antiquesandartireland.com

Information about Art, Antiques and Auctions in Ireland and around the world
  • ABOUT
  • About Des
  • Contact
  • Posts Tagged ‘William Randolph Hearst’

    CARVED OAK ST. CATHERINE ONCE OWNED BY WILLIAM RANDOLPH HEARST

    Friday, August 14th, 2015

    A carved oak St. Catherine formerly in the collection of William Randolph Hearst is among the lots from the estate of German American actress Luise Rainer (1910-2014) to be offered by Juliens Auctions in Beverly Hills on October 1.  It is estimated at $3,000-5,000.  Once known as the new Garbo, Luise Rainer was the first actress to win back-to-back Academy Awards, the first in 1936 for her performance as Anna Held in The Great Ziegfeld and the second in 1937 for her performance as O-Lan in The Good Earth.  Her collection features European antiques, Old Master and Contemporary art, career memorabilia, furniture and personal effects from her longtime home in London’s Eaton Square.

    Carved oak statue of St. Catherine ($3,000-5,000).

    Carved oak statue of St. Catherine ($3,000-5,000).

     Embellished evening bags ($100-200)

    Embellished evening bags ($100-200)

    Sculpture - George Kolbe (German 1877-1947) ($30.000-40,000)

    Sculpture – George Kolbe (German 1877-1947) ($30.000-40,000)

    Icon, Russian School, 17th century ($4,000-6,000).

    Icon, Russian School, 17th century ($4,000-6,000).

    An 18th century bureau secretary bookcase  ($6,000-8,000).

    An 18th century bureau secretary bookcase ($6,000-8,000).