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Crescent City’s Estates Auction sale to offer oil paintings, Rolex watches, and Newcomb College pottery

Original oil paintings by Gustave Courbet, Emilio Sanchez, Clementine Hunter and Sir Edwin Henry Landseer; two spectacular Rolex watches (one man’s, one lady’s); and gorgeous vases by Newcomb College potters Maria de Hoa Leblanc and Anna Francis Simpson are just a few of the expected highlights in Crescent City Auction Gallery’s Important Two-Day Estates auction slated for May 12th and 13th, online and live at the New Orleans gallery.

The auction, starting at 10 am Central time both days, is loaded with nearly 700 choice lots in a wide variety of collecting categories. In-person gallery previews will be held Wednesday, May 3rd, thru Thursday, May 11th (except Saturday and Sunday) from 10 am to 5 pm, in the Crescent City gallery located at 1330 St. Charles Avenue. Telephone and absentee bids will be accepted.

Internet bidding will be provided by, and Crescent City’s new and improved website allows for bidding. Here is the link:

Absentee and phone bids will be accepted until 1 pm Central time the day before the auction. A 25 percent buyer’s premium will be applied in-house. A printed catalog is available; please call 504-529-5057 or email [email protected].

Crescent City Auction Gallery is always seeking quality consignments for future auctions. To consign a single item, an estate or a collection, you can call them at (504) 529-5057; or you can send an e-mail to [email protected]. All phone calls and e-mails are confidential.

For more information regarding Crescent City Auction Gallery and the Important Estates auction May 12-13 online and live in the New Orleans gallery visit

Clementine Hunter’s (1887-1987) oil on canvas board titled Saturday Night at the Juke Joint, initialed upper right, is one of the last works to be completed by the artist (est. $3,000-$5,000)