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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A Diminutive Korean Wood Chest
A Diminutive Korean Wood Chest,\n19th century, having metal mounted elements with fall-front compartment.\nHeight 19 x width 25 inches.\n\nProperty from the Private Collection of A. Bosch, Chicago, Illinois Leslie Hindman Auctioneers
Figure-Abstraction
Louis Marcoussis\n(French, 1883-1941)\nFigure-Abstraction\ncolor lithograph\n16 x 10 inches. Leslie Hindman Auctioneers
A Chinese Hu-Form Vase
A Chinese Hu-Form Vase,\nhaving a yellow glaze with dragons chasing a flaming pearl and elephant handles.\nHeight 8 inches.\n\nProperty from the Collection of Thomas H. Hughes Trust, Sarasota, Florida\n\n Overall fair, having damage to base, crack to body. Leslie Hindman Auctioneers
Four Japanese Imari Porcelain Dishes comprising two chargers and two shallow bowls
Four Japanese Imari Porcelain Dishes\ncomprising two chargers and two shallow bowls, each decorated with panels enclosing flowering branches.\nDiameter of largest 16 inches.\n\nProperty from the Estate of John F. Norwood, St. Louis, Missouri Leslie Hindman Auctioneers
Two English Porcelain Teapots
Two English Porcelain Teapots,\n18th century, each with blue decoration on a white molded ground, one with floral and the other a cartouche with a Chinoiserie landscape.\nHeight of taller 5 3/4 inches.\n\nProperty from the Estate of Sydney M. Arenberg, Glencoe, Illinois\n\n Teapot to left in overall good, stable condition without cracks or repairs. Underside of lid retaining labels to Paul Zeisler collection and Albert Amor. Having area of discoloration under spout. Area does not fluoresce with examined under UV light. Teapot to right in overall good, stable, complete condition without cracks or repairs. Having flat chip to bottom of lid. Also with a couple minor chips to edge of spout. Examination under UV light did not reveal any condition issues. 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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