Vogt Galleries of Texas presents “Winter Luxury Estates” auction on December 8, 2018, featuring a collection of contemporary art, estate jewelry, and fine silver.
The auction will include American prints and original fine art including works by Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Alexander Calder, Al Souza, Victor Vasarely, New Mexico artist Miguel Martinez, New Orleans artist John Clemmer, a regionalist painting by Georges Schreiber, and works by Texas modernist Ralph White.
Lot 59, Jasper Johns’s 1969 masterwork “Flag (Moratorium)” lithograph (shown at top) is presented with a pre-auction estimate of $12,000–18,000. This piece, published by the Committee Against the War in Vietnam, still resonates with collectors today and has recently achieved record auction prices in New York.
Lot 58 is Robert Rauschenberg’s 1968 lithograph “Quarry,” another collectible piece from the American Postmodern period.
Fine mid-century and modern design pieces by Don Shoemaker, Georg Jensen, Gio Ponti, and others are featured. Estate jewelry highlights include a 4.15 ct. fancy yellow diamond and platinum ring, watches by Cartier, Rolex, Audemars Piguet, many other pieces of diamond, platinum, and gold fine jewelry; many modernist pieces: flatware; a large collection of Lalique and Daum sculptures; French crystal service ware by Baccarat and Saint-Louis; a selection of Mexican and American sterling silver.
This auction features live online bidding, along with live in-house, written absentee, and live telephone bidding. The auction will begin at 12 noon Central time at Vogt Auction Galleries (San Antonio, Texas).