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Asherwood - The Auction - Day 1 (Nov 17)

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Featuring a monumental, unreserved auction of the contents of Asherwood, one of America's most prominent homes. Including hundreds of ornate examples of antique and bespoke 20th-century furniture...

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19th Century Napoleon III Jewelry Box

19th Century Napoleon III Jewelry Box

Lot # 1 (Sale Order: 1 of 667)      

19th Century Napoleon III jewelry box. Zebra wood and sycamore wood. No key. 10-3/4" W x 8-1/2" D x 4-3/4" H. Mansion Cabana Cabinets. NO RESERVE.

This lot was formerly the property of well-known real estate developer Mr. Melvin Simon and his wife, Bren Simon. It is part of the Simon's Asherwood Estate which Mrs. Simon most graciously has gifted to the non-profit Great American Songbook Foundation on whose behalf it is being sold.

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18th Century Chippendale Jewelry Box

18th Century Chippendale Jewelry Box

Lot # 2 (Sale Order: 2 of 667)      

18th Century Chippendale jewelry box. Mahogany and brass. No key. Back hinge needs reattachment. 10" W x 5" D x 6-1/2" H. Mansion Cabana Cabinets. NO RESERVE.

This lot was formerly the property of well-known real estate developer Mr. Melvin Simon and his wife, Bren Simon. It is part of the Simon's Asherwood Estate which Mrs. Simon most graciously has gifted to the non-profit Great American Songbook Foundation on whose behalf it is being sold.

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Pair of Monumental Ormolu Mounted Crystal Vases

Pair of Monumental Ormolu Mounted Crystal Vases

Lot # 3 (Sale Order: 3 of 667)      

Double handled. Grape leaf and ribbon decorated. Acanthus leaf handles. 28 1/2"H. x 15 1/2"W. Minimal patina to gold gilt in grape leaf pattern. Mansion Great Hall. NO RESERVE.

This lot was formerly the property of well-known real estate developer Mr. Melvin Simon and his wife, Bren Simon. It is part of the Simon's Asherwood Estate which Mrs. Simon most graciously has gifted to the non-profit Great American Songbook Foundation on whose behalf it is being sold.

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Four Leather Armchairs

Four Leather Armchairs

Lot # 4 (Sale Order: 4 of 667)      

Loose cushion construction. Beige leather. 48" W x 40" D x 42" H.Mansion Great Hall. NO RESERVE.

This lot was formerly the property of well-known real estate developer Mr. Melvin Simon and his wife, Bren Simon. It is part of the Simon's Asherwood Estate which Mrs. Simon most graciously has gifted to the non-profit Great American Songbook Foundation on whose behalf it is being sold.

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Pair of Bohemian Ruby Glass Vases

Pair of Bohemian Ruby Glass Vases

Lot # 5 (Sale Order: 5 of 667)      

Hand painted gilt decorations. Applied handles. 38 1/2"H. x 13"W. Mansion Great Hall. NO RESERVE.

This lot was formerly the property of well-known real estate developer Mr. Melvin Simon and his wife, Bren Simon. It is part of the Simon's Asherwood Estate which Mrs. Simon most graciously has gifted to the non-profit Great American Songbook Foundation on whose behalf it is being sold.

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Pair of Renaissance Style Carved Armchairs

Pair of Renaissance Style Carved Armchairs

Lot # 6 (Sale Order: 6 of 667)      

Upholstered seats. 58"H. x 32"W. Mansion Great Hall. NO RESERVE.

This lot was formerly the property of well-known real estate developer Mr. Melvin Simon and his wife, Bren Simon. It is part of the Simon's Asherwood Estate which Mrs. Simon most graciously has gifted to the non-profit Great American Songbook Foundation on whose behalf it is being sold.

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Pair of Rustic English Alderwood Side Tables

Pair of Rustic English Alderwood Side Tables

Lot # 7 (Sale Order: 7 of 667)      

Rustic English alderwood and brown leather side table. With metal tag on the inside. Hand Carved by K. Spiegelman. For Melvin & Bren Simon Asherwood. Slight discoloration to leather top surface. 39" W x 29" D x 28" H. Mansion Great Hall. NO RESERVE.

This lot was formerly the property of well-known real estate developer Mr. Melvin Simon and his wife, Bren Simon. It is part of the Simon's Asherwood Estate which Mrs. Simon most graciously has gifted to the non-profit Great American Songbook Foundation on whose behalf it is being sold.

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19th Century Louis XV Style Boudoir Chair

19th Century Louis XV Style Boudoir Chair

Lot # 8 (Sale Order: 8 of 667)      

Walnut frame. Velvet upholstery. Circa 1890. 22"W. x 19"D. x 24"H. Mansion Great Hall. NO RESERVE.

This lot was formerly the property of well-known real estate developer Mr. Melvin Simon and his wife, Bren Simon. It is part of the Simon's Asherwood Estate which Mrs. Simon most graciously has gifted to the non-profit Great American Songbook Foundation on whose behalf it is being sold.

