A Painted Lady

Beautiful 4 Level Home
722 Steiner Street / Grove Street
Alamo Square Area of San Francisco

THIS WEEK – June 20, 21 & 22
Friday – Sunday / 10am – 5pm 

This well known SF address was the site (exterior and/or interior) of many movies, TV programs and media ads (“Invasion of the Body Snatchers”, “Streets of San Francisco” and “Evening Magazine” to name just a few) – this estate (40 years of collecting) will most surely impress one and all with an unusual eclectic mix ///

EMPIRE, FEDERAL, VICTORIAN, NEO-CLASSICAL AND MODERN FURNITURE amid a parade of fine furnishings: lion’s and dog’s paws plus claws and balls and a couple of slippers as well – many antiques and heirloom quality pieces – Massive oak roll-top desk/secretary with carved finial bust of William Shakespeare (9.5 ft tall x 53 inches wide x 27 inches deep) – Victorian Mahogany and Marble hall tree (112 inches tall by 57 inches wide and 15 inches deep) -18th c. Pennsylvania Walnut dresser w/ mirror (45” wide x 20” deep x 33” tall plus a 54 inch mirror) – Massive antique American made walnut display/book case with glass doors and 3 drawers in the base (56” wide x 20” deep x 100” tall) – matching Louis XVI neoclassical set, gilded armchair and loveseat with sage green velvet upholstery – fantastic maple burl side table – round oak pedestal table – reading chairs, side chairs, conversational chairs with antique Obi fabric upholstery – camphor lined high relief carved chest – oak filing cabinet – 2 roll top trunk – Also available: high quality, well made MODERN FURNITURE by Shannon / Kavanaugh2 brushed steel tables with glass tops each 54” x 48” wide – many wrought metal, small and medium sized, square and round side and occasional tables – sleek full sized metal canopy bed – “4 poster” queen sized bed with black metal head and foot board and brass globe finials – many brushed stainless steel and aluminum framed mirror (64” x 72” and many smaller sizes), many hand woven area rugs, large ornate wall mirrors, plus much more.

ART IS LONG … TIME IS FLEETING!  Renaissance’s return may be redundant but still it’s happening here! Many original handsomely framed fine art landscapes, still life and portraits – Contemporary oil painting by Tom Corbin – “Lady on a sofa” approx 3.5’ x 5’

– 19th century Plein Air western landscape in beautiful gilt frame – Ornately framed European landscape by Peter Nielsen – Early 20th century Italian oil painting; still life/landscape signed Don Angelo Rescali – Late 19th century, large framed German oil painting of an interesting pathway through a place where the field meets the trees … signed H. Lehmann, Trachenau (possibly listed portraitist, the French born, naturalized German citizen, Henri Lehmann) – Large 15th century oil painting – portrait of a Musketeer, framed – Large 16th century oil painting – portrait of a lady, framed – 19th century oil painting – portrait of a man, framed – Several interesting pre-postmodern original art works, artists proofs, serigraphs, and prints by Susan Hale Kemenyffy – many original and some iconic photographs by the world renown portraitist and dance photographer Kenn Duncan – there will be many, MANY other framed drawings, large scale lithographs, serigraphs, photographs, folk art, advertising posters (automotive, travel etc), concert and film posters, cultural artifacts, photo albums and more – many ornate gilt gesso frames – many high quality wall and mantel clocks including a deco bronze suite – Art Glass (Loetz,  Lundberg) – Crystal – Ceramics and bronze items (many fine cast bronze pieces by Tom Corbin)  – a few nice outsider art pieces – fantastic antique Russian Icons –  American, Californian, Folk, Old Masters plus the new kids on the block … its all here.

COLLECTIONS OF CURIOSITIES & COLLECTIBLES both concise and comprehensive – Piano Rolls – San Francisco historical photographs and a wide variety of ephemera – magazines, brochures & photos, antique clocks – hand – made boxes – vintage amateur and professional examples of hardcore anatomy in action and “how to” manuals – – a huge variety and quantity of authentic and repro architectural details – RECORDS/LPs (classical / opera / rock / big band / pop / etc) huge collection of everything, everyone and everywhere)! CDs/DVDs and books, books and more rare and collectible books (architectural, history, sexuality, novels, interior design, than you can shake a fantastic opal encrusted talking stick (by J. Hoyer) at!

PROOF OF LIFE the full spectrum of office, kitchen, bathroom, garden and garage goods plus, of course, some uniquely useful items! Lateral file cabinets, desks, electronics hi-fi,  full and queen  mattress sets, exercise equipment / Pro-form 390pi treadmill, total gym, weights, vases, tools, hardware (lots of brass fittings), and many home necessities ///

DRIVING & PARKING TIPS – Easy to find – right across Alamo Square at the corner of Steiner & Grove Streets – this is a Friday 9am – 11am street sweeping area – so possibly after (9:30 am there should many areas available / also the parking is always in flux in this area with tourists coming and going so you with some persistence you might get lucky – also 2 blocks away there is a FREE church parking lot at the corner on Fillmore (between Fulton & McAllister Streets) that we have arranged to have open for estate sale customers parking Friday and Saturday from 9am to 5pm ONLY!)

HOPE TO SEE YOU / Kevin / Vicky & The YES Co Staff