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French Chinoiserie Decorated Porcelain Ecuelle on Stand:
Painted with figural vignettes. Height 6 1/4 inches. Retailed by Tiffany & Co. This item sold at auction on December 7th, 2011 - Hammer Price: $4,375.00 (Including buyer's premium).
Georgian Style Mahogany Games Table
The rectangular top with two removable panels revealing a needlework game board and game accessories. Height 29 inches, width 44 inches, depth 24 1/4 inches. This table sold at auction on December 7th, 2011. Hammer Price: $2,125.00 (Including buyer's premium). According to Joan's grandson, Casey LaLonde, he was the purchaser of this table.
Set of Sixteen English Silver Plated Goblets:
Each bowl of conical form, the stem with a globular knop. Height 7 inches. These goblets sold at auction on December 7th, 2011. Hammer Price: $813.00 (Including buyer's premium).
Set of Ten Silver Plated Dessert Bowls:
Each of conical form, on a circular foot with beaded embellishments. Height 3 1/2 inches. These bowls sold at auction on December 7th, 2011. Hammer Price: $938.00 (Including buyer's premium).
Group of Four Ivory and Bone Figures and Figural Group:
Comprising a tribal bust, Asian male and female and an elephant herd. Length of herd 18 1/2 inches. These figures sold at auction on December 7th, 2011. Hammer Price: $1,188.00 (Including buyer's premium).
Terra Cotta Vase Inscribed with Hamlet's Speech to the Players:
The base inscribed To Joan Crawford, E. Corby. '50. Height 8 3/4 inches. This vase sold at auction on December 7th, 2011. Hammer Price: $469.00 (Including buyer's premium).
Group of Seven Silver Plated Dinner Party Table Articles:
Comprising two covered vegetable dishes, three leaf-form trays, circular tray and a fly-form sugar bowl. Length of largest tray 16 inches; Together with a Group of Seven Silver Plated Flatware Articles. These items sold at auction on December 7th, 2011. Hammer Price: $1,000.00 (Including buyer's premium).
Set of Twelve Silver Plated Escargot Plates:
Each of circular form with loop handles. Length 9 1/2 inches. These plates sold at auction on December 7th, 2011. Hammer Price: $406.00 (Including buyer's premium).
Set of Silver Plated Goblets:
Each monogrammed with "JC". Joan auctioned these goblets, along with various other silver pieces, through Southey's auction house on November 6th, 1968.
The blown cased glass body has clear swirled ribs over white with air trap designs and copper metallic highlights. Stepped white marble base. Electric, 1950's. Height: 41 3/4" inches. This lamp sold at auction on July 19th, 2003. Hammer Price: $175.00.
Personal Lipstick Case:
The case features an array of gadgets, including a built-in mirror and "Joan" engraving along the side panel. Crawford personally gifted this case to production assistant Matilda "Babe" Kupp, and this case remained in the Kupp family's possession since. This case was auctioned on October 5th, 2012, with a starting bid of $150.00, however, received no bids.
Joan placed these personalized matchbooks throughout her apartments, and encouraged visitors to take them as mementos. Joan would always have one of these match books on hand next to ashtrays.
Late 19th/early 20th century
Each with twin pierced gilt handles and painted with a mother and children in a garden setting to the front and poetic text to the reverse, Height: 42.5cm. These vases were auctioned on July 7th, 2010 with an estimated sell price of $860 - $1,400, however, received no bids.
Gold Plated Gentleman's Dresser Box
Monogrammed "ANS" for Alfred Nu Steele, the inside with the inscription "Alfred dearest, All my love always, Joan, May-10-1956" in a leather case monogrammed J. C. in gold. This box sold at auction on December 7th, 2011. Hammer Price: $4,375.00 (Including buyer's premium).