60’s Northridge Vintage Estate Sale

October 26, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

This is a large 5 bedroom, single story home filled with vintage furniture, chandeliers, clothes, jewelry, bric-a-brac, clothes and a huge collection of art supplies and crafts. Amazed about the volume, this home is also full of all kinds of household & decorative items such as glass, silver plate hollow ware, china and oil paintings and art never seen before at one of our sales. The furniture is mostly 60’s and a good collection of it: a 6’ Mediterranean style dining table w/6 upholstered wood & a 24” leaf, china cabinet, matched pair baker’s racks, side tables, large ceramic gilt lamps, 8’-9’ floral velvet sofa, pr easy chairs, 2 cabinet coffee tables, wood dinette & 4 chairs, pr matching 6-drawer dressers, 4 metal bar stools, 6’ x 9’ Edward Fields style area rug, Magnavox hi fi /radio unit, lamps, ornate Rococo 4’x 4’ Italian mirror, king bed mattresses, headboard, 2 bed tables, 7’ dresser w/2 mirrors, armoire, 50’s maple double mattresses, headboard, desk, dresser & stands, demi-lune hall console, Asian buffet, dressers, sewing desk w/Singer sewing machine, Bentwood rocker, gilt display case, ceramic India elephant table, wrought iron patio set, antique & vintage quilts. Older furniture painted cedar chest, Welsh cabinet, mahogany cabinet, kneehole, drop front desks. Music—Black Wurlitzer spinet piano, Lg. Yamaha Electone Organ- excellent!, a Sears Silvertone organ & they all have benches. Chandeliers— pressed crystal dining, 2 swagged gilt & crystal lg. & sm., 36”, 7 lite gilt wall sconce, pr. matching gilt & crystal, & 2 crystal ceiling fixtures. Other furniture— camel & burgundy velvet camel back loveseat & sofa, 2 lg. 6’ faux stone wall hanging murals, chrome parrot cage/stand, metal desks, desk chairs, floral arrangements, TV w/stand, oak desk & hutch, silent butler, gilt accessories, shelving, file cabinets, Pachinko, audio cabinet, 100’ s of picture frames—gilt, stained, carved wood, metal, dozens of oil & watercolor paintings framed & unframed, LPs, ladies clothes L & XL, lingerie, 8W shoes, videos, CDs, vanity bench, GE double wide refrigerator, washer & gas dryer, Christmas galore!, men’s clothes L & XL, dozens of men’s dress shirts-many sizes $1(many still packaged $3)shoes 11D, one room of piano & organ sheet music, booklets, & binder sets (tons!), kitchen, garage, new photo albums, camera items, garden tools, mower & edger, hand tools, hardware, plants, etc. Crafts and art supplies— TONS of yarn skeins, fabric paints, glitter, mat board, oil paints, brushes, hobby paints, art tablets, unpainted porcelain items and serving pieces, trims, laces, sewing notions, patterns, easels, glues, canvases, tracing, wood carving tools, gesso glaze, colored pencils, hoops, silk paints, floral & gift wrapping, ribbons, cloisonné paste, craft and other books. Costume jewelry—$3 pieces! Here’s more!! Lots more!! 1940’s Etude Music Magazines, cat & other figurines,metal file cabinets— 2 & 4 drawer, patio table & 4 chairs, gas tank & charcoal BBQ’s, luggage, tote bags, games, playing cards, stamp collecting supplies & some stamps, draperies, picnic & party ware, place mats, 1948 American Educators Encyclopedia, Incolay Pictures, computer supplies– discs, monitor, vanity items, more costume jewelry, purses, plastic storage bins, bedding, linens, baskets, greeting cards, glass snack and punch bowl sets, cookbooks, barware, foodstuffs, office supplies, garage hand tools, many gardening tools, man & woman Murray 10-speed bikes, camping, auto, Ben Hogan Princess golf bag and clubs, walkers–wheeled & non-wheel, light bulbs, 6 Samsonite folding chairs, gobs of Christmas things—– decorations, figurines, snow globes, unused flat gift boxes, crafts plus+++++all sizes of canvases, tracing items, gesso glazes, colored pencils, silk dyes, sewing notions, patterns, embroidery hoops, books—- sociology, regional, sales & business, novels, travel, knitting and science, arts & crafts books of all types. No high end, collector books. Come and see for yourself!

