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Living Estate Sale for a Prominent Houston Professional

Rare and important antiques and 1st quality custom crafted furniture, hand knotted Persian wool rugs….


7726 Braesview Lane
Houston, 77071

Sale Dates and Times:
03/18/2016 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (Friday)
03/19/2016 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (Saturday)

Antiques and fine Furniture


AntiqueFrench Country dining table and chairs; the dining table featuring a shaped and edge-molded rectangular top with elaborate inlays, surmounting a relief-carved and shaped apron, supported by similarly relief-carved cabriole legs terminating in scrolled feet; plus a matching set of four chairs, each with shaped and relief-carved crests, shaped horizontal splats, detailed rush seats, and supported by similarly relief-carved cabriole legs terminating in scrolled feet. Published in the “New French Country” book. Pair of antique French   Country open armchairs featuring relief-carved shaped crest rail and horizontal splats, detailed rush seats, shaped relief-carved aprons and shaped relief-carved front stretchers, supported by cabriole legs terminating in scrolled feet.


Antique Edwardian Louis XVI-style marble-topped rosewood buffet, first quarter of the 20th century, featuring a shaped and molded marble top surmounting a conforming case housing four book-leaf matched cross-banded rosewood doors opening onto interior storage with three drawers, riding above a shaped and relief-carved apron, supported by graceful relief-carved cabriole legs terminating in scrolled feet.


The Globe-Wernicke Co. Mahogany barrister bookcase with five sections, shaped cornice, and tilt and slide back glass fronts and drawer to base.


Late Victorian center table, featuring a circular top with carved molded edge supported by tripod cabriole legs terminating in in-curved scrolled feet, joined by shaped and carved stretchers united by an elaborately detailed carved floral finial, late nineteenth to early twentieth century.


Antique French  Country settee, featuring two shaped and relief-carved crest rails with floral and foliate detail, similarly shaped horizontal splats, shaped arms supported by baluster-turned columns, riding above rush seats surmounting shaped and relief-carved aprons, supported by subtle cabriole legs joined by turned stretchers; in original paint, with a fabulous acquired patina and complimentary natural distress appropriate to the age, mid to late nineteenth century; with later added upholstered yellow cushion seat.


Antique Country French trestle table, in original slate blue paint with impressive patina, featuring a molded rectangular top surmounting a conforming apron, housing two drawers, supported by baluster-turned trestle columns and united by an impressive baluster-turned stretcher, mid to late 19th century, the natural finish top surface displaying abundant character associated with age and wear.


Pulaski French Country Secretary Cabinet for Horchow, this oriental treasure is hand painted, two piece chest with two lower drawers drop down desk area features a nice writing surface with a number of small drawers and cubicles, double doors above open up to shelves, finished in floral theme, ivory, green, gold and rose tones.


Ethan Allen “Adam” dining table with four Cassatt side chairs, seats custom fabric.


First-quality Henredon Queen Anne style wing back chair featuring gently scrolled arms, tall back, straight crest, supported by cabriole front legs terminating in pad feet with saber legs to the rear, upholstered in a rare and exclusive continental fabric combining Damask rose and classical figural sheep, cattle and horses - literally a one-of-a-kind fabric: stunning, vivid and rare. 


Queen Anne-style formal camel-back sofa, featuring fully scrolled arms, supported by cabriole legs, professionally upholstered in custom toile fabric.


Antique twin bed featuring a shaped headboard bracketed by baluster-turned posts surmounted by carved pineapple finials, with professionally applied painted antique finish.


Henredon wing-back chair featuring an arched crest and gently scrolled arms, supported by cabriole legs terminating in pad feet, upholstered in a dramatic vertical stripe custom fabric.


Antique late eighteenth to early nineteenth century painted wooden three-back bench/sofa, featuring three carved and part-gilded lyre-shaped splats within a rectangular back, part-upholstered arms, supported by rectangular legs joined by similar stretchers; pegged throughout, with abundant hand-tool marks, in the original paint, with a period upholstered cushion; a striking authentic period antique in remarkable condition.


