Knoxville (865) 558-3033 • Nashville (615) 812-6096 •

Case Auctions
Live Auction

2024 Winter Fine Art, Antiques & Jewelry (Day 2)

Sun, Jan 28, 2024 01:00PM EST
Lot 842

Comer Jennings, Small Painting of Half Apple

Estimate: $300 - $400

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $200
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
Comer Jennings, Jr. (Alabama/Georgia, 1926-2016) oil on wood panel still life painting depicting an apple cut down the middle and standing with exposed seeds and white flesh on a tabletop. Signed lower right and dated '69. Housed in a whitewashed gilt cove molded frame with linen mat and gilt fillet. Sight - 5" square. Frame 12 1/4" square. Biography: Comer Jennings Jr. was born in Eufaula, Alabama and studied at Princeton University, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Emory University, as well as at the New School and the Art Students League in New York. He worked in advertising in Philadelphia, New York, and in Atlanta on the Coca-Cola account. In his later career he focused on society portraits, botanicals and still life paintings.


Painting - excellent condition. Mat has some scattered small stains.

Available payment options

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Amex
  • Diners
  • Discover
  • JCB
  • Union Pay

Payment must be received no later than five (5) days after the sale.

If paying with a credit card, a 3% credit card processing fee will be applied to the final sales price (i.e. hammer price + buyer's premium + applicable taxes). If you have a credit card on file with Case, any winning bids will be automatically charged (up to $3000) along with applicable fees 72 hours after you receive your invoice unless other arrangements have been made.

If paying with wire transfer, please use the following information:
Bank: Pinnacle Bank
150 Third Avenue South, Suite 900
Nashville, TN 37201
Phone # (865) 766-3000
Swift Code: PNFPUS44
Routing, Transit, ABA: 064008637
Beneficiary: Case Antiques, Inc.
4310 Papermill Drive
Knoxville, TN 37909
Account #: NOT DISCLOSED (please refer to your invoice email for the Deposit Account Number or contact us )

The estate of Ann H. Wells, Nashville, Tennessee.