Granada Hills Estate Sale

October 8, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

After 23 years, I am walking away from doing estate sales.

I am handing my supplies and lists to my faithful team.

They have been trained by me and by my methods.

They will be on their own and I am referring you to them.

This sale is not a Sharon Yost Estate Sale.

Hear ye, Hear ye
Come one, Come all

To this beloved Granada Hills home

Filled with treasures of days gone by.

Friday, October 13th  8-3

Saturday, October 14th 8-3

Sunday, October 15th  9-3

Granada Hills, CA  91344

The matriarch of this family loved antiques

and the Victorian period was her jam!


Come view our elegant offerings with a nod to the historic past.

Among the goodies in her collection are…
A gorgeous carved walnut double bed
Stunning tall walnut armoire with beveled glass
Oak table with 6 chairs
Antique wall and mantle clocks
Marble topped Victorian dresser and night stands
Lovely Eastlake rocker upholstered in dreamy jade green velvet with matching footstool
Antique washboards
Amazing antique oak piano
Metal queen headboard
Metal trundle bed
Cool shaker style bench
Vintage sewing machines
Amazing antique curio cabinet
Fabulous antique wall shelves
Gorgeous antique hall trees
Victorian style tufted sofas
Vintage roll top desk
Steamer trunks
Fabulous oil paintings, etchings and art prints in whimsical frames
Victorian glass abounds… including Fenton and carnival in the most beautiful colors
Depression glass
Vintage lanterns
Lionel train sets
Cast iron Boss Man bookends
Gorgeous beveled mirrors
An etched Victorian silverplate urn
Antique and vintage books
Plenty of good current reads
Cast iron trivets
Beautiful European portrait plates
Gorgeous Victorian hand painted lamps
Hand painted China from Prussia and Czechoslovakia
Colorful hurricane lamps
Records including master pressings
Tintypes and Victorian cases
A smidge of Sterling
Antique keys, finials and other do-dads
Victorian doll houses filled with miniature furniture
Antique and vintage dolls
Old rusty gardening tools
Plenty of household items
A full garage with tools galore
Tons of sewing notions
A tad of vintage glass Christmas ornaments
Faux plants and gardening pots
A 1998 Saturn with approx 70,000 miles
… and so much more!!

Come see us this weekend. You won’t be disappointed!!

Encino Estate – Magnolia Blvd

November 16, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Friday November 21, 9am to 5pm

Saturday November 22, 9am to 5pm

Sunday November 23, 10am to 5pm

Monday November 24, 2014 10:00 to 3:00

Magnolia Blvd, Encino 91316

South of 101 Fwy at Balboa Blvd.

Turn right on Magnolia Blvd.

Our next sale is just before Thanksgiving, and we are happy to bring it to you. As many of us gather together with friends and family, let us all remember what a great time it is. We all can be thankful for so much. May God bless you during this time and may we thank Him in return for so many good gifts.

Within this 4500 sq. ft. home you will find 50 years of antiques, vintage & contemporary furnishings, art and decorative items. It is a fabulous setting on a full acre and includes 2 herringbone sofas (7’ & 9’), a custom painted carved oak 2 pedestal coffee table, brown lacquer cube side table, oak bombe’ side chest, pr. ivory leather ottomans, 60’s low oak console cabinet, Eastlake chest w/marble top, clocks—Regulator, Jans of London, brass ship’s clock. Crystal chandelier, Asian light fixture and a 28 bulb chrome contemporary chandelier……bright & stunning.

Also, 2 brown Lucite sculpture stands, 4 Knoll International wood arm chairs, Knoll 6’ white dining table & white chair, American chest, 8’ glass top dining table w/chrome base w/18″ slip on extensions to 9′, iron & leather hall table, 8 rough- hewn English oak Windsor style chairs, oak pedestal dining table w/leave, 6 ant. chairs, 6′ drop leaf table, pr. twin adjustable beds w/king bedding, cotton down filled club chair & ottoman (needs new upholstery), white painted wood trundle daybed, white bead board bookcase/cabinet, pr. white wicker tall bookshelves, chair & side table, 67” ‘Woman in Shower’ sculpture, 2 tall sculpting tables, 6’-7’ drop leaf dining table, art books—Picasso, George Segal & Rodin sculpture, H. Schatz photos, Brueges, Slovenia & more. Crystal—Baccarat inkwell #321/450, ashtrays, boxes, shapes, bowls.

