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Maria Mozgova auction June 6 boasts fine Texas estate

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Written by Auction House PR   
Thursday, 24 May 2012 11:35

‘Yellow Pace’ by Larry Zox, acrylic on canvas. Image courtesy Maria Mozgova Auction.

HOUSTON – On June 6 Maria Mozgova Action will conduct an American & European Paintings, Lalique, Silver and Collectibles auction of the fine living estate of Wilma Bruyere of New Ulm, Texas. Some additional items are from the private collection of John Wiegman, a renowned Houston architect. will provide Internet live bidding. The auction will begin at 6:30 p.m. CDT.

Bruyere is an avid art collector, and with the support of the best art galleries in Houston assembled a nice collection of paintings by renowned artists from Europe and the U.S. She also collected high-end crystal from Rene Lalique and Baccarat, sterling silver pieces from Tiffany & Co, Wallace, and G. Keller, china from Limoges, and Chinese porcelain, ivory and rock crystal carvings.

Paintings highlighted are Notre Dame de Paris, oil on canvas by Louis Icart; Un Coin de France, oil on canvas by Yvonne Canu; Sunday Morning oil on canvas by George Brandriff; The Gypsies, oil on canvas by David Adickes; Missoulian Spook, acrylic on canvas by Dan Christensen; Yellow Pace, acrylic on canvas by Larry Zox; and Birds on the Horizon, oil on canvas by Robert Rishell.

Choice etchings include les Fables de La Fontaine by Marc Chagall, Los Caprichos by Francisco de Goya, Mimi and Dans les Reves by Louis Icart, as well as works by James Tissot and Jean Louis Forain.

Top sterling silver items are a large centerpiece by G. Keller (1st standard - 925, 238 troy ounces) and a 207-piece Wallace Grand Baroque flatware set.

Rene Lalique glassware includes a Camargue vase (model No 10-937), a Moyenne Nue statue (model No 830, circa 1912), a Bacchantes vase and an Igor caviar bowl.

Chinese porcelain and carvings include large robin's egg porcelain covered vases/jars (19th century), pillar vases (Tao Kuang Period) and a rock crystal dragon vase (18th century).

The auction will be held at 1811 Upland Drive in Houston, TX 77043.

A preview is scheduled the day of the sale from noon until auction time.

For more information, contact Maria Mozgova by email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or phone 713-515-0945. Visit the auctioneer’s

View the fully illustrated catalog and register to bid absentee or live via the Internet as the sale is taking place by logging on to


‘Yellow Pace’ by Larry Zox, acrylic on canvas. Image courtesy Maria Mozgova Auction.

Rene Lalique Camargue vase. Image courtesy Maria Mozgova Auction.

Silver centerpiece by G Keller. Image courtesy Maria Mozgova Auction.

Rock crystal dragon vase, 18th century. Image courtesy Maria Mozgova Auction.

‘Notre Dame de Paris’ by Louis Icart, oil on canvas. Image courtesy Maria Mozgova Auction.

Chinese pillar vase, Tao Kuang Period. Image courtesy Maria Mozgova Auction.

Last Updated on Monday, 04 June 2012 08:55

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