Saturday, May 1, 2010 at 9 a.m.
503 South Franklin Street; Aberdeen, Mississippi 39730
Aberdeen is 35 miles southeast of Tupelo, MS on U.S. 45

Stevens Auction Company is pleased to announce an auction to settle the estate of the late J.T. Boudreaux of Southern Louisiana plus the furnishings of the home belonging to Mike & Judy Smith. (Bella Vida). This absolute auction will include items from Mr. Boudreaux’s personal estate as well as items that he inherited from his family. Fittingly, all of Mr. Boudreaux’s fine antiques and furnishings will be showcased in—and auctioned from—the historic Bella Vida, a shining example of the Second Empire Style right on Aberdeen’s “Silk Stocking Row.”

Highlights of some of the larger pieces include a C. Lee ½ Tester Bed, a 4-pc. Meeks Parlor Suite (Hawkins Pattern), a beautiful Mallard bed, a 13ft. long (66in. wide) Empire Banquet Table, and numerous bronze statutes and garden figurines. Additionally, there is a wide collection of fine estate jewelry, lamps, porcelains, paintings, etc. This is truly a stellar estate collection! The excellent pieces shown online and in our brochure are only a sampling of the great pieces we’ll be offering on auction day.

Auction information and new images of items to be offered are continually updated on our website, so please check back often. However, for information not found online or for a free brochure, please call our office at (662) 369-2200 or email us at Additionally, reserved seating and phone bids are welcome with advanced arrangements. Refreshments will be available the day of auction.

The auction preview will be held on Friday, April 30, 2010 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Auction doors will open at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 1, 2010.

Bella Vida is for sale, but it will not be offered on the auction block. For more information about the Victorian mansion, please click here. For any questions not answered online please call our office or Marsha Ballard at Southern Realty & Management Co., (662) 369-7061.

Terms: Cash, All major credit cards or pre-approved check. All sales final with no warranty expressed or implied. Announcements made day of auction take precedence over all written material. A 12% buyer’s premium will be charged on the total purchase price, with a 2% discount for Cash. Business/Personal Checks accepted with proper I.D., or Wire Transfer. Not responsible for accidents.

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Follow this link for jewelry appraisals.

Follow this link for more information about Bella Vida.