Los Feliz 2012

April 28, 2012 by  

COME HELP US EMPTY THIS HOME. MAKE US AN OFFER. WE WILL TRY TO ACCEPT IT.

REMEMBER, WE HAVE DELIVERY SERVICES TO GET ALL THESE TREASURES TO YOUR HOME

Friday May 4 & Saturday May 5    9:00 am-4:00 pm

Sunday May 6    12:00-5:00 pm

Monday May 7  10:00 am-4:00 pm

Tuesday May 8 10:ooam-4pm

Ambrose Avenue (Between Los Feliz Blvd. & Franklin up Normandie)

—————PLEASE WATCH FOR PARKING RESTRICTIONS ON FRIDAY ————-

This restored six bedroom, 1923 English Tudor home is sure to be an ‘estate sale goers’ pleaser. The house is for sale. We just think it is a beauty. The gorgeous neighborhood setting is nestled in the hills with a view of the Observatory above, and reminiscent of old Hollywood.

It is filled with furniture, art collector’s listed artist oil paintings (listed next week-Conrad Buff etc.), patio and decorative accessories. There are things from the 19th C., vintage, & to the present.  We have American, Italian, French, Asian, English, and Indian items. Antiques include an 1860’s Minaret/sq. grand piano desk w/provenance, What-Not etagere’, German salt glaze pitcher, 20’s Mochi enamel kitchen table w/silhouette design, china, glass, many standing bridge lamps, pitchers, 10’ x 15’ 1920’s/30’s hooked rug, 16” tall brass fireplace fender, marquetry hall table, pr. Kittinger oak demi-lune side tables, Art Deco brown & white marble mantle clock & bookends, 4 iron planters, brass day bed, French copper pots & bowls, Art Deco chest on chest/mirror/armoire/headboard/pr. side tables, Tiffany blue & white lotus pitcher, cloisonne’ vase, 8’ x 10’ 1920’s Chinese Nichols rug, inkwells, spelter/marble lamp & other lamps, Neo-Classical  Fr. Art Deco gray chenille down sofa, 20’s iron ashtray.

Vintage items include brass inlaid bar & 2 folding side tables from India, 2-3 shelf Globe Wernieke lead & glass lawyer’s & other bookcases, sofas & club & salon chairs (slip covers/ Harlequin/ leather & fabric), red/black decorative Chinese & other side tables, iron silver leaf coffee table w/marble top, 40’s desk lamp, 70’s 6’ Harlequin cabinet marionette theatre w/puppets, books, area rugs, Marge Carson buffet, crystal, matching armoires, pr. custom signed 5’ marble lion statues (originally $30,000), Chinese rosewood sofa & 4 arm chairs & side tables, 4 upholstered chairs & other side chairs, lg. gilt mirrors, 24” floral cache pot.

PR. 2′ x 5′ ITALIAN MARBLE LION STATUES COST $30,000 NOW  REDUCED TO  $15,ooo (DELIVERED)

LARGE 6 FOOT MARGE CARSON CONTEMPORARY SIDEBOARD BUFFET COST $13,000 Now $4250

GORGEOUS BLACK AND NEWER CUPBOARD COST $3000  Now $1250

Bric-a-brac,  linens, tablecloths, towels, some bedding, 20’s repro dining table & 6 chairs & 2 leaves, area rugs-red, black & white Turkish, green & beige Persian, 8’ x 11’ Azarbayjian & other rugs, faux oil paintings & prints, kitchen, dishes—Royal Worcester, white ironstone, Soleidado Bees, Pierre Deux style, solid greens & yellows, many faux plants, medium Vintage ladies clothes & newer, Christmas, Christophle silver plate flatware 15 place settings & plate serving pieces, kitchen, patio-black painted teak table 4 chairs settee, repro planters, tile topped tables, Chinese stools, chairs, tall patio heater, BBQ, baker’s rack, Gargoyle figurines, jewelry-costume, gemstone and real.

A Message from the Owner

Over the course of nineteen years, the collectors who lived here accumulated collections of visual art, books (notably a collection of poetry), tableware, and other objects.

Most of these works have a clear provenance:  they were purchased at galleries, auctions, and from the artists themselves.  Where feasible, we have printed out information about these works.

