It’s not every day that you will find a celebrity item for sale at losangeles-ads.com but for those in Los Angeles who wants to own something previously owned by Zsa Zsa Gabor, there is an upcoming auction. The actress was born in Hungary and is known for being a socialite. She passed away a year ago at the age of 99. With her passing, she left a lot of things including a huge house that is filled with things she owned. All of which will be auctioned at the Heritage Auctions in Los Angeles this coming 14th of April.
Carolyn Mani is the director of Heritage Auctions and she will be leading the springtime sale. The auction is going to happen at the historic house of Gabor located in Bel Air, California. The house was previously bought by Howard Hughes. Mani said that included in the auction is a few luggage bags from Louis Vuitton which have been monogrammed and used by Gabor during her travels all over the world.
Mani added that there are approximately 425 lots up for auction including silver, designer clothes, decorative arts, costume jewelry, fine arts and French-themed furniture mostly from the 18th and 19th century.There is also a gilded Steinway piano which was bought by George Sanders, her third husband. The couple painted it gold right after Sanders was awarded the Academy Award and Gabor became its rightful owner after he died.
According to reports, Gabor left all of her estate to Frederic Prinz von Anhalt, her last husband. Mani said that they are only auctioning things that they know fans will be interested to own. There will also be designer pieces from her wardrobe such as James Galanos, Valentino, Dior and Chanel as well as a number of handbags from Hermes. For wine lovers like Gabor, there will be a wide variety of vintage Champagne available for auction including her most recent purchases.
For those who will not be able to attend the auction, they can try their luck from losangeles-ads.com. There are other personal collections of Gabor to be included such as original artworks she created and portraits made by Pal Fried, a Hungarian artist.