Ahlers & Ogletree will hold back-to-back online-only auctions Wednesday and Thursday, July 17th-18th

Wednesday, July 17th will feature Historical Documents, Books & Americana, 352 lots in all; while Thursday, July 18th will have Asian Works of Art, 189 lots. Online bidding will be available on multiple platforms.
By: Ahlers & Ogletree, Inc.
114 16th century, six-line antiphonal leafs.
114 16th century, six-line antiphonal leafs.
ATLANTA - July 10, 2024 - PRLog -- Ahlers & Ogletree has back-to-back online auctions planned for Wednesday, July 17th (Historical Documents, Books & Americana, 352 lots) and Thursday, July 18th (Asian Works of Art, 189 lots), beginning at 10 am Eastern time on Wednesday and 9 am on Thursday. Online bidding will be facilitated by LiveAuctioneers.com, Invaluable.com and A&O's bidding platform (bid.AandOAuctions.com).

The Historical Documents, Books & Americana auction will feature letters, signatures and ephemera from 42 U.S. Presidents; documents and pamphlets relating to the founding of America, the Revolutionary War and the American Civil War; a collection of Duck Stamp prints deaccessioned from the Morris Museum in Augusta, Ga.; and the Southern historical document collection of Frank and Marie-Therese Wood, authors of Slavery: A Look at History Through Primary Source Documents.

The Asian Works of Art sale, the next day, contains Chinese and Japanese ceramics; works on paper; works in stone, wood and bronze; a selection of fine Chinese Export pieces; and a collection of Southeast Asian masks. These events will wrap up Ahlers & Ogletree's summer calendar. Their next big sale is slated for Thursday, September 12th, featuring the estate of Greg Crawford, live and online.

Headlining the July 17th Historical Documents, Books & Americana auction is a one-page pardon, signed by John F. Kennedy (as President) and Robert F. Kennedy (as Attorney General), dated Nov. 8, 1963, just days before JFK's assassination (est. $8,000-$12,000); and a consulate appointment dated April 18, 1863, signed by President Abraham Lincoln using a dip pen, also signed by Secretary of State William Seward, and accompanied by a JSA (James Spence Authentication) (est. $5,000-$7,000).

Expected top earners in the Asian Works of Art auction include an impressive and large Tibetan 18th century (or earlier) copper alloy figure of Chakrasamvara and Vishvamata, with multiple heads and arms, crushing numerous figures, 35 ΒΌ inches tall on a lotus form base (est. $5,000-$10,000); and a Chinese pre-1924 cream lacquer six-panel Coromandel screen depicting Xiwangmu, Queen Mother of the West, with dedication and two seals, 93 inches tall by 121 inches wide (est. $2,000-$4,000).

In addition to online bidding, telephone and absentee bids will also be accepted. Previews will be held by appointment only, in the Ahlers & Ogletree gallery located at 1788 Ellsworth Industrial Boulevard Northwest in Atlanta, Ga. To schedule an appointment, you may call 404-869-2478. To learn more about Ahlers & Ogletree, visit www.aandoauctions.com.

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