Tarzana 2012

November 29, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Friday December 7, 9:00-4:00

Saturday December 8, 9:00-4:00

Sunday, December 9, 12:00-5:00

Monday December 10, 10:00-3:00

Corbin Ave., Tarzana, CA 91356

I know it…We said we would be done for the year, but we are going to do the right thing and present one of the most elegant homes that we have ever seen. The setting is just wonderful. Please consider it a Holy Days and Christmas present to you, me and our lovely client. Of course, the best gift is God’s love for all people, His creation. We pray God’s peace on your lives and families in our great Country. May God bless the U.S.A. and Israel.

The ornate items in this home are just amazing and include an early 20thC. 4’x4’ Chinese carved settee bench, a 5’x5’ 19th C. European carved mirror, pr. Barcelona mid-century chairs in chrome & black leather & coffee table, modern sculpture & sofa with wood frame, rugs-8’x10’ signed Chinese landscape, 9’x15’ Chinese floral, Master Craft dining room ensemble-12’ fully extended w/one leave in fine wood, beveled glass &  brass trim, 3 matching vitrine curios, two 36” brass clad vitrine curios and a brass clad buffet server & matching mirror (absolutely stunning!) & mint condition.

There are 12 chairs and an Italian tea cart. A large demi-lune chest w/marble top, executive desk, 9 large size Fredric Remington statues including “Coming Through  The Rye” & “Bronco Buster”. Other bronzes include children, Arab horseman, clowns, an eagle, Prateria horses, Art Nouveau maiden, carousel horse, musicians, etc.

There are designer and high end clothes, 2 Meissen style porcelain figurines, French side tables, bric-a-brac, kitchen, 2 bedroom sets, an antique junior pool table, lamps, embellished silver table, Edison gramophone w/huge horn, 16 1/2” &  28” ant. brass National Cash Registers, carved wood upholstered sofa, pr. Fr. Fautiel chairs, sofa table, lg. carved wood vitrine, Howard Miller grandfather clocks-the big one & a smaller one, carved hall console table w/mirror, signed lithographs, oils and watercolors, Chinese lacquer 4- panel wood screen w/stone figurines, convertible game table, silver plate serving pieces, decanters, barware, 12 – 6 piece place settings Weimar Porzallan “Katherine” German Democratic Republic, near new black leather L-shape sofa, geometric glass candleholder, faux plants, small garden statues, and patio furniture. The paintings will be listed on the website with more items ASAP.

Signed Art includes—Large Bryan ’95 Oil “People By The Lake w/Boat”, Chiarella Photo “Mission”, “Red Poppies” Oil by Scott, Borewko Serigraph “Lady in Red”, Boulanger “People Playing Instruments” Litho 1975, T.H.Jansen “Roses” Still Life Oil, Stuzkever “Girl in Red Hat” Oil on Board, S. Bluem Litho “Class Musicians Playing Music”, Oil Painting on Canvas by J. Fisma “European Snow Scene’, Soria “Street Market Scene” Oil, Pablo signed Oil “Italian Village”, L.Koan “European Village” Oil, Lg. Irseny Dvozonin Oil of “Two Buffed Men Wrestling”, Henri Plisson Serigraph “Stroll in the Park”, Earlene Moses Litho “Landscape”, Diana Reineke Litho “Summer Mist of Two Women By A Lake”, Nisa Paris Oil on Canvas “Venice Italy”, Marias “Fox Hunt” Oil on Canvas, “English Village w/Water Mill” Etching 1897 (Not Signed), “Country Cottage” by Conti Litho, Clowns Oil Painting, A. Krasnyansky Litho “Spain-Segovia, Alcantar”,  John Kelly Litho “Freighter”, Leroy Neiman Litho “Paris Streetscene”, John Kelly Litho “Ground Swell” (Clipper Ship), “Amen” Litho by Sixteen, Moody Oil on Canvas Unframed “Maison de Provence”, Bellis “Italian Ruins” Oil, Fred Slocombe 19th C. “Windmill” Etching, T. Conskell “Sunrise” Litho, “Mill on the Thames” Etching Richard Winters 19th C., Ralph Scott “California Creek Landscape” Oil and other unsigned prints.

Bronzes–Frederic Remington-Coming Through the Rye (Off original), Wounded Bunkie, Wicked Pony, The Buffalo Signal, The Trapper, Worshiping the Great Spirit, and three others. Arab Horseman, Libelulu The Dragonfly Maiden, Tall Eagle on base, children bronzes.

Pre- WWII Chinese fish bowl,  Arab Horseman bronze,  Chinese Carved Soapstone Figural Fruit in Baskets, 3 Chinese Rosewood corner chairs w/heavily embellished mother of pearl, carved Rosewood stands, French Normandy antique buffet, shadow boxes w/Chinese bottles & bells, Chinese cloisonne eggs & vases, retro & vintage porcelain dolls, large doll cabinet-floor to ceiling, Yugoslavian etched stemware- 12 – 9 stemware settings plus extras and also vases & bowls of the same pattern, Seder plates,  Lladro figurines– “Gondola” & “Children Playing, NAO “Egrets”, Crystal pieces, silver plate serving dishes, cobalt blue Limoges cache pots & vases, brass decorative accessories, Chinese jade grapes tree 36″, 4 Chinese rosewood nesting tables, lacquered boxes, etched crystal dragons table screen on bases, side tables, tikis, commercial bar Waring ice crusher, commercial Miele coffee maker, Kenmore refrigerator.

