Crescent City Auction Gallery, Jan. 18-19
A gorgeous carved oak nine-piece dining room suite in the style of the 19th century New York furniture maker R. J. Horner, an oil on board painting by the renowned Louisiana folk artist Clementine Hunter (1886-1988), a fine selection of Newcomb Pottery (to include pieces by Sadie Irvine), and an early 20th century patinated bronze sculpture by Anna Vaughn Wyatt Huntington (American, 1876-1973) will all come up for bid January 18th-19th. They’re a few expected top achievers in Crescent City Auction Gallery’s upcoming Important Winter Estates Catalog Auction, slated for that weekend, online and in Crescent City’s gallery at 1330 St. Charles Avenue in New Orleans, starting at 10 am Central both days. Nearly 900 quality lots in a wide variety of collecting categories will come up for bid across the two days, with Internet bidding provided by the popular platforms LiveAuctioneers.com and Invaluable.com. Previews will be held beginning Thursday, Jan. 9th, from 10-5 Central time (except on Sunday, when the gallery is closed). A late evening preview will also be held on Wednesday, Jan. 15th, from 4-6 pm. A Saturday preview will be held on Jan. 11th, from 9 am to 1 pm. Absentee and phone bids will be accepted up until 1 pm Central time on Friday, Jan. 17th. A printed catalog is available on request; call 504-529-5057 or e-mail them at email@example.com. For more info, visit www.crescentcityauctiongallery.com.
- Sully Hildebrand