French Decorative Arts from the Estate of Dallas Socialites Ray & Clare Stern for Sale at Heritage Auctions

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DALLAS, TX.- A selection of sumptuous French decorative arts from the Estate of legendary Dallas power couple Ray and Clare Stern will form the centerpiece of Heritage Auctions’ June Signature® Decorative Arts Auction, being presented June 1 at Heritage’s Design District Annex, 1518 Slocum Street. Heritage Auctions will host a wine and cheese reception on Tuesday, May 31, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at its Design District Annex, at which time the reproducing piano that the Stern’s purchased for the lobby of The Claremont Condominiums (estimate: $5,000+) will be demonstrated. Highlights from the collection include a gorgeous pair of monumental French Napoleon III Style Bronze, Gilt Bronze and Marble Figural 13-light Torcheres (estimate: $10,000+), from an unknown maker, likely in Paris, late 20th Century, along with a lovely French Gilt Bronze, Ebonized and Gilt Wood Cabinet and Mirror with Tortoise Shell and Brass Inlay (