ESTATES OF DR. AND MRS. ANN BENGTSON
LARGE AND IMPORTANT ESTATE SALE
We are honored to announce this important sale!
Life time collection
Address: 100 Paul Revere Lane
Houston, TX 77024
Dates/Times: Friday, November 2 thru Sunday, November 4(9:00 AM – 5:00 PM)
Cash, checks, and credit cards with proper ID
KEEP AN EYE OUT FOR THE PINK SIGNS
Visit www.jrestates.com for directions and more details
POLICE OFFICER ON DUTY AT ALL TIMES
NO JEWELRY OR SILVER ON PREMISIS UNTIL DAY OF SALE
ALL SALES ARE FINAL AND NO RETURNS
This fine sale will include:
This fine sale will include a fifty year collection of all the best: Mid-Century Moderne Furniture, Art, Bronzes, Silver, African & Pre Columbian Art, Art Moderne rugs, Decorative arts, Texas art and artists, Family Country American furniture, Mirrors, 1817 Tall clock, Fine china, Objects of virtue, Linens, Large collection of Art Reference library, Jewelry, Art Moderne lighting, and many more items to numerous to mention.
Fine Art:Numerous fine art works by Ann Bengtson, individual sculptures, installation pieces and series; Numerous works by Texas artist Robert Weinerskirch, including oil on canvas, mixed media, collages, ceramics and various works on paper; Works by other fine contemporary artists including: Ellen Berman, Herbert Mears, Trudy Sween, large triptych, James Ensor, Dan Allison, Harvey Johnson; Avery Johnson; Johnson, Troy Kinney, Frank Freed, Sandi Bryant, Tim Glover, Paul Kittelson, Carter Ernst, Lowell Collins, Jack Boynton, Sharron Kopriva, John Biggers signed and numbered lithograph of “Jubilee”, Auguste Edouart silhouette of the Hon. Samuel Case. Furniture Mid-Century Moderne: Rosewood and brown leather Eames Lounge chairs and ottomans designed for Herman Miller circa 1965; Edward Wormley for Drexyl “Precedent Collection” cocktail table, magazine rack, serving bar, side table; George Nelson for Herman Miller executive desk and associated pieces; a pair of free-floating buffets; a pair of Bruno chairs from the collection of Mrs. Josephine Abercrombie; Warren Platner for Knoll glass and nickel cocktail table and side table from the collection of Josephine Abercrombie; Wooden Parsons table by Lane; various other mid-century side tables, coffee tables, book cases, planters and lamps. Furniture – Antique: Southern Country American cherry drop leaf dining table with scalloped edges, fabulous wide boards (Judy’s opinion “the best I have seen in original finish”), Flame mahogany Empire walnut card table with a center pedestal, Victorian walnut secretary bookcase, Victorian flame mahogany style melodeon. Porcelian and Crystal: Lenox china “Cretan” pattern dinnerware; Bavarian fine china dinnerware including serving pieces cream with gold trim; Wedgewood china demitasse set; service for ten of Flintridge china from California, teal with a gold rim; pair of matching small Staffordshire spaniels; Wedgewood china Jasperware pitcher; Dresden figurines; signed early Orrefors vases, bowls, perfume bottles, liquor decanters, stemware including colored bowl; collection of Artist signed Kosta Boda vases, bowls, and liquor decanters; American Brilliant cut glass including signed Hawks vase, liquor decanters, perfume bottles; a small collection of Stueben glassware. Special Attractions: Sterling silver and silver plated hollowware; Three swords, WW I helmet, Pennsylvania Dutch hand carved box, dough bowl, large pieces of American copper & brass, Banjo clock with reverse painting on glass, time & strike, Steinway Grand piano 5’6”, garden furniture, large important outdoor sculptures, flax wheel made in Sweden, Antique Lavar Kerman area rug 4” X 5”; Unopened bottles of wine from the “Marilyn Merlot” collection (Marilyn Monroe) labels intact, handmade Scandinavian Rya rugs. A large fine research library including books of works on African art, pre-Columbian art, Oceanic art, art in the Americas, Mexican art, South American art, jewelry, jewelry making, Scandinavia, encyclopedias, works in Swedish and a large collection of magazines including auction catalogues, Art News, Art in America, Arts Magazine, Goldsmiths Journal, African Art, vintage necchi-elna " Elna-Supermatic" sewing machine and accessories. African Collection:A large and important collection of African art including extraordinary bronze, full length body mask from New Guinea, terra-cotta, wooden and stone sculptures, figural sculptures and masks, face masks, helmet masks, helmet crest mask, cap crest mask, headdress mask, basketry, large outdoor sculptures, drinking vessel.