Toluca Lake 2013

April 13, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Friday April 19th     9:00 to 4:00

Saturday April 20th     9:00 to 4:00

Sunday April 21st     11:00 to 5:00

Monday April 22nd     10:00 to 4:00

Tuesday April 23rd     10:00 to 4:00

Toluca Lake  91602

Get off the 101/134 Ventura Freeway,

Turn north 2 blocks to Kling Street,

Turn right one block to Ledge,

To those of you who have attended our sales for the last sixteen years, we have a really fabulous home for you, and for those of you who have joined us within those years. This sale is one of our top five for antique smalls, decorative accessories and just a wonderful life-long collection. This household represents a family who started with nothing, and through hard work and perseverance accumulated and collected what they desired. The legacy still lives on and the American Dream is manifested here. The opportunity to succeed and the freedom to accomplish it are represented here.

The furniture, paintings, bronzes, antiques, jewelry, art and Depression glass, porcelains, Asian and American pieces fill this home. Here is a partial list: 1920’s Medieval style hall table w/mosaic top & a wine cabinet, marble clocks & accessories, enamel & brass umbrella stand, 1930’s Art Deco front door chimes, chandeliers—crystal, mission, brass, 19th C — gesso mirror, roll top American desk, Art Nouveau carved wood side table w/water lilies motif, watercolors, gilt cast iron side table, porcelain & bronze & brass figurines—statues, bowls, cache pots, lamps–Tiffany style, Art Deco woman, large driftwood, pair of 14”griffins, blue & white porcelain, 3 California tile top tables, area rugs—20’s Chinese style & vintage Persian, lawyer’s bookcase & several other display cabinets, Richmond & Green of Glasgow ¾  height upright piano w/built-in candleholders, mirrors, books and magazines—large coffee table editions, Judaica, antique & reference books, history, Israel, catalogs, fashion, art, travel, novels etc.

Smalls include antique cut to clear ruby glass, art glass. Asian items—antique & vintage scrolls, enamel vases, soapstone & jade carved figurines, ginger jars, mud men & porcelain figurines, boxes, stone flowers, grapes & candleholders, antique Japanese prints, Chinese needlework, reverse painted Japanese portraits, koi fish carved round coffee table, small side tables, antique cinnabar ginger jar, Geisha robes, standing table screens, embellished bar cabinet, amber jade mud & porcelain figurines, carved stand, snuff bottles, export china, plate & statue stands, framed fan, Samurai doll, vase, artwork. Pre-Columbian artifacts, rocks from ancient cities in small boxes, paperweights, Toby jugs, decorative plates & pitchers & vases, Staffordshire dog pairs, lace lady figurines, vanity items, old toiletries, fans, silver plate & some sterling, American brilliant & other crystal pieces, -Victorian porcelains, perfume bottles, 1930’s/40’s flatware in box & unused, steins & tankards, stemware, vintage bar accessories, dresser mirrors, picture frames, antique doll wardrobe & dressers, dozens of porcelain plates on the walls, punch bowl, antique glass & Depression glass of all types, jewelry—estate, real, costume and so much more!!!

Art will be listed later with some exceptions: old signed etchings of harbors, signed & numbered lithographs—matadors, romance, landscapes, European. Oil paintings, portraits, old photos, enamels, fashion prints, mid-century modern, old Maxfield Parrish prints, N.C. Wyeth print, antique & vintage silhouettes, nude, clown, signed Marc Chagall numbered print, 1981 Peter Max signed & numbered print, vintage Joan Miro print, Corot litho, antique pastels and more!!!

Art Collection and Artists In This Home

–Baum, E.N. Preston, Shatobir, Japanese Block Prints, Matador Lithos, H.S. Saltzman, H.H. Flynn, Al Wettlet, Judith Dragonette, –Ettheridge, Fields, Paul Gregg, Edward Biberender, Romeo Monte, Elissa Dorfman, John Kelly, Vernon Liftwick, Belvia, Berry Douglass, –Robert Quett, H. McCaig, and other illegible signees.

Just added–Dame Judith Anderson-Macbeth Costume Original Sketch. She stared with Sir Laurence Olivier in London in 1937 and in 1941-42 with Orson Wells in New York

Other items include coffee tables, ormolu stand, 1920’s desk & chair, 1910’s velvet & carved wood red velvet sofa, throw pillows, candelabra, antique fireplace accessories, wall and mantle clocks, antique side tables & cabinets, matching — antique chifferobe/closet, headboard, dresser/chest, pr. side tables, valet, antique ormolu headboard, wood armchairs, bar stools, antique French commode with marble top, ottoman, executive desk, old knee hole student desk, office shelves and file cabinets, pair ladder-back chairs, 1960’s curtains, linens, sheets, towels, doilies, fabrics, old, blankets, linen calendars, dictionary stand, women’s vintage and retro clothes, shoes, turn o’ century oak china cabinet w/glass curios on each side, Verlys glass vase, copper cookware, kitchen, Kenmore side by side refrigerator, potted plants, patio items.

So much more in the garage! I will list it later. PLEASE NOTE! There is so much in this house that there is plenty for everyone. We are extending this sale to 4 ½ days and will make it longer if we have to. We will notify you of the extension of days if we decide to.

Please remember that we cannot quote prices over the phone or internet. Pricing happens Thursday night (late).