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Spotlight: Hindman

exception service & record prices since 1982
Hindman, one of the nation’s leading fine art auction houses, offers solutions to connect clients nationwide to the global art market by providing expertise across all categories, sales channels and price points. The firm operates more salesrooms in the United States than any other auction house and conducts over 100 auctions annually. In addition to St. Louis, Hindman offices are located in Atlanta, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Denver, Milwaukee, Naples, Palm Beach, San Diego, Scottsdale and Washington, D.C. Hindman’s expertise includes fine art, Western art, fine jewelry and timepieces, rare books, furniture and decorative arts, couture, Asian art, and historic firearms.

Open since 2014,Hindman’s St. Louis office provides full auction and estate services throughout Missouri, Kansas and Arkansas. It is served by specialists in all major collecting categories and secures consignments from private collections, estates and institutional collections for auctions throughout the year. The St. Louis office also offers estate tax, insurance, gift, and donation appraisal services.

Hindman frequently brings significant property to auction. Recent highlights include Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument of Indianapolis by Theodore Clement Steele, which surpassed its presale estimate of $6,000-8,000, selling for $131,250; Bob Thompson’s The Sack (The Snook) sold for $212,500 against an estimate of $20,000-30,000; a Tiffany & Co. Art Noveau Necklace exceeded its presale estimate of $10,000-15,000, selling for $60,000; and a Rolex ‘Cosmograph Daytona’ Wristwatch realized $57,500 against a presale estimate of $30,000-40,000.

Hindman St. Louis is committed to recognizing the rich history of art in the city and to promoting locally significant collections, estates and institutions within the community. This fall, Hindman is delighted to be presenting fine art and other fine property from the Estate of Joan Conway Crancer in a number of auctions, including American and European Art, Post War and Contemporary Art, Prints and Multiples, Modern Design, Fine Furniture and Decorative Arts, Antiquities, Important Jewelry, and Japanese and Korean Works of Art.

Highlights from the Joan Conway Crancer collection include archetypal sculptures by Alexander Calder, Barbara Hepworth, Gaston Lachaise, Ibrahim Lassaw, Aristide Maillol, Henry Moore, Louise Nevelson and John Storr; elegant prints and works on paper by George Ault, Paul Klee, Emil Nolde, David Smith, Joseph Stella and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, as well as a stunning and versatile array of Fred Conway paintings and drawings. To learn more about the collection or to request a catalogue, please contact the Hindman St. Louis office.

Hindman St. Louis is always accepting consignments in all collecting categories. Please contact Anna Shaver to schedule a complimentary auction evaluation of your property and to discuss your collection.

32 N. Brentwood Blvd., Clayton, Missouri 63105
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