Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Los Angeles, CA, United States
DoneSun, May 3, 2015 5:00 PM GMT
Abell Fine Art, Antique, & Jewelry Auction
On Sunday, May 3rd at 10:00 AM, Abell Auction Co. will present an important Fine Art and Antique Sale offering over 550 lots of fine art and sculpture, antiques, fine jewelry, silver, Chinese porcelains, and appointments from estates throughout Southern California, including from the Estates of Bess Myerson and Lizabeth Scott. Bess Myerson was named Miss America in 1945, the only Jewish Ms. America ever crowned. A television personality through the 1950s and 1960s, she frequently appeared on I've Got a Secret before being elected a New York City Commissioner in 1969. From the estate Abell is offering a Chaumet 18K gold & diamond mounted stone bowl [$8,000-12,000.00], a 14K gold evening bag with compact, a Steinway & Sons grand piano, a group of Near Eastern pottery, two Picasso Madoura plates, portraits of Bess Myerson by Fried Pal & Lajos Markos, Reuven Rubin watercolors, and much more. Lizabeth Scott, a film noir siren, starred alongside Humphrey Bogart, Burt Lancaster, Charleston Heston, Robert Mitchum, Elvis Presley, and many other Hollywood leading men. From her estate Abell is offering a collection of gold evening accessories including a French woven gold & diamond evening bag [$6,000-8,000.00] and an 18K gold cigarette set [$4,000-6,000.00], and much more.