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The estate of Shirley Baskin, co-founder of Baskin Robbins, is part of Andrew Jones' Feb. 22 auction
The online-only auction offers a rich selection for discerning buyers – nearly 300 lots in all -- antiques, design, modern and contemporary art, silver, books, clocks, carpets, porcelain, glass. Online bidding is available on several platforms.
By: Andrew Jones Auctions
Significant private collections and estates will include the estate of Shirley Baskin, a co-founder of Baskin Robbins and KCET television, a philanthropist, and an exhibited artist in her own right, with one-woman shows at the Craft and Folk Art Museum in Los Angeles, The Children's Museum in Indianapolis and the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C.
The Baskin estate features modern and contemporary paintings, sculpture and multiples from Yaacov Agam, Thomas Chimes, Helen Frankenthaler, Betty Gold, Joe Goode, Paul Horiuchi, Rod Kagan, Jerome Kirk, Ron Mallory, George McNeil, Clement Meadmore, Henry Moore, Pablo Picasso, Melvin Schuler, Peter Shire, Michael Todd, Ernest Tino Trova and others, plus a pair of chic T.H. Robsjohn Gibbings walnut Klismos chairs expected to realize $6,000-$8,000.
Works from a Private Beverly Hills collector include pieces by Robert Motherwell, including a unique two-color lithograph with acrylic hand painting titled Bastos, (1975), which carries a pre-sale estimate of $40,000-60,000. The same collection also offers multiples by renowned artists such as Josef Albers, David Hockney, Ellsworth Kelly, Roy Lichtenstein and Frank Stella.
Also sold will be Francis Barlow's large-scale oil on canvas of a Cockerel, Hen and Ducks (est. $15,000-$20,000);
Additional highlights include a wide array of fine carpets, English clocks, marble sculptures, a large-scale model pond yacht, rare editions of Aesop's Fables, two wrought iron lightning rods and more.
Online bidding will be facilitated by AndrewJonesAuctions.com, Invaluable.com and LiveAuctioneers.com. Absentee and telephone bids will also be accepted. Previews will be held by appointment at the Andrew Jones Auctions gallery prior to the auction.
For more information about Andrew Jones Auctions and the online-only signature Design for the Home and Garden auction on Wednesday, February 22nd, call (213) 748-8008, visit www.andrewjonesauctions.com. The gallery is located at 2221 South Main Street in downtown Los Angeles.
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