A resident of Santa Barbara since 2001, Richard Nathan holds periodic auctions of large estates. These are typically held at the residence, the items sold, in situ, where very often they have been for many years.
Italian walnut cabinet with carved stiles and lion's paw feet, Tuscany, early 17th century
His most successful sales have been in Montecito, beginning in March, 2004, with an auction at a home on Sycamore Canyon Road offering art and antiques from the estate of the late Harry Cohn. (See link to selected items)
Richard Nathan was formerly an auctioneer and appraiser with Bonham's of Knightsbridge, with whom he specialized in antique furniture and oriental carpets. He has also worked for J.R. Lawsons of Sydney, Australia's oldest firm of auctioneers.