Boxes—lacquer & mother of pearl, porcelain, Russian, inlaid wood, abalone, marble, woven, pewter, glitter, copper & nails. Lamps—4’tall 18” wide burnished brass, jug, cherub, ceramic, figural native American Indian.

Bric-a-brac, cache pots, pottery jugs, silver plate servers, 1975 Fitz & Floyd brown dishes, white dishes, glassware, bar, throw pillows, 50” Samsung flat screen TV, kitchen, antique 2-bottle Tantalus, ladies’ clothes & shoes size medium, wood wine bottle crate furniture, books, 12 Vols. Charles Lamb Elia Ed., wood & iron fireplace tools, LPs, sound electronics, table & bed linens, etc. Art—Domingo Pena signed lithos, sculptures by Marcia (outstanding talent), lithos by Bauser, Michael O’Mara & more.

We have an art gallery in the garage; many nudes and nude sculptures. Also, oil paintings, posters, child art. Reduced art from James Gill (one of the Brazil 9), John Paul Jones, Lester Johnson, Gaston Lachaise, Leonard Baskin, Jean Louis Forain, Rick Harold Tryptich, Jack Levine, Enrique Montenegro,  C.A. Nasse, Robert Andrew Parker, Umberto Romano, Richard Segalman, Jan Stussy. Vintage framed art reproductions by Picasso, Cezanne, Klee. Vintage reproductions of Hiroshige and other Japanese artists. Posters- by Amado Pena and Picasso. There are 5 Yamagatas. All this art in reduced from a former sale. The owner of the house is a marvelous sculptor with quite a few pieces of her original art.

Garage items, Sugar Ray Robinson’s motorized exercise bike, children’s books, cookbooks, computer, monitor, speakers, keyboard, 20′ rug runner,  Persian & Moroccan rugs, mirrors, Eleanor Wakefield Gateshead. From Beverly Hills- Kindel china cabinet, White dining table & 6 Kindel chairs, John Widdecomb server, 2 Karastan rugs (9’x 12′ & 8’x 10′), John Widdecomb  coffee table,  12 Lamberton china plates, Sligh desk & leather chair & a pair of side chairs. Large iron andirons, 4 wood Charles & Charles chairs, Hardman player piano w/100 rolls, costume jewelry, iron coatrack mirror, antique cabinet, bowl & pitcher set, white cache pots, travel dolls and bride dolls, Diana doll, glassware and baskets. Too much more to list!

Patio—Brown & Jordan chaises, 2 side tables, tall chair, 8 arm chairs, teak dual patio bed, many plants & tree, glazed pots. Med-school skeleton, office shelving 10 white & 8- five shelf lawyer/doctor file cases (3 brown, 5 beige) & office supplies.



Los Feliz Estate 2014

October 24, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 


Friday October 31st     9:00am-4:00pm

Saturday November 1st   9:00am-4:00pm

Sunday November 2nd  11:00am-4:00pm

Monday November 3rd   10:00am-3:00pm

Overnight Security

Holboro Dr. & Griffith Park Blvd.

West of the 5 Freeway and North of Los Feliz Blvd.

Many years ago, we did a private sale for the former home of Norma Talmadge, the silent movie actress, who was in films from 1910 to the advent of the talkies in 1929-1930. She was married to Joseph Schenck, an early executive MGM New York in 1917 during WWI. Soon after, moving to California, they lived in ‘The Cedars’ or the estate they used in the film ‘Easy Rider’ on Cedarhurst Drive. There were many items there belonging to the couple and we sold them for the owner at the time there some 18 yrs. ago. This home in Los Feliz contains pieces that we sold there. Those items are an 8’-9’ tall floor Eastlake mirror, and a 32” stone Corinthian column (owned by Norma Talmadge), a pr. of crystal floor ash trays, & a pr. of crystal lamps (owned by owners after her residency there)…all original from the Cedars house and left through several owners. Terrific Hollywood History!

