Leland Little’s art and antiques sale offers Edouard Cortes's The Pantheon
Leland Littles art and antiques sale offers Edouard Cortes's The Pantheon
The sale will also include a wide range of fine American furniture and silver collectibles
Lelandcontinues to have strength and consistency in their fine art offerings, leading off early in the sale with Edouard Cortes's (French, 1882-1969), The Pantheon (est. $12,000 to $18,000). LLAES Ltd. is excited to offer two fresh to the market Elliott Daingerfield (North Carolina/New York, 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 (South Carolina, 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. This should make an excellent investment.
A work by John Coughlin (New York, 20th century), 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 (North Carolina, 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).
Edouard Cortes's The Pantheon
American Furniture will be lead by an important North Carolina inlaid corner cupboard from Davidson or Guilford County, N.C., 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 silver-plated and cut-glass epergne (est. $2,000 to $3,000), and a set of 12 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, N.C.