DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Andrew Jones Auctions’ first DTLA Collections & Estates Auction of the New Year, on Sunday, January 20th, will feature a vast selection of over 500 lots of market fresh furnishings, decorations and accessories including fine art, antiques, design, Asian works of art, estate jewelry and fine silver from several local collections and estates, all enticingly priced. The auction will start promptly at 10:30 am Pacific standard time.
The sale will be held online (via Invaluable.com and LiveAuctioneers.com) and in Andrew Jones Auctions’ roomy gallery at 2221 South Main Street in downtown Los Angeles. “We’re offering a wide-ranging collection to kick off 2019,” said company president Andrew Jones. “We’re selling everything including the kitchen oven, but what an oven!” He was referring to the spectacular La Cornue Grand Palais Château Series custom range that has a pre-sale estimate of $4,000-6,000.
Featured will be property from Jeffrey and Eva Petersen, the Ruth Schreiber estate, the collection of Fima Ruchman, and private collections out of Ojai, Calif., and Southampton, N.Y., together with a collection of furniture and decorative arts consigned by a distinguished Los Angeles collector and interior decorator that boasts a broad array of wonderful seat furniture pieces.
Vintage toys will include a large Steiff leopard (est. $200-300) and a Garton 'Kidillac' child's pedal car (est. $100-200). Design lots will feature a set of four ‘Petal’ tables after Richard Schultz for Knoll (est. $300-500), and an Hermès Art Deco table clock (est. $2,000-3,000).
The furnishings section will include an American Classical sideboard (est. $700-900), a French walnut and Vernis Martin vitrine (est. $800-1,200) and a Rococo style gilt metal and rock crystal chandelier (est. $800-1,200). Also sold will be a nice Brunswick pool table (est. $1,000-$1,500).
Items on offer in the fine silver section will include a Towle King Richard pattern sterling silver flatware service for eight (est. $600-800), a pair of George III sterling silver waiters by Crouch & Hannam, 1792 (est. $500-700) and a 1911 George V sterling silver mantel clock by W & G Neal.
The antiquities category will include two Gnathia black glazed bottle vases (est. $500-800) and a Greek red figure askos (est. $700-900). A large group of Asian works of art will include Chinese jades (est. $800-1,200), a Ming Dynasty Cizhouware figure of a boy (est. $500-700), Thai gilt copper alloy devotional figures (est. $200-800) and fine Japanese lacquerware (est. $400-600).
Estate jewelry offerings will be led by collections of gold watches, cufflinks, brooches, antique writing and smoking accessories and other baubles, such as a group of gold charms and bracelets (est. $1,500-2,500) and a gold diamond and pearl pendant necklace expected to bring $300-500.
Herend porcelain will include Rothschild Bird and Chinese Bouquet tableware (est. $400-800), a set of Blue Garden pots-de-crème (est. $500-700) and animal figures (est. $600-800), and a Meissen Blue Onion part tea service (est. $600-800). Baccarat and Lalique glass will also be sold.
A varied selection of fine art will include an Emile Gaugin (the son of Post-Impressionist Paul Gaugin) oil on canvas of a Hut with Palms (est. $300-500), an Albert de Rome watercolor of a lagoon in Humboldt County (est. $500-700), a Reuven Rubin Godseekers portfolio (est. $500-700), and a Pamela Simon mixed media diptych from Simon’s The Wall Series (est. $800-1,200).
DTLA Collections and Estates is the venue to find statement pieces, quirky accents or even re-design an entire room in an affordable, sustainable way. The public preview opens 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pacific time, from Jan. 17-19.
Andrew Jones Auctions opened in summer 2018 and is the only full-service fine art and antiques auction house in downtown Los Angeles. The staff has a wealth of knowledge and international experience, having worked for many years at major auction houses in America and Europe, scouring property from across North America. The firm’s auctions are diverse and eclectic and feature fine items in many collecting categories spanning the 16th through the 21st centuries.
For more information about Andrew Jones Auctions and the Sunday, January 20th DTLA Collections and Estates Auction, please visit www.andrewjonesauctions.com.
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About Andrew Jones Auctions
Andrew Jones Auctions is a full-service auction company based in Los Angeles, California, and specializing in the liquidation of estates and collections featuring fine art, antiques and collectibles.