Lake Balboa/Van Nuys Estate

July 20, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

These are some of the furnishings and possessions from Mr. & Mrs. Billy Eckstine (1914-1993). He was an “American singer of ballads & bandleader of the swing era. He broke down barriers throughout the 40’s as the first romantic black male in popular music.” He sang with Sarah Vaughn & Dizzy Gillespie. The items listed are from his estate and moved to this site from storage and are now for sale. There is no memorabilia. A wonderful history and history board will be on site! Plus shop to the music of Billy Eckstine singing many of his best and greatest songs!

19th C. to the 1960’s antique furniture and vintage items. Most is mahogany wood & burlwood. Side board buffet, lamps—pr new Waterford Belline crystal, pr brushed brass, pr 28” marble, pr 42” marble, wood, porcelain, ceramic, 20’s book stand, demi-lune hall table, pr Victorian Eastlake carved wood armchairs w/green leather, marquetry oval coffee, lamp, step & other side tables, side table w/candle wicking trim, Art Deco channel back club chair, wing chairs–fan yellow floral, white silk Damask, sky blue upholstered armchair & side chair,ottoman, carved wood hat/cane rack, 9’ English oak mirrored sideboard cabinet w/orig. brass hardware, 4’x5’ gilt/beveled mirror, Art Nouveau wall clock, pr French side bed stands w/marble tops, pr 25” gilt cathedral andirons, 5’ tall carved finial post or lampbase, Japanese koi fan,  china cabinets, carved wood/red velvet sleigh settee, 3 knotty pine nesting tables, 24” spelter bust of Britannicus, White wicker– sofa & 2 matching chairs & round side table, wicker sofa & chair, oval painted coffee table, wicker stand & rocker. 10’x14’ yellow & ivory machine made area rug, rose stained glass window, 3 chandeliers, 4’ etched brass table on modern wood stand, vintage ornate sculpted French fiberglass mirror w/painted flowers by Finesse Originals, Art Nouveau bedroom items, not matching head & foot board,  dresser w/7drawers & mirrored shelf unit, carved wood & turned English candleholders, 19th C. lg hall console table w/marble top, 19thc.square grand fold top desk, red Asian sculpted wool rug 5’10”x 7’10”, 6 ½’ flame mahogany 6 drawer dresser, French chifferobe cabinet armoire,  mirror, Abernathy 5 drawer dresser, lg framed needlepoint of ‘The Prodigal Son’, mahogany dining  table  6-20’s-30’s chairs, 4-19 th w/tapestry seats & back chairs and matching table base (marble top broke years ago), 20’s chair w/70’s  floral upholstery, 2 bookcases,  many lg picture frames, traveling armoire w/ormolu pieces, new just ‘out of box’ tall jewelry box, tall china cabinet w/clear glass door. Vintage Art oil paintings– S. Morgan oil of Europe, pr DeGrazia faux oil on linen framed prints, pr framed M.Gulon Asian prints in 40’s frames, S. Colby floral oil, Jean Keuterickx (1907-1969) 1950’s fruit still life & vegetable still life  & “After the Ball”, M. Dick abstract cityscape oil, Victorian Hudson River School lake scene oil-19th c, Marsen European oil, Tymonki Calif. Poppies, Vic Yineva? still life-50’s-60’s. Bric-a-brac, popcorn quilt, crystal, china, glass, amazing ladies hats-straw, ostrich & other feathers, wool, felt, cotton, white beaded dress worn to White House for the honoring of Duke Ellington during Richard Nixon’s term, fabrics, vintage clothes & newer—sizes 14, XL, 20w, fur pieces, furs. linens, leather purses, capes, coats and more!

Tarzana Estate

July 1, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

This was a very nice home. What great landscaping.

We hope you found fun items

and enjoyed looking and talking.

