JULIEN'S AUCTIONS TO SELL FURNISHINGS, ART AND MEMORABILIA FROM HOMES OF SHARON AND OZZY OSBOURNE Furnishings, art and memorabilia from the homes of rock 'n' roll royalty Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne will be auctioned over two days in Beverly Hills on Friday and Saturday, November 30 and December 1.
News-Antique.com - Oct 11,2007 - Julien’s Auctions is honored to offer furnishings, art and memorabilia from the collection of rock ‘n’ roll royalty Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne.
The two-day sale will be held at Gibson Guitar Showroom, Beverly Hills, CA on Friday and Saturday, November 30th and December 1st.
More than 500 lots of memorabilia, jewelry, costumes, paintings, furniture and decorative works of art from the Osbourne’s Gothic style home in Beverly Hills, their Shabby Chic Malibu home and their Buckinghamshire mansion in England will be sold with a portion of the proceeds being donated to benefit the Sharon Osbourne Colon Cancer Foundation.
Founded by Sharon to improve the lives of cancer patients and their loved ones, the Foundation provides at-home help, childcare, transportation, access to support groups and patient care services offered within Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
The Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne Collection consists of fine and decorative art and memorabilia from the lives and careers of these multi-award-winning international celebrities.
Sharon said: “It has taken our lifetime to collect all of these items. Both Ozzy and I have very special memories of each and every item as it came into our home and became part of our lives. It is like giving up a part of us and we hope each and every item finds a very special home.”
Darren Julien, President/CEO of Julien’s Auctions said: “The Osbournes individually and as a family have greatly impacted pop culture globally. This is a unique first time opportunity for fans and collectors to obtain a piece of their historic careers and/or personal lives”.
Paintings, Furniture and Decorative Works of Art:
Fans and collectors will have an opportunity to own a piece of fine and decorative art from The Osbournes MTV Show that adorned their Beverly Hills home creating an ethereal and serene environment in Gothic taste.
Highlights among more than 400 lots of furnishings, fine and decorative arts include a monumental seated gilded Buddha statue featured prominently in the Osbourne’s backyard during the series (est. $8,000/10,000), a walnut parquetry inlaid games table (est. $4,000/$6,000), and a pair of imposing garden architectural spires (est. $1,500/2,000).
Other pieces include a cast bronze statue by Edouard Drouot of a young nymph entitled “Muse des Bois” (est. $4,000/6,000), a Regency fruitwood expandable dining table (est. $6,000/8,000), a set of Queen Anne style ebonized and parcel gilt side chairs, each featuring a different hand painted bird (est. $8,000/10,000), and a 19th century carved Venetian blackamoor holding a bowl (est. $3,000/5,000).
Items from the Malibu residence feature Ozzy and Sharon’s master bedroom distressed painted Louis XVI style bed (est. $1,800/2,600) and similar glazed Louis XVI style bookcase cabinet (est. $2,000/4,000), a Venetian glass oval mirror with applied rosettes and etched panels estimated at $800/1000, and an antique sterling Edwardian frame with a pierced and repoussé ornamental design and beveled glass mirror plate (est. $300/500).
Property offered from the Buckinghamshire residence include a Gabriel Ferrier oil on canvas portrait of a lady in a black dress and gloves (est. $4,000/5,000), an Empire style