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November 23 & 24, 2013
Louisiana Purchase Auction™

Featuring 18th and 19th century American furniture and decorative arts; English and French antiques; American and Southern paintings, prints and photographs; Continental and English paintings; Southern coin silver; and historical documents and memorabilia, especially consigned by institutions, estates and private collectors.

  1. John James Audubon (American, 1785-1851), “Blue Crane, or Heron,” pl. 307 from The Birds of America, Havell ed., sh. 24¼ x 38¼ in.
  2. José Francisco Xavier de Salazar y Mendoza (Mexico/ Louisiana, 1750-1802), “General James Wilkinson,” 1799, o/c, sd., 37 3/8 x 29 1/8 in., Prov.: Descended in the family of the Sitter.
  3. John Abbot (American/Georgia, 1751-1840), “Georgia Pelican,” c. 1791-1809, wc., 11 x 8 5/8 in.
  4. Attr. David Martin (British, 1737-1797), “Lieutenant John Ross of the 34th Foot Grenadier Company,” c. 1769, o/c, 50 x 40 in.
  5. Charles Giroux (France/Louisiana, c.1828-1885), “View from Spanish Fort: Lake Pontchartrain near Bayou St. John,” c. 1870s, o/c, sd., 14 x 24 in., Prov.: By descent in the family of Judge James Augustin, friend of the artist.
  6. Good Baltimore Sterling Silver Repoussé Coffee and Tea Service, Jacobi and Jenkins, wc. 1894-1908, h. 7¼ in.
  7. Barthelemy Lafon (French/American, 1769-1820), “Plan de l’Habitation de Mr. Michel Dragon,” 1815, manuscript map, 13½ x 29 in., Prov.: Descended in the New Orleans family of Michel Dragon. (Detail)
  8. American Coin Silver Fireman’s Trumpet, mid-19th c., h. 20 3/8 in.
  9. Suite of Six American Classical Carved Mahogany Side Chairs, early 19th c., attr. to workshop of Duncan Phyfe, New York.
  10. Rare American Gothic Rosewood Table, 1845 c., after a design attr. to Alexander Jackson Davis (1803-1892), New York, height 29 3/8 in.
  11. Very Rare American Federal Brass-Mounted and Inlaid Mahogany Tall-Case Clock, early 19th c., Ephraim Willard (1755-1832), Boston, h. 95½ in.
  12. Rare Louisiana Walnut Cabriole Leg Armoire, early 19th c., h. 86¼ in.

  1. American Aesthetic Ebonized and Gilt-Incised Artist’s Easel, late 19th c., Ripka & Co., Philadelphia, labeled, h. 73¼ in.
  2. French Egyptian Revival Gilt Bronze and Enamel Six-Light Chandelier, Henri Vian (1860-1905), h. 40 in.
  3. Giovanni Costa (Italian, 1833-1903), “A Card Game,” 1888, o/c, sd., 30 x 24½ in. Prov.: Louisiana Collection.
  4. George Wilkins Kendall and Carl Nebel, The War between the United States and Mexico…, New York & Philadelphia, 1851, 2 vols with 12 hand-colored plates, pl. 14½ x 21¼ in.
  5. Good French Gilt Bronze Mounted Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Three Piece Garniture, mid-19th c., h. 20 in.
  6. Asprey & Co. Sterling Silver Coffee Service in the Arabian Taste, London, 1976, h.12½ in.
  7. Spanish Carved Walnut Center Table, 17th/18th c., h.32½ in.
  8. Fine and Monumental Napoleon III Bronze Doré Mantel Clock, mid-19th c., h. 26 in.
  9. Large Continental Specimen Marble Octastyle Circular Tempietto of the Tuscan Order, late 18th/ early 19th c., h. 17½ in.
  10. George III Paint Decorated Satinwood Pembroke Table, c. 1780, h. 29 in.
  11. French Provincial Carved Beech Canapé, late 18th c., Aubusson upholstery, h. 38 in.
  12. Very Fine Pair of Venetian Gilt and Crème Peinte Fauteuils, late 18th/early 19th c.

  1. American Art Deco Sterling Silver Tea and Coffee Service, Berry & Whitmore Co., Washington, DC.
  2. Late Regency Patinated Bronze Three-Light Argand Chandelier, early 19th c., h. 37½ in.
  3. William Henry Buck (Norway/New Orleans, 1840- 1888), “Bayou Scene,” 1881, o/c, sd., 12 x 20 in., Prov.: Estate of Harry T. Howard III, New Orleans, LA.
  4. Newcomb College Art Pottery High Glaze Bowl, 1908, Mary Williams Butler, dia. 10½ in.
  5. J.B. Henri Durand-Brager (French, 1814-1879), “The Confederate Raider Alabama in Action with the U.S.S. Kearsarge, June19, 1864,” o/c., sd., 22½ x 35½ in.
  6. Walter Inglis Anderson (American/Mississippi, 1903-1965), “Loon,” wc., 8½ x 11 in.
  7. American Classical Carved Mahogany Bergère, c. 1815, possibly Charles-Honore Lannuier, New York.
  8. Important Newcomb College Art Pottery High Glaze Vase, 1902, Mary Williams Butler, h. 11¼ in.
  9. The Belin Family Classical Mahogany Armoire, c. 1810-1820, label: “Mr. Henry Belin/Wilmington, Del./ (care of Messrs. du Pont),” h. 80 in.
  10. Walter Inglis Anderson (American/Mississippi, 1903-1965), “Amaryllis,” wc., 9¾ x 8½ in.
  11. West Indies Carved Mahogany Serving Table, early 19th c., probably Jamaica, h.57½ in.
  12. Fine American Renaissance Ebonized, Gilt-Incised and Pietra Dura Center Table, late 19th c., possibly Herter Brothers, New York, h. 30½ in.

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