Chippendale desk hits $41,400 at Leland Little Auction A gorgeous late 18th century Pennsylvania Chippendale tiger maple desk sold for $41,400 at a multi-estate Historic Hillsborough Auction held Sept. 19 by Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales, Ltd.
coasted to $4,600; and a unique pair of 19th century famille rose garden seats hit $2,990.
From the entertainment and movie memorabilia collection of Bill Morrison, former art critic of the Raleigh News & Observer, a 1935 lobby card for the Alfred Hitchcock thriller 39 Steps (Gaumont, British) went for $2,530, while a 1977 Star Wars movie poster (20th Century Fox) fetched $920. Also, a rare 18th century cookbook and an inscribed first-edition book by author Ayn Rand each brought $1,265.
Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales, Ltd.’s next Historic Hillsborough Auction will be held Dec. 5-6, also in its new gallery at 620 Cornerstone Court. The firm is still accepting quality consignments for that sale, as well as for all future estate auctions. To consign an item, an estate or a collection, you may call them directly, at (919) 644-1243. Or, e-mail them, at info@LLAuctions.com. To learn more about Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales, Ltd., log on to www.LLAuctions.com.