Nov 28, 2011

The Furnishings of a Diva

The New York auction house Doyle is hosting an estate auction of one of Old Hollywood's most notorious divas, Ms. Jaon Crawford.  On December 7th, her many furs, jewelry and film memorabilia will be up for auction along with a few of her furnishings. 

Beautiful Silver Fox Stole monogrammed JCS for Joan Crawford Steele, as she was married to Pepsi-Cola Chairman Alfred Steele. 

Set of 12 silver escargot plates.  Of course!

French Chinoiserie Decorated Porcelain Ecuelle

Vintage photograph of a young Crawford with her mother Anna Le Sueur, circa 1928

Georgian Style Mahogany Games Table
Cream Ostrich and Coq Feather Boa, Nine and a half feet long

Group of eight scrapbooks for films Rain, 1932; Today we Live, 1933; The Gorgeous Hussy, 1936; an various personal scapbooks including one devoted to Crawford's trip to Spain in 1962

The Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award presented to Miss Joan Crawford for Outstanding Contributions to the Entertainment Industry 1969 

Check out the full Doyle catalog HERE.  All items are on preview at Doyle December 3rd - 6th.  See you there!

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