Important Summer Estates Auction
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. The auction will be held online and in the gallery at 1330 Saint Charles Avenue in New Orleans. Internet bidding will be provided by LiveAuctioneers.com, Invaluable.com and BidSquare.com. Exhibition previews will be held daily, July 6th-14th (except on Saturday and Sunday), from 10-5, in the Crescent City gallery located. 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 send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, visit www.crescentcityauctiongallery.com.
- Sully Hildebrand