Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
New Orleans, LA, United States
DoneFri, Oct 1, 2004 7:00 PM GMT
La. Purchase Auction October 1st, 2nd,& 3rd - Session 1
We are pleased to offer our Annual Louisiana Purchase Auction featuring property from The Estate of Dee Tankersley Faulkner Sold for the Benefit of St. Andrew's Episcopal School, Jackson, MS.,Property Especially Consigned to this Important Annual Auction by Many Discerning Collectors, A Gentleman¹s Collection of Paris Porcelain,Important Furniture and Decorative Arts from a Distinguished Gentilhomme of Acadiana,Chitimacha Baskets from the Collection of Emily Cyr Bridges, Albania Plantation,Property from the Old Spanish Customs House, Bayou St. John,Paintings from the Collection of Alonzo Lansford, Former Director of the Delgado Museum of Art, and Gretchen Lansford, the Well-known Art Conservator. Other highlights includeImportant Amer. period furniture featuring a N.Y. maho. highboy (prov. Ginsburg & Levy), a J & J.W. Meeks rosewood parlor suite, a Phila. sideboard, attrib. Quervelle, many 18th c. Am. chairs, labeled Amer. mah. pier table, a New Orleans half tester bed, a rswd. bedstead (prov. Memphis¹ Hunt-Phelan hse.), S. Fournier clock, rare Creole punkah, an important group of Louisiana 18th century furniture, a Federal KY cherry sugar chest, a finely carved mah. four post bed, a signed mah. sideboard (Charleston), a Louisiana cab. leg armoire, and much more. English and Continental pieces incl. an important Wm. IV figural maho. hallstand, monumental pr. of blackamoors, rare papier mache desk, an 18th c. French commode, an Aubusson carpet and portieres, an early 19th c. marble figure, a fine Ital., carved bed, a good Baroque refectory table, 18th c. fauteuils a la reine, and more. Decorative arts incl. Shearwater pottery, Newcomb pottery; rare Newcomb textile; Chitimacha and Choctaw baskets; Hyde and Goodrich silver; a fine Amer. Sinumbra lamp; a Cornelius gasolier; a collec. of Jacob Petit porc., an Armitage/Herschell carousel horse, garden items incl. an important pair of Amer. cast iron lion figures, ant. sugar kettles, Louisville steamboat bell; a collection of pocket watches, and over 200 lots of Amer. Eng. and Cont. tea caddies, knife boxes, coffers, objet d'art; period Georgian silver; period lighting; crystal and glass, many lots unreserved. An outstanding selection of Southern regional art including William Buck, Jose Salazar, Paul Plaschke, Wayman Adams, John McCrady, William Silva, Ivan Summers, Karl Wolfe, Ellis Wilson, Walter Anderson, Carl Brenner, William Walker, E.B.D. F. Julio, Lamar Dodd, B.A. Wikstrom, Marion Souchon, L.O. Griffith, Robert Grafton, Ellsworth Woodward, Wm. Woodward, Noel Rockmore, L.A.W. Neuser, George Cooke (attr.), Louis Collas, George David Coulon, John Genin, Ella Hergesheimer, J. J. G. Burghoffer, Will Ousley, A.J. Drysdale, Jack Cooley, Alvin Sharpe, Robert Gordy, Alice Ravenel, H. Smith, Robert Harshe, Franklin Briscoe, Helen Trivigno, William Hollingsworth, Warren Reed, Roger Holt, Mary K. Loyacano McCravey, Will Hinds, Clementine Hunter, Laura Bodebender, Rise Delmar Ochsner, Wm. Watson, Alberta Kinsey, George Castleden, William Robinson, Knute Heldner, Antonio Jacobsen, George Schreiber, Elmer Read, Stanley Rames, George Wright, Gladys Davis, Xavier de Callatay, Henrietta Rudder, George Dureau, Will H. Stevens, Henry Casselli, Martin Laborde, George Febres, Wilson Henry Irvine, Amos Lee Armstrong, C. Bennette Moore, Nestor Fruge, C.O. Longabaugh, Adele Lemm, George Rodrigue, Fonville Winans, Morris H. Hobbs, Elizabeth O. Verner, Alfred Hutty, Ernest Bellocq, Jules Lion, William Dunlap, Merle Tenneyson, Burney Imes, Caroline Durieux, John Falconer, Edward Suydam, Ida Kohlmeyer. American Paintings and Prints by Wolf Kahn, Richard Hayley Lever, Thomas Satterwhite Noble, Hobson Pittman, William Forsyth, Charles Waldo Jenkins, Lillian Genth, Hildegard Hamilton, Samuel Frost, Stephen Tuckerman, Ogden Minton Pleissner, James Pattison, George Washington King, Janice Sachse, A.J. Goguille, Alexander van Laer, Reuben Le Grande Johnston, Richard Pauli, Frank Edwin Scott, L.D. Eldred (attr.), Horace Brown, Edward Curtis, Currier & Ives, Carl Bodmer (aft.), Continental and English Paintings and Prints by Emil Brack, Giovanni Pannini (foll.), Belisario Gioja, Jacques van Coppenolle, Adrianus M. Bouman, Guido Reni (aft.), E. Augusto Lovatti, Cirilo Martinez Novillo, Adolf Schreyer (man.), William G. Stevenson, James Pollard (man.) Frank Hawthorn, Louis Fabien, Jocelyne Seguin, Jacques Favre de Thierrens, Hendrik Schaap, Maxa Nordau, Gerard Passet, Francesco Piranesi (aft.), Fraser, James Baille (aft.), George Brookshaw, (aft.) Significant books, maps and documents include Audubon¹s Birds of America folio 1st ed., a rare 1790 U.S. census Thomas Jefferson sig., a Jeff. Davis letter, Confederate bank notes, and more.