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October 20, 2016

Essentials of the Modern Chair

The upcoming Modern Design auction will feature many examples of midcentury modern design, including the period's most popular chairs designed by iconic names of the time. They must have gotten something right. Design visionaries such as Charles and Ray Eames, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Eliel and Eero Saarinen, who, among others, defined the midcentury…

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October 18, 2016

Charles Loloma: Vertical Compositions

Charles Loloma, an American artist of Hopi ancestry, created jewelry influenced by Native American traditions yet contemporary in its nature. Two notable bracelets by Loloma will be offered at the Arts of the American West auction this November. While turquoise and silver are classic materials used in Native American jewelry, it wasn’t until the 1970s…

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September 30, 2016

The Old Boys Club at the Chicago Athletic Association

A marble statue from the Chicago Athletic Association by Italian Sculptor Scipione Tadolini will be offered in the October 19 Fine Furniture, Decorative Arts and Silver auction, offering a rare opportunity to own a work of art from one of Chicago's beloved buildings and from one of the most opulent periods in the city's history.…

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September 21, 2016

The Estate of Horst Rechelbacher: Founder of Aveda Corporation

Included as a session in the October Fine Furniture, Decorative Arts and Silver auction is the Estate of Horst Rechelbacher, founder of the Aveda Corporation and committed environmentalist who changed the world of beauty. A pioneer in plant-based personal care and aromatherapy, Horst M. Rechelbacher was a dynamic entrepreneur who excelled in several lifetimes of pursuits including artist,…

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September 9, 2016

LHA PURSUITS | SIX4 Creative

Ryan BeshelPrincipal/Founder at SIX4 Creative Ryan Beshel joins us again to offer his picks for the Luxury Accessories and Couture auction, September 13-14. Formerly the Digital Marketing Lead for Purely Fashion, publicist for the iconic 900 North Michigan Shops and runway model agent for Agency Galatea, Ryan is now catering his talents to his business,…

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August 24, 2016

LHA PURSUITS | JEWELS DU JOUR

Natalie Bos BetteridgeFounder of Jewels du Jour Natalie Bos Betteridge is the founder of Jewels du Jour, a jewelry blog that is dedicated to the discovery and exploration of important jewelry. Everyday, the website highlights jewels from the masters of both the past and present, www.jewelsdujour.com. Currently, Natalie is also the social media manager at Betteridge, a…

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August 17, 2016

The Estate of Robert and Lois Orchard

Robert and Lois Orchard of St. Louis built their collection by pursuing works from prestigious exhibitions to print advertisements Throughout their lives, Robert and Lois Orchard supported and enriched the creative community in their hometown of St. Louis and beyond. The Orchards were well known for their habitual attendance at opera performances and their beautifully curated…

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August 2, 2016

Saint Louis Zoo Association’s Collection of Wildlife Art

Thirty-nine works of art and two books from the Saint Louis Zoo Association's collection will be offered in the St. Louis Fall Auction. Before photography, wildlife art captured the history of wildlife in specific areas, chronicled exploration and travel, and illustrated popular sporting game. In recent history, wildlife art is used to illustrate the beauty…

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July 5, 2016

What to Look for When Buying Antique Jewelry at Auction

Director of the Important Jewelry and Fine Timepieces department, Alexander Eblen, explains characteristics of antique jewelry and what to look for when buying these unique heirlooms at auction. Working with true antique jewelry that is 100+ years old is a great joy for the jewelry team at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. Many people find antique jewelry intimidating or hard…

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Young Collector Event
June 15, 2016

Young Collectors bid on $1 baseballs in support of Marcelo Eli and Art Wing Contemporary

On June 9, a group of Chicago young collectors gathered for an exhibition featuring large-scale works from the Chicago-based artist Marcelo Eli, curated by Claire Molek and hosted by Leslie Hindman Auctioneers and Art Wing Contemporary. The event, Heroes Get Remembered but Legends Never Die, was Marcelo's first solo show and as part of the exhibition, an instructional auction…

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