Moran’s sale offers a taste of California living Nov. 17

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Bradley W. Giles (b. 1967, American) ‘Moonlight on Southridge Drive,’ oil on canvas. Estimate: $3,000-$5,000. Moran’s image

MONROVIA, Calif. – John Moran Auctioneer’s Nov. 17 California Living auction is filled with fine art and furnishings perfect for the California abode. Treasures from around the Golden State and the world will make a welcome addition to any collection. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.

Paul Grimm features prominently in the auction with the evocative San Jacinto estimated to bring $3,000-$5,000. A nocturnal street scene is the subject of Bradley W. Giles Moonlight on Southridge Drive which is sure to inspire strong bidding when it hits the block with a $3,000-$5,000 estimate (above).

Fine art from across the globe speak to the spirit of California. An ink on paper drawing of a seagull, the nemesis of California beachgoers, from artist Morris Graves is sure to fly away with its $3,000-$5,000 estimate. A portrait of a violin player deep in thought is a wonderful work from Los Angeles-based Francis de Erdely and should bring $3,000-$5,000.

Décor from around the country features prominently in the sale. stunning Tiffany Studios iridescent and Favrile glass table lamp will make a wonderful addition to any collection and is expected to sell between $3,000-$5,000 (below).

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Tiffany Studios iridescent and Favrile glass table lamp. Estimate: $3,000-$5,000. Moran’s image

A Rookwood Pottery vase from designer Sarah Sax is sure to steal the show when it hits the block with a $1,000-$2,000 estimate. Moran’s will bring several fine examples of Newcomb College pottery to the block, chief among them is a gorgeous landscape vase with trees sure to bring $4,000-$6,000.

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Newcomb College landscape vase. Estate: $4,000-$6,000. Moran’s image

An ever-popular Gustav Stickley server features in the sale with a $1,000-$1,500 estimate.

Selections from the Hodosh Collection are ready to make a splash. Two delightful William Spratling “Vindobonensis” bracelets head into the sale with a $1,000-$2,000 estimate (PHOTO 5).

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Two William Spratling ‘Vindobenensis’ silver bracelets. Estate: $1,000-$2,000. Moran’s image

A suite of silver “Serpent” jewelry from Margot de Taxco is sure to appeal to collectors at a $1,000-$1,500 estimate. An impressive pendant from Antonio Pineda set with moonstones and suspended from a velvet cord will make any outfit and is expected to sell between $700-$900.

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Antonio Pineda silver and moonstone pendant. Estate: $700-$900. Moran’s image

A lovely set of heavy link chain jewelry from William Spratling should easily bring $1,000-$1,500 at the block.


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