Highland Park Sale

October 10, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

Great house. Thank you for looking.

An amazing 1897 Victorian house filled with 55 yrs. of designer, decorator, and artist treasures! A former designer of Stephen Crane & Associates, this ornate, eclectic household is “one of our best 5” in 13 years.

We now have 3 pricers and 2 scribes/cashiers to help speed things along. Tons of great attic items will be brought down each day for the 1st few days of the sale. (No room yet.)

19th/20th c. antiques, vintage & decorative pieces are everywhere. Antiques include Victorian furniture- sofa & armchair, settee w/2 side chairs & footstool, wood stick & ball screen, cachepots, 20’s sofa, Fr. ormolu/marquetry commode & 2 tables, Empire desk & drop leaf table, chest, clocks-Fr & wall, primitive Southwest-corner table/desk, sideboard cabinet, 5’ straw wall crucifix w/back round mural & oxen yokes, side chairs- bentwood, twisted branch, German Crusades engravings, Icons, Jesus, 3D & other Victorian pictures & oils, valises & trunks, side & dining tables- Jacobean, Art Deco, 20s, Mission, Fr, Eng, India, Asian, bric-a-brac, 100s of frames, old heaters & room stove, 2 dining sideboard cabs, wood fireplace Eng screen, mirrors, lg. ornate candle/electrified wall sconces, lg. Majolica heron (as is), Native American Indian & Mexico-figural animals, fruit & owls, very lg. water pots & figural vases, Kachinas, statues, and other artifacts from New Guinea & Asia.

Other vintage and antique items include a lg. papered wall screen, oil paintings by the client and other oils, nesting tables, pr. Fr armchairs, tapestries, 3 coffee tables, hall tables & consoles, bamboo style sofa, lamps – ceramic, porcelain, ginger jar, marble metal, Tiffany & water lilies style, nautical, Eng, & standing. Other items are bookshelves, 40s secretary/bookcase, sewing cabinet, trays-painted, tole, metal, glass, magazine rack, Hepplewhite teacart, coral, marble & agate eggs, rocks & shells, many decorative room & wall items- columns, stands, bases, cherubs, shelves, urns, busts, cut-outs, figurals, plaques, garden statuary, 30s Mission tile table, bench, Art Deco chandelier & matching sconces, china, crystal, glass, pottery-crocks, pots, Indian, bookends, paperweights, jewelry-genuine (diamonds & gold subject to prior sale), antique & costume, 100s LPs & records sets, jade statues, 7 bamboo & wood bird cages, ant. African headdress on stand, world masks, kitchen, driftwood, baskets, area rugs & runners – new, contemporary, vintage & antique, architectural fixtures – iron gates, doors, etc. Vintage L-desk, leather chair, wall diorama, framed posters, plant stands & baker’s racks, large Peter Ellenshaw framed print, Fisher turntable, receiver, synthesizer, dual cassette deck, 4 speakers, 4 canvas modern sling chairs, stools, books – novels, art, design, history, biographies, ancient, science, Hollywood, etc.

Brentwood Estate Sale

October 9, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

This is a historical home that was built in 1938 – 1940 and later purchased by producer, David O. Selznick. Its present owner purchased from Mr. Selznick in November 1949. She was married to Bernard Baruch, Jr. (one of F.D.Roosevelt’s financial advisors) and Leslie Lindell of the Carnation Milk Company. She recently passed away at 103 years of age.

