Granada Hills Estate

October 24, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 


This estate is 3500 sq ft of ornate, high-end furnishings, decorative accessories, china sets, men’s & women’s designer clothes, rugs, bric-a-brac, real & costume jewelry, and crystal chandeliers. This is a decorator’s delight and home embellishing, holiday shopping spree destination. A home collected by a couple that has only bought the finest and much of it. They entertained friends, had large family gatherings and were wine enthusiasts as is well evidenced here.

Here are some highlights:

Antiques: a 19th burl & flame mahogany vitrine, purportedly a 7’8” x 23” framed piece of Marie Antoinette’s opulent bedspread purchased in France, Italian carriage door panel 16th c. Corfu family, late 17th c. gold leaf mirror, 19th c. frame surounding newer painted print European fishing boats oil, early 20th c. French clocks, late 19th c. tri ram heads carved Bavarian stand & Bavarian shelved mirror. 1970’s Lalique includes ‘Antinea’ vase in opalescent green & clear crystal, ‘Bacchantes’ vase, ‘Ganymede’ champagne cooler. 1920’s octagonal marquetry/ormolu side table, European oil painting ‘Lady Gathering Twigs in Forest’ by Violat X 1918, pr French Fautel salon chairs, 15 White House dessert collector plates MIB, 6’ White Furniture Co. dining room table (w/2-20” leaves) & 8 chairs & 79” china cabinet. 12 large area rugs, runners & small rugs.

China sets: 95 pcs. Wedgwood Kutani Crane china, 107 pcs Wedgwood ‘Florentine’ china including soup tureen & many serving pieces, also Lenox ‘Holiday’ china 20 plus place settings & dozens of serving pieces. There is bric-a-brac, 4 Karges hand crafted & painted chairs (orig. $4400 each), Karges king headboard, long dresser, pr side chests, armoire chest, tall dresser (does not match former Karges listings), 34” brass Mercury ‘Winged Victory’ statue, Olympic nude male runner carrying Olympic Torch charcoal by Charles Billich from Australia, Sherle Wagner ‘Canton Rose’ bathroom sink, 3 Carolyn Humphreys oil paintings, Thomasville, Drexel, Baker, E.J. Victor, Sligh & other furniture. Lighting—-3 crystal chandeliers, Murano opalescent chandelier, sconces, 6 matching 24 kt. gold ceiling fixtures, 4 matching gilt/brass crystal ceiling fixtures, lamps—Baccarat, crystal, Hummel, Lenox, wood, porcelain, bronze, marble, Asian, Royal Worcester, reverse painted).

Other things–two GE ivory double wide refrigerators, TVs, books, DVDs & VHS tapes, Christmas trees & decorations, men’s & women’s designer clothes, shoes, shirts, scarves, handbags, suits med & lg (Karl Lagerfeld, Mark Piscitelli, Jhane Barnes) size 13 shoes & boots. Women’s med & lg size 7 ½-8 shoes. Gourmet kitchen & decorative serving pcs, king sheets, towels, bedding, linens, Brown & Jordan patio, plants, seasonal decorations washer & gas dryer. Amazing volume & quality! Great parking! Please check website for much more this weekend.

This additional list of items could not make it to the postcard. Enjoy this list and come by and see! This household contains many wine items as they were owners and vintners in Tandem with their expert, well-known wine enthusiast family. The bar contains wine goblets & champagne flutes galore. Ice buckets, wine coasters & coolers, bar utensils, and more!

Pr velvet jacquard loveseats, octagonal Japanned coffee table w/brass & glass trimmed insert, antique black & gilt carved gesso grape mirror, pictorial 3-panel colonial scene fireplace screen, brass trimmed fireplace tools, 4’ bronze Art Deco 1920’ s woman statue, 50’ s cut velvet love seat & pr side tables, Moorcroft vase, Thomasville painted yellowed ivory 5 ½’ china cabinet & 5’ buffet, 4’ ornate tall standing brass lamp base, painted Chinese side table, tall lacquered/brass Asian vase, decorative gilt stand faux floral arrangement, tea cart & tea cup collection, Victorian hand painted porcelain, Dorothy Thorpe floral glass pieces, cane/carved wood canopy chair, old 18” brass candleabra, 39″ sq. flip top extension game table w/3-12″ leaves , large antique gesso mirror 42” x50” , 7’ light blue Asian upholstered fabric sofa w/matching bedspread, stainless flatware for 18 or more, 30” Roseville planter on stand (as is), Florentine trays, Heather Goldwine ceramic sculptures, Eastlake side chair, 18-4 pc place settings Villeroy & Boch ‘ Play’ eggplant colored flatware, many pressed & smooth glass entertainment serving pieces, ceramic decorative items-pitchers, trays, bowls, etc, Lenox accessory pieces-picture frames, vases, boxes, candleholders, etc, antique Ginori dessert set, silver plate—covered swan lidded bowl, 28” lobster server, trays, large wine cooler, chafing dish, 24” oval casserole, etc, china–dishes & figural pieces, sm Wedgwood Queensware dishes, Daum France, Antique, Waterford, Czech, German & other crystal figurines, bowls & vases.

