NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana – A 1956 oil painting by Japanese artist Kumi Sugai (1919-1996), a double oak client rack from the American mission Gustav Stickley from the early 20th century, and a 1980 multiple in relief by Israeli artist Yaacov Agam (b.1928) are some expected highlights at the Crescent City Auction Gallery’s major fall properties auction, scheduled for the weekend of November 16-17-18 .
The auction will take place online and in the company’s gallery located at 1330 St. Charles Avenue in New Orleans. The start times will be at 10 a.m. on Friday, November 16 (lots 1-600); 9 a.m. on Saturday, November 17 (lots 601-1350); and 9 a.m. on Sunday November 18 (lots 1351-1788). All hours are central. Internet auctions are conducted through LiveAuctioneers.com and Invaluable.com.
With a presale estimate of $ 10,000 to $ 20,000, Kumi Sugai’s oil painting on canvas – titled Winter (Winter) – is signed lower right, the artist signed, dated and titled on the back. The artwork measures 24 inches by 19 ¾ inches. Yaacov Agam’s embossed color multiple is titled Black hole and is signed by the artist lower right. It measures 27 inches by 27 inches and is expected to cost between $ 3,000 and $ 5,000.
The Stickley brothers gained international notoriety at the turn of the 20th century with their beautiful Mission Oak designs. The double auction customer rack is a prime example of their work and dates from the very beginnings of the company’s past. Measuring an impressive 67 ¼ inches by 12 ½ inches wide by 22 inches deep, the coin is priced between $ 1,500 and $ 2,500.
With nearly 1,800 lots packed in three days, the auction features many categories that people have come to expect from Crescent City Auction Gallery: French and English period furniture, lamps and lightings, antique French clocks, original artwork. of New Orleans and the region. artists, works of art by European artists, Russian icons, estate jewelry and decorative accessories.
A Russian icon from 1893 of the Virgin of Vladimir (Moscow), having a mounted oklad in gilded silver, enamel and imitation jewelry measuring 14 ¾ inches by 12 ¼ inches, is expected to sell for between $ 5,000 and $ 7,000. The estate jewelry category includes a range of diamonds, sapphires, rubies, tanzanites, gold rings, and ladies’ watches, each of which would make the perfect holiday gift.
A unique mid-20th century American cast composition and iron Carnival aquarium, measuring 74 ½ inches high by 72 inches wide, is expected to cost between $ 2,500 and $ 4,500; a rare Rex Ducal badge from 1897, this year’s theme titled On the water, real and fanciful, with the original ribbon, is estimated between $ 1,200 and $ 1,800; and a set of 19th century gilt marble French marble clocks from the 19th century is expected to fetch $ 700 to $ 1,200.
The wonderful works of artists from New Orleans and Louisiana are a staple at Crescent City auctions. Offered for sale will include an unsigned oil on canvas by Steele Burden (Louisiana, 1900-1995), titled Moss collectors in canoes in the marsh (estimated between $ 5,000 and $ 8,000); and a watercolor by Jim Blanchard (New Orleans, born 1955), titled Creole town house and signed (est. $ 1,000 – $ 2,000).
Other paintings by notable New Orleans artists will include Oak draped in moss with canoe, made in the early 20th century by Alexander J. Drysdale (1870-1934), 17 inches by 27 ¼ inches (est. $ 2,500 – $ 3,500); and a work in marker and ink returned in 1978 by Robert Gordy (1933-1986), entitled North # 2, artist signed and dated lower left and titled on verso (est. $ 2,000 – $ 4,000).
French period furniture will be served in abundance, with lots headed by an early 19th century Louis XV-style carved and inlaid mahogany secretary (est. $ 1,500 – $ 2,500); and a pair of towering Louis Philippe-style corner cabinets, 101 inches high, plus a matching carved oak marble-topped sideboard (in two lots, each estimated at $ 1,500 to $ 2,500) .
The category continues with a 19th-century French provincial buffet in Louis XV-style carved cherry (estimated between $ 800 and $ 1,200); a 19th century French inlaid elm cellar a liquor (lockable settling box) (est. $ 1,000 – $ 2,000); a late 19th century French Louis XV style carved walnut living room suite with sofa (est. $ 1,000 to $ 2,000); and a 19th century French provincial-style Louis XV-style carved oak double-door cabinet measuring 88 inches high by 64 inches wide (est. $ 1,000 to $ 2,000).
Period English furniture will include a 19th century carved mahogany chest, measuring 75 inches high by 43 ¼ inches wide (est. $ 1,000 to $ 2,000); and a carved mahogany secretary bookcase circa 1910, measuring 95 inches high by 52 inches wide (estimated between $ 800 and $ 1,200). Lamps and lighting will include a pair of large figurative French cast-iron Newel floor lamps from the early 20th century (valued between $ 1,000 and $ 2,000).
Returning to the original work, an oil on canvas by Hélène Gevers (Belgian, 1848-1932), entitled Portrait of a distinguished lady with a fan (1885), 44 ¾ inches by 34 ½ inches, signed and dated lower center left, is expected to sell for between $ 1,500 and $ 2,500; while an oil on canvas from the English school entitled Portrait of the Duke of Wellington, 17 inches by 13 inches, is expected to fetch $ 500 to $ 900.
A magnificent figure in patinated bronze and bone from the early 20th century by French artist Claire Jeanne Robertine Colinet (1880-1950), titled Dancer, 17 ¼ inches tall, should finish between $ 3,000 and $ 5,000.
The previews will take place from Thursday, November 8 to Thursday, November 15 (except Sunday, when the gallery is closed), 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. central time. A late-night preview will also take place on Wednesday, November 14, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Mail and telephone auctions will be accepted until 1 p.m. on Thursday, November 15. A printed catalog is available on request. Call or email the gallery.
Crescent City Auction Gallery is always on the lookout for quality shipments for future auctions. To consign a single item, estate, or collection, you can call them at (504) 529-5057; or, you can send an email to [email protected] All phone calls and emails are confidential.
For more information on the Crescent City Auction Gallery and the Fall Grand Estates Auction November 16-18, please visit www.crescentcityauctiongallery.com. Updates posted frequently.
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