July 13 & 14, 2013
Summer Estates Auction
Featuring American furniture and decorative arts from the late Hubert and Wadene Harrison Collection, Austin, TX • Property from the Estate of art benefactor, author and historian Earle Williams Newton II, Ponte Vedra, FL • Louisiana paintings descended in the family of music critic Adolph Pollatsek, New Orleans, LA • Contents of the historic townhouse “Virginia,” St. Francisville, LA • Deaccessioned works from a prominent contemporary art collection • Chinese paintings from a New Orleans, LA Estate • Property of others.
- Marshall J. Smith, Jr. (American/New Orleans, 1854- 1923), “Louisiana Landscape,” o/c, sd., 16 x 30 in.
- Gentleman’s Collection of Fine Georgian Tea Caddies, including mother-of-pearl, ivory, tortoiseshell, and a good group of quillwork examples.
- Kentucky Coin Silver Agricultural Premium Pitcher, John Kitts & Co., Louisville, wc. 1859-1864, h. 9 in.
- Banksy (British, b. 1974), “Abe Lincoln,” aerosol paint on cardboard, sd., 36 x 24 in., with authentication letter from Pest Control, Prov.: Acquired from the artist.
- Pair of Napoleon III Silver Six-Light Candelabra, mid-to-late 19th c., Harleux, Paris, h. 29 in.
- Adalbert Johann Volck (German/Maryland, 1828-1912), “After the Christmas Hunt: Still Life,” 1873, o/board, sd., 26½ x 21½ in.
- Dr. Robert John Thornton (English, 1768-1837), “Nodding Renealmia,” hand-colored engraving from The Temple of Flora, or Garden of Nature, 1799-1812, sight 21 x 16 in.
- Attr. James Currie (English, act. 1840-1870), “Bird Hunting in a Marsh,” 1867, o/c, sd., 32 x 45 in., Prov.: St. Francisville Collection.
- Emile Pinedo (French, 1840-1916), gilt bronze figure of Napoleon I on sienna marble base, sd., h. 15½ in.
- American Carved Giltwood Girandole Mirror, early 19th c., h. 59 in.
- American Queen Anne Carved Walnut Highboy, mid- 18th c., Massachusetts, h. 85 1/8 in., Prov.: John Walton, 1982.
- American Chippendale Carved Cherrywood Oxbow Chest of Drawers, late 18th c., Connecticut, h. 31 5/8 in., Prov.: John Walton, 1985.
- American Queen Anne Carved Walnut Side Chair, early 18th c., Prov.: Lyonel E. T. Stone, New Orleans, 1981.
- Clementine Hunter (American/Louisiana, 1886- 1988), “Wash Day,” c. 1950s, o/canvas board, sd., sight 15½ x 19½ in.
- American Federal Carved Walnut Sideboard, early 19th c., Southern, probably Virginia, h. 41 1/4 in.
- Chinese School, “A Family of Goats,” ink and color on silk on masonite, inscribed and sealed, 69 3/4 in. x 36 in., Prov.: Leonard Kaplan, Laguna Beach, 1975.
- Fine Dutch Eighteen-Light Brass Chandelier, c. 1720, h. 43 in., Prov.: Sotheby’s, London, 1962.
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