spode “Eden”; 104 Piece English Mason’s Ironstone “Quail” dinner service; Royal Albert “Tea Rose” dessert service; “Blue Danube” dinner service; Herend serving dishes, vases in “Victoria” and “Rothschild Bird” patterns; Herend Figurines; Royal Satsuma cups and saucers; Lenox “Autumn”, “Rutledge”, and “Cretan” dinner services; Wedgwood “Ranunculus” dinner service; Giovanni Desimone Hand-painted Ceramics: mugs, plates, bowls, oversize platters, vases; Bjorn Wiinblad for Rosenthal Studio Dinner Service; Michael Lambert Studio 3-piece Dancing Teapot Set, Collection of Vintage and HTF Royal Doulton Toby Jugs and Figurines; English Transferware, Black label Belleek, English Staffordshire, Mary Hadley Pottery, “Green Pears”; John B. Taylor pottery; Vietri; Fitz and Floyd; Villeroy and Boch; Hutschenreuther; Boehm; Lladro; Meissen; Dresden; Capodimante; Chinese Blanc de Chine figures; Delft; Dresden Napoleonic Statuettes; Collection of Roseville Pottery: Bleeding Heart, Mostique, Blackberry, Water Lily, among others; Collection of whimsical Limoges trinket boxes and Halcyon Days enameled boxes;

Sterling Silver Enameled Chinese Box with Gold Interior & Enameled Peacock Finial; Sterling silver water pitchers, bowls, trays, platters; Sterling flatware sets; Sterling serving pieces and sets of teaspoons, cocktail forks, ice cream spoons, iced tea spoons, pickle forks; Spratling sterling salad servers; Sterling silver four-piece coffee tea service with matching tray; Sterling mint julep cups; Silver-plate Pierced Butter with Cranberry Liner and Cow Finial; Silver-plate goblets; Silver-plate coffee and tea services; Round silver-plate and rectangular trays, ladles, and pitchers; Victorian tri-compartment s/p toast box; English s/p breakfast boxes; Cruet sets with s/p stands; Heavy, ornate covered s/p serving dishes. Gorham; Porter Blanchard; Christofle; Wallace; International; Kirk and Son; Reed and Barton;

Lalique: Roscoff low bowl; Ange stems; HTF Blois decanter and goblets, figurines; Waterford: decanter, goblets, bowls, figurines; Baccarat: Albane vases, Harcourt mustard and jam jars, decanters, figurines; Steuben; Cranberry etched glass goblets; Stuart “Glendevon” stemware; American Brilliant Cut Glass: bowls, plates, decanters; F. Egermann Bohemian Glass: decanters, candy dish, vase, pitcher; Handpainted Venetian glass punchbowl, goblets; Lenox: “Beacon Hill” stemware; Cambridge Glass: ”Moss Rose” stemware; Orrefors: bowls, vases; Kosta Boda: bowls, vases; Murano glass: vases, bowls, figurines, some signed; Kit Karbler & Michael David Large Art Glass Vase; Collection of paperweights, some signed: Caithness, Crier Scott Perth;

Art Nouveau 8 Panel Slag Glass Lamp; Table & Floor Lamps: Pairs of Antique & Decorative Lamps; Multiple brass and crystal many-tiered chandeliers, Wrought iron and crystal chandeliers; Two Venetian glass mirrors; Fine period and reproduction designer mirrors; Wall sconces: Brass, Gilt wood, Painted wood; Bronze figural lamps;

Pair of Chinese Porcelain Phoenix Birds, Pietra Dura 7-1/2" diameter circular landscape scene; Sterling Silver Enameled Chinese Box with Gold Interior & Enameled Peacock Finial; Enameled Antique Chinese Export Multi-stone lidded box with jade, lapis, & carnelian, Cuzco Style Painting of Madonna & Child; Collection of Royal Doulton Toby Jugs and Figurines; Large Collection of Le Cruset French cookware in multiple colors; Chinese jade and hardstone bonsai trees in many sizes; 36” Table-top solid brass male deer; Selection of French Marble, porcelain and ormolu mantel clocks; Pair of Bronze Japanese pedestal planters with relief decoration of birds and foliate motif; Varied selection of Cloisonne ginger jars, vases, bowls and unusual pieces; Vintage handwork table and lap linens; Numerous Chinese style fish bowls from extra large to medium/small; Morris style burgundy leather armchair/recliner;

Ladies & Gents Watches; Diamond Bangles; Diamond tennis bracelets, Diamond stud earrings, Diamond Rings; Diamond necklaces; Designer Sunglasses; Designer Handbags: Hermes Birkin Bag with authentication Card, Chanel, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Dior, Prada, Nancy Gonzalez, YSL; Designer Scarves.

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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