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Pair of 19th Century Decorative Brass & Marble Boxes

Pair of 19th Century Decorative Brass & Marble Boxes

Lot # 9 (Sale Order: 9 of 667)      

Solid brass and grey marble. 5" W x 4" D x 4-1/4" H. Mansion Cabana Cabinets. NO RESERVE.

This lot was formerly the property of well-known real estate developer Mr. Melvin Simon and his wife, Bren Simon. It is part of the Simon's Asherwood Estate which Mrs. Simon most graciously has gifted to the non-profit Great American Songbook Foundation on whose behalf it is being sold.

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Comte de Monteclimer, Oil. Theme of Architecture

Comte de Monteclimer, Oil. Theme of Architecture

Lot # 10 (Sale Order: 10 of 667)      

Depicts two women in period dress examining a sculpture. 36" H x 48" W.Mansion Great Hall. NO RESERVE.

This lot was formerly the property of well-known real estate developer Mr. Melvin Simon and his wife, Bren Simon. It is part of the Simon's Asherwood Estate which Mrs. Simon most graciously has gifted to the non-profit Great American Songbook Foundation on whose behalf it is being sold.

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19th Century Savanarola Chair

19th Century Savanarola Chair

Lot # 11 (Sale Order: 11 of 667)      

Carved walnut with embossed leather. Circa 1860. 27"W. x 18"D. x 38 1/2"H. Slight craxing to leather upholestry on the seat. A repair to the wood facade between the front legs. Mansion Great Hall. NO RESERVE.

This lot was formerly the property of well-known real estate developer Mr. Melvin Simon and his wife, Bren Simon. It is part of the Simon's Asherwood Estate which Mrs. Simon most graciously has gifted to the non-profit Great American Songbook Foundation on whose behalf it is being sold.

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Painted Alderwood Coffee Table

Painted Alderwood Coffee Table

Lot # 12 (Sale Order: 12 of 667)      

Monumental painted Alderwood coffee table. Slatted pull-outs on each side. 96"W x 96"D. x 21"H. Mansion Great Hall. NO RESERVE.

This lot was formerly the property of well-known real estate developer Mr. Melvin Simon and his wife, Bren Simon. It is part of the Simon's Asherwood Estate which Mrs. Simon most graciously has gifted to the non-profit Great American Songbook Foundation on whose behalf it is being sold.

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Painted Alderwood Coffee Table

Painted Alderwood Coffee Table

Lot # 12A (Sale Order: 13 of 667)      

Monumental painted Alderwood coffee table. 96"W x 96"D. x 21"H. Mansion Great Hall. NO RESERVE.

This lot was formerly the property of well-known real estate developer Mr. Melvin Simon and his wife, Bren Simon. It is part of the Simon's Asherwood Estate which Mrs. Simon most graciously has gifted to the non-profit Great American Songbook Foundation on whose behalf it is being sold.

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Comte de Monteclimer, Oil. Theme of Poetry

Comte de Monteclimer, Oil. Theme of Poetry

Lot # 13 (Sale Order: 14 of 667)      

Oil on canvas. Depicts a couple, the gentleman is writing. 36" H x 48" W. Mansion Great Hall. NO RESERVE.

This lot was formerly the property of well-known real estate developer Mr. Melvin Simon and his wife, Bren Simon. It is part of the Simon's Asherwood Estate which Mrs. Simon most graciously has gifted to the non-profit Great American Songbook Foundation on whose behalf it is being sold.

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Giltwood and Mahogany Empire Style Table

Giltwood and Mahogany Empire Style Table

Lot # 14 (Sale Order: 15 of 667)      

Giltwood, mahogany Empire style table with a green marble top. 70"L. x 30 1/4"H. Mansion Library. NO RESERVE.

This lot was formerly the property of well-known real estate developer Mr. Melvin Simon and his wife, Bren Simon. It is part of the Simon's Asherwood Estate which Mrs. Simon most graciously has gifted to the non-profit Great American Songbook Foundation on whose behalf it is being sold.

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Chippendale Jewelry Chest

Chippendale Jewelry Chest

Lot # 15 (Sale Order: 16 of 667)      

Cuban mahogany and brass. No key. Back hinge needs reattachment. Will be visible in photos. Circa 1780. 10"W. x 6"D. x 7"H. Mansion Cabana Cabinets. NO RESERVE.

This lot was formerly the property of well-known real estate developer Mr. Melvin Simon and his wife, Bren Simon. It is part of the Simon's Asherwood Estate which Mrs. Simon most graciously has gifted to the non-profit Great American Songbook Foundation on whose behalf it is being sold.

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Rustic Italian Sideboard Stained Alderwood

Rustic Italian Sideboard Stained Alderwood

Lot # 16 (Sale Order: 17 of 667)      

Three draws and four cabinets. 117"W. x 36"D. x 43"H. Mansion Great Hall. NO RESERVE.

