17 juillet 2022

Les Echos Week-End 15/07/2022

Les Echos Week-End
n°23749

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pays: France
parution le vendredi 15 juillet 2022
Le supplément magazine vendu avec l'édition du journal le vendredi
Article de 7 pages

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La vie « made in France » de Marilyn Monroe
> Par Sebastien Cauchon; en ligne sur  lesechos.fr
 

On connaît le goût de Marylin pour le parfum français mais moins celui pour les cocottes Le Creuset ou encore les objets Baccarat. En matière de lifestyle, la superstar hollywoodienne la jouait made in France. En atteste ses factures et autres correspondances que se sont amusé à éplucher « Les Echos Week-End ».

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Marilyn Monroe et Yves Montand, le 16 janvier 1960 à Hollywood,
lors du cocktail annonçant le tournage du « Milliardaire », film dont ils partagent l'affiche.
(© AFP)

On connaît la passion de Marilyn Monroe pour le 5 de Chanel et celle, plus fugace, qui la lia le temps d'un tournage à Yves Montand. Deux symboles de la France à travers le monde que l'icône hollywoodienne contribua sans doute indirectement à populariser une fois ses deux coups de coeur dévoilés au grand jour. Ce que l'on sait moins, c'est que dans l'intimité, ce symbole de la pop culture américaine des fifties, disparue il y aura tout juste soixante ans le 4 août prochain, aimait également s'entourer des grands noms de l'art de vivre à la française.

Née en 1926 d'une mère qui l'éleva à peine et d'un père qu'elle ne connut jamais, Norma Jeane Mortenson traversa l'enfance dans des conditions plus que modestes. Peu de chance que le soft power français ait alors croisé la route de cette enfant des quartiers périphériques de Hollywood. Vite mariée à 16 ans (pour échapper à l'orphelinat) avec un pur Yankee éberlué, elle l'abandonna rapidement pour embrasser une carrière de mannequin.

Quête d'excellence

Et c'est en se réinventant devant les caméras de la 20th Century Fox sous le nom de Marilyn Monroe que Norma Jeane connut le succès. Puis, très vite, l'ambition secrète de devenir une grande actrice et d'être reconnue en tant que telle. Est-ce cette quête d'excellence qui la poussa à accumuler les commodes Louis XV, les reproductions de Pierre Bonnard et Pierre-Auguste Renoir ou encore les ouvrages d'Albert Camus, Flaubert ou Proust ?

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Marilyn se parfumant au Chanel N° 5, le 24 mars 1955, à l'hôtel « Ambassador » à New York.
© Ed Feingersh/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images

Loin d'être une pose, cet attrait pour le beau venu de France se retrouvait dans les objets du quotidien que la star choisissait avec soin, à mille lieues de l'image de la fille superficielle et rigolote, la fameuse « girl next door » que le studio s'efforça de vendre film après film avec un succès certain. Qui aurait cru que l'incarnation du glamour hollywoodien possédait une batterie de cuisine Le Creuset de huit pièces (dont deux cocottes) dans un délicat coloris jaune paille ? C'est ce que l'on découvre en octobre 1999 à la faveur de la très médiatisée vente aux enchères des effets personnels de la star organisée par la maison Christie's. Les observateurs attentifs savent pourtant que Marilyn n'a pas attendu la création du Comité Colbert (en 1954) pour succomber aux charmes du « made in France ».

N°5, Arpège et Joy

Folle du 5 et de ses notes d'aldéhydes, ylang-ylang, néroli, bergamote et citron, elle s'approvisionne régulièrement auprès des grands magasins de luxe tels I. Magnin à Los Angeles ou Saks à New York. Jusqu'à en posséder 26 flacons, selon la légende. Marilyn lui substitue ponctuellement deux autres best-sellers de la parfumerie française : Arpège de Lanvin ou Joy de Patou. Les actrices ne sont alors pas encore des égéries et paient sur leurs deniers propres, comme le confirment les nombreuses factures de ce type que l'on retrouvera parmi les effets personnels de la star après sa disparition.

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Facture de parfum Chanel N° 5 acheté au grand magasin I. Magnin de Beverly Hills.
© Courtesy of Julien's Auctions

Marilyn succombe également dès ses débuts professionnels à un autre étendard du raffinement à la française : le champagne. Boisson officielle du septième art dont elle partage la blondeur et le caractère pétillant, elle en remplit les réfrigérateurs de ses diverses résidences successives (38 en seize ans, tout de même). Le Dom Pérignon 1953 avait clairement sa préférence : en juin 1962, Pat Newcomb, l'attachée de presse personnelle de la star, avait ainsi veillé à ce que le photographe Bert Stern en ait a minima trois bouteilles en stock pour sa séance prévue pour « Vogue ».

Une autodidacte au goût très sûr

Prévoyant, Stern s'était muni d'une caisse entière. « Le champagne ne coûtait alors que 11 dollars la bouteille, au lieu de 55 actuellement », écrivait-il en 1982 dans le récit de cette ultime séance. En 2022, la mythique cuvée est quasi introuvable et proposée à plusieurs milliers d'euros aux amateurs lorsqu'une bouteille vintage fait ponctuellement apparition sur le marché des collectionneurs fortunés.

Si Moët & Chandon peut s'enorgueillir d'avoir su séduire les papilles de la star avec son millésime 1953, Marilyn ne dédaignait pas pour autant les autres grandes maisons champenoises. Ses bons de commande ou encore ses notes de room-service pendant les tournages indiquent que le Piper-Heidsieck ou le Mumm Cordon Rouge trouvaient régulièrement grâce à ses yeux. Nulle trace de vulgaire « sparkling » californien dans ses factures, Marilyn Monroe était définitivement une autodidacte de goût, y compris dans le domaine vinicole.

Le bal « April in Paris »

Un goût très sûr et une quête d'excellence qui lui font fuir Hollywood en 1954 pour s'établir à New York. Elle y fonde sa propre maison de production en 1955 et épouse l'année suivante le dramaturge Arthur Miller. L'intelligentsia de la côte Est l'accueille à bras ouverts et Marilyn souhaite se réinventer, les conditions sont réunies pour que s'épanouisse son amour de la France.

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Le champagne est l'un des raffinements à la française qu'adorait Marilyn,
avec un goût sûr pour les grandes maisons. © Ramey Agency/ABACA

Elle accepte ainsi avec plaisir l'invitation au bal « April in Paris » qui se tient au « Waldorf Astoria » le 11 avril 1957. Lancé cinq ans plus tôt par le futé manager français de l'établissement, un certain Claude Philippe, l'événement s'est imposé comme le raout mondain et caritatif de l'année auprès de la bonne société new-yorkaise.

Sous couvert de renforcer l'amitié franco-américaine, le dîner dansant est une magnifique opération de promotion des artistes français et des fleurons du savoir-faire hexagonal qui financent la soirée : Dior, Balmain, Givenchy, Cartier ou encore la Fédération nationale française de dentelles, tulles, broderies et passementeries. L'invitation est facturée 100 dollars (reversés à des oeuvres de charité) et donne aux participants fortunés bon pour une tombola dont les lots vont de la Renault Dauphine au cendrier de chez « Maxim's » !

Razzia chez Baccarat

Fidèle à sa légende, Marilyn arrive en retard, main dans la main avec Arthur Miller, avec qui elle ouvre langoureusement le bal sous les flashs des photographes. Lors du dîner, elle croise Gérard Philipe, Zizi Jeanmaire et Jean Marais.

On ignore si les représentants de la maison Baccarat sont présents ce soir-là, mais Marilyn va dévaliser peu après le showroom new-yorkais de la manufacture de cristal originaire de Meurthe-et-Moselle pour décorer son appartement du 444 East 57th Street où elle vient d'emménager avec Miller. Emblématique horloge Soleil (trônant au-dessus de la cheminée), carafes à décanter, chandeliers, verres à eau et à vin, candélabres… les pièces Baccarat affluent dans le grand appartement dont la star a fait recouvrir les sols de moquette beige et des pans de murs entiers de miroirs.

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Facture d'une caisse de Dom Pérignon, le champagne préféré de Marilyn,
achetée en mai 1962, trois mois avant sa mort. © Ramey Agency/ABACA

La marque a, il est vrai, installé sa boutique « flagship » new-yorkaise à quelques mètres du domicile de l'actrice, au 55 East 57th Street. Une adresse à laquelle on trouve au premier étage la salle d'exposition de la maison Porthault. A l'en croire, celle-ci y aurait vendu ici même à Marilyn son linge de maison imprimé Coeurs rose issu des ateliers de Rieux-en-Cambrésis… Ce que l'on sait avec certitude, c'est que Marilyn fréquentait effectivement cette adresse, puisque le 25 novembre 1958, une facture en atteste, elle poussa la porte de la boutique Baccarat pour y faire l'achat d'un cendrier en cristal référence « numéro 33 » pour la somme de 180,25 dollars.

Une garde-robe monopolisée par Norman Norell

Etonnamment, peu de pièces de haute couture française dans la garde-robe de la star qui aspire alors pourtant à transformer son image et gommer les années pin-up de ses débuts. Deux raisons à cela. Tout d'abord, l'actrice privilégie dans l'intimité les tenues simples et confortables, empruntant si besoin au département costumes de la Fox les robes glamours le temps d'une soirée de gala. Ensuite, un homme veille sur ses tenues depuis son arrivée sur la côte Est et l'accompagne dans le processus de sophistication de la « nouvelle » Marilyn. Il s'agit du couturier Norman Norell, un ami des Greene, chez qui Marilyn a trouvé refuge après avoir quitté Hollywood.

Sur les conseils d'Amy Greene, Norell est mis à contribution pour renouveler la garde-robe de la star grâce à un ingénieux partenariat : il fournira ses créations gracieusement et prendra en charge une partie des frais du train de vie de la star (coiffeur, esthéticienne, manucure), et en contrepartie Marilyn portera du Norell pour toutes ses apparitions publiques, lui assurant ainsi une immense publicité. Oubliés les robes à noeuds fuchsia, les lamés or et les bustiers plongeants de soie rouge et dentelles. Norman Norell pare Marilyn d'une élégance minimaliste de bon ton.

Les tables laquées de « Mrs Miller »

Son influence s'étend au-delà du dressing puisque c'est lui qui joue les intermédiaires entre l'actrice et la maison Leleu. Fleuron des arts décoratifs français, Leleu crée alors du mobilier d'exception mêlant bois laqués, marbre, albâtre et bronze pour les grands de ce monde. Le 29 septembre 1959, la secrétaire de Marilyn Monroe adresse un courrier au siège parisien de la maison Leleu, avenue Franklin Roosevelt : « Messieurs, suite aux arrangements pris avec Mr. Norman Norell, veuillez trouver ci-joint un chèque d'acompte de 150 dollars pour trois tables laquées au nom de Mrs Arthur Miller. » La commande est précise, on indique que « la laque doit être de style numéro 1, comme indiqué sur les échantillons apportés par Mr. Norell ».

