LESLIE HINDMAN AUCTIONEER’S ANNOUNCES OUTSTANDING RESULTS FOR ITS OCTOBER 15-16, 2006 FURNITURE, DEC An Austrian Gilt Metal and Enamel Mounted Ebonized Secretaire sold for $102,000.
Francois Linke Cabinet sold for $50,400.
A Private Collection of Netsuke sold for $66,570.
News-Antique.com - Nov 30,-0001 - Leslie Hindman Auctioneers is pleased to announce results from the October 15-16, 2006 sale of Furniture and Decorative Arts and Textiles. Divided over two days, the sale featured English, French, and Continental, decorative arts and textiles, Asian works of art, and silver.
Highlights from the first session- French, Continental, and 20th Century Furniture, Decorative Arts and Textiles- include an Austrian Gilt Metal and Enamel Mounted Ebonized Secretaire, featuring enamel plaques depicting mythological scenes, sold for $102,000, far exceeding the pre-sale estimate of $30,000-40,000. A Louis XV Style Gilt Bronze Mounted Kingwood and Marquetry Cabinet, Francois Linke, Index Number 851, estimated to bring $20,000-30,000, sold for $50,400 to a phone bidder in New York. A Zsolnay Pecs Vase, featuring a lizard and a salamander hanging to the lip rim sold for $9,600, well above the $1,000-2,000 auction estimate.
The second session was made up of Asian works of art, including a collection of over 81 netsuke, part of a wonderful collection of Asian works of art amassed during the 1960s and 1970s by two brothers from Chicago. The auction room was filled with netsuke collectors, competing with phone bidders from around the world for lots from this impressive collection. Among them, a Japanese ivory netsuke of a tiger on a bamboo stalk, estimated to bring $200-300, sold for $6,600 and a set of two Japanese ivory netsuke of wild boars, estimated to bring $150-250, sold for $3,840. The combined netsuke collection sold for a total of $66,570.
There were several highlights in the third session of Silver, and English and American furniture and decorative arts. A Tabriz carpet sold for $26,400 against an estimate of $7,000-9,000, Kirman carpet sold for $19,200, well above an estimate of $6,000-8,000, and a Russian silver and enamel snuff box decorated with pansies exceeded the $1,500-2,500 pre-sale estimate, selling for $9,000.
The furniture and decorative arts department is accepting consignments through November 17, 2006 for its January 14-15, 2007 auction. Please contact us to schedule an appointment.
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Leslie Hindman Auctioneers is the Midwest’s leading fine art auctioneers. Founded in 1982, Leslie Hindman Auctioneers grew to be the largest auction house in the Midwest and the fifth largest in the country within only a few years. As a result of her firm's outstanding reputation, it was acquired by Sotheby's in 1997. Leslie Hindman returned to the auction business in 2003 and holds regularly scheduled auctions specializing in Old Master, 19th and 20th paintings, prints, drawings, and sculpture, fine jewelry and timepieces, furniture and decorative arts, Asian works of art, and rare books and manuscripts.