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Lark Mason Associates celebrates new exhibition gallery with The Art of Dining: Now live on
A Black Starr and Frost Silver-Gilt Center Bowl and Salts.

NEW BRAUNFELS, TX.- To celebrate the launch of the first phase of the build-out of its new auction house, an historic German fachwerk farmhouse, located in New Braunfels, Texas, in the heart of Texas Hill Country, Lark Mason Associates and iGavelAuctions offer up The Art of Dining. This extraordinary sale of 384 lots representing thousands of fine examples of Venetian, German, English, French, American, and Asian table glass and porcelain serving articles, dinner and other services, serving vessels, silver flatware, and related items from the 17th century up to the 20th century.

Says Lark Mason: “We’re excited to present the first of many sales we intend to hold in this historic 19th century farmhouse, which we moved from a remote ranch location to the center of New Braunfels. For anyone looking for a wedding or anniversary gift, or for starting their holiday shopping early, these items are of extremely fine quality and priced to sell with very low reserves and estimates.”

Highlights include an impressive pair of French Neoclassical Style Gilt Metal Eighteen- Light Chandeliers, estimated at $20,000-30,000 and reserved at $5,000; an extensive Georg Jensen Acorn pattern flatware service, estimated at $6,000-9,000; a collection of dining-themed paintings by Robert Hunter Douglas; rare Spanish Colonial silver table wares and vessels; and extensive examples of Gorham, Whiting, Tiffany and other silver serving implements.

Among the highlights are:

• A Pair of French Neoclassical Style Gilt-Metal Eighteen-Light Chandeliers
Estimate $20,000-30,000

• Danish Sterling Silver Acorn Pattern Flatware Service, Georg Jensen
Estimate $6,000-9,000

• A Robert Douglas Hunter Collection of Dining Related Oils on Canvas
Estimates Vary by size and subject

• Photo showing Tribute to Hermann Dudley Murphy, Estimate $800-1200

• A Cartier Silver Basket
Estimate $300-500

• A Black Starr and Frost Silver-Gilt Center Bowl and Salts
Estimate $800–1,200

• Twelve English Castle-Decorated Spode Porcelain Dinner Plates
Estimate $200-300

• A Large Group of German Baroque Style Enameled Glass Drinking Vessels
Estimate $100-200

The new offices and gallery in Texas are located at 210 West Mill Street, which is open for the exhibition from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Saturday through September 11th.

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