1910’s Historical Pasadena Estate

June 4, 2015 by  


Designed by Marston & Van Pelt

1916 Arthur L. Garford-Built Home

 Two Consecutive Weekends

An Attendant will be at the front gate at 6:00 am Thursday morning with the sign-up sheet.

This will be the official Sign-Up Sheet for the sale.

Thursday, June 18 — 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Friday, June 19 — 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Saturday, June 20 — 9:00 am to 5:00 pm


Thursday, June 25 — 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Friday, June 26 — 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Saturday, June 27 — 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

    South of the 210 Freeway Near Lake Avenue

Hillcrest Avenue, Pasadena 91106

All of you know how exciting our sales can be, but now you will visit another one of our top ten in 21 yrs. This can be described as Versailles inside, but a Spanish Revival outside. For a private home, the elegance is so breath-taking, that we consider it Blue Ribbon in every way. Every wall in this residence is painted as stone, texture, figures, or draped ribbon/cherub/instrument/angels/Venice/cherub frescoes.

Here, you will find antique heirlooms, vintage treasures or newer items and some architectural. There are many antique oil paintings and framed reproduction paintings, antique prints, reverse glass paintings, bronzes-Trodoux/Dumiage (more below) & bronze clocks, very large French Louis XVI style wood/ormolu commode (one after Jean Henri Riesener), furnishings & painted gilt, gesso furniture pieces – side tables, stands, Boulle pieces, Fautieul, side & arm chairs, commodes, display vitrines, hall console & side tables, carved gesso stands, footstools.

Figurines – Meissen/Sevres/Sitzendorfer (29 Napoleon) & other porcelains, Spode/Wedgewood china, Steuben/Baccarat/Waterford crystal, brass & wood furnishings, French Boulle pieces, lg. room needlepoint area & other rugs, Victorian silver plate, ornate mirror sets & singles, 3 tall case clocks, sofas – leather Chesterfield, Louis XV & XVI. Queen Anne, English-armoires, bureau plat desks, lamps – bronze, glass, marble, brass, porcelain, gilt.

There are bed linens, blankets, comforters and custom bedding in CA king, queen & twin sizes, towels, and table linens. There is a darling Butler’s Pantry next to the kitchen with cabinets full of serving and entertaining pieces. Also, three multi-panel screens – carved Chinese/upholstered stripes/painted birds, chaise lounge, pr. French twin headboards, a king green metal/gilt headboard, carved wood queen headboard, twin daybeds & brass trundle, dining table & 6 chairs, tall pedestal stands, busts.

Designer ladies shoes – Ferragamo, Dior and more; belts, scarves, gloves, ladies clothes, men’s shoes, clothes, jackets. Three patios filled with ornate and everyday iron/wicker/wood furnishings, many 4’ diameter pots w/big plants, iron urns, old statues and old copper fountain, and many dozens of plants and huge planters.

Garage–hand & power tools, pressure washer, garden tools, old light fixtures, furniture, more later.

There are no Dealer Pre-Sale days or private showings. Window curtains are not for sale. We DO have COSTUME JEWELRY and some sterling jewelry pieces.

Oil Paintings-Antique 19th C. portraits, Jose Fernandez American (E.J. Cygne), John McIntyre British, J. Kinnaird British, Sargent style European portrait, many 18th & 19th C. unsigned oils, Richard Westall ‘John Wesley Preaching,  Savinio Labo Italian, Monte, Frank Goodwin, Archiga, W. Androw, Michael Aguilar British, B. Lainere American, Frank Oswald British, John Williamson American, J. Villier France.

Repro Oils-In style of Bouguereau, Italian Renaissance portrait, young girl sitting in garden, 19th people eating at table, Raphael of Bindo Altovito, European genre scene, John Opie ‘Boy in Top Hat’, and more.

Bronze sculptures-Morise, Dumaige, Strausse, Somme, Unmarked, Remington, E.J.Mene, after N. Gillett, Mercie, Peiffer, K. Levassuer.


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