The rest of this sale is filled with gorgeous things from years of collecting, painting & decorating. So, along with many gorgeous oil paintings by the owner who has shown in Europe, & other artists, you will find framed movie posters that he has worked on. There are leather/tapestry loveseats and sofa, oak coffee table w/8 bevel leaded glass panels, a 6’x 8’ red & blue Moroccan rug, an antique flame mahogany buffet w/backsplash, pr. channel back club chairs, lamps-standing and table, flatware, blie and white porcelain lamp, pr. contemporary mahogany & pr. metal chairs, mid-century style coffee table, 36” Carrera marble stand, 1930’s round foyer table w/leather inset, antique round phone table, Greek man bust, 8 leg round side table, patinated plaster woman statue, Victorian dining table w/8 chairs, Chippendale breakfront, pr. matching gilt/wood console tables, lg. area rugs in wool, 6 ivory & beige drapery panels w/3 swag valences, costume jewelry & ornate smalls, 4’ iron/leather/glass hall table, metal coat rack, ivory leather Italian style sofa, burgundy floral wood armchair, 36” tufted brown leather ottoman, 4 ornate side chairs w/leather seats, art & coffee table books, triangle side table, vintage Russian icons, bar accessories, old bells, wall carving, 2 antique swords,  2 lg. teak patio chairs, 4 high end iron patio chairs w/cushions, gilt rope motif table w/glass top, CharBroil BBQ, china, crystal, porcelains, Herend, silver plate, glass & more.

There are two antique swords and a dagger. Swords are Toledo, Spain an ornamental without scabbard. The other is a gorgeous and intimidating Japanese Samurai sword with scabbard. The dagger looks like it is Moroccan. All collectible and pricey.

The current owners are retaining their home and it is NOT for sale. Their art includes oil paintings and acrylics American, Eastern European artists and European artists: homeowner & film designer Lubo Hristov, P. Mitkov, Andrej Janev GEV, Plamen, A. Boyer, Ralisa, Gepthohkat, another Icon & Cohn. There is a 36″ patinated plaster woman violinist, a woman statue and a C.Hess 1975 Model T Jalopy #17 copper statue.

Their friend and client added some lovely Asian & South American pieces today. Those items are  Malachite figurines from So. America–a skull figurine, offering bowl on stand & 2 carved stone pendants. There are 19th-20th C. signed opium bottles in bone & wood, cinnabar, bejeweled stones, porcelain (no stopper), enamels, & a fabulous amber bottle w/silver overlay (no stopper). Also, 3″ miniature Geishas vase w/view turner,  3″white jade horse & monkey figurine on base, pr. antique & signed Chinese incense burners, vintage reproduction Chinese gilt temple bowl w/4 feet, a stunning yellow jade w/freshwater pearls necklace, 18″ carved stone tusk w/Chinese noblemen, 19th C. 5″ Chinese tea pot, Kwan Lin amber figurine, carved turquoise block Chinese figurine, fine signed vintage ceramic bowl.

Yellow soapstone pieces include– Chinese woman nobility figurine & nude Chinese sea woman figurine.

Qing Chinese Dynasty River Jade Carvings– 6″ Diety Angel, 5″ Diety Bat or Cobra, 3″ Medicinal Bowl, & 12″ Diety Goat.



Tarzana Estate

December 7, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

This 5500 sq. ft. estate is another home you will not want to miss. Our last sale of the year, it is a stunningly furnished house filled with so many treasures you will be amazed.

Inside it you will find high-end 19th and 20th century antique & contemporary furniture, books, decorative accessories, china sets, collectibles, paintings, sports, and contractor items. For an abundance of gifts, this will be the stop for you.

There is an American Heritage red felt mahogany billiards table w/leather baskets & ivory inserts, wall rack w/4 counters, 4 cues, & accessories, pr tall chairs & table, 18th c. English clock, a massive new Italian dining table w/10 large chairs & 3-20″ leaves extends it to 11’, English Craftsman copper embellished side board, mirrors, crystal serving pieces & goblets, many chandeliers—wrought iron, brass, chrome & wood, crackled finish, crystal, Battersea, porcelain & ceramic boxes.

Area rugs, tall terra cotta urn on iron, antique & fine lamps, upholstered day bed in green & white toile, pair of matching tall cabinets, 4 poster antique tester bed w/blue & white linen toile, kitchen, oak high chair, armoire, breakfront desk, sofas, brown leather loveseat, 2 carved antique Etageres, wash stand w/tile back, Dansk china sets, Eastlake dresser w/marble top, Jenny Lind double bedstead, hall tree, Franklin baby grand piano, Art Deco style cabinet, 1920s-30s ornate Zenith radio, coffee tables—metal w/glass, Asian carved & painted, wood, brass.

