LONDON – A decorative portion of a historic silk panel, commissioned to hang in Westminster Abbey for Queen Elizabeth II’s coronation in 1953, will be auctioned at Dreweatts during its Fine Furniture sale, scheduled for Monday, May 30 and Tuesday, May 31. The specially-woven panel was hung as a glorious backdrop, with a range of others, to set the scene for the special ceremony and is visible in many photographs of the coronation. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
ATLANTA – On October 13, Hindman Auctions will present an Atlanta Collections auction, which will feature a wide assortment of decorative arts, furniture and fine art from prominent collections. Collections to be featured include decorative objects and furniture from the property from the estate of Susan Tucker of Atlanta, Georgia, fine British watercolors from the collection of F. Alan Cummings of Tallahassee, Florida and continental furniture from the estate of Emily Bourne Grigsby of Atlanta, Georgia. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.