Barb Dawson


Palisades, CA

Navajo Rugs, Listed Art and More!

The estate of a UCLA/Rutgers physicist.  Inside this contemporary home in

Pacific Palisades you'll find Navajo rugs, a selection of Indian artifacts,

lots of art books, works by listed artists including a lithograph signed in pencil

by Marc Chagall, large abstract oil by Julie Hedrick, original oils, watercolors

and art pieces, Baccarat crystal, Persian rug, Francis Nowicki wrought

iron candlesticks, Modernica daybed and coffee table, vintage mid-century lamps,

boxes of books on physics, history, art exhibitions and catalogs, plus several

antiquarian books, including a 1730 issue of "Paradise Lost," signed work by Eugene

O'Neill, and two 1806 volumes by Benjamin Franklin. 


A highlight is Michael Graves custom-designed bedroom furniture built

during their father's tenure at Rutgers.  As his daughter has noted: 

"Michael (Graves) did design them, specifically for

our house in Princeton.  Graves' carpenter bought stock cabinets from

Workbench, modified them to match Graves' design, including the specially

designed legs and front handles, as well as the custom color." 


There are a pair of bronze buddhas, native American collectibles, Navaho carpets,

quality kitchen ware including La Cruzette pots, Gensu flatware, and a garage full

of fun stuff. including tools, electronics, and so much more.