Furniture includes the unique monumental full tester bed
found in Miss Emily’s bedroom, an American Late
Classical plantation desk, several La. and Lower MS.
Valley beds, a collection of vernacular cypress, pine
and poplar examples including a cypress petite armoire
with traces of gros rouge peinte, LA. ladderback chairs
and a folk art cupboard, a labelled McCracken cypress
and pine Gothic bookcase, rare group of early La.
High-style examples include an American Rococo rosewood
etagere, two Duchesse dressing tables, a fine Louis
Philippe mahogany secretaire a abattant, a New York
carved rosewood armoire, Miss Emily’s prized “Napoleon”
bronze-mounted bedroom suite, an antique Louis XVI-style
rosewood and marquetry escritoire, a Belle Epoque
giltwood vitrine on stand in the Louis XVI taste, an
American Renaissance mahogany hallstand, giltwood
overmantel and pier mirrors, an extensive group of
American Classical furniture, notably an architectural
secretary/bookcase, a mahogany banquet dining table, a
New York drop-leaf table and a mahogany gentleman’s
bureau, and much more.
Works of art by A.J. Drysdale, Emil Holzhauer, folk art
sculpture by David Butler, a drawing by Harrison Fisher,
a selection of Audubon Bien prints, a pair of McKenney &
Hall lithographs, a pair of Barraband engravings, a
folio of Japanese Ukiyo-e woodblock prints, antique
Napoleonic engravings, assorted American and Continental
paintings and prints, antique maps, and Louisiana
Miss Emily’s famous doll collection, Chitimacha baskets,
Vargas dolls, Paris porcelain, antique lustreware and
flow blue stoneware, Parian figures, antique Venetian
and Bohemian glass, American Brilliant cut glass, period
lighting, antique linens and embroideries, Acadian
textiles, a collection of cast iron animalier door
stops, antique and vintage toys, an extensive collection
of antique and vintage kitchen utensils and farm
implements, the anchor from the Confederate gunboat
Queen of the West, several plantation bells, one by
Buckeye Foundry, Cincinnati, cast iron sugar kettles and
innumerable discoveries for the discriminating
Saturday, May 15, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. • Tuesday, May 18
through Thursday, May 20, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
* $10 Exhibition Admission For the Benefit of the St.
Mary Chapter, The Louisiana Landmarks Society
The plantation will be closed to all visitors prior to
May 15th, no exceptions.
Friday, May 21, 12 noon • Saturday, May 22, 10 a.m. •
Sunday, May 23, 11 a.m.