Carmen Dirigo Estate
October 2, 2008 by syes
Carmen Dirigo was the hair stylist to the stars.
Thank you again for coming.
Great movie history here.
We will post the next date
as soon as we schedule it.
This is a small, but packed vintage home, with wall to wall oil paintings! It is original from the 40’s & 50’s. The gentlewoman that lived here was a make- up/hairdresser for most of the Hollywood Studios in the 30’ s to the 60’s. It is a fun sale, but not for the high end antique buyers crowd. If you want to see what it was like then & find lots of goodies– well, this one is for you.
There are some star studio photos, movie memorabilia & ephemera, antique 19th c steamer trunks, old games, trophies, BBQ, picnic items, many vintage mahogany side tables, horse lover’s stuff— figurines, books, & memorabilia, Christmas items, baskets, 6’ oval hooked area rug, 1950’s sink/stove unit, artist supplies, easels, canvases, art books, etc. china, glass, crystal, Western saddle & rack, many horse figurines and Equestrian Trails memorabilia, (old) draperies, Hi-Fi given to owner by Joan Bennet for a wedding present in 1941, yellow seat & formica chrome table with 4 chairs, plant stands, tall standing swivel mirror, Spanish shawls & great antique/vintage linens, pewter, lanterns, ant. & vint. tall, vanity, and table lamps- brass, iron & porcelain, 40’s blonde bedroom set (vanity w/mirror, stool, dresser, 2 side tables, king headboard & deco knobs), perfumes, channel back chairs, lots of costume & some real jewelry, vanity items, compacts, some vintage ladies clothes & shoes, scarves, lingerie, sheets & towels, old toiletries, jewelry boxes, 4 panel Asian wall screen, crewel pictures, 100’s of wonderful oil paintings done by the studio lady that lived here. There is also a 1920’s-30’s bedroom set (dual head & footboard, dresser, rocker, vanity w/mirror & chair- all hand painted trim on each piece), yarns, mirrors, vintage pictures, hats, draperies, maple furniture pieces, records- LPs & 78s, figurines, bric-a- brac, picture frames, decorative items, vint. & retro gifts still in boxes, wing chair, quilted sofa, round antique ball & claw foot table w/3-12” leaves, 20’ s/30’s mahogany dining side board & ‘stepped’ tea cart, hi-fi in gorgeous 40’s-50’ s cabinet, a wonderful kitchen w/lots of fun things with many original labels & tags, 1930’s California style dinette set with darling cabinet – all trimmed in paint stencils, barware, antique Hardman player piano & bench w/rolls, Monterey tile table, wind-up Victorola on cabinet, ottoman, wood/uphol. arm chair, Edward Porter horse charcoal picture, single Kenmore refrigerator, washer & gas dryer, garden, garage (which we have not unearthed yet) & redwood & metal patio furniture.