Also, arm office chairs, 7’ overstuffed sofa, loveseat & chair, wood painted wine cabinet and entry cabinet w/mirror, 12’ straight sectional sofa w/large ottoman, pine–demi lune cabinet, entertainment unit, painted bombe’ chest & mirror, ceramic vases, 20’s side tables, 5’ round glass top with metal & wood base & 6 chairs, real & costume jewelry.

Viking refrigerator, wine cooler, 36” six burner cook top, hood, BBQ & Kitchen Aid double ovens, trash compactor, dishwasher & microwave (taking offers, house sale pending).

Two small refrigerators, foosball game, contractor work surface sectional desk, ladders, Husky cement mixer (used once), 4 camera security system, job locks, Rigid steal on-site storage box, 5 HP compressor, Cannon gun safe w/digital lock, garage items, 2 round patio tables, 8 chairs, 2 umbrellas, iron lamp post, children’s riding toys, aqua board, towing buoy, etc.

There is so much more and one of our largest top ten sales! A Raymond Enkebol long buffet cabinet with parchment motif carving, crystal- goblets, bowls, candle holders, bowls, figurines, & vases, 21 oversized red-orange glass buffet plates, 12 red-orange glass salad plates, shiny copper cookware & decorative pieces, dozens of cookbooks, old and new linens, 70’s Dansk 36 pcs grey stoneware w/brown specks dinner set, platters—Asian, white ceramic, Wilton Armetale, china and pasta serving bowls, pewter pcs, 71 pcs red & white Johnson Bros. ’Old Britain Castles’ hand engraved dishes set, 104 pcs Adams ‘Old Colonial’ English ironstone dishes set, Liberty Blue ‘Historical Colonial Scenes’ dishes set, Apilco France floral design lidded casseroles, fireplace tools sets, screens, brass sconces, escutcheons, carved wood trims, wall cherubs, tassels, decorative brass pcs, 19th C. beige blue & white china w/grapes & grape leaves design-beautiful!, antique glass, antique Enoch Wedgwood (Tunstall) ironstone dishes in green & white, navy blue leather ottoman, 22” 19th C. silver plate dome tray for poultry or a large roast, antique & vintage silver plate and sterling serving and decorative pcs, Victorian condiment castors, candle holders in brass, wood, glass, metal, English coachman hearth stool, brass 19th C. National cash register, collection of standing and table globes, books- antique and newer-Robert Louis Stevenson, Abraham Lincoln, Charles Dickens, Poe, British poets, coffee table, Time Life sets, novels (DeMille, Ludlum, Patterson, Fast, Wolfe, Clancy, Clark, Parker. Moving on: pr petite French velvet chairs, red & white toile sofa,  pr 36” 1920’s-30’s wrought iron & amber glass exterior chandeliers, oil paintings—1859 portrait, Sunday painter, Edna Hibel, 19th C. Charles B. Branwhite, framed posters & prints —Maynard Dixon, Roycroft exhibits & sayings, space, watercolors & serigraphs, a superb antique Hamilton wall clock, pr faux topiary trees, 4 Asian bird & floral pictures, newer exquisite armoire, porcelain boxes, picture frames,  Kosta Boda colored glass & clear crystal bottles & vases, lamps—porcelain, antique, oil, Waterford, metal, standing, ceramic, wrought iron (wall sconces, table & floor), needlepoint bed bench, pictures & throw pillows in petit point, antique prints and shelves, sheepskin rugs, many chandeliers—24” to 36” wrought iron, carved wood, brass & crystal, wood & brushed stainless steel, crystal, dresser mirrors and vanity items, dressing room chair, sm brass mirror table, figural cache pots, furs, ladies designer clothes L & XL, Ladies shoes size 9 & 9 ½, nighties and robes, embroidered sachets, quilts, early American textiles, men’s designer clothes L Ralph Lauren polos & sport shirts, pr 70s lamp tables, library step stool, double brass head & footboard (needs TLC), sm painted floral chest, expandable carved wood baby crib, painted pine dresser & mirror, pr 9’ Chinese rosewood panels, 4-7’ Chinese rosewood panels, Jenny Lind head & footboard, Eastlake settee with matching comforter & dresser, children’s toys & riding wheeled toys, RR train track children’s rug & bed safety barriers, 100’s of LPs, antique wood dresser mirrors, decorative Pigalle sombrero, 1930’s Art Deco oak cabinet, stuffed animals & dolls,  ormolu & oak wall unit, 1920’s woman at spinet piano & galleon framed prints, drop leaf table, 1930’s dining table & 6 chairs, brown leather love-seat, manual fork lift, pr 1960’s daisies upholstered twin head boards & bolsters, Sharp counter microwave, kitchen pots & pans, utensils, Roulette table top, oak dinette & 4 chairs, buffet & china cabinet, framed man’s wedding shawl, 2 cabinet sewing machines, tools-power & some hand, picnic folding chairs, garage shelf units & file cabinets, auto creeper, standing hot & cold water dispenser. There is so much more!

