Lot 1200
A Neoclassical Style Bronze Lamp and Framed Drawing, Mercer House
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
The first, a patinated bronze lamp, 20th century, urn form featuring a neoclassical style frieze of figures; mounted to a marbled wood base and presented with a fabric shade, unmarked; the second, a Louise Yancey Streed (American, 1925 - 2012), drawing of the Mercery House, ink on paper, signed at lower left, matted and framed.

The lamp DOA 29 x 17 1/2 x 15 in.; The drawing frame dimensions 19 1/2 x 21 1/2 in.

From the Collection of a Southern Gentleman, Atlanta, Georgia

Purchased from the Mercer House, Savannah, Georgia. The home is the infamous setting of the scene of the 1981 killing of Danny Hansford by the home's owner Jim Williams, a story told in the 1994 John Berendt book Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil. The house is also featured in the movie adaptation of the book.

The lamp in good estate condition, not tested for functionality; the drawing with slight toning and mat burn.