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American and Southern paintings, prints and photographs; Continental and English paintings; Southern coin silver; and historical documents and memorabilia, especially consigned by institutions, estates and private collectors.
- John James Audubon (American, 1785-1851), “Blue Crane, or Heron,” pl. 307 from The Birds of America, Havell ed., sh. 24¼ x 38¼ in.
- 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.
- John Abbot (American/Georgia, 1751-1840), “Georgia Pelican,” c. 1791-1809, wc., 11 x 8 5/8 in.
- Attr. David Martin (British, 1737-1797), “Lieutenant John Ross of the 34th Foot Grenadier Company,” c. 1769, o/c, 50 x 40 in.
- 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.
- Good Baltimore Sterling Silver Repoussé Coffee and Tea Service, Jacobi and Jenkins, wc. 1894-1908, h. 7¼ in.
- 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)
- American Coin Silver Fireman’s Trumpet, mid-19th c., h. 20 3/8 in.
- Suite of Six American Classical Carved Mahogany Side Chairs, early 19th c., attr. to workshop of Duncan Phyfe, New York.
- Rare American Gothic Rosewood Table, 1845 c., after a design attr. to Alexander Jackson Davis (1803-1892), New York, height 29 3/8 in.
- Very Rare American Federal Brass-Mounted and Inlaid Mahogany Tall-Case Clock, early 19th c., Ephraim Willard (1755-1832), Boston, h. 95½ in.
- Rare Louisiana Walnut Cabriole Leg Armoire, early 19th c., h. 86¼ in.
- American Aesthetic Ebonized and Gilt-Incised Artist’s Easel, late 19th c., Ripka & Co., Philadelphia, labeled, h. 73¼ in.
- French Egyptian Revival Gilt Bronze and Enamel Six-Light Chandelier, Henri Vian (1860-1905), h. 40 in.
- Giovanni Costa (Italian, 1833-1903), “A Card Game,” 1888, o/c, sd., 30 x 24½ in. Prov.: Louisiana Collection.
- 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.
- Good French Gilt Bronze Mounted Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Three Piece Garniture, mid-19th c., h. 20 in.
- Asprey & Co. Sterling Silver Coffee Service in the Arabian Taste, London, 1976, h.12½ in.
- Spanish Carved Walnut Center Table, 17th/18th c., h.32½ in.
- Fine and Monumental Napoleon III Bronze Doré Mantel Clock, mid-19th c., h. 26 in.
- Large Continental Specimen Marble Octastyle Circular Tempietto of the Tuscan Order, late 18th/ early 19th c., h. 17½ in.
- George III Paint Decorated Satinwood Pembroke Table, c. 1780, h. 29 in.
- French Provincial Carved Beech Canapé, late 18th c., Aubusson upholstery, h. 38 in.
- Very Fine Pair of Venetian Gilt and Crème Peinte Fauteuils, late 18th/early 19th c.
- American Art Deco Sterling Silver Tea and Coffee Service, Berry & Whitmore Co., Washington, DC.
- Late Regency Patinated Bronze Three-Light Argand Chandelier, early 19th c., h. 37½ in.
- 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.
- Newcomb College Art Pottery High Glaze Bowl, 1908, Mary Williams Butler, dia. 10½ in.
- 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.
- Walter Inglis Anderson (American/Mississippi, 1903-1965), “Loon,” wc., 8½ x 11 in.
- American Classical Carved Mahogany Bergère, c. 1815, possibly Charles-Honore Lannuier, New York.
- Important Newcomb College Art Pottery High Glaze Vase, 1902, Mary Williams Butler, h. 11¼ in.
- The Belin Family Classical Mahogany Armoire, c. 1810-1820, label: “Mr. Henry Belin/Wilmington, Del./ (care of Messrs. du Pont),” h. 80 in.
- Walter Inglis Anderson (American/Mississippi, 1903-1965), “Amaryllis,” wc., 9¾ x 8½ in.
- West Indies Carved Mahogany Serving Table, early 19th c., probably Jamaica, h.57½ in.
- 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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The successful bidder agrees to pay a buyer’s premium fee in the amount of 22% of the hammer price on each lot up to and including $200,000, plus 10% of the hammer price greater than $200,000. There will be no exceptions.
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