Woodland Hills – Jan 23 2009
January 21, 2009 by syes
The Scoop:This is a classy vintage/contemporary home filled with Asian, Italian, modern, American Indian, Hawaiian, Filipino, French, Victorian furniture, goodies & decorative items. The view is stupendous overlooking the San Fernando Valley to the east.
This client’s passion is entertaining, having parties & enjoying friends. She has recently retired to the Bay area, but leaves her house & many of its contents to be sold.
The furniture is contemporary & of a vintage era, mostly 70’s & 80’s. There is a leather sofa w/worn section, a 7’ textured weave tan sofa, & an 8’ velvet white sofa & 2 white damask chairs, a pair of red Victorian tufted silk salon chairs, many blue & red velvet/gilt Italian decorative accessories, 2 ornate gilt w/marble topped, low side tables, Grand Prix Award 1900 St Louis & Paris Exposition 1903 Award antique Baldwin ebony 70″ parlor grand piano built in 1926, classic TV/hall console, gilt mirrors—8 sided oval, lg. 4 1?2’ by 5’ ornate mirror, 3 1?2’ by 2’, others in gilt & ebony.
There is a bedroom suite in black w/two side tables, a tall & a long dresser w/huge round mirror, 2 side tables. Also a blue velvet easy chair, modern ottoman, 5 tiered lit curio cabinet w/doors, 60’s off white furniture includes— hi fi, dining table & 4 chairs, china cabinet, buffet cabinet, armoire, desk, side & coffee tables, king headboard, chest of drawers, short cabinets & mirror. Shelving-wall & book, bathroom, basket, metal racks, white cubes, butcher block dinette w/white legs & 4 chairs, lg. floor jewelry cabinet, 2 newer tapestries on rods, 6’ oak desk & office items, swivel office chair, 2 & 4 drawer file cabinets, lamps— 5 tall standing lamps, ceramic, Frank Lloyd Wright Tiffany style, 3- lamp, long cathedral gilt chandelier, lg. 60s wall sconce, 46” floor Hitachi TV w/ rear projection, rugs & runners, bar stools, white wicker love seat, rocker & chair, oak side & coffee table with glass inserts, console TV.
Decorative accessories include faux stained glass sailboat panel, travel dolls, capiz shell bonsai centerpiece, pr rattan stools, many throw pillows, lanterns, wood fruit, wall clocks & table clock, oil paintings, pictures, statues, some books, Brinks ‘on-floor’ safe, glass & crystal goblets & other crystal, gilt Italian statues, figurines, silver plate serving pieces & accessories, many vintage bar accessories, vintage printed glassware sets, decanters, beer steins, 60’s bar glasses, matchbooks, costume & real jewelry( some from last week’s sale), wine racks, brass nautical & Don the Beachcomber items, bar stools tall & short, ladies clothes 6-8/M & L, size 5 1/2M shoes, hats, handbags, dresses, caftans, slacks, blazers, tops, Salton Hot Trays & Salton cart, Graywood Noritake china for 12, chafing dishes, platters, flatware, many cookie jars (one is a Red Wing), newer copper pieces,6 sets daily dishes& the kitchen is a fun one! Brass vanity accessories & perfumes, 60’s Kokura dishes, lots of bedding sets, sheets, towels,bath rugs, 2-60’s clothes valets, garage, old electronics, Christmas, propane BBQ, Southern patio furniture, green semi circle bar w/4 stools, a bar tending stool, & tall matching propane heater, wrought iron table sets, chaises & tables, tiki torches, racks, and over 100 potted plants! Still more as usual!