West Gray June 2017


Representing Houston’s Finest Addresses



“Christmas Comes Early to River Oaks”

One of Our Most Exceptional Sales to Date

Thursday, June 22nd-Sunday, June 25th; 10-6



Along with other additions, this sale includes the estates of three prominent and accomplished women of Houston:


Dr. Margaret Sullivan, Founder of the Pediatric Clinic at M.D. Anderson after having spent two years in Japan studying the effects of the atomic bomb;

Mrs. June E. Gray Stobaugh, Graduate of Wellesley College, past president of The Junior League of Houston, first Director of Development for the Children’s Museum of Houston, recipient of the Junior League’s Adelaide Lovett Baker Award, and of The Robin Bush Award;

Mrs. Dorothy Johnson (Living Estate), author & retired Exxon executive and wife of interior designer Carroll Johnson of Foley’s Department Store.


This final sale will include:

Fine art and bronzes: Original oil paintings, Prints, and Watercolors, Glass Sculptures; Artists include: Guy Buffet, Otis Euband, Wayman Adams, James Arthur O’Connor, Edouard Auguste Ducros, Frederic Montenard, Joseph Milon, Leon Sabatier, Jules Herve Mathe, James Busby


Furniture: Antique French and English period pieces; Garden; Contemporary; Traditional; Transitional; and Mid-Century Modern: Signed French Marble- topped Inlaid Bombe chest ; French Double-tiered dessert table with ormolu mounts; Six contemporary wicker chairs from Lloyd Flanders Co.; Antique French carved and painted armoire from Normandy; Large Country French Bibliotheque Cabinet with beveled glass and center mounted clock; Art Moderne custom silk upholstered sofa; Pair of French Louis XV style armchairs; Rare P.E. Guerin rectangular glass coffee table with bronze fluted legs, gilt garlands & rosettes; Louis XV style sofa; Colonial Style Painted Italian Cabinet on carved base; Large and Significant Lalique “Crystal Cactus” table with eight spines; 19th Century Chinese Matrimonial Bed, also known as an Opium Bed: red lacquer gilt inner and outer walls with lattice ceiling and roof; Provincial 19th Century Chinese Matrimonial Bed (Taiwan) with natural wood finish on massive carved legs, with inner cabinets and lattice ceiling; Pair of diminutive wood hanging shelves with ormolu and porcelain plaques; Antique English Queen Anne style display cabinet; Victorian French bow-front corner cabinet painted white with gilt accents, upper glass front cabinet over footed cabinet base; Two Country French Baker’s racks; English Camelback sofa on six Chippendale style legs; Antique English oak gate leg table; English Empire style chest of drawers; “Arts & Crafts” server with mirrored back; English secretary-bookcase with bow front glass; Carved Country French sideboard with three drawers over three cabinet doors; Pair of Antique French carved armchairs with serpentine stretchers; Italianate Console of marble, steel and brass; Painted French dessert table with rouge marble top; Pair of Baker Empire style armchairs upholstered in silk and wool; Carved Country French Server with three drawers over three paneled cabinet doors; Two English oak hanging corner cabinets; French round marble top table with steel and brass tripod base; Round cerused wood pedestal dining table seats eight; Set of four richly carved Chinese nesting tables; Important English desk with standing bookcase attached; Pair of French Fauteuil Aubusson covered chairs; Set of eight Fortuny covered dining chairs


Decorative Accessories and Lighting: Large selection of Mirrors: Gilt, Venetian style, Adams style, Brass, Chippendale, Trumeau; large, small and in-between; Pair of four-foot painted entryway urns; Multiple pairs of decorative pillows: Aubusson, Fortuny, Scalamandre, Antique needlepoint, Antique embroidery


Rugs: Handmade Oriental rugs, including Turkish Oushak; Caucasian Kazak; Hamadan runner; Kermin; Heriz; Persian Sarouk; Antique Serapi; Aubusson Rugs and Wall hangings


Sterling Silver and Silver Plate Flatware and Hollowware: Lunt flatware in “Contrast” pattern; Set of 14 Frank Whiting Sterling Silver Tumblers; Set of Sterling Silver water goblets; Several Fine Silver Plate tea sets;


