Michael Jackson Furniture Auction
Great News in a few weeks of Michael Jackson furniture auction, More than 500 pieces of fine art and home furnishings that filled Jackson’s rented mansion. Michael Jackson’s last home: That is how 100 N. Carolwood Drive, the 17,000-square-foot Holmby Hills estate where Jackson died in June 2009, may forever be known. Furnishings from the house are scheduled to go on the block Dec. 17 at Julien’s Auctions in Beverly Hills. among the pieces Michael Jackson furniture for sale are the Victorian Revival-style burlwood headboard for the bed where Jackson slept, above, (valued at $3,000 to $4,000), and the plush red velour sofas and chairs from the screening room. The home theater at 100 N. Carolwood Drive had red velour love seats and ottomans that are estimated to sell for $2,000 to $3,000 per pair.A suited rooster figurine in the kitchen holds a blackboard that is inscribed with chalk messages from Jackson’s children (estimated at $400 to $600).
According (CNN) – “Julien’s Auctions has been careful not to call it a Michael Jackson auction out of legal and public relations concerns, instead marketing it as by the mansion’s now-famous address — 100 North Carolwood Drive. Without the connection to Jackson, the property might bring $400,000, Nolan said. But with it “the sky’s the limit,” Julien’s Executive Director Martin Nolan said. Jackson did not own the beds, chairs, clocks, paintings, dishes and other items, but their value may skyrocket because of the personal touch added by the pop icon and his children in the months before he died.Without the connection to Jackson, the property might bring $400,000, Nolan said. But with it “the sky’s the limit,” Julien’s Executive Director Martin Nolan said. A chalkboard left behind in Jackson’s kitchen may have cost a few hundred dollars, but what his children wrote on it makes it a very valuable object, Nolan said. The note, handwritten on the black board attached to a 26-inch-tall ceramic rooster, reads “love Daddy/ I (heart) Daddy/ Smile it’s for free.” Julien’s Auctions backed away from selling the bed in which Jackson received the fatal dose of the propofol after a personal request from his mother, Katherine Jackson, Julien’s Executive Director Martin Nolan said. The auction house’s recreation of the bedroom where Jackson died — euphemistically called “the medicine room” by the company — features a bed-sized memorial covered with love notes from Jackson fans instead of the death bed. The nightstand seen next to the death bed in coroner’s photos, bearing numerous bottles of sedatives and other drugs, is for sale. the “French occasional table” is listed for between $300 and $500.The room-size oriental rug that covered the floor where Jackson was placed when paramedics tried to revive him is listed in the auction catalogue for between $400 and $600.”
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