Abell Auction to conduct wide-ranging sale Sept. 16 

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Sam Francis, ‘Untitled,’ circa 1973, gouache on paper, 22in x 30in. Provenance: Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago. Estimate: $40,000-$60,000. Abell Auction Co. image

LOS ANGELES – Abell Auction Co., Los Angeles’ original and 102-year-old auction house, will conduct a fine art, antiques, 20th-century design and classic vehicle auction on Sunday, Sept. 16. The sale features exclusive property and appointments from prominent Southern California estates. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

Abell will offer paintings and drawings signed or attributed to Antoine Blanchard, Rosa Bonheur, Benjamin C. Brown, David Burliuk, Lilia Carrillo, Edouard Cortes, Montague Dawson, Suzanne Eisendieck, Peter Ellenshaw, Angel Espoy, Riccardo Tommasi Ferroni, Emilio Grau-Sala, Andre Hambourg, Michele Loffredo, Peter Max, Roger Muhl, Granville Redmond, Claude Venard and Czeslaw Wasilewski.

Prints and multiples signed Yaacov Agam, Carlos Almaraz, Marc Chagall, Jules Cheret, Christo, Antoni Clave, Erte, Ellsworth Kelly, Jeff Koons, Roy Lichtenstein, Federica Matta, Alphonse Mucha, Frank Romero and Julian Schnabel are also highlighted.

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Tiffany Studios Dogwood chandelier, circa 1910, leaded glass and bronze 26 inches diameter. Estimate: Estimate: $40,000-$60,000. Abell Auction Co. image

Decorative items include a Tiffany Studios Dogwood chandelier,  Greek Key table lamp, and a Tree Trunk table lamp base; a Le Coultre Atmos Millénaire Marqueterie “Auror” clock; a pair of Viennese silver and enamel covered vases; a Jeff Koons “Puppy” vase and art glass signed Dale Chihuly (below).

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Dale Chihuly art glass sculpture, ‘Philodendron Ikebana,’ circa 2002, 11 inches high. Estimate: $3,000-$4,000. Abell Auction Co. image

A Louis XV-style gilt bronze commode à vantaux (below), a French ormolu-mounted bracket clock, a French onyx and champlevé center table, a French gilt bronze and marble-top gueridon, a German inlaid chest of drawers and a George II chinoiserie tall-case clock highlight the fine antiques offered.

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Louis XV-style gilt bronze commode à vantaux after the model by Antoine Gaudreau, 78in wide, 26½in. deep, 37¾ in. high. Estimate: $15,000-$20,000. Abell Auction Co. image

Modern furniture includes a Frank Gehry “Easy Edges” cardboard desk, a John Gillon rope and rosewood chair and ottoman, a Finn Juhl for Baker dining set, a Lalique glass panel inset game table and a Raymond Lowry DF 2000 bedroom suite.

The sale also features a stunning array of jewelry and watches, including a Van Cleef & Arpels 18K and diamond “Spirit of Beauty” pin (below), two 1.8 carat diamond rings and a Rolex Submariner watch.

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Van Cleef & Arpels 18K gold & diamond ‘Spirit of Beauty’ pin, 13.2 grams rose cut diamond face with approximately 50 smaller diamonds throughout. Estimate: $10,000-$15,000. Abell Auction Co. image

A special auction highlight is a collection of classic vehicles, including a 1930 Chevy coupe, a 1941 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible Coupe, a 1983 Rolls Royce Silver Spur Sedan and a 2008 Bentley Continental GT convertible.

For details contact Abell Auction at 800-404-2235 or 323-724-8102.