Abell Auction offers collection of fine art, jewelry Feb. 11

Maurice De Vlaminck, ‘Paysage,’ oil on canvas, 24 x 29 1/2 in. Estimate: $70,000-$100,000. Abell Auction Co. image

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.

Arthur Espenet Carpenter desk and return, inscribed ‘Espenet 7132,’ 84 in. wide x 39 1/2 in. deep x 29 3/4 in. high. Estimate: $6,000-$8,000. Also pictured is an Edward Moulthrop tulipwood ‘Vessel.’ Abell Auction Co. image

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).

David Hockney, ‘Celia in an Armchair,’ circa 1980, lithograph signed and numbered ’29/74,’ 37 x 42 in. Estimate: $25,000-$30,000. Abell Auction Co. image

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.

Marc Chagall, ‘Carmen,’ circa 1967, lithograph in colors signed and numbered in pencil ‘139/300,’ 37 x 25 in. Estimate: $2,000-$3,000. Abell Auction Co. image

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.

18K gold ring with 5.44 carat oval ruby surrounded by marquise diamonds. Estimate: $40,000-$60,000. Abell Auction Co. image

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.