Included are many antiques and vintage estate pieces including mahogany and other woods —- a Duncan Phyfe table w/drawers all around, two-tiered side table, 6 Hitchcock Windsor style chairs, English pie crust tables, china cabinet, consoles, dressers, arm chairs, coffee table, mirrors, 18th & 19th c. books & sets, engravings, lamps, bric-a- brac, china, silver plate hollowware & accessories, pr. French loveseat chairs, oil paintings, watercolors, pictures, prints, 5’ Kwan Lin papier mache’ statue,  long buffet cabinet, iron/glass coffeecarved tables, fretwork tables, Asian— wall plaque, mirror, screens, low cabinet, pictorial chairs & bric-a- brac, Italian dining table w/ 12 chairs, loveseat, feather stuffed (Lee Jofa prints) & other sofas, salon chairs, wing chairs, upholstered chairs, English brass fireplace fender, andirons, screen, English dining table w/8 chairs, side board buffet, foot stool, Japanese screens & wall panels, Lane cedar chest, valet, vintage clothes, luggage rack, Christmas, games & tallies, Art Deco metal wall clock, canes & riding crops, bar accessories, books, glasses, & 50s bar fridge, kitchen, china, socialite custom vintage clothes size 8-10, shoes, handbags, hats, carved Asian nesting tables, tall carved standing lamps, wicker pieces are chair w/mag rack, ottoman, lamp, basket, table, two bookshelves, antique oil paintings, pr. marble columnar stands & horse statue, oil lamps, large Indian bust, copper tea kettle, turned wood wall divider, Asian screen, repro cigar store Indian, boxes, 19th c.–shelf/ mirror unit, Lincoln 4- poster bed, Empire drop front desk, electrified oil lamps, leather valises, 5- drawer dresser, French tapestry, oak drop leaf table, steel engravings, sofa & side chair, fainting couch, metal French bath tub, arm & side chairs, Jacobean table, side tables, piano stool, pr. Gothic twin head & footboards, etc. Patio and outside items—a very large, green pottery pot w/lg. plant, wrought & metal patio tables & chairs sets, side tables, arm chairs, chaise, slat wood and 1940 concrete benches, accessories, stands, pr. aluminum green Southern side chairs, and many very large potted plants and many more potted plants of all sizes. Much more than this!

Macy Gray’s Encino Estate Sale

October 7, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

This is a gorgeous 10,000 sq. ft. Tuscany style estate with huge two winding staircases and1 some Moroccan accents. The family is moving out this week. We do not have all the particulars, so much of the items that are available are not known by us.

The majority of furniture is new/retro/modern with many solid color sofas — straight, 16 ft. red ‘U’, an ‘S’ loveseat & kidney shaped sofas & arm chairs (black, blue, orange, olive green, rust and eggplant). There are wonderful area rugs including a lg. 12’ x 15’ custom multi-color, modern, swirl design; an 8’ x 10’ polka dots in earth tones; a 5’ x 7’ multi-color stripe; an 8’ x 10’ Turkish rug; a 6’ x 9’ geometric design and a 6’ x 9’ smoke gray rug (all rug sizes approximate). There are children’s furniture bedroom ensembles in pink and white, natural wood and bright color accessory pieces. Other furniture pieces include modern black desk w/chair, ottomans, pr. wood & leather folding chairs, lamps, tile/wood/iron side and coffee tables, large mirrors, ethnic accessories and statues, floor pillows, side chairs, paintings & pictures, a cool embossed padded vinyl low, modern king bed, a pair of large photographer tripod lamps, shelving, a tall standing floor clock in burgundy, dressers, ant./vint. red Chinese cabinet, a rustic 4’ x 4’dining table with 4 matching benches. There are also ladies clothes & shoes, children’s clothes: boys small/medium, girls medium, toys. Many TV’s (big screen and table models), 4 large electric exercise equipment, patio furniture, BBQ, bicycles, kitchen, other furniture, large metal work table for sewing pattern making, multiple lg bolts of wool & other fabrics, lg air hockey table, bean bag chairs, bric-a-brac. And so much more.

