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Los Angeles, California, United States
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Friday, April 20, 2012

Estate Sale April 27-29 2012

HANDLE WITH CARE INVITES YOU TO THE SALE OF THE COMPLETE ESTATE
OF THE MULTI-TALENTED AND MUCH LOVED,

NORMAN A. MENNES (1916-2012)

FRI., SAT., SUN., APRIL 27, 28, 29, 10AM - 3PM
(Wed., May 2, Final Pick up and Clearance)

LOS ANGELES, 90027

NORMAN A. MENNES, PLAYWRIGHT, DIRECTOR, SET &
COSTUME DESIGNER, WAS CHAIR OF THE THEATER ARTS DEPARTMENT AT LOS ANGELES CITY COLLEGE FOR MANY YEARS. HIS ESTATE REFLECTS HIS DRAMATIC EYE, HIS LOVE OF BEAUTY & HISTORY, AND THE ENJOYMENT HE HAD IN COLLECTING FOR MANY OF HIS 96 YEARS.

Images: http://gallery.me.com/mdtdesign#100285

THE LIVING ROOM: Turn-of-the Century Dutch Bombe Lighted Cabinet with Marquetry (54" Wide X 78" Tall); Hand-Carved Rosewood Altar Table; 6-Panel Coromandel Screen; Graceful Wood-Framed 9' Sofa; Pair of Settees; Rosewood & Glass Sofa Tables; Newer Chinese Painted Secretary; Pr. Fauteuils; MORE THAN 250 PIECES OF ROSE MEDALLION (1890-1970); Peonies: Painted on Silk, of Peking Glass, & of Carved Hard-stone in Cloisonné Bowl; Pair of 48" Iron Cranes; 43" Spanish Wood & Brass Horse; 20" Rose Quartz Horse; (2) Antique Satsuma Vases; Coalport Village; Antique English Plates; (4) 17TH C. WOODCUTS: THE TRIUMPH OF MAXIMILIAN I by HANS BURGKMAIRTHE

THE DINING ROOM: Hand-Painted Scenic Screen; Mirrors Framed with Wrought Iron Enameled Flowers; Rare Doulton Jester Wall Pockets; 400 PIECES OF HEREND, "ROTHSCHILD BIRD", incl. "OPENWORK FANCIES"; Silver Servers; Verlys Dragon Bowl; Mid-Century Swedish 18" Crystal Vase

THE DEN: Renaissance Revival Cabinet (Carved Figures & Stained Glass); (2) 9' Tall, Charmingly Painted Bookcases; Carved Easel with Mystery Painting; Fine Collection of Theater Arts Books (Costuming, Acting, Etc.); Art Books; 1940's Broadway Theater Posters, Programs; Photos; Imari Bowls & Plates; Ceiling Cherubs; 1901 NAVAJO RUG (77" x 51")

THE BLUE BEDROOM: Blue Wing Chair & Hassock; Fancy Gold & White Furniture; More than 100 Pieces of Chinese Blue & White Porcelain; Steiff Animals; Dept. 56 Heritage Village Collection; Alabaster Table Lamps

THE MASTER BEDROOM: Elegant Suite by Drexel-Heritage: King Bed, Long-Dresser with Trifold Mirror, Armoire, Small Secretary Desk, End Chests; Oil Painting by Calogero; BJORN WINBLAD COLLECTION; Interesting Linens,incl. Embroideries

THE SUN ROOM, BREAKFAST ROOM, & KITCHEN: Wrought Iron & Glass Tables & Chairs; Coalport, "Strawberry" Set; Wedgwood Miniatures; Chinese "Restaurant Ware"; Gourmet Utensils; Milk Glass; Satsuma Dinnerware; Small Treasures (Some Costume Jewelry, Russian Goblets, Much More!)

THE GARAGE & BACKYARD: Bird Bath; Large Planters; Persian Tiles; Christmas (Lenox, Etc.) & Halloween Decor; Iron Lanterns; Workshop; Parts & Pieces & Fabulous Surprises. It's never too early to shop for Christmas.

WE HOPE YOU WILL STOP BY THIS VERY FULL SALE MORE THAN 1 TIME.
Emile & The Handle With Care Crew...Mark, Rudy, Victoria, Marci, John, Katherine, Connie, Sharon, Lee, Bobbi

Proceeds from this sale benefit the LACC Theater Arts Department