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Crescent City to host Important Estates Auction online and live in New Orleans

Nearly 800 fine lots pulled from prominent local and regional estates and collections will come up for bid in a two-day Important Estates Auction planned for Friday and Saturday, January 19th and 20th, by Crescent City Auction Gallery, online and live in the gallery at 1330 St. Charles Avenue in New Orleans. Start times both days will be 11 am Central.

It will be an eclectic sale, one featuring couture purses by Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Hermes, Gucci and Givenchy; ladies’ rings and other jewelry, plus a men’s 18k yellow gold and steel 36mm Rolex Datejust wristwatch (est. $3,000-$5,000); bronzes, including works by Carl Brose and Jules Moigniez; and an unglazed pottery bowl by George Ohr (1857-1918) (est. $1,500-$2,500).

The rest of the two days will feature the kinds of quality items people have come to expect from Crescent City Auction Gallery: fine French, English and American furniture; original paintings and watercolors, many by noted local and regional artists; well-known prints and etchings; Oriental carpets; sterling silver (including flatware, Tiffany and silver-plate); and chandeliers.

Absentee and phone bids will be accepted until 1 pm Central time the day before the auction. A 28 percent buyer’s premium will be applied for online bidders or those paying with a credit card. A 25 percent buyer’s premium will be applied in-house. A printed catalog is available; please call 504-529-5057 or send a request via email to [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 two-day Important Estates Auction planned for Friday and Saturday, January 19th and 20th, beginning at 11 am Central time both days, please visit www.crescentcityauctiongallery.com.

Watercolor and gouache on cardboard by George Viavant (La., 1872-1925), titled Swamp Scene with Herons (est. $3,000-$5,000).