An abundance of Southern regional art, antiques and decorative objects at Neal Auction Co., Jan. 27th-28th

NA image 1 Oil on canvas painting by Leon Jean Basile Perrault (Fr., 1832-1908), titled Child with Kittens (1886), signed and dated lower right, 44” by 32 ¾” framed (est. $40,000-$60,000).

Amid an abundance of fine examples of Southern regional art, antiques, and decorative objects, Neal Auction Company’s Important Winter Estates Auction on January 27th and 28th, online and in Neal’s New Orleans showroom, will feature many American non-regional and international lots. The fine art category will include important works by Leon Jean Basile Perrault (Fr., 1832-1908); Constantine Kluge (Russ./Fr., 1912-2003); Eugenio Amus (It., 1834-1899); Alexandre Calame (Swiss, 1810-1864); Maurice Prendergast (Mass., 1858-1924); and Robert John Thornton (British, c. 1768-1837).

NA image 2 Fine Chinese huanghuali and hongmu low table, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), with a paneled top, pierced waist, bat and cloud carved apron, 37 ½ inches wide (est. $30,000-$50,000).

Chinese lots will be led by a finely carved huanghuali and hongmu low table/kangzhuo (est. $30,000-$50,000). American pottery will feature a Madoura pottery plate by Pablo Picasso, titled Taureau, marli aux feuilles (est. $2,000-$3,000). The selection of American non-regional and European fine art prints includes works by John French Sloan, John Steuart Curry, Palmer Schoppe, George Hand Wright, Frank Benson, Lowell Nesbitt, Jules Pascin, and Marc Chagall. The sculpture category will feature examples by Aaronel deRoy Gruber, Robert Wick, Richard Jolley, Fletcher Benton, Victor Vasarely and others. To see more, click here.

NA image 3 Pottery plate by Pablo Picasso (Sp., 1881-1973) for Madoura, titled Taureau, marli aux feuilles (Bull, Rim with Leaves), conceived 1957, numbered (51/500) (est. $2,000-$3,000).




Cakebread Decorative Arts & Design slated for January 27-28 by New Orleans Auction Galleries

NO image 1 Rare pair of early 18th century Hungarian silver altar sticks dated 1720, by Henricus Goldner, 32 ½ inches tall, with a baluster standard raised on a scroll base (est. $8,000-$12,000).

New Orleans Auction Galleries’ Cakebread Decorative Arts & Design Sale, on January 27th and 28th, offers bidders a wide range of offerings at an accessible level of the market. The sale includes furniture, silver porcelain, jewelry, carpets, lighting and more. Highlights include a fine pair of 18th-century Hungarian silver altar sticks, a nice selection of 18th and 19th-century European drawings, mid-century modern furniture and a large cased collection of costume jewelry (with an emphasis on Carnival). The auction will be held online and in the firm’s New Orleans gallery, at 11 am Central time both days.

NO image 2 Oil on canvas painting by Johann Berthelsen (Am., 1883-1972), titled Washington Square, New York, 12 inches by 16 inches (less frame), artist signed (est. $5,000-$8,000).

The two-day sale features property from several private collections and estates, including maps from the estate of Hugo C. Wedemeyer, and furniture, books and silver from the estate of Diana Stuart Dymond Earhart of New Orleans, La. Situated in a newly renovated historic building in the heart of the city's Arts District, New Orleans Auction Galleries specializes in fine American and Continental paintings, Continental and American furniture, antique porcelain, art pottery, and sterling and coin silver. The firm continually sets world record prices for items offered at their fine auctions. For more info, click here.

NO image 3 Impressive collection of brooches, earrings and belt buckles, some Mardi Gras themed, in a faux grained mahogany display case with removable trays (est. $1,200-$1,800).





Paintings attributed to Warhol and Herbin will headline Woodshed’s Feb. 1 art auction

WA image 1 Mid-1980s gouache on paper rendering of the iconic Apple Macintosh logo attributed to pop art icon Andy Warhol (Am., 1928-1987) (est. $20,000-$30,000).

A mid-1980s gouache on paper rendering of the iconic Apple Macintosh logo attributed to pop art icon Andy Warhol and an oil on canvas composition signed by the French painter of modern art Auguste Herbin are expected top lots in Woodshed Art Auctions’ next internet-only fine art sale Thursday, Feb. 1st, at 5:30 pm Eastern. The Private Art Collections & Estates Discoveries Auction contains 142 lots of modestly priced artworks from consignors in Europe, England, Canada, South America and the U.S., featuring original paintings and drawings by (and attributed to) prominent names in 19th and 20th century art.

WA image 2 Oil on canvas composition signed by the French painter of modern art Auguste Herbin (1882-1960), artist signed and dated 1954 (est. $50,000-$80,000).

Along with Warhol and Herbin, the catalog also features artists such as Stuart Davis, Jane Peterson, Titian Ramsay Peale, Montgomery Livingston, George Cochran Lambdin, Maurice Braun, Franz Kline, Arthur Dove, Girogio de Chirico, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec and Auguste Rodin. All lots can be viewed now, at People can register and bid on the site, too (a new feature). “This month’s selections reflect a wide range of tastes among our consignors,” said Bruce Wood of Woodshed Art Auctions. “The catalog presents a lively visual conversation.” Woodshed is based in Franklin, Mass. Click here to find out more.

WA image 3 Bronze cast sculpture signed by French artist Auguste Rodin (1840-1917), depicting a hand holding a female torso, 5 ½ inches tall (est. $80,000-$100,000).