4 Decorative Neoclassical Items including hanging cabinet, sconces and gilt arrow. 1st item: Neoclassical style parcel gilt lighted curio cabinet for hanging or table display. Cream colored paint with gilt trim, having an arched pediment with scroll and anthemion crest over an applied gilt crossed spears and ribbon swag, glass door flanked by carved giltwood husks and glass sides; 2 removable, adjustable glass shelves. 47 1/2" H x 24" W x 9 3/4"D. Mid 20th century. 2nd – 4th items: 3 Decorative giltwood wall hangings, including a pair of sconces, each with two candle arms and eagle form heads issuing from a carved harp, 24 1/2"H x 17 1/2"W, and a Neoclassical style giltwood wall ornament with crossed arrows over a laurel wreath and banner, approx. 35"W. Mid 20th c. Provenance: The Estate of Jane Dudley, Nashville, TN and Palm Beach, FL. Social icon Jane Dudley was the founder of one of the SouthÕs most prestigious charity events – the Swan Ball, benefiting Cheekwood. She traveled the world as the wife of U.S. Ambassador to Denmark, Guilford Dudley, with whom she shared a landmark Nashville estate, Northumberland. A graduate of NashvilleÕs Parmer School, Ward Belmont and Vanderbilt University, she worked briefly for the Tennessean newspaper and later for Tiffany & Co., where she managed corporate accounts for more than twenty years and later served on the board of directors. Mrs. Dudley was also a member of the International Best Dressed List. In 1963 she was the founding chairman of The Swan Ball, now the nationÕs longest running charity ball. She also chaired the Tiffany Feather Ball in New York from 1981-1991, the ball benefiting the Palm Beach Cancer Society in the 1970s (featuring entertainer Bob Hope), and in England, a ball at Blenheim Palace to raise funds for the historic castleÕs roof. CONDITION: 1st item: Some wear to paint, especially lower left corner and frieze. 2nd – 4th items: 3 Decorative giltwood wall hangings, including a pair of sconces, each with two candle arms and eagle form heads issuing from a carved harp, 24 1/2"H x 17 1/2"W, and 1 Neoclassical style wall ornament with crossed arrows over a laurel wreath and banner, approx. 35"W. Mid 20th c.
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