DoneFeb 20, 2005 9:20 AM EST
New Orleans, LA, United States
Winter Estates Auction, SESSION 2: February 18, 19, 20
Neal Auction Company
On Our Premises 4038 Magazine Street & 3923 Carondelet Street FEATURING: * Property from the Virginia Carroll Crawford Collection, the High Museum of Art, sold to benefit the Decorative Arts Acquisition Fund * Property Deaccessioned from the Collection of Legendary Antiquaire Felix Herwig Kuntz (1890-1971), New Orleans * Fine Paintings and Silver from the Estate of Mrs. William Burgess Eppler, Dallas, Texas * Part II of the Important Collection of a Distinguished Gentilhomme of Acadiana * Additional Property from the Collection of Mrs. A.J. Forstall * Select Property from the Esteemed Collection of Coerte and Marjorie Voorhies, Bois des Chenes, Lafayette, Louisiana Exhibition both galleries beginning Wednesday, February 9, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Special Saturday Preview, February 12, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Evening Preview Reception, Thursday, February 17, 5 to 8 p.m. Important Furniture featuring high-style 19th c. cabinetry by known makers (see Crawford collection), Early Virginia table of great rarity, Period English, Continental and French furnishings incl. rare brass inlaid Regency center table, Charles X dolphin fauteuils, Napolean III lion monopod jardiniere, an important Baroque mirror, 18th c. Louis XV commode, signed micro-mosaic table, fine Rococo carved pair of fauteuils, pair of sphinx marble figs, an early 19th c. French Chinoiserie demilune table, etc. Rare pair of Belter meridiennes, eight gondola chairs (prob. Duncan Phyfe), Southern furniture & an extensive collection of early La. furniture inclu. painted armoire, inlaid cypress chest, early turned chairs; 18th c. painted corner cupboard, gothic Am. Classical desk, Pabst cabinet, the Thos. Godey signed Renaissance cabinet, extraordinary Am. Gothic armchair, segmented top mah. Am. Classical center table, West Indies exotic hardwood armoire, very important Natchez, Miss. inlaid cherrywood sideboard, rare group of American furniture and Americana, ex-Kuntz collection, and much more. Decorative arts selections, many from the High Museum, include important American silver including Kirk, Gorham, Stieff, Wilmot and Starr; Newcomb textiles and pottery; Shearwater pottery; a N.O. clock by Fournier, a large collection of American glass including Libbey, Sandwich and others; rare American and English lighting including Messenger and Handel; Native American objects including Chitimacha baskets; good cast iron by Fiske and others; an extensive collection of French and Continental porcelain including clocks; good Chinese export porcelain; antique Italian marble sculpture; a selection of mirrors, estate carpets, and much more. European works by Alexandre Cabanel, Narcisse-Virgile Diaz de la Pena, Henri-Joseph Harpignies, Edouard Leon Cortes, Benigne-Claude Gagnereaux, Gerard Portielje, Willem Maris, Paul-Jean Clays, Adolf Schreyer, Philips Wouwerman (aft.), Jacopo Amigoni (attr.) Jose Villegas y Cordero, Carlo Cignani (attr.), Joachim von Sandrart (The Elder) (style), Heinrich R. Kroh, Giovanni Pannini (foll.), Louis H.F. Gamain, Theodore Rousseau (man.), Jan van der Meer II (cir.), Henry Schouten, H.F. Emblad, with prints by Oskar Kokoschka, Georges Rouault British paintings by Frederick Richard Lee, Thomas Creswick, Frederick W. Watts, George H. Andrews, Joseph Malachy Kavanagh, George H. Boughton, Sir Peter Lely (aft.), John Surtees, Thomas Campbell (attr.), James Stark, James Hardy III European Sculpture by Alfred Dubucand, Jean-Louis Gregoire, Guillaume (The Elder) Coustou (aft.), Albert Ernest Carrier-Belleuse, Giovanni Broggi, Michele d¹Amodio An extensive selection of Southern regional art including Walter Anderson, Marie Hull, Pati Bannister, Joseph R. Meeker, Benjamin Franklin Reinhart, Adolph Rinck (att.), A.J. Drysdale, Ellsworth Woodward, William Woodward, Amelie Roman, Ruth Robertson Fontenot, Selena Bres, Alberta Kinsey, Knute Heldner, Colette Heldner, Clarence Millet, Xavier de Callatay, Gideon Stanton, George Rodrigue, Emil Holzhauer, Charles Longabaugh, Helen Trivigno, Will Hinds, Rise Ochsner, Noel Rockmore, Lamar Dodd, Hattie Saussey, W.S. Archibald, Granville Perkins, Henry Casselli, Fran Gottschalk, Amos Lee Armstrong, Saul Haymond, Sr., William Dunlap, Carroll Cloar, Ruth Stone, Morris Hobbs, Dell Weller, Robert Malone, Philip Sage, Martin Laborde, Anita Cooke, David Butler, Willie White, James Malone, John Lang, Lin Emery, Fred Trenchard, Kitty O'Mealie, Ralph Brewer, Rolland Golden, Harold Quistgaard, Frank Hartman, M. Lewis Croissant, John Campbell, Fonville Winans, Pops Whitesell, Hazel Guggenheim McKinley, George Dureau, Linda Adele Goodine, Wm. Shackelford, C. W. Haberer, Laura Bodebender, Marcella Packard, Elizabeth O¹Neill Verner, Alfred Hutty and a selection of Newcomb College bookplates. American Art by Chauncey Ryder, Clark Hulings, James MacDougal Hart, Anna Huntington, William Verdult, Theodore Lukits, Raphael Soyer, Worthington Whittredge (att.), Davis Sanford, J.G. Fowler, Keith Shaw Williams (att.), N. Robinson, Wm. M. Chase (aft), John S. Sargent (aft.), Louise Earrazin, Longfield-Smith, M.E.D. Brown (att.), Earl Hofmann, H. Howe, Frank Stella, John Hovannes, Gustav von Schlegell, A.S. Holman, Wm. Auerbach-Levy, Robert Indiana, Ira Moskowitz and Ernest Roth. Haitian art by Jackson Lovinsky and Fred Charles.