Fine China, Porcelain & Pottery: Chinese Export, Mottahedeh, Sevres, Herend “Rothschild Bird,” Wedgwood Jasperware, Haviland Limoges, Royal Worcester Evesham, Antique Ironstone, Meissen, Old Paris, Hutschenreuther, Rosenthal Studio Line, Italian Hand-painted Pottery, Port Meirion, Krautheim Selb Bavaria, Eschenbach “Nanette,” Russel Wright, Fitz and Floyd Ramses, Renaissance, Paragon “Gingham Rose”

Crystal and Glassware: Stemware, Vessels, Figures; Monumental Lalique: Pair of Large Swans on Lalique Mirrored Plateau, Double Fish Sculpture, Large “Chat Couche,” “Bagatelle” Vase, French Commemorative Ice Skating Trophy, Fairy Vase, Baccarat, Waterford, Saint Louis, Edinburgh, Daum Nancy, Galle, Steuben, Sabino, American Brilliant Cut Glass, Murano Glass


Linens and Textiles: Table and Lap linens


Clocks: Country French “Wag-on the Wall” clock with a case; English J.J. Elliott tall clock with nine tubes, three chimes; English Country Empire tall clock; Tall clock in an “Arts & Crafts” case; English three tube tall clock; English Barometer; French Marble mantel clock,


Fashion, Furs, Handbags & Shoes: Gucci; Chanel; Judith Leiber; Ferragamo; Louie Vuitton, Dior, Celine, Versace, SS purses and evening bags,


Fine Jewelry and Timepieces: Diamond tennis necklace;  Lady’s 2 ½ carat engagement ring; Jasperware cameo bracelet; Scottish agate bracelet; Margaret Rogers Arts & Crafts bracelet; Antique gold & hardstone Intaglio necklace; 14kt gold, enamel & onyx Art Deco necklace; Antique coral bracelet designed as a spray of roses; Antique coral parure; 18kt gold & coral bracelet with carved coral panels; Gold & ribbed coral ear clips; Platinum, rock crystal & diamond choker necklace; Bolivian gold jewelry; Buccellati leaf necklace; Buccellati leaf cuff; Ladies and Gents Rolex watches; Ladies diamond stud, 18 kt. ear clips from Scully and Scully,


Special Attractions: Ebonized Kawai Grand Piano Model number GS-40; Harrington Walnut cased Grand Piano by Hardman, Peck & Co.; Pair of Early 19th Century Carved French Louis XV doors from a Provence Bistro; Large collection of Murano Glass Christmas trees; Fine Silk Draperies and Wall Hangings; Numerous Lamps-table, floor, torcheres: of porcelain, brass, and other materials, some with Fortuny shades, Solid Rose Quartz table lamp, Cesendello Silk Floor Lamp designed by Mariano Fortuny for Venetian Studium; Rock crystal wall sconces; Chandeliers:  Iron, Crystal, Brass; Oversized carved wood framed mirror; Lacquered Green Chippendale Chinoiserie style chairs; Cast iron garden furniture and urns; Antique Large Bible Cover, Framed; Many dining tables with chairs; Tiffany SS ice bucket; Russian boxes, Russian stacking dolls, Russian Icons; Collection of signed costume jewelry; Furs; Ladies & Gent’s Louis Vuitton clothes & shoes; Rock crystal & quartz wall sconce; Art M silver, copper w SS; Designers scarves; French fire place fender; Hand carved Chinese figure; Pier mirror; Gourmet cookware; Reference library, Texas Books; Oriental screens; Bronze statue of Race Horse with Jockey; Large covered clay urns with Dore mounts.

Many, 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. 

Cash, checks and credit cards with proper ID

No credit cards will be taken under $200


Police on Duty at all times; All Sales As Is; All Sales Final

No Silver or Jewelry on premises until day of Sale



Please Note

A change in our policies:

We can no longer provide free, unlimited materials or labor for you to package your

purchases.  If you do not bring your own help or materials, they will be available for a reasonable fee.

*Some exclusions apply