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WASHINGTON – The journey of Napoleon from successful general to decorative arts icon is a fascinating chapter in art history. While his attempt to engineer political unification on the scale of ancient Rome ultimately failed, his patronage of a classical style we still call “Empire” continues to enchant collectors. Just as antiques bearing Napoleon’s image […]
CHICAGO — Hindman will present property from the estate of Celestia B. Smithgall, a distinguished Atlanta philanthropist, in two of its spring auctions. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
NEW ORLEANS – It’ll be Christmas in July in New Orleans when Crescent City Auction Gallery holds a big, two-day Important Summer Estates Auction the weekend of July 17 and 18. The sale features more than 800 quality lots of fine French, English and American furniture, over-mantel mirrors, original paintings by local and regional artists, […]
NEW ORLEANS – A bronze sculpture by Anna Hyatt Huntington (American, 1876-1973), a 155-piece set of Tiffany sterling flatware in the Harlequin pattern, and a French Empire-style figural mantel clock and pair of four-light candelabra are just a few top lots in Crescent City Auction Gallery’s Important Winter Estates Auction slated for Jan. 16-17. Bid […]