Andrew Jones Auctions to launch with Sept. 15 Design for Home and Garden sale

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Francois Linke lacquer inset mahogany cabinet. Est. $5,000-$7,000

LOS ANGELES – Andrew Jones Auctions will make its international debut on September 15, with a grand opening and inaugural sale: Design for the Home and Garden. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

Although new to the marketplace, Andrew Jones Auctions unites a team of specialists with decades of global auction experience and a view to delivering fresh-to-the-market property at all price ranges to new and seasoned collectors.

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Robert Graham MOCA torso. Est. $2,000-$3,000

“This is the opportunity for the nascent buyer to reverse the trend of the throwaway world by acquiring antique and vintage furnishings and starting a collection while getting an education and developing their own style,” says a press release issued by the company. “Established collectors will find Andrew Jones Auctions the place to obtain the perfect complement to a meticulously curated collection, as well as a decorative statement piece to enhance a room.”

Company president and CEO Andrew Jones commented, “It is with immense pleasure that we can announce our inaugural auction. The curated sale will offer centuries of design — from Gothic to modern — ensuring there will be something to suit all tastes and budgets. Our goal is to give regular auction-goers the opportunity to continue enjoying the cut and thrust of the auction world, whilst introducing a new generation to the thrill of bidding with confidence at auction. Antiques and vintage décor are the ultimate way to recycle.”

The wide-ranging offerings of Design for the Home and Garden comprise a selection of 500 lots of decorative and fine art, furniture, silver, modern design and garden furnishings. Modern art and design offerings include a Robert Graham MOCA torso and relief plaque, an Ellsworth Kelly Two Blacks and White screenprint, a Paul McCobb tea cart, Miguel Berrocal puzzle sculptures, R. Lalique tableware, a Ralph Lauren desk, a Robert Mathieu lamp table, a pair of Castiglioni “Taccia” table lamps, an Addison Waterfall, Fada Bullet and other Bakelite and catalin radios.

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Tiffany Studios “drop-head” Dragonfly lamp. Est. $40,000-$60,000

Decorative and fine arts include Louis Vuitton trunks, a Francois Linke gilt-bronze-mounted lacquer inset cabinet, a Paul Sormani vitrine, a pair of Barbedienne champlevé enamel and onyx jardinieres on stands, a Louis-Ernest Barrias bronze and marble figure, a Tiffany Studios “drop-head” Dragonfly’ lamp, and a collection of 18th- and 19th-century miniature furniture. The list continues with a Royal Copenhagen Flora Danica soup tureen, a monumental Froment Meurice silver and marble Grand Prix de Monaco trophy cup, a Regency silver salver by Benjamin Smith III, and a Georg Jensen silver coffee service. Also, there are paintings by Albert Bierstadt, Benjamin Brown, Alfred de Breanski, Sr. and W.E. Sonntag.

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Silver and marble Monaco Grand Prix trophy for shooting, 1879, signed Froment Meurice. Est. $8,000-$12,000

Asian works of art on offer include a pair of Japanese lion dogs, a pair of Qing Dynasty bronze dog-form censers, a selection of Chinese hardstone, porcelain and glass snuff bottles. Garden section highlights are a suite of furniture by Rose Tarlow, a Theibaut Foundry life-size bronze of figure of a faun, stone garden urns and benches; geodes and mineral specimens and fossils.

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Pair of Chinese cloisonne dog-form joss/incense stick holders. Est. $400-$600 the pair

For additional information on any item in the auction, call Aileen Ward on 213-748-8008 or email