Event Details

Julien’s Auctions presents a one-of-a-kind opportunity for collectors to purchase property from the Holmby Hills Estate of 100 North Carolwood Drive in a live auction taking place Saturday, December 17th, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California.

The  One Hundred North Carolwood Drive auction features fine and decorative arts, paintings, antiques and furniture befitting a 17,000 square foot mansion in the Holmby Hills area. Fine art highlights coming to the block include a Maurice Utrillo watercolor (est. $20,000-$30,000); seascapes by Ludolf Bakhuysen (est. $15,000-$20,000); Abraham Hulk (est. $6,000-$8,000); and Carl Johan Neumann (est. $3,000-$5,000). Also for sale are a collection of fine 19th century Orientalist works including a watercolor by Paul Pascal (est. $2,000- $3,000); paintings by Robert Gibb, RSA, (est. $3,000-$4,000); Adolf Schreyer (est. $10,000-$15,000): and Henri Emilien Rousseau (est. $15,000-$20,000).

Fine antique furniture includes an elaborately carved and gilded Louis XV headboard (est. $3,000-$4,000); a Louis XVI style pier mirror (est. $2,000-$3,000); a Louis XVI style armoire with ormolu mounts (est. $2,500 -$3,500) and matching headboard (est. $2,000-$3,000); and a fancy burlwood Victorian Revival Style armoire (est. $6,000-$8,000) ensuite with other matching pieces including a headboard, nightstands and a dresser.

Quality modern furniture in the sale includes a number of George Smith upholstered sofas, chairs, chaise lounges (est. in the $1,000 to $3,000 range), and desks, tables and table lamps by makers Maitland Smith and Mitchell Litt.

The many decorative household items in the sale include Oriental rugs, Asian ceramic jardinières, French 18th and 19th century style furnishings, and various framed prints.

This auction presents a special opportunity for collectors to purchase fine and decorative art and furnishings from the famous Holmby Hills Estate — One Hundred North Carolwood Drive.

The items can be viewed at Julien’s Auctions gallery in Beverly Hills at 9665 Wilshire Boulevard free to the public from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday starting Monday, December 12th, 2011.