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Crescent City's Summer Estates Auction, July 15-16, will be Held Online and Live in New Orleans, LA

2024-07-14 06:00:58 Art & Entertainment


New Orleans, LA, USA, July 2, 2022 -- Crescent City?s two-day Important Summer Estates Auction slated for Friday and Saturday, July 15th and 16th, starting at 10 am Central time both days, will be packed with nearly 900 choice lots of French, English and American furniture, original paintings by noted regional artists, French clocks, bronzes and porcelain (including Sevres and Royal Vienna).

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 ? 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 ? inches tall by 21 ? 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 ? inches by 13 inches (est. $700-$1,200); and a watercolor on paper Still Life of Roses by Alberta Kinsey (La., 1875-1952), artist signed, 9 ? inches by 17 ? inches (est. $500-$900).

A 20th or 21st century oil on board by John Akers (La., 1944-2006), titled Miss Alex, signed lower right and measuring 19 ? inches by 23 ? inches, should change hands for $800-$1,200; while a 20th century watercolor work by Robert Malcolm Rucker (La., 1932-2001), titled Shrimp Boats on the Bayou, signed lower right and 10 ? inches by 13 ? inches, should command $500-$900.

Decorative accessories will be led by a 19th century carved mahogany brass mounted campaign chest, 38 ? inches tall by 46 ? inches wide by (est. $800-$1,200); and two sterling silver chocolate pots with wooden handles, the taller one by Shreve, Crump and Low, the shorter one English, possibly by Harrison and Hipwood, weighing a total 14.01 troy oz. (est. $400-$800).

Internet bidding will be provided by, and Exhibition previews will be held daily, July 6th-14th (except on Saturday and Sunday), from 10-5, in the Crescent City gallery located at 1330 Saint Charles Avenue in downtown New Orleans.

Absentee and phone bids will be accepted until 1 pm Central time the day before the auction. A 25 percent buyer?s premium will be applied in-house (three percent discount for cash or check). A printed catalog is available; call 504-529-5057 or email

For more regarding Crescent City Auction Gallery and the Important Summer Estates Auction scheduled for Friday and Saturday, July 15th and 16th, visit

Company :-Crescent City Auction Gallery

User :- Sully Hildebrand


Phone :-5045295057

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