LOS ANGELES – Abell Auction Co. will conduct a fine art, antique and jewelry auction on Sunday, Feb. 11, featuring items from the estate of prominent Los Angeles activists Stanley and Betty Warner Sheinbaum, whose art-filled home was frequented by luminaries such as Barbra Streisand, Norman Lear, Edward Kennedy, and Bill and Hillary Clinton. Absentee and Internet bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.
Betty Warner Sheinbaum was the daughter of studio executive Henry Warner, one of the founders of Warner Bros. and a major contributor to the film industry. A prolific artist in her own right, she exhibited at multiple galleries throughout her lifetime and befriended many of the artists whose works she collected.
Highlights of the Sheinbaum collection include an Arthur Espenet Carpenter desk and return, and fine art by Edmondo Bacci, Pu Ru, Russell Cowles, Ynez Johnston, Mario Prassinos, Dennis Eugene Norman Burton and Maurice De Vlaminick (top).
Abell will also offer a stunning array of modern and contemporary prints, decorative art, fine jewelry, silver appointments, Asian works of art, clocks and bronzes.
Auction highlights include:
–Lithographs by modern and contemporary artists such as Pablo Picasso, David Hockney, Marc Chagall and Joan Miro.
–Large round malachite salon table.
–Pair of Maison Boudet French gilt bronze and marble five-light candelabra.
–Georg Jensen “Acorn” and “Parallel” flatware services.
–Raymond Yard diamond, platinum and cat’s eye chrysoberyl brooch.
–Tiffany & Co. star sapphire, diamond and platinum ring.
–5.44-carat oval ruby ring surrounded by marquise diamonds (below).
–Round, brilliant cut 7.18-carat diamond engagement ring.
Live bidding begins at 10 a.m. Pacific time/1 p.m. Eastern online and at the gallery, located at 2613 Yates Ave. in Los Angeles.
Call Abell Auction Co. at 323-724-8102 for more information.