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Crescent City's Summer Estates Auction, July 15-16, will be held online and live in New Orleans, La
The auction will include French, English and American period furniture, original works of art by noted regional artists, porcelain, French clocks, bronzes, jewelry, couture and decorative items. Internet bidding will be via three popular platforms.
By: Crescent City Auction Gallery
Also up for bid will be a large selection of jewelry (to include diamonds, tanzanites, emeralds, opals, a tennis bracelet and more); couture (to include Louis Vuitton, Celine, Prada and Gucci); a fine selection of English tea caddies, tantalus sets and humidors; and wonderful decorative items. Highlighting the sale will be property from the collection of Robert Sonnier plus other fine items.
Gorgeous artwork will feature an oil on panel by James Kendrick III (La., 1946-2013), titled Greenwood (1985), 20 ¾ inches tall by 15 inches, signed and dated lower right and titled verso (est. $700-$900); and an embellished lithograph with collage by Robert Allen Nelson (Pa./Wisc., 1925-2021), titled Cannonball Cadre (1978), 17 ½ inches tall by 21 ½ inches (est. $300-$500).
Paintings by noted regional artists will be plentiful and will feature a circa 1970 watercolor and ink on paper by Joe Moran (Miss., 1915-1999), titled Shrimp Boats, signed and dated lower right, 7 ½ inches by 13 inches (est. $700-$1,200);
A 20th or 21st century oil on board by John Akers (La., 1944-2006), titled Miss Alex, signed lower right and measuring 19 ½ inches by 23 ½ inches, should change hands for $800-$1,200;
Decorative accessories will be led by a 19th century carved mahogany brass mounted campaign chest, 38 ¾ inches tall by 46 ½ inches wide by (est. $800-$1,200);
Internet bidding will be provided by LiveAuctioneers.com, Invaluable.com and BidSquare.com. For more information, visit www.crescentcityauctiongallery.com.