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Boutique liquidation sale bringing diverse selection of Meissen pieces to market

As the closure of Beverly Hills Fine Antiques, due to retirement, marks an end of an era, it also prompts a no-reserve auction set for June 29, and offered by Don Presley Auction.

SANTA ANA, Calif. — Don Presley Auction has been chosen by the owner of Beverly Hills

Bohemian enamel and gilt vase

Bohemian enamel and gilt vase, measures six inches, and carries an estimate of $150 to $250. (Photo courtesy Don Presley Auction)

Fine Antiques to liquidate the boutique’s million-dollar inventory with no minimums and no reserves.

The no-reserve auction is set for June 29, at Don Presley’s gallery, 2202 South Main Street, Santa Ana, California. Online bidding will be facilitated by

After years in the business of selling fine art, antiques and collectibles, Beverly Hills Fine Antiques is shutting its doors; as the owner has decided to retire.

“Never in my 47 years in the auction world have I had the pleasure of selling this kind of inventory without reserve prices, nor have I even heard of such an auction like this,” said Don Presley.

Presley continues, “As an example, a $20,000 KPM plaque is included in the auction inventory. The owner said, ‘Don, if it only brings a dollar, sell it!’”

Additional items featured in the more than 350-lot auction include:

• Several Meissen porcelain pieces, including more than 30 figurines
• 19th century ormolu and marble clock set, with a presale estimate of $3,000 to $4,000
• Pair of cut crystal and silver plated bowls, signed “Cristofel,” measuring 9 1/2 inches by 9 inches, with an estimate of $1,000 to $1,500.
• 19th century bronze and tortoise shell clock, measuring 29 1/2 inches by 12 3/4 inches, and expected to realize between $1,200 and $1,500.

For more information about Don Presley Auction and the June 29 liquidation auction, visit or contact 714-633-2437 or