Crescent City's Important September Estates Auction, Sept. 11-12, is packed with more than 800 lots

The sale, online and live in the New Orleans gallery, will have Old Master paintings, original artworks by local and regional painters, furniture (American, French, Dutch), Newcomb College art pottery, silver and more, all of it quality merchandise.
By: Crescent City Auction Gallery
 
 
French bronze and alabaster 12-light chandeliers.
French bronze and alabaster 12-light chandeliers.
NEW ORLEANS - Aug. 25, 2021 - PRLog -- Crescent City Auction Gallery will greet the busy fall season with a two-day Important September Estates Auction on Saturday and Sunday, September 11th and 12th, starting at 10 am Central time both days. More than 800 lots, pulled from prominent estates and collections, will come up for bid, online and live in the gallery located at 1330 St. Charles Ave.

A large collection of Old Master paintings will be on offer, led by a 19th century oil on board after Domenico Tintoretto (1560-1635), titled The Penitent Magdalene, measuring 24 ½ inches in height by 18 ½ inches in width (estimate: $1,000-$2,000). Also, an unsigned 18th century oil on board painted in the manner of Antoine Watteau (French, 1684-1721), titled Fete Galante Picnic, 17 ½ inches tall by 21 ¼ inches wide, carries a pre-sale estimate of $3,000-$5,000.

The renowned Louisiana folk artist Clementine Hunter (1886-1988) will be represented twice in the auction, once with a circa 1965 oil on canvas board titled Uncle Tom in the Garden with Little Eva, signed lower right and measuring 17 ¼ inches by 23 ¼ inches (estimate: $4,000-$8,000); and again with an oil on canvas board, also painted around 1965, titled Cotton Picking with African House, 17 ½ inches by 23 ½ inches. The work should finish at $3,000-$5,000.

A Newcomb College art pottery Moon and Moss matte glaze baluster vase, crafted in 1921 by Anna Frances Simpson, 10 inches tall by 6 inches in diameter, is expected to change hands for $4,500-$6,500. Also, a pair of French bronze and alabaster 12-light chandeliers from the late 19th century, 42 inches in height and 39 ½ inches in diameter, has a pre-sale estimate of $800-$1,200.

An iron and brass vanity and stool, matching double bed and an ebonized iron and brass floor lamp, by the New Orleans artisan Mario Villa (1953-2021), will being sold as three separate lots.

The merchandise mix is broad, with items ranging from a 20th century human medical or dental skull (estimate: $600-$900); to a group of four early 19th century Andrew Jackson campaign ribbons (each estimated at $3,000-$5,000); to an antique brass inlaid rosewood Erard baby grand piano (estimate: $1,500-$2,500); to lovely couture items by Louis Vuitton, Hermes and Chanel.

For more regarding Crescent City Auction Gallery and the two-day Important September Estates Auction slated for the weekend of September 11-12, visit www.crescentcityauctiongallery.com.

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