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    A Pair of Continental Gilt Brass-Mounted Marble Pedestals, late 19th-early 20th century
    49-1/4 x 15-3/4 inches (125.1 x 40.0 cm) (each)

    Property from the Collection of R. Douglas Houser, Dallas, Texas

    Athenars S.r.l, Rome

    Doug Houser, a long-term resident of Dallas, has an eye for excellence and a passion for the fine things in life. Over an intensive period of 3 years, with input from one of Dallas' most sophisticated interior designers, Sherry Hayslip, Doug traveled with a mission - to decorate his Beaux Art inspired Turtle Creek home with the finest examples of fin-de-siècle design. From 2002 to 2005, he visited Paris, Lyons, Rome, Florence, Bueno Aires, and other destinations, searching for extraordinary furniture and decorative arts, many of which are featured within this catalogue.

    Condition Report*: Each in overall good condition, with no observable cracks, losses, or restorations.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2020
    4th Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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