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Correspondance échangée à l'occasion de la commande de trois tables gigognes
à la maison française Leleu. © Courtesy of Julien's Auctions

Fils du fondateur Jules, Jean Leleu s'empresse de lancer la livraison des trois tables gigognes destinées au salon de la plus grande star au monde. Le 6 octobre, il informe par retour de courrier « Mrs Miller » de la bonne réception de son acompte et de l'expédition de sa commande prévue « dans les premiers jours de décembre ». Il précise timidement : « Je me réjouis de savoir certains de mes meubles chez vous, même si ce sont de petites pièces. Vous pourriez être intéressée par nos produits et nos tendances, aussi je joins à ce courrier quelques pages de publications françaises à notre sujet. » Avant de s'enhardir : « Nous sommes reconnus comme des décorateurs d'exception spécialisés dans la fabrication de meubles modernes sur mesure. Notre savoir-faire est inégalé : c'est la raison pour laquelle nous avons été sélectionnés pour la décoration de nombreux navires de luxe, ambassades, résidences présidentielles, etc. » Et de tenter enfin sa chance : « Ce serait pour moi un plaisir de réaliser pour vous des esquisses personnalisées s'il vous arrivait d'avoir des résidences à meubler et décorer. »

Subjuguée par Yves Montand

Las, comme l'atteste l'épaisse correspondance conservée à ce sujet, les formalités de douanes vont compliquer et retarder la livraison de la caisse renfermant les fameuses tables. Et Marilyn ne renouvellera pas commande à la maison Leleu… Mais la France n'est jamais loin d'elle en cette année 1959. Quelques mois plus tôt, c'est en effet un artiste français qu'elle découvre sur les planches du Henry Miller Theater à Broadway. Le 21 septembre 1959, Marilyn assiste à la première du one man show « An evening with Yves Montand ». Subjuguée, et alors que Miller était retenu par son travail d'écriture, elle retourne avec lui voir le spectacle trois jours plus tard.

Le 16 janvier 1960, c'est à Hollywood que les couples Montand et Miller sont réunis pour une conférence de presse annonçant le début de tournage du film « Le Milliardaire » dont Marilyn et Montand se partagent l'affiche.

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Les couples Marilyn Monroe-Arthur Miller et Yves Montand-Simon Signoret,
dans l'appartement de Montand au « Beverly Hills Hotel »,
durant le tournage du « Milliardaire », en 1960.
© Bruce Davidson/Magnum Photos

Comme si le titre original du film n'était pas assez prémonitoire (« Let's Make Love »), Marilyn déclare à la presse : « Après mon mari et ex aequo avec Marlon Brando, je trouve qu'Yves Montand est l'homme le plus séduisant que j'aie jamais rencontré. » Les couples Signoret-Montand et Monroe-Miller s'installent dans des bungalows voisins au « Beverly Hills Hotel » pour la durée du tournage et le photographe Bruce Davidson immortalise le temps d'un dîner la catastrophe annoncée dans un cliché devenu célèbre. Simone Signoret regarde Yves Montand qui regarde Marilyn qui regarde Arthur Miller qui regarde Yves Montand, un sourire crispé aux lèvres.

La suite est connue. Et si, dans l'un des numéros musicaux du film, Marilyn y susurre dans un français adorable « Mon coeur est à papa », en privé, son mariage avec Arthur Miller ne se relèvera pas de son « coup de foudre d'écolière » tel que Montand, en parfait goujat, qualifiera leur brève romance avant de rentrer à Paris.

Un Rodin dans le salon

L'épisode semble éloigner la France de Marilyn qui, en divorçant de Miller, déserte la côte Atlantique pour s'établir à nouveau à Los Angeles. C'est à Brentwood qu'elle achète en mars 1962 une hacienda de style espagnol qu'elle entreprend de rénover dans le plus pur style mexicain. Sans oublier toutefois d'équiper sa cuisine de casseroles en cuivre estampillées « Bazar de Paris » ou de décorer son salon quasi nu d'un bronze de Rodin, « La Main de Dieu », un achat d'impulsion à plus d'un millier de dollars.

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Le 26 février 1959, au consulat de France à New York,
Marilyn reçoit l'Etoile de Cristal décernée par l'Académie française du cinéma
des mains de son président Georges Auric, en présence du consul, Raymond Laporte (à gauche).
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Lorsqu'elle s'avance le 19 mai 1962, sur la scène du Madison Square Garden pour entonner « Happy Birthday » à John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Marilyn entre dans l'histoire du XXe siècle. Impossible pour l'assistance qui la regarde scintiller sous les projecteurs dans une robe de sirène, d'imaginer que dans trois mois elle succombera à une overdose de barbituriques. Tous ignorent également que cette robe hallucinante, portée pour son ultime apparition, est composée de gaze de soie grège (venue de France !) rehaussée de 2.500 cristaux cousus à la main. Et que son créateur, Jean-Louis Berthault, ancien chef costumier de la Columbia puis d'Universal Pictures désormais à son compte, était Français, né à Paris et sorti diplômé de l'Ecole des Arts décoratifs à la fin des années 1930.


Marilyn Monroe Estate, un business juteux

Lorsqu'elle meurt à 36 ans, en 1962, Marilyn Monroe laisse un testament dont les principaux bénéficiaires sont sa mère Gladys, sa demi-soeur Berniece, sa secrétaire May Reis et son professeur d'art dramatique Lee Strasberg. Une phrase va cependant permettre à ce dernier de rafler le vrai trésor caché de la succession. En plus de lui attribuer 75 % de la propriété intellectuelle qu'elle détenait sur certains de ses films qu'elle avait coproduits, à la clause 4 du document, l'actrice a en effet indiqué : « Je lègue tous mes effets personnels et vêtements à Lee Strasberg, mon souhait étant qu'il répartisse ces derniers comme bon lui semble entre mes amis, mes confrères et ceux à qui je tiens. » Lee va bien vider intégralement l'appartement de New York et la maison de Brentwood de la star. Mais, au mépris de la volonté exprimée, les milliers d'articles vont être stockés dans d'immenses garde-meubles new-yorkais et ne seront jamais redistribués aux proches et collègues de Marilyn. En 1982, Lee Strasberg meurt à son tour et sa seconde épouse, Anna Strasberg, qui n'a jamais connu l'actrice, hérite des biens et droits de la star. Elle charge l'homme d'affaires californien Roger Richman d'exploiter le nom et l'image de la star. Il développe la marque Marilyn Monroe de 1983 à 1995 en signant des contrats lucratifs, notamment avec les magasins Bloomingdale's. Mais, en 1996, Anna Strasberg remercie Richman et confie le Marilyn Monroe Estate à CMG Worldwide, qui règne sur le business des stars disparues et multiplie les contrats de licence.

En 1999, Anna Strasberg confie à Christie's le soin d'organiser la vente aux enchères des effets personnels de Marilyn. La vente du siècle permet à la veuve d'empocher un total de 13,4 millions de dollars, dont plus de 1,2 million pour la célèbre robe brodée de sequins du « Happy Birthday » à JFK.

Après une belle opération avec Le Seuil en 2010, à qui elle confie le soin de publier un recueil de textes et poèmes tirés des archives de Marilyn, Anna Strasberg cède en 2011 ses droits de propriété intellectuels liés à la star au groupe Authentic Brands pour un montant non communiqué estimé entre 20 et 30 millions de dollars.

Après les pièces nobles (costumes, robes griffées, scénarios annotés, mobilier, fourrures et bijoux), Anna Strasberg disperse régulièrement ce qu'il lui reste des effets personnels de Marilyn (dont une montagne de paperasse comptable) dans des ventes aux enchères. Spécialiste de la « memorabilia », la maison Julien's Auctions de Beverly Hills organise ainsi chaque été une vente intitulée « Hollywood Legends » où tout ce qu'a un jour touché Marilyn s'envole à prix d'or. Toaster, tube de rouge à lèvres et casse-noisettes inclus. La prochaine vente se tient ces 15 et 18 juillet (*) et offre aux collectionneurs (ou investisseurs) la possibilité de remporter, entre autres, un chèque signé en 1952 par Marilyn à la pharmacie Schwab's (estimé entre 3.000 et 5.000 dollars), une note manuscrite de dix lignes adressée à Lee Strasberg (estimation 6.000-8.000 dollars) ou encore un carreau de faïence issu de la salle de bains de la dernière demeure de la star (estimation 1.000-2.000 dollars).

(*) www.julienslive.com


Marilyn et la France, les occasions ratées

Francophile dans l'âme, Marilyn Monroe n'aura jamais foulé le sol français.

En juillet 1956, lorsqu'elle quitte les Etats-Unis pour l'Europe, c'est pour tourner en Angleterre « Le Prince et la Danseuse », adaptation d'une pièce de Terence Rattigan dont elle a acquis les droits, confiant la réalisation et le rôle principal à ses côtés à Laurence Olivier. Elle se promet de suivre son époux, Arthur Miller, qui doit faire un saut à Paris rencontrer Yves Montand et Simone Signoret qui adaptent « Les Sorcières de Salem ». Mais la mésentente entre Marilyn et Laurence Olivier plombe le tournage qui s'enlise à Londres, Miller ira seul à Paris.

Le 7 mars 1958, Simone Noir de chez Christian Dior pense savoir que Marilyn Monroe s'apprête à venir à Paris. Elle adresse un courrier à l'actrice lui indiquant qu'elle se réjouit de sa venue et qu'elle espère que Marilyn se rendra à la boutique Dior en dépit de son planning chargé. Naturellement, « nous pouvons venir vous montrer des modèles à votre hôtel », précise-t-elle, en joignant une liste de prix. Marilyn ne se rendra pourtant jamais au 30 avenue Montaigne. Et pour cause, invitée en avril 1958 par l'Académie française du cinéma à se voir décerner à Paris l'Etoile de Cristal de la meilleure interprète étrangère, elle recevra in fine son trophée le 26 février 1959… au consulat français de New York des mains du compositeur Georges Auric, venu pour l'occasion.

Quant au Festival de Cannes, s'il convie très officiellement Marilyn Monroe dès 1955 en s'adressant à son attaché de presse Rupert Allan puis à son associé Milton H. Greene, malgré tous les efforts déployés, chacune de ses tentatives fut hélas infructueuse.

En 1960, c'est Joséphine Baker, présidente du gala de l'Union des artistes, qui convie Marilyn à exécuter « devant le Tout-Paris » un numéro de cirque « insolite » à l'occasion du 30e anniversaire du gala. « Vous savez combien Paris vous aime et combien les acteurs français seraient fiers de vous accueillir », précise-t-elle dans sa lettre en français adressée au « Beverly Hills Hotel ». Sa destinataire notera sur un mémo en réponse son regret de ne pouvoir participer à l'événement le 4 mars 1960 pour cause de tournage d'un film. Marilyn en dompteuse, acrobate ou meneuse de revue sur la piste du Cirque d'Hiver Bouglione ? La France aurait en effet adoré.


Les objets personnels de Marilyn ont la cote

1. La robe « Happy Birthday à JFK » : 4,81 millions de dollars lors de sa seconde vente, le 17 novembre 2016, par Julien's.

