Crescent City Auction Gallery's Important Estates Auction, Sept. 8-9, online and live in New Orleans

The auction, at 10 am Central time each day, contains 671 lots in a variety of categories. It will be held online and live at the gallery in New Orleans. Online bidding will be via, and the Crescent City website.
By: Crescent City Auction Gallery
NEW ORLEANS - Aug. 24, 2023 - PRLog -- A stunning collection of Faberge items including a highly desirable egg, a 2008 white Rolls Royce Phantom four-door sedan with just 30,732 miles on the odometer, and a large group of 18th and 19th century Italian furniture will come up for bid September 8th -9th in Crescent City Auction Gallery's Important September Estates Auction, to be held live and online.

The auction, starting at 10 am Central time both days, is loaded with 671 premier lots in a wide array of categories. Items range from a selection of dazzling estate jewelry items to a selection of fine couture items to a Story & Clark baby grand piano (est. $2,500-$4,500).

In-gallery previews will begin on Wednesday, August 30th, and run weekdays through Wednesday, September 7th, from 10 am-5 pm Central time (excluding weekends and Labor Day). The Crescent City gallery is located at 1330 St. Charles Avenue in New Orleans.

The white 2008 Rolls Royce Phantom four-door sedan features a 6.75-liter V12 engine, tan leather interior with woodgrain accents, lambswool mats, rear LCD screens, umbrellas, Clear Bra paint protection and Rolls Royce car cover. The car has been meticulously refurbished to the highest standards per the Rolls Royce "Provenance" program (est. $130,000-$150,000).

The Faberge collection will be led by a blue guilloche egg by Henrik Wigstrom (1862-1923). It's mounted with gilt silver, small diamonds and rubies. The red guilloche interior is also mounted with diamonds and a central gilt hen "surprise", presented in a fitted maple Faberge box. Faberge eggs have been coveted by collectors for generations (est. $25,000-$45,000).

The other Faberge pieces include a gold and enamel lady's cigarette case by workmaster August Hollming, 1854-1915 (est. $7,000-$12,000); a yellow enamel and ruby bell push by Henrik Wigstrom (est. $5,000-$10,000); an enamel and diamond bell push by August Holstrom (est. $3,000-$5,000); a spoon by Antti Nevalainen and Jules Rappaport (est. $1,000-$2,000); and an Easter egg pendant marked "AH" for August Holmstrom (est. $1,000-$2,000).

Internet bidding will be provided by, and Crescent City's new and improved website allows for bidding. Here is the link:

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