San Marino Estate Sale – 1925 Marston-Van Pelt Designed Home

May 16, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Saturday May 21st 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Sunday May 22nd 10:00am to 5:00 pm

Lombardy Rd, San Marino, CA 91108

Sign-Up Sheet Available at 7:00 pm Friday Night

This gorgeous 10,000 square foot Spanish Revival mansion has been sold after 46 years! It surely is another time and place representing the best living 91 years ago! The grounds, architecture and furnishings are truly stunning. The ‘CATCH’ to this sale is that the buyers have bought all the interior and exterior furniture, rugs, paintings & pictures, books and architectural accoutrements for a great deal of money. Those things are not for sale. We will be using parts of the downstairs only and you will be looking at and buying the unseen personal property that the selling owners are leaving. You will of course be able to see the house in a brief moment in time, passing through within 2 days.

The items that are available are things from the garage storage, closets, cabinets, and basement. Furniture: contemporary stripe club chairs & ottoman, a country fluffy chair w/ottoman, leather woven Italian chair – as is, vintage swivel office chair, ottoman, lectern, antique painted sewing cabinet & more. Decorative accessories/smalls are the majority of items: many dishes, silver plate, crystal, glassware, ladies clothes size medium, office, Christmas, kitchen, and lamps, pottery, statues, & serving pieces. There is more, but it needs to be unpacked from boxes.

This is a brief list; 72 pcs. 12-7 pc. place settings Royal Crown Derby “Old Imari” china set, LPs and 17-volume Beethoven Centennial LP classic set, silver plate-lg. trays, serving dishes & serving items, candle-holders, large collection stainless flatware, crystal-Waterford Carrahaguemore and Baccarat, old world repro table globe, vintage 30’s & 40’s Mexican- dishes & serving pieces, platters, trays, art glass bowls,  18”24”30” carved wood serving bowls, 3 concentric Asian bowls, Yamaha turntable, sound speakers, many small appliances, lg. wreaths decorated w/violins 3 ½’ & 4 ½’, tall & short vintage lamps, lead & glass stars fixtures, student desks w/attached chairs, ladies clothes size Med. and more we do not know about.

Well, there are more things than anticipated. Asian figurines, California Monterrey Pieces – Prohibition Bar (Rare) Asking $10,000, double bed head & footboard w/side rails, small desk, small stool. Vintage Mexican souvenirs, baskets, prints & antique framed pictures, bar ware, ice buckets, brass spittoon, mid-century brass on 6-wood leg coffee table (was owned by Ellen Pompeo of Grey’s Anatomy and featured in an article), middle-eastern and world globe bookends, 48 party glasses in boxes, oil lamps, silver plate candleabras, table linens, place mats, cloth napkins and rings, pots & pans, wood/armetale fish platters, lg. white glazed ceramic pedestal bowl, Mikasa cake serving set, lg. lucite fluted salad bowl, lamps, cylindrical cabinet, dictionary stand, pr. rustic side tables, magazine rack, 5′ rug runner.

Large antique travel trunk, vintage purses and clothes, jewelry (Movado watches, some gold and silver rings, pins, necklaces), perfume bottles, very large English ironstone set of dishes, more silver plate-pr. covered vegetable dishes & more, 2 champagne buckets, 13 stainless sherbet pedestal bowls, glass serving trays, decanter’s, tools, children’s toy furniture, throw pillows, butcher block table, gift wrap, clothes steamer & valet steamer, Christmas-huge pony size straw horse, red wood sleigh & papier mache’ reindeer, large stuffed snowman, choir angels, brass French horns, figurines and ornaments, stuffed animals and so much more.