This weekend, Crescent City Auction Gallery is hosting it's September Estates Auction. With over 1,000 items—both practical and not—listed, there is truly something for everyone. The objects, which range from jewelry to furniture, are listed online and are available for browsing IRL until Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., with a late evening preview Wednesday, September 11th from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The auction takes place at their St. Charles headquarters and begins Saturday, September 14th at 9 a.m., covering lots 1-650. It will resume Sunday at 9 a.m. and cover lots 651-1033. Paintings by John James Audubon, French style furniture (benches, dresses, and loveseats galore) carved from oak, beech, and walnut; and stunning jewels starting at just $1,000.

If you don't have the luxury of time on your side to peruse the thousand plus items, here are our 13 picks we'd like to take home this weekend. 


Lot#: 188

Description: George Dinckel (1891-1976, American), "The Rockport Shores," 20th c., oil on board, signed lower right, presented in a gilt frame, titled on a nameplate, H.- 7 3/8 in., W.- 9 3/8 in.

Estimated Price: 300-500


Lot#: 1029

Description: African VoDun Black Magic Voodoo Doll, Fon tribe, Benin, H.- 5 1/2 in., Dia.- 4 1/2 in.

Estimated Price: 300-500


Lot#: 1004

Description: Louis XV Style Carved Mahogany Love Seat, 20th c., the serpentine arched back flanked by rolled arms to a cushioned seat, on scrolled cabriole legs with toupie feet, in white and gray textured upholstery, H.- 40 1/8 in., W.- 52 in., D.- 28 in.

Estimated Price: 300-500


Lot#: 66

Description: Roy Allison, "Girls Picking Wildflowers," 20th c., oil on canvas, signed lower right, presented in a wide gilt and gesso frame, H.- 29 1/2 in., W.- 39 1/2 in.

Estimated Price: 400-800


Lot#: 137

Description: Pair of 14K White Gold Pierced Earrings, each with a 13 mm black Tahitian cultured pearl under a curvature of round and baguette diamonds, total diamond weight- 1. 68 cts., with appraisal.

Estimated Price: 2000-3000


Lot#: 227

Description: Pair of French Polychromed Gilt Louis XV Style Side Chairs, 19th c., the wreath and leaf carved crest over upholstered back and bowed seats on reeded tapered legs, in period Aubusson upholstery, H.- 37 in., W.- 21 in., D.- 22 in.

Estimated Price: 250-450


Lot#: 324

Description: Tiffany Studios Art Nouveau Leaded Glass Table Lamp, early 20th c., the leaf and vine shade with a rim label "Tiffany Studios, New York," on a green patinated bronze base, #618, , the underside marked "Tiffany Studios, New York, and 618," H.- 18 1/2 in., Dia.- 12 1/2 in.

Estimated Price: 5000-9000


Lot#: 388

Description: Lady's 18K White Gold Dinner Ring, with a 16.58 carat emerald cut alexandrite atop a border of small round diamonds, the shoulders of the band also mounted with round diamonds, total diamond weight- .98 cts., size 6 3/4, with appraisal.

Estimated Price: 25000-30000


Lot#: 890

Description: John James Audubon (1785-1851), "American Flamingo," No. 87, Plate 431, 20th c., Princeton edition, presented in a wide gilt frame, H.- 38 5/8 in., W.- 25 3/4 in.

Estimated Price: 900-1200


Lot#: 915

Description: Unusual French Domed Lid Storage Trunk, 20th c., covered in blue velvet, with woven geometric banding and fringe along the bottom edge, H.- 25 1/2 in., W.- 30 in., D.- 19 1/2 in.

Estimated Price: 250-450


Lot#: 596

Description: John James Audubon (1785-1851), "Yellow Poll Warbler," No. 5, Plate 89 and "Pine Creeping Warbler," No. 5, Plate 80, 1859, Bien edition, presented in yellow frames with silver gilt liners, H.- 25 1/8 in., W.- 18 1/4 in. (2 Pcs.)

Estimated Price: 700-1000


Lot#: 645

Description: French Style Polychromed Carved Mahogany Louis XVI Style Upholstered Window Bench, 20th/21st c., with two cushioned arms, over a cushioned seat, on six reeded tapered legs, in white paint decoration, H.- 29 1/2 in., W.- 51 in., D.- 21 in.

Estimated Price: 400-600


Lot#: 865

Description: Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle, early 20th c., with orange Koi fish decoration, on an incised "wave" motif bottle, with a silver dipper stopper with a central coral stone, H.- 2 1/2 in., W.- 1 7/8 in., D.- 1 in.

Estimated Price: 250-350

Crescent City Auction Gallery is located at 1330 St. Charles Avenue.