Important Summer Estates Auction, July 19-21
An early 20th century four-piece sterling tea and coffee set by Whiting, a patinated bronze bust of Napoleon I done in 1885 by Renzo Colombo, a 1920 still life oil on board by Armenian-born American painter Hovsep Pushman, an oil portrait by Hungarian artist Pal Fried and a 1909 sculpture proof by Russian artist Boris Oskarovich Frodman-Cluzel will all come up for bid in Crescent City Auction Gallery’s next auction slated for July 19th, 20th and 21st. The three-day, 1,207-lot Important Summer Estates Catalog Auction is being held online as well as in Crescent City’s gallery at 1330 St. Charles Avenue in New Orleans, Louisiana, at 1 pm on Friday, July 19th (lots 1-162), and 9 am Saturday (lots 163-800) and Sunday (lots 801-1,207), July 20th-21st. All times are Central. Internet bidding is provided by LiveAuctioneers.com and Invaluable.com. The auction is packed with the broad mix of merchandise people have come to expect from a Crescent City auction: fine period French and American furniture, original artworks by New Orleans and other regional artists, original artworks by American and foreign artists, bronzes, sterling silver, estate jewelry, French clocks and an array of gorgeous decorative accessories. The fine jewelry portion of the sale will be held on Friday, July 19th. The merchandise was seized by the New Orleans Police Department and is being sold by Order of the Court in Orleans Parish, Louisiana. Many hidden treasures are lurking in the cache; all will be sold to the highest bidder. Previews will be held beginning Thursday, July 11th, from 10-5 Central time (except on Sunday, when the gallery is closed). A late evening preview will also be held, on Wednesday July 17th, from 5-7 pm. A Saturday preview will be held on July 13th, from 9 am to 1 pm. Absentee and phone bids will be accepted up until 1 pm Central time on Friday, July 19th. A printed catalog is available on request; call 504-529-5057 or e-mail them at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about Crescent City Auction Gallery and the July 19th thru 21st Important Summer Estates Catalog Auction, visit www.crescentcityauctiongallery.com.
- Sully Hildebrand