ABELL AUCTION CO. PROUDLY PRESENTS “THE TRADITIONAL COLLECTION” FEATURING IMPORTANT AND HISTORICAL CALIFORNIA ESTATES ON OCTOBER 25-26
The online auction offers rare and exceptional items across traditional collecting categories, including 18th and 19th-century European antiques, fine art, and exquisite jewelry.
(Los Angeles, Calif. – Oct. 12, 2023) Abell Auction Co. proudly presents The Traditional Collection on October 25 and 26, promising to delight an international following of collectors, designers and art aficionados. Live bidding for the online sale, offering over 600 lots, begins at 9 a.m. PDT each day.
A coveted collection of over 50 pieces of fine art from the renowned Pardee Estate in Pacific Palisades, Calif. will lead the sale. Plus, luxury watches by Patek Philippe, Boucheron and Tiffany & Co.; exquisite jewelry by David Yurman and Tiffany & Co.; fine gold and diamond bracelets, necklaces and rings; designer furnishings by J. Robert Scott, Karl Springer and Rob Parlor; and treasured French, English and Italian antiques.
The highly anticipated two-day sale also will showcase items sourced from the personal collection of Beran’s Fine Jewelry and Antique Galleries in Newport Beach, Calif.; Lunkenheimer House by architect J.J. Blick in Pasadena, Calif.; and Los Angeles estates of Zena Hoffman and Dr. and Dorothy Livingston. Production equipment from renowned Hollywood projectionist Charles Massa and English paintings and antiques from a premier London estate also will be offered.
Highlights of the two-day auction include:
Rare original works of art including Anniable Gatti “Crusaders” ($3,000-$5,000); Roman marble bust of a lady ($2,000-$5,000); After Alexandre Falguière and Paul Dubois pair of bronze & gilt bronze torchieres ($10,000-$15,000); Martin Van Der Loo “Canal Scene” ($2,000-$3,000); Herbert Haseltine “The Perfect Thoroughbred” ($4,000-$6,000); Studio of Peter Paul Rubens “Saint Famille” ($2,000-$3,000); and Sebastian Gessa Y Arias Gessa “Cavalier” ($7,000-$10,000); and Gaston Biemme “Harbor Scene” ($1,000-$2,000).
Fine selection of furniture including Jean-Louis-Benjamin Gros bureau plat ($8,000-$12,000); Italian Renaissance revival-style cabinet on stand ($4,000-$6,000); Louis XV marble top salon table ($2,000-$3,000); and Chinese carved hardwood “Dragon” bench ($3,000-$5,000).
Exquisite jewelry and watches, highlighted by Patek Philippe for Tiffany & Co. 18 karat yellow gold watch ($3,000-$5,000); 18 karat yellow gold, ruby and diamond straight-line bracelet ($1,500-$2,000); and 14 karat yellow and white gold and diamond hinged bangle bracelet ($2,000-$3,000).
Other notable items, including a Fredrick Elkington sterling silver centerpiece ($2,000-$3,000); pair of gilt bronze-mounted rock crystal table lamps ($1,000-$2,000); and Raingo Freres Paris gilt bronze mantel clock ($3,000-$5,000).
For a glimpse into the treasures that await, please visit www.abell.com for a complete auction catalog. Prospective bidders are invited to preview these coveted items on weekdays, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Abell gallery located at 2613 Yates Ave. in Los Angeles.
About Abell Auction Co.
In 1916, company founder A.N. Abell established Abell Auction Co. as Los Angeles’ first permanent auction house that would serve generations of loyal clients to come. Abell has been entrusted with fine estates and collections for over a century, handling the treasured belongings of many high-profile clients and legendary figures in Hollywood. Now in its fourth generation of continuous family operation, Abell’s weekly and quarterly sales attract an international audience of buyers. Visit www.abell.com or call 323.724.8102.