LOS ANGELES, CA.- Andrew Jones Auctions
announced its grand opening and inaugural sale: Design for the Home and Garden on 15 September in their Downtown Los Angeles gallery.
Andrew Jones Auctions is a new venue that unites a team of specialists with decades of international auction experience with a view to delivering fresh to the market property at all price ranges to new and seasoned collectors in Southern California as well as to global buyers. This is the opportunity for the nascent buyer to reverse the trend of the throw away world by acquiring antique and vintage furnishings and starting a collection while getting an education and developing their own style. 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.
Andrew Jones, President & CEO 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 feature 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.
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, a collection of 18th and 19th century miniature furniture, 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, a Georg Jensen silver coffee service, paintings by Albert Bierstadt, Benjamin Brown, Alfred de Breanski, Sr. and W.E. Sonntag. 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. The 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.
The public preview will be open 10am-5pm from September 8-14th.