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Private Estate Sale Event In Santa Ynez
December 2, 2011 @ 2:00 am - December 3, 2011 @ 7:00 am
PRIVATE ESTATE SALE IN SANTA YNEZ
BY INVITATION ONLY
This Holiday Season We are Pleased to Offer the Collections of
Ralph and Catherine Hoh
You are Invited to Purchase from This Enchanting and Compelling Estate.
Ralph and Catherine Hoh Travelled and Purchased Extensively in Central and Western Europe for Many Decades. Many of the Collections Include Fine Porcelains Such as Meissen, Dresden, KPM, and Royal Copenhagen, as Well as Antique and Period Clocks, Crystal, Music Boxes, Pewter, Folk Art and Holiday Décor. Well Known for Hosting Elaborate Dinners and Cocktail Parties in their Superbly Furnished Home that Features Two Parlors, Formal Living and Dining Rooms, and a Sun Room, Ralph and Catherine Dressed the Part in an Unparalleled Selection of Men and Women’s Vintage Couture, Jewelry and Accessories. Ethnic Clothing and Textiles Were Clearly a Passion. The Provincial Inspired Furnishings, Antiques, Custom Designed Furnishings, French Light Fixtures, and Collectibles were Purchased or Shipped Back from Europe in the 1950 to 1980 Time Frame. Ralph was an Accomplished Clockmaker, Furniture Maker and an Avid Photographer. His Extensive Woodworking Hobby Shop Filled with Tools, Manuals, and Remnants will Be Offered for Sale. Catherine was an Exceptional Seamstress, Beader, Dressmaker, Jewelry Designer, a Prolific Cook; and a Skilled Photographer. Their Vintage Mid-Century Camera and Photography Collection is Extraordinary with Highlights Including a Leitz Leica M3, Rollei 35, and a Bolex Paillard 100. A Jewelry Designer’s Workshop That Includes Specialty Tools, Accessories and Cabinet will be Sold. The Baldwin Baby Grand Piano Was Purchased after They Were Married in the 1930’s. The Solid Timbre and Quality Tone was Meticulously Maintained. Their Beautiful Home and Possessions, as Well as the Extensive Family Records Left Behind, All Attest to Ralph and Catherine’s Many Skills, Refined Aesthetics, Close Relationships, and Fascinating Lifestyle of Their Long Lives.