Leslie Hindman Auctioneers

For over three decades, Leslie Hindman Auctioneers has been an industry leader combining a local recognition as the Midwest’s leading fine art auctioneers with a global reach of buyers. Founded in 1982, sold to Sotheby’s in 1997 and reopened in 2003, Leslie Hindman has remained a constant force behind high profile auctions of everything from contemporary paintings and fine jewelry to French furniture and rare books and manuscripts and always maintains a practice of achieving the highest prices while maintaining the highest levels of integrity and customer service.

In 1982, Leslie Hindman founded her eponymous house in Chicago, Illinois, and within a few years it grew to be the largest auction house in the Midwest and the fifth largest in the country. The company conducted many significant and highly publicized auctions, including memorabilia from the historic Comiskey Park, the Chicago Stadium, the Schwinn Family Bicycle Collection, as well as the personal property from such renowned estates as Arthur Rubloff, Mrs. Robert R. McCormick, the Potter Palmer families, and Dole heiress Elizabeth F. Cheney. In 1991, Leslie received international recognition for the discovery of a previously unknown still life by Vincent van Gogh. The painting sold for $1.43 million and the resulting publicity brought Leslie Hindman Auctioneers to the forefront of the world auction scene.

As a result of her firm’s outstanding reputation, it was acquired by Sotheby’s in 1997. Leslie Hindman Auctioneers holds regularly scheduled auctions featuring paintings, prints, drawings and sculpture, furniture and decorative arts, fine jewelry and timepieces, vintage couture and accessories, and fine books and manuscripts. An exceptional team of specialists – allied with a worldwide network of consultants and representatives – effectively appraise and market property leading to outstanding prices realized. Furthermore, Leslie Hindman Auctioneers provides a full range of services for trust and estate professionals.

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Elias Mollineaux Bancroft
Elias Mollineaux Bancroft\n\n(American, 1846-1924)\n\nA Yorkshire Beck\noil on canvas\n\nsigned Elias Bancroft (lower right)\n\n28 x 50 1/4 inches. Leslie Hindman Auctioneers
A Royal Copenhagen Porcelain Vase
A Royal Copenhagen Porcelain Vase,\nof tapering cylindrical form, depicting an orchid, with green factory mark with blue wave.\nHeight 12 1/2 inches. Leslie Hindman Auctioneers
A Molded Porcelain Eighteen Luohan Snuff Bottle
A Molded Porcelain Eighteen Luohan Snuff Bottle,\nhaving polychrome enamel and gilt painted decoration, the eighteen figures depicted in colorful robes and each bearing his traditional attribute, with four-character apocryphal Qianlong mark to the underside, the mouth rim painted with gilt paint, and with a coral stopper.\nHeight 2 7/8 inches.\n\n In overall good, complete condition. The enamels and gilt bright but with minor wear. The coral with a clear varnish over it and the cork stopper with tape over it. Leslie Hindman Auctioneers
A Bob Mackie Red Sequin and Beaded Evening Gown, 1980s,
A Bob Mackie Red Sequin and Beaded Evening Gown,\n1980s,\nextremely fitted throughout with full length sleeves, off the shoulder sweetheart neckline, V-back, structured bodice. Labeled: Bob Mackie.\nSize 6.\n\n WIth a row of beading/sequins missing at arm and left and right bust.\n\nBust: 30 inches, waist: 22 inches. hips: 40 inches. arm inseam: 19 inches, total length: 57 inches.\n\nMeasurements provided are a general Leslie Hindman Auctioneers

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Leslie Hindman Auctioneers
Chicago
1338 West Lake Street
Chicago, Illinois 60607
T: 312.280.1212
F: 312.280.1211
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