Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Los Angeles, CA, United States
DoneThu, Jan 5, 2017 9:00 PM UTC
Property from Owlwood, Los Angeles
Abell is honored to offer furniture & furnishings from the historic Owlwood residence in Los Angeles, sold to benefit Habitat for Humanity. The auction will include art, furniture & decorative art, and carpets from the legendary Owlwood Estate, donated by its former owner to Habitat for Humanity and sold to benefit their ongoing mission of eliminating substandard housing and homelessness worldwide. Owlwood was designed by Robert D. Farquhar for C.H. Quinn; subsequent owners include 20th Century Fox Chairman Joseph Schenck and, later, oil baron William Keck, Tony Curtis, Cher & Sonny Bono. This auction will be held in conjunction with our weekly Thursday estate auction, out first sale in Abell's second century in business in Los Angeles. Successful first-time buyers that wish to purchase via credit card will have a ten-day hold on the release of the property.