Lesur painting brings $14,575 at June 29 Hal Hunt sale A beautiful Parisian street scene rendered by the French artist Henri Victor Lesur (1863-1900) sold for $14,575 at a multi-estate sale held June 29th by Hal Hunt Auctions in Northport, Alabama.
in the early 1900s, brought $4,125; and a Nippon Indian plate hammered for $385.
A ten-foot-long double pedestal dining room table with eight Chippendale chairs went to a determined bidder for $5,500; a nearly new English-style mahogany breakfront with desk, meant to resemble a Baker piece and monumental at 7-1/2 feet tall x 7 feet wide, went to a local home for $4,950; and a pair of distressed leather wingback chairs with an English crest in back hit $1,650 each.
A pair of marble-top inlaid lingerie chests, true left and right and made in the 1920s, 4-1/2 feet tall, commanded $1,320 each; a pair of monumental Paris porcelain vases made around the 1880s were claimed by a local buyer for $2,750 for the two; a late 19th-century marquetry inlaid marble-top demi lune chest made $1,760; and a pair of 5-drawer inlaid lingerie chests, circa 1900, brought $1,210 each.
A beautiful 19th-century trumeau mirror with console, 9' 4” tall x 3' 4” wide, made in the 1880s, crossed the finish line at $6,050; an all-original antique Chicago mosaic leaded glass lamp with a colorful, Tiffany-like shade was snapped up by a local collector for $1,925; a panel glass lamp with lighted base topped out at $715; and a beautiful panel glass lamp with peach-tone shade also hit $715.
Hal Hunt Auctions' next big sale will be held on Sunday, August 24, beginning at 12:30 p.m. A preview will be held the day before, on Saturday, August 23, from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Hal Hunt Auctions is always accepting quality consignments for future sales. To consign an item, an estate or a collection, you may call them directly, at (205) 333-2517. Or, you can e-mail them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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