Don’ t go away! There is more!

More is a great collection of beautiful jewelry—gold, silver, diamonds, gemstones and costume. There is a Bavarian beverage tureen w/8 mugs, round green painted floral 3-nesting tables, faience tile cachepot, many table picture easels–iron, brass, floral motifs, painted antique white buffet cabinet w/tilt extensions & matching side table, 36” carved wood Asian woman statue, pr framed Chinese embroideries, cachepots, vintage ceramic Chinese stand, E.J. Victor 3 drawer chest, 4 pc Drexel wall unit (shelves, drop front desk, cabinets), Italian stone veneer side tables, 24” plus Madonna & Child carved wood statue, 6’ Mount Airy mahogany china cabinet, 23 pcs. Bauscher Germany ‘ Picasso’ china set, refinished antique gate leg drop leaf table, pr leather barstools, 1776-1976 commemorative wood baby high chair, 24” Bavarian tankard, red marble framed mirror, bamboo style mahogany nesting tables, seasonal decorations & flags (Easter, Christmas, Thanksgiving, Halloween, St. Patrick’ s), 2 GE Profile refrigerators 26.6 cu. ft. (ice maker, water dispenser, milk door), pr. French arm chairs, pr. figural Indian elephant side tables, black Egyptian style arm chair, 60s fruit/stripe upholstered love-seat hide-a-bed, French style Link Taylor 9 drawer dresser, Sherle Wagner ‘ Canton Rose’ bath basin, pr framed Chinese stone pictures, decorative throw pillows, colonial style rocker, framed pictures, prints, posters, a collection of large & small Incolay boxes & accessories, magazine racks, Apostolic blessing from Pope John II, men’ s & women’ s designer fragrances, brass dresser vanity items, upholstered vanity stool.

I need a break….

Back with a proclamation word of amazing men’ s and women’ s designer clothes …… It is a collection of clothing that most of us only dream of. A preview of the men’ s closet include seemingly, a store transferred from Spain & Italy to Granada Hills. Suits & sport coats by G. Bocchese, Jhane Barnes, Mark Piscitelle of Karl Lagerfeld Paris, Policar, Umberto Ginocchietti, Torras Aranjuez, & more. European sizes 52, M & L. Casual shirts by Leo Rossi, Nicole Miller, Gottex and more in M & L. Dress shirts by Versace, Craig Taylor, Cabeleiro and more in M & L. Size 12M & 13 designer shoes by Banfi, Volare’ , San Remo, British Walkers, & Bruno Magli and more. Tennis shoes and boots size 12 & 13. Casual shoes by Cole-Haan, Tsubo, Galizio, Torresi and more. There are sweater sets, handkerchiefs, cummerbunds, hats, etc. The women’ s clothing is a dream closet of Paul Stanley and others’ suits, blazers, skirts, tops, dresses, coats, evening wear, handbags, hats, scarves, gloves and other ladies’ items in sizes M & L/12 & 14, Euro 40-44. Dozens of shoes by Weitzman, Magli, & St. John in sizes 7 1/2M to 8 N. I believe that you get the idea of the scale that is here. These will be priced to sell, so you can enjoy for the holidays and beyond or give as gifts.

There are many hand woven newer 70’ s Persian wool rugs. A 12 x 17 area, 16’ x 32” runner, 8’ x 11’ area, 3-36” x 33” rugs, an 8’ x 10’ rug, a 3’ x 5’ , two 8’ x 11’ Asian style rugs, a 2’ x 5’ rug, a sheepskin rug 6’ 8” x 3 ½’ . They are pastels, black, green and cream backgrounds.

There is too much more to list it all, but some more is a 4 station weight machine, white/wood microwave cart, figural rabbit collection, Brown and Jordan matching iron patio furniture (2 – 6’ three quarter inch glass table tops and 14 chairs, cushions & teacart), plants & cactus & citrus trees, 2 box hose carts, 2 chaises & 6 patio chairs, hand tools, Link Taylor cherry wood king bedroom set & mattresses (headboard, 2 side chests, chest on chest, long dresser & mirror), Christmas ornaments & decorations & table linens, vintage cherubs lamp, 3 folding suitcase stands, dozens of picture frames, Victorian salon chair, child’ s maple rocker, Thomasville 6 Pc. corner wall units, Baker drop leaf side table, pr gilt iron nesting tables w/black marble tops, games, pr painted children’ s chairs, children’ s books, Sony 27” TV, Sligh ornate ladies desk w/leather inset & executive leather desk chair, brass lamp, 2 drawer wood legal file cabinet, cherry wood corner bookcase/entertainment unit, 19” Sharp TV, 27” Panasonic TV, VCR & DVD players, laminate faux pine computer desk top unit, open bamboo style bookshelves, 60’ s white painted French style desk, metal floor stand globe by Reploque, Canon office floor copier w/ multi page collating feature, designer luggage, fax, office supplies, travel bags, gift wraps & ribbons, vacuums, Whirlpool white washer & gas dryer, cookbooks, bakeware, serving dishes, jams, jellies, sauces, chutneys, canned food, spices, and every household item you could ever need. Come and see it all for yourselves! Start and finish your holiday shopping here.


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