Marina Del Ray Estate Sale, contemporary furniture and decorative items.

Los Angeles

Sat, Aug 12, 2017    (Closed)
Sun, Aug 13, 2017   (Closed)

This home is decorated with nice end contemporary furnishings and full of useful household goods.

Featured are: Modern sofas, Modern dinning set with matching chairs and china hutch, coffee tables, Buffett and end tables, two Cal King beds and one “almost new” Queen bed, […]

By |August 10th, 2017|News, Past Sales|0 Comments

Pacific Palasades Estate Sale

Pacific Palasades

Sat, July 22, 2017    (Closed)
Sun, July 23, 2017   (Closed)

Pacific Palasades Estate Sale
Vintage Mid century Modern furniture:
Baker 1950’s well preserved custom Sectional Sofa
Baker 1950’s Dining Table with 6 cane back chairs (possibly by Michael Taylor)
Baker, “New World” collection two tiered Side Table in trapezoidal form by Michael Taylor
Baker “New World” collection floating Cocktail […]

By |July 18th, 2017|News, Past Sales|0 Comments


Pacific Palasades

1026 Corsica Drive
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272

Sat, July 7, 2017    (Closed)
Sun, July 8, 2017   (Closed)

Pacific Palisades Estate Moving Sale

This estate is decorated with higher end contemporary furnishings and European antiques.

Featured are: 19th c Antique French Trumeau Mirror French Aubusson hand made rug Costume Jewelry, woman’s designer clothing and shoes (size 9 -10) Restoration […]

By |July 4th, 2017|News, Past Sales|0 Comments

Tarzana Estate Moving Sale


Sat, June 24, 2017    (Closed)
Sun, June 25, 2017   (Closed)

Tarzana Estate Moving Sale This fine home is tastefully decorated with fine contemporary furniture.

There are fine ceramics and china, (Wedgwood Madrid) oil paintings, stemware, crystal (Mecasa and Waterford) oriental rugs, silver plated serving platers and lighting.

Included in this sale are two King size […]

By |June 21st, 2017|News, Past Sales|0 Comments

Chatsworth Estate Moving Sale


Sat, June 17, 2017    (Closed)
Sun, June 18, 2017   (Closed)

Chatsworth Estate Moving Sale

This home is tastefully decorated with fine contemporary furniture accented with lovely antiques. It has a definite east coast flair, with a touch of colonial Americana.

There are oriental rugs and fine ceramics, china, glassware, oil paintings, artwork, jewelry, […]

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Encino Celebrity


Sat, June 10, 2017    (Closed)
Sun, June 11, 2017   (Closed)

This grand estate is tastefully decorated with fine contemporary furniture accented with fabulous antiques.

Included in this sale is a vintage 1927 Steinway grand piano, Italian Provincial round dining table with 6 chairs, Ethan Allen solid English oak dining table with 6 Charles […]

By |June 4th, 2017|News, Past Sales|0 Comments

Sherman Oaks

Sherman Oaks

Sat, March 25, 2017    (closed)
Sun, March 26, 2017    (closed)

Welcome to this Sherman Oaks Moving Estate Sale!

This estate is full of interesting vintage collectables and Antiques.

Denise’s family has been in Los Angeles since the gold rush days and this sale reflects her family’s history. We are selling many Victorian / American collectables from […]

By |March 23rd, 2017|News|0 Comments

Magnificent Lake Encino Traditional Estate Sale!


11/12/2016 (closed) (Sat)
11/13/2016 (closed) (Sun)

This grand estate is tastefully decorated with fine contemporary furniture accented with fine antiques.

There are many fine hand made oriental rugs and silk upholstered sofas, fine ceramics including Limoges and Asian collectables.

Included in this sale are a traditional dining table with 6 chairs, large china […]

By |November 2nd, 2016|News, Past Sales|0 Comments

Antique Spotlight: Collecting Vintage & Retro Patterns

Original Article: Dusty Old Thing

There’s a romance in looking back at the kinds of clothes we wore “back in the day” and a fascination with certain styles from long ago. With so many period TV shows and movies we see some of the wonderful clothes worn “upstairs” or “down”, Edwardian, flapper, frugal during War, extravagant later, bold, modest, strange and classic.

This is Nancy with Dusty Old Thing and I have two favorite periods: The “New Look” following WWII and the ‘60s classic lines. Like many of us, I took Home Economics in school. Sewing and Cooking and Basic Homemaking were required in Junior High for girls. The boys got a shorter course. In high school I took more Sewing along with all the college prep classes. Those were the days when designer patterns were replicated by Vogue and when quality fabric filled department stores.

By |August 6th, 2015|Industry Articles, News, Past Sales|Comments Off on Antique Spotlight: Collecting Vintage & Retro Patterns

5 Tips for Buying Antique Furniture

Antique furniture is a big investment and, well, a big thing to cart home. Before you put time and money into one of these purchases, check out our tips for buying antique furniture – then enjoy the hunt for something unique!

1). Research, research, research

There’s so much to learn about antique furniture! Before you start browsing and seriously making purchases, read as much as you can about antique furniture – especially if there is a certain time period or style that you really like. The more educated you are about the furniture, the easier it will be to spot reproductions and overpriced items.

2). Look for the mark from the manufacturer or maker

Most antique furniture has some kind of mark from the person or place that was responsible for building it – often in places that people wouldn’t see, like the inside of a dresser drawer or the backside of a piece.

3). Look for signs of age

Since the trend now is to make furniture look antique, you might come across a piece that someone has modified to look older than it is. But, there are some telltale signs – first, look for imperfections. If something was handmade, then there will be variations in the woodwork – if everything looks exactly uniform, then there’s reason to be suspicious.


By |July 27th, 2015|Industry Articles, News|Comments Off on 5 Tips for Buying Antique Furniture