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Entertain in Style with these Vintage and Eclectic Pieces

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At-home happy hours and socially distant dinner parties have become the norm this year, so we're making the case for new cheese boards, cocktail shakers, and other exquisite eating and drinking accessories. On Wednesday, August 12, New Orleans Auction Galleries is hosting "The Art of Entertaining: Barware and Serveware," an online auction featuring over 150 vintage and eclectic pieces. Inside the catalog, interested bidders will find an array of useful and decorative items that are sure to elevate your next Zoom happy hour or family gathering. 

Below, a few of our favorite items that are up for grabs!

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SALE IN206 LOT 14

German Silver-Mounted Glass Martini Set

Estimate: $2,500-4,000


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SALE IN206 LOT 46

Victorian Bone Handle Corkscrew

Estimate: $125-250


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SALE IN206 LOT 104

Cased Set of Four L'Objet Snake "Napkin Jewels"

Estimate: $200-400


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SALE IN206 LOT 78

Hermès Insulated Carafe

Estimate: $250-400


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SALE IN206 LOT 119

Emilia Castillo Sterling Silver-Mounted Alabaster Candelabrum

Estimate: $200-400


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SALE IN206 LOT 92

Christofle Silverplate Champagne Server

Estimate: $500-800


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SALE IN206 LOT 74

Set of Thirteen Tumblers by Liz Lacey (South African, Contemporary)

Estimate: $500-800


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SALE IN206 LOT 25

Sterling Silver "Johnnie Walker Black Label" Bottle

Estimate: $400-700


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SALE IN206 LOT 3

Rare Cased Set of Frank Fidler "Perfection Patent" Mechanical Olive and Pickle Tongs

Estimate: $75-125


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SALE IN206 LOT 16

Six Sterling and Silverplate Drinking Straws

Estimate: $300-500


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SALE IN206 LOT 86

Group of Four Riedel Crystal Decanters

Estimate: $300-500


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SALE IN206 LOT 149

Emilia Castillo Silverplate "Jaguar" Teapot

Estimate: $250-400


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SALE IN206 LOT 5

George V Silverplate Citrus Press

Estimate: $400-700


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SALE IN206 LOT 116

John Hardy Silver-Mounted Alabaster Cheese Board and Ice Bucket

Estimate: $800-1,200


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SALE IN206 LOT 8

Hawkes Engraved Glass and Sterling Silver Cocktail Shaker

Estimate: $500-800


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SALE IN206 LOT 13

Silverplate Zeppelin Cocktail Shaker

Estimate: $500-800


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SALE IN206 LOT 40

Contemporary Art Nouveau-Style Sterling Silver Bottle Holder

Estimate: $1,400-1,800


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SALE IN206 LOT 12

Silverplate "Thirst Extinguisher" Cocktail Shaker

Estimate: $300-500


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SALE IN206 LOT 47

Italian Brass "Coffee Mill" Corkscrew

Estimate: $150-300