Bonhams & Butterfields, international fine arts auctioneers, is pleased to announce the May 17-18, 2009 Sunset Estate Auction in Los Angeles. The sale will feature a large selection of vintage and estate jewelry with examples by famous makers such as Tiffany & Co, Gucci and Cartier.
In addition to the offering of vintage and estate jewelry, as selection of furniture and decorations from the 19th through 20th centuries will also be offered. A selection of works from all periods and styles will be presented along with items from private estates throughout the Southwestern United States as well as Asian works of art, Silver, Rugs and books.
Highlights from the two day May Sunset Estate Auction will include a collection of three gem-set, 18k and 14k gold brooches, signed Tiffany & Co. (est. $700-900); View of a Lake with Figures, Swiss School, 19th Century (est. $2,000-3,000); a large Herend porcelain dinner service (est. $ 3,000-5,000).
Named for the famed Boulevard on which the auctioneer’s Los Angeles galleries reside, the monthly Sunset Estate Auctions have become a reliable resource – delivering great values on one-of-kind items, diverse style and inspirational designs at affordable prices. Beginning with pieces from the 16th century, Spanish Baroque, Georgian and Louis XIV to 20th century modern periods to the present day, the Style on Sunset sales offer buyers an affordable avenue to a chic lifestyle.
The monthly Sunset Estate sales have gained recognition throughout the auction and interior design communities as the place to be, the place to shop, and the place to celebrate your unique home – while delivering great deals and inspirational designs at affordable prices.
Knowledgeable specialists are on hand to share the inside scoop on that fabulous piece of period furniture or wonderful decorative arts coming to auction direct from the homes and collections of notable families. At the Sunset Estate Auctions you can buy a work de-accessioned from a museum or from the estate of your favorite film and television celebrity or industry personality. We welcome you to the next level of retail – Sunset Estate Auctions at Bonhams & Butterfields – an affordable avenue to a chic lifestyle.
Auction: May 17-18, 2009 at 10:00am, Los Angeles
Preview: May 15-17, 2009, Los Angeles
The illustrated catalog will be the available online at www.bonhams.com/us in the weeks preceding the sale.