Los Angeles/Mid City West

June 21, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Friday June 25 & Saturday June 26 8am-5pm

Sunday June 27 11am-5pm

(4 streets West of La Brea Ave 4 Blocks South of Melrose)

Thomas Guide: 563-C6                      Purse check in for security.            Numbers out at 7:00 AM Friday

Our policy is to not have any presales.
Our pricing occurs during the sales
with some starting amounts listed on the room sheets.

This is a beautiful 3000 plus sq. ft. home placed in the Fairfax area near Melrose and La Brea. This beautifully upgraded home is predominately decorated in the French style with many decorative Asian touches.  Here are the teaser pictures until we finish setting up and take our final ones.

Here, you will see an 8’ taupe overstuffed sofa & 6’ loveseat trimmed in wood, machine area rugs, 5’sofa table, pr ornate armchairs w/gilt trim, tortoise shell lamp on brass base, jewelry boxes—dresser, floor, 6 section India carved wood, 2 pr Amphore covered urns, cloisonné—eggs, vases, sm pitcher, vases. Many boxes—3 Israel Mother of Pearl & ivory, wood, glass, porcelain, & Battersea, Fr. Ceralene china dishes 58 pcs & tureen, platter, vegetable, art glass, several 6” to 18” prs Asian blue & white ginger jars, carved rosewood china curio, ant. porcelain jardinière, coffee table books, Abajour lamp, platters, entertaining serving sets & dishes, Tajine condiment set, Villeroy & Boch and Pierre Deux cachepots, Arthur Court hollowware-figural elephant torte server, chip & dip, trays, bowls, rect. Italian style dining table w/8 chairs & 2 leaves, iron & marble side table, pr faux crackled wood curios (18”D x 24”W x 80”H), silver plate—16 5-piece place settings flatware, trays, candelabras, appetizer lazy Susan, & hollow ware, 3 ivory Africa figurines, lovely table linens, 2  4-panel Japanese standing screens (stone appliqués & one painted), Japanned mirror & 4 nesting tables, Viani ‘Rape of Sabine’ Florence bronze statue by Giambologne,  queen head & footboard w/out mattresses & bedding set, 3 pc marble & brass ormolu clock set, Lucite framed Indian embroidered tapestry, skis & ski boots, 2 executive desks w/chairs, 5 other desk chairs, reception desk, 2 more pair French arm chairs, 3 pc secretary book case/curio cabinet, Jerusalem by Basson watercolor, wood scissor table base w/glass top, some costume jewelry, pine dinette w/4 chairs, Provence knife painting, bar accessories-crystal & glass, 2 Riviera coast oil paintings, 2 entertainment cabinets, Mitsubishi 40” TV, carved tusk, another 8’ taupe sofa, Moroccan parchment lamp, figural draped metal coffee & sofa tables, perfume bottles, Fr country side oils, men’s clothes & ties, women’s designer clothes sz 6-8 & shoes & boots sz 8, reproduction ormolu furniture– commode, desks, round side table, Art Nouveau statue of a woman, abstract plaster mother & child statue, pictures & paintings, KISS pinball machine (not operating), patio & garden. An additional list will be available by Sunday night. No more room on this card!

Well, here it is! The addition to the postcard, and this estate’s many possessions. All the items in this home are original to this home. Gorgeous! (The exception may be jewelry). Be assured that there is much more than we are listing.