2. Une bague platine et diamants offerte par Joe DiMaggio (qu'elle épousa en 1954) : 772.500 dollars chez Christie's.

3. Son piano d'enfance : 662.500 dollars chez Christie's.

4. Une robe portée dans « La Rivière sans retour » : 526.000 dollars chez Julien's.

5. Une lettre adressée par Joe DiMaggio en 1952 : 525.000 dollars chez Christie's.


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02 juillet 2022

16/07/2022, Julien's, "Hollywood Legends": Lots partie 1

 2022-07-16-JULIENS-Hollywood_Legends-catalogueEnchères "Hollywood Legends"
16 juillet 2022
- 115 lots avec Marilyn Monroe -

Partie 1: Photos, Films, Effets personnels & Merchandising
Part 1: Photos, Films, Personal Effects & Merchandising

> 16/07/2022, Julien's, "Hollywood Legends": Catalogue


Photos


Lot 0924: JOSEPH JASGUR PHOTOGRAPH
A black and white image of Marilyn Monroe taken by Joseph Jasgur in 1946, printed later with Jasgur's approval. Monroe is posed smiling with hand on hip beside a tripod. 14 x 11 inches
Estimate: $200 - $400 / Sold: -
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Lot 0925: LASZLO WILLINGER SIGNED LIMITED-EDITION PHOTOGRAPH 
A limited edition black and white 1990 print of a photograph of Marilyn Monroe taken by Laszlo Willinger in the 1940's with the verso signed by Willinger in black marker. Numbered 17/50 in pencil. 20 x 16 inches
Estimate: $300 - $500 / Sold: -
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Lot 0927: MILTON GREENE CONTACT SHEET
A vintage black and white partial contact sheet featuring candid and posed images of Marilyn Monroe and Milton Greene. The sheet, which consists of two partial contact sheets stapled together, contains 17 images of Monroe. 4.5 x 10 inches
PROVENANCE Lot 890, Property From The Life and Career of Marilyn Monroe, Juliens Auctions, Los Angeles, November 17-19, 2016

Estimate: $200 - $300 / Sold: -
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Lot 0930: BERT STERN COLOR PHOTOGRAPH PRINT
A color high-gloss photograph print of Marilyn Monroe taken by photographer Bert Stern, printed circa the 1980's.
16 x 20 inches

Estimate: $200 - $300 / Sold: -
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Lot 0931: GEORGE BARRIS "LAST PHOTO SHOOT" PHOTOGRAPHS
A group of five black and white photographs of Marilyn Monroe from a series taken by photographer George Barris. These are among the last images captured of Monroe before she died in August 1962.
14.5 x 12 inches (overall).

Estimate: $500 - $700 / Sold:
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Lot 0932: GEORGE BARRIS SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH
A framed color photograph of Marilyn Monroe taken as part of the Marilyn Monroe Weston Editions Ltd. by photographer George Barris, signed by the photographer in black ink.
35.5 x 23.25 inches

Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000 / Sold: -
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Lot 0933: GEORGE BARRIS SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH
A framed color photograph of Marilyn Monroe taken as part of the Marilyn Monroe Weston Editions Ltd. by photographer George Barris, signed by the photographer in black ink.
35.5 x 23.25 inches

Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000 / Sold: -
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Films


Lot 0521: "GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES" PHOTO-SHOOT RENTED BRACELET
A gold-plated sterling silver bracelet, designed by Joseff of Hollywood. The bracelet is composed of series of rectangular wirework links of foliate design, enhanced by brilliant-cut simulated diamonds, joined by fluted triangular shaped links with hinged locking clasp and safety chain, and mounted in gold plated sterling silver.
The bracelet was among a set rented for Marilyn Monroe in a series of Fox publicity photos shot by staff photographer Frank Powolny, used to promote the film Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (Twentieth Century Fox, 1953). The bracelet was ultimately not photographed, but the photoshoot produced legendary images of Monroe wearing the racy gold pleated gown designed by Travilla for Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. Although the gown was deemed to be too revealing because of its plunging neckline and was cut from the film, Monroe liked it and insisted on wearing it to the 1953 Photoplay Awards ceremony. She also wore it during this photoshoot, together with the rest of the jewelry set, producing some of the most iconic images of Monroe ever captured.
Length, 6.75 inches
PROVENANCE From The Joseff Archives

Estimate: $30,000 - $50,000 / Sold: -
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Lot 0958: MARILYN MONROE: "HOW TO MARRY A MILLIONAIRE" PHOTO-SHOOT WORN EARRINGS (WITH MAGAZINE)
A pair of gold-tone floral basket pendant ear clips with faceted crystal beads, worn by Marilyn Monroe in promotional photos for How To Marry A Millionaire (Twentieth Century Fox, 1953). By Napier, no. MMF889. Each clip back earring is designed as a gold-tone flower basket, with wirework detail and sculpted flowers enhanced by faceted crystal beads, and suspended by a gold-tone floret centering a faceted crystal bead.
In the glamorous 20th Century Fox 1953 promotional photo shoot, Monroe posed in the earrings wearing a burgundy satin evening gown designed by William Travilla.
This set is one of two sets made for the photo shoot. Joan Castle had rented two pairs of earrings and other pieces including an engagement ring. One pair never made it back and the other was slightly damaged. This set was the former, which Marilyn had purportedly taken from the set as she was seen wearing them after the film wrapped.
Accompanied by a notarized letter of provenance from the husband of actress Carmen Miranda, as well as a vintage copy of Movieland magazine featuring Monroe on the cover wearing the earrings.
Length, 3.75 inches

Estimate: $60,000 - $80,000 / Sold: -
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Lot 0971: MARILYN MONROE AND JANE RUSSELL: "GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES" PHOTO-SHOOT AND FILM WORN COSTUMES (WITH PHOTOS)
A pair of sequin embellished costumes screen-worn by Marilyn Monroe and Jane Russell in the classic film Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (Twentieth Century Fox, 1953).
The first costume is a black sequined dance leotard worn by Marilyn Monroe as Lorelei. The costume consists of a black satin boned leotard embellished with black sequins in a vermicelli pattern and rhinestone trim with dangling teardrop rhinestones and a matching black sequin covered bicorne hat. The leotard has a bias label inscribed "1-25-1-4288 Marilyn Monroe A698-69." The hat has a bias label inscribed "1-25-1-4288 M. Monroe A698-69."
The second costume is a black sequined dance leotard worn by Jane Russell as Dorothy Shaw. The costume consists of a black satin boned leotard embellished with jet-like sequins in a vermicelli pattern and rhinestone trim and a matching sequin bicorne hat. Costume design by Academy Award winner, William "Billy" Travilla.
Monroe and costar Jane Russell wear these costumes during the scene in which the duo are forced to find work as showgirls in Paris, headlining the "Les Chanteuses Americaines," as well as in the official trailer and in several publicity images.
Professional museum restoration and conservation that includes application of missing sequins, replacement of a velvet panel that was not original to the Jane Russell costume but was created by the studio for use in other productions, and the creation and placement of fabric flowers has been performed on these costumes by The Museo de la Moda in Santiago, Chile.
Accompanied by: an original print photograph with glossy finish, depicting Marilyn Monroe with co-star Jane Russell in an image from their classic film Gentlemen Prefer Blondes with a press-snipe glued to the verso, credit stamps, and a red date stamp for "May 4 1953"; an original vintage print photograph of Marilyn and Jane from the film holding top hats from the National Film Archive London; and a National Screen Service Corp. press release photo of Marilyn and Jane depicted from the film; each 8 x 10 inches.

Estimate: $80,000 - $120,000 / Sold: - 
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Lot 0987: "THERE'S NO BUSINESS LIKE SHOW BUSINESS" FILM-WORN ENSEMBLE (WITH BOOK AND PHOTOS)
A figure-hugging embellished gown worn by Marilyn Monroe while singing "After You Get What You Want You Don't Want It" in the musical There's No Business Like Show Business (Twentieth Century Fox, 1954).
The flesh tone crepe gown has a netting overlay and is generously embellished with silver and pearlized bugle beads in a starburst and foliate motif, scattered rhinestones, bouquets of bugle beads top with sequins and seed beads, with a cluster of monofilament fiber with silver and glittering flowers to the waist-high left leg slit. A sheer pleated vanity panel is present to the slit and was added post production for alternate filming and publicity images for release in countries that forbade such a revealing costume. Hand finishing work and a couture waistband are present to the interior. A 20th Century label with no inscription and a bias label inscribed "1-25-1-4692 M. Monroe A-729-28" are present. Costume design by William "Billy" Travilla.
Also included is a matching headpiece of silver and glitter flowers, accented with a spray of monofilament fibers with a bias label inscribed "1-25-4-4692 A729-29 M.Monroe," and a pair of strappy satin Pacelle Saks Fifth Avenue high heels that are not original to the costume.
Accompanied by a coffee table book titled The Marilyn Album (Gallery Books, 1991) by Nicki Giles, which features photographs of Monroe wearing the ensemble. Also accompanied by an original vintage press photo of Marilyn in the film and a 20th Century Fox press release photo of Marilyn from a scene in the film; each 8 x 10 inches.

Estimate: $80,000 - $100,000 / Sold: -

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Lot 0988: "THERE'S NO BUSINESS LIKE SHOW BUSINESS" LOBBY CARD
A #6 lobby card from the Marilyn Monroe film There's No Business Like Show Business (20th Century Fox, 1954).
11 x 14 inches

Estimate: $25 - $50 / Sold: -
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Lot 0989: "THERE'S NO BUSINESS LIKE SHOW BUSINESS" 3D SLIDES
A pair of three-dimensional stereo viewer slides of Marilyn Monroe as Vicky Parker in There's No Business Like Show Business (20th Century Fox, 1954). The stereo three-dimensional slides come from the collection of Ad Schaumer, an Assistant Director active in Hollywood between 1928 and 1966.
1.75 x 4 inches (each)
PROVENANCE Lot 859, Property From The Life and Career of Marilyn Monroe, Juliens Auctions, Los Angeles, November 17-19, 2016

Estimate: $200 - $300 / Sold: -
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Lot 1006: BUS STOP" HANDWRITTEN NOTE
A note containing dialogue from Marilyn Monroe's classic film Bus Stop (20th Century Fox, 1956), with red ink stains and acting notes handwritten in pencil by Marilyn Monroe. Monroe's character, Cherie, asks Elma for help: "Pardon me I'm sorry to wake you/But I wonder if you could help/me/I'm being abducted/you know-kidnapped-by-him/I thought maybe as soon as/we got some place I'd ask the/driver to stop and let me off/But we been driving for hours, and we still don't seem to be, nowhere at all-not only that/but I'm freezing to death-I/ain't got much on under/my coat."
This note is reproduced in the book Fragments: Poems, Intimate Notes, Letters by Marilyn Monroe. Edited by Stanley Buchthel and Bernard Comment. (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York, 2010).
11 x 8.5 inches
PROVENANCE Lot 193, Property From The Life and Career of Marilyn Monroe, Juliens Auctions, Los Angeles, November 17-19, 2016
Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000 / Sold: -
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Lot 1007: "BUS STOP" LOBBY CARD GROUP WITH EILEEN HECKART SIGNED CARD (x 18)
A group of 18 Lobby cards from the film Bus Stop (20th Century Fox, 1956), starring Marilyn Monroe, one of which is signed in faded red marker by Monroe's co-star, Eileen Heckart. 8 x 10 inches (largest)
PROVENANCE Lot 736, Property From The Life and Career of Marilyn Monroe, Juliens Auctions, Los Angeles, November 17-19, 2016

Estimate: $200 - $300 / Sold: -
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Lot 1008: 1956 PORTRAIT BODICE (WITH DVD)
A 19th Century-style bodice worn by Marilyn Monroe in a 1956 Jack Cardiff photo session. Monroe wore this bodice during a private photo session in which she was depicted with different hats as she purportedly reminded him of works by the great French painter, Renoir, with the series of photographs referred to as "Renoir Girl".
The boned faille bodice is embellished with ivory lace, black silk velvet, and jet-like foliate buttons. Also includes a piece of the original missing button.
Includes a DVD copy of Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff (Modus Operandi Films, 2010).
PROVENANCE Lot 93, Film and Entertainment, Christies, South Kensington, Sale number 9538, December 17, 2002

Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000 / Sold: -
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Lot 1009: "THE FIREBALL" STUDIO EVENING GOWN (WITH DVD AND BOOK)
A black velvet studio evening gown from the Marilyn Monroe production The Fireball (1950, Bert E. Friedlob Productions), with a bias label inscribed "M. Monroe 1 27 3 0396." The floor-length gown features a plunging neckline front zipper and tie, as well as three hook and eye closures. Also included is a matching black velvet belt and a loose shoulder pad.
Monroe has a very small role in the film, which premiered in Los Angeles on October 7, 1950, less than a week before her watershed performance in All About Eve (20th Century Fox, 1950) premiered in New York. She plays Polly, one of several women vying for the attention of roller-skating champion Johnny Casar (Mickey Rooney). As usual, she stands out as a vixen who loves him only for his fame and success.
The gown is seen worn in a publicity photo used to promote the film and also possibly worn in an early photo session with photographer, Ed Clark (photos available upon request).
Includes a DVD of the film and an edition of the book Monroe: Her Life in Pictures by James Spada (New York: Doubleday, 1982).
PROVENANCE Lot 225, Collectors Carrousel, Including Dolls, Toys, Slot Machines, Hollywood and Rock N Roll Memorabilia, Sothebys New York, Sale number 6384, December 17, 1992
Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000 / Sold: -
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Lot 1010: "SOME LIKE IT HOT" PROMOTIONAL EPHEMERA ( x 16)
A collection of promotional items for the classic Marilyn Monroe comedy Some Like It Hot (Ashton Productions, 1959) starring Monroe, Jack Lemmon, and Tony Curtis. Included is a collection of twelve photographs of Monroe taken by photographer Richard Avedon (in original paper sleeve), two Art studies scrapbook pages, a page from the United Artists Pressbook, and a red postcard.
12.25 x 12.25 inches (largest)
Estimate: $500 - $700 / Sold: -
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Lot 1011: "SOME LIKE IT HOT" AND "MARILYN" PERSONALLY OWNED RECORD ALUMS (x 2)
Two record albums, personally owned by Marilyn Monroe: Some Like It Hot: Original Music from the Motion Picture Soundtrack (United Artists Records, 1959) and Marilyn (20th Fox Records, 1962).
12.25 x 12.25 inches
PROVENANCE From the Estate of Marilyn Monroe

Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000 / Sold: -
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Lot 1012: "LET'S MAKE LOVE" FILM-WORN BLOUSE (WITH DVD)
A custom-made pale pink silk blouse worn by Marilyn Monroe as "Amanda Dell" in Let's Make Love (Twentieth Century Fox, 1960). The fitted blouse is tailored with simulated pearl buttons and hand finishing work to the interior. A Twentieth Century Fox label with no inscription is present.
Monroe as Amanda can be seen wearing the blouse while rehearsing the musical number "Incurably Romantic" with Jean-Marc Clement (played by Yves Montand). After a rehearsed stage kiss, Amanda realizes she is falling in love with her co-star.
Includes a DVD of the film.
PROVENANCE Lot 238, Film and Entertainment, Christies, South Kensington, Sale number EPH 3127, December 16, 1988

Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000 / Sold: -
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Lot 1013: "THE MISFITS" EVE ARNOLD PHOTOGRAPH
A large color photograph print of Marilyn Monroe on the set of The Misfits (Seven Arts Productions, 1961) taken by photographer Eve Arnold in 1960.
21.5 x 18.5 inches

Estimate: $600 - $800 / Sold: -
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Lot 1014: "THE MISFITS" RECEIVED TELEGRAM AND PERSONAL PRESS CLIPPINGS (x 8)
From the Personal Files of Marilyn Monroe: A Western Union telegram dated January 12, 1961, from "Nan" who praised Marilyn on her performance in The Misfits (Seven Arts Productions, 1961). The message reads, "Your Roslyn is a gift of Joy and Light and 'The still sad music of Humanity.' Love, Nan." Also included in this lot, eight press clippings from various newspapers across the United States with stories about Marilyn's latest film, The Misfits, from her personal files.
PROVENANCE: From the Archives of Marilyn Monroes Personal Property

Estimate: $150 - $250 / Sold: -
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Effets personnels / Personal Effects


Lot 0955: BRENTWOOD HOUSE BATHROOM TILE
A small ceramic flower bathroom tile from the Brentwood, CA house in which Marilyn Monroe died in August 1962.
5.5 x 1.75 inches
PROVENANCE From The Collection of Lynda Nunez
Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000 / Sold: -
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Lot 0956: SET OF ROSENTHAL "DONATELLO" PATTERN COFFEE CUPS AND SAUCERS
A set of five Rosenthal "Donatello" pattern cream colored coffee cups and six saucers with gilt rims. These belonged to Marilyn Monroe and passed into the collection of Lee Strasberg, her acting coach and executor of her estate.
2.25 inches
PROVENANCE From the Estate of Lee Strasberg

Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000 / Sold: -
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Lot 0957: MARILYN MONROE: BEIGE DAL CO. SHOES
A pair of beige heels by Dal Co., worn by Marilyn Monroe. The heels exhibit no-slip heel inserts, worn heels and soles, and very scuffed toes and sides. The shoes are stamped both "38" and "15."
PROVENANCE Lot 399, Marilyn Monroe: Property From the Estate of Lee Strasberg, Juliens Auctions, November 17-20, 2016

Estimate: $6,000 - $8,000 / Sold: -
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Lot 0999: 1950S-1960S PERSONALLY OWNED PRESS CLIPPINGS (x 35)
A collection of global press articles and newspaper clippings from various years all related to Marilyn Monroe; the articles feature headlines and stories about the star's personal life and career, and many are circled or annotated in colored wax pencil or pen; like most stars of the era, Monroe paid a 'clipping service' to scour national and international publications that wrote about her; lot includes approximately 35 clippings. Various Sizes
PROVENANCE: From the Archives of Marilyn Monroes Personal Property
Estimate: $300 - $500 / Sold: -
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Lot 1000: 1950S-1960S PERSONALLY OWNED PRESS CLIPPINGS (x 45)
A collection of global press articles and newspaper clippings from various years all related to our gal; the articles feature headlines and stories about the star's personal life and career, and many are circled or annotated in colored wax pencil or pen; l ike most stars of the era, Monroe paid a 'clipping service' to scour national and international publications that wrote about her; lot includes approximately 45 clippings, along with Marilyn's personal copy of LIFE magazine dated August 15, 1960. Various Sizes
PROVENANCE: From the Archives of Marilyn Monroes Personal Property
Estimate: $300 - $500 / Sold: -
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Lot 1001: 1950S-1960S PERSONALLY OWNED PRESS CLIPPINGS (x 45)
A collection of global press articles and newspaper clippings from various years all related to our gal; the articles feature headlines and stories about the star's personal life and career, and many are circled or annotated in colored wax pencil or pen; like most stars of the era, Monroe paid a 'clipping service' to scour national and international publications that wrote about her; lot includes approximately 45 clippings along with Marilyn's personal copy of McCall's magazine dated April 1960.
Various Sizes
PROVENANCE: From the Archives of Marilyn Monroes Personal Property
Estimate: $300 - $500 / Sold: -
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Lot 1002: 1950S-1960S PERSONALLY OWNED PRESS CLIPPINGS (x 65)
A collection of global press articles and newspaper clippings from various years all related to our gal; the articles feature headlines and stories about the star's personal life and career, and many are circled or annotated in colored wax pencil or pen; like most stars of the era, Monroe paid a 'clipping service' to scour national and international publications that wrote about her; lot includes approximately 45 clippings along with Marilyn's personal copy of The American Weekly magazine from May 10, 1959.
Various Sizes
PROVENANCE: From the Archives of Marilyn Monroes Personal Property
Estimate: $300 - $500 / Sold: -
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Lot 1003: 1950S-1960S PERSONALLY OWNED PRESS CLIPPINGS (x 65)
A collection of global press articles and newspaper clippings from various years all related to our gal; the articles feature headlines and stories about the star's personal life and career, and many are circled or annotated in colored wax pencil or pen; like most stars of the era, Monroe paid a 'clipping service' to scour national and international publications that wrote about her; lot includes approximately 65 clippings, along with Marilyn's own copy of a McCall's magazine dated May 1953 which has a handwritten message to her penned in blue ballpoint ink on the cover reading "Pg 28 - The story I told you about."
Various Sizes
PROVENANCE: From the Archives of Marilyn Monroes Personal Property

Estimate: $300 - $500 / Sold: -
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Merchandising & Hommages / Tributes


Lot 0923: MARILYN MONROE AFTER ANDY WARHOL SUNDAY B. MORNING PRINTS PORTFOLIO (x 10)
A portfolio of 10 Sunday B. Morning prints of Andy Warhol's art featuring Marilyn Monroe. The verso of each print features an embossed stamp certifying that it was published by Morning.
Accompanied by 10 Certificates of Authenticities from Sunday B. Morning.
36.25 x 36.25 inches (each)

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000 / Sold: -
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Lot 0926: MARILYN MONROE AND OTHERS UNCUT ARCADE CARD SHEET 
An uncut arcade card sheet of Marilyn Monroe, Charlotte Austin, Debra Paget, Midge Ware, and other models from the 1930's-1950's.
22.75 x 28.75 inches

Estimate: $500 - $700 / Sold: -
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Lot 0928: MARILYN MONROE: DOUGLAS KIRKLAND POSTER PRINT
A 1987 poster print of Marilyn Monroe taken by photographer Douglas Kirkland in 1961. The poster is rolled.
28 x 20 inches

Estimate: $100 - $200 / Sold:
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Lot 0929: MARILYN MONROE: DOUGLAS KIRKLAND POSTER PRINT
A 1986 poster print of Marilyn Monroe taken by photographer Douglas Kirkland in 1961. The poster is rolled.
23 x 35 inches

Estimate: $100 - $200 / Sold:
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Lot 1022: 1990-1992 WALL CALENDARS BY ATHENA INTERNATIONAL, LTD.
A group of 22; all oversized with a spiral-bound top margin; one is from 1990; eight are from 1991; 13 are from 1992; these old calendars with their high-gloss images are great for art projects like decoupage!
The 1991 and 1992 calendars feature images of the star that were shot by Ed Feingersh in New York City for an article that appeared in the July 1955 issue of Redbook magazine. These images were then lost for 33 years until they were rediscovered in 1988, making the cover story of the February 1988 issue of L.A. Style under the tagline: "Marilyn: Lost Images." There was also a 1988 exhibit of these images at the G. Ray Hawkins gallery in Los Angeles, CA.
16 x 12 inches
Estimate: $25 - $50 / Sold: -
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Lot 1023: 1990-2006 UNUSED WALL CALENDARS
A group of 17; ranging in date from 1990 to 2006, most still sealed, issued by various companies throughout the decades, featuring a range of, of course, stunning images of the star; these old calendars are good for art projects like decoupage - that's what I use them for, anyway.
Largest, 12 x 12 inches
Estimate: $25 - $50 / Sold: -
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Lot 1024: 1990S "PRINT PORTFOLIOS"
A group of three; the first issued by Pyramid Books is titled "Marilyn Monroe: The Classic Poster Book" and features 5 separate color images of the star (the 'blue Capri pants' image is now missing); the second issued by Pomegranate Publications in 1990 is titled "Marilyn Monroe: Print Portfolio" and features 8 separate color images of the star (these are actually very pretty 'colorized' ones); the third issued by Classico San Francisco, Inc. is titled "Marilyn Monroe by Sam Shaw" and features 6 separate color images of the star all shot by her good friend, Sam Shaw.
Largest, 17 x 12 inches
Estimate: $25 - $50 / Sold: -
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Lot 1025: 1990S "VINTAGE INSPIRED" TIN ADVERTISING SIGNS
A set of two both featuring beautiful images of the star from different stages of her career; one is for "Lustre-Creme Shampoo" with a vivid blue background, handwritten production information is penned in black felt-tip ink in the lower left corner; one is for "Tru-Glo Liquid Make-Up" with a tomato red background, text in the lower left corner reads "TM & © 1994 The Estate of Marilyn Monroe."
12 x 16 inchess
Estimate: $25 - $50 / Sold: -
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Lot 1026: 1990S RANDOM FLAT COLLECTIBLES
A group of eight pieces all featuring images of Marilyn on them including: 1) a still-sealed tabletop standee with no year indicated; 2) a still-sealed pack of gift wrap paper from 1988; 3) a pack of Hallmark invitations from 1984; 4) another identical pack of invitations from 1984; 5) a checkbook cover from 1988; 6) a different checkbook cover from 1988; 7) a checkbook cover with no year indicated; and 8) a lapel button with no year indicated.
Largest, 19.5 x 7 inches.

