Nat King Cole estate auction stars furniture and art


2015-06-26 13:16:32


Nat King Cole estate auction stars furniture and art

Property from big band singer Nat King Cole is to sell at Matheson's Auctions

A two-day sale of property from the estate of Nat King Cole will be held on May 18-19 in Florida.

Nat King Cole auctionThis 18th century Italian secretary ($10,000-15,000) provided the focal point of the living room in Cole's Florida estate

The sale is being conducted in association with Cole's twin daughters, Casey and Timolin, with an eclectic selection offered that reflects the singer's impeccable tastes.

Included are examples of Picasso's Madoura pottery, photogravures by American Indian photographer Edward Curtis, and a selection of fine European and Asian furniture.

Leading the sale is a portrait by US artist Robert Henri (1865-1929), which is expected to sell for $35,000-45,000.

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