Autumn / Winter 2017
Winter Gallery Auction
December 9th, 2017 10:00 am CST
300+ Lots including
EXTENSIVE DELFT COLLECTION.
A single owner forty-year collection of blue and white Delft pottery spanning mid 18th to early 20th century. Over 40 lots of hand selected examples. Scarce forms within the collection include a five portrait plaque, a pair of lidded tobacco jars, a wired birdcage, and an elaborate Neptune sleigh.
IMPORTANT BAVARIAN STEMWARE
BY GEORG CARL VON REICHENBACH FOR BENEDIKT VON POSCHINGER, KRISTALLGLASFABRIK OBERZWIESELAU. Byzantinischen Glaser pattern.
Set of 8 glasses each for champagne, wine, and sherbet.
FINE AND VINTAGE JEWELRY.
A combination of playful and sophisticated jewelry will be on hand in the form of diamonds, sapphires, and semi precious stones by names the likes of Cartier and Tiffany. Also, an extensive grouping of hand carved bone and horn pieces supplement array.
FINE EXAMPLES OF EARLY 20TH CENTURY FURNITURE.
Legendary New York furniture firm RJ Horner is well represented with examples including a complete matching twelve piece mahogany set consisting of table and eight chairs, curved glass china cabinet, sideboard, and small server. In addition, an exceptionally carved monumental quarter-sawn oak sideboard will be offered.
November 11th, 2017 10:00 am CST
500+ lots including items from:
The Collection of Holly Hardwick, St. Louis, Missouri
Touted by People Magazine and The Wall Street Journal as the “Queen of Crowns”, Holly Hardwick utilized her Manhattan penthouse on Fifth Avenue as a showroom and major destination for rhinestone and crystal jewelry. After acquiring the license for Miss America Jewelry, she began designing crowns for pageants worldwide. No stranger to pageantry herself, Holly was crowned “Ms. New York 1997”, “Ms. Connecticut 1998”, and “America’s Perfect Lady” in 1998. As a designer, she created the Red Ribbon Awareness pin for AIDS research at AMFAR alongside Elizabeth Taylor and Elton John. She has also worked with The Children’s Defense Fund, American Cancer Society, Greenpeace, and countless other organizations.
An avid world traveler and vivacious collector, Holly currently resides in the Central West End neighborhood of St. Louis where she continues to run her business, Holly Hardwick Crowns. Selkirk is pleased to offer many items from the personal collection of Holly Hardwick.
Fall Eclectic Auction
October 21st, 2017 10:00 am CST
FEATURING PROPERTY FROM:
The Late Mary Patricia Brunell, Wayne County, IL
The Fette’ Family Collection, St. Louis, MO
The 40-year Collection of Charles & the Late Mildred (Millie) Norman, Decatur, IL
The 50-year Collection of Barbara & Jim Peckham, Urbana, IL
and Select Consignments From: Arizona, California, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maryland,
Massachusetts, Missouri, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Washington & Wisconsin
African Ethnographic Auction
September 16th, 2017 10:00 am CST
Featuring Property from the Collection of:
Gary M. Douglas and Dr. Dain Heer
Born in St. Louis, Gary M. Douglas has honed his talents to become a best selling author, counselor, eccentric, and world traveler. After starting his passion for collecting at the age of 19, Gary established ‘The Antique Guild’ in Brisbane, Australia where he is an acting curator and taste-maker. Drawn to the curiosities and intrigues of collecting, he determined that he would share his knowledge and passion with those who show a similar appreciation.
Dr. Dain Heer is an internationally renowned entrepreneur, speaker and best-selling author. A conscious and creative business leader with a profound understanding of the power of art, Dr. Heer draws upon his personal experience and unique perspective to invite people from every culture to appreciate and better understand the world around us
As internationally-recognized thought leaders, business innovators, and philanthropists, their practices have influenced celebrities, corporate executives, teachers, and health professionals worldwide. The majority of this shared collection was acquired in the 1980’s and 90’s from globally recognized auction houses and galleries. Selkirk is pleased to offer the combined African and Ethnographic Art collection of Gary M. Douglas and Dr. Dain Heer.
The Gary M. Douglas Estate will donate a portion of the proceeds from this auction to the Saint Louis Art Museum Foundation (FEIN 43-1374479) to benefit the acquisition of African Art through the Department of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas Art Purchase Fund.
Winter Eclectic Auction
January 21st, 2017 10:00 am CST
FEATURING PROPERTY FROM:
The Collection of Opal Meyer, St. Louis, MO
The Collection of Faye Beth Baer O’Byrne, Ladue, MO
Dr. & Mrs. Gerald H. Kursar
Dr. Kenneth J. Downs
The Collection of a Family From Town & Country, MO and Select Consignments from Arizona, California, Florida, Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Hampshire, and Oklahoma