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Before the '49ers - 5 things to know about the North Carolina gold rush and the Charlotte Mint

Before the '49ers - 5 things to know about the North Carolina gold rush and the Charlotte Mint

The DMC-12: don't even try not to love it

The DMC-12: don't even try not to love it

A Princess's Vietnam

A Princess's Vietnam

How Delftware Circled the Globe

How Delftware Circled the Globe

French or Fake?

French or Fake?

Did you know that there were legal Louis Vuitton knock-offs produced? We have outlined the differences between the authentic, the licensed productions, and the flat out fakes.

Calder's Bicentennial Tapestries: the Synthesis of Art, Democracy and Commerce at the End of an Artist's Life

Calder's Bicentennial Tapestries: the Synthesis of Art, Democracy and Commerce at the End of an Artist's Life

5 Things You Never Knew About Iconic Mid-Century Designers

5 Things You Never Knew About Iconic Mid-Century Designers

Kashmir Sapphires: The Rarest of Gems from a Miles-High Mine

Kashmir Sapphires: The Rarest of Gems from a Miles-High Mine

Silver Stars

Silver Stars

The Arts & Crafts Man: 4 Things To Know About Gustav Stickley

The Arts & Crafts Man: 4 Things To Know About Gustav Stickley

The Artistic Career Change: The Starter Jobs of the Artists in the Labor Day Auction

The Artistic Career Change: The Starter Jobs of the Artists in the Labor Day Auction

Cognac and Circumstance: Rémy Martin's Louis XIII

Cognac and Circumstance: Rémy Martin's Louis XIII

The Mark of Genius: Frank Lloyd Wright's Wasmuth Portfolio

The Mark of Genius: Frank Lloyd Wright's Wasmuth Portfolio

A Single Owner Collection Featuring Works by Andrew Wyeth

A Single Owner Collection Featuring Works by Andrew Wyeth

Whiskey For Good

Whiskey For Good

A California Cult Classic

A California Cult Classic

Hester Bateman

Hester Bateman

Chair Files: Kendal

Chair Files: Kendal

Contemporary Jewelry Design in The Important Winter Auction

Contemporary Jewelry Design in The Important Winter Auction

Wyeth's Artistic Process In His Own Words

Wyeth's Artistic Process In His Own Words

Contemporary Jewelry Design in The Important Winter Auction

Contemporary Jewelry Design in The Important Winter Auction

Landing on the Moon...on Earth

Landing on the Moon...on Earth

The Helga Pictures: An Exercise in Acceptance

The Helga Pictures: An Exercise in Acceptance

Rare Rembrandt Etchings with Prints & Multiples Director Lauren Sanford

Rare Rembrandt Etchings with Prints & Multiples Director Lauren Sanford

Silver Solutions for Gifting Conundrums

Silver Solutions for Gifting Conundrums

Otherworldly Opals

Otherworldly Opals

The Chair Files: Renu Mathias

The Chair Files: Renu Mathias

Alhambra by Van Cleef & Arpels

Alhambra by Van Cleef & Arpels

A Collector Abroad

A Collector Abroad

NOW: Where to See Contemporary Art in the Southeast

NOW: Where to See Contemporary Art in the Southeast

Champagne in the February Auction of Fine Wine & Rare Spirits

Champagne in the February Auction of Fine Wine & Rare Spirits

The 1957 Oldsmobile Starfire 98

The 1957 Oldsmobile Starfire 98

The Dynamic Sketches of Toulouse-Lautrec

The Dynamic Sketches of Toulouse-Lautrec

The World According to Rockwell Kent

The World According to Rockwell Kent

An Interview with the Collectors of the Contemporary Art Auction

An Interview with the Collectors of the Contemporary Art Auction

Cars, Spring 2020

Cars, Spring 2020

From the Personal Collection of James H. Craig & Randy S. Johnson

From the Personal Collection of James H. Craig & Randy S. Johnson

When asked if there was any difference between his personal and professional acquisition decisions, longtime fine arts consultant and antique dealer Jim Craig said that his choices for his private collection could be chalked up to “personal addiction.” The comment belies the passion for the arts and Americana that drove Craig’s distinguished career for over half a century.

Women in Contemporary Art

Women in Contemporary Art

Interior Designer MA Allen on Contemporary Art in Design

Interior Designer MA Allen on Contemporary Art in Design

Famously Charming

Famously Charming

Art Consultant Marjorie Hodges on the Contemporary Art Market

Art Consultant Marjorie Hodges on the Contemporary Art Market

The Partnership of Hasui Kawase and Watanabe Shozaburo

The Partnership of Hasui Kawase and Watanabe Shozaburo

Fine Selection of Rare Whisky

Fine Selection of Rare Whisky

Things That Go - The March Estate Auction

Things That Go - The March Estate Auction

A Life In Motion

A Life In Motion

Antonio Pineda - Master Mexican Silversmith

Antonio Pineda - Master Mexican Silversmith

The Modern Standards

The Modern Standards

March Auction Results

March Auction Results

March Estate Auction Auto Results

March Estate Auction Auto Results

5 Facts About Bourbon

5 Facts About Bourbon

Decoding A Chinese Bridal Robe

Decoding A Chinese Bridal Robe

How to Wear a Brooch

How to Wear a Brooch

The Nowell Estate, Raleigh, North Carolina

The Nowell Estate, Raleigh, North Carolina

Guitar Heroes

Guitar Heroes

The Anatomy of a Fine Art Print

The Anatomy of a Fine Art Print

Jack Daniel's: The Story of Tennessee Whiskey & Charcoal Filtration

Jack Daniel's: The Story of Tennessee Whiskey & Charcoal Filtration

Baltimore Silver

Baltimore Silver

Don Neiser

Don Neiser

What You Need To Know About A Morgan

What You Need To Know About A Morgan

Collector Cars at Auction

Collector Cars at Auction

Curating that perfect car collection takes patience, passion, and pure determination. For those who collect, what once originated as a mode of transportation has transcended its utilitarian nature and become art. We present this vetted offering of vehicles for you.

