Atlanta, GA, USA, December 30, 2022 — Items from the Atlanta home of iconic entertainment attorney Joel A. Katz, more than 550 lots in all, will come up for bid in an unreserved auction planned for Thursday, January 12th, by Ahlers & Ogletree, online and live in the gallery at 700 Miami Circle in Atlanta. New Year’s Signature Estates auctions will also be held live and online, January 13th and 14th.
The Joel A. Katz auction, starting promptly at 10 am Eastern time, will feature fine art, estate jewelry and watches, designer furniture, fine art glass, objets d’art, memorabilia, guitars and more. Highlights include incredible Daum and Lalique objects and figures, an Elton John autographed Yamaha piano, and several signed prints by artist Marc Chagall.
Also offered will be custom and collectible guitars by Gibson, a set of Margaritaville Adirondack furniture gifted by singer Jimmy Buffett, original paintings by Jean de Botton, Robert Jessup, James Way and others, Assouline & Taschen folio editions of Annie Leibovitz and David Hockney, and a collection of figures and vessels by Jay Strongwater.
The Elton John autographed Yamaha ebony player piano with Disklavier DKC-850 and matching bench, signed by the performer in silver sharpie to the leg of the bench, is expected to realize $8,000-$12,000. Also, a one-of-one Gibson Les Paul Custom model LPSPSC guitar and case, bearing Joel Katz’s name mounted to the head and featuring the classical Les Paul electric form with Zamaitis style or possible collaboration steel sound board, should hit $3,000-$5,000.
Eight pieces of Margaritaville whimsically painted garden or beach furniture, gifted to Mr. Katz by Jimmy Buffett, comprising four Adirondack chairs and three side tables, have an estimate of $3,000-$5,000. Also, a limited edition ‘Elvis One More Time’ Wurlitzer jukebox with a nice white lacquered finish, having 50 compact discs and a computer memory with 1,200 songs, six internal speakers, 200-watt amplifier and colorful exterior features, should make $5,000-$7,000.
To learn more about Ahlers & Ogletree Auction Gallery and the sale of items from the Atlanta home of prominent attorney Joel A. Katz planned for January 12th and the New Years’ Signature Estates auctions slated for January 13th and 14th, or to join their email list for information on upcoming sales, please visit www.aandoauctions.com. Updates are posted often. You can also follow Ahlers & Ogletree through social media on Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and Facebook.