Estimate: $25 - $50 / Sold: -
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Lot 1027: 1990S T-SHIRTS
A group of seven; all cotton, still new and never worn; including two identical 'men's cut' pink ones, size L; one 'women's cut' pink one, size L; two identical 'men's cut' black ones, size L; one 'women's cut' black one, size L; and one 'women's cut' black one, size S.
Estimate: $25 - $50 / Sold: -
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Lot 1028: 1992 COLLECTION OF IDENTICAL SMALL POSTERS RELEASED BY THE ESTATE OF MARILYN MONROE
A group of 18 identical posters all featuring a stunning black and white image of our gal with her red facsimile signature below and additional text noting in part that "The Estate of Marilyn Monroe" and the "Estate of Lee Strasberg" released these in 1992; also, a teeny tiny image of a self-portrait MM did randomly appears in the lower right corner - weird.
14 x 10.5 inches 

Estimate: $25 - $50 / Sold: -
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Lot 1029: 1995 COLLECTIBLES RELATED TO HER USPS STAMP
A group of two items that were officially released to commemorate the 32-cent stamp of the star that the United States Postal Service issued in 1995 including: an enlarged version of the stamp printed on tin, and a weighty pewter belt buckle; both note the date of "1995" and that they're sanctioned by the "United States Postal Service" and "The Estate of Marilyn Monroe."
Largest, 16.5 x 10.5 inches

Estimate: $25 - $50 / Sold: -
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Lot 1030: 1995 COLLECTIBLES RELATED TO HER USPS STAMP
A group of three items that were officially released to commemorate the 32-cent stamp of the star that the United States Postal Service issued in 1995 including: an enlarged version of the stamp printed on tin, a weighty pewter belt buckle, and a ceramic mug; all note the date of "1995" and that they're sanctioned by the "United States Postal Service" and "The Estate of Marilyn Monroe."
Largest, 16.5 x 10.5 inches 

Estimate: $50 - $75 / Sold: -
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Lot 1031: 1998 LIMITED EDITION COLLECTOR'S PLATE BY THE BRADFORD EXCHANGE
A brass wall hanging with a raised image depicting a larger version of the 32-cent stamp the United States Postal Service issued of Marilyn Monroe in 1995; back has a sticker reading in part "The Estate of Marilyn Monroe / and United States Postal Service."
12 x 8 x .5 inches 

Estimate: $50 - $100 / Sold: -
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Lot 1032: 1998 LIMITED EDITION COLLECTOR'S PLATE BY THE BRADFORD EXCHANGE
A piece made of ceramic; depicting an alluring color image of the star shot by Milton H. Greene with her facsimile signature printed on the lower right side; verso displays the date of "1998" plus other relevant information; included with a COA noting this is a "limited edition" titled "Satin and Lace."
Diameter, 8 inches 

Estimate: $25 - $50 / Sold: -
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Lot 1033: 2010 LIMITED EDITION COLLECTIBLE WINE GLASSES BY THE BRADFORD EXCHANGE
A group of four white wine glasses; featuring two different black and white images of the star on the front, all with black-painted stems; included with two COAs noting these are called "Blonde Perfection" and that they're from a "Limited Edition" of the "Marilyn Monroe Signature Wine Glass Collection." 
Estimate: $25 - $50 / Sold: -
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Lot 1034: 1998 SMALL MUSICAL STATUETTE BY THE FRANKLIN MINT
A piece made of hard resin with the star's facsimile signature on the bottom front; featuring a tiny 3D Marilyn inside a glass dome. She wears a costume from Some Like It Hot (Ashton Productions, 1959). A button on the bottom activates a recording of her singing "I Wanna Be Loved By You.". 
Estimate: $25 - $50 / Sold: -
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Lot 1369: HUGH HEFNER: SIGNED FIRST-ISSUE "MARILYN MONROE" "PLAYBOY" MAGAZINE
A December 1953 "Volume I, Number I" issue of Playboy magazine featuring a black and white image of Marilyn Monroe on the cover as well as a three-page spread depicting her nude on pages 17-19, signed in black marker on the cover by magazine founder Hugh Hefner.
Accompanied by a Letter of Authenticity from JSA. 

Estimate: $10,000 - $20,000 / Sold: -
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Lot 1494: WILLEM DAFOE: SUPER BOWL COMMERCIAL-WORN "THE SEVEN YEAR ITCH" MARILYN MONROE STYLE DRESS
Dafoe wore the gown in a 2016 Snickers brand Super Bowl commercial, in which he plays a hungry version of Marilyn Monroe on the set of The Seven Year Itch filming the subway grate scene. William Travilla designed the original white halter dress with sunburst pleated skirt that Monroe wore. 
Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000 / Sold: -
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15 juin 2007

27 & 28/10/1999, Christie's, "The Personal Property of Marilyn Monroe": Lots Partie 5

Enchères "The Personal Property Of Marilyn Monroe"
27 & 28 octobre 1999
- Partie 5 : Lots 365 à 469 : Vie privée -
Les décorations maison

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> 27 & 28/10/1999, Christie's: Catalogue "The Personal Property of Marilyn Monroe"


Vie privée: Objets divers de décoration maison - "La Déco"
Private life: Miscellaneous home decoration objects - "The decorative"


Lot 365: A SET OF GYM EQUIPMENT
Including weight bench and Exercise Weights ; Circa 1950s, includes a weight bench, covered in red vinyl, and approximately 25 excercise weights, ranging from 1 1/4 to 10 lbs.
Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000 / Sold: $59,700
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Lot 366: A GROUP OF COLORLESS GLASS STEMWARE (16)
Comprising: Three red wine glasses etched Baccarat mark, height, 8 1/2 in.
Six white wine glasses etched JRC mark,height, 7 3/4 in.
Three pilsner glasses, each trumpet form with swirl molded sides and disk foot,height, 9 in.
Two cordial glasses with spirally-molded stems and disk feet,height,8 1/2 in.
Two wine glasses with trumpet-form bowls and interior swirl molded ribs,height 6 1/2 in.
Estimate: $400 - $600 / Sold: $8,625

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Lot 367: A GROUP OF GLASS ARTICLES (5)
Comprising: - A French gilt brass and cut colorless glass peppermill, the bell-form cut in a lattice, the grip with acorn finial, on three globular feet,height, 12 in.
- Two gree-tinted and colorless glass water goblets with molded bowls,heights, 8 and 7 1/2 in.
- Am amber-tinted wine glass with swirl-molded bowl and trumpet foot, height, 6 1/4 in.
- A baluster form cordial glass etched Lenox mark,height, 7 1/4 in.
- A pilsner glass,height, 10 in.
Estimate: $200 - $400 / Sold: $6,325

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Lot 368: PAIR OF MODERNE CUT COLORLESS GLASS TWO LIGHT CANDELABRA (2)
Etched Baccarat France mark / Each on an ogee molded rectangular foot with rectangular center and square nozzles.
Height: 3in. Lenght: 6 in.
Estimate: $400 - $600 / Sold: $9,200

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Lot 369: A CHINESE GREEN JADE AND CORAL SNUFF BOTTLE
AN AMERICAN' BRILLANT PERIOD' CUT-GLASS BOWL.
Estimate: $400 - $600 / Sold: $8,625

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Lot 370: A CHINESE GREEN JADE AND CORAL SNUFF BOTTLE
Late 19th/20th century / Of spade form, carved with a bird perched in branch, the reverse with four character mark, on pierced carved wood stand.
Height overall: 2 3/4 in.
Estimate: $800 - $1,200 / Sold: $5,750

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Lot 371: A GROUP OF COLORLESS GLASS TABLEWARE (13)
Comprising: - Three colorless glass vases etched Baccarat, two of square tapering form, and one of a beaker form with paneled side, height, 2 1/2 in. A pair of cut colorless glass candlesticks, each with a paneled tapering foot and flaring nozzle, etched Cartier mark, height, 3 1/2 in.
- An assorted group of colorless cordial and shotglasses, comprising two with fluted bowls and reeded stems, two with plain items and disk feet, and three with globular terminals.
- A colorless basket-form toothpick holder with molded loop handles to side, height, 2 in.
Estimate: $800 - $1,200 / Sold: $7,475

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Lot 372: TWO PAIRS OF ANDIRONS (4)
Comprising: - A pair of Federal-style brass and cast iron andirons, with cannonball finials and spurred scrolled legs, height 18 in.
- A pair of Louis XVI style bronzed metal chanets, each of a stop-reeded torch form with foliate finial, height, 17 1/2 in.
Estimate: $200 - $400 / Sold: $6,325

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Lot 373: KONZAL BUST OF CARL SANDBURG
Black paint terra cotta. Height: 10 in.
Photo ref.: Norman Mailer, Marilyn, 1973, p.217,
Literary ref.: Berniece Baker Miracle and Mona Rae Miracle, My sister Marilyn, 1994,p.151.
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500 / Sold: $48,300

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Lot 375: A BAROQUE STYLE GOLD-PAINTED DIPTYCH PICTURE FRAME (3)
Early 20th century, each portion with a shell crest and two foliate finials, the frames enclosing photographic portraits of a woman, possibly Eleanora Duse.
Together with two rectangular silver picture frames. 12 x 10 in. and smaller.
Estimate: $600 - $800 / Sold: $4,025

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Lot 376: A LOUIS XV PROVINCIAL STYLE CREAM-PAINTED COMMODE
The serpentine top with molded edge over three drawers above two long drawers, with scalloped apron and short cabriole legs, carved throughout with acanthus and scrolls. Height: 34 1/4 in. Width: 33 in.
Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000 / Sold: $4,830

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Lot 378: A GROUP OF ARTICLES (4)
Comprising: - A blue-tinted glass oversized goblet, the oviform bowl with diamond facet molded stem on flaring foot, height, 12 in.
- A Russian enamel beaker, date 1896, decorated to one side with a double headed eagle; on the other with initials in Cyrillic HL, height, 4 in.
- A Finish glass martini pitcher, etched Timo Sarpaneva-littala mark, dated 1957, of swelling cylindrical form with slight peaked spout, height, 9 1/4 in.
- A gilt-decorated cranberry glass bud vase, of baluster form and painted with flowers and leaves, on a multi-ringed knopped foot, height, 6 1/2 in.
Estimate: $800 - $1,200 / Sold: $5,175

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Lot 379: A PAIR OF REGENCY STYLE BEECHWOOD FAUTEUILS (2)
Each canted rectangular back with an arched crest over padded arms and a bowed seat covered in an ivory-colored satin, on grooved cabriole legs ending in shaped bulbous feet joined by a curved X-stretcher. Height: 43 in.
Photo ref.: The Estate of Marilyn Monroe, see lot 443
Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000 / Sold: $12,650

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Lot 380: A REGENCY STYLE STAINED FRUITWOOD ARMCHAIR
Labeled Chair Craft Furniture Co., Hickory, North Carolina, the barrel back and downcurved sides filled with caning, with upholstered seat and ring-turned round tapering legs. Height: 35 in.
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500 / Sold: $4,600