Westwood Estate

September 7, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

We are closing down Monday. Sept. 13th 11:00 am to 4:00 pm

This is a wonderful vintage and antique household filled with lots of smalls, modern, vintage and antique furniture, real and costume jewelry, decorative items, paintings and china.

A 2005 Buick Century with 30,000 miles is also for sale! Antique furniture includes round oak 5’ table w/5 – 9” leaves extends to 105”, corner basin stand, 3 Victorian side chairs, Asian wood carved figurine, adjusting floor candle stand, tilt top walnut table, mahogany side tables, 4’ Eastlake china vitrine & a cabinet w/marble top (foot, as is), 4 country pine side chairs, 3’ pine table, steamer trunk w/drawers, rocker, glass ball & claw piano stool, scale, English mirror hall tree, 1930’s dresser w/attached mirror, another matching dresser w/small drawers on top and a side table all in yellow & spruce green w/painted flowers.

Other furniture includes 60’s faux burl wood game table w/4 chairs & corner table, Italian style coffee table & repro directoire side chairs, 4 two-tiered side tables, 36” cherry wood china cabinet, 7’ sofa table, suede love seat, 60’s display cabinet, 6-60’s walnut chairs (as is) & tea cart w/3 removable trays & Formica dinette table & 2 chairs, 7’ floral sofa & wood trimmed love seat, brass log box, brass/glass coffee table, pine table w/drawer, doll house w/furniture (roof needs finishing), Mission style long dresser, mahogany & other mirrors, modern arm chair, dresser & desk, oval lamp table w/magazine rack, pr French headboards, white/brass metal king headboard & mattresses, Queen black iron headboard & mattresses, Federal style tall boy dresser, beige club chair, 10’x14’ Karastan & a needlepoint style rug in red w/yellow designs, lamps-Waterford, pressed glass, figural colonial, porcelain, ceramic, milk glass w/some painted, Asian blue & white, antique brass.

Smalls include tea cups & saucer collection, Florence Eisemann children’s clothes & books, Rosenthal china set for 10, other china sets—Pickard, Eschenbach, Altpohla, dessert plates and other pieces, 10 place settings of Community Plate flatware in box (as new), glass, crystal, brass candleholders, kitchen, bedding, sheets, towels, bric-a-brac, oil paintings & framed & signed prints, real and costume jewelry, books, ladies clothes & shoes.

More will be listed on the website. Here it is…Royal Daulson mugs, Sairey Camp, Bacchus, Incense burner, layered oil painting–unsigned–“Humanity”, more oil paintings, real and costume jewelry, figural colonial pcs., signed & numbered artist prints: England, France, New Orleans. Large English hall tree, Lenox Swan figurine, antique brass rococo frame, Toshiba radio & 2 speakers, bric-a-brac, cook books, spice rack, ant. scale, figural asparagus rug, microwave, plant stand, Seiko mantle clock, Carzou 62 print “Woman” #185/250.

World Book Encyc.,Compton’s Encyc., United Band Instrument Silverplate flute, bookends, Toucan metal bird figurine, 6′ alum ladder, luggage, fan, 19″ Magnovox TV, 60’s Burnett oil “European Town”, USC footballs.

Daiwa fishing poles & reels, painted metal items, punch bowl & cups, other rugs, as is, stuffed animals, Robert waxman prints: Groucho, Laurel & Hardy, WC Fields, butcher block, Franciscan “Woodside” China: 12 dinner plates, 12 salad/desert plates, 12 saucers, 10 cups, 12 bread & butter plates, 23 new lampshades (spruce green, ivory), Danish tea cart w/removable trays, glassware, wine dispenser, 57 pcs white Adams Ironstone dishes. (phew)