Crescent City Auction Gallery will Hold A Two-Day Important Estates Auction, June 14-15

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The auction will be held online and live in the Cresent City gallery at 1330 St. Charles Avenue in New Orleans. Much of what is in the auction is property from local and regional estates.

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New Orleans, LA, USA, June 7, 2024 — A three-piece Arts and Crafts sterling silver tea service, an oil painting by British artist Alfred Fontvill De Breanski (1877-1957), a set of six Arne Jacobsen for Fritz Hansen swan chairs and a selection of antique and vintage weapons are part of Crescent City Auction Gallery’s Important Estates Auction scheduled for Friday and Saturday, June 14th & 15th.

The auction – nearly 700 lots in all – will be held online and live in the Cresent City gallery located at 1330 St. Charles Avenue in New Orleans. Start times both days will be 10 am Central. Internet bidding will be provided by the company website (CrescentCityAuctionGallery.com), as well as LiveAuctioneers.com and Invaluable.com. Phone and absentee bids will also be taken.

Much of what is in the auction is property that has been pulled from local and regional estates. The 20th century Arts and Crafts sterling silver solitaire tea set is by Georg Jensen and Wendelas (Denmark, #28) in the Jensen Blossom pattern (est. $2,500-$4,500). The mid-20th century set of six Arne Jacobsen for Fritz Hansen swan chairs is expected to change hands for $3,000-$5,000. The oil on canvas by Alfred Fontvill De Breanski is titled Evening on a Highland River and has an estimate of $1,500-$2,500.

There are over 150 antique, vintage and contemporary weapons, including a German Mauser rifle and semi-automatic pistol, a Harrington & Richardson Company shotgun, and a David Pedersoll Italian reproduction rifle. Also scattered throughout the catalog are fine hunting and combat knives, including brands by Randall Made, Dozier-Arizona and De Leon.

The rest of the auction will present fine items in categories people have come to expect from Crescent City Auction Gallery over the years: French, English, Italian and American furniture; original artworks by local and regional artists; paintings by European artists; sterling silver; fine estate jewelry; bric-a-brac; mirrors; lamps and lighting; and wonderful decorative accessories.

For more information regarding Crescent City Auction Gallery and the two-day Important Estates Auction planned for Friday and Saturday, June 14th-15th, beginning at 10 am Central time both days, please visit www.crescentcityauctiongallery.com. Updates are posted frequently.