Dramatic four-piece Louis XVI-style custom-crafted and hand-painted bedroom suite, ornate and elaborate, featuring a bench-made hand-crafted king headboard, featuring a pierce-carved acanthus-leaf and full cartouche, finely detailed, hand-painted with faux antique finish, augmented with two matching and equally detailed and hand-painted night stands, and a stunning vitrine, featuring a molded chapeau de gendarme molded cornice surmounting an upper case housing two doors each with three cartouche-shaped glazed panes, hand-carved and hand-painted, riding above a slight molded breakfront over the lower case, housing two drawers, flanked by tall relief-carved cabriole legs (pilasters) terminating in relief-carved scrolled feet, and united by an elaborately carved shaped apron, the entire piece professionally hand-painted and detailed to match the headboard and night stands.  A unique custom-ordered, custom-crafted, hand-carved and hand-painted formal bedroom suite, executed to the highest standards.


Delightful French hand-painted antique center table, featuring a faux Belgian marble-style hand-painted finish to the circular top, surmounting a conforming apron and supported by three tapering rectangular legs; the slate-blue field of the apron and legs ornamented with hand-painted gilt floral, bell flower and acanthus leaf designs; with a fabulous patina and expected wear.


Tufted elegant velvet club chair, supported by tapering rectangular legs, first-quality upholstered custom fabric with classic white trim. 


Antique mahogany armoire, featuring a relief-carved arched floral crest surmounting a rectangular case housing three molded tall doors, opening onto a comprehensively fitted interior with three drawers, the interior not only spacious and organized but strikingly attractive, supported by graceful cabriole legs, a turn-of the-century practical space-saving beauty.


Decorative furniture and accessories


Lamps, mirrors, tables, iron bed, chairs and much more



Substantial semi-antique Persian hand-knotted Damask Rose Ravar Kerman wool rug, featuring a floral cartouche centered within an elaborate floral and vine design with dominant red, blue and green upon an ivory field, surrounded by consecutive floral borders.  This Red Damask Rose Kerman is both stunning and yet subtle, created by hand from natural fibers and dyes by master weavers.

Persian hand-knotted Herati design wool rug, most probably Kerman region, featuring a densely-populated floral design upon a wine-red field, surrounded by consecutive floral borders; finely woven utilizing natural dyes and fabrics, the fringe and selvage in very good condition, the colors bright and vivid.


Porcelain and China

Nortitake “Polonaise” pattern 93 pieces, discontinued pattern

Lenox “Holiday” china 36spc

Lenox “Holiday highball glasses

Lenox“Holiday wine glasses

Lenox“Holiday” assorted serving pieces


Crystal and Glass

Waterford crystal decanter and four licour glasses and much more



Sterling silver



Diving equipment

Sealife DC1200 Maxx kit, underwater camera with twin strobe lights, wide angle lens, all batteries and charger,

Sherwood Pro dive regulator,

SeaQuest Diva buoyancy BCD vest

Nikonos strobe SB 105

Scubapro Galileo Luna wrist dive computer


Radio control model airplanes:

Radio control model WWI scale Red Baron Fokker DR-1 triplane,

Curtis JN4 “Jenny” bi-plane

Carbon Butterfly complete set

Sopwith “Camel” electric semi scale radio control


Nikon cameras

Hubley metal kit model A Coupe No. 4861


Coins and Stamps

Historic stamps of America Collection in commemorative postal society binder

Postal Society 100th anniversary statue of liberty collector panels with stamps

Statehood Quarters Collection postal Commemorative society two volumes


French Grandfather Wag-on-the-Wall clock

WM. Rogers & Son 51 piece gold plated flatware

Silver plate tea service, silver plate trays and bowls


Kitchen wares

All-Clad chef’s stainless steel cookware set,

many more kitchen items.

Linens, clothes, books, picture frames, CD’s, decorative

items, , electronics, Christmas, Easter and Thanksgiving decorations, patio furniture,

wood sculptures, power tools, tools,


Terms and Conditions:

Cash and Credit. We accept MasterCard, and Visa

No children under age 12
NO- food, drinks, large bags, totes, backpacks, strollers, or baby carriers
PLEASE bring help to load large items. Moving is the responsibility of the buyer
Not responsible for accidents
All sales final. No refunds or exchanges
Please, no phone inquiries about the pricing of individual items prior to the sale