Chair Files with Luke Newbold

Chair Files with Luke Newbold

The Eames House - Timeless Design

The Eames House - Timeless Design

Painting Horses

Painting Horses

Simply Gorgeous

Simply Gorgeous

The Incomparable Luxury of Rolls Royce

The Incomparable Luxury of Rolls Royce

Fall Focus on Photography

Fall Focus on Photography

From the Estate of the late Mr. & Mrs. Walter R. Davis, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

From the Estate of the late Mr. & Mrs. Walter R. Davis, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Three Things To Know About Tanzanite

Three Things To Know About Tanzanite

Whisky Investing

Whisky Investing

 The Estate of the Late Edward and Violet Kleitz, Cary, North Carolina

The Estate of the Late Edward and Violet Kleitz, Cary, North Carolina

CAM Auction

CAM Auction

The Collection of Mr. Dunn & Mr. Duggins

The Collection of Mr. Dunn & Mr. Duggins

Mexican Art in The Collection of Mr. Duggins and Mr. Dunn

Mexican Art in The Collection of Mr. Duggins and Mr. Dunn

The Through Line - Following The Legacy of American Realism

The Through Line - Following The Legacy of American Realism

From the Personal Collection of Bob Timberlake

From the Personal Collection of Bob Timberlake

American Art From the Collection of James H. Craig and Randy S. Johnson

American Art From the Collection of James H. Craig and Randy S. Johnson

On the Timberlake Farm

On the Timberlake Farm

The Timberlake Tour

The Timberlake Tour

The Figural Pottery of Billy Ray Hussey

The Figural Pottery of Billy Ray Hussey

Art & Wine

Art & Wine

A Window Onto An American Dynasty

A Window Onto An American Dynasty

As the record-breaking viewership of the current season of Netflix’s The Crown tells us, we are endlessly fascinated by what goes on behind the closed doors of the world’s royals.

Ponies, Muscles, and Cheap Gas - The 1960's in American Cars

Ponies, Muscles, and Cheap Gas - The 1960's in American Cars

Ceramics: Picasso's Other Art Form

Ceramics: Picasso's Other Art Form

Artists, as a rule, don't like to be boxed in. The desire for unfettered creative self-realization comes with the artistic territory. A long list of household-name artists have had a creative side-hustle, such as the ceramics of Pablo Picasso. In our Signature Spring Auction on Saturday, March 13th, we are offering five lots of Picasso's ceramics.

The Arts & Crafts Man - Four Things to Know About Gustav Stickley

The Arts & Crafts Man - Four Things to Know About Gustav Stickley

Beryl Bainbridge: Author, Artist

Beryl Bainbridge: Author, Artist

British author Beryl Bainbridge was not a reserved figure. She was many things - dramatic, beautiful, brilliant, complex - but she was not reserved.

The Chair Files with Robbie Smith

The Chair Files with Robbie Smith

Why Are So Many Whiskies Old?

Why Are So Many Whiskies Old?

Setting the Stage with William Ivey Long

Setting the Stage with William Ivey Long

On a little side street in Seaboard, North Carolina, sits a brick duplex house from the 1920s. "The teacherage," as the little building is known, was built to house young, unmarried teachers. These days, it is the unlikely home to the overflow collection of historical furniture and art of one of Broadway's best-known costume designers, William Ivey Long.

Introducing the Leland Little Sporting Arts Department

Introducing the Leland Little Sporting Arts Department

Delft: The Practical Pot

Delft: The Practical Pot

The mid-century Modernists weren't the first to come up with the idea of "industrial design." Centuries before the Eames and Bertoias of the world had deep thoughts and manufacturing dreams about making relevant design available to the masses, the Dutch were making beautiful Delftware for profoundly practical purposes.

How Does Money Get A Face?

How Does Money Get A Face?

Why Abraham Lincoln? Ok fine, that one seems obvious. But William McKinley, Chief Onepapa and Martha Washington? How did their famous faces end up on our currency, if only for a brief moment?

Notable Collections

Notable Collections

Leland Little has had the privilege of handling the sale of significant collections from notable people and historic properties.

Museum Services

Museum Services

Our engagement with the many and varied museums of the Southeast is one of the most important ways that Leland Little helps to promote the arts and culture.

Teak in Danish Modern Design

Teak in Danish Modern Design

A Model Collection

A Model Collection

Dobie D. Hogan was a print and runway model throughout her adult life. Her substantial jewelry collection, pieces of which are being offered in our Signature Spring Auction, was a result of her long involvement with the fashion industry, combined with an inherited interest in jewels.

William Ivey Long and the Tennessee Carters: A Family Furniture Legacy

William Ivey Long and the Tennessee Carters: A Family Furniture Legacy

By William Ivey Long’s own account, he wasn’t one for football when he was young. He preferred to stay inside with his cousin Molly, who taught him all about the furniture and houses that had been passed down through his mother’s Tennessee family for centuries.

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