Introduction

Who We Are

We have a vast inventory of the best antiques, fine art, and jewelry around the country. From vintage style dressers to antique decorative glass, we know you will love our collections. We ensure that the quality of our items is not only high but will last you for years to come. Our collection of fine art from all around the world ranges from paintings to sculptures to original drawings. Only the best artistry is provided.

Established in 1985, Shabtai’s Auction House is one of the last family run auction houses in Southern California. The passion for fine antiques has been passed down from generation to generation. With an expanding team of dedicated art and antique professionals, Shabtai’s is committed to you, the art enthusiasts, collectors, spectators, designers, and dealers.

Part of our secret of delivering outstanding experiences at each auction lies in curating thematic collections and providing eye-opening education of each month’s featured antiques. Additionally, our close-knit team is there with you every step of the way, from bidding registration to responsible packing to timely delivery.

While we strive to address your every need in a professional and friendly manner, we hope to leave you delighted with your experience with us.

We invite you to visit our new gallery, located in the heart of NOHO’s Art District. Come enjoy 5,000 square feet of the wide, open space with soaring ceilings illuminated by natural lighting.

Our Ambitious Goals

  • To provide the best quality of beautiful art, luxury antiques, and fine jewelry
  • To deliver extraordinary experiences at each auction, while providing exclusive access to our antiques and eye-opening education of the luxurious antiques
  • To provide welcoming and exemplary customer service to all
  • To become one of the most recognized and respected auction houses in Southern California


Why Shabtai’s?

  • Our friendly team is able to respond and assist quickly
  • We offer personalized service through every step of the consignment and/or auction
  • We offer a discount to customers who refer consignors
  • Buyers can bid with confidence on any of our partners’ professional and regulated live auction websites
  • Items available for bid are fairly appraised and priced
  • Bargains are frequently found among high end lots
  • We welcome buyers from any country and allow payments through a variety of means
  • Sellers are permitted flexibility when creating the terms of sale
  • Our auctions create a competitive bidding environment which helps increase prices for sellers


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Our Director & Staff


avi

Avi Shabtai

Trusts/Estates Director & Founder

avi@shabtaisla.com




sara

Sara Davis-Murray

Senior Art Specialist & Consignor Coordinator

sara@shabtaisla.com



maryann

Mary-Ann Kubal

Marketing Associate

marketing@shabtaisla.com



madelin

Madeline Reo

Registrar

registrar@shabtaisla.com


julian

Julian Rome

Photographer

photo@shabtaisla.com



Dawn

Dawn Paz

Bookkeeper

accounting@shabtaisla.com



tony

Tony Carranza

Art Handler

info@shabtaisla.com



Our Experts


landon

Landon Morris

Auctioneer & Firearms Expert


mike

Michael R. May

Oriental Antiques Expert

info@shabtaisla.com



jo

Jo Ellen Cole

Jewelry & Gems Expert

info@shabtaisla.com




steve

Steve Rosefeld

Celebrity Memorabilia Expert

info@shabtaisla.com


hamid

Hamid Razi

Rugs Expert

info@shabtaisla.com

Our Departments

ANTIQUITIES
ARMS AND ARMOR
Arms and Armor
Sporting Guns
ASIAN ART
Asian Contemporary Art
Chinese Paintings
Chinese Works of Art
Japanese Art
Southeast Asian, Indian and Himalayan Art
BOOKS
CARPETS AND RUGS
CLOCKS AND WATCHES
Clocks
Watches
COINS
Coins and Banknotes
Medals
COLLECTIBLES
Cameras
Entertainment Memorabilia
Maritime
Mechanical Music
Writing instruments
DECORATIVE ARTS
20th Century Decorative Arts
European Ceramics
European Sculpture and Works of Art
Glass
Silver
ETHNOGRAPHIC ART
African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art
Native American
FINE ART
19th Century Paintings
African, Modern and Contemporary Art
American Paintings
California and Western Paintings
Contemporary Art
Greek Art
Impressionist and Modern Art
Old Master Paintings
Prints and Multiples
Russian Paintings and Works of Art
Urban Art

FURNITURE
American Furniture, Folk Art and Decorative Arts
English Furniture and Works of Art
European Furniture and Works of Art
Modern and Contemporary Design
Period Design
HOME AND INTERIORS
ISLAMIC AND INDIAN ART
Islamic and Indian Art
Modern and Contemporary Middle Eastern Art
Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art
JEWELRY
MOTORING
Automobilia
Motor Cars
Motorcycles
NATURAL HISTORY
Lapidary Works of Art, Specimen Gemstones and Minerals
Natural History
REGIONAL AND ESTATE AUCTIONS
PRIVATE COLLECTIONS AND HOUSE SALES
WINE AND WHISKY
Whisky
Wine