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ancient treasures
March 2, 2019

Ancient Treasures: Highlights from our March Asian Works of Art Sale

Our auction of Asian Works of Art returns on March 25 sale with six outstanding examples of Chinese secular and religious art history spanning two millennia. Continue reading to learn more about these ancient objects and their histories. LOT 135 | A RARE BRONZE RITUAL FOOD VESSEL, FANGDING LATE SHANG DYNASTY (12TH-11TH CENTURY B.C.) 商晚期…

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a life of adventure
March 1, 2019

A Life of Adventure: The Story of Steve Fossett and His Personal Library

Better known for his adventurous pursuits in aeronautics, mountaineering, racing and boating, Steve Fossett was also a careful collector who built an exceptional library to reflect his personal interests. This second auction of his collection provides a final opportunity to own a piece from this epic adventurers’ personal library.   Director and Senior Specialist of…

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February 1, 2019

Our Favorite Things: 2018 -Fine Art & Modern Design

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Breaking records and taking names-of both designers and artists alike. 2018 was a year to remember for our Fine Art & Modern Design departments, which saw records set for notable artists such as Andy Warhol, Joan Mitchell and Larry Zox. Zachary Wirsum and Anastasia Hall of our Fine Art department and Hudson Berry of our…

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Asian Art & Arts of the American West
Favorite Things
January 18, 2019

Our Favorite Things: 2018 – Fine Books & Decorative Arts

What We Love

Our Fine Books & Manuscripts and Fine Furniture & Decorative Arts departments explored new territory in 2018 with impressive single-owner auctions and record setting sales. Corbin Horn of our Fine Furniture, Decorative Arts and Silver department and Gretchen Hause of our Fine Books and Manuscripts discuss their favorite fine books & decorative arts from the…

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Couture & Fine Jewelry
January 4, 2019

Our Favorite Things: 2018 – Couture and Fine Jewelry

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2018 was an exciting year. We opened a saleroom in Atlanta, expanded our team in Palm Beach, brought on a number of experts and have a new CEO at the helm. The objects and collections were pretty great too, and our specialists are here to give you the rundown of their favorite items from the…

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Luxe Holiday
November 30, 2018

Inside the Wardrobe of Jazz Icons | Natalie Cole and Audrey Morris

Both Natalie Cole and Audrey Morris made a mark on the American jazz scene with female vocals that riveted audiences. Natalie Cole, daughter of legendary jazz musician Nat King Cole, broke into the Jazz scene in the 1970s. As an iconic musician in her own right, she lived a colorful and effervescent life. Cole grew…

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Jennifer Lake
November 25, 2018

LHA PURSUITS | Jennifer Lake

JENNIFER LAKE Senior Vice President of Zapwater Communications and Founder of Style Charade Jennifer Lake is the Senior Vice President of Zapwater Communications, an award-winning public relations and social media agency with offices in Chicago and Los Angeles. For the past 15+ years, Lake has been leading award-winning PR and influencer campaigns for some of…

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gift guide
November 19, 2018

Luxury Gift Guide 2018

What We Love

Whether you have an art-savvy friend or a fashion-forward family member, you'll find something truly defining in our December auctions.  Our 2018 luxury gift guide features our specialists'  favorite gift picks for family, friends and their own wishlists at various price points.  “I love an element of surprise and to give gifts that people would never buy for themselves! The Chanel bag that…

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October 22, 2018

Chicago Collects | Event Recap

The October 19 Chicago Collects exhibition and panel welcomed over 75 guests to Leslie Hindman Auctioneers' West Loop showroom for a celebration of all things Chicago. The Made in Chicago auction exhibition showcased fine art, architectural elements, maps and decorative items made by or related to notable Chicagoans. The evening progressed with a panel discussion…

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