Lot 381: A GEORGIAN STYLE BRASS FOOTMAN
The rectangular top over a molded flaring apron flanked by cylindrical grips, on flattened cabriole legs with ball feet.
Height: 12 in. Width: 18in. 
Estimate: $600 - $800 / Sold: $4,370


Lot 382: A BRASS-PLATED NICKEL CARRIAGE CLOCK
Circa 1920s rectangular with glazed sides, the handle surmounted by two bells.
Height: 8 1/4 in.
Estimate: $600 - $800 / Sold: $8,050

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Lot 383: A CARVED GREY STONE FEMALE TORSO AFTER THE ANTIQUE
20th century / On a variegated white marble base.
Height overall: 20 1/2 in. Photo ref.:Time Life Syndication, New York
Estimate: $600 - $800 / Sold: $34,500

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Lot 384: A CHINESE MACHINE EMBROIDERED OFFICIAL'S BADGE
1950S Circular and depicting two pheasants in flower-filled vines, in gold and black-painted octogonal frame.
Length: 15 1/4 in.
Estimate: $200 - $400 / Sold: $2,530

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Lot 385: A GROUP OF MEXICAN GLASS TABLEWARE (24)
Circa 1950s/60s, comprising:
Six amber-colored swirl-molded pilsner glasses
Six amber-colored swirl-molded julep glasses
Five amber-colored swirl-molded brandy snifters
An amber-colored martini glass
Four white and green swirl-decorated tumblers
Two green swirl-molded goblets
Estimate: $800 - $1,200 / Sold: $5,175

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Lot 386: A GROUP OF GREEN GLASS TUMBLERS AND A VASE
Circa 1950s/60s, comprising four of round tapering form with an interior pale green swirl decoration, and two globular with molded swirl, height, 2 1/2 and 3 1/2 in; together with a two-mold milk glass hand and horn-shaped spill vase, early 20th century, height, 8 1/2 in. (7)
Estimate: $200 - $400 / Sold: $4,830

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Lot 387: A GROUP OF GREEN AND COLORLESS GLASS WINE AND WATER GLASSES (9)
Comprising five green and colorless flash glass water goblets, circa 1950s, by an unknown American manufacturer, each with a panelled bell-form bowl and slight tapering stem on disc foot with star base height, 8 1/4 in.; together with four Italian green and colorless glass wine glasses, each in a bell-form and tapering stem with interior spiral decoration, height, 4 3/4 in.
Estimate: $400 - $600 / Sold: $9,775

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Lot 388: A SILENT BUTLER AND A BOTTLE FRAME
The silent butter circular with turned wooden handle and maker's mark of Oneida, lenght, 10 1/2 in.; the bottle frame pierced and silver-plated of cylindrical form. (2).
Estimate: $400 - $600 / Sold: $4,025

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Lot 389: A MEXICAN ORANGE AND WHITE BLOWN GLASS CENTER BOWL
Circa 1950s/60s / Oviform with flaring sides, the underside with coiled ribs.
Height: 6 1/2. Width: 30 in.
Estimate: $400 - $600 / Sold: $6,325

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Lot 390: A GROUP OF SILVER PICTURE FRAMES (3)
A gilt-brass easel frame, circa 1900, rectangular with an oval panel center and acanthus edged corners surmounted with pierced floral panel, filled with mylar, 12 x 19 1/4 in. A sterling silver diptych picture frame retailed by J.E Caldwell Et Co., engraved M, 9 3/4 x 7 1/4 in.
An oval frame on spherical feet, lenght, 4 1/4 in.
Estimate: $200 - $400 / Sold: $6,900

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Lot 392: A GROUP OF CUT AND PRESSED GLASS ARTICLES (5)
Mid 20th Century; Comprising:
A cylindrical vase with ribbed sides and leaf- shaped medaillons, height, 11 3/4 in.
A urn-form vase cut with thumbprint and roundel pattern, height, 8 in.
A footed bowl of hemispherical form with paneled sides and lobed rim, height, 7 in., diameter, 13 1/2 in.
A suqare decanter and stopper with rounded collar, height, 6 1/4 in., lenght, 6 in.
A cut colorless decanter and stopper, circa 1950s, of canted rectangular form cut with a lattice pattern to sides, the globular stopper with undulating bands and central star, height, 10 1/4 in.
Estimate: $200 - $400 / Sold: $5,750

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Lot 393: A GROUP OF GLASS ARTICLES (5)
Circa 1950s/60s, comprising:
A blown colorless glass double cruet, of ribbed baluster form with flaring neck and disc base, marked Bottle made in France, height, 8 in.
A sphere, diameter, 3 in.
An octogonal ashtray, lenght, 3 in.
A geodesic ashtray, with triangular interior, chipped, lenght, 8 in.
Am amethyst glass ewer of baluster form with a flaring neck and crimped spout, applied loop handle, height, 8 1/2 in.
Estimate: $600 - $800 / Sold: $9,200

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Lot 394: A GROUP OF BAR ARTICLES (17)
A cocktail service of eleven sterling silver cocktail cups and silver-plated tray, the tray with maker's mark of Wilcox Silver Plate Co., Meriden Connecticut, diameter, 13 1/4 in.
Three cranberry glass bottle-form flask and stoppers, each with etchedgravepine decoration to siddes and an elongated lemon-form stopper, height, 14 3/4 in.
A silver-plated metal jigger of graduated cylindrical form with an angular strap handle marked 1 oz., 1 1/2 oz and 2 oz., with maker's mark of Napier Compagny, Meriden Connecticut, height, 2 1/4 in.
A silver-platted thimble-form jigger of round tapering form with knurl lower band engraved Only a Thimble Ful, height, 2 in.
Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000 / Sold: $9,775

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Lot 395: A CAST-METAL AND STAINED GLASS TABLE LAMP
early 20th century / The circular base cast with drapery swags and anthemion and supporting a round tapering stem with patera and opposing bellflowers, the panelled shade with pierced beaded lattice work framing. Height: 27 1/2 in. Width: 20 in.
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500 / Sold: $11,500

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Lot 396: AN INDIAN HAMMERED BRASS VESSEL MOUNTED AS A LAMP
The baluster-form body with bowl-shaped rim and loop handle, repousse decorated with female figures in leafy-filled arcade panels.
Height: 38 in. Photo ref.: James Haspiel, Marilyn: The Ultimate Look at the Legend, 1991, p.198
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500 / Sold: $7,475

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Lot 397: A GROUP OF CASTERS CIRCA 1950S (12)
A pair of cut-glass and gilt-metal casters, each with a facet-cut swelling cylindrical body and domed pierced cover with knurl banded edge, one opening to reveal a pepper mill, height: 8 in.
A pair of sterling silver baluster-form casters with maker's mark of Towle Silversmiths, Newburyport, Massachusetts, each with a pierced domed cover, and lemon finial, height: 4 1/2 in.
A pair of pressed glass and chrome-plated metal casters, each of swirl-molded globular form with a pierced mushroom-shaped cover, height 2 in.
A set of four cut-glass and chrome-plated metal casters, labeled Made in Western Germany, each of square tapering form with a pierced acorn-form cover, height 3in.
Two silver-plated pepper mills, height 2 1/2 in.
Estimate: $600 - $800 / Sold: $17,250

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Lot 398: AN EDWARD VII STERLING SILVER HAND MIRROR
Maker's mark of HM, Birmingham, 1902. Lenght: 7 3/4 in.
The circular body embossed with five cherub heads, with loop handle and rope-banded fillet.
Estimate: $800 - $1,200 / Sold: $25,300

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Lot 399: A SET OF ELEVEN LAVENDER COLORED DOUBLE SHOT GLASSES (11)
Circa 1950s/60s, each cylindrical, height, 3 5/8 in; together with a lavender glass globular vase.
Height: 8 1/2 in. Photo ref.: James Haspiel, Marilyn: The Ultimate Look at the Legend, 1991, p.198 
Estimate: $600 - $800 / Sold: $5,750

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Lot 400: A SET OF FOUR CUT COLORLESS GLASS DECANTERS AND STOPPERS (4)
Etched Baccarat France mark, circa 1950s>
Each of a panelled mallet-form with flaring neck, the facet-cut sperical stoppers marked 116, 105,45 and 15.
Height: 8 3/4 in. and smaller
Estimate: $600 - $800 / Sold: $8,625

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Lot 401: A GROUP OF ENAMELED COOKWARE AND COPPER KITCHEN UTENSILS (17)
Comprising: - An assembled group of Le Creuset pale yellow enamelled cookware comprised of an oval roasting pan and cover, lenght 14 in., a two- handled cylindrical pot with ringed cover and black plastic handle, lenght, 8 1/2 in., two saucepans and covers, lenghts, 10 and 9 1/2 in., a two-handled au gratin dish, lenght 9 1/2 in., and three saucepans with two lips, lenghts 13 3/4 in and smaller.
- A Bazar Franais "666" cylindrical copper pot and cover, height, 9 in.
- A waldo hemispherical colander with loop handles to sides, lenght, 14 in.
- Two copper saucepans, lenghts, 19 1/2 in, and smaller.
Estimate: $600 - $800 / Sold: $25,300

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Lot 403: A PAIR OF LOUIS XV PROVINCIAL STYLE GREY AND CREAM-PAINTED BEDSIDE TABLES (2)
Each rectangular top with reeded edge over two short and a single long drawer flanked by panelled sides, with scalloped apron and squared cabriole legs, one with missing drawre. Height: 25 1/2 in. Width: 35 1/2 in.
Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000 / Sold: $9,775

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Lot 404: A QUILTED AND BUTTONED UPHOLSTERED HEADBOARD
Rectangular on block feet, covered in an ivory-colored silk.
Height: 11 in. Lenght: 68 1/2 in.
Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000 / Sold: $8,625

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Lot 405: A TURQUOISE BLUE AND WHITE GLASS TRUMPET VASE 
20th century, possibly Italian. Of round-tapring form with an applied swirl band.
Height: 25 in.
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500 / Sold: $4,830

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Lot 406: A WEDGEWOOD BASALT BOWL (5)
Impressed Wedgwood Made in England, the hemispherical body with a ribbed lower band and feather edge on ring foot, height, 4 1/2 in., diameter, 10 1/2 in; together with:
An Italian blue glass bowl with bubbled interior and crimped, tripartite rim, lenght, 7 in.
A Mexican blue glass bowl with creamy blue swirl, single lip and crimped edge, lenght, 6 1/4 in.
Two green-tinted glass carafes, each of mallet form, one with triple-ringed neck, height, 111 in.
Estimate: $400 - $600 / Sold: $4,600

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Lot 407: SIX PEARL MOUNTED SILVERPLATED METAL TEASPOONS (6)
Each with a shield-shaped back, mounted with a cultured pearl on medallion marked Mikimoto.
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500 / Sold: $4,600

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Lot 408: A GROUP OF EIGHT ASSORTED ASHTRAYS (8)
Including a souvenir from San Francisco.
The Steak Joint ashtray and the mirror are not for sale
Photo ref.: The Estate of Marilyn Monroe, see lot 443.
Estimate: $400 - $600 / Sold: $8,050

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Lot 409: A GROUP OF SMOKER'S ARTICLES (4)
A Penguin cigarette lighter and a cylindrical white porcelain canister painted with gilt butterflies, signed Hardy, height, 4 in.
An ice chunk-form ashtray with hemispherical well, 9 x9 in.
A white -glazed porcelain matchbook holder and ashtray, height 4 in.
A ppier mache card tray of rounded, rectangular form with applied print marked The Pen-mans Parody Both Pleasant Et Profitable...., invented and performed by John Seddon. 5 1/4 x 8 1/4 in.
Estimate: $600 - $800 / Sold: $4,600

