LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Abell Auction Company 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. Live bidding begins at 10 a.m. online and at the gallery, located at 2613 Yates Ave in Los Angeles.
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. 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 and Dennis Eugene Norman Burton.
Abell will also offer a stunning array of modern and contemporary prints, decorative art, fine jewelry, silver appointments, Asian works of art, pianos, clocks and bronzes. 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
-Round, brilliant cut 7.18 carat diamond engagement ring
An auction preview will be held Feb. 7-10, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Abell gallery. Visit www.abell.com to view a complete catalogue or call 323.724.8102 for more information.
Abell Auction At-A-Glance
Date/time: Sunday, Feb. 11 at 10 a.m. PST (bid live at the gallery or online)
Location: 2613 Yates Ave., Los Angeles, 90040
Gallery preview: Feb. 7-10, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. PST
For more information: www.abell.com or 323.724.8102