There are two framed Chagall signed lithographs and a Salvador Dali framed & signed lithograph. All three are wonderful and a perfect purchase for art investment in this day’s economy. There are several French countryside oil paintings by Nim and other artists. Crystal bowls in abundance—Nambe, pr 18” 3-lite metal candelabras, candleholders, fireplace set in black iron & brass trim, vases, kitchen—sm appliances, double wide Frididare refrigerator in brushed chrome & 5 years new, utensils, dishes, pots & pans, etc. The decorative accessories are beautiful, 16 sets of Noritake tea cup & saucers w/2 sets of sugar & creamers in Kingswood Platinum, 14 glass chargers, French sterling boxed baby cup & spoon by Daniel Cregut, brass cache pot, colorful painted fruit glazed ceramic bowl & platter, figural floral individual porcelain knife rests, cake plates, fine table linens including capiz shell, Pierre Deux, and embroidered, small multi-drawer standing flatware chest, butler’s serving table, lg fruit still life oil by Loving, 36”abstract glazed ‘Mother and Child’ statue, busts, bookends, hall console table, 3 drawer desk, Japanned plant stand, Lucite framed Japanese doll, painted white bookcases w/blue & white toile paper lining, standing picture frames, desk lamps, pine round dinette table & 4 chairs, new 32 bottle Magic Chef wine cooler, whitewashed base & 4 decorative chairs w/glass top table, Italian X bench, side chairs & many pair of Directoire chairs– gilt & white, taupe velvet, brown floral vine, faux crackled finish, Chess & Backgammon sets, painted Asian drop front desk & chair, pr abstract glass candleholders, Decopauge glass plate, decorative Turkish knife, round corner table w/beaded embellished cloths, reverse painted Emperor & Empress pictures, standing & table lamps, mirrors—carved wood, black lacquer, oval, ornate, gray metal w/pr sconce lamps. Still more with excellent condition 19th c. Singer sewing machine w/bracket that displays the machine and shows the case all at once (very clever!), multi-crystal block quartz candle holder or flower vase, framed Asian embroideries, pictures, pine 3-drawer bedside table,  pie crust table, vintage Pinkie & Blue Boy framed prints, an amazing perfume bottle collection, faux palm tree, ficus, and other plants, 5 framed map pictures, faux fireplace logs on iron rack, framed Disiderata, cute 18”side table commode, ormolu round side table, bamboo side chair w/leather seat, a ‘Leg Magic’ exercise machine, 2-tiered phone table, wood box with key, 2 different 18” plaster columns, lg. shell in Lucite box, 4’simple design black painted cabinet, 2 Venetian & etched standing mirrors, tiered chrome towel stand, overstuffed velvet animal print chaise chair & club chair w/ottoman, man’s valet stand, animal print rugs, Robert Doisneau photo poster ‘The Kiss” 1950’s Paris, portable outdoor bar w/refrigerator, sink, and storage and has a tile top, treadmill, elegant 7 pc patio set w/an unusual arch umbrella, iron tea cart, nice potted plants, patio settee, French wire stand & bench, black Formica bookcases, 2 iron chaises & side table, boy statue, umbrella, 4 sm hanging glass planters, deep freezer and more!

Silver Lake Estate

June 16, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Fri. 6/18 & Sat. 6/19 8 am – 4 pm   Sun. 6/20 12 – 5 pm

Purse check in for security.

Numbers out at 7:00 AM Friday

This is one lovely home, impeccably spic and span, containing overstuffed furnishings, antiques, decorative items, books, art glass and Disney collectibles. This estate’s owners work in the theatrical, film and television industries and will be selling some of their Hollywood and Broadway entertainment collection in this sale.

We are adding 20 pounds of costume jewelry from this man’s mother. They are coming from his parents home in Palm Springs. We have not seen it yet, but it should be great.

There, you will also find books of novels—Clancy, Koontz, Ludlum, Grisham and others, art & media books, Playbill & entertainment magazines, sofa & chairs, carved Asian coffee table w/faux green marble top, wood & upholstered arm chairs, newer style area rugs—solid, design, Dhurrie, art glass & crystal, geodes, bric-a-brac, antique angels, sterling cow creamer & wine taster, miniature mirrors, fish, owl, turtle, Art Deco & other figurines, painted Russian dolls, decorative items, bell, French crank novelty wood automatons, door knobs, bar accessories & glassware, glass & other side tables, a stunning metal obelisk lamp, ornate clock & candlestick ensemble, 3 abstract nesting tables, sm. ant. cabinet w/marble top, folk chic console table, N.D. Corby 1981 signed litho #96/150, blue & white Asian china, multi-color ceramic serving pieces, cookbooks, wine goblets, vintage table juke box, kitchen—bake ware, sm. appliances, cookware, trays, vintage bird salt & pepper sets, microwave, dishes, etc. Continuing with a j. botz framed print, pr. bar stools, glassware, ‘Newport’ Mikasa dishes, platters, vases, antique wood box calendar, modern standing lamp, 6 drawer dresser, pictures, wood Craftsman style lamp, a futon or lofa, Mickey Mouse collectibles, chic Harlequin painted cabinet bookcase, Toshiba DVD VHS 19” color TV, brass shell lamp, signed David Hockney 1983 Venice Art Walk litho, glass computer desk, men’s suits & jackets size 40 & 42, two red easy chairs & ottoman, tagged French oak table w/4 carved fruit back chairs from Nice, metal console table w/crackled wood top, pr. beaded shade boudoir lamps, melamine modern 50’s style patio dishes, pine cabinet, tree style lamp, neon clock, patio furniture—2 chaises, two patio tables w/chairs, a well-used gas line BBQ, potted plants and more.

Sharon Yost Estate Sales                     Our Email: Sharon@SharonYost.com

Northridge Estate

June 9, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Friday June 11th & Saturday June 12th  from  8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sunday June 13th   from  12:00 – 5:00 pm
Monday June 14th   from 9:00am – 4:00 pm

This is sure to be one great sale!  Probably one of our top five! Imagine finding yourself surrounded by American & English antique American primitive furniture and 19th c. treasures once owned by one of the founders of the Old Treasures Club in 1939. This home is loaded with antiques everywhere you look. The drawers are filled with goodies and linens. The cabinets are stuffed with items too many to mention. The closets are hanging with clothes and hatboxes brimming with hats and walls loaded with Victorian shelves and paintings and china.

