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New Orleans, LA, United States
DoneSun, May 21, 2006 2:00 PM GMT

Neal Auction: Spring Estates Auction, 5/20&21

* 18th and 19th c. Furniture, Paintings and Decorative Arts from the Estate of Mrs. Nelle H. Stringfellow, Guilford Road, Mountain Brook, Alabama
* Property from the Estate of Mrs. Carolyn Powell, Pinewoods Plantation, Old Natchez District
* Paintings from the Collection of Noted Baton Rouge Archivist and L.S.U. History Professor, Edwin A. Davis (1904-1984)
* The Estate of New Orleans Architect William W. Deadman
* Property Sold for the Benefit of Historic St. Alphonsus, New Orleans
* Additional Property from the Collection of John Kourian, Retired Commodore of the Fleet for Delta Steamship Line, New Orleans
* Property Sold for the Benefit of the Friends of New Orleans Public Library. Highlights from the auction include an extensive selection of British and Continental furniture incl. an important architectonic desk, 19th c.; a signed Linke cabinet, a rare tambour door cartonier, a fine Nap. III bonheur du jour, a Gillows table, a Vict. pollard oak side table, an Edw. penwork and marq. wardrobe, a Reg. rosewd. cabinet desk, a signed Irish sideboard, a pair of portfolio stands, a good pair of Edwardian envelope tables, a selection of papier mache and Black Forest, a large Cont. refectory table, a good pair of painted consoles, a pietra dura center table, pr. 18th c. gilt torcheres, an Emp. maho. sleigh bed, a pr. Bied. fruitwd. tub chairs, a Caldwell maho. tall clock, and much more.
Fine American Furniture including a labeled Rufus Pierce Fed. maho. secretary (Bost.), a good NY Class. Maho. sideboard, a Phyfe & Son (attr.) sofa, a Class. tiger maple stand, a Quervelle (attr.) recamier, a MA or CT birdseye maple chest, a Balt. faux grained bookcase, a signed Balt. gout stool, a bedsead attr. Jelliff, a Gothic maho. canterbury, a Quervelle (attr.) sofa, Rococo examples by Belter, Meeks, Mitchell & Rammelsburg, and other makers, faux bamboo attr. Horner, Lejambre (attr.) chairs, an Egyptian Aesthetic child¹s chair, a Steinway piano, and much more. Southern furniture and decorative arts including a late Fed. Spanish cedar sugar chest, a faux bois sugar box, inlaid Federal cherry tall chest, an Acadian garde manger, a Classical La maho. beehive foot armoire, an Acadian cypress kitchen table, 1861 Louisiana Secession Flag, anti-slavery print, c. 1800; Hotchkiss Civil War maps, a massive Rococo maho. tester bed, Acadian textiles, a Natchez pine architectural roundel, cypress chairs, a small signed sugar kettle, a Ky julep cup, a N.O. clock attr. Fournier, and more. An Outstanding Selection of Southern regional art incuding Ellis Wilson, William Aiken Walker, William Henry Buck, Thomas Worth, Colin Campbell Cooper, Clarence Millet, Weeks Hall (attr.),Alberta Kinsey, Knute Heldner, William Woodward, Ellsworth Woodward, Pauline Wright Nichols, Rosalie Roos Weiner, A.J. Drysdale, Achille Peretti (attr.), Charles Reinike, Adele Rogers, Anna Louise Thorne, Karl Wolfe, Marie Hull, Mary Clare Sherwood, Morris Pancoast, George Castleden, Elisabeth Chant, James Wilcox, William Kendall, Mary King, Emma Wilkins, Virginia McLaws, Richard Lofton, Eloise Polk McGill, Emil Holzhauer, Noel Rockmore, Henry McFee, Ivan Summers, Louise Sarrazin, Robert Gordy, Ron Reddick, Robert Rucker, Colette Heldner, Eugene James Martin, Enrique Alferez, Henry Casselli, Raymond Scully, Ben Earl Looney, Katherine Fraser, Richard Brough, A.L. Stewart, Hazel McKinley, Clementine Hunter and Waree Lebron as well as vintage photographs by Pops Whitesell, Fonville Winans, Clarence John Laughlin and C. Bennett Moore. An Impressive Collection of American Art including Blanche Lazzell, Stanton MacDonald-Wright, Alfred Mitchell, Dale Nichols, Joseph Rodefer de Camp, William Forsyth, Grant Wood, Thomas Moran, Milford Zornes, Gordon Grant, Louis Ashton Knight, Marjorie Reed, Lorenzo Latimer, William Keith, Ray Boynton, Raiford Wood, Anna Hunter, Charles Linford, Annie Campbell, Ralph Miller, William Rackoy, J.K. Lamkin, Danny Crouse, William Verdult, Thure de Thulstep, William McDonald, Thomas Willis (attr,), Thomas Griffin, Frederic Tellander, Edward Timmons, William Eyden, Jr., Robert Wood, Jackson Nesbitt, Samuel Margolies, William MacLean, Rex Brandt, and Cuban artist Antonio Rodriguez Morey. A Fine Selection of Continental and British Art including Claude Guilleminet, Jakob Ferdinand Voet (cir.), Knut Ekwall, Maurice Bompard, Maurice Blum, Victor Huguet, Jean Lefort, Helmuth Bachrach-Baree, John Paddy Carstairs, Bart Schouton, Robert Cusner, Caspar Netscher (aft.), Max Moreau, Yolande Ardissone, Joseph Weiser, A.M. Doweraker, Peter Ilsted, Marc Chagall, Louis Icart, Kathe Kollwitz, Stefano Della Bella, Alfred-Emile Gaubault, Eugene Deshayes, Louis F.P. Roux, Jean-Louis Janmot, Hippolyte Jean Flandrin, Alexandre Bida, Johan Von Bremen, Sir Pieter Lely (attr.), Xavier Blanch, Otto Seeck, Carl Von Zellenberg, Petrus Schiedges, Hippolyte-Dominique Bertreaux, L. Letrengle, Carlo Canevari, Thomas Cooke (attr.), Walter Sickert, Frederick Hall, Henry Martin, Henry Moore (aft.), Paul Marechal (attr.), Otto Leyde, Alexander Leggett, George Chambers, Murray J. MacDonald and Honore Daumier. Exceptional natural history and historical prints, books, maps incl. John Gould, Family of Toucans w/ 33 prints, Victor Hugo first ed., Barker 1582 bible, Cellarius, leather bindings, Weapons and scientific instruments incl, Amer. whale harpoon, English pistol and sword, bronze signal cannon, cast-iron orrery, English barometer, American and Swiss marine chronometers. Decorative arts incl. a good selection of clocks incl. a boulle bracket clock, French mantle clocks; porcelain by KPM, Sevres, Staffordshire, Meissen, Royal Crown Derby and others; Delftware, Chinese export; silver incl. Fletcher & Gardiner, Duhme & Co, Gorham, Tiffany, Wallace, Wm. Spratling, Reed & Barton, Black Starr & Frost, Baily Banks & Biddle, Elkington, Sheffield, Christofle; Glass, incl. French cameo, Steuben and Baccarat; important estate carpets; antique mirrors, incl. fine Classical examples; imp. period lighting incl. Cornelius & Co. and much more.