This lot was formerly the property of well-known real estate developer Mr. Melvin Simon and his wife, Bren Simon. It is part of the Simon's Asherwood Estate which Mrs. Simon most graciously has gifted to the non-profit Great American Songbook Foundation on whose behalf it is being sold.

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Rustic Italian Sideboard Stained Alderwood

Rustic Italian Sideboard Stained Alderwood

Lot # 17 (Sale Order: 18 of 667)      

Three draws and four cabinets. 117"W. x 36"D. x 43"H. Small indents sustained through top surface from wear. Mansion Great Hall. NO RESERVE.

This lot was formerly the property of well-known real estate developer Mr. Melvin Simon and his wife, Bren Simon. It is part of the Simon's Asherwood Estate which Mrs. Simon most graciously has gifted to the non-profit Great American Songbook Foundation on whose behalf it is being sold.

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A Pair of French Bronze Candelabras

A Pair of French Bronze Candelabras

Lot # 18 (Sale Order: 19 of 667)      

On three paw feet supporting four candle nozzles and a central heron finial and decorated with hanging chains Mansion Billiard Room. NO RESERVE.

This lot was formerly the property of well-known real estate developer Mr. Melvin Simon and his wife, Bren Simon. It is part of the Simon's Asherwood Estate which Mrs. Simon most graciously has gifted to the non-profit Great American Songbook Foundation on whose behalf it is being sold.

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Pine Fireplace Bench

Pine Fireplace Bench

Lot # 19 (Sale Order: 20 of 667)      

Loose cushion with cheetah print upholstery and pink and black upholstery trim. 80"W x 14 1/2"D. x 22"H. Mansion Great Hall. NO RESERVE.

This lot was formerly the property of well-known real estate developer Mr. Melvin Simon and his wife, Bren Simon. It is part of the Simon's Asherwood Estate which Mrs. Simon most graciously has gifted to the non-profit Great American Songbook Foundation on whose behalf it is being sold.

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Napoleon III Boule Box

Napoleon III Boule Box

Lot # 20 (Sale Order: 21 of 667)      

Ebonized pear wood with brass and tortoise shell inlay No key. Circa 1860. 5 1/4"W. x 5 14"D x 3 1/4" H. Mansion Cabana Cabinets. NO RESERVE.

This lot was formerly the property of well-known real estate developer Mr. Melvin Simon and his wife, Bren Simon. It is part of the Simon's Asherwood Estate which Mrs. Simon most graciously has gifted to the non-profit Great American Songbook Foundation on whose behalf it is being sold.

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Napoleon III Jewelry Box

Napoleon III Jewelry Box

Lot # 21 (Sale Order: 22 of 667)      

Rosewod, ebonized pear wood, brass and pewter inlay. Circa 1860. 13"W. x 8"D. x 4"H. Mansion Cabana Cabinets. NO RESERVE..

This lot was formerly the property of well-known real estate developer Mr. Melvin Simon and his wife, Bren Simon. It is part of the Simon's Asherwood Estate which Mrs. Simon most graciously has gifted to the non-profit Great American Songbook Foundation on whose behalf it is being sold.

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Napoleon III Jewelry Box

Napoleon III Jewelry Box

Lot # 22 (Sale Order: 23 of 667)      

Ebonized pearwood, tulipwood and with brass inlay. No key. Circa 1860. 6 1/2"W. x 4 3/4"D. x 3 1/2"H.Mansion Cabana Cabinets. NO RESERVE.

This lot was formerly the property of well-known real estate developer Mr. Melvin Simon and his wife, Bren Simon. It is part of the Simon's Asherwood Estate which Mrs. Simon most graciously has gifted to the non-profit Great American Songbook Foundation on whose behalf it is being sold.

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Pair of French Country Dessertes

Pair of French Country Dessertes

Lot # 23 (Sale Order: 24 of 667)      

Stained alderwood with beige granite tops. With metal tag at the inside. Carving on the verso. Hand Carved by K. Spiegelman. For Melvin & Bren Simon Asherwood. 96"W. x 30"D. x 44"H. Mansion Great Hall. NO RESERVE.

This lot was formerly the property of well-known real estate developer Mr. Melvin Simon and his wife, Bren Simon. It is part of the Simon's Asherwood Estate which Mrs. Simon most graciously has gifted to the non-profit Great American Songbook Foundation on whose behalf it is being sold.

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Pair of Spanish Style Side Tables

Pair of Spanish Style Side Tables

Lot # 24 (Sale Order: 25 of 667)      

Stained alderwood. With metal tag at the inside. Hand Carved by K. Spiegelman. For Melvin & Bren Simon Asherwood. 40"W. x 26"D. x 29"H. Mansion Great Hall. NO RESERVE.

This lot was formerly the property of well-known real estate developer Mr. Melvin Simon and his wife, Bren Simon. It is part of the Simon's Asherwood Estate which Mrs. Simon most graciously has gifted to the non-profit Great American Songbook Foundation on whose behalf it is being sold.

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