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IMPORTANT NOTICE: Pursuant to the Rules of the Tennessee Auctioneer Commission, lots in this auction will not have extended bidding. All lots will close at the time indicated.
Over 140 pieces of furniture and decorative arts have been deaccessioned by the museum after an extensive process of review by the museum. The items primarily come from the collections of Knoxville families, including Louis B. and Eleanor Deane Swan Audigier, Frederick Bonham, and Judge John Webb Green and Ellen McClung Green.
The sale gives buyers a chance to support the museum’s mission. In accordance with American Association of Museum best practices, all auction proceeds will be used for the acquisition of objects that fulfill the museum’s collection goals and needs.
Tuesday, January 29th, 5-7pm
Wednesday, January 30th, 10-5pm
Thursday, January 31st, 10-5pm
This auction features Asian and Ethnographic art from the Collection of Ron Krannich that he amassed over the last 35 years. As a travel writer he spanned the globe, and as a collector he purchased items he was passionate about along the way.
Other highlights in the auction include American, English and French 18th and 19th century furniture and decorations, the steel sculpture featured above by Ernest Trova, a bronze of Cupid and Psyche by Eugene-Ernest Chretien, a 16th century portrait of Virgin and Child from the Circle of Pieter Coecke van Aelst, several works by Savannah artists Myrtle Jones, Christopher Murphy Jr. and Sr., Hattie Saussy and others.
Enjoy the auction!
Amanda and Chris Everard