More……2 marble game or dinette pedestal tables with chairs, wood serving table on wheels, carved myrtlewood figurines, chess set, black leather reclining chair, ottoman, standing gumball machine & popcorn cart, Homedics leather massage chair, wire planters, 60’s bedroom set w/dressing vanity, baby crib, lamps, tubular metal student desk, chair & lamp, 3 signed lithos in gym room of landscapes w/creeks, gym equipment–Precor stair stepper, Ab Works by Nordic Track, Vectra three section unit,  wood Nordic track,  plastic stair steps, dumb bells bench & leg crunch machine, hand weights with pyramid rack, xtreme fit rug family exercise unit, AB Slide, vinyl balls & medicine balls, other exercise bands & mats & books,  TV stands, box TVs, DVD player, VHS player, vintage GE radios, 8′ x 10′ Chinese rug wool landscape & 9′ x 17′ wool floral rug, Signed Toledo framed mid-century tapestry “Geometric”, Chrome vegie drawers & chefs stand,  3 spice racks, small appliances & Kitchen Aid accessories, wine cooler, Royal Worcester porcelain pieces, magnetic watch case, small stool, cobalt blue art glass, wing chairs, Tiffany style lamp w/figural twig base, figural bronze elk lamp with Tiffany style shade, 3 area rugs, and a small blue child’s club chair.

More and More……5 green park benches, 3 patio tables & 4 chairs, Children’s patio table & 4 chairs, bar table & 2 stools, 2 tea carts, small garden bunnies, propane heater-commercial, glider swing, concrete shell planter & base, 4 umbrellas w/stands, bird bath, bisto table & 2 chairs, Mexican oven.

Garage tools- hand & power, construction tools, saws, extension cords, garden tools, planting table, and so much more.



Arcadia Estate

November 12, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 


Friday November 16th and Saturday November 17th, 2012    9am to 5pm

xxx W. Colorado Blvd.,  Arcadia 91007

This is an unusual sale for us; as it is a small apartment, set on tables, placed in and on several  pieces of furniture, not staged and full of more antiques per square foot than we have ever seen.  It contains the possessions of the late May Batterson, an antiques dealer in the Pasadena area. Her two bedroom home is in front of the complex, on the ground floor with great parking on Colorado Blvd.

Included in this sale are unusual items that will thrill any collector or buyer…….airline fans, French porcelain, Sutherland table, china—English, European, flow blue, Chinese, Mexican silver, lanterns, large 19th C. souvenir spoons, box, dinner bells, porcelain figurines, jade pieces, postcards, large& small wood & porcelain boxes, cut crystal, pottery, pair of club chairs, pictures, paintings, etchings, kitchen, sets of dishes, knives, bookcases, sideboard, TV, tapestry fireplace screen, fire fender, scale, ephemera, gate leg table & 6 chairs, mahogany cabinet, sofa, side tables, lamps, fabulous Hitchcock settee w/herb & spice names on each slat, cash register, jewelry–14 kt. gold, costume, turquoise & sterling, Victorian jewelry, glassware, vintage goodies, tons of linens, etc. There is too much to list!

From the West 210 Freeway, get off at Michillinda Ave., go south , then left or east on Colorado Blvd. It is near the northeast corner of Santa Anita Race Track and East of Baldwin Avenue.

Westwood Estate

November 5, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

252 Tavistock Avenue, Los Angeles, 90049

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Friday November 9th  from 9:00 to 5:00

Saturday November 10th from 9:00 to 5:00

Sunday November 11th from 1:00 to 6:00

We are back on the Westside in a six-figure neighborhood and it is filled with beautiful things. We have Asian, Country, Middle Eastern, vintage Mahogany, Contemporary and French Traditional. To say the most, it is filled with beautiful decorative accessories just in time to begin shopping for your friends and loved ones.

Rather than trying to trek you out to Westlake, we have brought Westlake to you. Exquisite and lovely possessions from a family that were going to sell all of it at a garage sale! With gracious permission from Westwood, we embellish their already classy household to bring you even more of a treasure house!

Highlighting this home is a oversize Baker 6’ china cabinet and a Baker 40”x87”curio cabinet, 7’white sofa, plaid loveseat,5’-6’gingham & floral sofa & club chair, beige & cream stripe loveseat, white painted 3-tier curio cabinet, handcrafted cabinet w/curio display unit, modern leather lounge chair w/ottoman, pr. charcoal club chairs, 8’x10’leopard center pattern/bordered in flowers rug & runner under a Fr. Traditional black resin topped dining table, buffet and 6 chairs.

Also, wall shelves, mirrors, black & cream area rug, Asian desk & chair, lamps–tole, porcelain, ceramic, brass, wood, painted metal, many framed pictures & posters—Japanese, Hopper, 50’s-60’s art, framed tools & coins, mid-century, prints, oil, lithos, watercolors, etc., wall shelves & cabinets, coffee tables—white painted 4’sq. wood, 2 round oak coffee tables, cookbooks & other books, decorative accessories, mirrors, side chairs & many side table sets & singles(one Lucite), hall tables, 4 & 6 panels screens, dressers, pine armoire, queen mattress set w/wood headboard, king mattress 2 post headboard w/2 twin mattress sets & bedding, other wool area rugs, footstools, bistro table & 3 chairs, kitchen & dishes, pewter pieces, boxes, throw pillows, decorative accessories, ‘1000 Year Old Chinese egg’ pot, barware, crystal glasses, much fine M to L size men’s clothes suits & shoes, Middle East trunk & brass pcs., many vintage linens & bath items, china & porcelain antique figurines, U.S. Revolutionary War figural soldier decanters, silver plate, silver & amber & costume jewelry and fun smalls, ornate brass fireplace tools/andirons, LPs, computer desk, wood file cabinet, computer & speakers, printer, patio table w/6 chairs, potted plants, a wonderful tool shop for you guys with lots of power tools & hand tools, washer & dyer, & more!

 The flatscreen TV and butcher block table in kitchen are NOT for sale!