Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales, Ltd. to Hold Two-Day Spring Catalogue Auction on March 18th & Over 700 lots of fine art, antiques, estate jewelry, & fine wine will be offered at LLAES, Ltd’s Spring Catalogue Auction. Fine Wine to be sold 3/18 at 6PM, Fine & Decorative Arts to sold 3/19 at 9AM
watch is the Chinese Flambe Glazed Meiping Vase (est. $1,000 to $2,000). This bold Meiping form with a bottle neck has a purplish crimson glaze and milky blue drips. Other fine lots are the 18th century Chinese Rose Mandarin Large Punch Bowl (est. $3,000 to $5,000) and the 19th century Chinese Export Porcelain Garden Seat (est. $800 to $1,500) from the Estate of the Late Charles Williams of Washington, DC.
LLAES, Ltd. continues to have strength and consistency in their fine art offerings, leading off early in the sale with Edouard Cortes’ (Fr., 1882-1969), The Pantheon (est. $12,000 to $18,000). LLAES, Ltd. is privileged and excited to offer two fresh to the market Elliott Daingerfield (NC/NY, 1859-1932) works -- Allegory (est. $5,000 to $7,000) and “Sunset at Blowing Rock” (est. $7,000 to $10,000). Another lot to watch is Elizabeth Verner’s (SC, 1883-1979), Flower Vendor (est. $5,000 to $8,000). This work is signed “E. O’N Verner” on the lower right. The verso retains the mailing label from the Studio of Elizabeth O’Neil Verner. A work by John Coughlin (NY, 20th c.), Leatherheads (est. $1,000 to $2,000) has garnered much interest. Other very strong lots of note are a pair of still lifes by George Goodman (est. $4,000 to $6,000) and Eugene Thomason’s (NC, 1895-1972), “Still Fishing” (est. $2,000 to $4,000).
The Mid-Century Modern Furniture Department at LLAES, Ltd. continues to grow. Offerings include lots such as Milo Baughman’s Mid Century Bedroom Suite, six pieces (est. $2,000 to $2,500) and Philip & Kelvin LaVerne’s “Chan” Cocktail Table (est. $3,000 to $5,000). American Furniture will be lead by an Important North Carolina Inlaid Corner Cupboard from Davidson or Guilford County, NC, circa 1820 (est. $15,000 to $25,000) and a North Carolina Federal Semi-Tall Chest of Drawers, circa 1800-1820 (est. $1,000 to $3,000).
Fine Silver will be strong as usual, with offerings such as the George III Irish Sterling Silver Jug (est. $600 to $900), a Set of Four Silver Gilt Salt Spoons by Paul Storr (est. $400 - $600), an Elkington Silverplate and Cut Glass Epergne (est. $2,000 to $3,000), and a Set of Twelve American Sterling Silver Julep Cups by Manchester Silver Co. (est. $1,000 to $2,000).
A highlight of note includes the offering of a fresh to the market collection of very rare 19th century Italian Pole Puppets. Proceeds from the sale of these lots will benefit the American Dance Festival of Durham, North Carolina.
Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales, Ltd.’s Summer Catalogue Auction will be held on June 17th and 18th, 2011. LLAES, Ltd. is always seeking quality consignments, whether it is an entire estate or a significant item. If you would like to discuss selling please call at 919-644-1243 or email at info@LLAuctions.com. To learn more about Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales, Ltd. please visit their new website at www.LLAUCTIONS.com.