A nature lover and a conservationist, Linda Loring was dedicated to protecting the environment. During her lifetime, she turned a 270-acre area near Long Pond in Nantucket into a wildlife sanctuary. Loring’s love for Nantucket and nature is evident in the upcoming Estate of Linda Loring with Additions sale, presented by Rafael Osona Auctions. The leading lots in the event include paintings from Michael Keane, G.S. Hill, and Illya Kagan that reflect the collector’s love for nature. Kagan’s painting, titled Long Pond, features a location Loring was fond of. Hill’s Rainbows Nantucket painting depicts a coastline with colorful boats.
Equally colorful are several pieces of pearl jewelry from Loring’s estate. One necklace with golden South Sea, Tahitian (black), and freshwater pink pearls stands out. With 482 lots, the sale will also include a cast iron mermaid who sits with her arms behind her head, as well as Wallace Sterling silver flatware, Steuben crystal, and a Stephen Swift bench. The sale will benefit the Linda Loring Nature Foundation. To view the entire catalog and bid, visit Bidsquare.
Lot Categories:Fine Art (115), Decorative Arts (203), Furniture (129), Jewelry (16), Couture & Textiles (18), Collectibles (28), 20th Century (13)
# of Lots:484
Price Range:$100- $6000
Interesting lots include:
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|Cast Iron Seated Garden Mermaid|| Estimate: |
|GS Hill Oil on Linen, Rainbows Nantucket|| Estimate: |
|Very Fine 12mm-13.4mm South Sea, Tahitian, and Pink Fresh Water Pearl Necklace|| Estimate: |
|Wallace Sir Christopher Sterling Silver Flatware Service for Twelve|| Estimate: |
|Paul Longnecker Painted 4-Panel Mirrored Screen|| Estimate: |