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Tag: Leland Little

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    The March Estate Auction

    Candlelight dominated the 18th century, particularly within the salons of the nobility. Brass was one of the widely-used alloys for Spanish candlesticks. One of the leading lots in the upcoming March Estate auction, to be presented by Leland Little, is a set of eight Spanish brass candlesticks. These items have…

    The March Gallery Auction
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    The Important Spring Auction

    Édouard Cortès was a Post-Impressionist artist recognized for his Parisian paintings. He was often called Le Poète Parisien de la Peinture (the Parisian Poet of Painting) for his affinity towards the city. Cortès frequently painted landscapes of Paris in various seasons and light conditions. Leland Little features Cortès’ Place Saint-Michel, Paris oil…

    The Important Spring Auction
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    The Contemporary Art Auction

    American photographer Sally Mann is best known for her black and white photographs of landscapes and her own family members. The upcoming Contemporary Art Auction, offered by Leland Little, features an untitled 1997 landscape print from Mann’s Mother Land: Virginia Series. The tea-toned, gelatin silver print was captured with damaged…

    The Contemporary Art Auction
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    Fine Wine & Rare Spirits, Live Auction

    Showcased in Leland Little’s upcoming Fine Wine & Rare Spirits Live Auction is a selection of Screaming Eagles wines. Screaming Eagle Winery and Vineyards is located in California’s Napa Valley. What began as a 57-acre vineyard in 1986 that only sold to various local wineries is now produces some of…

    Fine Wine & Rare Spirits, Live Auction
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    Asian Arts, Glass, & Musical Instruments

    During the Qing dynasty, Chinese porcelain was often made with bright colors and meticulously painted scenes. Chinese craftsmen began applying a variety of underglaze pigments to floral and landscape scenes, a much-prized style in the West. Porcelain from the Qing dynasty is available in the upcoming Asian Arts, Glass, &…

    Fender FM-100 A-Style Mandolin
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    The Important Winter Auction

    Leland Little upcoming Important Winter Auction has pieces from five North Carolina estates and collections. It will present a variety of jewelry, furniture, fine art, and more. Jewelry items are of particular interest in this sale, including a diamond and palladium ring. Palladium is a refined metal that often substitutes…

    The Important Winter Auction
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    Important Single-Owner Collection Featuring Works by Andrew Wyeth

    Instead of embracing Abstraction, many of Andrew Wyeth’s works focused on the natural landscape and everyday scenes from his rural Pennsylvanian life. One of Wyeth’s pieces, Helga in Orchard, is a portrait of the neighboring housekeeper that he painted over 200 times in the 1980s. This watercolor will be featured…

    Venetian Gilt Glass Jar Featuring a Procession
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    August Gallery Auction

    The August Gallery Auction, offered by Leland Little, is primarily a collection of home and office décor. Among the fine antique pieces are three music boxes, one of which is a Regina Coin-Operated table top unit. Regina was an American producer who made these musical instruments. They were usually built…

    A Qing Dynasty Chinese Cloisonne Snuff Bottle
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    July Gallery Auction

    An online auction with the diversity of a traditional market, Leland Little’s upcoming July Gallery Auction is filled with curiosities. The auction house’s competitive bidding structure adds a degree of excitement to this sale—almost every item in the auction has an original asking price of under $50. While bidders jostle…