Ahlers & Ogletree’s Fine Estates & Collections Auction, Aug. 25-26, is Packed with Over 900 Top Lots

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473 lots of antiques and fine art, scrimshaw, silver and rugs on August 26th.

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Atlanta, GA, USA, August 12, 2023 — A lovely oil on canvas painting by the renowned artist and stained glass and jewelry designer Louis C. Tiffany (1848-1933) and a 19th century French carved walnut vestment chest in the Renaissance taste are expected headliners in Ahlers & Ogletree’s two-day Fine Estates & Collections auction planned for Friday and Saturday, August 25th and 26th, online and live in the Atlanta gallery.

The auction, starting at 10 am Eastern time both days, will feature 480 lots of Modernism, weapons, collectible books, jewelry and Asian arts on Friday, August 25th; and 473 lots of antiques and fine art, scrimshaw, silver and rugs on Saturday, August 26th. Live gallery bidding will be held in Ahlers & Ogletree’s new gallery location on Atlanta’s Upper West Side, at 1788 Ellsworth Industrial Boulevard.

The oil on canvas painting by Louis C. Tiffany, titled Boat at Sea Bright (1888), depicts four men carrying a boat in the sand with buildings in the background. The work is signed and dated lower left and measures 24 ¼ inches by 36 ¼ inches (canvas, less frame). It has an Art Institute of Chicago First Annual Exhibition 1888 label en verso (partial). The painting carries an estimate of $50,000-$75,000.

The 19th century French carved walnut vestment chest in the Renaissance taste has foliate and fruit carving including strawberry leaves, six drawers with caned bottoms, a Wellington type side lock and side panels with the crown of the House of Bourbon-Two Sicilies above the motto, “Loyaute, Coeur, Franchise”. The chest, 40 inches tall by 41 ½ inches wide, should realize 18,000-$24,000.