Proler Estate February 2015


Representing Houston’s Finest Addresses


 The New Year brings exciting things!

Moving sale of Lynette Proler,

Author of The Faberge Imperial Easter Eggs; Published by Christie’s


Feb 27th - March 1st, 2015


Address Redacted due to the sale being over


Fine Art:

A collection of 18 original works of art painted by master artist-restores from the State Hermitage Museum of St. Petersburg, Russia.  Includes “A Day At the Beach” after Boudin; “A Bouquet of Flowers” by Jan Van Hiujsum; Jacob Collins; Roland Tapor, unsigned Botanical prints; French woodblocks by M.R. Bede; Tsutaya Ryuko; a pair of hand-painted French saience plaques from Lille, France mounted with ormolu; signed Sevres hand-painted plate of Marie Antoinette; signed bronzes; pastel portrait of a French Lady; watercolors by Simpson; antique architectural hand-colored lithographs.


Special Attractions:

Collection of Meissen figurines; Nymphenburg porcelain; Sevres porcelain; Chinese Export porcelain; Mason’s Ironstone; KPM  porcelain plaque with an allegory of Spring, scribed on verso:  Fruhlingsknopsen (Spring Buds), after Koppa, with impressed scepter and monogram mark; Chinese carved wood porcelain inset fire screen; Imari porcelain lobed bowl; enameled music box in the shape of a grand piano; Petitpoint portrait – Girl of Flowers; Japanese and Chinese Cloisonné; Japanize signed Cloisonné vase with koi; signed Chinese porcelain plaque; French Lemerle Charpentier clock suite; Jacob Petit porcelain clock; Japanese and Chinese ivory; Mason’s Ironstone by Geoffrey Godden; Rose Medallion; Chinese carved wood and ivory fire screen; a hand-carved Russian amber jewel casket; collection of shells covered in silver; Dobbies limited inkwell made of ivory and 9 ct. gold; late Nineteenth Century Central Russian Icons; Meissen Compote; “The Pavlovsk Box”, made of various types of wood, MAMMOTH TUSK, AND ORMOLU, the box is inspired by the pavilions of Pavlovsk Gardens; a small collection of  Daguerreotype; Copeland Jasperware; Papier mache Chinese nesting boxes; Majolica; Sarouk 10 ft x 14 ft. oriental rug Ca.1910; large and important Bisque figure of Beatrice; matching pair of Girandolas; Murano glass lamp; signed Chinese porcelain fine vases.  TABLE AND LAP LINENS.



 Emilo Pucci, Jacques Fath, Michael Casey, Sussman, Yves St. Laurent, Chanel, Fe Zandi, Scaasi, Bob Mackie vintage, Armani, Hermes, Black Iridescent Feather Collar. Handbags by Chanel, Gucci, Judith Leiber, Louie Vuitton, Nancy Gonzales, Paloma Picasso, vintage Alligator.  Belts by Chanel, Celine, Gucci, ladies fine Concho.  Evening Scarves.


Fine and Costume Jewelry:

 Vintage costume jewelry-signed; fine diamonds and gold jewelry and fine timepieces.


Sterling Silver and Silver Plate:

Stieff SS Rose flatware (12) 5 piece place settings, 13 serving pieces, 8 iced tea spoons, 12 extra teaspoons (93 pieces total); Reed & Barton SS flatware Marlborough pattern, (12) 5 piece place settings, 4 serving pieces, 5 butter spreaders, 5 soup spoons; English SS and Sheffield; coffee and tea serves; serving pieces; and hollowware.


Antique Furniture & Furnishings:

Two English Empire servers both having inlaid petticoat mirrors at the bottom; French inlaid satin-wood curio cabinet; Antique English mahogany sideboard-George III style; a matching pair of English French-style curio cabinets with the original paper labels signed Howard & Sons, London; Lamps: Chinese Bronze, Sevres & Dresden; pair of matching silver plated English candlesticks with a pair of matching cut-glass oil fonts; decorator lamps and mirrors; a French Victorian love seat; French statin-wood four-drawer chest; French Empire side chair from the Aesthetic Movement; Chinese hand-carved furniture; double-pedestal English mahogany dining room table with two leaves Duncan Phyfe style circa 1890; suite of 8 matching dining room armchairs attributed to Biedermeier; Victorian mahogany mirror-backed English music cabinet; mid-century modern oval double-pedestal writing table; designer bedroom furniture, desks, upholstered furniture; many items too numerous to mention.


Fine China and Crystal:

 Royal Worcester inscribed Hadley; Meissen; Carlton ware; Sevres; Parian; Mason’s; Minton “Buckingham” service for 12 (111 pieces); Villeroy & Boch “Pergamon” service for 10; Noritake; Scarce Carlton Ware Pink Wagon Wheel Jar and Vase; Jacob Petit; Rosenthal; Flow Blue; Wedgwood; Royal Copenhagen; Dudson Brothers Mason ware Imari pattern; Lenox; Jasperware by Dudson; Limoges; dinner service Royal Albert Moss Rose.



Murano, Lalique, Waterford, Stuart, American Brilliant Cut Glass.

Fashion and Furs: Full-length whiskey-color mink coat, female skins by Scaasi; silver fox jacket with black fox trim; wine-colored full-length mink coat, female skins; Mahogany full-length coat; Chinchilla jacket.



Outstanding reference library – antiques, jewelry, Russia Gardens.  The Faberge Imperial Easter Egg, co-written by Lynette Proler, Christie’s (2000); Two Volume: The Art of the Jeweller - The Catalog of the Hull Grundy Gift to the British Museum, Vol. I Text, Vol. II Plates; Sculpture From Antique to the Present (New) (Box set 4); OT Mone Do Picasso-Russian; The Wirtz Gardens, Patrick Taylor, Vol.I & Vol II; Foreign Fashions and Suits old and modern, drawn and engraved by Pauquet Freres, Editors from the best Masters of each period and the most authentic documents. Delivery, Paris at the offices of Historical Fashions and Suits, First Edition 1865. 


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