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The Estate of The Honorable James Anton - The Russian Collections

September 16, 2006

Time: 11:00 am
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Antique Helper is pleased to announce an impressive auction of the estate of the Honorable James Anton on September 16 and 17.  This two-day sale consists of the lifetime collection of the late James Anton, a former federal judge and minority counsel for Lyndon Johnson. A passionate collector for 50 years, Mr. Anton assembled an extensive collection, focusing on Russian antiques. Many of the items in this sale have been in storage since the Antons’ retirement to the Midwest in 1992.  Included are Russian icons, Russian silver, Russian enamels, Japanese woodblocks, Russian, European and American fine art, English paper Mache, black Americana, Russian and Continental miniature ivory portraits.

Gallery preview times this Thursday & Friday, 4-8pm or by appointment. Doors open 9am day of sale.