All prints have UV-reflective glass and matching black frames (except where already-framed when purchased).  All water colors have high quality wooden frames; the Surendorf watercolors are framed in cherry wood.
The visual art collecting began with folk / outsider art.

Folk / Outsider Art
1.  Cornbread, “Guinea Keets.”  Acrylic on 12” x 34” wood panel.  Marcia Weber gallery.

2.  Mose Tolliver, two portraits:  George and Martha Washington.  House paint on 15” x 16” wood panel.  These are earlier works, pre-collaborative, not painted directly for a customer.  Martha has a red nose and smaller goatee.

3.  Eric Legge, flowers on 9 ½ x 37 wood panel.

4.  C.W. Conor, mixed media, painted paper on tin.

5.  Arbon Lane, boxers, house paint on wood.

6.  Patience Hamilton, “Wheat Scene.”

7.  Jack Savitsky, “Fifi Dunn, Farmer’s Maid.”  Pencil on paper.  The Dunn farm is still operating in Pennsylvania, near Savistsky’s home.

8.  R.A. Miller, “I love you [dinosaurs].”  Marker and paint on hardboard.

It continued with collecting local prints and prints from the 30’s.

Prints Poole, “Horses”

Blanche Grambs, “Mining Town.”  Proof.

William Sanger, “Storm over Fishing Village.” WPA  print.

Edmundson, color print

Street, Prayer Rug

Prints by California Artists Charles Surendorf, “Driftwood”

Charles Surendorf, “Stairway, New Orleans.”

Charles Surendorf, “Hse in NOLA.”

Charles Surendorf “Nervous Nude.”

Charles Surendorf, “Winter Orchard”

Charles Surendorf, “Sonora Church”

Charles Surendorf, “Tahitian Fishermen”

Charles Surendorf, “State Street”

Warren Dreher, “Hills, Spring Rain”

Monterey photo:  fishing boats.  Silverplate frame.

Monterey photo:  female sardine canners on Cannery Row.  Unframed.

Big Pig Poster

Birds on a wire poster in frame.

Cows poster.

Leo Politi, Bunker Hill,

California Paintings Anonymous, “Angels’s Flight.”  Oil on canvas.

Alice Blair Thomas, still life of flowers, oil on 9 x 12 linen panel. Original frame.

Joseph St. Amand, “Cornflowers.”  Still life, oil on board. Condition:  picture is loose in original frame.

Charles Buff, two-sided oil sketch on panel, one side mountains, the other a mesa.  Purchased from John Moran.

Charles Surendorf, “Sullivan’s Creek.”

Charles Surendorf, “Longbar Meadow.”

Anya Fischer, shell.

Judy Molyneux, “Rebecca.”

William Morehouse, study for Rock Fog Bank, oil sketch.

Other Paintings Robert D’Arista, “Oriental Jars.”  41 by 41 on canvas.  Condition:  some minor paint loss.  Other:  artist had a retrospective last year; prominent Boston artist and teacher.

Charles Movalli, unsigned. This is a very typical work, and was acquired with the other picture from the same gallery.

Charles Movalli, signed.

San Francisco bridge painting

California Watercolors Charles Surendorf, “Dry Creek,” watercolor on paper.

Charles Surendorf, “Columbia Colors,” watercolor on paper.

Charles Surendorf,  “New Mexico,” watercolor on paper.

Charles Surendorf, “Spring,” watercolor on paper.

Charles Surendorf, “Nevada,” watercolor on paper.

Surendorf water color and ink.

Watercolors Gregorio Prestopino, Madonna with child.  Watercolor.:

Just To Let All You Art Collectors Know.  The Movali, D’Arista, Harris, Hooper, Surendorf (50% to 60% off) original oils, watercolors and signed lithos & etchings  are over 35 -50% reduced and more for some, as well as the other street art and WPA lithos (Works Progress Administration from FDR’s 1930’s government programs). The thing is, there are lots more art works that will be brought in FOR SALE from the house nooks and crannies to sell after these go. COME ON OVER and pick up those pieces of art that you wanted. Also, as is custom, everything is reduced and bargaining from there is encouraged. That is including the marble lions that are now reduced to $12,500 for the pair and can be delivered to a level place only! The $13,000 Marge Carson buffet is reduced to $3750 for you designer furniture collectors. The huge black cupboard is down to $850 and goes down from there. It all goes in the next few days! See you later.

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