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
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)
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);
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);
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.