Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales, Ltd. to Hold Important Summer Catalogue Auction on June 18th Over 700 lots of fine and decorative arts will be offered at LLAES Ltd.’s major Summer Catalogue Auction. The event will be held at the firm’s state of the art gallery in Hillsborough, NC.
Stools (est. $2,000-$4,000), and a George Nakashima Hanging Wall Case (est. $3,000-$6,000), all from an original owner collection. A letter of provenance accompanies each lot. Another lot to watch is an original Arne Jacobsen Egg Chair (est. $5,000-$8,000).
American Furniture will be led by an outstanding circa 1840 Paint Decorated Blanket Chest (est. $10,000-$15,000) from Chatham County, North Carolina. Another important lot is a Philadelphia, PA Arm Chair (est. $10,000-$15,000) attributed to William Savery (1721-1787). Other fine offerings include a North Carolina Inlaid Sugar Chest on Stand (est. $4,000-$8,000), circa 1820-30, with a Western Piedmont origin, a 19th century North Carolina Corner Cupboard (est. $2,000-$4,000) attributed to Yadkin County, and a 19th century North Carolina Child’s Tiger Maple Chest of Drawers (est. $800-$1,500).
The Jewelry Department at LLAES, Ltd. again brings exceedingly fine estate jewelry and watches to market. Highlighted by an untreated Natural Blue Sapphire Pendant (ext. $7,000-$14,000), weighing 5.01 carats, the jewelry offerings will create excitement on sale day. Other pieces of note include a Pair of circa 1930 Platinum and Diamond Floral Spray Design Clips/Brooches (est. 3,000-$5,000), an Art Deco Diamond and Sapphire Brooch/Pendant (est. $3,500-$6,500), a French Art Deco 14KT Gold and Sapphire Compact (est. $2,000-$4,000), and a Platinum and Royal Asscher Cut Diamond Ring (est. $3,000-$6,000).
A highlight of note includes two important military collections, one a US Civil War collection including a Pennsylvania Civil War Regimental History (est. $600-$900) and a 19th century Eastern NC Archive and Sword from Beaufort and Hyde Counties (est. $200-$400), the other a Napoleonic collection including a French Cuirass and Helmet ($1,200-$1,800) and a Napoleon a First Consul Document (est. $600-$900), signed, “Bonaparte,” Paris, August 22, 1800.
Rounding out the sale will be exciting art glass offerings highlighted by a piece by Dale Chihuly (b. 1941) entitled, “Five-Piece Seaforms Set” (est. $8,000-$12,000), a strong collection of lighting led by an early 20th century Tiffany Favrile Fabrique Glass Table Lamp (est. $8,000-$12,000), and according to Leland Little, “one of the finest collection of 15th -18th century brass candlesticks we have ever had.”
Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales, Ltd.’s Fall Catalogue Auction will be held on September 16th and 17th, 2011. LLAES, Ltd. is always seeking quality consignments, whether it be 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.