Fri & Sat: July 10 & 11—8:00 to 4:00

Sun. July 12—12:00 to 4:00

Mon. July 13—9:00 to 3:00

Thomas Guide: 560-H5             Purse check in for security

Numbers out at 7:00 AM Friday

Beautiful, upscale, green cozy glen estate that includes a Danish modern ‘Cal Mode’ buffet, 7′ Danish modern burlwood/mahogany dining table w/2-16″ leaves and full table pads, 8 ivory upholstered chairs w/teak legs, lg 4’x 6′ colorful framed Cannes Film Festival poster, rustic wood entertainment cabinet, Harman Kardon CD player, CDs, Technics stereo receiver & turn table, LPs, 24″x 24″ 2-tiered pie crust square table, shiny brass/glass lamp, a large amount of gorgeous and fine decorative accessories & bric-a-brac in crystal, brass, wood, metal, porcelain, glass, silver plate, ceramic and papier-mâché. Gateleg drop-leaf side table, burlwood game table and 4 chairs, carriage style lamp, 3′ x 5′ parquet coffee table, brass fireplace sets, large copper bowl, wood arm chair w/red upholstery, pair of 8′ sofas geometric floral geometric-burgundy/gray/ivory & gold, African mask.  China, crystal, silver hollowware pieces and trays, 3′ x 6’glass top chrome saw horse legs desk, brown leather Eames desk chair, pair 4′ tall teak wood sculpture stands, small appliances.

Antiques–marquetry Bombe’ chest, brass embossed umbrella stand, small corner oak sewing cabinet, 2 small ladies carved desks, mirrors–oak, brass metal, 36″ round thumbprint and carved dark wood lyre shape mirrors, side chairs, framed Napoleonic embellishment, carved furniture cornice, child’s Mission rocker, piano bench, Copeland dishes, Vintage and new ladies clothes- S-M,  ladies shoes sizes 5½, 6 & 6 ½, purses, men’s clothing-M, large and XL, shoes 8 ½, 9, 10 ½ & 11, shirts 15½-16/32. Pair oversize chair chic hide-a-beds, 4-drawer file cabinet, 60’s 3-section bookcase w/cabinets below in pickled yellow & ivory, small ladies desk in ivory & green trim, vintage designer clothes-brocade/stencil/beaded, pair framed stitched Asian coin dolls, 2 beige upholstered chairs, turned wood standing lamp, gilt mirrors–41″ x 30″ & 39″ x 33″,  framed Guatemalan tapestry,  John Widdicomb 9-drawer burlwood Asian dresser & a pair of matching 36″ x 19″ chests, pair latge matching brass lamps, clothes valet, low console cabinet, 13 Erte collector plates w/ boxes, floral Capo di Monte candleholders, David Winter cottage figurines, large lit figural cottage 15″ tall (Bob Dylan has one), decanters, vintage barware & glasses, pair slip-covered love seats, striped French oversize chair/ottoman. 1000 LPs. Books–(All books were sold by owner prior to the sale. Our apologies.)  Office supplies, Woodard chaises and ottomans, patio furniture. No plants are for sale. Wood LPs shelves, kitchen, pots and pans, party supplies, electric frying pans, silverplate coffee service w/tray, platters, Tumi and other luggage, gift-wrap, dishes sets, teak credenza, director’s chairs, kitchen shelf, brass log carrier & tools, feathered decorative pillows, doll, Woodard chaises, African garden lantern, violet upholstered easy chair, 2 violet design lamps, white iron day-bed trundle w/bedding, violet chintz easy chair, white wicker shelves, Porsche luggage, vanity items, small pickled pine chest, floral hat boxes, small white entertainment unit, floral chintz upholstered chair, shabby chic chandelier, some linens.

Paintings—Kamara Kohn still life oil, Hebrew Scholar oil, R.E.RH//ELL ‘The Barn’ oil, Joshua Meader ‘Rainy Day’ oil (worked at studios), watercolor by Stanton (brother of famous artist) ‘Ol Sole (s) Temporal’ Firenze 1971, two women watercolor ”The Confrontation’, abstract unsigned, John Young-Hawaiian artist abstract oil, ’50s/’60s Tarallo ‘The Billiard Hall’, Pedro Sequi ’84 Argentina, 1979 abstract watercolor by Alfie Alfiere, signed print ‘Jug & Wine Bottle’, Udvary ‘Men Fishing w/Nets in Small Skiff”oil, Aviaam Zarros ‘Man Fishing from Boat oil, ’70s caricature, pr. framed Xavier Cugat pencil sketches, Eye of David sculptured plaque from David, statues–Isadora, Brazilian woman, lovers, busts, oil of woman by Sheryl, Hundert Wasser poster, Leroy Neiman posters (one of Steve Garvey, signed by Steve Garvey), 1985 original Chorus Line poster w/Norma Andraud, & framed posters/ pictures.