Our Warehouse Sale – Feb 21- 22

October 7, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

SYES is closing down their storage facilities and offices.
We have been there for years and have lots of treasures yet to be sold. Come on by and see what is available.
There are antique and vintage items. There are lots of china pieces and settings including Blue Danube, Blue & White Asian, Delft, Spoto Japan, ZS & Co. Bavaria, Imperial Crown Austria, Spode Cowslip/Camilla/Tower Blue & Red, English Ware—Royal Worcester, Wedgwood Jasperware, Kent Chintz, Queen Elizabeth 1953 Souvenir Plates & Cups, Metterteich Meissen Blue, Haviland France, A. Lanternier, Franciscan Apple, Clara Collector Plates, etc. Silverplate serving hollowware, flatware sets & pieces, large ‘as is’ Pueblo owl, tiki, masks, copper ladle, spears, magic stuff & gags, games, books high end and lower end, Budweiser 13” wagon and ceramic horses, lamps—shell casings, wall sconce, etched shades, hats, purses, portable Edison phonograph & cylinder records, fabrics, tobacco cutter, J.S. Partridge Nov. 1916 24” Roman chariots plaque, pewter figurines, linens & woven pcs., 14’x18’ 1930’s hooked rug, Chinese rugs, storage tubs, skis & bamboo poles, wood tripod, pictures, turn ‘o century baptismal and religious certificates, drop front desk, hockey stick bookshelves, 2 office desks—a large ‘U’ and a 4’ straight, framed cigarette cards sets, faux fireplace, film reels metal wall sculpture, pr. 1950’s hand painted court jester lamps w/beaded shades, mirrors, bric-a-brac, Chagall print and other numbered prints, posters, salt & pepper sets, western & rustic stuff, Richard (director of Dr. Doolittle) Fleischer memorabilia, maps, oil paintings—T. Henry, A. Bodson, Eileen Crandall, Betty Warner, Martha Black, Walter Skyeagle. Also, 40’s chrome table & 2 chairs, crystal and clear glass pcs., colored glass pcs., chest, frame, Christmas ornaments & misc., Matchbox & Hot Wheels & Tootsie cars, jewelry—vintage, new & antique, cleansers, party plates & cups, doll stands, 1930’s wedding dress/shoes/photo, vacuums, cabinets, book & other shelving, postcards-art and locations, clothes, furs, weathervane, coat hangers, electronics—monitors, keyboards, computers, radios, vintage TV, ephemera—photos, California stuff, Hollywood stills and memorabilia and so much more!
Also, 100’s of Square Dance Dresses and Petticoats. Size 6-8. 50’s & 60’s

Pasadena Estate Sale

October 5, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

We hope you enjoyed this sale.

It was certainly an elegant home.

As always, you were all so pleasant.

Thank you

San Marino Estate Sale

October 4, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

Exciting 1926 Historical San Marino Estate

Great house…great sale.

Thanks for coming

We enjoyed you all!

The 19th century antiques include: 3’x5’ library table, 2 drawer desk, Eastlake— wall shelf, side chairs w/gross grain seats, armoire w/out doors & has shelves, Empire pedestal foyer table, étagère, lg. & sm. gesso & reverse painted mirrors, 9’ English oak book/china cabinet, extra large Empire sideboard cabinet, English oval side tables, 9’ tall hall mirror w/ornately carved crest, glass ball & claw piano stool, spindle side chair, copper log bucket w/ball feet, wood trunk, etc.

