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Information below is the lot/description information from our Albania Plantation Auction, May 21, 22 & 23, 2004. Descriptions listed below are NOT guaranteed accurate. Call 1-800-467-5329 for general information on Neal Auction Company.

Albania Auction
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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. cypress benches.

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 political memorabilia.

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 collector.

Exhibition Schedule
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.

Auction Schedule
Friday, May 21, 12 noon • Saturday, May 22, 10 a.m. • Sunday, May 23, 11 a.m.


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