Design Auction: Foujita ‘Staring cat’ may climb to $4,000

Andrew Jones Auctions, Los Angeles, will hold its Holiday edition of Design for the Home and Garden featuring fine art, design, furnishings, accessories and fine jewelry on Sunday, Nov. 18.
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LOS ANGELES – Continuing the momentum of the successful Design for the Home and Garden and DTLA Collections and Estates auctions, Andrew Jones Auctions will hold its Holiday edition of Design for the Home and Garden. The auction will feature fine art, design, furnishings, accessories and fine jewelry. It will be held Sunday, Nov. 18, online and at their gallery at 2221 S. Main Street, Los Angeles.

Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita (Japanese-French, 1886-1968), Staring cat, circa 1930, pencil drawing on paper, $2,000-$4,000. Photo courtesy Andrew Jones Auctions

Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita (Japanese-French, 1886-1968), Staring cat, circa 1930, pencil drawing on paper, $2,000-$4,000. Photo courtesy Andrew Jones Auctions

Andrew Jones, president & CEO comments, “We enjoyed such a remarkable reception and fantastic results with our inaugural auction, we have had clients contacting us looking to sell collections and buyers clamoring for more. Our Holiday Design for the Home and Garden auction will not disappoint.”

The Holiday edition of Design for the Home and Garden presents a selection of nearly 350 lots. Offerings include decorative and fine art, furniture, silver, modern design, fine jewelry, Asian works of art and garden furnishings.

The sale notably includes the David and Barbara Hart Collection of World Art. International travelers and cultural explorers for decades, David and Barbara Hart have curated a range of unusual objects, accents, art and textiles from Mexico to the Philippines. The collection includes Ming porcelain, Afghan rugs and Indonesian textiles. Best of all, the entire collection will be offered without reserve.

Additionally, other prominent collections include that of Fima Ruchman, Vladimir Magdalena Zacharias and from places such as Carlsbad, Beverly Hills, Ojai, the Pacific Northwest, Philadelphia and Southampton, N.Y.

On offer will be a selection of furnishings, decorations and accessories. Specific items include a Regency brass inlaid writing table in the manner of George Bullock, a Boston/Steinway grand piano, and a monumental Italian theater entrance figure. Also, an intricate Japanese ebonized cabinet on stand and a pair of rock crystal wall lights in the manner of Maison Baguès will be sold. Also of note are Baccarat, Kralik and R. Lalique glass, Royal Copenhagen Flora Danica porcelain and Puiforcat silver.

Lighting by Vilhelm Lauritzen, Luminaire, Fedrigolli, Karl Springer, George Kovacs and furniture by Hans Von Klier and Dada Industrial Design among others make up the modern design highlights. The Garden section features a pair of Louis XVI limestone columns and a pair of French limestone sphinxes, mineral specimens and fossils.

A pair of French first standard silver five light candelabra designed by Jean E. Puiforcat, Paris, $8,000-$12,000.

A pair of French first standard silver five light candelabra designed by Jean E. Puiforcat, Paris, $8,000-$12,000.

The Fine Jewelry, Watches and Pen section presents Bulgari, Cartier Bagnoire and Tank watches, Kieselstein Cord, Montblanc, Rolex Steve McQueen Explorer II and Yachtmaster watches and Van Cleef & Arpels.

Fine artworks on offer include an original pencil drawing of a cat by Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita, an oil on panel painting of a Swiss Valley by Albert Bierstadt and also works by Cipriano Cei, Joan Miró, after Georges Braque, Charles Wilbert White, Circle of Luca Giordano, Paul Grimm along with others.

The public preview opens 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. from Nov. 10-17. The auction takes place Sunday, Nov. 18 at 10:30 a.m. Visit www.andrewjonesauctions.com for more details.

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