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Lot 410: A MODERNISTIC SCULPTURE
By C.Schein - Depicting Marilyn Monroe, of maple and mahogany on an elongated pyramid-form base and square plinth, signed to base.
Height: 20 in.
Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000 / Sold: $6,325

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Lot 411: A SHELL VENEERED WASTEPAPER BASKET
Of square tapering form with scalloped rim and bracket feet, the interior painted with gilt flower vines, height, 14 1/2 in .; together with a similarly decorated table bnox with two canted hinged lids and pierced grip (containing an ivory letter opener; and a small gilt-metal box) and a mother-of-pearl and wood box cover.
Height: 2 1/2 in.
Estimate: $400 - $600 / Sold: $9,200

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Lot 412: A SET OF SIX CHROME PLATED METAL BEAKERS AND A BOTTLE COASTER (7)
The beakers of cylindrical form, with ringed lower portion and three circular bosses to rim, height, 3 1/4 in., the Americam silverplated bottle coater, circa 1940s/50s, with a tri-lobed holder with beaded edges and repousse scrolling bands on three pierced flaring feet, the rod stem terminating in a leaf-wrapped handle, height, 16 1/2 in.
Estimate: $400 - $600 / Sold: $6,325

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Lot 413: A GROUP OF TABLEWARE (19)
Comprising:
An english silver-plated and faux ivory party fish service, comprising six fish forks and five knives, branded EPNS, in a Carvel Hall box covered in faux leather>
A helmet-shaped gravy boat with molded edge and key shaped handle, lenght, 8 1/2 in.
A wine goblet with beaded rim and foot, height, 5 3/4 in.
A German thermos bottle with mercury glass liner, height, 7 3/4 in. Two small table bells, minus clappers, height, 3 1/2 in.
A continental baroque style bronze table bell, the handle cast as a putto bearing flower-filled basket, the bell molded with frolicking figures, height, 7 in.
A lace cover with lilac ribbon to crest, diameter, 11 1/2 in .
Estimate: $600 - $800 / Sold: $6,325
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Lot 414: A PAIR OF STERLING SILVER CANDELSTICKS (2)
With maker's mark of the Gorham Manufacturing Company.
Each with a trumpet-form stem and flaring foot with gadrooned band, together with a pair of three-light candelabra extension and two compania two urn form nozzle exytensions, filled. Candlestick height; 8 3/4 in. Candelabra extension: 13 1/2 in.
Estimate: $600 - $800 / Sold: $32,200
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Lot 415: A GROUP OF BRASS ARTICLES (4)
Comprising a Russian samovar, height, 17 3/4 in., with tray, length, 18 1/4 in.
A globular teapot and cover with C-scroll handle and S-shaped spout, lenght, 7 1/2 in.
An ashtray, square with canted corners and two cigarette holders, base marked Design Lightblau, lenght, 7 1/4 in.
Estimate: $600 - $800 / Sold: $6,900
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Lot 416: A BRASS PLATED WIREWORK METAL VANITY STOOL LATE 1950'S
Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000 / Sold: $10,350
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Lot 417: A BREAD BOX AND CANDY MOLD (2)
The bread box chrome-plated and rectangular, with rounded corners and black plastic handles, embossed Beauty Box, by Lincoln; the candy mold of tin washed iron with twnty-four heart-shaped candy forms,3 x 7 3/4 in.
Estimate: $400 - $600 / Sold: $9,775
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Lot 418: A PLEXIGLASS TISSUE BOX COVER AND A MATCHING BEAKER CIRCA 1960'S (2)
Each molded with a lattice design. / Lenght of box cover: 10 3/4 / Beaker height: 4 in.
Estimate: $200 - $400 / Sold: $6,325
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Lot 419: A GEORGIAN STYLE BRASS-PLATED TWO-LIGHT WALL SCONCE (3)
The circular back issuing arms and pierced holders for shades, with cut-glass drops; together with a brass wall scone with pendant ring finial on disc-shaped body; together with a gold-painted metal ceiling crown, height, 20 1/4 in.
Estimate: $600 - $800 / Sold: $3,680
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Lot 420: A BRASS AND CUT-GLASS BELL-SHAPED CHANDELIER
Circa 1940's, with foliate and beaded mounts. Height: 16 in. Diameter: 16 in.
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500 / Sold: $9,200
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Lot 421: A NEOCLASSIC STYLE GREEN AND COLORLESS GLASS AND GILT METAL CHANDELIER
Of a two-tiered crown form, with leaves suspending beaded swag. Width: 13 in. 
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500 / Sold: $6,325
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Lot 422: A ROCOCO STYLE GOLD-PAINTED METAL AND CUT-GLASS FOUR-LIGHT CHANDELIER (2)
With a panelled multi-baluster-form knop stem issuing scrolled arms decorated with leaves and suspending lusters.Height: 24 in. Width: 15 in.
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500 / Sold: $5,750
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Lot 423: A JAPANESE IMARI CHARGER
Circa 1950's/60s ; Decorated with birds and landscapes in alternating panels.
Diameter: 22 1/2 in.
Estimate: $600 - $800 / Sold: $3,450
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Lot 424: A GROUP OF THREE PICTURES (3)
- EDWARD GORDON-CRAIG: Untitled, from Hamlet Wood engraving, circa 1930,
on wove paper signed with initial in pencil, from the edition of 26, framed
Image: 4 x 6 3/4 in
- A LITHOGRAPH AFTER TOULOUSE-LAUTREC
Titles Catalogue d'affiches artistiques, 18 x 15 in
- ARTIST UNKNOWN: Sailboats with grass to foreground
Oil on artistboard 21 1/2 x 18 1/2 in.
Estimate: $600 - $800 / Sold: $7,475
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Lot 425: A GROUP OF FOUR PRINTS (4)
- PIERRE BONNARD: Portrait of Renoir (Bouvet 84)
Etching, circa 1916, on move paper, from the edition of unknown size, with margins, framed. ; P.10 x 7 3/4 in.
- PIERRE-AUGUSTE RENOIR: Le chapeau pingl (La fille de Berthe Morisot et sa cousine)
3e planche (Delteil 8); Etching, circa 1894, on wove paper, from the edition of unknown but large size, with margins, framed.
P.4 5/8 x 3 3/8
- PIERRE-AUGUSTE RENOIR: Sur la plage, Berneval (Delteil 5)
Etching, circa 1892, on wove paper, from the edition of unknown but large size, with margins, framed.
P.5 1/2 x 3 3/4 in.
- FRANCISCO GOYA Y LUCIENTES: Nadie se conoce, plate 6 from Los Caprichos (Delteil 43)
Etching and aquatint, 1799, on wove paper, presumably from a later edition, with margins, framed.
P.8 1/2 in. x 6 in.
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500 / Sold: $7,475
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Lot 426: TWO PAINTINGS (2)
- POUCETTE, Landscape with bull
Signed lower right, Poucette, and dated 1962 Oil on canvas, 11 x 14 in.
- OLGA, Bulding at night
Signed lower left, Olga Oil on canvas; 30 1/4 x 48 1/2 in.
Photo ref.: James Haspiel, Marilyn: The Ultimate Look at the Legend, 1991, p.198.
Estimate: $400 - $600 / Sold: $27,600
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Lot 427: A GROUP OF DECORATIVE PRINTS AND WATERCOLORS (5)
Comprising: - G.ALLEN : House and Automobiles
Signed G.Allen and dated 1948 ; Gouache on paper; 20 1/2 x 18 in., framed.
- A Chinese sketch with horses, inkwash on paper; 31 x 19 1/2 in., framed.
- A print of Sunflowers after Vincent Van Gogh; 22 x 18 in., framed.
- An ink and watercolor drawing of three exotic dancers-Signed Kurt. 16 1/2 x 20 3/4 in., framed.
- A landscape, watercolor on paper. ; 14 3/4 x 19 1/2 in., framed.

Estimate: $400 - $600 / Sold: $8,625
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Lot 428: AN ORIENTAL GILT AND PAINTED WOOD PANEL
20TH Century ; Depicting a tethered horse wearing saddle, in frame with gilt-metal mounts.
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500 / Sold: $13,800

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Lot 429: A GROUP OF THREE PAINTINGS
ARTIST UNKOWN: Man with Guitar
ARTIST UNKNOWN: Portrait of a Standing Female Nude's Back
NOVA TAYLOR: Thistles #7

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500 / Sold: $17,250
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Lot 430: A GROUP OF THREE PAINTINGS
M. GURANOWSKI: Two Young Girls with Cat and Umbrella
ARTIST UNKNOWN: Street Scene with Organ Grinder
ARTIST UNKNOWN: Female Nude on Bed

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500 / Sold: $8,625
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Lot 431: TWO SETS OF NESTING TABLES BROWN LACQUERED TABLES (5)
One of three brown lacquered nesting tables, branded J.Leleu Paris Made in France, each with a rectangular top and square tapering legs, height, 25 1/2 in., width, 17 1/2 in., the other a Scandinavian-style two-tier nest of fruitwood tables, each with a rectangular top, plain apron and square tapering legs; the smaller table with pierced hang grip. Height of tallest: 18 in. Width: 25 in.
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500 / Sold: $5,175
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Lot 432: A PAIR OF LOUIS XV PROVINCIAL-STYLE IVORY AND GREEN PAINTED FAUTEUILS (2)
Each with a scalloped ladder bacq and outcurved arms around a rosette carved apron and Cabriole legs joined by stretches, upholstered in a beige-colored coarsely woven linen. Height: 33 in.
Photo ref.: George Zeno, Architectural Digest, April 1994, p.231

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500 / Sold: $19,550
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Lot 433: A SCANDINAVIAN STYLE MAHOGANY DROP-LEAF TABLE
Branded D.L Table, no. 5016. The oblong top with rounded leaves over a shallow straight apron and round tapering legs.
Height: 29 1/2 in. Lenght: 72 in.

Estimate: $800 - $1,200 / Sold: $7,475
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Lot 434: A GILT-TOOLED BROWN LEATHER WASTE-PAPER BASKET
Circa 1950s-60s ; Cylindrical, with panel decorated rim and foot.
Height: 13 in. Diameter: 10 in.

Estimate: $200 - $400 / Sold: $3,680
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Lot 435: AN UPHOLSTERED SOFA
The rectangular back, outcurved arms and reverse serpentine seat on rope and rustic carved frame on round tapering splayed legs, covered in a machine-woven ivory lattice and diamond pattern linen, white muslin. Lenght: 86 in. 
Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000 / Sold: $9,200
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Lot 436: A MODERNISTIC BLACK LEATHERETTE AND MAHOGANY ARMCHAIR 
The cabinet with rectangular top over single drawer and two doors opening to reveal a quilted paper covered interior, on molded plinth, height, 32 in., width, 17 1/2 in., depth, 10 in. The chest of drawers with rectangular top over five graduated drawers with gilt-metal grips, with ebonized inset plinth,
height: 30 1/4in., width: 17 1/4  (2) -
Literary ref.: Berniece Baker Miracle and Mona Rae Miracle, My sister Marilyn, 1994, p.159.

Estimate: $600 - $800 / Sold: $19,550
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Lot 437: A MODERNISTIC BLACK LEATHERETTE AND MAHOGANY ARMCHAIR 
Branded Made in Denmark, Mand-Olsen. With barrel back, flaring arms and oval concave seat on splayed tapering.
Height: 29 in.
Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000 / Sold: $4,025
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Lot 438: A MODERNISTIC BLACK-PAINTED CHEST
The rectangular top over four long drawers, each banded with gold striping.
Height: 30 in. Width: 36 in.

