Eclectic collection up for bid at Andrew Jones Auctions July 28

Eclectic collection

Cartier Pasha stainless steel travel alarm clock with case, 2in. in diameter, 546595GD/2753 (est. $200-$300). Andrew Jones Auctions image

LOS ANGELES – It’s summertime and on July 28 Andrew Jones Auctions will present an amazing sale for savvy buyers, collectors and decorators looking for a new way to acquire great pieces. The DTLA (Downtown Los Angeles) Collections and Estates auction is where folks will find different, fun, quirky and out-of-the-ordinary accessories and furnishings, as well as luxe décor and statement pieces for the home, loft, gallery and retail space. Interior designers will be able to redesign a room or an entire home in an affordable, sustainable way. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

The sale will include 400 lots of antiques, fine art, fine jewelry, Asian art, tribal art, Modernist design, rugs and vintage finds from local private sources. The day before, on Saturday, July 27, at 1 p.m. Pacific, will be an UnReserved on Main St. auction, with over 200 lots uncatalogued and unphotographed items, sold without reserve. Starting bids will be $10, to in-room clients only.

The DTLA Collections and Estates sale will feature estate jewelry including a selection of pocket and wristwatches from Elgin, Lucien Piccard, Girard Perregaux, Wittnauer and others (est. $500-$1,200); as well as bracelets, necklaces, pendants, pins and rings including a suite of gold nugget jewelry (est. $1,500-$2,000).

Fine silver will include Georgian wine funnels by Hester Bateman (est. $200-$300); a collection of Reed & Barton Francis I pattern flatware (est. $300-$500); and an Italian silver model of the H.M.S. Victory (est. $1,500-$2,000).

Eclectic collection

Italian parcel gilt sterling silver model of the H.M.S. Victory from the second half 20th century, 18in. tall x 23in. long, approx. 37 troy ounces (est. $1,500-$2,000). Andrew Jones Auctions image

Modern Design is ever popular and the DTLA sale includes a pair of Onda leather and chrome lounge chairs by Giovanni Offredi for Saporiti Italia (est. $700-$900); an Austin Cox aluminum chess set (est. $250-$350); a Gilbert Rohde for Herman Miller bar cart (est. $200-$300); a Lion in Frost Lucite and marble table (est. $300-$500) and a Cartier Pasha stainless steel travel alarm clock (est. $200-$300).

Eclectic collection

Pair of Onda (wave) leather and chrome lounge chairs by Giovanni Offredi for Saporiti Italia, circa 1970s (est. $700-$900). Andrew Jones Auctions image

A wide array of fine art will be offered, from Modernist abstract works like Rico LeBrun’s Untitled, 1962 (est. $800-$1,200); to California Impressionist compositions like Mary Darter Coleman’s Sierra landscape with lake (est. $400-$600) and Clyde Forsythe’s The Cliffs, Catalina (est. $500-$700), part of a selection of paintings from a private collection in Prescott, Ariz.

Asian works of art will feature Chinese ceramics, to include a figural pillow and temple lions (est. $400-$700), as well as embroidered silk robes (est. $400-$600); a pair of hardstone lamps and silver ingots (est. $600-$800).

Eclectic collection

Pair of Chinese carved hardstone censers mounted as lamps, 20th century, overall height including shade: 24in. (est. $400-$600). Andrew Jones Auctions image

Ethnographic arts will feature Native American baskets (est. $500-$700); Koda guardian figures, Gabon (est. $600-$800); and a large collection of Oceanic pieces from Papua New Guinea consisting of spirit masks ($1,000-1,500), a turtle headrest (est. $700-$900) and Blackwater River spirit hut posts (est. $400-$600).

Eclectic collection

Turtle headrest, Angriman Village, Middle Sepik River, Papua New Guinea, 10½in. tall (est. $700-$900). Andrew Jones Auctions image

Furnishings will be led by a 1906 Steinway piano (est. $4,000-$6,000); a five-piece suite of Levantine seat furniture (est. $3,000-$5,000); a National Novelty Co. Honest Weight penny scale (est. $600-$800); Hawkes stemware (est. $600-$800); Lalique figures and tableware (est. $400-$1,500); a Loie Fuller lamp after the model by Raoul Larche (est. $600-$800); and an array of rugs and carpets, including a large Agra room-size rug (est. $1,500-$2,000)

Also offered in the DTLA Collections and Estates auction will be a collection of Masonic regalia, Disney Pinocchio animation cells (est. $400-$600); sports memorabilia featuring a 1984 Los Angeles Olympic torch (est. $300-$500); signed photographs and more.

Andrew Jones Auctions sale of this eclectic collection will begin Sunday, July 28, at 10:30 a.m. Pacific time/ 1:30 p.m. Eastern.