Everard Auctions’ Fine and Decorative Arts Sale is now open for bidding on iGavelauctions.com, through February 12th. Drawn from regional collections, the sale includes modern and contemporary art, American furniture and folk art, as well as over 200 decorative arts – with estimates totaling between $200,000-300,000.
The auction features an important Salem Federal Gentleman’s Secretary, circa 1810, originally from the collection of Henry D. Green who established the Center for the Study of the Decorative Arts at the Georgia Museum, University of Georgia (Estimate: $15,000-25,000). The secretary shares the same form as well as similar bellflower and ebony dot inlays on the pilasters as a labeled Edmund Johnson secretary at Winterthur Museum
Other highlights include an interesting group of American Folk Art with works by Clementine Hunter, Ulysses Davis, Richard Burnside, Sam Doyle and Jimmie Lee Sudduth primarily from a Daufuskie Island, South Carolina estate. The two carvings from Ulysses Davis are from a Savannah family that owned a barber’s supply company and supplied Davis’s barbershop. They admired his carvings of zodiac signs and he made one for each of them.
Among the fine art offerings are: Peintre et sa Toile avec un Modele Assis, a Picasso aquatint and dry point of the artist in his studio; mid-century paintings by Savannah/New Jersey artist David Delong and well-known Israeli artist Lea Nikel; and a wonderful 19th-century portrait of a boy reading a newspaper by Charles Moreau.
Rounding out the sale are French, English and American 18th and 19th-century furniture and decorations, Asian art, including embroidered silk jackets and skirts from the 1930s, and contemporary photographs of Western landscape scenes.
The auction is open for bidding on the iGavelAuctions.com platform through February 12th. Bidding inquiries should be directed to Amanda Everard at Amanda@everard.com. Items can be viewed in person at Everard Auctions located at 2436 Waters Avenue, Savannah, GA 31404, from February 4th-13th.
About Amanda Everard:
Amanda Everard began her career in New York as a specialist in English and European Furniture and Decorative Arts with Sotheby’s. She founded Everard Auctions in 2003.
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