November 2009

Fine Art and Antiques From the Ron Strahan Estate and Various Owners

October 30th-November 19th

The sale features property from the Estate of Ron Strahan, a prominent Savannah art patron and collector. His rather formidable looking house was located on the corner of Jones and Lincoln in downtown Savannah. The diverse collection of estate property up for bid runs the gamut from Southern art, to paintings by Savannah College of Art and Design alumni, to 19th and early 20th century watercolors and oils. Also included are ceramics and porcelain, Tramp Art, architectural elements, Venetian and cut glass, as well as furniture, frames, easels, and other decorative articles from Asia, South America and Europe.

Other auction highlights include a fine 19th century American mahogany secretary, an early 19th century American cherrywood tall chest of drawers, an 18th century George III mahogany concertina action games table, silver and objects de vertu from Gorham, Tiffany and Cartier, and many interesting group lots.

Also on offer are works by Savannah artists Myrtle Jones, Paul Stone and Christopher Murphy as well as silhouettes by the well known South Carolina silhouetist, Carew Rice.

Other notable items include works by Pablo Picasso, Joan Miro, Salvador Dali, Henry McFee, as well as animation cells, Audubon prints and much moreā€¦

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