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  • Appraiser best candidate to peg value on paintings by obscure artist

    Q: I bought some beautiful paintings in Germany decades ago. I need to assess personal property for insurance purposes and all I can give my agent are rough guesses on their purchase price, which I think is far less than today's value. A: To start on a...
  • Desirable elements drive doll prices far more than age

    Q: What is today's value on my doll? She's in good shape; there are no chips on her bisque head and there has been very little restoration. She has only a petticoat, but I have old material that could be used for clothing. A: Along with color photos, the...
  • Dog-shaped handles give drinking pot extra appeal

    Q: I was given this 3-handled cider jug by friends in England long ago. I was told that it's very old. There are no marks, but I think it's very unique because it is flawless. Any info? A: Seen in a photo sent, this is indeed an item with three handles....
  • An Old World hacienda in Pasadena

    An Old World hacienda in Pasadena
    This gated Old World hacienda sits on a knoll with views of Pasadena, the Rose Bowl and Brookside Golf Course. Original details include a step-down living room, beamed ceilings, a terra-cotta courtyard and a brick driveway. Location: 1500 Normandy...
  • Matched lions sold commercially as garden ornaments

    Q: We bought this pair of Erik Kramer lions about 25 years ago at a local auction. In the same sale, many Remington bronzes were sold, so we assume these lions have value. We're having a hard time finding info on the artist. Can you help? A: The reader...
  • Potato chip cans are popular collectibles

    Q: Many years ago, we bought a Japp's potato chip can at a flea market. Does it have any value? A: Indeed it does. As far as I know, the cans have not been reproduced. Readers may not know that Japp's was the precursor of Jay's potato chips. In the late...
  • Singer Josh Groban pops his Malibu retreat on the market

    Singer Josh Groban pops his Malibu retreat on the market
    Pop and classical singer Josh Groban has listed his gated house in Malibu at $5.475 million. The crooner put the Tuscan-inspired home up for lease a few years ago at $23,000 a month after it failed to sell at $6.1 million. Perhaps this time around it...
  • Annenberg Foundation was anonymous bidder for Native American artifacts

    Annenberg Foundation was anonymous bidder for Native American artifacts
    The Annenberg Foundation has revealed that it was an anonymous bidder that paid $530,000 for 24 Native American artifacts that were being sold at a controversial auction in Paris earlier this week. The Los Angeles-based charitable organization headed by...
  • It's tipoff time for the sale of Jerry Buss' home

    It's showtime, so to speak. No, not on the basketball court at Staples Center, but in Playa del Rey, where Jerry Buss' mansion has come on the market at $5.95 million. The custom Italian-style villa, built in 1998 by the late Los Angeles Lakers owner...
  • Former Bears tackle James Williams lists home for $1.75M

    Former Bears tackle James Williams lists home for $1.75M
    Retired Chicago Bears offensive tackle James "Big Cat" Williams has listed his 9,170-square-foot house in Lake Forest for $1.75 million. Williams, 45, played his entire 12-year professional football career with the Bears, starting 134 consecutive...
  • Ex-Blackhawk lists home for $1.9 million

     Ex-Blackhawk lists home for $1.9 million
    Former Chicago Blackhawks center Dave Bolland, who scored the game-winning goal in the final game of the 2013 Stanley Cup Final, on Tuesday listed his seven-bedroom, 6,100-square-foot mansion in west Lincoln Park for $1.9 million. A Toronto native,...