Crescent City Auction Gallery will hold an online-only Summer Estates Catalog Auction, June 13 & 14
Beautiful oil on canvas paintings by French artists Jean-Baptiste Armand Guillaumin (1841-1927) and Theodule Augustin Ribot (1823-1891), and a stunning platinum engagement ring with a 3.83-carat emerald-cut diamond, are a few expected top lots.
By: Crescent City Auction Gallery
The Important Summer Estates Catalog Auction features more than 700 quality lots in a variety of collecting categories. Start times both days are 10 am Central. The gallery, at 1330 St. Charles Avenue in New Orleans, will be open for exhibition beginning Thursday, June 4th, from 10-5, by appointment only (excluding Sunday).
The early 20th century oil painting by Jean-Baptiste Armand Guillaumin, titled Coastal Landscape, measures 15 inches by 22 ¾ inches and carries an estimate of $20,000-$25,000. The 19th century work by Theodule Augustin Ribot is titled Harlequin in a Landscape, Holding a Bunch of Flowers. It's 17 ½ inches by 14 inches and is expected to finish at $3,000-$5,000.
With a pre-sale estimate of $25,000-$35,000, the platinum engagement ring is a candidate for top lot of the auction. Flanking the 3.83-carat emerald-cut diamond are two tapered diamond baguettes. The size 5 ¼ ring boasts grades of Color-I and Clarity-VS-1, and it's accompanied by an official GIA report. The auction also features other platinum and gold estate jewelry pieces.
Two other lots expected to attract bidder interest are the Ship's Diorama of the Robin Hood by Thomas H. Willis (British, 1850-1925), 19 ½ inches tall by 33 ½ inches wide (est. $1,000-$1,500);
It will be an eclectic sale, with items ranging from a 117-piece assembled set of fiddle thread pattern sterling, together with six coin silver dinner forks by Gale and Hayden (circa 1845, New York or Charleston, est. $1,500-$2,500);
Internet bidding will be provided by the platforms LiveAuctioneers.com, Invaluable.com, BidSquare.com. For more information, visit www.crescentcityauctiongallery.com.