Other antiques include: iron light sconces, rugs—8’ x10’ & 12’x17’ Sarouk wool, wicker sofa, a historical plank table once surrounded by Annie Wilson, George Patton & possibly George, Jr., and other local pioneers of the 19th  & 20th century, antique office desk, parsons table, heavily carved Asian w/rose marble tops-12” round side, 28” sq. coffee, 15” sq. table, pr. French children’s armchairs, steamer trunk, lithographs, picture frames, marble stand and 8’ marble table, lg. & sm. 78rpm records, needlepoint footstools, oak filing cabinet, ornate iron heat stove, china, silverplate, bric-a-brac, French vanity (needs paint), fishing rods, demi-lune china cabinet (needs TLC), books, etc. Vintage items- lg. elegant Fr.9’ designer distressed oak china cabinet, modern style satinwood coffee table, child’s dressing table & misc. 60’s side tables, cabinet sewing machine, French style long dresser & two side tables, Asian upholstered/wood king headboard, vanity items, dressing room goodies, pr. 4-tiered mahogany side tables, ant.& vint. sheet music, pictures, oil paintings, posters, lamps, 60’s blue velvet sofa, pr. Asian upholstered/wood style sofas, 50’s 6×9 Kirman wool rug, brass fireplace fender, tools, coal bucket, & tea cart, Japanese paper/bamboo parasols, Asian lacquered side chair & table, 50’s-60’s maple— drop front desk, drop leaf table & 2 chairs, spinning wheel, cabinet, TV cabinet,   bookcase, 60’s fold-up bar w/2 stools & foot rests, Asian cachepots, carved India wood panels, 2 antique iron stove/heaters, TVs, garden statuary, 3 ½’ x 5 ½’ cotton Aubusson rug with matching 9’x12’,women’ s clothes 6-14 & shoes, young men’s M-L, many LPs & 40s 78rpm sets, lamps, books-vintage & newer, potted plants, some tools, lots of garage stuff, towing trailer, etc. Lots more!

South Pasadena Estate Sale

October 3, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

South Pasadena Estate Sale

Carmen Dirigo Estate

October 2, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

Carmen Dirigo was the hair stylist to the stars.

Thank you again for coming.

Great movie history here.

We will post the next date

as soon as we schedule it.

This is a small, but packed vintage home, with wall to wall oil paintings! It is original from the 40’s & 50’s. The gentlewoman that lived here was a make- up/hairdresser for most of the Hollywood Studios in the 30’ s to the 60’s. It is a fun sale, but not for the high end antique buyers crowd. If you want to see what it was like then & find lots of goodies– well, this one is for you.

There are some star studio photos, movie memorabilia & ephemera, antique 19th c steamer trunks, old games, trophies, BBQ, picnic items, many vintage mahogany side tables, horse lover’s stuff— figurines, books, & memorabilia, Christmas items, baskets, 6’ oval hooked area rug, 1950’s sink/stove unit, artist supplies, easels, canvases, art books, etc. china, glass, crystal, Western saddle & rack, many horse figurines and Equestrian Trails memorabilia, (old) draperies, Hi-Fi given to owner by Joan Bennet for a wedding present in 1941, yellow seat & formica chrome table with 4 chairs, plant stands, tall standing swivel mirror, Spanish shawls & great antique/vintage linens, pewter, lanterns, ant. & vint. tall, vanity, and table lamps- brass, iron & porcelain, 40’s blonde bedroom set (vanity w/mirror, stool, dresser, 2 side tables, king headboard & deco knobs), perfumes, channel back chairs, lots of costume & some real jewelry, vanity items, compacts, some vintage ladies clothes & shoes, scarves, lingerie, sheets & towels, old toiletries, jewelry boxes, 4 panel Asian wall screen, crewel pictures, 100’s of wonderful oil paintings done by the studio lady that lived here. There is also a 1920’s-30’s bedroom set (dual head & footboard, dresser, rocker, vanity w/mirror & chair- all hand painted trim on each piece), yarns, mirrors, vintage pictures, hats, draperies, maple furniture pieces, records- LPs & 78s, figurines, bric-a- brac, picture frames, decorative items, vint. & retro gifts still in boxes, wing chair, quilted sofa, round antique ball & claw foot table w/3-12” leaves, 20’ s/30’s mahogany dining side board & ‘stepped’ tea cart, hi-fi in gorgeous 40’s-50’ s cabinet, a wonderful kitchen w/lots of fun things with many original labels & tags, 1930’s California style dinette set with darling cabinet – all trimmed in paint stencils, barware, antique Hardman player piano & bench w/rolls, Monterey tile table, wind-up Victorola on cabinet, ottoman, wood/uphol. arm chair, Edward Porter horse charcoal picture, single Kenmore refrigerator, washer & gas dryer, garden, garage (which we have not unearthed yet) & redwood & metal patio furniture.

Studio City Estate Sale

October 1, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

Studio City Estate Sale