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Fine Books and Manuscripts, J.T. Palmatary, Bird's Eye View of Chicago_Lot 67
September 11, 2017

Maps and Exploration in Fine Books and Manuscripts

Our upcoming Fine Books and Manuscripts auction on September 13 includes an impressive collection of maps that display the long history of exploration in North America. Lot 24: Cartographer Henricus Hondius created this seventeenth-century map using multiple sources, including Henry Briggs, John Smith and Hessel Gerritsz. His map is well-known for perpetuating the then-common misbelief…

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Coonley Playhouse
September 11, 2017

Property from the Coonley Playhouse, Riverside, IL

Explore the Modern Design Sale Property from the Avery Coonley Playhouse, a Frank Lloyd Wright construction in Riverside, Illinois, will be sold November 14 in Leslie Hindman Auctioneers' Modern Design auction. The collection includes numerous works by Gustav Stickley and the Stickley Brothers, which would have been made around 1912 when the playhouse was built. We also…

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September 6, 2017

Recognizable Contemporaries: Buccellati Jewelry

Included in our September 10 – 12 Important Jewelry auction are the following unique designs by Buccellati. LOT 217 – A Platinum, Yellow Gold, Sapphire and Diamond Ring, Buccellati. Crowned with a certified unheated Ceylon sapphire, the intricate engraved layers of this ring showcase the skill and craftsmanship the firm is known for. LOT 413 – A Pair…

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Recognizable Contemporaries: Bvlgari Jewelry
September 1, 2017

Recognizable Contemporaries: Bvlgari Jewelry

Included in our September 10 – 12 Important Jewelry auction are the following popular designs by Bvlgari. LOT 500 – An 18 karat yellow gold, diamond and mother-of-pearl "Serpenti" Bracelet, Bvlgari. The Serpenti collection by Bvlgari is immediately recognized by its serpentine forms that wrap in various fashions such as this flexible link bracelet with mother-of-pearl…

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Milwaukee
August 31, 2017

Milwaukee Art Districts

Just south of Leslie Hindman Auctioneers' East Mason Street location, Milwaukee’s burgeoning art scene is centered out of the Historic Third Ward. Located along Lake Michigan and hugging the heart of downtown to the south, the neighborhood is home to over twenty gallery spaces, performing arts studios, restaurants, bars and the infamous Public Market. For…

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August 24, 2017

Wearable Women’s Watches

Included in our September 10 – 12 Important Jewelry auction are a number of timeless timepieces for the every day. Featured below are some of the most recognizable from our collection of women's watches. LOT 313 – This Patek Philippe is understated but elegant. The face of the watch runs seamlessly into its band, which…

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Denver Arts Districts
August 11, 2017

Denver Art Districts

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers is Denver's leading fine art auction house, adding to its diverse landscape of art districts and neighborhoods. These include the Lower Downtown District, the Art District on Santa Fe, the River North Arts District, the Golden Triangle Creative District and the Cherry Creek Arts District. Each neighborhood offers a unique variety of…

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Jas Petersen featured image
August 1, 2017

YOUNG COLLECTORS EVENT WITH JAS PETERSEN

NOT A STILL LIFEYoung Collectors Presented By Leslie Hindman Auctioneers and Allan Weinberger, Featuring Paintings by Jas Petersen Jas Petersen's largest, most comprehensive show to date, Not a Still Life, will be held at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers in conjunction with a Young Collectors charity auction and cocktail reception. A selection of paintings by Petersen will…

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June 21, 2017

The Mary Griggs Burke Collection

In the exhibition and collection catalogue Bridge of Dreams, published in conjunction with the 2000 Metropolitan Museum of Art's Masterpieces of Japanese Art from the Mary Griggs Burke Collection, Burke credits her mother, Mary Livingston Griggs, for developing her astute eye and passion for collecting. Livingston Griggs raised the family in her St. Paul, Minnesota…

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The Artists that Create Hermes Scarves
May 17, 2017

The Artists that Create Hermès Scarves

An Hermès scarf is immediately recognizable, striking a balance between glamour and understated elegance. With over 1700 hours of production and hand-finished edges, Hermès craftsmanship demands attention. But it's the clever and symbolic designs that draw in unique personalities who will wear them as a tribute to their own personal interests. As such, Hermès scarves…

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