Estimate: $800 - $1,200 / Sold: $3,450
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Lot 439: A STAINED WOOD FOLDING ROCKING CHAIR 
Early 20th century
Estimate: $400 - $600 / Sold: $11,500
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Lot 440: A MAHOGANY FOOT LOCKER
Circa 1940s ; The hinged rectangular top over a molded paneled case and plinth base. Height: 14 3/4 in.
Width: 48 3/4 in. ; Depth: 19 in.

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500 / Sold: $6,900
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Lot 441: A CEDAR CHEST
Circa 1950s ; The rectangular top over straight sides and block-form feet, height, 20 1/2 in., width, 49 1/2 in., depth, 22 in.; together with a Georgian style mahogany trunk, circa 1940s, with bracket feet and columnar corner to sides, heights, 20 1/4 in., width, 47 in., depth, 22 in.
Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000 / Sold: $7,475
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Lot 442: AN EBONIZED FOLDING ROPE CHAIR
Estimate: $400 - $600 / Sold: $9,775
Non illustré / Not illustrated


Lot 443: A GROUP OF PHOTOGRAPHS 
A group of six color snapshots taken in Marilyn's home featuring her pet Maltese "Maf" (6)
Estimate: $600 - $800 / Sold: $10,925
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Lot 444: A LOUIS XV PROVINCIAL-STYLE FRUITWOOD AND VARIEGATED MARBLE COFFEE TABLE
Circa 1940s-50s, unknown American manufacturer. The serpentine-sided molded top over a beaded conforming apron and cabriole legs ending in scrolled feet. Height, 18 1/2 in., length, 52 1/2 in., depth, 23 in. / Photo ref.: The Estate of Marilyn Monroe, see lot 443.
(Trophy not included in this lot)

Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000 / Sold: $10,925
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Lot 445: A LOUIS XV STLE CUT GLASS AND GILT METAL SUNBURST-FORM WALL CLOCK 
20th Century, possibly by Baccarat. The circular dial with applied enameled roman chapters, various breaks.
Width: 37 in. / Photo ref.: The Estate of Marilyn Monroe, see lot 443

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500 / Sold: $5,175
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Lot 446: A PAIR OF BRASS TABLE CANDLESTICKS (2)
20 th Century ; Each with a baluster form stem and cylindrical nozzle on a step flaring foot with square base
Height: 16 in. / Photo ref.: the Estate of Marilyn Monroe, see lot 443

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500 / Sold: $5,175
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Lot 447: A PAIR OF LACQUERED BRASS CANDLESTICKS (2)
Circa 1950s ; The molded circular incurved base supporting a double spiral-form standard and ringed cylindrical socket
Height: 19 3/4 in. Photo ref.: The Estate of Marilyn Monroe, see lot 443.

Estimate: $600 - $800 / Sold: $19,550
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Lot 448: AN AMERICAN OPALINE GLASS VASE 
20th century; Of elongated ribbed form with ruffled flaring edge, with star pressed bottom.
Height: 30 1/2 in.

Estimate: $600 - $800 / Sold: $7,475
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Lot 449: AN EARTHENWARE CROCK AND FOOTED BOWL (2)
The rock of glazed earthenware in an urn form molded with cherub masks and berry-and leaf garland; the stoneware footed bowl signed Longerucker dated 1946, the compressed hemispherical body with reeded rim painted with a fish, on ring foot, diameter, 14 in., height, 12 in.
Estimate: $400 - $600 / Sold: $5,750
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Lot 450: A GROUP OF MEXICAN ITEMS (5)
Comprising a Mexican tapestry wall hanging from Marilyn Monroe's California home, together with two wool throws and two straw hats.
Photo ref.: James Haspiel, Marilyn: The Ultimate Look at the Legend, 1991.p.198.

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000 / Sold: $8,050
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Lot 451: A GROUP OF MEXICAN POTTERY (10)
Comprising: -A Mexican earthenware jug of compressed hemispherical form with cylindrical spout painted with a chevron design and rosettes, marked at the rim Un Recuerdo de Toluca height, 10 in., diameter, 8 1/2.
-Three graduated bowls with pierced handle, a goblet and four miniature articles, all painted with plant forms on terracotta ground, length, 9 1/2 in., and smaller.
-A baluster-form water pitcher with ewer spout and interior with bubble decoration, height, 10 1/4 in.
Photo ref.: Donald H. Wolfe, The Last Days of Marilyn Monroe, 1998, after p. 244. 

Estimate: $2,000 - $2,500 / Sold: $8,050
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Lot 452: A GROUP OF MEXICAN GLASS (8)
Circa 1950s/60 / Comprising:
-Two turkey-form brown glass vases, height, 7 in.
-A turkey-form blue glass vase, height, 7 in.
-A colorless glass dolphin with blue interior, height, 7 in.
-A brown and cream glass figure of a pheasant, lenght, 10 1/2 in.
-A milky blue glass bowl, with crimped rim and ewer spout, length, 7 1/2 in.
-A green glass ewer, with globular base, ribbed neck and spiral-banded decoration, broken handle, height, 16 in.
-A blue glass footed bowl of foliate form on a flaring foot, the sides applied with two colorless glass ribs, height, 10 3/4 in.

Estimate: $400 - $600 / Sold: $5,750

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Lot 453: ELEVEN ASSORTED MEXICAN SODA GLASS TUMBLERS 
Circa 1950s/60s Some with crimped sides. Height: 6 in. and smaller. (11)
Estimate: $200 - $400 / Sold: $5,175
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Lot 454: A MEXICAN BASKET AND TWO TRAYS (3)
Circa 1950s/60s - The rectangular wicker basket with hinged cover and two grip handles, 15 x 22 1/2 in., the two Mexican painted wood trays of compressed hemispherical form and painted with polychrome flowers on a black ground, one marked Mexico, diameters, 15 1/4 in.
Estimate: $400 - $600 / Sold: $8,625
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Lot 455: A GROUP OF BLANKETS (3)
A Mexican wool table scarf or throw, decorated with geometric animals and flowers on a black ground, with crocket fringe,length, 80 in.. A Mexican blanket decorated with two himan busts within bands of geometric design and ducks in brown, pink, ivory and green, approx. 4 1/2 ft. x 9 ft. A wool throw decorated in a pale green, red, grey and white plaid. 6 ft. x 3 ft. 10 in.
Estimate: $600 - $800 / Sold: $4,370
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Lot 456: A GROUP OF MEXICAN ITEMS (8)
Comprising: A wool tapestry depicting Adam and Eve with serpent in Tree of Life on gold ground, signed B., approximately 48 x 24 in. A pair of turned wood maracas, each with turned ring decoration, length 12 in.. A set of four wirework figures of musicians, together with a similar gilt-metal and enameled wirework flower and branch ornament, $Imusician height, 17 in.
Estimate: $600 - $800 / Sold: $4,830
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Lot 457: A GROUP OF MEXICAN GLASS (25)
Circa 1950's'60's - A set of six blown amber martini glasses; five tumblers, with square rim and white on lavender bubble decoration, height, 5 1/2 in.
A swirl-molded amber glass baluster-form vase height, 16 in.
A group of amber-colored glass, each piece molded with spiral fluting, comprised of five globular rummers, six julep glasses, and two pilsner glasses, height, 7 1/2 in. and smaller.

Estimate: $600 - $800 / Sold: $9,200
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Lot 459: A GROUP OF ASSORTED KITCHEN EQUIPMENT (12)
Comprising: A red painted and stainless steel potato press; An all in one grater; a Foley five-cup sifter; a Pelican cooler, painted red with white stripes; a wire basket; a pair of Italian pottery casters, 20th century, painted AG, Handmade in Italy, one modeled as a turnip pierced "P" for pepper, the other a red onion; a fabric oven mitt and four assorted potholders. 
Estimate: $600 - $800 / Sold: $9,200
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Lot 460: A GROUP OF HOUSEHOLD ITEMS (7)
Comprising: Four bronzed cast metal curtain rods, each molded with rosette-and-vine garlands and leaves, length, 15 in.; a pine folding ironing board, length 23 in; a bronze and turned wood hand bell; a wicker basket, the urn-form body with stationary bail handle, the sides applied with polychrome-painted carved wood floral garlands, height, 19in., width, 16 1/2 in.
Estimate: $600 - $800 / Sold: $4,025
Non illustré / Not illustrated


Lot 461: A GROUP OF POTTERY (4)
Comprising: A "Hampton Ivory" pattern chamber pot, printed Swinnertons mark, 20th century, with single handle painted with blue rosettes and green leaves, height, 5in., length 10 1/4 in.; A French pottery two-handled bowl of compressed urn form, with two molded rope handles painted with flowers and leaves to side, the base marked Made in France, Handmade, height, 2 1/4 in., length 4 3/4 inc.
A Cauldon "Elaine" pattern ironstone chamber pot, cylindrical with ringed medial band and single loop handle, transfer printed with puce colored branches and flowers lenght, 9 1/2 in.
A mauve and ivory-colored Jasperware box and cover, impressed Wedgwood, Made in England mark, of tapering rectangular form with raised allegorical classical figures amidst rosettes and husks, height 1 1/4 in. length 3 1/2 in.

Estimate: $400 - $600 / Sold: $6,325

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Lot 462: AN ASSORTMENT OF COLORLESS GLASS (17)
Comprising: A cut colorless carafe, circa 1950's, possibly Baccarat, with a paneled mallet-form body and facet cut ringed band to neck; Eleven assorted drinking glasses; A mallet-form decanter and stopper; A white plastic salad bowl; A pottery mixing bowl with molded spout; Two similar white bowls.
Estimate: $800 - $1,200 / Sold: $6,325
Non illustré / Not illustrated


Lot 463: A GROUP OF ASSORTED POTTERY AND PORCELAIN (9)
Comprising:
Three Capo Di Monte coffee cups and saucers, molded with cherubs in swirled panels.
A chinese transfer-printed blue and white bowl, 20th century.
A Staffordshire pottery tray transfer-printed with an express train, printed Made in England $i mark.
French cream jug, of vine form with flower and vine decoration.

Estimate: $200 - $400 / Sold: $4,830

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Lot 464: A GROUP OF HOUSEHOLD ARTICLES (9)
Comprising:
A brass plated saucepan with wooden handle;
A tole peinte oval tray decorated with two birds, signed George Briard;
A brass tray with incised wriggle band decoration, on flaring feet, marked Sarna Brass India;
A pair of copper-plated kitchen casters, of cylindrical form with a screw-type domed cover;
A brass table bell;
A nickel-plated bullet-casing form jigger, engraved JUST A SHOT;
A black-painted cast-metal bootform vase;
A potery diorama impressed Colonial Kitchen.

Estimate: $400 - $600 / Sold: $4,830

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Lot 465: TWO DOLLS (2)
A worn mohair stuffed Navy mascot with a blue and gold blanket embroidered N; together with a flip-over gollywog with two different faces.
Estimate: $600 - $800 / Sold: $10,925

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Lot 466: A PLASTIC CUP
With panelled sides, painted Marilyn and with lavender colored flowers.  
Estimate: $2,000 - $2,500 / Sold: $5,175

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Lot 467: A MAGNAVOX 13 CHANNEL TELEVISION
A MAGNAVOX 13 CHANNEL TELEVISION, 15 in. screen.  
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500 / Sold: $29,900

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Lot 468: A CRESTLINE 500 SLIDE PROJECTOR
Circa 1960, In grey and ivory plastic case 
Estimate: $800 - $1,200 / Sold: $3,680

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 Lot 469: A STUFFED TOY POODLE
An off-white scottish stuffed poodle with long wool hair on the legs, face and head and a braided leash.
Estimate: $2,000 - $2,500 / Sold: $11,500

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