Abell Auction Co. Plans Diverse Sale On Oct. 18
COMMERCE, CALIF. — Abell Auction Co. will conduct an auction on Sunday, October 18, at 10 am PDT. The sale features property from prominent California estates and will be highlighted by a collection of Sam Maloof furniture, being sold on behalf of the Huntington Museum. Funds will benefit art acquisitions at the Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens in Lynn Altman’s honor. The Maloof collection includes a set of 12 dining chairs, a walnut dining table, a club chair and ottoman, a walnut pedestal table, a pair of walnut end tables, a walnut game table and a walnut threepiece buffet. Fine art in the auction includes paintings, drawings and sculptures signed Charles Arthur (Chuck) Arnoldi; Emrique Grau Araujo; Michele Cascella; Edouard Cortes; Joesph Csaky; Peter Ellenshaw; Jean-Louis Gregoire; Frank Tenney Johnson; Eduardo Kingman; Louis Aston Knight; Greg Miller; Paul
Mount; Tom Dale Palmore; Hanson Puthuff; Pierre- Auguste Renoir and Richard Guino; Sueo Sersawa; Nicola Simbari; Herbart Ward; Andy Warhol and many others. Modern and contemporary prints and multiples include works signed Richard Diebenkorn; David Hockney; Ellsworth Kelly; Roy Lichtenstein; Henri Matisse; Robert Motherwell; Claes Oldenburg; Frank Romero, Ed Ruscha; Andy Warhol; Charles White and others. Jewelry includes a collection of Art Deco pieces; a David Webb 18K yellow gold and diamond cuff bracelet; a Bulgari 18K yellow gold woven bracelet; Jaeger-LeCoultre 18K white gold, diamond and sapphire watch; Chopard 18K gold and diamond “Happy Diamonds” watch; platinum, 18K yellow gold and diamond ring (5.76 carats, J/VS2); a 14K yellow gold and diamond ring (4.30 carats, K/VS2); an Art Decostyle 18K gold, diamond and synthetic sapphire ring (2.03 carats, F/VS2); Marina B style 18K yellow gold, sapphire and diamond necklace and more. A 2007 Rolls Royce Phantom will also highlight the auction. Antique and modern furniture includes a Guy de Rougemont brass cloud-form coffee table, made famous by French designer Henri Samuel; Louis Majorelle salon suite; Steinway & Sons mahogany grand piano; a pair of George II carved wood eagle consoles in the manner of William Kent; Walter Lamb for Brown Jordan patio table and chairs; French ormolu-mounted and lapis lazuli salon table; and Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century European furnishings. Decorative arts include a large acrylic sphere signed Vasa Velizar Mihich; Tiffany Studios Lily table lamp; House of Faberge malachite and gilt sterling coach egg; pair of Lalique swans; large Herend “Rothschild Bird” dinner service; Flora Danica porcelain; Murano glass signed Pino Signoretto and Elio Raffaeli; a Chinese coromandel 12-panel screen; sterling flatware services by Georg Jensen and Buccellati; a Black, Starr & Frost sterling tea and coffee service and more. The Abell gallery is at 2613 Yates Avenue. For more information, www.abell.com or 800-404-2235.