HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. – Leland Little Auctions held a successful Summer Catalog Auction, June 14-17, selling over 1.2 million in fine art, jewelry, luxury vehicles, silver, prints and multiples, historical maps, and other objects of value. Absentee and Internet bidding was available through LiveAuctioneers on the final day of the auction when the most valuable items sold.
Over 1,000 bidders participated from around the globe with a combination of floor, telephone, absentee, and live online bidding.
Highlights of the sale included a collection of rare maps, such as A Map of South Carolina and a Part of Georgia Containing the Whole Sea-Coast … by William Faden (above), which hammered for $38,000 and the Carta Particolare della costa di Florida é di Virginia by Robert Dudley, which brought $12,000.
Fine jewelry offerings included an 18K gold, emerald, and diamond clip brooch (below), from France, which achieved $4,600; an unmounted 3.02-carat diamond with platinum and diamond mount which rose to $24,000; and a stainless steel and diamond Aquanaut watch by Patek Philippe, which sold for $7,000.
Classic cars had a strong showing with a 1976 Triumph TR6 convertible with hardtop (below), which brought $16,000, and a 1967 Triumph Herald convertible, which hammered for $9,000.
Other lots of note included a pair of sterling silver candelabra, which sold for $7,500; a Dale Chihuly Blue Sky basket set, $4,000; a pair of pale celadon jade hanging vases with covers (below), $18,000; an oil on canvas, Clouds Over Mount Tamalpais by Percy Gray, $9,000; and a Louisiana cherry three-drawer side table, $9,000.
Prints and multiples were anchored by a collection of contemporary prints and photographs from the Davidson College Art Collection, other highlights include Winter on White Street, by Martin Lewis, which hammered for $16,000, and Combustione 4 by Alberto Burri, which sold for $2,200.
For more information contact Leland Little Auctions Ltd. at 919-644-1243 or info@LelandLittle.com.