November 16, 2018 09:00 AM EST Asheville, North Carolina


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Jim Williams Estate Green Marble Pedestal

late 19th century, variegated olive-green marble three-part pedestal with barley twist column, 43 in. 

Note: In 1981, Jim Williams shot and killed his assistant, Danny Lewis Hansford in the study at his home, Mercer House in Savannah, Georgia. The event was later retold in the acclaimed book by John Berendt, [Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil]. This pedestal was located in the study, the scene of the crime and sold in the Jim Williams estate sale conducted by Sotheby's in 2000.

Provenance:Mercer House, Savannah Georgia, the Estate of Jim Williams sold Sothebys, New York, October 2000, lot 269; From the Collection of Daniel Bibb, Atlanta, Georgia

Condition:

Scattered edge chips and minor repairs including one edge repair to top, other scattered wear and flaws

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$2,280
11/16/2018

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