Crescent City Auction Gallery announces Important Winter Estates Auction

The First Art Newspaper on the Net    Established in 1996 Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Crescent City Auction Gallery announces Important Winter Estates Auction
Pair of early 20th century Chinese famille rose porcelain and gilt bronze six-light candelabra, 24 inches tall and 12 inches in diameter (estimate: $1,000-$2,000).

NEW ORLEANS, LA.- Crescent City Auction Gallery will ring in the New Year with an Important Winter Estates Auction, scheduled for the weekend of January 21st and 22nd, online and in the gallery at 1330 Saint Charles Avenue in New Orleans. Start times are 11 am Central time on Day 1 and 10 am on Day 2. More than 800 lots will come up for bid over the two days.

Featured will be numerous local and regional estates, including property from the estate of Lisa Montgomery of New Orleans and property from the collection of Ronald Ralpheal Levert, the proprietor of Godeau’s Antiques in Baton Rouge. Items will range from fine jewelry (including diamonds and pearls) to vintage couture (Louis Vuitton, Hermes, Prada, Celine, Gucci, others).

But the sale will also be top-heavy with the quality merchandise people have come to expect from Crescent City Auction Gallery: fine French and American period furniture, original works of art by noted local and regional artists, wonderful decorative accessories (many of them from France and elsewhere across Europe), clocks, candelabra, a nice selection of bronzes and more.

Paintings by renowned New Orleans artists will be led by an oil on canvas by Clementine Hunter (1887-1987), titled Hauling Cotton, signed lower right (estimate: $3,000-$5,000); a pastel on paper by George Louis Viavant (1872-1924), titled Natur Morte of Birds, signed lower left (estimate: $2,000-$4,000); and an acrylic on canvas rendered in 1964 by Noel Rockmore (1928-1995), titled Bijou Theatre, Terre Haute, artist signed, dated and titled (estimate: $1,000-$2,000).

Paintings by famous regional artists will include a mixed media on paper by William Tolliver (Miss./La., 1951-2000), titled Woman with Melon, signed lower right (estimate: $2,000-$4,000); a watercolor by Robert M. Rucker (La., 1932-2001), titled Bayou Landscape with Cabin, signed lower right (estimate: $300-$500); and an oil on panel work by James Kendrick III (La., 1946-2013), titled Shadows on the Teche (1979), signed and dated lower right (estimate: $700-$1,200).

Noteworthy paintings by European artists will feature an oil on canvas by Sir George Clausen (British, 1852-1944), titled The Wave (1892), signed twice and dated verso (estimate: $10,000-$20,000); an oil on canvas by Jan van Ravenswaay (Dutch, 1789-1869), titled Animals on the Farm (1826), signed, dated lower left (estimate: $2,000-$3,000); and an unsigned oil on canvas Portrait of a Lady attributed to Pierre Mignard (French, 1612-1695) (estimate: $600-$900).

French furniture, a Crescent City staple, will feature a 19th century French Provincial carved oak monastery table, 86 ½ inches wide by 34 ½ inches deep (estimate: $1,200-$1,800); an early 19th century French Provincial Louis XV style carved walnut armoire, 92 ½ inches tall by 62 inches wide (estimate: $800-$1,200); and a French Provincial Louis XV style inlaid carved cherry sideboard from the 19th century, 40 ½ inches tall by 54 ½ inches wide (estimate: $700-$1,200).

Furniture not from France, but just as beautiful, will include a late 19th century English carved mahogany Chippendale style highboy, 88 inches in height (estimate: $1,000-$2,000); a 20th century English Georgian style carved mahogany triple pedestal dining table (estimate: $800-$1,200) and eight dining chairs (estimate: $500-$900); and a 19th century Southern American classical style carved mahogany full tester bed, over 110 inches tall (estimate: $1,000-$2,000).

Fans of silver will be treated to a large, late 19th or early 20th century American sterling silver repousse five-pint pitcher, possibly crafted by A.G. Schultz of Baltimore, weighing 45.8 troy ounces (estimate: $1,000-$2,000); and a circa 1900 seven-piece Gorham sterling coffee service in the “Fairfax” pattern (#04), weighing a total of 133.8 troy ounces (estimate: $2,500-$4,500).

The wide selection of bronzes will include a 20th century gilt bronze Pastoral Scene by Giuseppe D’Aste (Italian, 1881-1945) depicting a shepherd couple tending to their flock (estimate: $1,000-$2,000). Also offered will be a pair of early 20th century Chinese famille rose porcelain and gilt bronze six-light candelabra, 24 inches tall and 12 inches in diameter (estimate: $1,000-$2,000).

Decorative accessories will include a large taxidermied alligator, 105 inches from nose to tail, along with a photograph of the hunter (estimate: $800-$1,200); a built-from-scratch, 20th century ship’s model of the Natchez VI, presented in a custom oak glass case, on a plinth support (estimate: $1,000-$2,000); and a three-piece patinated spelter and green onyx figural clock set with a Madrassi figural group (Jeune Mere) plus a pair of five-light candelabra (estimate: $700-$1,000).

Today's News

January 9, 2022

Fossils of a prehistoric rainforest hide in Australia's rusted rocks

Tate Liverpool seeks architect for major reimagining of gallery

That $1,000 Bourbon you bought may be a phony

Navigating worlds an ocean apart, through art

Major exhibition at Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft celebrates Dame Vera Lynn

Parrasch Heijnen opens a solo exhibition with Tokyo-based artist Yui Yaegashi

Charlotte Potter Kasic named Executive Director of the Barry Art Museum

Alexis McGrigg's debut solo show with Almine Rech opens in Paris

Max Julien, star of a cult blaxploitation film, dies at 88

Air de Paris opens an exhibition of works by Emma McIntyre

Crescent City Auction Gallery announces Important Winter Estates Auction

Revival for a native New Zealand group pushed close to cultural death

Marilyn Bergman, half of an Oscar-winning songwriting duo, dies at 93

Sidney Poitier was the star we desperately needed him to be

A conductor adds her name to Philharmonic contenders

City Ballet pushes back start of winter season, citing omicron

Harry Colomby, teacher who aided a jazz great's career, dies at 92

My dinner with Sidney Poitier

Overlooked no more: Theresa Hak Kyung Cha, artist and author who explored identity

Christopher "Daze" Ellis' second solo exhibition with P·P·O·W opens in New York

The Weatherspoon Art Museum opens the first comprehensive retrospective of Lorraine O'Grady

Yoffy Press releases 'Our Strange New Land: Photographs by Alex Harris'

Morris Museum announces two new exhibitions

Peripheral Artery Disease: Why Is It Important To Clear Clogged Arteries?

What is the Key Relation Between Fibrillation and Arrhythmia?

Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .


Ignacio Villarreal
(1941 - 2019)
Editor & Publisher: Jose Villarreal
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez
Writer: Ofelia Zurbia Betancourt

Truck Accident Attorneys
Accident Attorneys

Royalville Communications, Inc
Founder's Site. Hommage
to a Mexican poet.

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site Parroquia Natividad del Señor
Tell a Friend
Dear User, please complete the form below in order to recommend the Artdaily newsletter to someone you know.
Please complete all fields marked *.
Sending Mail
Sending Successful