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Houston Club auction, January 2013, Vintage chandeliers
A pair of Mid-Century palm frond chandeliers will be sold at the auction.
 
Photo courtesy of Lewis & Maese Auction Co.
Houston Club auction, January 2013, Pair of leather club chairs
One of a pair of leather club chairs Photo courtesy of Lewis & Maese Auction Co.
Houston Club auction, January 2013, Marble Mantle and Surround
An antique Adams Quarry (Massachusetts) marble mantle and fireplace surround from early 20th century Photo courtesy of Lewis & Maese Auction Co.
Houston Club auction, January 2013, Mahogany Telephone Booth Doors
A pair of mahogany telephone booth doors — Dave Lewis says that the wall paneling can be taken, too, with some crowbar action.  Photo courtesy of Lewis & Maese Auction Co.
Houston Club auction, January 2013, Kohler , Campbell Grand Piano
Two Kohler & Campbell grand pianos are among the auction items. Photo courtesy of Lewis & Maese Auction Co.
Houston Club auction, January 2013, Framed images of early Houston
Framed photos of the early days of Houston Photo courtesy of Lewis & Maese Auction Co.
Houston Club auction, January 2013, Carved Console Table
A carved Victorian console table Photo courtesy of Lewis & Maese Auction Co.
Houston Club auction, January 2013, Ben Love
Bronze bust of Ben Love, Houston banker and civic leader who flew for the U.S. Army Air Corps during WW II. Photo courtesy of Lewis & Maese Auction Co.
Houston Club auction, January 2013, Antique German Wine Barrel
An elaborately-carved antique German Hattenheimer/Rheingau “Faces” wine barrel is one of the hottest auction items. Photo courtesy of Lewis & Maese Auction Co.