The items include in no order: a prime 19th c. gesso gilt picture frame 48” x 60” surrounding an oil painting copy of Pampeo Batoni in 1850 (The original was destroyed in WWII in a Dresden museum),  tall ships paintings & drawings, gate leg table, many electrified oil/fuel lamps & chandeliers, 19th porcelain & china including Mason, Villeroy and Boch, McCoy, a mint Steinway and Sons vertical maple piano ‘American Colonial’ style sold at the Penny Ousley Store in Van Nuys, English brass candleholders, sheet music-19th & 20th c., many pieces of 19th c. Majolica dishes &  case clock, Windsor chairs, side & console hall tables, table display case, music stand, cloisonné hollow ware & boxes, dresser chests in flame mahogany, pine, old hardwoods, maple.

Colonial iron pots, antique wood ship models (14”to 40”), corner chairs, 9 travel chests, crazy quilts, side & arm chairs, carved woven basket weave carved wood chair w/turned legs, mahogany drop leaf table w/ 4 sabre leg Victorian needlepoint chairs, Havilland china, silver plate roast dome,18th c. tall corner cabinet & a ½ cabinet, flow blue dishes, crystal knife rests & goblets, platters, Asian porcelain & Imari, shells, iron scale, 14’ braided rug, hooked &  tribal rugs, kidney shaped table, mirrors, Buddha, 2 tripod tilt top tables, more linens & doilies than any other sale, much antique & depression glass, 1838 Daniel Pratt wall clock to 1870’s Ingraham, Waterbury mantle & wall clocks, 19th c. adjustable students desk, English library step chair signed by Bisset & Brunton Ltd., tapestries, tribal rugs, hundreds if not thousands of old photos, foot stools, copper lustreware export china in tea leaf, blue, and painted, lithographs, antique sofa, WWI & travel posters, small doll house, Toby mugs, By Appt. Royalty English plaque, tankards & steins, 8 Dr. Syntax prints, colonial painted chest-on-chest, thousands of antique books, LPs, 24” pine harvest table w/two 10”drop leaves, 6 chairs, repro Revolutionary War drum, Colonial pine chair & farm house cabinet, folk chest on chest, kitchen cabinet w/etched glass doors, WWI proclamation by George V, pitchers & crocks, dry sink, cactus & other plants, umbrella stands, Hepplewhite arm chair, library table, small parlor chair w/faux grain finish, Martha Washington sewing cabinet, pouch sewing cabinet, faux bamboo chair, farm chair w/original rush seat, tortoise shell & gold cigarette case, double plant stand, dry sink, blanket chests,  foot bench, sm footstools, Hitchcock & bentwood style rockers, pr. wing chairs, steel engravings 1762, adjustable candle holder,Waterloo steel engraving, Limoges fish serving set w/ platter & 10 plates, sewing machine & notions, garage & garden tools, bird bath, patio furniture, pot belly stove, decanters, glass salt cellars, grandfather clock, rope bed (no rope), china cabinet, cannonball bed, embroidery samplers, Wallace Nutting prints, jointed mannequin, ink well, gloves, vanity items, ginger jars, secretary bookcase, horse collar mirror w/embellishments, Williamsburg weaving bed coverlet, what-not shelf, embroideries, smalls & bric-a-brac, copper cookware, Victorian &  20’s women’s clothes some w/old photos of the owner in the dress, 28 pound English scale, salesman samples of Windsor bench & dining table, Victorian chemises, dresses, and other pcs., Japanese prints, travel writing desk, American dessert & tea china setl,  jewelry-real & costume, 19th c. laces and sewing notions, brass frames, Life magazines, 78rpm records, LPs, TVs, receiver, turntable,  plus 50 boxes to empty!

The jewelry is amazing and you won’t be disappointed. Victorian gold, silver, 20’s & 30’s costume jewelry, Bakelite, old shell necklaces, and many pieces are here. The sterling silver is also a thrill and much of it…flatware & holloware. We just unearthed that a few days ago.  The ephemera is extensive. There are 1880’s portraits and many old photos of outings, autos, home and family events. vintage British pamphlets, college 1910’s & 20’s, dance cards & pencils, some political items, home improvement and city permits, prints, signed lithos & steel engravings, postcards, art sketches by Carol (a display designer for J.W. Robinson’s), newspaper headlines, U.S. History items, brochures, antique info and much more.