Antiques & The Arts Weekly: Abell To Present Collection Of Fine Art & Antiques On Feb. 24 | Abell Auction Company

Antiques & The Arts Weekly: Abell To Present Collection Of Fine Art & Antiques On Feb. 24

LOS ANGELES — Abell Auction
Company will conduct a
fine art, antiques, Twentieth
Century design and jewelry auction
on Sunday, February 24.Live bidding begins at 10 am
PST online and at the gallery.
The sale features property
from prominent southern California
estates and will be highlighted
by a collection of estate
jewelry. Featured pieces
include an 18K emerald and
diamond ring; an 18K yellow,
white gold, platinum and diamond
ring of 7.08 carats; a
Cartier 18K gold, diamond and
jadeite ring; a Tiffany & Co.
yellow, white gold, diamond
and coral flower brooch; a Van
Cleef & Arpels 18K gold, coral
and chrysoprase “Maltese
Cross” brooch; a Zolotas 18K
white, yellow gold, diamond,
ruby and cultured pearl suite;
and more.
The sale features a collection
of midcentury Dunbar furniture
from the estate of Ann and
Bill Cullen, a famed American
radio and television personality
who hosted more than 25
game shows in a career spanning
more than five decades.
Abell will also present
antique German carved wood
armoires, coffers and credenzas
from the estate of prominent
Santa Barbara humanitarians
Dr Christel Bejenke Wittenstein
and Dr George (Jürgen)
Wittenstein, who was a leader
of the German “White Rose”
Nazi resistance group and one
of its only members to survive
the Holocaust.
Other antique furniture in
Abell’s upcoming sale includes
a French ormolu-mounted
mahogany commode à vantaux
signed F. Linke; French ormolu-
mounted parquetry inlaid
and marble top commode
signed F. Linke; pair of Louis
XVI ormolu mounted and marble
top tables; four Louis XVI
open armchairs signed Jacob
Paris; pair of French Regence
gilt wood mirrors; Venetian
gilt-carved and mirrored console;
pair of Spanish brassmounted
walnut open armchairs;
Georgian mahogany
architect’s table; Georgian cut
glass chandelier; and a Steinway
& Sons grand piano.
Fine art in the auction features
paintings and drawings
signed Paul Augustin Aizpiri,
Nalbi Bugashev, Ronald Davis,
Phil Dyke, De Scott Evans,
Robert Frame, Grigory Gluckmann,
Horst Hacker, Edward
Harry Handley-Read, Sister
Mary Corita Kent, Emil Kosa
Jr, Ferdinand Keller, Jean
Lambert-Rucki, Charles Dickensen
Langley, Charles L.A.
Smith, Paul Lauritz, Benjamin
Williams Leader, Charles
Henri Manguin, Peter Max, Ed
Moses, Tatiana Nazarenko,
Robert Street, Romeo Tabuena,
Isaac Tarkay, Masami Teraoka
and Theo Tobiasse.
Prints and multiples feature
works signed George Braque,
Leonora Carrington, Marc
Chagall, David Hockney, Ellsworth
Kelly, Joan Miro, Robert
Motherwell, Pablo Picasso,
Richard Serra, Rufino Tamayo
and Andy Warhol.
Decorative arts include a
Navajo phase III chief’s blanket,
a Tiffany Studios chandelier,
a Baccarat gilt metal center
bowl, a Sevres vase signed
“I. Juramy,” a pair of bronze
mounted marble cassoulets
and a large collection of Russian
silver and champlevé
enamel pieces.
An auction preview will be
conducted February 20–23 from
9 am to 4 pm.
The Abell gallery is at 2613
Yates Avenue. For more information,
www.abell.com or 800-
404-2235.