Tag Archives: New Orleans

Gavels n Paddles: Civil War-era cannon, $350,750, James D. Julia

Gavels n Paddles: Civil War-era cannon, $350,750, James D. Julia

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A Confederate New Orleans-made 12-pound bronze Napoleon on carriage cannon with limber sold for $350,750 at a Firearms Auction held March 15-16 by James D. Julia Auctioneers in Fairfield, Me. Also, a factory engraved gold and silver Colt SAA pistol, shown at the 1876 […]

Gavels n Paddles: Clarence Millet painting, $18,300, Crescent City

Gavels n Paddles: Clarence Millet painting, $18,300, Crescent City

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall An oil on canvas painting by New Orleans artist Clarence Millet (1879-1959), titled Studio Courtyard, sold for $18,300 at an estates auction held April 18-19 by Crescent City Auction Gallery in New Orleans, La. Also, a Sevres-style champleve and gilt bronze mounted porcelain vase, […]

Ken’s Korner: Fat’s Domino’s piano is recovered, restored

Ken’s Korner: Fat’s Domino’s piano is recovered, restored

Ken’s Korner: Fat’s Domino’s piano is recovered, restored News & Views From the World of Antiques & Collectibles By Ken Hall The white Steinway grand piano belonging to music legend Fats Domino that was submerged in water for weeks after Hurricane Katrina decimated his Lower 9th Ward home in New Orleans has been restored to […]

Ken's Korner: D-Day Museum, looted during Katrina, reopens

Ken’s Korner: D-Day Museum, looted during Katrina, reopens – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – February 2006 The D-Day Museum in New Orleans was not affected much by Hurricane Katrina, as it was located downtown, in relatively higher ground than many other parts of the city. But in the storm’s aftermath, the museum sustained about $300,000 […]