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Fernand Toussaint, ‘Portrait of a Lady with Fan,’ est. $3,000-$5,000

Toussaint portrait a fetching highlight in Crescent City’s May 13-14 sale

 

Fernand Toussaint, ‘Portrait of a Lady with Fan,’ est. $3,000-$5,000

Fernand Toussaint, ‘Portrait of a Lady with Fan,’ est. $3,000-$5,000

NEW ORLEANS – Original oil paintings by Fernand Toussaint (French/Belgian, 1873-1956) and Andre Gisson (American/French, 1929-2003), six pieces of matte glazed Newcomb Pottery and a large pair of German silver covered urns will all be part of Crescent City Auction Gallery’s Important May Estates Auction, scheduled for the weekend of May 13 and 14. Start times are 10 am Central time both days. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Clementine Hunter, ‘Fish Fry,’ est. $4,000-$8,000

Clementine Hunter work adds charm to Crescent City auction, March 18-19

Clementine Hunter, ‘Fish Fry,’ est. $4,000-$8,000

Clementine Hunter, ‘Fish Fry,’ est. $4,000-$8,000

NEW ORLEANS – An oil-on-board folk art painting by Clementine Hunter, 19th-century clocks and clock sets and dazzling estate jewelry are all part of Crescent City Auction Gallery’s Important Spring Estates Auction, planned for the weekend of March 18 and 19. Bidding starts at 10 am Central time on both days. More than 900 lots will be offered in categories that include French period furniture, original works of art by noted local and regional artists, couture items, silver, bronzes and decorative items. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Clementine Hunter, ‘Hauling Cotton,’ est. $3,000-$5,000

Crescent City Auction presents important estate holdings, Jan. 21-22

Clementine Hunter, ‘Hauling Cotton,’ est. $3,000-$5,000

Clementine Hunter, ‘Hauling Cotton,’ est. $3,000-$5,000

NEW ORLEANS – Crescent City Auction Gallery will ring in the New Year with an Important Winter Estates Auction, scheduled for the weekend of January 21 and 22. Start times are 11 am Central time on Day 1 and 10 am Central time on Day 2. More than 800 lots will be offered during the two-day sale. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Pair of Imperial cloisonne and enamel lingzhi fungus jardinieres showing the raised Qianlong mark, est. $10,000-$15,000

Crescent City auction spotlights Kaltakdjian collection, Nov. 12-14

Pair of Imperial cloisonne and enamel lingzhi fungus jardinieres showing the raised Qianlong mark, est. $10,000-$15,000

Pair of Imperial cloisonne and enamel lingzhi fungus jardinieres showing the raised Qianlong mark, est. $10,000-$15,000

NEW ORLEANS – A pair of antique Chinese watercolors on silk depicting The Ten Courts of Hell, a pair of Imperial cloisonne and enamel lingzhi fungus jardinieres, and items from the estate of the Sarkis Kaltakdjian, the former prominent rug dealer from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, will be part of Crescent City Auction Gallery’s Important Estates Auction slated for November 12-14. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Crescent City to host superlative Estates Auction, Sept. 18-19

American rococo carved mahogany four-poster bed, est. $800-$1,200

American rococo carved mahogany four-poster bed, est. $800-$1,200

NEW ORLEANS – Crescent City Auction Gallery will greet the busy fall season with a two-day Important September Estates Auction on  September 18 and 19, starting at 10 am Central time both days. More than 800 lots, pulled from prominent estates and collections, will be offered. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Crescent City offers fine art and furniture, July 17-18

Maurice de Vlaminck, ‘Country Road,’ estimated at $30,000-$50,000

Maurice de Vlaminck, ‘Country Road,’ estimated at $30,000-$50,000

NEW ORLEANS – It’ll be Christmas in July in New Orleans when Crescent City Auction Gallery holds a big, two-day Important Summer Estates Auction the weekend of July 17 and 18. The sale features more than 800 quality lots of fine French, English and American furniture, over-mantel mirrors, original paintings by local and regional artists, fine jewelry and couture pieces, a piano, sterling silver, nativity sets, model boats and more. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Knute Heldner, ‘Singing by the Mississippi River,’ estimated at $25,000-$35,000

Crescent City Auction Gallery offers art, silver, furniture May 8-9

Knute Heldner, ‘Singing by the Mississippi River,’ estimated at $25,000-$35,000

Knute Heldner, ‘Singing by the Mississippi River,’ estimated at $25,000-$35,000

NEW ORLEANS – Crescent City Auction Gallery’s Important Spring Estates auction will take place May 8 and 9, starting at 10 am Central time/11 am Eastern time on each day. Original oil paintings by iconic Louisiana artists Knute Heldner and Clementine Hunter; a 129-piece Gorham sterling flatware set in the La Scala pattern; ceramics by local potters, including examples of Newcomb pottery; vintage couture; and estate jewelry are among the 752 lots. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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